Announcements, Tuesday, 9.24.19

September 24, 2019

Today is Tuesday, September 24, and it is an A Day.

Attention Seniors: Please check your canvas course for senior project announcements and to make an appointment with your advisor.  Remember, you have to have your advisor’s approval on your Inquiry BEFORE you submit it on October 6th.

P.K. Yonge Performing Arts proudly announces the names of two students who have been awarded seats in the prestigious All-State Sight-Reading Choir. Congratulations to Doogan Townsend and Patrick Brown for their Superior musicianship and sight-reading scores. Congratulations also to Patryk Weller, Kate Scarborough, Valentina Grammont and Scout Preston-Gage who qualified for the next round of vocal auditions in October for the All-State Concert Chorus and the Treble Chorus. Congratulations to all of our talented musicians!

High school students, are you interested in learning about the brain and competing in this years Brain Bee at UF?  Bring your lunch to N-382, which is Dr. Breil’s room, to learn more, on Thursday September 26th at lunch.

There will be a high school National Honor Society meeting next week on Monday, September 30th in Dr. Harris’s room in the PAC during high school lunch. If you have any questions, please see or email Dr. Weller.

Reminder:  Picture day for middle and high school is this Thursday, September 26th.

Science Olympiad will meet TODAy and Thursday after school until 3:15 in Q-502. Members should bring their permission forms to the meeting.

Tri-M Music Honor Society will meet after school on Friday, September 27th at 2:30. This after school meeting time will accommodate all dual-enrollment music students. See Dr. Harris with any questions.

High school students interested in photographing the 34th Street Wall on our Friday field trip please stop by Ms. Johnson’s room for your permission slip. We will leave right after school. Remember to bring spray paint!

This is the final week of Key Club’s hurricane relief drive. Please bring in donations of baby items, metal nails, toiletries, feminine hygiene products, blankets, batteries, canned goods, and gallons of water to Mr. Lemstrom or Ms. Andrews by Friday.

Marine Science Outing Club will meet today during high school lunch in Ms. Andrews’ room.  Come help us plan our field trips!

Acts of Random Kindness club is sponsoring Start with Hello Week activities (Sept 23rd – 27th).  The purpose is to maximize the feelings of community and connection that PKY is known for.

Human Bingo
Middle School English teachers will pass out the Human Bingo Game Form (examples:  find a person who does not live in Gainesville, find a person who is new to PKY, etc.).  Fill the sheet with different signatures from students who fit the criteria. Return the completed sheet to Mrs. Ireland by 9/27 for the chance to win a prize! Remember to put your name on the completed Human Bingo forms.  Mrs. Ireland received one without a name. Please see her if this was your completed Bingo sheet.

Fave day
Everyone !! Wear an article of clothing that displays something that is important to you. Reach out to classmates you do not know well to learn more about their clothing choice during lunch, in the hall, or after school.

Random act of Kindness Day
Go out of your way to do something nice for someone else.

Start With Hello Wall
Write your favorite conversation starters on the banner in the cafeteria during lunch.
We hope you all participate in these activities!
There will be a Black Student Union meeting on Wednesday 9/25 at 1:50p.m. in Mr. Courtney’s Classroom, H-123.

Speech and Debate will be meeting TODAY September 24 at 2:30pm in Ms. Andrews’ classroom in the elementary building. This is a mandatory meeting. Email Ms. Natalie Andrews with any questions!

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