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Monday, January 14

posted Jan 14, 2019, 7:31 AM by Barb Laing

BOOK CLUB - We are reading the Hunger Games. See Mr. B for a copy. We also have concession opportunities coming up. If you need community service hours, see Mr. B as well. (1/18)


Attention those of who you enjoy going to concerts: The Yearbook staff is looking for a few more photos to be featured in the book. If you have photos of you and/or a group of friends who have attended a concert please send them to dewitthsyearbook2019@gmail.com by next Tuesday as the deadline for this spread is quickly approaching. Concert photos must be from this year, please no photos from past years. Thank you. (1/14)


Congratulations to the Robotics teams - On Saturday the teams traveled to Jenison where all four DeWitt teams competed with 44 teams in attendance. Team 1581B made up of Toby Kind, Matthew Craig and Kenny Rzeszutko were undefeated to start the day, but ended in 8th place and made it into the semi-finals before losing. The Seniors ended up with a couple losses and in 12th place. With heading into tournament play the seniors and juniors fought hard, but did not make it past the the first round of tournament play. All of the teams had a phenomenal season and the senior team is the only team to be moving on to the State Championship at MSU on Feb. 24th. Awesome job!


2019 Winterfest Court Nominations have been sent to your email. You must vote by Friday! Remember that your nominees should be people who best represent your class. Nominees will be announced next week. VOTE NOW! (1/18)


ATTENTION All DHS FEMALES: The DeWitt YMCA is offering FREE weight training for any interested high school girl.  The program is called Girls of the Blacktop and it takes place every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45-3:30 until March.  This is a great opportunity to learn the basics of safe weight training while improving your strength. The class will be led by Karen Barnett an International Federation of Body Building and Fitness Pro, or in other words--she knows her stuff!  Grab a friend or two and check it out!! See Mrs. Leister is you have any questions. (1/25)



Currently the yearbook staff is in need of photos that capture the essence of how students escape the rigor and stress of high school. They are looking for a variety of ways people relax, and chill in efforts to relieve the many pressures affiliated with high school.  Pictures and quotes are needed by the end of the week; Friday Jan 18th. Photos can be sent of you or your friends relaxing, and spending time worry free. Ex: walking your dog, yoga, movies, dancing, cooking, shopping etc… Photos should be emailed to  dewitthsyearbook2019@gmail.com, or sent directly to Jacob Orth. Any questions can be answered by Jacob Orth, or editors Grace Brown, and Michael Joseph.


Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services.  Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student                                                          Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.

       

Athletics / Recognitions


The Girls Varsity Basketball team raised its record to 8-1 with a balanced scoring effort Friday night, led by Annie McIntosh’s 16 points as the team beat Holt 55-34. Sydney Mills and Lily Stephan each contributed 9 points for the Panthers who travel to Grand Ledge on Tuesday night for a key CAAC-Blue contest, with the boys game starting at 6:00. (1-14)


Friday, January 11

posted Jan 11, 2019, 10:45 AM by Barb Laing

Attention all newly inducted NHS members: For those of you who have not yet paid your dues please understand NHS dues need to be turned in by today. Checks should be made payable to --DHS NHS-- Cash or checks are accepted and should be turned in to Mr. Croley any day during Seminar.  


Journalism Club is meeting in 207 today during seminar. (1/11)


BOOK CLUB - We are reading the Hunger Games. See Mr. B for a copy. We also have concession opportunities coming up. If you need community service hours, see Mr. B as well. (1-18-19)


Today during Seminar there will be a SHARE session in Mr. Croley's room a.k.a. "THE IDEA HIVE" -- SHARE sessions are simply a time when students share stories, read creative pieces of writing, perform monologues, sing, or share other personal forms of expressions in front of an intimate and respectful audience. If you have ever attended a Poetry Slam then you are well aware of the safe atmosphere in which this event will take place. Everyone is welcome to attend, so go to the IDEA HIVE and embrace the fact that being different is the one thing we all have in common. (1/11)


Attention those of who you enjoy going to concerts: The Yearbook staff is looking for a few more photos to be featured in the book. If you have photos of you and/or a group of friends who have attended a concert please send them to dewitthsyearbook2019@gmail.com by next Tuesday as the deadline for this spread is quickly approaching. Concert photos must be from this year, please no photos from past years. Thank you. (1/14)



Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services.  Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student                                                          Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.

