February 22, 2016

posted Feb 22, 2016, 5:48 AM by Diana Schlater   [ updated Feb 22, 2016, 5:48 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 BY 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 are TODAY (2/22) AFTER SCHOOL from 4:00 to 6:00 in the AUX GYM.  PLAYERS you need to have your PHYSICALS TURNED IN to the ATHLETIC OFFICE BEFORE TRYOUTS/PRACTICES BEGIN. 

3.   The “COLOR OF THE DAY” in SUPPORT of HEALTHY LIVING is:  TOMORROW (2/23) RED.  TODAY’S (2/22) COLOR is YELLOW:   Yellow foods are high in potassium, dietary fibers and vitamins A, B and C.

4.   This year GYAA will be OFFERING NEW OPPORTUNITIES in BOTH their BASEBALL and SOFTBALL SUMMER LEAGUES.  The PREVIOUS AGE CAP had been 14 years old.  They have EXPANDED the AGE GROUP to INCLUDE 13 year olds through 17 year olds.  More INFORMATION and REGISTRATION opportunities can be FOUND on their website – www.grahamyaa.org.  The FINAL DAY for REGISTRATION is NEXT WEEK Saturday, March 5.     

5.   The ASVAB (Armed Service Vocational Aptitude Battery) Assessment will be GIVEN NEXT WEEK 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.

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

7.   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.

8.   The following SCHOLARSHIPS are AVAILABLE in the GUIDANCE OFFICE:  The International Harvester Employee Credit Union Scholarship and the Graham Elementary PTO Scholarship. 

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


10.       BASEBALL PRACTICE/TRYOUTS BEGIN TONIGHT (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