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October 31, 2014 - Daily Announcements



 Friday, October 31 is the end of the first grading periods. Grades are due on Monday, November 3.

 Monday, November 3 is a teacher in-service day. There will be NO SCHOOL for students!

Midview CBI Freshmen will be touring the JVS on Tuesday, November 4, during the morning labs.
Keystone CBI students be touring the JVS on Friday, November 7 during both the morning and afternoon labs.

ACT For Practice: This is an opportunity for you to take an actual ACT Test without it being on your record. Sat. Nov. 8, 20114. Please see your school counselor for more details. Registration deadline Oct. 31st.

Registration deadline is November 7th for the December 13th test date. Students can register at www.actstudent.org . LCJVS ACT testing center code is 231950. To report scores to LCJVS the code is 363918. If you should require any assistance please see your School Counselor in Student Services.

Students interested in volunteering can sign up with Lorain County Volunteer Connection through the United Way website. Log on to www.uwloraincounty.org/volunteer or call 440-277-6530.

Veterans of Foreign Wars “Voice of Democracy Speech Contest.
Write 3-5 min. audio essay addressing the theme “Why veterans are important to our nation’s History and Future”. Open to 9-12 graders. Prize money 1st place Department of Ohio $8,000 and National $30,00. Due to Local VFW by Nov. 1, 2014. See you counselor today for more details and application.

Free Speech Essay contest: Juniors and Seniors- Win a $10,000 scholarship. Submit an essay between 800-1,000 words on the provided topic. To enter visit www.thefire.org/contest by Jan. 31, 2015.


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Class of 2015 Senior t-shirts are available for a cost of $10 (short-sleeve) and $14 (long-sleeve). See Mrs. Stack at the High School if you are interested in purchasing!

November 5 - Woodard will be at Steele High School on November 5th for Senior Pictures. If you did not get your senior picture taken by Woodard, please stop in the office at Steele or call 440-988-4433 to schedule a time for your yearbook headshot picture. JVS students will be scheduled from 7:00 - 7:30a.m. and there will be a bus available to take the students back to the JVS.

November 11 - Jostens Senior Mtg @ JVS 8:00 a.m.

November 18 & 19 - Jostens @ JVS Grad order during lunch periods

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

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Avon Lake

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Class of 2016 Fundraiser at BISTRO 83! Dine at Bistro 83 any of the following dates:
10% of the profits will go towards Avon Lake High School Prom. 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 the day of each event. Contact Mrs. Sargent at Sarah.Sargent@avonlakecityschools.org if you have any further questions. Thank you for your support.

Attention Students and Staff! Please keep in mind when decorating or hanging any items on lockers, walls and windows that NO TAPE is to be used! Please use sticky tac only!

Avon Lake City Schools is proud to launch FIT KIDS from your school dietitian
Interested in learning more about nutrition and fitness?
This is for you! FIT KIDS TEXT!
• Receive 1 text every week on healthy eating and activity.
• Find out about school community fitness and nutrition happenings
• Get new ideas for recipes, good nutrition and fun activities
• Increase your knowledge on healthy living and being your best
To start getting messages, enroll now: Text @fitkidsh to 440-638-5708

Guidance - College Visits – Scholarships

Kent State 11/7/2014 Periods 4/5
Find out how to improve your score on the ACT! ACT For Practice is being held Saturday, November 8th at the Educational Service Center of Lorain County. Visit the Guidance Announcements webpage at http://www.avonlakecityschools.org/staff/guidance/announcements for complete information and a registration form. Deadline for Registration: October 31, 2014

Most Valuable Student Scholarship available through the Elks National Foundation. Visit our guidance webpage at http://www.avonlakecityschools.org/staff/guidance/pages/Scholarships for local contact information and complete details. Deadline: December 5, 2014.


Clubs and Organizations

There will be no academic challenge this Friday, October 31st. Our next practice will be next Friday, November 7, after school in Mr. Smylie’s room.”

