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October 28, 2016 - Daily Announcements


OGT TESTING!! – The Social Studies OGT (Ohio Graduation Tests) will be administered TODAY, Friday, October 27, 2016.
If you are required to test, report to your first period class for attendance and then report directly to your assigned testing room. Your first period instructor will tell you which testing room to report to. Tests will begin promptly at 8:00am.

Candy Sales: The 2016-2017 annual VYC/Interact Candy Sale is going on now and will go thru October 28, 2016. Students will be selling Malley’s candy bars again this year. (Pretzel, Almond and Crunch) One kit contains 36 bars. Each bar is $1.00. Memo to Lab Instructors, candy sale guidelines, permission forms, sales production record and an example of the student activity deposit form were placed in lab instructor mailboxes yesterday.

Building Tours: 32 CBI 10th graders will be here TODAY Friday, October 28th during morning labs. This coming Tuesday Nov. 1st we will host 54 Midview 10th graders.


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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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Pledge to be Drug Free
It has been great to have so many students sign the pledge to be drug free! Thank you for making good choices, Avon. If you haven’t already, stop by the SADD Club table at lunch to sign the pledge to keep your hands off drugs! Did you know: In Lorain County data has shown an increase in heroin and cocaine use at an alarming rate. The data also shows there has been an increase by 35% in prescription drug abuse. Don’t be a statistic. Be one of the drug-free majority!

Winter Sports Club Meeting
Here's the announcement you've all been waiting for! Attention all students interested in participating in Winter Sports Club! There will be a Winter Sports Club information and registration meeting on Thursday, October 27th at 3:15pm in the Community Room located near the Auditorium. All forms will be distributed regarding Winter Sports Club due dates Thursday after school. If you have any questions see Mr. Ryan in room 120.

November 2nd is a Late Start
We are following our Late Start schedule on Wednesday, November 2nd. All students are reminded to be on time for Late Start. Early bird begins at 8:35am and first period begins at 9:10am.

Student Fee Payments
Student fees for this school year have been applied and families can pay for school fees by credit card through PayForIt.net, a secure online payment system. We want to remind everyone that all electronic transaction charges on PayForIt.net will be waived for the high school through the end of November. There is a link to this online system on the website, or checks made out to the Avon Board of Education will be accepted in the administrative office. The student's first and last name must be included on the payment. School fees are due by December 1st, 2016.

Boys Basketball Meeting
There will be a meeting for any boy interested in trying out for basketball this year at 3:15pm on Friday, October 28th in Room 226. This meeting will last only 10 to 15 minutes. We will be discussing tryouts as well as the November schedule. If you cannot attend this meeting, see Coach Sapara, (room 116) Coach Backo (room 243) or Coach Fitch (room 249) for tryout information.

Senior Info from YBHQ
Boo Seniors! Everything is due for YBHQ! Senior portrait appointments need to be made. Turn in your baby picture. Public display of affection ads are due. Boo seniors, boo! This deadline is for you!

DC Deadline & Meeting Info
Any senior who is interested in attending the senior trip to Washington, D.C., please mark your calendars with the following important dates. Friday, October 28th is the deadline to register for the trip. To register, please visit the trip website: sites.google.com/avoneagles.org/seniordctrip, click on the Registration tab, and complete the form on the page. In addition, on Sunday, October 30th at 7:00pm in the AHS Auditorium, there will be an important meeting regarding payment of the trip. This meeting is mandatory for all those registered for the trip, students and parents are both encouraged to attend. Information regarding the new system of payment will be discussed. Please see or e-mail Ms. Malone with any questions at malonej@avoneagles.org.

Senior Costume Contest
Seniors, Halloween is coming up which means the annual Halloween costume contest is approaching. The contest will be held during Early Bird on Monday, October 31st in the auditorium. To be excused from your Early Bird class, seniors must be participating and in costume. The categories this year are best guy, best girl, funniest, scariest, most creative, best group and best costume overall. Have an idea of which of the following categories you would like to be judged in. The winner of each category will receive a prize. Please keep the school dress code in mind and no clown costumes are allowed. If you have any questions, see Miss Treece in room 248.

