Announcements

Thursday, April 18

Gentlemen of DeWitt! If you are in need of a tuxedo for prom 2019, head to Rehmann’s in Downtown St. Johns! You’ll get the best style at the best price, and you’ll be helping Post Prom, too! They are donating $5 for each DeWitt Tux rental back to our school! See Blake Gatfield, Jay Stevens, or Adam Stone if you have questions-They are the 2019 tux agents for Rehmann’s. (start 4-1-19)

PROM details: This year’s prom will be on Saturday, May 11 at Eagle Eye. Ticket sales will begin on April 29. Tickets are $50 each and include post prom festivities at Royal Scot. There is a discount for purchasing 2 tickets. Guest forms are available in the office now. (4/18)

LINKS- We are selling Autism Awareness bracelets and t-shirts at both lunches. Please consider making a purchase to support the work of both the LINKS club and class. T-shirts are $12.00 and bracelets are $3. We will be wearing our t-shirts and bracelets on April 26th to complete our Autism Awareness Month activities.

Renaissance Club We have a club meeting to discuss all spring activities TODAY in Mrs. Marble’s room, 128. See you there!(4/18)

Attention all students: Tonight there will be a Poetry Slam in The Idea Hive starting at 7:00. This is a free event hosted by the Creative Writing class. Refreshments will be provided as will a safe atmosphere for students to share creative works. If you have never been to a poetry slam in Mr. Croley's room you are highly encouraged to check it out, if you have been to one then come again and bring a friend as you know full well the supportive atmosphere and positive vibes that this event generates. Come share a poem, a story, laughter and even an grab a bite to eat in between applause.

AP US Government Review Sessions: Time to get ready for the Exam! Come check out review sessions being held every Thursday from now until the exam on Monday, May 6th from 2:30-3:30pm in Anderson’s classroom - 221. We will be reviewing content, FRQ writing strategies, and multiple choice types. Come to any or all to get ready for the first AP exam of the session.

AP Literature Review Sessions: Planning to take the AP Lit exam? Review sessions will begin tomorrow, April 16 and will run every Tuesday after that from 2:30-3:30pm to prepare. We will review prose, poetry, and writing strategies to prepare for the exam scheduled for Wednesday, May 8th. Hope to see you there!

APES Test Review Session: We will be having APES Review sessions during seminars on Mondays and Wednesdays for the next two weeks. Check your IC messenger for more information.

Post Prom: Come join the tradition and party at Royal Scot after Prom! 11 PM - 3:30 AM, open bowling, pool, and many other games and activities! The food and snacks are delicious, and the raffle prizes are pretty awesome too...every 15 minutes you can win something and then all DeWitt students still there at 3:30 are able to win the grand prize, even if you won earlier. Come join the fun, it really is a great time!!! (4-8 to 4-18)

Book Club: We will meet Sunday April 28th at the Barnes and Nobles in the Lansing Mall at noon. We will discuss They Both Die at the End. Whether you read the entire book or one page, please come to share your thoughts and of course, vote on the next book.(4-26)

New York Choir rehearsal is on Thursday during Seminar. Please pick up your trip shirt TODAY (4/18).

The vote for the Legendary Passages Mural design is in! And the winner is…. “Women in History” by Alaina McQuillan!! Other artists participating in the planning and painting of the mural include Addison Vicknair, Madison Yonkman, and Taya Coles. Follow our progress by liking our Facebook page: facebook.com/theartspot. (4/18)

Student Services

SENIORS - If you have not turned in your 2019 Information form to either your seminar teacher or Student Services, please do so today! The program is being sent to the printer and we would like your fall 2019 plans listed. Stop into Student Services if you have any questions.

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention all Varsity Football Players signed up to help with the Clinton County Clean Up Event on April 27th: Please see Coach Wilson to get a release form and information regarding the event. You must have a release form on file prior to the event starting. (4/26)

Girl’s Varsity Tennis: The team took on Okemos at home on Tuesday. Many matches were extremely close. Coming away with a victory were Addie Henning and Abby Gray. Great job ladies! Come out today at 4:00 to see them take on Holt.(4/18)

Monday, April 15

Gentlemen of DeWitt! If you are in need of a tuxedo for prom 2019, head to Rehmann’s in Downtown St. Johns! You’ll get the best style at the best price, and you’ll be helping Post Prom, too! They are donating $5 for each DeWitt Tux rental back to our school! See Blake Gatfield, Jay Stevens, or Adam Stone if you have questions-They are the 2019 tux agents for Rehmann’s. (start 4-1-19)

PROM details: This year’s prom will be on Saturday, May 11 at Eagle Eye. Ticket sales will begin on April 29. Tickets are $50 each and include post prom festivities at Royal Scot. There is a discount for purchasing 2 tickets. Guest forms are available in the office now. (4/18)

Boys swim team members please meet in the Commons after announcements.

There is a meeting today in the commons for all NHS students participating in the Day of Service as details for the day will be reviewed and discussed.

All students going on the Chicago Theater trip should head down to Mr.Croley's room during seminar today for a brief meeting.

Those students participating in the Talent Show next week should plan on attending a meeting in Mr. Croley's room today during seminar.

