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1/21/19 Announcements from Ms. Greene

 

1-21-19 Announcements

8th Grade Trip

We have 41 students registered for the trip to Charlotte. We still have room for 3 more students on the bus if you missed the deadline and still wish to go. Please call the school for information as we will need to know by Wednesday. Students going on the trip will will meet briefly tomorrow afternoon at 2:30 in order to receive information regarding trip. We will also offer a couple of ways to students to fundraise for their own part of the trip.

Band Fundraiser

The Holston Band is doing a short fundraiser selling chocolates and jewelry through Great American Fundraiser that will be delivered before Valentine's Day. Please see a band student to put in an order for chocolates and jewelry. The sale ends on Tuesday, January 22nd at midnight. You may also purchase on Great American Fundraising's website and use the school code 2173102.

MLK Program

On Wednesday (Jan. 23rd), students will view our MLK/Black History Month Program in the auditorium from 10 – 11:20.

Tutoring

Tutoring will begin on Tuesday January 22. Get this year started with great grades!

Pancake Breakfast

There will be a Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, January 26th from 8-10 A.M. at Applebee’s on Knoxville Center Drive. Cost is $5 and tickets are available from any student or staff member. You may also drop by the office and purchase your tickets. There are student and staff incentives for selling tickets. All funds will be used to purchase a new screen and projector for the auditorium.  Bring a friend and we will see you there!!

Track Tryouts

Boys & Girls track tryouts will be Monday, February11.  More information to come.

Food and Drinks

Remember, finish all food and drinks before you come into the building and do not take them into the auditorium or upstairs.

Delay Schedules

As winter weather is out there somewhere, be reminded that a 1-hour delay means the school doors will open at 8:30.  For a 2-hour delay, the school will open at 9:30. Breakfast will not be served for a 2-hour delay.

Box Tops for BETAs

Please continue to save BOX TOPS on items that you are purchasing or using.  The current competition is for your Focus Classes. The winning Focus class will receive donuts!!

Beginning Tuesday, January 22, you may begin bringing Box Tops to your first period, Focus teacher. The last day to collect Box Tops for this contest is Friday, February 8th.

Help the BETA Club and ask your family and friends to save those Box Tops. Remember – your Focus class may be the winner of some yummy donuts!

Yearbooks

Remember that yearbooks are on sale until April 1, 2019 for $30 and available to order online only.  To order, visit www.balfour.com and search for Holston Middle School. There will be a limited number of extras available for purchase when the yearbooks arrive in April. Order your yearbook today!

You can also create yearbook dedication pages for your 8th grade student at www.balfour.com

  • Search for Holston Middle School
  • Click on Yearbooks
  • Select the ad size you want to create
  • Create an account to begin building your ad

Ad prices range from $25-$150. Deadline to create is February 1, 2019. Don’t forget to purchase a yearbook after designing your student’s dedication page!