Jan. 13, 2008 School News

Students issued report cards
Students received their report cards Friday. Principal Steve Harris encourages students and parents to evaluate students’ progress so far this year. Congratulations to the students whose grades are just where they ought to be. For any students who want help working on those grades, tutoring is available before or after school Monday through Thursday.

Basketball teams gear up
All of the PJHS basketball teams hit the courts running after returning from Christmas break. Both the boys and girls have four sets of games this week. Monday finds both the boys’ and girls’ seventh and eighth grade “B” teams hosting Dora. Tuesday the boys’ seventh and eighth grade “A” teams head to Clovis to play Marshall. That day the girls’ seventh grade “A” team and the eighth grade “B” team host Marshall.
Thursday finds the boys’ seventh and eighth grade “A” teams heading to Tucumcari for games beginning at 4:30 while the girls’ seventh grade “A” team and eighth grade “B” team host the Rattlers with games at 4:00.
Saturday finds all four of the girls’ teams headed to Ruidoso while all of our boys’ teams host Ruidoso. Saturday games begin at 11 a.m.

Spelling bees approaching
The Spanish spelling bee will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the junior high library. The English spelling bee will be held at 10 a.m. Jan. 23 in the library.

MLK Jr. Day observed
Portales Schools will be closed Jan. 21 in observation of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Elida School News
Homecoming planned
Homecoming ceremonies will be held Thursday. JV boys, varsity girls and varsity boys will play Tucumcari. Homecoming ceremonies will be held after the final game.
The Elida Junior Class will auction off an afghan made by Debbie Bumguardner. The auction will be held at Homecoming.
National Honor Society will have a pie and cake auction during halftime of all games during Homecoming. The funds raised will be used for scholarships.

Floyd School Menu
Monday: Breakfast pizza, cereal, juice, milk
Tuesday: Breakfast burrito, cereal, juice, milk
Wednesday: Sausage/egg casserole, cereal, juice, milk
Thursday: French toast sticks, cereal, juice, milk
Monday: Chicken fajitas, rice, beans, salad, tortilla, peaches, milk, (MS/HS salad bar)
Tuesday: Salisbury steak, sliced potatoes, rolls, milk, (MS/HS salad bar)
Wednesday: Beef stew, grilled cheese, apple crisp, milk, (MS/HS salad bar)
Thursday: Pepperoni pizza, corn, salad, Go-gurt, milk, (MS/HS salad bar)