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December 5, 2005



PJHS News

Music concert

At 7 p.m. Tuesday in the high school performing arts center 185 junior high choir and band students will present their Christmas program. Band director Cindy Stone and choir director Franklin Smith say this should be a memorable program with Handel’s “For Unto Us;” Holst’s “In the Bleak Midwinter,” as well as a collection of other traditional and modern Christmas songs. There is no charge for family and the public to enjoy this presentation.

Basketball schedule

Monday finds all four of the girls’ teams hosting the Marshall girls. The “B” teams play first, and using both gyms will speed the games along. That same day all four of the boys’ teams head to Clovis to play Marshall on their courts. The boys begin with the “A” teams facing off. Saturday the boys’ seventh and eighth grade “A” teams host Santa Rosa with tip off at 10 a.m.

Money talks

Principal Steve Harris offered his thanks this week to families and friends who supported the school fundraiser. The money generated by sales goes into the student activity fund.

Skills Tutor program set

Teachers are employing a new Internet-based program with some of their students. Students take an on-line pre-test, then Skills Tutor designs activities to practice needed educational skills. Students may access this program at school or at home, so it is beneficial to students who are ill and must miss quite a bit of school.

Second quarter ends

Thursday and Friday students will take their second quarter tests. Next week they finish the first half of the school year with semester tests.

Business careers classes publish

Students in Melody Ortega’s career classes have published a cookbook. These traditional and innovative recipes sell for $10. Students are also working on story books about a chosen career. These books will have illustrations as well as information about preparation for the job, duties, and pay in those fields.

Spanish classes a big bust

That’s what students will soon be doing — bashing their piñatas. This tradition includes a hollow container decorated for various holidays. Parents fill the piñata with candy, and children take turns trying to break it open. When that happens, all the children scramble to get the candy. Students are learning more about this Spanish tradition and creatively designing their own piñatas.

Last Friday of the year

School dismisses at 1 p.m. Dec. 16 for Christmas break.

Menus

Floyd

Breakfast

Monday: Scrambled Eggs, Cereal-Assorted Choice, Apple, Orange, or Fruit Juice, Milk-Choice

Tuesday: Pancakes and Syrup, Sausage Pattie, Cereal-Assorted, Apple, Orange, or Fruit Juice, Milk-Choice

Wednesday: Hot Oatmeal, Toast, Cereal-Assorted Choice, Apple, Orange, or Fruit Juice, Milk-Choice

Thursday: Sausage Gravy and Biscuit, Cereal-Assorted Choice, Apple, Orange, or Fruit Juice, Milk-Choice

Friday: Blueberry Muffin, Cereal-Assorted Choice, Apple, Orange, or Fruit Juice, Milk-Choice

Lunch

Monday: Frito Chili Pie, Vegetable Salad, Pineapple Tidbits, Milk-Choice

Tuesday: Chicken Enchiladas, Cooked White Rice, Vegetable Salad, Applesauce with Cinn., Milk-Choice

Wednesday: Salisbury Steak, Sliced Potatoes, Hot Roll, Cherry Cobbler, Milk-Choice

Thursday: Chicken Fajitas, Vegetable Salad, Refried Beans, Mixed Fruit, Milk-Choice

Friday: Pepperoni and Cheese, Corn, Vegetable Salad, Breaded Apple Sticks, Milk-Choice

Portales

Breakfast

Monday: Danish, Yogurt, Juice and Milk

Tuesday: Cheese Omelet, Toast with Jelly, Juice and Milk

Wednesday: Pancake on a Stick, Fresh Fruit and Milk

Thursday: Breakfast Bar, Teddy Grahams, Juice and Milk

Friday: Oatmeal, Sausage, Juice and Milk

Lunch

Monday: Chicken Strips, Roll, Fries, Chilled Fruit and Milk

Tuesday: Handmade Pizza, Garden Salad with Dressing, Chilled Fruit and Milk

Wednesday: Beef Tacos, Salsa, Lettuce, Tomato, Pinto Beans, Chilled Fruit and Milk

Thursday: Corn Dog, Fries, Fresh Fruit, Cookies and Milk

Friday: Chicken Fried Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Roll, Fresh Fruit and Milk

CSC Menu

Monday: Chicken nuggests, sweet corn, brussel sprouts, biscuit, strawberries and bananas, and milk.

Tuesday: Asado (pork stew), mexi-tatoes, turnip greens, flour tortilla, apricots, and milk.

Wednesday: Baked fish, tartar sauce, carrot-raisin salad, broccoli with cheese sauce, bread, peanut butter bar, and milk.

Thursday: Lasagna, California veggies, spinach, garlic bread, jello, pinapple, and milk.

Friday: Chicken rice soup, carrot squash medley, salad, pumpkin bread with whipped topping, and milk.

 

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