       

Athletics / Recognitions


Men’s Swim and Dive Beats Haslett 107-76 to move to 3 wins and 0 losses: Relay combinations of Myles Michalski, Nate Schluckebier, Dillon Blair and Jackson Uyl won the 200 Medley and 400 free relay and overall for the night DeWitt outscored Haslett 28-14 in relay events to push their unbeaten streak to 3 meets. Jackson Uyl won the 200 free, Dillon Blair won the 100 fly and Myles Michalski won the 100 back. The diving trio of Brennen Crown, Mason Sermak and Avery Powell took the top 3 places in diving! The boys are home the next two Thursday nights so come on out and support the team! (1/11)


Wednesday, January 9

posted Jan 9, 2019, 10:49 AM by Barb Laing

ART Students- interested in submitting a piece of work for the annual MSUFCU ART Exhibit, please see Ms. Norman or Ms. Schultz today or tomorrow.  Deadline is this Thursday. (1/9)


Attention all newly inducted NHS members: For those of you who have not yet paid your dues please understand NHS dues need to be turned in by the end of this week. Checks should be made payable to --DHS NHS-- Cash or checks are accepted and should be turned in to Mr. Croley any day during Seminar.  


BOOK CLUB - We are reading the Hunger Games. See Mr. B for a copy. We also have concession opportunities coming up. If you need community service hours, see Mr. B as well.


There will be a BPA member meeting today during seminar.  Please plan to be there in preparation for Friday’s regionals. (1/9)


Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services.  Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student                                                          Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.

       

Athletics / Recognitions


The Girls Varsity Basketball team beat Waverly 69-33 last night, pushing their record to 7-1 overall. Annie McIntosh led the way with 14 points, Sydney Mills scored 13 points and pulled down 10 rebounds, and Maddie Petersen added 12 points, 6 assists and 4 steals. They will return home to play Holt on Friday night in a Varsity doubleheader starting with the boys game at 6:00. (1-9)


Monday, January 7

posted Jan 7, 2019, 7:29 AM by Barb Laing

ART Students- interested in submitting a piece of work for the annual MSUFCU ART Exhibit, please see Ms. Norman or Ms. Schultz today or tomorrow.  Deadline is this Thursday. (1/9)


Attention all newly inducted NHS members: For those of you who have not yet paid your dues please understand NHS dues need to be turned in by the end of this week. Checks should be made payable to --DHS NHS-- Cash or checks are accepted and should be turned in to Mr. Croley any day during Seminar.  


BOOK CLUB - We are reading the Hunger Games. See Mr. B for a copy. We also have concession opportunities coming up. If you need community service hours, see Mr. B as well.

Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services.  Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student                                                          Services on the DHS webpage.

       

Athletics / Recognitions

The Varsity Girls Basketball team brought home two victories over the holidays, beating Jenison on December 29th 54-41 and Howell on January 4th 53-43.  Maddie Petersen led the team in scoring for both games with 19 and 16 points respectively. The girls travel to Waverly on Tuesday night for another key CAAC-Blue match-up. The Varsity doubleheader will begin at 6:00 with the boys game. Call up a couple friends, drive approximately 10 minutes to Waverly, have a seat in the nice warm gym, identify other DeWitt students in the building to sit by in a large group, and have some fun cheering for the Panthers - both teams would really appreciate your support! (1/7)


Men’s Swim and Dive WIN 27th Heritage Hawk Relays

For the first time in 11 years competing at the annual meet, the boys Varsity Swim and Dive Team took first place with 370 total points scored. Swartz Creek / Flushing was in 2nd place with 350 points scored. Leading the Panther to their victory was overall team depth of never finishing before 4th place in any race out of the 8 squads competing and the relay combinations with Jackson Uyl, Myles Michalski, Dillon Blair and Nate Schluckebier winning the Butterfly relay and the 400 Medley relay. The team travels to Haslett this Thursday night to try and push their dual meet record to 3 wins and zero losses. (1/7)


Boys interested in playing lacrosse:  There will be a player meeting in the high school weight room TONIGHT from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m. (1/7)


Friday, December 21

posted Dec 21, 2018, 8:45 AM by Barb Laing

There will be a BPA Membership meeting today in the Presentation Room.  This is an important meeting in order to prepare properly for our Regional Conference on Friday, January 11.(12/21)


FCCLA: There will be a meeting today, Friday the 21st in room 132. General membership meetings are every Friday. Please plan on attending. Sweatshirt order forms are due ASAP (12/21)


Come to the Writing Center any day during seminar for help on your writing assignments!  We are open every day! HELP US HELP YOU!


