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Wednesday, January 17

posted Jan 17, 2018, 7:43 AM by Barb Laing

If you have an overdue library book, please either renew or return it as soon as possible. Fines and overdue notices will be sent home by the end of next week! If you have any questions please see Mrs. Sheridan.


Dungeons and Dragons Club - we will campaign today in Mr. B’s room - Stop by room 224 after school for some role playing from 2:30 - 5:00


FCCLA: MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT

There will be a general membership meeting for ALL FCCLA members on Wednesday 1/24 for a


     Student Services

EISD Career Prep Programs: Any student that attended the field trip to LCC West campus

in December and would like to attend a program next year must do the following:

 Meet with their assigned counselor

     Pick up a contract and return contract with completed information

Attention Seniors - Local Scholarship information is now available for interested seniors.  Stop into Student Services if you are interested.  This is an excellent opportunity for scholarships for seniors.


Any student interested in AP tests, sign up has begun.  A $15.00 deposit is due at the time of sign up.  There is an AP testing schedule posted in Student Services.


     

Athletics / Recognitions


Wrestling is Home tonight! Going against top ranked St. Johns for control of the CAAC. JV starts at 5:30! Be there!  


Mens Track Sign Up

If you are interested in being on the Men's track team this year sign up outside Coach Acre’s room


SJD Gymnastics beat East Lansing in their meet Wednesday night with a score of 115.975 to 113.7. Erin Folks came in third on vault and tied with Georgia Sands for third on bars. Georgia Sands placed third in the all-around and Natalie Schluckbier placed first. Erin Folks and Georgia Sands qualified for regionals on vault. Natalie Schluckbier qualified on vault, bars, and beam. (1-17)


Girls Track Meeting

There will be a Girl’s Track Meeting this today during Pride in the Presentation Room for anyone interested in running track this spring.


DeWitt Lacrosse There will be an information Night on Wednesday, January 24 at 7:30 in the Junior High Auditorium.  The meeting is for boys and girls JV and Varsity lacrosse players and parents.


Monday, January 8

posted Jan 8, 2018, 9:24 AM by Barb Laing   [ updated Jan 8, 2018, 9:24 AM ]

This month’s Math League competition  is scheduled for Tuesday during seminar in the presentation room.  (Read 1/5 and 1/8 )


FCCLA meeting TODAY:  There will be a general membership meeting TODAY ⅛ during seminar. Please bring a pen or pencil. If you are interested in going to the State Competition in March please come to the AFTER SCHOOL meeting on Thursday 1/11 starting at 2:30. Plan on staying for about an hour. Snacks will be provided.


     Student Services

EISD Career Prep Programs: Any student that attended the field trip to LCC West campus

in December and would like to attend a program next year must do the following:

 Meet with their assigned counselor

     Pick up a contract and return contract with completed information

Attention Seniors - Local Scholarship information will be available for interested seniors today.  Stop into Student Services if you are interested.  This is an excellent opportunity for scholarships for seniors.


Any student interested in AP tests, sign up begins today.  A $15.00 deposit is due at the time of sign up.  There is an AP testing schedule posted in Student Services.


     

Athletics / Recognitions


ATTENTION SOFTBALL PLAYERS:  There is a meeting in Coach Nolen’s room 237 TODAY.  If you plan to try-out, you must attend.  


Wrestlers Won TWO tournaments this weekend. Leading the performance was Sam York who earned his 150th win of his career.  Come see us Wednesday as we take on Mason at Home.


Mens Track Sign Up

If you are interested in being on the Men's track team this year sign up outside Coach Acre’s room



The Girls Varsity Basketball team raised its record to 9-1 with a 64-33 victory at Waverly Friday night. Grace George led all scorers with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Annie McIntosh and Maddie Petersen both scored 14 points, and Petersen added 7 assists. Sydney Mills chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds. The girls are off Tuesday night and return to action on Friday night with a big CAAC-Red showdown at Haslett at 6:00. (1/8)


Friday, January 5

posted Jan 5, 2018, 7:26 AM by Barb Laing

This month’s Math League competition  is scheduled for Tuesday during seminar in the presentation room.  (Read 1/5 and 1/8 )


Attention BPA members: We have an important BPA meeting today in the Presentation Room about Regionals. Please attend.(1/5)


Attention VGC members: There is a video game club meeting in Mr. Phillips room during seminar today.


     Student Services

EISD Career Prep Programs: Any student that attended the field trip to LCC West campus

in December and would like to attend a program next year must do the following:

 Meet with their assigned counselor

     Pick up a contract and return contract with completed information

Attention Seniors - Local Scholarship information will be available for interested seniors to on Monday, January 8th.  Stop into Student Services if you are interested.  This is an excellent opportunity for scholarships for seniors.


