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April 23, 2014 - Daily Announcements


Job postings have been STREAMING into the Career Services Office and can be viewed ONLINE at www.lcjvs.com/Employment/Local Job Postings.

The JVS Greenhouse will open for sales on April 28, 2014 will remain open on school days until May 16th or we sell out whichever is first. Hours will be: 8-10 am and noon-1:30. We will not be open on May 1 or 2nd we. We will also be open on Saturday May 10 from 8-noon.

Summer Internship candidates have been selected. See Mr. Elliott in Career Services for further instruction or questions.

* MIDVIEW Prom Ticket Sales will take place at the JVS TODAY - Wednesday, April 23 during lunch periods.
* There will be a meeting for all Wellington seniors TODAY at 2:00 in Quarry Room A. If you cannot attend the meeting, stop by the Students Services Office to pick up your voting form!

Careers in the Military: Are you interested in attending West Point, the Air Force, Naval, Merchant Marine, or Coast Guard academies? Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior? If so, this event is for you! Northeast Ohio Military Academies Informational Seminar is being held on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Horizon Science Academy, 6000 Marginal Road, Cleveland, OH. Present at this seminar will be military liaisons from each of the military service academies as well as Academy Coordinators from Senator Brown’s, Senator Portman’s, Congresswoman Fudge’s, Congresswoman Kaptur’s, and Congressman Renacci’s offices. These speakers will present information about the academies and the application process. Please RSVP to Senator Sherrod Brown’s Office at 216-522-7272.

Attention all students and staff! The Oberlin Service Unit of the Salvation Army is in need of our help! LCJVS is sponsoring a non-perishable and personal items drive through the month of April. The pantry is in desperate need of non-perishable food items, as well as snacks such as pudding, granola bars, cookies, crackers, etc… Toilet tissue, paper towels, Kleenex, bar soap and other personal grooming supplies are also in need. How does this work? Simply bring in your donations before school or during lunch periods. For each item you bring in, your name will go into a drawing for a $25.00 Wal-Mart gift card. If your class or program would like to compete for a $50.00 pizza party, simply donate cash or product. Show your LCJVS pride and “Do Something” GREAT!



 Black, Blue or Khaki Pants (no blue jeans)
 Uniform Shirts
 No Specific Shoes Required
No skirts, shorts or sweat pants, or leggings.

* Students may wear their lab uniform to lunch if they have an all day lab (Culinary).
* Spirit Days will occur every Friday for students to wear jeans and any school-appropriate shirt of their choice (change effective 2nd semester).
* Students should not be encouraged or permitted to cut off sleeves on uniform shirts. A new shirt will need to be purchased if this occurs.
* Students are not permitted to wear any outerwear that is not part of the JVS uniform requirements (coats) during the school day.
* School Administrators will make the final decision on whether clothing is school appropriate.


Amherst High School is trying to identify which graduating seniors are going into the military. They will be given a special tassel to wear at graduation. Please let Mrs. Sarringhaus know your military plans ASAP.

Amherst announcement shows are posted daily by 11am on both our YouTube channel and on our Facebook page. We can also be followed on Twitter@SteeleNewsLive. In the near future they'll be on the Steele Website as well. They can also be viewed at 10am, 3pm, 6pm, and 11pm on Warner 97 in Amherst.

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.


Avon Local Schools no longer run a morning report of announcements but instead post our announcements in real time as they come in. Our announcements can be found by going to: http://www.avonlocalschools.org/students/announcements-high

A message to all of the AVON JVS students that the deadline to order a yearbook is quickly approaching. The order website is jostensyearbooks.com or toll free number is 1.866.282.1516.

Avon Lake

Avon Lake will be hosting its “Sale by the Lake” Saturday, May 3rd, from 8:00am to 3:00pm. Find everything “from the formal to the funky and the exquisite to the weird!” Admission before 9:00am is $4.00, admission after 9:00 is $2, and children under 12 are free.

BAND CONCERT WEDNESDAY, 7:30 PM IN THE PAC: The concert includes the Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band with a grand finale of combined bands performing Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever!

Congratulations to this quarter’s Renaissance students. You should receive your invitation Thursday, April 24 if you qualified from the third marking period. Please bring your invitation to the Commons Friday, April 25 during your lunch period to have a delicious ice cream sundae.

This year’s prom “Dancin’ Away with My Heart” is being held at Delucas Place in the Park on May 17, 2014 starting at 6:30pm. Prom tickets will be on sale today, through Friday, April 25 during lunch periods. If you are riding a bus, you must purchase your ticket by Friday, April 25TH. We will sell tickets on April 28TH and 29TH to non-bus riders only. Tickets are $45 and checks only will be accepted. You must purchase tickets in advance. Make checks out to Avon Lake High School. You also need to turn in a contract the day you purchase your tickets. Contracts are available this week on the junior bulletin board near the assistant principal’s office and will be available next week during lunch periods. If you are inviting an out of town guest, please get the necessary forms in the office. Luxury buses will be provided on a first come first serve basis and signups will be next week when you purchase your prom ticket. There is no Grand March this year. If you are riding a bus, you must be loaded on the bus by 6:00pm. Please see a class officer, Mrs. Bottini or Mrs. Rudkin with any prom questions.

