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Week of February 11-15

Here are the announcements for the Week of February 11-15:

The 2nd semester starts on Monday, February 11. This means students will have new exploratory classes starting tomorrow. All students will be provided a new schedule tomorrow morning in homeroom. As a reminder, there will be no class/schedule changes made based on student/parent requests. Students have been assigned exploratory classes based on course offerings and staffing. We encourage our students to seize the opportunity to extend their learning in areas that may not be a preferred choice however will still add value to their overall development.

There is a PPTO meeting tomorrow evening at 5:30 pm in the cafeteria. Anyone who would like to assist with the 8th grade dance or teacher appreciation week should do their best to attend.

Baseball and Softball tryouts will start on February 11. All students should have their completed physical and concussion forms at tryouts. Tryouts begin right after school and will end at 5:00 pm.

Boys soccer tryouts will continue on Monday, February 11. They will also start after school and end at 5:00 pm.

Step team tryouts will continue on Monday, February 11. They will also start at 3:30 in the cafeteria and end at 5:00 pm.

H.J. MacDonald will not be receiving any deliveries from florists or parents on Valentine's Day. We wish to maintain the integrity of our instructional day and limit unnecessary interruptions for our students. We also discourage students from bringing gifts to school. Items creating a disruption to the school day will be confiscated.

The Valentine's Day Dance will take place on Friday, February 15 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Students are encouraged to dress to impress. The royal court of H.J. will be crowned. Strawbridge will be onsite to take portraits of students. All portraits must be paid for onsite. Picture envelopes will be coming home this week. The dance is open to current H.J. students.

Now for sports:

Girls and Boys Soccer teams will take on Havelock Middle on Tuesday, February 12 here at HJ. Girls game starts at 4:00 pm and Boys will follow. Admission is $5

On Thursday, February 14, both Soccer teams will travel to Tucker Creek Middle. Girls game starts at 4:00 pm and the Boys will follow. Admission is $5.