Good evening, please listen to the weekly announcements from Bear Grass Charter School: We will have a financial aid director from a local community college discussing FAFSA and financial aid on Oct. 27th and 6pm in the media center. If you would like help with completing the FAFSA, please bring the following: 1. FSA User ID and password for student and parent (can create them at https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch ) recommended this is done at least 3 days prior to the event so identity can be verified 2. 2021 tax information for parent and student (if applicable) 3. Computer, cell phones are too difficult for this process The BGCS Fall Festival will be on Friday, October 28th from 5:00 until 7:30. BINGO in the band room will be from 6:00 until 8:00. The PTO is requesting donations for the Fall Festival cake walk. Cakes, cookies, brownies or cupcakes are all welcome. You may begin dropping off the cakes on Thursday, October 27th. They also need volunteers to help with the festival – email Lynn Wells email@example.com Vicki Jenkins firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up. A PTO meeting will be held in the gym on Nov. 8th @ 7pm. A and AB honor roll students will be recognized at this meeting. Seniors, yearbook forms for pictures and other needed information have been sent to your email. The due dates for these forms are Nov 18th. Parents, senior advertisements can be purchased through the Jostens website where you will be able to customize your child’s page and submit it to the yearbook. Students have been sent this link in an email as well. If you have any questions please email Mrs. Rice. Monday – There will be PLC meetings from 3:00 until 4:00. Tuesday – The ACT/College Prep group will take a field trip to Barton College from 7:30 until 4:00. Band News: The music department will be hosting their annual Halloween Concert on Monday, October 24th at 7pm in the gym. A $5 donation is requested to help fund instrument repair and music purchases. Come out and enjoy an evening of entertaining and frightful music from our fantastic bands! Club News: The Scuba Club will be traveling to Fantasy Lake Tuesday, October 25th and Saturday, October 29th for their final certification dives. They will depart on Tuesday at 8 am and return 4 pm. Saturday; parents are transporting their child and must be at the lake by 9 am. Friday – The Battle of the Books team will meet in Mrs. Hines’s classroom from 2:45-3:30. Email Mrs. Hines if you are unable to attend as new books will be distributed. Sports for the week: Tuesday – The women’s tennis team will have a 2nd round home 1A playoff game at 4:00 against Eno River Academy. The MS volleyball team will participate in the Inner Banks Conference Tournament at 5:00. The tournament will be played at Chocowinity MS. The V soccer team will have a home game against Cape Hatteras at 5:00. Wednesday – The MS football team will have an away game against Chocowinity MS at 5:00. The team will depart at 3:30. The V soccer team will have an away game against Perquimans HS at 5:00. The team will depart at 2:30. Friday – The V football team will have an away game against Hobgood Charter School at 7:00. The team will depart at 5:00. Come out to a game or meet and support our BEARS!! That’s all of the announcements for today. As always, thank you for your continued support of Bear Grass Charter School…Home of the Bears!!