Announcements, ThursdayApril 20, 2017
High School Students –
SAT prep classes will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 4 in Room J-307 from 3 – 4:30.
Join us and be prepared for your SAT exam on May 6!
The 2017 April Scholarship Letter is now available on the school website and the School Counseling Twitter! It will be on the Student Government Twitter as well.
Congratulations to the track and field team for their outstanding
performance at the district championship at Oak Hall yesterday.
Kailya Jackson led the girls team to a second place finish and a trip to the
Regional Championship in Largo, Florida next week. Kailya is District
Champion in the Long Jump, 100 meter hurdles, and the 300 meter hurdles.
Other team members qualifying for the Regional Championship were:
The girls 4×800 relay team of Juliette Palechor, Jocelyn Riley, Haley
Romrell and Keyauri Mosley.
The 4×100 meter relay team of JaNelle Morant, Zuriel Reed, Nymera Presley and Taylor Owensand
The 4×400 meter relay team of Kailya , Zuriel, Nymeria and Juliette, Also Chloe MacLaren qualified in the girls high jump to traval with the team to Largo next week.
Coleman Tadrowski, Josh Thompson, Kiran Jaishankar and Ian Flores led the
boys team and will travel to Largo as the 4×800 meter relay Team.
Aspiring to be a college student-athlete one day? From how to save your money, to learning different majors, come out to see, hear and learn what it takes to earn a scholarship and succeed at P.K. Yonge’s Student-Athlete Speaker Series. On Saturday, April 29 from 12:30 to 3:15 pm, three speakers will be offering wisdom on various topics involving the world of student-athletics.
Those three are: Corneilus Ingram, a 2006 & 2008 Football National Champion at the University of Florida. Andrica Alexander, an FIU Finance alumni and current tax Law grad student at the University of Florida. And Alex Peterman, a Staff Writer for RIVALS.com and former Bleacher Report NFL Analyst.
Free food and prizes will be given out. Come and see what’s in store!
Any current 8th – 11th grader that is interested in playing spring football, see Coach Johnson during lunch to sign up. You must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average.
Cheerleaders will be selling $1.00 snow-cones on Tuesdays and Thursday’s right after school at the cafeteria all spring. Please come out and support the cheerleading program!
Good Luck to our JV Baseball Team vs. Interlachen today at 4:00 pm.
There is a SADD meeting today during HS lunch in Coach Hazan’s room Z- 1429.
High school National Honor Society members – please return your lollipop money to Dr. Weller in M350.
Thanks for taking care of your service project promptly.
To Creeks and Currents staff: During lunch and after school next Mon-Wed are the scheduled times to add tip-ins to all the magazines. Every staff member is required to complete 20 magazines.
To students and staff: Early sales and “hold requests” will begin next Thursday, April 27, from Mrs. Harrell in J-311, Mrs. Jacobbe in elementary, or Ms. Sanchez in the front office. After that, English, Secondary Art, and Spanish teachers will also have magazines available. Each 10th Anniversary Edition of the magazine sells for $5.
This month, Key Club, in collaboration with UF’s Hispanic Latino Affairs, is hosting a shoe and sock drive for migrant farm workers in honor of the Cesar Chavez Memorial Day of Service. We are collecting new socks and new or gently used shoes. There will be a donation box in Mrs. Andrews’ room and in front of the cafeteria every day during high school lunch. If you have any questions please see Raul Ortiz.
Health Smart Campaign
Today’s Health Smart Reminder: Eating a healthful snack between meals prevents the body from switching into starvation mode. If the body goes without food for longer than four to six hours, its metabolic rate may slow down in a biological response to food deprivation. The body reacts as if it is starving and conserves stored energy for later. This primitive metabolic feature may have been useful during Paleolithic times when our ancestors hunted for big game, ate a feast and then went for several days without eating again. But for us, it means that the rate at which you burn calories slows down big time — and anything more than the normal amount of calories you eat gets stored as fat.
There will be a fundraiser to benefit Health Smart PKY on Thursday, April 20, from 6pm to 9pm at Blaze Pizza on Archer Road. Those attending the fundraiser must show a flyer at the register in order for us to receive 20% of the proceeds from Blaze. Flyers are available in the front office or by emailing Dr. Geiger at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can provide a paper copy of the flyer or simply show it on your phone in order to help out our effort.
Look for the Facebook page called “Health-Smart P.K. Yonge Fundraiser” and please share it with your digital community. See you at Blaze Pizza next Thursday night!
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