GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2015
This week is Bob Evans Give Back week! They will donate 15% of their sales from that week to GHS. This works for carry out and dine in. You can pick up a coupon in the main office or you can just simply tell them it is for GHS. This is for the entire week from Sunday to Saturday, and it applies to ALL sales, not just the specials listed on the coupon. Take the family out for food and fun and help earn money for GHS!
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, Lucas Kauffman, or in the main office. The paperwork should be turned in the first time you attend.
GHS’s Month of Compassion Human Project has officially begun! Every year GHS students and staff bring in canned food items to be donated to local food pantries. This year, we will be collecting coats, hats and gloves in addition to non-perishable foods. Donation boxes are located in a limited number of classrooms throughout the school, and items will be accepted until Thursday.
The guidance office has now has the Kiwanis Scholarship. Stop in and check out #scholarshiprow for more info.
GHS will be hosting a Red Cross blood drive on Friday. Sign-ups are happening now in social studies classes. See Mrs. Clark in room 2280 if you have questions.
The Goshen Public Library doesn’t just lend books! We also offer FREE activities for young adults. Stop in on Thursdays after school from 4:00-6:00 p.m. to hang out, study, find an independent reading book, play a board game, color or just chillax at the teen café! And, of course, we’ll also have hot chocolate and coffee. This Thursday is our Pages & Popcorn Club from 5:30-8:00 p.m. We’ll talk about the crazy-popular final installation of the Hunger Games series, Mockingjay. We’ll watch Part I, eat snacks, talk about the book and you will have a chance to win tickets to see Part II! Finally, our regular programming will conclude this month with the Crafty Bandits on Monday, November 23rd from 4:00-6:00 p.m. where we’ll learn about modern art by making some cool coasters. To sign up, or for more information about our programs, stop by the library or check out our website, Facebook or Twitter.
Stay In Bounds Ambassador visits are this week on Tuesday and/or Thursday. Please remember to have your “Do As I Say” commands written out for each ambassador so that you can make your visit. Come to the welcome center immediately after 2nd period to check out for your visits with Mr. Kissinger.
Cafeteria News: Tomorrow – lines 1, 2 and 3 will be serving pizza, green beans, tossed salad and pears. On Wednesday, the GHS cafeteria will be celebrating Thanksgiving on lines 1, 2 and 3. We will have turkey, mashed potatoes/gravy, homemade stuffing, corn, tossed salad, roll/butter, pumpkin pie dessert and an apple. Line 4 will have bosco sticks/marinara, corn, salad, pumpkin dessert and an apple.
Interested in joining Ski Club? See Mrs. Clark in room 2280 to pick up a registration packet.
Congratulations to the following football players…..
GOSHEN ROTARY MOST VALUABLE OFFENSE: Matt Truex
GOSHEN ROTARY MOST VALUABLE DEFENSE: Jordan Holley
MOST IMPROVED OFFENSE: C.J. Detweiler
MOST IMPROVED DEFENSE: Diego Garcia
ELKHARTCOUNTYSPORTS.COM COACHES: Chris Ubaldo
BEETS HOKE TEAMWORK: Derek Paz
PAUL UNDERWOOD MENTAL ATTITUDE: Colton Potter
RED HAMMER AWARD (BIG HITS): Rummel Johnson
LUNCHBOX AWARD (BEST LINEMAN): Matt Truex
JV AWARD: Davis Hostetler
CAPTAIN: Jordan Holley, Derek Paz, Cam Kline
KIWANIS SCHOLAR ATHLETE: Christian Gonzales-Senior, Benjamin Hathaway-Junior, Nathan Galloway-Sophomore, Austin Prince-Freshman
Reminder to all girls interested in joining track and field – Please fill out the online athlete information form. Directions are on the handout from the callout meeting. If you have questions, email Coach Smeltzer.
Congratulations to the Crimson Marching Band for placing 24th at the Bands of America Grand National Marching Band Championships this past weekend! The band was also ranked 4th in their class of all schools their size. Over 500 schools competed in the BOA Championships this season. This weekend 95 Schools from 22 states (including Hawaii and Alaska) were present at the contest. We are proud of your consistent excellence and how you represent Goshen High School!
MEETINGS DURING SRT:
The Human Rights/Stop Human Trafficking Club will meet tomorrow during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2350. The group’s goal this year is to have students interested in stopping modern slavery to meet, educate themselves and engage in activities to increase local awareness.
There will be a short meeting for all softball players that are trying out for the 2016 season in the main gym on Tuesday, November 24th during the 2nd session of SRT.
There will be a call out meeting for anyone interested playing baseball for GHS this spring during the 2nd session of SRT on Tuesday, November 24th in the library classroom.
The varsity Lady Redskins and Fairfield Falcons competed in a defensive battle the first half of the basketball game Saturday night. At halftime, the Redskins led 20-17. In the third quarter, the Redskins pulled ahead, outscoring Fairfield 27-13. The fourth quarter would find the Falcons creeping back into the game, outscoring the Redskins 20-8. The Redskins were able to hold on, thanks to free throws in the fourth quarter. The Redskins were led in scoring by Kyrie Potter and Tahya Bruce with 18 and 12 points, respectively. Potter led the team in rebounds with nine, while Olivia Love added seven rebounds. Ashton Ellis had six assists for the Lady Redskins.
The JV Lady Redskins outlasted a tough Fairfield Falcons team 32-30. The game was close all the way through the game. It came down to the final seconds. Megan Harmelink got her own offensive rebound put back to put the Redskins up two with less than 30 seconds to go. The Falcons went the other way and got fouled. They made one of two free throws to get within one point. The Redskins lead was added to by Jordan Nemeth. The Redskins, leading 32-30 stole the inbound pass to ensure their win. The Redskins had a balanced offensive night. Megan Harmelink led the team with seven points, including the final go-ahead basket. Jordan Nemeth and Maggie Gallagher also added five points each. Nemeth had six rebounds, as did Nyla Dean. Kassandra Rodriguez contributed eight rebounds and three assists.
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
(No events scheduled)