Have you been dreaming of the perfect Spring Break trip? Dream no more…Spring Break 2016…off to Europe we go! Starting in London, St Paul’s Cathedral for Easter and Big Ben, the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre in Paris, and the Royal Palace and Prado Museum in Madrid, just to name a few of our stops. Come to the informational meeting to find out more: Wednesday, November 5th at 6:30 p.m.in Room 166 at Avon Lake High School. Questions? See Mrs. Storer (room 166) or Mrs. Gemelas (room 231). YOU’RE NOT GOING TO WANT TO MISS THIS TRIP! SPACE IS LIMITED…DO NOT DELAY!
ATTENTION SPANISH CLUB MEMBERS: There will be a VERY important meeting on Wednesday, November 5th in room 231 at 7:20 am or 2:55 pm. PLEASE plan to attend in order to receive our Holiday Service Project Outline with dates and times. See Seńora Gemelas in room 231 if you have any questions.
Community Service

Are you interested in fields such as education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech therapy? Do you have some free time during the day? Do you need community service hours? Miss Tomlin is searching for student aides to assist in her classroom. If you have a study hall or free time and are able to help, please stop by Room 120.


Attention Swimmers and Divers interested in participating on the Avon Lake High School Swimming & Diving Team this season. There will be a brief meeting after school at 3:00 pm today, Friday, October 31 in the Commons Fish Bowl.

ALL BOYS interested in playing basketball this year must see Coach Smith to sign up. You may stop down to room 112 before/ after school, or during your lunch period. YOU MUST MAVE A CURRENT PHYSICAL AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL FORM on file to try out.

Any girl interested in trying out for the girls’ basketball teams this year the schedule is as follows:

Friday October 31st staring at 10:30 pm we will have a non-mandatory midnight madness practice going till 12:30 am followed with a breakfast for all. Parents are welcome to attended we will have some contests for parents.
Sat., November 1st mandatory practice for grades 10 thru 12. 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Mon., November 3rd practice for everyone trying out 9 thru 12. 3:20 pm to 6:30 pm.


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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

Attention all students and parents: The Brookside 2014-2015 yearbooks are now on sale! This year's theme is Brookside Reflections. We will be looking back at the school over the years as we prepare to move to the new building next year. The book will serve as a great memento of the last year in the current Brookside building. You can order your book at jostensyearbooks.com. Contact Mrs. Rion if you have any questions.

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN CHEERLEADING? Come to the BHS Gym on Thursday, October 23 from 5-7pm for an Informational Meeting and to learn what you'll be tested on during the tryout. Tryouts will be on Saturday, October 25th from 8-10am in the BHS Gym. Questions are to be directed to Coach Eastin at cheercoacheastin@gmail.com.


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Words of Wisdom: “You make a living from what you get, but you make a life from what you give.”

Xavier Navarro

Book club reminder! We will be discussing "Thousand Words" Monday, Nov. 3 at 3PM in the library. Please remember to attend. If you cannot attend see Miss Cokain after the meeting to get the next book "Every Day."

Students please see Mrs. Howard if you are interested in getting more information about being a foreign exchange student for the 2015-2016 school year.

The Scholastic Team had a successful afternoon yesterday.
Varsity defeated Oberlin 28-14
JV defeated Oberlin 19-5

If you took the PSAT test on Oct. 15 and haven't paid the $7 fee, you must get it in to Mrs. Watson in the Guidance office TODAY or the debt will go on your fees.

The CHS Newspaper is back in action with a new name, The Clearview Chronicle. Visit www.clearviewchronicle.wordpress.com to check it out. We post monthly school news and are featuring new content such as music and restaurant reviews, comics and student photography.

There will be a very important class meeting on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:40 am. Josten's will be here to talk about ordering your caps and gowns and cards and announcements for graduation! All CHS seniors must attend!

The final two college rep visits will be next week! Baldwin-Wallace University will be here on Monday, Nov. 3 at 9am and Kent State University will be here on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 8:30 am. Don't forget to get your teacher's permission, sign up in the guidance office and fill out the teacher permission form. The representative from Ashland University will be in the guidance conference room on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 1:00. Please make sure you sign up in the guidance office and have teacher permission along with the signature form.

There are Girls Basketball Tryouts TODAY from 3 - 4:30 pm for all girls interested in playing basketball this season, grades 9-12.

