Tahlequah Daily Press

Community Briefs

November 5, 2013

Tahlequah School Calendar

TAHLEQUAH — Tuesday, Nov. 5

THS – FFA to District Speech Contest at Tulsa

THS – Academic Team Competition in Sallisaw at 5 p.m.

THS – Band All-You-Can-Eat “Annie” Soup Kitchen Fundraiser at First Baptist Church, 5 to 7 p.m.

THS/Middle – SWAT students to ICTC Training

Middle – Seventh-grade RISE to Jenks Aquarium and Tulsa Zoo

Cherokee – School Skate at 5:30 p.m.

Heritage – Third-grade Music and Veterans Program at 2 and 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 6

THS – Rogers State University reps on campus during both lunches

Middle – Veterans Day Assembly at PAC, 9:30 a.m.

Middle – Circle the State Practice at 3:15 p.m.

Middle – SWAT Meeting at room 36, 3:15 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 7

THS – Veterans Day Assembly at PAC, 2 p.m.

THS – Anatomy Class at Tulsa OSU-Med School

THS – Talent Search to RSU Challenge Course

THS – Duke University reps on campus at 10 a.m.

THS – Girls Basketball Scrimmage at Hilldale, 4 p.m.

Middle – Academic Buzzer Competition at Stilwell

Middle – NJHS Community Service at Heritage, 9:45 a.m.

Cherokee – Third-grade Music and Veterans Program at 2 and 6 p.m.

Greenwood – Third-grade to Cherokee History Tour

Heritage – Third-grade to Cherokee Heritage Center

Friday, Nov. 8

THS – Football at home with Collinsville, 7 p.m., Senior Night

THS – Last day to register for Dec. 14 ACT Test

THS – JROTC at Keys HS Veterans Day Assembly, 9 a.m.

Middle – Buyout performance for “Annie” at PAC, 1 p.m.

Middle – “Annie” musical performance at PAC, 7:30 p.m.

Middle – PTO Popcorn

Elementary – Third- and fourth-grade STAR ART Workshop at Heritage, 8:45 a.m.

Cherokee – Third-grade to Cherokee History Tour

Cherokee – Fourth-grade to musical “Annie” at PAC, 8:30 a.m.

Greenwood – First-grade to musical “Annie” at PAC, 8:30 a.m.

Greenwood – Gorilla Pride Assembly at 8:15 a.m.

Heritage – SOAR Assembly at 8:15 a.m.

Heritage – Third- and fourth-grade to musical “Annie” at PAC, 8:30 a.m.

Sequoyah – Sunshine Assembly led by Mrs. Aldridge’s Class at 8:30 a.m.

Greenwood – Veterans Celebration at 2 p.m.

Saturday, Nov. 9

THS – Band All District/All State First Round try-outs at Ft Gibson

THS – Boys Basketball Scrimmage Home at TMAC, 9 a.m.

THS – Wrestling at Broken Arrow Open  

District – “Annie” Escape from the Orphanage Fun Run at PAC 5 p.m.

Middle – “Annie” musical performance at PAC, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 11

All Sites – No Classes due to Staff Development Day

THS – JROTC Wreath Assembly at Town Square, 10 a.m.

THS – JROTC and Band in the Veterans Day Parade at 11 a.m.

THS – JROTC assisting with Veterans Appreciation Luncheon and Banquet

District – Monthly Board of Education Meeting at BOE Conference Room, 6:30 p.m.

Middle – Seventh- and eighth-grade Basketball Tournament at Jay

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What to you think of a state Legislature proposal to forbid cities from raising the minimum wage? Choose the closest to your opinion.

The federal government should set the minimum wage across the board.
States should be allowed to raise their minimum wages, but not cities.
Both states and cities should be allowed to raise their minimum wages.
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