GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2017                                 


Attention wrestlers – The team gear flyer is available.  Stop by the main office to pick one up from Coach Pickard.

All blood drive appointments must be made by the end of the day TODAY.  No walk-ins will be allowed on Friday.  Please see Mrs. Clark in room 2280 or send her an email to make an appointment.

Attention Students:  Herff Jones will be here on Thursday, November 2nd at 7:45 a.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.

Attention all boys interested in playing basketball this season…..Tryouts begin Monday, November 6th.  All 9th graders should report for tryouts from 7:00-8:45 a.m. in the Main Gym. All 10th-12th graders need to report after school in Whiteman Gym until 6:00 p.m.  Anyone planning on trying out needs to make sure a completed physical form and all other necessary paperwork are turned into the Athletic Office THIS week.  Check in with Athletics if you are unsure.  See Coach Wohlford in room 1420 with any questions.

Women’s Empowerment Club will have a fundraiser in the commons during all lunches TODAY.  Proceeds will go to the Elkhart YWCA.  We will be selling pins, stickers, bracelets and hair extensions to raise awareness for breast cancer and domestic abuse.  We will have a professional onsite during lunch to clip in the extensions.

FREE PIZZA!!!!  Join us TONIGHT from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria to hear from Goshen College’s admissions department on how to achieve you college goals.  There will also be a lesson on how to check student grades and pizza will be provided. This workshop will be in English and Spanish.

Anyone interested in chess club should meet in room 1060 after school TODAY from 3:45 to 4:45 p.m.  Please see Mr. Cross with questions.

Bethel College will be here TODAY from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for on-site admissions in the guidance office.  They will waive you application fee and can give you an admissions decision THAT DAY!  Please come to guidance to sign up for a time slot and fill out your application beforehand.  See Mrs. Gomez Wengerd if you have any questions.

Stay In Bounds Ambassadors will make their first visits this week TODAY.  Please make sure you know your schedule, have your lesson plan ready and meet Mr. Kissinger at the welcome center immediately after 2nd period on the day of your visit.

The Senator Richard G. Lugar Scholarship Nomination Form is now available in the Guidance Office.  The requirements are a combined SAT of at least 1,000 or an ACT Composite Score of 22.

Winter season cheerleading tryouts will be TONIGHT at 6:00 p.m.  We will meet in the warehouse. This tryout will only be for girls.  GMen will be contacted at a later date.  All athletic paperwork needs to be turned into the athletic office to attend tryouts.  If you have any questions, please contact Coach Kristy via email at

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.

Online yearbook sales are set up!  All you have to do is go to and enter our school code (14723) to order your yearbook or yearbook ad.

Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m.  A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. (5:20 p.m. on Tuesdays) if you need a ride home.  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.

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.

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:

  • 11/7 Lake Michigan 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.



Student Council will meet TODAY in the auditorium during the 2nd session of SRT.

There will be a meeting for any student interested in the marine biology trip next Tuesday, October 31st during the 2nd session of SRT in room 3070.  If you have any interest in this trip, please plan to attend.  If you have interest in the trip but are unable to attend the meeting, please see Mrs. Weaver in room 3070.

There will be a mock trial meeting in room 2350 during the 2nd session of SRT on Thursday, November 2nd.

French Club will meet during the 2nd session of SRT on Tuesday, October 31st in room 2410.

If you are a girl interested in track & field this year we will have a pre-season call-out meeting on Tuesday, November 14th during the 2nd session of SRT in Whiteman Gym.  If you plan on participating this season or maybe you are considering trying something new then please attend this meeting.  Please make sure to bring your laptop to the meeting as well.  If you are unable to attend please see Coach Willis ASAP.





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