Sunday, April 23, 2017

4-24-17 Student Mission Briefing - Late start for flooding schedule!

For Monday, April 24, 2017 – “M” day
L&N Student Mission – #Own it!
See schedule at bottom
Testing today – M3/M4 Eng 3 Blended only
And M4 makeups for any state test missed last week!

School Ops:
·      You’ve probably heard that schools will start one hour late today.  This will be our schedule.
The building will be open by 8:00 a.m. for students to get inside.  Breakfast will be available from 8:30 – 10:15.  Class schedule will be:
10:30 – 11:20
11:25 – 12:15
12:19 – 2:05
1st lunch
12:19 – 12:46
2nd lunch
12:46 – 1:13
3rd lunch
1:13 – 1:41
2:10 – 3:30
Students either leave campus at 3:30 or report to the Commons area/verandah to wait on buses or their rides.  School dismisses at 4:30

·      Buy cupcakes from any Equality Club member – or from Ms. Bays and Mr. Powell (there is a contest to see who can see the most!)! On Monday (the 24th of April) we will be selling cupcakes in the commons all day for up to $1 each to raise money for our club.

·      Attention Seniors and Senior Parents!  The PTSA is sponsoring an interfaith baccalaureate service for graduating seniors and their families. This year's service will be held on Sunday, May 7, at 3pm at Immaculate Conception Church located at 414 West Vine Street.  The service is free of charge and promises to provide an uplifting ceremony for all religious backgrounds as we celebrate our graduates.  Students are asked to wear their graduation cap and gown.  Honors collars and club sashes typically worn with the gowns during graduation will not be worn during this service.  

·      The L&N Stem Academy staff and faculty will be honoring the 2017 graduates and their families at their annual senior reception.  This year's reception will be held at the school on Sunday, May 7 at 4pm.  All seniors and their families are encouraged to attend. 

·      Our Microbiology students are conducting a study comparing effectiveness of different acne treatments.  Please help them by taking this short survey ASAP.  All responses are anonymous:

·      Mark your calendars for THIS Friday, April 28, go eat at the Chipotle’s on N Broadway (Fountain City) between 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.  Tell them you’re supporting L&N’s TSA and 50% of what you buy will go to our TSA team!  See the flyer attached for more info and come out and support!

·      The L&N Bookstore is looking for new staff members! The bookstore is a great opportunity to gain valuable customer service skills and volunteer hours. Applications will be available outside of the bookstore, so please stop by and pick one up!

·      Show your school spirit by for voting for our school in the School Spirit Contest.  The school with the most votes wins $2500. Tell your family and friends to vote, too!

Community  & Guidance Ops:
·      Congratulations to LEXI Jones (note name correction from Friday), who was accepted into UTK’s BETS (Business Education for Talented Students) summer residential program for 2017!

·      The Knoxville Area Urban League is taking applications for the National Achievers Society.  The program is open to rising 10th-12th students of color, who have a 3.0 GPA.  Applications are in Guidance.  The deadline is April 28, 2017.

·      Interested in taking Driver’s Ed over the summer?  Knox County Schools is offering classes at 2 locations.  Go here for more information.  Pay attention to the registration opportunities listed.  There will be no exceptions.

Quote of the day from Johann Wolfgang von Goethe:
Knowing is not enough; we must apply.  Willing is not enough; we must do.

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

Monday schedule reminder:

Room #
(for both blocks)
English 3 Blended
D214 (Green Room)
If you have a test to make up you should have received an email from Mrs. Salerno with which block and where to go.  If in doubt – go to D214 at beginning of M3.  If you’re testing M3 you should take 1st lunch!

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