Announcements, Tuesday, 10/30

October 30, 2018

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 THURSDAY, November 1st.

Today during lunch is the LAST times to buy Boo Bags for your boo!  Don’t wait–get yours at lunch today! Still only $1! Proceeds benefit Marine Science Club.

Key Club will meet today during high school lunch in Ms. Andrews’ room (O-362).  All members, please plan to attend, and please be prompt.

Attention 8th – 11th grade students:
Scholarship applications for travel to China in 2019 are due on Wednesday, October 31. For an application form please visit the international activities page on the website under the extracurricular tab. Completed applications can be dropped off at the front office. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Henderson.

Performing Arts Students: Please pick up your Yankee Candle Orders in Dr. Harris’ and Ms Snyder’s rooms.  Your orders are boxed and ready to go!

Picture Retakes will be Tuesday, November 6th. Students and staff who have not been photographed should report to the PAC between 7:45 am – 10:00 am. Students will return to class with a time-stamped pass.

Support your award winning PK Yonge Marching Band. After the Homecoming Parade on November 02,  who wants to cook? Please join us at the PDQ Family Fun Night on University Ave/ 34th St. from 4-9 PM. Treat yourself to dinner AND entertainment. The AWARD WINNING PK band will be playing from 5:30-7 PM. Your band could really use some support as they get ready to head to the next two competitions, including the State Band Competition.

National Junior Honor Society will meet in Mrs. Beckett’s room, I-109, this Thursday November 1.  This is an important planning meeting. Please bring your lunch

Varsity Basketball cheerleading tryouts will be on Monday, November 5th from 3-6pm in K-327 (Mrs. Bainter’s 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.

There will be an interest meeting for anyone interested in track and field on TODAY right after school on the west side of the cafeteria.

There will be a volleyball pep bus THIS AFTERNOON heading to Jacksonville at 4pm for the Regional Final.  Students must provide $7.00 and a signed permission slip to Dr. Geiger by TODAY at biscuit break in order to have permission to be on the bus.  Permission slips can be picked up from the front office.

TOMORROW is Halloween.  If you choose to celebrate by wearing a costume, please remember the following guidelines:

  1. No masks
  2. Costumes must meet regular dress code requirements.
  3. We are a K-12 campus — Do not wear anything that would be too frightening to our youngest Blue Wave family members.
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