Friday Update

Wanted to take just a few minutes and update you on some things:

First, our cafeterias served more than 4,000 more lunches in September 2015 compared with September 2014. The cafeterias also served more than 2,400 more breakfast in September 2015 compared with September 2014. This is a tremendous increase and I congratulate our cafeteria workers on being able to keep up with the increase in meals.

Our cross country teams absolutely dominated at Lindale, yesterday. The varsity boys won the 5A/6A division and were led by Ericson Goodjohnson who finished 3rd overall. The varsity girls won the 3A/4A division and were led by Chanda Westbrook who placed 1st overall and Skye Burns who placed 3rd overall. Both the JV boys and girls placed first in the open JV division. Congratulations to all the runners and the coaches on this great performance. The cross country teams will travel to Fairfield next Saturday for the last meet before district.

The High School volleyball teams travel to Rice today for a district match. The varsity is set to start at 4:30. The JV A game will start after the varsity and the JV B game will start after the conclusion of the JV A game. All games will be played in one gym.

Tomorrow, the Mighty Bulldog Marching Band travels to Mesquite to take part in the Mesquite Marching Festival. This will be the bands first contest of the year. The Bulldog Band is scheduled to march at 12:45.  Next week, the Bulldog band will be competing in the Cedar Creek Marching Festival in Mabank.

Today marks the start of the Middle School book fair. The book fair will run through Friday, October 9.

Today is also the end of the 1st 6 weeks. Report cards will go out on Thursday, October 8.

Finally, a reminder that Monday, October 5 is a student holiday. Classes will resume at their regular times on Tuesday.

I hope everyone has a great weekend!

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