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January 30, 2015 - Daily Announcements


REMINDER: A Dining to Donate event is scheduled for next Tuesday, February 3 at Ziggy’s in Amherst. Tell your server or carry out person that you support the JVS and 15% of your check goes to the JVS PTA. The PTA intends to give all money raised back to students through scholarships.

Attention Seniors: Get Some $ for College - Free FAFSA assistance on College Goal Sunday Feb. 8, 2015 @ LCCC. Talk to financial aid professionals and file your FAFSA. For more information go to www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org.

Attention Seniors: The application for our all the JVS scholarships is now available online under scholarships or in print form in student services. Application deadline is Wednesday April 1st.

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 13, 2015. No late applications will be accepted. Applications can be found on the JVS website under Forms/Student Forms/National Technical Honor Society.

Attention All JVS Seniors!!! Order your senior t-shirts today for only $3 each.
See your lab instructor for more information. Brought to you by the LCJVS PTA.

Attention Sophomore and Junior Students! Is your house a member of the Lorain Medina Rural Electric Cooperative? If so apply today for the 2015 Youth Tour June 12-18th to Washington D.C. See application details in student services. Deadline is Feb. 26th.


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Steele Student/Staff Member of the Month
Help us recognize our outstanding students and staff members at Amherst Steele High School by nominating someone for the Student/Faculty of the Month award. Nominations can be made by students, staff members, or parents using the form linked below. The form also includes all of the instructions for submitting a nomination, as well as the nomination criteria and process for determining the monthly winner. Recipients of the Student/Faculty of the Month award will receive a $5 gift card from Amherst Steele principal Mike May.

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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Voting for February Teacher of the Month is now open through 3:00 today, Thursday, January 29th. Stop down to the main office and ask for a ballot to vote for your favorite teacher!

Eat at Buffalo Wild Wings in Avon Lake on Monday, February 16, 2015. Bring your coupon with you and BW3’s will donate 20% of their sales each event to the Junior class. Coupons for each event 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. All proceeds will go towards this year’s 2015 Prom. Contact Mrs. Sargent at Sarah.Sargent@avonlakecityschools.org if you have any further questions.

Attention Students interested in Public Speaking: Avon Lake High School will be holding its annual 4-way Speech Competition for the local Rotary Club February 10th at 3:00 P.M. in Mr. Arra’s room. Local competitors have a chance to win cash prizes and compete at multiple levels. See Mr. Arra if you want to compete or if you have any questions.

Get your tickets now for ALHS night at the Lake Erie Monsters hockey game on Saturday February, 7th @ 7:00 PM. Tickets are discounted at $20 and all proceeds go straight to Prom of 2016. We will also need volunteers from the class of 2017 to sell 50/50 raffle tickets at the game. Contact the sophomore class officers or Mr. Skierski for more info.

Guidance - College Visits – Scholarships

Grooving with Mr. Joel is back! Mr. Joel Reichlin from LACADA (Lorain County Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services) will be here today, Thursday January 29 during 11th and 12th periods to discuss the tough issues facing teens today. Check in with your 11th or 12th period study hall monitor, and then join Mr. Joel in room 142. Don’t forget to bring your punch card for a free ice cream!

College Goal Sunday is being held February 8th at 2:00 p.m. at various locations throughout Ohio including LCCC, and Tri-C Western Campus. College Goal Sunday provides families with complete filing instructions; additional expert and private assistance in completing the FAFSA; expert help in filing on the web (available at all locations), and any other assistance required. All sites will have financial aid experts on hand to assist students and parents in full completion of the FAFSA. For more information go to: www.ohiocollegegoalsunday.org

Clubs and Organizations

Attention Sophomores and Juniors ~ If you are interested in becoming a member of the National English Honors Society (NEHS), please see Mrs. Frisch (room 165) or Mrs. Bickerton (room 162) for an application and fee envelope. There is a one-time, $20.00 membership fee that must be dropped into the Payment Depository before your membership will be valid. NEHS membership applications and fees will be accepted until Friday, March 27th.


Attention all boys and girls interested in participating in Track & Field this spring. Please see Mr. Arra in 195 to sign up if you haven’t already. This includes runners and throwers!

Please be advised, there will be a BRIEF meeting for everyone wishing to try out for AVON LAKE HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL this year on Tuesday, February 3rd at 3:05 in room 114.

Seniors - The Athletic Booster's membership deadline for senior student-athletes / families is January 31st each year, in order to be eligible for one of the ten $500 scholarships.

