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Blair Oaks High School - October 26, 2018

Veterans Day Celebration

The Blair Oaks R-11 School District will be having its annual Veterans Day celebration on Friday, November 9, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. in the high school gymnasium.


This year's guest speaker is Vietnam War Air Force pilot Colonel (ret) John Clark. On March 12, 1967, Captain Clark was forced to eject over North Vietnam during a combat mission, was immediately captured and taken Prisoner of War. After spending nearly six years in captivity, Captain Clark was released during Operation Homecoming on February 18, 1973.


See link below for more information in our Veterans Day letter. The letter contains the list of service personnel who will be included in our video presentation. If you know of anyone whose name needs to be added to the list, please e-mail high school secretary, Roxie Carlton, at rcarlton@blairoaks.org or call the high school office at (573) 635-8514.

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Serving now or in the future?

Last year during our Veterans Day assembly, we were able to recognize parents of students and family members of our staff that are currently serving or will be serving within the year. We would love to do that again this year.


We would love to recognize him or her at our Veterans Day assembly. Please email high school principal, Melinda Aholt @ maholt@blairoaks.org if we could recognize your family.
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We need your vote!

Help our school win free classroom supplies and technology from Sonic through their Limeades for Learning promotion going on now through 10/28/18 . Sonic is working with Donorschoose.org to fund $1 million worth of products to public school classrooms across the country. It’s is very easy to help. Vote daily for our school because SONIC will fund the projects with the most votes at the end of each week.

Follow the link to https://www.limeadesforlearning.com/, "sign in or log in", click "voting" on the far left. From there, scroll down to search for "Blair Oaks" to find Mrs. Verslues's and Mrs. Bennett's classes from the MS or Mrs. Eichholz's class from the HS.


You can vote once a day. Also, if you make a purchase at Sonic before 10/28/18, they should give you a sticker coupon code to type in for extra votes. Thank you for your help!!!!

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NHS Canned Food Drive!


  • 1st Hour Class Competition
  • From Monday, October 29, -- Friday, November 2
  • National Honor Society will provide donuts, juice, and milk to the 1st hour class who brings in the most canned foods!
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Senior Composites - Nov. 1st

Wagner Portrait Group will be at school on Thursday, November 1st, to take Senior Composite photographs. These are used for the group photo that hangs in the school hallway. Parents are invited to order photo packages to use in senior publications and invitations.


This year, Wagner will photograph your child, then mail a proof of the photo to the parent's address on file with the school. Pictures of your senior may be ordered at that time.


GUYS
: You will be photographed in a solid colored long sleeve dress shirt and tie. Please dress accordingly.

GIRLS: You will be photographed in a traditional drape provided by Wagner Portrait Group. For your comfort and modesty, we suggest wearing a tank-top that has thin straps that can easily be pulled down when putting on the drape.

Wagner Portrait Goup will also provide Caps & Gowns for all students.

Nichols Students: Wagner Portrait Group will be at school from 8:00am-12:00pm to accommodate your schedule. As soon as students return to the high school, they should go directly to the library to have their photograph taken.
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Disney Spectacular Dessert Theater

It is with great excitement that the Blair Oaks Vocal Music Department presents a "Disney Spectacular!" for the annual Dessert Theatre. Join us on this special afternoon. The "Disney Spectacular!" is a high energy, exciting Disney-Themed musical production.


  • When: November 4, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Blair Oaks HIgh School Gym
  • Cost: $10 for table seat, $8 for bleacher seat
  • Contact: Sherry Francis, sfrancis@blairoaks.org, for tickets
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Patriot's Tree

Our Patriot Tree is named Leon’s Patriot Tree to honor a local fallen Marine hero, Leon Deraps. Blair Oaks families are called upon to honor our veterans by donating items to the Blue Armory and/or making monetary donations. See Leon's Patriot Tree flyer below for more info. Donation deadline is Wednesday, November 7th. Donations may be dropped off at any Blair Oaks school. This is the Blair Oaks' Community's opportunity to show our appreciation for their sacrifice and duty to our nation.

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Wave 'Em If You Have 'Em

Let’s show the Vietnam Veterans that the Blair Oaks Community appreciates them for their past service by lining the motorcade route for the Honorary Guest of Operation Bugle Boy’s Veterans Appreciation Night (VAN) on Thursday, November 8th, 2018, 3:45-5:30 p.m. See flyer for details.

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Holiday Dinner

The Blair Oaks R-II School District will be hosting its annual Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The meal will be held at Blair Oaks High School from 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Cost of the meal is $3.00; it will include all the traditional Thanksgiving fixings. If you plan to attend, please contact the High School Office at 635-8514 to make reservations. It would be appreciated if reservations could be made by Monday, November 12th, to assist in meal preparation. We hope to see you there!
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FFA Apparel

  • Blair Oaks FFA Clothing Liquidation Sale!
  • T-shirts- $5 and Hoodies- $10
  • Contact Mr. Suthoff, jsuthoff@blairoaks.org, or an FFA student if interested.
  • There is no guarantee that your size will be available so don't delay! Items available while supplies last.
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Thank you for donating!

Thank you for supporting those that need your donation!

38 Participants

33 Units collected

13 First-time donors

99 Lives were changed because of your donation!


A goal that we have this year is to offer 4 blood drives in our community. Here are our upcoming blood drives:

  • January 9 - Blair Oaks HS Library
  • March 24 - St. Stanislaus School
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UPCOMING DATES

NOVEMBER

    • November 1 - Senior Composite pics, 8:00 a.m.

    • November 1 - Early Release, 12:30 p.m.

    • November 4 - Choir dessert theater

    • November 8 - Wave "Em If You Have 'Em

    • November 9 - Veterans Day Assembly, 9:00 a.m.

    • November 15 - Thanksgiving Day luncheon

    • November 20 - Pre-ACT

    • November 21 - 23 - Thanksgiving break


FUTURE BLOOD DRIVES

  • January 9 - Blair Oaks HS Library
  • March 24 - St. Stanislaus School


Link to more dates on our calendar

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