Any student interested in AP tests, sign up begins on Monday, January 8th.  A $15.00 deposit is due at the time of sign up.  There is an AP testing schedule posted in Student Services.


     

Athletics / Recognitions


The Girls Varsity Basketball team knocked off #3 ranked Howell Wednesday night 40-36. Annie McIntosh led the way with 14 points, while Maddie Petersen added 9 points.  Sydney Mills dominated the glass with 12 rebounds and the girls hit 12 for 16 free throws to pull out the victory.  They travel to Waverly Friday night for a Varsity doubleheader starting at 6:00. (1/5)


Wrestlers opened their league season with a dominating 68-6 victory of Charlotte last night. Great Job Wrestlers!




Mens Track Sign Up

If you are interested in being on the Men's track team this year sign up outside Coach Acre’s room

    Freshmen Boys Basketball: Defeated Howell on Wednesday 56-37.  Kylor Mills led

  The team with 19 points.  Keegan Fulton added 10 pts., while Aiden Petersen and  

             Andrew Debri both contributed with 9 pts. each.  Mills and Petersen both led the team

             with 8 rebounds apiece.

   That was followed by a loss on Thursday to a good Waverly team 38-55.  Connor McKean

   led the team with 14 points. Andrew Debri added 7 points and Aiden Petersen with 6

   Points.  


Wednesday, January 3

posted Jan 3, 2018, 7:29 AM by Barb Laing   [ updated Jan 5, 2018, 7:25 AM ]

D & D - We will campaign today in Mr. Battaglia’s room, #224, right after school till 5:00pm.  (1-3)



     Student Services

EISD Career Prep Programs: Any student that attended the field trip to LCC West campus

in December and would like to attend a program next year must do the following:

  Meet with their assigned counselor

      Pick up a contract and return contract with completed information

Attention Seniors - Local Scholarship information will be available for interested seniors to on Monday, January 8th.  Stop into Student Services if you are interested.  This is an excellent opportunity for scholarships for seniors.


Any student interested in AP tests, sign up begins on Monday, January 8th.  A $15.00 deposit is due at the time of sign up.  There is an AP testing schedule posted in Student Services.

     

Athletics / Recognitions


The Girls Varsity Basketball team picked up two more victories over the holiday break, defeating Fenton 57-31, and Detroit Mumford 67-31. The girls host an undefeated and #3 ranked Howell team tonight in a girls tripleheader. Come on out and show your support! (1/3)

Mens Track Sign Up

If you are interested in being on the Men's track team this year sign up outside Coach Acre’s room


Monday, December 18

posted Dec 18, 2017, 7:42 AM by Barb Laing

Book Club - We are going to be reading Wool by Hugh Howey. Mr. B only has one or two copies left. This is a great dystopian book to curl up with over Christmas Break. We will meet in mid to late January, at Schuler’s to discuss the book. Remember you can engage in conversation on the DHS Book Club Blog. Finally, book club needs volunteers for a few concession dates. - See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks for questions/details about anything. (read through 12/19)


The Renaissance Club  - wants to thank all of the students, teachers and parents who donated hair for our 2nd Hair Donation drive. 36 people donated 316 inches of hair, that’s 26.42 feet of hair that will be used to make free hair replacements for kids with medically-related hair loss.  It’s the season on giving and you truly gave an amazing gift this year.

If you are interested in donating in the future, we plan to have another hair drive in December of 2019, so start growing it out now!


Festive Fun Days! - Student Government in conjunction with PALS would like to invite students and staff to celebrate with us! Tuesday celebrate with Candy Cane Stripes Day! Your representatives will be passing out small candy cane treats on Tuesday to thank you for your dedication and being here for the last two days before break.  Happy Festive Fun!


     Student Services

     

Athletics / Recognitions


On Friday night, the Girls Varsity Basketball team knocked off St. Johns 56-44 led by Grace George’s 16 points and 8 rebounds. Annie McIntosh chipped in with 14 points, while Maddie Petersen added 11 points and 9 rebounds. Sydney Mills added 10 points, and Lily Stephan pulled down 8 rebounds for the Panthers, who host Holt in a tripleheader on Tuesday night. (12/18)


Friday, December 15

posted Dec 15, 2017, 12:22 PM by Barb Laing

Book Club - We are going to be reading Wool by Hugh Howey. Mr. B only has one or two copies left. This is a great dystopian book to curl up with over Christmas Break. We will meet in mid to late January, at Schuler’s to discuss the book. Remember you can engage in conversation on the DHS Book Club Blog. Finally, book club needs volunteers for a few concession dates. - See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks for questions/details about anything. (read through 12/19)


Festive Fun Days! - Student Government in conjunction with PALS would like to invite students and staff to celebrate the last two days of school with us! Monday will be Ugly Sweater day; Tuesday celebrate with Candy Cane Stripes Day! Your representatives will be passing out small candy cane treats on Tuesday to thank you for your dedication and being here for the last two days before break.  Happy Festive Fun!


