Announcements for the week of 2/13/23

Often referred to as “The Black National Anthem,” Lift Every Voice and Sing was a hymn written as a poem by NAACP leader James Weldon Johnson in 1900. His brother, John Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954), composed the music for the lyrics. Lift Every Voice and Sing was promoted by the NAACP as a black anthem in 1917 and was performed live before the Super Bowl LVII yesterday by Sheryl Lee Ralph. If you missed ber beautiful rendition here is a link for your viewing pleasure:

Middle school guys, gals, and non-binary pals! Are you interested in joining the Middle School GSA? If so, join us tomorrow, February 14th, during middle school lunch in room 25. See you there!

Do you need information about money? What to do with it? Where to put it? How to get more of it?

Financial Literacy workshops will give you the facts so that you can make better informed decisions for you! The Center for Innovation in Behavioral Health and Wellness is hosting 4 monthly online workshops from 4:00-5:30 PM every third Wednesday of the month beginning February 15th. A flyer will be sent home with more information.

Seniors if you were admitted to UNM and plan on attending in the fall; a representative is willing to come and guide you through the next steps of your enrollment. If this is you, and you would like assistance with this process, please see Mrs. Walker ASAP to get put on the list. The Rep will plan the visit once they know the interest of the seniors.

Jeanne Bellamah is hiring Juniors & Seniors for thier summer program. There will be an information meeting on Thursday February 16th @ 9:15 am for about 20 minutes in Mrs. Walker’s room #24. If interested in this summer job; you MUST sign up with Mrs. Walker to be able to attend.

Seniors! Don’t forget, your LAST Senior Showcase Arts Panel is Friday, Feb. 17 from 8:30 – 11:30 AM! You must be present! Make sure to read the detailed post with your obligations in the Senior Showcase Google Classroom.

National Honor Society is meeting 2/24/23 at 7:15 am in room 2.

NHS is encouraging all students and staff to show love for one another, and our school by wearing red or pink to school on 2/14.

The Combined Music Concert is Wednesday, Feb. 15 at the UNM Continuing Education Auditorium. If you’re not in it, you should come see it! Tickets are $6.00! Buy them before the event, as it will sell out. The show starts at 6:30pm!

Mark your calendars for an afternoon of games on February 16th from 3:30-5:30 in the cafe. Admission is $3. Snacks and drinks will be available for sale.

The next 8th Period Lite is 2/15. There will be no 8th period classes, study hall provided for those that cannot get picked up after 7th period. February 15th, March 15th, April 19th

Parents/Guardians please remember we do not allow food deliveries on campus at all as it interfers with our food service program. This includes parent deliveries, ubereats, grubhub, doordash, etc. Thank you for your understanding.

Breakfast Menu:

Lunch Menu:

Important Dates:

In-Service & Senior Showcase Panel (no school grades 6-11) 2/17/23

President’s Day No School All 2/20/23

Parent & 8th-grade Transition to High School Meeting 3/8/23 5:00 pm PAPA Cafe’

Parent & 11th-grade Transition to Senior Year Meeting 3/8/23 6:30 pm PAPA Cafe’