“BUCKLE UP BOWL”…..Just a reminder to ALWAYS buckle up! We are two weeks away from our final survey and Officer Hurd is looking for no less than 100% of students, faculty, staff AND parents to make sure that everyone is buckled up coming to and from school.

In honor of EARTH DAY, Environmental Club will be holding a BAKE SALE today, Tuesday, April 22nd through the end of the week or until all baked goods are sold during lunch periods!!! All bake goods cost 50 cents each and profits will go toward continuing our recycling efforts at ALHS. Help us make a difference!

Miss Tomlin’s class is working on the APL drive, collecting items for the "Friendship Animal Protective League". Among the items that could be used are:

Old towels, paper towels
Dog and cat food
Kitty litter
Dog and cat toys
Dog and cat treats

This year-we are also selling "PAWS". The paws are donations you can buy for $1.00. The paw prints will be put on our big bulletin board in the hallway of the high school. We will be collecting through April and beginning of May. Our pick-up days in the high school are May 2 and May 9th. You can send any donations to Room 120 at the high school or put in boxes which will be in the high school building.

ALHS Class of 2016 and Marco's Pizza are working together to raise funds for your group on the following dates: Monday, May 12, 2014 and Monday, June 2, 2014. On these dates, call in to place your carryout or delivery order anytime during normal business hours of operation (11:00am to 11:00pm) with Marco's Pizza. When placing your order, be sure to mention that your order is to benefit ALHS Class of 2016. Marco's will then donate 15% of your order amount to ALHS Class of 2016. If you order online Marco's will donate 20%. Tell your friends, family & neighbors. The more orders we get, the better. Coupons are available the following ways: on the ALHS webpage, will be distributed to students during lunch periods, and also be placed in staff member’s mailboxes. When ordering online, please make sure that do the following, otherwise, your order will not benefit any of these three fundraisers!!!

In order to place an order online and get credit on these select days:
Click on School Challenge
Select "Class of 2016"
Click in dropdown box
Place order as usual


Seniors – You are probably asking yourself, “Where can I find all the information I need for the end of my senior year and graduation?” Well… your very own copy of the Senior Newsletter has this information and has been mailed to your house! Check your mailbox daily, and when you receive it, open it up and read it from cover to cover. DON’T throw your newsletter away until after you have your diploma in your hand. If you can’t wait to get a hardcopy in the mail you can view it at http://www.avonlakecityschools.org/files/announcements/attachments/Senior_Newsletter_-_Important_Information_-__Class_of__2014.pdf right now! This newsletter is chocked full of information including but not limited to Prom and Commencement information and tickets, event times and dates, alumni information, final exams and much, much more. Don’t be left out – read your newsletter today.

Senior Superlative Tickets are now on sale. Senior Superlative Awards will be presented Thursday, April 24th starting at 6pm. The cost is $6.00 which includes dinner and the senior class video. If you have any questions please see your class officers or Mr. Smylie in room 243.

Attention Seniors: Are you interested in being the senior speaker at graduation? Tryouts for the senior speaking position will take place Monday, May 19th starting at 2:10 p.m. Your speech should be reflective in nature (about the past) and must be emailed to Mr. Smylie by noon on May 19th. If you have questions see Mr. Smylie in room 243.

Guidance - College Visits – Scholarships

Are you looking for something to do over the summer? Something that will help further your career? Please consider the American Red Cross for their Nurse Assistant Training program. This is a program that includes a total of 130 hours of comprehensive, hands-on training. Please visit https://www.avonlakecityschools.org/staff/guidance/announcements for program information.

Are you interested in attending West Point, the Air Force, Naval, Merchant Marine, and Coast Guard academies? Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior? If so, this event is for you! Northeast Ohio Military Academies Informational Seminar is being held on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Horizon Science Academy, 6000 Marginal Road, Cleveland, OH. Present at this seminar will be military liaisons from each of the military service academies as well as Academy Coordinators from Senator Brown’s, Senator Portman’s, Congresswoman Fudge’s, Congresswoman Kaptur’s, and Congressman Renacci’s offices. These speakers will present information about the academies and the application process. Please RSVP to Senator Sherrod Brown’s Office at 216-522-7272.

Scholarship opportunity available for any high school junior (class of 2015) student-athlete playing for a school or club team. This scholarship is being made available through PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitors Scholarship Program sponsored by Deloitte. Apply now at
Deadline: May 31, 2014.

Help Wanted: Summer Nanny for Hire! Two single mothers looking for a babysitter for the Summer for two sets of 10 year old twins who are best friends. Requirements include previous experience with references and the ability to drive daily. Hours would be from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday. If you are up for the challenge, call for an interview with Jennifer Dorman (440) 787-7161 and Holly Heritage.

