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Thursday, January 23, 2020

--Do you like writing? Do you like expressing things that happen in the world through videos, articles, podcasts, and more?? If you said yes to any of these questions, then you should apply to Journalism! Journalism is a student-run publication that highlights the trends, people, and things that happen around our world, community, and school. Applications can be found outside room 2711 and are due by February 28th.

-Attention all rising 7th and 8th grade students. If you are interested in signing up to audition for Small Vocal ensemble next year, please do so by Friday, January 31st. There is a sign-up sheet on my door, Room 1401. Once you sign up Mrs. Williamson will contact you through your PRIDE teacher to have the audition. Spaces are limited so please up as soon as possible!  

--Its Back!!! It’s TACO ‘bout it Tuesday with your school counselors! We will meet again in room 1608 on Tuesday, January 28 during all lunches. Sign up to join the casual lunch group online - https://tinyurl.com/hmslunchchat The link will also be posted in Schoology. We hope to see you there!  

--Brrr it's cold out there! Wouldn't pajama pants be a cozy treat???? Students will be allowed to wear them; please be aware that wearing them outside of a spirit day is a violation of the dress code. The SCA will be collecting donations for the Children's Hospital of Richmond. This is the MAIN hospital in our area that specializes in emergency care for children, as well as special services. By bringing in a donation of $5 you will be allowed to wear pajama pants the entire week of February 3rd. Students that make this donation will receive a special pass, wearing pants without possessing a pass will result in a dress code violation. Mrs. Tignor and the SCA will be collecting the $5 donations NEXT week January 29th-31st outside room 1605. So mark your agendas NOW to bring in $5 to room 1605 next Wednesday - Friday. Thank you in advance for helping donate to this worthy cause.

--Have you lost your laptop charger? Please be aware Benchmark Testing begins Tuesday the 28th and you'll need a fully charged laptop all next week for those tests. Chargers can be purchased in the library this week, Wednesday the 22nd and Thursday the 23rd. They are $25 cash or check made payable to Holman Middle School. 

--Cross Country Club will meet this  Friday January 24 @ 3:30. Please come hydrated and ready to run! See you there, Coach Williams.

--Want to win acclaim and possibly a cash award? The PTA Citizenship Essay Project for 2019-2020 is accepting submissions. The theme is: "What does it take to be a good citizen?"

Students in grades 6 – 8 can write a minimum of 500 words, typed and double-spaced with Times New Roman 12 Font and 1” margins. For more guidelines, see Mrs. Hodges in room 2712. Completed essays are due by January 28, so start writing!

-Books and Bagels will have its February meeting on Thursday, February 6 in the library at 7:30 AM. The theme will be ROMANCE books. We will discuss your favorite romance titles and make a bookmark for a special someone. If you have questions see Ms. George

--Ecology Club Group B meets today until 4:30.

--Eat your lunch in the library TODAY. Pick up a pass in the library before 2nd period.