GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MAY 15, 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.

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 3:55 p.m. on Monday and 3:50 p.m. the rest of the week to hand out the snacks.

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.

HELP WANTED:  We are looking for a motivated person who likes to work with people.  Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4-9:00 p.m.  If you are interested please contact Judy at the Spinal Adjusting Center at 250-3942 or apply in person at 2424 Peddlers Village Road in Goshen.

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.

MasterBrand Cabinets will be at the Elkhart County Job & Internship Fair TOMORROW from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the RV/MH Hall of Fame.  Graduating seniors are invited to attend!

Please join us for ADEC’s Walk, Run or Ride a Bike on May 20th at 7:30 a.m. at Northridge High School.  You can register online at  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!

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!

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!

Current Sophomores and Juniors who are interested in GHS’ annual trip to Stratford, Ontario for an inspiring weekend of theater should check with their English teacher or, alternatively, stop by Mr. Caskey’s room (3180) or email him at for more information.  We hope you join us!

Seniors:  If you still need to order a cap and gown you can visit their web site at 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.

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.



There will be a short meeting for all wrestlers on Thursday during the 2nd session of SRT.  It is important that all wrestlers attend.  We will meet on the upper deck of the main gym.



The boys JV baseball team dropped a close game on the road against Concord losing by a score of 3-1.  Porter Revoir gave up zero earned runs, but unfortunately gave up three runs on five defensive errors.  Drew Marlow had the lone Goshen run and had two hits.

The boys varsity baseball team defeated Concord 10-7.  Chase Knoblock got the win on the mound throwing four innings in relief of starter Austin Cain.  Michael Pinarski struck out the final hitter for a save.  Offensively, CJ Detweiler had a single, double and three RBI’s.  Charlie Collins, Robbie Riegsecker and Tyler Colpitts all contributed two hits apiece.

The girls tennis team finished 8th in the NLC after completing the conference tourney last week. Lineth Alvarez-Barrera went 2-1 at 2 Singles to finish 5th.  Cheyenne Kalb got a win at 3 Singles and the 2 doubles pair of Brooke Grewe and Anna Podgorski played six sets in under six hours Thursday night, including a come-from-behind 3-set win.

The girls varsity softball team lost to Concord 8-6.  Kate Atkinson gets the loss in the pitching circle, but Ashton Darnell went 3 for 3 at the plate. The RedHawks had nine total hits while Concord had ten.

The girls JV softball team defeated Concord 18-2.  Grace Vance was the winning pitcher while helping herself out with hitting a double and triple with two RBI’s.  Makayla Snyder also added two hits and scored three runs.  Sarai Rodriguez also added two hits and two RBI’s.

The boys JV baseball team traveled to Angola and won both games of a double header on Saturday.  Goshen took the lead late in the game in a 3-2 victory over Angola on Saturday. Goshen trailed 2-1 in the top of the 4th inning when Braxton Kincaid doubled to drive in two runs.  Kincaid earned the win for Goshen.  He tossed five innings, giving up two runs, four hits and striking out two.  Jack Immel went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Goshen in hits.

The boys JV baseball team traveled to Angola and won both games of a double header on Saturday.  Goshen defeated Angola 5-4 after taking the lead late in the game.  Josh Haimes earned the win for Goshen.  He tossed three innings, surrendering one run, two hits, striking out one and walking one.  Newell started the game for Goshen.  He pitched two innings, surrendering three runs, two hits and striking out one.  Austin Cain, Braxton Kincaid and Newell each managed one hit to lead Goshen.

The girls JV softball team won game 1 on the tourney and beat Warsaw 11-7.  Grace Vance got the win in the circle.  Alexis Navarro had four hits with two singles, one double and one triple for the day.  Gabby Ott also added three hits.  They ended up losing to Wawasee 9-3.  Ruth Whitehead got the loss.  Grace Vance, Devin Shipley and Sara Breniser all had one hit for the RedHawks.  Goshen took runner up in the weekend JV tournament.

The boys varsity golf team posted a 379 over the course at Mystic Hills.  The RedHawks posted their best 18 hole score of the season over the course at Mystic Hills in Culver during the Culver Academy Invitational.  Goshen was led by Peyton Cripe who fired an 89, Jake Jennette 95, William Troyer 102, Ben Schneider 107 and Allan Garratt 110.



The girls varsity tennis team will host Elkhart Central at 4:30 p.m.

The girls JV tennis team will host Elkhart Central and Elkhart Christian Academy at 4:30 p.m.

The girls JV and varsity softball teams will host Wawasee at 5:00 p.m.

The boys JV and varsity baseball teams will compete at Wawasee at 5:00 p.m.

Go RedHawks!