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Sept. 28 Floyd News


September 28, 2005



Cress Harvey; Pat Griffith; Adam Burns

Upcoming Events.

l Seniors will meet Thursday at the Floyd Senior Citizens Center for games and fellowship. Pot Luck is at 6 p.m. and games begin at 7 p.m.

l The Floyd Back Porch Pickers will meet Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Community Building. Everyone is invited to join in or just listen.

l Lions Club will meet Oct. 5 at the Community Building.

School News

C & S Oil has donated $200 worth of gas to raffle off to support the girls participating in the Thanksgiving parades in Houston and New York. Tickets will be available at home games or you can call the school at 478-2211. The drawing will be held Oct. 15 at the last regular season home football game.

l Athletes are selling peeler card coupons for Sonic, Subway, and Domino’s. Cards are $10 each. If you would like to purchase one, please contact the school or any athlete.

l Friday is Johnny Appleseed Day.


Saturday — Junior. high and varsity vs. Mountainair Mustangs at Mountainair, 11 am


Thursday — Junior. high, JV and varsity vs. Melrose Buffaloes at Melrose, 4 p.m.

Saturday — Varsity at Melrose for Lady Buffs tourney, time TBA .


Yearbooks for the 2004-05 school year have arrived! If you have purchased a yearbook or would like to purchase one, please see Susan Nottingham.

Kindergarten News

The Floyd Kindergarten class is learning the importance of keeping their environment clean by reducing, reusing, and recycling much of their classroom trash. The students collected trash from the snacks they brought to school for one week. The trash consisted of plastic, foil, metal, and paper, some of which will be used for future art projects. What could not be used was placed in a small landfill at the back of the school. The students with the help of their teacher will dig up the trash every four weeks to observe any decomposition that may occur. This year-long unit will give the students a better understanding of ways to reduce the amount of trash that goes into our landfills and along our highways. They will also continue to collect recycled items for classroom projects.

Church News

Roy Roach will be delivering the sermon this Sunday at the Floyd Baptist Church. Sunday school is at 9:45 a.m. and church service is at 10:45 a.m. There are now Sunday school classes for grades 1-6 as well.

Jennifer Essary can be reached at 478-2846 or by e-mail to:


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