The Shoregal Varsity Basketball Team beat Breaksville last night 41 to 36. Ali Balthaser led all scorers with 22 points, Maggie Moore had 7 points, and Kay Butrey 6 points. The ladies would like to thank everyone for attending last night’s game it was great to have all your support.
A special thanks to the Pep Band, Rec. Youth program, parents, and the football team.
The Shoregals go to Berea/Midpark on Saturday.


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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


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If you are a student who is considered minority, AND you are interested in a career in Accounting, please see Mrs. Howard for an opportunity to spend an all expenses paid week on the campus of The Ohio State University. That means it’s FREE! See Mrs. Howard ASAP for more information on how to apply.

All girls interested In playing Softball this Spring, there will be Open batting at Durling Middle School 5:00 - 7:00pm - the following Sunday's ( this Sunday ) 2/1 , 2/8 & 2/15. Any questions contact Coach Myers - 440-670-7275.

If you are going to college or a tech school next year, it's time to do your FAFSA! Mr. Newman is taking appointments to help you and your parents fill out this important form. Please see Mrs. Watson for appointment times. Mr. Newman is in the guidance office on Thursdays.

Check your school e-mail for an important senior information form for the Yearbook. Please complete and submit it as soon as possible.

The Freshman Girls Basketball Game scheduled for this Saturday at Sandusky High School has been cancelled.

FRIDAY, January 30, 2015
9-Noon Scheduling meeting @ NCC (Tafe, Rothacker, Branzel & Howard)
4:30 pm Boys Freshmen Basketball AWAY @ Firelands
6:00 pm Boys JV Basketball AWAY @ Firelands
7:30 pm Boys Varsity Basketball AWAY @ Firelands

SATURDAY, January 31, 2015
11:30 am Girls Freshmen Basketball AWAY @ Sandusky
1:00 pm Girls JV Basketball AWAY @ Sandusky
2:30 pm Girls Varsity Basketball AWAY @ Sandusky
7:30-11:00pm Dance (Gym)

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


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General Information:
Student Council will host Winter Formal 2015, on Saturday, February 21, 2015, here at CHS. Out of town guest forms are in the main office if you plan to bring a guest who does not attend CHS.

Pop tabs for Key Club will be collected in the main office through the end of the week. Thanks to everyone who has brought these in and have helped to make a big difference in the life of a family in crisis.

Beginning Monday, February 2, Key club will be sponsoring a canned food drive throughout the month of February. This will be a competition between the homerooms. All canned goods and non perishable items and paper products can be brought to your homeroom teacher 1st period. The homeroom that brings in the most canned goods will receive donuts.

Leaders Club Blood Drive is Thursday, February 5. Blood drive signups will be Tuesday and Wednesday during all lunch periods. If you are 16 and would like to donate you need to have a blue permission slip signed by your parent/guardian prior to giving blood. These are available in the main office. Please sign up to donate during your study hall. You must have teacher permission to donate blood during an instructional class.

Guidance News:
Attention Sophomores: The Lorain County JVS is having their annual open house on Sunday, February 8 from 1:30-3:30pm. Bring your parents and check out all the JVS has to offer.

Attention Seniors: You may sign up in the guidance department for individual FAFSA appointments. Miss Spicuzza will be in the guidance office today, Jan. 29. See posted announcements for details.

Meetings for the Week:
There will be an NHS meeting on Monday, February 2 after school in Mrs. Becher's room. We will be talking about ideas for group service project. New members should bring $20 for annual dues.

Student Advisory Committee: Today, Thursday, January 29 during second period. If you signed up for the student advisory committee in the fall, you will have your first meeting at 8:30 in the cafeteria with Mr. Lynch. Please report to second period when the bell rings for attendance purposes. You will be called to the meeting over the PA system.

Sports News:
Congratulations to the girls’ varsity basketball with a 52-35 victory over Oberlin. The team was paced by Alison Schafer with 26 point and. Shelby Friedel turned in a great defensive effort for the Raiders. Way to go girls. The girls host Lake Ridge on Saturday at 1:00 pm. Come out and support the Lady Raider Hoopsters.

In Wrestling News…The Wrestling team won in round one of the State Dual Team Tournament, defeating south Central 36-30. Josh Newman and Jose Caraballo dominated and pinned their opponents early. Round two was a different story for the Raiders as the host team Edison handed a 69-6 loss to Columbia. Once again, Newman was at full force pinning his Edison Charger for the team’s only points. The wrestling team travels to Clearview tonight to take on the host Clippers and the Longhorns of Lutheran West. See at matside tonight! Go Raiders!

