GRYPHON MISSION BRIEFING
For Wednesday, January 7, 2015
“N” Day Classes
Students – remember 2nd semester classes are “flipped” so now “L” classes are on Tuesday/Thursday and “N” classes are M/W/F!
· Any student who took the PSAT can pick up your score reports Wednesday and Thursday in the Commons from 9:00 – 9:30.
· Tune into your local PBS TV station at 5:30 today, Jan. 7 and again on Feb 3 to watch students from the L&N Scholar’s Bowl Team compete at the 31st annual East TN PBS Scholar’s Bowl! Go Gryphons!
· It is flu season and Knoxville is #4 in the country in reported cases of it! Please – if you have a fever or other symptoms – stay home and FaceTime in to class or just log in to Canvas to check in. Don’t get your classmates and teachers sick by bringing it to school!
· New club forming - D&D club! Ever wanted to fight mighty dragons? Beat evil necromancers? Want to become the evil necromancer? Join NOW!!! Starting this week, every Wednesday, from 4:30-5:30. Campaigns started during Dungeons and Dragons genius hour may be continued, or new campaigns started. If you desire to join this club, please respond here
· SGA is sponsoring a Winter Formal dance on Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 here at the school. The theme is Winter Wonderland. Will be open to all grades, unlike the prom. Dress will be semi-formal, which means long dresses/gowns for the girls and suits for guys – no tuxedos. Tickets will be $10/single and $18/couple – on sale soon.
· Next ACT test date is February 7th. The deadline to register is this Friday, January 9th. Juniors – stop by guidance to get your voucher to pay for your test when you register for free! Please make sure not to miss this important requirement for college admissions!
· The eLemeNtal Literary Magazine: Access our e-publication here: http://www.lntole.com/featured-student.html 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Quote of the day from Thomas D. Wilhite:
Let your life mean something. Become an inspiration to others so that they may try to do more and to become more than they are today.
Practice L&N Habits every day: Collaboration, Critical thinking, Design, Innovation, Inquiry, & Professionalism
L&N STEM Academy – TN’s First Apple School of Distinction, 2-time TN Reward School for Performance (2012 – 2014)