GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MAY 16, 2016
Graduation tickets can be picked up in the main office if you have not done so already. If you have graduation tickets that you will not be using please turn those in to the main office as soon as possible.
Extra Graduation Tickets: We are running very low on extra tickets this year, so please check with friends first to see if maybe they have extra tickets that they will not use. If you cannot find any from friends, e-mail Mrs. Stealy at firstname.lastname@example.org and you will be put on a waiting list.
Marketing Mall is this Friday! Please remember that you cannot take food from the commons area. Sales will end 8 minutes prior to the end of each lunch. Also, just a reminder that you only get ONE lunch period today, just like every other day. Teachers, please do not allow students to leave class early for lunch.
AJP Brunk Corp. has summer jobs on all three shifts. They are looking for people to do general factory labor, including driving a forklift and you must be able to lift 50 lbs. They will train you to drive a forklift if you don’t have experience. Pay is $12/hour and you will work 40 hours per week. Contact Joe McPhilamy at 533-1109 ext. 35 if interested.
Seniors: The guidance office has received a $1,000 Student Assistance Award—Essay Contest. Stop in to pick up eligibility requirements.
All are invited to attend the Centennial Orchestra concert on Sunday, May 22nd at 3:00 p.m. in the GHS main gym. This free concert will feature all orchestra students and be a celebration of the 100 years of our orchestra program.
Any student planning to participate in graduation must attend graduation marching practicing on the last day of school on Friday, May 27th from 2:15-3:35 p.m. in the main gym. This is a mandatory rehearsal for all students participating in graduation.
Crimsonaire auditions will be this week on Wednesday and Friday after school. This is a show choir group that has a great time performing throughout the community and beyond. You do not need to currently be in a choir to audition. Auditions are open to all! There is also a need for instrumentalists in our back up band. If you are interested in playing in the back-up band talk to Ms. Yost in the choir office. Sign up for an audition time in the choir room. To audition, bring a solo to sing – we will have a piano accompanist available or you can sing with a track. Plan now to audition for this fun opportunity to become a Crimsonaire!
Football open gyms will be Tuesday and Thursday from 7:15-8:00 a.m. in Whiteman gym. See Coach Park for more details.
All senior student-athletes who participated in a spring sport can stop by the commons area and see Mr. Kissinger during lunch on Thursday, May 26th for some ice cream and to write thank you notes. Thank you for your hard work this season!
Seniors: If you need your final transcript sent to the college you are attending in the fall or have received any scholarships, please let Ms. Hollinger know in the guidance office.
Students who plan on attending Merit summer school: Enrollment started this week and will continue until spots are filled. Sessions will run Monday, June 6th thru Thursday, June 30th. You must attend ALL sessions until your class is complete. Morning or afternoon sessions are available. The cost is $50, and you will only be able to complete one class. You must meet with your Guidance counselor to do the on-line enrollment. A bill for payment will be emailed to you. Information forms are now available in the Guidance office, so don’t delay!
After hours homework help for any class is now available! On Mondays and Wednesdays you can meet in the media center after school until 5:00 p.m.
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 Lucas Kauffman, Mr. Brubaker, Mr. Snyder in the choir office or from Mrs. Stealy in the main office. The paperwork should be turned in the first time you attend.
It is once again time for football and competition cheerleading tryouts. Tryout practices will be on Monday, May 23rd from 8:00-9:30 p.m. and Wednesday, May 25th from 4:00-5:30 p.m. The actual judged tryout will be Thursday, May 26th at 6:00 p.m. All practices and tryouts will be located in the warehouse. If you have any questions please contact Coach Sloan or Coach Eckelbarger.
MEETINGS DURING SRT:
The girls JV softball team defeated Concord 2-0. Nicole Abbs pitched a complete game shut out for the RedHawks. This was Nicole’s first shut out of the season. The RedHawks improved to 10-8 on the season and 6-4 in the NLC.
The boys varsity golf team competed in the Culver Invitational. The event was shortened to the first nine holes played by each team due to the cold and rain. GHS finished 15th. Senior Matt Truex was 14th low medalist in the tournament (80 golfers).
The girls varsity softball team won in the bottom of the 7th against Concord. Kate Atkinson and Emily Castillo each added three hits, while Shelby Yoder added two. The RedHawks are now 9-13 overall and 6-6 in the NLC.
The boys varsity baseball team lost to Concord 5-1. Charlie Collins and Philip Wertz both had two hits for the RedHawks who could not overcome three errors and two walks in the first inning that accounted for all five of Concord’s runs. Connor Glick threw 3-1/3 innings of scoreless relief.
The boys JV baseball team defeated Concord 17-5 in conference action Friday night. Jacob Haimes started on the mound and got the win. Joey Peebles had three hits with Austin Bontrager and Jack Immel adding two each.
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
The girls JV and varsity tennis teams will compete at Elkhart Central at 4:30 p.m.
The boys JV and varsity baseball teams will host Wawasee at 5:00 p.m.
The girls JV and varsity softball teams will play at Wawasee at 5:00 p.m.