Pleasant Valley
Community Schools
Junior High
Announcements
December 12, 2018

Where’s Paco? Have you seen our elf today? When you do, fill out a slip outside Mrs. Small’s room, and you could win a prize! Drawings will happen daily!

Spartan Writing Club will meet on Tuesday, December 18th, in room 61 (Ms. Dircks’ classroom) from 3:10-4:50. We will be judging contest entries and doing a bit of holiday-inspired writing. Join us — and bring a friend! Curious to check us out? Join our Google Classroom: 7zgeqv

Student Council wants YOU to join the fun and dress up the week before winter break! This year’s theme days are:
Monday- Fuzzy or Crazy Sock Day, Tuesday- Twin Day (dress to match a friend), Wednesday- Holiday Hat Day
Thursday- Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Friday- Pajama Day.

Donut Fundraiser is coming up on Wednesday, Dec. 19th from 7-7:30am! We will be selling donuts by the B and C gyms, so come and support the student council! Donuts will sell for $2 each and water for $1. There will be a limit of 1 dozen donuts per person. Our special will be buy 2 donuts get a water free. Water is only free if you buy the special 
Donut miss out on the fun!

Congratulations to the following students who have been nominated for the Above and Beyond Award: Landon Asta, Kennedy Scott, Alene Keppy, Jayden Conner, Skylar Tewkesbury, Annabelle Petersen, Evan Noack, Simon Jasper, Sophia Ramaraju, Lydia Wilson, Leah Mendelin, Braeden Jackson, Josh Thomas, Reagan Hassel, Julianne Binto, Charles Budan, Payten, Rascher, Anthony Pagniano, Caleb Brand, Gabbi Lee, Madison Walters and Drake Hanson.

Spend time with friends, learn about the theater, and work as a team to put on a great performance! Auditions for the spring musical The Music Man Jr will be Monday, 12/17- Wednesday, 12/19. You can pick up audition packets and sign-up for an audition slot in the choir room.

The Spelling Bee will be held this Wednesday, December 12th, starting at 2:35, in the junior high library. All are welcome to participate, and parents are invited to watch. The winner will advance to the Regional Bee.

Leadership Club will be WEDNESDAY December, 12th, 2018. From 2:30-3:10pm in Room 110.

No activity busses on Wednesday, 12/12, Friday, 12/14 & Friday, 12/21. There will be no after school study hall. All students must ride the 2:25 busses or make arrangements to be picked up by 3:10 if you are doing a PE makeup or advisory.

The next (Mrs. White’s) Book Club for the book The 5th Wave will be on Tuesday, December 18th at 2:30-3:10 in Room 101.

Battle of the Book (BOB) permission slips are due to the library by December 14th. Please stop by the library and pick up a form. Keep the trophy here!

Are you making a list and checking it twice? If so, be sure to add the novel and graphic novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson to your list! A little elf told Mrs. Cline and Ms. Dircks that Speak will be the next Spartan Book Club novel. Keep the evening of January 29th open…and watch for more details in upcoming announcements. Teaser: Spartan Book Club’s next meeting will be at a restaurant! Why? Because good books + good conversation + FOOD = fun!

December 11, 2018

Where’s Paco? Have you seen our elf today? When you do, fill out a slip outside Mrs. Small’s room, and you could win a prize! Drawings will happen daily!

Congratulations to the following students who have been nominated for the Above and Beyond Award: Landon Asta, Kennedy Scott, Alene Keppy, Jayden Conner, Skylar Tewkesbury, Annabelle Petersen, Evan Noack, Simon Jasper, Sophia Ramaraju, Lydia Wilson, Leah Mendelin, Braeden Jackson, Josh Thomas, Reagan Hassel, Julianne Binto, Charles Budan, Payten, Rascher, Anthony Pagniano, Caleb Brand, Gabbi Lee, Madison Walters and Drake Hanson.

Spend time with friends, learn about the theater, and work as a team to put on a great performance! Auditions for the spring musical The Music Man Jr will be Monday, 12/17- Wednesday, 12/19. You can pick up audition packets and sign-up for an audition slot in the choir room.

The Spelling Bee will be held this Wednesday, December 12th, starting at 2:35, in the junior high library. All are welcome to participate, and parents are invited to watch. The winner will advance to the Regional Bee.

Robotics will meet today in room 124 from 3:05 – 4:30 and 6:00 – 7:30.

Anime Club will meet today in room 103 from 3:15 – 4:45.

Student Council will meet today during advisory. Please bring your crafting supplies as we will be making posters for dress up days next week. See you there!

Leadership Club will be WEDNESDAY December, 12th, 2018. From 2:30-3:10pm in Room 110.

We WILL have Improv Club on Tuesday, December 11th, but there will be NO Improv Club on Thursday, December 13th!

