-Art club will meet from 3:30-4:15 today to continue working on the Festival of Trees artworks for the set up on Saturday November 19th at the Illinois State Museum from 9 am until 12 pm. Come to room 235 for more information. 

-Next week we will be holding a “We Are Grateful & Thankful Spirit Week!” Here are the themes: Monday - Flannel Festival Day (wear your favorite flannel or plaid gear). Tuesday - Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Float Theme Day (wear gear to represent your favorite float of all time in the Thanksgiving Day Parade). Wednesday - Pumpkin Pie Day (Wear your orange gear to school - the more orange, the better!).

-Wrestling season has officially started.  If you are interested in joining, come meet us in the north gym every day directly after school from 3:30-5:30 and 2:30-4:30 on Wednesdays!  Please make sure you are dressed and ready to go; any clothing containing any zippers, metal and sharp objects should be removed.  Recommended clothing on the mat are sweatpants, shorts and long sleeves.  You must have an updated sports physical and athletic permit card on file.  There’s an $85.00 athletic fee, if applicable.  Athletic permit cards and fee waivers can be picked up at the Main Office in Room 133. Make sure to bring water.  For more information please see Coach Moore, Coach Sprouse or Coach Banks.  

-Students who have been referral free…you will be enjoying a ten minute early dismissal to your lunch shift TODAY. A list of qualifying students has been sent out to your global Canvas announcement. You will have the list pulled up tomorrow and will show your teacher your name on the list when it is time to be dismissed for the early lunch. Keep up the great work! 

-Now for a moment of silence. 

-Please Rise for the Pledge of Allegiance. 

"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

-And now it’s time for today’s welcoming ritual. Please take a minute to discuss your response with your class:  If you could choose one tangible or material item that you are most thankful for, what would that one item be? 

Have a great day Lions.