News for November 1

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November 11 to 14 is Writer’s Week! Monday through Thursday, there will be activities during PREP and after school for students to earn honor society hours, get writing assistance, and just have fun! During PREP, there will be individual days to work on Young Authors’ Contest entries, essays for other classes, scholarship writing, and submissions to The Watermark. After school every day, you can come make cards for orphans, hospitalized children, servicemen and women, and the elderly. Sign up for any of these activities outside Ms. Troxel’s room, C222. 

Purdue University will be at Linganore on Monday, November 4. Sign up in Student Services or Naviance if you are interested in learning more about Purdue. 

A Winterguard organizational meeting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, November 5 in the chorus room, D113 for parents and students participating in this year’s group. We will discuss the schedule, fees, show plans and the needs for parent volunteers. The meeting is anticipated to last 30 minutes. Students interested in this year’s Winterguard should sign up outside Mr. Dye’s room, D113, by Monday, November 4. 

The Linganore Drama department is heading to New York City. Past and present drama students are encouraged to attend this exciting Big Apple opportunity. The trip takes place April 3-5, and will include staying right in Times Square as well as seeing three awesome Broadway shows. There is a required parent meeting this Tuesday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m in D101 to receive more information about the trip. Signups for the trip are posted outside D101. Don’t miss this exciting field trip! 

The deadline to register for the Advanced Placement exams for students currently enrolled is today. Payment of $94 per exam can be made by or by check or cash. See Ms. Smith or Ms. Boyenton in the AP office if you need assistance. 

Are you interested in learning or improving your leadership skills? Would you like to serve our school and community as a leader? If so, you need to apply to be an SGA committee or event chairpersons or to run for one of the vacant SGA officer positions. All the details are on the SGA website. 

If you are interested in playing in the Pit Orchestra for the spring production of Newsies this year, please sign up on the sign-up list outside of Mr. Dye’s room, D113. The instrumentation that is needed is posted on the list. 

The Urbana vs. Linganore game is tonight! Students, we want to keep all of our fans safe: do not push, shove, or jump on one another at the football game. Students who are involved in the behavior may be removed from the game and excluded from attending future extracurricular activities.