Wednesday, October 22, 2014
1000 Piedmont Park Road • Greenville, SC 29609 • (864) 355-8200 • FAX: (864) 355-8255

Annual Dodgeball Tournament
Our annual Double Elimination Dodgeball Tournament will be held Thursday, Oct. 30 from 4 -7pm.  Students create their own teams of 6 people (at least 2 girls on each team).  Entry fee of $24 per team ($4 a person) along with signed entry permission forms are required.  6th, 7th, and 8th graders will play together.  We must have a minimum of 12 teams signed up to hold the tournament.  Students interested in watching the tournament require a permission form and a $3 which will be turned in at the gate.  CLICK HERE for more information and permission forms.

Fall Dance
Our Fall Dance will be held Friday, October 24th, from 3:30 - 5:30pm with a DJ, $1 Concessions, and $1 photo with friends.  Tickets will be on sale for $4.00 on Wednesday (Oct. 22) and Thursday (Oct. 23) during all lunch shifts.  Tickets will be on sale for $5.00 Friday (Oct. 24) morning from 7:45 - 8:15am. Tickets will not be sold after this time, or at the dance.  Students must present a signed permission form and clear all overdue library books and cafeteria debts in order to purchase a ticket.  CLICK HERE for a dance permission form.

Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week is October 27 – 31.  The Red Ribbon campaign emphasizes drug and alcohol prevention and awareness.  Each day students can participate in themed attire, and take part in a homeroom “Dial in” (drug/fact questions) contest.  The winning homeroom will be announced at the end of each day.  Students will be given bracelets Monday with a number inside. They are asked to wear the bracelets each day, and there will be random drawings throughout the week using the numbers on the bracelets.
Monday (10/27):   “Team Up Against Drugs”  All students and staff are encouraged to wear sports paraphernalia. Volunteers needed to hand out bracelets at all lunches. 
Tuesday (10/28):  “Double Your Pleasure and Stick together against illegal drugs”  All students and staff are encouraged to wear clothes like a friend. 
Wednesday
(10/29):   “Code Red Day” All students and staff are encouraged to wear red.
Thursday (10/30):  “Wear Green and Don’t Be Mean on the Screen” All students and staff are encouraged to wear green.
Friday (10/31):  “Be a Jean-ius and get T’D off about drugs”  All students and staff who pledge to be drug free are allowed to wear jeans and a T-shirt   *No Collar Day.

Redeem your Falcon Fly Cards
Redeem your Falcon Fly Cards on Friday mornings during Falcon Flycard Exchange.  Fly Cards from the first quarter should be redeemed by October 31, and will expire after this date.  CLICK HERE to see a menu of Falcon Fly Card Incentives.  Each Fly Card will hold up to 10 signatures.

Invitation for Veteran's Day Ceremony
Sevier will hold its 18th Annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11th at 10:00 am.   Please print the attached invitation letter and invite Veterans you know to come and share stories and memories about their time in the military with small groups of students prior to the 10 am program.  We would love to have them attend as our honored guests.  CLICK HERE for the Veteran's Day Invitation Letter.    We are also accepting submissions for our Wall of Honor. If you have a family member who has served or is currently serving in the armed services of our country, please print and complete the Wall of Honor Submission form and return to the Media Center.  Be sure to indicate "Active Duty" or "Veteran" in the top left corner of the form.

Basketball Tryouts
spinning basketball Basketball Tryouts will be held November 3 -7.  Girls:  4:00 - 5:30 pm, Boys:  5:45 - 7:15 pm.  Students must bring the completed 3pg physical form to tryout.   Students who have played Fall sports at Wade Hampton,  Greenville, and Eastside high schools are still required to bring a copy of their physical to participate.   No Form, No Tryout!  CLICK HERE for a physical form.

Bus Rider Policy
The school bus policy no longer permits bus riders to have friends accompany them home on the bus.  Bus riders must make other transportation arrangements when bringing friends home from school.

Wade Hampton Spirit Week
  Wade Hampton Spirit Week is October 24 - 31.  It is a week long fundraiser to benefit a certain charity each year.  This year's proceeds will go to the ALS Center of Excellence.  Support Wade Hampton's fundraising efforts by participating in the many events held throughout the week.  The first event to kick off Spirit Week is the Adult Social at Stone Lake Clubhouse on Friday from 7- 9pm.  $15 admission includes food and entertainment.  A Midnight Yard Sale at Edge Community Church, 506 Edwards Road, follows from 10pm - 1am with $5 admission per person.  The regular yard sale, free to the public, will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8am - 12pm.  CLICK HERE for the Yard Sale & Adult Social Flyer.  The WHHS PTSA will hold a Spaghetti Supper and Silent Auction at the WHHS Cafeteria on Wedneday, Oct 29 from 5 - 7pm.  Purchase a generous portioned plate of spaghetti, salad, bread and a drink for $6, or 4 plates for $20.  CLICK HERE for the Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction Flyer.  CLICK HERE to view the many other activities listed in the Spirit Week Calendar of Events sent home with WHHS students.

Enrichment
Our Enrichment Program provides timely and targeted academic support and advancement to increase achievement among students at every level. Other seminars develop a special area of interest or prepare students for academic competition. Click HERE to find out more about our Enrichment program.

Yearbooks on Sale

Purchase your yearbook now for $32 for basic and $37 for personalization.  Click HERE for an order form to return with payments of cash or check payable to Sevier Middle.  You may also click HERE to order online.

 

Cafeteria Meals
Thank you to our cafeteria staff for providing delicious and healthy meals for our students!

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