Avon Lake

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Attention Seniors and Sophomores: Jostens will be at Avon Lake HS today, Friday, October 28th from 10:00 am - 12:30 pm in the commons. Please bring your graduation and class ring orders to
Jostens at this time. Remember to take advantage of all the order day discounts and promotions! Extra order packets are available in the main office and payment options are listed on the information packet.

The Key Club Sponsored Study Group meets every Wednesday and Friday 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!

Miss Tomlin's class is conducting their annual cleaning supply drive for CRS. They are collecting household and personal items. Collection boxes will be in every office and most classrooms. This drive runs through October.

Guidance - College Visits – Scholarships

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.

Senior headshot pictures for the yearbook are taken for free at Prestige Portraits (formerly Woodard) in Westlake and are by appointment only, call 1-800-589-6411. Sign-up today if you want to be in the yearbook!

Clubs and Organizations

Attention NEHS members: The Remind code is 81010 @d389d. Please sign up to receive announcements.

ATTENTION STUDENTS: PLEASE come and support your ALHS Spanish Club for their Día de los Muertos Treats Sale! The officers will be selling delicious holiday-themed treats during all lunch periods on Monday, October 31st, Tuesday, November 1st and Wednesday, November 2nd. For a dollar, you can buy a dessert PLUS be entered into our raffle. Prizes include VISA gift cards, Gas Cards and Chipotle Gift Cards. Please see Mrs. Gemelas in room 231 if you have any questions. Hasta Pronto.

There will be a freshmen class officer meeting Tuesday, November 1ST at 3:00 pm in room 267

Community Service

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.

Preschool Sports is in its 6th year of offering sport classes to children ages 3 - 6 in Avon Lake and is looking for teen volunteers, ages 13-16, who are interested in earning community service hours. If you are interested in volunteering and having fun with young preschoolers, please sign up on the volunteer page of www.preschoolsports.org. For questions, please call Coach Craig at 216-256-0310.


Congratulations to the Girls Varsity team for an undefeated season, 15-0. The following girls won these awards:
1st Team All Northeast Ohio District Award: Paighton Masterson
Honorable Mention Northeast Ohio District Award: Abby Hawkinson, Emma Davies
Academic All-Ohio Award: Abby Hawkinson
SWC Player of the Year: Paighton Masterson
1st Team SWC: Paighton Masterson, Emma Davies, Abby Hawkinson
2nd Team SWC: Maggie Owen
Honorable Mention SWC: Liz Thieken, Taylor Hubert


Martinizing Dry Cleaner is looking for counter help. 25-30 Hours a week some Saturdays
Afternoons 2pm – 7pm (flexible). Must be customer oriented, friendly and reliable! Basic computer knowledge a plus. Perk: Usually time to work on homework.
Visit: www.dryclean-cleveland.com Or call Chris M-F at 440-937-7550 (Leave message if needed)

Attention to all students who love learning about politics and would like to have firsthand experience in the election process! Kelly Kraus Mencke for Families is looking for volunteers and interns for Kelly's campaign for the Ohio House of Representatives in this district. This experience includes direct voter contact in the form of: knocking doors and distributing campaign literature, making phone calls, walking in parades, attending community events, and assisting with social media and advertising. You will have a lot of fun gaining experience and knowledge of what it's like to run a campaign! If you're interested in this valuable campaign experience, please respond to Joe Minges, Campaign Manager, at:MingesJM@gmail.com or (513) 479-4619

Babysitter Needed
+ Junior or Senior Girl
+ $100 - $150 per week
+ must have license and reliable transportation
+ 3 kids - ages 10, 7, and 4
+ Highland Park Subdivision, Avon
+ after school, evenings and weekends
+ flexible schedule
Expect 10-15 hrs per week @ $10 per hour - after school (usually 3:00pm – 6:00pm) with optional evenings and weekends. Please call, text or email for more information.
Dave Taylor 216-258-4833 dtaylor@bakerlaw.com
Stephanie Taylor 440-865-5462 staylor31@roadrunner.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

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: “Creative work comes slowly after growth and effort.”


On for Monday, October 31st we will be on an ACTIVITY bell schedule for our Halloween costume judging (high school students only). Copies are attached to your school email and also are available in the main office.


