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May 6, 2016 - Daily Announcements


Senior Recognition response cards are due today and can be placed in the box on the front counter of the Financial Clerk’s Office.

Jostens will be at the JVS today, May 6th during all lunch periods for delivery of graduation orders.

There will be a VYC/Interact Meeting Friday, May 6th in Lecture Room A, 2nd period

Attention Summer Interns!! There is a MANDATORY meeting regarding the Summer Internship program next Thursday, May 12th at 8:45am in Quarry Room A. Important paperwork will be distributed at this meeting.

Seniors! There are still a few senior t-shirts left to purchase for $3. Stop by the Marketing Lab, Room B218 today to get them before they're gone! You are now allowed to wear the shirts every Friday, but school appropriate pants must still be worn! No jeans are permitted.

The Lorain County JVS Educational Foundation is pleased to announce its student representative members for the 2016-2017 school year: Abigail Hill, Julia Spondike, and Hailey Ferry. And a special recognition to our outgoing senior representatives Lawrence Freeman-Elom and Lyndsey Cornwell! Thank you to everyone that applied!

ATTENTION SENIORS!! Due to restraints on the end of year fees process, only cash, credit card or money orders will now be accepted. No checks will be accepted. Should you have a balance due, please plan on making those payments as soon as possible. If you need financial assistance with your fees there is a Student in Need Grant. Those applications are available in the Financial Clerk’s office or available to print via the JVS website. Keep in mind that unpaid fees either at the JVS or at your Associate School could prevent you from receiving your Certificate and/or Diploma.

Two summer ‘ACT Prep in a Day’ events are scheduled for Friday, June 3rd, and Friday July 22nd at Polaris Career Center. Additional information is available in Student Services.


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Amherst announcement shows are posted daily by 11am on both our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. Just go to YouTube and search Steele News Live and click on the proper date. As for the Facebook page, it's updated multiple times daily, has our entire episodes, has individual stories that can be viewed independently, and other info. The page is updated every time we have a show. They can also be viewed at 10am, 3pm, 6pm, and 11pm on Warner 97 in Amherst. We can also be followed on Twitter@SteeleNewsLive.

Senior graduation guidelines and 2016 information packets can be picked up in Student Services.

Below is the May schedule for Steele seniors:
May 5 & 6 - Jostens announcement delivery during lunch
May 20 - Senior Final Fees and Transcript Fees are Due. Pay at Steele High School
May 26 - 7:30 a.m. Senior breakfast at Steele High School in Cafetorium. 8:30 a.m. Mandatory graduation practice at Steele High School in North Gym.
May 28 - Graduation at 3:00 p.m. Students must arrive at 2:00 p.m. at Wolstein Center


Avon Local Schools announcements can be found by going to: http://www.avonlocalschools.org/students/announcements-high

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The Fusion Concert is Thursday!
Come to the final FUSION! concert of the year, featuring the AHS Jazz Band, A Capella Choirs, and Electric Orchestra! The concert is Thursday, May 5th at 7:00pm in the auditorium and is free of charge! If you've never been to a FUSION concert, you're really missing out! Come join us for an exciting evening of your favorite rock, jazz, metal, funk, and alternative music!

Hockey Player and Parent Mtg.
Hockey Players: The Avon Eagle hockey team will have a player and parent meeting on Thursday evening, May 5, 2016, at 7:00pm. Any students who are interested in playing hockey next season and a parent should plan to attend this meeting. Players and parents will meet in the Language Arts Lecture Hall, Room 226.

Prom Ticket Sales
Prom tickets can be purchased in the Commons during lunch periods for $85 each. Tickets will be on sale through May 13th during lunches and in Student Services until 3:30pm each day. Tickets will not be sold outside of those times. Make sure you have your "table captain" chosen so they can sign up your table during ticket sales! See Mrs. Reinker with any questions on prom.

Senior Awards Night is May 16th
Attention Seniors! If you received a letter for Senior Awards the wrong date is listed. Please note they will be held on Monday, May 16, 2016. RSVPs are due May 11th.

Volleyball Meeting
On Monday, May 9th at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium, there will be an informational meeting about Girls Volleyball for the 2016-2017 school year. This is a mandatory meeting for any female interested in playing volleyball the next school year and their parent and/or guardian. The meeting will be for all girls entering grades 7 through 12. Important summer information and try-out information will be discussed. See you there!

