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District Office Bulletin for Monday, February 08, 2016

Thought For the Day-- The earth is the very quintessence of the human condition.

Play Cast Members- ?All cast members MUST communicate with Mrs Cooley if they are not going to be at a rehearsal!

NHS-- The NHS is sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, Feb. 29th from 9:00 to 2:00 in the High School gym. You must be at least 16 years of age on the day of the drive to donate and anyone who has not turned 17 will need a signed parental permission slip before being allowed to donate. Anyone 17 or older does not need a slip. Everyone who donates will receive a t-shirt. To sign up or get a parental permission slip, see a NHS member or Mr. Bastien. Remember to eat something on the day of the drive and bring your ID with you.

6th Annual Cook-off/Dinner- for Prevention Feb. 9 before the boys basketball game against North Fulton. This year teams will be competing to see who has the best hot sandwich filling. Dinner will be served from 4:30 to 7:00 (or as long as the food lasts). $5 for all you can eat sandwich, chips, dessert, and drink. $3 for children under 3 and free for pre-schoolers. Team are also need to compete. The entry fee is $25. See Mrs. Reavley for more information.

Valentine's Flowers-- FFA Greenhand Officers are selling flowers for Valentine’s Day: $2 for 1 flower or $10 for 6 flowers. Order forms and money will be due on Tuesday, February 9th to Hannah Clemens, Cynthia Skiles, or Ms. Phillips. See one of them with questions or for order forms.

Freshman Class Meeting(Feb 11)- during lunch on Thursday, February 11 in Ms Mitchell's room.

Community Trivia Night- Saturday, March 12th 2016 at 7:00pm in the Astoria High School Gym. Entrance fee: $100.000 per team. A team is up to 10 people. Mulligans are available for $5.00 each. You must be 12+ years old to play. 10 rounds of questions in 10 categories The team with the most correct answers after 10 rounds wins. Coffee, tea, & deserts will be provided by the Student Council members. To enter talk to the high school office. Please register your team before 3:00pm Friday, March 11th.

Seniors there is an updated scholarship list on Mr. Kelly's door and packets are in plastic wall file next to his door.

?Valentine's Day Serenade- - Student Council boys will be coming around the school serenading anyone chosen as a valentine on Friday, February 12th 2016. Serenades are $3. Pay $1 to find out your anonymous valentine. $1 candy and $0.50 for a note to your valentine as well.

Sweetheart Dance - Saturday, February 13 in High School Gym
JH 5:00-7:00
HS 7:30-10:00
Coronation @ 8:00
Singles-$3.00 each
(HS only)-$5.00/couple
HS guests must have a Guest Permission form and a Breathalyzer form turned into the office by Friday, February 12th @ 3:00.

High School Students and Staff-- The NHS will be sponsoring hot chocolate Wednesdays before school. Get a cup of hot chocolate for $1.00 and marshmallows and whipped cream will be available to top it off at no extra charge.

High School Incentive- Throughout the semester there will be 3 incentive rewards (Feb. 19, April 1, and May 6). To be eligible for each of these you must be passing all classes on that day, have less than 10 discipline points, plus have turned in all assignments and not had any unexcused absences during the time period. So in order to participate in the Feb. 19 reward you must not have any zeros or unexcused absences between Jan. 5 and Feb. 18. Remember, a PE "no dress" is like a zero on an assignment.

"Annie" Practice Schedule-
Monday, February 8th@6:00 Act 2 Scene 1 “Fully Dressed” Emily, Collin, Courtney, Connor, Mary, Alexa, Baily, Annabelle, Savannah, Ashley*

High School Students- Summer Positions Available for Teens at Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge

CHAUTAUQUA NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE, near Havana is accepting applications for the 2016 Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program. Applicants must be 15 by June 6th. Application deadline is April 8th.
If interested, pick up application in High School office. Edit

FCA meetings-- in Mrs Stevens' room during lunch on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

Lunch Menu-
Mon Feb 8--chicken patty on whole grain bun, corn, oranges, Fruit and Vegetable Bar

HS Sports Schedules--
Tues Feb 9 North Fulton @ Astoria 6:00


Feb 8-12 Regionals
Feb 15-16 Sectionals

Thurs Feb 11 @ West Prairie 4:30 Bus time

Students Council Meeting - February 16th & 23rd during lunch in Ms. Mitchell’s room.

Student Council Girls – Meet Thursday, February 11th during lunch in Mrs. Ewings room to bag treats.

Student Council Boys – Meet Wednesday, February 10th during lunch and Friday, February 12th at 7:30 A.M. in band room for rehearsal.