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Monday, January 23

posted by Barb Laing

Culinary Club meeting in 207 during seminar THIS WEDNESDAY. (1/25)


Japanese Club Members:  We will meet on Wednesday Jan. 25th to enjoy some Japanese culture games during seminar in sensei’s room.  Non-members are welcome too!  


Student Services

Senior Interviews are tomorrow! Please remember to dress appropriately, have your 3 documents prepared and report to the Presentation Room at your assigned time. See your Seminar Teacher for details. The Library will be closed tomorrow.

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  

Local Scholarship applications are now available in Student Services.  If you are interested in local scholarships, stop into Student Services and fill out the form.  If you turned in a scholarship request form, your scholarship applications can be picked up in Student Services.


Athletics / Recognitions


The Girls Varsity Basketball team beat Owosso 64-25 on Friday night, led by 16 points each from Grace George and Maddie Petersen.  Jessah McManus had 14 points, and Mackenzie Dawes dished out 7 assists.  The girls are back in action Tuesday night at Mount Pleasant. (1-23)


DeWitt Lacrosse Club Information Night - Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  This meeting is for girls and boys JV and Varsity players and parents.


Attention girls interested in participating in Track and Field:  There will be a meeting today in the Presentation Room after announcements. Please attend. (1/23)


Attention boys and girls interested in golfing this spring or next fall:  Please attend a meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Presentation room right after announcements.  (thru 1/25)


Softball players who ordered shirts, meet in 207 during seminar THIS WEDNESDAY. (1/25)


Wednesday, January 18

posted Jan 18, 2017, 7:34 AM by Barb Laing

A reminder to the cast and crew of Stand and Deliver there will be a full cast rehearsal today until 5:30. Make sure you are there as there is much to get done.

The Video Production class and DeWitt Creativity Group will be hosting a student film showcase tonight from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. The event will take place in "The Idea Hive" and include the viewing of student produced documentary short films and other creative shorts as well as conversations with the filmmakers. This event is FREE to attend. For questions and inquiries or a FREE ticket to the event see Mr. Croley as seating is limited.  (1/18)


Any NHS student looking for hours should see Mr. Croley about upcoming opportunities


Are you 18 and want to work in a Michigan state park for the summer?  See the public bulletin board for more information.


Japanese Club Members:  We will meet today during seminar in sensei’s room to talk about upcoming events and activities.  


Student Services


If you are interested in a CCRESA Program for next year, stop in Student Services to sign up for the RESA recruitment day which is scheduled for several different dates in January.  There are signup sheets on the counter.  Today during Seminar, instructors from the Early Childhood Education, Criminal Justice and Emergency/Fire Science programs will be here to meet with interested students.

EISD Career Prep Programs: Those students that went on the field trip and are interested in signing up for a Career Prep Program must do the following:

*meet with your counselor and pick up a contract that must be filled out and signed by yourself and a parent.  Contracts are available in Student Services

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  

Local Scholarship applications are now available in Student Services.  If you are interested in local scholarships, stop into Student Services and fill out the form.  If you turned in a scholarship request form, your scholarship applications can be picked up in Student Services.


Athletics / Recognitions


The track meeting scheduled for Mr. Acres room today has been moved to Monday next week.


The Girls Varsity Basketball team beat arch rival Haslett 49-46 on Friday night, led by 17 points from Sydney Mills.  Mackenzie Dawes had 5 steals, and the go-ahead 3-point shot late in the fourth quarter and Maddie Petersen sealed the victory with two big free throws.  Grace George added 10 points and 6 rebounds for the Panthers, who raised their overall record to 8-1.


DeWitt Lacrosse Club Information Night - Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  This meeting is for girls and boys JV and Varsity players and parents.


