GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2019
VALENTINE’S DAY REMINDER: Please remember to exchange gifts outside of school. You are not allowed to bring flowers, balloons, etc. into school or have those items delivered here. Thank you for cooperating with this!
Attention Wrestlers: We will have our end of the season meeting TODAY after school in room 6240, the Apex lab in the fitness room. All must attend and bring a bag to clean out your locker.
Goshen High School will host the Elkhart County Career & Job Fair after school on Wednesday, February 20th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Whiteman Gym and it is open to the public. Local employers from a variety of fields will be in attendance with information on current and future job opportunities. Don’t miss your chance to apply for positions for summer work or for employment after graduation.
We love our members at the Interra Credit Union RedHawks Branch! That is why we are giving away gift cards to Linway Cinema and Honey’s. There are so many ways to enter! Stop by the RedHawks Branch for all the details. You can get multiple entries! The promotion end Wednesday, February 27th. The winner will be announced on Friday, March 1st. You can’t win if you don’t enter, so come see us today!
Merit on the Move is a chance for students to earn a credit through Apex for a variety of reasons including re-taking a class to get a better grade, having failed the class previously, or even trying to get a credit or two ahead of schedule. It is open to any sophomore, junior, or senior; however, priority will be given to upper classmen. There is a maximum of 40 students per session, so seating is limited. Merit on the Move takes place on Wednesday and Thursday afternoons from 3:45-5:45 p.m. in the new Apex lab (room 6240 and 6250 – the old weight room). Classes start February 20th and run through May 23rd. We will not be meeting over spring break. Attendance is taken. Students with poor attendance will not earn credits. If you would like to sign up please contact your guidance counselor ASAP.
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, February 19th Hesston College
Tuesday, March 5th Purdue Northwest College
Theme nights for boys home basketball games (all away games if not specified below – GHS spirit wear, red, white, and gray): Tuesday, February 19th vs. West Noble – Blackout/Senior Night
The Laura A. Kindig Seminary Scholarship is now available. You must be entering the nursing or medical profession to be eligible. You can pick up an application in the guidance office.
Football Players: Off-season workouts will be held on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 p.m. Mondays we will lift together in the weight room. Thursdays we will be in the warehouse. Please be dressed and ready to go. We will meet in the warehouse. You must have an athletic physical on file in order to workout.
REMINDER: 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. You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker. Officer Powell will be checking vehicles!
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.
If you need a coat for the winter or know someone who does, stop by the Goshen Schools Administration Building at 613 E. Purl St. from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. If you are unable to come during that time, call 971-4149 to arrange a time. We will be glad to help you!
Attention Seniors: If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com.
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.
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!
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.
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:
Prom is just around the corner! If you are a junior or senior and would like to help plan this event, please come to our first meeting TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in room 8080. Please contact Ms. Poling with questions.
As it is the 2nd Thursday of the month, Stay in Bounds Ambassadors have their monthly planning meeting TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT. All Ambassadors are expected to be in attendance as we plan our February visits. Contact Mr. Kissinger in advance of the meeting to discuss any conflicts.
There will be a call out meeting for students interested in IB and AP art Tuesday, February 19th during the 2nd session of SRT 2nd in room 1450.
The Drama Club meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 19th during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2100. We’ll talk about One Acts, directing, and acting. We’re looking forward to seeing you all!
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
Boys swim and dive sectionals will be held at Northridge at 6:00 p.m. Go RedHawks!