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School resumes January 5th. Be safe and enjoy the break!!!
Six Pillars of Character
Pillar #3: Be Responsible
Spend some time studying for finals for your 6th and 7th period classes.
Students and Staff: If you plan to spend some time in the library during final exams, your teacher must excuse you by signing your planner or sending you with a signed note. If you don’t have a signed planner or note, you will have to go back to your classroom to get it signed.
Athletes: Sports Study Hall is canceled for Wednesday, 12/17. It will resume next year.
Students: Dance Club Practice begins on Monday, January 5th, at 3:45. See you at the football field, or if it’s raining, in the lobby of the gym. Wear your dancing shoes!
Students: RISE is looking for some responsible, helpful people to serve as mentors and homework buddies for their SUCCESS program. The program is at the library on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. You can pick up enrollment packages at the information desk in the library.
Students and Staff: There are many items in the library lost and found. If you lost something, stop by the library and check. All items not picked up by Friday, December 19th will be donated or tossed.
Students and Staff: The school district has allocated funds for new books and materials for the library. Please stop by to offer suggestions of titles you would like to see or subjects on which you would like some materials. You can also email Mrs. Coman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students: The football and cheer banquet is scheduled for January 12th at the fire department. Time will be forthcoming at a later date.
Students and Staff: Bring some Holiday “Cheer” to the homeless. Please bring blankets, beanies, scarves, socks, hand warmers, snacks, soap, toothpaste and toothbrushes or toiletries to Coach Jenny Ramos in her C5 Office. She will be making Blessing Bags for the Homeless to be delivered before Christmas to the Homeless in our area. Please deliver your items by 1:00 Friday, December 19.
Students: Mrs. Lavelle is now collecting pictures for the “Now and Then” page for the yearbook. Please bring original copies of photos of you and your friends to F1 no later than Friday December 19th. We will be taking the “Now” pictures after winter break.
Students and Staff: Winters Community Library will be open the following days during winter break. The hours are 1 – 6 on Monday and Tuesday 12/22 , 12/23, and Saturday 12/27. Then the same hours for the following week: Monday and Tuesday 12/28, 12/29 and Saturday 01/03.
Dec. 19th Friday Girls Basketball @ VCS Tournament – TBA
Girls Soccer @ Garces Tournament – All Day
Dec. 20th Saturday Girls Soccer @ Garces Tournament – All Day
Boys Basketball @ Dixon - 5:30/7:30
Bus Time – 4:30
Girls Basketball @ VCS Tournament – TBA
JV Wrestling @ Durham Invitational – TBA
Girls Wrestling @ Castro Valley Girls Classic – TBA
Dec. 22nd Monday Boys Basketball vs. Middletown – 5:30/7:30
The Six Pillars of Character
Be honest • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do • Have the courage to do the right thing • Build a good reputation • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends, and country
Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements
Do what you are supposed to do • Plan ahead • Persevere: keep on trying! • Always do your best • Use self-control • Be self-disciplined • Think before you act — consider the consequences • Be accountable for your words, actions, and attitudes • Set a good example for others
Play by the rules • Take turns and share • Be open-minded; listen to others • Don’t take advantage of others • Don’t blame others carelessly • Treat all people fairly
Be kind • Be compassionate and show you care • Express gratitude • Forgive others • Help people in need
Do your share to make your school and community better • Cooperate • Get involved in community affairs • Stay informed; vote • Be a good neighbor • Obey laws and rules • Respect authority • Protect the environment • Volunteer