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  • Friday, October 20, 2017

    1). WHAT’S ON THE MENU TODAY?

     The cafeteria will be serving crispy Chicken Sandwiches, Yogurt Parfaits, Salads, and Yogurt.  Mmmmm!

    2). Students, don’t forget to get your HALLOWEEN BRACELETS in the cafeteria during lunch for only $1.00 each.

     3). The UCLA Football trip is now full. There are no other spaces available.

    4). Fall Picture Make-Up Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, October 25th during P.E.   

    5). RED RIBBON WEEK is next week.

    Monday, October 23rd.   It’s Wear Red Day.   Don’t forget to wear red to kick off Red Ribbon Week!. There will be music in the quad – Tune out Drugs!

    Tuesday, October 24th is NERD DAY:  Be smart and don’t do drugs!  Students can dress up like a nerd.  Students will sign a pledge against drugs!

    Wednesday, October 25th is PJ DAY:  Wear your PJ’s to school.  Don’t be lazy – Make the right decisions!  

    Thursday, October 26th is TWIN DAY:  Dress up like a twin with a friend.  

    “Band together against drugs”

    Friday, October 27th is COSTUME DAY: Dress up to scare away drugs. Wear our costumes and come to the HALLOWEEN DANCE after school!

    6). MYSTERY COUGAR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS OF THE DAY

         Question:   Where were you born and where would you like to live someday?

         Answer:   Born in Hollywood, CA., but would like to live in Hampstead, England

         Question:   What is your favorite thing about working with middle school kids?

          Answer:   The hope that I might inspire one to a love of learning

    You have received multiple clues this week about who this awesome cougar staff member is.  Did you guess who? If you guessed MRS. ANKENBRANDT you guessed correctly.  Congratulations!

    On Monday you will hear 2 new clues about our next mystery cougar….

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  • Thursday, October 19, 2017

    1). WHAT’S ON THE MENU TODAY?

     The cafeteria will be serving Crispy Chicken Tenders, Chicken Tamles, Salads and Yogurt.  Mmmmmm!

    2). TODAY, OCTOBER 19TH IS A MINIMUM DAY:  Students will be dismissed at 1:02 p.m.

    3). There is no CHESS ACADEMY today Thursday, October 19th.

    4). Teachers, please review the email from Mrs. Scates sent to you on October 16th regarding the 4.0 PANCAKE BREAKFAST and send the students listed to the library right after you take attendance.

    5). Students, don’t forget to get your HALLOWEEN BRACELETS in the cafeteria during lunch for only $1.00 each.

    6). CROSS COUNTRY: Will run today against Desert Christian @ Marie Kerr Park.  8th Grade Boys & Girls @ 2:45 p.m., 7th Grade Boys & Girls @ 3:10 p.m. and 6th Grade Boys & Girls @ 3:35 p.m. The next meet will be next Thursday, October 26th.

    7). BOYS BASKETBALL:  Attention 6, 7, and 8th grade boys. If you are interested in trying out for the Championship bound Cougar Basketball Program, please pick up a permission slip and grade request form from Ms. Michaels in room 122 and Mr. Hodges in room T-1. You must have a 2.0 or higher GPA to try out and at least a “C” in Citizenship to try out.  

    8th Grade Try Outs will be today from 1:02 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and call backs will be on October 25th from 3:03 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    6th / 7th Grade Try Outs will be tomorrow October 20th from 3:03 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. and call backs will be on October 26th from 3:02 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    8). GIRLS BASKETBALL :  6th Grade girls try outs will be next Monday, October 23 from 3:03 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 7th Grade girls try outs will be on Friday, October 27th from 3:03 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    8th Grade girls try outs will be on Monday, October 30th from 3:03 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    You must have a 2.0 or higher GPA and at least a “C” in Citizenship to try out.  Don’t forget to bring a permission slip signed by a parent to try out.  Permission slips are available in room 122.

    9). BOYS CLUB:   This Friday is the absolute last day to turn in an application for the ACMS BOYS Club. Pick up and turn your application in to room T-1 by Friday, October 20th to Become an Outstanding Youth of Service.

    7th grade BOYS Club will have their first gathering on Thursday November 2nd right after school.

    The first 8th grade BOYS Club meeting will be on Friday November 3rd. 

    All meetings are from 3:20-4:45 in room T-1

    10). Fall Picture Make-Up Pictures will be taken on Wednesday, October 25th during P.E.   

    11). RED RIBBON WEEK is next week.

    Monday, October 23rd. It’s Wear Red Day. Don’t forget to wear red to kick off Red Ribbon Week!. There will be music in the quad – Tune out Drugs!

    Tuesday, October 24th is NERD DAY:  Be smart and don’t do drugs!  Students can dress up like a nerd.  Students will sign a pledge against drugs!

    Wednesday, October 25th is PJ DAY: Wear your PJ’s to school.  Don’t be lazy – Make the right decisions!  

    Thursday, October 26th is TWIN DAY: Dress up like a twin with a friend.  

    “Band together against drugs”

    Friday, October 27th is COSTUME DAY: Dress up to scare away drugs. Wear our costumes and come to the HALLOWEEN DANCE after school!

    12). HALLOWEEN DOOR DECORATING CONTEST:

    Don’t forget that Tuesday, October 31st is JUDEMENT DAY!  

    We are looking forward to some “SPOOKTACULAR” creations!

    13). MYSTERY COUGAR QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS OF THE DAY

           Question:   What is your favorite place that you have visited?

           Answer:   London

           Question:   How would your best friend describe you?

           Answer:   Supportive

    14). QUOTE OF THE DAY:

          “Where there is love there is life.”

          ~Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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