Clubs and Organizations

ATTENTION SPANISH CLUB: Our LAST meeting of the school year will be Wednesday, April 23 at 7:15 am OR 3:00 pm in room 231. PLEASE plan to attend to meet your new officers and discuss events for next fall. See Señora Gemelas if you have any questions. Muchas gracias y nos vemos muy pronto.


Attention all girls interested in playing volleyball next fall. There will be a short volleyball meeting after school on Wednesday April 23rd in the main gym. Spring and summer activities will be discussed and calendars will be given out. If you are interested in playing volleyball next fall, be sure to attend this meeting.

The 2014 Senior Athletic Booster Scholarship application is now available in the guidance office as well as on our website. Student-athlete needs to complete the forms and turn everything in no later than May 30th [to the ALHS Guidance office].

Dance team tryouts for the Avon Lake High School 2014-2015 Dance Team will be held this April. The award winning dance team performs at the Varsity and JV basketball games as well as pep assemblies, local competitions and other venues. Studio dance is not required, all are welcome to tryout.
Clinics: WEDNESDAY April 23rd, 6pm-9pm Competition Gym @ALHS
THURSDAY April 24th, 3:30pm- 5:30pm Competition Gym
Tryouts: Monday April 28th- 4 pm Competition Gym

Please contact coaches Tru Pace or Tyra Taylor with any questions or conflicts on dates.
Email: tns812@aol.com, cell 216-235-5393 or 440-320-3323

Scholarship opportunity available for any high school junior (class of 2015) student-athlete playing for a school or club team. This scholarship is being made available through PCA’s Triple-Impact Competitors Scholarship Program sponsored by Deloitte. Apply now at: http://www.positivecoach.org/our-awards/triple-impact-competitor-scholarships/?utm_source=h5m&utm_medium=e&utm_campaign=mom.
Deadline: May 31, 2014.



Prom Ticket Sales APRIL 8-25 during lunch periods (or special arrangement after school for JVS)

Cap and gown delivery date to APRIL 30, 2104 from 7-8:00am in the BHS cafeteria.

Prom MAY 3 at Fountain Bleau 6:00-11:00p.m. Tickets go on sale April 8th through April 25th. JVS students can purchase tickets through friends, after school on tthe stage, by parents during lunch periods, or special arrangement through senior class advisor Annette Corrao.

Graduation Ticket Draw MAY 16 (JVS first thing in the A.M., followed by BHS at the start of 2nd. Period)

Senior Cookout MAY 22 10:30a.m. to 3:00p.m. at the football practice filed at BHS

Graduation Rehearsal MAY 30 Arrive 8:00-8:30 a.m. Brookside Gym, then transported by bus to the Lorain Palace, returning to Brookside at noon.


The 2014 Junior-Senior Prom is on May 17, 2014 at Kalahari Resorts. The tickets will go on sale on Monday, April 21 through Friday, May 9. The tickets are $70 each. This includes dinner, dancing, and the after prom. You can purchase the tickets in the guidance office with cash, check, money order or credit card. The theme of the prom is "Bollywood Nights!" If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Branzel or Ms. Kazel.

Forms are available in the main office to bring an "out of school" guest to prom. All forms MUST be returned no later than Wednesday, May 14th ... NO EXCEPTIONS!

Attention Rally Field Trip Members! There will be a rally meeting with Ms. Pascoe during extended home room on Tuesday in the Gym. Please attend!

The LifeShare Blood drive will be held on Thursday, April 24th. Sign ups will be taken during lunch periods on Tuesday, April 22nd and Wednesday, April 23rd. You MUST donate ONLY during your study hall, lunch period or if you have early dismissal.

LAST CHANCE to order your 2013-2014 yearbook! Cost is $55. You can purchase online www.jostens.com/yearbook or see Mrs. Howard in the Guidance office. Last day to buy your book is Friday, 4/25/2014

WEDNESDAY, April 23, 2014
8:15 am President’s Club meeting ~ Board Room
Lunch Blood Drive sign ups ~ Cafeteria / Cap & Gown delivery
4:30 pm Boys Varsity Baseball AWAY @ Lutheran West
Boys JV Baseball HOME vs. Lutheran West
Girls Varsity Softball AWAY @ Lutheran West
Girls JV Softball HOME vs. Lutheran West
Track PAC Tri Meet HOME with Buckeye & Firelands

THURSDAY, April 24, 2014
All Day LifeShare Blood Drive ~ Auditorium
Toledo/BG Field Trip (Branzel)
4:30 pm Boys Varsity Baseball HOME vs. Wellington
Girls Varsity Softball HOME vs. Wellington
Girls JV Softball AWAY @ Wellington
(Wellington Community Rec Park)
6-7:30 pm Wrestling Banquet ~ Cafeteria

8;30-11:30 Admin meeting
1:00 pm Senior Faculty exchange
4:30 pm Boys Varsity Baseball AWAY @ Buckeye
Boys JV Baseball HOME vs. Buckeye
Girls Varsity Softball AWAY @ Wellington (Prebis Tournament)
Girls JV Softball HOME vs. Buckeye
Track Brookside Invitational

10:00 am Girls Varsity Softball AWAY @ Lagrange (Prebis Tournament)
11:00 am Boys Varsity Baseball HOME vs. Valley Forge (double header)
Boys JV Baseball AWAY @ Valley Forge (double header)


General Information:
Over the past ten years 7 Ohio students have been awarded scholarship money in the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland essay contest. This year for the first time, a CHS student has earned 1st place in the contest. Over 300 students in Ohio competed. Congratulations to Amy Mirecki on this most impressive victory!

