January 19, 2017 - Daily Announcements
National Technical Honor Society: Applications are now available on the JVS website and in Student Services for new and returning members. Applications are due to Ms. West in the Student Services Office no later than 2:30 pm on Friday, February 10, 2017. No late applications will be accepted. Applications can be found on the JVS website under student forms - National Technical Honor Society.
Attention Seniors: Anyone interested in helping design the LCJVS Class of 2017 Senior T-Shirt - see Miss Street in E301 by next Wednesday, January 24.
Build a Snowman Contest: Attention Lab Instructors. We invite you to compete in the annual build a snowman contest. The contest is being hosted by VYC/Interact. Deadline to enter and deliver your snowman to the Corner Shop is January 24, 2017. Please email Mary West if you would like to participate.
Ř The snowman must be built with supplies from your lab.
Ř The snowmen are to be no larger than 4 ft. tall x 3 ft. wide.
Ř The snowmen will be displayed in the Corner Shop.
Ř All students are encouraged to cast their vote with their spare change during lunch periods the week of January 25 – 27, 2017. For example:
• one penny equals 1 vote
• one dime equals 10 votes
Ř The one winning program (Senior or Junior, A or B) will win a pizza party.
Ř Money collected will be donated to the Oberlin Animal Hospital.
College Credit Plus: There will be a mandatory Parent meeting for College Credit Plus, Tuesday, January 31st at 5:30pm – OR – 7:30pm at the JVS. If a student plans to participate in College Credit Plus in the 2017-2018 school year, a parent or guardian must attend one of these evening meetings.
Building Tours: Today, we will have 90 Elyria 8th graders from Northwood Middle School visiting during morning labs.
The Corner Shoppe Attention Movie Buffs: The Corner Shoppe is back in Action today for National Popcorn Day. Every popcorn purchase gets an entry in a drawing for a Movie Poster. We will have a Movie Trivia Competition. The Top Score in each lunch will receive a $10 Regal Cinemas Gift Card. Come enjoy your favorite movies and snacks!
ASSOCIATE SCHOOL NEWS: COPIES OF DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE ASSOCIATE SCHOOLS CAN BE SEEN IN THE DISPLAY CASES IN QUARRY ROOM B.
Avon: Avon's 2017 Winter Formal Dance "Neon Glow" is Saturday, January 28th from 8:00-11:00pm. This year, the dance will be held in the High School's main gym. Tickets are $10.00 and will be sold now through Wednesday, January 25th. Visiting guest date forms are in the office and must be submitted to your assistant principal and approved prior to purchasing tickets.
Avon Lake: Attention Seniors. Mrs. Rudkin is now collecting senior baby pictures for the yearbook.
North Ridgeville: Calling attention to all seniors. RTV needs your old baby pictures, old school photos and old childhood home videos to go into your high school's senior video for the year 2017. Remember that all photos and videos submitted must be school appropriate. Photos and videos can be turned into RTV’s email at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime until March 31st.
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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.
Avon Local Schools announcements can be found by going to: http://www.avonlocalschools.org/students/announcements-high
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The Winter Formal is January 28th
Student Council's 2017 Winter Formal Dance "Neon Glow" is Saturday, January 28th from 8:00-11:00pm. This year, the dance will be held in the High School's main gym. Tickets are $10.00 and will be sold Wednesday, January 18th through Wednesday, January 25th. Visiting guest date forms are in the office and must be submitted to your assistant principal and approved prior to purchasing tickets.
Tech Club Invites you to Design a Game!
Want to learn how to develop a computer game? Here’s your opportunity! Visit Tech Club Monday, January 23rd in room 133 after school. The popular Unity platform will be used to develop both a 2D and 3D game! Be a part of it! Join Tech Club every Monday from 3:30pm to 5:30pm in Room 133. Questions, email Mr. Seighman email@example.com.
First Book Club Meeting of 2017
Book Club's first meeting of 2017 is Monday, January 23rd at 3:15pm in Room 217 and will include a discussion of Jodi Picoult's Small Great Things, along with a visitor from the Avon Public Library. For more information, see Mrs. Getz or check the bulletin board outside 217.
Doughnut Day is Friday, January 20th!
