April 7, 2016

posted Apr 7, 2016, 5:25 AM by Diana Schlater   [ updated Apr 7, 2016, 5:25 AM ]

1.  ALL MEMBERS of the JUNIOR CLASS are REMINDED that ORDER FORMS and MONEY for the COOKIE DOUGH SALE are DUE to Mr. Tullis by NEXT WEEK on Monday (4/11). 

2.   REMINDER:  Family and friends have put together a fundraising event for Devon Allen, a Graham graduate, who suffered a traumatic brain injury.  Everyone is invited to the “Small Steps 5K” which will take place on Sunday afternoon, April 17, at 3:00 at the GYAA Baseball Park.  You can walk or run to show support for Devon and his family.  For more information, go to www.smallsteps5K.com

3.   If you are a SENIOR and you are looking for SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES and you PLAN to MAJOR in a BUSINESS RELATED FIELD, STOP by the GUIDANCE OFFICE for an APPLICATION for THE DAILY GRIND GOOD STEWARD SCHOLARSHIP.  The DEADLINE to TURN IN your APPLICATION is Friday, April 22.

4.   The ANTI-BULLYING CLUB HELD DURING FLIGHT TIME is CANCELLED for TODAY (4/7).     

5.   The CHAMPAIGN COUNTY FARM BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP is AVAILABLE in the GUIDANCE OFFICE.

6.   REMINDER:  AG OLYMPICS is TONIGHT (4/7) at 6:30.  Be sure to TURN IN your PERMISSION FORM, if you have not already done so, to Mrs. Wallace for TOMORROW’S (4/8) COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY.

7.   ALL FCCLA MEMBERS need to SEE Mrs. Jarzab TODAY (4/7) DURING FLIGHT TIME, if you have not already done so, to get your PERMISSION FORM for STATE CONFERENCE.  PERMISSION FORMS are DUE NEXT WEEK on Monday (4/11).

8.   ATTENTION STUDENT SENATE MEMBERS:  There will be a STUDENT SENATE MEETING TODAY (4/7) DURING FLIGHT TIME in Mrs. Lewis’s ROOM.

9.   CONGRATULATIONS to the following students who are being INDUCTED into the NATIONAL TECHNICAL HONOR SOCIETY:  Addison Rose, Kevin Haines, Liam Smith, Makenna Parker, Megan Lewis and Robyn Riley. 

10. There will be a PROM COMMITTEE WORK SESSION in Miss Schafer’s ROOM IMMEDIATELY AFTER SCHOOL TODAY (4/7).

11. Mr. Dickerson’s 1ST and 3RD PERIOD STUDENTS need to REPORT to his ROOM TODAY (4/7) DURING FLIGHT TIME.  REMIND your FLIGHT TIME TEACHER to CHECK the EMAIL with the LIST of those that need to ATTEND.

12. ATTENTION FRESHMEN:  Your YANKEE CANDLE PRODUCTS need to be PICKED UP TODAY (4/7) DURING 8TH PERIOD or IMMEDIATELY AFTER SCHOOL in Ms. Kelly’s ROOM.  If you sold a lot of product, ORDERS can be PICKED UP from 4-6 TONIGHT DURING PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES.

13. THANK YOU for CELEBRATING FFA WEEK:  FFA CHAMPAIGN COUNTY FUN FACTS:  Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining make up 25.5% of the workforce; the average size farm is 222 acres; the average value of agricultural products sold per farm is $53,839 when the average total farm production expenses per farm are $56,658; average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm is $73,946; 91.46% of farms are operated by a family or individual; the average age of principal farm operators is 53 years; the value of livestock, poultry and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold is 25.92%; the main cash crops are corn, soybeans and wheat and 81 acres are planted in orchards.