Announcements

Monday, October 21

This Wednesday Night- Oct. 23rd there will be a Poetry Slam in "The Idea Hive" a.k.a. Mr. Croley's room- Mr. Croley's students will be hosting a fall Poetry Slam next Wednesday from 6:30 - 8:30p.m. and everyone's invited! There will be refreshments and plenty of positive energy throughout the evening. Come share, listen, or just to show you care. (10/23)

Inauguration 2020 Trip Information is in! If you are interested in traveling to Washington DC with Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Wenzlick in January 2021 to witness the Presidential Inauguration and visit the wonderful sites in DC then see Mrs. Anderson for more information! There will be a parent meeting held on Wednesday, October 23 at 6pm in room 221 (Mrs. Anderson’s room). Mrs. Anderson already has information packets for those who want to check things out before the meeting or get signed up at a special discounted rate! See her today! (10/23)

International Club-- Any student interested in joining the International Club should see Ms. Huff to get information and to be added to the remind account.

Student Services

The following colleges/universities will be visiting during seminar this month:

Monday, October 21 - Alma College

Wednesday, October 23 - University of MI - Flint

Monday, October 28 - Davenport University and Mid-MI College

Wednesday, October 30 - Lansing Community College

Athletics / Recognitions

Girls Golf- Congratulations to Olivia Brya for her finish to a strong season at the State Championships at MSU’s Forest Akers East golf course this past weekend. In the field of 107 golfers, Olivia finished in 36th place shooting a two-day total of 182.

Attention any female student-athletes interested in gymnastics: Please stop into the Athletic Office to sign up. We currently have a co-op with East Lansing and are in the process of gauging interest of DeWitt student-athletes. Thank you!

Attention Baseball Players: Please stop by the athletic office to sign up for baseball this spring. We need to know numbers for the freshmen team and we will be scheduling off-season Mezz workouts soon. Please sign up in the athletic office by Wednesday, Oct 23.

Congratulations the DHS Marching Band who finished in 2nd place behind the reigning state champion this past weekend at the Jenison Invitational. The marching band posted their highest qualifying score in school history missing 1st place by only .67 of a point. Great job band! (10/22)

Friday, October 18th

Sr. NHS students: The Miracle League of Mid Michigan is hosting a barrier free trick or treat event. We are looking for 10 volunteers for October 20 from 4:15 to 8:15 for more information contact Cathy Gyurich at gyurichcat@dewittschools.net (10-18)

Next Wednesday Night- Oct. 23rd there will be a Poetry Slam in "The Idea Hive" a.k.a. Mr. Croley's room- Mr. Croley's students will be hosting a fall Poetry Slam next Wednesday from 6:30 - 8:30p.m. and everyone's invited! There will be refreshments and plenty of positive energy throughout the evening. Come share, listen, or just to show you care. (10/23)

Inauguration 2020 Trip Information is in! If you are interested in traveling to Washington DC with Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Wenzlick in January 2021 to witness the Presidential Inauguration and visit the wonderful sites in DC then see Mrs. Anderson for more information! There will be a parent meeting held on Wednesday, October 23 at 6pm in room 221 (Mrs. Anderson’s room). Mrs. Anderson already has information packets for those who want to check things out before the meeting or get signed up at a special discounted rate! See her today! (10/23)

International Club-- Any student interested in joining the International Club should see Ms. Huff to get information and to be added to the remind account.

If you have an overdue library book, please stop by the library today or Monday to renew or return your book. If your book is over two weeks overdue your library account has been locked and a fine has also been charged to your account. Once you renew or return your book your fee is removed and your account is unlocked. If you can not find your book and need to pay the fine, please see Mrs. Sheridan in the library. (10/18)

Student Services

The following colleges/universities will be visiting during seminar this month:

Friday, October 18 - Central Michigan University

Monday, October 21 - Alma College

Wednesday, October 23 - University of MI - Flint

Monday, October 28 - Davenport University and Mid-MI College

Wednesday, October 30 - Lansing Community College

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention any female student-athletes interested in gymnastics: Please stop into the Athletic Office to sign up. We currently have a co-op with East Lansing and are in the process of gauging interest of DeWitt student-athletes. Thank you!

