Announcements, MondayJanuary 9, 2017
Students: Given the holiday and teacher workday on January 16 and 17, Wednesday, January 18 will be a 1-6 day.
Sophomores and Juniors – interested in attending Harvard University. Come to an information meeting on Wednesday at 2:15 in L-356.
Congratulations to the Girls’ and Boys’ Varsity Basketball teams in their defeat of Maclay last Friday night. Congratulations, too, to the Girls’ Soccer team in their defeat of Crescent City last Friday night.
Good Luck to our MS Basketball Teams VS. Williston at home today:
Girls play at 5:00 and Boys at 6:30.
There is a mandatory meeting for all Student Government Leaders today, during lunch in J-306. All members must be in attendance.
Middle school lunch science club, meet in Dr. Breil’s room N-382 before noon for the year book picture.
Teachers and students: Don’t be left out. Tuesday, Jan 31, is the final day for submitting work for the 10th anniversary issue of Creeks and Currents lit mag. See or email Mrs. Harrell J-311 if you need further information. The magazine will go on sale in May.
Students interested in taking a “Night School Driver Education Class” sponsored by the Alachua County School Board please call 352-955-6959 to register. You must be 15 years of age or older. The class will be held at the Traffic Safety Center. More information is available on the Alachua County School website.
Seniors, it’s time to submit your senior info, baby pictures, and nominations for senior superlatives. All you need to do is access the yearbook class page. From the PK homepage click Academics, Class Pages, and scroll to the bottom to click on the yearbook link. The deadline is January 15th. Don’t miss out.
Words of wisdom
We’ve all heard the saying, “every cloud has a silver lining”. True enough, but the silver lining is sometimes not easy to see. Sometimes we have to take a good, hard look behind, around, and over the dark cloud in order to understand what good might come out of a bad situation. It was once said that ‘good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure’. When we learn from our mistakes, the wisdom we gain is the silver lining. So, let’s be wise people and let each failure and each mistake be an opportunity to learn and grow. Today, keep a positive attitude and look for the good, even in bad situations. With something to think about, make it a great day. The choice is yours!
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