Announcements for the Week of 10/18/21

Public Academy for Performing Arts Announcements Week of 10/18/21

  • If you have signed up for a donation for the Panda Bam-Boo, please bring all donations to the front office as soon as possible. We are ready to receive your donation. Thank you!
  • October is Bullying Prevention Month and October 20th is Unity Day to promote kindness, acceptance, and inclusion on our campus and in our world. Show your support for a safe and supportive school campus by wearing orange! Check out the bulletin board in the west hallway to find out other ways to promote kindness on our campus! That’s this Wednesday.
  • Carnival TIckets are available for pre-purchase starting tomorrow, Tuesday, October 19, 2021- Thursday, October 21, 2021, in the front office after 7th period. You can also purchase on the school website.  Click this iconhttp://www.paparts.org/papa_uploads/2017/10/lunchpay.png located in the bottom left-hand corner of the home page.  https://www.paparts.org/make-a-payment-here/ – Just indicate in the comments how many admissions and tickets you are purchasing. Tickets are available at the door as well.
  • We hope you will all join us for the Panda Bam-Boo on October 22nd from 4:30 pm- until DARK. This is our fall school fundraiser and community event. We are asking that all participants and guests follow social distancing and wear a mask while you are both inside the building and outside to help combat the spread of COVID at this event.
  • Calling all creative pumpkin carvers, painters, decorators, NHS invites you to participate in the Pumpkin decorating contest. Bring your already decorated pumpkin to the front office in the morning or after school by 3:30 pm on the day of the Bam-Boo on October 22nd. Good luck, vote for your favorite pumpkin at the carnival. There are prizes and glory for the top three pumpkins with the most tickets.
  • PAPA is hosting a COVID Vaccine and Flu Shot Clinic on October 27, 2021. Any student or person (12 and older) may get their COVID vaccine with a parent permission form available in the front office. Flu shots for students and adults are available for free for people with the following insurance: Blue Cross Blue Shield, Western Sky Community Care, Molina, or Liberty.  Please pick up and return completed forms to the front office, so we can be sure to reserve your vaccine.
  • Spirit Week and Red Ribbon week is coming up next week, October 25th- October 30th sponsored by the National Honor Society. The first-period class with the most participation in the dress-up days will win a prize. Red Ribbon Week refers to “the nation’s largest and longest-running drug-use prevention campaign.” The Red Ribbon Campaign aims to lead and support our nation’s families and communities in nurturing the full potential of healthy, drug-free youth. Next week we want everyone to help us in showing that PAPA is a safe and drug-free environment! We challenge all students to create posters advocating for healthy, drug-free lives including no vaping. You have until next Thursday, October 28th to turn your posters in to be considered in the contest to the front office. NHS will vote for their favorite poster(s) and the winner(s) will both have their poster hung around campus and receive a prize!
  • Spirit Week:
    • Monday, October 25th- Wear Red
    • Tuesday, October 26th- Dress Fancy (Picture Day for new students or students that did not have their picture taken during registration)
    •  Wednesday, October 27th-Color Wars ( 12th grade= Pearl, 11th Grade= Purple, 10th Grade=Brown, 9th Grade= Pink, 8th Grade= Green, 7th Grade=Blue, 6th Grade- Yellow, Staff-Platinum)
    • Thursday, October 28th- Disney
    • Friday, October 29th- Halloween
  • Here is a link to current COVID testing sites, https://cvprovider.nmhealth.org/directory.html. You can sign up for an appointment from curative here: https://curative.com/sites/14886, or order a no-cost vault test to complete at home here: https://learn.vaulthealth.com/nm/. Be sure to contact the school if your student is feeling unwell.

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