Legit guitar player needed by Mr. Norman for the fall of 2019. See him for details. (4/16)

AP US Government Review Sessions: Time to get ready for the Exam! Come check out review sessions being held every Thursday from now until the exam on Monday, May 6th from 2:30-3:30pm in Anderson’s classroom - 221. We will be reviewing content, FRQ writing strategies, and multiple choice types. Come to any or all to get ready for the first AP exam of the session.

AP Literature Review Sessions: Planning to take the AP Lit exam? Review sessions will begin tomorrow, April 16 and will run every Tuesday after that from 2:30-3:30pm to prepare. We will review prose, poetry, and writing strategies to prepare for the exam scheduled for Wednesday, May 8th. Hope to see you there!

Post Prom: Come join the tradition and party at Royal Scot after Prom! 11 PM - 3:30 AM, open bowling, pool, and many other games and activities! The food and snacks are delicious, and the raffle prizes are pretty awesome too...every 15 minutes you can win something and then all DeWitt students still there at 3:30 are able to win the grand prize, even if you won earlier. Come join the fun, it really is a great time!!! (4-8 to 4-18)

Book Club: We will meet Sunday April 28th at the Barnes and Nobles in the Lansing Mall at noon. We will discuss They Both Die at the End. Whether you read the entire book or one page, please come to share your thoughts and of course, vote on the next book.(4-26)

New York Choir rehearsal is on Thursday during Seminar. Please pick up your trip shirt TODAY (4/18).

The Art Department wants to remind you to vote for which design should be used for creating a mural. Find out more by visiting the art hallway. Voting ends Wednesday (4/17).

Student Services

If you were unable to attend the Academic Hall of Fame, your award can be picked up in Student Services

Athletics / Recognitions

In an absolutely amazing performance the quiz bowl team captured 2nd place in the Class A High School State Championships. After upsetting national powerhouse, Detroit Catholic Central, and defeating the defending champions from Okemos, the team reached the finals before bowing to Detroit Catholic Central in a rematch. Captained by Kayla Carpenter, the team included Landon Rodgers, Alec Hughes, Phil Roragen, and Drew Keisling. Also, Drew received all-state honors for his performance. Good luck to the team as they prepare for the national championships in Atlanta. (4/15)

Boy’s Varsity Golf: The team took 3rd place in the Coldwater Invitational shooting a 320. The team was led by Charlie DeLong who shot a 67 (5 under par) and was medalist. Other team members were Brody Sigmon 81, Parker Dietzel 85, and Jay Stevons 87. (4/15)

Attention all Varsity Football Players signed up to help with the Clinton County Clean Up Event on April 27th: Please see Coach Wilson to get a release form and information regarding the event. You must have a release form on file prior to the event starting. (4/26)

Girl’s Varsity Tennis: The team took 2nd place at the St. Johns tournament. Addie Henning and Abby Gray were Champions at 1st Doubles. We took 2nd place in 6 other flights. Great job ladies! (4/15)

State Solo & Ensemble Results: On Saturday the advanced choirs traveled to Allendale High School. Congratulations to Andrew Ashton, Zack Freeman, Juan Rodriguez III, and Emma Vander Roest on their Division 1 Solo Ratings, and Zack Freeman and Gabe Pitman's duet on their Division 1 Rating. The Chamber Singers, Men of Chamber, and Women’s Select Ensemble also received Division 1 Ratings, with the Chamber Singers and Women's Select Ensemble receiving perfect scores. The Women's Select Ensemble have been named as one of the top 30 choirs in Michigan. They will now move on to the final round toward being named Ensemble of the Year and performing at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival (4/15).

Friday, April 12

Poets, Singers, Artists and More!: The Crafted Bean in DeWitt is hosting its second poetry slam called Words with Wings. Let your words, music, and art fly on Saturday from 5pm to 9pm and share with friends! If you’ve ever wanted to do an Open Mic, this is the perfect place to start and create culture. See Mr. DeLaCruz ASAP to sign up. (thru 4/12)

Gentlemen of DeWitt! If you are in need of a tuxedo for prom 2019, head to Rehmann’s in Downtown St. Johns! You’ll get the best style at the best price, and you’ll be helping Post Prom, too! They are donating $5 for each DeWitt Tux rental back to our school! See Blake Gatfield, Jay Stevens, or Adam Stone if you have questions-They are the 2019 tux agents for Rehmann’s. (start 4-1-19)

PROM details: This year’s prom will be on Saturday, May 11 at Eagle Eye. Ticket sales will begin on April 29. Tickets are $50 each and include post prom festivities at Royal Scot. There is a discount for purchasing 2 tickets. Guest Passes are available in the office starting Monday, April 8. (4/18)

AP US Government Review Sessions: Time to get ready for the Exam! Come check out review sessions being held every Thursday from now until the exam on Monday, May 6th from 2:30-3:30pm in Anderson’s classroom - 221. We will be reviewing content, FRQ writing strategies, and multiple choice types. Come to any or all to get ready for the first AP exam of the session.

AP Literature Review Sessions: Planning to take the AP Lit exam? Review sessions will begin on Tuesday, April 16 and will run every Tuesday after that from 2:30-3:30pm to prepare. We will review prose, poetry, and writing strategies to prepare for the exam scheduled for Wednesday, May 8th. Hope to see you there!

