Announcements, FridayFebruary 17, 2017
The February Scholarship Letter is now available. It can be found on the Student Government and School Counseling twitter, the school website, or you can pick up a printed copy from Ms. Bryen!
Congratulations to the Boys’ Varsity basketball team on their defeat of Bishop Snyder 56-55 in the regional semi-final – welcome to the Elite Eight, gentlemen!
Congratulations to the boys and girls middle school track teams for their outstanding performance at Oak Hall mini track and field meet on yesterday.
Juliette Palechor led the girls team with her 1st place finish in the mile run and the 800 meter run. The girls 4×100 meter relay team of Nymera Presley, Zuriel Reed, Yasmin Newman, Keyauri Mosley finished 1st in that event. Zuriel Reed, McKenna Humphries, Yasmin Newman finished 2nd in their events. The girls scored 86 points to win their 1st team championship.12 teams participated in this event.
Kiran Jaishankar led the boys team to an overall 2nd place team finish with his 1st place finish in the mile run. Kiran was also 2nd in the 8oo meter run. The 4×100 meter relay team of Greg Maxwell, Alex Barnett, Rolaundus Watson, and T.J. Feathers was the best in that event.
The team will travel to Tallahassee next week
Please come out and support your Blue Wave lacrosse team tonight as they host Atlantic Coast. Face off is at 6 pm and admission is free for all PK students.
Cheerleaders will be selling $1.00 sno-cones on Tuesdays and Thursdays right after school at the cafeteria all spring. Please come out and support the cheerleading program!
Attention Students: Chromebook Reminders
You should all be bringing a charged device to school each day. Please do not expect teachers to supply a charger for you.
Chromebooks should not be used during lunch. They should be stored in lockers away from liquids and food.
It is our expectation that cases remain on the Chromebook at all times, especially for identification purposes.
All students competing in the Tallahassee, Jacksonville and Volusia County World Language competitions please see Mrs. Santiago during lunch today.
The National Junior Honor Society is participating in the annual Campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Every 3 minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer and every nine minutes someone dies from it. Together we can raise some money to help scientists find a cure for this type of cancer. All you have to do is donate any amount of money to the collection box in your first period class. If we reach our goal of $1 per every person at the school, the first period class that collects the most money will receive a lunch from Olive Garden! Thanks for your generosity!
Dance Marathon is hosting a dance in the gym tomorrow. Tickets will be on sale for $5.00 during Middle school & High school lunch. The dance will start at 5pm and will be ending at 11pm. Chick-fil-a and Dominos will be served. Activities include Zumba, dodgeball, Photo booth, College student auction, basketball, corn hole, and a raffle. The dance will feature theme hours including Disney hour, 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s hours, and Rave Hour. All of the proceeds will be going towards UF health Shands Children’s Hospital.
Money wars will take place until Friday. The grade level who raises the highest amount of money will receive a pizza party from student government. All of the proceeds will be going towards UF health Shands Children’s hospital.
Students: due to repairs to the light poles around the football and baseball fields, the only field access for the outdoor sports complex during or after school is through the gate at the east end of the faculty parking lot. If you are attending practices or workouts, all parking must be in the student parking lot in front of the gym. Foot access to the fields is via the road behind the gym to the lacrosse fields. Do not climb the fence to walk through the football field – the area is restricted for safety reasons due to the removal of existing light poles and installation of new ones.
Health Smart Campaign
Today’s Health Smart Reminder: Having a snack between meals prevents you from becoming so hungry that you reach for unhealthy junk food. A healthy snack keeps hunger at bay and allows you to stick to a moderate amount of food when you do eat your next meal. Choose snacks such as string cheese and fruit or peanut butter on whole grain crackers; these items are low in calories but will satisfy hunger.
Students: Just a reminder during lunch, designated areas are between the bridge and K-wing. Students should not be in any other area unless there is a prearranged meeting with a teacher.
The Drowsy Chaperone’s opening night is tonight at 7pm. The promotion code is up on Facebook. Follow the GET TICKET LINK and claim your $5 off coupon by entering BLUEWAVE for the promotion code when buying your ticket. Tickets are $12 for PKY students. Go online to the PKY website and look for the Spring Musical. Follow the links and get your tickets soon.
Last day to purchase and submit senior ads for the 2016-17 yearbook is February 28. Visit www.swiphoto.com or submit the form with a check made out to UF to Mr. Holt. For more information email Mr. Holt (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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