Friendship Group
The upcoming scheduled Friendship Group has been cancelled. The next Friendship Group Meeting will be Thursday, May 12th in room 134. We will be doing Video Game Day and Ice Cream Social as well as celebrating our Special Olympics participants and volunteers. See Mrs. Reinhard if you have any questions!

Happy Birthday This Week!
Thursday, May 5th: Paola Ayala Morales, Tori Czarek, Jeremy Haslage, Molly Heideman, Filip Niebrzydowski, Hunter Rehark, Madalyn Suscha and Vincent Urteaga!
Friday, May 6th: Tayshawna Holloway, Ryan Jones, Sean Kelley, Alyson Eundell, and Isabella Zokle!
Saturday, May 17th: Jenna Catanza, Chelsea Goforth, Hilary Mihalik and Ben Pocos!
Sunday, May 8th: Michael Beltz, Jordan Jones and Michael Klima!

Avon Lake

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Prom table sign-ups need to be completed this week. If you bought a ticket to prom, please stop by the cafeteria during lunch hours to sign up for your table. See Mr. Skierski in guidance if you have any questions.

Class officer and student council petitions are available all week at a table in the lunch area. Tuesday – Friday, petitions will be available on the student council bulletin board. All petitions are due to Mrs. Bottini or Mrs. Kozar by Friday, May 6TH.

Guidance - College Visits – Scholarships
Please visit our Guidance Webpage for up to date scholarship information. Visit www.avonlakecityschools.org; choose ALHS; hover mouse over students; choose Guidance; select the link on the left hand side titled Financial Aid & Scholarship Information.

Seniors! Community Service hours logged are posted on the community service bulletin board outside the media center doors. Please see Mr. Arra if you think there is an error. Please submit your hours for the service cord ASAP.

REMINDER: Any student interested in auditioning for senior speaker needs to submit a copy of their finished speech to Mrs. Sargent no later than 3:00 today, Thursday, May 5th. Topics for speeches need to reflect on the past and the speech needs to be no greater than 3-5 minutes in length. Auditions for the senior class speaker for this year's graduation are scheduled for 12th period and will be held in the PAC on Thursday, May 12th. Students that submit a speech MUST attend an audition during 12th period on Thursday, May 12th if they wish to speak at this year's graduation. See Mrs. Sargent with further questions.

Clubs and Organizations
Anyone wishing to apply for Model United Nations for the 2016-17 school year should see Mr. Schofield in room 202. Applications are due Friday May 13th.

Color guard, majorette, and drum major clinics are coming up on May 10, 12, 17 from 6-8:30 PM in the competition gym. Guard is open to anyone with no experience required. You can learn to spin a flag to become part of next fall’s marching band. We will train you. The tryouts are on May 19 at 3:30 PM in the gym.

Community Service
Attention all students interested in earning community service hours: Are you also interested in EXTREME racing? Huff and Puff Racing is hosting its annual obstacle race at Weiss Field to benefit The American Lung Association, May 21 and is looking for volunteers. See the community service bulletin board or come see Mr. Arra if you are interested in helping out.

Attention all students looking for community service opportunities Avon Lake Safety Town is looking for eager students to work with the young safety town participants this summer. For an application, see Mr. Arra or the Community Service Bulletin Board. Applications are due May 6.

Attention any students looking for community service hours this summer. Learwood is looking for students interested in running a book club and book discussions this summer around town. If this sounds like something you’d be into, see Mr. Arra in room 195 for more information!

Attention students looking for experience working in the political arena: Manning for Ohio is looking for volunteers and interns for Nathan Manning’s reelection campaign for the Ohio House of Representatives in this district. Volunteers and interns must be at least 16 years old.
This experience includes direct working experience with State Representative Nathan Manning in the form of: Knocking doors and distributing campaign literature, making phone calls, walking in parades and attending community events, assisting with social media and advertising, and Assisting with mailings. If interested in this valuable campaign experience, please respond to Tyler Yaple, Campaign Manager, at: yapletyer@gmail.com or (614) 309-2453

COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY THIS SUMMER: The Waterfront Wine Festival in Avon Lake at Veterans Memorial Park is looking for volunteers to set up before the festival. The event will be held on Saturday June 25th and we would be interested in as many volunteers that are willing to help in shifts between 10am-12pm and 12pm-2pm. Please know that there will NOT be any alcohol on the premises at this time. Help is needed for the following: Setting up/carrying/moving tables and chairs, placing linens on tables, helping to arrange centerpieces on tables, distributing recycling bins throughout the park, etc. Students can report directly to Jennifer Dalman at Veterans Memorial Park that day, and she can be reached at (216) 849-8149 to sign up or if you have questions.

