Sunday, April 17, 2016

4-18-16 Student Mission Briefing

For Monday, April 18, 2016 – “M” classes
Early Release Schedule
2015-16 L&N Student Mission – Own it!

School Ops:
·      Congrats to our Water Polo team (club team)!  They had their first win of the season this weekend, beating Bearden, 8 – 7!!  Way to to!

·      *STEM shirts are now available!  This shirt was designed by STEM student Jessica Motto and is available as a short sleeve, long sleeve or hoodie.  Long sleeve and hoodie orders will be available for pickup in the beginning of May. (

·      Today’s the last day to bring in books for SGA’s book drive! We're collecting books of all types to be donated for use by children as well as adults. Help our local communities by donating your gently used books. Drop off your books by the podium in the Commons. Thank you for supporting literacy in our community!

·      Be ready to be part of the historic presidential election coming later this year!  Voter registration will be held in the Commons during all lunch periods on April 20.  Must be 18 on or before August 4, 2016.  Bring your social security number and driver’s license to verify your ID.

Community  & Guidance Ops:
·      Representative from UTK will be in Guidance Tuesday, 4/19/16 at 12:20.  He can help students who have been admitted and students who want to apply next year.

·      What: A week-long opportunity to learn about materials science and materials characterization through hands-on studies provided by CNS Y-12 National Security Complex, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Lab.
When: June 6-10, 2016
Time: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-4 pm and Friday, 9 am-12 noon
Where: The University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Cost: FREE Class size limited to 20 students.
Theme: Whodunit? Forensics in Materials and Engineering.
Register: Registration required. Deadline is May 2, 2016. To get registration form, visit us on the web at
Questions: Dr. Claudia Rawn, or Elizabeth Ferguson, or 865-974-9245

Quote of the day from Ralph Marston:

Excellence is not a skill.  It is an attitude.

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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