THERAPY DOG: If you received a pass from Mrs. Blake to see “Burton” a local area Therapy dog, please come down to the media center today during seminar. There are a few passes left please see Mrs. Blake room 132 BEFORE going to the library. Passes will be collected at the doors.

LINKS-- There will be a LINKS meeting in Ms. Huff’s class during seminar today.


     

Athletics / Recognitions


Basketball Congratulations to the Freshmen Boys basketball team.  They were victorious with a win over St. Johns 55-26.  Great job!


Monday, December 11

posted Dec 11, 2017, 9:57 AM by Barb Laing

Are you getting into the Christmas spirit of giving?   If so, please consider getting a gift for someone less fortunate and putting it under the giving tree in the commons. BPA is sponsoring the giving tree again this year so grab a tag and buy someone a Christmas gift.  Deadline is December 15. Thanks!  (through Dec. 13)\


Book Club - We are going to be reading Wool by Hugh Howey. Mr. B only has one or two copies left. This is a great dystopian book to curl up with over Christmas Break. We will meet in mid to late January, at Schuler’s to discuss the book. Remember you can engage in conversation on the DHS Book Club Blog. Finally, book club needs volunteers for a few concession dates. - See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks for questions/details about anything. (read through 12/19)



     Student Services

     

Athletics / Recognitions


DeWitt JV Basketball traveled to Mason last night and secured a 41-33 victory. The team out rebounded Mason 35 to 29 while also forcing 17 turnovers and limiting Mason to a 28% shooting percentage.  The JV boys are next in action against Okemos at home  on Wednesday.


The Girls Varsity Basketball team beat Mason 65-34 to open league play on Friday night.  Grace George led all scorers with 21 points, and everyone scored for DeWitt. Annie McIntosh had 11 points and 5 steals, Sydney Mills led all rebounders with 6, and Maddie Petersen had 5 assists. The girls are off Tuesday, but return to action at home on Friday night against league rival St. Johns. (12-11)

Video Gage Club:  We would like to thank all that turned out for the party on Friday night.  It was a fun night for all.  The next party will be in January…. See you there.

Also, there is an VGC officers meeting in Mr. Phillips room after announcements today.


Friday, December 8

posted Dec 8, 2017, 7:37 AM by Barb Laing

ATTENTION… ATTENTION...THE VIDEO GAME CLUB will be hosting a video game party tonight.. From 6:00 to 11:00PM in the DHS library.  The cost is $5 for club members $6 for non members ... tournaments for this month's party are COD WW2 2v2, Halo 3 2v2, Madden 18, Smash (pause) Bros.4, and Rocket League 2v2. There will also be pop, pizza, and plenty of more games so be there or be square (12/8)


Are you getting into the Christmas spirit of giving?   If so, please consider getting a gift for someone less fortunate and putting it under the giving tree in the commons. BPA is sponsoring the giving tree again this year so grab a tag and buy someone a Christmas gift.  Deadline is December 15. Thanks!  (through Dec. 13)


If your club would like to have a special add in the Yearbook please see Elijah Whitman for details as the Yearbook staff is offering this unique offer for only a couple more weeks. Special discount prices apply. This personal page is a great way to showcase your group, highlight memorable accomplishments, honor departing seniors, and even recruit new members. (12/8)


FCCLA: FCCLA members! Don't forget our Holiday Extravaganza is today from 3-5 in Mrs. Blake’s room. Your entrance into the party will be a non-perishable food item or self care item to donate to the food drive. The person who brings the most items will win a prize! Also,don’t forget a white elephant gift and a snack/drink to share. Pizza and FUN will be provided. RSVP on the sheet outside Mrs. Blake’s room ( 12/8)


Book Club - We are just finishing John Green’s Looking for Alaska. Remember you can comment and discuss the novel on our blog. Finally, we will meet this coming Saturday at the Schuler’s in Eastwood Town Center at 2:00pm in the cafe. We will discuss the novel, sip coffee, and then vote on the next book selection - That’s this Saturday, at Schuler’s 2:00pm. For those keeping score, that’s tomorrow. See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks (READ THROUGH 12-8)


There is a Euchre club meeting in commons during seminar today. See Mrs. Cunningham if you need a pass. (12/8)

There is a BPA Torch Awards meeting today in the Library Lab after announcements. (12/8)


     Student Services

Sophomores and Juniors - There will be a visit to the Eaton Career Prep program on December 19th.  You must choose three programs to look at.  Sign up at Student Services!

