September is SUICIDE PREVENTION AND AWARNESS MONTH. Everyone inside and out of schools can be affected by suicide including students, teachers, parents, friends and family. Amador County has the 3rd highest suicide rate in California which is why your Friday Night Live chapter will be bringing resources and awareness to the entire campus for the entire month of September and beyond. Stop by the office to pick up a resource card with helpful information. If you would like to be involved with this campaign and other Friday Night Live activities come to our meetings Thursdays at lunch in Room 1 (Lando’s room).
ATTENDANCE: Amador County School District Board values and recognizes positive school attendance as a critical element for student success. As part of our “Courage to Compete” program, students are rewarded with 25 points for 97%+ attendance for each quarter. For the month of September students can earn an extra 10 points for perfect attendance!!
CLUBS: FFA meeting this Wednesday. Lots of important topics to talk about. Hope to see you there!
PICTURES: If Lifetouch took your picture on August 14 and you ordered a package, please come to the front office to pick them up from Wendy.
TESTING: PSAT Signups are now available in the counseling office. The cost is $20 and is open to all 9th, 10th and 11th graders. Space is limited, so hurry in. Test date: October 10, 2018
Financial Aid Night will be held on Monday, September 24th at 6pm in the MPR and is open to ALL students and their parent/guardian! A representative from the California Student Aid Commission will be presenting invaluable information pertaining to students interested in pursuing higher education after high school and the financial aid opportunities.
MILITARY: The Army Recruiter will be on campus at lunch TODAY. Please make sure that all contact with recruiters is outside of your class time. See Ms. Putnam if you have any questions.
SENIORS: Senior payment plan form is now available in the office. Senior Shirt and Sweatshirt order forms are due by Oct. 1st- late order forms will not be accepted and there will be NO second order. Return completed form(s) and money to Kim.
TENNIS – all students interested in playing tennis at Argonaut please meet in room 15 (Mrs. Hayes’ room) TODAY at 11:45. Please bring your lunch.
CLUBS: Are you interested in food, fashion, or child care? Do you want to go on fun field trips across California to learn more about the inner workings of industries? Are you interested in competing to earn money toward college? If yes, there’s an FCCLA Meeting Wednesday, September 12th in the culinary room, room 20. Be there, we will have sweets.
VOLUNTEER HOURS: The Amador Autism Group is holding the 2nd Annual Spaghetti Spooktacular on October 6th at the Amador Senior Center. At least 6 volunteers are needed to help serve dinner from 5:00PM – 8PM. All interested students looking for volunteer hours, please call (209)256-7892 or ask Ms Gaddoni or Ms Putnam.
CSF: Gough is now accepting CSF applications for the Spring 2018 semester. Bring your completed applications and $5 dues to Gough by Friday, September 14.
SPORTS: Any boys interested in playing Soccer this winter, please sign up in Mr. Hunkins Room (#4). Off-Season Conditioning has Started!!”