Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


 SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL


STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, February 7, 2017





v Did you know our school is participating in a survey?  Go to www.studentvp.com/washoe to give feedback.  You could win Beats Headphones or a $100 Amazon Gift card.  If you pring the final survey page, you can exchange that at the café for a FREE A La Carte item for $1 or less!  This survey closes on February 14th. (Nutrition Services 1/26-2/14)



v Seniors- Interested in a career in Construction Management??  Stop by the Career Center next Thursday February 9th at lunch to visit with the rep from ASU’s Construction Program!  (Taveira 2/3-2/9)



v Students!  The Marines will be having a “Pull Up Challenge” on Tuesday February 7th during lunch, in front of the Career Center.  Stop by and check it out.  (Taveria 2/3-2/7)



v The Army National Guard will be in front of the Career Center every Wednesday, starting this Wednesday February 1st, to answer all your questions.  Stop on by the Career Center.  (2/6-2/7)



v Seniors!  TMCC will be holding Accuplacer Testing in the Career Center on Thursday February 9th at 12:45.  See Taveira to sign up.  (Taveira 2/3-2/7)



v There will be an FCCLA meeting today at lunch in Room 107.  We will be discussing the upcoming officer elections.  (Gach 2/7)



v The average high school graduation rate for CTE students is 93%, compared to the national graduation rate of 80%.  (Weible 2/6)



v AP Teachers will be holding informational meetings at lunch for two weeks.  If you are signing up for an AP class, please look at the calendar in the front office and plan on attending the meeting.  Teachers will be discussing how the class is organized, expectations, grading, etc.  Please see the front office for the calendar.  (W. Miller 1/30-2/10)



v TMCC will be holding an Open House for their Applied Technology center on Wednesday February 15th.  Learn how you can train in automotive/diesel mechanics; welding, machining, robotics, and unmanned aerial systems or Drones.  Panasonic will also be there to recruit for their Panasonic P3 program as well.  See Taveira for more information.  (Taveira 1/31-2/15)



v Did you know that at Spanish Springs, we have the opportunity to sing during the school day? Our choir director, Mr. Hutton, and the 50 students that currently sing in the choirs, want YOU in choir next year- either 3rd period choir for men and women or 7th period women's choir. If you have any questions, you can talk to Mr. Hutton in the Choir Room (143) or your counsellor to take advantage of a great opportunity to make friends, develop your musicianship skills, learn various styles of music and become a better singer! Sign up for choir!  (Hutton 1/30-2/10)



v There will be a National Honor Society meeting today at lunch in Room 218.  (Kelley 2/7)



v Spanish Springs JAG is selling Save Around Brand coupon books from now until Spring Break for only $25 each.  Each book contains over $5,000 worth of savings!!  Get them while they last!  (Merrill 1/25-2/17)



v For 9th & 10th graders ONLY: If you are interested in receiving the Seal of Biliteracy on your diploma & transcripts, come see Mrs. Bartoo in Room M-4.  Languages offered include: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Portuguese, Russian & Spanish.  Deadline to sign up & pay will be February 15th.  Max students 30 & the cost is $20.  (Bartoo 1/30-2/15)



v SSHS will be hosting the Wrestling State Tournament this Friday February 10th.  As a result, there will be limited parking on campus this Friday.  (Athletics 2/6-2/9)



v Athletes!!!  If you are interested in trying out for a SPRING SPORT, come to the main office and pick up an Athletic Clearance Packet or a “Quick” form (if already cleared for a fall or winter sport).  Remember you are not able to participate or tryout for a spring sport until you are on the coaches cleared roster!  Official try-outs start Saturday February 25, 2017.  Last Day to turn in a clearance packet is: Friday, February 17th!!!  Here are the spring sports and coaches that are available:

Baseball-Matt Ortiz

Golf Boys-Nick Wirshing

Softball-Jeff Davidson

Swim-Ted Branson

Track-Winston Mora

Lacrosse Boys-Rhonda Beadell

Lacrosse Girls-Chris Tatro                              (Sterett 1/18-2/17)


Monday, February 6, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017


SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL


STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Monday, February 6, 2017





v Did you know our school is participating in a survey?  Go to www.studentvp.com/washoe to give feedback.  You could win Beats Headphones or a $100 Amazon Gift card.  If you pring the final survey page, you can exchange that at the café for a FREE A La Carte item for $1 or less!  This survey closes on February 14th. (Nutrition Services 1/26-2/14)



v Seniors- Interested in a career in Construction Management??  Stop by the Career Center next Thursday February 9th at lunch to visit with the rep from ASU’s Construction Program!  (Taveira 2/3-2/9)



v Students!  The Marines will be having a “Pull Up Challenge” on Tuesday February 7th during lunch, in front of the Career Center.  Stop by and check it out.  (Taveria 2/3-2/7)



