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Activities & Events-December 4, 2020

JA Gives Day is Next Week

This year, JA Gives Day takes place on Monday, December 7 just a few weeks before the end of 2020.  For those considering end-of-year charitable giving, there are additional tax benefits for donating by December 31 provided by the CARES Act. Please consult your tax professional and read about all of the benefits of donating to JA Gives Day on the JA Foundation Website.

SLAB’s Annual Holiday Craft Soiree

SLAB's Annual Holiday Craft Soiree will be held Friday, December 11. Students must RSVP by Friday, December 4 in order to attend. Craft supplies, a zoom link, cocoa and a candy cane will be provided for each participant. Join in the holiday spirit and make some gift tags and ornaments for your tree.

RSVP to or to Mrs. Buechner


Attention 8th and 9th Graders and Parents

Every other year, students have the opportunity to take an extended Science Field Trip to South Florida.  We do hands- on marine biology, programs at the Kennedy Space Center, Science Museums, the Everglades, and exploration of ecosystems that are definitely not like home! The trip will be during January of 2022, but we are starting our sign-ups now, because there is a discount available!   

Please RSVP at this link to receive your Zoom link for Wednesday night, December 9  from 6:00-6:30pm.   If you are not able to attend but are interested in more information, please indicate that in your RSVP.

Final Exam Schedule-No Early Final Exams Allowed

Final exams will be synchronous and remote.  Final Exams will not be given early.  Missed final exams will be given after Winter Break (January 5) with an excused absence ONLY and arranged with the teacher.  Final project deadlines will match the final exam schedule.  Please see the schedule below for planning purposes.


Monday, December 21

Tuesday, December 22

A Block - 8:30am - 10:00am

B Block - 8:30am - 10:00am

C Block - 10:30am - 12:00pm

D Block - 10:30am - 12:00pm

Textbook/Materials Return 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Textbook/Materials Return 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Yearbook News

The Yearbook Staff would like to share some exciting news with you regarding the 2020-2021 yearbook. Guess what? You are officially on the yearbook staff! Yes, you read that right! This year, more than ever, we ask that parents and students join us in helping to create the book. 

What are some ways you could help us achieve this task? Consider:

  • Send us pictures (questions and stories) to or 
  • When you see an email from the yearbook, open it! Complete the form requesting information and pictures! Easy
  • Capture CANDID moments and send them to us. 
  • Student organizations deserve some love: help us gather memories of Zoom meetings or virtual events.
  • Calling all athletes: we are talking about school sports or extracurricular sports. Share your stories and photos!
  • Participating in a team-building experience involving a phone app? Tell us!
  • Take photos of ANYTHING that happens in your life that connects back to our school, whether virtually or in-person.
  • We want to feature any students who are doing something awesome. Suzie is getting her pilot’s license? Johnny was accepted to a really cool program for Latin? Email us!

This yearbook is unique in that it will be created by the whole school. Thank you in advance for being a part of this historic year. Don’t forget to purchase your copy at 


Mark Your Calendars

  • January 12th: Post Secondary Presentation for 9th graders 6:30 pm
  • January 20th: FRCC Concurrent Enrollment Meeting (this is a mandatory meeting if you want to have college classes in your 10th grade year). 6:30 pm
  • January 28th: JAHS Mandatory Meeting for Concurrent enrollment (yes- two mandatory meetings) 6:30 pm 
  • February 5th: Registration day for all students for 2021-2022 school year.

Happy December Everyone!!
Marti Porreco
Assistant Principal/Activities Director

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