October 8, 2015 | Mary Gooseman |
Parents, please take a moment to mark your calendars. The following are important dates that you do not want to miss:
Congratulations to Anna Gay (10th) who competed this past weekend and set a new national record. From USA Water Ski:
Gay set a pending Girls 3 national tricks record of 9,920 points in the second round. If approved by the American Water Ski Association’s Technical Committee, Gay’s score will surpass the current national record of 9,780 points set by Erika Lang in May 2013.
Read more here: http://www.usawaterski.org/default.asp?Display=2264
Alie Hartnett (12th) set a new SCHOOL RECORD in the 100 meter breaststroke in the October 1 meet against Melbourne Central Catholic. Congrats, Alie!
Please plan to bring a lunch from home or click here to order Jason’s Deli. For $6, students will receive a sandwich (ham or turkey on a bun or croissant), chips, water, cookie and a pickle spear.
Click here to purchase tickets for the US fall play, Dearly Departed. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, October 9.
Due to 12:15 dismissal, the library will be closing at 12:45 on Friday, October 9th.
Please join us for our annual MS & US Veterans Day Service at 10:00am in Faith Hall.
Check out this week’s Raw Footage.
Upper School students are permitted to order lunch from Cafe on the Rock according to this schedule:
Seniors: Mondays and Tuesdays
Juniors: Wednesdays and Thursdays
Sophomores: 1st and 3rd Fridays
Freshmen: 2nd and 4th Fridays
Students are required to order online here before 10:00am: https://www.orderstart.com/cafeontherock
Start planning your costumes now!
October 9: House Colors
October 13: Dynamic Duo Day
October 14: Regular school uniforms
October 15: Inanimate Object Day
October 16: Spirit Wear/Homecoming t-shirt
Middle/Upper School: To provide a more efficient arrival and dismissal time for Middle & Upper School students, please pull up to the second yellow line to begin drop off and pick up between the hours of 7:30am – 7:50am and 2:50pm – 3:25pm (2:10pm – 2:45pm on Wednesdays). Students must be dropped off and picked up between the two yellow lines. See attached MS/US traffic map. Remember, students are not permitted in the building until 7:30am.
For information, contact Mrs. Collins: CynthiaCollins@thefirstacademy.org
Are you interested in applying to these top schools? Plan to attend this information session in October.
Monday, October 19, 2015 at 07:00 PM
Orlando Airport Marriott Lakeside
7499 Augusta National Dr
Orlando, FL 32822
Admissions representatives from Harvard, Princeton, UVA, and Yale will discuss academic programs, campus life, selective college admissions and financial aid. Dr. Holter, a Yale graduate, will also be present. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.
For the safety of our students, we cannot accept handwritten notes to excuse students or allow them to leave class early. For all attendance concerns, please email Ellen Stewart at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for your help in keeping our students safe.
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