GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS  

* Applications are now available for the 2018-19 Student Council.  Requirements and recommendation forms are available in Mrs. Rieck’s room.  Juniors applying for President must have their materials to Mrs. Rieck by Tuesday, April 17, and eighth grade through juniors applying to be class representatives must submit their materials by Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

*Monday – April 23 – Alma Community Blood Drive at St. John’s Lutheran Church – 11:30-6:00 p.m.  Staff and Students accepted. For appointments call Carl at 685-4539 or log on to redcrossblood.org.  Students, if you are 16 yrs. of age or older and wish to be a donor, there will be a sign-up in the high school office.  They have requested no more than 4 students in each half-hour You must have a “Picture ID (Driver License). You must also have approval from parents to leave school to be a donor.  Students who are 16 yrs. of age will need to get a Parental Consent Form from the high school office, and it must be signed by a parent or guardian for each donation until the donor reaches the age of majority (17).
*Volunteer Opportunity -Monday – April 23 – Alma Community Blood Drive at St. John’s Lutheran Church – 11:30-6:00 p.m. Students are encouraged to work at the Blood Drive.  A sign up sheet is on the main bulletin board. Shifts run approximately 2 hours in length. Parents must send permission with their student to leave school.

*The Pepin Booster Club has a spring order now available, including youth items.

Check it out!  The deadline is quick - so don't delay.  https://chippewavalleysportinggoods.itemorder.com

code: 2018eagles        Order deadline is Wednesday, April 25, 2018.

*The Alma Class of 2019 invites you to attend Alma Prom “Yule Ball” will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018.  Doors will open at 7:00 pm for pictures, grand march will start at 8:00 p.m. and the dance will follow the grand march until midnight.  Cost is $5.00 for singles, $8.00 for couples and $1.00 for spectators.

* Volunteer opportunity - Mississippi River Clean- up Sat., April 28, 2018 - Volunteers will meet and the Belvedere Landing or Lower Spring Lake Landing, Power Plant Landing in Alma.  Meet at the landings at 8:00 a.m. and Lunch is provided for volunteers at 11:30 a.m. at the Cove. Students under the age of 16years old will need parent consent. See Mrs. Rieck for more information.

*Land & Water Camp Registration deadline is June 1. The camp is located in Manitowish Waters, WI and is scheduled for June 18-June 22.  Students entering grades, t, 10, 11 or 12 in the 2018-19 school year mat attend. Cost is $250, but scholarships may be available.

*Our final mid-term for the year is approaching...The grading window will open on Wednesday, April 25 and close on Wednesday, May 2.  Mid-term report cards will be sent home with students on Friday, May 4.

 

Monday - April 23

Lunch:  BBQ/Bun, Baked Beans, Baked Chips, Applesauce

*Senior High Choir to Whitehall for the WSMA Large Group Festival;  (Rescheduled from 4/18) Leave Pepin @ 8:05 am, Leave Alma @ 8:35 am; Arrive at Whitehall HS @ 9:30 am; Listen to C-FC @ 9:40 am.; Warm-up @ 10:25 am; Perform @ 10:40 am; Board bus/depart for Alma @ 11:15 am; Arrive @ 12:15 pm; Arrive @ Pepin 12:40 pm

*Alma Community Blood Drive at St. John’s Lutheran Church – 11:30-6:00 p.m.  Staff and Students accepted. For appointments call Carl at 685-4539 or log on to redcrossblood.org.  Students, if you are 16 yrs. of age or older and wish to be a donor, there will be a sign-up in the high school office.  They have requested no more than 4 students in each half-hour You must have a “Picture ID (Driver License). You must also have approval from parents to leave school to be a donor.  Students who are 16 yrs. of age will need to get a Parental Consent Form from the high school office, and it must be signed by a parent or guardian for each donation until the donor reaches the age of majority (17).

*Juniors will be decorating for Prom during the week of April 23-27.  They will begin on Monday, April 23. Students will be allowed to work on decorating only during their study halls and only with a teacher present as a supervisor.  Teachers are asked to be cooperative when asked to supervise during study halls.  For decorating  during the evening sessions and after school the Junior Class Advisors, Mr. Reed, Ms. Novak, and Mr. Mezera will be in charge of supervision.  On Wednesday, there will be no decorating beyond 6:00 p.m. Only those Juniors who will be here to work  will remain after school and evening.  All others will be asked to leave, and you will be asked only once.  Also, when you come to work, you need to remain here. The Gym will be OFF-LIMITS to all, except the Junior Class, April 23 thru April 27.

*SB game at Pepin vs Elmwood 5:00 p.m.;bus (Herold)leave Alma at 3:40 RESCHEDULED from April 3

*Golf Meet at Alma or Wabasha

*BB game at Alma vs Mondovi 5:00 p.m.

