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Wednesday, March 1

posted Mar 1, 2017, 9:50 AM by Barb Laing

Attention BPA members who qualified for States: Please attend a meeting today in the Presentation room right after announcements. Again, BPA meeting after announcements for State qualifiers.  (3/1)

BOOK CLUB: We will meet this coming Sunday, that is March 5th at Schuler’s Books and Music in Eastwood Town Center at high noon. We will discuss the Nicholas Sparks book we read and of course, vote on our next selection. If you can’t get enough Nicholas Sparks, this is the place for you, even if you are not technicaly a memeber, come out and chat. For those of you that do not share an interest in Nicholas Sparks, there is room for you as well; you can help select the next novel we will read. So join book club for a novel discussion, coffee, and voting on the next book, this Sunday at noon. See you at Schuler’s. (read through Friday 3-3)

Today during Seminar there will be a "SHARE" in The Idea Hive a.k.a. Mr. Croley's room. All students and staff are welcome to attend. Members of The DeWitt Creativity Group and Creative Writing class are especially encouraged to attend to support those students who are sharing stories and creative pieces. If you have not attended a SHARE during Pride you are missing out. Come listen to student voices give inspirational, uplifting, and thoughtful testimonies, stories, and creative works. SHARES take place during Pride every other Wednesday. If you are interested in participating or giving a SHARE see Mr. Croley for more details. (today only)

Students Into Multicultural experiences and Diversity: The Multicultural Student Union is having a meeting today in room 215, DeLa’s biology room. Come have an open-minded experience and support inclusion! (3/1)

FIRST SEMESTER AP LANG STUDENTS: Mrs. Caler sent an email to your gapps to remind you to sign up for the AP test and to give you information about an upcoming study session. (3/1 & 3/3)

CALLING ALL TEENS!! Saturday March 11th, there will be a Dave Ramsey's TEEN Financial Peace class, at the DeWitt Junior High RM 118. Looking for teens ages 12-18 who are ready to learn how to save, budget, invest, and be excited about having a debt free future.

Class is March 11th 9am-12pm $10 to attend. Deadline to signup is March 3rd

To sign up or for more info contact Holly Elliott (517) 862-5656 or hce443@gmail.com.

Student Services

If you are planning on taking an AP test in May, your $15.00 deposit needs to be turned into Student Services by March 15.

Athletics / Recognitions

The Varsity Girls basketball team moved to 20-1 Monday night, with a hard-fought 54-49 victory over Waverly in the first round of the Class A Districts. Annie McIntosh led another balanced scoring effort with 16 points and 10 rebounds.  Grace George added 12 points and 9 rebounds, while Sydney Mills chipped in with 10 points.  The girls play Wednesday night at 7:30 at East Lansing High School - against Lansing Everett.  Come on out to show your support! (3/1)

The boys freshman basketball team: Destroyed an undefeated Lansing Everett team last night 64-49 to raise their record to 15-1.  The team was lead early by Joey Villarreall, who was playing with a heavy heart after he lost his great grandfather this weekend.. Joey had 8 of the teams first 12 points and ended with 10 points and 8 rebounds.  Mason Gilbert had 12 points and 8 rebounds.  Caileb Brown added 10 points, Cooper Phillips 9 points and Jay Stevons added 8 points. Mikhail Sacla played great defense and added 6 points and led the team in rebounds with 9 and assist with 4.  The boys complete their season Thursday at Grand Ledge.

Men’s Swim and Dive Races To Pool and Varsity Record at the annual 2nd shave meet held last night at Grand Ledge High School. It took switching around the swimming order and strokes of three of the four swimmers but the team bested their season time by .7 seconds overall and broke the existing Varsity Record from 1994 which was 1:42.23 and the existing Grand Ledge Pool record from 1999 which was 1:42.13 set by Coach Delaney and 3 teammates for Holt! The final time was 1:41.56 with Nick Schieberl swimming backstroke, Ryan McVicker breast stroke, Myles Michalski on his 16th birthday swimming butterfly and Ryan Armbrustmacher freestyle. Congratulations gentleman and go get em at states on March 10th and 11th! (3/1)

Attention those of you planning to play a spring sport:  Spring sports start March 13 and you must have a physical on file in order to try out.  So, get this taken care of prior to tryouts or your coach will not be happy and you won’t be able to participate!  (through March 8)

ATTENTION SOFTBALL PLAYERS:  There will be a MANDATORY meeting on Monday March 6th during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s room 237.  If you are trying out for the JV or Varsity team, you must attend.  (through March 6)