Girls Basketball try-outs will be held in the Clearview High School Gym on Friday, October 28th, from 3:00pm - 4:30pm and Saturday October 29th from 9:30 am-11: 30am.


There will be a Senior class meeting on Tuesday, November 1st at 7:40 am in CHS auditorium. Jostens will be here to talk cap and gown and graduation announcements. This is for CHS site students only. JVS students will have a meeting with Jostens at the JVS on a later date.


Senior apparel order forms are located in the Guidance office. All orders and money must be returned by Thursday, November 10th .


Clearview Athletic Boosters 13th Annual “Night at the Races” will be Saturday, November 5th at St. Vincent DePaul. See Mr. Davis or Mr. Collier for your $20 tickets.


There are several clothing items in the lost ‘n found. Please stop in the Main Office to see if something is yours. Unclaimed items will be donated.


CCP students MUST schedule an appointment with their advisor to schedule 2nd semester online or LCCC on site courses. Nicole Starkey will be here on Thursday, November 3rd to meet with students. If Nicole Starkey is listed as your advisor on your My Campus please see Mrs. Howard, Mrs. Kazel or Mrs. Watson in the Guidance Office to schedule an appointment with her ASAP. If you don't meet with her here you will have to schedule an appointment with her at LCCC. See Guidance if you have questions. If you are only taking classes that are here with CHS teachers, you do not need an appointment.

THURSDAY, October 27th

7:45 am Science OGT Test (Room 208)
7° English TBT Meeting
8° Science TBT Meeting

FRIDAY, October 28th

7:45 am Social Studies OGT Test (Room 208)
7:00 pm Varsity Football AWAY @ Brooklyn

SATURDAY, October 29th


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Game 3 is TODAY! Go Tribe!

Attention Seniors: Jostens will be here on Monday, Oct. 31 for a meeting to explain cap and gown and announcement information and to showcase senior items you may purchase. All seniors will be called down from their 3rd period classes at approximately 10:00 am. Cap and Gown, Announcement and senior items may be ordered on Thursday, November 3 during all lunch periods.

This Monday, October 31, marks the first day of the Lorain County High School Art Show at Elyria Public Library. The participants in this year’s art show are Emily MONDAY, OCTOBER 31ST, MARKS THE FIRST DAY OF


Attention Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors: If you would like to order your class ring and have not done so, stop in the cafeteria during all lunch periods on Thursday, Nov. 3 to place your order with a Jostens rep. Sophomores, if you need another ring packet, see Mrs. Kobe in the main office.

Service Hours Opportunities: Columbia PTA is looking for help with Trick or Treat Street in the Park on Sunday, October 30th. See posted announcements for details.
Attention Seniors and students interested in service hours. Field pickup will take place on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. at the stadium. See Mr. Campbell if you're interested.

Meetings for the Week:
Guidance News : Attention CCP students: Reserve a time to meet with Miss Neff to schedule for spring classes. Please stop in the guidance office to make an appointment with Mrs. Hechko.

College Visits: the following colleges and universities will be visiting CHS.
Baldwin Wallace University: Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 11:15 am
Ursuline College: Thursday, Nov. 3 at 9:45 am
If you are interested in meeting with these college representatives, sign up in the guidance office.
Sports News :

Best of luck to Matt Pettegrew as he travels to Boardman on Saturday to compete in the Cross Country regional tournament.

Attention all girls playing basketball this season. Practice begins this Saturday, October 29th at 10:00 a.m. Please plan to be there at 9:30 a.m. to turn in all required forms. See Mr. Jump or Ms. Kobe if you need forms. Also, remember to bring your practice jersey issued for the summer. See you Saturday!

Attention boys planning on trying out for basketball this year: See Coach Marlette for a participation packet. Also, if you need a physical form, get one of those as well. You need to have a valid physical before you will be able to tryout. Boys Basketball will have an open gym on Tuesday, Nov. 1 after school until 4:30.

Help out the Entrepreneurship class’ Junior Achievement fundraiser at Chipotle on Monday, November 7.

