Announcements, Friday

April 27, 2018

Good morning, Blue Wave. Today is Friday, April 27th and it is a B Day!


Today is Y Day, which means you should be wearing the color yellow. Monday is X day, be sure to wear wear clothing with bones like an x-ray.

We would like to thank our students that helped with the cleaning of our school on April 25 as a celebration of Earth Day. This activity was sponsored by the High School UNICEF Club. We had 14 students that volunteer their time.

Congratulations to our Varsity Baseball team for their 13-0 win over St. Francis last night. Special high fives to the Seniors and Coach Brunson on an awesome Senior Night. We wish them the best of luck in their quarterfinal game at 4 PM on Monday in Keystone Heights. Go Blue Wave Baseball!

Thanks to everyone who showed up to the ALERT training yesterday at the gym. We hope it served to remind you that drinking and driving is very dangerous. Shane Kennard and Justus McCoy, please stop by the office to claim your gift card from Dr. Geiger. You won the drawing!

Congratulations to Ivan and Kendrick Esguerra for advancing to the tennis state championship tournament. Good luck on Monday!

Congratulations also to the following track and field members for advancing to the state track and field meet next weekend: Tyler Jordan in the 110m high hurdles and the 300m hurdles, Coleman Tadrowski in the mile, and Lee Ducharme, Zuriel Reed, JaNelle Morant and Jayda Teasley in the girls 4 x 100m relay. Good luck next weekend!

Health Smart Tip of the Day: Eat a healthy breakfast every morning! It is known as “The most important meal of the day” because it helps to give your brain energy for thinking and learning. Eating a healthy breakfast can give you more energy, help you pay attention better in school, and help you eat healthier throughout the day.

Nominations for Student Council elections will continue today. Please nominate a student in your grade level to run for your class’s President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer positions. You cannot self-nominate. The nomination process will end on Thursday May 3rd. Please go to your Social Studies teacher, or M-344, to pick up a nomination form today. Forms can be turned in to your Social Studies teacher or submitted directly to M-344. If you have any questions please see Mr. Lightbourne. Don’t forget to pick up a speech outline form as well!

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!

National Honor Society members – PLEASE turn in your LOLLIPOP MONEY ASAP to Dr. Weller.

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.

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.

Going to prom? Stop by our prom store in the library after school to check out the dresses we have. Remember, all are free, but one per person please!

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

Fill out a “Compliment” Gram at lunch today. 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!

Power Hour:

HS Offerings:

  • Acts of Random Kindness
  • French Club
  • Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Global Awareness Club
  • Kindness Club
  • Literary Arts Magazine
  • Science and Society
  • Student Government


HS Office Hours:

  • Andrews
  • Fabulich
  • McCrea
  • Perez


MS Offerings:

  • Acts of Random Kindness
  • Architecture Club
  • Gay/Straight Alliance
  • Global Awareness Club
  • MS Reading and Writing Club


MS Office Hours:

  • Breil
  • Sheppard
  • Whitley


The library is not available during Power Hour today due to testing. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


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