KINDNESS * TEAMWORK * PASSION * INTEGRITY * COURAGE * RESPECT
This is a Week 3. Today is a Day 5.
Everyone meet in the PH for Honor Council Trivia and then we will go to advisory to view grades!
Next Tuesday, March 5, the Junior Class Officers will be serving Barberitos Lunch during 1st and 2nd lunch in the Myers Gallery. The Tillman Center will still be open if you choose to purchase lunch there. All profit will go to fund prom. Please check your e-mail and complete the google form by Monday at 4:00. Cash and Credit Cards accepted on Tuesday.
The Moonlight Theatre Company will be performing a shortened version of their current show, “Shakespeare On Fire” for the 6th grade this Thursday, Feb. 28 at 2:30pm in the PH. This performance- a shorten version of their play- is a silly, over-the-top look at several of the Bard’s plays. Very funny! Come watch if you have a free period!
J. Wesley Rogers, Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer
Want to go to the season 8 premier of Game of Thrones? If you donate blood your name is entered in a raffle to win tickets. AND, If we beat the blood drive record of 36 people, EVERYONE gets aDRESS DOWN DAY.
Book an appointment with Kate Williams or Coach Olson!!! Don’t forget if you are 16 you must have a signed parents permission slip but if you are 17 or 18 you do not need to bring anything but your ID.
On March 1(this Friday) during second lunch, we will be holding a Career Panel breakout discussion with Mr. Wes Rogers from Landmark. If you are interested in business, commercial development or starting something from scratch…this is for you! Please e-mail Mr. Olson or Mrs. Farmer if you are interested.
A little more about J. Wesley Rogers, Co-Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer:
As President and CEO of Landmark Properties, Wes has overseen the design, financing, development, construction, and operations of nearly $4 Billion worth of new construction student housing. Wes is responsible for establishing and implementing Landmark’s overall corporate strategy. He is very involved in the development and finance sides of the Company’s business, but his hands-on leadership style keeps him engaged in all aspects of the business.
Wes, an Athens, GA native, obtained his B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Georgia in 1999 and his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from UGA in 2004. Upon graduating business school in 2004, he co-founded Landmark Properties. Wes was named the 2017 E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year for the Southeast U.S. in the Real Estate Category.
This year’s Luminaria, which is ACAD’s celebration of the arts, is being held at the Foundry (!!) in downtown Athens. It will be on March 6th at 7:30, and the evening will include music, visual art and readings by students. We are still signing up readers.* If you are interested in reading a poem or a piece of brief prose (2-3 minutes) please contact Ms. Moffett. For anyone and everyone else, please plan to come and support and make the evening in our new location a success!
*Talk to your teachers about supplementary credit that they may choose to offer for your participation.
The Spartan Book Club is reading All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr for our March book. Please feel free to join us on March 18 during club time to discuss!
Juniors taking the March 6 SAT on campus: don’t forget the upcoming Wednesday test prep session on February 27 (math) in the Chambers Center Board Room from 8:00-9:00 a.m. February 20 will not be a late start, so there will not be a prep session that morning.
Upper School Conference Day: Wednesday, March 6.
Athens Area Homeless Shelter, 620 Barber Street Athens GA 30601
Next Shelter Dinner: March 1 ! See you then!
From the College Counseling Office
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