Announcements, Wednesday

April 25, 2018


Good morning, Blue Wave.  Today is Wednesday, April 25th and it is a B Day!



The Spring Chorus Concert will be held this tomorrow at 7pm. Admission is free. Hope to see you there!


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!




There will be a Middle School Football parent meeting on Wednesday, May 2nd at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Anyone entering the 6th through 8th grade next fall should attend this meeting.


School Counseling:


The End of the Year Scholarship Newsletter is available! Please visit the P.K. Yonge School Counseling Page or the School Counseling twitter to take a look.


Tomorrow 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.



Seniors, please remember to fill out a “Final” transcript request form and turn in to Mrs. Flinchum or Ms. Bryen to have your transcript sent to the College you are going to attend




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



The last day to purchase tickets for the 2018 Prom, Midsummer Night’s Dreamis TODAY! Tickets are $45.00 in the Business Office, 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!


Power Hour:


Unicef is celebrating Earth day today after school. Please remember to report to Mrs. Santiago right after school. Please remember to bring black plastic bags and gloves.


Fill out a “Compliment” Gram any day at lunch this week.  Delight a friend, classmate, teacher, or staff member! Look for Acts of Random Kindness members bythe cafeteria during Power Hour.  ARK will deliver your message along with a flower FOR FREE!


All students grades 7th to 11th interested in becoming a PK Scholar participant please come to classroom Z- 1427 on tomorrow during Power Hour. There would be a presentation and a Q and A section with our current PK Scholars.


Come to the gym during Power Hour on tomorrow to experience ALERT, simulators that mimic what it is like ot be driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.  This is a great opportunity before Prom to be reminded of the importance of safe driving.  You will have the opportunity to take field sobriety tests while wearing “drunk” goggles.  All are welcomed to attend and students who attend and participate will have the opportunity to enter a raffle to win some prizes.


The library is not available during Power Hour for the remainder of the week due to testing.  Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.



Have a wonderful day!

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