February 13, 2015
8th grade students, the Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers Association invites you to participate in its 18th annual essay contest. The essays must 500 or less on the topic Why I Will Say NO to Alcohol and Drugs. $300 in prizes will be awarded in our district. Information regarding the essays will be on the table in the office. If you decide to enter, turn your essay into the office. I will read them and choose the top three to be submitted. Essays must be submitted by Friday, February 13th.
6th grade students, Firefighter Julie will be in the gym at 1:45. Dr. Barden will announce for classes to begin assembling in the gym at 1:35.
Also, 6th graders, today is the last day to claim items from the lost and found. Items not collected will be donated.
After-school huddle has cancelled for today.
Valentine’s Dance will be held today from 6 to 9. Admission is $4. This dance is for DMS students only.
Candy grams for Valentine's Day will be sold today. Students, you may purchase a card for $1 with a sweet or sour sucker to have delivered to someone to show your love or friendship. Candy grams will be sold at lunch today. They will be delivered this afternoon. 6th grade campus, someone will deliver any candy grams sold at the 7th and 8th grade campus during 5th period today for distribution this afternoon.
The History Club will meet Tuesday, February 17, from 3:30 until 4:15. Mr. Carl Pettes, world's greatest history teacher, will be here to talk about the Civil War.
Soccer practice will end today at 5 p.m.
Baseball practice will be in the 7th and 8th grade gym today and will end at 4:30.
Pennies for Patients: 7th grade, please send your boxes to Room 114 after announcements; 8th grade may send them at the beginning of 3rd period. Ms. Whirley will empty them and send them back to you. 6th grade, Mrs. Konni Sullivan will collect your boxes when she arrives at your campus.
The class that has the largest turn-in this week will receive a soda party compliments of the Beta Club. Teachers, if you will be donating a $1 because of jeans day, by all means place the money in our class’s box. If you do not have a homeroom, find some worthy teacher.
There will be no school on Monday because of the observance of President’s Day.