Daily Announcements

  •  RAP members and panelists enjoying a movie night to watch the documentary, Salam Neighbor

    Daily Announcements, 4/26/2017

    SD Duty
    Monday – Grace Wardeberg
    Tuesday – Kalvin Watson
    Wednesday –
    Thursday – Charlie Weeks

    Grandparents’ Day- Friday, April 28
    7:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m Registration in Student Center
    Breakfast for Grandparents with Students in Dining Hall
    8:30 a.m Departure for class visitation

    Middle School
    8:45 – 9:05 A Period
    9:15 – 9:35 C Period
    9:45 – 10:05 K Period
    10:15 – 10:35 M Period
    10:45 – 11:05 MS Assembly
    11:15 – 11:35 MS Dismissal

    Upper School
    8:45 – 9:05 – A Period
    9:15 – 9:35 – B Period
    9:45 – 10:05 – US Assembly
    10:15 – 10:35 – C Period
    10:45 – 11:05 – D Period
    11:15 – 11:35 – E Period
    11:45 – 12:05 – F Period
    12:05 Upper School Dismissal

    Baylor Organic Garden plant sale! Baylor gardeners will be selling basil, tomato, and pepper plants in the quad all day during Grandparents Day, Friday. Price is $2.50 per plant. Please email Dr. Fazio with questions.

    Riverbend Bands are here!!
    See Susan Collins if you ordered bands, 2nd floor Hunter Hall

    Colloquium/Life Skills
    Meeting Locations - Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Life Skills - B:
    Coach Blair – Lupton Annex 001
    Coach Bloom – Lupton Annex 002
    Mrs. Drew – Lupton Annex 003
    Mrs. Margio – Lupton Annex 004
    Mr. Oswald - Lupton Annex 101
    Mrs. Sumida – Lupton Annex 103



    Report to Chapel Lecture Hall for a College Counseling session

    Library Quiet Hours Beginning Monday, April 24th the library will serve as a study space for many students preparing for exams. Please be respectful of those studying and keep the library as peaceful as possible in the coming weeks. Study time includes Colloquium. If you are not coming to the library to study, please use the Quad or another location instead. Additionally, Felder Forbes will be reserved during the day as a quiet space for students. We'll have it stocked with all the paper, highlighters, index cards, and snacks you need to get ready for exams. Good luck!

    Math Evening Extra Help: Lots of positive math action continues to occur on the top floor of the library in the Sterling Room during evening weeknights. Please bring your relevant math materials to receive help with your homework, review class material, and prepare for upcoming quizzes and tests. This week's schedule: Mon. (at 8:15- hosted by the math club), Tues. (at 8:15), Wed. (at 8:15), and Thurs. (at 8:15).

    May Day at GPS is on Wednesday, 4/26 - Students are excused after D2 (1:06)
    SENIORS May attend with a permission note from parents BEFOREHAND.
    GRADES 9-11 May attend with a permission note from parents beforehand.

    No phone permission is allowed.
    -Since May Day is Wednesday, you must have your note in to Mrs. Griffith no later than Wednesday morning. Penalties will be given if the above guidelines are not followed.

    THEY'RE HERE!!!! The Baylor Players present The Addams Family: A New Musical, Wednesday, April 26 through Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 PM and Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 PM in the Roddy Theater. Tickets are available in the campus store and at the door. All tickets are $5.

    Dorm Council: This year's last time to meet! Open to all BOARDERS - Come to Harrison during your lunch for some good conversation, pizza and bring your FABULOUS suggestions for next year! Thursday, April 27th - during both lunches, Harrison.

    Supplies to Support Homeless: McLain Bender is sponsoring a project in support of homeless women in Chattanooga. If you would like to contribute, please drop off feminine products, candy, baby wipes, or small hand sanitizers in the collection barrel in front of the Health Center by Thursday, April 27. Other donation spots will be in the lobbies of each of the girls' dorms, Mrs. Drew's office, and the Student Center.

    On McLain's birthday, April 27, during activities period and continuing into the afternoon, she will be hosting a packing party in Lowrance Lobby where all women and girls of the Baylor community are welcome to help package our donated items to send to a homeless shelter in town.