Hey Raiders, it’s time to show your school spirit! Our school is taking part in the Healthy High School Challenge again! We will be competing against high schools around the country to see who can win some of the $80,000 in cash prizes. During October, for every combo meal in the cafeteria, healthy snack or beverage purchase you make, we earn points toward winning the Healthy High School Challenge and the top prize of $5,000. Last year we won $500 for our Student Council. So please remember to buy healthy snacks and
beverages in the cafeteria and help us win!

All school fees were due by October 1. School transportation for all extra curricular activities will be denied until past fees are paid. This includes athletic competitions, marching band games and shows and academic challenge matches. Payment can be made by credit card online on the PayForIt system. You may also pay by cash, check or credit card in the main office. See Mrs. Kobe if you have any questions.

Are you looking for a Job? Then check out the NEW Job Board located in the Columbia Cafeteria, it is to the left of the vending machine on the edge of the hall way. You will find notices for local businesses seeking employees.
Attention Sophomores: You may still order class ring online . Extra order packets are available in the main office and payment options are listed on the Design packet.

Mark your calendar: If you are seeking volunteer hours, Columbia PTA is looking for help with Trick or Treat Street in the Park on Sunday, October 30th. The event will be held from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. volunteers are needed from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. to help with set-up, running the event and tear-down. Help is needed with handing out candy, face painting, crafts, hay ride, games, set-up and tear-down. If you are interested in helping out this year Contact Mrs. Cavadas by email at mjcavadas@yahoo.com.

General High School Information: If your child will be a new student attending Columbia High school this fall, you must contact our registrar, Liz Wenzel, at Columbia Middle school. Please call for an appointment at 440-236-1236. Mrs. Wenzel will contact you to set up an appointment for you to bring in your child’s paperwork and to register your child. Due to the large volume of registrants, please do not arrive at the middle school without an appointment.
If you would like to park at CHS for the 2016-2017 school year you may still apply. Eligible students must have a 1.5 cumulative GPA, a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance coverage. Applications are available at the HS office or online. The parking fee of $30 is due when you turn in your application.

CHS provides both healthy breakfast and lunch offerings every school day. The price of a school lunch for the 2016-2017 school year is $3.50 and milk is $0.50. Breakfast prices are $1.50. Your child may qualify for free or reduced prices meals. Reduced price lunch is $0.40 and reduced price breakfast is $0.30. Please contact your school office if you need assistance providing school day meals for your child.

School fees and lunch charges may be paid on the PayForIt system online. Report cards were held as well as the release of transcripts and diplomas for unpaid academic fees. Current school fees are due Oct. 1. Transportation for extracurricular activities will be denied for unpaid academic fees after that time. If you would like to set up a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Kobe in the main office at 440-236-5001. You may also pay in the main office with cash, check or credit card in the main office at CHS.

All high school athletes must have a current physical on file for the first mandatory day of practice per season. The 2016-2017 OHSAA pre-participation physical form is available in the main office or online.

High School Athletic participation fees for the 2016-2017 school year are $150. This fee is due by the sports photo shoot each season. The fee of $150 is per season per athlete; with a family cap of $300.00 per season for 7-12 athletes.


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NHS Members:

The first dues installment must be paid by today if you are not participating in the fundraiser. The fundraiser will begin on 11/7. T-shirt orders are due on 11/4. Payment must be included with the order. See Mrs. Dargo in 204W with any questions.

Students Spreading Awareness for Animals –

There will be a very brief meeting right after school today in room 105.

GEM members:

The money for the t-shirts is due today. See Mrs. Bier in room 207W if you wish to purchase one.

Bowling Team Open Gyms

Open gym sessions are being held for any students interested in trying out for the Elyria High School boys and girls bowling teams. Open gyms are not tryouts. They are a chance to practice with the EHS coaching staff before November tryouts. Open gyms are being held every Sunday in October at 1pm at Brunswick Zone in North Ridgeville. The cost of bowling is $5 for 3 games.

Bowling Team Tryouts

Tryouts for the Elyria High School boys & girls bowling teams will be held on Wednesday, November 9th at 4pm and Friday, November 11th at 4pm. You only need to attend one tryout date. Tryouts are held at Brunswick Zone bowling center in North Ridgeville.


Anime does NOT meet this Friday; however, we do meet MONDAY for Trunk or Treat from 4-5! If you want to hand out candy and make someone's day, show up!!