The next Donut Day is Friday, January 20th. NHS will be selling donuts in the Commons from 6:50am-8:10am on Friday, January 20th. Donuts will be sold for $1.00. Stop in on Friday. Don't miss out.
Second Semester Release
Here’s some important information for all students who have junior / senior release on their schedule for second semester: New second semester release forms are needed, and are available throughout the building in the main office, in the Student Services office, and in the media center. All release students must report to the auditorium during their first release period on the first day of second semester. Students must report and may not leave the building for release until your new second semester release form is signed, submitted, and approved. So, if you have 1st, 4/5/6, 8th or 9th period release next semester, you need to be in the auditorium at the beginning of the period for the first day of the semester. You must hold your completed second semester release form until the first day of second semester. Every release student must pick up and turn in a new signed release form, even if your periods for release have not changed.
Second Semester Reminder
An important reminder from Student Services for second semester: Students are not permitted to change their schedules for the second semester. Dropping courses is not permitted. Students who want to replace a study hall with a class should see their counselor.
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The Freshmen Class will be selling donuts every Friday in the commons – please support them by buying a donut for $1.00.
The Key Club Sponsored Study Group meets every Wednesday and Thursday at 7:15 a.m. in room 125. (Mr. Fredriksen’s Photography Room) We welcome any student who needs help with their studies or tutors who are looking to accumulate service hours or simply do a good deed. You can also come just to catch up on homework or study with a friend!
Guidance - College Visits – Scholarships
Attention College Credit Plus Students! A tutor from LCCC will be available every Thursday during lunch periods in the guidance office to help you with your course work! Please feel free to stop by for extra help! If you have any questions, Please see Mr. Kaminski.
Attention Sophomores! If you are interested in attending the JVS Sophomore Career Days on Thursday, January 26th, you will need to have your permission form turned in to guidance by Friday, January 20th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Kaminski
All students who are interested in taking College Credit Plus courses next school year, please plan on attending the MANDATORY meeting at Avon Lake High School on February 1, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the PAC. A representative from Lorain County Community College will be presenting pertinent information about the program, requirements, and how to enroll. See you there!
IMPORTANT: This meeting is NOT for students currently enrolled in the program, only NEW students interested in participating for the 2017-2018 school year.
Please visit our Guidance Webpage for up to date scholarship information. Visit www.avonlakecityschools.org; choose ALHS; choose Guidance; select the link titled Financial Aid & Scholarship Information. Click on link 2016-2017 Scholarships.
ATTENTION SPANISH CLUB: There will be an important meeting on Wednesday, February 1st at 7:15 am OR 3:00 pm in room 231. During this meeting, we will plan our restaurant activity and nominate new officers for the 2017-2018 school year. PLAN to be there! See Seńora Gemelas in room 231 if you have any questions. Gracias
Attention NEHS members: The Remind code is 81010 @d389d. Please sign up to receive announcements.
STUDENT AIDES NEEDED! The special education department is looking for student aides. If you have a study hall or extra time, please stop by Room 120. You can sign up for one day a week or more if it fits your schedule. Volunteer times can be used for community service hours, applications for colleges, and more importantly a rewarding experience.
Any girl interested in running track this spring who hasn’t sign up already, should see Mr. Arra during the school day in order to sign up.
Attention anyone interested in trying out for Avon Lake High School Baseball. Pre-season baseball workouts will continue in the mornings through the month of January. Previous involvement / participation in the Avon Lake High School Baseball Program is not a requirement. If you are NOT participating in a winter sport and have interest in pre-season workouts please email Kevin Marlow (Varsity Baseball Coach) firstname.lastname@example.org . You will be placed into a group and given a schedule with exact places and times for practice.
Please see the Job Postings board outside the Guidance Office for job opportunities.
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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
Brookside High School video announcements can be found by going to: http://www.esenetworks.com/profile.aspx?id=63445
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Words of Wisdom: “May you get what you want out of life, and still want it after you’ve got it.”
JUNIOR CLASS/PROM MEETING
There will be a Junior Class/Prom Committee meeting on Monday, January 23rd after school in room 109. Please be prompt.
THURSDAY, January 19th
1°& 4°-8° Howard & Kazel in McCardle’s classes
4° PBIS Meeting
12:15 pm PAC Meeting (Rothacker)
7° English TBT Meeting
8° Science TBT Meeting
4:30 pm Boys Freshmen Basketball HOME vs.