Attention Baseball Players: Please stop by the athletic office to sign up for baseball this spring. We need to know numbers for the freshmen team and we will be scheduling off-season Mezz workouts soon. Please sign up in the athletic office by Wednesday, Oct 23.

There is a Bowling Meeting today during seminar in the library for all students interested in joining the bowling team. (10/18)

Attention All Softball Players: If you are planning to play softball in the spring, there will be an informational meeting on Monday October 21st, during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s room 237. Make plans to attend. (10/21)

Boys Basketball: There is a meeting during seminar today in the DHS auditorium for anyone interested in boys basketball tryouts for the 2019-2020 season. (10/18)

DHS Student Government would like to give a big Thank you! Thank you to everyone who came together to make HoCo week phenomenal! A special shout out to the Class Councils and Advisors for helping decorate the hallways and get floats ready for the parade. Also to the Art Club for making so many hallway and dance decorations plus volunteering time to help StuGo decorate on Saturday. We appreciate all of the students and staff who dressed up and gave their time to such a great week! Go Panthers! (10/18)

Boys’ Varsity Tennis Team: The Varsity Tennis Team placed 3rd at Regionals on Thursday. They won enough matches as a team to qualify for the Division 3 State Finals this Friday and Saturday.

Congrats! to the girls cross country team who won the second straight Blue Division League Championship last night at ledge Meadows Golf Course in Grand Ledge. The Panthers were by Kaitlyn Hynes (who set a new League Meet Record) Elsa Rusthoven, Grace Hungerford, Faith Lutz, Kyra Shadduck, Abigail Vitou, and Grace Schafer. Running their last race as Four Year Seniors are Kristine Belding and Maddie Johnson. Great Job Ladies!

Monday, October 14th

Sr. NHS students: The Miracle League of Mid Michigan is hosting a barrier free trick or treat event. We are looking for 10 volunteers for October 20 from 4:15 to 8:15 for more information contact Cathy Gyurich at gyurichcat@dewittschools.net (10-18)

Sr. NHS students: There is an upcoming event held at the DeWitt Sports Park on Oct. 15th for NHS students as volunteers are needed. The time commitment is from 5:45 - 8:00p.m. **For more information contact Sierra Dove at: sdove@dewittrecreation.org --Students volunteers will be helping with the following:

-Helping set up

-Halloween Bingo

-Pumpkin Bowling

-Witch Ring Toss

-Pumpkin Putt

-Handing out donuts and cider

-Handing out goodie bags

If you have an overdue library book, please stop by the library this week to renew or return your book. If your book is over two weeks overdue your library account has been locked and a fine has also been charged to your account. Once you renew or return your book your fee is removed and your account is unlocked. If you can not find your book and need to pay the fine, please see Mrs. Sheridan in the library. (10/18)

Renaissance-We have a meeting today in seminar to discuss the Haunted Trail.

DeWitt Creativity Group There will be a meeting today during Seminar in Mr. Croley’s room. We will be helping students with musical, environmental, technology, and other projects. (10/14)

DHS Student Government would like to give a big Thank you! Thank you to everyone who came together to make HoCo week phenomenal! A special shout out to the Class Councils and Advisors for helping decorate the hallways and get floats ready for the parade. Also to the Art Club for making so many hallway and dance decorations plus volunteering time to help StuGo decorate on Saturday. We appreciate all of the students and staff who dressed up and gave their time to such a great week! Go Panthers!

Seniors-Your senior pictures are due to the yearbook staff on October 16th.

FCCLA: If you are participating in Halloween safety you need to see Mrs. Blake with your team before you present with your group. If you can make it today during seminar or after school I can get your teams the materials. (10/14)

Student Services

The following colleges/universities will be visiting during seminar this month:

Monday, October 14 - Siena Heights and Michigan Tech

Friday, October 18 - Central Michigan University

Monday, October 21 - Alma College

Wednesday, October 23 - University of MI - Flint

Monday, October 28 - Davenport University and Mid-MI College

Wednesday, October 30 - Lansing Community College

Students taking Fall AP classes and taking the AP exam: We will meet with students last name A-L on October 9th and students last name M-Z on October 11th during seminar in the Presentation Room. This meeting will cover the AP exam ordering process and verify if you are taking the AP exam. Must attend!

