ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, FEB. 10th

First time announcements are in italics.

Happy birthday to Jacob Fine in the Special Ed department!

Note:   Students have a 4-day weekend this week as they are off Friday, Feb. 14th and Monday, Feb. 17th.   Faculty and staff will be here attending professional development sessions.

 

KUDOS:  Congratulations to Anderson visual art students, Georgia O'Brien, Emma Berke, and Atittaya Senanok who participated in the Rodeo Austin Student Art Competition this past weekend.  Special congratulations go out to Georgia O'Brien whose work placed 6th among the 400 pieces of art in the competition and was sold in the auction. Her work was the only work from any AISD high school that placed in the competition.

Every single student who participated at Sprachfest this past Saturday qualified for the Texas State German Competition by placing in the top 5 in at least one category and therefor Anderson got 4th in Sweepstakes.  Congratulations

The varsity tennis team had a great tournament in San Antonio last weekend. Out of 32 teams, we had some great results.
Hayden Covert, Cailin Cifra and Tomas Barrera all got 1st place
Mae Rizk and Jameson Sorrell 2nd place; Anan Ruia and Graham Beevers 3rd place
Amber Traub 5th place; Mallory Lott and Derek Fuhr 7th place
Ally Sapire and Jamie Antonacci 8th place; Kevin Masuo and Connor Webster 11th place

 

Looking to celebrate Black History Month? Ms. Close is hosting a 'Black History Movie Club' during lunch for the month of February in room 244. Come to watch & discuss films such as Selma and The Black Power Mixtape. 

 

The Spirit Store will be open during Men’s Basketball on Tuesday, February 11th, 6:30 – 8 pm.  We have brand new Long Sleeve shirts in, so stop by and shop!  Cash, Credit Cards and Checks accepted.

 

Interested in trying out for Cheerleader or Mascot?  Along with a parent, attend one of the mandatory informational try out meetings on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 12:45pm in room #134 or at 6:30pm in library.  Questions?  Contact Gayla Stuart at Gayla.Stuart@austinisd.org

PALS applications are due by this Thursday, Feb 13th to the box in Rm 245.  See Ms. Humberson in Rm 245 if you have questions!

Juniors:  Interested in becoming a doctor, nurse, or other health professional?  Apply to Anderson's Health Science Practicum Program for the 2020-2021 school year and spend two class periods shadowing at a clinic or hospital!  Application packets are available now outside Room 101, and Ms. Zumwalt is happy to answer any questions.  All applications are due Feb. 13!

The National Spanish Honor Society will be selling hand woven bracelets from The Pulsera Project through Feb. 13th.  This is a great idea for a Valentine’s day gift!  Look for us in the breezeways around the cafeteria. 

SOPHOMORES WHO APPLIED TO IB Diploma Candidates -  letters of acceptance will go out Monday afternoon.  We will have lunch meetings to help you build your diploma plan.  We will fill out choice sheets for the counselors together.  

The Interact club is starting a book drive TODAY, so we are asking for donations of children's books either new or used.  There will be a collection box in room 241 where you can drop of books during lunch or the passing periods.  

 

We will NOT have Saturday school this weekend. If you want to sign up to make up hours this week we will be in room 248 on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30-6:30. Please remember to sign up with Mrs. Salas in the registrars’ office to reserve a seat.

 

ON THE CALENDAR FOR TODAY:

Club information is listed on the bulletin board across from room 120.

6:00 PTSA Meeting in the Library.