*Track and MS track practice at Alma
*School Board Meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the high school library

    Elementary:

*4-6 Musical Practice after school until 4:30 for:Shrek, Fiona

 

Tuesday- April 24

Lunch: Chicken Rice Hotdish, Dinner Roll, Carrots, Peaches

*Aspire Testing  in the H.S. computer lab and Guidance room-Period 1 - Orientation for all Freshman & Period 2 - English (Max 45 MIn)

*HS Gym unavailable-Juniors decorating for Prom

*Track Meet at C-FC 4:00; bus leaves Pepin at 2:30, leaves Alma at 2:50

*SB game at Alma  vs Durand 5:00 p.m.

*JVSB game at Pepin vs Plum City 5:00; bus (herold) leave Alma  at 3:40

*JVBB game at Elk Mound 5:00; bus (??) leave Alma at 2:30, leaves Pepin at 2:50

*MS track practice at Pepin; bus (Herold) leaves Alma at 3:40
*BB practice at Alma

*Golf practice at Alma or Wabasha

    Elementary:

*Grade 3 Forward Exam

*4-6 Musical Practice after school until 4:30 for: Entire Cast

 

Wednesday - April 25

Lunch: Hot Ham &  Cheese/Bun, French Fries, Pickle, Apple

*Aspire testing Freshmen  in the H.S. computer lab and Guidance room: Period 3 – Math (Max. 75 min) & Period 4 - Reading (Max. 65 min)

*Grading window for Mid-term 4 opens today

*HS Gym unavailable-Juniors decorating for Prom

*Aspire Testing Freshmen  in the H.S. computer lab and Guidance room:; Period 4 – Writing (Max. 40 min); Period 5 – Reading (Max. 65 min); Lunch; Period 6 – Science  (Max. 60 min)

*BB, and Golf practice at Alma

*Track and SB practice at Pepin; green van (Graff)/ silver van (Johnson) leave Alma at 3:40

    Elementary:

*Grade 3 Forward Exam

 

Thursday- April 26

Lunch: Beefy Nachos, Garden Bar, Corn, Fruit Cocktail

*Aspire testing Freshmen  in the H.S. computer lab and Guidance room: Period 5 – Writing (Max. 40 min) & Period 6 - Science (Max. 60 min)

*HS Gym unavailable-Juniors decorating for Prom

* A representative from the Univ. of Mn - Rochester will be here to speak with interested students at 9 a.m.  Please obtain a pass from Mrs. Rieck prior to this time.

*SB game at Pepin vs Colfax 5:00 (JV innings after varsity); bus (??) leaves Alma  at 3:40

*BB game at Elk Mound 5:00; bus (Herold) leaves Alma at 2:40, leaves Pepin at 3:00

*JVBB game at Spring Valley; bus (???) leaves Alma at 2:50, leaves Pepin at 3:10

*Track and MS Track practice at Alma

*Golf practice at Wabasha; green van (D.NOll) leaves Alma at 3:40

    Elementary:

*Grade 3 Forward Exam

*4-6 Musical Practice after school until 4:30 for:Entire Cast

 

Friday- April 27 - Mid Term 4th Quarter - Mon/Wed/Fri

Lunch: Crispy Chicken Wrap, Garden Bar, Green Beans, Pears

*HS Gym unavailable-Juniors decorating for Prom

*Pepin No School - Teacher In-Services

*Senior Day - Sponsored by Buffalo County Partnership Council.  - All Seniors in Buffalo County will attend a workshop from 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.  bus (Huber) leaves school at 8:25 and returns around 3:00

*Read-a-thon/Sleep-a-thon Grades 4-6; parents pick up by 7:00 a.m.

*SB Game at Mondovi 5:00; bus leaves Pepin at 2:50, leaves Alma at 3:10

*JVSB game at Mondovi 5:00; bus leaves Pepin at 2:50, leaves Alma at 3:10

*BB game at Colfax 5:00 (JV innings after Varsity); bus (Herold) leaves Alma at 2:20, leaves Pepin at 2:40

*Track meet at Lewiston Altura 4:15

*HS/MS golf practice at Wabasha; silver van (D.Noll) leave Alma at 3:40

    Elementary:

*Grade 1 field trip to  Area Farms; bus (Weaver) leaves school at 8:30 and returns around 3:00

 

Saturday - April 28

*The Alma Class of 2019 invites you to attend Alma Prom “Yule Ball”  Doors will open at 7:00 pm for pictures, grand march will start at 8:00 p.m. and the dance will follow the grand march until midnight.  Cost is $5.00 for singles, $8.00 for couples and $1.00 for spectators.

*The Alma After-Prom Party will be held at Action City Fun Center and Trampoline Park in Eau Claire immediately following the Alma Prom.  There will be food and refreshments available at Action City as part of the After Prom Party. Students will check in at the school between 11:45-midnight, buses will leave for Eau Claire between 12:15-12:30 am.  Students will return to the Alma School around 5:00 am at which time the prize drawings will be held. The After Prom Party will concluded around 5:15 am on Sunday, April 29. Permission slips are available in the high school office and need to be turned in by noon on Tuesday, April 17 to be eligible for the prize drawings.