Dual Enrollment: There will be a mandatory meeting on Tuesday during seminar in the library lab for students who have not signed up for spring classes. This is mandatory.

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention any female student-athletes interested in gymnastics: Please stop into the Athletic Office to sign up. We currently have a co-op with East Lansing and are in the process of gauging interest of DeWitt student-athletes. Thank you!

Girls Tennis: There will be a meeting today during Seminar. This meeting will be in the commons. (10/14)

Boys’ Varsity Tennis Team: The Varsity Tennis Team placed 3rd at Regionals on Thursday. They won enough matches as a team to qualify for the Division 3 State Finals this Friday and Saturday.

A Huge Shout Out goes to the Girls Cross Country Team. The Lady Panthers Won the 30 Team Greater Lansing Cross Country Invitational. The Panthers were lead by Kaitlyn Hynes (#2 overall) Elsa Rusthoven #6 overall), Grace Hungerford, Faith Lutz, Kyra Shadduck, Abigail Vitou and Grace Schafer. Kaitlyn Hynes set a NEW School Record running 18:23.9 breaking the old record set by Ashley Shipps with a 18:28.9. Super Job! Ladies

There is a Bowling Meeting this Friday during seminar in the library for all students interested in joining the bowling team. (10/18)

Attention All Softball Players: If you are planning to play softball in the spring, there will be an informational meeting on Monday October 21st, during Seminar in Coach Nolen’s room 237. Make plans to attend. (10/21)


Wednesday, October 9

Renaissance Club, will meet today, October 9th, during seminar in Mrs. Marble’s room to plan our 4th annual Haunted Trail. All members interested in participating, please attend! (10-9) If you aren’t a part of Renaissance, but would like to help with the Haunted Trail, come to the meeting today! We are looking for volunteers!

FCCLA: If you signed up for the Halloween Safety presentations at Schavey Road Elementary PLEASE plan on attending a meeting today to finalize plans during seminar. If you are unable to attend please see Mrs Blake. Also sweatshirt order forms are in! Please swing by Mrs. Blake’s room to get an order form. (10-9)

Sr. NHS students: The Miracle League of Mid Michigan is hosting a barrier free trick or treat event. We are looking for 10 volunteers for October 20 from 4:15 to 8:15 for more information contact Cathy Gyurich at gyurichcat@dewittschools.net (10-18)

Sr. NHS students: There is an upcoming event held at the DeWitt Sports Park on Oct. 15th for NHS students as volunteers are needed. The time commitment is from 5:45 - 8:00p.m. **For more information contact Sierra Dove at: sdove@dewittrecreation.org --Students volunteers will be helping with the following:

-Helping set up

-Halloween Bingo

-Pumpkin Bowling

-Witch Ring Toss

-Pumpkin Putt

-Handing out donuts and cider

-Handing out goodie bags

Book Club: We will meet today to discuss The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - in lab 2 during sem. It does not matter how much you have read - show up to chat and plan. See Mr. B for a copy or with questions (10-9)

Seniors-Your senior pictures are due to the yearbook staff on October 16th.

Vote for Homecoming King & Queen Your ballot was emailed to you and voting will end on Thursday at 2:30pm. (10/11)

High School Musical Stage Crew There will be a meeting TODAY during seminar, Wednesday (10/9), in the Choir Room for anyone interested in working on stage crew for Disney’s High School Musical. You do NOT need to have any experience to work backstage, on lights, and sound. If you can not make it today please see Mrs. Eldred this week to get signed up. (10/11)

DeWitt Creativity Group There will be a meeting Monday, October 14, 2019 during Seminar in Mr. Croley’s room. We will be helping students with musical, environmental, technology, and other projects. (10/14)

Student Services

The following colleges/universities will be visiting during seminar this month:

Monday, October 14 - Siena Heights and Michigan Tech

Friday, October 18 - Central Michigan University

Monday, October 21 - Alma College

Wednesday, October 23 - University of MI - Flint

Monday, October 28 - Davenport University and Mid-MI College

Wednesday, October 30 - Lansing Community College

Students taking Fall AP classes and taking the AP exam: We will meet with students last name A-L on October 9th and students last name M-Z on October 11th during seminar in the Presentation Room. This meeting will cover the AP exam ordering process and verify if you are taking the AP exam. Must attend!

