GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2019
Any student that would be interested in being a manager for the football team next fall needs to see Coach Park. Duties include helping with practice and game set up and filming practice. Come be an integral part of the program!
All boys interested in playing basketball next year need to see Coach Wohlford THIS week in room 1420 for a summer schedule.
Crimsonaire auditions are being held TODAY after school in the choir room. Please bring 90 seconds of a song with piano accompaniment. See you there! It’s going to be another great year.
Do you want to “Kiss the school year goodbye” by giving/sending someone Hershey Kisses? You can purchase a single rose made with two kisses for $1, a dozen roses with 24 kisses for $6, or a bag of ten kisses for $2. Order forms can be picked up and/or dropped off in room 1170 through TODAY. Payment is cash only and the exact amount would be appreciated, especially if you are dropping it off in room 1170. The kisses will be delivered to whomever you choose during 3rd period on Friday. Please be sure to know the recipient’s full name with correct spelling. Also please include their 3rd period room # or teacher.
The election for the Goshen City Council Youth Advisor position currently held by Felix Perez Diener, will take place before school and run through the end of D lunch in the commons TODAY. Please take some time before school, during SRT, or lunch to vote. All current GHS students are eligible to vote and ONLY need their school ID.
YEARBOOK—ORDER NOW! Time is running out to order your yearbook at GHS in room 1400. You need a completed order form and money to place the order. The deadline is TOMORROW! You can order online until Saturday, June 15th at jostensyearbooks.com.
There will be a Culver’s Giveback Night for girls soccer on Tuesday, May 21st from 5-8:00 p.m. Mark your calendars for a night out at Culver’s in support of the girls soccer team!
Graduation tickets will be handed out Thursday, May 23rd during SRT outside the main office. STUDENTS MUST HAVE AN ID TO PICK THEM UP! You will report to your SRT and then be dismissed from there to come down by your teacher. Merit students or juniors graduating early can pick them up any time during SRT. If you are unable to make it that day during SRT, you can see me in the main office to pick them up after May 23rd. Thank you!
If you are a senior and would like to buy your laptop at the end of the year, see Mrs. Haney, the bookkeeper. The price is $75 and can be paid by cash or check. The deadline to buy your laptop is Friday, June 7th.
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, May 21st Lincoln Tech
Summer School forms are now available in the guidance office.
Merit on the Move will be held in room 2150 for the rest of the year.
Miss Eberly will be reading the roster at the graduation ceremony on June 9th, as Mr. Kissinger will be unable to attend. All seniors participating in the graduation ceremony should see Mr. Kissinger during lunch hours on Mondays or Miss Eberly in room 8060 during passing periods to clarify proper pronunciation of your name. You only need to see one of them as the will coordinate their lists to best ensure the names are read correctly. Please attend to this right away!
Color Guard spring training has begun! If you are already in the guard, or if you’re interested in joining the guard, come learn and train with us. We will meet at Goshen Middle School on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4-6:00 p.m. until the end of school.
If you’re missing Career Center or an internship due to taking an IB exam in May, please contact Mr. Nichols or Mrs. Collins if you need an attendance letter.
SENIORS: Please stop by Guidance and pick up a form to list the scholarships that you have received. Also, please make sure that you fill out a form on what college you would like your final transcript sent to.
Calling all pianists! Do you enjoy playing current popular music? Are you a strong sight-reader? Do you want to have the opportunity to travel with a group of your friends to somewhere else in the country next year? We need you! The Crimsonaires is looking for a few pianists to accompany the group next year. Please email Ms. O’Leary (email@example.com) or stop by the choir office if you have any interest!
Attention Seniors: If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you can order online at https://highschool.herffjones.com. If you were not able to pick up your cap and gown on delivery day, you can pick it up during SRT in room 2290 from Mrs. Gardner. If you are not able to pick it up during SRT, please e-mail Mrs. Gardner to find an alternate time at firstname.lastname@example.org, or Mrs. Jenny Clark at email@example.com.
Lifeguarding and lifeguarding review classes will be offered this spring. More information can be found at the Aquatic Center website at http://aquatics.goshenschools.org/2019-spring-swim-lessons-and-lifeguarding-classes/ and click on the Lifeguarding flier Spring 2019 at the bottom.
The Recycle Caps Project is back by student request! Last year GHS collected 400+ pounds of plastic caps/lids that were recycled into a red bench located in commons by auditorium. This year we just need 200 pounds. Many types of plastic caps/lids can be collected. They need to be recycle #2, 4, or 5, and need to be CLEAN. SRTs that collect, sort, and fill a copy paper box (approx. 8 pounds) will have their name entered in a random drawing for cookies to be delivered to their class at the end of the semester. Email Mrs. Swihart at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions, or stop by room 2200.
Important Information for Seniors – Nurse Wendy wants to make sure that you are aware that some immunization requirements have changed and you may need to update your vaccines before going to college. Please email Nurse Wendy if you have any questions or are not sure if yours are up to date. Currently we have just over 300 seniors who will need these shots before going to many colleges, universities, or trade schools.
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.
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:
There will be a call out meeting on Thursday, May 23rd on the upper deck of the main gym by the cheer storage room during the 2nd session of SRT for anyone interested in football game cheerleading to meet Coach Sloan.
Boys JV baseball hit a speed bump at Northwood, snapping their six-game winning streak by losing 12-2 in five innings. Northwood poured on nine hits and took advantage of eleven free bases allowed by the RedHawks pitchers and four critical fielding errors. Moises Gutierrez drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in the 3rd inning after Goshen had given up seven runs in the bottom of the 2nd. Goshen trailed 12-1 going into the 5th inning, when Tommy Cartagena tagged a home run that accounted for Goshen’s lone hit.
Boys varsity baseball defeated Northwood 2-1 behind an excellent outing from Austin Cain who allowed just five hits to Northwood. Goshen got on the board in the 1st inning when Dominick Reyes singled on a 3-2 count, scoring one run. Cain led the RedHawks to victory on the hill. He surrendered one run on five hits over seven innings, striking out three and walking one. Dominick Reyes went 2-for-2 at the plate to lead Goshen in hits. They finish the NLC season 7-7.
Girls varsity softball nabbed the lead late in the game in an 8-5 victory over Northwood on Wednesday. The RedHawks were down 0-3 and tied the game 3-3 in the bottom of the 5th inning and later in the 6th scored three more. Brynn Shoup-Hill earned the win in the pitching circle allowing seven hits and striking out seven. Makayla Snyder had two hits while Ashton Darnell, Sara Breniser, and Brynn Shoup-Hill all had one hit apiece. Goshen is now 13-12 overall.
Girls JV softball played well early and never looked back. Goshen defeated Northwood by a score of 19-4 in five innings. Emma Detwiler had a triple and 2 singles. Isabel DeGraff also hit a double and a single while Khylin Shepard hit a double and single for the night. Noemi Vela and Morgan Orr each had 2 hits a piece. Isabel DeGraff earned the win in the pitching circle. The JV RedHawks end their season with an overall record of 11-7 and 6-4 in the NLC.
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
Girls varsity tennis will compete in Sectional Semifinals at 4:30 p.m. at Northwood.
Boys JV baseball will host Warsaw at 5:00 p.m. @ Phend Field.
Boys JV and varsity golf will compete against Concord and Northwood at McCormick Creek at 5:00 p.m.
Boys varsity track and field will host Sectionals at 5:30 p.m.
Boys varsity baseball will play at Homestead at 5:30 p.m.