GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 15, 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.

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get there.

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.

All freshmen in band need to stay after school TODAY to be fitted for their concert uniforms in the orchestra room. Returning students who need a different size should attend this fitting as well.

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 after next week, so DON’T delay!

TODAY: Mrs. Husek’s American Experience students should take A lunch.

There will be a call out meeting TOMORROW in the faculty lounge at 4:00 p.m. for anyone interested in swimming and diving this season who is not in a fall sport.

Eby Ford Lincoln, Michiana’s only 5-star Ford dealer, in Goshen is currently taking applications for a part-time receptionist at their dealership.  Applicants should have a soothing speaking voice to answer phone calls, a good attention to detail, good working knowledge of computers and office software and good customer service skills.  Currently the hours needed are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5-8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.  Pay is commiserate with experience.  If you enjoy delivering world-class customer service in a newly renovated office and working in a fast-paced environment, consider joining the team at Eby Ford Lincoln.  To apply, send your resume to Renee LaShure or by mail at Eby Ford Lincoln, 2714 Elkhart Rd, Goshen, IN 46526.  No phone calls, please.

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Fall play auditions for All Because of Agatha will now be held on Thursday, August 24th in the auditorium at 3:45 p.m.

The American Red Cross is offering Lifeguard Classes on the following dates and times. Classes may end earlier than projected, but will not go over the listed time. You can only miss one class. All candidates must be 15 by August 16th. You can sign up on the Aquatic Center website at under Lifeguarding Class Registration. The cost is $100 if it’s your first time. If you are recertifying the cost is $50. Please call the Aquatic Center for more details at 574-538-3201.

  • Tuesday, August 14th from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 15th from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 16th from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 17th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 18th from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (recertification time)

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:

  • 8/22              St. Mary’s
  • 9/7               Navy
  • 9/12              IUSB On-Site Admissions
  • 9/19              IPFW
  • 9/21              Anderson University
  • 10/4              Wabash 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.



The Goshen Community Schools’ drug testing policy requires that students attend a drug education session on an annual basis.  We will use the following schedule to accomplish this requirement during SRT periods.

  • 1st session of SRT on 8/15/17:  All freshmen.  This will be followed by the Herff Jones class ring presentation 2nd session.
  • 1st session of SRT on 8/17/17:  All seniors.  This will be followed by the Herff Jones graduation packet presentation 2nd session.
  • 1st session of SRT on 8/22/17:  All sophomores.
  • 2nd session of SRT on 8/22/17:  All juniors.

Students will report to SRT before 1st session each day.  Juniors will report to the auditorium directly from wherever they spent 1st session on 8/22. Any awesome cheer ideas?  See Mr. Kissinger!  Ra ra ree.

Attention, Freshmen!  Key Club will have a call out meeting on Tuesday, August 22nd during the 2nd session of SRT.  If you would like to learn what Key Club is all about, join us in the cafeteria.  Attendance will be taken there.

Attention Softball Players: There will be an informational meeting for all players during the 2nd session of SRT on August 24th in the main gym.  Please attend if you are thinking about playing softball in the spring.



The Lady RedHawks traveled to South Shore Golf Course to participate in the Wawasee Invitational on Saturday. They finished in a tie for 10th posting a team 513. Olivia Lehr shot a 113 to lead the team.

Both the girls JV and varsity volleyball teams defeated West Noble.



Girls JV and varsity golf will host Elkhart Central at Maplecrest at 5:00 p.m.

Boys JV and varsity tennis will play at West Noble at 4:45 p.m.

Girls JV and varsity soccer will host Elkhart Memorial. JV plays at 5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:15 p.m.

Girls JV and varsity volleyball will play at Bremen. JV plays at 5:30 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:00 p.m.

Good luck to all of you!