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Friday, 4/13/18 (A Week)

Diversity Council

Diversity Council will be having a meeting during Club/Break today! We will be discussing American gun violence, the premise of the March for Our Lives, and the groups that may not have been represented in the demonstration.

Financial Literacy Month

The Financial Literacy Month coordinators showed a video as a precursor to an activity that will take place during Assembly.

Gabby Alpert

Yesterday was Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Girls Outdoors

The Girls Outdoors SPRING OUTING is Sunday, April 29, at the Mohican Outdoor Center! It will be a longer day trip instead of camping (because of the busy spring calendar), and we'll go on a hike to a nice view. We will hold the Girls Outdoors Olympics to learn and test outdoor skills like cooking and pitching tents. No prior experience is necessary. The club will send out a permission slip, which must be filled out and handed in to Ms. Chaffee-Cohen by Monday, April 22. Don't forget to fill out the third page so that we know if you need any equipment from us. Get excited!!


JSA has a meeting today! We will be talking about JSA elections and our upcoming bake sale!

Mock Trial


National School Walkout

On Friday, April 20th, students will be given the opportunity to participate in the National School Walkout. The Walkout is a chance for students and faculty to show their solidarity with school affected by gun violence and show their support for safer schools. We are finalizing the details of the day and more information about the walkout and the education that goes along with it will be soon to come. Today we wanted to plant the seed of the walkout and give everyone the opportunity to think about what does the opportunity of participating in the walkout mean to you.


Ballast is releasing another online mini-issue! April Fools! :)

Environmental Club

Environmental Club will be having a meeting today. It's very important for all members to come as we will be planning the upcoming Earth Week (week after Earth Day which is 4/22)! Please come if you have any interest in leading activities or planning things for the week. The meeting will be in Ms. Chaffee-Cohen's room during club/break.


Sign up for day of silence! Registration closes Monday, April 16th!

Mr. Walz

If you are a reader of any of the print magazines in the library's collection, please take the survey that Mr. Walz sent out earlier this week to indicate which titles you use.


Softball won our first game this week (16-0) and our second game this week (6-0). Sarah J, Trisha L, and Kelsey B hit homers.


The winner of the Windward Vanishing Point Contest is… drum-roll please... Piper Eccles! This photo will be on the first page of the Windward magazine. Congrats Piper, and thank you to all of those who submitted!

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