Activities for Saturday, September 30, 2023: Varsity Softball Tournament at South Callaway, 10:30 a.m.; FFA NE District Trap shoot; FFA BBQ Stand and Junior Class Car Show at the Silex Fall Festival.
Silex Elementary: The first shipment of the Books are Fun Book Blast have arrived. However, we are still waiting on the second shipment, which should arrive this weekend. All books will be passed out to students next week. Thank you so much for your support!
Silex middle school athletes-if you are playing basketball or cheerleading you need to get a practice card from the office. You need a current physical on file, they are good for 2 years. If you are new to playing a sport you will also need to grab a random drug testing form and a code of conduct form from the office and fill it out as well. Even if you are currently playing a sport you need a practice card turned in. Remember no practice card means no practice and 14 practices are needed to be eligible to play. All middle school practices start next week! If you are currently playing softball or running cross country those practices count toward your winter sport eligibility. All forms need to be turned into Coach Evans ASAP. If you have any questions call the school and ask for me or send me an email at email@example.com
Activities for Friday, September 29, 2023: Apply Missouri Day for Seniors, wear your college shirt; HS Cross Country @Warrenton; Elementary ABC Assemblies and Homework Club.
Activities for Thursday, September 28, 2023: JH Cross Country @Bowling Green; JH Softball @Silex vs. Mark Twain, 5 p.m.; V/JV Softball @Silex vs. North Callaway, 5 p.m.
September 27, 2023 Dear Parent(s) and Guardian(s) I just wanted to make you aware that the health department stopped by the Silex R-1 School District this afternoon. They made district personnel aware that the levels of contaminate in the Silex city water is not safe to ingest for anyone. Beginning tomorrow, we will make a few changes to keep our students and staff safe. Student drinking fountains will be shut off until water levels are safe enough to drink. Students should bring their own water bottle/jug unless the household has Silex city water. If your student is in town and your house is on city water please know that the level of the contaminants are elevated to the point they are not safe to drink. The health department said that boiling will not relieve the water from the contaminate. However, the health department said that washing hands and showering is okay. The school district will attempt to go on as usual, and we are making necessary arrangements in the cafeteria. We will be using paper/styrofoam plates for the time being. We are bringing in big bottles of water to clean the dishes. We also will be bringing in bottles of water for students to drink. I will be heading to SAMs Club tonight to purchase water for drinking. I have also reached out to several plumbing companies before they closed for the business day to try to come up with a solution for a temporary fix until the City of Silex fixes the contaminated water issue. Our number one priority is the safety of our students. We will monitor the situation closely and stay in contact with the health department until the issue is resolved.
We hope to see you there!
Activities for Wednesday, September 27, 2023: FCA -See You at the Pole, 7:30 a.m.; FFA Area V Trapshoot Qualifier; NHS Blood Drive, 3-7 p.m.; Jostens will be at school from 2:30 -6:00 p.m. to take class ring, letter jacket & graduation orders.
Activities for Tuesday, September 26, 2023: Senior Night for Fall Sports, in between the Varsity & JV games; After Prom Dessert Auction, 4:30 p.m.; V/JV Softball @Silex vs. Van-Far, 5 p.m.; JH Softball @Bowling Green, 5 p.m.
Activities for Monday, September 25, 2023: No school; HS/MS Cross Country at Elsberry.
Activities for Saturday, September 23, 2023: Varsity Softball @Louisiana Tournament; FFA Trapshoot @Prairie Grove; PTO Cornhole Tournament.
Activities for Friday, September 22, 2023: School Spirit Day; Jostens meeting for class rings, letter jackets & graduation; Fall Sports Pep Assembly.
Activities for Thursday, September 21, 2023: FBLA Cardinal Career Day; FBLA Bake Sale, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at the softball field; JH Softball @Silex vs. Montgomery, 5 p.m. at the baseball field; V/JV Softball @Silex vs. Clopton, 5 p.m.
Attention JH/HS Winter Athletes: NEW PHYSICAL FORMS Sports physical evaluations are required every two years in order to be eligible to participate. If you are needing a physical, new forms must be filled out. All 4 pages must be filled out by your physician, but only the last page (MSHSAA Medical Eligibility Form - Step 3) must be turned in to your coach. Keep the other 3 pages for your records. If you have a physical on file from last year and it is good for another year, you do not need to do anything. If you have a physical that has expired or needing a new one, you must fill out the new forms. Please be sure to obtain a physical and fill out the "light green tryout card", code of conduct form and drug testing form prior to the first day of winter sports practices. You will not be able to practice if all paperwork is not turned in. Junior High winter practices will start on October 3, 2023 and High school will start on October 30, 2023. Click https://5il.co/1uwjd to print out the physical form. All other forms may be picked up in the HS office.
Activities for Wednesday, September 20, 2023: School picture day, order online at www.wagnerportraitgroup.com
The Junior High softball game at Van-Far has been rescheduled for Monday, October 2nd at 6:00 p.m. There will be an A & B game played.
Activities for Tuesday, September 19, 2023: FFA MU Bradford Career Exploration Day, 6 a.m.; MS Softball @Silex vs. Elsberry, 5 p.m.; 8th Grade Night for Fall Sports, 4:30 p.m.; V/JV Softball @Bowling Green, 5 p.m.
8th Grade Night for Fall Sports is tomorrow!
Activities for Monday, September 18, 2023: No school; MS Softball @Troy, 5 p.m.; V/JV Softball @Silex vs. Wright City, 5 p.m.; HS/MS Cross Country @Wellsville-Middletown.