Today’s Trivia Question: Who is the author of the book Of Mice and Men?
The lunch menu for today is Domino’s pizza or salad bar or deli selection, fresh veggie boat with hummus, assorted fruit, and milk.
Seventh and eighth Power of the Pen members should meet with Mrs. Hansen at lunch today. Please get your lunch and report to her room quickly.
Penny Wars runs through Monday, April 24. It is a battle between the grades 6-8. Silver coins like nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars, dollar coins and paper dollar bills all subtract, while pennies will add. The grade that has the greatest number of pennies will be rewarded with a Make Your Own Sundae event.
There will be a cheer clinic run by former Edison High School cheerleaders held here in the middle school gym from 1-4 in the afternoon on Sunday May 7th. The clinic will be open to any current 4th-7th grade girl. No skill is required: just be ready to have fun and cheer along! Any girl interested in attending may fill out the registration packet and return it to her homeroom teacher by April 28. Extra forms are in the office.
Any current 6th or 7th grade student who is interested in trying out for football and/or basketball cheerleading may sign up during lunch today. More information will be forthcoming.
The Charger mini track meet forms are to be turned in by this Friday, April 21. Extra forms are in the main office. If there are any questions contact the high school athletic office.
Students in grades 4-8 interested in learning the basics of tennis should plan on meeting out in the Memorial Park today from 3:15-4:45. Extra fliers are in the main office.
The answer for today’s trivia question is that John Steinbeck is the author.
We would like to close with this quote from Eleanor Roosevelt. “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.”