It is RED RIBBON WEEK. Please mark your calendar for these fun days:
Monday – Crazy Socks
Tuesday – Wear RED
Wednesday – Hat Day
Thursday – Spirit Wear Day (High School, College or Pro)
Friday – Costume day (Please click the link for additional information from Dr. Alford: halloween)
The PTSA Membership Drive will conclude this week. If you haven’t joined, please do so.
This week is conference week and students are on a block schedule. Academic classes are as follows: Monday- 3rd and 7th, Tuesday-2nd and 6th, Wednesday- 1st and 7th, Thursday – 2nd and 1st, Friday – 3rd and 6th. A copy of my conference schedule may be seen here: Conferencing Schedule Garcia-Arrese. Please remember that dismissal is at 2:15 every day this week.
SPARKLES SKATE NIGHT is Friday, October 23rd. Students received a flyer in homeroom this morning with all the details!
The students who participated in the magazine sales fundraiser will attend the Basketball Slam Dunk show on Wednesday October 21st.
Durham Ambassadors meet Thursday October 22nd at 8:00.
Don’t forget to turn in your PTSA Membership. The homeroom with the largest percentage of participation will be treated to a Pancake Breakfast
This week the PTSA Membership Drive continues! The homeroom with the most participants wins a pancake breakfast. Please join the PTSA! There will not be SOS or Friends Club on 10/15 because of PSAT testing in 8th grade. Students remember to turn your superlative ballots into the homeroom block drawer. Conference Week is next week. Remember that school will be dismissed at 2:15.
This week is IOWA testing. Please make sure you are at school on time with your sharpened #2 pencils! Get plenty of sleep and eat a good breakfast. We will be on a modified schedule with testing until 11:09 Mon – Thurs.
Please join PTSA! The homeroom with the highest participation wins an all you can eat pancake breakfast! You can find more information about PTSA by following the link on the Durham homepage.
CONFERENCE OPTION LETTERS ARE DUE BACK TOMORROW. IF YOU WANT TO SCHEDULE A FACE TO FACE OR PHONE CONFERENCE, IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT YOUR LETTER BE RETURNED TOMORROW. REMEMBER TO COMPLETE YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS WHERE INDICATED ON THE FORM. Thanks!