Friday, October 5, 2018

October 5, 2018

Good afternoon -

I hope you all are set to enjoy a wonderful Columbus Day Weekend.  Superintendent Adams sent out a reminder this morning that this is also our 9th annual Family Reconnect Weekend.  Please reach out to teachers or to me if you have any questions or concerns about how it is implemented. 

Next week is Spirit Week (October 9th - October 12th)!  See details below of the fun students will have throughout the week.
Next week, leading up to homecoming, is spirit week!  Students are encouraged to dress-up and show their school spirit.
Tuesday, October 9th is pajama day.
Wednesday, October 10th is USA day.
Thursday, October 11th is jersey day. 
Friday, October 12th is class color day.  (The freshmen wear green, the sophomores red, the juniors blue, the seniors white.)

Homecoming Tailgate Barbecue (Friday, October 12th, 5pm - 7pm)
Before the Homecoming Football game against Westwood, stop by the Student Council's tailgate barbecue in the small parking lot outside the stadium.  For $5 you can get a hamburger and/or hotdog (with veggie burgers available), chips, and baked goods.  And come play can jam, spike ball, and corn hole.  

Homecoming Dance (Saturday, October 13th, 7pm - 9:30pm)
This is the Student Council's annual semi-formal Homecoming dance.  Tickets will be on sale during lunch next week for $8 (cash or a check made out to AHS Student Activities).  Tickets may also be purchased at the door for $10.  All students attending must arrive by 8pm.  Any student planning on bringing a guest from another school must pick up a guest approval form from the office.  Guest approval forms are due to the main office by Wednesday, October 10th.

Robot Rodeo 2018 arrives on November 3rd!
Come celebrate the joy of playing and learning with robots and engineering at the annual Robot Rodeo being held at Ashland High School on November 3rd. The event will feature exciting robots of various abilities. Kids of all ages can get hands on and learn about how different robots work. We will also have exciting engineering challenges for all attendees. Come dressed as a robot, or bring a robot you built at home (out of recycled materials and/or electronics) to enter our new Robot Design Challenge! Entry to the event is just $5 and donations are always accepted. All proceeds benefit the AHS Robotics Club. We hope to see you there!

Take some time to check out the Parent Flyers  to see what is going on around the schools and town.

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