Friday, March 7, 2014
Today is an A- Day
Please remember to secure your valuables in your locker when attending physical education class. Do not leave items such as phones, I-pods, calculators and cash in an unsecured bag or backpack. If you don’t have a lock, see your P.E. teacher.
Attention students who submitted early dismissal slips for the Junior Prom, please stop by Dr. Pease’s office on this morning to pick up your passes.
There will be an economics club meeting today after school in Mr. Yost’s room. All are welcome.
There is a Drumbeat meeting today after school in room 130. We are hosting a critique circle. Please bring your art, photography, poetry, or prose to share with the group and receive constructive feedback. See you there.
For all those interested in Trying Out for Varsity Baseball, there will be a mandatory meeting at 2 pm in room 113.
Attention all girls trying out for softball please be in the old gym ready to go at 2:50 on Monday, March 10th. Any questions see Mr, Dusenbury.
Any Junior or Senior, with a weighted GPA of 98.0 or higher, that is interested in applying for the National Honor Society, applications will be available from Mrs. Smith in the main office on Monday March 10th. All completed applications are due to Mrs. Smith in the main office, no later than 2pm April 1st. No exceptions!!!!
Help save a few lives… it only takes a class period. On Thursday, March 13th, Interact will be sponsoring a blood drive just outside the new gym in the bloodmobile. Sign up with Mr. Revenson in room 239. You must bring ID the day of the drive. 16 years olds need a permission slip which you can pick up from Mr. Revenson in room 239 before the blood drive. Free snacks.
Attention Students: Varsity Golf meeting will be on Monday March 10, 2014 at 1:55 at Mr. Fortini’s office. If you plan on playing, you must attend.
Attention Students: Have you got questions about real teen issues such as career, planning for college, eating disorders and peer pressure? Then come to the 2014 Putnam County Youth Forum on Monday, March 31st. The Youth Forum is a day-long event for high school teens- organized by high school teens. At the forum you will meet new people, go to interesting workshops and get answers to any questions you have. For More information, see Mrs. Trefny or your counselor to sign up. The school will provide the transportation to the event and it’s free. Permission slips are in the annex.
Attention Students: The 5-Hour Pre-Licensing class will be held on March 18, 2014 from 5:00-10:00pm and the cost of this class is $30 CASH ONLY. Pre-registration is required. The 6-Hour Insurance/Point Reduction class will be held on March 18th and 19th from 6:30-9:30 and the cost is $45/$35 for senior citizen – CASH ONLY.
March Madness will be on Friday March 21st. We are accepting teams of 5 to participate in the tournament. The winner will receive a gift certificate to Bliss. Please sign up in the Annex. The entry fee is $25.00 and all proceeds benefit charitable causes.
Attention Students: Senator Greg Ball, Putnam County Sheriff Donald Smith, and Villa Barone will be hosting Operation Prom/Safe Prom on April 6th from 12-4 at Villa Barone Hilltop Manor. The purpose of this event is to ensure that the prom is enjoyable, safe and fun for every student. We will be providing young women with prom dresses for $1.00 and working with vendors to supply free prom services.
Attention Seniors: Early dismissal and Wise Early Dismissal ID cards can be picked up from your house secretary.
Attention Students: Spring sports begin on March 10th. All paperwork must be handed in to Mrs. Karst in order to participate.
Spring Drivers Education is now full. The next session will begin in June.
Please see Ms. Irwin in the Main office if you have lost a piece of jewelry or a pair of glasses.
Community Service Opportunity:
The Mahopac Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its 4th annual Casino Night on March 22, 2014 to raise scholarship monies for Mahopac seniors. Students looking for community service hours may sign up in the main office.
For students who need service learning hours: The 2014 Putnam County Youth Forum Planning Committee is looking for volunteers. Students can earn up to 30 hours with this project. If you’re interested, pick up a flyer in the main office.
Are you interested in making a difference in the life of a younger student? Then consider volunteering for the “Middle School Peer Mentoring Project”. Please see your guidance counselor for more information.
Service learning project at the Falls. All students are invited to participate to help Mr. Trummer.
See Ms. Irwin in the main office for community service information.
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