GRYPHON MISSION BRIEFING
For Friday, January 13, 2017 – “N” day
L&N Student Mission – #Own it!
· The SGA incentives committee will be delivering doughnuts to students who receive all All A's or All A's and B's during advisory today. Students must be present and in their correct advisory to receive a doughnut. Congratulations! And everyone should keep watch for the changing of the Gryphon Guild posters this coming week to reflect end of semester standings!
· The Track team will condition at the track at West High School from 4:50-6:00 on Thursday 1/12, Tuesday 1/17 and Thursday 1/19. All athletes on the team , not involved with swimming should attend.
· Come join us on Saturday for 2 special events honoring the spirit of service and empowerment espoused by Martin Luther King, Jr:
o From 8:00 – 12:00 join us on campus for clean up and beautification. Just show up and earn some service hours!
o Then hop on over to the Regal Riviera Cinema on Gay Street to talk to women and minority STEM professionals to learn about programs to prepare you for STEM careers (from 12:00 – 12:50) before going to see Hidden Figures at our special showing at 1:10. You can buy tickets online or at the box office. Bring your friends, bring your family!
· Are you interested in math? Mu Alpha Theta is hosting part two of a math competition at two separate times: Friday, January 13 at 8:45 AM and Tuesday, January 17 during Genius Hour in Room 207. You can talk to your Genius Hour teacher if you choose to take the test at this time. The two categories are "Logarithms and Exponents" and "Circles, Parabolas, and Polygons.
Community & Guidance Ops:
· If you took the PSAT and have not yet picked up your paper score report and test booklet, these are still available in the Guidance office.
· Seniors – deadline to complete your FAFSA to be eligible for TN Promise next year is January 17. See your guidance counselor NOW if you have not completed this form yet!
Quote of the day from Mark Twain:
Always do right. This will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Practice L&N Habits every day: Professionalism, Critical Thinking, Collaboration, Innovation, Inquiry, & Design
L&N STEM Academy – TN’s First Apple School of Distinction, US News & World Report Gold Medal 2016, Newsweek’s Top 500 “Beating the Odds” school