TE Morning News - February 27, 2020 
  • For those of you who were inspired by Ryan Parker, our presenter on Monday, and if you like how poetry looks, sounds and feels, then come grab a permission slip in guidance from Mrs. Kozik. Ryan will be running one workshop per grade in March. Stop by to get the information and permission slip. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. So don't miss out and stop down today!

  • Continuing our spotlight on Black History Month, today we feature Katherine Johnson. The pioneering NASA mathematician whose story was told in the film "Hidden Figures," Ms. Johnson was essential in developing the math necessary to successfully and safely launch rockets to get astronauts to space, and the moon.  Ms. Johnson fought against sexist and segregational policies to become a trailblazing mathematician.   Ms. Johnson was honored by NASA with naming the Katherine Johnson Computational Research Facility, a facility at NASA's Langley Research Center in her honor. For her many contributions, Johnson was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's highest civilian award, by President Barack Obama in 2015.  Ms. Johnson died Monday at the age of 101.

  • Attention Athletes!  Spring Sports Registration in Power School Parent Portal is now open!! You will not be able to try out unless Registration is complete! The deadline is Friday, March 6th. Spring sports include baseball, softball and track and field. Any questions see Mr. S in the gym or Mrs. Stewart in the Main Office. 
  • Tickets for the Healthy Living Fest will go on sale tomorrow morning in the gym common area. 6th graders - get your $5 ticket while you can because tickets are limited! Play corn hole with a police officer, make a friendship bracelet, have a snack, play with slime or play games! The event will be held on Wed., March 4th from 2:40 - 4 pm in the cafeteria. Get your ticket tomorrow so you can join in the fun!

  • It’s time to start casting your votes to determine the 2020 March Madness Book Brackets Winner! Check out and vote on the 8 book match-ups on the LMC page under the March Madness Book Bracket link. You don’t have to have read the books you are voting on; just vote for the title whose summary sounds the most interesting. The first round of voting will end on Thursday, March 5th. Don’t get left out on the sidelines; make sure you have your say in this year’s March Madness book winner! Please see Mrs. Longo if you have any questions.
  • Out of the Blue will meet immediately after school this Monday March 2 in room 312 in the Garnet hallway. Members, please bring the piece you have worked on.  Please be sure to see Ms. Olsen before Monday if you are unable to attend.

  • Today for lunch in the Create line you can have Chicken Parmesan, in the Grill line you can have Meatball Sub and in the So Deli line you can have your choice of deli sandwiches. Have a great day and do your best to strive for five! 
Posted by dmatchett On 28 February, 2020 at 8:19 AM  

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