“Prudence is the knowledge of things to be sought,
and those to be shunned.” -Cicero
Internet Safety Presented to Students:
Because the internet has opened many doors and provided countless educational opportunities for children, they have become immersed in it; but going online without knowing some basic safety rules can also be dangerous. Inadvertent exposure to inappropriate material, cyberbullying, or enticement can happen to any child, at any time, and could have devastating effects. That is why on January 9, students in grades 5-8 attended a presentation on internet safety. The presentations ...
Art Students Have the "Keys" to Success:
Tully students in the JSHS art department recently submitted all forms of art media to the Scholastic Art Competition. These talented, young artists brought back seven Key awards and several Honorable Mentions out of over 4600 pieces of judged works. All of these award-winning works will be available for public viewing at the Scholastic Art Show on the OCC campus from Wednesday, January 22 through Friday, February 28. Below is the list of works you can expect to see while there.
Tiernan Tobin's ...
Holiday Cheer at the JSHS:
The week leading up to Holiday Break was an eventful one for the JSHS students and staff. In addition to normal routine, students participated in holiday cheer with a spirit week featuring holiday socks, hats, and pajamas, a red versus green war, and ugly sweaters. During lunches, students could participate in a candy count with the winner earning the jar of sweet treats. At the end of the week, the halls smelled of holiday goodies when the staff and administration delivered cookies and hot cocoa ...
Abroad with Mrs. Sheldon:
The 7th and 8th grade JH International Club members enjoyed cheese fondue and Swiss chocolate as they toured through France and Switzerland with Mrs. Sheldon, a trip that she recently took. Her adventures began in France at the beautiful Lac d'Annecy (Lake Annecy) where artistic sculptures adorn canals and bridges. While there, she enjoyed local cuisine including fried fish (like smelt). Continuing on to Switzerland, she visited ice caves, rode cable cars, hiked the Alps, ...
Giving a Little PEACE around the Holidays:
The Senior High International Club has been at it again! Club members generously donated $1,500 to P.E.A.C.E. Inc. for their Holiday Community Basket Program. This program helps to buy holiday ham dinners with all the fixings and groceries for the week that school is out for local families and individuals in need. In addition, club members bought and donated a variety of gifts to help make the season a little brighter for community members. Happy Holidays to our Tully community! ...