October 23, 2019

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

Upcoming Dates to Remember:
Thursday, 10/24: Early Out 1:15pm -  Parent/Teacher Conferences 1:30-8pm - 1st Qtr report cards will be picked up from HS Office during Parent/Teacher Conferences (Any with a D or F must be picked up by a parent) /
Friday, 10/25: NO SCHOOL

 Bus/Van Schedule:
Wednesday, 10/23: XC @ Richmond - 2:10pm (Site: In between HS & MS, Girls 3:30pm, Boys 4pm)
Thursday, 10/24: Early Out - Parent Teacher Conferences - 1:16pm
Friday, 10/25: NO SCHOOL
Saturday, 10/26: Band & Flags @ NWMSU HC Parade Competition in Maryville - 5am (ETR 3pm)

Sports & Activities News:
Upcoming Home Events:
Friday, 10/25: V FB vs Milan (Senior Night) - 7pm

Varsity Cheerleaders are selling Panther Beanies through this Thursday, 10/24 for $20 each. See a cheerleader or Coach Walker for information. Order forms are in the HS Office as well.

CRBC Youth Basketball Sign ups are 10/27th from 2-4pm at the park for grades 3rd - 8th. See Merle Fleener for any questions.

FBLA will be hosting the boys and girls fun nights in the Multi from 5:30-7pm, cost is $5.
10/29: Girls K-6th Fun Night
11/12: Boys K-6th Fun Night

7th & 8th Graders and parents: There will be a World Classrooms Parent Meeting on 11/11 at 6pm in the Meeting Room, room 102.

**FCA Date Change: Meeting scheduled for 11/20 has moved to 11/13 at 6:30pm

**HS Softball Banquet will be held on 11/20 in the Cafeteria at 6:30pm

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.

Announcements:
STUDENTS, PARENTS, FACULTY & STAFF: All meal accounts are to be caught up by the end of the day Wednesday, 10/23 due to the end of 1st Quarter. Please be checking and monitoring balances!!

Polo CTA has started their annual fundraiser of Laundry Detergent, Fabric Softener, and Trash Bags. If you would like to purchase contact Mr. Endicott, Mr. Farmer, Mrs. Perry, Mrs. Ross or the HS Office for a copy of an order form. Sales ends Monday, 11/4 and pick up day is Thursday, 11/14 from 4-6pm.

Picture retakes & MS BB/Cheer pictures are the morning of 10/30. If you would like your child to retake their picture please contact Mrs. Ross by email at rossre@polo.k12.mo.us before 10/30.

Caldwell County Health Department will be here on Tuesday, 11/26 between 11am-1pm to provide Flu shots to those Polo R-VII staff and students who are signed up. Parents may sign up their students at www.schoolcares.com  and enter our enrollment code: MO13650. Parent emails were sent with further details for sign up instructions. The deadline to sign up is 11/1.

Congratulations to Mr. Endicott for being selected September Teacher of the Month!

Congratulations to Ashley Foster for being selected September High School Student of the Month.

Congratulations to Reid Boydston for being selected September Middle School Student of the Month.

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 and Career Center:
Students who want to VOLUNTEER for the Halloween Carnival (Saturday, 10/26 – from 3:30 pm-7:30 pm) and WORK the day of the event, please sign up on counseling office door.
If a student is not available on this day, but would like to participate, someone will be at the Polo Community building from 10/20-27 setting up, decorating, and clean up. We will need some big guys to help with straw as well. The students can contact thru text message or home phone. You can get these phone numbers in the counseling office.