Sunday, February 7, 2016

2-8-16 Student Mission Briefing

For Monday, February 8, 2016 – “M” classes
Early Release Schedule
2015-16 L&N Student Mission – Own it!
School Ops:
·      Our TSA team rocked the regional competition this weekend at Roane State.  Congrats to the following winners!  Cameron Johnson (2nd place Career Prep), 1st place Chapter Team – Owen Sanders, Laura Bretscher, Kendyl Nicely, Emily Bretscher, Brooke Foster, Cameron Johnson, 2nd place Chapter Team – Hyatt Christenberry, Haley Folsom, Macy Hudson, Christina Varnes, Lindsey Sanders, Amanda Peebles, 1st place Photographic Technology – Lauren Tenpenny, 3rd place – Natalie Duncan, 1st place Engineering Design – Emily Bretscher, Laura Bretscher, Mattie Mills, Macy Hudson, 1st place Essays on Technology – Cameron Johnson,1st place Extemporaneous Speech – Hyatt Christenberry, 1st place Prepared Presentation – Nick Duncan, 1st place Technical Sketching – Amanda Peebles, 1st place Tech Bowl – Owen Sanders, Rosey White, Nick Duncan, 3rd place – Eddie Ceausu, Brooke Foster, Jonathan Berry.  Big congrats to the whole team and sponsor, Mr. LaFollette!

·      Another Governor’s School acceptance – this one is to the school of the Arts for Filmmaking.  Way to go Cameron Johnson!  Best wishes on your acceptance!

·      Seniors: Plan now to be here Friday, Feb 12 between 8:30 – 9:30 in room 104 to pick up your senior supplies (Cap/gown, tankards, and announcements).  You will receive a collection envelope in the mail.  Any remaining balance due must be paid before you pick up your things.  Supplies not picked up will be taken back to Josten’s.  There is a $20 shipping charge for any supplies that have to be mailed.

·      Congratulations to our student winners of the 2016 STEMinar contest! Sydney Fuhrig, Julia Pavon, Brendon Blair, and Zach Medley have all been selected as our student essay contest winners. Our guest panelists this year will be Andre Canty, President of 100 Black Men of Knoxville, Shannon Jackson, ELA Supervisor for Knox County Schools, and Indya Kincannon, Special Projects Manager for Mayor Rogero. The STEMinar will be on TONIGHT, from 6:30 to 7:30 in the STEM space. Come hear the discussion or join the conversation by tweeting your questions about the STEMinar theme, "The Impact of Fear in Life and Literature" with the hashtag #STEMinar16

·      Prom tickets for the Junior/Senior Prom are available for purchase during lunch. Single tickets are $50 and a couple tickets are $90 until February 29. After that there is another price increase - so get your tickets now!
Theme: A Red Carpet Romance    Location: Gettysvue Country Club
Date: Saturday, April 23, 2016      Time: 7-11 pm

·      Help the Senior Class raise money and plan on inviting everyone you know to the STEM Around the World event, Saturday, Feb 27, from 12:00 – 4:00.  See the attached flyer for more info.

·      The L&N STEM PTSA is having a T-shirt design contest and we need lots of entries.... there's a $50 prize for the winning shirt design! a free T-shirt!  T-shirt will have the L&N school crest on the front left chest, so the design will be for the back of the shirt.  Design should be something that represents our school or it’s culture.
·      no more than 2 colors of ink (white counts as a color if the shirt is not white)
·      color of the T-shirt is up to the designer so please state your color on the entry
·      deadline is February, 8th, 2016 – TODAY!!
·      send your design in jpeg format to

Community  & Guidance Ops:
·      Leadership Knoxville is seeking applicants for the 2016-17 Youth Leadership Class.  Must be a current sophomore to be eligible.  Find out more about the program at   Email Mrs. Ashe if you’re interested in applying.  Deadline is Friday, Feb 26th.

Quotes of the day from Nelson Mandela:

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

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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