December 13, 2017

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

Upcoming Dates to Remember:
Wednesday, 12/20: End of 2nd Qtr/1st Semester - Early Out 1:15pm,  12/21-1/3: NO SCHOOL  Winter Break

Bus Schedule:
Wednesday, 12/13: JV BB @ Lathrop Tournament - 4:30pm
Friday, 12/15: V Wrestling @ Marshall Battle Tournament - 12:30pm (school van)

Sports & Activities News:
Up Coming Home Events:
Friday, 12/15: V BB vs Putnam Co. - 6pm
Tuesday, 12/19: V BB vs Maysville - 4:30pm

**Courtwarming week winners were:
Dress up:
Monster University Monday - Megan Latimer & Mrs. Snodgrass
Sleeping Beauty Tuesday - Jason Swope & Mrs. Ross
Woody's Round up Wednesday - Dillan McKee & Mrs. Arway
Favorite Disney Character Thursday - Emily Smith & Mr. Ross
Class Competitions:
Dress up participation - 3rd place: Juniors, 2nd place: Freshmen, 1st place: 7th Grade
Sheets - 3rd place: Juniors, 2nd place: Freshmen, 1st place: 8th Grade
Locker Decorations - 3rd place: Seniors, 2nd place: 7th Grade, 1st place: Freshmen
The overall winner for the class competition is the 8th Grade

Announcements:
Enrollment paperwork missing - TURN IN TO THE HS OFFICE ASAP (Report Cards may be withheld until forms are in):
Enrollment Verification & Additional Enrollment Form
10th Grade: Tyler Fesmire
Handbook Form
10th Grade: Tyler Fesmire
Health Form
9th Grade: Malcolm McNab
10th Grade: Tyler Fesmire, Wyatt Segar
12th Grade: Zach Smith

Lunch Accounts: All students, faculty, and staff need to have lunch balances up to day before we leave on break! Thank you!

There will be a School Health Advisory Council Meeting: 1st semester meeting on Wed., 12/13 in Polo R-VII Library at 3:30pm. All members of the School Health Advisory Council are invited and community members are encouraged to participate.
Agenda:
1. Welcome and Introduction of New Members
2. Highlights of 1st Semester Health Programs and School Care
3. Upcoming Events Planned for 2nd Semester
4. Goals and Projected ideas for Next School Year
5. Establish Wellness Sub-committee

FCA will have the following schedule for meetings this Semester: Wed. 12/13 @ 6:30pm.

FBLA meeting: There will be an FBLA meeting 8th hour Wednesday, 12/13/17 & Tuesday, 12/19. The office will announce dismissal to the meeting.

Annual Polo Music Boosters Supper and Silent Auction: Friday, 12/15 prior to the basketball game @ Polo High School Cafeteria/Band room starting at 4:30pm. Free will donation for supper; will have chili, stew, and soup.

From the Career Center:
Students (Sophomores and Juniors) and Parents -- Farmers Electric Coop, Inc.is sponsoring its 55th Annual Essay Contest for the chance to win a trip to Washington DC (Juniors) or a leadership conference in Jefferson City (Sophomores). Please see Mrs. Walker or Mr. Endicott for an application. Deadline for Submission is Friday, 2/16 at 4:30PM.

Polo will host another ACT on Feb. 10th, 2018. The registration deadline is Jan. 12th. Please see one of the Counselors to register prior to 1/12/18 as it sometimes takes a while.

Any Junior boys interested in attending Boys State in June please see Mrs. Walker.

​SENIORS - Make sure you are checking the Scholarship Spreadsheet​ https://sites.google.com/a/polo.k12.mo.us/counseling-and-career/home

A+ Schools Scholarship Program: To get your forms or turn in your Tutoring Logs or to sign up for A+ Program, see Mrs. Arway in the Counseling & Career Center.