In This Edition
Student Council Announcements: Halloween Week, BYU Model United Nations Diplomacy Camp, Sports Announcements (Sports/Academic Eligibility, HS Boys Soccer Info Meetings, HS Girls Basketball Tryouts, HS Boys Basketball Tryouts, HS Girls & Boys Wrestling), Counseling Announcements (Miss Krystal’s Counseling Corner Podcast, Ms. Sorenson’s Middle School Podcast), Help Us Stay In Touch!
Front Office Hours This Week
Upcoming Dates and Deadlines
Monday, October 26 (A Day students)
Tuesday, October 27 (B Day students)
HS Boys Soccer Info Meetings in the cafeteria at lunch
Monday & Tuesday, November 9 & 10
4-6pm HS Girls Basketball Tryouts in the gym
6-8pm HS Boys Basketball Tryouts in the gym
Student Council Announcements
October 26-30 is Halloween Week! We will have spooky challenges during lunch all leading up to a trunk or treat on Friday, October 30. Costumes will NOT be allowed during school hours on Wednesday or Thursday. Students may only dress up at the trunk or treat at 1 pm on Friday.
We need parent volunteers to provide candy for the trunk or treat. Sign up using this link: SignUpGenius: Trunk or Treat Donations
BYU Model United Nations Diplomacy Camp
Hello future diplomats! BYU Model United Nations is happening this year… COVID 19 style.
The focus will be on public speaking, policy research and writing, parliamentary procedure, and negotiation. Students a chance to earn awards for public speaking and policy writing (position papers), and to learn about leadership and diplomacy from current and former diplomats (including former US Ambassador Deborah Jones, who replaced the late Christopher Stevens in Libya, George Ward, currently serving at the US Mission to the UN in NYC, and more). Motivated students will be able to gain some experience and credentials for their college applications. They will also participate in online simulations to develop negotiation skills. The Virtual Diplomacy Camp will be held at Maeser on Saturday, November 14th at 9:00 am.
Registration is $30.00, to be paid online when you register at the website: https://kennedy.byu.edu/byumun31-diplomacy-camp/.
Students who participate will be expected to participate in preliminary research and writing about topics that will be discussed and debated during the camp. This preparation will happen every Tuesday and Wednesday during lunch in room 215 (Mrs. Allison Smith’s room). The sooner you register, the sooner you can start prepping. For more information please contact Allison Smith: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Eligibility for winter sports/activities will be based on 1st term grades for all grade levels. Students (7th-12th) must earn a 2.7 GPA with no Fs/NGs. In addition, high school students cannot have any Fs/NGs/Incompletes from previous high school terms. If the F/NG/Incomplete is made up by the beginning of the sports season they will be able to participate.
High School Boys Soccer Info Meetings
There will be an info meeting for all boys interested in high school soccer on Monday (10/26) and Tuesday (10/27) at lunch in the cafeteria.
HS Girls Basketball Tryouts
High school girls basketball tryouts will be held on Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10 from 4:00-6:00pm in the gym. In order to be eligible students must have earned a 2.7 for the first term with no Fs/NGs and also have no Fs/NGs from previous high school terms. If you have any questions, email Coach Norris (email@example.com).
HS Boys Basketball Tryouts
High school boys basketball tryouts will be held on Monday, November 9 and Tuesday, November 10 from 6:00-8:00pm in the gym. In order to be eligible students must have earned a 2.7 for the first term with no Fs/NGs and also have no Fs/NGs from previous high school terms. If you have any questions, email Coach Watabe (firstname.lastname@example.org).
HS Girls & Boys Wrestling
Wrestling for both high school boys and girls will begin on Monday, November 9. In order to be eligible students must have earned a 2.7 for the first term with no Fs/NGs and also have no Fs/NGs from previous high school terms. If you have any questions, email Coach Searle (email@example.com).
Miss Krystal’s Counseling Corner Podcast
THIS WEEK: Definition of college, college month in Utah, and a personality test at Humanetric PLUS this week’s Unusual Scholarship! Catch it all in episode 20: Personality Test and the Zombie Apocalypse
Students can listen and email Mrs. Anderson a main point from the podcast to be entered into a weekly drawing. Drawings will take place on Mondays or Tuesdays.
Ms. Sorenson’s Middle School Podcast
THIS WEEK: 6 tips for when you feel yourself feeling overwhelmed and start to panic or feel emotional distress. Catch it all in this week’s episode of In the Lion’s Den with Ms. Sorenson: Getting Grounded
Also, take on the challenge by Ms. Sorenson as we all get to know each other and get candy in the process!
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