October 9, 2008
IN THIS ISSUE...
finally here and the first quarter grading period is coming
to an end. Students have plenty to be excited about
these days. In addition to all the homecoming events and
festivals, Fall Break is less than a week away.
Students will have Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October
17 off, giving both them and their teachers a well-deserved
of IN FOCUS features a total of four videos.
In the first one, we follow a high school senior as she
experiences Williamson County's
Plus, find out how the
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTE is
helping Williamson County teachers get excited about
history. Homecoming events are happening at schools
across the county this month. Check out some of the
sights and sounds from events at Brentwood, Centennial and Independence
high schools with our
And as always, find out what's happening in the world of
Williamson County athletics with the
WCS SPORTS REPORT.
news happening around the district, there is an update to
the SECURITY BREACH
involving Williamson County students. Also this week,
information for people interested in being a part of this
year's World of Possibilities
CAREER FAIR, and find out what's up for grabs at
this weekend's SURPLUS AUCTION.
What name would you give to the county's next middle school?
The School Board would like to know, so be sure and
SUBMIT YOUR IDEAS before
it's too late. And find out which Williamson County
students earned the remarkable honor of being name
There are dozens of activities
happening across the county. Be sure and check out the
FUNDRAISER section to
find out what's going on in your neck of the woods. We also have several upcoming
performances listed in the
MUSIC/THEATRE section including Ravenwood's
production of the Oscar Wilde play The Importance of
Being Earnest. Get a glimpse of life inside
the classroom with our PHOTO
GALLERY. Inside, you'll find snapshots of
students and teachers from schools across the county.
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FOCUS will be released October 23.
Friday, October 10,
End of First Quarter Grading Period
October 16 & 17, No School due to Fall Break
Tuesday, November 4,
No School for students due to Election Day
November 24-28, No
School due to Thanksgiving
December 16-19, First Semester Exams
Friday, December 19,
End of First Semester
5,No School due to Winter Holiday
dates, check with each individual school