Post Prom: Come join the tradition and party at Royal Scot after Prom! 11 PM - 3:30 AM, open bowling, pool, and many other games and activities! The food and snacks are delicious, and the raffle prizes are pretty awesome too...every 15 minutes you can win something and then all DeWitt students still there at 3:30 are able to win the grand prize, even if you won earlier. Come join the fun, it really is a great time!!! (4-8 to 4-18)

Book Club: We will meet Sunday April 28th at the Barnes and Nobles in the Lansing Mall at noon. We will discuss They Both Die at the End. Whether you read the entire book or one page, please come to share your thoughts and of course, vote on the next book.(4-26)

New York Choir rehearsal is today during seminar. Trip shirts will be passed out at that time (4/12).

The Art Department is collaborating with local mural artist Tamara Brown and the Clinton County Arts Council to create our own mural along the Fred Meijer CIS Trail in St. Johns. We need your help to decide which design to use. Designs and information are on display in the art hallway. Check your email for a link or scan a QR code on posters around school. Voting ends Wednesday, the 17th (4/17).

Student Services

If you were unable to attend the Academic Hall of Fame, your award can be picked up in Student Services

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention all men's track team members: Practice today will be in the hall outside Coach Acre’s room at 3pm.

Attention all Varsity Football Players signed up to help with the Clinton County Clean Up Event on April 27th: Please see Coach Wilson to get a release form and information regarding the event. You must have a release form on file prior to the event starting. (4/26)

Thursday, April 11

Poets, Singers, Artists and More!: The Crafted Bean in DeWitt is hosting its second poetry slam called Words with Wings. Let your words, music, and art fly on April 13 from 5pm to 9pm and share with friends! If you’ve ever wanted to do an Open Mic, this is the perfect place to start and create culture. See Mr. DeLaCruz ASAP to sign up. (thru 4/12)

Gentlemen of DeWitt! If you are in need of a tuxedo for prom 2019, head to Rehmann’s in Downtown St. Johns! You’ll get the best style at the best price, and you’ll be helping Post Prom, too! They are donating $5 for each DeWitt Tux rental back to our school! See Blake Gatfield, Jay Stevens, or Adam Stone if you have questions-They are the 2019 tux agents for Rehmann’s. (start 4-1-19)

PROM details: This year’s prom will be on Saturday, May 11 at Eagle Eye. Ticket sales will begin on April 29. Tickets are $50 each and include post prom festivities at Royal Scot. There is a discount for purchasing 2 tickets. Guest Passes are available in the office starting Monday, April 8. (4/18)

AP US Government Review Sessions: Time to get ready for the Exam! Come check out review sessions being held every Thursday from now until the exam from 2:30-3:30pm in Anderson’s classroom - 221. We will be reviewing content, FRQ writing strategies, and multiple choice types. Sessions start today and will run every Thursday until the exam on Monday, May 6th! Come to any or all to get ready for the first AP exam of the session.

AP Literature Review Sessions: Planning to take the AP Lit exam? Review sessions will begin on Tuesday, April 16 and will run every Tuesday after that from 2:30-3:30pm to prepare. We will review prose, poetry, and writing strategies to prepare for the exam scheduled for Wednesday, May 8th. Hope to see you there!

Post Prom: Come join the tradition and party at Royal Scot after Prom! 11 PM - 3:30 AM, open bowling, pool, and many other games and activities! The food and snacks are delicious, and the raffle prizes are pretty awesome too...every 15 minutes you can win something and then all DeWitt students still there at 3:30 are able to win the grand prize, even if you won earlier. Come join the fun, it really is a great time!!! (4-8 to 4-18)

Book Club: We will meet Sunday April 28th at the Barnes and Nobles in the Lansing Mall at noon. We will discuss They Both Die at the End. Whether you read the entire book or one page, please come to share your thoughts and of course, vote on the next book.(4-26)

New York Choir rehearsal this Friday during seminar. Trip shirts will be passed out at that time (4/12).

The Art Department is collaborating with local mural artist Tamara Brown and the Clinton County Arts Council to create our own mural along the Fred Meijer CIS Trail in St. Johns. We need your help to decide which design to use. Designs and information is on display in the art hallway. Check your email for a link or scan a QR code on posters around school. Voting ends Wednesday, the 17th (4/17).

Student Services

If you were unable to attend the Academic Hall of Fame, your award can be picked up in Student Services

SAT and PSAT Testing: Tuesday, April 9th all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be testing. Freshmen and sophomores will report to there seminar class that morning. Juniors you will find your testing room posted in front of student services. Please make sure all of you have #2 pencils, calculator, and snack that morning.

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention all men's track team members: Practice today will be in the hall outside Coach Acre’s room at 3pm.

Thursday, April 4

"Attention all current NHS members, there will be an important NHS meeting on MONDAY APRIL 8TH DURING SEMINAR IN THE AUDITORIUM, make all efforts to come as we will discuss “The Day of Service” as well as NHS hours." If you do not attend this meeting you will not be able to participate in the upcoming “Day of Service” (4/5)

Binders from Last 9 weeks: Binders from Mr. Phillips health class need to be picked up in Mr. Phillips room by Friday. They will be recycled this weekend. (4/5)

