PLEASE NOTE THAT SPANISH TRANSLATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE THIS WEEK FOR AFTER HOURS…..Homework help is available every Tuesday and Thursday in the media center from 3:45-5:00 p.m. You must be in the media center by 3:50 p.m. in order to stay for this, and dismissal times are at 4:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. You are expected to exit the building through door FF, which is located by the stairs just down from the media center. A bus will be available around 5:10 p.m. if you need a ride home. This bus is for students who stay for after-hours help ONLY. It will pick you up at the south end of circle drive by the flag pole. 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.

GHS girls soccer senior captains all received conference awards this week.  Congratulations to Aniya Hartzler and Maggie Gallagher in being named to the NLC all conference girls soccer team!  Kyrah Fletcher was named an honorable mention selection.

Today’s link for announcements:

Congratulations to Ciro Aguilar for being named to the First Team All District Boys Soccer Team this Fall!  Ciro was voted as one of the top soccer players in the area and will be playing in the District All Star games November 17th-18th at North Central High School in Indianapolis. Ciro Aguilar, Sergio Gonzalez, and Ricardo Vargas have been named as NLC all conference players. Efren Ortega was NLC Honorable Mention.

Key Clubbers, do not forget to get your t-shirt order in by Friday!  If you have not turned in your application, you still can – it is just $20 now.  If you need an application or t-shirt order form, they are on the bulletin board outside room 1170 across from the media center.

GERMAN CLUB: Remember that Toblerone, Haribo, and t-shirt orders are due this Friday!  Turn in your money and paperwork to Mrs. Bruder, Mr. Collins, or Mr. Graves.  Our next meeting is Tuesday, November 6th.

The Crimson Marching Band will perform Saturday at East Noble High School. Their performance time is 9:20 p.m.

If you are interested in being a wrestling manager please contact Coach Pickard.

French Club: T-shirt order forms can be picked up during SRT in room 2430 or during your French class! Completed forms and money are due at the NEXT MEETING on Tuesday, November 6th, or can be turned in to M. Hobbs or Mlle Mack any time before then.

Students and Teachers – Please return all completed flu shot forms to Nurse Wendy.

Attention Seniors:  If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown yet, you still have time before the price goes up.  Herff Jones will be back to take orders on Thursday, November 1st before school.  You can also order online at

GHS presents Agatha Christie’s Appointment With Death on November 16th and 17th at 7:30 p.m., and November 18th at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors 65 and older, and $20 for families. They can be purchased at the door.

You are under no circumstances allowed to lock your bike up to any fence or gate on school property. There has been a problem with students specifically doing this along the fence/gate to the soccer fields. If you continue to do this, your lock will be cut, and your bike will be removed. There are bike racks available, and they should be used. Thank you for your cooperation with this! Bajo ninguna circunstancia se permite que se aseguren las bicicletas a ninguna reja o puerta de sea propiedad de la escuela. Ya hubo un problema con los estudiantes que específicamente están haciendo esto a lo largo de la reja/puerta del campo de fútbol.  Si continúan haciendo esto, el candado será cortado, y la bici será quitada.  Hay bastidores para bicicletas disponibles para ser utilizados.  ¡Gracias por su cooperación con esto!

YOU MUST BE STAYING AFTER SCHOOL FOR SOMETHING TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS – 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 3:50 p.m. to hand out the snacks. All students picking up the healthy snack after school will need to eat their snack in the cafeteria.  We appreciate your cooperation with this adjustment that is mandated by the state of Indiana in order to continue this program.

The 2018 yearbook has arrived! The books are being delivered to the SRT of the student who purchased the book. If the student is not in SRT, the book will be returned to room 1400. There are a few extra books that can be purchased for $45 in room 1400. Students may pick up books for siblings or graduates in room 1400. If you are a parent who will come in to pick up a yearbook for your graduate, please e-mail Susan Long at to make arrangements for her to leave it with Mr. Huser at the Welcome Center.

After school, it is expected that all students exit the building by 3:50 p.m.  If you have an after school activity, you should report to the sponsor’s room responsible for that activity by 3:50 p.m. You are not to remain in the hallways or commons after 3:50 p.m.  Thank you for your cooperation with this request.

Free/reduced lunch forms are available in the bookkeeper’s office, in the cafeteria and in guidance. Please pick one up if you need it!

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, valid registration, valid proof of insurance (this means that none of these can be expired), and $5.  OJ has started tagging vehicles without parking permits, so please make this a priority. You don’t want to be the proud new owner of a big orange sticker.

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.

If you are a student that leaves the building at any time during normal school hours then you must have a sticker on your ID if it’s for a class (PACT, Building Trades, EACC, Merit, shortened schedules, Red Zone, internship, yearbook, etc.) that indicates that or a blue pass from the office indicating that you have permission to leave. Building Trades, EACC and Red Zone students are also required to sign out at the Welcome Center before leaving. You can get this sticker in the main office from Mrs. Wolfe or Mrs. Kuiper.

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                                       Purdue Poly-Tech, South Bend
  • Tuesday, November 13th              Olivet Nazarene University

Just a reminder that if you are coming to see Ms. Tovar you need to check in with the staff in the main office and fill out a request to see her. She will send a white pass for you as she has time. Please do not cut through the nurse’s office to get to her. You need to enter through the main office.



Creative Writing Club: Our next meeting is TOMORROW in room 2430 during the 2nd session of SRT. We will be prepping for NaNoWriMo! If you don’t know what that is, no worries! We will have a short presentation about NaNoWriMo and then set goals, look at prompts, play some speed games, and start writing! Also, don’t forget to bring a ten line poem without the letter T about fall/Halloween. Hope to see you all there!

There will be a meeting for all students interested in the marine biology trip during the 2nd session of SRT on Tuesday, October 30th in room 3070.  If you have any questions about the trip, please see Mrs. Weaver in room 3070 or her office in room 3030.





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