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Monday, April 24

posted Apr 24, 2017, 11:01 AM by Barb Laing

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS:  PROM IS MAY 6TH ON THE MICHIGAN PRINCESS RIVERBOAT.  TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE DURING BOTH LUNCHES BEGINNING TODAY THRU MAY 3RD.  TICKETS ARE $40 EACH AND COVER THE COST OF POST PROM. If you plan on bringing a guest from another school, you must have the guest form signed by administration BEFORE you can buy your prom ticket.  Guest forms are in the office!

There will be a NHS meeting today during Pride for all students participating in the "Day of Service" --All students should attend as details about tomorrow will be discussed.

Post Prom Come join the PAJAMA PARTY after prom!  Royal Scot, 11-3:30 A.M., included in your prom ticket purchase.  If you are a Junior or Senior NOT going to prom, you can purchase a post prom ticket for $15, starting today during lunch.  You may also bring a non-dewitt guest, just complete the GOLD guest request form before buying your ticket.  Forms are on the counter in the main office.  As always, fun times are promised!  Great food, unlimited bowling & pool, karaoke with DJ Dela, henna and airbrush tattoo, flipbook photo station, caricature artist, and thousands of dollars of prizes for you to win!

(Read both through 5/3)


We have a meeting TODAY in Mrs. Marble’s room during seminar. Hope to see you there after these announcements.


We have FIRST LUNCH this week. Please go to lunch right after seminar and then report to class. ¡Gracias!


Boxes have been delivered to your seminar for the City of Lansing Rescue Mission Can Food Drive! Reminder: This is non-perishable canned food, NOT pop cans. The first 5 seminars to reach 50 cans will be #BLESSED with FREE DONUTS in addition to helping the less fortunate in the Lansing community! (Read until 4/28)

Attention All NHS Members interested in 3 Service Hours! Mr. Palmer and Mr. Delaney could use up to 8 students to help from 3PM until 6PM today, April 24th to help supervise their annual after school 3 on 3 basketball tournament. If you are interested please call and leave a message with Mr. Delaney at 668-3332 or send him an email at: Delaneyb@dewittschools.net. The tournament is a lot of fun and we would love to have more High School Help than we have had in the past! (4/24)

Gentlemen of Dewitt: Go to Rehmann’s in St. Johns for your Prom Tuxedo needs!  They offer the best styles and prices you’ll find!  PLUS, Rehmann’s is donating $5 to Post Prom for each DeWitt tuxedo rented!!!    (Read through May 3rd)

Artwork to be picked up: Those of you who have taken an art class with Ms. Schultz at any point through the school year so far, your artwork is ready to be picked up. Please stop by the ceramics room as soon as possible. (4/21-4/28)

Lansing Maker Faire: Any students in need of community service hours or who are interested in volunteering to help the Lansing Maker Faire on Saturday: April 29 and Sunday April 30 should see Mr. LaFay room #205. The Lansing Maker Faire will be held at the Meridian Mall and is a fun event that features Lansing area inventors’ inventions; makers who build awesome stuff; the work of robotics organizations, and even a robot prom! This is one event you do not want to miss. (4/12- 4/28)

All Percussionists/Drummers who will be in marching band next fall need to meet with Mr. Norman at Seminar today.  (4/21)

Toronto Choir Rehearsal TODAY during Seminar. If you do not attend these rehearsals you will not be allowed to sing while on the trip (4/24).

Music Man Auditions are TODAY! Some scheduled times have been changed - please check the choir room door for your audition time and come early! All auditions will take place in the Choir Room. (4/24)

FCCLA: There will be a general membership seminar meeting next Monday (read through 4/24)

Student Services

Students taking an AP Exam in May, there will be pre administration activities today during seminar in the Presentation Room.

If you are only taking an AP LATE exam, you do not need to attend this pre-administration session - you will be doing this at a different time. The remainder of the AP exam fee is due before you take the test.

Any Senior that has picked up the VFW Scholarship application, the application is due by Wednesday. Turn in your application to Student Services.

Athletics / Recognitions

Over the weekend the Varsity Quiz Bowl Team had a terrific tournament finishing in 5th place in the Class A State Championships!  The all-senior team consisted of co-captain Kristen Brennan, co-captain Ian Robinson, Abby Seeger, Alex Hostetler, Jordan Pitman, and Marissa Boynton.  In addition, Ian Robinson was honored by being named first team all-state! (4/24)

On Saturday the JV softball team were the champions of the Eaton Rapids JV softball invitational by beating Harper Creek 19-0 and Eaton Rapids 3-1 in the championship.  Paige Maltby pitched both games for the Panthers giving up only 1 run and ending the day with 24 strikeouts!  Anna Lowes led the offense going 5 for 7 hitting a double, a triple and earning 4 RBIs, while Paige Rush went 4 for 8 and Karly Rothwell went 3 for 6 with 2 RBIs and 2 doubles. Great Job ladies! The JV Panthers start league play on Tuesday at Mason. (4/24)

Mens Track Team Meeting in Mr. Acre’s room right after school today.