Announcements, Thu., 9-23-2021

September 23, 2021

Good morning! Today is Thursday, September 23rd

Students who will be taking the FSA ELA Writing and Reading Retake exam will be testing this week: Today (Tuesday, September 21); and Thursday, September 23. Students are to report to 1st Floor Blue at 8:00 AM for testing. Testing should end for most students by 10:00 am with extended time running until 11:30 am. Students are to bring their Chromebook and charger for testing. Chromebooks should be fully charged.

“Students! Want to focus more on a trade school/ apprenticeship for after high school? Consider the non-traditional dual enrollment pathway that is more career certification focused. UF is offering a live webinar discussing their Career and Workforce Dual Enrollment program. All students, parents, CTEs and school administrators are welcome to attend, Thursday, September 23 at 6:00 p.m. You must register at the link found on the counseling canvas page under the announcement called “Career Workforce Dual Enrollment Program”.”

 Attention Seniors – Last chance to take your Senior Portraits for the yearbook is on Monday, September 27th!  Pictures will be taken on campus during the school day. If you are purchasing these portraits, you must pay the session fee ($25) at the time of the picture, or beforehand online at SWIPHOTO.COM/SENIORS.  Girls should bring a tank top to wear under the formal drape, and boys should wear a solid white t-shirt. For any questions, please see Mr. Mathien.

There will be a letterman jacket fitting on Monday, September 27th from 12-1 in the lobby of the gymnasium. Please locate the letterman jacket form on the athletics website for ordering information. Those that bring their order form and check for payment can place their order that day.

Any high school girls interested in playing in the Powderpuff football game on Tuesday, October 5th should sign-up with Coach Barrett at lunch beginning on Tuesday. Cost to play us $5 and it’s first come first serve until the slots are filled.

For any Girls in Grade 6-12 interested in playing Girls Basketball this year. We  will be having an interesting meeting on Wednesday September 29th  in the gym right after school. See you there.

Congratulations to the swim team who defeated Eastside last night. The girls won 167-136 and the boys won 153-132.

 Hispanic Heritage Month is recognized and celebrated in the United States from September 15 to October 15. This year’s theme will be “Celebrating Hispanic-American Community Leaders and Champions”.  Student essay contest winners will receive a 4-Year Florida College Plan scholarship provided by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation. For more information visit Florida Hispanic

Homecoming is coming up! The theme will be “Sink or Swim” Here is the homecoming week schedule including the themes and events during the week!

Monday September 27- Meme Monday

Tuesday September 28- Twin Tuesday

Wednesday September 29- Walt Disney Wednesday

Thursday September 30- Throwback/Thriller Thursday

Friday October 1- Spirit Day

Friday October 1st is also the Homecoming Parade at 8:45am, the Homecoming game at 7:00pm, and the Homecoming Dance after the game until midnight. We hope to see you there!

 Climate Action Club will meet briefly after school on Thursday, September 23 in Mrs. Davis’s classroom, Room 330. Hope to see you there!

 Announcement: “There will be a BSU meeting on Thursday, September 23, directly after school in Mr. Courtney’s Classroom. All members and potential members need to be in attendance. Thank you.”


Thespians! Tonight, we will attend MURDER FOR TWO at the Hippodrome Theatre in Gainesville.

Meet Ms Snyder at the Hippodrome at 6:30pm.

Please pause for a moment of silence: Hang up and start again for the pledge

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 great day, Blue Wave!

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