Articles posted but not read each day:
Attention NHS members: Need service hours? See Mrs. Becher or Caite Miller for an opportunity available in the district Saturday, January 31 from 10am-2pm.

The first semester has ended. Please make sure all school fees have been paid as report cards will be held as well as the release of transcripts for unpaid fees. If you would like to set up a payment plan, please contact Mrs. Kobe in the main office at 440-236-5001. 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.

The Columbia class of 2018 is hosting its first Vendor and Craft Fair on March 21, 2015. If you would like to participate in this year’s craft fair please fill out the bottom of this form and return along with your registration fee to secure your spot. Complete Craft and Vendor fair information can be found on this form.

Did you order a yearbook last year? Well, if you did order the 2014 Emerald, it has finally arrived to CHS! Please pick up your copy of the yearbook after school in Mr. Tullos' classroom (room 1). You may also put in your order for the current book. Order forms are available in the main office.

Senior Jostens ordering information: Contact Jostens directly to order your graduation items including your cap and gown for the commencement ceremony. After December 20, 2014 late fees apply for the cap and gown of $50 plus tax. You may use a gown from a sibling (white-girls, green-boys) and may choose only to purchase the cap and tassel for $15.00 or just the tassel for $10.00.

Guidance News:
Attention Seniors: You may sign up in the guidance department for individual FAFSA appointments. Parents are encouraged to attend and may email Miss Spicuzza at jspicuzza@collegenowgc.org if they would like to set up an appointment. Available appointment dates are Thursdays, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12. Miss Spicuzza can accommodate approximately 7 appointments a day.
*Parents and students do not need to have their 2014 taxes completed in order to fill out the FAFSA. They may use their last pay stub of 2014, or their 2013 taxes. However, they must update their student's FAFSA once they have their 2014 taxes completed, which can be done using a very simple tool called the "IRS Data Retrieval Tool," which is on the FAFSA website. Other items needed to fill out the FAFSA:
-Social security numbers for parents and students
-Bank statements (value of cash, checking and savings accounts)
-Value of assets (stocks, bonds, certificates, rental property, other securities)
-FAFSA PIN numbers. The early deadline for the FAFSA is February 15. Once the money is gone, it's gone.

College Now scholarships are available, however in order to apply, students must qualify for the Pell Grant. The only way to find out if you qualify for the Pell Grant is by completing the FAFSA. The deadline for the CollegeNow scholarship is March 6.

Miss Neff has information about two paid employment opportunities. One is a student internship with the Cuyahoga National Recreation Area, the other is an after school position in Strongsville Industrial Park. Both pay considerably higher than minimum wage. Stop in the guidance office for more info.

Check the website for more scholarship information.

Miscellaneous information:
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 cast of Our Town and Drama Club members:
Time is running out, you must turn in your paperwork and deposit for State Thespian conference, these are due no later than Monday. If you have questions see Mrs. Christian in 118.

Teens for Jeans:
An EHS senior, Abbey Ramirez, is participating in a scholarship called Teens for Jeans. She is asking for your help to collect as many gently used jeans as possible to help homeless youth. If Abbey wins, EHS will also win a $5,000 grant! To help out, Go to the EHS basketball game Friday and drop your jeans off before and during the game! *any size, any color, any gender* Thanks!

The Pioneer wrestlers advanced to the Regional semi-finals last night by picking up two wins in the regional prelims and quarterfinal rounds. They defeated Madison Comprehensive 71-10 and followed that with a 56-12 victory over Ashland. This Saturday the Varsity White Team will host the Cy Pinter Duals at 9am and the Varsity Red team hosts Revere on Senior Night at 6pm.

Breakfast Changes:
You asked and we listened – in addition to the hot breakfast sandwiches we will now have a plated hot breakfast every day. There will be 2 breakfast lines open so you can get thru quicker. Both doors will be open for breakfast now. Why not start your day with a hot breakfast of scrambled eggs, hash-brown and sausage?

Winter Formal:
February 7th is Winter Formal here at EHS from 7:00-10:30pm, doors will open at 6:30. Enjoy great music, lights and the Photo-booth! Tickets go on sale February 3rd through the 5th, one for $15 or 2 for $25. You MUST show your ID to purchase a ticket. If bringing a non-EHS guest, you must fill out a guest form to be approved by your principal, and returned to Mrs. Biltz.