Prom is Friday, May 16. Tickets for prom and afterprom will be on sale right through May 1. Prom tickets are $35 each made out to Tickets will be on sale at the JVS on Tuesday morning, April 22 before school. Out of town guest forms for prom are available in the main office. Cedar Point ticket sales for the Sunday after prom, May 18, will run through this Thursday, April 24. Tickets are $35. Checks must be made payable to Columbia High School. These tickets are available to all students and family members. They must be used on May 18. See the posted announcements for complete details.

After Prom tickets will go on sale today through May 1st in the High School cafeteria during lunch. You must have a completed waiver form to purchase a ticket. Waiver forms will be available in office starting Wednesday, April 9th. Tickets are $12 per person. Checks can be made out to After Prom Committee 2014.

Guidance Information:
Are you interested in a career in sports writing, reporting, broadcasting or journalism? Enter the Northeast Be a Tribe Reporter for a Day! 25 winners will be selected. Contest deadline is tomorrow, Wednesday, April 23 at noon. See the red, white and blue flyers around the school if you are interested.

Sports News:
The Varsity baseball team beat Fairview yesterday 5-2. Michael Boey got the win as he fanned 9 and gave up just 4 hits. Danny Crites got the save. John Cordell & Sean Nagle each had a pair of hits. Next game is today as we host Fairview

The JV Softball team improved their record after defeating Buckeye 12-11 on Thursday, April 10. The offense was led by Halle Campbell who went 3-4 with a double. In addition, Bailey Dillon went 3-4 and Payton Alpine was 3-5. The defense was led by Audrey Chonko with 8 strike outs and Brooklyn Roberts with two catches in right field. The team plays home against Oberlin on Monday April 14th at 4:30. Good game ladies! The JV softball team lost to Keystone on last night 21-0. Sarah Severo led the team with a single. The team plays at Keystone on Tuesday at 4:30. Good luck ladies.

Birthdays for Today

Lunch for Today:
Announcements posted but not read every day:
If you are a junior and were unable to attend the senior portrait presentation on Tuesday, stop in the main office for a flyer.

During homeroom on Tuesday all students should have received a letter from the superintendent’s office concerning calamity days. This letter details the two additional days added to the end of the year and complete information about blizzard bags. If you did not get a letter, please stop in the office today to pick one up.

Prom 2014 Information
Prom is Friday, May 16. Tickets for Prom and After Prom will be on sale Tuesday, April 22-Thursday, May 1 during lunch periods at CHS and before school in the main office. Cedar Point tickets will be on sale Monday, April 7 through Thursday, April 24. Mrs. Krejsa will be at the JVS on Tuesday, April 22 before school to distribute and collect ballots for prom court and sell tickets for Prom, Cedar Point and After Prom. Prom is Friday, May 16 at Michaud’s Towne and Country, 16808 Pearl Rd., Strongsville from 5:30-11:00 pm. You may reserve your spot at a table WHEN you have purchased a ticket. Tickets are $35.00 each, checks made out to CHS. Out of town guest forms must be returned before you can purchase a ticket for a guest from another school. They are available on our website under documents or in the main office at CHS. Ballots for Prom Court will be available after spring break. Seniors only will make choices for prom court.

Cedar Point tickets are $35.00 for students and adults. Money is due when you order (checks made to CHS). They must be used on May 18.

After Prom is 12:00 pm -3:00 am at Columbia High School. Ticket Prices are $12 the theme is movie night. (Checks made payable to After Prom Committee 2014). Waiver form must be filled out when purchasing ticket, if you are under 18, parent must sign.

Senior Breakfast/Panoramic Picture is on Friday, May 16. Meet in the gym no later than 7:25 am. After the picture you will report to the cafeteria for breakfast and the awarding of the senior superlatives. You must attend the breakfast in order to attend prom that evening. If you are a JVS senior, attendance will be taken and submitted to the JVS. All underclassmen must be in school half the day or four full periods.

Attention Seniors: Caps/Gowns and Announcements were delivered, Tuesday, April 1. If your order is paid in full you may pick it up from Mrs. Kobe during school hours. If you still owe money on your order, please bring your payment to the office, checks made out to Jostens or pay online.

Afterprom is selling J&J greenhouse gift certificates. They are $15.00 a certificate. Good towards a flat of flowers or vegetable plants or 10" hanging basket. Makes great Mother's Day gifts! Please help support J&J and Afterprom.. Please contact Vicki Bycznski 440-539-3701, Lisa Schneider 236-5125, Karen O'Brien 748-1509, or Kim Steven's 440-281-0081 and we will get a certificate to you.

