Daily Announcements

OUTSIDE VPN'S 

Just as a reminder, downloading outside VPN’s onto your device is a violation of the Responsible Use Policy. Outside VPN’s also frequently cause an issue with our VPN making it impossible to connect at home. Please keep outside VPN’s off of you device.

Thanksgiving Break

Hocker Grove students will NOT be in session Monday, Nov. 19-Friday, Nov. 23, 2018.  School will resume at 8:45am on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018.  Enjoy your Thanksgiving!

 

Friday, Nov. 16, 2018  -  Daily Announcements

Ø  Just as a reminder, downloading outside VPN’s onto your device is a violation of the Responsible Use Policy. Outside VPN’s also frequently cause an issue with our VPN making it impossible to connect at home. Please keep outside VPN’s off of you device.

Ø  Interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  See the club board for more information.

Ø  Reminder for girls basketball that practice will go only until 5:00pm on Friday.

Ø  Hispanic Heritage Club will meet Tuesday, November 27, the Tuesday we get back from break after school. Come join us for some piñata fun!

Ø  Band & orchestra students ~ take your instruments home today!  Be sure to practice for our concert over the break.

 

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018  -  Daily Announcements

Ø  Academic Enrichment continues this afternoon.  Please report to the Library if you are staying afterschool.  Please bring your assignments with you.  You will be able to ride the late bus, only if you are at a club or Academic Enrichment. 

Ø  Just as a reminder, downloading outside VPN’s onto your device is a violation of the Responsible Use Policy. Outside VPN’s also frequently cause an issue with our VPN making it impossible to connect at home. Please keep outside VPN’s off of you device.

Ø  Interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  See the club board for more information.

Ø  LEGO Club will meet Thursday this week after school in room 211. Come join us for a holiday challenge!

Ø  If you are interested in a volleyball clinic that the MAVS are hosting at the beginning, stop by Coach Raine’s room (110) for more information.

Ø  Chess/ board game club. Thursday after school in room 114

Ø  Battle of the Books will meet during Thursday’s Eagle Hour travel time! Bring your books!

Ø  -MRS. HOLST is out sick, but we will STILL have rehearsal after school on the stage.

Ø  -Reminder for girls basketball that practice will go only until 5:00pm on Friday.

Ø  Ms. Scali’s EH class will meet in Ms. Passmores’s room today.

 

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018  -  Daily Announcements

Ø  Academic Enrichment continues this afternoon.  Please report to the Library if you are staying afterschool.  Please bring your assignments with you.  You will be able to ride the late bus, only if you are at a club or Academic Enrichment. 

Ø  Just as a reminder, downloading outside VPN’s onto your device is a violation of the Responsible Use Policy. Outside VPN’s also frequently cause an issue with our VPN making it impossible to connect at home. Please keep outside VPN’s off of you device.

Ø  Interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  See the club board for more information.

Ø  LEGO Club will meet Thursday this week after school in room 211. Come join us for a holiday challenge!

Ø  Cooking Club is after school. You must have signed-up in advance on the club bulletin board in order to attend.

Ø  If you are interested in a volleyball clinic that the MAVS are hosting at the beginning, stop by Coach Raine’s room (110) for more information.

Ø  Chess/ board game club. Thursday after school in room 114

Ø  Student Council will meet Wed in room 223. Please attend the first part even if you have another club, activity, or practice.

Ø  Jam Session in the band room today after school.  Yearbook photo will be taken, so bring your smile!!

Ø  Congratulations to Mirian Castro, Levi Whitaker, and Greg Carmody!  They represented Hocker Grove last night a Kansas City brass event downtown.  Way to go!

Ø  Kindness Club in room 26 afterschool.

Ø  Battle of the Books will meet during Thursday’s Eagle Hour travel time! Bring your books!

 

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018  -  Daily Announcements

Ø  Academic Enrichment continues this afternoon.  Please report to the Library if you are staying afterschool.  Please bring your assignments with you.  You will be able to ride the late bus, only if you are at a club or Academic Enrichment. 

Ø  Just as a reminder, downloading outside VPN’s onto your device is a violation of the Responsible Use Policy. Outside VPN’s also frequently cause an issue with our VPN making it impossible to connect at home. Please keep outside VPN’s off of you device.