Congratulations to the top performers in this month’s math league:  Seniors Ian Robinson, Brendan Kennedy, Alex Hostetler, and Dylan Beck; Junior Jacob Ayriss; Sophomore Drew Keisling; Freshmen Kyla Carpenter and Justus Holben.  (1/18)


Attention girls interested in participating in Track and Field:  There will be a meeting next Monday, Jan. 23 in the Presentation Room after announcements. Please attend. (1/23)


Friday, January 13

posted Jan 13, 2017, 7:43 AM by Barb Laing

FCCLA:

There will be a meeting on FCCLA today during seminar. (1/13)


LINKS

There will be a LINKS meeting today to pass out t-shirts and to take a photograph for the yearbook. (1/13)


A reminder to the cast and crew of Stand and Deliver there will be a full cast rehearsal today until 5:30. Make sure you are there as there is much to get done.

The Video Production class and DeWitt Creativity Group will be hosting a student film showcase on Wednesday, January 18th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. The event will take place in "The Idea Hive" and include the viewing of student produced documentary short films and other creative shorts as well as conversations with the filmmakers. This event is FREE to attend. For questions and inquiries or a FREE ticket to the event see Mr. Croley as seating is limited.  (1/18)


Any NHS student looking for hours should see Mr. Croley about upcoming opportunities


Book Club: Book Club will discuss the book Room today, after school, in Mr. B’s room, that is room 224. After the discussion, the film will be shown. Get your popcorn ready! Again, today, right after school, stop by Mr. B’s room to watch and discuss the Emma Donoghue novel Room and compare it to the film. (read through 1-13)


Are you 18 and want to work in a Michigan state park for the summer?  See the public bulletin board for more information.


Student Services


If you are interested in a CCRESA Program for next year, stop in Student Services to sign up for the RESA recruitment day which is scheduled for several different dates in January.  There are signup sheets on the counter.  Today during Seminar, instructors from the Allied Health and Sports Medicine programs will be here to meet with interested students.

EISD Career Prep Programs: Those students that went on the field trip and are interested in signing up for a Career Prep Program must do the following:

*meet with your counselor and pick up a contract that must be filled out and signed by yourself and a parent.  Contracts are available in Student Services

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  

Attention Seniors - Grand Rapids Building Services (GRBS) is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applications are available in Student Services.  Deadline is February 17, 2017.  

Local Scholarship applications are now available in Student Services.  If you are interested in local scholarships, stop into Student Services and fill out the form.  If you turned in a scholarship request form, your scholarship applications can be picked up in Student Services.


Athletics / Recognitions


DeWitt Lacrosse Club Information Night - Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  This meeting is for girls and boys JV and Varsity players and parents.


Freshman boys basketball: The Froshies have won their last 2 games versus league opponents Lansing Waverly 53 to 44 and Haslett 62 to 18.  At Waverly Cooper Phillips led the team in scoring with 11 points, Mason Gilbert 10 pts and 9 rebounds, and Caileb Brown added 9 points.. Last night against Haslett, Brown led the team in scoring with 16, while Phillips and Drew Moss both added 6 points.  The undefeated Freshman team will be in action at home next Monday and Thursday.


Monday, January 9

posted Jan 9, 2017, 7:42 AM by Barb Laing

FCCLA:

There will be a meeting on FCCLA Friday January 13 during seminar. (1/13)


Students traveling to Washington DC for the Inauguration:  There is a mandatory meeting today during Seminar in the Presentation Room.  It is important you attend to receive your luggage tags and the finalized itinerary.  See Mr. Brya with questions. (1/9)


DeWitt BPA will be sponsoring a spirit week fundraiser January 9th through the 13th  as they prepare for their Regional competition and to raise money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national organization that pairs younger students in need of roll models with young adult leaders to become positive influences in their lives.In orde r to participate in this spirit week they ask that you make the small donation of 50 cents a day or save 50 cents and buy a VIP wristband for $2.00 for the whole week. Wristbands for proof of donating will be sold during both lunches. The themes for the week are as follows :