Calling all heroes:

Every two seconds, someone in America needs blood. Do you want to be a hero? Today, LifeShare will give you the opportunity to save lives by donating blood. Sign ups are going on today in all lunch periods. Due to fewer and fewer donations, sign ups are necessary to guarantee the opportunity so sign up today!

Debate Club:

The next Debate Club meeting will be on Monday, October 31st at 2:45pm in Room 138. Please join us for conversation and discussion about interesting topics. There may be some Halloween treats made available. Any questions can be addressed to Mrs. Farley.

Remember, we’re at Elyria High School where we are achieving success and nothing less!


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Attention Students and Staff
The Sophomore Class Officers are hosting a Halloween candy count contest through Monday October 31st during the lunch periods. Take a guess at how many M&Ms or Eyeball gummies are in the jar for a chance to win the jar!
2 guesses for $1.00


Make someone’s day with a Pumpkin-Gram!
A fresh crop of Pumpkin-grams are ready for you to order for Halloween. $1 sends an original student-designed card with m-m-m-Malley’s chocolates attached to your friends at FHS on Mon., Oct. 31st. Look for the Art Society student during lunches through Friday to place your orders.

Juniors and Senior interested in taking the December ACT the regular deadline for registration is next Friday, November 4th. Go to www.actstudent.org to register online. Students on free or reduced lunches stop in the counseling office for a fee waiver.

Seniors planning on applying to competitive schools like The Ohio State University, the early action deadline is November 1st. Check your Naviance account or stop in to make an appointment with Mrs. Zimmer if you need assistance.

Bowling tryouts will be Friday 11/4 and Monday 11/7 from 4-5:30pm at Lake Erie Lanes. Attendance at both sessions is mandatory. All students interested in trying out for the bowling team should sign-up on the sheet in the office. Bowlers are needed as the teams are looking to replace last year’s 10 seniors.
*** A physical is needed for tryouts ***.
Open practice bowling continues on Tuesday nights from 7pm to 8:30pm at Rebman’s Rec in Lorain. Bowl 1, 2 or 3 games ($2 a game). For more info, email Coach Davis at davisken29@yahoo.com or leave message at 440-670-2123.


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Seniors: Jostens will be at Keystone High School TODAY during lunch periods in the lobby to take cap & gown orders. Please bring your graduation orders to Jostens at this time. Attention sophomores: Jostens will also be taking additional class ring orders during this time! Remember to take advantage of all the order day discounts and promotions! Extra order packets are available in the main office and payment options are listed on the information packet.

High School Bowling!! Open practices will be held every Wednesday at 3:30 at Strike Out Lanes in Wellington! Team tryouts are on Wednesday, 11/9 at 3:30 at Strike Out Lanes. If you have questions or need more info, contact Coach Minnich at 440-309-5293!

Reminder to all boys’ basketball players: All paperwork is due to Coach Holzhauer by Friday November 4 if you are planning on trying out for the basketball team. This includes an updated physical, EMA, and Insurance Waiver. Please see Coach Holzhauer if you have any questions.

Reminder to all Wrestlers: Wrestling practice starts November 11, but preseason is underway for those who are interested. Please see Coach Vondruska for training plan and mandatory paperwork for this coming season.

There will be weightlifting, shooting, and light conditioning available to all boys interested in playing basketball! We will meet in the gym after school every day until our first day of practice on November 4.

Get your costumes ready Keystone! The annual Halloween Costume Contest is right around the corner. The contest will be held Monday between second and third periods. Categories include . . . Scariest, Best Duo or Trio, Cutest, Best Comic Book Character, Funniest, Best Group, Most Original and Best Overall! Teachers, we have a category for you too, so don't forget to wear your costume as well. Costumes must be school appropriate, no weapons, chains, spikes or face coverings. Face paint must be applied before coming to school and NO CLOWNS!!

Youth 4 Youth will be joining in the 2nd annual Trunk or Treat at the United Methodist Church in LaGrange. If your group would like to join, please let us know! Trunk or Treat will be October 30 from 4:00 until 5:30. You will need to decorate the truck of your car and be there to hand out candy! If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Robinson or Mrs. Deal!!

