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Morning Announcements 2-12-18

posted Feb 12, 2018, 4:37 AM by Deborah Roberts   [ updated Feb 12, 2018, 4:38 AM ]

February 12, 2018

On this day in 1865, Henry Highland Garnet became the first black minister to preach to the United States House of Representatives. Abolitionist, activist and minister Henry Highland Garnet was born a slave in 1815 in Kent County, Maryland. Garnet became a leading and sometimes controversial figure in the abolitionist movement of the 1800s. How will you contribute to history?  Make it a great day… or not.  The choice is yours.


Today’s MM is 4E

Tomorrow will be 3O


Valentine Grams on sale in the school store. Come by and order yours today All Grams will be delivered Wed. Feb. 14th during first block.


Learn easy & practical ways to reduce stress during Mindful Monday in the library today during Midlo Morning.  If you are interested in attending, speak to Mrs. Murfee for a pass.


Do you have an overdue library book or an overdue library fine?  Because we love you, the library is offering a VALENTINES AMNESTY SPECIAL.  If students return late books tomorrow or Feb 14th, no fine will be charged.  But, wait - that’s not all!  Also on 2/13 and 2/14, ALL library fines will be waived if students come to the library & say “I LOVE READING.” ♥


The Virginia Math League Contest will be held after school on Tuesday, February 13.  The test begins promptly at 2:00 and ends at 2:30.


Digging For Dollars will be taking place all this week.  Students are encouraged to bring money to their 1st Period class. All proceeds will be donated to RAMPS. The class with the most donations will be rewarded with their choice of a Panera or Dunkin Donuts breakfast!  All change and bills are welcome.  Thank you!!


Students interested in applying to the Chesterfield Technical Center for the 2018-2019 school year, please be aware that your application is due to the School Counseling Office this Thursday, February 15th.  If you have any questions, please stop by the School Counseling Office.



Attention Seniors!! The Women’s Club of Walton Park is sponsoring a scholarship. If you live in Walton Park,  please stop by the Career Center to pick up an application.


ALL Business Students are reminded that applications for the National Business Honor Society are due today to Mrs. Mullins. She will get your counselor signature for you. Please see Mrs. Mullins if you have any questions.


There will be sign ups for Outdoor Track, during ALL 3 LUNCHES in the Open Commons; WEDNESDAY, February 14th and THURSDAY, February 15th.


Congratulations to the following Chorus students!  These students auditioned and were selected for All Virginia Chorus, the highest honor that a Chorus student can receive!  Well done!

Leah Besser, alto

Samantha Boero, alto

John El-Jor, tenor

Maddie Sheffler, soprano

Sophia Nadder, soprano alternate

Garrett Redden, tenor alternate