Friday, May 25, 2018
Good morning International Baccalaureate Gold Ribbon Jaguars – Attention young scholars, faculty, staff, parents and parent volunteers – this is Estrella Salazar your 7th Grade Class Vice-President and special guest Communicators with your morning announcements:
Our IB Learner Profile attribute for the month of May is Risk-Takers: Attention 8th Graders: We are looking for three Knowledgeable Communicators and Risk-takers to submit their final drafts of their speeches to be our student speakers at this year’s 8th grade Culmination Ceremony. Please submit a final draft of your speech to Mr. Freeman in the Magnet Office by the end of the day today. One student speaker will be selected for English, one for Spanish, and one for Cantonese or Mandarin. Thank you, and good luck! Be an academic Risk-taker today and every day, and you, your class, your, school, your family, your friends, your community, your nation and your world will be better off and more peaceful because of it.
Important Announcements from Principal Dara: Today is a minimum day and students will be dismissed at 12:38 PM. And, Monday is Memorial Day and all LAUSD schools will be closed. School will resume on Tuesday, May 29th. Also, congratulations to Bryan Garcia for being yesterday’s highest Achieve3000 achiever. Keep up the great work Bryan, and to all Achieve3000 achievers, continue to achieve more! Additionally, this week is Classified Appreciation Week. Thank you to all of our classified employees for ALL you do and I hope you enjoyed your special breakfast this morning provided by our administrative team.
Last but certainly not least, teachers, please remember to submit attendance during the first 15 minutes of every period. Thank you and have a great day everyone! Be on the TEAM, because Together, El Sereno Achieves More.
Important Announcements from our Friendly Librarian: The library will be closed today and next week except for students who need to return books or pay library fines. Eighth Graders- we're trying to help you culminate! Help us help you! Please be responsible and mature IB learners! Return your books and pay those fines!
Important Announcements from Leadership: Jaguars – Let’s look forward to our summer break with Spirit Week! Next week is Spirit Week – Come to school wearing something special to celebrate the end of the school year. Next Tuesday will be Crazy Hair Day. Wednesday will be Crazy Sock Day. Thursday will be Mismatched Shoe Day, and Friday each grade should wear accessories of different colors: 6th graders come in white, 7th graders come in purple, and 8th graders wear IB blue. On Friday you can wear accessories such as hair clips, socks, scarfs, bracelets, and headbands. Join us for Sprit Week next week!
Farewell Candygrams: It’s almost time to say “goodbye” to some friends and “see you after summer!” to other friends. Send a special message to a friend with a Farewell Candygram. Farewell Candygrams are now on sale for $1 with a bag of gummy bears. You can buy them at the Leadership table in the purple commons during lunch. You can also buy them from Ms. Jauregui in room B-49 or from a Leadership student.
Attention 8th Graders: On Friday, June 1st, Leadership will be hosting an Aloha Dance for all culminating 8th graders. It will be from 3:30 – 5:00 PM in the small gym. All culminating 8th graders will receive an invitation next week with a parent permission form. When the permission form is turned in, you will receive a ticket to the dance. Those who turn it in early will receive a VIP pass to come to the front of the entrance line. Various clubs will also be selling food during the dance. Make sure to dress to impress: come looking sharp. Come join your friends to dance and have fun at this, your 8th grade event.
Yearbooks: Today is the last day to pre-order the yearbooks for $27.00 ea. After today the yearbook will cost $30 ea. Pre-order your yearbook today!
Mariachi Camp Next Week: Attention all mariachi fans! Are you an experienced guitar or violin player? Do you like to sing? Are you interested in learning some Spanish along the way? Then maybe it's time for you to see if you would like to join Mariachi Los Jaguares! On Wednesday and Thursday, May 30th and 31st, Mrs. Austin will be having a small boot camp to see who is ready and willing to commit to becoming part of the El Sereno Mariachi tradition. See Mrs. Austin in M2 for more information!"
Jaguar Paws: Congratulations to this week’s Jaguar Paw winners! Bryan Calderon is nominated for being Principled by Ms. Linova, Angelina Martinez
is nominated for being Caring by Ms. Salinas, and Alexander Garcia is nominated for being a Risk-Taker by Ms. Austin. Congratulations to these IB Scholars! Come by the Main Office today to receive your prizes, and keep up the great work!
And to all, remember to be Knowledgeable Thinkers, Communicators, Inquirers, Open Minded, Principled, Caring, Balanced, and Reflective Risk-Takers. Thank you for your attention and have a great day. Be on the TEAM, because Together, El Sereno Achieves More.