December 8 Announcemnets

 Bookmark design contest! Artists, come to the Library for details on topic and rules for the Annual Bookmark Design Contest. Four winners will be published by the school district! Entries due today.

 Please come and join the Russian Club and ROTC for our joint ROTC Russian Karavai party today at lunch. Linguists from JBER will be here to present information on using one’s World Language skills in their careers as well as we will go over the Cyrillic alphabet military style and learn the Karavai song and dance. Russian food from the Eastern European Deli and Store will also be enjoyed — borscht, stolichni salad, and karavai, the special sweet bread for traditional celebrations and getting to know each other occassions. Please feel free to join us in the range for this celebration from 10:22-11a.m. At the end of this presentation open to the school and interested community members, our CHS Russian Scholar Laureate Sierra Self will be recognized for her accomplishments. She is being recognized as one of 31 students nation wide in 27 schools with Russian teacher nominators as the school’s most outstanding Russian scholar for the 2016-2017 school year. Congratulations, Sierra.

 Alaska Native/American Indian High School Juniors, Seniors, and Parents are invited to a College PREP EVENT at the ASD Education Center tomorrow from 11:00 am to 4:00pm. Included will be discussions with current college students, a parent discussion group, Native Corporation/Tribal Scholarships, FAFSA information, Scholarship Essay writing workshop and information about the TRIO Programs. This is being sponsored by the Title VI Indian Education Program.

 If you are interested in cookies, decorating cookies, and contributing to a fundraiser for a CHS variety show, come join Chugiak’s GSA, at lunch on Wednesday, December 13, in room 207/208. Bring your dollar, and you shall receive 3 cookies to decorate with a variety of frostings and sprinkles.

 Help those in need this winter. There will be drop boxes in House 2, 3 the library and the cafeteria until Dec. 15th. Many families need baby clothes, diapers, and blankets for this cold season. Mittens are especially needed.

 This week is HOUR OF CODE: Go to the Chugiak Library webpage and choose a game at the URL posted in the announcements for the day.

 Next week, December 11 – 15, is Spirit Week!!

  •  Monday – wear your holiday socks and hat!
  •  Tuesday – winter sports day! Wear your favorite winter sports themed clothing; whether it’s skiing, hockey, snowboarding, or bobsledding!
  •  Wednesday – holiday family photo day! Get a group of people together and wear matching clothing!
  •  Thursday – dress like your favorite holiday movie character.
  •  Friday – wear your ugliest holiday sweater!