Announcements

September 13th
Our 1st all-school dance is Wednesday September 18th from 6-8 pm on the football field. Tickets are on sale now in the cafeteria.

The 8th grade A volleyball team lost in an exciting match to Valpo TJ last night with scores 25-23 and 25-20. Highlights include Emma Ortiz, and Lauren Zeman a force at the net, consistent serves by Kaylee Cole, Gabriella Kurzweil, and Allivia Jordan and great passing by Allysa Llanos, Emma Ortiz, Lauren Zeman, and Allivia Jordan. It was a team effort and all girls contributed to the exciting game that took place last night.

The 8th grade B volleyball team took TJ to a 3 set match but just fell short with scores 19-25, 25-22 and 14-15. The Braves fought hard to stay in the game, but lost the final point on TJ serving a net ball. Highlights include: Outstanding service by Hannah Pohlplatz, Kaliah Sanchez, Anna Trinks, and Sam Cali. Along with help in the back court by Izabella Shippen, Ella Smith, and Jerzie Jenne. Helping out at the net was Ashley Polarek with a nice block.
Coach Haupt and Spencer are very proud of the girls and their effort on the court. The 8th grade A team takes on Grimmer at home on Monday.

After losing the first game, The Lady Braves 7th Grade Volleyball “A” Team came from behind to win an exciting match against Valpo’s Ben Franklin 25 to 19 and 15 to 14. Top servers of the night were Presley Wellestat with a team-high of 13 points, Alliyah Ortiz with 11 points, and Alana Bohl with 8 points. Great net plays were made by Alexis Lehew, Myley Pelke, and Presley. Setting up our hitters were Calli Moseley and Elle Sykes. Alliyah, Myley, and Maggie Cardin also made many outstanding plays from the back row. This was a very exciting victory for the “A” team whose record is now one and one. The Lady Braves take on Grimmer Middle School on Monday at home.

The Lady Braves “B” Team came up short against Ben Franklin with a hard fought loss. Top scorers of the night were Nhiaa Ramirez with five points and Ariel Lagace with four points. Outstanding plays and saves at the net were made by Ava Colon, Gabby White, and Emma Lawless. Rounding out the night and contributing to the games were Sydney Price, Wrigley Warner, and Alyssa Keller.

Way to go, Lady Braves!

After losing the first game, The Lady Braves 7th Grade Volleyball “A” Team came from behind to win an exciting match against Valpo’s Ben Franklin 25 to 19 and 15 to 14. Top servers of the night were Presley Wellestat with a team-high of 13 points, Alliyah Ortiz with 11 points, and Alana Bohl with 8 points. Great net plays were made by Alexis Lehew, Myley Pelke, and Presley. Setting up our hitters were Calli Moseley and Elle Sykes. Alliyah, Myley, and Maggie Cardin also made many outstanding plays from the back row. This was a very exciting victory for the “A” team whose record is now one and one. The Lady Braves take on Grimmer Middle School on Monday at home.



 September 4th
Any 8th grade volleyball girl that is able to stay for practice after school please go to the gym.
Spell bowl will meet today 9/4 in Ms. McKee's room.  Spell bowl will meet tomorrow 9/5 with Ms. Hilsmier.  Please check Schoology for future updates.

Do you want to leave your mark on something that will last forever?  Do you love photography, design or writing.  If so, you might want to apply to become part of the Yearbook Staff!  The yearbook staff creates the yearbook from start to finish.  This group is limited to 12 people, so anyone interested must fill out and submit an application.  Applications can be found in, and returned to the front office.  Applications are due Monday, September 9th! Questions?  See Ms. Arnold or Ms. Rotzien today!

Students as you take your IPads home remember that you may only download 2 games.  This is a scool issued IPad and all games, music and pictures must be school appropriate.  
You may add itunes/ Apple ID but it must be with your school e-mail address as your username.  Do not add one from your phone or home computer/tablet.

Picture Day is September 6th 
There is not a picnic this week due to picture day.

Parents please collect all Strack and VanTil receipts and turn them into the office .  The teachers get credit toward merchandise. 
  
Thank you everyone that helped support the PTO though the 
Willowcreek Walk.  Thank you  Thank you Thank you!!!
The 7th Grade "A" Lady Braves Volleyball Team lost to Chesterton last night in two games. Highlights of the games included Lauren Zeman serving ten points in a row for strong comeback effort in the second game and Kianah King and Emma Ortiz with multiple plays and kills at the net. Assisting these plays were Lauren Zeman and Ava Melendez. The girls next game is tonight against Kesling in LaPorte.
Wrestling and 7th and 8th grade boys basketball will begin next month. Get your physicals turned into the main office. If you are interested in participating or trying out for these teams you need to have an updated physical on file. Remember, any physical turned in last year will not be valid for this year. See Mr. Johnson if you have any questions.
The Eagles team would like to congratulate Jason Looney for being the first student to complete the 40 Book Challenge. Way to go, Jason!