Alvin C. York Institute
Thursday, August 17     2:07:35 PM

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Mission Statement: To serve as a model rural school of excellence where all stakeholders prepare and excel.

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Book Club Shirts!
Book Club members need to stop by the library to pick up your tshirt and your ticket for picture day. There are a couple of extra tshirts, so if you joined book club late, check with Ms. Julie today to get a shirt. Book Club will meet this Wednesday in the library to watch Everything and have pizza. Make plans to attend!

Tomorrow is picture day! We will begin the morning with Underclass retakes at roughly 8:15. Club Pictures will begin after retakes, during second period. Students, see club sponsors for passes today. Without a pass, you will not be dismissed from class to the gym. Mr. Crabtree will send an message to teachers at the end of the day today with more details. <--Only announce this one Monday.

Eat Food Get Paid!
Would you like a chance to win a 50 dollar gift card next week? All you have to do is participate in lunch through the school cafeteria program every day next week and your name will be entered in a drawing for a 50 dollar gift card. The card will be awarded by the end of the school day next Friday.

The Theatre Arts and Music Departments are excited to announce that they are coming together to create a musical that will be presented in the Spring of 2018! This year's musical is entitled, "Captain Bree and Her Lady Pirates". There is no experience necessary. All students are invited to come for a pre-audition rehearsal on Tuesday, October 3rd from 3-4:30 in the auditorium. Auditions will take place after Fall Break. All rehearsals will be after school and there are no classes required to participate in this opportunity. We hope to see you there!!

Yearbook sales will resume on campus this Thursday. The current price is still $30, but that price changes to $40 after fall break. Find the j.Staff in the front lobby to make your payment. Online sales are still running at

Field of Faith
Fellowship of Christian Athletes' Field of Faith has been rescheduled for Wednesday evening, October 4 @ 6:00 pm at the football field. Check out the school's social media pages for more information.

Cross Country Ranks!
The Cross Country teams hosted the Sgt.York Invitational on Thursday
Both teams finished 2nd.
Lori Cook, Isabelle Walker & Autumn Roberts finished top 10
Ty Reagan, Leighton Drake & Caleb Harris finished top 10

Senior Scholarship!
The first local scholarship for seniors is available. Applications for the $2,000 Rex Hitchcock Memorial Scholarship from the Bank of Fentress County are outside the guidance office. Applications are due between now and March 1, 2018.

Future Teachers!
Any student who is interested in joining Future Teachers of America should sign up in Mrs. Wood's room.

Drawing Competition!
Don't forget to bring in your entries for the Healthy Eating drawing contest on Monday. Some ideas to draw would be: a dragon eating carrots, broccoli as a person pumping iron, a family of fruit, grains and vegetables, or people eating healthy food. Remember there will be 3 prizes of 25 dollar gift cards and the winners will be displayed in the cafeteria.

Need Help in Math?
Math tutoring is available in the library 7 am each morning. Students should only be in the library for tutoring during this time.

Every day is a great day to be a Dragon!

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York Institue Advisory Committee
YAI Students recently visited the TCAT campus in Crossville for a tour and presentations on programs available. TCAT, like the community colleges in Tennessee, will accept the TN Promise scholarship funds.

York Institute's Entrepreneurship Class traveled to Cookeville on Thursday, September 21 to tour the Biz Foundry. The Programs Manager, Mike Ames showed the students around and talked about all the resources they provide to budding entrepreneurs. The highlight was the Virtual Reality experience!

 Field of Faith
 End of First 9 Weeks
 Fall Break
Week of 16th
 Parent Teacher Conferences 3pm-6pm
 Thanksgiving Break
 Christmas Break
 Martin Luther King Day, No School
 Presidents Day, No School
 Spring Break
 Tentative graduation
 Last Full Day of School
 Admin Day
 Last Day of School

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