Attention any student looking for summer service hours! The Lake Erie Nature & Science Center in Bay Village is looking for summer volunteers to read to, and with, children and to assist Summer Campers with Accelerated Reader computer quizzes and journaling activities. See the community service board or Mr. Arra if you are interested.

Child Care Needed: Family relocating to Avon Lake from Lakewood, looking for part time child care for 2 elementary aged children during the summer months at the home while parent works. The house is located within blocks of the high school and library as well as within walking distance of the Aquatic Center. Please direct all inquiries to shbyroads@sbcglobal.net or call (216) 408-3098.

Independence Village and StoryPoint of Avon Lake is looking for enthusiastic dedicated individuals to become part of their team! They are currently hiring Nursing Assistants to care for their residents. E-mail your resume to jobs@seniorvillages.com or call 248-769-6974.

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio is seeking applicants to work at their Resident Camps this summer. Interested in applying, please visit www.gsneo.org/careers and apply online.

Cleveland Sportservice is currently recruiting for part-time and seasonal positions at Progressive Field. Candidates must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays. All applicants will be subject to pre-employment background and drug testing. Currently hiring for: Bussers/Runners, Cashiers, Culinary, Servers, Warehouse/Utility. Apply online at: http://mlb.mlb.com/cle/help/sportservice_jobs.jsp OR send a resume to: clevebaseball@delawarenorth.com.


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Sheffield/Sheffield Lake Schools/Brookside High School announcements can be found by going to: http://www.sheffieldschools.org/brooksidehighschool_home.aspx

ALL Scholarship Information MUST BE TURNED IN TO MRS. ESCHKE BY MAY 25th
o From ANY University or organization…even if you are not accepting the scholarship!!!
o Need a copy of scholarship or an email from the organization or school
o Scholarships awarded at Awards Night (May 17) do not need to be turned in
o All scholarships will be announced at Graduation….IT IS A BIG DEAL
o You can drop it office at the BHS Guidance office or scan and email it to Mrs. Eschke

Also keep watching the SENIOR PAGE on the Brookside website for more IMPORTANT INFORMATION.


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Words of Wisdom: “Act as if it were impossible to fail.”

Senior Steak Fry will be Thursday, May 19th. Purchase your $5 tickets in the main office.
Bring your senior picture and have it displayed on the senior board in the main office.
Senior exams will be May 17th & 18th. Schedules are available in the main office.

Prom Tickets are on sale ALL DAY in room 109 until 3:00 pm. They are $65 each and include after prom. LAST CHANCE to buy tickets is FRIDAY May 6th! See Mrs. Williams in room 109 for details.

Bringing a guest to prom that doesn’t attend Clearview High School? Forms are available in the Main Office and must be returned no later than Wednesday, May 11th. You cannot bring a guest without this form!

If you want to save money, order early! Discounted prom picture forms are available in the main office. Forms & money must be turned in by Friday, May 13th.

Prom King & Queen nominations forms for SENIORS will be available from your English class or room 109. Please stop in to vote during homeroom, lunch or after school. Last day for nominations is Friday, May 6th.

Driver’s Ed classes will begin on Tuesday, May 31st. Flyers are available in the main office.

Sumer school will be June 2nd through June 22nd. Registration deadline is June 1st. Stop in the Guidance Office for more information.

There is a Latina Oral History Symposium on Saturday, May 7 at the South Side Lorain Public Library from 2-5pm. Join one of our own students, Terryl Crawford, in learning about our long and important history of Latina Lorain.

Conditioning for High School Cheerleading will be held Tuesday, May 10th from 3 to 5. All those interested should meet in the Clearview lobby at that time.

There will be girls’ basketball open gym Monday and Wednesday in the high school gym. This is for all girls interested in participating in basketball next season.

FRIDAY, May 6th
All Day Senior/ Faculty Exchange
4:00 pm Track AWAY @ Vermilion
4:30 pm Girls JV Softball HOME vs. North Olmsted
5:00 pm Boys Varsity Baseball AWAY @ Keystone
Boys JV Baseball HOME vs. Keystone
Girls Varsity Softball AWAY @ Lutheran West


10:00 am Boys JV Baseball HOME vs. Brooklyn
1:00 pm Girls Varsity Softball AWAY @ Brooklyn (double header)

MENU (salad bar available daily)
Friday Chicken patty, side salad, fruit and milk


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General Information: Don’t forget to sign up for donkey basketball! The sophomore class is sponsoring this fun filled, family friendly event on Tuesday, May 10 at 7pm. Teams are made up of 8-10 people, and you must be 16 and sign a waiver to participate. Sign up in the main office by Friday May 6. All riders must attend the mandatory meeting at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, May 10. Presale tickets will be available beginning today for $6 from any sophomore class officer. Tickets at the door are $8. Concessions will also be available. Have a great time riding or cheering on your classmates and teachers on and help out the sophomore class.

Guidance News: Senior Exit Surveys are due to the guidance office by Friday, May 6. After Friday, any information received from late exit surveys will NOT receive recognition at the Senior Awards ceremony on Tuesday, May 24.

All seniors who believe they should be graduating with an Honors Diploma, please sign up in the guidance office.

Attention underclassmen: There are still 6 FREE spots left for the ACT Boot Camp being held June 6 - 10 at CHS. Each participant receives an ACT Prep book. For more information, please see Miss Neff.

Students who have been selected to attend the JVS for the 16-17 school year should turn in their acceptance letter to Miss Neff as soon as possible.

Sports News: Varsity baseball team beat Brooklyn 5-4. Cody Reichard gets his 4th win & added a double. Sam Krizek & Jesse Lambert had 2 hits & a double. Raiders now 12-7 overall & 9-4 PAC.

Varsity Softball team defeats Fairview for the second time 11- 1.Winning pitcher Leah LaMonica with catcher Natalie Wilkins Top hitters Brooke White,Emma Seitz and Emily Berg with 2 hits each.

Belated Birthday wishes to
Ella Abbey on May 4
Attention Seniors: Jostens was at CHS on March 22 delivering caps/gowns and senior items. Remaining orders may be picked up from Mrs. Kobe during normal school hours. If you have a balance on your order please bring payment in cash to Mrs. Kobe in order to receive your items.

The 2016 yearbook can be pre-purchased for $65. Yearbook orders can also be placed at jostens.com.

Columbia Local Schools PTA is sponsoring a Night at the Crushers on Saturday May 14th @ 7:05 pm. All Tickets can be purchased online through the link listed on the website https://crushers.isportstix.com/order/group/Columbialocalschools-16/ Tickets are $9 a piece, last day to buy tickets is May 2. Download the flier for complete details.

All school fees were due on October 1. Extracurricular transportation will be denied for students with unpaid fees. If your family needs a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Kobe in the main office. Transcripts and report cards will also be held for any outstanding debt. You may pay your school fees through the payforit system online through the school’s website. You may also pay in the main office with cash, check or credit card in the main office at CHS.

Guidance News:
Attention all students and parents: Beginning April 5, 2016 and continuing for five consecutive Tuesdays, CHS will be administering state mandated tests. A letter was sent to residences on Friday, March 18. You may also view the entire letter here. All students involved in testing on the scheduled dates will report to school as usual at 7:30. Students not testing that day are to report by 10:30. Testing bell schedule was on the reverse side of the information letter sent home.
The Parent Portal in PowerSchool is now open. You may download the Mobile App. You will be prompted for a district mobile registration code which is ZZGS. The link for the App can be downloaded from the Parent Portal or found on the App store.

Sports News:Attention all girls basketball players. Open gyms will continue on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Spring athletes are committed to their teams in season. Good luck girls!

Any boys basketball players not playing baseball, lifting/open gyms will continue every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-8. Any questions or to get a schedule see Coach Taylor or Coach Marlette.

The Senior Picture banners that are hanging in the gym are for sale. If you would like to purchase your banner for $25 see Mr. Jump.

All athletes must have a current physical on file for the first mandatory day of practice. The 2015-2016 OHSAA preparticipation physical form is available here.

Miscellaneous: Are you a graduating senior and looking for summer work? Columbia Local Schools is hiring four student summer workers. Applicants must be 18, a high school grad or currently in college by June 13. The job is 8 hour days, includes a half hour paid lunch with hours 6:20am-2:30 pm. Hourly rate is $8.10. Send a letter of interest to Mr. Bansek at the Administration center through his email at bansekg@columbia.k12.oh.us

Swings and Things is hiring for seasonal workers. See the flyers posted around the school for details.

Ohio Department of Natural Resources which runs our state parks are offering seasonal positions. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. See online information for complete details.

Are you looking for a great way to spruce up your yard and landscaping and help Columbia High athletes as well. LANDMARK AND CHS ATHLETICS have teamed up for the Building for the Future Fundraiser! Just visit a Landmark Lawn and Garden Supply location in Strongsville, Avon or Westlake or shop online at www.LandmarkMulch.com. 6% of your total purchase will be donated to CHS when you choose any of their hundreds of bulk material items as well as pet supplies, animal feed, grass seed, hardware, etc and mention this fundraiser at the checkout of enter the promotional code online. See the flier for a listing of many of the items included, ordering information and promotional codes. This fundraiser runs between March 1 and December 31, 2016. Thanks for supporting Columbia Athletics.


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Operation Lifesaver:
A recent study reports that 1 in 3 autistic kids roam. Buy Sour Fizzy Fruit candy rolls from any LEO member to support Operation Lifesaver and help bring those kids home.

Please see the main board in the office for summer job opportunities. The National Association of College Bookstores in Oberlin is now hiring.

Lip Sync Battle:
Do you love pretend singing? Have you dreamed of being on stage? Are you prepared to give a hysterically epic performance? Student Council is looking for Lip Syncers and Groups - Students AND Staff - for the first ever LIP SYNC BATTLE! Interested acts pick up an application from Mrs. Biltz in Room 202W or 309W. The Lip Sync Battle will kick off our week of MORP activities. Contest will be Friday May 13th. Applications are due to Mrs. Biltz by Monday May 9th.

Attention EHS Science Club:
Our next science club meeting will be held Tuesday May 10th in room 235 right after school. Please turn in your fundraising money asap. Can't wait to see you there!

Attention students:
We are still in need of 100 student volunteers for this year's Special Olympics on May 13. The application deadline has been extended through this Friday. Applications are available in the Team 3 office or in room 215.

ACT Testing:
ACT deadline is Friday the 6th for those who plan to take ACT in June. Mrs. Valerie Howard from College Now will be in the Media Center all day on Friday to assist you. Please contact Mrs. Val for further questions at 284-5215.

Attention Seniors Planning on Attending College:
Free money for housing deposits for those that qualify and college application fees!!!!
Funds are going fast. See Valeire Howard from College Now

Less than 2 weeks left to order your copy of the yearbook for this school year. Only a limited number will be printed, so place your order by May 15th to reserve a copy. All orders must be placed by May 15th. Don’t miss out!

Attention Seniors interested in being Senior Class Speaker:
Your speeches are due to Mrs. Christian by today.

Are you attending LCCCC but did not qualify for the Trustee, Presidential, or Diversity Incentive scholarships? If your cumulative GPA at the end of the 1st semester is between 2.0 and 3.39, we have just the scholarship for you! The Bernell Helm Scholarship could be yours! Pick up applications in any team office, they are due before May 10th into your counselor.

Attention EPAC Team:
There will be a MANDATORY EPAC Team meeting on Wednesday, May 11, immediately after school until 4PM in the Theatre. EVERYONE MUST attend. Put it on your calendar now and make plans to be at the meeting.

Attention students:
The Elyria Parks & Recreation Department is accepting applications for individuals interested in working as an instructor for the 2016 Summer Safety Town Program. Applications are available from your team principal and must be returned to the Elyria Parks & Recreation Department by Friday May 20th. Please get your applications in early as we will limit the number of instructors that we will use this summer.

Attention College Credit Plus Students:
Lorain County Community College will be having a College Credit Plus Orientation at EHS in the Dining Hall (cafeteria) on May 9, 2015 at 3 pm. All students who plan to take College Credit Plus courses for the First Time must attend!

Debate Club:
Monday, May 9th at 2:45, will be our next meeting time, in Room 136. All are welcome. Snacks will be provided. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Farley or Ashley Kitko. Hope to see you there to discuss our next relevant topic.

Anime Club:
Hey Anime Club today is Final Fantasy Friday and our last noodle day of the year!


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The Amherst Rotary Club Scholarship is offering $3,000 to a FHS senior. The criteria for selection includes: Evidence of potential for success at a post-secondary institution, your record of voluntary service and financial need. Applications can be picked up in Student Services or found through your Naviance account. Applications are due by May 13th, 2016. Please see Mr. Wilde with questions.

Voting for Prom King and Queen for the 2016 FHS Prom, A Starry Night, is now available. Don’t get left out, voting ends on Friday, May 6th.

The Mr. Muth Memorial Volleyball Tournament, sponsored by Student Council, is coming up on Sunday, May 22nd! See Ms. Sparks or Katie Iwanek for information and team registration forms.

If you are planning to be a camp counselor for the Firelands Express Art Camp, we are having a very important meeting on Tuesday, May 10th, after school in the art room. Bring your t-shirts design ideas - we will be voting on the design we will use.
We are also in need of additional people to join in the fun and help with the camp! If you have an interest and are available the week of July 18th, join us on Tuesday!

Attention all seniors: Senior nomination forms are available for senior awards in Mr. Jones’ room, #108. Pick up your nomination forms today. All forms are due by Friday, May 20th. Also, while you are there, you will receive a form to have your baby picture or baby message (put in by your parents) put into the yearbook. The picture and message are each $5, and will be due by Friday, May 20th as well.

Attention all students, the final push for the yearbook is on! Yearbooks are a great way to remember your year, and can be purchased for $60. Don’t miss out on this edition. Order forms are available in Mr. Jones’ room, Room 108, or can be ordered online at www.jostensyearbook.com. Orders are due by Friday, May 20th.


The Miles 4 Kyle 5K Run/Mile Walk will take place at SAMS track on May 7th, application forms will be available in the main office, or you can register online at www.HermesCleveland.com , call 216.623.9933 for more information.

Reminder to all drivers that youth sports have started in the evening on the soccer practice fields on the north side of the building. Please use the main parking lot for all entering and exiting of the school. If you absolutely have to use the gravel entrance please drive slowly and safely as many young kids are around.

Reminder: The 4th quarter grades determine athletic eligibility for the fall. Students must pass 5 credits to meet the minimum scholarship requirements of the OHSAA. Please finish the year strong.

Girls’ soccer open gyms will be on Tuesday and Thursday nights, from 6-8 at the high school practice field.

Emily Holland
Noah Stevens


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Attention Seniors: There is a job opportunity available for summer! You can work up to 24 hours per week for $9 an hour at the Oberlin College bookstore. They are looking for students 18 years or older or students who are currently 17 and will be 18 before September 1st AND who will graduate in June. You must be able to do physical work to qualify for this job. See Mrs. Branzel for more details and for information on how to apply.

TODAY is the LAST DAY to purchase prom tickets. No exceptions! Each prom ticket is $40 and can be purchased during the lunch periods or after school until 3 pm in Ms. Stratton's room. Fees must be paid in order to purchase prom tickets. Out-of-school guest forms are due prior to prom ticket purchase. If you have prom questions, see Ms. Stratton.

Senior Superlative Winners: Please plan on stopping by Mr. Hogue's room after school TOMORROW to pose for your 2016 yearbook photos. If possible, bring props. For example, if you won "Best Hair," bring a comb and hairspray. See you Friday!

Any student who is interested in running for a class officer position, including president, vice president, treasurer or secretary, forms are now available in the office. Please note that the dealing to apply is Friday, May 13.

Are you involved in a school group or club? Are you involved in any outside groups or clubs? We will be having a meeting to discuss Relay for Life TODAY at 10am in the cafeteria. The American Cancer Society will be providing juice and donuts for the discussion. Staff please make sure that your officers/leaders/presidents are aware of this meeting! Thank you!!