News from LCCC: Beginning this week the hours of service for LCCC's Compass Lab will be as follows:
Testing Center Hours (Effective March 3, 2014) Hours are subject to change without notice.
Monday and Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Guidance News:
The Lorain County Soil & Water District is offering a scholarship to seniors planning on pursuing a career in agriculture or natural resources. See Miss Neff for more info. Deadline to apply is April 30th.

Attention Seniors: Check out the new partnership between Lorain County Community College and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 129 which creates a pathway to the Associate of Technical Studies degree in electrical trades for electricians working on their apprenticeship programs. Completion of the intensive five-year apprenticeship program through the IBEW and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) will allow students to earn more than half the college credits – about 36 credit hours – necessary for the associate's degree. For more information contact LCCC's Engineering Technologies division at (440) 366-4005.
Attention all juniors and seniors: CHS has been assigned a new OCIS password. If you are using this college planning website & have not created your own account, please see Miss Neff for the new password.

Girls Soccer Weight lifting will be held after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-3:30. See Coach Bailey if you have any questions.

All girls interested in playing basketball next year are invited to attend skill sessions and weight training on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:30-8:00 beginning April 7th. See you there.


Juniors Who Recently Received NHS Acceptance Letters:
If you would like to get an early start on your NHS service hour requirements, there are two volunteer opportunities currently available! Volunteers are needed on April 29th from 4-7pm at Ely Stadium to assist with measuring for the middle school track meet. Volunteers are also needed for the Strain Your Brain program on May 19th from 8:00-2:00. If you are interested in either opportunity, see Mrs. Dargo in room 204W to sign up.

Attention SENIOR MORP VOLLEYBALL players. Practice for MORP Volleyball is today 4/22/14 from 2:45-5:00pm in the small gym.

Attention girls interested in playing basketball next school year:
Do you want to get yourself in shape and be a part of a winning team? Workouts will begin tomorrow from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Main Gym. They will be held every Monday and Wednesday through the end of the school year. Coach Arth is looking forward to seeing you then! If you have any questions, feel free to stop in the Athletic Office.

Attention All Female Senior Athletes:
The Jim Vincent Memorial Scholarship is a $500 one-time award open to any female student athlete who has a minimum 2.0 GPA, is planning on attending a 2 year or 4 year college, can show financial need and displays the character traits of the late Jim Vincent.
Applications for qualifying female athletes are available in the Elyria High Athletic Office located down the hall from the gym. Deadline for submission of applications is Monday, April 28th, 2014

Attention all Students:
If you are interested in playing in the MORP games this year, sign up with your class advisors. What is MORP? They are class competitions with boy’s extreme volleyball on Thursday April 24th, and girl’s extreme football at Ely Stadium on Friday April 25th. Which class will be crowned the champions of this year? Sign up today to find out.

To all Freshmen MORP football participants:
All Freshmen who have signed up to play in the football game on Friday, our coach, and those who wish to sign up please come to room 116 after school today for a brief meeting.

Attentions Juniors:
MORP t-shirts are now on sale in room 201 from Ms. Oliver. They are $9.00. You do not have to be playing in the MORP games to wear a shirt, so come on out and support your Junior Class today!!

Art Club Meeting:
There will be a Art Club/ NAHS Meeting today after school in room 134. We will be discussing upcoming events!!

Attention Seniors:
Interviews for the Gates, Garford, and Peak scholarships are scheduled for tomorrow and Thursday. Personal invitations to the interviews were handed out prior to vacation. All homeroom teachers should have the lists today. Lists of days and times will also be available in each team office. Students are to report to the main office for their interviews prior to their scheduled time. Interview times cannot be switched.

Scholarship Opportunity for Seniors:
The Elyria Evening Lions Club sponsors a college scholarship for seniors. Please stop by room 216 to pick up an application and guidelines.

Student Council:
Attention all members of student council, we will be meeting tomorrow morning at 7am in the band room for our year end wrap up, and to discuss our banquet. Please make a point to be there.

EEA Scholarship for Seniors:
There is a scholarship opportunity available to those seniors interested in teaching. Please see your counselor or stop by room 201 for an application. Deadline is May 2.

From Ms. Wendt:
Applications for Officers are due Friday. Blank applications can be found in 114, ask Wendt.

The manga contest final deadline is this FRIDAY.

This Friday MLP and Homestuck!


 Mr. Reighley will be at the JVS to sell prom tickets 4/28 & 4/29 @ 7:30am.
 There will be a mandatory FHS junior meeting 5/21/14 @ 8:00am.

The delivery date for caps & gowns at FHS has changed to April 30th, 2014, the JVS senior delivery is still May 8/9th, in the main lobby.

TLC is hosting an annual Seatbelt Selfie Event. Starting April 7th, through April 25th send in a picture of you and your friends showing off how you buckle up behind the wheel! Pictures will be posted in the hallway for all to see! Let’s show off our pride for safety and set an example for all to see. Send in pictures to dzimmer@firelandsschools.org, or they can be printed and sent to Mrs. Zimmer’s office in Guidance.

