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Friday, September 7

posted Sep 7, 2018, 8:03 AM by Barb Laing

Business Professionals of America is accepting applications for membership. See the bulletin  board outside Panther Pause Cafe for information on how to become a member. New and interested members should plan to attend the Informational Meeting on Fri., September 14 (note this is a date change). Applications are DUE by Fri., September 21.


FCCLA members: Returning FCCLA members...please come to room 132 during  seminar today september 7th. We are working on our first project for september which is “suicide prevention awareness”

If you are interested in being a NEW member please come to our NEW member meeting on Monday September 10th. PLEASE sign UP and RSVP outside room 132 and get a pass from MRS. Blake. Teachers..there will be a sign up sheet available and I will send that list out after the meeting is over. Remember, you MUST have taken an FCS class (Parenting, Nutrition and Foods, Personal Living or Family and Society) to be an FCCLA member. Applications will be accepted until the end of October.


Powderpuff Participation and Shirts: Reminder shirt money for powderpuff is due to Mrs. Anderson’s room by Friday, September 14th.  You must have a shirt to be on the field for powderpuff on Sunday, September 23rd. To sign up for participating in powderpuff and to get practice updates see your class president.  Juniors this is Grace Scheaffer and Seniors this is Olivia Reid.


Class Color Spirit Shirts are Available to Order! Please turn in your order forms for our Class Spirit Shirts to be worn on the Friday of homecoming week.  Shirts are $10 and all orders are due by Thursday, September 20th. You may give your orders to your seminar teachers who will get them to Mrs. Anderson.  


Attention Robotics teams we will be having our first meeting on Thursday, September 13th after school. If you are interested in joining Robotics or finding out more information stop by Mr. Bush’s room or come to the meeting!


Seniors who did not buy a yearbook their freshman year, the year of 2015, we will be selling them the rest of this week. They will be sold for ½ price, $40 If you are interested please talk to Shelby Sims or Meredith Nakfoor.  Checks can be made out to DeWitt Yearbook . Buy one before they are gone.


Attention Japanese Club members or those interested.  We will have our first meeting next Wednesday, Sept. 12 during seminar in the library.  


DeWitt Creativity Group  All students interested in working with the DCG should come to the first meeting of the year in Mr. Croley’s room on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 during Seminar. We will be discussing several initiatives for the upcoming year (please read 9/7, 9/10, and 9/12)


Student Services

Tutors Needed:  Any junior or senior that would like to tutor students, applications are available in the Student Services office.  You must have a 3.5 grade in the subject you wish to tutor. You can charge for your services, get volunteer hours for NHS or just volunteer.  Applications are due by Friday, September 21st.

Upcoming College Visits to DHS: Sept 10, MI Tech, Sept 12, MSU and Sept 21, Hope College.  If you would like to hear more about these colleges, stop into Student Services and sign up.  The book is on the counter.

Seniors - Please turn in the Consent for Access to Student Transcripts form to your seminar teacher if you haven’t already done so.  This form is due by Friday, September 7th. We will not send out your transcript to colleges until we receive this form. This applies to athletic recruiters as well.


Athletics / Recognitions


Tennis:  Girls interested in playing tennis in the Spring there will be a brief meeting next Tuesday September 11th in Room 101 after school with Coach Hitchcock. This meeting will talk about hitting this fall.


Outdoor Adventure Club meeting today in Mr. Acres room.  room 226 after announcements in Seminar. (9/7)


Men’s JV Tennis  defeated East Lansing last night at home.  Winning 7 matches and losing only one. Singles Jacob Orth, Will Crist, Sean Page, Sam Guillaume, and Doubles Teams of Joe Perry and Colton Smith, Logan Freeman and Billy Matt, Brock Schaberg and Jake Wieferich all won matches.  Great job team.

The Girls’ Swim and Dive Team  lost a close meet to Holt 87-99.  Allison Flannery, Elise Snyder, Jordyn Shipps, Lisette Fenneuff, and Shelby Satkowiak all won first places.  The Medley Relay qualified for the MHSSA Finals. Jordyn Shipps qualified for the MHSSA Finals in the 50 Freestyle and the 100 Backstroke.

The team set 21 personal records.


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