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  1. DAILY EAGLE NEWS HOME OF THE EAGLES Spring 2012 February 27, 2012 Produced by… “Eagle Media Productions” students in Block 2A To post to this presentation, email Mrs. McElwain at… mmcelwain@grainvalley.k12.mo.us

  2. Guess This Faculty Member?

  3. Guess Who this Faculty Member is! (: In high school he was involved in: Basketball Football Student council National Honors SocietyHe drove a 96’ Explorer And served as Nevada H.S. Student Athletics Director his senior year!

  4. Did you Know… • The average person falls asleep in 7 minutes. • 8% of people have an extra rib • The most commonly used letter in the alphabet is “E”. • If you try to say the alphabet without moving your lips or tongue every letter will sound the same. • Cats spend 66% of there life asleep.

  5. Quote Of The Day…

  6. Today in History On Feb. 27, 1991, President George H.W. Bush declared that "Kuwait is liberated, Iraq's army is defeated," and announced that the allies would suspend combat operations at midnight. http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/on-this-day/january-27/

  7. Today in News Syria's new draft constitution received overwhelming approval, the nation's interior minister said Monday. At least three people were killed Sunday when a passenger train derailed near Toronto NASCAR will battle the elements again Monday -- a day after rain postponed the Daytona 500 for the first time since the first race in 1959.

  8. February 24, 2012 Hunter Whitner

  9. February 27, 2012 Jordan Mahurin Abigail Frump Mason Partin Sabrina Greene Destany Cone

  10. GVHS Dodge Ball Tournament! Grades 9-12 Teams of 6 Pre-registration fee 12$ per team All girls or All boys teams, no mix. Co-ed or Mixed grade teams Release forms available in the library or on the ‘Grad Night 2012’ Facebook Submit to shnpauley4@aol.com or Bring the night of the tournament! Teams can also register the night of the tournament!

  11. Become a member of the FCA When: Every Wednesdays @ 7 AM Where: Rm 205 (Ms. Beckman’s room)

  12. Cell phones of the past… Imagine carrying these phones in your pocket!

  13. Join the U.S. Air Force Today! • 100 % Tuition Assistance! • Free Technical Education While Getting Paid! • Free Housing, Food, Medical Care, 20 year Retirement Plan, And Much More! • Monthly Starting Salary $1,500! • Opportunity To Do Something Amazing Everyday! • Text/Call Staff Sergeant Newsom at 816-210-9556 To Receive More Information!

  14. 2012 Summer School Info •  Summer School will be offered for … • Credit Recovery • Additional opportunities: • Personal Finance • Boys/Girls Physical Education • Summer School Session I: • Wednesday, May 30th- Tuesday, June 12th • 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM • If you have any questions or concerns please contact Mark Lyford, 2012 Summer School Director, by email at mlyford@grainvalley.k12.mo.us or by phone at (816)847-5000.

  15. Students there are 8 spots left. If interested see Mrs. Carmer for more details. Trip to Europe

  16. Graduation Video SENIORS Submit to Mrs. McElwain -2 senior pictures -2 baby/childhood pictures (put in Ziploc bag & label with your name & cell phone #) or e-mail to mmcelwain@grainvalley.k12.mo.us

  17. Seniors listed below…your pictures are ready to be picked up from Mrs. McElwain in room 204 • Dillion Mead • Alyssa Webb • Mariah Wilkins

  18. Seniors Currently only 39 out of 216 have submitted pictures… April 15th is the deadline.

  19. Calendar Dates February 28 – Writing Workshop @ Blue River March 8 – End of 3rd QTR 9-12– Spring Break 12– Possible Snow Make-up April 6-9 – Easter Break 9– Possible Snow Make-up 15 – Senior Pictures due to Mrs. McElwain for Graduation Picture Slideshow 27– Spring Cabaret May 16 – Last Day of School 20– Baccalaureate 22– Graduation 16-25– Possible Snow Make-up June 26 – Summer School Starts

  20. ALL SENIOR FOOTBALL PLAYERS • You need to stop by the Activities office to pick up a FB Booster Scholarship application. • Applications need to be picked up by March 1, 2012. • Turn in deadline is March 30, 2012

  21. Cheer Bus for…Varsity Girls Basketball • There will be a cheer/pep bus traveling to Liberty High School for the Girls Sectional basketball game versus Smithville. It leaves at 4:40 and cost is $8.00 (this includes admission).

  22. Varsity Girls Basketball • The Grain Valley Girls’ Basketball team beat Liberty North on Saturday night to win the Class 4 District 15 title! • The girls will play Smithville on Wednesday, February 29th, 6:00 pm, at Liberty High School.

  23. MISSOURI STATE WRESTLING RESULTS GRAIN VALLEY- CLASS 2A • TEAM- 6th Place • 160 weight class- 5th Place Zach Hoover • 170 weight class- 6th Place Tucker Pauley • 195 weight class- 2nd Place Wes Freeman • 220 weight class- 6th Place Jakob Drentlaw. The 9 State Qualifiers & Coaches.