Anyone interested in performing at the upcoming Talent Show should see Kate Guillaume or Daisy Manzer or stop in to see Mr. Croley by the end of next week. The Talent Show is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00. Currently there are 14 acts, however there is still room for more. If you have an idea brewing that you think would be fun and entertaining we encourage you to sing up. Do a lip sync alone or with a group of friends, come up with a dance, perhaps choreograph a group number with others who can throw down, maybe you sing, if so, sing a solo, a duet, play an instrument, do stand up, or simply get creative and display your hidden talent. If you can't think of anything, maybe consider just standing there and let the audience stare at you for a while. Anyone who wants to participate but isn't sure what to do should see Mr. Croley as he is more than happy to share a creative idea menu with you and help you brainstorm or solidify a concept that feels right for you. --(4/4)

Poets, Singers, Artists and More!: The Crafted Bean in DeWitt is hosting its second poetry slam called Words with Wings. Let your words, music, and art fly on April 13 from 5pm to 9pm and share with friends! If you’ve ever wanted to do an Open Mic, this is the perfect place to start and create culture. See Mr. DeLaCruz ASAP to sign up. (thru 4/12)

Gentlemen of DeWitt! If you are in need of a tuxedo for prom 2019, head to Rehmann’s in Downtown St. Johns! You’ll get the best style at the best price, and you’ll be helping Post Prom, too! They are donating $5 for each DeWitt Tux rental back to our school! See Blake Gatfield, Jay Stevens, or Adam Stone if you have questions-They are the 2019 tux agents for Rehmann’s. (start 4-1-19)

PROM details: This year’s prom will be on Saturday, May 11 at Eagle Eye. Ticket sales will begin on April 29. Tickets are $50 each and include post prom festivities at Royal Scot. There is a discount for purchasing 2 tickets. Guest Passes are available in the office starting Monday, April 8. (4/8 to 4/18)

The New York Choir will be meeting during Seminar this Friday (4/5).

Student Services

If you were unable to attend the Academic Hall of Fame, your award can be picked up in Student Services

SAT and PSAT Testing: Tuesday, April 9th all freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will be testing. Freshmen and sophomores will report to there seminar class that morning. Juniors you will find your testing room posted in front of student services. Please make sure all of you have #2 pencils, calculator, and snack that morning.

FCCLA: Current FCCLA members: please come to Mrs. Blakes Room for a meeting PDAY (Thursday...Friday meeting is cancelled). WE will be planning our next event and need you to be there. PLease see Mrs. Blake if you cannot attend.

Athletics / Recognitions

Girls Varsity Tennis: Last night the Girls Varsity Tennis Team competed hard against Flushing at home. Coming away with their first varsity victories were Quincy Tressel and Sydney Foster. Way to go ladies! All of you represented DeWitt very well yesterday.

Monday, March 18

There will be a Pride Alliance meeting in Mr. Croley's room (aka The Idea Hive) today. Please make every effort to attend.

If you want to laugh while developing your improvisation skills come to the Improv Troupe meeting and workshop Tuesday from 2:30 - 5:00 in Mr. Croley's room.

Book Club - We are reading They All Die at the End. Spring break is a the perfect time to read, see Mr. B for a copy. Room 224 (3/19)

Athletics / Recognitions

Varsity Football Meeting - today during seminar in the presentation hall.

Congratulations to Mikaylyn Beebee, Lea Carter, Ian McEdwards, Georgia Sands, Justus Holben, Holly Crawford, Lily Blake, Philip Roragen, Madi Meredith, Parker Dietzel, Evan Kennedy, Ella Weber, and Drew Keisling for receiving 1st division ratings at MSBOA State Solo and Ensemble Festival on Saturday (3/18).

Further congratulations to the oboe/english horn trio of Jane Thomas, Holly Crawford, and Lea Carter who were noted to be one of the very best events ever heard by their judge at State Festival. Great work! (3/18)

Thursday, March 14

Germany/Switzerland Trip: Interested in Green Technology and Sustainable Engineering practices? In the summer of 2020 you can learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne. The initial parent meeting will be held on March 13th. Stop in to Mr. Hingst or Mr. Lafays room for details. (read through Wed 3-13-19)

There will be a Pride Alliance meeting in Mr. Croley's room (aka The Idea Hive) on Friday. Please make every effort to attend.

If you want to laugh while developing your improvisation skills come to the Improv Troupe meeting and workshop Next Tuesday from 2:30 - 5:00 in Mr. Croley's room.

Spring show auditions will take place next Tuesday at from 2:45 - 5:00. Please be on time as there will be meeting in Mr. Croley's room to review the process, rehearsal schedule, and show dates. No monologue preparation required, simply come ready to play, explore, collaborate, and create. (3/15)

Those students attending the Chicago Theater trip need to turn in the $100 down payment to Mr. Croley by the end of the week. Please make sure to take care of this if you have not already done so. (3/14)

Today there will be a Yearbook Staff meeting during Seminar in "The Idea Hive" -- All members need to be there.

Got Talent? Better yet....Got Courage? Anyone looking to partake in the upcoming Talent Showcase should speak to Daisy Mazner, Kate Gillaume, or Mr. Croley before next Tuesday. The event, scheduled for Tuesday, April 23rd from 7:00 - 9:00 will feature a couple of "Masked Singers" as well as plentiful random acts of courageous individuals determined to have a good time. Perform a dance, a lip sync, a song, a dramatic reading, or other acts of courage. *An "idea menu" can be found in Mr. Croley's room for those spontaneous individuals who want to participate in the event but might need a little suggestion or two to get them started. Both individual and group acts are welcome. (3/15)

The New York Choir will be meeting Friday during Seminar this week (3/15).

