Announcements – Monday, February 5

February 5, 2024

Today is Monday, February 5

Black History Month

Happy Black History Month P.K.! Todays Black history fact is:  

The contributions of Black people with disabilities are rarely recognized or celebrated. It’s not widely known or mentioned that Harriet Tubman experienced epilepsy or that Muhammad Ali had dyslexia. Failure to mention or recognize the disabilities of Black achievers contributes to erasure and works against inclusivity.

School Counseling Week

Today is the start of school counseling week.  School Counselors help students learn appropriate coping strategies for stress reduction. These techniques that can reduce anxiety but they also improve, focus, control, and test scores.  Make sure to thank Mrs. McElroy, Mrs. Walker, and Mrs. Bogart for always being willing to share strategies. 

Softball needs team manager

Attention high school student: The softball team is looking for a team manager to support the team, help with equipment, take photos, and provide general assistance.  If you are interested in applying, please email Coach Mosely or come out to the practice from 4-6 PM on the softball field.  EMAIL:


BSU club members’ pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 8th. Please gather at the club meeting location for the photos.

Candy Grams

Get your friend or valentine a special candy gram. Candy grams will be $2.00 and will be delivered Feb 14. They go on sale at both lunches next week. Need to know the 8th period or 4th period teacher.

Senior Parking Reminders

Seniors, please remember that your senior parking space is available to anyone who wants to park in it after 8 AM – just one more reason to be get to school on time.

Grad Bash

Grad Bash is here! Here are a few important things you need to know:

  • P.K. will be going on Saturday, April 13th.
  • We will leave P.K. at 4 p.m. and return the next morning at 4:30 a.m.
  • Cost is $105/student and includes travel by charter bus. 
  • This is a special event, so season passes are not accepted.
  • There are 2 forms that must be signed by your parent/guardian and returned to the business office when you purchase your ticket.  You will NOT be allowed to go without these signed forms.
  • The forms are available in the main office and also posted in the canvas course announcements and senior newsletter.
  • Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 1st, and are due Friday, March 1st. We have to submit our ticket order to Universal, so late orders cannot be accepted.
  • The business office will be accepting payments M-F at 7:30-8 am, 12:30-1 pm, and 2:30-3 pm. You may pay with check or credit card. 

Please see Mrs. Koppitch for any questions.

Dual Enrollment

Attention Juniors and Seniors: Are you interested in dual enrollment?  There will be a dual enrollment information night, February 13 @ 5:30 p.m. in the green wing commons area.  An adviser from the UF dual enrollment office and Mrs. McElroy will be providing information about the dual enrollment application process. We hope to see you and your parent at the meeting.

Book Club

Book Club members meet in Mrs. Czyz’s room on Tuesday, Feb. 6th , during lunch. We will be taking a club picture for the yearbook. 


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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