GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017                                 


If you still need to pick up your graduation tickets see Mrs. Stealy or Miss Huicochea in the main office.

Seniors attending the senior walk need to bring their caps and gowns to school TOMORROW. You will be dismissed at 9:56 a.m. with the GTV bell and should put on the caps and gowns and head to door M.

Juniors:  Don’t forget to turn in your consent form by the end of next week if you are planning to take part in the Work Ethic Certification program during your senior year.  Forms are available in the main office with Mrs. Wolfe.

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.  If you are getting one over summer break, please refer to the sign posted at door M as to what our summer hours are.

The Elkhart County 4-H Fair will host Education Day on Friday, July 21st. On Education Day, all students can get into the 4-H Fair at no cost until 3:00 p.m. by just showing your 2016-17 school ID!  College students are also included in the promotion.  Students must enter at the main gate. There will be displays from local colleges, educational things for you to do (including drones that you can fly) and local high school groups will perform throughout the day.

Come to the Red Zone TODAY and play Wii!  If you get 1st place in Mario Kart you win a prize!  This is the last week of the Red Zone so enjoy it while it’s still open!

The Talent Show is here!  This year the Cowboy Up! Talent Show will be held at GMS on Friday from 7-9:00 p.m.  Come and enjoy the great GHS student’s performances. Don’t forget your cowboy costume!  Go all out, but make sure it’s school appropriate and follow the school dress code – no toy guns please.

REMINDER FROM THE CAFETERIA:  For the rest of the school year you will not be permitted to charge to your lunch account.

Need a health credit?  GHS is offering health this summer.  The class will be on Apex, and will be here at GHS.  See your counselor if you are interested in signing up.

The GHS cafeteria is offering free after school snacks THIS WEEK.  This program is only for students in after school activities on that day.  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 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks.

All seniors and juniors graduating early must attend graduation practice on the last day of school. The practice is on Friday, May 26th at 2:30 p.m. in the main gym.  You do not need to wear your cap and gown – just come to the main gym at that time.  Seniors not graduating or not planning to walk at graduation will remain in their SRT room at that time.

Reminder for Graduates of 2017:  Your school Gmail account will be closed soon after graduation…..probably by August.  If you want to save any files out of your Google Drive or Gmail you will need to copy or move those before August.

HELP WANTED:  We are looking for a motivated person who likes to work with people.  Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4-9:00 p.m.  If you are interested please contact Judy at the Spinal Adjusting Center at 250-3942 or apply in person at 2424 Peddlers Village Road in Goshen.

This year is the first year that summer PE will be offered to high school students.  You have until May 26th to enroll.  Summer PE runs from June 5th through the 28th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The cost to enroll is $80.  Students must provide their own transportation.

The good news:  Next year students from GHS will be visiting Italy and Spain over Spring Break.  The better news is that there is still room for a few more adventurers!  If you will be a junior or senior next year, and you’re interested in exploring the Vatican as well as the streets of Rome, Florence and Barcelona, see Mr. Zuber in room 8080 for more information.

MasterBrand Cabinets will be at the Elkhart County Job & Internship Fair TOMORROW from 8:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the RV/MH Hall of Fame.  Graduating seniors are invited to attend!

Please join us for ADEC’s Walk, Run or Ride a Bike on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. at Northridge High School.  You can register online at  On-site registration is also available.  The ride starts at 9:00 a.m.  Ride, walk or run and raise funds to support people with disabilities in Elkhart County!  The fee is $30 for adults and $15 for youth.  This year we are pitting local students against each other for a chance to win cash for their school.  The school with the highest participation rate will receive $500 to be used on its fitness program.  Simply register online as a “youth” participant.  When you pick up your packet you will find a ticket to cast your vote for your school.  May the best school win!

Seniors: If you are going to college this fall and have not filled out a green sheet that was passed around during M & M day, please stop in the guidance office to let them know what school they should send your final transcript to.  Please also let guidance know if you have received any scholarships.  Thank you!

