Announcements 1/27/14

STUDENTS

Girls on the Run (Girls on Track) is still looking for members.  If you are interested learning more about this program, see Mrs. McGlynn, Mrs. Koscianski, Ms. O’Hara, Mrs. Williamson or Ms. Moriarty.  We would love to talk to you about it!  We are accepting girls in grades 6-8.  Registration closes this Friday.  Don’t miss out on a wonderful, life changing experience.

Science Olympiad – The team has practice today, January 27th, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in Mr. Felczan’s classroom at the high school.

French Club Members:  There will be a meeting after school tomorrow, January 28th, in Room 34.  Please bring $10.00 for your t-shirt.

7th & 8th Grade Dance will be held in the high school gym on Friday, January 31st, from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Cost is $4.00.

PARENTS

2nd Quarter grades will be mailed home on Thursday, January 30th.

Parents of 8th Graders Going on the Chicago Trip

Soon our 8th graders will be blowing through the “Windy City.”   There are items we need, and a few volunteers to assist in preparation for the trip would be greatly appreciated.

To make the bus ride more comfortable, we are asking for donations of mini-water bottles for the students, soft drinks for the teachers, and coolers.

There are also volunteer opportunities to assist with the luggage drop-off on Thursday, February 13th.  There are two shifts available, so check the sign-up form below.   Please help where you can.

Follow these links to the sign-up forms on Signup Genius:

Supplies:       www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0E4FA8A9238-8thgrade

Luggage Drop-Off Volunteers:    www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0E4FA8A9238-8thgrade1

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact your 8th grade PAC rep Rhnée O’Brien at rhneeo@hotmail.com.

Thanks!

Wyoming PSA Press Release

CALLING ALL PARENTS! It’s only January, but Wyoming PSA is starting to plan for 2014-15. There are many ways to get involved, and new and experienced volunteers are welcome! Please visit http://www.wyomingpsa.org to view the opportunities available and download a volunteer form (or click on this link here http://wyomingpsa.files.wordpress.com/2014/01/psa-volunteer-form-2014-15.pdf. The deadline to submit your volunteer form is Friday, January 31, 2014.

The PSA Nominating Committee will review all volunteer forms in early February and fill leadership positions in both fundraising and service projects.  If you are interested in serving on the nominating committee, please contact Caroline Bohme Hagenauer at cbjr5@mac.com or (513) 948-1054.

Questions? Please contact Laura Bence, PSA President-Elect, at (513) 521-6224 or wpsa.president.elect@gmail.com. Thank you!

Denim and Diamonds

Warm up from the chill of winter with old and new friends at the Wyoming Foundation’s Denim and Diamonds Fundraiser Feb. 1 at the Glendale Lyceum.  This year there are more options than ever to participate and more exciting packages to bid on, plus the good food and music you’ve come to expect at this annual event.

For the first time ever, raffle options are available that give ticket buyers the chance to win packages normally limited only to live bidding.  There is also a raffle for a one-of-a-kind necklace created exclusively for the event.

The new raffle offers a chance at valuable auction packages including a dream beach vacation at Long Boat Key, a mountain retreat in Jackson Hole Wyoming and a Reds Hall of Fame Induction package, among many others.  For a $100 “Best of Live” ticket, individuals can select one of the packages, says Amy Wolber, co-chair of Denim and Diamonds.  Only 50 chances will be sold, so odds of winning are good.

The jewelry raffle features an original necklace designed by Hug Jewelers that features sterling silver charms and turquoise gems for a unique “Wyoming” keepsake.  The necklace is valued at $500 and tickets can be purchased for $10 or three for $25.

For both raffles, the winner need not be present.

“These new features give more opportunities for everyone in the community to be part of our event,” says Suzanne Edwards, co-chair.  “We are excited to offer these new chances to participate.”

In addition to the raffles, the live bidding this year will include special packages reserved exclusively for the live auction.  The first is a special Wrigley Field weekend for two in Chicago that features rooftop seating for a game on Waveland Ave., plus a three-night stay in one of two premium hotels in Chicago, and breakfast each morning.  Also included in the special packages is a one-week stay in a luxury vacation home on Lake Cumberland in Kentucky.  The property features a five-bedroom, 4.5 bath house that sleeps up to 18 people only three hours from Cincinnati with lovely views of the lake.  The final package is a two-day trip to Sonoma, California that includes a two-night stay at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn, winery tours and tastings, plus airfare.

This year the evening will take place at the Glendale Lyceum, a historic club in the village of Glendale that will set the scene for the night.  Guests will be treated to dinner by the bite and music by the noted local band, Second Wind, who will perform a wide variety of favorites from famous acts ranging from James Brown to The Beatles.

Tickets are available now for $100. The event takes place on Saturday, Feb. 1.  For information, contact the foundation at www.wyomingschoolfoundation.org or by calling 821-6909.

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