  24. Sports Info All Senior Football Players • need to stop by the Activities office to pick up a FB Booster Scholarship application. • Applications need to be picked up by March 1, 2012. Turn in deadline is March 30, 2012. Golf Information • Anyone who is interested in playing golf who did not attend last weeks meeting needs to see Coach Herbert in room 202 sometime this week.

  25. Tryouts begin Feb. 27th @ 2:45 (meet in the commons.) • Physicals: you must have a physical by February 27th to participate. • Equipment needs: glove, hat, baseball pants/sweats, indoor and outdoor shoes.

  26. Football Open Gym • Mondays and Thursdays 6:30 am- 7:15. • Open to all positions and anyone interested in playing next year.

  27. Open Gym to All Athletes • Weight Room open Monday-Thursdays after school to all athletes.

  28. Congrats Basketball Players! Congratulations to the MRVC West Champion Boys Basketball Team!! The Eagles finished the regular season with a 20-5 record. District play begins Thursday at 6:00 P.M. in Oak Grove, please come out and support your team!

  29. Signing During Eagle Team Sydney Fairfield and KoleVittetoe will be signing their letters to play college athletics (Fairfield- Softball and Vittetoe- Football).  Please release any Senior who would like to attend, after attendance is taken, to the auditorium.

  30. Wrestling! GV Wrestling finished 10th in the state last weekend and had four medalist: • 2nd place - Wes Freeman • 5th place - Zac Hoover • 6th place - Tucker Pauley and Jakob Drentlaw

  31. Girl’s Soccer Tryouts!! All girls trying out for soccer next week … must have a current physical turned in to the activities office prior to February 27th in order to try-out. On Monday, February 27th, players will meet in Coach B’s room to check in no later than 2:45. Questions? see Coach B.

  32. Golf Anyone who is interested in playing golf who did not attend last weeks meeting needs to see Coach Herbert in Room 202 sometime this week.

  33. Lunch Menus Feb. 27- March 2nd

  34. Guidance & Counseling Slides(Mrs. Gillig)

  35. Seniors attending MCC… • If attending any MCC campuses in the fall. • Sign up with Ms. Lucas in the Counseling & Guidance Office to attend a meeting to create your 1st semester college schedule.

  36. Juniors See the Guidance and Counseling Center regarding The QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship Program designed for outstanding academic Juniors with low incomes.

  37. Planning a Career in Education? Seniors planning to pursue a career in teaching… Stop by the Counseling Center and Leave your name for a scholarship opportunity

  38. Junior Preview Day When: Friday, March 9th What: Linn State Tech. College. Possible $1,000 Tuition Waiver as a door prize

  39. Seniors

  40. Sophomores/Juniors • Washington University will be hosting 5 week “Summer Scholars Programs”. • See information posted by the Guidance and Counseling Center.

  41. Juniors Linn State Technical College will be hosting a “Junior Preview Day” Friday, March 9.  See information posted by the Guidance and Counseling Center.  Possible $1,000 Tuition Waiver as a door prize.

  42. Missouri Business Week 2012  Summer Program  is being offered to Freshman, Sophomore and Junior students.  Financial Aid is available to students wanting to take advantage of  this fun, fast-paced and exciting week.  See information posted by the Guidance and Counseling Center. Financial Aid

  43. Freshmen – Juniors… who are in the top 20% of their class, are invited to a Greater Kansas City United States Service Academy workshop at… Lee’ Summit High School Tuesday, February 28 See information posted by the Guidance and Counseling Center

  44. Juniors See the Guidance and Counseling Center regarding The Quest Bridge College Prep Scholarship Program designed for outstanding academic Juniors with low incomes.

  45. Check out…MU Pre-College Programs MU offers year-round academically-focused pre-college programs for students 9th-12th grade students.  Mizzou summer programs give students the chance to explore music, engineering, journalism, the world of business, the medical field, your creative side and more.  See information posted by the Guidance and Counseling Center.

  46. Interested in Law Enforcement? • Learn more about Law Enforcement, the American League is supporting in the Missouri Cadet Patrol Academy this coming June in Jefferson City. • Student must have reached their 16th birthday before April 1, 2011 and have a C average. • For more information visit the Guidance and Counseling Center

  47. Community Service • Community Service is a great way to be a helping hand at your school and community. • Stop by the Community Service Bulletin Board outside of room 201. • All student MUST have 20 hours to graduate. • See Ms. Francis for more details.

  48. Students must have…Community Service to attend Prom Juniors: you need 5hrs Seniors: you need 15hrs

  49. Community Service • Coaching - Help coach 2ND & 3rd grade girls basketball • Stony Point 50’s Dance – March 16th (6:30-10pm) • South MS St. Patrick’s Dance – March 17th (7-10pm) Note: See Ms. Lever for details