Do you want to have a chance to have your own pictures be in the yearbook? Download the ReplayIt App from IOS or Android, and you can upload your pictures directly from your smart phone for consideration in the 2015 Yearbook. You can also upload them to the ReplayIt website from your computer at www.replayit.com.

FRIDAY, October 31, 2014 Alternate 1 Bell Schedule
Halloween costumes may be worn ~ restrictions are: NO masks, weapons OR look-a-likes, follow dress code expectations … face is paint is OK)
8-10:30 Social Studies OGT (Room 216)
Lunch Costume voting (cafeteria)
2:05 pm Assembly ~ Recognize all students involved in extra curricular
7:00 pm Varsity football HOME vs. Columbia (Senior night)

Friday Turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, roll, cookie fruit and milk


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Guidance News:
Attention PSEO students: If the guidance office does not have your grades by Monday, you will be automatically added to the ineligible list. Please bring your grades in and give them to Mrs. Hechko. She will then make an appointment for you to schedule spring classes.

Attention Seniors: Financial Aid Night for seniors and their parents will be held Thursday, November 13, at 6:30PM in the CHS cafeteria.

College Visitations: The following schools will be visiting CHS during the few weeks: Students need to sign up no later than 1st period the day of the visit.
Kent State University: Monday, November 3 at 8:30 am.
Sign up in the guidance office if you are interested in attending any of these sessions.

Meetings for the Week:

Sports News:
Attention any sophomore, junior, or senior boy playing basketball this year. See Coach Marlette for the November practice schedule.

Attention all girls interested in playing indoor soccer: Experienced and new players are welcome.
It is a great chance to have fun and learn the game. Games are typically held on Sundays throughout the winter. Please see Coach Bailey in Room 17 for more information.

Birthdays for
Saturday Nov. 1 Emma Seitz & Dylan Witte
Sunday, Nov. 2 Trevor Rindfleisch

Articles posted but not read each day:
Attention athletes interested in playing winter sports: All school fees must be paid in order for you to travel by bus to extra curricular competitions. If you have any questions about your fees, please contact Mrs. Kobe in the main office.

Chipotle Fundraiser! Columbia High School’s Color Guard and Marching Band is having a Chipotle fundraiser at the Strongsville location at 15029 Pearl Road, on Monday, November 10th, from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. Bring in the flyer available in the main office, show it on your smartphone or tell the cashier and CHS will get 50% of the proceeds. Come out and support the color guard and band!

If you are looking for a part time job Panera in Strongsville is hiring! There are immediate openings with flexible schedules and competitive wages. Stop in and ask for a manager at either location, 17090 Royalton Road or at SouthPark Mall. See the flyer outside the main office for more details.

Oberlin College will be hosting virtual panels for prospective students during the fall semester on December 9. These panels will be a chance for students to ask current Oberlin students about their experiences on campus. Each panel will be live streamed through the Oberlin blogs and will be archived on the blog for later watching. They will be able to take questions through the blogs or from the Admissions Facebook page. For a link to these pages, please see Miss Neff.

The Junior Class has extended our flip flop sale! For just $20 you can show your Raider spirit! Please support the class of 2016 in their Prom fundraising.

The world needs to know your inner artist! Participate in PTA Reflections Fine Arts Competition. Open to Columbia Students K-12. Choreograph a dance, produce a film, write a poem or story, compose a song, take a picture or create a piece of visual art and tell us your interpretation of the theme: “The World Would Be a Better Place If...” Contact Nancy Geiger at Nancy.Geiger@hotmail.com for more details. Local deadline: January 5th, 2015.

Attention all students: The 2014-2015 Yearbooks can still be preordered for the $60 price now
through Nov. 14th. Order at jostensyearbooks.com or by picking up an order form in the main office.

School Fees: All current year and past year school fees were due on WEDNESDAY, October 1 These fees must be paid before students can use school transportation for extracurricular activities. You may pay your school fees through the payforit system online through the school’s website. You may also pay in the main office at CHS. If you have questions about your school fees, please see Mrs. Kobe in the main office.

The Columbia Band Boosters are selling custom made CHS pillows to support The Columbia High School Marching Band. They are $25 a piece of two for $40. Check them out in the band case in the front hall. Orders will be taken in the main office.

