Announcements, Wednesday, 10/24

October 24, 2018

Today is Wednesday, October 24th and it is an A 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!  The Middle School Pep Rally will be from 10:35-11:05; the High School Pep Rally will be from 11:15-11:50.

From Coach De Leon:

Middle school soccer tryouts will be TODAY (2-4pm) and TOMORROW (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


Tryouts will be for both the boys and girls middle school soccer teams.


Attention Middle School Kindness Club members and friends:

We will have a meeting TODAY 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!

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.


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!


There will be a PK T-shirt quilt at our last home football game.  Buy your tickets for the PK T-Shirt at the senior football game on Friday. Tickets are just a buck or 6 tickets for 5 dollars!   Last chance this Friday!

If you can’t join us at the game, no worries. Access the link on the Announcements website to take a chance at a truly unique quilt.   VINTAGE T-Shirts in the quilt …one of a kind. You do NOT need to be present at the drawing to win. Come on…much better odds than the LOTTO!


The Hispanic Honor Society Meeting for TODAY has been cancelled. All students going to competition must attend the mandatory competition trainings on the assigned days.

-All UNICEF officers please see Mrs. Santiago TOMORROW during lunch to talk about the club calendar.

-Mandatory meeting on Thursday for students competing in Poetry Out Loud during lunch in Mrs. Santiago’s room.

-All members of the Global Awareness club please remember to follow the assigned calendar for this week. We will meet Friday during lunch

The National Art Honor Society will meet TOMORROW during High School lunch in Mr. Moody’s room.

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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