GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, AUGUST 22, 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.

Attention Students:  Herff Jones will be here on Wednesday, August 30th during lunch and after school until 6:00 p.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.

The first boys basketball open gym of the fall will be Thursday night from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the main gym. All interested boys not in a fall sport need to have a physical and all paperwork on file with the Athletic Department before participating. For a full fall workout schedule, please see Coach Wohlford in room 1420 or Coach Davis in room 2300, or visit for a fall calendar.

Picture retakes will be on September 8th! Picture retake forms are available in the Main Office from Mrs. Wolfe if you did not have your picture taken the first day of school. If you did have your pictures taken and you want retakes, you need to bring your other pictures back in to the photographer. Even if you are NOT ordering pictures, if you missed picture day on the first day you MUST get your picture taken!

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.

Maple City Bowl will host tryouts for the RedHawk girls and boys bowling teams on Tuesday, September 5th from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Any questions may be directed to girls coach Terry Kercher at 534-7790.

The Maple City Multicultural Festival will be held on Saturday, August 26th from noon-6:00 p.m. at Rogers Park. There will be food, music, a scavenger hunt for grades K-5 and basketball skills clinics for K-adult. Please join us for what is sure to be a day of fun!

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.

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 next week, so DON’T delay!

The Teen Health Club meeting is postponed until Thursday, September 21st in The Guidance Office conference room. Wendy Cornell is out on maternity leave and we need a few weeks to get things in place. If you are interested in a health career or healthy life choices, please plan to attend next month and invite others to join us.

Football Theme Nights:

  • 8/25    home vs. Elkhart Central              Construction Worker or Wear Orange
  • 9/1     home vs. Elkhart Memorial           Hawaiian or Wear Green

Fall play auditions for All Because of Agatha will be held on Thursday in the auditorium at 3:45 p.m.  Please bring a pencil!

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:

  • TODAY                   St. Mary’s
  • 8/29                        National Guard
  • 9/5                         Purdue Poly-Tech
  • 9/7                         Navy
  • 9/12                        IUSB On-Site Admissions
  • 9/13                        Butler University
  • 9/19                        IPFW
  • 9/21                        Anderson University
  • 10/3                        Indiana Tech
  • 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 Tuesday:  All sophomores.
  • 2nd session of SRT on Tuesday:  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 TODAY. Any awesome cheer ideas?  See Mr. Kissinger!  Ra ra ree.

Attention, Freshmen!  Key Club will have a call out meeting TODAY 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 Thursday for all players during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym.  Please attend if you are thinking about playing softball in the spring.

French Club will hold its first meeting of the school year this month on Thursday, August 31st during the 2nd session of SRT in room 2430. The club is still looking for a freshman representative, junior representative and a secretary. If you are interested in any of those positions please contact Miss Mack before Friday, September 8th.



The boys tennis team improved to 6-0 with a 3-2 nail biter over Elkhart Central. It came down to Wes Beck at #1 Singles who prevailed in a 3-setter as the last match on. Simon Myers at #2 Singles and Ryan Harmelink at #3 Singles had straight set victories in the first two matches done to get things started for the RedHawks. Austin Peeler at 1 Singles, Josh Haimes and Axel Brown at 1 Doubles, and Carlos Lichty and Braxton Kincaid at 2 Doubles had tiebreaker wins for the JV. Austin Cain also had a win for the JV who suffered their first loss of the season.



The boys JV and varsity soccer teams will host Westview. JV plays at 5:00 p.m., followed by varsity at 6:45 p.m.

The girls JV and varsity golf teams will travel to play against Northridge and Plymouth at 5:30 p.m.

The girls freshman volleyball team is hosting Northwood and Concord at 5:30 p.m.

The girls JV and varsity volleyball teams will host South Bend Riley. JV plays at 6:00 p.m., followed by varsity at 7:00 p.m.

Go RedHawks!