Announcements, Tuesday, 10/23

October 23, 2018

Today is Tuesday , October 23rd and it is a B Day.

This Friday is Senior Night for the Blue Wave Football Team. To celebrate, the Student Council would like to have a whiteout! On Friday, October 26, everyone should wear white not only at the football game that evening, but at school throughout the day as well. We will have a pep rally on Friday and we can’t wait to see everyone there in their all-white clothing, accessories, and gear!

From Coach De Leon:
Unfortunately, I will be out Monday and Tuesday due to a professional travel commitment. Middle school soccer tryouts will be Wednesday (2-4pm) and Thursday (2:30-4pm) on the football field. Students, please meet me there and make sure to bring the following:

  • ​Size 5 ball
  • Cleats
  • Shin guards
  • Comfortable clothes
  • A water bottle with plenty of water


Again,  tryouts for both the boys and girls middle school soccer teams will be on Wednesday and Thursday this week.

Attention Middle School Kindness club members and friends:
We will have a meeting this Wednesday during lunch.  If you are entering the design competition for the 4th mural, remember to bring your design to the meeting.  We will meet by the blue table cloth covered tables. See you soon!

There will be a Black Student Union meeting after school today in Mr. Miller’s room. We will be voting on this year’s theme.  If you have another theme you’d like to suggest, please tell Mrs. Koppitch before the end of school today so she can get it on the agenda.

If you forgot to pick up the pot you painted at Carnival, you can find it in N-382, Dr. Breil’s room, until the end of this week.

There will be a Marine Science Club meeting in Mrs.  Andrews’ room during high school lunch. All members, please plan to attend!

Attention Seniors:
The Edna M Hart Keeper of the Dream Scholarship is right around the corner. This scholarship is awarded to one Alachua County student every year and recognizes students who demonstrate strong community service, academics, and a commitment to the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. If you are interested, see Ms. Bryen for an application. The application is due November 1.

Varsity Basketball cheerleading tryouts will be on Monday, November 5th from 3-6pm in K-327 (Mrs. Bainters Room).  Please pick-up the tryout packet from the front office, Coach Barrett or cheer Coach Wantanisha Morant.  Packets must be turned in to Coach Barrett’s mailbox by Monday, October 29th at 2:30pm.


Howdy there, 6th graders!

  • Does your family have questions about your middle school assignments and homework?
  • Do they want know more about all the new technology, like Canvas, Google Classroom, and Skyward?
  • Are they asking how they can help you with school?


If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you and your family should join us for a 6th-grade student and family workshop!

When:  THIS Thursday, October 25th, from 5:30-6:30pm
Where: In the Community Classroom
(the portable building across from the Business Office at the top of the hill)

** MAKE SURE you bring your Chromebook to the workshop.**
We look forward to seeing you there!


Congratulations to the varsity volleyball team who defeated Maclay last Thursday night to win the district championship.  The team will play TONIGHT at home at 7pm. The first 25 students who sign-up with Coach Barrett TODAY will get free admission to the game.

Girls varsity soccer tryouts will be held TODAY from 2:45-4:30 pm on the top field. Please have all of your physical and parent consent paperwork into Coach Barrett before Monday’s tryout.

Boys soccer try-outs will be on the top field TODAY from 2:40-4:40 pm.

Congratulations to Jake Davis.  He shot an even par 72 at the regional golf tournament to advance to the state tournament.  Congratulations, also, to Katelyn Huber for shooting a 3 under par 69 in the regional championship to advance to the state tournament.

If you have not yet ordered your 2018-19 yearbook, reserve a copy today at the early bird rate of $70 and guarantee yourself a copy. Prices will increase after December 31 to $80.

Senior yearbook ads are also available for purchase. until January 31st.

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