Seniors: If you have any photos from the 2016 Senior vs. Faculty game, please upload them using the RePlayIt! App this week! We currently have NO photos from the event, so there is a very good chance the yearbook will be able to use any photo you share.

Calling all singers... it's not too late to audition for next year's choirs! Stop in the music room and see Mrs. Pearce any day before 1st or 2nd period to set up an audition time. Auditions must be completed by May 11.

If you are interested in playing high school soccer next year, please be sure to sign up on the sheet in the office! Off season conditioning practices will start in May.

The annual dodgeball tournament will be held May 10-13 during lunch periods. Students can register a team of 6 for $20. All registration forms and fees are due to Miss. Heffernan or Miss. Konya by Friday. See your activities teacher for a registration form.

If you were accepted to JVS for the 2016-17 school year, you need to return your signed "Intent to Attend" form to Mrs. Branzel or Ms. Redd by Tuesday, May 10.


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Seniors: The Lifeshare scholarship and Student Council scholarship applications are now available in Student Services. The deadline for application is Friday, May 20th. If you have any questions regarding these scholarships, see Mrs. Fisher or Miss Evin. If you’re a senior applying for the Midview Education Association’s Future Teacher scholarship, remember, the applications are due today.

ACT: You can prep for the ACT in just one day at the Polaris Career Center this summer. The sessions are 8:00-3:00 on Friday, June 3 or Friday, July 22. These $99 workshops include lunch! A five-week course is also available from 9:00-11:30 the week of Aug. 1 at the Cuyahoga Valley Career Center in Brecksville. For more details, visit student services or www.ActTestPrep.info to register directly.

JVS: If you received your letter of acceptance, you must sign the form stating your intent to attend JVS and turn it in to Ms. Katzbach by next Friday, May 13th. Failure to do so will cause you to lose your spot next year. Students who were wait-listed or not accepted still have time to apply for another program. The JVS has openings for qualified students in other programs. See your school counselor for more information.

Prom: This week is the last week to get your prom tickets for $55; next week the cost of tickets will increase to $60 each. The last day to buy a ticket is next Friday, May 13th. You can purchase these tickets at lunch and from Mr. T. DiFranco in room 124 before or after school. Guest forms are available in the main office. You cannot purchase a ticket for a non-Midview student without a completed guest form. Also, if you purchased your prom tickets before the picture forms from Woodard were here, they are available now. You can pick them up where they sell tickets at lunch. Check the bulletin boards for more information. After prom tickets will be available to buy starting Wednesday May 11. Forms for after prom are available in the main office now. Please stop by and pick one up if you are planning on attending after prom.

The 10th annual ARTastic Fest: Midview’s district-wide art show will be today in Kubuski Gym from 3:30-7:30. Admission is free and open to the public. This year we’ll be creating an art installation from donated items brought in by guests. Please consider donating summer toys such as sidewalk chalk, beach balls, hula hoops, jump ropes, bubbles or other new outdoor toys to help construct the art installation. Other events include art work on display completed by Midview students from pre-school through high school, raffles, food, face painting and make-and-take crafts for the kids. See you there!

The Midview track team is holding a kick ball tournament May 28th. Gather together 11-15 of your friends together for a team and register online by May 20th for your chance to be the champions! Forms are in the office main office.

Do you love Paint Ball? How would you like to win a $500 gift certificate for you and 10 of your friends to Synergy Woods in Grafton? The Midview Education Association will be selling raffle tickets through May 20th. 100% of the proceeds from this fundraiser go directly to scholarships for graduating Midview Seniors pursuing careers in education! Purchase your tickets from Mrs. Ward or Mrs. Passerello before or after school. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5.00.

Attention Seniors! It’s time to leave your legacy behind here at Midview. Grab a senior will form in the office or in room 116 and write down all of the things you’d like to leave to the underclassmen and teachers or share a special memory or two. Senior wills will be published in the final issue of The Midviewer. The forms are due next Friday, May 13.

FCA: The last FCA huddle meeting for the year will be today at the Grafton McDonalds. If you are eating, try to be there by 6:20. We will try to start by 6:30. Remember, if you need a ride from McDonalds to the high school, they will be available. Anyone is welcome. See Mr. J DiFranco or Mr. Hayhurst with any questions.

