Announcements 12/15

Today is Friday, December 15th, and it’s a BLACK Day.
 
Come to Saturnalia, the ancient Roman festival in honor of the god Saturn! During period 3/3 and 5/6, come down with your class to sample Roman life: weddings, funerals, clothing, food, and much more! The Saturnalia celebration is located in the back lobby between Crooker and the Gym.
 
Attention all Speech and Debate team members who are attending the tournament at Maranacook on Saturday: The bus leaves bright and early at 7:30 a.m. Also, the team will have an important meeting after school on Monday to discuss team-related matters.
 
A representative from Chewonki will be in the Counseling Office on Tuesday, December 19th at 9 am to discuss Maine Coast Semester options with any interested students. Please sign up in the counseling office and get a pass. ​
 
Unified Basketball is recruiting players for this season! Sign up with Mrs. Brunette in Room 112 or with Mr. Hurley in Room 124 by Wednesday, December 20th. Interested students should pick up the athletic paperwork in the Main Office, in the Gym, or in Room 112. Unified Basketball is a varsity sport and is governed by the Maine Principal’s Association. An informational meeting will take place next Thursday, December 21st, during FLEX. The First Practice will take place on Wednesday, January 3rd. Boys and Girls JV Basketball players are eligible to play. Hope to see you there!
 
The Class of 2019 is having its Dunkin’ Donuts fundraiser this Friday morning before school and during snack break in the 1st & 2nd Floor Front Lobbies. Munchkins are 50¢, and donuts and hot chocolate are $2. Thank you for your support for the junior class!
 
The first Indoor Track meet of the season will take place tomorrow at Bowdoin.
All team members need to arrive by 8:50 a.m. The team warmup will take place at 9:05 a.m. Please wear black shorts. Any team member who did not receive a uniform will be given one at the meet.  ​
 
Don’t miss Auditions for soloists for Brunswick City Limits are being held today after school in Room 101. If you can’t make it, see Mr. Porter to make other arrangements. If you want to be in the on-stage chorus, see Mr. Porter for details. 
 
Seniors and parents of seniors: the Yearbook wants your flashback photos! Did you attend the 8th grade Freedom tour? Do you have photos from little league, BAYFL, BYSL, Brunswick Rec center programs, how about a first grade field trip? Submit your senior flashback group photos to the Yearbook at dragonspirityearbook@gmail.
 
Seniors, get to work on your sales! Our popcorn fundraiser is here! Extra fundraiser forms are in the Main Office. There will be a competition among the FLEX groups, and the FLEX with the most sales wins! The sales goal is ten bags, and orders are due January 4th to your FLEX teacher. Popcorn can be picked up January 11th at FLEX.  
 
Yearbook will meet on Monday and Tuesday next week after school in Room 135.  
 
A reminder to sports team captains from the fall season: Yearbook needs your sports stories by Wednesday, December 20th.
 
Parents and guardians: the Dragons Spirit Yearbook makes for a wonderful holiday gift!
See the yearbook website to order yours along with a holiday card.
 
Clubs are reminded to please submit a roster and group photo to the Yearbook before winter break unless your club has made other arrangements.
 
Today’s Dragon Special in the Cafeteria is Teriyaki Chicken with Whole Grain Noodles.
 
The Maine Youth Action Network is recruiting high school students to be part of its Youth Policy Board. This Youth Policy Board will bring together high school students from different towns to work on issues they feel are most important. They will research the issues, brainstorm solutions, and present their recommendations to local decision makers. This group is a great way to develop leadership and public speaking skills, as well as make new friends, and go on some fun outings! The group will meet one night a week, and one Saturday a month, from January through June (location TBD). Food will be provided, and transportation can be arranged. We will be hosting an Information Session on Wednesday, January 3rd, at 5:30 p.m. at 50 Lydia Lane, South Portland. See your counselor in the Counseling Office for more information. For more information about the Cumberland County Youth Policy Board, contact Chelsea Mancini at chelsea.mancini@opportunityalliance.org or call 207-553-5920. 
 
There’s still time to enter the Library’s 3D Printing Competition in the Makerspace! Create your own original design or modify an existing design using the online program Tinkercad. There are three categories in the 3D printing competition: Functional, Creative, and Animal Mutation! Stop by the Library to find out more, and sign up! Winners of the 3D Printer competition will be announced on December 22nd, just before winter break, and prizes will be awarded! Come see what you can make! ​

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