Mixed up Monday- wear clothes inside out backwards or mix match

Top Hat Tuesday – wear your favorite hat  

Woke up like this Wednesday – PJ day

Hawaiian Thursday

Flashback Friday – bring back trends from the past  


The Video Production class and DeWitt Creativity Group will be hosting a student film showcase on Wednesday, January 18th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. The event will take place in "The Idea Hive" and include the viewing of student produced documentary short films and other creative shorts as well as conversations with the filmmakers. This event is FREE to attend. For questions and inquiries or a FREE ticket to the event see Mr. Croley as seating is limited.  (1/18)


Winter Apparel Drive January 9-13th: Please donate your new or gently used winter coats, hats, mittens, gloves, and scarves by turning them in before school and at lunches at the Panther Pause Cafe.  Key Club members will be helping to collect and will be giving out coupons for Panther Pause Cafe to those who donate.  All donations will be given to Homeless Angels who help the homeless in the greater Lansing area.  Please see Mrs. Anderson or a Key Club member for details or questions.   


Student Services


If you are interested in a CCRESA Program for next year, stop in Student Services to sign up for the RESA recruitment day which is scheduled for several different dates in January.  There are signup sheets on the counter.  On Friday there will be instructors from the Allied Health and Sports Medicine programs.

EISD Career Prep Programs: Those students that went on the field trip and are interested in signing up for a Career Prep Program must do the following:

*meet with your counselor and pick up a contract that must be filled out and signed by yourself and a parent.  Contracts are available in Student Services

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  

Attention Seniors - Grand Rapids Building Services (GRBS) is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applications are available in Student Services.  Deadline is February 17, 2017.  

Local Scholarship applications are now available in Student Services.  If you are interested in local scholarships, stop into Student Services and fill out the form.  


Athletics / Recognitions


ATTENTION SOFTBALL PLAYERS: There is a meeting in Coach Nolen’s room 237 today during Seminar. Our “TEAM COMPETITION” starts today.  Make sure to check your team in my classroom today, if you haven’t already done so. Rules and Scoring are also posted in my room.  (1/9)


DeWitt Lacrosse Club Information Night - Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  This meeting is for girls and boys JV and Varsity players and parents.


Grace George had 15 points and 5 steals, while Annie McIntosh added 10 points and 7 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the Varsity Girls basketball team dropped their first game of the season to Waverly on Friday night by a score of 55-47. The team travels to Mount Pleasant on Tuesday for a tripleheader, starting with the 9th grade game at 4:00. (1-9)


Friday, January 6

posted Jan 6, 2017, 7:53 AM by Barb Laing

FCCLA: FCCLA members, we will be taking a group picture on Monday January 9th during seminar PLEASE WEAR YOUR FCCLA SWEATSHIRT. Teachers, please release the FCCLA students for the picture on MONDAY JANUARY 9th. If this announcement is not sufficient, remind students to get a pass . Teachers PLEASE READ THE EMAIL WITH A LIST OF FCCLA MEMBERS THAT SHOULD BE RELEASED ON MONDAY (keep until 1/9)

There will be a meeting on Friday January 13 during seminar. (Keep until 1/13)


BOOK CLUB: We will cancel the after school meeting today. As of now, we are planning on meeting next Friday to discuss Room and then pop some popcorn and watch the movie. Again, the Room literary discussion and movie watching will be done on Friday, Jan. 13th. (1/6)


Students traveling to Washington DC for the Inauguration:  There is a mandatory meeting on Monday, January 9 during Seminar in the Presentation Room.  It is important you attend to receive your luggage tags and the finalized itinerary.  See Mr. Brya with questions.


DeWitt BPA will be sponsoring a spirit week fundraiser January 9th through the 13th  as they prepare for their Regional competition and to raise money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national organization that pairs younger students in need of roll models with young adult leaders to become positive influences in their lives. In order to participate in this spirit week they ask that you make the small donation of 50 cents a day or save 50 cents and buy a VIP wristband for $2.00 for the whole week. Wristbands for proof of donating will be sold during both lunches this Thursday and Friday January 5th and 6th . The themes for next week are as follows :

Mixed up Monday- wear clothes inside out backwards or mix match

Top Hat Tuesday – wear your favorite hat  

Woke up like this Wednesday – PJ day

Hawaiian Thursday

Flashback Friday – bring back trends from the past  

The list of themes will be posted on flyers around the school, as well as in the Panther Pause Café. 


