GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016

GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2016

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Thank you to all who visited Bob Evans last week in support of GHS! Your support is appreciated!

All physical education and fitness classes at GHS will be swimming starting today through February 26th at the new aquatics facility on the Goshen Middle School campus. Students should be prepared to travel to GMS by arriving to class on time with proper swimming clothes.

Are you a junior or senior interested in a college visit on February 23rd to visit Indiana Tech University in Ft. Wayne? There is no charge and lunch will be provided by the university. See Ms. Hollinger in Guidance for permission slips. Spots are limited so don’t waste time!

The Career Center field trip has been rescheduled for March 3rd.  We will leave at 9:20 a.m. and return by 11:45 a.m. Please meet at door M by 9:15 a.m. that day. Only students who turned in their permission slip and are on the list in Guidance can go. The bus is full, so we are not able to add anyone else to the trip.

Please stop by the commons during lunch if you are interested is speaking to the following:

  • 2/22 Southwestern Michigan College
  • 2/29 Army
  • 3/1 Purdue PolyTech

Super Mileage Club will meet on the following dates: February 23rd & March 8th and 22nd. Times are 7-8:15 a.m. and/or 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Boys basketball theme nights:

  • Friday, February 19th Black-Out
  • Saturday, February 20th Jersey

Honoring the Tradition of the GHS Mascot: On February 20th, prior to the home GHS Boys Basketball game vs. LaPorte, Goshen Community Schools will host an open house to honor our proud tradition at the Goshen Redskins. The open house will be held from 4:30-6:00 p.m. in the GHS cafeteria. The open house will have memorabilia from our many years as the Goshen Redskins, the unveiling of a design for a commemorative display case in the GHS athletic area, the unveiling of a commemorative plaque and the induction of “the Chief” into the GHS athletic wall of fame.

Goshen Public Library offers several FREE activities for young adults monthly in grades 6-12. You are invited to 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 the teen café! We’ll have hot chocolate and coffee! We also have two NEW clubs continuing in February! Weebz Anonymous, our manga club, meets first and third Wednesdays from 4-5:00 p.m. and Courageous Pages, our creative writing club, meets fourth Wednesdays from 4-6:00 p.m. in the teen area. Our regular monthly programming continues on Thursday with our Pages & Popcorn club from 5:30-8:00 p.m. We’ll talk about the book Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist and watch the movie. Nerd’s Night Out: Music Nerd Night happens Friday, February 26th from 6-8:00 p.m. with karaoke and a “name that tune” game with pizza and prizes.  Finally, our regular programming will conclude this month with the Crafty Bandits, which will meet on Monday, February 29th from 4:30-6:30 p.m. to have snacks and learn how to melt crayons with hairdryers to make interesting art. To sign up or for more information about our programs, stop by the library or check out our GPL Teens webpage, Facebook or Twitter.

Seniors: Ivy Tech will be here on Tuesday, February 23rd from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. for an onsite admissions visit.  Find out on the spot if you are accepted!  Stop in guidance to sign up.

The Boys & Girls Club will host FAFSA Night on February 23rd from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Learning Center. This is open to high school seniors and your parents. Get a jump start on your financial aid for college! Please bring your tax return if you have finished your taxes.

If you are looking for full time employment working 2nd shift, visit Crane Composites at 2424 E. Kercher Rd. to fill out an application in person. You can also call 534-0010 if you have any questions about the positions that are available.

Due to no school last Thursday, the February planning meeting for Stay In Bounds ambassadors is today during the 2nd session of SRT in the main gym.  Students will make their normal February Thursday visits to elementary schools this Thursday, and the Tuesday visits will be next Tuesday, February 23rd.

The Unified Track & Field fundraiser for Indiana Special Olympics will be this Friday night during the boys basketball game.  Students will be at a table during lunch periods answering questions about this program.  Get involved GHS!

Attention Students:  Do you need to perform community service this semester?  The Feed the Children Distribution Warehouse and Teacher Store in Elkhart needs volunteers for two hours this Saturday, February 20th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to help sort and package donations of books and school supplies.  Students will need to have a signed waiver and their own transportation.  Email Mrs. Dillman at adillman@staff.goshenschools.org if you can help or would like more information.

 

MEETINGS DURING SRT:

 

SPORTS SCORES:

The boys freshman basketball team defeated Penn 29-18. Goshen was led in scoring by Bryant Robinson with 13 points and Eric Newell with seven points.

The JV boys basketball team won 25-24 at Wawasee. Lucas Bontreger led the RedHawks with 10 points and Simon Myers added seven.

The varsity boys basketball team won 68-57 at Wawasee on Friday night. CJ Detweiler led the RedHawks with 22 points and seven rebounds, while Brady Becthel added 18 points and five assists. Mitchell Walters added 11 points and Colton Potter contributed eight.

The boys freshman basketball team defeated Concord 33-22. Goshen was led in scoring by Porter Revoir with 12 points, Eric Newell with nine points, Joseph Good and Bryant Robinson with five points each and Ben Bontrager-Singer with two points.

The boys freshman basketball team defeated Plymouth 47-26. Goshen was led in scoring by Joseph Good with 12 points, Eric Newell with 10 points, Porter Revoir with eight points, Bryant Robinson with seven points, Ben Bontrager-Singer with six points and Jesus Mata and Austin Cain with two points each.

 

IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:

(No events scheduled)