Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Student Announcements

HOT LUNCH
Cuban pulled pork minis
Tater tots
Baby carrots w/ ranch
100% juice
Milk

Lunch Workers for Nov. 16th-20th: Josh Kanaday, Ruth Christiansen, McKenna Meyers, Jacob Conway

NEW NEWS!

OLDER NEWS:

Battle of the Books practice will be on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for the month of November. Meet in room 303 at 7:45 ready to practice!

Basketball!
November 3- December 3 from 3:15p.m.-4:15p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
You MUST come dressed to play AND have a ride planned for 4:15 p.m. each day!

WORD OF THE DAY: preserve v., n. Definition: 1. to keep alive or in existence; make lasting: to preserve our liberties as free citizens. 2. to keep safe from harm or injury; protect or spare. 3. to keep up; maintain: to preserve historical monuments. 4. a place set apart for protection and propagation of game or fish, esp. for sport. Example: Freezers preserve meat that would otherwise spoil. Synonyms: sanctuary, save

INTERESTING FACT: Army ants are used as “natural sutures”. Such is the strength of the ant’s jaws that, in East Africa, they are used as natural, emergency sutures. Various East African indigenous tribal peoples (e.g. Maasai moran), when suffering from a gash in the bush, will use the soldiers to stitch the wound by getting the ants to bite on both sides of the gash, then breaking off the body. This use of ants as makeshift surgical staples creates a seal that can hold for days at a time, and the procedure can be repeated, if necessary, allowing natural healing to commence

TYC/parks & rec NEWS

Rotary’s Breakfast with Santa
Sat, Dec 19th @ the Senior Center, enjoy a delicious homemade breakfast with the big guy! Complimentary pictures with Santa, candy canes and holiday goodie bags for the kids. Limited Seating, purchase tickets by Dec 18th before 5pm, tickets available at TYC, Sports & Rec or City Hall utility counter. Call Shari at the Teen Rec Room for more info, 224-4057. 1st seating – 9am to 10am; 2nd seating 10:30 – 11:30 am.

PARKS & REC Urbach’s Youth Basketball
Kick off the season with a free basketball Jamboree Sat, Jan 9th! Player will meet the coaches, go through drill stations, work on skill development and scrimmage. League begins Jan 24th through Mar 21 for pre-school ages through 5th grade. Early bird fee due Dec 11th, sign up by Dec 18th to receive a complimentary team jersey.

TYC After School Program
TYC After School Program is in full swing. Grades K-5 are welcome to join us for some activities and excitement after school Monday – Friday. We offer a wide variety of activities daily including crafts, sports, cooking and team challenges. We offer homework help Monday – Thursday from 3:30-4pm and Participation in The Activity Challenge every day will earn you awards. We also offer “Schools Out” Day Camps, Programs on Early Release days and Winter/
Scholarships applications are available, just ask Josie. Call 224-5472

DATES TO REMEMBER
Nov. 25 Kiss the Pig – box top challenge…gym @ 1:10 (early release day)
Nov. 25 Early Release – school out at 1:30
Nov. 26/27 No School – Thanksgiving Holiday
Dec. 7 Dec. 7-11: Hour of Code
Dec. 18 No School – End of Quarter
Dec21/Jan1 Christmas Break

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