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Monday, March 5

posted Mar 5, 2018, 10:14 AM by Barb Laing

Scheduling: If you’re into discussions about life AND interested in how mythology seeks to answer questions, sign up for Bible as Literature and Mythology with Mr. DeLaCruz. We’ll study classic Judeo-Christian, Greek, Norse, and World and modern mythologies in a way that involves art and storytelling. Sign up for Bible as Literature and Mythology during scheduling. (3/8)

Poets, Storytellers, and Activists! There is a poetry slam to promote inclusion and community this Saturday from 6-9 pm at The Crafted Bean in Downtown DeWitt. Come listen to live acts to stir your mind and heart. If you’re interested in sharing a poem, story, or artwork, talk to Mr. DeLaCruz. (3/9)

Spanish Club: is excited to announce that we are selling pulseras (handmade bracelets and purses)Feb.26-March.8 as a fundraiser to help education and employment programs in Guatemala and Honduras all next week during both lunches. Please stop by the sale table, buy a beautiful bracelet or purse and support an important cause. Seminar teachers, please play the video(s) from your email to help us explain this amazing program. (3/9)

Book Club - Book Club members just voted on their new book. They selected Perks of Being a Wallflower, by Stephen Chybosky. If you are interested in reading this Coming-of-Age story, stop by Mr. Battaglia’s room for a permission slip. See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks for info. (read through 3-9)

Attention Seniors!  Attention seniors, if you have not paid your $40 class dues by Friday March 9th, you will NOT receive a Senior t-shirt. Please see Mrs. Marble or Mrs. Cunningham to pay your dues ASAP.

FCCLA: FCCLA members...there will be a GENERAL membership meeting for CURRENT members on Wednesday (March 7th) during seminar. (3/7) THE MEETING FOR MONDAY IS CANCELLED


A reminder top all students going on the Theater Trip to Chicago -- Tonight from 6-7 there will be student and parent meeting in The Idea Hive --All students and at least one parent or guardian must attend.

Members of the Improv Troupe should check in with Meri Kolemianen today about the gig on Saturday and an after school rehearsal

All students who took Acting I the first nine weeks please stop down to see Mr. Croley today during Seminar for a short meeting.

NHS students looking for a few hours this week should stop in and talk to Mr. Croley about a great opportunity -- Also, any newly inducted member who has not yet paid their NHS dues needs to do so as soon as possible. Checks can be turned in to Mr. Croley during Seminar.

Those students interested in the Creative Leadership next year should plan on attending a meeting Wednesday during Seminar in Mr. Croley's room.  

Student Services

Any student interested in AP tests, sign up in Student Services.  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 dropped a hard-fought battle with #2 ranked East Lansing Friday night in the Class A District final. Maddie Petersen, Lily Stephan and Annie McIntosh all scored 8 points and Sydney Mills added 7 points and 16 rebounds.  The girls finish the season 21-2. Congratulations to graduating seniors Grace George, Piper Phillips, Mattie Leece and Lexi Cullen who combined for a record of 61-7 and three CAAC-Red titles in their Varsity careers. Coach McCullen and the girls would like to thank all the people who drove out to Owosso to cheer them on, and encourage you all to bring a friend tonight as our boys face East Lansing at home in the first round of the Class A District tournament! (3/5)

Congratulations to DeWitt’s Top performers in the American Mathematics Contests:

Seniors Zachary Matson and Jacob Ayriss, Junior Drew Keisling, and Sophomores Sydney Foster, Kelly Cochrane, Josh Taft, and Phil Roragen.  Zach has been invited to participate at the next level. (March 5)

Great News from the Statewide Math Field Day at UM-Flint. The DeWitt team of Drew Keisling, Zachary Matson, Emma Breukink, Kayla Carpenter, and Kelly Cochrane brought home a second place trophy.  In addition, Drew Keisling and Zach Matson brought home individual medals.

ATTENTION ALL SOFTBALL PLAYERS: A Pre-Season Meeting will be held in Coach Nolen’s Room 237 on MONDAY MARCH 5th DURING SEMINAR.  Tryout information and schedules will be distributed at this time. If you are trying out, you MUST ATTEND.  Make plans accordingly. (3/5)

2018 Varsity Football Players - There is a meeting on Wednesday, March 7th during seminar in the presentation hall. Summer calendars will be distributed. (3/7)

Attention all boys interested in trying out for the golf teams this spring:There will be a meeting on Friday, March 9 during seminar in the presentation room following announcements. Please attend.  (3/9)

Attention Spring Sports Athletes: If you have not played a sport this year you must have a physical by your tryout date on March 12 in order to participate in tryouts. Turn your physical form into the Athletic office prior to tryouts. Make sure you take care of this ASAP! (3/9)

JV Boys Basketball:  The JV Boys Basketball team concluded their season last night with a 53-33 victory over Grand Ledge.  With the victory, the boys finished the season with a 16-4 record. In obtaining this record, the gentlemen held opponents to an average of 40.2 points per game while scoring an average of 51.9 points per game.  Congrats on a successful season. (3/2)

Attention Mens Track:  Team meeting on this Friday March 9 in Mr. Acres Room during pride (3/9)