November 6, 2008
IN THIS ISSUE...
of November is here which means Turkey Day is right around
the corner. Don't forget, students will have the
entire week off for Thanksgiving this year. They will
not report back to school until Monday, December 1.
of IN FOCUS features four videos. In the
first one, we'll show you how local students used the recent
PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN to learn more about our democracy.
Plus, check out some of the ways Williamson County Schools
are keeping students
ACTIVE & HEALTHY this fall.
Homecoming events were held recently at four area high
schools. We'll show you some of the sights and sounds from
events at Fairview, Franklin, Page and Ravenwood high
schools with our
And high school football playoffs begin this weekend.
Find out which teams will face off in the first round in the
WCS SPORTS REPORT.
Some of the
other stories you'll find in this issue of IN FOCUS include
information about this week's PTO/PTA MEETINGS,
details regarding a new AUTISM SUPPORT GROUP and
information on how to apply for the
FREE & REDUCED LUNCH
PROGRAM. We'll also explain why students at Page
High School ditched their shoes for a special event called
BAREFOOT DAY, and you'll learn how a local civic club
is helping hundreds of children
by offering free VISION SCREENINGS. Also, a veteran
in the Child Nutrition Department hangs up his hat after 19
years in the business. We'll say farewell to Child
Nutrition Director JAMES GRIFFITH.
forget to check out the IN FOCUS
GALLERY which features dozens of snapshots from
across the district. Plus, Williamson County schools
are full of talented students. You'll find some of
their artwork on display in our STUDENT ART
section. And there are many activities happening
across the county. Be sure and check out our
section and the MUSIC/THEATRE
section to find out what's going on in your neck of the
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FOCUS will be released November 20.
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