GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
REMINDER: The Snowball dance will be held on January 23rd from 8:30-10:30 p.m. in Whiteman Gym. Tickets will be sold the week of the dance in the commons during lunch.
Volleyball workouts will begin on Tuesday, January 12th after school from 4:00-6:00 p.m. These will be every Tuesday and Wednesday and players should meet in the weight room after changing. This is open to any off-season female athlete. See Coach West for more details.
The Sophomore Be the Best Leadership Workshop will be rescheduled from Jan. 12th due to mandatory testing for all sophomores. We apologize for the conflict. Information will be shared when a new date is determined.
Any student interested in competing in this year’s National Shakespeare Competition needs to see Mr. Garvin ASAP. Competitors will recite a twenty line monologue from one of Master Shakespeare’s plays for a chance to compete at the state level. The state winner will receive an all-expense paid trip to New York for the National Competition where the winner will receive a scholarship to study theatre in London. Our local competition will be on Tuesday, January 19th at 3:45 p.m. Time is out of joint! O cursed spite! Now it’s your chance to set it right!
Students and staff will no longer be able to deposit money in the cafeteria at breakfast. Please see the bookkeeper to deposit your money. Mrs. Haney can accept cash, check or debit/credit cards. You can also deposit money or check your balance at myschoolbucks.com. After Spring Break, no money will be accepted in the cafeteria. You will need money on your account to make ANY purchases.
The Goshen Public Library doesn’t just lend books! They also offer FREE activities for young adults. Stop in on Thursdays after school from 4-6:00 p.m. to hang out, study, find an independent reading book, play a board game, color or just chillax at teen café! And, of course, we’ll also have hot chocolate and coffee. We have two NEW clubs starting this month. Manga Club meets first and third Wednesdays from 4-5:00 p.m. and Writing Club meets fourth Wednesdays from 4-6:00 p.m. in the teen area. Our regular monthly programming also begins again on Thursday, January 21st with our Pages & Popcorn Club from 5:30-8:00 p.m. We’ll talk about the book Me and Earl and the Dying Girl and watch the movie. You can still sign up to get a free copy of the book. The Crafty Bandits will meet up on Monday, January 25th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. where we’ll have snacks and learn some simple sewing by turning old sweaters into mittens. Finally, our regular programming will conclude this month with Nerd’s Night Out Fandom Freak Out Party. Bring your friends for tons of activities celebrating your favorite fandoms, plus pizza and prizes. To sign up or for more information about our programs, stop by the library or check out our GPL Teens webpage, Facebook or Twitter.
Boys Sports Performance (football & track) workouts will begin on Monday, January 11th. You must have a physical on file in order to participate. We will meet in the weight room on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:55-5:00 p.m., and meet at the warehouse on Tuesdays from 3:55-5:00 p.m. If you are planning on playing football next fall, you should attend. See Coach Park with any questions.
MEETINGS DURING SRT:
Key Club will meet TODAY in the cafeteria during the 2nd session of SRT. Members who ordered a t-shirt should bring $9 cash or check to the meeting.
The GHS Debate and Speech Club will meet TODAY in Mrs. Mehl’s room (2350) during the 2nd session of SRT.
The Student Athletic Council will meet TODAY during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym. Any junior or senior who is not a member of Athletic Council but is interested in being a “Student Partner” for the GHS Unified Track & Field team this spring should also attend this meeting. We will have important updates on the Unified Track & Field team, will arrange fan appreciation nights for winter sports, have a leadership activity, discuss current events in high School athletics and eat left over Christmas snacks!
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
The boys and girls JV and varsity swim/dive teams will host Mishawaka and Westview at 5:00 p.m.
The boys JV and varsity wrestling teams will compete at Concord at 6:45 p.m.
The boys freshman basketball team will host Concord at 7:00 p.m.
The girls freshman basketball team will host Concord at 7:00 p.m.