Apollo Eagle Update

Week of November 4, 2018

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Important Upcoming Dates

November 6 - Election Day

November 8 - Earthquake Drill

November 8 - November 16 - Operation Christmas Child Collection Week

November 12 - No School (Veteran's Day)

November 13 - Thanksgiving Feast (Awards Assembly Bell Schedule)

November 14 - CPK Night Fundraiser for Apollo

November 16 - Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

November 19 through November 23 - Thanksgiving Break (No School)

Students Participating in the Youth Empowerment Summit

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What Do You Know About Grit?

We will be featuring weekly video clips on the topics of Growth Mindset and Grit. These video clips will be shown during Period 3 every Monday. Grit and Growth Mindset are two areas of focus for our school and we wanted to share these video clips with you as well. It is our hope seeing messages like the ones in this video will help our students think about the choices they are making and help increase their perseverance in achieving their goals. We hope you enjoy the video clip seen below.

Congrats to our October 2018 Student of the Month

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Students...Earn Your Productive Hours!

Quarter 2 has 43 days and you need 40 productive hours and a passing grade to earn 5 credits in each of your classes. Do your best to be at school ON TIME every day and on time for ALL of your classes with your cell phones and headphones put away. We are here to support you, please let us know how we can help.

The Hate U Give

English students in Dorothee's English 10 and 11 classes had the honor of attending a special screening of the movie The Hate U Give. A special thanks to Bazan Education and Studio Movie Grill for making this experience possible. After reading the novel in their classes, the opportunity to see such a powerful movie with so many positive messages was impactful for our students.

Aeries Portal

Logging in and monitoring your student's grades can all be done from the Aeries portal. The importance of this cannot be communicated enough. Parents and students will be able to better partner with the teachers by monitoring students' grades, productive hours, attendance, and other important information within Aeries.

If you think there is an issue, don't wait. Contact the teacher and find out how to fix the problem.

Operation Christmas Child Service Project

Help our Interact Club and Leadership students with their collection drive for Operation Christmas Child. Last year, we were able to collect enough items to pack over 100 boxes. These boxes are sent to children ages 2 - 14 all around the world who are living in poverty and may otherwise not receive any holiday gifts. Below are the guidelines for donation items.

Donation Suggestions (for children ages 2-14):

  • WOW Items (dolls, deflated soccer balls with pumps, stuffed animal, small musical instrument like a harmonica or recorder, etc.)
  • Personal Care Items (toothbrush, comb, pocket mirror, bar of soap, band-aids, blanket, etc.)
  • School Supplies (pencils, manual pencil sharpener, colored pencils, crayons, markers, notebooks, index cards, scissors, colored paper, etc.)
  • Clothing and Accessories (socks, hats, scarfs, mittens, hair accessories, etc.)
  • Crafts and Activities (puzzles, playing cards, jump rope, frisbee, etc.)
  • Toys (foam ball, kick ball, yo-yo, etch-a-sketch, marbles, finger puppets, little cars/trucks/boats, plastic dinosaurs and dolls, etc.)

  • Candy, toothpaste, used or damaged items, war-related items (such as toy guns, knives, or military figures), seeds, chocolate or food, liquids or lotions, medications or vitamins, breakable items, glass containers, or aerosol cans

Start bringing in your items this week. The last day for donations will be Friday, November 16th. We will be having our Packing Party to pack up all of the donated items into boxes on Friday, November 16th at 2:30 pm. All our welcome to join us to pack our boxes. Help us meet our goal of 125 boxes.

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