WAAG for February 12, 2015

THIS WEEK'S CALENDAR

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Visual Arts Major Parent Meeting – Art Room – 3:45pm

7th Grade Boys Basketball – Garcia Middle School – 5:30pm

8th Grade Boys Basketball – Garcia Middle School – 6:30pm

Monday, February 16, 2015

Student Holiday

 

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Dance Guild Meeting – Library – 6pm

Choice Sheet Informational Night – Lamar – 6:30pm

 

Thursday, February 19, 2015

7th Grade Boys Basketball – Lamar Middle School – 5:30pm

8th Grade Boys Basketball – Lamar Middle School – 6:30pm

 

Friday, February 20, 2015

Band Clinic Night/Lock-in – Cafeteria – 5pm

 

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IN THIS ISSUE: 

·            Choice Sheet Night at McCallum

·            Choice Sheet Night at Lamar

·            Family Support Co-op

·            New App for Yearbook Photos

·            Free CPR Classes at NW Rec

·            Alamo Drafthouse Fundraiser

·            8th Grade Panoramic Picture

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CAREER PATHWAY SHOWCASE AND CHOICE SHEET NIGHT

Rising Ninth Graders

Date:  Feb. 23, 2015

Location:  McCallum High School Gym & fine arts theater (The old theater)

Time: 5:00 career pathway showcase (Gym)

6:30 Info Session Begins (Theater)

 

All Rising 9th Grade students and their parents are invited to come and receive choice sheet information for the 2015-2016 school year.  Hear information on career pathways, HB5, electives and required courses.  Meet your new Principal and counselors! 

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CHOICE SHEET INFORMATION NIGHT AT LAMAR

lease join us for choice sheet information and presentations for incoming 6th graders and their parents AND current 6th and 7th graders and their parents.

Tuesday, February 17th in the cafeteria

PTA meeting 6:00 to 6:30

Choice sheet presentations 6:30 to 7:3

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FAMILY SUPPORT CO-OP

Workshops, information & support for families of children with special needs. Tuesday, February 24 5:308pm at Kealing Middle School located at 1607 Pennsylvania Ave. See attached flyer for more information.

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NEW APP FOR UPLOADING YEARBOOK PHOTOS

An app is now available for your smartphone, making photo sharing easier than ever. 

We need your pictures for the yearbook, so download the app today and start sending us your pictures!

Here's how:

1. Search for Balfour Image Share in your app marketplace.

2. Download the app.

3. Enter Lamar's  project number: 520561

4. There is no password.

 

Reminders: 

Images should be in JPEG or PNG format, RGB.

Maximum file size is 20MB per image.

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TAKE TEN MINUTES AND SAVE A LIFE

What: FREE TAKE10 CPR Compression Only class

Where: Northwest Recreation Center (2913 Northland Drive 78757)

When: Saturday, February 28th 12:30 - 2:30pm drop in (takes just 10 minutes)

Why: February is hearth healthy month and learning compression only CPR is fast, easy and can save lives! 

Brought to you by the Allandale Neighborhood Association Safety Committee and the Gullett Elementary Wellness Committee.  This class is free and all are welcome - even kids can learn!  We will give the class every 15-20 minutes between 12:30 and 2:30pm on February 28th, so stop the Rec Center whenever you can!

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Lamar Middle School!

 “Goonies never say die!”

 Your annual Alamo Drafthouse Fundraiser for the Visual Arts Department is here.

All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to the Visual Arts Department.

Whether you are a Visual Arts Major or enrolled in an Art Class, or you love The Goonies, please come on out!  Full menu will be available!

 

Where: Village Alamo Drafthouse on Anderson

When: Saturday Morning, February 28th, 2015, 9am (in the morning, come in your P.J.’s)

Movie: The Goonies

Alert: Get your tickets NOW online, do not wait till day of event, last year students were turned away!

Adults: $10.00 and Children: $7.00

The Alamo Drafthouse school fundraisers are for ages 3 and up.  Students under 18 years old must come with a parent or guardian (at least one adult per four kids).

 Purchase your tickets here……http://drafthouse.com/movies/lamar-middle-school-presents-the-goonies/austin

Assigned seats can be traded as long as seat holder of purchased ticket is a willing participant.

Come early to check out the art exhibit by Lamar Middle School Visual Arts Students!

Questions? Email Joanna Fried

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8TH GRADE STUDENTS AND STAFF PANORAMIC PICTURE

The 2014-2015 8th grade panoramic picture will take place on Monday, March 2nd at 2pm during 4th period.  Go get your hair cut, pick out a fresh set of clothes, and bring those amazing smiles to the most important day of the year.

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WAAG HOUSEKEEPING

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