The Video Production class and DeWitt Creativity Group will be hosting a student film showcase on Wednesday, January 18th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. The event will take place in "The Idea Hive" and include the viewing of student produced documentary short films and other creative shorts as well as conversations with the filmmakers. This event is FREE to attend. For questions and inquiries or a FREE ticket to the event see Mr. Croley as seating is limited.  


Today there will be an Improv Troupe informational meeting in Mr. Croley's room during Seminar. Please make plans to attend if you are interested in participating in any of the following: upcoming Improv Troupe meetings and gigs, the spring sketch comedy show, or the Chicago Theater trip. (1/06)


Key Club Members:  We have a Key Club meeting today in the Library.  Please Attend to help plan our Winter Coat Drive.  (1/06)


Just a Reminder that there is NO food allowed in the Library. Thank you for helping keep it clean. (1/06)


ART Students from this school year...I am in need of your artwork for upcoming shows.  If you would like to have your art be considered for the exhibits, please submit ONE piece from the current school year.  See Ms. Norman with any questions.  These need to be submitted by today to be considered for the MSUFCU Art Show.  (1/06)


Student Services


If you are interested in a CCRESA Program for next year, stop in Student Services to sign up for the RESA recruitment day which is scheduled for several different dates in January.  There are signup sheets on the counter.  Today will be a presentation on Computer Support, Digital Media Arts and Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

EISD Career Prep Programs: Those students that went on the field trip and are interested in signing up for a Career Prep Program must do the following:

*meet with your counselor and pick up a contract that must be filled out and signed by yourself and a parent.  Contracts are available in Student Services

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  Sign up begins January 9th.

Attention Seniors - Grand Rapids Building Services (GRBS) is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applications are available in Student Services.  Deadline is February 17, 2017.  

Local Scholarship applications are now available in Student Services.  If you are interested in local scholarships, stop into Student Services and fill out the form.  


Athletics / Recognitions


ATTENTION SOFTBALL PLAYERS: There is a meeting in Coach Nolen’s room 237 on MONDAY during Seminar.  The meeting for today has been canceled.  Our “TEAM COMPETITION” starts Monday.  Make sure to check your team in my classroom before Monday.  Rules and Scoring are also posting in my room.  SEE YOU MONDAY.


DeWitt Lacrosse Club Information Night - Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  This meeting is for girls and boys JV and Varsity players and parents.


There is a football meeting for all 2017 varsity and junior varsity football players this today during seminar in the gym. (1/06)


Any guys interested in running track this spring stop up to Coach Acres room 226 and sign up. (1/06)


Congratulations Men’s Swim and Dive In what was a back and forth incredibly tight meet last night DeWitt benefited from winning all 3 relay events to edge the Holt Rams 95-91. Senior co-captains Ryan Armbrustmacher and Nick Schieberl lead the way winning their 2 individual events and were on relays that won which scores 16 points a piece for both Nick and Ryan. Nick swam the 200 free in a state qualifying time. Tomorrow the team travels to Saginaw Heritage for the Hawk Relays! Good luck gentleman(1/06)


Wednesday, January 4

posted Jan 4, 2017, 7:37 AM by Barb Laing

BOOK CLUB: After school, on Friday, January 9th, Book Club will meet in Mr. Battaglia’s room to discuss the book Room. We will then watch the film version so get your popcorn ready. Finally, we will select our next book. That is room 224, this coming Friday, right after school. (read through Friday 1-9-17)


Attention BPA members:  We have a BPA meeting today in the auditorium right after announcements. Please attend. Again, BPA meeting today in the auditorium.


