As our students take a week-long break, we encourage parents to motivate their children to engage in activities that will continue their learning, even as they are temporarily out of the walls of the classroom. What are such activities? Reading books is one! Our Upper School Librarian has come up with a list of suggested books. Check out the Upper School Library site.
Enjoy the holiday, everyone! See you April 1st! And that’s not a joke.
With the last quarter of the school year launching, let us encourage our children to do well so their semester grades in June will reflect levels of achievement that they have attained for the second half of the year.
It’s never too late to do a 180 degree turn for the better. Academic grades matter for paving the road to a successful high school life.
Resolutions should be drawn and implemented to effect change for the better!
Congratulations to the Blue Griffin House for coming out as overall champion in today’s Sports Fest!
The Red Phoenix House and the Yellow Pegasus House will meet you again next year!
Students are expected to arrive in school on time for their first block each morning. They are expected to arrive on time to all their classes. Students arriving tardy to a class may receive a disciplinary consequence from the teacher. Repeated tardiness will be reported to the Homeroom teacher, Guidance Counselor, and the Upper School Director. A third tardy in one class will have a warning sent home. On the ninth tardy, credit will be lost. A grade will still be received, but no credit will be awarded.– Student Handbook, SY 2012-13 (inside Resources tab)
The three houses–Red Phoenix; Blue Griffin; and Yellow Pegasus–are in the midst of cheering and sports practices for the culminating event of Spirit Week: Sports Day on March 15th, Friday. Though a half-day schedule only, we expect that competitions will be close and tight for every event the students are preparing for.
Monday kicks off the spirit of the week with Pajama Day; Tuesday, superheroes and their foes will take center stage; Wednesday, we go back to the unforgettable decades–the sixties; the seventies; eighties and nineties; Thursday, bonding with Cliques in school to establish the group’s unique identity.
Get set everyone to GO!GO!GO!