Announcements, WednesdayApril 26, 2017
High School Students –
SAT prep classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays through May 4 in Room J-307 from 3 – 4:30.
Join us and be prepared for your SAT exam on May 6!
The 2017 April Scholarship Letter is now available on the school website and the School Counseling Twitter! It will be on the Student Government Twitter feed as well.
If you missed 8th Grade Parent Night, check out the PowerPoint Mrs. Ireland put together: 8th Grade Parent Night Class of 2021.
Attention students in grades 8 – 11,
Here is a very good opportunity to earn community service hours; Winning Reading Boost summer camp will run from June 7th through July 13th, 8 am til 1pm, Monday through Thursday at Lake Forest Elementary School. Please consider volunteering one or more hours per week. Contact Dr. Lisa Langley at firstname.lastname@example.org or Dr. Vivian Haynes at email@example.com to learn more.
All track and field members please turn in your track uniform by the end of the day to Coach Barrett.
Aspiring to be a college student-athlete one day? From how to save your money, to learning different majors, come out to see, hear and learn what it takes to earn a scholarship and succeed at P.K. Yonge’s Student-Athlete Speaker Series. On Saturday, April 29 from 12:30 to 3:15 pm, three speakers will be offering wisdom on various topics involving the world of student-athletics.
Those three are: Corneilus Ingram, a 2006 & 2008 Football National Champion at the University of Florida, Andrica Alexander, an FIU Finance alumni and current tax Law grad student at the University of Florida, and Alex Peterman, a Staff Writer for RIVALS.com and former Bleacher Report NFL Analyst.
The event will kick-off at the P.K. Library. Free food and prizes will be given out. Come and see what’s in store.
Any current 8th – 11th grader that is interested in playing spring football, see Coach Johnson during lunch to sign up. You must have a 2.0 or higher cumulative grade point average.
Cheerleaders will be selling $1.00 snow-cones on Tuesdays and Thursday’s right after school at the cafeteria all spring. Please come out and support the cheerleading program!
National Junior Honor Society will meet next Tuesday during lunch in Dr. Cordero’s room. Hope to see all members then!
To students and staff: Early sales of Creeks & Currents and “hold requests” will begin today from Mrs. Harrell in J-311, Mrs. Jacobbe in elementary, or Ms. Sanchez in the front office. After that, English, Secondary Art, and Spanish teachers will also have magazines available. Each 10th Anniversary Edition of the magazine sells for $5.
This month, Key Club, in collaboration with UF’s Hispanic Latino Affairs, is hosting a shoe and sock drive for migrant farm workers in honor of the Cesar Chavez Memorial Day of Service. We are collecting new socks and new or gently used shoes. There will be a donation box in Mrs. Andrews’ room and in front of the cafeteria every day during high school lunch. If you have any questions please see Raul Ortiz.
Health Smart Campaign
Today’s Health Smart Reminder: A healthy, balanced diet is linked with academic achievement. In fact, the absence of certain food groups or nutrients in a child’s diet can negatively impact grades and attendance. Kids who don’t eat enough fruits, vegetables and milk and dairy foods tend to get lower grades than students who do meet dietary recommendations. Furthermore, deficits of specific nutrients like vitamins A, B6, B12, C, folate, iron, zinc and calcium are associated with lower grades and higher rates of absenteeism and tardiness among students. Be health smart!
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