Auditions for Blanchard's Got Talent, our annual talent show will take place on Thursday, October 19th from 2-4 PM in the auditorium. ¬†Students only need to stay until they are done auditioning Any Blanchard student can audition. ¬†If you require music please bring it on flash drive or cd. Sign ups are posted across the hall from the auditorium. See Mrs. Sacco in room 12 with questions.
Yearbook Cover Contest is running now through October 13th. ¬†Design the cover of this year's book. ¬†You could win a free yearbook! Please see Mr. Bogacz for details.
On October 3rd, Germans celebrate a national holiday called the "Day of German Unity". ¬†To learn more about the period in time when Germany was split in two by a wall, ¬†all interested students can join the Book Club discussion after school on Wednesday, November 15th from 2-3 PM. We will discuss the book, A Night Divided". ¬†If you need a copy of the book to read, please let Mrs. Brandt know this week. ¬†Books will be gathered and handed out on October 18th so you can begin reading this excellent historical fiction book.
The Blanchard Library's theme for the month of October is "Tales of the Supernatural" Come check them out from the display nearest the Grade 7 hallway. ¬†
In other exciting library news:
* 50 new books arrived last week and are now ready for students to take home
* Also new: 2 Playaway style audio books
AMC Math Club Announcement
The AMC Math club will be meeting today for our second round of the Math Madness competition.
Last week, the Blanchard team was defeated in a close match against a teamfrom California, with outstandig performances by: Kaithir Mayyappan, Michael Cheng and Ivan Ren.