The Dewitt Book Drive had received over 1300 books, thank you to everyone who donated a book or books to this great cause!  Third place is O’Rourke with 127 books, second place is Rios with 140 books and the winning seminar with 321 books is Griffes. Congratulations to Griffes seminar class you won a pizza or donut party! (12/21)


Overdue library book fines have been put on any overdue book, your seminar teacher has a list of students with fines! If you have a overdue library book, please see Mrs. Sheridan during seminar to renew or return it.

LINKS--

The is a LINKS meeting in Ms. Huff’s room today.

Student Services

EISD Field Trip: Sophomores and Juniors if you are seriously interested in a Career Prep Program at LCC’s West Campus, please come down to Student Services to sign up. You will need to choose 3 programs of your choice to visit.  The field trip is Dec. 18th 8:30-11. Any questions please see your counselor.


Athletics / Recognitions

 


Men’s Swim and Dive Cruise to 132-48 Win Over Grand Ledge. The team was able to capture 1st place in 11 of 12 events on the night. Even more impressive on the victory was that DeWitt relay teams finished 1st and 2nd in all 3 relays. Top point scorer on the night was Dillon Blair with 16 points, winning all 4 of his events. Myles Michalski, Nate Schluckebier and Jackson Uyl all took 3 first places and a 2nd to score 14 points a piece. Rounding out the top six point scorers were sophomore Zach Young with 11 points and sophomore Ellis Davison with 10 points on the evening. Sophomore Avery Powell won the diving competition for a diving best 6 points. The very young squad of 28 athletes includes just 3 seniors, 5 juniors and 20 total sophomores and freshmen. The team now enters a crucial training phase of the season over break before returning to action Saturday, January 5th at the Saginaw Heritage Relays. (12/21)


Monday, December 17

posted Dec 17, 2018, 7:32 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is sponsoring the Giving Tree located in the Commons.  All items are being donated to the Veterans Administration.  Please grab a tab and place your purchased items under the tree by Wednesday, December 19.  Help DeWitt BPA with the Michigan State Service Project “Serve Those Who Serve.” (12/17)


SADD Club Our annual candy cane campaign continues this week! We’ll be assembling candy cane messages for the holiday Monday and Wednesday to deliver on Friday. See Mrs. Marble in room 128 for more information.  All students are welcome! (12/21)


There is a JOURNALISM CLUB meeting today in room 207 during seminar! (12/17)


Come to the Writing Center any day during seminar for help on your writing assignments!  We are open every day! HELP US HELP YOU!


Japanese Club Members:  We will meet today during seminar in Lab 1 to discuss the holiday event.  (12/17)


Spanish Club Members:  Today is our holiday fiesta. (12/17)


The Creative Writing class would like to invite you to the upcoming Poetry Slam on Wednesday, December 19th at 6:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served and the vibe will be positive. Come share poetry, short stories, or anything else creative. If you don't have an original work we encourage you to simply come out and listen. The Poetry Slam will take place in Mr. Croley's room a.k.a. "The Idea Hive" --It will be a great way to help close out the week prior to break - Bring a friend, bring a stranger, bring your open mind, your teddy bear or your pet rock. Just get there! The festivities get underway at 6:00!


The Dewitt Book Drive had received over 1300 books and any last minute donations will be accepted at the main office today. Thank you to everyone who donated a book or books to this great cause! The winning seminar will be announced Wednesday, and as of today Griffes is in the lead but Rios is not far behind. May the best seminar class win! (12/19)



Student Services

EISD Field Trip: Sophomores and Juniors if you are seriously interested in a Career Prep Program at LCC’s West Campus, please come down to Student Services to sign up. You will need to choose 3 programs of your choice to visit.  The field trip is Dec. 18th 8:30-11. Any questions please see your counselor.


Athletics / Recognitions

 

The Girls Varsity Basketball team lost a hard-fought contest on the road at East Lansing Friday night by a score of 45-41. Senior Maddie Petersen led all scorers with 14 points, and Annie McIntosh contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds. The girls will look to bounce back with their first home game of the season on Tuesday night against Mason. (12/18)


Friday, December 14

posted Dec 14, 2018, 7:34 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is sponsoring the Giving Tree located in the Commons.  All items are being donated to the Veterans Administration.  Please grab a tab and place your purchased items under the tree by Wednesday, December 19.  Help DeWitt BPA with the Michigan State Service Project “Serve Those Who Serve.” (12/17)


****WRITING CENTER CONSULTANTS need your business! Please, bring your writing needs to us in room 207 during seminar any day for help.  We can help you with any stage of writing in any subject. HELP US HELP YOU -- come to the Writing Center in room 207!


