Announcements

November 20, 2019
Today’s schedule is 234561
Reminder that wet weather is not an excuse for water-damaged library books. Be sure to keep your backpacks and books dry. The library has plastic bags if you need them.
This Friday's spirit day is comfy day! Wear some cozy sweats, sweatshirts, joggers, etc. It's not pajama day, though. As always, dress code applies
Our next dance is on the Wednesday that we come back from Thanksgiving, December 4. It's a Nightmare Before Christmas Dance. Tickets will be sold in the ASB office beginning on Monday. 6th grade dance party tickets are $1. 7/8th grade tickets are $3. Snacks and drinks will be sold at the dance for $1. We hope to see you there!
Tryouts for the Quail Valley basketball teams will begin on December 16th to the 20th, the final week before the Christmas break.
All boys and girls interested in trying out must a have a valid sports physical on file with Mr. McKenzie before the tryout date. Players must also have a GPA of at least 2.0 and no more than 1 F and no U's on their citizenship grades.
If you have any questions, please see Mr. McKenzie.
7th Graders, it's time to travel back in time and experience a tournament of kings! Join us for our Medieval Times Tournament Field Trip on December 9! You must be a 7th grade Renaissance card holder, with no N's or U's to attend. Bring your stickered ID to Ms. Diniz in G-5 to pick up your permission slip before or after school. First come, first served!
Donate to our school canned food drive! Happening this week & ending on the Friday before we go to Thanksgiving break.
Donations will be given to a local church in Phelan that opens its doors every Tuesday as a food distribution location.
Each Period 1 class is in competition for the most items collected to win a Ding Dong/Twinkie party!
So bring in those cans & help spread "Peas on Earth!"
Room H-10 is open for tutoring every morning, Monday through Friday. Come and get help with your homework or just have your work checked for accuracy.
If you are an 8th grader going on the East Coast trip, if you want the information regarding doing an at-home sponsorship call-a-thon, go see Ms. Mankins today!
If you are an 8th grader who is NOT signed up for the east coast trip next June, a YELLOW flier went home last Friday Nov 15 describing the changes to the trip: it is shorter and the price is reduced.
The YELLOW flier has information on the price cut, information on the trip, and how to register.
If you did not get a flier, see your history teacher: Mrs. Abney or Ms. Mankins
CLUBS:
Chess Club -- Come learn to play the game of Kings. Chess Club meets Tuesdays in room H5 starting at 8:15. All levels are welcome - we will teach those who don't know how to play. Cancelled this week
Christian Club – meets on Tuesday after school in room K-1 3:45 – 4:30 Cancelled this week
Science Olympiad – meets every Tuesday after school from 3:45-4:30pm in Ms. Baldwin’s room G-3. Please arrange for a parent to pick you up from school at 4:30 after our meeting. In lieu of our early out days next week, the next Science Olympiad meeting on Tuesday November 19th has a time change of 2:30-3:30pm in G3, Ms. Baldwin's room.
Academic Pentathlon – meets Wednesday mornings at 8:00. 6th grade meet in Ms. Baldwin’s room G-3, 7th/8th grade meet in Mr. Hayes’ room, H-3. See you there! Cancelled for next week.
Blue ticket drawing winners:
Bradin Eaton, Matthew Pech, Garret Wells, Maria Nunez, Estela Anaya
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