” Instead of wishing you were someone else, be proud of who you are. You never know who has been looking at you wishing they were you.”- unknown
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Birthdays: Chris Batchelor
Shout out to all of the alumni and varsity soccer players for playing in a fun scrimmage this weekend! Way to play.
On February, Friday 28, from 3:00 to close, Sweet Frog will be donating a certain percentage of their profits to support Adam Swez’s Capstone to raise money for the James K. Polk House. So come and eat at the Sweet Frog in Afton Ridge; everyone’s support would be greatly appreciated!
“Italy Winterm 2015: If you are interested in travelling to Italy and learning about the Art and Architecture of Italy from the Classical to the Baroque for next year’s winterm,
there will be an information and enrollment meeting Thursday February 27 at 6:00 PM in Foundation Hall. There will also be information available at Curriculum Night on Tuesday February 25. If you have any questions please contact Jason Wise email@example.com or Rebecca Eury firstname.lastname@example.org ”
Mr. Rogers and Mrs. Armstrong are offering an after-school studio on Tuesdays for interested art students who wish to work on individual development/processes or class work. The first CREATIVE GENIUS COLLABORATIVE will happen on February 25th from 3:00-4:15 pm. Please come by and check it out!
It’s the time of year to begin thinking about leaders for NEXT year. Here are the deadlines and some helpful hints:
Student Council Speeches are on March 10th, the deadline to run for office is March 5th with a speech submitted to Dean Ramsey by 9am on March 6th.
Honor Council Speeches will be on March 24th (the day we return from Spring Break) with a speech submitted to Dean Booker by 9am on March 13th.
Houses will begin to look for Head Boys and Girls on March 25th. Student interested in helping their Houses should get in touch with the current Head Boy or Girl of their House and be prepared to present a resume and interview for positions within the House structure
Class Representatives April 8th speeches (these elections will be by grade-level.) Please submit speeches to Dean Ramsey by April 2nd to be eligible.
If you are interested in running for an office, or you have any questions about the above roles, please seek the advice of one of the following:
Student Council: Sherry Harley or Dean Ramsey
Honor Council: Dean Booker or Beth Lineberger
House leadership: Tom Booker
Upper School Students: Are you ready for summer? It’s not too soon to begin planning! The Summer Opportunities Lunch & Learn Series is a great way to learn from your
peers about interesting, fun and rewarding experiences. College Counseling is hosting this series in Foundation Hall from 11:15 – 12:00 on the
dates listed below. You are welcome to come to any and all of the panel discussions – bring a friend and plan your summer adventure!
February 27th: Work, Internship & Volunteer Programs (how to find an internship, turn volunteering into long-term rewarding experiences, make money)
After School Events: