GHS ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
Students: Please have your computers tomorrow. You will be voting on the names submitted for the new mascot during the 2nd block.
Lost & Found: If you have misplaced something please consider checking in the lost and found located at the Welcome Center. These items are piling up quickly! If you’ve lost a phone, jewelry or glasses please see Mrs. Stealy in the main office.
IB registrations forms are due on October 15th. Please turn them in to Mrs. Haney in the main office. Although you can pay in full when you turn in the form, this is not required. If you have questions, see Mr. Nichols in 2360 or Mrs. Collins in the library.
Honey’s Supports Goshen High School! Please visit Honey’s on Wednesday, October 14th. Honey’s will donate 20% of your purchase to GHS when you present a coupon at check out. Coupons are located in the main office and in Guidance.
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, Lucas Kauffman, or in the main office. The paperwork should be turned in the first time you attend.
Jim Whittaker from Goshen College is running sports performance every Monday and Wednesday after school from 4:00-5:00 p.m. at the GHS track for all GHS student athletes not currently in a fall sport. This is a great way to improve your athleticism! You need a current physical exam and concussion paperwork on file in the athletic office to join. See you at the track!
It’s time to order your 2015-2016 school yearbook. The cost of the book is $45 until December, meaning the best time to buy is now! You can find order forms at the RedZone, in the main office, library and the guidance office. Order before October 30th and you can be entered in a drawing to win a free yearbook. 2nd place will receive $5 in RedZone bucks. We will announce the winners on Friday, October 30th.
JAG is sponsoring a trip to Ancilla College on October 15th for juniors and seniors. Lunch and transportation will be provided. The permission slip can be picked up from Ms. Hollinger in Guidance and returned to her when it’s signed. It is first come first serve, and there are limited spots available, so don’t delay!
The GHS Fall play (Anne of Green Gables) will be presented at the Downtown Goshen Theatre. Show times are: Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. The cost is $5 for students and $7 for non-students.
IUSB will be here on Tuesday, October 13th for an on-site admissions visit. Your application fee will be waved, you may qualify for a $500 scholarship and you will receive an admissions decision on the spot. Please sign up in the guidance office.
There will be a Swimming and Diving call-out meeting on Thursday, October 15th in the cafeteria from 3:45-4:30 p.m. If you have any questions please email Coach Long at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The GHS Spell Bowl team needs more members! Any and all students are welcome to be a part of Spell Bowl. Please see or email Ms. Lisa Caskey in room 3130 for details.
The guidance office has received the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship. Please stop in for more information.
Friday’s theme is superhero! Show us your fabulous capes and hero outfits!
Key Club members: The Fall Rally and Lock-In is this Saturday at 7:00 p.m. The cost is $10 at the door, and you must register online before Saturday. Email Mrs. Dillman if you have any questions.
IHSAA Student-Athlete Tip of the Week: What traits do you possess that set you apart from the other athletes in your sport? Do you give much thought about the little things that could make a big difference in your performance and playing time? Too many times young athletes get caught up in the physical portion of their sport, forgetting about the importance of a good mental approach as well. Setting yourself apart from others mentally might be the key for more success and more playing time. So concentrate on playing smarter by limiting your turnovers (regardless of your sport), and do away with foolish mistakes and mental errors. While no one is perfect, making fewer mistakes because of your mental toughness will give your coach the confidence to count on you when the going gets tough!
The Goshen Public Library doesn’t just lend books! We also offer FREE activities for young adults. 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! And, of course, we’ll also have hot chocolate and coffee. Thursday, October 15th is our Pages & Popcorn Club from 5:30-8:00 p.m. We’ll talk about the books Cinder and Bound–both based on the Cinderella story–and watch the new live-action version of the movie. You can still sign up to get a free copy of the book! Looking for something to do on a Friday night? At Nerd’s Night Out on October 16th, bring your friends to the Leaky Cauldron for a Harry Potter-themed party and tournament from 5-8:00 p.m. There will be food for all and prizes for the winners! Finally, our regular programming will conclude this month with the Crafty Bandits on Monday, October 26th from 4-6:00 p.m. where we’ll have snacks and decorate mugs. To sign up, or for more information about our programs, stop by the library or check out our website, Facebook or Twitter.
Congratulations to the Crimson Marching Band for winning Class A and capturing all caption awards (best visual, best music, best general effect) and Grand Champion of the Plymouth Harvest Festival of Bands!
Got plans for Fall Break? The Goshen Public Library does! If you’re in 6th-12th grades, we’re having programs Monday-Thursday for you from 2-5:00 p.m. during Teen Read Week based on a travel theme. Monday we’ll have an International Iron Chef cooking and menu design competition; Tuesday is Ticket to Read with a travel-themed board game, scavenger hunt and art activity; Wednesday is all about time travel with a Back to the Future Day and an interactive viewing of the classic movie; and Thursday we’ll learn about biomes around the world with a nature walk, terrarium building, and an art project. Sign up yourself and a friend today for fun and snacks at the library over Fall Break!
MEETINGS DURING SRT:
There will be a call out meeting on Tuesday, October 13th for anyone (including GMEN) that is interested in winter cheerleading (basketball season) during the 2nd session of SRT on the upper deck in the main gym. If you are unable to attend the meeting please contact Coach Sloan.
There will be a meeting next Tuesday, October 13th during the 2nd session of SRT for all students interested in the marine biology trip this coming spring break. The meeting will be held in room 3050. If you have an interest please plan to attend this meeting.
The boys tennis team advanced to the Regional finals with a 5-0 win over West Noble. No position dropped a set.
The girls JV volleyball team defeated Bethany 2-0.
The girls varsity volleyball team defeated Bethany 3-2.
The boys varsity tennis team beat West Noble 5-0 and plays Dekalb tonight at 5:00 p.m. for the Regional championship. We still have some seats available on the bus for any JV players that want to come watch, so just let Coach Love know if you want to go. It would be great to have a huge crowd there!
The varsity girls soccer season came to a close last night with a tough 1-0 loss to Northridge in the first round of sectionals at Concord. Senior Alyssa Hershberger finished out her career at GHS with another strong performance securing 11 saves for the Lady Redskins. Goshen says goodbye to seniors Alyssa Hershberger, Xenia Isaula and Catherine Loera. The girls final team record stand at 8-6-3. Thanks to everyone who came out and support the girls this year!
IN SPORTS ACTION TODAY:
The boys varsity soccer team will compete in Sectional Semifinals vs. Memorial at Elkhart Central at 5:00 p.m.
The boys varsity tennis team will compete in Regionals vs. Dekalb at 5:00 p.m. at Concord.
Good luck gentlemen!