v The Army National Guard will be in front of the Career Center every Wednesday, starting this Wednesday February 1st, to answer all your questions.  Stop on by the Career Center.  (2/6-2/7)



v Seniors!  TMCC will be holding Accuplacer Testing in the Career Center on Thursday February 9th at 12:45.  See Taveira to sign up.  (Taveira 2/3-2/7)



v There will be a mandatory FCCLA meeting today at lunch in Room 107.  We will be discussing the state conference.  (Gach 2/6)



v CTE stands for “Career & Technical Education”.  SSHS offers classes such as Automotive technology, Video, Graphic Design, Animation, Sports Medicine, Culinary, Early Childhood Education, I.T. Essentials & more!  CTSO stands for “Career & Technical Student Organization”.  SSHS offers SkillsUSA, FCCLA & FBLA, which all have a state conference & all have traveled around the country to National Conferences last year!  (Weible 2/6)



v AP Teachers will be holding informational meetings at lunch for two weeks.  If you are signing up for an AP class, please look at the calendar in the front office and plan on attending the meeting.  Teachers will be discussing how the class is organized, expectations, grading, etc.  Please see the front office for the calendar.  (W. Miller 1/30-2/10)



v TMCC will be holding an Open House for their Applied Technology center on Wednesday February 15th.  Learn how you can train in automotive/diesel mechanics; welding, machining, robotics, and unmanned aerial systems or Drones.  Panasonic will also be there to recruit for their Panasonic P3 program as well.  See Taveira for more information.  (Taveira 1/31-2/15)



v Did you know that at Spanish Springs, we have the opportunity to sing during the school day? Our choir director, Mr. Hutton, and the 50 students that currently sing in the choirs, want YOU in choir next year- either 3rd period choir for men and women or 7th period women's choir. If you have any questions, you can talk to Mr. Hutton in the Choir Room (143) or your counsellor to take advantage of a great opportunity to make friends, develop your musicianship skills, learn various styles of music and become a better singer! Sign up for choir!  (Hutton 1/30-2/10)



v Spanish Springs JAG is selling Save Around Brand coupon books from now until Spring Break for only $25 each.  Each book contains over $5,000 worth of savings!!  Get them while they last!  (Merrill 1/25-2/17)



v For 9th & 10th graders ONLY: If you are interested in receiving the Seal of Biliteracy on your diploma & transcripts, come see Mrs. Bartoo in Room M-4.  Languages offered include: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Portuguese, Russian & Spanish.  Deadline to sign up & pay will be February 15th.  Max students 30 & the cost is $20.  (Bartoo 1/30-2/15)



v SSHS will be hosting the Wrestling State Tournament this Friday February 10th.  As a result, there will be limited parking on campus this Friday.  (Athletics 2/6-2/9)



v Athletes!!!  If you are interested in trying out for a SPRING SPORT, come to the main office and pick up an Athletic Clearance Packet or a “Quick” form (if already cleared for a fall or winter sport).  Remember you are not able to participate or tryout for a spring sport until you are on the coaches cleared roster!  Official try-outs start Saturday February 25, 2017.  Last Day to turn in a clearance packet is: Friday, February 17th!!!  Here are the spring sports and coaches that are available:

Baseball-Matt Ortiz

Golf Boys-Nick Wirshing

Softball-Jeff Davidson

Swim-Ted Branson

Track-Winston Mora

Lacrosse Boys-Rhonda Beadell

Lacrosse Girls-Chris Tatro                              (Sterett 1/18-2/17)


Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wednesday, February 2, 2017

SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Wednesday, February 2, 2017



v SSHS is a CLOSED CAMPUS.  You are not permitted to go to your car on or off campus.  If you need a place to store school items please see Ms. Ramilo in SRO and get a locker for FREE!  You are not permitted to leave campus without the appropriate off campus sticker.  The consequences range from lunch detention to suspension.  (SRO 1/27-2/3)

v Did you know our school is participating in a survey?  Go to www.studentvp.com/washoe to give feedback.  You could win Beats Headphones or a $100 Amazon Gift card.  If you pring the final survey page, you can exchange that at the café for a FREE A La Carte item for $1 or less!  This survey closes on February 14th. (Nutrition Services 1/26-2/14)

v Students!  SSHS has a new tardy policy.  Starting on Thursday January 19th, you will receive a lunch detention after you receive your fourth tardy and for each tardy thereafter.  Parents will be contacted and you will receive additional consequences once you receive your tenth tardy.  This is for ALL CLASSES, not per class! (Cohen 1/17-2/3)

v AP Teachers will be holding informational meetings at lunch for two weeks.  If you are signing up for an AP class, please look at the calendar in the front office and plan on attending the meeting.  Teachers will be discussing how the class is organized, expectations, grading, etc.  Please see the front office for the calendar.  (W. Miller 1/30-2/10)