Attention Firelands, this is your last opportunity to purchase this year’s yearbook. It is $60, and can be purchased online at www.yearbook.jostens.com or pick up an order form in Room 108, Mr. Jones. The yearbook is only available through April 30, so don’t be late. In addition, the yearbook staff wants to hear from you. Comment forms are available in Room 108, and are due by Friday, April 25.

Lastly, seniors who wish to have their baby picture in the yearbook may fill out a form in Room 108. Senior baby pictures are $10. The deadline for senior baby picture submission is April 30th. Checks are to be made payable to Firelands High School.

Attention all STRIVE Club members: the next meeting is this Thursday, April 24th at 1pm in room 303. Please see Mr. Brown if you are unable to attend.

Congratulations to the following seniors who were nominated for prom king and queen.
The nominees for prom king are: Travis Alexander, Dakotah Klingshirn, Jeb Larson, and Kevin Rollins.

Attention Junior class officers and prom committee members: There will be a mandatory prom committee meeting on Wednesday during Falcon period.

The nominees for prom queen are: Kassie Abfall, Ashley Gasparini, Cassie Morrissette, and Grace Wells. Final voting for prom king and queen will be held at the prom, May 10th.

Attention Juniors and Seniors: It is time to dust off your dancing shoes. Tickets for this year’s prom go on sale Monday, April 28th. Tickets will be sold one week only during the lunch periods in the cafeteria and before or after school from Mrs. Foster in room 113. The last day to purchase tickets is Friday, May 2nd. The price of each ticket is $55.00. This year’s prom promises to be a real extravaganza with dinner and dancing, magic, contests, door prizes, and an evening of fun like never before experienced. Don’t miss out on this night of magic and memory making.

The Mighty Falcon Marching Band Pancake Breakfast:
When: Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Time: 8a.m. to 1p.m.
Where: Florence Township Fire Station
Donations are welcome. There is also a plant sale, 50/50, and raffles.

The Flag Corps is selling tickets to the Crushers game for June 1st. Tickets are $9, and a
box food package is $5. Contact Tanya Clark for more information at 440.654.2360, the deadline is May 21st.

Dragon Ranch golf course on St. Rt. 58 is looking for 3 grounds keepers for this summer. If you are a junior or senior and are interested see Mr. Reighley today for more information.


Reminder to anyone interested in participating in a Fall sport: Please focus on your classes. Eligibility is based upon the 4th nine weeks. You need to have passing grades in at least 5 credits this nine weeks. Remember that gym only counts as a 1/2 credit. You will also need to pass 5 credits for the year in order to be able to participate. If you have any questions please see Mr. Searight or one of the guidance counselors.

The Lady Falcons Basketball Cookout has been rescheduled for April 29th in the cafeteria from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Stop in and grab a new flyer in Coach Kudela’s room. PAC summer workout forms are to be turned in ASAP.

The Firelands JV Baseball team picked up its 10th win of the season, beating Buckeye 9-3 on the road. Trevor Damron kept the Bucks' hitters off-balance, striking out 10 and walking only 2. Jeremy Simonovich (4 RBI's) and Aaron Stevanus (2 Runs, 3 Stolen Bases) anchored the Falcons offense, which scored 5 runs in the top of the 7th
to put the game out of reach. The team improved to 10-1 on the season.

The JV softball team won a hard fought battle 15-13 in a long 10 innings against Buckeye yesterday. Lauren Salkiewicz went 4-6 with 2 singles, a double and a triple. Taylor Emery, Emily Novosielski and Olivia Harris added 2 RBIs each. Claire Vilagi added 3 RBIs, along with having 7 strikeouts while pitching. They play Buckeye again today at home.

The Lady Falcons Basketball Cookout has been rescheduled for April 29th in the cafeteria from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Stop in and grab a new flyer in Coach Kudela’s room. PAC summer workout forms are to be turned in ASAP.


• After Prom tickets will be available for purchase Thursday, April 24 after school at KHS from 2:10-3:30. After prom tickets cost $10; T-shirt orders will be taken and cost $10.
• Students and guests need to have the parent permission form completed and signed by parents/guardians and returned in order to purchase tickets. The permission form, t-shirt order form, and parent letter can be found by visiting the Keystone Local Schools website under the High School Daily Announcements "After Prom Information".

SENIORS – you must turn in your senior portrait taken by Messaros to Mrs. Perhot by this Thursday, April 24. If you do not turn in the photo, the school picture you took at the beginning of the year will be used in the senior slideshow and in the Keystonian.

