Nov. 29, 2012 Thursday A Day
Today we begin our annual AUCTION classroom basket drive and it will run for 2 weeks. All students will stay in A period class during all of encore and enjoy donuts as the parents speak with them very briefly. Each student is asked to contribute $20. The first 2 classes to reach 100% participation with an average of $20 per student will receive a pizza party or Psghettis sandwiches in the cafe, before the end of this semester. There are also prizes to win like a big screen TV and reserved parking spots just to name a couple. Donate $10 and be entered into our raffle once, donate the full $20 and be entered three times.
Senior Going on Kairos: There will be a meeting for all seniors going on the upcoming Kairos Dec. 3-5. The meeting will be tomorrow during Encore in the chapel. This is a mandatory meeting for all seniors attending the retreats -- seniors in Mandatory Encore should attend the retreat meeting .
Rockhurst University will be hosting a St. Louis information night tonight from 7-8 pm at the Sheraton Westport hotel at 900 West Port Plaza Drive. This event is open to all students and their parents interested in Rockhurst University.
Mr. Cochran is selling student athletic passes during lunch this week. The passes are $20.00.
As tree trimming season begins to unfold, please remind your parents that your old strands of lights can be recycled. We will have a bin for the lights in the Commons soon. You may also drop them in room 305.
Attention future Engineers! The MO Society of Professional Engineers (MSPE) is offering 3 $1000 scholarships for seniors with a 3.0 GPA, and ACT scores of at least 29 in math and 25 in English. Check out more details on Family Connection or see a counselor in the Leadership Center. Deadline for this scholarship is January 4, 2013.
Griffin Theatre Auditions: Auditions will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, December 4 & 6, for our production of All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten. Auditions will begin at 7:00 p.m. in room 503 both evenings. There are 4 male and 2 female roles in this show. There will be 3 rehearsals a week but none over Christmas break. See the bulletin board by 503 for more information on the show.
STUCO is proud to present this years "12 Days of Christmas" come out and help celebrate with daily activities to help you get excited about the holiday season.
November 30th - Guesstimate Candy Jar
December 3rd - Christmas Trivia
December 4th - Teacher Chili cook off
December 5th - "it's a bit nippy outside, better Bundle Up!"
December 6th - Minute-to-win-it Candy Cane Toss
December 7th - Tacky Sweater Day
December 10th - Milk n' Cookies Eating Contest
December 11th - Letters to Santa
December 12th - Eggnog Chug
December 13th - Wreath Toss
December 14th - Seven Secret Elves
December 17th - Christmas Relay Race
Prizes will be given to winners of every event through the celebration! All prizes and winners will be announced during a pep rally on December 17th! STUCO OUT!
The next issue of the Griffin Newspaper is in the works. If you are interested in helping write, edit or assemble please see Mr. Burke by tomorrow in room 208.
The Yearbook Club will continue to meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in the 201 computer lab.