Caddo Parish Magnet High School ANNOUNCEMENTS October 20-24, 2014

Caddo Parish Magnet High School
October 20-24, 2014
Cole Allen and Ian McCormick placed 1st in Advanced CX Debate, and Nathan Jagot and Jack Howard
placed 3rd in Novice CX at the Ruston Bearcat Classic. Congratulations!
The following Magnet Choir students made it to the LMEA All-State Choirs. Congratulations!
Mixed Choir - Katie Ashcraft, Emily Elliott, Robin Mailed, Rachael Miller
Women's Choir - Miya Douglas, Deniz Gungor, Victoria Lowery, Abby Moermond, Lauren Phillips
Congratulations to our 2014 All State Orchestra Members! Violin I: Cynthia Jill, Johnum Palado, Ryan
Shacklette, Brandi Sun; Violin II: Caleb Basinger, Carson Basinger, Elizabeth Brice, Bryan Chen,
Abby McDade, Michelle Veneracion; Viola: John Braden, Jada Dudley, Seth McCoy;
Cello: Kent Felty, Nathan Lim, Neil Nathan, Alex Yu
Neil Nathan placed first in the State MTNA strings competition and will advance to Regionals in Oklahoma.
He was also one of the Red River Radio competition winners last weekend. Congratulations!
Congratulations to our 2014-2015 Concerto Competition Winners! Elijah Ash, Mendelssohn Violin
Concerto in E minor, Brooke Davis, Bach Violin Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Nathan Lim, Bach Cello
Concerto in C minor, Abby McDade, Mozart Violin Concerto in D Major "Adelaide,” Neil Nathan, Dvorak
Cello Concerto in D minor, Johnum Palado, Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, Brandi Sun, Scene
de Ballet by Charles de Beriot, Michelle Veneracion, Csardas by Vittorio Monti
Once again the Mighty Magnet Mustang Quiz Bowlers have prevailed! They won first place at the
Episcopal School of Acadiana Tournament in Lafayette Saturday, Oct 18. Our players were Vincent
Huang, Elijah Ash, Taha Hayat, and Deniz Gungor. The B team advanced to the quarter-finals before
being defeated. They were Liam Ash, Mohammed Salman, and Savannah Hammett.
The Talented Arts Vocal Band will be performing at the NBA Preseason Game October 23rd, during the
pre-game ceremony.
Explore the Arts! Participate in the PTA Reflections contest. Theme: “This world would be a better place
if….” ART CATERGORIES: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition,
Photography, and Visual Arts. Deadline for entries: Thursday, October 30, 2014. Pick up your student
entry form in the office.
Boys soccer: Pre-conditioning Oct. 20, 21, and 23 at LSUS by the tennis courts. Boys soccer try-outs:
Monday, Oct. 27-Wed., Oct. 29. (Time and location TBA) Newcomers to boys soccer, please pick up
information about the program in Mrs. Addington’s room C-12.
Girls soccer tryouts: October 27-29 (Monday-Wed) 5-6:30 p.m. soccer/track field at school
Yearbooks will be sold both lunch shifts for $55 the first week of November (3rd-7th). Also, you may go to and purchase a book for $56.
Dual Enrollment students: The LSUS deadline to change from credit to audit or to drop with a “W” for fall
courses is Friday, October 31. If you plan to drop your course, please see Mrs. Snyder by October 29.
Teachers please share with your students regarding this contest. Celebrate My Drive Contest via State
Farm: Log onto, choose Caddo Parish Magnet High School. Commit to safe
driving. Limit one commitment per person, per email address, per day between October 15, and October 24.
Prizes include 90- $25,000 grants, 10- $100,000 grants, and 2 concerts with The Band Perry. Go to for more information.
An ACT practice test will be given at Magnet on Wednesday, November 19. The cost of the test is $12. If
you are interested in taking the ACT practice test, submit your $12 fee to Ms. Moore in the counselor’s
office. The deadline to register is Friday, October 24. This is for juniors only!
Monday, October 20, 2014
--Fall Break Holiday – NO SCHOOL!!
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
--PAC Reserved – Drama Department
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
--PAC Reserved – Drama Department
ACTIVITY PERIOD (Third Wednesday/ 2nd Club Rotation:
--Drama Club, PAC
--Mustangs for Master, Lecture Hall
--NHS/Key Club, Gym
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Contact: Reeves/Knox
Contact: Reves/Knox
Contact: Reeves
Contact: Flowers
Contact: Lerchie/McDowell
--Scene Day, PAC
Contact: Reeves
Friday, October 24, 2014
--PAC Reserved – Drama Department
Contact: Reeves/Knox
--Crisis Response Drill, 2nd Period
Contact: Gallant
Field Trips:
--Thurs., October 23: E. Jackson to Century Link Center, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
--Fri., October 24: Soileau to Natchitoches, 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.