Thursday, March 15, 2012

Announcements 3-16-12

News from Renaissance

The Renaissance Community is leading Terracycle for our school!  This will start Friday during student lunches.  All items collected will raise money for our school and recycle items that would normally be found in a landfill.  Terracycle is company that recycles our "trash" into bags, park benches, purses, and many more items.  See the video below that introduces what we will be sending Terracycle.

If you can't view these videos go to the links below:

Dance Tonight (3/16) Hosted by Dynamic Design

For Grades 6, 7 & 8

$3 to get in or $2 if you wear green!

Arrival and Dismissal from Dances!

Dances are held from 7 – 9 p.m.

Students will continue to enter through the gymnasium doors and sign themselves into the dance.

School Expectations (Safe, Achieving, Caring) remain at all evening events and that includes dances.

Dismissal from dances is the change. At the end of our dances chaperones and staff will walk students through the building to our front lobby. We will dismiss from there.

After all the parking lot changes we have noticed that the flow of traffic is natural and more light is provided. Safety is important and this change will be safer for all participants.

Please be prompt for pick up as staff and chaperones need to get home too. If your student does not have a ride home please don’t send them to our dances unless they have made arrangements before coming to the

News from Dynamic Design

Sign ups for parent conferences is online on the Dynamic Design page:

Drama Club

Practice Friday 3/16 3:15-5:15
Practice Saturday Saturday 3/17 1:00-4:00pm

Attention all SACS 8th Graders & Families! 
Our Yearbook publishing deadline is approaching FAST! 

It is time to submit your BABY PICTURE to be included in the yearbook!

Submit your baby picture in a baggie or envelope with your name on it to your 8th grade L.A. teacher or Ms. Maguire in Dynamic Design.
The picture will be scanned and returned to you.  The cost is $5.00 per picture. (Cash or Checks payable to “SACS” with “Yearbook” in the Memo.)

The deadline for submitting baby pictures is WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28th. 

We will also be including PERSONALIZED MESSAGES of congratulations, support, and best wishes to our graduates from parents, family members, and friends of our 8th graders.
Submit your personalized message (maximum 50 words) to your 8th grade L.A. teacher or Ms. Maguire in Dynamic Design.  
The cost is $10.00 per message. (Cash or Checks payable to “SACS” with “Yearbook” in the Memo.)
The deadline for personalized messages is WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28th.

Please note - The March 28th Deadline is FIRM.  After this date, we can not accept submissions due to our publishing deadline. The sooner, the better, please!

You may also email scanned/digital copies of the baby picture to (with payment delivered by mail or student at school)
Or mail the photo and/or personalized message with payment:
     Attention: Briana Maguire, Yearbook Advisor
     St. Albans City School
     29 Bellows Street
     St. Albans, VT 05478                           
All money and donations will be used directly for the publishing and printing costs of the yearbooks.  
The Class of 2012 students and Yearbook Staff thank you for your support!

Open Doors

Session Two beings Monday March 19th.

Brainstorm Adventure Brain Fit Tip of the Day:

Sleep increases alertness.

Use your brain for Creativity:

Consider your to-do list. Can you make an acronym out of it or your grocery list?

WordMasters Word of the Day
from the 5th grade list:

writhe/rīT͟H/ to make a continual twisting, squirming movements or contortions of the body.

NOUN: A twisting, squirming movement.

Synonyms: verb. squirm-twist-wriggle
                   noun. squirm 

Hot Lunch Entree for Friday March 16th

Fish Sticks & Fries 
Creamy Tarter Sauce 
Fresh Steamed Broccoli 
Wheat Dinner Roll 
Fresh Fruit 
Farm Fresh Milk