Key Club There will be a Key Club meeting during Seminar today, March 14th. We will meet in the library. Members, please make it a priority to attend.

Book Club - We are reading They All Die at the End. Spring break is a the perfect time to read, see Mr. B for a copy. Room 224 (read through 3-19)

Art Club is having a meeting during seminar today in Ms. Schultz’s room. (03/14)

Those working on the collaborative science & art project with Ms. Schultz and Ms. Schwartz, there will be a meeting tomorrow during seminar in Ms. Schultz’s room. (03/15)

LINKS-- There is a LINKS meeting in Ms. Huff’s room today to plan the April Autism Awareness Month.

FCCLA: Please meet in Ms. Huffs room today during seminar (3/14)

Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Basketball team as they captured the Division I Regional Championship Wednesday night with a 51-41 victory over 22-1 Coldwater. Maddie Petersen led all scorers with 21 points and Hannah Kurncz chipped in with 11 points. Annie McIntosh added 7 points, 7 rebounds and 7 steals. Lily Stephan and Isabelle Gilmore held Coldwater’s starting guards to only 13 points - after that same duo scored 42 combined points against East Lansing. The girls now advance to the Division I State Quarterfinal at 7:00 on Tuesday night to face Muskegon at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix. The girls team would like to thank all the students who made the drive out to Caledonia again last night and hope to see you all back with some friends on Tuesday in Kalamazoo! (3/14)

Tuesday, March 12

Germany/Switzerland Trip: Interested in Green Technology and Sustainable Engineering practices? In the summer of 2020 you can learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne. The initial parent meeting will be held on March 13th. Stop in to Mr. Hingst or Mr. Lafays room for details. (read through Wed 3-13-19)

High School Musical Auditions are today! Please check your audition time on the auditorium door. Remember that there is a dance audition at 3:30PM in the auditorium and that your audition piece must be memorized. (3/12)

The New York Choir will be meeting Friday during Seminar this week (3/15).

Key Club There will be a Key Club meeting during Seminar on Thursday, March 14th. We will meet in the library. Members, please make it a priority to attend.

Book Club - We are reading They All Die at the End. Spring break is a the perfect time to read, see Mr. B for a copy. Room 224 (read through 3-19)

Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Basketball team as they advanced to the Regional Championship game with Monday night’s 54-29 victory over Portage Central! Annie McIntosh led the way with 22 points and Hannah Kurncz grabbed 10 rebounds as the Panthers jumped up early with 7 of 14 shooting from 3-point range. The girls now advance to the Regional Final at 7:00 on Wednesday night in Caledonia to face 23-1 Coldwater who knocked off East Lansing. The girls team would like to thank all the students who made the drive out to Caledonia last night and hope to see you all back with some friends on Wednesday! (3/12)

Monday, March 11

Germany/Switzerland Trip: Interested in Green Technology and Sustainable Engineering practices? In the summer of 2020 you can learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne. The initial parent meeting will be held on March 13th. Stop in to Mr. Hingst or Mr. Lafays room for details. (read through Wed 3-13-19)

High School Musical Auditions are TOMORROW! Please check your audition time on the auditorium door. Remember that there is a dance audition at 3:30PM in the auditorium and that your audition piece must be memorized. (3/11)

The New York Choir will be meeting Friday during Seminar this week (3/15).

Key Club There will be a Key Club meeting during Seminar on Thursday, March 14th. We will meet in the library. Members, please make it a priority to attend.

Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Basketball team for their victory over St. Johns on Friday night that secured a Division I District Championship! Hannah Kurncz led the way with 9 points, Sydney Mills grabbed 11 rebounds and Isabelle Gilmore dished out 5 assists as the Panthers won a hard-fought 40-37 battle. The girls now advance to the Regionals in Caledonia to face Portage Central on Monday night at 7:15. Come on out to show your support! (3/11)

Great Job to the DHS Symphonic Band who received a First Division Rating at District Band Festival in Perry on Saturday night. (3/11)

Girls Track and Field: Today is the first practice for the 2019 season. If you would like to participate please be ready outside Mrs. Griffes room (130) by 2:45 today, Monday March 11th.

Boys Basketball: On behalf of the Varsity Boys Basketball team we would like to send out a big thank you to all the students, staff, and Administration. This season was amazing and it was that much better with all of your support. The energy that you brought will never be forgotten. Thank you!

Thursday, March 7

Germany/Switzerland Trip: Interested in Green Technology and Sustainable Engineering practices? In the summer of 2020 you can learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne. The initial parent meeting will be held on March 13th. Stop in to Mr. Hingst or Mr. Lafays room for details. (read through Wed 3-13-19)

Chamber and Advanced Treble Auditions are happening today during Seminar and after school. Please check your time and come early to your audition. (3/7)

High School Musical Auditions are NEXT TUESDAY! Please check your audition time on the auditorium door. Remember that there is a dance audition at 3:30PM in the auditorium and that your audition piece must be memorized. (3/7)

Key Club There will be a Key Club meeting during Seminar on Thursday, March 14th. We will meet in the library. Members, please make it a priority to attend.

