Students, as a reminder, the use of any personal technology is a Trust Card privilege. This means in the classroom as well as in the hallways during the passing periods. If you are seen using your personal technological devices and you are not in possession of a Trust Card, they will be confiscated.
Seniors, if you have a college acceptance letter, please bring a copy to Mr. Martinez or Mr. Medina to put on our College Acceptance Curve.
Seniors, information concerning various scholarship opportunities can be seen on the wall outside of Mr. Monroe’s room. If you want more information about scholarships, you can visit with Mr. Medina or Mrs. Castillo as well. There is at least one scholarship for junior students as well.
Abilene ISD proudly announces The Princeton Review, a PSAT/SAT Summer Prep Session for current 10th and 11th grade students. For more information, see Mr. Monroe, Mrs. Hamilton, or Mrs. Castillo.
The NCAA National Basketball Tournament Bracket Challenge ended Tuesday night. The results are as follows:
The Jostens representative will be on campus to deliver all senior graduation items on April 12 from 11:00 - 2:00 in Student Central. All seniors must have ordered all of their graduation items including the cap and gown and paid for them by that date.
The Student Voice is hosting Teacher Torture this week as a fundraiser for Student Voice. Mr. Haney is representing the ACC, Mr. Castleberry is representing the PAC 12, Mrs. Norris is representing Conference USA, Mr. Thomas is representing the SEC, and Mrs. Bunton is representing the Big 12.
From Mr. Thomas, those wishing to take the Inventor Certification, we will begin study times daily during EMS starting today. We will plan to take the exam on Tuesday May 14th. Please stop by and visit with Mr. Thomas if you are interested in this certification. BTW - its free.
From Mr. Carr, anyone who would like to purchase a ticket for the Kiwanis Pancake Day featuring all you can eat pancakes and the fixin’s which will occur on Saturday, April 27 at the Civic Center, should see Mr. Carr to purchase a ticket. Tickets are $5.00.
Hendrick Medical Center has a Volunteer Program which would be an excellent opportunity for students to get service hours. Participants must be fourteen years old by August 31, 2013. Students must have a flexible schedule. Orientation for this program will be on June 17, 2013. Applications can be found on-line at www.ehendrick.org and must be received by May 31, 2013.
Abilene Christian University presents “It’s G.R.E.A.T. @ A.T.E.M.S.” This camp is a one day camp on Saturday, April 20th at ATEMS. It is for middle school girls in grades 6-8th. This camp is in partnership with ACU and Dr. Jennifer Shewmaker and is partially financed by First Financial Bank. If you know a middle school girl who might enjoy this camp, share this information with her. If you have any questions, direct them to Mr. Martinez.
Students that made the A Honor Roll for the 4th Six Weeks will be going to lunch this Friday from 11-12. Check Mr. Martinez’ door to make sure you’re on the list.
Texas Wind Athletics is an alternative 11-man tackle football program in Abilene that serves schools that do not have football made available to them. While this is our purpose, we also teach the fundamentals of football, teamwork, work ethic, and self-discipline. We have 9 games scheduled for next season with some here in the Big Country and others in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. We would like to invite you to an informative meeting in the cafeteria of ATEMS on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 pm. We will be discussing the opportunity you would have to become part of the team.
Attention all seniors and juniors. Get ready for Hollywood. The senior prom is May 18 from 8:00-12:00 p.m. at 181 Pine Street. The theme is Red Carpet Night. Tickets will go on sale during lunch on April 17. No tickets will be sold at the door. The tickets are $40.00. If you need a dress or a tuxedo for this grand occasion, please contact Mindy from Queen of Dreams at (325) 692-5506.
Attention Hispanic Seniors, if you would like any information about the Hispanic Seniors Recognition Banquet or the scholarship, please visit with Mr. Martinez or Mrs. Castillo.
The ATEMS Pep Crew will be holding tryouts this week in the conference room after school from 3:30-4:30. If you are interested in joining, you must meet with them after school.