Red Team Weekly Update

Week of 10/14-10/18

Breaking News

  • The Annual Great Pumpkin Drop! Each Halloween in Science class the students get to test & measure how a pumpkin drops from the 2nd story! Each student will need to bring their own pumpkin to drop. They can be any size. The student’s name & class hour should be on the pumpkin. They can be brought to Science class starting Oct. 22nd and should be brought to class no later than Oct. 29th.
  • Attention Parents! Wagner Portrait Group will be at school Wed, October 23rd, for Absentee and Retake School Picture Day. If your student was absent on original picture day, please send the order form back to school with your student or you can go online to and use the password: HIX to place your order or click on this direct link . If your student would like a retake, please return the original package in its entirety to the photographer at school. See you on School Picture Day!
  • Please click here to learn more about the PTO’s new online directory!
  • Red Ribbon Week:
Monday 10/28– Ink out drugs Day! – wear a tattoo! Step Team will be selling tattoos at lunch for 50 cents each.

Tuesday 10/29 – Blow Out Drugs Day! – Purchase a blow pop for 25 cents from a Step Team Member.

Wednesday 10/30 – Don’t sleep on drugs, be aware! - Wear your favorite PJ bottoms to school for 50 cents!

Thursday 10/31 Keep drugs out of your face! -Two student’s per lunch shift will be drawn to throw a pie in a staff member’s face!

We will also have a Halloween Contest with gift cards for the winners!

All proceeds from the sale of tattoos, blow pops, etc will be used to fund performance uniforms for the step team. Thanks for your support!

  • WGSD Parent Safety Information Night

What: The Webster Groves School District will provide families with information about district safety initiatives, including:

· WGSD School Resource Officers will present an overview of 4E (intruder) training that we conduct with district staff and preview an elementary student presentation

· WGSD Superintendent Dr. John Simpson will provide updates on Prop E safety, accessibility, and space measures

When: Wednesday, October 30th at 7:00

Where: Steger Auditorium

701 N. Rock Hill Road

Upcoming Due Dates

Our annual SLU Pig Heart dissection permission forms and money are due by Oct. 31st. The trip is $15 and there are two forms the students need to bring back.

Classroom Happenings

After School Help

The Red Team has after-school tutoring sessions on Tuesday - Thursday afternoons until 4:15. Students can get extra help and/or work on assignments.

Mark Your Calendars

Tonight: Hixson Student Trivia, 6:30pm in the cafeteria

Monday, October 21st: Hixson NJHS Induction Ceremony 7pm in cafeteria

Wednesday, October 23rd: Picture Retake Day

Friday, November 1st: Rock and Roll Bingo Fundraiser, 6pm-10pm

Friday, November 1st: No School/Teacher PD

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