GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2018                              


Are you looking for some RedHawk soccer apparel?  The girls soccer program is offering a great selection of shirts THIS week.  Pick up an order form outside the athletic office.  All orders and payment are due to Mr. Graber by TODAY.

On Thursday, August 30th during 2nd period and SRT, all junior student-athletes, regardless of season, are strongly encouraged to participate in the Be the Best Leadership Workshop on Conflict Resolution and Sportsmanship!  Juniors must sign up in the athletic office or with Mr. Kissinger on Monday during lunch duty.  Please do your best to sign up prior to Monday. Thank you!

STARTING NEXT WEEK: Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. This is a great opportunity if you just need a little extra time or even just a quiet place to do your homework at the end of the day.

Anyone who’s passionate about spelling or interested in strengthening their spelling capabilities should come to the Spell Bowl call-out meeting after school on Monday, August 27th in room 3190 for some general information and sign-ups. This meeting will be brief. Anyone who’s interested, but can’t make the meeting should email Ms. Pobocik at

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Herff Jones will be here on Wednesday, August 29th during lunch periods and after school until 6:00 p.m. for graduation and class ring orders. DON’T DELAY – ORDER YOUR CAP & GOWN NOW!

HELP WANTED: Are you looking for an awesome and positive work opportunity? Goshen Culver’s is now hiring! They offer flexible scheduling, competitive pay, opportunities for advancement, and countless other benefits! If you are interested, then please inquire at

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

Students: 2018 yearbooks are NOT here yet. We will announce when they are here and ready to be picked up.

Thanks for all your support of our GHS athletic teams and your classmates this first week of the season!  Don’t forget to pick up your activity cards in the bookkeeper’s office for $40 and that will be your pass into all GHS regular season home games.  You can also purchase a five game pass directly from the athletic office for $20 to be used at any sport, except football and boys basketball.  As we offered with the football scrimmage, B soccer, and volleyball, we are going to have another game this week with FREE admission if you show your school ID.   On Saturday, the JV football team opens their season with a 10:00 a.m. game vs. Elkhart Central.  Your student ID will gain you free admission, even if you do not yet have an activity card, so come out and cheer on your classmates and meet up with friends.  Starting next week, all football, soccer, and volleyball will charge admission.  Go Big Red!

Any student driving needs to have a parking tag.  You can get this through Mrs. Haney in the Bookkeeper’s office.  You need to have a valid license, registration, proof of insurance and $5.  OJ will start tagging vehicles without parking permits after August 31st, so DON’T delay!

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship is now available in Guidance.  You must be a first generation college student (neither parent graduated from college), have a GPA over 3.5, demonstrate significant school and community involvement, have plans on attending college in Indiana, and you must apply by September 7th, 2018. See Mrs. Villalobos in Guidance.

Anyone interested in playing baseball this school year should stop by Mr. JJ DuBois’ classroom in room 1090 to pick up a fall calendar and information about the upcoming season.

Please go to the following link to view a commercial about the upcoming Maple City Multicultural Festival on Saturday, August 25th.

Attention ceramics students from spring semester last school year:  Please pick up your work on the back porch of the ceramics room in 1450.  There are many very nice pieces that you probably would want to have. We will be getting rid of them if you don’t get them by THIS week.  It would be a lovely gift to someone if you don’t want them!

WORK PERMITS: When you get a work permit EVERY box needs to be filled out on the Intent to Employ form before we will issue you the work permit. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks every day after school.  This program is for any student who is staying after school. All student-athletes, club members, music participants, drama participants, after school homework help kids, etc. are strongly encouraged to stop by the cafeteria after school and take advantage of this generous opportunity.  Students just need to show their ID and they can grab a healthy snack to go that will hold them over during their after school activities until dinner.  The cafeteria will stay open until 3:55 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

Please stop by the commons area (either by the cafeteria or outside the main office) during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

  • Tuesday, August 28th                   Army
  • Thursday, August 30th                 Navy
  • Tuesday, September 4th              IU Bloomington
  • Wednesday, September 5th          Ball State
  • Friday, September 7th                  Central Michigan
  • Tuesday, September 11th             IUPUI
  • Wednesday, September 12th        Goshen College
  • Tuesday, September 18th             Army Reserves
  • Wednesday, September 19th        Trine University
  • Wednesday, October 3rd              Bethel College
  • Thursday, October 4th                  University of Toledo
  • Friday, October 5th                      Taylor University
  • Tuesday, October 9th                   Holy Cross
  • Tuesday, October 16th                 Grace College

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.



Boys basketball will have a callout meeting for boys not currently in a fall sport, on Tuesday, August 28th during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.

FRENCH CLUB: We will have our first meeting of the year on Tuesday, August 28th during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2410. All levels of French are invited. We are looking for a freshman representative. If you are interested, come to this meeting to find out about the role. We hope to see you there!

Attention freshmen – Key Club will have a call out meeting on Tuesday, August 28th during the 2nd session of SRT.  If you would like to learn what Key Club is all about, join us in the cafeteria when the 2nd session bell rings.  Attendance will be taken there.

GERMAN CLUB: The 1st German Club meeting of the year will be Tuesday, August 28th during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym.  We will discuss events for the year and officer nominations.  Bis dann!



The boys tennis team improved to 5-0 with a win over Westview. Wes Beck won a 1st-set tiebreaker and then finished it off in two. Carlos Lichty, Ben Bontrager-Singer, and Diego Torres lost a total of three games each over two sets, while Axel Brown and Drake Crowder dropped only five games. Carter Schmucker defeated the top JV player, and was joined by Wyatt Fisher, Braxton Kincaid, and Josh Haimes with JV wins.

Girls varsity golf fell to both Northwood and Warsaw at McCormick Creek. The Lady RedHawks were led by Olivia Lehr’s 53 and finished with a season best team score of 239.

In their home opener, the girls soccer team stayed undefeated with a 3-1 win vs. Mishawaka Marian. Hailey Mast led the Goshen offense with two goals.  Aniya Hartzler had another strong night for the RedHawks controlling the midfield with a goal and an assist.  Alexa Medina and Alexia Reina assisted on the goals.  Maddie Rittenhouse had a strong game with six saves in goal. The JV team also stayed undefeated with a close 3-2 win over Mishawaka Marian.  Alessandra Lozano led the offense with two goals and one assist. Pricilla Ramirez also scored for the RedHawks. Both teams are 3-0 on the season and are now preparing for a big NLC showdown tomorrow at Northridge.

Boys varsity soccer lost to Elkhart Memorial 2-1. Assists: Ricardo Vargas. Goals: Ciro Aguilar. This brings Goshen’s record to 3-1 on the season, and 0-1 in the NLC.

Boys JV soccer defeated Elkhart Memorial 5-0. Goshen goal scorers:  Isaac Daniels (2), Isaac Sensenig, Arturo Hernandez-Barrera, and Adrian Lopez. Goshen assists:  Isaac Daniels, Isaac Sensenig, and Salomon Hernandez. Goshen’s record is 4-0, and their conference record is 1-0.



Boys JV & varsity tennis will host West Noble at 4:45 p.m.

Boys varsity football will play at Elkhart Central at 7:00 p.m.

On Saturday:

Girls varsity volleyball will compete in the Westview Invitational at 9:00 a.m.

Boys and girls JV & varsity cross country will run in the Penn Invitational at 9:15 a.m.

Boys JV football will host Elkhart Central at 10:00 a.m.

Girls soccer travels to Northridge where JV plays at 1:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 5:00 p.m.

Boys soccer travels to Northridge where JV plays at 3:00 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:00 p.m.

Good luck to all of you!