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October 21, 2019

Danforth Jr. High Newsletter

Monday, Oct 21st, 2019

Principal’s Message

This Week’s Dress Code
Today some students wore pajamas to school. On Tuesday students will dress up like their favorite decade and there’s no telling what we’ll see. Wednesday we hope they’ll wear their favorite crazy hat and/or socks. Thursday is Texan Spirit Day so we’ll see a bunch of students wearing the Navy Blue, Red and White. We wrap up the week with Twin Day on Friday. Why?

Some schools call it “Red Ribbon” Week or maybe “Take a Stand against Drugs” Week. Whatever name it goes by, schools typically spend a week having a little fun with the dress code and reminding students to stay away from drugs. Of course goofy clothes are not going to keep anyone from trying illegal substances. What will help them with the choices they make is good family support and a friend group that makes those same good decisions. So no matter how our students are dressed today or next week or anytime……..let’s remind them to make positive choices when it comes to vaping, illegal drugs, alcohol or anything else that might harm their future.

Thanks for taking a look at our Newsletter.

Greg Howard, Principal

In the next few days
Monday, Oct. 21st
Volleyball vs. Fredericksburg – 7A/8B games begin at 5 pm, 8A/7B after 5 pm games
Thursday, Oct 24th
Football vs. Navarro – 7thA/7thB games at Navarro; 8th games at home; B games begin at 4:30 pm

More detailed info about other Danforth activities
From Marie Bernick – Math Teacher Math 411/Parent Information Session There will be a 1-hr parent information session offered to 6th and 7th grade math students with these teachers: Mebane, Merkin, Bernick. This session is intended for parents, but students may attend WITH their parent.

Date: Tuesday, October 22 Time: 5:30-6:30 PM Location: ROOM 202 - 6th grade ROOM 216 - 7th grade More details were sent out in Skyward. If you have questions, please contact your teacher.

From Meagan Williamson – Yearbook Sponsor
2019-2020 yearbooks are now on sale at $35 with free name stamping!
If you have questions please email me at:

From Jeremy Mauk, Whitley Bone, Kari Winebrenner, Carol Sue Merkin – FCA Sponsors
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets in the Junior High gym every Friday at 7:15 am. Please join us for games, fun, speakers, and donuts! Everyone is welcome!