The Parent Portal in PowerSchool is now open and can be accessed. Parent/Student logins and passwords remain the same as last year. A new version of the Mobile App is now available and will prompt you for a District Mobile Registration code which is ZZGS. The link for the App can be downloaded from the Parent Portal or found on the App store. If you have trouble accessing your account please call the school at 440-236-5001 for assistance.

Attention all students who would like to drive to school. If you have a valid driver’s license and have not met with Mr. Jump, turned in a completed parking permit form or paid the fee, you should not be driving to school and parking on the premises. All students who have a permit have an assigned spot. Make sure you are in it. If someone else is in your spot come see Mr. Jump. No one without a permit is to be parking in the high school lots or at Copopa.


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Attention anyone interested in trying-out for softball. There will be a meeting today at 2:45 in room 101 AT. If you have any questions, see coach Fenik.

Boys Basketball:
To any freshman interested in playing boys basketball. There will be a mandatory meeting on Monday in the cafeteria at 2:40 pm with Coach Brown.

Any student interested in trying out for the EHS baseball team, who did not get paperwork from last Wednesday’s meeting. You can get a copy of the paperwork by stopping down to the Athletic Department.

Attention all boys and girls interested in swimming:
There will be an information meeting on Tuesday, Nov 4 at 7:00 p.m. Please bring your parents as well. This will be your opportunity to meet the new coach, get schedules, and ask questions. Please stop in the Athletic Department if you have any questions.

Ski and Snowboard Club:
Forms and Money for the Ski and Snowboard Club at Boston Mills/Brandywine are due to Ms. Judy Thiel at EHS by Thursday, November 6, 2014. If anyone needs forms or has additional questions regarding the ski and snowboard club, see Ms. Thiel.

Tryouts for the Elyria High School bowling team are November 11th at 3pm and November 12th at 3pm at Brunswick Zone bowling center in North Ridgeville.
Open gym sessions are optional, but students are encouraged to attend if they can.
- The last Thursday open gym will take place Nov. 6th at 3:30pm
- Sunday open gyms will be, October 26th, and November 2nd at 10am
All open gym sessions are at Brunswick Zone. Cost for Thursday is $5.50 for 3 games. Cost for Sunday is $9.99, which includes all you can bowl until 12pm plus free breakfast.

The EHS cheerleaders will host the NOC conference cheerleading competition next Monday, Nov. 3rd in the EHS gym. The competition begins at 7pm and the cost is $4. Come on out and support your EHS cheerleaders as they try to earn the conference title.

Anime Club Halloween Party Today!:
Cosplay Contest! Mu Shi Shi! Ninja! AMV DJ Requests!
Rules for cosplay and new set calendar are available in room 125.

Halloween Costume Contest:
Student Council is having a Halloween Costume Contest today. Students who dress up are invited into the Spirit Shop for a treat and to fill out an entry form. They will then be judged by Student Council members during each lunch period. The top 3 from each lunch period will be asked to return to the lunch room 8th period. This group will be judged by a panel of teachers and prizes will be awarded to the top 3.


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Firelands will have an early release from the JVS on Friday, Oct. 31, at 1:50 for a pep rally.

Attention Senior Students who have been invited to participate in STRIVE Club. An informational meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 5th during Falcon Period. The meeting will be held in room 303. Please see Mr. Brown for any other information.

Senior night will begin on the football field at 6 pm tonight. There will be refreshments for seniors and parents in the cafeteria beginning at 5 pm, so please plan to arrive between 5 and 5:30 pm!

Attention all students attending the football game tonight. No masks covering your face are allowed to be worn at the game. Feel free to celebrate Halloween by dressing up in a costume and painting your face but do not bring any masks into the stadium. Reminder to all football players: The JV football game is Saturday 10 a.m. at Buckeye HS.

Wrestling info:
The Wrestling Team is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner November 1st, at the Vermilion VFW. Please see a member of the wrestling team for dinner tickets and 50/50 tickets. November 4th, is the wrestling parent meeting. If you are interested in wrestling this year please see Coach Malave for more information. The wrestling team needs to turn in the gear order forms, and money to Coach Malave. *All Checks made to Firelands Wrestling.