DeWitt BPA will be sponsoring a spirit week fundraiser January 9th through the 13th  as they prepare for their Regional competition and to raise money for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization. Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national organization that pairs younger students in need of roll models with young adult leaders to become positive influences in their lives. In order to participate in this spirit week they ask that you make the small donation of 50 cents a day or save 50 cents and buy a VIP wristband for $2.00 for the whole week. Wristbands for proof of donating will be sold during both lunches this Thursday and Friday January 5th and 6th . The themes for next week are as follows :

Mixed up Monday- wear clothes inside out backwards or mix match

Top Hat Tuesday – wear your favorite hat  

Woke up like this Wednesday – PJ day

Hawaiian Thursday

Flashback Friday – bring back trends from the past  

The list of themes will be posted on flyers around the school, as well as in the Panther Pause Café. 


All cast members of the winter show: There will be an important full cast meeting today during Pride. Please go directly to Mr. Croley's room after announcements.


The Video Production class and DeWitt Creativity Group will be hosting a student film showcase on Wednesday, January 18th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.. The event will take place in "The Idea Hive" and include the viewing of student produced documentary short films and other creative shorts as well as conversations with the filmmakers. This event is FREE to attend. For questions and inquiries or a FREE ticket to the event see Mr. Croley as seating is limited.  


This Friday there will be an Improv Troupe informational meeting in Mr. Croley's room during Seminar. Please make plans to attend if you are interested in participating in any of the following: upcoming Improv Troupe meetings and gigs, the spring sketch comedy show, or the Chicago Theater trip.


Key Club Members:  We have a Key Club meeting this Friday, January 6th in the Library.  Please Attend to help plan our Winter Coat Drive.  


Just a Reminder that there is NO food allowed in the Library. Thank you for helping keep it clean.


ART Students from this school year...I am in need of your artwork for upcoming shows.  If you would like to have your art be considered for the exhibits, please submit ONE piece from the current school year.  See Ms. Norman with any questions.  These need to be submitted by Friday, Jan. 6th to be considered for the MSUFCU Art Show.  


Student Services


If you are interested in a CCRESA Program for next year, stop in Student Services to sign up for the RESA recruitment day which is scheduled for several different dates in January.  There are signup sheets on the counter.  Today will be a presentation on CAD and Design Technology, Construction Trades and Automotive Technology & Repair.  On Friday there will be presentations on Computer, Digital Media Arts and Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

EISD Career Prep Programs: Those students that went on the field trip and are interested in signing up for a Career Prep Program must do the following:

*meet with your counselor and pick up a contract that must be filled out and signed by yourself and a parent.  Contracts are available in Student Services

AP Testing: All students taking an AP class this school year interested in taking the AP exam must sign up in Student Services.  You will need a $15 non-refundable deposit at the time you sign up.  Sign up begins January 9th.

Attention Seniors - Grand Rapids Building Services (GRBS) is offering a $1,000.00 scholarship to seniors.  Applications are available in Student Services.  Deadline is February 17, 2017.  



Athletics / Recognitions


DeWitt Lacrosse Club Information Night - Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  This meeting is for girls and boys JV and Varsity players and parents.


There is a football meeting for all 2017 varsity and junior varsity football players this Friday, January 6 during seminar in the gym.


Any guys interested in running track this spring stop up to Coach Acres room 226 and sign up


Wednesday, December 21

posted Dec 21, 2016, 7:40 AM by Barb Laing

Choir Trip: REMINDER - all paperwork is due to Ms. Eldred no later than today. This paperwork MUST be returned immediately or you will not be able to attend the trip. If you have questions please see Ms. Eldred as soon as possible (12/21).


ART CLUB students--  TODAY!! Anyone that can help today during seminar to fill our ornament bags, would be greatly appreciated!!  I will make sure to send out an attendance list after Seminar today.  Thanks. (12/21)


Attention BPA members: Please attend today’s meeting in the Presentation room concerning Regionals. Again, BPA meeting today after announcements. (12/21)

     

A reminder to all staff, students, and members of the DeWitt Creativity Group: The DCG will be hosting a Bookfair all this week at Barnes and Noble in the Lansing Mall. If you still need to do some last minute shopping or just a book lover looking for your next read, stop out to Barnes and Noble and let the cashier know you are supporting "DeWitt" upon checking out. Part of all proceeds will go back to the DCG to help support unique learning experiences for students in the areas of creativity, innovation, STEAM, and project based learning.     



