GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2015

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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Today is Custodial Appreciation Day.  If you see any of our custodians please make sure to thank them for the hard work they do here at GHS!

Honey’s Supports Goshen High School! Please visit Honey’s on Wednesday, October 14th. Honey’s will donate 20% of your purchase to GHS when you present a coupon at check out. Coupons are located in the main office and in Guidance.

We would rather you didn’t, but if you take food into the hallways please make sure that you clean up your mess. Thank you!

The Ultimate Frisbee Club meets after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 p.m. on the administration field. If you’re interested in learning how to play the sport of Ultimate Frisbee, you can pick up your required paperwork from Mr. Snyder in the choir office, Lucas Kauffman, or in the main office. The paperwork should be turned in the first time you attend.

Jim Whittaker from Goshen College is running sports performance every Monday and Wednesday after school from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the GHS track for all GHS student athletes not currently in a fall sport.  This is a great way to improve your athleticism!  You need a current physical exam and concussion paperwork on file in the athletic office to join.  See you at the track!

It’s time to order your 2015-2016 school yearbook. The cost of the book is $45 until December, meaning the best time to buy is now! You can find order forms at the RedZone, in the main office, library and the guidance office. Order before October 30th and you can be entered in a drawing to win a free yearbook. 2nd place will receive $5 in RedZone bucks. We will announce the winners on Friday, October 30th.

Line 4 in the cafeteria is now cashless.  The ONLY place you will be able to use cash will be the snack room. You can deposit money during breakfast in the cafeteria or anytime online at myschoolbucks.com.

All 2014-2015 lunch applications have expired.  If you have not filled out a new free/reduced lunch application, please do so ASAP with Mrs. Haney in the bookkeeper’s office.  Without assistance, breakfast is $1.10 and lunch is $2.05 per day.

Any student interested in joining Key Club should turn in a completed application and membership fee to Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s Office.  This applies to all NEW and RENEWING club members.  The deadline is TODAY. Email Mrs. Dillman if you have any questions.

The mascot steering committee is happy to announce the dates for which mascot and nickname submittals are open. Submittal forms will be available through October 4th. Paper copies of the form will be available through today at either the GMS or GHS welcome center. Paper copies can be returned to the high school or middle school welcome centers. Online forms may be found at www.goshenschools.org and e-mailed to mascot@students.goshenschools.org. It’s important for all submitters to know the following: Submissions will only be considered if submitted by Goshen High School alumni living within the Goshen School boundaries and GHS/GMS students. Native American symbolism or language will not be considered. The school colors of red/white will be retained. The Redskin mascot will not be used after January 1 of 2016. For the most current information please follow local media sources and the following social media accounts:

Twitter:           @goshenprincipal @GoshenAD @GoshenSchools

Facebook:        www.facebook.com/goshen.schools

Webpage:        www.goshenschools.org

JAG is sponsoring a trip to Ancilla College on October 15th for juniors and seniors. Lunch and transportation will be provided. The permission slip can be picked up from Ms. Hollinger in Guidance and returned to her when it’s signed. It is first come first serve, and there are limited spots available, so don’t delay!

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week: I read an article recently about a volleyball coach and her approach to her team about practice. She stated to her players that they probably tell people all the time, “I have to go to practice, it’s a requirement.” You rarely tell people, “I get to go to volleyball practice. It’s an opportunity.” What a difference in attitude! How you view something can make a significant improvement in your approach and the results you might get. Regardless of your sport, and whether you are in season or not, why not look at every practice as an opportunity? By doing so, you may find yourself having more fun and getting better results!

For the next two weekends the GHS Fall play (Anne of Green Gables) will be presented at the Downtown Goshen Theatre. Show times are: October 3rd and 4th at 2:00 p.m., October 9th at 7:30 p.m. and October 10th at 2:00 p.m. The cost is $5 for students and $7 for non-students.

Animal Aid Clinic South is looking to hire a kennel attendant. This position requires a very responsible, self-motivated, hardworking and caring individual that is willing to work unique hours. Duties include, but are not limited to, caring for and cleaning up after animals, thorough housekeeping, laundry, bathing and assisting the technical staff as needed. Work hours include some holidays and weekends. Shifts available are: M-F 3:30-7:00 p.m., Sat. 6:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Sun. 7:00-9:00 a.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m. Hours vary from 8 to 20 per week. Starting wage is $7.50 depending upon experience. Please stop in to fill out an application at 3718 E. Mishawaka Rd. in Elkhart.

The Ultimate Frisbee Club is hosting a fundraiser at Hacienda on Monday. For more information please see any club member, Mr. Snyder or Lucas Kauffman.

Do your parents speak Spanish? Do you like to eat pizza? Tonight, from 5-7:30 p.m. we are going to have a Family Night in Spanish in the media center at GHS. Come and join our group of parents and students to eat pizza while you learn more about the necessary steps to pursue a college education. All the information will be provided in Spanish.

The Interra Redskin Branch will be closed today.

Today’s football theme is WHITE OUT! Support the football team at school and at the game by wearing white shirts, white pants, white hoodies – anything white, as long as it’s school appropriate!

IUSB will be here on Tuesday, October 13th for an on-site admissions visit.  Your application fee will be waved, you may qualify for a $500 scholarship and you will receive an admissions decision on the spot.  Please sign up in the guidance office.

There will be a Swimming and Diving call-out meeting on Thursday, October 15th in the cafeteria from 3:45-4:30 p.m. If you have any questions please email Coach Long at nlong@goshenschools.org.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

 

SPORTS SCORES:

The boys tennis team advanced to the Sectional Finals against Jimtown with a 5-0 win over Northwood. No player lost more than three games.

The girls varsity volleyball team defeated Plymouth 3-2.

The girls JV volleyball team lost to Plymouth 0-2.

The girls soccer team finished their regular season last night with a 2-0 victory at West Noble.  Hannah Kurtz and Kassandra Rodriguez scored for the Redskins.  Goshen finishes the year 8-5-3.  The girls now meet Northridge next Tuesday in the first round of sectionals at Concord. The game starts at 6:00 p.m. Come out and support the girls in what promises to be a great game!

The girls freshman volleyball team lost to Plymouth 0-2 and Elkhart Memorial 0-2.

The boys varsity soccer team ended their regular season with a victory over LaPorte, winning 3-1. LaPorte scored first about half way thru the first half. Goshen scored a few minutes later to tie it before the half. Goshen then scored twice in the second half. Goal scorers for Goshen were Alvaro Romo, Marcos Hernandez and Aaron Urzua. Assists for Goshen were Lucas Bontreger. Goshen had ten shots on goal and Laporte had two. Goshen had ten corners and Laporte had one.

The boys JV soccer team defeated Laporte 7-1. Goal scorers for Goshen were Ciro Agular, Junior Argueta, Saulo Luna (2), Manny Castillo and Efren Ortega (2). Assists for Goshen were Diego Lorea (2), Ricardo Vargez and Ciro Agular.

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

The boys varsity tennis team will host sectional finals at 4:30 p.m.

The boys varsity football team will play at Northridge at 7:00 p.m.

Saturday’s Events:

The girls JV and varsity volleyball teams will play in the Dunes Tournament starting at 9:00 a.m. central time.

The girls JV soccer team will compete in the Warsaw Invitational at 9:00 a.m.

The boys/girls JV and varsity cross country teams will compete at Concord for the NLC Championship at 9:00 a.m.

The boys JV football team will host Northridge at 10:00 a.m.

Go GHS!