Eagle Brief: Oct. 25 – 29

School honors Red Ribbon Week, holds Black Out Pep Rally, football to play Allen

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Amanda Hare

A poster sits on the floor Friday, Oct. 22, ready to be glued on the Eagle Nation Online Newsroom door. Classes decorated their doors for “Red Ribbon Week” during Eagle Time. Red Ribbon Week will occur Monday through Friday, Oct. 25-29.

Amanda Hare and Alyssa Clark

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Eagle Update

Upcoming

  • Varsity girls tennis will play in the state tournament away Thursday and Friday, Oct. 28 and 29, at 8 a.m.
  • Varsity volleyball will play in a warm-up match home Friday, Oct. 29.
  • Varsity football will play Allen at home Friday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. This will also be senior night.
  • A Black Out pep rally will occur Friday, Oct. 29, during Eagle Time in the arena.
  • The fishing team will have a tournament at Ray Hubbord Lake Saturday, Oct. 30.
  • National Technical Honor Society will hold a meeting Monday, Nov. 1. QR codes with more information can be found in CTE classrooms.

This week will be Red Ribbon Week with dress up days:

  • Monday: wear pajamas, robes, and slippers
  • Tuesday: wear tie-dye
  • Wednesday: wear yellow
  • Thursday: wear throwback attire
  • Friday: wear Halloween costumes

Uplifting

Band left Thursday, Oct. 21 for their trip to St. Louis, where they will compete in the Bands of America Super Regional competition.

Seven Eagle Nation News graduates were nominated for six 2021 National Student Production Awards. The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences — which is the company that presents the EMMY’s — made the announcement Monday, Oct. 18.

  • News Report – Light News: “A Living Miracle” by Cristina Folsom and “REDD’s Corner” by Camron Silva.
  • Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs: “Quibi: Best or Worst Timing?” by Grant Johnson.
  • Sports Story or Segment: “Balancing a Brooklyn Knucklehead” by Cristina Folsom, Mason Mumy, Goel Yongo and Brenna Gibbons
  • Talent – News or Sports: “Grant Johnson Demo Reel” by Grant Johnson and “Maggie Hale Demo Reel” by Maggie Hale

Choir auditioned for All Region Choir and 24 students earned spots in the group. Eight students made the Region 24 Mixed Choir placing them in the top 15 voices in their voice parts. They will advance to the next round of competitions.