Weekly Schools Update

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schoolclipart1Central Private School’s Haley Myers was chosen as the 2009 Outstanding High School Student Volunteer. Thanks and congratulations, Haley.

The Central Private School Homecoming Court included Aubrey Butler, Erica Zumo, Jessica Creel, Sarah Fryoux, Victoria Brian, Jada Pocorello, Shelby Bates, and Victoria Toney. Homecoming Queen was Mallory Gregoire.

Mr. Mitchell, a social studies teacher at Central High School, was named the Coca Cola Teacher of the Week. Other nominees included Mrs. Jodi Baudry and Mr. Jeff Jones, both from Central High. All of the nominees appeared on the Sportsline Friday Nite website. Teachers, students, parents, and other members of the community voted. Mr Mitchell was announced as the winner at the Central vs. Denham football game. Congratulations to these teachers.

The Central High theatre department is putting on the play The Spell of Sleeping Beauty. It opens on Thursday, November 12 at 7 PM. Tickets are available for $5 in advance. If you are a homeschool student or parent, you may also purchase tickets for the 9:30 AM performances on November 12 and 13 for $2 in advance.

Parents and community members are asked to fill out the Stakeholder Survey concerning Central High School. Central High will use the results of this survey to guide its efforts to make school improvements.

Friday, October 30 is the deadline to order spirit shirts or sweatshits from the Central Middle PTO. Shirts are $12, and sweatshirts are $20.

The Central Middle Wildcat football team won the district championship on Saturday and ended their season with a perfect 8-0 record.

This week (October 26-30) is Red Ribbon Week at Central Middle, Central Intermediate, and Tanglewood Elementary. The purpose of Red Ribbon Week is to raise awareness about drugs and their dangers. Each school has something different going on this week in relation to Red Ribbon Week. Check with your school or school website for details.

The boys and girls of Central Intermediate School are competing to see who can raise the most money to help the Blue Star Mothers of Central support our troops overseas. Students are asked to collect change to bring to school to help this cause. All money goes to buy things the soldiers need, like toothpaste, socks, and food.

Tanglewood Elementary is collecting change to help the United Way campaign. Boys and girls are competing to see who can bring in the most change.

Students and staff at Tanglewood may bring a $1 donation for the Blue Star Mothers of Central in exchange for getting to wear either red, white, and blue or camo clothing to school for Patriotic Free Dress Day this Friday, October 30. 

Jump Rope for Heart at Tanglewood Elementary is Thursday, October 29. The 3rd graders will participate at 10:15 AM, and the 2nd grade will be at 1 PM.

Bellingrath Hills Elementary’s Grandparents Luncheon is taking place October 28 and 29. Kindergarten students are on the 28, and first grade is on the 29. Reservation forms were sent home with the students for this event. The cost is $3.25 per grandparent.

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