Thursday, December 5, 2013

Gryphon Student Announcements for 12/6/13

For Friday, December 6, 2013
 “N” Day

·  Candy Grams! Get your Candy Grams! It's the time of year for the sweetest L&N holiday tradition! Candy Grams are $1 and will be sold by SGA at lunches from Dec. 6th - 13th. They will then be delivered during advisory on Monday, Dec. 16th. Treat your friends or faculty this holiday season!

·    Mark your calendars to attend the fall Music Showcase on Tuesday, Dec 10 from 7:00 – 8:30 at the Holiday Inn in the Grand Ballroom.  Come for dinner by giving a $20 donation and getting a ticket from any music student.

·    Start your Winter Holiday with a 2014 virtual basketball tournament in the Commons from 2:00 – 6:30 on Dec 19!  Monies raised will go towards this year’s prom. See information below.

Opportunities to be involved with your school:
·   Mtg (Magic: The Gathering) meets on Tuesday's in the commons at 4:45pm until 6:00pm. Everyone is welcome to join, whether you know, or do not know how to play.
·   Chess club in room 202 at 8:30 on Wednesday mornings.

·   Scholars bowl team practice Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:35, room 207.

·   Gryphon Film Club meets Thursday afternoons from 4:45 to 6:00 in room 214. 
·   Gryphon Gaming Club, Fridays, from 8:45 – 9:15 in room D119.  Emphasis is on video gaming, but all gamers are welcome!

·   Teens for Christ meets Monday mornings at 9:00 in room D113.  All are welcome.

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

·   Young Life meeting Thursdays at 8:43 in room D112.

From the guidance office: 
·   Seniors: Need help filing the FAFSA?  Tusculum College will host “FAFSA Frenzy” on January 30th at 4:00 pm at the Knoxville Tusculum Campus. This is a community service event to help ALL Knox County seniors and their families file the FAFSA at no charge regardless what college the student plans to attend.  Participants should bring their most recent tax return documentation and any questions they may have about financial aid and the FAFSA. 
Quote of the day from Maya Angelou:
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.

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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