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Wednesday, February 7

posted Feb 7, 2018, 8:02 AM by Barb Laing

Winterfest Week

Tomorrow is: Dress Like your Favorite Teacher and Candy sales at lunch

Friday: Panther Spirit Day and popcorn will be sold at lunch.  

There will be a Lockin on Friday from 9pm-1am and a dance, bounce houses, volleyball, basketball, euchre tournament are all part of the plan.  Look for details to come on Monday at the assembly!

LINKS  There is a LINKS meeting today 2/7/18 in Ms. Huff’s room during seminar.

Cool Stuff: There is a community poetry slam happening on March 10 at The Crafted Bean in downtown DeWitt. If you’re interested in sharing poetry, storytelling, or sharing art related to diversity and inclusion, see Mr. DeLaCruz or Mr. Croley ASAP - spots are filling up fast!  There is also a DeWitt Community Open Minds Book Club where community members are invited to discuss The Hate You Give on February 24 at 2:30 pm in the DeWitt Public Library! (2/24)

Spanish Club: We are meeting today in seminar to talk about this month’s Pulsera Project Activity. We hope to see you in room 128. Gracias.

Do you write for fun? Do you want to be published? Check out our very own Creative Writing Club meeting every other Thursday -- tomorrow! -- in Mr. DeLaCruz’s room. We’re planning on publishing this spring, so come down and get to writing! (2/24)

Attention all students: The art department needs your voice! Eight of our very own talented students are featured in the MSU Student Art Exhibit, which is on display January 25-February 28. See their artwork and, more importantly, vote at www.msufcuart.com. See posters around school for more details.

Drawing & sculpture students from NW2: Your artwork is ready to be picked up in Ms. Schultz’s room. You have until Friday, the 16th to pick up your work. (2/16)

Grease Update: There will be an informational meeting about Grease auditions on Wednesday, February 14th during Seminar. At the meeting you will receive character information, your audition pieces, AND your audition time-slot. If you miss the meeting we cannot guarantee you will get a time to audition. Auditions will begin at 2:30pm on Tuesday, March 20th. Please remember that the musical is a CLASS next year and to take part you will need to sign-up. (2/2)

Book Club - In the future, the air quality is so bad, the last remaining people on earth have to live in an underground silo. Thank goodness there are those who take care of others and establish order. But, what if the powers that be are lying to you? Worse yet, what if they are taking advantage of their power and pulling the WOOL over your eyes? Book club is reading Wool, a dystopian novel by Hugh Howey. Join us on Sunday, Feb 25th at Barnes and Nobles at 1:00pm to discuss. See Mr. B or Cheyenne Hicks for info. (2-23)

D & D club - we have a campaign Wednesday in MR. B’s room right after school until 5:00pm - That’s today in room 224.    (2-7-18)

Everything’s Coming up Roses!  Key Club’s annual rose sale is on now!  You can purchase before school or during lunches starting today! $3 each, $35 for a dozen, and $40 for a dozen arrangement in a vase. Roses will be delivered during Seminar on Valentine’s day, next Wednesday. Buy your valentine a rose (or 12) today!  

     Student Services

Attention Seniors - Local Scholarship information is now available for interested seniors.  Stop into Student Services if you are interested.  

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 brought home a tough 51-44 victory against St. Johns on the road Friday night.  Grace George led all scorers with 23 points, while Annie McIntosh added 13 points and 10 rebounds.  The girls followed that win up with a 42-16 victory over Portland last night.  Grace George scored 16 points, Annie McIntosh had 9 points, Sydney Mills pulled down 9 rebounds and Maddie Petersen had 7 steals. The girls put their 15-1 record on the line Friday night in a Varsity doubleheader against Waverly. Come on out and show your support! (2-7)

Boys Freshmen Basketball:  Defeated Portland last night 51-46.  The team was led by Connor McKean with 18 points and Vic Toune added 9 point.  The team moved to 10-4 and will play Waverly tomorrow.

SJD gymnastics won their invitational on Saturday earning them a regional qualifying score as a team. Nathalie Schluckbier placed 3rd all-around and Eve Madill placed 10th (2-7)