    Red Circle applications are available in the Admission Office or Ms. Davenport's office located in Hunter Hall. The completed application should be returned by Thursday 4/27. If you are a current Red Circle member, you do not need an application.

    Water Crisis: If you are interested in learning about the water crisis and how you can get involved to help, come to the chapel this Thursday, April 27th during colloquium to watch an informative speech, talk about it, and enjoy some donuts.

    Fly Fishing Lesson -- Are you Down to Fish?
    Come to the lower fields this Saturday, April 29th for a beginner's lesson in fly fishing at 11AM that is being taught by the living legends Mr. Stover and Big Dave! Learn the fundamentals of casting, reeling, and catching. Pizza will be provided! (Email Murphy McMahon for questions)

    AGP: All Girls Paddleboard Trip April 29th-30th. Come join us at Chester Frost state park. We will paddle on the lake and camp at Chester Frost. There will be plenty of food, sun and a beach to check out. Email Heather Biebel for sign up and more information.

    AP Exams: During the weeks of May 1st and May 8th, many students will be involved in taking AP Exams. As we have done in the past, we set some parameters for attendance and dress. Students taking an AP exam in the morning must attend all afternoon classes; however, they do not need to be in dress code. Students taking AP exams in the afternoon are excused from morning classes. Please note that these parameters do not affect students taking the AP art classes.

    The Post-AP Backpacking and Swimming Adventure: There will be one last backpacking trip before the end of the year right after AP exams end. Celebrate the season on May 13-14 with a refreshing dip in a cool mountain stream in a relaxing wilderness atmosphere. Our ultimate destination will be determined by participant vote. The trip will include hiking, swimming, and even fishing! Please contact Mr. Emmanuele if you are interested.
    Come take the plunge on the upcoming Walkabout backpacking and swimming trip

    TED Talk: Baylor’s first official TED event is going to be hosted on September 16, 2017. We are now looking for students and faculty who want to share their ideas worth spreading with the audiences. On Thursday, May 18th, the TEDx Baylor School team is going to host an audition for the students and faculty. We will choose the top 4 student speeches and top 2 faculty speeches to present in the September official event. If you want to give it a shot, you can sign up via google form (https://goo.gl/forms/XjfHBDqltzcGIN8f1). If you have any questions, please email Liam Zhang (Zhangyi@baylorschool.org).

    Walkabout Spring Schedule:
    Please click on http://walkabout.baylorschool.org/Baylor_Walkabout/Spring_2017.html to see the Walkabout trip schedule for Spring 2017!

    SAT QUESTION OF THE DAY: http://apps.collegeboard.com/qotd/question.do

    Church for Boarding Students. You are invited to join Headmaster and Mrs. Wilson for worship at The Vine this Sunday. The group will leave from the student center at 10:30 a.m. followed by lunch downtown. Everyone is welcome. Dress is casual. The service is Christian contemporary. If you have questions text 423 280 6945

    Student Activities
    Bus Schedules:
    Wed. 4/26 Continuous Walmart runs starting at 6:00 p.m.
    Fri. 4/28 Downtown 7:00 p.m.
    Sat. 4/29 Hamilton Place Mall 1:00 p.m.
    Downtown 7:00 p.m.

    This week's events:
    Thurs. 4/27 Desai and Bae Dinner Night
    The cooking skills of Dillan Desai and Andrew Bae are teaming up to create a culinary masterpiece of Korean Food. Email Ashlee to be put on the waiting list. This trip is full already!

    Fri. 4/28 Out to Lunch Trip
    After Grandparent's Day, we are going to out to eat together at Thai Smile! Email Ashlee to sign up! There are only a few spots left.

    Sun. 4/30 Sunday Night Sonic Run
    Need to fuel up for the start of a new week? Want some ice cream before the beginning of AP exam week? Sign up with Ashlee to go grab some Sonic on Sunday night!

    Coming up:
    5/5 Dinner and a Movie

    Wednesday 4/25:
    Tennis - Girls Varsity vs. Webb – Knoxville @ Baylor - 4:00 pm
    Tennis - Boys Varsity vs. Webb – Knoxville @ Baylor - 4:00 pm

    Lacrosse - Boys Varsity vs. Signal Mountain @ Baylor - 7:00 pm