Sunday, December 13, 2015

12-14-15 Student Mission Briefing

For Monday, December 14, 2015 – “N” classes
2015-16 L&N Student Mission – Own it!

School Ops:
·      Don’t forget – TODAT IS AN “N” DAY!  You will go to all N-day classes and meet with N3 & N4 for the last time this semester!

·      Today is the last day to turn in Exam early dismissal slips.  Faxes, emails, and phone calls will not be accepted on Wednesday and Thursday to check you out after exams end at 12:30.  Get the form to school TODAY!  A copy was attached to student email announcements today in case you need to download and print it.

·      We have 2 therapy dogs coming today.  One is a Havanese (about 7 pounds) named Peyton.  He will be here 1st block.  The other is a Saint Bernard (don’t know his name, about 100 lbs).  He will be here 3rd period.  Both dogs will be on the Verandah.  Drop by to talk to them and pet them to distress a little!

·      It's that time of year again! The L&N STEMpunks are holding another holiday giveaway. To enter, go to the L&N STEMpunks Facebook page ( and like the holiday giveaway post. First prize is a 128GB flash drive, a $50 Visa gift card, and our new t-shirts. There will be lots of winners this year, so make sure you're in the running! And don't forget to like our page!

·      The journalism class needs your help.  They are doing a news show for midterms and need as many people as possible to recreate Mr. Bell's profile photo on Twitter (@AskMrBell) for one of the segments. So, recreate the photo and post it with the #gryphongrind2015 on Twitter or Instagram. 

·      Last week for the lowest prices of the year!  Prom tickets for the Junior/Senior Prom are now available for purchase during lunch.  All tickets are $40 until December 18th.  Get your tickets now.  
Theme: A Red Carpet Romance      Location: Gettysvue Country Club
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016        Time: 7-11pm

Community  & Guidance Ops:
·      Students interested in Architecture: There will be an orientation meeting for Architectural Explorer Post 901 for parents and students on Monday, Jan 11, 6 – 8:00 p.m. at the East TN Community Design Center (1300 N. Broadway, behind TV channel 6), in the Carriage House next to the TV station.  Explore Posts are co-ed groups that meet monthly until May.  Meetings include visits to architects’ offices, construction sites, and UT College of Architecture.  For further info, call or email Tom Caldwell, 588-0860,, or Gene Burr, 250-5734, .  Sponsored by East TN Chapter, AIA.

Quote of the day from Goethe:

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.

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)

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