As we prepare for the opening of the 2016-17 Prowlin’ Panthers After-School Program, we must inform everyone of the newest, hottest thing we’ve created that was created by none other than the students themselves! Over the years we’ve heard what you wanted, and that was “more!”.
More things that will keep you engaged, involved, and encouraged to stay after-school. So starting Monday, October 3, we introduce to you the BRAND NEW “Panther Points” incentive cards. We know what you’re wondering (8th graders). You’re saying, “But don’t we already have PAW Cards?”. Yes, you do. But PAW Cards are strictly given to students by teachers and staff before 2:15pm. Panther Points will be given to students who stay after school by after-school staff members and teachers who run a specific after-school club or activity. These point cards have three different values, 3-pointers, 2-pointers, and 1-point. Points are earned simply by students who exhibit one of the three contributors:
Taking Initiative (3 points) – Student who handles duties and resp0nsibilities without having to wait on instructions from teacher or others.
Inclusiveness (2 points) – Student willing to invite other students to participate in activities, games, and other social activities.
Being Considerate (1 point) – Student is respectful to staff, teachers, and other students that participate in the After-School Program.
The students can bank points for a variety of lit prizes, including hot dog or ice cream party with friends, hooded sweatshirts, and the hard to find “Straight Outta Stone” tees!
It’s finally here.
The official Activity Calendar of the new school year is upon us. Since the Program kicks off on Oct. 3, you’ll only have 3.5 weeks to enjoy the selections of the first quarter. Some of the highlights that will open up this year’s schedule are the following:
– “Social Club” Hour. All students that aren’t with a teacher from 2:20 – 3:20pm are to report to the Cafeteria for an hour of academic help, board games, and time to meet and interact with each other!
– Art Club. Mrs. Sheetz, our new Panther Art Teacher, will be offering students the ability to come in and paint, draw, sculpt and hone their artist skills.
– “Indoor Futsol League”. Our fast and furious indoor soccer season starts this fall. The league consists with co-ed teams that have a roster max of 6 players and play weekly games in our gym. The season consists of a playoff and championship game.
The Activity Calendar can be downloaded in .PDF form in our “Documents” tab.
There’s still time to buy the hottest shirt and offer this school year! For $10 you can buy our limited “Team Panthers” tee shirt which will allow you access to ALL of our evening events that have fees. What that means is that when you purchase your tee and wear it to one of our pep rally games, you’ll get in for FREE!!!
The PTSA will be selling these shirts on Thursday night at Back to School Night.
Any students that are interested in trying out for the Stone Panthers Dance Team (SPDT) need to see Mr. Anderson so he may answer all of your questions! Try-outs for team will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4 – Oct. 7 after school in the gym. Try-outs will be held all week and late buses will be available to take students home on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 4:30pm. Cuts will be made on Friday, Oct. 7.
Students trying out need to wear the following:
– tee shirt (no tank tops)
– comfortable dance shoes
We will be holding try outs for hip hop, jazz, and lyrical team performers. This is a competition dance team and only a select number of you will make the team. The team will perform at various evening pep rally events, Westfield High School basketball games, and at least two middle school competitions.
You do not need to have any prior dance team experience! Thank you and good luck.
This is a MAJOR announcement to let everyone know that the Prowlin’ Panthers After-School Program will officially kick off on Monday, October 3. The program will run five-days a week starting at 2:20pm and ending at 5:15pm.
The Program Registration form and First Quarter Activity Calendar will be added to the “Documents” tab. Students will also be able to register at Panther Prep Night on Wednesday, Aug. 31.
We look forward to seeing you!!!