March 14 – Bennett Slatcher
March 16 – Lanier West
March 19 – Carter Mundy
You can not let all the world’s tragedies into your heart. You’ll drown. But the ones you do let in should count. Let them manifest action.
This week is A week and today is a B Day.
9:45 Meetings this week!
ACAD Talks will be this Wednesday, March 16 at 7:30 in the Harrison Presentation Hall. Come support the speakers, Aidan Saeed, Alexis Keeney, Anvesha Das, Kartik Menke, Luisa Bertioli, and Mae Kline. They will be speaking on a variety of topics ranging from Jane Austen’s protagonists to NFTs.
Adair and Maddie are holding a March Madness Tournament Fundraiser. There will be a $5 entry fee to fill out a bracket, and there will be prizes including dress-down days and gift cards. Be on the lookout for an email containing more information on Sunday, March 13. All proceeds will go to the American Red Cross and help people affected by disasters around the world.
Calling all writers/photographers/artists! The ACAD literary review deadline is March 21st. Submit up to 3 written pieces and/or 5 photos to email@example.com. Work cannot exceed 3,000 words. An outside judge will select one writer to receive a $50 Amazon gift card. Submission does not guarantee publication. See Nina Killian’s email instructions for detailed guidelines or reach out to Ms. Evans.
The Upper School will celebrate π Day this Friday! Festivities include:
Weeklong advisory contest:
Create the most impressive pi symbol you can and send a picture to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can make the pi symbol out of anything at all—humans, desks, markers, origami—be creative! Winner of the contest will receive a circular prize for their advisory (your choice of pizza, donuts, cake, or ice cream cake)!
Arts & crafts activity in math class:
Contribute your special touch to a schoolwide art project! Thanks to the math teachers for hosting this activity.
Come get your face painted for the day! We specialize in pi symbols but can do other designs too. Anyone is welcome during 1st and 2nd lunch in Tillman.
Pi recitation contest:
How many digits of pi do you know? The pi recitation will take place during 1st and 2nd lunch in Tillman. The winners for each lunch will receive $20 YourPie giftcard!
Pie baking contest:
Students can submit homemade pies for teachers to judge during lunch. Please bring your pie to Mrs. Rorey’s desk Friday morning. Winners will be chosen for Best Presentation, Best Taste, and Best Overall Pie. The winner of each category will receive a $20 YourPie giftcard.
Please participate in the activities and enjoy Pi Day!