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February 14, 2019

Happy Valentine's Day!

Gibson RECC Washington Youth Tour

Turn in your short story by the end of the day this Thursday if you are planning on applying for the week long trip to Washington, D.C. this summer.  

There will be no school for students tomorrow, Friday, February 15 or Monday, February 18.  Enjoy your long weekend!

TAG TEAM - There will be a Tag Team meeting Tuesday (Feb. 19th) during lunch in the conference room.  Lunch will be provided.

FRCA Permission Forms

Permission forms for the trip to the Four Rivers Career Academy must be returned to your English teacher by Tuesday, February 19th.  

Project Grad

The next project grad meeting is on Tuesday, February 19th at 6:30 in cafeteria.

Falcon Friends

Group 1 will meet February 20th.  Group 2 will meet February 22nd

Sophomores & Seniors - ACT

The online ACT which was supposed to be given on February 26th has been changed to February 20th.  It will be a paper test given in the gym 1st - 4th periods.  Remember - if you meet your EdReady goal by then you will receive your $35 test fee back!

If you would like to access ACT practice materials through Kentucky Virtual Library, see Mrs. Stairs for account information. 

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser

Thanks to everyone who bought donuts for our annual St. Jude fundraiser.  Donuts will be delivered next Thursday, February 21st.  Student Council members need to make arrangements to have them picked up at the high school by 4:30 on that day.  

BETA

Beta club initiation will be on Friday, February 22nd during 2nd period in the cafeteria.  All new members must pay their dues by initiation in order to participate. 

Beta Officer Meeting-Wednesday, February 27th during HS lunch in Mrs. Pettit’s Room.  

You Could Win a Kindle eReader!

February is Library Lovers’ Month and we will soon be celebrating I Love to Read Week (Feb. 25-Mar 1) with various reading promotions, contests, and prizes.  To kick off this annual reading celebration, during the month of February, any student (in Grades 7-12) who reads a book and passes the AR test on the book will have his or her name put in a drawing for a Kindle Fire eReader.  The more books you read and the more tests you pass, the more times your name is entered into the drawing.  But wait...that’s not all!  In conjunction with Black History Month (also in February), if you choose to read a book on a topic related to Black History, that particular book/test will be worth not one, but two entries into the drawing!  There is much more to come at the end of this month, but in the meantime, if you need to checkout a book or if you have questions, see Mrs. Stairs in the library!   

AIMS Program

Applications for the Murray State University Adventures in Math and Science Program are available in the guidance office and need to be returned ASAP.  Don’t miss out on this great program for students in grades 9-12 that takes some amazing trips!

For more information visit www.murraystate.edu/AIMS.  They still have spots open!

 

All Grades - Doodle for Google Contest

Google is sponsoring the Doodle for Google Contest.  Good scholarship money is available!  See your English teacher for more information.  Entries need to be turned into the Guidance Office by March 1st.  

 

WKCTC Scholarship Deadline

The deadline to apply for scholarships online at West Kentucky Community and Technical College is noon on Friday, March 1st.  Do not wait until the last minute! 

CHA - Juniors

Applications for the Murray State University Commonwealth Honors Academy are available in the guidance office or online at www.murraystate.edu/cha.  CHA is a 3 week residential summer program June 8th - 29th on the campus of MSU.  Students will earn 6 college credit hours during the summer and have an opportunity to take 6 more college credit hours during their senior year.  Students also earn a $2000 per year housing scholarship to MSU.  The cost to attend is $195; however, students on free/reduced lunch can request a fee waiver to cover the fee.  Applications must be postmarked by March 1st.  

Trip Opportunity

FBLA is in the process of planning a trip to Washington, DC during next year’s Fall Break. If you are interested, see Mrs. Mullins for sign-up information.  You do not have to be a member of FBLA to participate.

 

All Grades - Public Service Recognition Poster Contest

The KY Personnel Cabinet is sponsoring a poster contest to honor those in public service.  The theme is “Making a Difference.”  Cash prizes are available.  Entries must be postmarked by April 12th.  If you have questions, visit

https://personnel.ky.gov/Pages/PSRW-Poster-Contest.aspx

ALL GRADES--YOUNG WRITER’S CONTEST

Once again, KET is sponsoring a Young Writer’s Contest for students. If you are in grades 7-12 and you have a current original poem to enter, you may do so by going to  https://www.ket.org/education/young-writers-contest/ or you may see Mrs. Stairs for more details.  The deadline to enter is April 15, 2019.

TRAP TEAM

Any student interested in being on the trap team (clay target league) please see Mrs. Pettit for information.  

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