Sunday, August 25, 2013

Gryphon Student Announcements for 8/26/13

For Monday, August 26, 2013
“L” Day Schedule

·      Attention students taking Dual Enrollment classes: Pellissippi classes start this week.  

·      9th-11th graders may now sign up for the PSAT.  Registration is $14.00 and can be turned in to Mrs. Johnson in the Guidance office. The deadline for registration is September 18th at 4:00 pm.  Payment can be made with check or EXACT cash and is NON-REFUNDABLE.  The PSAT will be administered at STEM the morning of October 16th (the day before Fall Break).

Opportunities to be involved with your school:
·      Did you know we have a student flag-football team?  First gathering is this Friday on the World’s Fair lawn.  If you’d like to participate or have questions, you need to email  or 

·      Anyone interested in playing water polo, email for information.

·      GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) meet 8:45 – 9:15 on Thursday mornings in room 222.  All are welcome.

·      Young Life will be back on campus beginning the week of Labor Day.  Watch for morning meeting times and location.

·      Anyone interested in a new fashion magazine club, contact for more information.

College admissions/visits information:

·      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 Henry Ford:

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.

Practice L&N Habits every day: Collaboration, Critical thinking, Design, Innovation, Inquiry, & Professionalism
L&N STEM Academy – TN’s First Apple School of Distinction, 2012-13 TN Reward School

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