SADD Club Our annual candy cane campaign continues next week! We’ll be assembling candy cane messages for the holiday Monday and Wednesday to deliver on Friday. See Mrs. Marble in room 128 for more information.  All students are welcome! (12/21)


The DeWitt SAGA Club (a Gay-Straight Alliance) is having an open house on Tuesday, December 18 at the DeWitt District Library Annex located in the plaza behind the library from 5:30-7:30. Come for food, drinks, and a variety of fun activities. Bring your friends and family to listen, learn, and share with others who have a common belief to make DeWitt Public Schools and the community of DeWitt a safer and more inclusive place for all to live and learn. (12/14)


Thank you to everyone who participated in the Return a Book Drive! We had over a thousand books donated to this great cause! We will announce the seminar class that won a pizza or donut party on Monday. Any questions see Brina Crown or Macy Schafer.(12/14)


All newly inducted NHS members are expected to attend a brief meeting in Mr. Croley's room today during Seminar. (12/14)


VIDEO GAME CLUB: Party tonight … 6 PM til 11PM… Playstation VR now available at the parties… Tournaments include: Black opps 4, WII Bowling, Rocket league, Mario Kart, Super Smash Brothers Ultimate…. .(12/14) You can sign up at the door for $5



Japanese Club Members:  We will meet next Monday during seminar in Lab 1 to discuss the holiday event.  (12/17)


Spanish Club Members:  We have postponed our holiday fiesta until Monday. See Mrs. Marble for details and see you on Monday! (12/17)


Choir Members going on the New York Trip: Please check your tour group and hotel room assignments on the outside of the Choir Room door and see Mrs. Eldred if anything looks incorrect immediately. Thanks! (12/14)


Student Services

EISD Field Trip: Sophomores and Juniors if you are seriously interested in a Career Prep Program at LCC’s West Campus, please come down to Student Services to sign up. You will need to choose 3 programs of your choice to visit.  The field trip is Dec. 18th 8:30-11. Any questions please see your counselor.


Athletics / Recognitions

 

There is a football meeting today in the presentation room for all varsity and JV boys planning on playing football next fall. (12/14)


Men’s Swim and Dive Outlasts Holt 96-90! In what can only be described as a complete team performance, the Men’s swim and dive team won their first dual meet Thursday night. Pacing the Panthers with huge relay wins were the Medley and 400 Free relay team. Jackson Uyl won two individual events in the 200 free and 500 free. Dillon Blair won the 200 IM and 100 butterfly. Nate Schluckebier won the 100 breaststroke in upset fashion beating not one but two Holt Rams that were favored over him. Nate also took 2nd place in the 100 free. Rounding out top finishers for the Panthers was Myles Michalski with a 2nd place in the 50 free and 100 backstroke. Congratulations on a HUGE dual meet win.


Wednesday, December 12th

posted Dec 12, 2018, 9:20 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is sponsoring the Giving Tree located in the Commons.  All items are being donated to the Veterans Administration.  Please grab a tab and place your purchased items under the tree by Wednesday, December 19.  Help DeWitt BPA with the Michigan State Service Project “Serve Those Who Serve.” (12/17)


There is a Journalism Club meeting during seminar in room 207 (12/12).


****WRITING CENTER CONSULTANTS need your business! Please, bring your writing needs to us in room 207 during seminar any day for help.  We can help you with any stage of writing in any subject. HELP US HELP YOU -- come to the Writing Center in room 207!


SADD Club Our annual candy cane campaign starts this week! We’ll be assembling candy cane messages for the holiday Monday, Wednesday and Friday in room 128 with Mrs. Marble.  All students are welcome! (12/14)


The DeWitt SAGA Club (a Gay-Straight Alliance) is having an open house on Tuesday, December 18 at the DeWitt District Library Annex located in the plaza behind the library from 5:30-7:30. Come for food, drinks, and a variety of fun activities. Bring your friends and family to listen, learn, and share with others who have a common belief to make DeWitt Public Schools and the community of DeWitt a safer and more inclusive place for all to live and learn. (12/14)


Reminder that the Return a Book Drive is still accepting gently used books.  You may drop off your books during lunch or at the collection bin located in the DeWitt Public Library, this week. Don’t forget to put your name on the books that you donate so your seminar class will get credit. The seminar class with the most donated books so far are: 1st place-Griffes with 130 books, 2nd-Rios with 119 books and 3rd-Williams with 44 books. It is not too late to donate books to help your seminar class win either a donut or pizza party. Any questions see Brina Crown or Macy Schafer. (12/14)


