GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2018
The Crimson Marching Band traveled to Lafayette this past Saturday and earned a gold rating and a distinction in music to earn a spot in Semi-State on October 27th. The group will perform this coming Saturday at East Noble High School.
If you are interested in being a wrestling manager please contact Coach Pickard.
French Club: T-shirt order forms can be picked up during SRT in room 2430 or during your French class! Completed forms and money are due at the NEXT MEETING on Tuesday, November 6th, or can be turned in to M. Hobbs or Mlle Mack any time before then.
SENIORS: Do you need help completing the FAFSA? If so, GHS is offering an opportunity to get free FAFSA filing help for students and families TONIGHT from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the media center. GHS is partnering with the financial aid experts from INvestEd to offer this opportunity. If you plan on attending, please stop in the guidance office ASAP to get a list of documents you need to bring in order to complete the application.
Students and Teachers -Please return all completed flu shot forms to Nurse Wendy.
If you are a sophomore or junior and are interested in participating in our next Europe Art Trip, there will be a general call out meeting for you and your parents TOMORROW at 6:30 p.m. in room 1010 (across from the cafeteria). Please see Mr. Zuber in room 8080 for details.
Seniors: Goshen College is coming for on-site admissions TOMORROW. This will be the same process as we did with IUSB and PUFW. Please come into the guidance office and sign up. There will be a sign-up sheet on the counter. Choose a convenient time, and we will send a pass for you a few minutes before your appointment. In order to be prepared for your appointment, you have to apply online beforehand! See the link below to apply. If you attend the onsite admissions day, Adriana Ortiz the GC recruiter will waive the application fee for you. As you are filling out the application just skip the fee, and it should allow you to continue on. The essay has to be completed before the appointment. This is very important! You will not be able to meet with her if the essay is not done beforehand. Please plan your essay accordingly and have an English teacher edit it. If you have applied at GC already and have not received your acceptance letter I strongly encourage you to attend!
GC First-year students:
Attention Seniors: If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you still have time before the price goes up. Herff Jones will be back to take orders on Thursday, November 1st before school. You can also order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.
GHS presents Agatha Christie’s Appointment With Death on November 16th and 17th at 7:30 p.m., and November 18th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors 65 and older, and $20 for families. They can be purchased at the door.
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.
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.
The 2018 yearbook has arrived! The books are being delivered to the SRT of the student who purchased the book. If the student is not in SRT, the book will be returned to room 1400. There are a few extra books that can be purchased for $45 in room 1400. Students may pick up books for siblings or graduates in room 1400. If you are a parent who will come in to pick up a yearbook for your graduate, please e-mail Susan Long at firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for her to leave it with Mr. Huser at the Welcome Center.
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!
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. OJ has started tagging vehicles without parking permits, so please make this a priority. You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker.
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.
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:
- Tuesday, October 16th Grace College
- Wednesday, October 17th Purdue Poly-Tech, South Bend
- Tuesday, November 13th Olivet Nazarene University
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: Our next meeting is Thursday, October 18th in room 2430 during the 2nd session of SRT. We will be prepping for NaNoWriMo! If you don’t know what that is, no worries! We will have a short presentation about NaNoWriMo and then set goals, look at prompts, play some speed games, and start writing! Also, don’t forget to bring a ten line poem without the letter T about fall/Halloween. Hope to see you all there!
There will be a meeting for all students interested in the marine biology trip during the 2nd session of SRT on Tuesday, October 30th in room 3070. If you have any questions about the trip, please see Mrs. Weaver in room 3070 or her office in room 3030.
Friday night the Goshen RedHawks took on the Wawasee Warriors in the battle for the WarHawk trophy at Wawasee High School. The RedHawks lost a close game to the Warriors 13-10. Leading the way for the offense was Jack Immel. He had one rushing touchdown. Bryant Grewe rushed the ball for 128 yards. Ricardo Vargas added a 34 yard field goal. Defensively the RedHawks were led by Drew Marlow. He had seven tackles. Julio Navarro had a sack on the quarterback. Daveyon Sanford had two pass break ups. The defense as a group had three tackles for the loss.
Saturday morning the JV boys football team took on the Wawasee Warriors losing 34-21. Leading the way for the RedHawks on offense was Mitch Daniels. He had close to 100 yards rushing and two rushing touchdowns. Eddy Flores ran for a touchdown as well. Defensively the RedHawks were led by Clayton Gibson. He had one interception. Isaiah Park and Roman Schrock had multiple tackles.
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
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