Announcements 10-4-2018

  Hope is patience with the lamp lit. 


ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY – October 1, 1927, sculpting begins on the face of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota. It would take another 12 years for the impressive granite images of four of America’s most revered and beloved presidents — George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt – to be completed.

Picture Retake day is Monday, October 8, 2018 – forms are in the office.
A Murder is Announced – Mr. Rose is looking for a few good people to be on the stage crew for the fall show, A Murder Is Announced. Those interested must be available Sunday, October 21 through Sunday October 28. Most times will be from 6pm-9pm. If this sounds like something you’d like to do, meet with Mr. Rose today,Thursday, October 4 at 3:10 in the Band Room. See you then.

Service Hours – If you are looking for service hours- please come see Mrs. DeYoung.There will be an UPRISING (formally HOPE) Meeting Friday morning. Please stop by to learn about new volunteer opportunities.

Absences for appointments – Any absence where a student is excused from school for an appointment, the student/parent must provide a signed note from the professional that they are visiting.
Parent-Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, October 9th or Wednesday, October 17th, from 4:30 – 7:30 pm.  The sign-up schedule for conferences is now open.  We are using an online tool called Sign-up Genius which allows you to make a reservation.  For information CLICK HERE.
Broadcasting/Journalism – Any students interested in majoring in broadcasting/journalism: please see Mr. Meerman in room 301 for information about broadcasting live court-side for basketball games this year as part of Cougar Ball Radio, a student-led broadcasting network.
Peer Tutoring – Attention Juniors and Seniors – Student Support Services is looking for peer tutors to work with students in all subjects.  If you are interested in helping out your fellow students by tutoring, please click on the link below and complete the google form.  After we receive your response we will reach out to you.  All tutoring hours are eligible for service hours and a great service to note on a college application or resume.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. Joynt by email –
Peer Tutoring Interest Form 
College Visits
Friday, October 5, 2018
Dartmouth College – 11:40 a.m.
Denison University – 12:10 p.m.
(Sign-up in Naviance 24 hours prior to the scheduled visit)
Bigby Coffee Bar is now available
School Pictures & ID’s are in the main office ready for pick-up.
Yearbook Ordering – Students will receive order forms for Yearbooks in English classes this week.  If you purchase a yearbook now, it is almost $10 cheaper than waiting until the end of the year.   Order and pay online.
Family Directories – Family Directories, provided by the Band Boosters are available in the main office for $10.00.
PRAYER – A DOMINICAN BLESSING FOR YOU –  May the God of Kindness be with you, gazing upon you with understanding eyes. May you see in those eyes unconditional acceptance of who you are and how you are in any given moment of your life. And may you know God’s gentle call to grow in kindness toward those who people your life. May the God of Kindness bless you. –Maxine Shonk, OP

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