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Thursday February 8, 2018

posted 8 Feb 2018, 06:38 by Sherri Livingstone

Mr. Vize would like to quickly meet the concert band today at 2nd break. The concert band will meet Mr. Vize 2nd break today for a brief meeting.


A reminder to all grade 6 students: remember to track your steps!! If you don’t track them, we don’t count them!!


Have you seen the Jump Rope for Heart posters? Be sure to listen attentively at the kick off assembly this coming Monday where you’ll get to hear about all the ways you can fundraise for beneficial programs that assist in heart and brain diseases. The more you fundraise, the more awesome prizes you can win at the same time as saving lives! That is definitely something to jump about.



William Hall was the first black person to receive the Victoria Cross. He was born in Nova Scotia to former slaves who left the United States because of the War of 1812. He became a sailor in his twenties, eventually joining the Royal Navy.

He was awarded the Victoria Cross after securing a British garrison in Lucknow, India, while serving on HMS Shannon. Hall was one of two sailors to survive the attack, but was the only one able to continue to fight. He fought until the garrison was safe.


“All great achievements require time” Maya Angelou


Read & Relax will take place at first break for  grades 1-5 and second break for grades 6-8.

Senior Battle of the Books will meet at second break today.



Orchard Park remember to include others in your activities!

 

Have a Thoughtful Thursday.
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