December 10, 2019

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

Upcoming Dates to Remember:
Friday, 12/20: Early Out 1:15pm Winter Break


 Bus/Van Schedule:
Tuesday, 12/10: JV BB @ Lathrop - 4:45pm (Game start 6pm)
Tuesday, 12/10: MS Wrestling @ Maysville - 3:00pm (Van)
Tuesday, 12/10: V Girls Wrestling @ Fort Osage - 2:40pm (Van)

Thursday, 12/12: MS BB @ Lawson - 3:45pm - (Start time changed to 5:00pm)
Friday, 12/13 : MS BB @ Hamilton Tournament - 4:15pm (
Boys vs Gallatin @ 5:30pm & Girls play E. Buch at 6:30pm)
Saturday, 12/14: All District Band Concert @ Platte Co. HS - 7:00am (Van)

Sports & Activities News:
Upcoming Home Games:
Tuesday, 12/10: MS BB vs S. Harrison - 5pm
Thursday, 12/12: JV/V BB vs Winston - 5pm (Band Chili Supper and Silent Auction - THINK LOCAL: Support our Troops Night; Past & Present Military get in FREE!)
Friday, 12/20: V BB vs Putnam County - 6pm

MS Pep Rally will be 8th hour on Tuesday, 12/10.

NHS Meeting will be held 8th hour on Tuesday, 12/10.

HS Wrestling Pep Rally will be held 8th hour on Friday, 12/13.

Choir rehearsals will be everyday 8th hour until 12/16, except 12/11. Teachers can check student names to be excused in their email.

The Annual Music Holiday Concert will be held on Monday, 12/16 at 6:00pm in the HS Gym.

SADD Leadership Meeting will be held on Monday, 12/16 during 8th hour in Mrs. Hill's room.

Courtwarming T-Shirts on sale for $10 each. Money due to Mrs. Ross by Tuesday, 12/17. See attached link to order or see Mrs. Ross:

V Boy BB Fundraiser Store has opened. Last day to order is Thursday, 12/19.

Congratulations to Laney Durbin for being selected Polo High School Student of the Month!

Congratulations to Hanna Peacher for being selected Polo Middle School Student of the Month!

Congratulations to Mrs. Robin Fragola for being selected Polo High School Teacher of the Month!

World Language Club Meetings will be held 8th hour on 12/17.

FCA Meetings: 12/19 at 7:50am with guest.

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

Polo Panther Ornaments are available in the HS Office while supplies last for only $5 each. Proceeds help fund Prom/Grand March.

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

Annual Concussion report is available at 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.

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!

Please be aware that due to the end of the first semester and the beginning of Christmas break, ALL meal accounts are to be at -0- or above before the 20th. Charges will be at a minimal, so please be keeping track of balances. Thank you for your cooperation on this and Happy Holidays to ALL!!

**Christmas Fun! Feel Free to join in with the following dress up days:
Monday, 12/16: We will start the week off with glee by wearing your favorite holiday shirt or tee!
Tuesday, 12/17: Baby It's Cold Outside...wear your favorite flannel.
Wednesday, 12/18: Reindeer Games...dress as your favorite reindeer.
Thursday, 12/19: Tis the Season...wear your Santa hats or Jingle All the Way with bells!
Friday, 12/20: Ugly Sweater Day!

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

Counseling & Career Center:
Juniors and Seniors - If you are undecided about your path after high school or interested in learning more about the military, sign up in the counseling office to attend a free lunch and learn event on 12/11.

**There will be an ASVAB interpretation held on Thursday, 12/12 at 10:45am in Mrs. Hill's room for Juniors/those that took the ASVAB this year.

Juniors and Seniors wanting to take Dual Credit Classes need to register before Christmas Break. See Mrs. Walker for help registering.