GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16, 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.

The RR tracks will be closed by Penguin Point starting TOMORROW.

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.

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!

There will be a call out meeting TODAY 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.

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.

Universal Tamal is currently looking to hire a waitress/waiter. You must be 17 years old, speak both English and Spanish and be able to work a maximum of 20 hours per week. For more information please call 534-3736 or stop by in person at 225 S. Main St. in Goshen.

Check GHS’s Student Council Twitter @stucoGHS to choose a theme for homecoming: Super-hero, Carnival or Jungle. This Friday’s football theme is Red-Out! Wear all red to support our team as they play Fairfield.

If you are interested in ordering Goshen Cheerleading apparel, please click on the following link. Online stores close on Sunday, August 20th.

Football Theme Nights:

  • 8/18    @ Fairfield                                  Red-Out
  • 8/25    home vs. Elkhart Central              Construction Worker or Wear Orange
  • 9/1     home vs. Elkhart Memorial           Hawaiian or Wear Green

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.

  • Wednesday, August 16th from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 17th from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday, August 18th from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 19th 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
  • 9/5               Purdue Poly-Tech
  • 9/7               Navy
  • 9/12              IUSB On-Site Admissions
  • 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 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 boys varsity tennis team defeated West Noble 5-0.

The girls JV and varsity volleyball teams both defeated Bremen.

The girls varsity golf team posted their best score in two years while playing at MapleCrest Country Club last night.  They shot a 229 with Olivia Thomas leading the way carding a 50, followed by Olivia Lehr’s 55 and Cat Hoover’s 57.  The lady golfers lost to Elkhart Central who posted a 204.  Olivia Thomas and Cat Hoover each had 16 puts for the 9-hole match.  This is a team best this year.

The girls soccer team kicked off their 2017 season last night with a 3-0 win over Elkhart Memorial. Senior Hannah Kurtz scored two goals to lead the Goshen offense. Jocelyn Valderrama added the final score of the night with her first varsity goal. America Esparza and Regan Mast assisted on the goals. The Goshen defense secured their first shutout of the year lead by keeper Madison Rittenhouse with nine saves.

The girls JV soccer team defeated Elkhart Memorial 7-0. In their first high school game freshmen Maddie Swallow and Joya Drenth each scored two goals to lead the Goshen offense. Lucy Kramer, Paulina Ortiz and Jocelyn Guevara also scored for Goshen. Joana Regalados, Lucy Kramer, Joya Drenth and Paulina Ortiz assisted on the goals.



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