Thursday, September 13, 2007
Hickory Flat School News
Hickory Flat would like to welcome a few more new teachers and assistants. Leigh George is a new first year teacher this year. She is a graduate of New Albany High School, and a graduate of The University of Illinois.
Coach Warner Bradford has also joined our faculty. He is coaching the junior high girls’ basketball team. Billy Bob Gray will be coaching our baseball team this year. We also have several new assistants this year; Kelly Miller, Missy Bumpus, and Sandy Winburn. We welcome all new faculty and staff to Hickory Flat.
Loy Scott, a sophomore at Hickory Flat, scored a perfect score of 500 on her Mississippi Subject Area Test in biology. Congratulations to Loy on her hard work.
Hickory Flat PTO will be sponsoring an open house on Monday, September 10. Parents are invited to come and meet your child’s teachers. Progress reports will be distributed at open house.
Hickory Flat will be sponsoring a softball round robin tournament on Saturday, September 15. Byhalia, Ashland, Potts Camp, H. W. Byers and Hickory Flat will be playing in the tournament.
School day pictures will be made on Wednesday, September 12. These pictures are the pictures that will appear in the yearbook. Envelopes will be sent home on Tuesday, September 11. All students need to have their pictures made. Make-up pictures will be made on Monday, October 22.
Yearbooks for 2007 are still on sale. You may purchase one while supplies last. They will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. The cost is $40.00.
The 2008 Rebel Yearbook will go on sale Monday, October 10. If you purchase your yearbook between October 10 – October 21 the cost is $35. After October 21 the price returns to $40. If you would like to have your name engraved on the cover there will be a charge of $5 for the engraving. Ads are also available for the 2008 Rebel. If you are interested in placing an ad in the yearbook please contact: Madonna White, 1005 Spruce Street, Hickory Flat, MS 38633 or mkwhite @benton.k12.ms.us.
submitted by Mrs. White’s Journalism Class
Local student among summer graduates at MSU
April L. Gandy of Potts Camp is among approximately 800 Mississippi State students who are candidates for degrees at the conclusion of the 2007 summer term.
Because the university doesn’t hold graduation exercises in August, summer graduates are invited to participate in the fall semester commencements Dec. 14 and 15.
Registration deadline is Sept. 21 for October ACT Test
The next ACT test will be administered on October 27.
Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register by September 21 – the deadline for having the registration postmarked. There is an additional late registration postmark deadline of October 5, however, an extra fee is charged for late registrations.
Students can register online at www.actstudent.org, or pick up registration forms from high school counseling offices.
The cost is $30 for the traditional ACT and $44.50 for the ACT Plus Writing. Some colleges require ACT’s optional Writing Test score while many don’t, so students should find out the requirements of prospective colleges before registering for the exam.
ACT scores are accepted by all major four-year colleges and universities across the United States.
ACT’s website (www.actstudent.org ) has helpful information, sample tests and the opportunity to order inexpensive test preparation materials.
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