Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

  1. Congratulations to the 7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball teams’ for their victories against Mattoon last night!
  2. Congratulations to the 8th grade Girls’ Basketball team for a great season!
  3. 7th grade Boys’ Basketball practice will be at the North School gym after school tonight.
  4. EFCM Club will meet from 3:10 to 4:30 in Mr. Zini’s room (310) today.
  5. Lego Club meets in Mr. Brown’s room (113) from 3:10 to 4:00.
  6. Homework Helpers meets today from 3:10 to 3:45.
  7. 7th grade Girls’ Volleyball open gym will be tomorrow, December 3rd from 5:00 to 7:00 at North School gym. Open Gym’s are not mandatory.
  8. The Newspaper Club will meet tomorrow from 3:10 to 3:45 in room 106.
  9. Please remember, Fannie May Candy money is due this Friday, December 4th.
  10. Sixth and Eighth grade students only: There is still time to participate in the 28th annual National Geographic Bee. Those interested in participating need to sign up in the office by Friday, December 4th. Anyone wanting more information needs to see Mrs. Foil or Mr. Nieves.
  11. Help the Builders Club to collect donations for Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Bring in an item on the list displayed on the table in front of the Media Center and have your name put in the drawing jar for a chance to win a $50 gift card.
  12. Students, do you want to win a chromebook before you leave for Christmas break?  Join Taylorville School District and over 100 million students across the country in one of the largest learning events in history: the Hour of Code.  Between December 1st and December 14th, go to to sign in using your Google Account.  Complete one of the hour of code activities by December 14th, show proof to Mrs. Mitchell (room 301) that you have completed it, and you will  have your name entered into a drawing to win a chromebook!  The computer lab (301) will be open from 7:30-8:00 and 3:30-4:15 on December 8th, 9th, and 10th if you want to work on it in the lab.  Check out the for more details of why coding is important to you, and how to log into hour of code!
The Faculty Christmas party will be held at Angelo’s after school on December 11th. Please sign up in the faculty center.  Even if you can only stay for a short time, we would love to see you there!

The nurse will once again be collecting donations to add to our “Friends of Children” account. This account goes to fund needs of our students that arise throughout the school year. We have fitted 3 children with eye glasses so far this year! Thanks for your kindness.

Dec. 2 Homework Helpers
EFCM Club 3:10 to 4:30
Lego Club 3:10 to 4:00
Dec. 3 Newspaper Club Room 106 3:10 to 3:45
7th & 8th grade Boys’ Basketball vs Decatur Jefferson 6:00. Bus 4:45
Dec. 4 Fannie May Fundraiser money is due
Dec. 5 Christmas Parade 5:00 p.m.
Dec. 9 8th grade Girls’ Basketball Sectionals
Dec. 10 Chess Club room 107 3:10 to 3:45

Cinnamon Breakfast Bar Orange Popcorn Chicken Stir-Fry
Ham Chef Salad
Ham & Cheese Sandwich
Pico Pizza


The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you.