6:00 pm Wrestling AWAY @ Buckeye (Double Dual
with Brooklyn & Firelands)
FRIDAY, January 20th
1°& 4°-8° Howard & Kazel in McCardle’s classes
4:00 pm Wrestling AWAY @ Western Reserve
(Terry Munroe Invitational)
4:30 pm Boys Freshmen Basketball AWAY @
6:00 pm Boys JV Basketball AWAY @ Fairview
7:30 pm Boys Varsity Basketball AWAY @ Fairview
SATURDAY, January 21st
9:00 am Wrestling AWAY @ Western Reserve
(Terry Munroe Invitational)
6:00 pm Boys JV Basketball AWAY @ Lorain
7:30 pm Boys Varsity Basketball AWAY @ Lorain
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Throughout January and February, Key Club is collecting pop tabs and mittens for Ronald McDonald House. Please donate to help those in need! The homeroom that collects the most will receive donuts. Thank you for your participation.
Join the Class of 2018's AfterProm committee at a Night at Bootleggers on Tuesday, January 24 from 5:00 pm until close. 15% of sales during this time will be donated to the class of 2018 After Prom.
Guidance News: Attention all seniors & senior parents: Please make sure you complete your FAFSA! Many of our students have started the FAFSA, but have not completed & submitted them. February 1st is the early deadline for completion to allow colleges to send out Financial Aid Award Letters. Also, this must be completed in order to apply for many local scholarships.
Sports News:. The wrestling team took on Oberlin and Firelands high schools Thursday night in double-dual action. In round one the Raiders defeated the Phoenix 57-6.The tables were turned;however, for the Raiders as the Falcons soared past them with a score of 51-17. Congratulations to Zack Shaffer, Josh Newman, and Cody Sestito for going undefeated for the night.
The Raiders lead the P.A.C. stripes division with a 3-0 start to the season. We need to pack the house next Thursday so that The wrestling team can make history and defeat Lutheran West and Fairview at our place for the title. Go Raiders!
The girls varsity basketball team lost to Wellington on Saturday despite a career best 28 points from Becca Tacchite. The team will travel to Brooklyn on Wednesday and host Northwestern on Saturday. Good luck Lady Raiders!!
Attention all wrestlers and wrestling statisticians: Please turn in your parent night forms to Mr. Jump as soon as possible.
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There will be a STRIVE meeting today in the Wi-Fi Café. Please report immediately during first period. This week's guest speaker is Dr. Faircloth, JVS Superintendent.
Schedule changes that involve drops and adds must be submitted to your team office NO LATER THAN Wednesday, January 25th. Priority will be given to mistakes and holes in schedules. Submit only one request. Schedule changes that involve switching teachers, dropping semester two of full year classes, changing classes to create room for early releases or late arrivals, or moving classes to other periods will not be considered. Thank you.
LifeShare will be here THIS FRIDAY for our 3rd blood drive of the year. They are experiencing CRITICAL shortages of blood right now and are in extreme need of blood. Any student 16 and older could be eligible to save lives. Sign ups are going on TODAY in the dining hall.
Students Spreading Awareness for Animals:
We will meet today (Thurs.) from 2:45 - 3:30 in room 105. Please bring t-shirt money, if possible. As always, anyone is welcome to join!
GEM movie night is today after school in room 207W. Bring snacks to share.
Friday Boys Basketball Game:
This Friday, January 20th is military appreciation night, honoring active and veteran United States Armed Forces members. All active and veteran military members will receive free admission to the game. All fans are encouraged to wear red, white and blue to support our military members.
Attention Winter Formal Committee members…
We will have a meeting today, Thursday, Jan. 19th from 2:35-3:15 in Mrs. Biltz room 202W to plan the Winter Formal Dance to be held on Feb. 25th. Designs and decorations need to be discussed and ordered. Please make it a priority to attend!
Attention Student Council members:
Today, Thursday Jan. 19th we will have a winter formal meeting in Room 202W after school from 2:35-3. We will be planning the dance.
Its time for Laughfest 2017!!