Student Services


If you are interested in a CCRESA Program for next year, stop in Student Services to sign up for the RESA recruitment day which is scheduled for several different dates in January.  There are signup sheets on the counter.


Athletics / Recognitions


Attention All DeWitt Baseball Players:  Spaghetti Dinner tickets will be handed out after school in the commons on Wednesday, Dec. 21.  Selling Spaghetti Dinner tickets will help you pay for our Spring Break trip to Daytona Beach and various team fees.  Pick up your tickets Wednesday after school.


Monday, December 19

posted Dec 19, 2016, 9:19 AM by Barb Laing

Choir Trip: REMINDER - all paperwork is due to Ms. Eldred no later than December 21st. This paperwork MUST be returned immediately or you will not be able to attend the trip. If you have questions please see Ms. Eldred as soon as possible (12/21).


LINKS--   All t-shirt money is due today. Today is also the last day for the gifts for the children who will be in the hospital over the holidays. Don’t forget to bring in the item that you signed up for the party on Wednesday. (12/19)


The DHS Renaissance Club   is pleased to announce the winner of our Holiday Door Decorating Contest: Our 5 finalists were: Norman, Zimmerman, Kurncz, Cunningham and Preston. Take some time to walk around and see all the doors, the hallways look amazing.

And the winner is…………………………………….. Cunningham!!!!!


A reminder to all staff, students, and members of the DeWitt Creativity Group: The DCG will be hosting a Bookfair all this week at Barnes and Noble in the Lansing Mall. If you still need to do some last minute shopping or just a book lover looking for your next read, stop out to Barnes and Noble and let the cashier know you are supporting "DeWitt" upon checking out. Part of all proceeds will go back to the DCG to help support unique learning experiences for students in the areas of creativity, innovation, STEAM, and project based learning.     


A reminder to the cast of the winter show: There will be a rehearsal tomorrow from 2:30 - 5:30. This is for all speaking roles however all cast members are more than welcome to attend. Character work will be the emphasis.


Students of the DCG who are working on "The Shares" initiative should see Mr. Croley today before you leave.


DeWitt Creativity Group: Due to the snow day last week and half day Wednesday, the DCG Game Night has been rescheduled for the second week of January on Thursday the 12th from 6:00 - 9:00. Mark your calendars! All are welcome.


New NHS members should make sure to follow the NHS twitter account @NHSDeWitt for informational postings and "service learning" opportunities.



Student Services


If you are planning on attending the Eaton ISD program field trip tomorrow, Student Services must have your permission slip.  


Athletics / Recognitions


The Girls Varsity Basketball team raised its record to 5-0 overall, and 2-0 in the CAAC-Red with a 55-37 victory over St. Johns Friday night.  Grace George led all scorers with 20 points, while Maddie Petersen added 13 points and Jessah McManus chipped in with 10 points.  The girls will compete in the Williamston Hornet Holiday Showcase Wednesday against Sexton and Thursday against Belding. (12/19)


Wrestlers won the prestigious Brighton Duals this weekend! Going undefeated for the panthers were Jackson Severns, Sam York, Lucas McFarland, and Gabe Larner. Great job by all the guys! (12/19)


Attention All DeWitt Baseball Players:  Spaghetti Dinner tickets will be handed out after school in the commons on Wednesday, Dec. 21.  Selling Spaghetti Dinner tickets will help you pay for our Spring Break trip to Daytona Beach and various team fees.  Pick up your tickets Wednesday after school.



Friday, December 16

posted Dec 16, 2016, 7:39 AM by Barb Laing

Choir Trip: REMINDER - all paperwork is due to Ms. Eldred no later than December 21st. This paperwork MUST be returned immediately or you will not be able to attend the trip. If you have questions please see Ms. Eldred as soon as possible (12/21).


