The Cougar Connection - Weekly Update for Families (Current and Archived Editions)
Announcements, Monday, November 27, 2023
Lunch Menu: Chicken Broccoli Alfredo, Taco Burger
Cougar Roundup: https://youtu.be/0XMlP5H5inU
993-7245 = ALL DAY Absence Line
993-7242 = Arriving Late or Leaving Early
TNL Musical Guest Auditions
Do you have a musical talent? Do you write and perform your own music? If the answer is yes, consider trying out to be the musical guest for KUGR’s next seminar show Thursday Night Live. Please fill out this google form by Tuesday, Nov. 28th. Auditions will be held during late start on Thursday, Nov. 30th. TNL will air the evening of Dec. 14th.
Boys State of Kansas
The American Legion Boys State of Kansas program is a premier leadership opportunity for Junior and Sophomores (23-24 school year). It is held from Sunday June 2-Saturday June 8th at Kansas State University in Manhattan. If you apply by December 1st the $50 dollar family responsibility fee is waived. Go to www.ksbstate.org and click apply to complete the online application.
Sunflower Girls State
The American Legion Auxiliary Sunflower Girls State program in Kansas, is an opportunity for young women to develop leadership skills and an understanding of good citizenship. It is held from June 2-7th and is open to Juniors during the 23-24 school year. More information can be found at www.ksgirlsstate.org
Not So Late Night is coming up on November 30 @ 7 p.m. in the main gym! After break, come to school on Monday dressed up in your favorite meme!
The following spirit days are:
Monday- Meme Day
Tuesday- Teacher Tuesday
Wednesday- Jersey vs. Jersey Shore
Thursday- Assembly (Winter Wonderland)
- Freshmen: Reindeer (wear brown)
- Sophomore: Candycane (wear red)
- Junior: Snowman (wear white)
- Senior: Elves (Green)
Friday- Polar Express (Pj's)
We hope to see everyone dressed up!
Sign-up is NOW OPEN to take the FREE ACT EXAM on February 27, 2024. All Juniors (11th Grade) are able to participate.
How to Sign-up:
Juniors will be able to sign-up using a Google Form linked HERE. The link was also sent to students and families on Nov. 7th. Please check your inboxes and spam folders in case you missed this communication.
Registration will close on December 1st, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
FREE ACT EXAM DATE
Tuesday, February 27, 2024 | 7:30 A.M. – 11:30 A.M.
WRITING CENTER DURING SEMINAR
Need help with a writing assignment? Reserve your spot to come to the Writing Center during seminar in room 126! Schedule online ahead of time, then travel down in seminar, where we’ll help you make your writing assignment the best that it can be! Make your appointment using the following link: https://sites.google.com/smsd.org/smnwwritingcenter/schedule-an-appointment
- Dr. Lisa Gruman, Principal
- Mr. Anthony Galindo, Associate Principal Families Last Names A through G
- Mr. Britt Haney, Associate Principal Families Last Names H through O
- Ms. Connie Springfield, Associate Principal Families Last Names P through Z
- Mr. Angelo Giacalone, Athletic Director
- Ms. Nicole Shay, Principal’s Secretary
NW Counseling Staff
Zach Cash email@example.com Families with last name A-D
Barb Legate firstname.lastname@example.org Families with last name E-J/ Foreign Exchange
Katie Cole email@example.com Families with last name K - Pe
Jessica Andrade firstname.lastname@example.org Families with last name Pf - R (ELL)
Jordan Landis email@example.com Families with last name S - U
Erica Jablonski firstname.lastname@example.org Families with last name V-Z / Real World Learning Counselor
College Adviser -Jailyn Stewart email@example.com
Lisa Jones, counseling secretary 913.993.7230 firstname.lastname@example.org
NW Social Counselors
Tina Clark email@example.com Families with last name A- K
Melissa Osborn firstname.lastname@example.org Families with last name L - Z
School Psychologist - Jodee Moore email@example.com