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Monday, October 10

posted Oct 10, 2016, 11:53 AM by Barb Laing

Video Game Club:  Attention students! Friday, Oct 21st, 2016 will be the first Video

Game party of the year.  From 5-11 PM. We will be having events with many of your favorite games to play with, and against your friends, meet new people, and perhaps settle some old rivalries.  During the party, we will be hosting tournaments to hone your skills.  Such as: Call of Duty, Super Smash Brothers, Rocket League, League of legends, and more. Sign-up will be available starting Monday, Oct. 17th at both lunches.  If you plan on attending, you must sign-up before Friday, Oct. 21st.  Admission is $5.00.  The $5.00 covers entry to the party, enters you in as many tournaments as you wish, as well as PIZZA and POP.  If you have any questions, please ask Josh Ricks, Ryan Spitzley, or Mitchell Wilkins for more information. (Oct. 21st)

Makers Club:  Interested in being awesome!  Want to see how things work and create awesome stuff! Meet tuesday after school in Mr. Byars room.

Attention to all Japanese club members and those interested.  We will have our first meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19th during seminar in Sensei’s class. (10/19)   

FCCLA MEMBERS ONLY: Our next meeting is Monday October 10th during seminar and October 11th after school. If you are working concessions on homecoming and/or going to leadership conference you MUST attend.

ALL STUDENTS:  October is National Bullying Prevention Month and in honor of this very special campaign FCCLA is inviting you to attend a FREE event after school on Monday October 24th in room 132. The event will include a viewing of the acclaimed movie, “BULLY”. Snacks and beverages will be provided so please take a permission slip and sign up outside rom 132. Again, this is a FREE event.

Attention All Seniors: If you want your photo in the yearbook you must send your photo to the yearbook staff by 3:00 on October 20th. Head shots should be a traditional studio shot featuring a dark background.  NO EXTERIOR PHOTOS will be accepted. Please make every effort to communicate with your photographer to ensure your picture gets in the book. Photos should be sent to: dewittyearbook2017@gmail.com .--Sorry - Late photos will NOT be accepted! .(10/14)  

Student Services:

Applications are now available for the HOBY State Leadership Seminar.  This is open to any Sophomore student who wishes to explore and cultivate their personal leadership skills to become leaders in their school and community.  Please stop into Student Services to pick up an application.

College Visits: There are several colleges visiting during October.  You must sign up in Student Services to attend.  There is a list in Student Services as well.

Tutor opportunity:  Any sophomore, junior or senior interested in tutoring, applications are now available in Student Services.  We are still in need of students for tutoring.

Athletics / Recognitions

All freshman and JV boy basketball players will have a meeting Monday Oct. 17: any freshman boy interested in playing basketball this season the meeting will be in Coach Phillips room, #202 …. Any sophomore interested in playing JV basketball, the meeting will be in the library with Coach Flannery…. That’s Monday Oct. 17th during SEMINAR. (read everyday Thru MONDAY Oct. 17.)

All girls interested in trying out for basketball this year: Be sure that you have turned in your physical and sports participation fees to Mrs. Wilson in the athletic office. If you are not currently in a Fall sport, you should be participating in the conditioning workouts with Coach Uyl every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00-4:00. Tryouts begin on Monday - November 7th! (10/10 - 10/14)

Congratulations to the girls golf team: The girls finished second yesterday in their Regional to qualify for the State Finals next weekend.  The Panthers were led by Elaina DeRose with an outstanding round of 75, followed by Mackenzie Smith with an 86, Morgan Colby with a 93 and Lexie Brya with a 96. Great job ladies!