Attention potential boys’ basketball players - please make sure you have an updated physical on file with Trainer Joe before the November 7th tryout. Physical forms can be found in the office or on the school’s website.

Any girls interested in playing basketball must have their physical turned in before tryouts today. See Coach Kudela for physical forms.

Emily Holcomb
Emma Mowry
Bailey Rado
Brandon Ramsey
Alexandra Sabine
Mrs. Dziat


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Ladies and Gentlemen: Are you ready for some Powderbuff volleyball? The guys of each class will play each other, class versus class on November 21 at 7:00 pm to find out who can dominate on the volleyball court. There will be free balloon animals, kids' crafts, face painting, and the Wildcat Mascot is coming to show his support. All profits from the event will go to Brandon Rader and his family. Brandon is a senior here at KHS who has neurofibromatosis, which causes tumors to grow on his nervous tissue. The tournament is FREE for anyone who is wearing a Brandon Rader t-shirt. T-shirts cost $8 and orders are due on 11/11. These Powderbuff t-shirts will also be worn on December 16th as part of a "Buff Out", so you'll get two uses from this shirt! The tournament is $5 for anyone not wearing a Brandon Rader t-shirt. Think you'll be hungry before the tournament? Come to the chili dinner from 5:30-7:00! It's only $5 per person.

GUYS: If you would like to support your class by playing in the Powderbuff volleyball tournament, see Ms. Stratton.

IMPROV: Anyone who is helping pass out Candy Grams – please meet in the office 12 period!

Attention all boys interested in playing basketball this year: The first day of basketball try-outs is Friday November 7. All players trying out for the varsity team, practice will be from 2:30-5:00. All players trying out for the JV or freshmen team, practice will be from 3:00-5:00. All players MUST have an updated physical on file to tryout, along with all basketball paperwork, which can be found online.

NHS Meeting after school next Wednesday, 11/5 in room 202. This is for current NHS members only, not inductees.

Picture Retakes will be on Tuesday, 11/4 – forms are on the counter in the office!

Come join the Student Support Group! We meet every Thursday in rm. 210 at 2:15! Any questions, please see Micaela Nelson or Caitlin Hepler!

Attention all boys interested in playing basketball: Basketball Conditioning will begin Monday, 11/3 at 2:20 in the gym. We will be done by 3:00.

Attention all students interested in running track in the spring: There will be a meeting on Wednesday in Coach Holzhauer's room at 2:15.

Drama Club will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30-5 pm!

Scholarship of the Week: Check out the College Now scholarship posted on the guidance web site. Requirements are a 2.5 GPA and a minimum score of 18 on the ACT. An application must be filled out online.

Monday is the start of College Awareness Week at KHS! The guidance department will be sponsoring a variety of activities throughout the week to get you thinking about college. WEDNESDAY will be College Apparel Day, so come to school in your favorite college or university gear. We have LOTS of prizes to distribute for those of you who participate--t-shirts, cups, lanyards, and more!

Seniors: as part of next week's College Awareness Week, WEDNESDAY will also be College Application Day at KHS. Our goal is to have every senior in the building apply to one college on this day during your study hall or activities period. Please be sure to complete the Pre-Application Data Sheet and Transcript Release Form for the school of your choice during your activities period this Thursday and Friday. CSU will be offering Instant Decision on this day from 8-9:30 AM. See Mrs. Redd before the end of the week if you are planning to apply to CSU!

All yearbook members: Please plan on attending a meeting on November 4 after school in room 108. Alex, our Jostens representative, will be training us how to use the Yearbook Avenue software to work on the book.

Girls Basketball tryouts start TODAY after school from 2:30 to 4:00.


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Midview Seniors: February 20th 2015 is the deadline for Senior Portraits for the Midview Yearbook. Students need to contact Prestige Portraits (Woodard) info@woodardphoto.com to schedule online or 1-800-589-6411

The Anime Club will meet today at 2:30 in Mr. Santiago's room, room 203.

Fall athletes whose season has come to an end need to return their cleaned uniforms to the Athletic Office by 2:30 p.m. today in order to avoid a $100 fee.

