Student Announcements September 30- October 4th

Posted on 09/29/2019

   FOR STUDENTS

Poplar Bluff Junior High School

   September 30 thru October 4, 2019

 


WELCOME

Welcome back!  I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. It’s going to be hot again this week! 


Congratulations

Congratulations to Hansbrough House for winning the first House Party!  They had the most points at mid-term. Looking at our current leaderboard, House Bloodworth is currently in the lead!  Remember the semester party is based on a cumulative number of points from August-December.


Fields of Faith

Fields of Faith  will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the High School Stadium.


Mule Backpack Program

Our district sends home 150 backpacks twice a month to students who need food. Each school is asked to participate  This month and October JH is collecting canned meat (tuna, chicken and potted meat).  At the end of October, we will see who is in the lead and award a pizza party and house points for the winners.


Yearbook Sales

Order your yearbook!  They go on sale October 1st and are $25 if you order now! The price does go up.


Morning Procedures

Just a reminder that students may only use the stairs that come up by the counselor’s office and the gym in the mornings.  Those stairs are to be used by breakfast students and students going to the library. All other stairways are off limits.


WASHINGTON DC TRIP

The deadline to register for the Washington DC Trip has been extended until November 1, 2019.. If any 8th grader  is still interested in going, contact Mrs. Moncier in Room 207.


Dungeons and Dragons Quest

Community Service Learning is putting on a Dungeons and Dragons Quest to raise money. All proceeds will go to the Gospel Rescue Mission. Tickets to this week-long event will be sold from October 1- October 3 before school or in Mrs. Moon's room, Room 123. 

The cost is $5 to play or $10 for a "god-like power" (a powerful ability). 

The game will go on from October 7-11 from 3:00-4:30. You will need to create your character before you come!  


Pumpkin Painting in Labs

Each academic lab will pain a pumpkin. These are due by Oct. 22.  We will have a penny war during lunch shifts from the 23-30. The pumpkin that wins will get all the money raised donated to their charity!  Get started painting! I can’t wait to see what you come up with!


Student Email

All student email is monitored. If you use it for reasons other than school or we find anything inappropriate, you will lose access to your Google account.


Club Day

The next club day will be October 3 for STUCO and swimming club.


STUCO

Permission slips to be in student council must be turned in. 

Students are in the shirt committee need to meet Tuesday at 7am in Mrs. Berry's Room

Students in the lunch buddy committee need to meet Thursday at 7am in Mrs. Berry's Room

All members will meet on club day in Mrs. Berry's room.


NO Go List

Our no go list is re-issued after every grading period.  The next one will come out after Quarter grades come out in mid October.  Students may not have more than 3 office referrals (total), more than 5 days of unexcused absences (total) and no more than one F on your report card.  If you are on the NO Go list, you may not attend dances and extracurricular events until your name is removed. 


Math Club

Math Club is meeting at 7 am in Room 201 on Friday. See Mrs. Wheat or Mrs. Dell for details!


Hat Day

There will be a Hat Day on Thursday, October 3, to support the Bread Shed and The Gospel Rescue Mission. Students can bring $1 to wear a hat that day. You must but pay your dollar and have the sticker in order to wear your hat. Stickers will be sold before school in the gym, and in Mrs. Moon's room, 123. 


Cell Phone Reminder

We are seeing lots of cell phones being used in class.  Remember, if you have it out, it will be taken and turned into the office. 


ICU- Our ICU program is up and going!  This program is not intended to be a “punishment”.  It’s an extra support designed to help students complete their work and learn the material. Put forth your best efforts and complete your work on time!  If you end up on the list repetitively, then before/after school tutoring or Saturday schools will be used to help get you caught up.  


Tutoring

 Monday- Mr. Arnold (math and science)

Tuesday- Mrs. Tuttle (math and science)

Wednesday- Mrs. Calloway (English and history)

Thursday- Mrs. Brawley (English and history)

AM Tutoring: Mrs. Dell


DATES TO REMEMBER

September 30-October 22- Academic Lab pumpkin painting penny war contest

October 4th- Collaboration Day/No School

October 15- 1st Quarter Ends/Girls first home Basketball Game

October 17- Last boys home football game

October 18- Fall Dance

October 21- Boys B-Ball tryouts begin

October 23 - Picture Retakes

October 24- Parent Teacher Conferences 3-9

October 24- Chi and company 11-1 in the gym

October 25- Red Ribbon Week Kickoff Assembly

October 25-30- Red Ribbon Week


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