GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017
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. If you are getting one over summer break, please refer to the sign posted at door M as to what our summer hours are.
If you still need to pick up your graduation tickets see Mrs. Stealy or Miss Huicochea in the main office.
All seniors and juniors graduating early must attend graduation practice on the last day of school. The practice is on Friday, May 26th at 2:30 p.m. in the main gym. You do not need to wear your cap and gown – just come to the main gym at that time. Seniors not graduating or not planning to walk at graduation will remain in their SRT room at that time.
Reminder for Graduates of 2017: Your school Gmail account will be closed soon after graduation…..probably by August. If you want to save any files out of your Google Drive or Gmail you will need to copy or move those before August.
Seniors: If you still need to order a cap and gown you can visit their web site at www.highschool.herffjones.com to place your order. If you ordered items and missed the cap & gown delivery day, please e-mail Mrs. Gardner to make arrangements to pick up your items.
Seniors: If you are going to college this fall and have not filled out a green sheet that was passed around during M & M day, please stop in the guidance office to let them know what school they should send your final transcript to. Please also let guidance know if you have received any scholarships. Thank you!
If you are enrolled in summer school and need bussing, please contact transportation to make arrangements at 533-7176.
Juniors: Don’t forget to turn in your consent form by TODAY if you are planning to take part in the Work Ethic Certification program during your senior year. Forms are available in the main office with Mrs. Wolfe.
Are you still interested in the Stratford trip next fall, but haven’t done anything about it yet? There’s still time! If you’d like to go, but need more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by room 3180. Deposits are due by Friday, May 26th!
The Elkhart County 4-H Fair will host Education Day on Friday, July 21st. On Education Day, all students can get into the 4-H Fair at no cost until 3:00 p.m. by just showing your 2016-17 school ID! College students are also included in the promotion. Students must enter at the main gate. There will be displays from local colleges, educational things for you to do (including drones that you can fly) and local high school groups will perform throughout the day.
The Talent Show is here! This year the Cowboy Up! Talent Show will be held TONIGHT at GMS from 7-9:00 p.m. Come and enjoy the great GHS student’s performances. Don’t forget your cowboy costume! Go all out, but make sure it’s school appropriate and follow the school dress code – no toy guns please.
REMINDER FROM THE CAFETERIA: For the rest of the school year you will not be permitted to charge to your lunch account.
Need a health credit? GHS is offering health this summer. The class will be on Apex, and will be here at GHS. See your counselor if you are interested in signing up.
The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks THIS WEEK. This program is only for students in after school activities on that day. 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 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks.
This year is the first year that summer PE will be offered to high school students. You have until May 26th to enroll. Summer PE runs from June 5th through the 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The cost to enroll is $80. Students must provide their own transportation.
The good news: Next year students from GHS will be visiting Italy and Spain over Spring Break. The better news is that there is still room for a few more adventurers! If you will be a junior or senior next year, and you’re interested in exploring the Vatican as well as the streets of Rome, Florence and Barcelona, see Mr. Zuber in room 8080 for more information.
Please join us for ADEC’s Walk, Run or Ride a Bike TOMORROW at 7:30 a.m. at Northridge High School. You can register online at www.adecinc.com/bike. On-site registration is also available. The ride starts at 9:00 a.m. Ride, walk or run and raise funds to support people with disabilities in Elkhart County! The fee is $30 for adults and $15 for youth. This year we are pitting local students against each other for a chance to win cash for their school. The school with the highest participation rate will receive $500 to be used on its fitness program. Simply register online as a “youth” participant. When you pick up your packet you will find a ticket to cast your vote for your school. May the best school win!
The Goshen Unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Elkhart County has operated in four different sites this school year – Grace Community Church, First Baptist Church, Chamberlain Elementary School and North Goshen Mennonite Church. We thank you all for your assistance and patience during this process! We will begin our summer programs on June 12th in a beautiful, newly renovated and much larger club! To give our staff time to prepare the newly remodeled club for summer programs our school year programs ended last week. You are all welcome to join us in celebrating our opening during our Community Open House on June 10th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at 306 Crescent St. in Goshen. If you have any question feel free to call our office at 533-4793. Thank you so much for your assistance and cooperation during the clubs transitional period!
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, Mr. Brubaker or from Lucas Kauffman. The paperwork should be turned in to Lucas Kauffman the first time you attend.
Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. A bus will be available around 5:20 p.m. if you need a ride home. It will pick you up at door M. 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.
MEETINGS DURING SRT:
The boys varsity golf team defeated Elkhart Memorial 194-204. Goshen was led by senior Will Troyer who fired a 44. Peyton Cripe added a 45, Allan Garratt 52, Jake Jennette 53 and Will Gaby 59. Elkhart Memorial was unable to field a team for the JV match.
The boys JV baseball season ended last night with a rough game falling to East Noble 15-3. The RedHawks recorded seven hits on the night from seven different batters. Jude Fitzgerald led the RedHawks offense with a double and two RBIs. Although the RedHawks pitching and defense struggled overall, James Troyer pitched two innings and gave up zero runs while striking out three batters. The RedHawks ended their season with a record of 8-17. RedHawk student Austin Peeler also set his career high in catching foul balls for the season, snagging his 3rd foul ball of the year. Austin has been a huge RedHawk supporter all season and made a terrific grab in the 2nd inning behind the 1st base dugout he frequently covers.
The boys varsity baseball team picked up their 19th win of the season with a back and forth non-conference match up at East Noble. Joey Peebles started on the mound and threw four strong innings before Michael Pinarski threw the last three and got the win. The RedHawks hit five HR’s on the night including two from Philip Wertz and one each from CJ Detweiler, Will Koshmider and Trenton Scott. Michael Pinarski contributed two doubles.
The girls tennis team avenged a loss in the regular season to Fairfield by downing them 3-2 in the sectional semifinal. Lineth Alvarez won 6-0, 6-2, Cheyenne Kalb overcame a 0-3 start to win 12 straight games and the 2 doubles pair of Brooke Grewe and Anna Podgorski won their 3rd match in the last four outings while only dropping two games.
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
The girls varsity tennis team will host sectional finals at 4:30 p.m.
CANCELED – The boys C baseball team will play ay Warsaw at 5:30 p.m.
The girls JV softball team will host East Noble at 5:30 p.m.
The boys varsity baseball team will host Jimtown at 10:00 a.m.
The boys varsity golf team will compete in the NLC Tourney at Pretty Lake Golf Club at 10:00 a.m.
The girls JV and varsity softball teams will host Westview. Varsity plays at 10:00 a.m., followed by JV at 11:45 a.m.
The unified track and field team will compete at Central Noble at 1:00 p.m.