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Daily Announcements for March 17th
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Friday, March 17, 2017
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Attention all 8th graders-- 8th grade dance will be on Saturday, May 13th from 6pm until 8pm here at Ashworth Middle. The theme for this year’s dance is.........Back to the 80's. The cost of the dance is $10 and that includes your ticket and all food and drinks.  Mrs. Wilson will be taking up money in the mornings until homeroom and on the way to connections. The last day to pay for the dance will be March 31. She needs to have at least 50 students paid by the 31st to be able to have the 8th grade dance. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Wilson on the 8th grade hall before homeroom or on your way to connections.
Ashworth Middle School will present Xanadu Jr. live at the Gordon Central Blue Box Theatre on March 23rd, 24th and 25th at 7 PM.  Admission is $5.00.
It’s that time again… time for our annual Pennies for Patients drive! Next week, Monday, March 20th through Friday, March 24th, we will be collecting loose change to support the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. All money collected will go to support research and treatment of blood cancer. Here’s how you can help: All money will be collected in Homerooms. Students will each be given individual collection containers, and each HR teacher will have a collection container. Students turn in their loose change to their HR teacher each morning next week. HR teachers will keep a running total of their class collection amount. At the end of the week, we will calculate our schoolwide total! Our goal is to raise $1,200! (Last year we raised $1,165, so we CAN do it!!) There will be a doughnut party for the HR in each grade level that raises the most money.  If you are not a HR teacher, please donate to a HR of your choice.
The Ashworth track & Field Warriors opened the track season yesterday, Thursday, March 16th, at South Central. The Warriors faced South Central, Woodland and Red Bud.  The boys finished 4th with 29 point and the girls finished 2nd with 41.5 points.  Several athletes had noteworthy track performances including the following;
• Joey Kowalczewski: 2nd place 300 hurdles
• Jasmine Ulllman:  3rd place, shotput & discus
• Tayla Gunn: 1st place long jump & high jump and 400 dash
• Donovan Massingill: 1st place long jump and 100 Meter dash
• Carthon Brown: 4th place 4th place long jump
• Cade Hendrix: 4th place shotput
• Makayla Caldwell: 6th place 300 hurdles
• Girls 4x1 A relay team 3rd place
• Boys 4x1 A relay team 2nd place
• Cody McNeese 4th place 1600 meter run
• Braxton Caldwell: 4th place 400 meter dash
• Cora Stepp: 2nd place 800 Meter un & 1600 Meter run
• Carlee Brock: 3rd place 800 meter run & 1600 meter run
• Sophie Gaither: 4th place 1600 meter run
The Warriors will be in action again at home on Tuesday, March 24th.  Go Warriors.
Congratulations to Mrs. Wallin’s homeroom for selling the most strawberries.  Her classroom sold 50 flats and will receive a pizza party.
Congratulations to District Young Georgia Author Winners:
• Lainey Richardson – 7th grade
• Michael Noah Green – 8th grade
Ashworth students have once again done a tremendous job with their writing efforts!  Please congratulate these gifted young writers!!  These students’ writing will move on to represent the school district in RESA competition this spring.
The Warrior tennis team travelled to Cass yesterday where the boys were able to secure a team win by winning 3 out of 5 lines.  Cass defaulted the number 2 doubles match, then Walker Angland and Alejandro Onesto clinched the team win at number 1 and 2 singles.  Congratulations to Walker and Alejandro and the Warrior tennis team!
8th grade students that have not had their transitional meeting yet, Ms. Stutts and Mr. McClanahan will call you to the office when they are ready.
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