January 16, 2020

(** = New Message, Yellow Highlighted items are for today, Red Highlights are important schedule changes, Blue Highlights are coming soon)

Upcoming Dates to Remember:
Monday, 1/20: NO SCHOOL - Martin Luther King, Jr Day / Friday, 2/14 & Monday, 2/17 - NO SCHOOL, Teacher In-Service & President


 Bus/Van Schedule:
Thursday, 1/16: V Wrestling @ Marceline - 2:30pm leave
Thursday, 1/16: V BB @
Stewartsville- 2:45 pm (Girls play at 4:30 & Boys at 6pm)
Friday, 1/17: V Girls Wrestling @ Plattsburg - 2pm leave
Saturday, 1/18: V Boys Wrestling @ Plattsburg - 6am 

Sports & Activities News:
Miracle Week 1/13-1/17: Student and Staff can donate $10 to Mrs. Grooms or in the HS Office to help offset expenses for our students and their families involved in the recent traumatic accident. Students donating will get a ticket voucher to wear Hats or Sunglasses all week and Staff will be allowed to wear Jeans.

Neon Night Shirts orders forms for the Senior Night Basketball Game on 2/4 are now available in the HS Office. Orders are due by Wednesday, 1/22 - NO LATE ORDERS! Only $8 size Youth XS - XL, $10 2X and $11 3X. Checks need to be made payable to Think Local.

Congratulations to the following Band students who received All-Conference Honors at the GRC Band auditions on Wednesday, 1/8:
High School
Abigail Cline - 7th Chair Flute
Kaydence Norton - 17th Chair Clarinet
Kolbie Richey - 18th Chair Clarinet
Cheyenne Cooper - 19th Chair Clarinet
Jennica Jay - 5th Chair Bass Clarinet
Ariel Pilger - 2nd Chair Baritone Saxophone
Meliza Knapp - 4th Chair Horn
Middle School
Teddy Krouse - 3rd Chair Euphonium
These students will be traveling to South Harrison on 2/1 to rehearse and perform a concert. This is an honor and a testament to their hard work - give them a High Five if you see them!

Friday, 1/17: FBLA Meeting will be held in Mr. Endicott's room 8th hour and a Junior Prom Committee Meeting will be held in the Art Room during 8th hour.

Tuesday, 1/21: SADD meeting will be held during 8th hour. Students will be called out to Mrs. Hill's room.

FBLA Snack Sticks are available to purchase for $1 each. See an FBLA member or Mr. Endicott.

Cameron Regional Medical Center is the Official Health Care Partner of Sports Medicine Services and is the Official Partner in developing and administering Athletic Training and Concussion management services to Polo R-VII High School students. CRMC’s website is https://cameronregional.org

Annual Concussion report is available at https://www.mshsaa.org/SportsMedicine/ from here click on the CONCUSSIONS tab.

Sports Calendars: Pocket and Poster size are both now available at no charge in the HS Office along with Varsity Sports Schedule Magnets provided by the Athletic Booster Club.

**Lunch Menu Change: Friday, 1/17 will be Hamburger on Bun, Tater Tots, and Fruit.

Seniors: The Yearbook staff need your Baby Bio information & Baby Pictures by Friday, 1/17, check your email for a message from Arianna Wolf.

I apologize for the delay in mailing report cards. I am working on perfect attendance, honor roll, and financial statements that will be mailed with them this week. Thank you for your patience! Michele Sales

The Entrepreneurship Class, in association with the Polo Athletic Boosters, is proud to announce the all new Panther Spirit Shop. Get your Panther attire and accessories now at https://apparelnow.com/polo-high-school-gear!

Polo R-VII School District offers several resources to help all families, not just those who qualify for free and reduced lunch services. Polo R-VII School teams up with Think Local to offer holiday assistance to families throughout the district for children ages birth- 12th grade. If you are interested in receiving additional information about this program, please contact Becky Arway, School Counselor at 660-354-2524 ext. 154 or ArwayR@polo.k12.mo.us

Counseling & Career Center:
**Just a reminder that the ESACC application deadline for the 2020-2021 school year is Friday, 2/21.

The online application is available in Google Forms. You cannot save and finish later. Please use this checklist to make sure you have all the necessary information to complete the application for PHS students. Shadow visits can be scheduled by visiting http://esaccguidance.weebly.com/shadow-information.html