The boys went head to head with a tough ranked opponent tonight. Pepperell entered region play tonight ranked #5 in 2A. The boys held Pepperell off and made some great offensive moves in the first half but went to the half 0-0.
After the half, the Warriors came out swinging and scored the first goal of night with 36 minutes left. Jonny Rivas made a brilliant breakaway play on the ball, despite being double covered and was able to put it away.
The game remained tied until there were about 5 minutes left in the game. Pepperell scored and tied after JuJu (goalkeeper) made a great play on a ball that became an open shot when he was struck by an opponent.
With time winding down, Charley García made a great heads up pass to Sergio Ortiz in the wing for an open shot. His shot was well placed but hit the cross bar just out of reach of the keeper and back into play for Jonny who followed the shot and once again finished.
Boys held on to their 2-1 lead for the next 45 seconds to close out the game.
Mr. Skiffen's American Government class took a break from politics for a day to talk about the history of Veterans Day. Since Veterans Day comes from Armistice Day, the day when World War I ended, the class participated in a World War I battlefield simulation showing trench warfare. Afterward, Mr. Skiffen took a serious moment to assignment one piece of homework to his students... to go home and thank a veteran for their service to our country.
Mrs. Ashli Hall's AP Geography Class is currently working on a unit about population. The students have worked on constructing their own population pyramids for various countries. The students pictured are analyzing the data on the pyramids and making predictions about the future population trends for those countries. The class will use what they have learned to analyze growth patterns all over the globe and study what factors have led to these patterns.
Gordon Central's Sources of Strength program joined in with area high schools on Tuesday for team building and training. Sources of Strength believes that we can help when we see friends, family, or others stuck in unhealthy or even life threatening situations.
Students in Mrs. Sullivan's 9th Honors ELA created various projects showing their understanding of their Call to Adventure Unit. Student's created board games/Jeopardy games, maps, and 3D models.