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Friday, September 8

posted Sep 8, 2017, 7:43 AM by Barb Laing

FCCLA (start 9/6 and read until 9/15)

Family Career and Community Leaders of America is a dynamic organization with its sole purpose serving families and the community while focusing on career exploration. If you are interested in joining FCCLA for the upcoming school year please see MRS. Blake (room 132) for more information. In order to be eligible to join FCCLA you must have take a FCS class (Nutrition and Foods, Parenting, Personal Living or Family & Society). Our first meeting will be Friday september 15th during seminar. We will be discussing upcoming events and membership.

INSPIRED by FCCLA is our theme for the 2017/2018 school year.


Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive (start 9/6 and read until 9/13)- Remember to bring in donations to your Seminar teacher now through Thursday, September 14th.


Fall Musical - There will be a Music Man meeting today during seminar in the Choir Room. Please attend to receive your scripts, sign-up for the Remind, and talk through the schedule. (9/8)


Robotics: The Robotics Teams will start the season next Thursday September 14th after school in Mr. Bush’s room. If you are interested in being a part of robotics feel free to stop by and see what goes on and get some more information about our program. If you would like to see what the new game, In the Zone, looks like for this year you can check out www.VEX.com (9/14)


Senior NHS members need to plan on meeting in Mr. Croley's room on Wednesday the 13th for a meeting. This meeting is only for current  NHS members.


There is a DeWitt Creativity Group meeting today during Seminar. Those attending should hustle down to Mr. Croley's room a.k.a. "The Idea Hive" as there is much to be discussed. All students are welcome.  (read 9/8)


Attention Seniors: The deadline for headshots to be submitted to the yearbook staff is by midnight on Friday, October 13th. Exterior photos may not be used. Head shots must be a traditional studio picture with a plain (preferably dark background) --No hands or props allowed in the frame. Photos can be emailed to dewittyearbook2018@gmail.com --Please communicate with your photographers to ensure you make the deadline as late photos will not be included in the book. If you are in need of a traditional head shot see Dillion Grey. Questions can be directed to Liz VanDerWoude or Danielle Lewis (read 9/8 and 9/11)



A moment of SCIENCE please for the APES environmental fact of the week…  recycling 1 aluminum can saves enough electricity to power a TV for 3 hours.  North America only recycles ⅔ of all aluminum cans, please do your part and recycle. (Fri, 9/8 only)


Student Services

Applications are now available in Student Services for students interested in tutoring.   

Seniors - if you are interested in receiving important senior information and reminders including scholarship and other information, sign up for Mrs. Gerrish’s Remind notification.  Information is is Student Services.

College Visits - Seniors - The following colleges and universities will be visiting during September:  Northern Michigan University, Michigan State University, Baker College , Grand Valley State University and the University of Chicago.  Sign up in Student Services.  


Athletics / Recognitions


Please help wish the high school equestrian team good luck this weekend at their first of three meets in Mason. Riders this year are Olivia Sand and Alyssa Luzkow.  Groom is Shaun Curtis. There are 24 high school teams in our district.Go Panthers!


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