College Credit Plus Spring registration is now under way. If you are a current CCP student and need to register for Spring courses, see your counselor ASAP so that you can complete the necessary paperwork.


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Are you dedicated to safety, like to be outside, and enjoy physical labor? Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Ohio Edison is continuing its partnership with Stark State College by offering an Associate of Applied Science degree in Electric Utility Technology for those interested in a career as a line worker or substation electrician. First Energy pays for tuition, books, and any lab fees for qualified students who are accepted into the Power Systems Institute Program. There is a mandatory informational meeting on Nov. 12th. Come to Student Services if you’re interested.

This week is Red Ribbon Spirit Week! To take a stand against drugs, today everyone needs to wear their Halloween costumes. Look for signs around the school to remind you of the daily themes, and start getting those outfits together to show your Middie spirit.

Are you excited about the Halloween assembly? Do you want to be a part of it? Sign up during lunches for a chance to participate in the spooky games that student council have planned. The games are "Lantern-o-Mystery", "Tug-of-War", and "Minute 2 Win It Relay". Signup sheets will be posted on the guidance office window. The signup sheets are only to sign yourself up! Do not sign other people up for games!

Looking for a gift to give for the holidays? The Midview Art Department is selling a long sleeve “Middie Strong” t-shirt in white designed by senior studio art student, Sara Calhoun. Muscular arms are printed on the underside of the sleeve so that when the arms are raised, muscles will be visible. The cost of the shirts is $20. See Mrs. Burns in room 403 or Mrs. White in room 400 to order your shirt today. Checks should be made payable to the Midview ARTastic Scholarship Fund. The deadline to order is Friday, November 11th. The shirts will be delivered to you before the holidays. All proceeds from the sale of these shirts will go toward the ARTastic Scholarship that’s awarded to a studio art senior at the end of the school year.

The annual Food Drive Food Fight against North Ridgeville begins today. Please remember to bring in canned goods and non-perishable items to your 2nd period class. The two 2nd period classes that collect the most food will be treated to a special prize that you do NOT want to miss! Remember, this is our annual food fight against North Ridgeville, and we have not lost in more than 5 years. All food items collected are donated to a food shelter in Lorain County. Please see a National Honor Society member or Mrs. Guildoo if you have any questions.

Girls basketball tryouts will be today from 4:00-5:30 and Saturday from 8:00-11:00 a.m. Anyone interested in participating must have a completed physical on file in the athletic office in order to try out. Contact Coach Plzak if you have any questions.

North Ridgeville

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If anyone is interested in talking to the representatives from the following colleges and universities, please go to the Guidance Office to get a College Visit Form from Ms. Fedorko.
October 31st- University of Findlay at 9:00
November 2nd- Ursuline College at 10:00
November 7th- Baldwin Wallace University at 11:00
November 10th- Slippery Rock at 12:45
November 11th- Cleveland Institute of Art at 1:00

To any student interested in going out for the bowling team, there are open lanes every Monday and Wednesday in October at Brunswick Lanes from 3:30 - 5:00. It costs $5.00 for 3 games.

Attention, any student interested in participating in Academic ACES, please attend a brief meeting, after school, today in Mr. Rufener's room 307.

GAME ON! If you are interested in attending gaming club's next session, we will be meeting today in room 338 (the science hallway) from 2:30 - 4:30. To join gaming club, dues are 15$ and are due before the meeting. Please see Mrs. Villaire in room 338 if you have any questions.

Reminder to all girls interested in playing basketball this year... Tryouts are this Friday and Saturday. You must have an updated physical to tryout. Any questions please see Coach Esser in Room 212.

Varsity R has teamed up with Harvest for Hunger for our annual canned food drive competition against Midview. Please donate as many non-perishable food items as you can this week. Items can be turned in during lunch periods in the main hallway all week. For every item you bring in, Varsity R will give you a raffle ticket. On Friday, a live drawing will be held to award 2 lucky students a $100 Best Buy gift card! Don’t delay! The more food you bring, the better your chances to win!

There are only a few more days left to buy a wristband if you are planning on wearing a costume to school on Monday, October 31st. Bands are $2 and sold during lunch periods by the cafeteria and MUST be purchased whether you are participating in the contest or not. Flyers are posted around the school with this years categories. Don’t Delay! Friday is the last day!

