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Announcements For ASFA Students – Monday, Nov. 18, 2019

Announcements
For ASFA Students – Monday, Nov. 18, 2019
Good morning! These are your morning announcements.

Congratulations to the following Music Department vocalists who were selected for the 2020 Alabama All-State Choir:
• Kacie Bell (10)
• Cherice Cornner (11)
• Mary Morgan Elder (11)
• Katherine Glass (10)
• Maycee Harrison (11)
• Kendall Thompson (9)

Congratulations to the 51 ASFA Math and Science Department student who participated in the James S. Rickards Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society Tournament in Tallahassee, FL on Friday. This is a stiff competition that draws the best schools and at least 1,000 students from neighboring states. Overall, ASFA placed third among the 13 schools that competed.

ASFA’s Calculus Team (Jacob Glidewell, James Shi, Eesha Banerjeee and Richard Oehrlein) placed third and individual awards went to Jacob Glidewell for 4th place and James Shi for 15th place.

ASFA’s Pre-Calculus Team (William Holland, Jenny Xu, Alex Seidel and Sophia Rabbani) placed third, and William Holland won an 8th place individual trophy.

The Geometry Team (Steven Tran, Eli Mrug, Cynthia Liu and Paul Wenter II) placed third. Individual awards went to Steven Tran for 10th place and Eli Mrug for 11th place.

The Statistics Team (Sahil Chada, Colin Melville, Sam Borkent and Sophie Dudeck) also placed third. Individual awards went to Sahil Chada for 9th place and Colin Melville for 14th.

The Algebra I Team (Rishi Yellamraju, Anusha Singh, Ananya Monhanraj and Nicholas Godwin) placed fourth. Individual awards went to Rishi Yellamraju for sixth place and Anusha Singh for 8th place.

The Algebra II Team (Daniel Zhao, Trisha Bheemanthini, Ethan Forrest and Henna Parekh) placed sixth. Daniel Zhao won a 9th place individual award.


The Student Support Services Department has added a new tab to the student page of the ASFA website entitled “Social and Emotional Health”. This page was developed by Student Support Services at ASFA to further support our students and parents in a holistic way that goes beyond curriculum and instruction. We know the importance of mental health and are providing resources here for students and parents to have access to helpful videos, articles, support groups/peer networks, helplines and web links on topics such as coping with traumatic events, thriving at ASFA, depression, mental health, and bullying. There are also helpful tips and articles on how to support a child’s development and mental health through their adolescent years. Please check it out.

Please remind your parents that school will be dismissed at 3 p.m. Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Have a great week!