Representatives from the following colleges will be here next week: On Monday, Ashland University will be here at 9:00 a.m. Tri-C will also be here Monday, but they’ll be doing a lunchroom visit, so there’s no need to sign up. On Thursday, Kent State will be here at 8:30. If you are interested in speaking with the Ashland or Kent representatives, come to the Guidance Office to sign up and receive a pass.

The end of the grading period is today! If your school fees are not paid, you will NOT get a report card. All fees that are $10.00 or more MUST be paid in order to receive your report card. You can pay your fees in the attendance office with Mrs. Stan.

Electronic device rules: Starting Monday, we will be amending our electronic device rules so that you may have your phone out in the halls between classes, but they must be put away upon entering class. Also, headphones can be worn in the hallway, but must be removed as you enter the classroom. Once you are in the classroom, the normal rules for electronic devices will be in effect.

Class officers: Freshmen who are interested in being class officers this year need to turn in their applications to Mrs. Eakins in room 223 today.

Our next blood drive is Nov. 7th – that’s next Friday. Sign-ups to donate will be during lunch periods next Wednesday and Thursday. You must be at least 17 years old to donate. If you are only 16 but would like to donate, you must have a signed parent consent form. Donors 17 or older do NOT require parental consent. Blood supplies are critically low, so please consider donating during your lunch period or study hall. If you donate during a class period, be sure to have your teacher’s consent. Each donation can save up to 4 lives! In addition to helping our community, Life Share will donate scholarship money to our school and that amount increases with the number of donations received -- more donations equal more scholarship money!

Basketball: Attention girls interested in trying out for basketball this season: tryouts begin today from 2:00 - 4:30. You must have an active physical on file in the Athletic Office to participate. If you have any questions, contact Coach Plzak.

Football: Today’s football game against Berea-Midpark will be played at Baldwin Wallace University. We have been informed that students will be permitted to wear costumes to the game HOWEVER; students will NOT be permitted to wear masks into the game. The Athletic Department will be selling student pre-sale tickets for $4 during lunch periods today. This will be a great test for both the team and the student section as they prepare for the first home playoff game in school history the following week. Come showcase your Middie Pride on Halloween at Finnie Stadium in Berea. Remember, if you are planning to wear a costume, DO NOT wear a mask or the Berea Police Department will not let you enter the stadium.

Tennis anyone? The boys’ tennis season starts March 9th. It seems so far away, but now's the time to make indoor tennis plans so we can be ready for try-outs! Indoor tennis dates will be announced soon. Here's your chance to practice or learn how to play, whether you’re a beginner or advanced. See Coach Carrie with questions or check out Midview’s website for more info.

Wrestlers: The mandatory wrestling meeting will be Tuesday, November 4th after football practice in coach Lawton's room. The meeting will start at 5:45. We will be discussing some very important information that you will need to know, so be sure to attend.

Freshman football: Last night the freshman football team beat Berea-Midpark with a score of 28-0. The defense had their best performance of the year with a shutout. Ben Gendics had 3 interceptions. Also adding an interception was Jake Snider. Connor Wolfe had 1 rushing TD and 1 receiving TD thrown by Seamus Higley. Brandon Gilchrist had 1 TD thrown by Seamus Higley, and Keagen McDaniel also had 1 TD thrown by Jamie Myers. All freshman players need to see coach Caramell in the gym today after the assembly for some important information.

Happy birthday to Hannah Burden and Curtis Caithaml.
Happy birthday this weekend to Audra Clapper, Chris Novotny, Dylan Williams, and Nick Crum.

North Ridgeville

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All girls interested in playing basketball this year, tryouts are this Friday from 2:45 to 5:30 PM. You must have an updated physical to participate. If you have any questions please see Coach Esser in Room 212.

Operation Zombie Strike is now at Swings-n-Things. Purchase your tickets through the link below and receive $4 off the ticket price, plus Ranger Parent Club will receive $3 for each ticket. Flyers are available in the office.

Attention all boys who are interested in playing basketball this year: there will be an informative meeting after school on Monday in room 301. The meeting will take approximately 10 minutes. If you can't make it please see Mr. Morgan before the meeting.

The AP government classes will be conducting polls throughout the week. Please help them out by scanning their QR codes in the hallways to submit responses. Students might also ask you during class to participate.

