Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
  1. Congratulations to the 7th & 8th grade Boys Basketball teams for their victories over Hillsboro last night!
  2. Good luck to the 7th & 8th grade Boys Basketball teams against Mattoon tonight in the North Gym at 6:00.
  3. Lego Robotics Club will meet tomorrow in Mr. Brown’s room (113) from 3:15 to 4:00.
  4. 7th & 8th grade Volleyball tryouts will begin Monday, December 5th with 8th grade tryouts in the North Gym from 3:30 to 5:00 and 7th grade tryouts in the Junior High Gym 5:00 to 7:00. On December 6th and December 7th, tryouts for 8th grade will be 3:30 to 5:30 and 7th grade will be 5:30 to 7:30, both will be in the North Gym. Sign Up sheets are in the office.
  5. The school level competition for the 29th annual National Geographic Bee will be here soon!  All seventh grade students will be participating through their geography classes on December 13th - 15th, while sixth and eighth grade students may choose to compete after school and lasting until 3:45 on  Wednesday, December 7th or Thursday, December 8th.  Sixth and eighth graders interested in participating need to sign up in the office by Friday, December 2nd.  Finalists will be determined before the holiday break.  Finalists will then compete on Wednesday, January 18th after school to determine the school-level winner.  Anyone wanting more information needs to see Mrs. Foil or Mr. Nieves.
  6. Please remember, all candy money must be turned in by this Friday, December 2nd.
  7. Gold Rush: We will be sending in another order for Gold Rush T-shirts. Please pick up an envelope on the office counter if you are interested. Order deadline is December 2nd.
  8. Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will be presenting a Babysitting Clinic Thursday, December 29th, 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in the classroom on the fourth floor of the hospital. Informational fliers are in the office.
  9. Please only take items that belong to you off the Lost & Found table.

Dec 12 December Birthday treats will be in the lounge
Nov 30 Lego Robotics Club Mr. Brown’s room (113) 3:15 to 4:00
Dec 1 7th & 8th grade Tim Ryan Assembly 1:30
7th & 8th grade Boys Basketball vs Decatur Jefferson HOME 6:00
8th grade Girls Basketball Regional game 5:45 at Bethalto Trimp Middle School
Newspaper Club meeting Mrs. Richardson’s room (106) 3:15 to 4:00
Dec 2 Fannie May fundraiser money is due today.
Gold Rush orders are due.
Dec 5 7th & 8th Boys Basketball teams vs Williamsville HOME 6:00
7th & 8th grade Girls Volleyball tryouts
Dec 6 Picture Retake Day
Chess Club meeting Mr. Hill’s room (107) 3:15 to 4:00

Biscuit & Gravy Chicken Nugget Bowl
Cobb Salad
Chicken Parmesan Pizza


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