Those who had artwork featured in the MSU FCU competition, please meet in Ms. Schultz’s room today during seminar. (3/7)

Athletics / Recognitions

Boys Golf: There will be a meeting in Library today, March 7th during seminar. Please attend if you plan on trying out. (3/7)

Men’s Track is starting up: Want to run faster, run farther, overcome hurdles in your life, jump high, jump far, throw far, work out and get a tan. Sign up for Men’s track outside Coach Acre’s room 226. (3/8)

Boys Tennis: There will be a meeting after school today for any boy interested in a team tennis camp at Hope College this Summer. It will be in room 101 with Coach Hitchcock.

The Men’s Track Team: Will be meeting in Room 226. Coach Acre’s room on Friday 3-8-19 during pride. (3/8)

Wednesday, March 6

Germany/Switzerland Trip: Interested in Green Technology and Sustainable Engineering practices? In the summer of 2020 you can learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne. The initial parent meeting will be held on March 13th. Stop in to Mr. Hingst or Mr. Lafays room for details. (read through Wed 3-13-19)

Congratulations to the Concert Choir, Advanced Treble, and Chamber Choir on receiving Division 1 ratings at Festival yesterday. All three groups received the highest rating and qualified for States. (3/6)

Chamber and Advanced Treble Auditions start today during Seminar. Please check your time and come early to your audition today, tomorrow during seminar, or after school on Thursday. (3/7)

Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations to the Varsity Quiz Bowl Team (Drew Keisling, Kayla Carpenter, Phil Roragen, and Alec Hughes) for bringing home the championship trophy from the Holland Invitational Tournament. Plus, the freshman team of Brady McKillop, Nic Clough, Conner Rose, and Grace Swanson captured 2nd place in the JV division. (3/6)

The Girls Varsity Basketball team won their District opener 54-38 over Caledonia Monday night to advance to tonight for another match-up with Grand Ledge at 7:00. Annie McIntosh led the way with 20 points and Maddie Petersen chipped in with 14 points. Lily Stephan pulled down 9 rebounds. Come on out to St. Johns Wednesday night and show your support! (3/5)

Attention All Softball Players: There will be a meeting today during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s Room 237. If you are planning to try-out, YOU MUST ATTEND. (3/6)

Boys Golf: There will be a meeting in Library on Thursday, March 7th during seminar. Please attend if you plan on trying out. (3/7)

Men’s Track is starting up: Want to run faster, run farther, overcome hurdles in your life, jump high, jump far, throw far, work out and get a tan. Sign up for Men’s track outside Coach Acre’s room 226. (3/8)

Girls Interested in Tennis: Finally, Tonight is the Night for our Player/Parent Meeting at 6:00PM in the Presentation Room. If you have not signed up for Remind please see Mr. Hitchcock.

Boys Tennis: There will be a meeting after school on Thursday for any boy interested in a team tennis camp at Hope College this Summer. It will be in room 101 with Coach Hitchcock.

The Men’s Track Team: Will be meeting in Room 226. Coach Acre’s room on Friday 3-8-19 during pride. (3/8)

Tuesday, March 5

Germany/Switzerland Trip: Interested in Green Technology and Sustainable Engineering practices? In the summer of 2020 you can learn about Germany and Switzerland’s innovative sustainability efforts by seeing state-of-the-art models of renewable energy, urban farming, and eco-tourism. Be a part of the creative conservation firsthand as you embark on an urban quest in the green city of Freiburg, hike through an Alpine glacier, and discover a vast underground city in a nuclear bunker in Lucerne. The initial parent meeting will be held on March 13th. Stop in to Mr. Hingst or Mr. Lafays room for details. (read through Wed 3-13-19)

Athletics / Recognitions

Congratulations to the Varsity Quiz Bowl Team (Drew Keisling, Kayla Carpenter, Phil Roragen, and Alec Hughes) for bringing home the championship trophy from the Holland Invitational Tournament. Plus, the freshman team of Brady McKillop, Nic Clough, Conner Rose, and Grace Swanson captured 2nd place in the JV division. (3/5)

The Girls Varsity Basketball team won their District opener 54-38 over Caledonia last night to advance to Wednesday night for another match-up with Grand Ledge at 7:00. Annie McIntosh led the way with 20 points and Maddie Petersen chipped in with 14 points. Lily Stephan pulled down 9 rebounds. Come on out to St. Johns Wednesday night and show your support! (3/5)

Attention All Softball Players: There will be a meeting on Wednesday March 6th during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s Room 237. If you are planning to try-out, YOU MUST ATTEND. (3/6)

Boys Golf: There will be a meeting in Library on Thursday, March 7th during seminar. Please attend if you plan on trying out. (3/7)

Men’s Track is starting up: Want to run faster, run farther, overcome hurdles in your life, jump high, jump far, throw far, work out and get a tan. Sign up for Men’s track outside Coach Acre’s room 226. (3/8)

Girls Interested in Tennis: On Wednesday March 6th there will be a Player/Parent Meeting at 6:00PM in the Presentation Room. If you have not signed up for Remind please see Mr. Hitchcock.

Boys Tennis: There will be a meeting after school on Thursday for any boy interested in a team tennis camp at Hope College this Summer. It will be in room 101 with Coach Hitchcock

The Men’s Track Team: Will be meeting in Room 226. Coach Acre’s room on Friday 3-8-19 during pride. (3/8)

Friday, March 1

New York Choir rehearsal today during Seminar (3/1).

Next Year’s Choir Auditions begin next week. Please check your time outside the choir room door and arrive early (3/1).

