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September 23, 2016
 
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School News

Class of 2017 is Cookin'! 
Seniors gathered for a cookout this week, starting their year off with food, dancing, and more dancing!  Mr. Garber and Mr. Kodsi were our grillmasters;  the Class of 2017 is off to a great start.

Volunteer Opportunity!
Join the City of Miami Department of Solid Waste's Recycling Team on Saturday, September 24th at Historic Virginia Key Beach Park  located at 4020 Virginia Key Beach Drive.  Check-in for the beach clean-up is at 7:30am and the event is until10am.  Volunteers then get free admission to the Miami Seaquarium that day!
 
INTERIM PROGRESS REPORTS GO HOME TODAY (FRIDAY, SEPT. 23)
 
Tutoring by National Honor Society
Students in the National Honor Society are offering free tutoring every Tuesday in room 1120 from 2:50 to 3:30 p.m.
College Prep Resources and Events
On Thursday, Sept. 29, at 12:30 p.m. (early release day), all tenth graders, and any junior who is taking the PSAT on October 19, will have the opportunity to take a practice PSAT to prepare for the actual test.
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Free PSAT online practice!
Beginning October 1st, Kaplan's highly-rated faculty will cover the most important PSAT content and tackle practice problems in 8 live streaming one-hour lessons. In addition, students will have access to online student content and detailed explanations of the official PSAT practice test. And it is all free! For more details, and to register, visit .
Princeton Review will present information for juniors, seniors and their parents
Wednesday, October 5, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m., representatives from Princeton Review will present information about the SAT, the ACT, the PSAT, and scholarships.  
Teen Read Week Bookmark Contest

 
All students are welcome to enter our bookmark design contest to celebrate Teen Read Week in October. The theme is "Read for the fun of it"!  Students can pick up a template from the Media Center, the art room, or the office. 
There is no limit to how many entries a student may submit. There will be five winners, and the winning designs will be reproduced and given out in the media center during Teen Read Week, October 9 to 13. Winners will also receive a book.
Have some great books for students you are ready to part with? The Book Exchange is here to help!
The PTSA is sponsoring a book exchange. Students may bring in gently used books appropriate for 6th to 12th graders and will receive a ticket for each book donated.  At the book exchange event on October 13th at 5:00 p.m., students may turn in their tickets for another book.
Books will be collected in front of the school from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. beginning on October 5th. 
Calling all world travelers
Japan trip prices rise soon! The Social Studies Department is offering high school students in good standing an opportunity to visit Japan with Explorica Tours.  The trip will be in April during Spring Break. The price increases in October, so it is important to secure your spot now.  Contact Mrs. Jadallah at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  if interested.  
 
For the seventh year, the Foreign Language department is offering high school students the opportunity to explore, learn, and discover the world by traveling to the Ancient Mediterranean during spring break of 2017.  Students will walk through the Roman Forum, climb the Acropolis in Athens, and visit the site of the Oracle in Delphi. For more information, contact Mrs. Borg at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
 
Next PTSA Meeting:  Thursday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m. immediately following the Book Exchange.
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Next Board Meeting: 
Thursday, October 20, at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center.
Important Dates
 
Friday, Sept. 23
6th Grade Fall Festival, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, Sept. 24
ACT/SAT Start up, 11th and 12th graders,
8:00 a.m. to noon
 
Thursday, Sept. 29
Early Release Day: noon dismissal
 
Practice PSAT, 12:30 to 4:00 p.m., 10th graders and select 11th graders
 
EESAC Committee Meeting, 4:00 p.m.
 
Friday, Sept. 30
Hispanic Heritage Arts & Crafts Raffle, during lunch
 
Monday, Oct. 3
Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
 
Wednesday, Oct. 5
Princeton Review SAT/ACT/PSAT and Scholarship Info session, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
 
Friday, October 7
Latin American Dance Assembly
 
Middle School Dance, 6:00 p.m.
 
Wednesday, Oct. 12
Teacher Planning Day; no students in school
 
Thursday, Oct. 13
PTSA Book Exchange, 5:00 p.m.
 
Finance Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
 
PTSA Meeting 7:00 p.m.
 
College Fair, 6:00 p.m.
 
Friday, Oct. 14
Latin Cuisine Night, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
 
Thursday, Oct. 20
Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center
 
Saturday, Oct. 22
Green Day, Miami Shores Street Festival, 3:30 to 7:30 p.m.
 
Thursday, Oct. 27
End of 1st grading period
Early Release Day: noon dismissal
Students of the Week
Language Arts - Claude David
 
Physical Education - Isaac Jean
 
Spanish - Chloe Piloto
 
Geometry - John Rodriguez
 
Social Studies - Kennedy Holland
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