From the Superintendent
Today was our first Bring a Friend to School Day. We had 44 student guests join us today. We hope that this will be a good opportunity for prospective students to see what life is like here at Boyd. Thank you to all of our parents and students who brought guests today. I especially want to thank Steve Hillis who came and spoke at an extended chapel service this morning.
I want to think our basketball boosters who organized the bonfire last night. It was a huge success and was well attended. I especially want to thank Mr. John Morgan who stayed all night to make sure that the fire was safely under control.
Our teachers had a wonderful day at the Christian Schools Inservice Day at Goodpasture Christian School yesterday. We heard excellent presentations on differentiated learning, and there were worthwhile small group sessions on a wide variety of subjects across all grade levels.
Our annual Thanksgiving Lunch will be on Friday, November 21. The lunch will once again be catered by Wilma Jean’s Kitchen. Mrs. Sullens will be sending more information home this week. We hope that many of you will be able to join us for lunch on that day.
We had a wonderful Halloween costume contest last Friday. I want to thank all of the parents and relatives who took the time to join us. Special thanks go to Mrs. Pat McClarren and Mr. Shelby Kohring who served as judges for this event.
Bronco Bash Saturday, November 8
This Saturday our basketball boosters will host our first Bronco Bash. From 4:00 to 6:00 there will be a spaghetti supper. The cost will be $5 for adults and $3 for kids. Also, beginning at 4:00 will be a basket auction. At 6:00, gym activities will begin, culminating in a Blue and White basketball game. For more information, please contact Mrs. Tracey Pickens.
Annual Spring Banquet
This year’s Annual Spring Banquet will be Saturday, March 28, 2009, at the McMinnville Civic Center. Our guest speaker will be Coach Gene Stallings, former head football coach at the University of Alabama. Coach Stallings is a member of the Lamar Avenue Church of Christ in Paris, Texas, and has always been a terrific supporter of Christian education. Some of you may be aware of his son, John Mark Stallings, who recently passed away. Coach Stallings has spoken at other Christian schools in the area and is widely regarded for being a very inspirational speaker.
This year’s banquet will be sponsored by Dr. Pepper Bottling Company. Mr. Doug Milner, the general manager, has long been a generous supporter of high school sports and of Boyd Christian School. We are grateful to Mr. Milner for his support of this event.
Upcoming Sports Events
11/4...5th-6th Basketball @ Spencer, 6:00
11/6...5th-6th Basketball @ College Street, 6:00
11/6...7th-8th Basketball vs. Victory Bapt., 6:30
Lunch Menu for November 5-10
Wednesday…Grilled Cheese Sandwich
News from the Elementary
In kindergarten this week, we are very excited about our reading reward trip to the movies on Wednesday! We are going to be making some art for Thanksgiving! We welcome our visitors for "Bring a Friend Day", Samantha Brooke and Kade! We enjoyed having you in our class today!
Grade 1…Mrs. Keele
We will have a spelling test this Friday. We welcomed friends today to learn about our school. Tomorrow is our movie reward trip. We will be leaving about 11:30. Remember our Thanksgiving meal, catered by Wilma Jean's, on Nov. 21. Reservations are due Nov. 14. If you need a form, please let me know.
Grade 2…Mrs. Newby
We were very happy to have seven guests in our room for "Bring a Friend Day". We talked about the election and the importance of being president of the United States. This week we will have our AR rewards field trip to the movie. Everyone is really excited about it. All of our class met their reading goal!
Grade 3…Ms. Farless
This week the third graders will be doing several fun activities. They will be making paper in science class this week. This activity will show them how important it is to recycle. In language class, they will be writing the final copy of their descriptive paragraph. Also, in math they will be learning about elapsed time and calendars. Our student of the week is Natalie Knox. Also, Noah Bost will be celebrating his birthday on Nov. 17th. Congratulations to Natalie and Noah! Finally, don't forget our Game Day and trip to see High School Musical 3 on Wednesday.
Grade 4…Mrs. Vandagriff
We are very busy this week. Today we started a unit over Charlotte's Web. We will be doing many fun activities with this book. Don't forget the Language Test over Chapter 7 on Thursday, and the Reading Test on Friday. Today was "Bring A Friend to School Day." We had 7 visitors in our class. We had a very exciting day. Have a great week!!
Grade 5…Mr. Burks
What a sight to behold at the Halloween dress up Friday. Thanks to everyone for their participation in the party. This week we will get back to work. Students will be practicing verb tense in Language as well as division in Math. There will be a division test on Friday. In Science we will be learning about mixtures and compounds. Our Bible story will be from Genesis 19, the story of Sodom and Gomorrah. The memory verse this week is Psalms 1:1, 2.