February 18, 2016

posted Feb 18, 2016, 5:35 AM by Diana Schlater   [ updated Feb 18, 2016, 5:35 AM ]

1.   FCCLA with Paw Protectors will be HOLDING an “OLD T-SHIRT DRIVE”.  BRING IN all the old t-shirts you have stuffed in the back of your closets to Mrs. Jarzab’s ROOM THROUGH NEXT WEEK FRIDAY (2/26).  The shirts will be made into dog toys and donated to Barely Used Pets in Urbana.  Let’s give these dogs something to love!  

2.   SOFTBALL TRYOUTS/PRACTICES will START NEXT WEEK on MONDAY (2/22) AFTER SCHOOL from 4:00 to 6:00 in the AUX GYM.  PLAYERS need to have their PHYSICALS TURNED IN to the ATHLETIC OFFICE BEFORE TRYOUTS/PRACTICES BEGIN.       

3.   The “COLOR OF THE DAY” in SUPPORT of HEALTHY LIVING is:  TOMORROW (2/19) BROWN.  NEXT WEEK Monday (2/22) YELLOW and Tuesday (2/23) RED.  TODAY’S COLOR is ORANGE:  Orange foods are high in vitamin A, C, and K and can help prevent weight gain, heart disease and cancer.    

4.   DON’T FORGET the NEXT SMD BLOOD DRIVE will be HELD Friday, March 4.  FORMS are AVAILABLE from Miss Heitman and are DUE TOMORROW (2/19).

5.   TODAY (2/18) students can MEET in Mr. Ebersold’s ROOM DURING FLIGHT TIME to be a part of the CARD GAME CLUB.  EVERYONE is WELCOME!

6.   FUN FOOD FACTS:  Forbidden fruit-fruit juices are basically just liquid sugar.  Fruit juice is just like fruit except with all of the good stuff taken out, like fiber. 

7.   The ASVAB (Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery) Assessment will be GIVEN Tuesday MORNING, March 1, at 7:45 in the MEDIA CENTER.  The assessment will last approximately 3 hours.  ANY SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR or SENIOR that would like to PARTICIPATE needs to SIGN UP in the GUIDANCE OFFICE.

8.   There is INFORMATION in the GUIDANCE OFFICE REGARDING a SUMMER JOB at Bruns Construction Enterprises.

9.   CHEERLEADING TRYOUTS will be HELD the WEEK of March 7-11.  PICK UP an INFORMATION PACKET in Mrs. Compton’s OFFICE.

10. ATTENTION STUDENT SENATE MEMBERS:  There will be a MEETING TODAY (2/18) DURING FLIGHT TIME in Mrs. Lewis’s ROOM.

11. ATTENTION SENIORS:  The YEARBOOK STAFF NEEDS your SENIOR PICTURE and a BABY PICTURE ASAP!!  REMEMBER to put your NAME on the BACK of your PICTURES and GIVE your PICTURES to Mrs. Merritt or a YEARBOOK STAFF MEMBER.

12. The INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER EMPLOYEE CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP is AVAILABLE in the GUIDANCE OFFICE.\

13. INFORMATION is AVAILABLE in the GUIDANCE OFFICE for an ACT PREP CLASS HELD on the EDISON COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUS.

14. BASEBALL PRACTICE/TRYOUTS BEGIN NEXT WEEK on Monday (2/22) EVENING.  SENIORS and JUNIORS will PRACTICE/TRYOUT from 5:30 to 7:00 and SOPHOMORES and FRESHMEN will PRACTICE/TRYOUT from 7:00 to 8:30.

15. STOP by the GUIDANCE OFFICE TODAY (2/18) and PICK UP PAPERWORK if you SIGNED UP as having an INTEREST in SUMMER PE.

16. There will be a MANDATORY MEETING in Mr. Dickerson’s ROOM TODAY (2/18) DURING FLIGHT TIME for ALL STATE BPA COMPETETORS.  SEE Mr. Dickerson to GET a PASS