FCCLA: there is a meeting in Mrs. Blake’s room today during seminar. We are taking a group picture so please put on your sweatshirt or something red (3/1)

Video Game Party is cancelled for tonight.

Student Services

There will be a meeting today during seminar for anyone who has questions on CCRESA classes for next year. There is still time to sign up for them. Come to the presentation room to get an application.

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention All Softball Players: There will be a meeting on Wednesday March 6th during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s Room 237. If you are planning to try-out, YOU MUST ATTEND. (3/6)

Boys Golf: There will be a meeting in Library on Thursday, March 7th during seminar. Please attend if you plan on trying out. (3/7)

Men’s Track is starting up: Want to run faster, run farther, overcome hurdles in your life, jump high, jump far, throw far, work out and get a tan. Sign up for Men’s track outside Coach Acre’s room 226. (3/8)

Girls Interested in Tennis: On Wednesday March 6th there will be a Player/Parent Meeting at 6:00PM in the Presentation Room. If you have not signed up for Remind please see Mr. Hitchcock or a player from last year’s team.

Thursday, February 28

GSA Summit-Are you interested in supporting the LGBTQ community? If so, join us at the BAMM GSAs Summit on Friday, March 8th at Grand Valley. Limited spots available, so see Mrs. Patterson for more details and to sign up.'

New York Choir rehearsal for today is CANCELLED. We will meet Friday in Seminar this week (3/1).

Next Year’s Choir Auditions begin next week. Please check your time outside the choir room door and arrive early (3/1).

VIDEO GAME PARTy: tomorrow.. 6 PM to 11: PM .. tickets available at lunch Monday thru Thursday. Be sure to sign up for tournaments also. Sign-up is during both lunches. (2/28)

FCCLA: there is a meeting FRIDAY in Mrs. Blake’s room. We are taking a group picture so please put on your sweatshirt or something red (2/29)

Student Services

AP TESTING: Starting Monday, February 25, there will be a $10.00 late fee added to any AP exam you sign up for. Please sign up before then to avoid a late charge. Students can find AP information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services. Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Local Scholarship applications are due to Student Services this Friday, March 1.

There will be a meeting on Thursday during seminar for anyone who will be signing up for dual enrollment next year. You must attend a meeting in order to take dual enrollment classes.

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention All Softball Players: There will be a meeting on Wednesday March 6th during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s Room 237. If you are planning to try-out, YOU MUST ATTEND. (3/6)

Boys Golf: There will be a meeting on Thursday, March 7th during seminar. Please attend if you plan on trying out. (3/7)

Bowling: The bowling team has their last match of the year this afternoon at Royal Scot beginning at 3:15 p.m., and it’s Senior Night. And good luck this weekend to Kobi Sump who will be competing in States.

Men’s Track is starting up: Want to run faster, run farther, overcome hurdles in your life, jump high, jump far, throw far, work out and get a tan. Sign up for Men’s track outside Coach Acre’s room 226. (3/8)

Friday, February 22

GSA Summit-Are you interested in supporting the LGBTQ community? If so, join us at the BAMM GSAs Summit on Friday, March 8th at Grand Valley. Limited spots available, so see Mrs. Patterson for more details and to sign up.'

DeWitt Middle School is looking for volunteers for the Life Unplugged activity on Tuesday, February 26. Times are 7:45 am to 11:00 am and 12:15 pm to 2:30 pm. Sign up in the main office if you are interested.

DeWitt Creativity Group There will be a meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 during Seminar. We will be discussing opportunities for participating in a fundraiser for the DeWitt District Library and begin planning for the Day of Empathy and Inclusion event. (2/27)

Book Club Book club is just starting a new book this week entitled They Both Die at the End - see Mr. B for copies.

Student Services

AP TESTING: Starting Monday, February 25, there will be a $10.00 late fee added to any AP exam you sign up for. Please sign up before then to avoid a late charge. Students can find AP information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services. Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.

Athletics / Recognitions

Men’s Track is starting up: Want to run faster, run farther, overcome hurdles in your life, jump high, jump far, throw far, work out and get a tan. Sign up for Mens track outside Coach Acre’s room 226. (2-22 thru 3-8)

Friday, February 15

New York Choir Trip: There will be a rehearsal in the choir room TODAY. Remember that you can only miss 2 rehearsals in order to perform on the trip. (2/15)

High School Musical: if you missed the meeting for high school musical, but are still interested in auditioning please see Mrs. Eldred by the end of today. (2/15).

GSA Summit-Are you interested in supporting the LGBTQ community? If so, join us at the BAMM GSAs Summit on Friday, March 8th at Grand Valley. Limited spots available, so see Mrs. Patterson for more details and to sign up.'

LINKS- There is a LINKS party in Ms. Huff’s room today. (2/15)

DeWitt Middle School is looking for volunteers for the Life Unplugged activity on Tuesday, February 26. Times are 7:45 am to 11:00 am and 12:15 pm to 2:30 pm. Sign up in the main office if you are interested.

Art Students from NW2: Your artwork is ready to be picked up from Ms. Schultz. You have until end of TODAY to do so. (2/15)

FCCLA PUPPY CHOW AND BAKE-SALE- FCCLA will be selling puppy chow and other baked goods at both lunches this week. (2/15)

Book Club Book club is just starting a new book this week entitled They Both Die at the End - see Mr. B for copies.

