February 3, 2017
Our Flight Pattern
Attendance Line: (513) 686-1756
IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR
February 4 - Greene School Carnival - Shuttle Buses will run from Maple Dale from 11:00 am - 3:15 pm
February 6 - Junior High is coming to EHG for Chorus tryouts
February 10 - Interim Reports Go Home
Art Students in Action!
Art students are working hard on several projects. They are working on a self portrait and a realistic animal piece.
iSpace Field Trip
5th Grade students recently visited Scarlet Oaks for the iSpace Moon Mission. They were able to simulate a mission where they had to work together to solve problems. Students were given jobs and there were emergencies that came up that they had to solve!
Reverse Raffle Top Sellers!
We hope to see you at the Carnival tomorrow. We recognized our top sellers for the reverse raffle at an assembly today!
Art Students in Action!
iSpace Field Trip
TOMORROW! The Greene School Carnival will be rockin’ from 11:00-3:00
There will be shuttle buses running from Maple Dale to Greene School for the carnival!
Bid N’ Buy: We have some great items this year from local businesses. restaurants, catering, and parties. We also have personal nutrition consultations, personal training, Summer camps (both Procamps and Kids First Camp-a- Palooza), even music lessons and instruments. Check all of them out in the Cafeteria on Saturday. Sponsorship: Still time to donate and sponsor the carnival! All donations are tax deductible. On-line at: http://ehg.3dcartstores.com/
Tickets: Didn’t get your tickets in advance? No problem. All tickets can be purchased at the carnival. Reverse Raffle, Hilton Head Condo Raffle, Class baskets, games and food! Volunteers… WE STILL NEED YOU!! If you have a few hours to give, please show up and we will put you to work! There are many games unstaffed that will need to be closed if we don’t get more help. Sign up here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f48a8ae2da0ff2-2017/
Everlasting Monsoon Plays for Greene Students!
There were also questions about Fall Sports at the JH. Here are the sports for students next year:
Boy's and Girl's Soccer- Tryouts begin Tuesday Aug. 1st
Girl's Volleyball- Open Gyms July 25th, 27th, 31st Tryouts begin Tuesday Aug. 1st
7th and 8th Grade Football- Monday July 31st
Cross Country- Tuesday Aug. 1st
Boy's and Girl's Golf- Tryouts begin Tuesday Aug. 1st
Girl's Tennis- Tryouts begin Tuesday Aug. 1st
Cheer- Tryouts will take place in May. Practice starts Tuesday Aug. 1st
Do You Have Extra Newspaper?
Author Visit: Getting books autographed & the schedule
Junior High Choir Auditions
Cleats for Kids
Community Outreach is hosting a collection drive for Cleats for Kids Jan. 23rd - Feb. 10th.
Donate your new or gently used sporting goods/equipment/shoes – for all sports and in all sizes in specially marked blue Ohio C4K donation bins. The bins are located near the front office and near the gym.
Ohio Cleats for Kids (Ohio C4K) collects, recycles and distributes new and gently used sporting equipment and athletic shoes and gives them to kids in need in our own city!
In Case You Missed It...
Nurse's Corner: A Heart Healthy Diet
There are many ways to change a recipe to make it heart healthy.
Use this chart of substitutions to help you modify your favorite recipes!
Heart Healthy Substitutions
Butter- Vegetable oil or tub (soft) margarine
Whole milk -Fat-free milk
Whole eggs- 2 egg whites per 1 egg
Cream- Evaporated fat-free milk
Cheese- Part-skim cheese
Sour Cream- Yogurt or cottage cheese with lemon juice
Salt- Herbs and spices
Garlic or onion salt- Garlic or onion powder
Canned foods/soups -Salt-free or reduced-sodium canned foods/soups
**Adapted from the American Dietetic Association: Tips for Families of Children with Cardiac Conditions
Check the newsletter each week in February for a heart healthy recipe!
Sycamore High School Cabaret
Join us at Cabaret on Saturday, February 11th at 7 pm as The Hub at Sycamore High School is transformed into a jazz club serving drinks and gourmet desserts.
Hear the voices of choral students like you’ve never heard them before! Performers sing as soloists and in small ensembles accompanied by piano or guitar. You will enjoy original compositions, jazz tunes, folk music and musical theater songs.
Tickets are $10 and are on-sale starting February 1st on www.AvesChoir.org and will be sold at HS lunches (11:40 am - 12:40 pm) in the Commons on Friday, February 10th and at the door.
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Come early for dessert!
The event is sponsored by the Sycamore Vocal Boosters
JH Students Design Tee Shirts
Would you like to show your support for both Sycamore and America, all while raising money for charity? Here is your chance! Students from Sycamore Jr. High are selling Patriotic Sycamore Shirts and would love your support. Profits from the 8th grade shirt will help fund programs at The Boys and Girls Club of Cincinnati. Profits from the 7th grade shirt will be donated to the Alzheimer's Association of Greater Cincinnati. The order form link is below. Please fill out the form entirely. A separate/new Google form needs to completed for each t-shirt ordered.
The order for the shirts will not be placed until the sale is final on February 10. Expected delivery is the end of the month. Payment should be given to front desk office staff at your respective building or the District Office starting on Feb 1st. Only orders that are paid will be placed.
If you have any questions please contact Anne Morrow or Daniel Rodriguez at Sycamore Jr. High.
We thank you again for your willingness to support this endeavor.
Link to order and view shirts-
SEEKING PARENT PTO NOMINEES for the 2017-2018 school year.
It is that time of the school year when the PTO plans for next year's board members and committee chairs. If YOU have an interest, or know of someone who should be considered for a leadership role next year with the PTO, please reply to the email below and send in the name(s) along with the indicated position(s). This is a good way to get to know other parents and make new friends. We will be collecting names from 2/3- 2/10 via this e-mail. You can also contact any current PTO board member. Please consider getting involved in the SJHS PTO!