April 26, 2017
Today is a Day 1
Today’s lunch is Beef Tacos, Side salad, Fruits and Veggies.
There will be a rehearsal for the Senior Murder Mystery after school on today until 4. We will run through the play and discuss costumes and props.
Good news! The deadline to order your tickets, T Shirts and Flashlights for the American Young Voices Concert at the Times Union Center has been extended through Monday May 1. Don’t forget to order your tickets and T Shirts. Students with parent chaperones-you STILL need to order your T Shirts online even though you don’t need to purchase your tickets.
Choraliers rehearsal will be this today from 2-4PM
Fire Department Open House – This Saturday. Saturday April 29 is recruiting day at many local fire houses. The Stephentown Volunteer Fire Department at 396 Route 43 will be open from 10am – 2pm. We are recruiting volunteers (age 16+) to join our ranks. Retirees too! Our members are able to choose specialties, and can be trained as interior firefighters, scene support personnel, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs), drivers, or fire police who assist at traffic control at many of our incidents. Free training is provided. Stop by on Saturday for an application. Refreshments will be provided. Check out http://www.recruitny.org/participation-area/ for other participating departments.
Attention students planning on going to prom: Prom is Saturday, May 6. Grand March is at 5:00 p.m.and all prom attendees need to be here by 4:45 for line-up. Prom tickets are $50 per person or $90 per couple and will be on sale until this Friday. If you are unable to purchase your tickets during lunches, please see Ms. Day periods 2 or 3 during a study hall or before school starts. This year there is an After-Prom event planned and the cost is only $25 for entrance into Six Flags New England UNLESS you have a Six Flags season pass–then it is FREE. Anyone planning on going to After-Prom will be transported by school bus to Afrim’s Sports Complex, we will stay there from 12-6 a.m. and then go to Denny’s in East Greenbush for breakfast before boarding the bus to go to Six Flags New England. We will return to the school by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday. Sign up in the cafeteria or outside Ms. Day’s room. There is also information about portrait packages for prom pictures.
There will be an information meeting on Monday, May 1st at 6:00 p.m. for any students interested in traveling to Portugal and Spain next April. This is for students and their parents. We will be discussing the trip and fundraising opportunities. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Day.
All seventh graders interested in becoming a WEB Leader next year should pick up an application outside Ms. Rightmyer’s Room. Applications are due on Friday, May 5th!
Attention 6-11th graders, if you are interested in playing soccer, girls volleyball or running cross country in the fall, signup sheets are in the locker rooms, cafeteria, and health office. You must sign up by Friday, April 28, 2017—Please sign up ASAP. Physicals are scheduled for May 4, 2017
The Grafton Senior Center is looking for volunteers for a community service opportunity. They need up to four students (could be seniors or just responsible high school students) to help serve dinner onFriday, May 19th beginning at 4:30. If you are interested please stop by the Counseling Office for more information.
Anyone renting a tuxedo for prom through Tux Express, Jerrid will be back next Monday for fittings, starting at 10:00 a.m. Then tuxedos will be delivered next Friday. He will be at prom at 11:00 p.m. to pick up tuxes on Saturday after prom so be sure to bring a change of clothes. This will save you from having to make a trip to return it.
The following students should stop by the office today to speak to either Mrs. Adams or Mrs. Demick:
Sports News: Makenna Jansen pitched her first varsity win with 7 strikeouts.
over doane stuart. Abbey Scott played a strong defensive game at second base.
Bailey Catlin, Haley Maxon and Gabby Hall had 2 hits apiece.