The Goshen Unit of the Boys & Girls Club of Elkhart County has operated in four different sites this school year – Grace Community Church, First Baptist Church, Chamberlain Elementary School and North Goshen Mennonite Church.  We thank you all for your assistance and patience during this process!  We will begin our summer programs on June 12th in a beautiful, newly renovated and much larger club!  To give our staff time to prepare the newly remodeled club for summer programs our school year programs ended last week.  You are all welcome to join us in celebrating our opening during our Community Open House on June 10th from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at 306 Crescent St. in Goshen.  If you have any question feel free to call our office at 533-4793.  Thank you so much for your assistance and cooperation during the clubs transitional period!

Current Sophomores and Juniors who are interested in GHS’ annual trip to Stratford, Ontario for an inspiring weekend of theater should check with their English teacher or, alternatively, stop by Mr. Caskey’s room (3180) or email him at for more information.  We hope you join us!

Seniors:  If you still need to order a cap and gown you can visit their web site at to place your order.  If you ordered items and missed the cap & gown delivery day, please e-mail Mrs. Gardner to make arrangements to pick up your items.

The Ultimate Frisbee Club meets after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-5:00 p.m. on the administration field.  If you’re interested in learning how to play the sport of Ultimate Frisbee, you can pick up your required paperwork from Mr. Snyder in the choir office, Mr. Brubaker or from Lucas Kauffman.  The paperwork should be turned in to Lucas Kauffman the first time you attend.

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 5:20 p.m. if you need a ride home.  It will pick you up at door M.  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.



There will be a short meeting for all wrestlers TOMORROW during the 2nd session of SRT.  It is important that all wrestlers attend.  We will meet on the upper deck of the main gym.



The boys JV golf team lost to Plymouth and Northridge.  The team was led by freshman Joseph Narayan with a 57 followed by Derrick Stotts with a 59.  Martin Lyrvall shot a 63, Zack Barker 64 and Don Perry and Zane Barker 70.

The boys varsity golf team lost to Plymouth and Northridge.  The team was led by junior Peyton Cripe who fired a 39, freshman Jake Jennette 48, senior Will Gaby 50, senior Will Troyer 55 and freshman Ben Schneider 59.

The girls JV softball team defeated Northwood 4-2 in ten innings.  Grace Vance picked up the win allowing three hits and striking out 19.  Alexis Navarro hit two in the park home runs driving in all four runs.  Devin Shipley had two hits and Makayala Snyder also added two hits.

The girls varsity softball team defeated Northwood 2-0.  Kate Atkinson pitched a one hitter with six strikeouts while throwing the shut out.  AnaMaria Ramirez and Elkah DeVoe both had two hits apiece.

The girls track team competed at Sectionals at Warsaw High School on Tuesday night. Goshen was led by Jill Kissinger’s 1st place finish in the 300m hurdles, Suzette Rodriguez’s 2nd place finish in shot put, Riley Martin’s 4th place finish in discus, Kyrah Fletcher’s 6th place finish in long jump, Alayna Yoder’s 7th place finish in the 100m dash, Jocelyn Valderrama’s 8th place finish in the 1600m run, the 4×100 relay’s 6th place finish (Brandi Smith, Kyrah Fletcher, Remya Johnson, Alayna Yoder), and the 4×400 relay’s 6th place finish (Brandi Smith, Kyrah Fletcher, Alayna Yoder, Jill Kissinger). Jill Kissinger (300 hurdles) and Suzette Rodriguez (shot put) are automatic qualifiers for Regionals next Tuesday at South Bend Saint Joseph.



The girls varsity tennis team will host the 1st round of sectionals at 4:30 p.m.

The girls JV and varsity softball teams will host Northwood at 5:00 p.m.

The boys JV and varsity baseball teams will play at Northwood at 5:00 p.m.

Go RedHawks!