Prom tickets go on sale today during the lunch periods! Each ticket is $35 and is for the junior-senior prom on May 10 at the Tangier in Akron. All school fees and library fines must be paid before you can purchase a prom ticket and if you owe fees, you cannot have someone else buy your ticket for you. You are encouraged to buy your ticket at the same time as the people you would like to sit with during the dinner portion of the evening because you cannot reserve your dinner seat unless you have purchased your ticket. If you are bringing an out-of-school guest, his or her application must be completed and approved before his or her ticket can be purchased. If you cannot purchase a ticket during the lunch periods, you can purchase your ticket after school from Ms. Stratton until 2:50 April 22-May 2. May the 2nd is the LAST DAY (NO EXCEPTIONS!) to purchase prom tickets since Ms. Stratton has to tell the Tangier the final number of attendees on May the 2nd.

All academic challenge members, see Mr. Habenicht today for banquet information.

Yearbook Members: Our next meeting will be TODAY, at 2:15 in room 108. Please plan on attending to see this year's cover and discuss the completion process of the 2013-2014 yearbook!

Students: On April 30, Y4Y will be joining the “I Am the Majority” rally event in downtown Elyria. We are looking for other students, cheerleaders, band members with some major school spirit and are drug and alcohol free to join us. Must be loud and can cheer on the Wildcats! Sign up during your lunch period at the Y4Y table! If you have question see Mrs. Robinson or Mrs. Deal!

Attention all juniors! College Now will be providing a free field trip to the University of Akron on Thursday, April 24. All juniors are encouraged to attend, as you will be taking a tour of the campus and meeting U of A staff and students. However, you cannot attend without a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian. Please return these forms to your English teacher by Tuesday, April 22nd. We will depart KHS around 8:30 AM and return by 2:00 PM. Lunch will be provided. If you lose your permission slip, you can print an extra one from the guidance web page or pick one up in the main office. Any questions, talk to Mrs. Redd!


Midview Out of School Guest applications, for the Prom, are available in Student Services in the Midview Box.


ExCEL Career Camp: Is a 3-day career exploration program for students entering the 9th or 10th grade next year. Students will participate in hands-on activities in a different career-tech lab each day. The camp runs from 9:00-12:00 June 11th-13th. Transportation is available to and from Midview High School. There is no cost, and a free lunch is provided. Applications are available in the guidance office or at online under “STUDENT FORMS” at lcjvs.com. The deadline to register is May 2nd.

Armed Forces: Students interested in learning more about the application process of the Air Force, Military, Naval, and Merchant Marine Academies are invited to attend a United States Service Academy Seminar sponsored by United States Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman. Seminars are offered in various locations throughout Ohio in the month of April. See locations posted on the Guidance Office door.

Seniors: Any senior pursuing a degree in Education next year at an accredited 4-year college or university may apply for the Midview Education Association’s “Future Teacher Scholarship.” The amount of the scholarship varies, but there’s a $500 guarantee. Last year’s recipients were awarded $1,000 each. The deadline is May 2nd, so pick up an application in the guidance office if you’re interested. Seniors interested in participating in the Senior Project this year need to attend a meeting tomorrow at 7:00 am in the LRC. If you cannot attend, see Mr. Faska.

Broadcasting: Anyone interested in applying for next year’s Broadcasting Class may pick up an application in the LRC. The deadline for applications is April 25th. There are teacher referrals that must be completed, so do not wait until the last minute to apply. Incomplete applications will NOT be considered for admittance to the class.

Yearbooks: The deadline for purchasing a 2014 yearbook is quickly approaching. Order yours by May 5 while the option to personalize is still available and before the price goes up. Log on to Jostensyearbooks.com to order your yearbook.

LRC: There will be extended hours for LRC. On Wednesday, the LRC will be open until 4:15.

Prom: Prom tickets will be on sale in the morning in the main lobby beginning at 6:45. This is the first of 3 weeks that prom tickets will be on sale, but please remember they are at their lowest cost this week. Also keep in mind that for ONLY the purpose of dining, there are assigned tables with 10 chairs per table. Table assignments are selected at the time tickets are purchased. As this ticket sale progresses, you will have less of a chance to select a table. Again, this is only for the time for dining. Also, don’t forget guest forms must have a principal’s signature. Buy your tickets early and save.

Soccer meeting: There will be a short Boys’ and Girls’ soccer meeting at 2:45 on Wednesday in the Auxiliary Gym for anyone interested in playing high school soccer in 2014. It is important for all prospective student-athletes to attend.

Golf: There is a meeting for anyone interested in playing on next year’s golf team; there is a mandatory golf meeting on Tuesday, April 29th after school in the small gym. If you are unable to make the meeting, see Coach Camp next week.

Skippers: Attention girls interested in trying out for the Skipper Dance Team next year: there will be an informational meeting on Wednesday at West Elementary at 4:30 and last approximately 30 minutes. Please have rides arranged. Contact Coach Rozanski at West if you have any questions.

Congratulations to the 2014-2015 Midview High School cheerleaders! There will be a meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 pm in the APR to discuss the upcoming schedule and fundraising. Parents should also attend. See Coach Guildoo if you have any questions.