There is a mandatory meeting TODAY during Seminar for all students going on the choir New York trip. We will be signing up for the Remind app, chaperone groups, and hotel rooms. Please come to the choir room right after announcements. (12/12)


Art Club has a meeting today during seminar in Ms. Schultz’s room.  This is an important one, so come have your voice heard! (12/12)


Question:  What do Eminem, Jay-Z, Grandmaster Flash, the Sugar Hill Gang, Shakespeare, and Hayden Rhodabeck all have in common? They are poets who possess the unique ability to have words jump off the page and into the ears of their listeners. They make real connections, provoke emotions, and tell stories of tragedy and triumph. They play with words for sport and arrange them in such a way that is both meaningful and memorable. Don't believe me...come to the Poetry Slam and hear for yourself. The event gets underway at 6:00 p.m. on  Wednesday, December 19th in The Idea Hive. Seating is limited so get there a little early to enjoy the snacks, enjoy the company, and enjoy the talent of your fellow creatives.(12/12)


All students interested in participating in the Improv Troupe should make plans to stop in Mr. Croley's room on Friday for a meeting and to learn more about a couple of upcoming opportunities. (12/12)


All newly inducted NHS members are expected to attend a brief meeting in Mr. Croley's room this Friday during Seminar. (12/14)


VIDEO GAME CLUB: Party on Friday … sign up today… Playstation VR now available at the parties… for more info come to the booth during lunch.(12/14)


The Outdoor Adventure Club is hosting a hot dog cookout this Thursday night from 6-8.  See Mr. Acre or Club President Danni Yensen if you would like to attend.


Japanese Club Members:  We will meet next Monday during seminar in Lab 1 to discuss the holiday event.  (12/17)


Student Services

EISD Field Trip: Sophomores and Juniors if you are seriously interested in a Career Prep Program at LCC’s West Campus, please come down to Student Services to sign up. You will need to choose 3 programs of your choice to visit.  The field trip is Dec. 18th 8:30-11. Any questions please see your counselor.


Athletics / Recognitions

The Girls Varsity Basketball team brought home a tough 55-43 road victory at Ann Arbor Pioneer last night, led by Annie McIntosh’s career-high 27 points.  Sophomore Isabelle Gilmore dished out 6 assists. Sophomore Hannah Kurncz chipped in with 11 points and Maddie Petersen scored 10 points for the Panthers, who travel to rival East Lansing for an important CAAC-Blue contest on Friday night. Come on out and show your support! (12/12)

 

There is a football meeting this Friday, December 14th in the presentation room for all varsity and JV boys planning on playing football next fall.



Monday, December 10

posted Dec 10, 2018, 7:30 AM by Barb Laing   [ updated Dec 10, 2018, 7:31 AM ]

Book Club: We are reading It’s Kind of a Funny Story. We have moved our meeting to Thursday, December 20th to give people time to finish. See you at Redeemer Church at 5pm for discussion and our next book selection. Winter break is the perfect time to curl up with a good story. Stop on by, all are welcome regardless of how much you have read so far. See Mr. Battaglia with questions. (12/10)


Business Professionals of America is sponsoring the Giving Tree located in the Commons.  All items are being donated to the Veterans Administration.  Please grab a tab and place your purchased items under the tree by Wednesday, December 19.  Help DeWitt BPA with the Michigan State Service Project “Serve Those Who Serve.” (12/17)


SADD Club Our annual candy cane campaign starts this week! We’ll be assembling candy cane messages for the holiday Monday, Wednesday and Friday in room 128 with Mrs. Marble.  All students are welcome! (12/14)


Art Club has a meeting during seminar this Wednesday in Ms. Schultz’s room.


Have too many books on your bookshelves or are you just looking to get rid of those childhood books just taking up space. Well, the Return a Book Service Project is taking donations of any gently used books, appropriate for grades K-8th from December 10th through December 14th. You may drop off your books during lunch or at the collection bin located in the DeWitt Public Library. The seminar class with the most donated books will win either a Donut or Pizza Party. Any questions see Brina Crown. (12/14)


There is a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, December 12th during Seminar for all students going on the choir New York trip. We will be signing up for the Remind app, chaperone groups, and hotel rooms. Please come to the choir room right after announcements. (12/12)


