Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Gryphon Student Announcements for 8/21/13

For Wednesday, August 21, 2013
“N” Day Schedule

CONGRATULATIONS GRYPHONS!  Based on your spring test scores, you are in the top 5% of academic achieving schools in TN – you and your teachers earned the status of being a TN Reward School (one of only 70 for achievement across the whole state)!  Keep up the good work – and way to go!!

·      Attention students taking Dual Enrollment classes: Pellissippi classes start the week of Monday, August 26th.  

·      Free and reduced lunch applications are available in the front office and on the system’s nutrition department site.

·      If you are in need of help getting school clothes we can help.  See Ms. Patterson at the front office to ask about Clothes Cards.

Opportunities to be involved with your school:
·      Anyone interested in playing water polo, email s038947@student.knoxschools.org for information.

·      GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) will have their first meeting of the year Wednesday, 8/21, from 4:30 – 5:15 in the Commons.  Regular meeting times and location will be set at this meeting.

·      Anyone interested in a new fashion magazine club, contact s034221@student.knoxschools.org for more information.

·      Anyone interested in helping with our student “flag corps” to take turns raising and bringing in the American and TN flags each day, please email s728480@student.knoxschools.org

College admissions/visits information:

The University of Alabama Admission Informational Reception
Wednesday, August 21st at 7:00 pm
Cherokee Country Club 
5138 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919
Parents, students, and high school counselors are all invited to attend and discover the advantages The University of Alabama has to offer.  

·      Attention Seniors:  We will be hosting a Senior Information Night on Thursday, September 12th at 6:30 pm in the STEM classroom of the Depot.  Please join us for important information about college applications, requesting transcripts, and senior year timeline.  Also joining us will be Elizabeth Raymond from the TN Student Assistance Corporation to talk about financial aid and scholarships.  Please be sure to bring your parents!

Quote of the day: from Albert Einstein:

Only those who attempt the absurd can achieve the impossible.

Practice L&N Habits every day: Collaboration, Critical thinking, Design, Innovation, Inquiry, & Professionalism

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