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Thank you to BOB, our Harpeth Band of Blue!! Throughout the season, you have improved and provided us with some wonderful entertainment both on the field and in the stands. At the state championships last Saturday, you turned in your best performance of the year. Thanks to Scott Atchley and all members of the Harpeth Band of Blue for all your hard work this year!

HHS would like to thank the community and all its supporters for the outstanding attendance and generosity in supporting the HHS Indians mens’ basketball program last Saturday night at the annual fundraiser. We look forward to seeing you at the games as well. Our first home game is next Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 6:30. Go Indians!!

Jeffrey Frye, new Spanish teacher

Jeffrey Frye, new Spanish teacher

For the teacher spotlight this week, we would like to introduce you to Mr. Jeffrey Frye, our new Spanish teacher. Mr. Frye tells us, “I am from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. I went to school out-of-state at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. I studied Psychology and Spanish. My first impression of Harpeth High was “wow,” and so was my second. The students are very respectful and the administration and faculty are all so eager to help. I love the relaxed but goal-driven environment. I teach Spanish I and III. My general goal for both of them is to help increase their knowledge and interest of the Spanish language and the different cultures associated with it.” Welcome, Mr. Frye! We are glad to have you on staff!

The Harpeth High School yearbook, The Arrow, offers the parents of seniors the opportunity to publicly recognize their special graduate with a SENIOR AD. This personalized message appears in a special section of The Arrow. Most parents choose to surprise their graduating senior with an AD, and the yearbook staff diligently keeps your special recognition a secret to be unveiled when you honoree opens The Arrow in the spring. SENIOR AD content includes a message and pictures that you submit with the SENIOR AD order form that specifies how you would like the SENIOR AD to be designed. The deadline for SENIOR ADS will be Friday, November 15, 2013. Do not attempt to submit your SENIOR AD through email. If you have any questions, please contact Natalia Fallon at natalia.fallon@ccstn.org or at 952-2811.

Harpeth High students are selling the popular Nashville City Saver coupon books which includes their FREE companion iPhone & Android App. These books are PACKED with 2-for-1 money saving offers which are valid until the end of 2014. HHS keeps 50% of the profits which will go toward technology for our HHS students. The cost of a book is $25.00.

Please turn your orders in this coming Monday, November 11, and make your check payable to Harpeth High School. Thanks for helping HHS and our students!!

Go to www.actstudent.org to register for upcoming dates for ACT testing.

ACT test dates: Dec. 14, register by Nov. 8

Jan. 10, register by Feb.8

SAT test dates: Dec. 7, register by Nov. 8

Jan. 25, register by Dec. 27

Remember you can access free SAT & ACT test preparation materials at www.eKnowledge.com/NFHS or call (951) 256-407

Sporting events: Harpeth football playoffs 7:30 tonight at Fairview; Basketball: Nov. 12 home vs. Pearl Cohn, Nov. 15 home vs. Waverly, 6:30 girls(V), 7:45 boys (V); JV teams scheduled at 3:30(g) and 4:30(b)

Important dates to remember: Thanksgiving break Nov. 27-29

graduation dues($45) deadline Dec. 13

Christmas break Dec. 20(10:45 dismissal, full days Dec. 23-Jan. 1; return for spring Semester on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, full school day.

Decision making in high school: study smart by using these

techniques: find a good place to study, be organized, focus on one thing at a time, break large assignments down into smaller parts, and do difficult assignments first while you are fresh and alert.

Quote of the week: “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes real happiness. It is not obtained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.” Helen Keller

Have a fantastic weekend!

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