GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2019
|Monday, April 15th|
|Period 1 9:05-10:32|
|Period 3 10:37-12:04|
|Period 5 12:09-2:09|
|Lunch A 12:09-12:39|
|Lunch B 12:39-1:09|
|Lunch C 1:09-1:39|
|Lunch D 1:39-2:09|
|Period 7 2:14-3:40|
Attention Seniors: If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com. If you were not able to pick up your cap and gown yesterday, you can pick it up during SRT in room 2290 from Mrs. Gardner. If you are not able to pick it up during SRT, please e-mail Mrs. Gardner to find an alternate time at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mrs. Jenny Clark at email@example.com.
Congratulations to the Crimson & Philharmonic Orchestras for earning the Gold ratings at ISSMA Organizational contest at Northridge on Friday night. Their performances reflected their hard work this semester.
All Goshen students who are considering athletic participation next school year are encouraged to get their physical exams as soon as you can, but definitely by June 30th. Your physical exam for this year expires on June 30th, 2019. Any new physical dated April 1st, 2019 or later will be good for all of next school year through June 30th, 2020! We are offering an opportunity with Goshen Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine TONIGHT from 5:30-7:30 p.m. You must pre-register by completing the pre-physical health history on the athletic physical form and bringing $20 to the athletic office. If the $20 is a real issue, you will not be turned away. Physical forms can be downloaded from the goshenredhawks.org website or picked up in the athletic office.
Girls soccer will have skill development sessions this week TODAY and Wednesday from 4-5:45 p.m. Remember to turn in your La-Casa Help-a-House waiver forms to Coach Wildman.
GHS will host Jeans for Troops Day on Wednesday, April 17th. Wear jeans and give a donation in the main office or guidance office. The suggested donation is $5, but any amount helps…and hey, you get to wear jeans on a Wednesday! Donations will be accepted the entire week of April 15-18. Donations help our veterans. Thank you in advance for your participation!
We do not have school on Friday, April 19th due to Good Friday. Please note that we NOT provide bus transportation for EACC students that day.
Prom tickets will go on sale Tuesday, April 23rd during lunches. They are $40, and will be sold each day (except Mondays) through Friday, May 10th. Tickets will NOT be sold at the door. Outside guest forms are available in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe, and MUST be turned in to her by Wednesday, May 8th – DON’T DELAY!
Auditions for next year’s choirs will be happening between April 23rd and May 3rd. If you are interested in more information, please come to the choir office in room 5310 to get more information. Auditions can be scheduled for times before school or during SRT.
Juniors and Seniors: The Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch is offering you a chance to win a prom package. The winner will get two prom tickets, or reimbursement if already purchased, and a $75 gift card to the restaurant of their choice. Stop by the RedHawks Branch to get all the details from Martha and Tricia and to enter! This is available every day the branch is open, through Friday, April 26th. The winner will be announced Monday, April 29th. We’ll see you at the RedHawks Branch!
If you are a current junior and have an interest in politics and our community, you should consider running for the Goshen City Council Youth Advisor position. The election is open to any current junior and will be held Thursday, May 16th at GHS. If you have any questions please see Mr. Weldy in 2360 or talk to Felix Perez Diener. All interested candidates should pick-up an information packet from Mr. Weldy in 2360.
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:
Wednesday, April 17th Tobacco Control of Elkhart County
Friday, April 26th ACES Exchange Student Program
The Goshen High School Technical Trades Scholarship is available in the Guidance Office. Please stop by and pick it up!
Boys football will have skill development sessions from 3:50-5:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays on the admin field.
All boys not currently in a spring sport that are interested in playing basketball next year should see Coach Wohlford for a schedule of spring workouts. We will be in the weight room on Mondays after school, in the main gym on Wednesdays after school, and in Whiteman gym on Thursday nights from 6-8:00 p.m.
Lifeguarding and lifeguarding review classes will be offered this spring. More information can be found at the Aquatic Center website at http://aquatics.goshenschools.org/2019-spring-swim-lessons-and-lifeguarding-classes/ and click on the Lifeguarding flier Spring 2019 at the bottom.
The Recycle Caps Project is back by student request! Last year GHS collected 400+ pounds of plastic caps/lids that were recycled into a red bench located in commons by auditorium. This year we just need 200 pounds. Many types of plastic caps/lids can be collected. They need to be recycle #2, 4, or 5, and need to be CLEAN. SRTs that collect, sort, and fill a copy paper box (approx. 8 pounds) will have their name entered in a random drawing for cookies to be delivered to their class at the end of the semester. Email Mrs. Swihart at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions, or stop by room 2200.
Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college. Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date. Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.
It is that time of year again for the annual GHS Prom Dress Drive. The purpose of this drive is to provide free dresses for students who want to go to the prom but may be in financial need. We have several dresses in various styles and sizes to choose from. If you are in need of a prom dress or if you wish to donate a gently used dress, please contact Mrs. Hershberger or Mrs. Shakley. You may also ask your SRT teacher to help you get in contact with one of us.
It’s not too late – yearbooks are for sale for $45! They can be purchased online at jostensyearbooks.com or you can bring your payment to Mrs. Long in room 1400 in the Whiteman wing/art area.