v Cougars Helping Cougars club will be doing pre-sales for Valentine’s Day roses in the morning and at lunch starting Wednesday February 1st.  Roses are $3 and will be delivered on Valentine’s Day during 7th period.  (P. Anderson 1/31-2/2)

v TMCC will be holding an Open House for their Applied Technology center on Wednesday February 15th.  Learn how you can train in automotive/diesel mechanics; welding, machining, robotics, and unmanned aerial systems or Drones.  Panasonic will also be there to recruit for their Panasonic P3 program as well.  See Taveira for more information.  (Taveira 1/3-2/15)

v Over the weekend the Cougar ROTC Rifle team won 1st place varsity & 3rd place JV at the Nevada State competition.  They are now 2-time state champions & will be going to Las Vegas for the ROTC regional competition.  (Baumgarten 1/31-2/3)


v Did you know that at Spanish Springs, we have the opportunity to sing during the school day? Our choir director, Mr. Hutton, and the 50 students that currently sing in the choirs, want YOU in choir next year- either 3rd period choir for men and women or 7th period women's choir. If you have any questions, you can talk to Mr. Hutton in the Choir Room (143) or your counsellor to take advantage of a great opportunity to make friends, develop your musicianship skills, learn various styles of music and become a better singer! Sign up for choir!  (Hutton 1/30-2/10)

v Spanish Springs JAG is selling Save Around Brand coupon books from now until Spring Break for only $25 each.  Each book contains over $5,000 worth of savings!!  Get them while they last!  (Merrill 1/25-2/17)

v There will be a Key Club meeting today at lunch in Room 111.  (Pedraza 2/2)

v Friday is EXCLUSION day!!  The Cougar Den will be selling soda, chips, hot pockets, candy and burritos!!  (Cohen 2/2)

v How would you like to earn $250.00?  Gift Cards?  Give-Aways?  You CAN!  Project Speak Out is currently looking for reliable Juniors and Seniors to participate in helping to educate elementary and middle school students on the dangers of alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in Washoe County.  The program starts soon, so don’t delay.  Please see your counselor or contact Cortney at Join Together Northern Nevada 775-324-7557 or cortney@jtnn.org   (Counseling 1/24-2/3)

v For 9th & 10th graders ONLY: If you are interested in receiving the Seal of Biliteracy on your diploma & transcripts, come see Mrs. Bartoo in Room M-4.  Languages offered include: Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Portuguese, Russian & Spanish.  Deadline to sign up & pay will be February 15th.  Max students 30 & the cost is $20.  (Bartoo 1/30-2/15)

v Athletes!!!  If you are interested in trying out for a SPRING SPORT, come to the main office and pick up an Athletic Clearance Packet or a “Quick” form (if already cleared for a fall or winter sport).  Remember you are not able to participate or tryout for a spring sport until you are on the coaches cleared roster!  Official try-outs start Saturday February 25, 2017.  Last Day to turn in a clearance packet is: Friday, February 17th!!!  Here are the spring sports and coaches that are available:
Baseball-Matt Ortiz
Golf Boys-Nick Wirshing
Softball-Jeff Davidson
Swim-Ted Branson
Track-Winston Mora
Lacrosse Boys-Rhonda Beadell
Lacrosse Girls-Chris Tatro                              (Sterett 1/18-2/17)


Monday, December 12, 2016

Monday, December 12, 2016

 SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Monday, December 12, 2016

v Students!  Are you interested in a Letterman Jacket?  The Athletic Department has an advertisement card from NEFFCO.  Stop by the main office and pick up or snap a pic of the card.  Rock’in a Letterman Jacket might be a thing!  (Sterett 11/17-12/15)

v The Cougar Den is running a sale on Apparel.  T-Shirts range from $5 to $12.  All other items are on sale at reduced prices.  Come by and do your Holiday Shopping at the Cougar Den.  (J. Calonico 11/16-12/15)

v STUDENTS!!!  If you call a parent because you are not feeling well, please go to the clinic and wait!  (Clinic 12/1-12/15)

v The Academic Olympics season is coming up and we need to assemble a team for trivia competitions against teams from other high schools.  If you are among the best and brightest of the Cougars, see Mr. Carpenter, Room 207, or Mr. Beaver, Room 211.  (Carpenter 12/5-12/12)

v Are you looking for volunteer opportunities or community service hours?  See Taveira in the Career Center for more information.  (Taveira 12/6-12/12)

v SENIORS!  TMCC will be hosting scholarship workshops starting December 6th from 3:00-4:30 PM.  See Taveira in the Career Center for more workshop dates and information.  (Taveira 12/6-12/12)