Japanese Club:  We will be having a movie event today after school in sensei’s room.  We will be watching Spirited Away with some goodies! (12/16)


There will be a DCG meeting in Mr. Croly’s room today during seminar


New NHS members who have not yet paid dues need to do so today. See Mr. Croley ASAP, otherwise you will be responsible for ordering your own accessories.


-LINKS- There will be a LINKS meeting in room 235 today. We have to talk about the holiday gift drive and also t-shirt orders. Please make every effort to attend to confirm your t-shirt order and size. We also need people to sign up for treats for our party next week.


Student Services


If you are planning on attending the Eaton ISD program field trip on Tuesday, December 20, your permission slip is due to Student Services today.  


Athletics / Recognitions


Congratulations to the top performers in this month’s Math League competition.  Perfect scores we turned in by Brendan Kennedy, Ian Robinson, and Alex Hostetler.

Other high scorers were senior Missy Boynton, juniors Zach Matson, Jacob Ayriss, Emma Breukink, and Stephanie Robinson, sophomores Drew Keisling and Drew Yesmunt, and freshman Josh Taft. (12/16)


Attention Boys interested in playing golf in the spring:  There will be a meeting today after announcements in the Presentation Room.  Again, boys interested in playing golf, please attend a meeting Friday in the Presentation room.  (12/16)


Friday, December 9

posted Dec 9, 2016, 7:50 AM by Barb Laing

BPA is organizing a Toys for Tots Holiday Giving Tree: There is a tree in the Panther Pause Cafe with tags. If you want to help kids have an amazing Christmas this year, please stop by the cafe and pick a tag off the tree.  Purchase the item and return it to the box in the store before December 13. The toys do not need to be wrapped. Thanks for helping to support Toys for Tots and DeWitt BPA. (12/9)


All cast members of the special winter theater project should stop down to Mr. Croley's room to pick up a rehearsal schedule sometime today during Seminar or during lunch. (12/9)


LINKS-- Please be sure to get your t-shirt money in and don’t forget to contribute to the collection of gifts for children who will be in the hospital over the holidays.(12/9)


This month’s Math League will be Tuesday, December 13th during seminar. (Read through Dec. 12th)


The DHS Renaissance Club -- is hosting a holiday door decorating contest. We invite every seminar class to decorate the outside of their classroom doors with a holiday theme by December 14th. Doors will be judged and the winning seminar will receive a prize before the holiday break. Participants, please DO NOT ask our art teachers or the media specialist for supplies for this project. Thank you And Happy Holidays! (12/12)


Choir Trip - There will be a MANDATORY meeting for any student going on the Choir Toronto Trip today during Seminar. If you are not able to attend please see Ms. Eldred as soon as possible for required paperwork. (12/9)


FCCLA: there will be a competition meeting today during seminar. (12/9)


Student Services

College Visit - Lake Superior State University will be visiting today during Seminar.  Sign up in Student Services.


Anyone interested in an Eaton ISD program for next year, today is the last day you can sign up for the field trip which will take place on Tuesday, December 20th.  The field trip is mandatory if you are planning on an ISD program next year.  



Athletics / Recognitions


Freshmen boys basketball: The boys freshmen team raised their record to 2 - 0 with a 46-31 win over Mason last night.  Mikhail Sacla led the team with 9 points and 7 rebounds…. Noah Behovitz added 6 rebounds, while Michael Nehf (Neff) came off the bench to score 8 points. The freshmen and JV teams play next Thursday at home vs St. Johns. (12/9)


Anyone interested in playing varsity football in the fall of 2017 needs to attend an informational meeting today during seminar, in the gym. Don’t forget to bring something to write with.  


Congratulations to Elaina DeRose : Elaina was named to the State Journal Dream Team for girls golf and is a finalist for player of the year for the Lansing Area. Congrats also to Mackenzie Smith and Morgan Colby who were named to the Division 2 All Area team.  Way to go ladies!


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