REMINDER: 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, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5. You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!
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, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. 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.
You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol. Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada. Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados. ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!
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 3:50 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
MEETINGS DURING SRT:
Creative Writing Club: Thursday, April 18th during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2430 will be our last meeting of the year! There will be sharing time, snacks, and large community writing papers all over the room. Come celebrate the year!
Girls varsity softball knocked in five runs in the 4th inning on its way to an 8-1 victory over Elkhart Central on Friday. The RedHawks put the pressure on, led by some big hits by Brynn Shoup-Hill and Klair Sweet. Brynn Shoup-Hill had two hits, a double, and drove in two runs. Alexis Navarro also added a hit while driving in two runs. Brynn earned the win in the pitching circle allowing just four hits and striking out eight.
Boys varsity baseball fell to Mishawaka Friday night by a score of 6-0. The RedHawks were unable to get the bats going, collecting only three hits. Bryce Smith, Skylar Reyes, and Reece Fisher led the way for the Hawks offense each tallying one hit. Skylar Reyes also pitched for the RedHawks and allowed six runs (three earned) on eight hits with three strikeouts.
The girls varsity tennis team went on the road and earned a bounce back win over an experienced John Adams team. The doubles pairs of Brooke Grewe & Kathryn Detweiler at #1 and Sage Christner & Courtney Sloop at #2 earned the first two points for the team. Lucy Kramer then closed out a close first set and ran away with the second at 1 singles to clinch the win. On the JV side, Maiah Huffman, Sophia Kellenberger, Abby Wileman, Jade Thomas, and Joya Drenth all had bagel wins.
RedHawks JV baseball fell to Mishawaka in a slugfest on Friday evening 20-17. Goshen dug themselves in a hole for a second straight game, but battled back from nine runs down headed into the bottom of the 4th inning to tie the game after six innings. Mason Schrock, Tommy Cartagena, and Jocsan Sanchez all had three hits for the RedHawks. Sanchez drove in four runs and Cartagena stole four bases. The RedHawks are now 2-2.
The JV RedHawks started off hot and never looked back defeating Elkhart Central 21-0. Morgan Orr had three hits while Jordan DeGraff had a double and a single. Khylin Shepard and Emma Detwiler each added two hits for the night. Isabel DeGraff earned the win in the pitching circle striking out nine and only allowed three hits. The JV RedHawks are now 1-1.
Girls varsity softball fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 8-1 loss to (6-2) Fairfield on Saturday. Senior catcher, Ashton Darnell had two hits while Alexis Navarro, Devin Shipley, Makayla Snyder, and Ruth Whitehead each added one hit a piece. Liz Ramirez took the loss in the pitching circle. Currently Goshen is 5-3 overall.
Girls JV softball lost 13-3 to Fairfield. Isabel DeGraff, Jordan DeGraff, and Khylin Shepard all had one hit a piece. Isabel DeGraff took the loss for the RedHawks. Currently the JV record is 1-2.
The girls varsity tennis team went 2-1 in the Goshen Round Robin to finish 2nd in the tournament, losing narrowly in the championship by a score of 3-2. Lucy Kramer, Anna Podgorski, Madi Rittenhouse, Joya Drenth, Kathryn Detweiler, Sophia Kirkton, Sage Christner, Brooke Grewe, Courtney Sloop, Maiah Huffman, and Sophia Kellenberger each got wins during the day.
The Goshen JV RedHawks were sliced by LaPorte in a doubleheader, losing 13-0 and 16-3. The highlight for the day was a two-run homer by Mason Schrock (his second of the season). Goshen dug themselves into a hole early again in game one and their battle back fell short. The RedHawks committed seven errors and only collected four hits in the 13-0 game one loss. Mitch Daniels and Steve Sanders allowed only four earned runs, striking out five collectively. In game two, Goshen out-hit LaPorte 8-7, but took a 16-3 loss. Six defensive errors and twelve walked batters sealed the game for the Slicers. Mason Scrock homered and Jocsan Sanchez collected two base hits in the losing effort.
Goshen varsity golf hosted an invitational at Maplecrest Country Club. Fairfield won with a 346, Northridge had 354, and Goshen finished 3rd with a 357. Goshen freshman Chase Meyer was 5th low medalist with an 83 and Goshen freshman Jacob Moyer was 8th low medalist with an 86. Allan Garratt had 91, Ethan Vallejo 97, and Cam Schneider 104.
The boys varsity baseball team split a double header with LaPorte High School on Saturday afternoon. The RedHawks dropped game one by a score of 13-1 and earned a victory in game two by a score of 11-10. Game one didn’t go well for the RedHawks as they surrendered the lead early. Bryant Robinson, Austin Cain, Reece Fisher, and Drew Marlow all collected one hit for the Hawks in game one. In game two the offense woke up and put up eleven runs. The Reyes brothers carried the RedHawks offensively, each earning three hits. Skylar Reyes drove in four runs and Dominick Reyes pitched 5-1/3 innings, striking out eight LaPorte hitters. Colin Turner also collected three RBIs, and Austin Cain had two hits.
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
Boys JV and varsity baseball will host Northridge at 5:00 p.m.
Girls JV and varsity softball will play at Northridge at 5:00 p.m.