Ø  Interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  See the club board for more information.

Ø  LEGO Club will meet today AND Thursday this week after school in room 211. Come join us for a holiday challenge!

Ø  All music students ~ group picture day is today!  Groups will be called to the auxiliary gym, so make sure you're listening to announcements.  Remember to bring the order form and money if you want purchase pictures.

Ø  Cooking Club is Wednesday after school. You must sign-up in advance on the club bulletin board in order to attend.

Ø  If you are interested in a volleyball clinic that the MAVS are hosting at the beginning, stop by Coach Raine’s room (110) for more information.

Ø  Jam Session in the band room tomorrow after school.  Yearbook photo will be taken, so be sure to come!!

Ø  4H Science Club will meet after school today in room 116 from 3:50-4:35 pm. Hope to see you there!

Ø  Chess/ board game club. Thursday after school in room 114

Ø  The Hocker Grove Robotics Class held there Robot Car Races last week and the top 4 cars were:

o   Champion – Mean Mobile built by  Gage Wesson/Issac Denham

o   2nd Place  - Zigsbee  built by Charles Brooks/Hudson Callies

o   3rd place  - Puma built by Shaheer Majeed/Jose Martinez

o   4th place  - Beelte built by Andrew Moody/Ethan Steele

o   The Race cars will be placed in the Library for viewing.

Ø  Wish the Hocker Grove Girls basketball team luck today as they head to play Trailridge today!

Ø  Geo Club will meet Tuesday in room 223

Ø  Student Council will meet Wed in room 223. Please attend the first part even if you have another club, activity, or practice.

 

Monday, Nov. 12, 2018  -  Daily Announcements

Ø  Academic Enrichment continues this afternoon.  Please report to the Library if you are staying afterschool.  Please bring your assignments with you.  You will be able to ride the late bus, only if you are at a club or Academic Enrichment. 

Ø  Just as a reminder, downloading outside VPN’s onto your device is a violation of the Responsible Use Policy. Outside VPN’s also frequently cause an issue with our VPN making it impossible to connect at home. Please keep outside VPN’s off of you device.

Ø  The 4H Science Club will be meeting after school on Tuesday, November 13th from 3:50-4:35 pm.  Late bus passes will be available. Hope to see you there!

Ø  Interested in Dungeons and Dragons?  See the club board for more information.

Ø  French 2 students- Please bring your signed permission form to Mrs. Mauer asap this morning for the visit to Sharon Lane today.

Ø  LEGO Club will meet Tuesday AND Thursday this week after school in room 211. Come join us for a holiday challenge!

Ø  No Outdoor Games or Soccer Club today.  We’ll start again in the Spring!

Ø  All music students ~ group picture day is tomorrow!  You need to wear your black & white outfits to school.  Groups will be called to the auxiliary gym, so make sure you're listening to announcements.  Remember to bring the order form and money if you want purchase pictures.

Ø  Cooking Club is Wednesday after school. You must sign-up in advance on the club bulletin board in order to attend.

 

MacBook Operating Systems Update

LISTEN UP, STUDENTS: IF you have a number “1” showing in your blue and white A (App store icon) in your dock, that means you most likely have an operating system update available. If so, follow these steps AT HOME ONLY:

  1. Click on the App Store
  2. Click on “Updates” at the top
  3. Look for the update for High Sierra (10.13.6) and click on “Update” to the right of the screen.
  4. MAKE SURE YOU LEAVE YOUR MACBOOK OPEN FOR THE ENTIRE TIME IT IS UPDATING. If you close it, it will not complete the update and will require a ticket to be seen by an IT analyst.

DO NOT, I REPEAT, DO NOT TRY THIS AT SCHOOL AS IT MAY TAKE A LONG TIME. DO NOT, I REPEAT, DO NOT CLOSE YOUR DEVICE WHILE IT IS UPDATING.

Any questions, ask your teacher or Mrs. Edds in the library.

 

VPN Connecting

Students should be restarting their MacBooks each time they leave or arrive Hocker Grove.  Restarting your computer allows it to connect to the right internet network.  If you aren’t restarting your computer once you get home, you might not be able to connect the VPN.