On Friday, January 20, EHS Drama is sponsoring our annual Improvisational Comedy Show featuring Cleveland's hottest Improv group, Something Dada. EHS Comedy Troupe will also perform as the opening act. The show starts at 7:30. Tickets for everyone are $10.00 at the door, but students can purchase a discount $7.00 ticket in advance by stopping by Mr. Simons office.
Kent State Field Trip:
We will be taking a field trip to Kent State University to tour campus and learn more about their programs on Thursday, February 9th. If you are interested in attending, see Mrs. Trump in the main office for a permission slip. This trip is primarily for juniors, but all students are welcome.
College Credit Plus:
Want to earn college credit while in HS? You can, by enrolling in our College Credit Plus Program. This program is design so you can earn both HS credit and college credit at the same time. In addition, you can take courses at Lorain County Community College for free. Please see your guidance counselor for details!
Do you still need to apply to college? Do you need help finding scholarships or registering for the next ACT? Visit the College Now office in the Media Center for assistance.
Sign-ups for video announcements have been posted outside of Mrs. Biltz Room, 202W. If you are interested in being part of the Announcement crew...stop by today!
Spanish Club is still taking t-shirt orders. Stop by room 201 before school to see Mrs. Brown about ordering a shirt. All orders must be prepaid.
Do you like to plan events? Do you have an eye for details? Do you want to have a part in planning your Prom? Then sign up to be on the Prom Committee. There is a sign -up sheet outside of Room 224 and Room 111 or see Mrs. Baytos if you are interested.
Remember, we’re at Elyria High School where we are achieving success and nothing less!
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FHS Testing Week Café News
The Falcon Express will be open during break times throughout exam week if you would like to purchase items. We will be offering a bagged lunch on exam days during the break. The bagged lunch can be eaten in the cafeteria during break or you can take it with you to eat
later. The lunch on the menu can also be boxed and taken during the scheduled lunchtime. Your same meal status is offered for these items. If you are free you can receive a lunch for free or reduced is .40 cents or $2.85 for full pay.
We will also have the regular lunch line as well at the scheduled time but you can only get 1 lunch per day so either a sacked lunch or a regular lunch. The lunch sack will consist of peanut butter and jelly uncrustable, fruit, veggie, cheese stick, snack and milk.
If you are leaving after the first exam time you can pick up a bag and take it with you. All others may eat in the cafeteria during your break.
Sophomores may begin FAST exemption status for second semester. If you are a sophomore and you think you may qualify for FAST exempt status, please pick up a FAST exempt form in the guidance office. Be aware that you must be able to provide your own transportation home from school if you are FAST
exempt. Your grades, attendance, and discipline will be taken into consideration for approval.
Any Junior or Senior student that has Early Release or Late Arrival must fill out a new form for second semester ONLY if there is a change.
All student aides must reapply in order to aide for second semester. Students are expected to attend all scheduled classes until they get notification from Mrs. Keener that their ERLA status is approved.
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Freshmen class T-Shirt sale will be extended to January 30. The shirts will be purple!
This year's Winter Homecoming Dance will be Saturday, February 4, from 7:00-10:00 pm and will mark the end of Winter Homecoming Week. Admission is $10 at the door and out-of-school guest forms are due by February 2. If you have questions, see Ms. Stratton.
Seniors if your study halls are changing next semester you will need a new senior release permission slip signed by your parent and turned in before you will be able to leave.
Any student that plans to aid for a teacher instead of attending study hall you will need a new aide form turned in for next semester.
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Seniors: Does it feel like your friends all know what to do for college but you don't? Do you need help with your college applications, have questions about FAFSA, are not sure what to major in, or even where to go? We are here to help! Your counselors here at MHS are holding a college workshop during your lunches in the LRC this Friday and after school on Monday, Jan. 23rd to help with any and all college questions. This is your chance to get the help you need! Be sure to attend at least one session. If you are unable to attend, but need help, stop in to Student Services to sign up for an appointment with your counselor.
Juniors: The University Circle Future Connections Internship program offers a summer internship for next year’s seniors. You will intern at places that interest you such as the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospital, NASA, the Science Center, The Cleveland Metroparks, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, the Cleveland Police, and many more. This is a great opportunity and will give you an edge on future applications and resumes. To qualify, you must be a junior, have a cumulative GPA of a 2.75 or higher, good school attendance, be a US Citizen, and be willing to commit for the duration of the program. A letter of recommendation and an essay are required, so get your application soon. See Miss Katzbach if you have any questions.