The Theater Department would like to invite you to the winter show Rare Birds opening this week. Show dates and times are today, 15th, Saturday at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday at 2:00 p.m.. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults and will be available at the door 30 minutes prior to the show. Don't miss this powerful play that is relevant, raw, and remarkably hopeful. (2/15)

Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services. Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.

GRBS Scholarship application is due TODAY (Friday, Feb. 15)

Athletics / Recognitions

Any senior student-athletes who is continuing their athletic career in college should stop into the Athletic Office and sign up for the next Signing Day to be held on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 2:40 p.m. (This does NOT apply to those student-athletes who signed in the Fall.)

Thursday, February 14

New York Choir Trip: There will be rehearsals Thursday and Friday this week in the choir room. Remember that you can only miss 2 rehearsals in order to perform on the trip. (2/15)

High School Musical: if you missed the meeting for high school musical, but are still interested in auditioning please see Mrs. Eldred by the end of the week (2/15).

GSA Summit-Are you interested in supporting the LGBTQ community? If so, join us at the BAMM GSAs Summit on Friday, March 8th at Grand Valley. Limited spots available, so see Mrs. Patterson for more details and to sign up.'

DeWitt Middle School is looking for volunteers for the Life Unplugged activity on Tuesday, February 26. Times are 7:45 am to 11:00 am and 12:15 pm to 2:30 pm. Sign up in the main office if you are interested.

Attention all students interested in enrolling in AP US or World History for the 2019-2020 school year. There is a mandatory meeting in the presentation room TODAY during seminar. This meeting will cover briefly expectations, course work, the College Board, testing, and more. Think of it as a preview. It is essential that you understand how this class operates, the expectations, and the demands that will be a part of choosing to become involved in the AP environment. Having a complete understanding of what you will be expected to do could save you a lot of stress next year. Please plan to attend now. See Mr. Aldrich or Mr. Reha if you have questions. (2/14)

Art Students from NW2: Your artwork is ready to be picked up from Ms. Schultz. You have until this Friday, the 15th to do so. (2/15)

Valentine’s Day Flower Sale! Buy flowers for your special valentine, a friend, a teacher, or staff member! Carnations are $1.50 per flower - BUY 4 GET THE 5TH FREE, AND THE REDUCED PRICE OF $15 for a dozen, and $20 for a dozen in a vase with a bow. You can purchase your flowers today during both lunches… THAT’S RIGHT you can buy on Valentine’s Day, cash and carry OR for delivery. They will be delivered during Seminar or 4th Block today. (2/14)

FCCLA PUPPY CHOW AND BAKE-SALE- FCCLA will be selling puppy chow and other baked goods at both lunches this week. (2/15)

Book Club Book club is just starting a new book this week entitled They Both Die at the End - see Mr. B for copies.

The Theater Department would like to invite you to the winter show Rare Birds opening this week. Show dates and times are Feb. 14th, 15th, and 16th at 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday the 17th at 2:00 p.m.. Tickets are $5 for students and $10 for adults and will be available at the door 30 minutes prior to the show. Don't miss this powerful play that is relevant, raw, and remarkably hopeful. (2/15)

Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services. Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.


Monday, February 11

FCCLA meeting: There will be a meeting today and tomorrow this week during seminar to prepare for our bake sale. (2/12)

Auditions for Chamber and Advanced Treble will be happening in the first week of March - sign-up for an audition time at the choir room (2/11).

High School Musical: there will be a meeting TODAY in the auditorium during seminar. At the meeting you will get an information timeline, the audition music, and an audition time (2/11).

GSA Summit-Are you interested in supporting the LGBTQ community? If so, join us at the BAMM GSAs Summit on Friday, March 8th at Grand Valley. Limited spots available, so see Mrs. Patterson for more details and to sign up.'

DeWitt Middle School is looking for volunteers for the Life Unplugged activity on Tuesday, February 26. Times are 7:45 am to 11:00 am and 12:15 pm to 2:30 pm. Sign up in the main office if you are interested.

Looking for Volunteer opportunities? See Mr. Battaglia in room 224 for info

Art Students from NW2: Your artwork is ready to be picked up from Ms. Schultz. You have until this Friday, the 15th to do so.

There will be a Pride Alliance meeting in Mr. Croley's room today during Seminar. All members should make every effort to attend as numerous initiatives will be discussed.

Valentine’s Day Flower Sale! Buy flowers for your special valentine, a friend, a teacher, or staff member! Carnations are $1.50 per flower, $17 for a dozen, and $22 for a dozen in a vase with a bow. You can purchase your flowers today during both lunches until Wednesday February 13th. They will be delivered during Seminar on Valentine’s Day, February 14th. (2/13)

FCCLA PUPPY CHOW AND BAKE-SALE- Starting Tuesday February 12 through Friday February 15th FCCLA will be selling puppy chow and other baked goods at both lunches. (2/12)

Book Club Book club is just starting a new book this week entitled They Both Die at the End - see Mr. B for copies.

Student Services

AP TESTING: Any student in an AP class first and/or second semester wanting to take an AP exam you must sign up for test by going online. A student can find that information on the DeWitt High School webpage under Student Services. Any questions please see your counselor.

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS: Applications are available online by going to the Student Services on the DHS webpage. Local Scholarships are available to all seniors.