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									Classen News Blast 8-16-11
Friday, August 19th will be an A Day

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Call Attendance Secretary Marguerite Russell at:   556-5089

There will be a Black Student Union meeting Wednesday
August 17 starting at 2:20p in room B311. Grades 9-12 and
all ethnicities are welcomed to join. Please be on time.

French club meeting Tuesday 2nd Lunch High School and
Wednesday 1st Lunch Middle School.

Key Club Officers meeting Wednesday 8-17-11 after
School in Ms. Hulsey’s room.
Classen Christian club will meet Wednesday 8-17-11
during second lunch in room A318.
Class Officers for the Class of 2017 and
Representatives meet in A308 Wednesday 8-17-11
from 2:10-2:30.
Competition Speech club after School Thursday 8-18-
11 from 2:10-3:00.
Interested in the Ancient World? Greek & roman
Mythology? Classical Culture? Or just want to hang
with some really cool people?? Come to the Latin
Club/Junior Classical League Meeting-Wednesday
August 17th 1st & 2nd lunch, Room B311. ALL are
welcome! (You do not have to be a Latin student to

OPEN HOUSE...Don't forget!
Tuesday, August 16, 2011
5:00-8:00 P.M.
We will begin with the picnic in the Classen SAS Café (CAFETERIA) at 5:00 P.M.
Food , refreshments, and Classen SAS merchandise will be sold by PTSA and
Classen student organizations.

Beginning at 6:15 P.M. teachers will be available in their classrooms to welcome
you to the 2011-2012 school year. There will be no structured rotation
schedule. You may go from room to room as you like. Teachers (adjuncts) who
rotate from room to room will meet parents in the Classen SAS Café.

Students Against Destructive Decisions needs a new
S.A.D.D.'s mission is "to provide students with the best prevention tools possible to deal
with the issues of underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, and other
destructive decisions."
If you are a parent, teacher, faculty member or student interested in having the torch
passed on to you, please contact Mrs. Cory at If this seems
overwhelming, please don't let that deter you from volunteering if you feel passionate about
the mission. Mrs. Cory will show you how to be advisor!

Piano Club will be August 25th from 5-8pm. See Mrs. Cory for
details about location and what to do to participate.

Parent-Teacher Liaisons STILL Needed!
OK, High School Parents...Especially IB Parents-
Adopt an IB Teacher!!
They need stuff too!
Questions?? Contact Tracy Crenshaw at: or 767-9991.
Thanks so much!
The following teachers still need a parent liaison;
Art Department:
Tony Dyke (photography)

Computer Science
John Testa
Cassie Petty-computers

English Department:
Chelsea Johnson
Marian Hulsey - HS
Phil Reid - HS

Physical Education:
Josh Morgan

Language - French:
Laura Borja
Jennifer Robinson- adjunct
Jean Losher

Trena Brown

Jack Harding - HS

Fred Boudreau - adjunct HS

Carolyn Bish - HS
Taneil Kaler - HS
Alexander Lau - HS

Social Studies:
Brian Poole
Bradon Risenhoover - HS
Charlotte Smith - HS
James Warner - HS

Classen SAS Attendance Number: 556-5089
Please call before 10 am.

Classen SAS Sports
Classen SAS Varsity Volleyball Schedule 2011
DATE          AWAY                HOME          TIME
August 19th   Classen SAS         Southeast     4:00
August 24th   Grant               Classen SAS   4:00
August 29th   Classen SAS         NW Classen    4:00
Sept 2nd      Northeast           Classen SAS   4:00
Sept 6th      Harding Fine Arts   Classen SAS   4:00
Sept 12th     John Marshall       Classen SAS   4:00
Sept 14th     Star Spencer        Classen SAS   4:00
Sept 19th     Classen SAS              OK Centennial 4:00
Sept 21st     Classen SAS              Douglass           4:00
Sept 22nd     Harding Charter Prep Classen SAS            4:00
Sept 24th     ALL CITY                 ALL CITY           TBA
              TOURNAMENT               TOURNAMENT
Sept 26th     Capitol Hill             Classsen SAS       4:00
TBA           REGIONALS                REGIONALS          TBA
Practices: 3 pm to 5 pm Monday thru Thursday ( except games days)
Junior Varsity practice will end at 4:30 pm
All Junior Varsity and Varsity players will have to line judge a home game. If they do not judge
on the day that they have been assigned, they will not play the next game.
Christy Brown: 405-641-6271

Josh Morgan: 405-255-5709

Classen Calendar
Tuesday August 16th
Open House 6 pm All grades
Food, merchandise for sell, and teachers!

