Thursday, October 30, 2014

Gryphon Announcements for 10/31/14

For Friday, October 31, 2014
“L” Day Classes
Fandom Friday - Spirit Week!

School Announcements/happenings:
·      Attention Juniors:  Please stop by Guidance's ACT Table in the Commons during lunch/Genius Hour next Wednesday and Thursday to pick up your voucher to sign up for upcoming ACT dates!  Friday, November 7th is the deadline for the December test, so please don't delay!

·      Don’t forget to buy your ticket for this Friday’s Trunk or Treat sponsored by the National Honor Society.  Last chance Friday morning before 1st period in the Commons.  For $3 you’ll get a ticket that will allow you to “trick or treat” from teachers during your lunch hour on Friday. 

·      Spirit week is here – last day! 
o   Friday –Fandom Friday – be a fan girl/boy for the day!
Buy your dance tickets for the “Light the Night” dance on Saturday, Nov 1, from 7:00 – 10:00 in our Commons.  Tickets on sale at lunch everyday, $8 for single, $14 for couple. ALSO – support your class by buying spirit links at lunch, they are 25 cents each.  All monies go towards your class graduation fees.  Length of chains will factor into spirit week winning class competition.  Support your class!

Opportunities to be active:
·      The Knoxville Football Club (soccer) is proud to announce the inaugural “Crush 4K” that will take place on November 8th at Lakeshore Park. The aim of this race is to provide a great opportunity for our players, parents, friends, and the running community of Knoxville to support the Knoxville Football Club in their effort to promote fitness, a healthy lifestyle, and support this non-profit club in their goal of raising funds. For more information go to

From the Guidance Office: 
·      All seniors are encouraged to sign up for TN Promise (even as a backup plan). Deadline is Nov 1this Saturday - to sign up.  Find more information at

Clubs and reminders: 
·      The eLemeNtal Literary Magazine: Access our e-publication here: Want to be featured or included in the next issue? Next issue’s theme is “Winter Wonderland”. Students are invited to submit their work to

Quote of the day for Halloween from an old Scottish saying:

From ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties
And things that go bump in the night,
Good Lord, deliver us!

Have a fun Halloween and be safe!

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

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