v Are you looking for Driver’s Ed classes?  Spanish Springs will be holding classes onsite from 12/19-12/22.  See Taveira in the Career Center for a full schedule.  (Taveira 12/6-12/12)

v ALL elevator keys MUST be turned in by lunchtime on, Monday December 12th, to the clinic. (Clinic 12/6-12/12)
v Students!  Are you interested in a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)?  UNR will be offering a 6 week investigation program into the careers in the STEM field.  This program is available to sophomores, juniors and seniors.  The program is free of charge, although space is limited.  Please see Mrs. Ruiz in the counseling office for more information if you are interested.  (Counseling Dept.  12/9-1/13)

v For every AUK (absence unknown) your parent/guardian needs to notify the attendance office within 3 days for the reason for the absence. After 3 days the absences can be harmful for your credit.  If there are 5 or more absences in 1st – 6th period, 8 or more in 7th or 10 or more in 0 or 8th period that go against the 90% attendance policy (Coded: AUK, CT, CTL, RWY, DOM or NCU), you will lose credit for the class. If you are passing the class academically, you will need to appeal the absences.
 There are less than 5 days until the end of the semester. If you need to appeal your attendance, go see your attendance secretary ASAP. YOUR DEADLINE TO HAVE THE APPEAL FORM TURNED IN TO YOUR ATTENDANCE SECRETAY IS – MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016.  (Front Office 11/30-12/15)


Friday, December 9, 2016

Friday, December 9, 2016

 SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Friday, December 9, 2016

v Students!  Are you interested in a Letterman Jacket?  The Athletic Department has an advertisement card from NEFFCO.  Stop by the main office and pick up or snap a pic of the card.  Rock’in a Letterman Jacket might be a thing!  (Sterett 11/17-12/15)

v The Cougar Den is running a sale on Apparel.  T-Shirts range from $5 to $12.  All other items are on sale at reduced prices.  Come by and do your Holiday Shopping at the Cougar Den.  (J. Calonico 11/16-12/15)

v STUDENTS!!!  If you call a parent because you are not feeling well, please go to the clinic and wait!  (Clinic 12/1-12/15)

v The Academic Olympics season is coming up and we need to assemble a team for trivia competitions against teams from other high schools.  If you are among the best and brightest of the Cougars, see Mr. Carpenter, Room 207, or Mr. Beaver, Room 211.  (Carpenter 12/5-12/12)

v Are you looking for volunteer opportunities or community service hours?  See Taveira in the Career Center for more information.  (Taveira 12/6-12/12)

v SENIORS!  TMCC will be hosting scholarship workshops starting December 6th from 3:00-4:30 PM.  See Taveira in the Career Center for more workshop dates and information.  (Taveira 12/6-12/12)

v It’s time for Captain Cougarlicious!!!  Get your packets in Room 201, they will be due by, Wednesday January 11th, for Junior and Senior boys only.  (Faker 12/7-12/9)

v Are you looking for Driver’s Ed classes?  Spanish Springs will be holding classes onsite from 12/19-12/22.  See Taveira in the Career Center for a full schedule.  (Taveira 12/6-12/12)

v ALL elevator keys MUST be turned in by lunchtime on, Monday December 12th, to the clinic. (Clinic 12/6-12/12)

v On Friday, December 9th, there will be a Miracle Minute, raising money for the Children’s Miracle Network of Renown Hospital.  Please bring any loose change or money you’d like to donate.  (Faker 12/5-12/9)

v There will not be tutoring on Monday, December 12th.  (Cohen 12/9)

v Students!  Are you interested in a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)?  UNR will be offering a 6 week investigation program into the careers in the STEM field.  This program is available to sophomores, juniors and seniors.  The program is free of charge, although space is limited.  Please see Mrs. Ruiz in the counseling office for more information if you are interested.  (Counseling Dept.  12/9-1/13)


v Are you interested in a career in Aviation?  See Taveira in the Career Center to get more information on the Nevada Aviation Careers Program, offered free to the first 25 applicants!  (Taveira 11/30-12/9)

v For every AUK (absence unknown) your parent/guardian needs to notify the attendance office within 3 days for the reason for the absence. After 3 days the absences can be harmful for your credit.  If there are 5 or more absences in 1st – 6th period, 8 or more in 7th or 10 or more in 0 or 8th period that go against the 90% attendance policy (Coded: AUK, CT, CTL, RWY, DOM or NCU), you will lose credit for the class. If you are passing the class academically, you will need to appeal the absences.
 There are less than 10 days until the end of the semester. If you need to appeal your attendance, go see your attendance secretary ASAP. YOUR DEADLINE TO HAVE THE APPEAL FORM TURNED IN TO YOUR ATTENDANCE SECRETAY IS – MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2016.  (Front Office 11/30-12/15)

Congratulations:

v To the wrestling team for beating McQueen on Wednesday 57-18!!!!