It’s School Lunch Appreciation Week! If you get a chance, please say thank you to our wonderful cafeteria staff. We appreciate all they do for the students and staff here at GHS!

If you’re taking an IB exam this year, you must turn in a registration form to Mrs. Haney by TOMORROW.  If you don’t turn in your form this week, you place yourself in jeopardy of not begin able to test.  Paying in full is not required when you turn in the form.  If you have questions, please ask Mr. Nichols in 2360 or Mrs. Collins in the library.

Honey’s Supports Goshen High School! Please visit Honey’s TODAY anytime between 7:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. They 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.

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.

There will be a Swimming and Diving call-out meeting tomorrow in the cafeteria from 3:45-4:30 p.m. If you have any questions please email Coach Long at

The Goshen Public Library doesn’t just lend books! We also offer FREE activities for young adults. Stop in on Thursdays after school from 4-6:00 p.m. to hang out, study, find an independent reading book, play a board game, color or just chillax at the teen café! And, of course, we’ll also have hot chocolate and coffee. Tomorrow is our Pages & Popcorn Club from 5:30-8:00 p.m. We’ll talk about the books Cinder and Bound–both based on the Cinderella story–and watch the new live-action version of the movie. You can still sign up to get a free copy of the book! Looking for something to do on Friday night? At Nerd’s Night Out, bring your friends to the Leaky Cauldron for a Harry Potter-themed party and tournament from 5-8:00 p.m. There will be food for all and prizes for the winners! Finally, our regular programming will conclude this month with the Crafty Bandits on Monday, October 26th from 4-6:00 p.m. where we’ll have snacks and decorate mugs. To sign up, or for more information about our programs, stop by the library or check out our website, Facebook or Twitter.

Got plans for Fall Break? The Goshen Public Library does! If you’re in 6th-12th grades, we’re having programs Monday-Thursday for you from 2-5:00 p.m. during Teen Read Week based on a travel theme. Monday we’ll have an International Iron Chef cooking and menu design competition; Tuesday is Ticket to Read with a travel-themed board game, scavenger hunt and art activity; Wednesday is all about time travel with a Back to the Future Day and an interactive viewing of the classic movie; and Thursday we’ll learn about biomes around the world with a nature walk, terrarium building, and an art project. Sign up yourself and a friend today for fun and snacks at the library over Fall Break!

Goshen girls basketball tryouts begin the week of October 19th.  Anyone who wants to tryout must have all paperwork on file in the athletic office and be present for all three tryout sessions. Tryout sessions take place on Monday, October 19th from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., then again from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 20th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the main gym.  Practices will continue over fall break so please plan accordingly. If you need a schedule please see Mr. Krebs or Mr. Carpenter. Mr. Krebs has basketball shoes you can try on in his room.  If you plan to play basketball, please stop by his room and try on shoes.

IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week: Whether you are a starter for your team or a bench player (substitute), then it’s your responsibility to stay focused and ready when you are not in the game. The Colts Andrew Luck did not play the last two games, but was still engaged on the sidelines, even getting water for his teammates. He knew he wasn’t playing, but did all that he could to contribute to his team. Are you a positive influence on your team when you aren’t playing? Are you doing everything off the field (court) to help your team to a victory? Successful teams see enthusiasm from everyone!

The guidance office has just received the Abbott & Fenner general scholarship.  Please stop by for more information.

Drama club officers are Grace Bickel, Nathan Berkey, Zoe Brown and Jonathan Bontrager-Waite. Please see any of the officers or Mrs. Long if you wish to see Harvey at the Round Barn Theatre on October 30th. Your $10 deposit and reservation need to be turned in by this Friday.

If you are signed up to go on the Ancilla College visit tomorrow you will be leaving from the circle drive at 8:30 a.m. You do not need to report to your 2nd period class. The final list of who is going is posted on the door to 1180, 8050 and Guidance.

The Crimsonaires will be presenting their Fall Preview Concert on Tuesday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m.  All tickets are $3 and will be available at the door.  This will be a fun concert!  This group of singer/dancers will perform standard pop, show tune and jazz.  There will also be some great specially featured small groups.  Plan now to enjoy this fun night when you get back from Fall Break!

This Friday’s theme is Black-Out! Bring your game faces and black shirts, pants and jackets to the game for Senior Night!

Student Council will be hosting a bonfire for Senior Night! Come out tomorrow to the football field from 9:00-10:00 p.m.

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage month the Center for Intercultural and International Education at Goshen College is proud to sponsor the chamber music theatre work Los Valientes, performed by Core Ensemble on Tuesday, October 27th at 7:30 p.m. in Sauder Music Hall. The performance explores the artistic and political passions of Mexican painter Diego Rivera, the unwavering commitment to human rights of Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and the pursuit of social justice by Mexican American desperado Joaquin Murrieta, aka Zorro. This event is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.



All new Stay In Bounds Ambassadors need to attend training meetings during the 2nd session of SRT tomorrow in the main gym.  All returning ambassadors need to make this meeting if they did not go on Tuesday.



The girls C volleyball team lost to Jimtown 0-2.

The JV girls volleyball team defeated Jimtown 2-0.

The varsity girls volleyball team lost to Jimtown 3-2.



The Girls Soccer Regional game will be held at Goshen High School with the first game of Penn vs. Culver Academy beginning at 5:30 p.m. The second game of Northridge vs. South Bend St. Joseph is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and admission will be $6.00 (single game) or $9.00 (all tournament) for kindergarten through adult.