The Falcon Flyer

12/13/21-1/6/22

PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO WINTER BREAK, THERE WILL NOT BE A FALCON FLYER SENT OUT UNTIL 1/7/21 WHEN WE RESUME SCHOOL.

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12/13/21

ELA BENCHMARK

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PRACTICE 4-5PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE BOY'S BASKETBALL AT CHMS 5:15PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE GIRL'S BASKETBALL VS CHMS 5:15PM

12/14/21

MATH BENCHMARK

7TH & 8TH GRADE WRESTLING VS. STMS & NAFO AT 5:30PM

WINTER CHORUS CONCERT 6PM

12/15/21

SS BENCHMARK

12/16/21

SCIENCE BENCHMARK

FCA MEETING 7:45AM

7TH & 8TH GRADE BOY'S BASKETBALL AT OAKRIDGE 5:15PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE GIRL'S BASKETBALL VS OAKRIDGE 5:15PM

12/17/21

BENCHMARK MAKEUPS

12/20/21

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PRACTICE 4-5PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE BOY'S BASKETBALL VS. CLOVER 5:15PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE GIRL'S BASKETBALL AT CLOVER 5:15PM

12/21/21

7TH & 8TH GRADE WRESTLING AT CHMS 5:30PM

VIRTUAL PTO MEETING 6:30PM

12/22/21

EARLY RELEASE DAY 11:30PM

1/6/21

FCA MEETING 7:45AM

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE PRACTICE 4-5PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE BOY'S BASKETBALL AT YORK 5:15PM

7TH & 8TH GRADE GIRL'S BASKETBALL VS. YORK 5:15PM

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OUR CHORUS CONCERT WILL BE HELD ON 12/14 AT 6PM. ENTRANCE WILL BE THROUGH THE AUDITORIUM LOBBY ONLY AND TRAVEL THROUGHOUT THE BUILDING IS NOT PERMITTED. IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND TO WATCH YOUR STUDENT PERFORM, PLEASE REMEMBER TO PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING. THE USE OF A MASK IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

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12/22 IS AN EARLY DISMISSAL DAY. WE WILL RELEASE STUDENTS AT 11:30AM. THE DISTRICT WILL BE CLOSED 12/23/21-1/4/22 FOR WINTER BREAK (STAFF REPORTS BACK 1/3/22). HAVE A HAPPY AND SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON. WE WILL SEE YOU BACK 1/5/22.

WELL DONE FALCONS

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WE ARE BEYOND PROUD OF OUR JR. CIVITANS AND FALCON FAMILY FOR COLLECTING OVER 5,200 CANS DURING NOVEMBER'S CANNED FOOD DRIVE, SURPASSING THEIR SET GOAL OF 5,000 CANNED FOOD ITEMS! MRS. STOVALL'S FALCON TIME COLLECTED THE MOST CANS OF ALL FALCON TIMES. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO SUPPORTED THIS WONDERFUL CAUSE TO HELP FEED THE HUNGRY.

IB 101

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WHAT IS AN IB EDUCATION?


THE IB MIDDLE YEARS PROGRAMME (MYP) IS AN INCLUSIVE, WHOLE-SCHOOL PROGRAMME THAT HELPS STUDENTS AGED 11-16 TO MAKE PRACTICAL CONNECTIONS BETWEEN THEIR STUDIES AND THE REAL WORLD, PREPARING THEM FOR SUCCESS IN FURTHER STUDY AND IN LIFE.


BENEFITS OF THE MYP



  • THE MYP DEVELOPES WELL-ROUNDED STUDENTS WHO CAN COMPETE ON A GLOBAL STAGE, BUILDING SKILLS VALUED BY BOTH PARENTS AND EMPLOYERS.
  • THROUGH ITS INTERDISCIPLINARY TEACHING STYLE THAT IS ENGAGING FOR BOTH TEACHERS AND STUDENTS, THE MYP FOSTERS INTERCULTURAL UNDERSTANDING AND INTERNATIONAL MINDEDNESS.
  • THE PROGRAMME INCLUDES RELIABLE, GLOBALLY CONSISTENT AND HIGHLY INNOVATIVE ASSESSMENTS THAT HELP SCHOOLS ACHIEVE GREATER STUDENT OUTCOMES.
  • IT PROVIDES THE BEST FOUNDATION FOR THE STUDENTS TO GO ON TO THE DIPLOMA PROGRAMME (DP) AND CAREER-RELATED PROGRAMME (CP).

ATHLETIC EVENTS

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PARENTS/GUARDIANS, PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT IN ORDER FOR YOUR STUDENT TO ATTEND ONE OF OUR ATHLETIC EVENTS, THEY MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY YOU. IN ADDITION, STUDENTS SHOULD REMAIN IN THEIR SEATS FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT WITH THE EXCEPTION OF VISITING THE CONCESSION STAND OR USING THE RESTROOM. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANING AS WE WORK TO MAKE THESE EVENTS A POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL.

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WRESTLERS TREY ROBINSON, ZAHDEN CARTER, AND ANTWAN PLUMMER WENT UNDEFEATED AT THE LUGG-OFF ELGIN LEOPARD INVITATIONAL, WITH SULLIVAN EARNING 2ND PLACE OVERALL.

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OUR WRESTLING TEAM AFTER DEFEATING YORK 66-18!

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8TH GRADE BOY'S BASKETBALL DURING THEIR GAME AGAINST STMS IN WHICH THEY WON 37-34. PHOTO CRED TO FALCON: EBEN WHISONANT

FYI

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT PER DISTRICT POLICY STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO WEAR LEGGINGS OR JEGGINGS AS PART OF THEIR DRESS CODE BOTTOMS. BOTTOMS MUST BE BLACK, TAN, NAVY BLUE KHAKI MATERIAL.


FRIENDLY REMINDER: THE CUT OFF TIME FOR PICK UP IS 3:15PM, IF YOU NEED TO PICK UP A STUDENT EARLY, YOU WILL NEED TO DO SO PRIOR TO THAT TIME.

STUDENTS NOT REPORTING TO SCHOOL BEFORE 11:30AM WILL BE COUNTED AS ABSENT FOR THE DAY AS THEY HAVE MISSED MORE THAN 50% OF THEIR CLASSES.


SULLIVAN PARENTS ARE ASKED TO NOT JOIN THE CAR LOOP PRIOR TO 2:45PM TO ALLOW A SMOOTH DISMISSAL FOR CHERRY PARK ELEMENTARY. IN ADDITION, PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK BOTH LANES OF TRAFFIC.


LUNCHES DROPPED OFF TO STUDENTS FROM FAST FOOD CHAINS, ETC CAN NOT BE BROUGHT TO THE CAFETERIA. LUNCHES FROM HOME CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT RECEPTION IN THE CASE A STUDENT HAS FORGOTTEN THEIR LUNCH.


DUE TO COVID POLICIES, PLEASE REMEMBER PARENTS/GUARDIANS OR VOLUNTEERS/VISITORS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN THE BUILDING FURTHER THAN OUR FRONT OFFICE LOBBY.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS

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PARENTS, ALL FUTURE COVID RELATED ITEMS WILL BE HANDLED BY CENTRAL OFFICE. PLEASE USE THE ABOVE CONTACT INFORMATION TO NOTIFY APPROPRIATE INDIVIDUALS. DISTRICT COVID-19 INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON THE DISTRICT WEBSITE USING THE BUTTON BELOW.

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