Daily Announcements - Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Daily Announcements - Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Posted on 10/28/2020

SAM Bags:  Hey hungry teenagers!  Are you getting enough to eat?  We have a wonderful organization in town that provides free food for you to take home for the weekend.  All you have to do is sign up for a SAM bag in the office.  Easy!  See anyone in the front office for a form.


8th Grade Band Recording:  The 8th grade band will be recording a piece for a Veteran’s Day celebration during 8th hour and homeroom today in the cafeteria.  If you need to move through the cafeteria during 8th hour or homeroom today, please do so quietly so that there is no extra noise in the recordings.


Core Value Poster Contest:  Our annual core value poster contest is under way!  Use your creative talents to display our 6 core values of respect, responsibility, safety, pride, empathy and enthusiasm on a regular 8 ½ x 11 sheet of paper.  Entries can be turned in to the front office until the end of the day next Wednesday, November 4th.  We look forward to seeing your awesome designs!


Boys Basketball:  Will be starting this week.  8th grade boys will start today.  7th grade boys will start on Thursday, October 29th.  Practice for 7th & 8th grade boys basketball will go from 3:15 – 4:45.  All boys will need a water bottle, mask and athletic clothing and shoes for practice. 

7th grade will practice every Tuesday and Thursday. 

8th grade will practice every Monday and Wednesday.


Yearbook:  It’s your last chance to order your 2021 yearbook online at jostens.com/yearbook for the lowest price of the season at $19.  The price for yearbooks increases after October 30th, so make sure to get your order in by Friday!


Halloween Costumes:  Will be allowed on Friday, October 30th.

All School Rules still apply

  • No blood
  • No weapons
  • No masks that cover your whole face
  • Regular nose/mouth masks are still required
  • You CAN wear hats if it is a legitimate part of your costume
  • SDMA mitigation measures must be followed

If any part of your costume is a distraction, your teacher can take it away as needed.


YEP:  YEP will be having a Halloween party on Friday, October 30th at 4:30pm via Zoom.  Join us for trivia games and lots of Halloween fun!  You must be a member of YEP to attend.  If interested in joining YEP, stop in the office for sign up information.


Girls Swim:  7th & 8th grade Girls Swim will have an informational meeting on today after school from 3:15 – 3:45 in the cafeteria.


Quote of the Week:  To be prepared is half the victory. ~ Miguel de Cervantes


Word of the Month:  Responsibility