Longhorn New s



Longhorn New s
Volume 1, Issue 1
October 5, 2015
October’s Fun Festivities
Longhorn News
October is sure to
be a fun-filled
month for the students, families,
and faculty members of McLeod
The first planned
event for this fall
is the Sadie Hawkins Dance. The
Middle School’s
dance will be held
on October 16,
2015 in the cafeteria, from 7:0010:00 PM. The
High School’s
Dance will be held
on October 17,
2015 same time
and location. See
Mrs. Glenda
Smith, Mrs. Susan
Collins, or Mrs.
Brandi Murdock
for tickets. Tickets
cost $10 for couples or $5 for an
individual! If you
would like to purchase a McLeod
Sadie Hawkins
Dance t-shirt for
$12, see Mrs.
Glenda Smith,
Mrs. Whittemore,
or Mrs. Mason. A
our school board
members, Mrs.
May, and Mr.
Spurlin, for approving the dance
and our BOOM
organization for
hosting and organizing all of the
Fall Festival
Carnival games, prizes,
candy, food , and loads
of FUN for the whole
family, at the school’s
Fall Festival, to be
held on October 23,
2015, from 6:00-9:00
PM! All of the festivities will be held in the
courtyard in front of
the practice gym and
cafeteria. Tickets will
need to be purchased
in order to participate
in the games! You may
wear costumes or just
come as you are!
Let’s help make the
Fall Festival a success!
Check out these #’s!!
Interesting Halloween Facts:
Most lit jack-o’-lanterns on display in New
Hampshire, October 2013.—(30,581)
 SAMHAINOPHOBIA-is the fear of Halloween.
Canadians spend $800 Million on Halloween costumes, decorations, and candy each
Largest gathering of people dressed as zombies, in Minnesota, October 2014. (15,458)
 The first Jack-O’-Lanterns were carved
out of turnips & potatoes.
 A pumpkin contains about 500 seeds!
 The North American tradition of TRICKOR-TREATING began in 1910.
Sports News
Congratulations to the Varsity Girls for winning the Redwater Cross Country
Meet! Varsity Boys also had a successful meet! Congrats to these athletes
and coaches for an Outstanding Winning Weekend!!
District Champions!!
“The way a team plays as a
whole determines its success.
You may have the greatest
bunch of individual stars in
the world, but if they don't
play together, the club won't
be worth a dime.”
~Babe Ruth
Congratulations to the Middle School Baseball Team on winning their
District Tournament! Thank you Coach Adams and Coach Fountain for
your hard work and dedication to the team! A job well done, all the way
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Sports continued…………...
The Middle School Girls were the
Cross Country Champions from
their meet! Way to Go Girls!!
McLeod FFA
The McLeod FFA members are working hard to raise money to attend the National Convention in Louisville, Kentucky! Please support them in their endeavor to meet their fundraising goal!!
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