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Upper School News for August 19-25, 2013

Study Abroad

We will offer two study abroad opportunities for our students this school year. Students interested in travelling to London with Kyle Christmas during spring break should email him at and attend an interest meeting on Thursday, August 29 from 5-6:30. Those interested in travelling to Italy with Piper Bell should attend an interest meeting on Tuesday August 27 at 6PM in the Fine Arts Building upper level.


Math Fun

Students in Honors Algebra II are starting the year on deep note. PBS Ideas Channel has a very interesting video on entitled “Does Math Exist?” The students are writing a reflective paper that should lead to some interesting class discussion on the nature of mathematics.


Emergency Forms

—IMPORTANT!—Each student’s PowerSchool account should be up to date as of today. Contact information should be listed and Emergency/Medical information should be provided. If you have not logged in and verified all information is correct, please do so at this time. We will be compiling our 2013-2014 School Directory from PowerSchool very soon. All emergency information must be provided for your child to be on campus, so it is important to have this required information up to date in PowerSchool.

If you do not have your PowerSchool login and password, please contact Sheila Ragsdale at or Kari Turner at

To access the link to PowerSchool, please visit PowerSchool will be located under the Quick Links section.

Also, when reviewing your child’s information, you will find an electronic signature and date box provided at the bottom of the Emergency/Medical tab. Upon completion, please submit your signature.


News from the Cougar Café

The Cougar Café has been hard at work this summer updating our appliances, remodeling our kitchen and adding some fabulous new things! We are excited to announce the addition of the Cougar Sub Shop to our Café. This sub shop will be open daily for all lunches (Pre-K through Upper School) and will offer made to order sub sandwiches and salads. Students may choose from a variety of meats and toppings, and choose either a traditional white/wheat bread sub or a wrap. Subs are $2.00 or get the meal deal which includes a sub, chips, cookie and a drink for only $4.00! Salads come packed with lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese and croutons along with a variety of dressing choices for only $1.50. You can also make a meal of it, with salad with the addition of a meat, cookie and a drink for $4. Any salad can have meat, extra cheese or egg added for a small additional fee.

Students in grades 4 through 12 may visit the snack bar area during their lunch hour. At the snack bar we offer a variety of options. Students may purchase pizza for $1.50 everyday, sweet tea, chips, select candy items, another hot lunch option like nachos, quesadilla, corn dog, etc. We have also added Slushies to the menu! Students may now stop in and order a Cherry or Blue Raspberry Slushie for only $1!
Items at the snack bar are available to all ages after school beginning at 2:45. Other afterschool snack items will be available at this time.

Don’t forget we offer a wonderful breakfast menu! You won’t find a better tasting or less expensive option anywhere in town! Get here early and visit Stan in the Cougar Café for a breakfast that will start your morning right!



Please join Fellowship of Christian Athletes on Wednesdays for our meeting! This year Upper school FCA will meet in Coach Holt’s classroom #118 (under the gym) and Intermediate school FCA will meet in Mrs. Hinson’s classroom #128. We will be meeting on Wednesday mornings at 7:15 a.m. Please come and be a part of FCA, everyone is welcome! You do not have to be an athlete to participate in FCA. Our first meeting will be September 4! See you there!