The Creative Writing class would like to invite you to the upcoming Poetry Slam on Wednesday, December 19th at 6:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served and the vibe will be positive. Come share poetry, creative short stories, or anything else creative. If you don't have an original work we encourage you to simply come out and listen and support the courageous willing to take the stage. The Poetry Slam will take place in Mr. Croley's room a.k.a. "The Idea Hive" and the festivities will get underway at 6:00. Mark your calendars! (12/12)


VIDEO GAME CLUB: Party on Friday … sign up Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday… Playstation VR now available at the parties… for more info come to the booth during lunch starting Monday..(12/14)


Student Services

            

EISD Field Trip: Sophomores and Juniors if you are seriously interested in a Career Prep Program at LCC’s West Campus, please come down to Student Services to sign up. You will need to choose 3 programs of your choice to visit.  The field trip is Dec. 18th 8:30-11. Any questions please see your counselor.


Athletics / Recognitions

 

Wrestlers won the Howell Invitational Saturday. They had 8 wrestlers in the finals and two champs, Chandler Murton and Matt Foddrill. Matt Foddrill was also named outstanding wrestler! Great job guys!


There is a football meeting next Friday, December 14th in the presentation hall for all varsity and JV boys planning on playing football next fall.


Friday, December 7

posted Dec 7, 2018, 10:21 AM by Barb Laing

Book Club: We are reading It’s Kind of a Funny Story. Mr. B still has a copy left if interested. We will meet Thursday Dec. 13th at Redeemer Church at 5pm to discuss the book. See Mr. Battaglia with questions. (12/10)


Business Professionals of America is sponsoring the Giving Tree located in the Commons.  All items are being donated to the Veterans Administration.  Please grab a tab and place your purchased items under the tree by Wednesday, December 19.  Help DeWitt BPA with the Michigan State Service Project “Serve Those Who Serve.” (12/17)


SADD Club Our annual candy cane campaign starts this week! We’ll be assembling candy cane messages for the holiday Monday, Wednesday and Friday in room 128 with Mrs. Marble.  All students are welcome!


JOURNALISM CLUB:  there is a meeting MONDAY during seminar in 207. (12/10)


Have too many books on your bookshelves or are you just looking to get rid of those childhood books just taking up space. Well, the Return a Book Service Project is taking donations of any gently used books, appropriate for grades K-8th from December 10th through December 14th. You may drop off your books during lunch or at the collection bin located in the DeWitt Public Library. The seminar class with the most donated books will win either a Donut or Pizza Party. Any questions see Brina Crown. (12/14)


Any and all students interested in participating in the Pride Alliance should plan on meeting in Mr. Croley's room today for a meeting to review and share concepts, ideas, and initiatives. (12/7)


There is a mandatory meeting on Wednesday, December 12th during Seminar for all students going on the choir New York trip. We will be signing up for the Remind app, chaperone groups, and hotel rooms. Please come to the choir room right after announcements. (12/12)


The Creative Writing class would like to invite you to the upcoming Poetry Slam on Wednesday, December 19th at 6:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served and the vibe will be positive. Come share poetry, creative short stories, or anything else creative. If you don't have an original work we encourage you to simply come out and listen and support the courageous and vulnerable willing to take the stage. The Poetry Slam will take place in Mr. Croley's room a.k.a. "The Idea Hive" and the festivities will get underway at 6:00. Mark your calendars! (12/12)



VIDEO GAME CLUB: Party next Friday … sign up next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday… Playstation VR now available at the parties… for more info come to the booth during lunch starting Monday..


Student Services

            

EISD Field Trip: Sophomores and Juniors if you are seriously interested in a Career Prep Program at LCC’s West Campus, please come down to Student Services to sign up. You will need to choose 3 programs of your choice to visit.  The field trip is Dec. 18th 8:30-11. Any questions please see your counselor.


Athletics / Recognitions

 

There will be a 2019 Girls Track meeting today at 2:45 pm in Mrs. Perez's room. (12/7)


Congratulations to the following varsity football players for being selected all-state:

Derek Hamp - MHSFCA Dream Team, Associated Press 1st team

Blake Gatfield - MHSFCA 1st team, Associated Press Honorable Mention

Jacob Redinger - MHSFCA 1st team, Associated Press Honorable Mention

Michael Joseph - MHSFCA 1st team, Associated Press Honorable Mention

Tyler Warren - Associated Press Honorable Mention


Also Congratulations to Caleb Aungst and Tyler Warren for their recent scholarship offers at Michigan Tech


There is a football meeting next Friday, December 14th in the presentation hall for all varsity and JV boys planning on playing football next fall.


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