Attention Students attending Winter Formal:
Looking for a secure place to store a coat, bag or shoes? Well the Senior Class can help. We will be having a coat/bag/shoe check where each item checked is $1.00.

Anime Club:
Anime Planning Friday - Sailor Moon - ONE HOUR ONLY.

Any student who has received a LCABSE award letter needs to turn in their acceptance page to their team counselor today Thursday, 1/29/15

Key Club:
Key Club will be meeting today after school in room 305 for any member that is interested in making a no-sew blanket for Family Promise to earn service hours. The January Service Hour Log is also due this week. See Mrs. Prechtel with questions.

Attention Seniors:
If you missed Josten's they are coming back on Wednesday, February 4th during all lunch periods in the student dining hall. You can still take advantage of all the order day discounts and promotions. Extra forms are in all team offices. See Mrs. Baytos if you have questions.

College Credit Plus:
If you are interested in College Credit Plus courses, attend the mandatory dual enrollment program presentation offered by Elyria High and LCCC. This includes 7- 12th grade students for the 2015-2016 school year. This event will take place in the EHS Dining Hall on Wed., Feb. 18, 2015 from 6:00 to 7:00pm. New Math, Sociology, Spanish, and English courses will be offered.


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SENIOR T-SHIRT ORDER FORMS are available in JVS Student Services Office!

The Parents for a Safe After-Prom Environment are now selling tickets, horses and advertisements for their annual Night at The Races on Saturday, February 21st at the New Russia Township Hall.
Doors open at 6:00 and racing starts at 7:00
Tickets are only $20 for a night of fun, food and raffles!
21 and over please, so tell your folks! Contact Bob and Jean Danicki, Tammy Stanley, Shari Wasem, Heather Lipscomb, Kathy Sklarek or Jeanne Kasper for tickets, information or advertising. The next meetings of the After Prom committee are Tuesday, Feb. 3 and Wednesday Feb. 11at 7pm at the FHS Library. More help is needed to make this a successful event.
All proceeds benefit YOUR After Prom so let's get the word out.

Next Week, February 2nd to 6th the Teen Leadership Corps and Firelands High School will be participating in the Olive Garden’s Pasta for Pennies program benefiting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. All the money raised will support the Society’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma, and Hodgkin’s disease and to improve the quality of life of patients and their families.
A collection bucket will be in each first period class to collect donations of money and spare change. The class that raises the most money per student will win the free lunch from Olive Garden. Our goal is to raise $2,000 dollars to help people with blood cancers.

The next issue of the student paper will be available on February 13th, so make sure you pay the 25 cents and get your copy of the Bird’s Eye View!

There will be a Track Meeting for all interested athletes during Falcon Period on Wednesday February 4th. The meeting will be in the library and will go over all the important information needed for this year’s track season.

Boys Soccer open gyms/conditioning are running on Monday’s and Wednesdays from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at SAMS. If you have any questions contact firelandsmenssoccer@gmail.com or @GoFalconsoccer on Twitter.

Girls’ Soccer open gyms will be starting this week and will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 7-9 in the SAMS big gym. See you there!
The Lady Falcons Basketball team would like to thank everyone who took a long drive out to Keystone last night to support the team. We really appreciate the support! Now, please come this Friday and Saturday nights to cheer on our Boys Basketball team. Friday is against Clearview and we will have a RED OUT! Saturday is against Amherst and we will have a WHITE OUT! Hope to see you there!

The Girls Varsity lost a close match on Wednesday to Amherst. The top games were bowled by Becca Reicholf - 194 - and Katalin Mullins - 180. The Girls JV won with god games by Nikki Crawford - 146, Abbie Gifford - 142 and Angelina Rivera - 134. Both Boys teams lost with Phillip Saylor bowling a 217.

Alyssa Hayes


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Out of school guest forms for the Winter Homecoming Dance are available in Student Services at the JVS. Forms must be returned to the KHS office by Wednesday, January 28th.

JVS Keystone students will have an early-release on Friday, 1/30/15. The bus will be here at 1:00 to pick up the students.

Any baseball player that missed the meeting – you must contact Coach Fitzgerald before Feb. 2 in order to place your apparel order!!

Beginning next Monday, 2/2, the cafeteria will be open for breakfast and ala carte sales from 7-7:30 a.m. and again after 1st period between bells. You must have money in your account prior to making a purchase! The line must keep moving in order to get everyone to 2nd period on time! Price is $1.50 for a regular breakfast, reduced price is $.30 and no cost to free lunch students. Ala Cart items are as marked.

