Sunday, March 30, 2014

Week of March 31st

Quote of the Week: “Second only to freedom, learning is the most precious option on earth.” – Norman Cousins

Thank You!

We had a great week of parent conferences. Thank you to the PTO for feeding the faculty on Thursday, our late night. I don't think anyone went away hungry! 

Hilsman's World Fair

Save the Date! April 26th will be our first ever Hilsman's World Fair. The purpose of this event is to both have fun as a Hilsman community and to raise awareness of our cultural diversity. Look for more information coming next week.

Spring Picture Day 

Wednesday, April 2nd is our Spring Picture Day. Students can be out of uniform if they are having their picture taken. They must still comply with the CCSD dress code. Picture order forms went home last week. Orders must be prepaid. If you need another form, they are available in the front office.

Immunization Changes for Next Year

At Parent Conferences you should have received information on immunization changes for the coming year. If you did not, look in next week's Panther Pointers for more info.

CRCT Schedules

Our CRCT assessments will be April 15-25, 2014.

April 15th - Reading

April 16th - ELA

April 17th - Math

April 18th & 21st - Make ups

April 22nd - Science

April 23rd - Social Studies

April 24th & 25th - Make ups

Golfing for a Good Cause
The Golf Tournament was a great success! Thanks to Mr. Gaddis for organizing, and to Ms. Butler, Ms. Luthi, Mr. Martin, Dr. Ezekiel, Coach Varnadoe, and Mr. Dorsey for coming out on a "slightly moist" Saturday to help out and participate. We had 37 golfers who had a blast. The PTO raised over $2000 to be able to send our PSP students who have met the attendance criteria to Six Flags. Way to go!

Food to Kids Food Item of the Month
This month's food item for Food to Kids is cereal bars. Let's help out the NEGA Food Bank! 

April 3rd                  Boys and Girls Soccer @ BHL

Cedar Events:
Monday 3-31-14 
Varsity Baseball vs. Heritage 5:55
C-Team Baseball @ Banks Co. 5:00
Tennis vs. Apalachee @ SE Clarke Park 4:15

Tuesday 4-1-14 
Varsity G/B Soccer vs. Apalachee 5:30/7:30

Wednesday 4-2-14 
Varsity Baseball @ Heritage 5:55
Tennis @ Hart Co. 4:15
C-Team Baseball vs. Banks Co. 5:00

Thursday 4-3-14 
JVG/B Soccer vs. Flowery Branch 5:00/6:30
Athens Area Track & Field Meet @ North Oconee 4:00

Friday 4-4-14 
Varsity Baseball @ Apalachee 5:55
VarsityG/B Soccer @ Athens Academy 5:30/7:30

Our announcements are now a daily Google Presentation, which can be viewed by clicking here. In these announcements there is information regarding sports tryouts, club meetings, etc.  Here is the link to the Weekly Panther News.

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Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendars!

April 2nd                       Spring Pictures
April 3rd                        8th graders visit Cedar Shoals
April 4th                        Grade Level 3rd Quarter Celebrations 
                                        (During AM Connections)
April 5th                        Free Athletic Physicals for Current 7th and 8th 
                                        Graders (See Flyer)
April 15-25                    CRCT
April 26th                      Hilsman's World Fair

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