Highland View Academy Christmas Concert:The HVA Music Department will be presenting their 2016 Christmas Concert in the Highland View Church on Saturday, December 10, at 4 pm.
Baby Shower:There will be a Baby Shower at the Martinsburg SDA Church Fellowship Hall on Sunday, December 11, at 10 am for Siraj & Linda Alyami to celebrate the birth of their baby boy, Sami. Please bring a brunch dish to share.
Student Council Christmas Party:The Student Council will have a Christmas party for our students with games and activities on Tuesday, December 13, from 12:30 to 3:00 pm.
Christmas Vacation/Noon Dismissal: On Friday, December 16, school will dismiss at noon. After School Care will run from 12:15 until 4:30 pm. Students will not need a lunch on this day unless they are staying for After School Care. School will resume on Monday, January 2.
Citrus Sale: Our Citrus Sale will take place on Sunday, December 18, from 10 am to 3 pm. As the time gets closer we will let you know when the fruit truck will be arriving. Many hands to unload the truck will make the job go faster.
School Plan For Inclement Weather: When Berkeley County Schools close or delay school for inclement weather, we will do the same. We announce our delays on the local radio stations and on television on WHAG. If you would like to receive texts from Berkeley County Schools regarding delays and closures then go to wvde.state.wv.us/closings/. Please remember that our school calendar does not match the Berkeley County Schools calendar. We only follow them for inclement weather.
Shooting Stars Basketball: The Shooting Stars (Grades 1-4) basketball practice will be on Monday, December 12, from 4:00-5:00 pm.
Comets Basketball Practice: On Tuesday, December 13 and Thursday, December 15, Grades 5-8 will have basketball practice from 3:00-4:30 pm. The scrimmage game that was scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 15, has been canceled.
Clubs Next Week: Student Council will meet on Monday, December 12, from 3:15-4:15 pm. On Wednesday, December 14, “What We Believe” and Crochet Club will meet from 3:15-4:15 pm.
Calendars for Sale: Our school calendars have arrived and they turned out really nice. The cost for a calendar is $15.
Dress Down Days: The Student Council is having Dress Down Days on the 1st and 3rdTuesday of every month. The cost to participate is $1. The next Dress Down Day for $1 is Tuesday, January 3.
Did You Know? Although every state in the United States grows poinsettias commercially, California is the top producer with over 6 million pots grown, followed by North Carolina with 4.4 million pots sold, and Texas with about 3.7million. Florida and Ohio round out the top 5, each with over 3 million poinsettias sold.
Quote for the Week: “Look for Christ and you will find Him. And with Him, everything else.” ~C.S. Lewis
December 10 HVA Concert at 4 pm
December 11 Baby Shower at the Martinsburg SDA Church Fellowship Hall at 10 am
December 13 Student Council Christmas Party from 12:30-3:00 pm