Announcements, Tuesday

April 17, 2018


Good morning, Blue Wave.  Today is Tuesday, April 17th and it is a B Day!




AP exam registration and preparation continues today. All students in the 12th grade who are in AP classes must come today to room M-344 to register for their AP exams. All Seniors must register at a certain time depending on their last name. Seniors whose last name starts with A through L must go to room M-344 at 11:50am to register for their AP exam. All Seniors whose last name starts with M through Z must report to room M-344 at 12:20pm to register for their AP exams. If you have any questions or need to schedule a different time you must email Mr. Lightbourne today.


Colorguard auditions for the 2018-2019 school year are today and Thursday April 19th from 3 pm-5pm in the gym. Auditions are open to all 7th-11th graders. 


Tickets for the 2018 Prom, Midsummer Night’s Dream, will be on sale in the Business Office until Wednesday, April 25th. Tickets are $45.00, and all juniors, seniors, and guests must complete dance forms before purchasing tickets. Guest students from other schools need to have the Dean of their school sign the form. Guests must come with the attendee to turn in all forms together. Forms are available from Mr. Lemstrom and Mr. Beyer. Hope to see you there!


On April 26th 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.


Attention Middle School Performing Arts Students:

There are exciting changes and new courses being offered in Performing Arts next year here at PK! Auditions will be held for the select middle school class, called ON STAGE! on Thursday April 19th! If you will be a 7th or 8th grader next year, and want to be considered for this high level performing group, please sign up for an audition time in room A-104 in the PAC.


Any athlete or student  in any sport (including football) who are using the football lockers must have them cleaned out by this afternoon. Any items found after that time will be disposed of. Football equipment and locker assignments will be issued on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Players participating in spring football are to report to the locker room on Friday by 3:15.


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!


The food truck will be back at PKY on April 24th, don’t miss out!




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 Friday, April 27th.  Voting will take place in early May, and the selectee will be announced at the Senior Awards Ceremony on May 14th.


Power Hour:


Don’t forget to buy your tickets to the 2018 Men’s Volleyball Tournament presented by Habitat for Humanity! Come cheer on your grade level by purchasing your ticket for 3 dollars or 2 canned food items at lunch in front of the cafeteria during power hour or see Señora Rodriguez. If you are interested in playing, spots are limited! There are only 12 spots available for each grade level so make sure to bring 10 dollars to either the table outside the cafeteria during power hour or to Señora Rodriguez. Shirts will be given to players to wear during the game and to keep afterward. The game will take place on April 20th during third period. All profits will go to the Habitat for Humanity organization to help people in need.


HS Offerings:

Chess Club

Coding Club

Marine Science

Mindfulness & Meditation

Science Olympiad



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MS Offerings:

Coding Club

Fishing Club

Jr National Art Honor Society

MS Robotics

Science Olympiad




MS Office Hours:








Today the library is reserved for 7th and 10th grade students during Power Hour.


Have a wonderful day!

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