Announcements, Thursday

April 26, 2018


Good morning, Blue Wave.  Today is Thursday, April 26th and it is an A Day!



Nominations for Student Council elections will continue today. Please nominate a student in your grade level to run for your class’s President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer positions. You cannot self-nominate. The nomination process will end on Thursday May 3rd. Please go to your Social Studies teacher, or M-344, to pick up a nomination form today. Forms can be turned in to your Social Studies teacher or submitted directly to M-344. If you have any questions please see Mr. Lightbourne. Don’t forget to pick up a speech outline form as well!


The Spring Chorus Concert will be held this tonight at 7pm. Admission is free. Hope to see you there!


The National Junior Honor Society will be collecting toiletries items for Gainesville residents in need of support.  You may bring samples of toothpaste, soap, shampoo, mouthwash, deodorant, toothbrushes, new socks, small hand towels, wipes, hand sanitizer among others.  There are boxes to collect the donations in the front office, library and Dr. Cordero’s I-110 room.  Donations will be collected until April 30th.  Thanks for your generosity!




There will be a Middle School Football parent meeting on Wednesday, May 2nd at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Anyone entering the 6th through 8th grade next fall should attend this meeting.


School Counseling:


The End of the Year Scholarship Newsletter is available! Please visit the P.K. Yonge School Counseling Page or the School Counseling twitter to take a look.


Tonight at 6:00 PM Santa Fe College will hold the 2nd annual Black Male Enrichment Conference. The event is open to 7-11 grade black male students and their guardians and will provide access to important information about admissions, financial aid, scholarships, Santa Fe programs, mentorship opportunities, and the other services that My Brothers Keeper offers. My Brothers Keeper is a program designed to increase the retention and success of black males both academically and socially at Santa Fe College. The event will be held in the Santa Fe Andrews Center at the Starke Campus.


Seniors, please remember to fill out a “Final” transcript request form and turn in to Mrs. Flinchum or Ms. Bryen to have your transcript sent to the College you are going to attend



Going to prom? Stop by our prom store in the library after school to check out the dresses we have. Remember, all are free, but one per person please!


It’s time to nominate a special classmate to be Master of Ceremonies at Graduation.  Think about the qualities that would make someone a perfect MC, and then submit your nomination in writing to Dr. Geiger by tomorrow.  Voting will take place in early May, and the selectee will be announced at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 14th.



Power Hour:


Fill out a “Compliment” Gram any day at lunch this week.  Delight a friend, classmate, teacher, or staff member! Look for Acts of Random Kindness members bythe cafeteria during Power Hour.  ARK will deliver your message along with a flower FOR FREE!


The Global Scholars Program offers an award to seniors upon graduation to recognize significant work with an international focus that students carry out during their high school careers. If you are interested in learning more about the P.K. Yonge Global Scholars program, please come to Ms. Santiago’s classroom (Z 1427) on Thursday April 26 during Power Hour.


Come to the gym during Power Hour on today to experience ALERT, simulators that mimic what it is like ot be driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.  This is a great opportunity before Prom to be reminded of the importance of safe driving.  You will have the opportunity to take field sobriety tests while wearing “drunk” goggles.  All are welcomed to attend and students who attend and participate will have the opportunity to enter a raffle to win some prizes.


HS Offerings:

  • Dance Marathon
  • First Priority
  • Japanese Language and Culture Club
  • National Art Honor Society
  • OM- Weller’s Team
  • Science Olympiad
  • Tri-M
  • 4-H Club


HS Office Hours:

  • Allison
  • Andrews
  • Bice
  • Fabulich
  • Johnson
  • Linne
  • McCrea
  • Myers
  • Perez


MS Offerings:

  • 4-H Club
  • First Priority
  • Science Olympiad
  • Softball Club


MS Office Hours:

  • Breil
  • Cheveallier
  • Kovach
  • Mundorf
  • Pringle


The library is not available during Power Hour for the remainder of the week due to testing.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.



Have a wonderful day!

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