Attention all boys interested in trying out for basketball. Tryouts will be November 4th, 5pm-8pm and November 5th 8am-9:30am. You will need an updated physical to tryout. If you do not have one by November 4th, DO NOT COME TO TRYOUTS!


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Weigh that Waste
All students - through this week
Please deposit leftover vegetables in the recycling containers in the cafeteria.
This week is WASTELESS Week for Sodexo and our food service is measuring just how much food we waste. Did you know that every American wastes about 290 pounds of food EVERY year?

Make this your motto: “Cook it, store it, share it…..JUST DON’T WASTE IT!!!!!!!!


Queers and Allies Club
We will have our first meeting next WEDNESDAY after school in Mrs. Lahetta’s room. Please see Mrs. Miller with any questions!

Drama Club (read until 11/3)
We will have our next meeting WEDNESDAY after school in the Auditorium. We have alot coming up in the next few weeks and need everyone to help!

Wrestling conditioning and open mats will begin this week Tuesday and Wednesday at 3:30 in the wrestling room at Langston.

(No end date, yet)
Content Tutors are available after school Tuesdays-Thursdays in the library. All
students are welcome to come receive help from an Oberlin College Student. On
Tuesdays, there will be a Chemistry tutor, Wednesdays there will be a math tutor, and Thursdays there will be Physical and Earth Science, Math, and Spanish tutors.

Start saving your canned goods! Our canned food drive will start November 1st through 15th. OHS LET’S PLAN TO HELP OUT THOSE IN NEED.

Juniors and Seniors
Admissions reps from Ashland University and Baldwin Wallace University will be visiting OHS in November. If you are interested in these schools, please sign up on Naviance!

Ninde Scholars
Attention Ninde Scholars, the after school ice cream social has been moved to
Wednesday, November 2nd. If you are a Ninde or Aspiring Ninde Scholar, please join us after school next Wednesday for ice cream and socialization.

Art Club
Art club will be selling boo grams during lunch A and B Friday. Boo grams will be hand delivered on Monday during 1st period. The cost is .50 and the boo gram will include a treat for that special someone.

Foreign Language Club (10/26 - 10/31)
Attention Foreign Language club members - we will meet on Monday, October 31st, at 3:25pm in Ms. Hanlon’s classroom, room 205, to work on items for International Education Week!


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Today’s football game at Black River:
• Once spectators are in the stadium, they will not be permitted to leave without purchasing another ticket.
• Spectators are expected to remain on their designated side to watch the game.
• Portable restrooms will be provided on the visiting side.

Washington DC field trip. The first payment of $150 for the trip is due by Friday, November 4th to reserve your spot. All checks or money orders need to be made out to 20th Century Tours. See Mrs. Campo or Mrs. Trefz if you have any questions.

Driver’s Education Classes will be available for WHS students for two weeks in December. Please pick up an information sheet in the cafeteria if interested.

Anime Club Members: Bring a simple costume to change into for the meeting today.

Civil War Club will continue the discussion of Veteran’s Day this Friday. If anyone has a t-shirt design they want considered, bring it to the meeting today.

Library Book Sale all next week during the school day! Non-fiction titles will be 50c each with all profits going towards the library renovation project.

Round 2 of the STAR Talent competition is Saturday at 6:30 in the Lindley Center. Admission is $5.

ASVAB Career Exploration Test will be November 19th. Any 10-12 grade student interested should sign up in the guidance office.

College Credit Plus information meeting Thursday, October 27 at 6pm in the high school cafeteria. Any student interested in taking college classes next school year must attend this meeting. Parents are also asked to attend. See Mr. Gallion with any questions.

Key Club is hosting Pennies for Patients Week – October 24-28th. Don’t forget your loose change! Today is the last day! Change will be collected during lunch mods. Friday is Black, Purple & Orange Day – wear your Halloween colors.

Jostens JVS Dates:
• JVS Sophomores – See the Jostens rep for ring information on 11/8/16.
• JVS Senior class meeting – 11/8/16
• JVS Graduation orders taken 11/10, 11/11, 12/9/16
• JVS Graduation order delivery – 4/27 and 4/28/16

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