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Helmets for Children
Thomas P. Moore, M.D., Ph.D. at Rocky Mountain Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Clinic will provide free ski and snowboard helmets to children in need of helmets this year. If your child is in need of a helmet, please talk with his or her teacher to get more information.

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
There will be no school on Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Spanish Conversational Class
Senorita Heather will offer a Spanish Conversational class from 3:45 to 4:15 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12. The class is for HS students and will be held in room C102.

No Skis on Bus
Now that the elementary ski program is about to start, parents are reminded that students may not transport skis, snowboard, and/or ski poles on the school buses. Please make other arrangements to get your child’s gear to school on his or her ski days. Thanks for your cooperation.

H1N1 Vaccination Clinic
Public Health will offer free H1N1 vaccines to all kids and parents on Wednesday, January 13, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the school’s multi-purpose room. All kids must have parents present in order to receive the vaccine. No appointments are necessary.

PTA Meeting
The next PTA meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 12, at 4 p.m. in the teacher’s workroom.

Student Health Fair

The student health fair will be offered for students in grades K, 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and all new and Resource students, on January 21-22 in the media center. Any parents who would like to volunteer to help should contact Dawn Helman at 641-7710, ext. 5009.

Prizes at the Library
Ninth and 10th graders have until this Friday January 8,to get a library card at the public library or update an existing one, in order to be entered in a drawing for Skullcandy earbuds. Next month we’ll have new prizes, so stay tuned!

Final Exams
The week of January 11 is the last week of the semester, and HS students will be on a final exam schedule. Of particular importance is the change in dismissal time on Wednesday, Jan 13 and Friday, January 15. On both of these days, HS students will be dismissed at 12:17 p.m. Students have been given a copy of their schedule. which must be signed by parents and returned ASAP.

Lunch Guests
Parents are more than welcome to have lunch with their students in the cafeteria. However, we ask that parents please call the office before 9 a.m. to reserve a meal. We are running a bit short of lunches by the time HS students eat. Thanks for your cooperation.

Mensa Scholarship Essay Contest
Essay contest for college-bound seniors. The deadline is January 15. www.mensafoundation.org/scholarships.

GCEA Scholarship
Gunnison County Electric Association scholarship is available to dependents of GCEA. The deadline is February 2. See Jennifer for an application.

Colorado Masons Scholarship
Money is available for students going to college or vocational school in Colorado. Financial need considered. Interview required. The deadline is March 1.

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarships

Scholarships are available for history, nursing, and teaching. The deadline is January 15. See Jennifer for an application.

Best Buy Scholarship
Students in grades 9-12 are eligible. Factors considered include grades, community service, and work. The deadline is February 15. www.bestbuy.com/scholarships.

Athletic Schedules
HS Basketball:
Tuesday, January 5: Crested Butte Girls only (JV, V) at Center at 5, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, January 8: Crested Butte vs Moffatt at Crested Butte (V only) 4, 5:30 p.m.
Monday, January 11: Crested Butte vs Lake City at Crested Butte, (JV Boys) at 5:30 p.m.
Friday, January 15: Crested Butte vs Aguilar at Crested Butte, (V only), at 6 and 7:30 p.m.
MS Girls Basketball
Friday, January 8: Monday, January 11: CBMS vs Lake City at Crested Butte, at 4 p.m.
Thursday, January 14: Crested Butte 7th and 8th vs Delta 8th B&A at Delta at 4 p.m.

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