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Weekly Update #4 – 2012/13

Week of Oct. 15-19

A Week

Week of October 15- Spirit Week and Fall Fair Festivities!



Get your wardrobes ready to dominate the spirit days next week!

All Days Dress Down except for Friday- which will be athletic attire.

If you choose not to participate in the theme days, then you must be in regular school dress.

Points awarded each day.

We’ll tally class percentage in spirit attire each day – make an effort to participate every day!



Spirit Week Begins

Advisory THEME Day!



Decades Day– Can be out of Code

Freshmen:              1950’s

Sophomores:          1960’s

Juniors:                   1970’s

Seniors:                  1980’s

10:10am – Head Advisors with SFB



Clash Day

PSAT Exams for all 10th and 11th grade- 8am- 11:30am  (Commons closed during testing period.)




Seniors:                Blue

Juniors:                Green

Sophmores:         Yellow

Freshman:            Red


9:50am – MFW followed by Advisory


Red & Black – Sports Uniform Day or Athletic attire

Special Schedule:

        10:10- 11:00 – D Block

        2:30 – Pep Rally – Gym

5:30 – Family Night- Rides/ BBQ/ Bonfire

7:30-9:30pm  Homecoming Dance- “RODEO”



10am-4pm – Fall Fair (rain or shine)


Looking Ahead:

Oct 22  – NO 10:10 Assembly- Extended Club Time

Oct 23 – 7:30pm  11th grade College Night

Oct 24 –  10:10 Assembly- Election Debate

Oct 31 – 10:10 Assembly- Halloween Assembly

Nov 1-3 – 7:30pm  Fall Production

Nov 2 – Mid-Semester 1 Ends- Grades due

Nov 4 –  Daylight Savings Time Ends

Nov 6 –  Election Day/ Admissions Open House- 8:30am

Nov 7 –  Hunger Awareness Day/ 10:10 Assembly and Sandwich making

Nov 8 – 10th Gr. YSOP- leave: 2pm

Nov 9 – 10th Gr YSOP- return: 6pm


Information/ Reminders/ Announcements:

Each grade will decorate their designated social space in Friends Academy spirit.


Students are responsible for all clean-ups – clean up will be part of the judging


Students may begin decorating at 6am and all decorating must be done by 8am. Mr. Morris will be supervising. The judging of the social spaces will occur by 11am. Students may begin to clean up at this time. Judges will return to check on the clean up at 2:30pm Points awarded for both best social space decoration theme and a separate awarding of points for the class that cleans up the best!


How does a class win Spirit Week?

Categories will be judged on the following criteria

•      Class and Advisor Participation

•      Creativity

•      Spirit

•      Cleanliness

•      Sportsmanship – respect other classes

•      “GREENEST” Sustainability!!!!

•      Home Coming Dance Attendance


DRESS DOWN DAY will be awarded to the winning class. Good luck everyone!


Junior trip to DC- forms are available on the 11th Grade Portal for downloading. These forms must be in not later than Oct. 19th.

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