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This Week in Upper School 2/5-2/9, 2018

Friday, February 9, 2018

WHAT HAPPENED THIS WEEK:
Sam Grundwerg, Israeli Consulate General, Los Angeles

The Student Council put on Spirit Week this week in preparation for Sadie's Dance, which is Saturday night from 8:00-11:00 p.m.  The theme of the dance is video games from the 80's.  Students wore totally tubular clothes and rad hair to get in the right head space for the dance.  

High School students had the opportunity to meet and speak with the Israeli Consulate General from Los Angeles, Sam Grundwerg. The Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles is one of Israel’s largest diplomatic missions in the world. It covers the entire Southwest region of the United States including Arizona, Southern California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming. The Consulate is an official office of the Government of Israel. Our many departments work hand in hand striving to provide the best of Israel and strengthen the already deep bonds between Israel and the Southwest region.

On Wednesday, the following students participated in the American Mathematics Competition.  Good luck to all!

9th: 
Macy Litt
Krish Madhura
Vanessa Voltz
 
10th:
Elizabeth Gutierrez
Ryan Litt
Owen Retzer
Allison Stidham
 
Monday, February 5 -- Middle School students heard from Chris Holman about how to be smart online and use social media safely.  The students were interested in his experiences as a police officer and asked thoughtful questions about making positive choices online.  The students were taught the acronym T.H.I.N.K. which means True, Helpful, Inspirational, Necessary, and Kind.
 
Students attended and participated in the Winter Pep Rally. See photos.
 
Middle School Principal's List and Dean's List are official! See FULL LIST
 
High School Principal's List and Dean's List are official! See FULL LIST
 
The senior basketball players and their parents were honored at the final basketball games of the season on Thursday night. A great crowd of students, teachers, and family were there to cheer them on. Congratulations to all our senior players.  We are going to miss you next year! 
 
NEXT WEEK FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL:
Monday: Time Travel Day -- Wear clothes from the past or from the future
Tuesday: Color Day! -- 8th wears red. 7th wears blue. 6th wears orange .
Wednesday: Crazy hair or hat day. 
Thursday: Dodgeball game during FLEX time AND Rosh Chodesh SPORT "dress down for a dollar (can wear sweatpants)," or you  can wear regular spirit wear for FREE.