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention any female student-athletes interested in gymnastics: Please stop into the Athletic Office to sign up. We currently have a co-op with East Lansing and are in the process of gauging interest of DeWitt student-athletes. Thank you!

Congrats! To the girls cross country team. They placed 16th out of 37 teams in this past weekends Portage Invite. The Panthers were led by: Elsa Rusthoven, Kaitlyn Hynes, Grace Hungerford, Kyra Shadduck, Abigail Vitou, Grace Schafer and Julia Ellworth. Great Job Ladies! (10/9)

Girls Tennis: There will be a meeting on Monday October 14, 2019 during Seminar. This meeting will be in the commons.

Wednesday, October 2

Attention freshmen, please turn in your class dues! Pay $35 for all four years right now or pay $10 every year. Class council will be collecting money at lunch until October 4th. (10/4)

Renaissance Club, will meet next Monday during seminar in Mrs. Marble’s room to plan our 4th annual Haunted Trail. All members interested in participating, please attend! (10-7)

Sr. NHS students: The Miracle League of Mid Michigan is hosting a barrier free trick or treat event. We are looking for 10 volunteers for October 20 from 4:15 to 8:15 for more information contact Cathy Gyurich at gyurichcat@dewittschools.net (Please read once or twice this week as they are currently trying to solidify help)

Sr. NHS students: There is an upcoming event held at the DeWitt Sports Park on Oct. 15th for NHS students as volunteers are needed. The time commitment is from 5:45 - 8:00p.m. **For more information contact Sierra Dove at: sdove@dewittrecration --Students volunteers will be helping with the following:

  • Helping set up
  • Halloween Bingo
  • Pumpkin Bowling
  • Witch Ring Toss
  • Pumpkin Putt
  • Handing out donuts and cider
  • Handing out goodie bags

(Read this week and early next week - thanks)

Spanish Club, will meet this Wednesday during seminar in Mrs. Marble’s room to plan fall activities. All students are invited to join Spanish Club, come see what it’s all about! (10-2)

BPA: there will be a meeting today during seminar in the presentation room for anyone interested in joining a team for this year's competition please plan to attend if you're interested in finding out more about being on a BPA team. (10-2)

Book Club: We will meet Monday Oct 7 to discuss The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian - in lab 2 during sem. It does not matter how much you have read - show up to chat and plan. See Mr. B for a copy or with questions (10-7)

Class Color Shirts due Friday, October 4th! If you are planning on ordering a class color shirt all money and forms are due to Mrs. Anderson in room 221 by the 4th at 2:30pm!

Interested in helping with Decorations for Homecoming?! Student Government is working everyday after school this week and would love as many students as possible to come and help make decorations for hallways and for the dance. We will work each day until 4pm. (10/4)

Hallway Decorating! Hallway decorating will begin Friday 10/4 after school until 6pm and again on Sunday 10/6 after the powderpuff game around 3pm and last until 6pm. Each graduating class is responsible for one of the hallways in our academic wing and it takes everyone to get them done! Feel free to bring as many friends, donations, and even alumni to help us get these hallways beautiful. Freshmen and Sophomores have hallways on the 1st floor and Juniors and Seniors are on the second floor. Plus our Cheerleading team is helping to make the North Hallway amazing as well! Come and get things ready for a great Homecoming week. (10/7)

Seniors-Your senior pictures are due to the yearbook staff on October 16th.

Student Services

The following colleges/universities will be visiting during seminar this month:

Athletics / Recognitions

Attention any female student-athletes interested in gymnastics: Please stop into the Athletic Office to sign up. We currently have a co-op with East Lansing and are in the process of gauging interest of DeWitt student-athletes. Thank you!