7th graders created dioramas portraying key scenes from their novel in reading class. They also completed a written report and presented their projects to the class. They worked hard and were very creative!
Students were busy in U.S. history finishing their history fair projects that are due Monday.
Tonights Jr. High Volleyball game is canceled due to illness and it will be rescheduled.
The Masonic Academic Bowl Tournament was a competitive event today. Coach Hurt is very proud of her team and their effort. Thanks to all the teams that participated, the Cobden Masons for lunch, and all the volunteers that helped make this event a success. Our next match is this next Wednesday vs. Trico at Cobden. Come support your Appleknocker Scholars at 9:00 am.
The Educators Rising Week celebration continues today! Ed Rising members made Taylor Swift inspired friendship bracelets for the teachers to thank them for all that they do.
Menu Lent Adjustments
Wednesday, 2-14 ASH WEDNESDAY
Main: Spaghetti Bake with Marinara Sauce
Main: WG Cheese Quesadilla
Main: WG Cheese Pizza
Main: WG Grilled Cheese
Introduction to Family and Consumer Sciences students prepared pancakes from scratch today for their first lab of the foods unit. Students practiced measuring ingredients correctly as well as food safety and sanitation. 🥞
Congratulations to our 2024 Outstanding Seniors! From left to right, Sam Ingold, Grace White, and Isaac Reiman are in the back row. The front row is Tess Brummer, Emma Kilpatrick, and Kaylee Hall. Seniors are selected based on GPA, community service, and extracurriculars in school. They will attend the SISHSA Banquet at SIUC and be recognized at our Academic Awards Ceremony in May.
February is Career and Technical Education month and this week is Educators Rising week. Today Ed Rising members were supposed to dress like a teacher or wear an Educator Rising shirt. We will continue to celebrate our current and future teachers all week long! 🍎 👩🏻🏫
Members of our Jr High FCA huddle attended Faith and Family Night at the SIU Men’s Basketball game on Saturday along with about 100 other FCA members from Southern Illinois.
Congratulations to our 2024 Homecoming King Mitchell Howell and Queen Kaylee Hall!
IMPORTANT UPDATE TO HOMECOMING DANCE- The Coronation will be at 7:30pm. The dance will start at 6:30pm tomorrow February 10th.
Hollywood, you look good, and the juniors may be at the top of the class with their hallway and wagon. The seniors, though, may just ride off into the sunset with the spirit stick tomorrow. This town is not big enough for the four of them.
The Freshman and Sophomore classes killed it on their hallway decorations and wagons. I think they may be the stars of the show! The Freshman had the Musicals genre, and the Sophomore was Horror.
Reminder! Early dismissal tomorrow Friday February 9th at 11:30am.
IMPORTANT! Schedule changes to Homecoming Basketball game tomorrow night, Friday February 9th:
There is a change to the Presentation of the Homecoming Court due to only a Varsity game on Friday. The presentation will be at 5:45 pm with the Varsity game to follow tomorrow night. Homecoming Coronation will be at 6:30 pm on Saturday with the dance to follow from 7:00-10:00 pm. Admission for Homecoming is $7 per person.
Class of 1964 Appleknockers will be recognized before the game. The 1964 basketball team will be recognized at halftime. The Appleblossoms will perform at halftime as well.