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Monday, October 16th, 2017

posted Oct 16, 2017, 9:23 AM by Jayne Gibb
Today's Lunch:  Chicken & Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Lima Beans, Salad Bar, and Milk.
        Tomorrow's Lunch:  Tacos, Refried Beans, Corn, Salad Bar, and Milk.
        • Brain Bowl practice will be Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in Ms. McKee's room.
        • The band (grades 6-12) will be selling Butter Braids Oct. 9-24.  There are two new kinds: orange rolls with orange icing and four cheese & herb.  Also available: apple, blueberry & cream cheese, cinnamon, raspberry, strawberry & cream cheese and caramel rolls with caramel glaze.  Each Butter sells for $14.00 however, the four cheese & herb Butter Braid is $15.00.  Delivery will be before Thanksgiving.  Order several for the holidays!  All proceeds will go toward the student's next band trip.  THANK YOU! 
        • If you are missing your Chromebook Charger, it is possible it is in the office.  Please stop by the office to claim them.  I have 3!
        • OPT OUT Semester Test Attendance starts October 16th and goes through December 15th.  You can only miss 3 days (excused or unexcused but school absences don't count) to be eligible for opting out of Semester Tests.  You must have NO DETENTIONS (which includes tardy detentions).  You must as well have at least an 85% in the class you are opting out of, and you must have proficient MAP or ACT scores or improved your MAP scores by 8+ points.

        • William Penn rep here Wednesday the 18th at 10 a.m.  Sign up with Mrs. Cloyed.

        • Character Counts Week is THIS WEEK.  We are focusing on the pillars of good character:  Caring, Fairness, Respect, Citizenship, Trustworthiness, and Responsibility.  On Thursday, October 19, we are asking each class to dress in the color that has been assigned to their grade.  Secondary classes are invited to dress in the same colors.  Below is the list of colors.  Please help us focus on the Character Pillars in this activity this week.  Students wear their colors on Thursday. Kindergarten & 7th Grade, Fairness, Orange. First & 8th Grade, Respect, Yellow. Second & 9th Grade, Citizenship, Purple. Third & 10th Grade, Trustworthiness, Blue. Fourth & 11th Grade, Responsibility, Green. Fifth & 12th Grade. All Pillars and Any/All Colors.