August 13, 2018

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

Upcoming Dates to Remember:
First Day of Votech: Thursday, 8/16 - the bus leaves the Ag Shop parking lot at 7am and you will return around 10:50am
Open House: Monday, 8/20 from 6-8pm / First Day of School: Wednesday, (Votech student will come to Polo at 8:20am, NO VOTECH)  8:20am - 3:16

Bus/Van Schedule:
Friday, 8/17: V FB @ Oak Grove Jamboree - leave 2:15pm (start 5pm)

Sports & Activities News:
V Football practice schedule:
Monday, 8/13 practice will be from 3:30-6:30pm, Tuesday, 8/14 - Double Up practice day 8:30am-11am & 6:30-9pm, Wednesday - Thursday same as Monday 3:30-6:30pm, Friday, 8/17 Jamboree @ Oak Grove HS starting at 5pm.

**ALL 7th-12th grade students must have a current Sports Physical on file in the HS Office or turned in to the coach before they can practice. Sports Physicals are either good for one calendar year or any physicals after February 1st, 2018 will be good for the entire school year.

**MS Cheer practice for today has been CANCELLED. Cheer practice will now begin tomorrow 8/14 from 3:30-4:30pm daily.

**MS FB practice begins today, 8/13 from 4-6pm daily unless told otherwise by the coach.

**MS SB practice begins today, 8/13 from 3:30-5:30pm daily unless told otherwise by the coach.

FFA Officer results for 2018-19: Congratulations to these members being selected to serve as Polo FFA Officers!
President - Taylor Wagner
Vice-President - Joseph Hilburn
Secretary - Destiny Perry
Treasurer - Kaitlyn Rechtermann
Reporter - Jordan Rash
Sentinel - Laney Durbin

MS Election results:
President - Ariel Pilger, Vice President - Teddy Krouse, Secretary - Levi Bolling, Class Representatives: 8th grade - Valorie Gabrielli & Malachi Pegler, 7th grade - Lexi Ritter & Dakota Tice, 6th grade - Meranda Segar & Lane Richey
Class Officers:
8th grade: President - Jade Misel, Vice President - Cheyenne Cooper, Secretary - Cierra Stigger
7th grade: President - Olivia Wolf, Vice President - Teddy Krouse, Secretary - Dakota Tice

Congratulations to the following for being selected as FBLA officers for 2018-2019:
Peyton Bowman, President
Emily Smith, Vice President
Kelly Baldon, Secretary
Alexandria Richardson, Treasurer

Class Dues and Chromebook fees for the 2018-2019 school year will be added to SIS 8/17 for online payment availability the weekend before Open House.

Please be aware that the Polo R-VII School District will NO LONGER have the School Reach PHONE CALLS. We have switched systems called TextCaster. TextCaster will send text and/or emails only. This system will NOT automatically have you added from our school database and you must register online in order to receive any further Panther Alerts. We will have Chromebooks set up at Registration and Open House for your convenience to use for this registration process. There are currently two links on our school website At the start of the school year you will see a link on the front page to the right under Registration Dates Sign up for TextCaster, our new School Messaging System. There will be a permanent link at the top of the website under the District links TextCaster. Thank you for your cooperation!

From the Career Center:
If you missed Registration last week, please call the HS Office at 660-354-2524 and make arrangements to register Monday - Wednesday this week.