Warrior Weekly for the weeks of November 18-December 1, 2018

Posted by | November 16, 2018 | Warrior Weekly | No Comments

NEXT WEEK’S DATES TO REMEMBER: 

November 18-24: Thanksgiving break–please note, publication of the Warrior Weekly will resume on Friday, November 30.

Sun 11/25 Happy birthday, Mr. Clifton!
Mon 11/26
4 PM 7th grade girls basketball vs. Talkington
5 PM 7th grade boys basketball vs. New Way Christian Academy
6 PM 8th grade girls basketball vs. Talkington
7 PM 8th grade boys basketball vs. New Way Christian Academy
Tues 11/27 5 PM HS JV boys basketball vs. Southcrest
6 PM HS girls varsity basketball vs. Southcrest
7:30 PM HS boys varsity basketball vs. Southcrest
Wed 11/28 Hot lunch–Taco Villa burrito, chips, dessert, and a drink (order on RenWeb by 4 PM Tuesday, 11/27)
Picture retakes
10-11 Senior cap & gown pictures and class photo
11:30-11:55 Upper school chapel
Thu 11/29 TBA High School Basketball Tournament @ Meadow
Fri 11/30 TBA Jr. High Girls Basketball Tournament @ All Saints
TBA High School Basketball Tournament @ Meadow
7:30 AM Morning of Praise & Prayer
Sat 12/1 Spring registration ends
TBA High School Basketball Tournament @ Meadow
TBA Jr. High Girls Basketball Tournament @ All Saints

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THE UPCOMING DATES:
Monday 12/3: 
Deadline to purchase tickets for Thursday 12/6 production of “Booby Trap”; tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Purchase tickets from the front desk, Mrs. West, or a SoR Theatre member. 
Tuesday 12/4: KPA Christmas Productions (3-5 grade and School of Logic)
Thursday 12/6: One-Act play dinner theatre
Friday 12/7: School of Logic Christmas party (see details under “Upper School News”)
Saturday 12/8: School of Rhetoric Christmas party (see details under “Upper School News”)

All-School News

Grammar School News

Hands-on projects bring learning to life for our students! Fourth grade students created Seigneuries after reading Madeleine Takes Command, and first graders researched different Native American tribes and created dwellings. They also gave oral presentations to their teacher and classmates. We are proud of the amazing work of our students!

First graders went behind the scenes last week at Market Street to learn about all that goes on at a grocery store. They thoroughly enjoyed visiting all of the different departments. The seafood expert was their favorite! They even spent their own money to make a purchase before heading out. They will be expert helpers on their next visit to the grocery store with mom & dad. 

KPA kindergarten visited the corn maze to end off their unit on Fall and Harvest. They found their way through the maze, visited some farm animals, went on a hayride to a pumpkin patch, and everyone picked a pumpkin.

Upper School News

Chemistry learned about combustion with a tiny marshmallow cookout…

After reading The Hound of the Baskervilles, the eighth grade class enjoyed watching the movie together. 

Congratulations to 6th grader Matthew Jenkins! Matthew has been playing competitive chess for about 6 months. He recently joined the US Chess Federation and  is working toward his official US rating. Last weekend he scored first place overall in a Plainview tournament. This weekend he will compete in his third Check With Tech tournament, here in Lubbock, along with other members of the Lubbock Homeschool Chess Club. Way to go, Matthew! 

Athletics News

Our 7th and 8th grade girls’ basketball teams played each other for First and Second place in the St. Andrew’s tournament. Our 8th grade boys’ team won the tournament, as well. Way to go, Warriors!

Basketball season is in full swing. Friday evening, the high school girls’ and boys’ teams played great games against Southcrest. Final score of the boys’ game was 48-51 and final score of the girls’ game was 38-43 with Southcrest winning both games.

The girls’ and boys’ basketball teams swept the Cotton Center tournament, winning every game they played. Here are the final scores:

Girls vs. Loop: 46-19; vs. Lazbuddie 51-44; vs. Wilson 50-16

Boys vs. Loop 66-20; vs. Cotton Center 49-22; vs. Lazbuddie 79-23

        

Fine Arts News

Congratulations to our School of Rhetoric One-Act Play cast! Although they did not place at state, they performed very well! We are also proud of those who received individual honors: Taylor Collier and Kelbey Walls were named to All-Star cast, Micah Collier received Honorable Mention, and James Hawthorne was named to the All-Star crew. The cast will be performing the show on December 6; see details below. 

Join us for the School of Rhetoric Theatre Department’s production of the One Act Play, “Booby Trap,” on Thursday, December 6. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk, from Mrs. West, or a SoR Theatre student. The deadline to purchase tickets is Monday, December 3, so we can have an accurate count for dinner. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. 

Please join us on Tuesday, December 4, for the Grammar School Christmas musical “We Three Spies” (see details below) at 6 PM. Immediately following “We Three Spies,” our School of Logic Theatre department will be performing “Christmas Unwrapped: Uncovering the true meaning of Christmas.” We hope to see you there!

*If you would like photos or announcements included in the Warrior Weekly, please send to lmontandon@kingdomprep.org by noon Thursday each week.

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