Midview High School - Juniors / Seniors Dinner & Dance Formal
Prom Ticket Sale at JVS / Friday May 16, 2014
Prom Tickets can also be purchased at Midview High School
Before (office) and after (402) school from April 24th to May 9th.
“ Dancing Beneath The Stars ”
Who: Midview High School Students and approved guests. (MHS students MUST have a completed ‘Principal Approved Guest Form’ in-hand when buying tickets.)
Guest: Guests must be high school – to age 20. Guests not attending Midview, need Guest Form approval from their home school principal.
Guests not attending any high school need Guest Form approval from Midview Administrator.
Where: Donauschwaben’s German-American Cultural Center / 7370 Columbia Rd., Olmsted Falls
Time: 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm No one will enter before 7:00 pm and after 9:00 pm
except with written permission by principal. Parents will be called at 9:00 pm for students who have not arrived.
Student I.D: All Midview students and guests must have a picture I.D.

Ticket Sales at JVS
Weds. April 23rd $40.00
Weds. April 30th $45.00
Weds. May 7th $50.00

North Ridgeville

Attention Seniors! GLNT Biomedical Engineering Scholarship deadline is April 30th.

The Great Lakes NeuroTechnology scholarship was established to support Cleveland area high school seniors who plan on pursuing a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Two non-renewable scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded.
Applicants must:
-currently reside and be a Senior at a Northeast Ohio high school
-intend to study Biomedical Engineering at a four-year college or university during the Fall 2014 semester
-have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
-submit written essay and reference letter
For more information, visit www.GLNeuroTech.com/research/scholastic.php

Attention Seniors: Have you checked to see if the honors diploma list is correct? Have you checked to see if the community service hours are correct? Have you returned your scholarship forms to guidance? Have you turned in your college acceptance letters with pictures to guidance? We want you to receive all the recognitions you deserve at the senior breakfast and commencement. If you have missed one of these things, please do it today. You have already missed some deadlines!

Any athlete that did not receive the correct pictures & buttons from Woodard, please bring your packet down to the athletic office so we can get it straightened out.

Any wrestler that has not turned in their bag & warm-ups, please bring them to the Athletic Office.

Make a SPLASH at the 2014 After Prom! All Junior and Senior Students (and sophomore dates) are invited to the NRHS After Prom at Splash Zone in Oberlin, Saturday, May 17th. NRHS has exclusive use of the Splash Zone for the night. Join us for Fun and Food! Tickets are $20.00 each and will be on sale in front of the cafeteria during lunch on May 5-May 9. JVS students can purchase tickets at the bookstore.

Release forms and Guest forms are required at the time of purchase and are available in the Main Office now.

The Academic Recognition Committee has posted at the office lists of students who have an average of 3.5 over the first 3 quarters of school year 2013-2014 and will be invited to the Academic Awards Ceremony on May 12th. . Please verify that you are on the list if appropriate and the number of Award years is correct by Tuesday, April 29 at the close of the school day.

Attention Male Students!
Looking for a job that will not only pay, but will look great on your resume? There is a tutoring opportunity available to help a 1st grade student. To learn more about becoming a tutor, please visit the Guidance Office.

Attention Juniors and Seniors. Prom tickets will go on sale at the bookstore, before school, after school and during lunch periods beginning on April 28. The last day to buy tickets, NO EXCEPTIONS, is May 9. The ticket cost is $40 and all school fees must be paid in order to purchase a ticket.


OBERLIN "Daily Announcements" get updated as new announcements come in at

• Juniors: Are you looking for a new experience? Interested in becoming a teacher? Please stop by guidance to hear about a great opportunity!

• Juniors and Seniors: Prom is coming up on May 10th. If you are bringing an out of school guest, forms are available in the office.

• Seniors: We will be taking the senior panoramic picture at 8:30 on Wednesday May 7. Please make plans to be here and be on time!

Seniors: Just a reminder that your preliminary forms for Senior Project are due next Friday, April 25th. See your advisor if you have any questions.


Students, who ordered T-shirts form Wellington, you may pick up your T-shirt during lunches, before and after school in Student Services.

• Freshmen: Remember to check U-Give.org for community service hours. Remember you need 20 hours of community service this school year. You will need a total of 80 hours in order to graduate.

• ALL students in need of community service hours: Wellington Township will be holding a Community Pride Day and is in need of volunteers. Please see Mr. Hodkey for more details.

Yearbooks can STILL be purchased in Ms. Nicol’s room or on the school website for $65.

Win a Google Nexus 7 Tablet and help fellow student, Kyle Hobbs as he battles cancer! Raffle tickets are being sold at $1 per ticket. The drawing will be held the afternoon of Community Service Day. See Mrs. Drake if interested.

Prom Information:
• May 3rd – 6 to 11pm
• Vell’s Party Center – 3526 Pearl Road, Medina
• $45 per person
• Tickets sold: April 16-30 - Mr. Sasack’s room morning W.I.N. (7:45-8:13); afternoon W.I.N. (2:39-3:06); Also sold during lunch periods and Duke Period in the cafeteria.
• Julia Marks will have tickets at JVS during the morning

Honors Dessert lists are posted outside the guidance office and on the cafeteria bulletin board. Let Mrs. Wyman know of any changed by May 2nd.

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