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BLT – It’s Wednesday hornets, which means that today we will be meeting the gym for our Before Lunch Talk, or BLT. Remember to go to the gym for BLT after 4th period today and before lunch.

2nd Quarter – This is the last week in the second nine weeks of school. There will be no school on Friday so your teachers can work on grades. Please make sure that you are finishing strong this week; turning in your assignments and giving each class your very best. Grades truly do count! Remember that if you are not in good standing at the end of the this quarter, you will be unable to attend our annual Valentine Dance next Friday night.

Battle of the Books – If you are in Battle of the Books, you will be meeting in Mrs. Lent’s room tomorrow during lunch time.

Ceramics – Mrs. Mullins’ ceramics class will be held in her math classroom today and tomorrow.

Valentine’s Dance – The Queen of Hearts dance is next Friday night. Remember that it is a formal dance – so ladies wear your best dress and gentlemen are encouraged to wear a dress shirt and maybe even a tie! The snack shack will be open for treats and there will also be an opportunity to have photos taken with you and your  Be prepared to vote for the royal court at the dance, as well! ^th graders will be voting for their Lord and Lay. 7th grade will be voting for their prince and princess. And 8th graders will be voting for their king and queen. Remember that you can only vote for people in your grade. It will be exciting to see who will be on the royal court!

Super Bowl Thursday – This weekend the Patriots and Rams are taking the field in Atlanta for Super Bowl 53! Let’s get into the spirit and wear your favorite football team jersey or shirt; it doesn’t have to be the teams that are playing Sunday. Let’s just celebrate the end of the 2018/19 football season and get ready for nachos, pepsi, pizza, great commercials, Maroon 5 at half-time, and hopefully a great football game against the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots. Wear your team on Thursday!

Word of the Week – So, the question is…what is YOUR definition of respect? There is a one-pound package of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups in the office for the student with the best definition turned in to the office by the end of 4th period this morning. We will be announcing the winning definition and recipient of the HUGE 2-cup Reese’s package at BLT today. Stan Lee, the creator of the Marvel comic empire, is quoted saying We live in a diverse society – in fact, a diverse world – and we must learn to live in peace and with respect for each other.