Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  1. Congratulations to our 7th grade Boys Basketball team for their victory over Pleasant Plains last night!
  2. Good luck to the 6th grade Boys Taylorville Youth Basketball team tonight at 5:30 in Glenwood.
  3. Boys PE Volleyball Tournament schedules for today, are as follows: Hours 1&2 - 7th grade; Hours 4&5 - 8th grade; Hours 7&8 - 6th grade.
  4. We have the second quarter winner for the Kindle Fire!  Congratulations to Ireland Hicks! Ireland's name was drawn from a total of 46 students who read 1,000 or more pages second quarter.  Keep up the good work, readers!  Remember anyone has a chance to win a new Kindle Fire if they read 1,000 pages each quarter.
  5. The drama club is hosting it's clinic of drama fun in the cafeteria after school today.  Anyone who would like to be in the play will need to try out either Thursday or Friday after school in the forum. Mr. Steve is excited to announce that the play will change to a literary classic:  THE SECRET GARDEN!  It takes place in Victorian time, set in England and about a young girl, Mary, having to move into a gloomy fortress with a young boy, Colin.  There she discovers a hidden and neglected garden that has a magical effect on all who come into it ... even Colin who is convinced he is an incurable invalid.
  6. Attention 6th, 7th, and 8th graders - Do you enjoy trivia?  Do you love competition? Then you should consider going out for Scholastic Bowl.  We will have a short informational meeting in Room 205, Thursday, January 12th from 3:15 to 3:30.
  7. The Builders Club Christmas Party is tomorrow. Please remember your treat to share and a gift for a boy or girl.
  8. Group pictures for the Yearbook will be Friday, January 13th. The picture schedule is posted on the office window.

Jan 12 7th & 8th Girls Volleyball vs Glenwood HOME 6:00 North Gym
6th grade Girls Taylorville Youth Volleyball vs Glenwood at 5:00 North Gym
Drama Club Auditions 3:15 to 5:00 in the Forum
Builders Club Party 3:15 to 4:00
Jan 13 Drama Club Auditions 3:15 to 5:00 in the Forum
Group pictures for the Yearbook
Jan 16 No School: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
7th & 8th Girls Volleyball at Rochester 5:30. Departure 4:30
6th grade Girls Taylorville Youth Volleyball at Rochester 4:30.
French Toast Beef Nachos Ham Chef Salad
Buffalo Chicken Pizza


Live as if you were living for the second time and had acted as wrongly the first time as you are about to act now.   -Victor Frankl