Auditions: Anyone interested in auditioning for Grease today, right after school, in the choir room, needs to bring your parent-student contract with you to auditions. If we don't have it, we cannot cast you. Also, if you're interested in trying out for a crew head position, interviews will be today starting at 3:00 backstage.
Student Council: Will have a meeting in the LRC today during 4/5 period to discuss upcoming events. Please see Miss Rehor if you have any questions or conflicts with this meeting.
Key Club: The Key Club meeting will be in the LRC after school on Friday this week.
The senior class is selling tickets for a chance to win a gift card tree. This year’s tree is worth over $400. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5 and will be sold during lunch periods and at basketball games. Get yours while you can!
Blood Drive: The 3rd blood drive of the school year will be next Wednesday, January 25th. You can save up to 3 lives with your donation. Please consider taking advantage of this opportunity to help others and donate if you are 16 or older. Lifeshare will be here during lunches on January 23rd and 24th for sign-ups, so consider signing up!.
Hockey: The Midview Hockey team beat Avon to win the SWC Championship this past weekend. Great job, guys!
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Calling attention to all seniors. RTV needs your old baby pictures, old school photos and old childhood home videos to go into your high school's senior video for the year 2017. Remember that all photos and videos submitted must be school appropriate. Photos and videos can be turned into RTV’s email at email@example.com anytime until March 31st.
Attention Students, let your opinion be heard! The Food Services Student Viewpoint
Survey is now open. Have a dish that you want to see on the menu at breakfast or lunch? Let us know by completing a short survey located at www.studentvp.com/NRCS . Print off your completion page and you'll get a free bag of chips at lunch!
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ANYONE INTERESTED IN PLAYING TENNIS!
Anyone interested in playing Tennis this spring, please stop by the Athletic Office and complete the sign-up sheet on the window.
Foreign Language Club
Attention Foreign Language Club members! Our next meeting is today, January 19th, at 3:25pm, in Ms. Hanlon’s classroom. See you then!
Academic Challenge Spring season is starting very quickly. Mandatory practices begin today, Thursday, January 19. Again...Practice for Academic Challenge Thursday!
Seniors, Scholarship Night is tonight from 6-8pm in the library. Join Oberlin College students and Ninde staff to learn about available scholarships, work on applications, and essays. Also, there will be a breakout session about studying abroad in college. Juniors are welcomed to attend as well. As always, we will have pizza.
We will begin rehearsals Wednesday January 25
Rehearsals will begin January 26
Wednesday January 25 for the girls game
Friday January 27 for the boys game
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Student IDs are to be visible and worn around your neck at all times. Teachers, please check to make sure students are wearing their ID. After 3 temporary IDs, detentions will be given!
• Check the bulletin board outside the guidance office and the wall outside of Ms. Gallagher’s classroom for any posted scholarships.
• ACT Prep Course – 5 weeks at Oberlin HS. Thursdays from 4-6pm beginning February 16. For more details visit the guidance office, or go to www.ActTestPrep.info.
Community Service Opportunities: Sign up with Mrs. Drake.
• Westwood Latchkey - Monday and Wednesday after school with Westwood Latchkey until 6pm. You can help for one to three hours on these nights. This opportunity will be available all school year.
College Scholarship: The Cavaliers and Huntington Bank will award ten $2000 scholarships. Eligibility requirements are: 500 word essay, community service, transcript, ACT/SAT scores and a letter of recommendation. See Mrs. Wyman for more information. Deadline is February 10th.
Washington DC Government field trip: Juniors and seniors attending need to have their final payment, completed paperwork, and school fees turned in no later than Friday, February 3rd to Mrs. Campo or Mrs. Trefz. The due date will not be extended! Students will not be permitted to sign up for rooms until everything is turned in.
Auditions for “The Crucible” will be held Monday, January 30th between 4-7pm in the Lindley Center. Students need to perform a 30-second monologue and be ready to do a “cold read”. Please bring your schedule conflicts with you to the audition. See Mr. Conklin for more information.
Volleyball – Any girl not currently in a sport who would like to play next year may attend an open gym at the high school on January 18th from 5-7pm with Coach Rohrbach.
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