GRYPHON MISSION BRIEFING
For Monday, October 5, 2015 – “M” classes
EARLY RELEASE SCHEDULE
2015-16 L&N Student Mission – Own it!
· ALL Sophomores: Meet in the Commons area Monday, 10/5, from 10:05 – 10:45 with Josten’s for information about ordering your class ring!
ALL Seniors: Meet in the STEM space Monday 10/5, from 11:15 – 12:00 with Josten’s for information about ordering graduation supplies!
Information packets will be left in the front office if you miss the meetings.
· Be a part of the L&N Swimming & Diving Team! Free two week trial period starts next week ( Oct 5th - Oct 16th). Practices will be held Monday, Tuesday & Thursday at Student Aquatics Center on UT campus. Practice starts at 6:45 a.m. and end at 8:00 a.m. Dr. Bretscher will be riding the trolley back to school with students. For more information or questions contact Dr. Bretscher. Go Gryphon Aquatics!!
· Good luck to the Golfing Gryphons, who will play in the Regional tournament today!
· Mr. Bell is collecting supplies that will be sent to aid a European refugee camp of 18,000 people. These individuals will be facing winter in harsh conditions and need our help. We are collecting winter clothes, coats, pants, long underwear, blankets, children's diapers, and adult diapers. One Vision International will be sending a large metal shipping container at the end of October. Mr. Bell will be accepting donations in new or gently used condition until October 9th in Room 208.
Community & Guidance Ops:
· Need community service hours? Open Streets Knoxville is happening Sunday, Oct 25th from 1 - 4 p.m., and we need a LOT of volunteers to make it a success. Volunteers will get a free Open Streets Knoxville t-shirt. Go here to find out more http://openstreetsknoxville.com/ or here to sign up: https://www.volunteersignup.org/TJ9LE
· TN Promise will drop off books on November 10th from 8:45 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the STEM Space. Students who plan to participate in the TN Promise proceedings will be given a 10 minute overview of the qualification process and mandatory attendance dates.
Quotes of the day from Stephen Covey:
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.
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 – 2015)