Friday August 19th
A Day

Thursday August 25th
5:30 6th grade family "meet & greet" in the cafeteria
6 pm 1st PTSA Meeting (auditorium)
6:45 IB Parent Meeting (Jr's & Sr's) OR 6th grade Parent Question and Answer session.
5-8 pm Piano Club See Mrs. Cory for details about location and what to do to participate.

Friday ,August 26th
B Day

Monday August 29th
Picture Day for the Year Book
(No, you can't buy a yearbook YET-watch Classen News for instruction on how you can
buy a year book-That information will be coming.)

Thursday September 15th
6 pm PTSA Meeting
Friday September2nd- No School
Parent-Teacher Conference

Monday, September 5th- No School
Labor Day

Friday, September 9th
A Day

Monday October 3rd
Retake Picture Day and Senior Picture Day

PTSA Meetings
Thursday, August 25th 6 pm
      5:30 6th Grade Families "Meet 'n Greet" finger foods served
      (IB & 6th Grade Parent Meetings)
Thursday, September 15th
      (Vote on the budget, teacher grants, student scholarships and dues increases)
      Cool door prizes AND...BROWNIES!!
Thursday November 17th 6 pm
      "IBNGO" Dinner, Turkey Bingo with an IB twist &
      Reflections winners announced
Thursday February 23rd 6pm
      "VPNGO" (Dinner, snow/ice and Bingo with (of Course) a VPA twist!)
      Vote on Nominating Committee
Thursday, April 5th 6 pm
      Slate for 2012-2013 Officer Presented
      Boring meeting...looking for something interesting to add... open to suggestions...
Thursday May 3rd 6 pm
      Officer Elections with crowning ceremony afterward
      Free Yoga class afterwards

Oklahoma City Public Schools
Continuous Learning Calendar

October 17th-October 28th- Fall Break
November 23rd-25th- Thanksgiving Break
December 12th-January 3rd - Winter Break
March 12th-23rd - Spring Break
June 1st - School Ends

Check out these websites:
Classen PTSA
OKCPS District website:
Classen SAS website:

Senior Picture Information:
Seniors, the deadline to take your yearbook gown photos
through Lifetouch/prestige is Oct. 3rd. If you don’t have
them done through them by the deadline you can have them
done here at school on Oct. 3rd during retake day. You will
have two options:
   *Option 1: Is a FREE sitting. You will get one shot and it will be what is in the yearbook
   *Option 2: Is $15.00. You will get four shots and get to choose which one you would like
in the yearbook. If you choose Option 2: bring a check made out to Prestige for $15.00 on
Oct. 3rd. (If you have them done at Prestige you will not have to have them done again at
   * Boys you will need a shirt and tie.
   * Girls wear something nice.
   * Casual Photos in yearbook: This year we are going to take casual photographs to
include in the yearbook along with your gown picture. Please bring an outfit to wear for
your casual photo. This must be within the school dress code. If you have taken a casual
with Prestige/Lifetouch then you may use it. If you miss retake day you will need to see
Mrs. Madron for information on getting your casual done. However, it is best to do so on
the day of or take them at Prestige/Lifetouch.

Senior Class Parents:
Buy an ad in the yearbook and feature your student!!
(This is an honor only for Seniors)
This is a special announcement for parents of the 2012 Senior Class. Now is
your opportunity to purchase a Senior Ad for your child in the 2011–2012
year book. Senior Ads include photos, submitted by you, and your special
message to your senior. Ads are available in quarter page, half page and full
page sizes. Due to a change in our financial system we must postpone all sales
until Monday Aug. 15th.
Full page - $300.00
Half Page - $150.00
Quarter - $75.00
Bring cash/ check/ or money order to A308….Only 10 pages will be
sold….first come, first serve.
Senior Bio’s and Senior Polls will be sent out in the coming week. All must be
returned to room A308 by Sep 15th.

ACT test dates 2011-2012
Test Date            Registration Deadline       Late Fee Required

September 10, 2011   August 12, 2011         August 13-26, 2011
October 22, 2011     September 16,2011       September 17-30, 2011
December 10, 2011    November 4, 2011        November 5-18, 2011
February 11, 2012    January 13, 2012        January 14-20, 2012
April 14, 2012       March 9, 2012           March 10-23, 2012
June 9, 2012         May 4, 2012             May 5-18,2012

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