Thursday, January 9, 2014

Gryphon Student Announcements for 1/10/14

For Friday, January 10, 2014
 “N” Day

·    Don’t forget that you can go to room 214 every morning from 8:00 – 9:15 for quiet study or make up work.  Come find your Namaste!

·    We know it is cold outside, but please remember the dress code when you come in – no hats, caps, tukes, toboggans, or skull caps (head coverings of any non-religious kind) inside the buildings, please!

·    The Gryphon Film Club is holding auditions for a male voice-acting role in an upcoming short film we are producing.  The film is a parody of Tim Burton's short "Vincent" and is titled "Tim."  The auditions will be held on Thursday, January 16th starting after school at 4:40.  Email Benjamin Croisdale (S932251) to sign up and receive a script.

·    The mandatory tnAchieves January team meeting has been rescheduled to Tuesday, January 14th at 11 a.m. in L&N STEM Academy's Media Center. Student attendance is required at this meeting in order to keep your scholarship.  Failure to attend will result in the loss of your scholarship. Parents are encouraged to attend but cannot attend for you. You will learn more about the tnAchieves program, FAFSA and meet your mentor at this meeting. 

·    Interest meeting – any student interested in traveling to Nashville, Fisk University, for the Education Equal Opportunity Group’s Project Save-A-Student Leadership and Training Conference on February 26 – 28, needs to attend an informational meeting on Tuesday, Jan 14 at 9:00  in room 104.  You can see highlight’s from last year’s conference at .  If you cannot attend but want info, please email Mrs. Ashe.

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. 

·    UT College of Engineering (CoE) will host a series of summer engineering programs during the summer of 2014.  For program information, dates, and deadlines; please go to the guidance page to see a flyer.  Each program is a one-week residen­tial program for high school students. You will want to look at the eVOL10 or HITES programs.  All students are encouraged to apply. Our mission is to provide students who show an interest in engineering studies an early exposure to and preparation for scientific study and research.

      Thirty-two students from around the southeast will be selected to participate for each program. Hands-on activities will spark an interest in the world of engineering and allow students to explore career opportunities. Throughout the program, participants will be challenged to apply what they have learned in engineering competitions. All applications must be received by their deadlines. For more information, please visit our website at

Quote of the day from Lao Tzu:

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.

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

No comments:

Post a Comment