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Weekly Announcements March 20th

GEMS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

WEEK OF: March 20, 2017

CLUBS THIS WEEK:

Monday-          Defend-a-Friend, 2:30 – 3:30pm – Chorus room with Mrs. Hater

                        Magic the Gathering Club, 2:15 – 3:10pm – room 319 with Ms. Lusheck

                        Vex Robotics, 2:20 – 3:30pm – room 302 with Mrs. Edler

                        Dance Club, 2:30 – 3:15pm – meet Ms. Franklin in the lobby

Tuesday –        Aviation Club, 2:30 – 3:30pm – room 360 with Mr. Purvis

                        Fitness Fanatics, 2:20 – 3:20pm – Meet in the lobby with Ms. Franklin

                        Book Club, 2:15 – 3:15pm – meet in library

Wednesday-    Trojan Times Newspaper – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 313

                        Chess Club, 2:30 – 3:15pm, room 301

Thursday-        Nature Club – 2:15 – 3:15pm, room 316 with Ms. Piezer

                        Architecture Club – 2:20 – 3:30pm, room 360 with Ms. Hoff 

                        Bowling Club at Cherry Grove Lanes          

THERE WILL NOT BE ARMY CLUB UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Homework help is Monday – Thursday until 3:15pm.  No permission slip needed

TRACK:

Practice is every day after school with Mrs. Williams, 2:30 – 4:00pm. The first meet will be Wednesday, April 5th at 4:00pm at Nagel Middle School.

Testing:

All grades will be doing make up tests for any student that was absent on the testing days.  Testing times will vary each day.  It is important that your student(s) arrives to school on time, has a healthy breakfast and gets rest the night before.  Please contact the counseling office if you have any questions.

3rd Annual WC Colorfun RUN:

See the attached flyer for information on this exciting event!  Save money by signing up early. /userfiles/922/my files/colorfun run.pdf?id=8805

Chromebook Information

Cases:  If you order a case for your student(s) they will be handed out as we receive them.  Following are a few tips for the cases!

  • Put your name in numerous places on the case.
  • Always use your case when traveling between classes.
  • At the end of the day your case should be put in your locker and the chromebook plugged into the cart to be charged overnight.

Insurance:  Insurance is always available to purchase for $15.00.  Once the money is received, it will take effect 7 days later.

Schoology and Progress Book:

Both of these programs have ICONS available on the APP store.  All of our students and parents  can access Schoology from any computer.

Lost and Found:

Our lost and found is overflowing again!  The items are on display in the lobby. Please have your student check the table.  We will be donating these items during spring break.

Immunization Requirements! Attention All 6th Grade Parents/Guardians

All students entering the 7th grade in the fall of 2017 are required to show proof of receiving the Tdap and Meningicoccal (MCV4) vaccines BEFORE attending school. Please see the attached letter and form to be completed by your child’s physician. If you have any questions, please contact the health clinic at 947-7703.  Form is attached. /userfiles/922/my files/2017-2018 6th grade tdap men letter and form.pdf?id=8676

Medication Reminder!!!

Per district policy, students may not bring any medications to school.  All medications, even over the counter, must have an AUTHORIZATION for MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION form completed by a physician and the parent.  Students have been bringing medications to school to administer themselves.  This can be a very dangerous situation if meds are not controlled properly.  The form needed can be found on the district website or in the school office.

8th grade students:

Were you excited after the field trip to Live Oaks in November? Interested in learning more about a specific career field? Worried you’ll be bored this summer? If you answered YES to any of these questions, you should check out the Great Oaks Summer Camps being offered this June. For just $50 you’ll be able to attend a 5-day program and go in-depth to learn about career opportunities that are a lot of fun!

Go to http://www.greatoaks.com/about/summercamps2017/ to learn more or to apply.

Girls SOAR!

Calling all 5th-12th grade girls in STEM: Join us here at iSPACE Wednesday, April 5th, 6-8pm, as we take off into an evening filled with free hands-on experiences and an inflight dinner! Navigate to new heights as we discover the world of flight with special guest female pilots! Explore careers in aviation, uncover the mysteries of what's inside a pilot's bag, learn to read aeronautical maps and more! Space is limited and the event is FREE, but registration is required! Over and Out!

This event is generously sponsored by a grant from The Ninety-Nines.  The Ninety-Nines is the international organization of women pilots that promotes advancement of aviation through education, scholarships, and mutual support while honoring our unique history and sharing our passion for flight.

Established in 1929 by 99 women pilots, the members of The Ninety-Nines, Inc., International Organization of Women Pilots, are represented in all areas of aviation today. And, to quote Amelia, fly "for the fun of it!"

To Sign up e-mail your name, grade, school and phone number to info@iSPACEscience.org

Upcoming dates:

March 27 – 31 – Spring Break

April 7 – Spring Fling!  (Re-scheduled from March 17th





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