     

Athletics / Recognitions


2018 Varsity Football - There is an informational meeting for all boys planning on playing varsity football in the fall during seminar today in Coach Zim’s classroom. (12/8)


2018 JV Football - There is an informational meeting for all boys planning on playing junior varsity football in the fall during seminar today in the high school gym. It will be with Coach Spicer. (12/8)


DeWitt JV Basketball traveled to Mason last night and secured a 41-33 victory. The team out rebounded Mason 35 to 29 while also forcing 17 turnovers and limiting Mason to a 28% shooting percentage.  The JV boys are next in action against Okemos at home  on Wednesday.


Wednesday, December 6

posted Dec 6, 2017, 9:31 AM by Barb Laing

Attention BPA members:  There will be a BPA meeting today after announcements in the Presentation room. Please attend.  (12/6)


ATTENTION… ATTENTION...THE VIDEO GAME CLUB will be hosting a video game party this Friday 12/8.. From 6:00 to 11:00PM in the DHS library.  sign ups are at both lunches all week, cost is $5 for club members $6 for non members ... tournaments for this month's party are COD WW2 2v2, Halo 3 2v2, Madden 18, Smash (pause) Bros.4, and Rocket League 2v2. There will also be pop, pizza, and plenty of more games so be there or be square


Are you getting into the Christmas spirit of giving?   If so, please consider getting a gift for someone less fortunate and putting it under the giving tree in the commons. BPA is sponsoring the giving tree again this year so grab a tag and buy someone a Christmas gift.  Deadline is December 15. Thanks!  (through Dec. 13)


Renaissance Club is hosting our 2nd Hair Donation Drive on December 8th. We are inviting all students to donate 8 or more inches of hair to CHILDREN WITH HAIR LOSS, a non-profit company that makes hair replacements for children with medically related hair loss. Permission forms are available in the main office or from Mrs. Marble. Will you donate your hair and change a child’s life?  See Mrs. Marble to sign up.


Congratulations to the Robotics Teams. On Saturday the teams traveled to Haslett to compete against 35 teams from around MIchigan. During the qualification matches the Senior and Sophomore teams ended in the top ten teams. And during tournament play the Seniors and Juniors fought their way through the quarter and and into the semifinals. The Senior team had a hard loss in the semifinals, but ended the day with a 2nd place finish in the Robot Skills challenge. The Junior team made it into the finals, but lost during the second round. Awesome job to all of the teams!


Today there is an Improv Troupe meeting from 2:30 - 4:30 in Mr. Croley's room followed by a Coffee House Chat from 4:30 - 6:30 --- All members of the DeWitt Creativity Group, Pride Alliance, and Improv Troupe are strongly encouraged to attend. Students who have participated in or attended a SHARE session, or have been in the Communications/Debate class, Creative Writing, or Acting I last term are also highly encouraged to come. Bring a coffee, bring a topic, and bring a friend. (today only)



If your club would like to have a special add in the Yearbook please see Elijah Whitman for details as the Yearbook staff is offering this unique offer for only a couple more weeks. Special discount prices apply. This personal page is a great way to showcase your group, highlight memorable accomplishments, honor departing seniors, and even recruit new members. (until next Friday)



Thursday after school there is an important DeWitt Creativity Group meeting in The Idea Hive. If you have an interest in the Health Profession, Gaming Industry, or Teaching Profession you should make sure to stop in as unique opportunities await. Please make every effort to attend as much will be discussed and allow for extended time to work on ideas and initiatives. (today only)



FCCLA: FCCLA members! Don't forget our Holiday Extravaganza on Friday from 3-5 in Mrs. Blake’s room. Your entrance into the party will be a non-perishable food item or self care item to donate to the food drive. The person who brings the most items will win a prize! Also,don’t forget a white elephant gift and a snack/drink to share. Pizza and FUN will be provided. RSVP on the sheet outside Mrs. Blake’s room (keep until 12/8)

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Book Club - We are just finishing John Green’s Looking for Alaska. Remember you can comment and discuss the novel on our blog. Finally, we will meet this coming Saturday at the Schuler’s in East Town Center at 2:00pm. We will discuss the novel, sip coffee, and then vote on the next book selection - schuler’s 2:00pm, this Saturday December 9th. See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks (keep through Friday 12-8)


      Student Services

Sophomores and Juniors - There will be a visit to the Eaton Career Prep program on December 19th.  You must choose three programs to look at.  Sign up at Student Services!

