1. The deadline to reserve your space for a yearbook ad is Dec. 11th. For ad form and answers to frequently asked questions see the publications blog:
http://podcasts.shelbyed.k12.al.us/omms-publications/ December 11 is also the deadline for yearbook purchases ($38) or reserve on lay-away – ($20 now; $20 by April 29). Please check the posted list in cafeteria to verify pre-purchased books. The yearbook staff is still accepting student submitted photos. See publications blog for details on how to share!
2. The Christmas Gala is this Friday! Tickets will be sold at lunch Thursday/Friday for $7; $8 if purchased at door. Need to know:
> Dressy attire; coats/ties optional for boys – no jeans. Dresses must be within dress code.
> Music & dancing in gym; Cookie walk, ($1 per walk) Bingo, and games in cafeteria
> Sleigh photos – $5
> In addition to concessions, Icees ($3/$4) and Chick-fil-a nuggets ($3) will be sold
> Doors open at 6:30 p.m., event begins at 7 p.m., and pick up is 9 p.m. for 6th; 9:30 p.m. for 7th; and 10 p.m. for 8th. The typical gala pick-up traffic pattern will prevail. Carpooling encouraged.
3. Please make sure you have adequate funding in your cafeteria account for the remaining 15 days in this semester.
4. 8th grade Scholar’ Bowl will play Chelsea here tomorrow for ONE ROUND instead of the normal two. Parents should pick up at 3:45 p.m. instead of 4:30 p.m. The yearbook photo will be taken before the match tomorrow.
5. 6th grade only Robotics will meet today. Please check in for 7th period attendance before reporting to Mrs. Whitehead.
* Baseball players not playing basketball or wrestling will have workouts on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday of this week immediately after school until 4:15 P.M. Players need to meet in Coach Burdett’s classroom, D6.
* Good luck to our basketball teams as they prepare to play Berry. Boys away, girls home. Girls and managers may dismiss at 2:50 p.m. to gym; 7th grade boys’ team to cafeteria at 2:50 p.m.
* Congratulations to our wrestlers for their wins over Thanksgiving..they are now 5-0 for the season!