The Great Lakes Science Center has an exciting and unique volunteer opportunity for students who are interested in science and science education: Science Break Camps. Camps run during school breaks, which include sessions for winter, spring, and 10 weeks in the summer.
Camp volunteers will get to help facilitate camp operations and activities. Winter Break Camp 2014 begins December 22nd, 2014, and all sessions will be held at the Great Lakes Science Center in downtown Cleveland. A letter of recommendation is not required with the application but it is recommended. Letters of recommendation should be delivered at the applicant’s interview. Applications are due no later than November 7th, 2014.
Interviews will be scheduled for November 18th, 19th and 20th after school to 5:30 PM at the Science Center. Mandatory training will be held December 17th, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00PM at the Great Lakes Science. Winter Break Camp sessions are December 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 29th, 30th, 31st and January 1st and 2nd, 2015. The minimum commitment for winter break camps is one 8-hour day and mandatory training. Camp hours are 8:00AM to 4:00PM.

Attention Fall Sports seniors. If you haven’t turned in your senior information sheet to Mrs. Bement, you need to do so as soon as possible.

Bowling Team Tryouts for new and experienced bowlers will be at Brunswick Zone, Monday, November 10th. The boys’ tryouts start at 3:30 PM and the girls at 6:30 PM. There will also be tryouts November 12th at 5:00PM for both girls and boys. The cost for the tryout is $5.50 per day. There will be a mandatory parent meeting November 12th, at 6:30PM at Brunswick Zone .

The 2014 Cleveland Stache Dash will take place this Saturday, November 1st, starting with the 1-Mile Fun Run at 8:45 AM and the 5K at 9:00 AM. To receive the discounted cost, register at www.nridgeville.org/parksandrec before 8:00 AM on October 30th. The early registration cost is $15 for the 1-Mile Fun Run and $20 for the 5K. If you have any questions, please contact Kevin at (440) 353-0825.
The National Honor Society parking spot raffle is back Rangers! NHS will be selling raffle tickets outside of the lunch rooms during lunch periods from today until Friday for the parking spot right outside the door to the social studies hallway.

Champions 4 Life will be hosting our 2nd annual Halloween Costume Contest on Friday, October 31st!
If you would like to participate in this event, please purchase a wristband during lunch periods from today through Wednesday, October 29th. The cost of a band is $2.00. Proceeds go to Champions 4 Life and also towards the cash prizes. ONLY STUDENTS WHO PURCHASE A BAND MAY WEAR A COSTUME ON THAT DAY.
There will be a costume contest that day with cash prizes for the following categories:
Best Superhero; Most Unique; Best Group Costumes; Gender switch! As always, please adhere to the Ranger dress code when choosing costumes.


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

Senior Class
The Oberlin High School seniors are hosting a Halloween party on November 1st. It will be from 8-11 pm, and tickets will cost $5. Come in costume for fun and games with cool prizes.

NHS Meeting for ALL! SAY WHAT?!
ALL, so , yes that means YOU! TODAY at 3:23 in room 204. Bring or wear old clothes and shoes as we will be working OUTSIDE.

College Access
The Ninde Office will be taking students to to the University of Akron and Hiram College. Come compare the merits of a big school and a small school. The trip will take place on Wednesday November 19th. Sign up on Naviance and see Ms. Reynolds for more information.

November 1st is a deadline for some Early Action and Early Decision schools. Please check YOUR college deadlines and see your counselor ASAP, if your deadline is approaching.

The Rotary District 6600 Youth Exchange Committee is now accepting applications from high school students who would like to participate as Rotary Youth Exchange Outbound Students for the 2015-2016 Exchange Year.

Successful applicants should be between 15-18 years of age, demonstrate above average academics and are eager to learn a new language and culture.

The Rotary Youth Exchange Program is ranked as one of the Premier Youth Exchange Programs in the World and is operated by volunteers who maintain student safety and monitor the Department of State requirements. Please see Mrs. Shurr to begin your application.

Basketball Cheerleading
If you are interested in trying out for Basketball Cheerleading please sign the sheet on the outside of Ms. Tolbert-Brown's door. Conditioning will begin November 3, 2014 from 3:30 - 5:00. Any questions please see Ms. Tolbert-Brown.

