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Monday, October 23

posted Oct 23, 2017, 7:33 AM by Barb Laing

Dewitt Business Professionals of America is hosting a Fall/Halloween Blood Drive , on Friday October 27th from 8:30am-2:15pm. When considering whether or not you should give, please keep in mind that your blood can SAVE LIVES and help someone who desperately needs it. This is your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others!

*Enjoy refreshments after you donate

*Blood drive is Halloween themed!

*Students who are 16 years old must have a parent consent form

*Consent form can be found in the main office

*Make sure to bring a proof of age when you donate


The Art Department is having a fundraiser.  We are selling car decals with your Class Year on them.  Your seminar teachers should have the forms to pass out.  If you want to see the decals in person before purchasing, please see Ms. Norman.  There are examples for EACH GRADE LEVEL, even though most freshmen and sophomores don’t have their own cars...you can still purchase them!  There is white or a sparkle silver.  $4 each.  If your teacher does not pass them out, please come to the ART Department to pick up an order form!  


The Renaissance Club  - is hosting our 2nd annual Haunted Trail on Friday, October 27 after the home football game until 11:00 and Saturday, October 28 from 8:00 - 11:00. Admission is $3.00 per person. Come out for a fun scare before Halloween. All ages are welcome!


Stage Crew: Are you interested in learning more about what goes on backstage during the Musical? Have you ever wanted to be trained to run sound or lighting? Join the Stage Crew of The Music Man! There will be an informational meeting Wednesday during Seminar in the Choir Room - be there! (10/25)


Book Club - We will meet in computer lab #2 on Monday, October 23rd to vote on the first book choice. If you are unable to attend, see Mr. Battaglia and you can vote online. (10-23)


Key Club - There will be a Key Club meeting after school starting at 2:40 on Wednesday, October 25th, meeting room to be announced.  Mrs. Schafer is VERY excited to talk with those interested in getting the club going this year!  Please attend to learn about membership and activities for the year. This is open to ALL DHS students.  (read through 10/25)


Dungeons and Dragons Club - If you are interested in playing D&D, please come to Mr. B’s room on Wednesday October 25th during seminar.  (10-25)


              Student Services

Juniors and Seniors - check in Student Services for the list of upcoming college visits.

SAT Diagnostic Test Workshop - Saturday, December 2.  Sign up through DeWitt Community Education.  There are flyers in Student Services as well.

Sophomores and Juniors - After watching the Eaton Career Prep video in seminar and have an interest there is a visit on December 19th.  You must choose three programs to look at.  Sign up at Student Services!


Athletics / Recognitions


Congratulations to the top performers in this month’s math league competition:  Seniors Jacob Ayriss, Emma Breukink, and Stephen Hostetler; Junior Drew Keisling; and Sophomores Kelly Cochrane, Justus Holben, and Nick Robinson.  The top scoring freshmen were Adam Hoekstra, Emma Hopkins, and Hannah Kurncz. (10/23)


Good job this past weekend to the DeWitt Marching Band who finished 3rd behind last years state champion and runner up on Saturday at the Jenison Invitational (10/23).

All girls interested in trying out for basketball must have their physicals and sports participation fees turned in to Mrs. Wilson in the athletic office before tryouts begin on November 6th! (10/20 - 10/27)


Boys JV Basketball Meeting: There will be a meeting for all 10th grade boys interested in trying out for JV basketball on Monday, October 23rd in the Library during Seminar.


Boys Varsity Basketball meeting: There will be a meeting for all 10th grade boys interested in trying out for JV basketball on Wednesday, October 25th in the Library during Seminar.


Gymnastics Meeting for anyone interested in competing on the St. Johns/DeWitt team, will be on Wednesday, November 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Johns High School Food Commons.


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