     

Athletics / Recognitions


2018 Varsity Football - There is an informational meeting for all boys planning on playing varsity football in the fall of 2018 during seminar on Friday, December 8 in Coach Zim’s classroom.


2018 JV Football - There is an informational meeting for all boys planning on playing junior varsity football in the fall of 2018 during seminar on Friday, December 8 in the high school gym. It will be with Coach Spicer.



JV Boys Basketball:  On Monday, the JV Boys Basketball team hosted East Lansing.  The boys used a balance scoring attack to wear down the Trojans, leading to a fourth quarter comeback and a 52-47 victory.  The boys are next in action Thursday when they head to Mason High School.


The Varsity Girls Basketball team lost a hard-fought contest with rival East Lansing last night 52-51.  Annie McIntosh led four double figures scorers for DeWitt with 13 points. Maddie Petersen scored 12 points and dished out 4 assists, Sydney Mills had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Grace George scored 10.  Lily Stephan added 4 assists for the Panthers, who play at home in the first league game of the year on Friday against Mason at 6:00. (12-6)


Monday, December 4

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

Are you getting into the Christmas spirit of giving?   If so, please consider getting a gift for someone less fortunate and putting it under the giving tree in the commons. BPA is sponsoring the giving tree again this year so grab a tag and buy someone a Christmas gift.  Deadline is December 15. Thanks!  (through Dec. 13)


Renaissance Club is hosting our 2nd Hair Donation Drive on December 8th. We are inviting all students to donate 8 or more inches of hair to CHILDREN WITH HAIR LOSS, a non-profit company that makes hair replacements for children with medically related hair loss. Permission forms are available in the main office or from Mrs. Marble. Will you donate your hair and change a child’s life?  See Mrs. Marble to sign up.


ART Club will be having a meeting this Wednesday during Seminar in Ms. Norman’s room.  Bring your calendars.  See you then!


A reminder goes out to members of the DeWitt Creativity Group. Please plan on attending the Coffee House Chat in "THE IDEA HIVE" on December 6th from 4:30 - 6:30. Bring coffee, bring snacks, bring a positive attitude, and bring a friend. Come enjoy ideas, intellect and creative synergy while contributing a meaningful discussions. (11/29 - 12/1)


Members of the Improv Troupe should plan on attending an important meeting this Wednesday from 2:30 - 4:30. As Michigan State University will have representatives joining in on the fun. (11/29 - 12/1)


FCCLA: Please plan on meeting today during Seminar. We will have our Holiday Party after school December 8th from 3pm-5pm. (keep until 12/4)


Get your groove on, let your hair down, and find your jam. It's time to prepare for the upcoming Lip Sync Mock Rock on Friday night, December 15th  Following the varsity basketball game students will take to the stage to display their Lip Sync skills in efforts to bring a little laughter and unity prior to break. Get a partner and perform a duet, go solo and bring down the house, of grab a group of friends and add some stylistic choreography. Either way, throw down, have some fun, and enjoy the opportunity to get a little crazy. The art of  Lip Syncing has made a mad comeback, thanks in large part to Jimmy Fallon, LL Cool J, and their talented featured guests-- We know getting on the shows might be difficult...so we came up with a solution..., give you a show of your own. For questions, details, and sign up, stop in and see Mr. Croley. (11/29 - 12/1)





D & D Club - We will campaign in Mr, B’s room (#224) this coming Tuesday December 5th from 2:30 - 5:00pm (keep through 12/5)


Book Club - We are just finishing John Green’s Looking for Alaska. Remember you can comment and discuss the novel on our blog. Finally, we will meet this coming Saturday at the Schuler’s in East Town Center at 2:00pm. We will discuss the novel, sip coffee, and then vote on the next book selection - schuler’s 2:00pm, this Saturday December 9th. See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks (keep through Friday 12-8)


      Student Services

Sophomores and Juniors - There will be a visit to the Eaton Career Prep program on December 19th.  You must choose three programs to look at.  Sign up at Student Services!

     

Athletics / Recognitions


2018 Varsity Football - There is an informational meeting for all boys planning on playing varsity football in the fall of 2018 during seminar on Friday, December 8 in Coach Zim’s classroom.


2018 JV Football - There is an informational meeting for all boys planning on playing junior varsity football in the fall of 2018 during seminar on Friday, December 8 in the high school gym. It will be with Coach Spicer.


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