Announcement – Thursday, September 28

September 28, 2023

Today is Thursday, September 28

Shout Out to Coach Powers and Advisory

Shout out to Coach Powers and his advisory for beautifying our campus yesterday! Thanks for putting WE over ME!

Gym Closing at 3

Gym will close at 3:00 today (Thursday) for everyone not practicing in the gym.

Track & Field Interest Meeting 

There will be a Track & Field interest meeting after school today by the cafeteria.


Attention BSU students: There is a meeting today during high school lunch in the open space area on 1st floor Green wing. We will assign committees and meet to discuss our plans for the year. If you would still like to join BSU feel free to come and we will get you started. Hope to see you there.

Girls Basketball Interest Meeting 

Do you want to be a PK Blue Wave Ball-HER? 6th grade to 12th grade girls are welcome to come to a Girls Basketball interest meeting on Tuesday, October 3 at 3:00 in the cafeteria. No commitment required. We’d love to see you there! Go Blue Wave!


Interested in playing in the annual Powderpuff football game?  Any 9-12th grade girl can sign-up with Coach Barrett during high school lunch today. Cost is $5.

Pre-Collegiate Club 

Are you interested in exploring different colleges and universities? Come to an interest meeting of the Pre-Collegiate Club on Monday, October 2nd during High School Lunch in the first-floor commons.  This club is open to Juniors and Seniors. 


Reminder for 7th and 8th grade students- National Junior Honor Society applications for new and returning students are due by Friday, September 29.  There will be a meeting for all interested students on Thursday after school in Mrs. Fab’s classroom.  Link to the application can be found on the bulletin boards in the 2nd floor stairwell and commons outside of the 7th and 8th grade wings.

Health Science Club 

This Friday, The Health Science Club will host another guest speaker, Ms. Ana Barrientos, PKY alum and future candidate to Medical School.  She will share her experiences getting ready to apply to med school as well as working in the local UF Equal Access Clinic Network.  If you are interested please join us this Friday at 2:40 pm in Dr. Cordero’s room.  Hope to see all interested then!

Blood Drive 

One Blood will be here Sept 29- Oct 4 for sign up to donate blood on October 5. You will need a valid ID and be 16 or older. Sign up will be during high school lunch. If you have questions, see an NHS member or Dr. Bolejack.

HoCo Dance

Hey Blue Wave! The Homecoming dance is right around the corner on Friday October the 13th from 8:30-11:30. The theme is enchanted forest. 9-12 graders only! All tickets are available online through Hometown ticketing. $10 for students and guests’ tickets. $15 for admission and a souvenir ticket, or at the door for $20. If you want to be able to come, you  must be meeting expectations related to attendance, behavior and community service.  Make sure you are not on an attendance contract, you don’t have 5 or more behavior points and you have all your service hours done. 10th graders need 10 hours, 11th graders need 25 and 12th graders need 30 hours. If you are planning on bringing a guest, make sure you have filled out the form through Hometown ticketing by Oct. 9th. Tickets are on sale now through the 9th. Look for posters with the QR code or go to the student government’s Instagram page. Can’t wait to see you there!

SG Voter Registration Drive 

Attention all high schoolers age 16 and up:  Are you registered to vote? If not PK Student Government invites you to stop by the cafeteria any day from October 2nd to the 5th during high school lunch to register. All you need is your ID and the last four digits of your social security number. Register to vote so that you can make a difference. See you there!

Need Community Service Hours? 

Attention freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Are you short on your community service hours? Are you looking for opportunities to get some more while on campus? The K/1 community is starting a Little Chef Book Club! They need some volunteers to help at their sessions who would be interested in committing every other Tuesday from 2:30-3:30. Opportunities run from October through April. If you are interested, reach out to Ms. James in the K/1 community for more information and to sign up.


Thespians New York City Fundraising Meeting will be held on Friday September 29th during HS lunch in Mrs. Hemmerich’s room. ALL GOING TO NYC ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND!


Please pause for a moment of silence: 

Please stand for the pledge: 

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. 

Have a wonderful day Blue Wave!

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