Sign-ups for season 3 sports will be held during lunches on Tuesday 12/11. The sports are boys basketball, swimming and cheer. You must have a current physical and concussion form on file to practice. Boys basketball will begin Thursday, January 3rd. Swimming will begin Thursday, January 17th. Cheer is TBD.

No activity busses on Wednesday, 12/12, Friday, 12/14 & Friday, 12/21. There will be no after school study hall. All students must ride the 2:25 busses or make arrangements to be picked up by 3:10 if you are doing a PE makeup or advisory.

The next (Mrs. White’s) Book Club for the book The 5th Wave will be on Tuesday, December 18th at 2:30-3:10 in Room 101.

Battle of the Book (BOB) permission slips are due to the library by December 14th. Please stop by the library and pick up a form. Keep the trophy here!

Are you making a list and checking it twice? If so, be sure to add the novel and graphic novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson to your list! A little elf told Mrs. Cline and Ms. Dircks that Speak will be the next Spartan Book Club novel. Keep the evening of January 29th open…and watch for more details in upcoming announcements. Teaser: Spartan Book Club’s next meeting will be at a restaurant! Why? Because good books + good conversation + FOOD = fun!

The Spartan Writing Club is hosting a WRITING CONTEST! Pick an image from the flyer or your own creative idea to inspire a poem, song, nonfiction piece, or short story. The possibilities are ENDLESS! Look for information outside of Ms. Dircks’ classroom (room 61) and posted in the hallways. Contest winners will be selected at the December 18th Spartan Writing Club meeting.

December 10, 2018

Where’s Paco? Have you seen our elf today? When you do, fill out a slip outside Mrs. Small’s room, and you could win a prize! Drawings will happen daily!

Congratulations to the following students who have been nominated for the Above and Beyond Award: Landon Asta, Kennedy Scott, Alene Keppy, Jayden Conner, Skylar Tewkesbury, Annabelle Petersen, Sophia Ramaraju, Lydia Wilson, Leah Mendelin, Braeden Jackson, Josh Thomas, Reagan Hassel, Julianne Binto, Charles Budan, Payten, Rascher, Anthony Pagniano, Caleb Brand, Gabbi Lee, Madison Walters and Drake Hanson.

Spend time with friends, learn about the theater, and work as a team to put on a great performance! Auditions for the spring musical The Music Man Jr will be Monday, 12/17- Wednesday, 12/19. You can pick up audition packets and sign-up for an audition slot in the choir room.

The Spelling Bee will be held this Wednesday, December 12th, starting at 2:35, in the junior high library. All are welcome to participate, and parents are invited to watch. The winner will advance to the Regional Bee.

Harry Potter Club will meet today (Monday) during after-school advisor. We are starting the first movie! Next week, we’ll meet until 4:45 so that we can finish the film.

Student Council will meet tomorrow during advisory. Please bring your crafting supplies as we will be making posters for dress up days next week. See you there!

Lacrosse Club will meet today from 2:30 – 3:15.

Coding Club is today in room 106 from 3:15 – 4:40.

Leadership Club will be WEDNESDAY December, 12th, 2018. From 2:30-3:10pm in Room 110

Dismiss the 7th grade Basketball Teams at 3:10 today for their games in Davenport. The bus will leave at 3:20.

We WILL have Improv Club on Tuesday, December 11th, but there will be NO Improv Club on Thursday, December 13th!

Sign-ups for season 3 sports will be held during lunches on Monday 12/10 and Tuesday 12/11. The sports are boys basketball, swimming and cheer. You must have a current physical and concussion form on file to practice. Boys basketball will begin Thursday, January 3rd. Swimming will begin Thursday, January 17th. Cheer is TBD.

No activity busses on Wednesday, 12/12, Friday, 12/14 & Friday, 12/21. There will be no after school study hall. All students must ride the 2:25 busses or make arrangements to be picked up by 3:10 if you are doing a PE makeup or advisory.

The next (Mrs. White’s) Book Club for the book The 5th Wave will be on Tuesday, December 18th at 2:30-3:10 in Room 101.

Battle of the Book (BOB) permission slips are due to the library by December 14th. Please stop by the library and pick up a form. Keep the trophy here!

Are you making a list and checking it twice? If so, be sure to add the novel and graphic novel Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson to your list! A little elf told Mrs. Cline and Ms. Dircks that Speak will be the next Spartan Book Club novel. Keep the evening of January 29th open…and watch for more details in upcoming announcements. Teaser: Spartan Book Club’s next meeting will be at a restaurant! Why? Because good books + good conversation + FOOD = fun!

The Spartan Writing Club is hosting a WRITING CONTEST! Pick an image from the flyer or your own creative idea to inspire a poem, song, nonfiction piece, or short story. The possibilities are ENDLESS! Look for information outside of Ms. Dircks’ classroom (room 61) and posted in the hallways. Contest winners will be selected at the December 18th Spartan Writing Club meeting.

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