Attention all students going to winter homecoming: The K.H.S. yearbook would love to have your photos to include this year's book. Please download the ReplayIt App (it's free!) from the Google Play or iTunes store, and share your memories from the dance!

Any student helping with Math Mania should report to LCCC by 8:15 on Friday, 1/30. Also if you would like to practice, Mrs. Ficsher will be in room 111 at 11:45 to assist. Questions – she Mrs. Turner!

Any student interested in being involved with the student Levy Committee: Please plan on attending a brief meeting after school in the study hall room on Tuesday, 2/3!

The Winter Prince and Princess will be crowned on January 30 before the boys’ basketball game. The Winter Formal Homecoming dance will be on Saturday from 7-10 in the cafeteria and the cost is $10 at the door! Here are your spirit days . . .
Highlighter Friday - Wear your neon colors to school and later to the boys varsity game. It is a neon out!!!

Yearbook members: Our pages of the week are football and need to be submitted this Friday. Please see Mr. Hogue with any questions!

ALL previous and first semester fees must be paid in order to attend the Winter Homecoming Dance!

Attention, college-bound students! Learn new ways to boost your ACT scores this winter. ACT prep classes will be held on Thursdays, starting Feb. 19 at Oberlin High School. The five-session course will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Students also can take classes from home with a new, online course, starting at 6 p.m. on Feb. 11. For more details, visit the guidance office, or go to www.ActTestPrep.info.

TODAY there will be an informational meeting at 6 p.m. in room 124 for students interested in traveling to Europe in June 2016. Parents and students are invited to come and discuss itinerary information, pricing, fundraising and other details. See Madame or Senorita for more information. We hope to see you there.

Model UN and Mock Trial members need to stop by room 223 after school TODAY regarding concession sales at the Winter Formal on Saturday. Mock Trial members should plan to stay until 5 for a dress rehearsal.

Any junior boy interested in Buckeye Boys State, an eight-day hands on experience in the operation of the democratic form of government, the organization of political parties and the relationship of one to the other in shaping Ohio government, or any junior girl interested in Buckeye Girls State, should sign up in Mrs. Turner’s office. This is an opportunity to develop confidence and leaderships skills to shape your future. Sign up is by February 2, 2015. Students will need to be able to commit to a week-long session June 14 – 22. If you have further questions, please see Mrs. Turner.

FCCLA will be selling raffle tickets for a chance to pie a staff member. Tickets are being sold for 50 cents each. The proceeds will be donated to the organization chosen by the teacher who raises the most money. Top three teachers will receive a pie in the face. We will draw names from the top three teachers containers to decide who will get the opportunity to pie their teacher. Last day to purchase raffle tickets will be FRIDAY. Pie the staff will take place at the homecoming pep rally.


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The Anime Club will meet on Friday at 2:30 in Mr. Santiago’s room, room 203.

Link Leaders: there will be a 5-minute meeting after school tomorrow in Mrs. Eakins room 223. If you cannot attend, please see Mrs. Eakins before you leave school on Friday.

College Credit Plus: An important informational meeting about College Credit Plus (previously called Dual Enrollment or PSEO) will be held the evening of conferences on Thursday, February 12th at 6:15 p.m. in the APR. This meeting is mandatory for any student planning to participate in the College Credit Plus program next year, including students already participating in these options. This program allows students to earn college and high school credit through the successful completion of college courses at Ohio public colleges and universities and some private colleges. Forms required by the Ohio Department of Education will be completed at this meeting. You must see your counselor if you cannot make it to the meeting with a parent/guardian!

Congrats: The administration and Staff at Midview High School would like to congratulate the following students for receiving the Student of the Quarter for the 2nd nine weeks: in Social Studies: Sara Calhoun and Zachary Newton; in Science: Lindsay Halfhill and Chase Johnson; in Math: Caitlin Smith and Ethan Greenly; in English: Hannah Finley; in Physical Education: Jamie Gallagher and Keagen McDaniel; in Family & Consumer Sciences: Jiaxin Lin and Curtis Caithaml; in World Languages: Connor Weekley and Daniel Haight; in AFJROTC: Victoria Davis and Savannah Taylor; in Art: Andrew Frantz and Daniela Hoover; in Music: Joshua Cleland and Mikayla Stephens; and in Health: Edward Machovina. Due to their hard work this past quarter, you will see their pictures on display in the APR and cycled on the School website. Also, these students will receive a certificate and lunch at Bootleggers’ Grill.

