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for Thursday, January 30th

All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will be having 2020-2021 Course Selection presentations with Mrs. Whitehouse in English class this week.  Be thinking about the classes to take next year and follow the directions from class to get those requests made.  


The Student Council is sponsoring a Venus & Mars: Ladies Choice dance on Saturday, February 15th from 7:00-10:00 pm in the Old Gym.  Tickets will be sold during lunch, February 10-13, in the Commons, or may be purchased at the door.  Ticket prices will be $4 if the ticket is purchased in advance, or $5 if purchased at the door.  In addition to the dance, the Student Council is sponsoring a Ms. Venus and Mr. Mars contest.  Votes will take place the week before the dance during lunch.  Votes cost 5 cents each. Winners of the contest will be crowned at the dance.  Students who wish to participate in the contest should see Ms. Loop.


Student Council is selling carnations for Valentine’s Day.  Carnation sales will take place in the Commons this  week.  Carnations will be delivered Thursday, February 13th during 8th hour. Carnations cost $2 each or 3 for $5.

The Farmer City Chamber of Commerce is looking for two students to be a part of their team.  If you would be interested in learning more about local businesses and offering insight to local leaders, please let Mrs. Whitehouse know.


Adulting is hard. That's why the Keller Williams Kids Can program is offering Quantum Leap -- This FREE half-day workshop is a transformational experience that helps young adults think bigger, and provides you with tools to succeed in life and business.  Join Blue Ridge graduate, Ashley Miller, as you talk about goals, habits, money and adulting.  Event flyers can be picked up in the office, where you can find more information and how to register. 


Key Club is sponsoring a Keep Warm Drive.  Bring your donations of new hats, gloves, scarves, or socks to the library now and the month of February. 


Freshman Orientation will be on February 12th during the day and parent meeting in the evening.


Key Club is having a Pet Contest in February!  Bring in a picture of your pet to win $10 to the Snack Shack!  Help us bring awareness to animals in need!  This contest will be from Feb. 18th – Feb. 20th.  Voting is free and will take place during lunch.


Last night members of the Blue Ridge FFA competed in the Section 16 Public Speaking event.  Students that competed included Jaton Shaffer, Lindsey Quinn, Kaleb Southern, Morgan Drozs, Sydney Rausch, Branded Hughes, and Abby Bolen. Students that earned a spot in the top 10 include in Creed Speaking Brenden Hughes was 6th overall in Room 1 and Sydney Rausch was 5th overall in Room 2. In Varsity Prepared Speaking Lindsey Quinn was 6th overall and in JV Extemporaneous Speaking Morgan Drozs was 5th overall. In Varsity Extemporaneous Speaking Jaton Shaffer was 2nd overall and will be advancing to Districts in April. Congrats to all of the members who competed. 


Today the Girls Basketball team plays at Cumberland. Also, they will be dismissed at 3:00 to go to their game. Go Knights!


After school detentions this week is with Ms. Thacker.  Lunch detentions are Thursday with Ms. Miller.


  Lunch menu for today is:  Chicken Leg w/dinner roll and Mashed Potatoes or Pork Fritter


 Thank you and have a great day!