End of 2nd Quarter and 1st Semester is January 14th. Check your Student Backpack Account and ensure all assignments are complete. 2nd semester related arts classes begin January 15th. 8th graders will receive a copy of their 2nd semester schedules during 6th period on Tuesday. 6th and 7th graders will receive a copy of their schedules on Wednesday during1st period.
All Model UN members, please attend the weekly meeting either Monday after school until 5:30pm or Tuesday morning starting at 7:45. Both meetings take place in Ms. Enjaian's room, room 701. Model UN candy bar fundraiser money is due to Mrs. Enjaian by January 31st.
The drama performance, The 10 Best/Worst Things About Middle School, will be Tuesday, January 14 at 6:30pm in the Cafetorium. Admission is $3. Theater students are expected to stay after school on Tuesday for a dress rehearsal.
Don't forget to go by Room 602 to view the portraits on display for our 4th Annual Mr. Forrester Portrait Contest. Remember the number of your favorite portrait and place your vote before Friday using the link displayed on the student homepage. The winner of the contest will receive a prize from Mrs. Dickert and Mr. Forrester.
There will be a Softball Student Interest Meeting on Tuesday, January 14, at 8am in Room 501. This meeting is for all 7th and 8th grade students interested in trying out for softball, and it will provide information and instructions regarding requirements for participating in conditioning & tryouts. Conditioning will be held Monday, Jan 27th, Tuesday, 28th, Thursday, 30th, and Friday, 31st from 3:45 - 4:45pm. Softball tryouts will be held on Monday, Feb. 10th and Tuesday, Feb 11th from 3:45-5:30 pm. On Tuesday, Feb. 11th, the girls will be given a letter indicating if they made the team or not. The softball team parent meeting will be held Wednesday, February 12th at 5:30pm - 6:15pm.
If you are interested in trying out for soccer, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, January 15 at 8:00 am in the gym. This meeting is for both the boys and the girls soccer teams. If you have any questions, see Mr. Berklich or Ms. Martin. The meeting will cover dates and requirements for conditioning and tryouts.
Baseball Conditioning is scheduled from 4 - 5pm, on the following dates: Jan. 14, 15, 16, 24, 27, 28, 29, & 31. Tryouts begin Feb. 10. All 7th and 8th graders intending to tryout for baseball are invited. In order to participate, parent & student PlanetHS accounts must be created & linked, all online pre-participation forms must be completed, and Sports Physical & birth certificate must be uploaded and approved. See Coach Kalu with questions.
All students grades 8 - 12 are encouraged to attend the 2020 King Legacy STEAM Fair scheduled Saturday, January 18 from 10am - 2pm at Bethlehem Baptist Church Family Life Center at 4 Harrison Bridge Road in Simpsonville. Over 15 historically black colleges & universities will be represented. There will be live entertainment and lunch provided. For more information call 864.232.0809.
8th graders will be given the opportunity to Job Shadow on Friday, February 7th. This is a parent and student led activity. In order to be excused and shadow that day, the student needs to complete the online student survey and also print and return the completed guidelines and parent permission form. These links will be available on our website. Please complete these requirements as soon possible and return to Mrs. Crisman in our Counseling Department no later than January 31st.
Fly Fishing Club will have their next meeting January 21st from 3:45—5:00pm in Room 603.
Schools to Watch Committee Observations
Model UN Mtg. 3:45 - 5:30pm Rm 701
Basketball @ Home vs. Ralph Chandler 5:30pm
Schools to Watch Committee Observations
Model UN Mtg. 7:45am Rm 701
Softball Student Interest Mtg. 8AM Rm 501
End of 2nd Quarter & 1st Semester Grading Periods
Drama Performance: 10 Best/Worst Things About Middle School, 6:30pm Admission $3. Drama students stay after school for dress rehearsal.
2nd Semester Related Arts classes begin
Soccer Student Interest Mtg. 8am in the Gym
Student Council Financial Committee Mtg. 7:50am Rm 609
Benchmark Testing—Science (6th grade only)
NO Christian Released Time due to testing
Recycling Team Collection 7:45am
After School Tutoring 3:45 - 5:00pm
Basketball @ Home vs. Northwest 5:30pm
$1 No Collar Day
Fitness Challenge during wellness (1 minute of Knee Highs)
7th Grade Roper Mtn. field trip permission forms and payments due
FBLA Mtg. 3:45pm - 4:45pm (Group picture for yearbook taken at meeting)
Robotics to Blue Ridge MS Competition