Daily Annoucements

Announcements for September 22, 2017

Today is the day of the homecoming football game!  Students, show your support for ALL of our athletes and programs and let us hear you loud and proud at today's pep assembly!  Later this afternoon, join the entire SJO community as we enjoy the homecoming parade, as it follows its course from the Middle School to our field, beginning at 4:15. Parade participants should plan on arriving at the circle drive area at the middle school by 3:45. Homecoming court, remember to meet be at the track entrance tonight just before halftime for your official introduction to our fans. Students who still have not purchased a ticket may do so from Mr. Kieffer's room following the assembly.  Doors open at 8 pm tomorrow night for the dance.  Family of Homecoming Court invited to take pictures as we crown our king and queen at the dance.  Family is welcome to arrive at 9 pm.  Tomorrow night, Hollywood comes to SJO!


Reminder – if you are receiving an Academic letter at today's assembly, you are to sit in the chairs on the gym floor, alphabetical order by class.


Attention juniors and seniors:  a college representative from Parkland College will be here to speak to interested students on Tuesday, September 26th during advisory.  Sign up with Mrs. Rein if interested in speaking with him.


The deadline to sign up to take the October ACT is Friday, September 22nd!!  Go to www.act.org to sign up and pay for the test. 


Maroon Platoon:  

  • The theme for the Homecoming Football game tonight is Spartan Spirit.  Be there and be loud! 
  • The Spartan Classic Cross Country meet is Saturday morning at 9:00 am.  Please meet at the Church of Christ yard along Main Street to cheer for our teams.  Then plan to go to the Soccer match at the park after that.   Two gift card prizes will be awarded to Maroon Platoon people at halftime of the Soccer match.  Meet at the concession stand trailer to qualify for the drawing.  The theme for both the Soccer match and the Spartan Classic is Maroon Platoon shirts. Saturday is busy, but all of our teams need our support.  Let's get out there and Y-E-L-L!!


The Football parents will be hosting a tailgate before tonight’s game starting at 5:30 pm on the West end of the football field.  Everyone is invited to attend.  Please bring an appetizer to share.


Schuren Nursery has a Homecoming picture staging area set up that anyone can use for free to take pictures on Saturday from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.


Please see Courtney Hartman if you want to order a Senior "We Heart Our Boys" shirt.  The cost is $13.  Please pay when you order and the deadline to order is Wednesday, September 27th.


There are extra Maroon Platoon t-shirts available for $10 in the office.


Juniors: Your fundraiser forms are due to Mrs. Chambers or Mrs. Franzen on Monday of next week. Remember to turn those in by the end of school on Monday. 


There will be a Fall Play full cast meeting on Monday right after school in the Old Gym.  The meeting should be done by 3:30.  If you can't make the meeting, please see Ms. Steffen or Mr. Beccue.

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