GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 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. Please bring completed forms to the main office in the morning and they will be completed by the end of the school day.

The 2017 yearbook has arrived! If you ordered one, they will be distributed TODAY to your SRT during 2nd session. There are a few extra yearbooks for sale and can be purchased for $65 in the commons during lunch TODAY and TOMORROW.

The guidance department now has the following scholarship applications in the guidance office: Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship and the Lilly Endowment Scholarship

Attention Students:  Herff Jones will be here on Wednesday, August 30th during lunch and after school until 6:00 p.m, to take Class Rings orders for any grade, and for Senior orders for caps and gowns, graduation announcements, and other senior items. Extra packets are available in the main office.

The first boys basketball open gym of the fall will be TONIGHT night from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the main gym. All interested boys not in a fall sport need to have a physical and all paperwork on file with the Athletic Department before participating. For a full fall workout schedule, please see Coach Wohlford in room 1420 or Coach Davis in room 2300, or visit for a fall calendar.

Picture retakes will be on September 8th! Picture retake forms are available in the Main Office from Mrs. Wolfe if you did not have your picture taken the first day of school. If you did have your pictures taken and you want retakes, you need to bring your other pictures back in to the photographer. Even if you are NOT ordering pictures, if you missed picture day on the first day you MUST get your picture taken!

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar we have a new procedure. 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.

Maple City Bowl will host tryouts for the RedHawk girls and boys bowling teams on Tuesday, September 5th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Any questions may be directed to girls coach Terry Kercher at 534-7790.

The Maple City Multicultural Festival will be held on Saturday from noon-6:00 p.m. at Rogers Park. There will be food, music, a scavenger hunt for grades K-5 and basketball skills clinics for K-adult. Please join us for what is sure to be a day of fun!

REMINDER: If you ride a bus, please remember that you are to exit the building out of the doors that face circle drive (the old main entrance doors or the athletic lobby doors) and get to your bus ASAP. The buses leave 5 minutes after the dismissal bell rings and they will NOT wait.

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, registration, proof of insurance and $5. OJ will start tagging vehicles without parking permits next week, so DON’T delay!

The Teen Health Club meeting is postponed until Thursday, September 21st in The Guidance Office conference room. Wendy Cornell is out on maternity leave and we need a few weeks to get things in place. If you are interested in a health career or healthy life choices, please plan to attend next month and invite others to join us.

Football Theme Nights:

  • 8/25    home vs. Central               Construction Worker or Wear Orange
  • 9/1     home vs. Memorial            Hawaiian or Wear Green
  • 9/8     @ Northwood                    Child Cancer Awareness – Gold or Yellow
  • 9/15    home vs. Concord             Patriotic or Wear Blue
  • 9/22    home vs. Warsaw              Super-hero or Wear Red
  • 9/29    @ Northridge                    White-Out
  • 10/6    @ Plymouth                     Pink Out – Cancer Awareness
  • 10/13  home vs. Wawasee           Jersey or Wear Black – Sr. Night

Fall play auditions for All Because of Agatha will be held TODAY in the auditorium at 3:45 p.m.  Please bring a pencil!

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 3:55 p.m. to hand out the snacks.

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:

  • 8/29                        National Guard
  • 8/30                        Boys & Girls Club (in the cafeteria)
  • 9/5                         Purdue Poly-Tech
  • 9/7                         Navy
  • 9/12                        IUSB On-Site Admissions
  • 9/13                        Butler University
  • 9/19                        IPFW
  • 9/21                        Anderson University
  • 10/3                        Indiana Tech
  • 10/4                        Wabash College
  • 10/23                      Hesston College

The Ultimate Frisbee Club will meet every weather permitting Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45-5:00 p.m. on the administration field across from door M. You can pick up required papers from Lucas Kauffman, Mr. Snyder in the choir office or Mrs. Stealy in the main office. All required papers need to be turned in to Lucas Kauffman by the first time you play.



Attention Softball Players: There will be an informational meeting TODAY for all players during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym.  Please attend if you are thinking about playing softball in the spring.

On Tuesday, August 29th during 2nd period and SRT, all junior student-athletes are strongly encouraged to attend the Be the Best Leadership Workshop on Conflict Resolution and Sportsmanship.  Please sign up in the athletic office this week so your teachers know by Monday that you will be absent on Tuesday during 2nd period and SRT.  Go RedHawks!

Student Council’s first meeting will be Thursday, August 31st during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman gym. If you are interested in getting involved with planning the dances and want to help promote school spirit please join us!

The first Debate Club meeting will be during 2nd session of SRT on Thursday, September 7th in room 2350.

CHANGE: French Club will hold the first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 26th during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2430.  The club is still looking for a freshman representative, junior representative and a secretary.  If you are interested in any of those positions please contact Miss Mack before Friday, September 8th.



The girls freshman volleyball team played against Concord and Northwood losing to both teams.

The lady golfers came up short in a three-way golf match at Bent Oak. Concord won the event posting a 193 while Elkhart Memorial carded a 235. The Lady RedHawks, led by Olivia Lehr’s 57 and Olivia Thomas’ 58, finished with a 246. Goshen posted its first JV team score in two years shooting a 301 lead by freshman Estella Borden’s 65.



The boys JV and varsity tennis teams will host Westview at 4:30 p.m.

The boys JV and varsity soccer teams will host Elkhart Memorial. JV plays at 5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:00 p.m.

The girls JV and varsity soccer teams will play at Mishawaka Marian. JV plays at 5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:15 p.m.

The boys freshman football team will play at Central Noble at 6:00 p.m.

Go RedHawks!