Happy birthday to Sarah and Steven Holzhauer, and Alexia Pasenow!

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The athletic department is collecting senior athlete’s pictures to put up on a bulletin board by our office. If you have an extra, please drop 1 off in our office and sign it on the back. Thank you!

Attention staff and students, today, May 6th, is National Superhero Lunch Lady Day! Please stop by the cafeteria and vote for your favorite lunch lady costume! Feel free to also thank them for their continued hard work in putting out great options daily in the cafeteria.

Attention all seniors prom tickets go on sale in the bookstore. You must have your school fees paid in order to purchase a ticket and the last day to purchase a ticket is tomorrow. No late tickets will be sold.

The countdown to graduation continues. The tickets for the Senior Awards breakfast go on sale in the bookstore on Monday for $10.00 per person. The last day to purchase tickets is Wednesday May 12. Plan ahead. There are no ticket sales at the door.

The Academic Awards Ceremony is Tuesday, May 17th . Please verify that you are on the list if appropriate and the number of Award years is correct by Tuesday, May 10 at the close of the school day. The Awards list is posted at the main office door.


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The deadline to register for the June ACT is Friday, May 6th. If you need help registering or qualify for a fee waiver, see Ms. Reynolds.

Post Office Food Drive
Postal service Food Drive is May 14 and postal workers could use some help unloading and sorting the food. Interested students should arrive at Christ Church location from about noon to 4PM. Any time will be appreciated.

Senior Artists
If you are a senior and you have taken art classes, you are eligible to apply for the Creighton Green Art Scholarship. This year two students will be selected for the scholarship. Application requirements have been emailed to you by Mrs. Camino. Please complete the application and email to Mrs. Camino by the May 20th deadline.

Mr. Baylis will be holding a banner design competition for OHS being named the 27th best high school in the state by Newsweek Magazine! There will be a $25 cash prize to the winning design! Deadline for entry is Friday may 13th

Blood Drive
OHS blood drive will be May 11 8:30 to 1:30, please sign up with Mrs. Tolbert brown, you must be 16 or over to participate

Marching Band
Marching Band switchover class will begin on Thursday May 12 at 3:30pm. Please let the music office know you are interested in participating so we can make sure you have an instrument to use.

Personal Project Kickball Game
Morgan Robinson will be hosting a kickball game for his personal project next Friday. There is no cost and anyone can play. Sign up and see if you get picked! Signups will be today during the lunch periods. See Mr. Sheffield or Morgan Robinson for any information about the game.

Yearbooks are disappearing quickly! Only 35 copies remain! Get yours before they’re gone!

Due to a mix-up at Josten’s Cap and Gowns will be delivered during lunches this Friday, May 6th!


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Tutoring: NHS is offering tutoring during DEN. Get a red DEN pass from your teacher and stop in the library for help. End of the year and final exams are just around the corner – get the help you need to finish the year strong.

• Senior Slide Show pictures (baby through senior picture) should be emailed to Jasmine.White@WelligtonDukes.org if you want to be included.

Summer School: Information about classes is available in the high school guidance office. Deadline for sign-up is June 10. See Mrs. Wyman or Mr. Gallion.

Yearbook Pictures: Mr. Messaros will be here Thursday, May 12th to take group pictures. This will include aides and senior superlatives. Pictures will be in the morning.

Choral Boosters will be having a Domino’s Night Friday, May 6th at our local Wellington Domino’s Pizza. Orders will help support the vocal music department.

Academic Awards: All students should check the lists posted outside the guidance office or the cafeteria bulletin board. Let Mrs. Wyman know of any changes by May 9.

Cheerleading: Packets and a sign-up sheet are in the office for anyone interested in cheer next year.

Sophomore Class Officer Petitions are in the high school office. Petitions and a written speech must be turned in to Mr. Clady by May 13th.

National Honor Society will be sponsoring the final Life Share Blood Drive of the year on Friday, May 6th from 8am-2pm. Sign-ups to donate will be next week during lunch mods in the cafeteria. You must be 16 years old to donate. A reminder that all usable donations will stay with Lorain county hospitals, so be a hero to a local person in need!

POST PROM INFORMATION: Those students that are attending post prom, please make sure you bring shoes or flip flops to walk from prom to the waterpark.

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