The senior class gift card tree has grown to over $550 in value. Gift cards include Walmart, Sunoco, the Unicorn, Olive Garden, Subway, Papa Johns, Chipotle, Amazon, Regal Movies, and much more. The winner of the entire tree will be selected at the boys’ basketball game on February 20th. Tickets are $1 a piece or 6 for $5 and will be available at all lunches or in room 220. Get your tickets today!

Spirit Week: Student Council is sponsoring a spirit week leading up to a winter sports pep assembly on Friday. Monday is pajama day. Tuesday is black out day. Wednesday is mix ‘n match day, and Friday is Middie day. Show your school spirit by participating in spirit week.

Student council members: Volunteers are needed to work this Friday’s blood drive. If you are available, please see Mrs. Weir in room 215 to sign up.

This year’s Winter Formal will be held February 21st. The theme is “Swinter” – you know, S-ummer-Winter, “Swinter.” More details will be coming later in February.

Artists: Would you like to be published? The Midviewer is looking for someone to design the cover for the February edition of the newspaper. We need you to incorporate Midview and Valentine’s Day into your drawing or painting. The winner will receive a special prize. Please submit your cover entries by Tuesday, February 3rd to Mrs. Lundgard in room 116.

January is weight loss month! This week Key Club is offering helpful tips to stay healthy for the New Year. Today’s tip is research serving sizes. You can try apps like “my fitness pal” on your smartphones to help you keep track.

Lock-In Movie: Grafton-Midview Public Library is holding its first Lock-In Movie event for teens this Friday night. Hang out at the Library after hours and watch the movie If I Stay. The event starts at 5:30 pm and popcorn, snacks, and refreshments will be available. Registration is required for this event and can be completed online at www.gmplibrary.org or by calling the Library at 440-926-3317.

Happy Birthday to Garrett Asberry, Keagen McDaniel, Alexis Resar,
and Brendon Thacker.

North Ridgeville

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Winter Formal is old news...This year we are going back in time to the Fabulous 50s!!! Get inspired by the musical Grease...Ladies think: Poodle skirts, pony tails, saddle shoes and bobbie socks; guys think: Leather jackets, jeans, white t-shirts and slicked back hair.
Come strut your stuff with the jive or twist at this year's Winter Dance Feb. 7th. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the bookstore Jan. 26th-Feb. 6th (presale tickets only).
Sponsored by Student Council

Attention Students!
Due to the OVERWHELMING demand from the students, The Art Department is pleased to announce the creation of this High Schools first ever…………(wait for it…..) drumroll…….ART CLUB!

If interested, sign up outside Mrs. Frieg’s room in 213 by Monday Feb 2nd!


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Pictures for the yearbook are due by the end of February. Email them to Ms. Parrish.

Attention Foreign Language Club Members:
We have a planning meeting this Wednesday, January 28th, at 3:20pm, in Ms. Hanlon's room. We have a lot of planning to do for our International Night- please come with ideas and be ready to plan! Make sure to mark your calendars!

Don’t forget to complete your course requests! They are due today at the end of the day. See guidance if you have any questions. If you get them in by the end of the day today, you will receive a sweet treat from Guidance!! You will get 10 Phoenix points if it’s done by Tuesday and 5 if done by Wednesday.

The pledge to end name calling beings this week on Wednesday! Sign the banner in the lunch room during your lunch period to support the end of bullying and name calling.

Alzheimer's Awareness Day is this Wednesday wear purple to show your support.


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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!

• All students: Rise Up and Shine is looking for talented students to create a visual or performing art piece on anti-bullying, drug abuse, dating violence and other teen related issues. Prizes will be awarded. Submissions are due February 9th. For more information and an application, see the guidance office.
• JVS Open House is Sunday, February 8 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Students and parents are encouraged to attend.
• There will be a meeting for students and parents interested in College Credit Plus, formerly PSEO, on February 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the WHS Cafeteria.

Civil War Club will meet Friday, January 30th in Mr. Perry’s room after school. This week’s topic is The Battle of Nashville. Bring information and/or fun facts about this subject.

Key Club will be taking orders for carnations through next Wednesday (2/4/15) during lunches. Carnations and cards will be delivered Thursday, February 12th. Red means love, pink means like, white means friendship.
 MEMBERS: Sign up outside of Mrs. Trefz’s room to take carnation orders during lunch periods.

Have you lost something????? The main office has a collection of clothing, jewelry, books, MONEY, and even headphones! See Mrs. Wright to claim these items.

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