Indoor Track
Indoor track will start on November 9th at the Oberlin College indoor track. See Mr. Hathaway or Mr. Stillman with questions. Starting next week everyone is welcome to join us for outside conditioning runs on Mondays and Wednesdays after school, weather permitting.

Ashland University just scheduled a visit to OHS. They will be here November 5th at 10:30. Please sign up on Naviance if you’re interested in learning more!

Art club will be selling boo-grams during lunch today and tomorrow. Surprise your boo with a BOO!

Ninde Program
The Ninde program is hosting a representative from Pomona College TONIGHT in the Media Center. We will be discussing the college admissions process and what you can do to prepare. Refreshments will be provided. All are welcome.

Boy’s Basketball
There will be a meeting for all boys interested in playing basketball on Friday October 31st after school in room 200.

Fall Sports Banquet
The fall sports banquet is going to be held Wednesday November 12th at OHS at 6:30.

Winter Sports
There will be a winter sports meeting on Wednesday November 12th at 6pm.

There will be open mats for wrestling at the LMS wrestling room Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5pm. Practice begins November 17th. Contact Mr. Enos, Robbie Cobb, or Mr. Stillman with questions.

Football Banquet
The football banquet will be Thursday November 13th. Please see Mrs. Palermo for tickets, or contact the Touchdown Club with questions.

If you have anything in the new lockers in the girls locker room please have your items cleaned out by Friday.


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Yearbook: Order your yearbook NOW online at jostensyearbooks.com or bring $65 to Ms. Nicol in room 105. If you order by October 10th you could get up to four (4) free icons.

Frau’s Knitting & Hooking Group: Come and make hats, scarves, and mats for the homeless – before school and every Duke Period. People are cold – please help!

Guidance News:
• The ASVAB test will be given to juniors and seniors on December 2nd. The test is free and will be given to the first 25 students that register. Sign up in the guidance office.
• October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Know the red flags of domestic violence including jealously, control, blame, and more. Look for the red flags posted throughout our school outside of classrooms. If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic violence, there is help available. See Mrs. Watson or another trusted adult with questions or concerns about domestic violence.
• November is College and Career Month. We are planning classroom activities and guest speakers to provide opportunities for all students to learn more about careers and the education needed to get the jobs.
• College Planning and Financial Aid Night is Tuesday, November 11 at 7pm at WHS. Parents and students in grades 9-12 that are considering college should attend.

Seniors interested in the Washington D.C. trip that didn’t receive contract paperwork will need to pick up a packet from Mrs. Campo in the library or Mr. Quinn. A reminder: the paperwork and the $100 deposit are due to Mr. Quinn by November 19th. Checks need to be made out to 20th Century Tours.

ALL students parking in the high school lot MUST have a tag or you will be subject to having your car towed! Applications are available in the office and passes are $5. This will be in effect starting next Monday – last warning!

The Red Ribbon Campaign’s purpose is to present a visible commitment to a safe, healthy and drug-free lifestyle.
To create awareness concerning the problems related to the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.
To support the decision to live a healthy, drug-free lifestyle.
• Wear your red ribbons all week – be eligible to win prizes!
• Tuesday is “Clash Day” to represent that doing drugs and thinking you are living a healthy lifestyle are two things that definitely CLASH.
• Members need to bring candy by next Wednesday (10/29/14) to Ms. Gallagher.

Key Club will meet October 28th at 7:14am in room 115. New members are welcome! Dues will be collected. See you there.

Anime Club will meet Tuesday, October 28th in Mrs. O’Daley’s room.

Juniors & Seniors who would like to hear the Marine presentation 3rd, 5th, or 6th periods Tuesday in Mr. Clady’s room, please stop by Mr. Clady’s room to get a pass.

Freshmen and Sophomores: Want to earn 4 Community Service Hours? See Mrs. Drake to sign up to help with the WHS Fall Clean-up and Rake Fest! Meet Saturday, November 8th at WHS at 9:30am; bring your own rake and work gloves. Parents/adults welcome to help.

Student Council members: Keep selling your calendars and turn in both the slip and money to Mrs. Drake this week by Thursday at our meeting.

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