Announcements, MondayFebruary 27, 2017
If you are interested in taking the ASVAB, it will be offered at P.K. Yonge on March 29th at 2:45 PM. Please let Ms. Bryen know if you plan on attending. The location will be announced at a later date!
Congratulations to the girls’ varsity softball team on their 9-8 victory over Bronson last Friday night!
Congratulations to the Lacrosse team on their 16-2 victory over Robert E Lee High School on Friday night. Next game is Thursday against Eastside at home. PK students get in free. Come out and support your team!
Congratulations to the middle school Track & Field Team for their outstanding performance at the Jesse Forbes Invitational track meet in Tallahassee on Friday. Juliette Palechor led the girl’s team with her 1st place finish in the 1600 meter run. Juliette then teamed with team mates Zuriel Reed, Jocelyn Riley and Haley Romrell for a 2nd place finish in the 4×800 meter relay. Kiran Jaishankar led the boy’s team with his 2nd place finish in the 1600 meter run. Alex Barnett was 3rd in the Triple Jump.
The Blue wave will travel to Rickards High School on Saturday to participate in the Willie Williams Invitational Track and field meet in Tallahassee. Go BLUE WAVE!!!!!!
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!
Good Luck to our Girls’ and Boys’ Tennis Teams vs. Trinity Catholic at 3:30pm today at Jonesville.
Middle School Lunch Science Club: Join with Dr. Stacciarini in Dr. Breil’s room N-382 to discuss mental health and depression.
THESPIAN CLUB: Please meet on Wednesday during lunch in Ms. Snyder’s room- J 309.
Health Smart Campaign
Today’s Health Smart Reminder: Smile. Good hydration can help reduce cavities and tooth decay. Water helps produce saliva, which keeps your mouth and teeth clean.
Please congratulate the following students that presented their researches about Spanish literature, linguistics and culture at the University of Central Florida, SAGA 17th Annual Colloquium.
The students presented their work to faculty and graduated students from the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures.
Franchesca Flores Rodriguez
Please congratulate our students that participated in the North East Florida World Language Festival. This is an academic competition for students that are learning: Spanish, French, Portuguese, German and American Sign Language (grades 6-12). (Superior is the highest score).
Portuguese 1: Declamation:
Mary Rocha- Excellent
Spanish 1: Declamation
Cheyenne Mortimer –Superior
Marico Brascom- Superior
Ghaidaa Ebrahim -Superior
Kyle House- Superior
Hannah Jacobbe –Superior
Adam Maxwell –Superior
Sachin Takhor -Superior
Emory McKnight- Good
Alex Barba- Good
Genesis Carpenter- Superior
Nikita Thakor- Excellent
Kevin Concha- Excellent
Ana Barrientos –Superior
Valentina Diez- Superior
Gabriella Leiva- Excellent
Julian Febo- Superior
Kenechi Anumba- Superior
Aaron Predergast- Superior
Darianne Merced- Superior
Amazing Race Competition 1st Place (Spanish 1)
Original theater play: Superior (Spanish 1)
3D –Hannah Jacobbe –Superior
3D – Nikita Thakor –Superior
Poster- Ana Barrientos –Superior
Technology- Gaidaa –Superior and Simon Henao-Excellent
Auditions for the 2017-2018 Women’s Ensemble, and Vocal ensemble will be held on Thursday in Room 104 in the PAC. Please prepare 16 measures of a song. The sign-up sheet for an audition time, is on the door to room 104. If you have any questions, please see Dr. Harris.
The Pennies for Patients Campaign ends this week. Every donation makes a difference! Donations help families of patients with blood cancer pay for medicines, doctor visits other expenses as well as research to help find a cure. Keep up your generosity with Pennies for Patients!
The National Junior Honor Society will meet next Tuesday, March 7th during lunch in Dr. Cordero’s room.
So, you think you have talent? Want to show the community your skills? Are you the next PK Idol? Polish up your act and take it to the stage here at the PAC on March 9th! Space is limited, so see Ms. Snyder or Mrs. Barba to sign up, TODAY! You could be crowned PK Idol 2017!
Last day to purchase and submit senior ads for the 2016-17 yearbook is tomorrow. 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).
Words of Wisdom
It’s almost impossible to go through an entire day without being asked many questions. Did you remember your homework? When are you going to be home? What’s the answer to question four?
Sometimes we ask ourselves questions like: Why did I do that? What should I wear? How can I get my mom to change her mind? But here’s something to consider: How often do you ask yourself truly important questions, questions that really matter to your future and to the world in which we live?
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?
Dr. King asked himself that question and then lived a life committed to helping others. Part of becoming a successful human being is asking oneself these types of essential questions and then taking the time to think through the answers.
With something to think about, make it a great day. The choice is yours.
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