Wednesday, January 27, 2016

January 26th, 2016

SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
     Tuesday, January 26, 2016

      From the Office of Student Relations:
•Please make it a point to use crosswalks walking to and from school.  Both Eagle Canyon Dr. and Alena Way are extremely busy roads as students are coming to and from school.  For your safety please ensure that you are using the crosswalks.  School Police will also be patrolling around our school and will be writing tickets for students jay-walking.  Thanks for helping us ensure the safety of all of our students.  (Mac 1/13-2/3)                 ­­­­­­
1.     TMCC is offering a Coaching the Teen Driver class at SSHS for teens and parents on Feb. 3 from 6-8:30pm for $39.  Fliers are in the front office as well as the counseling office.  (Alejos 1/11- 2/3)

2.     Seniors…are you interested in a career in HVAC (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning)?  Apprenticeships are being offered locally!  See Mrs. Taveira for more information.  (Taveira 1/13-1/29)

3.     Students…Grand Canyon University will be in front of the College and Career Center tomorrow, Wednesday, January 27th to answer all your questions.  Stop by and check it out.  (Taveira 1/19-1/27)

4.     Seniors – the SSHS common scholarship application is due January 29th at 11:59pm.  You can go to the counseling office webpage on our school website and find the scholarship link.  Don’t miss out on the potential of winning some money for college.  Please see Ms. Hamilton or Mrs. Taveira if you have questions.  (Hamilton 1/13- 1/29)

5.     Students, if you missed taking any of your finals from 1st semester you will need to make them up by February 1st.  Arrange with your teachers a time to make them up.  If they are not made up by Feb. 1 your ‘incomplete’ will be changed to “F” so please make arrangements right away.  (Office 1/14-2/1)

6.      Athletic Clearances:  If you are interested in going out for:
BASEBALL – Coach Hofmann
GOLF (boys) – Coach Wirshing
SOFTBALL – Coach Davidson
SWIMMING – Coach Branson
TRACK & FIELD – Coach Mora
LACROSSE (boys) – Coach Ermann or Beadell
LACROSSE (girls) – Coach Tatro or Brothers
Come to the office and see Mrs. Sterett for clearing.  A clearance form or a “Quick Clearance Form” needs to be completed.  All clearances must be in by Friday, February 19th.  (Sterett 1/15-2/19)

7.     Homecoming week is here so make sure to show your best school spirit.  Twinz dance is January 29th at 8pm so be sure to match with a date or friends.  (Faker 1/21-1/29)

8.     FCCLA meets every Tuesday at lunch in room 107.  (Gach 1/25-1/26)

9.       Seniors who plan to attend UNR and need help with Financial Aid – The Financial office will be hosting a financial aid night on February 3rd from 6:30-8:00pm in the Joe Crowley Student Union, 4th floor, Ballroom C.  The program will include:  financial aid/scholarship presentation, computer access to submit and correct your 2016-17 FAFSA, individual meetings with financial aid advisors, and information from housing, admissions, and scholarship departments.  Refreshments will be served.  Please see Ms. Hamilton in the Counseling office if you have questions.  (Hamilton 1/25-2/3)

10.                          RSIC Higher Education Advisor, Monica Thomas, will have a presentation on Thursday, January 28th in the Career Center at SSHS at lunch to meet with ALL Native American students.   Please come and grab a bite to eat and get some tips on FAFSA and other Financial Aid Sources.  If you have questions about how to get Financial Aid through your tribe, she may be able to point you in the right direction.  (Thomas 1/25-1/28)

11.                          Attention SkillsUSA members and future SkillsUSA members.  There will be a meeting this Thursday in Mr. Bowers’s room, 118.  SkillsUSA members attending the state conference in April must attend the meeting at lunch on Thursday in Mr. Bowers’s room.  (M Bowers 1/25-1/28)

12.                          Students:  No one will be permitted in the dance without a SSHS student ID.  (Miller 1/26-1/29)

13.                          If you are interested in coming out for the Boys Varsity or JV Lacrosse team, official practice starts Monday.  Beginners are welcome.  We have loaner equipment available for you to come out and give the fastest growing sport in the nation a try!  Come see Mrs. Beadell to bet signed up in room 228.  (Beadell 1/26-1/29)

14.                          The Cougar Den is going through a transformation and will be selling only district approved items.  We will be closed at lunch until we can re-stock.  Sorry for the inconvenience.  (Givani 1/26-1/29)

CONGRATULATIONS to the Spanish Springs Drill Team for winning the district-wide Drill Meet held at Hug High School.  They scored 1st place in 7 out of 8 categories against 11 district high schools.  (Mendenhall 1/26)

CONGRATULATIONS to the Wrestling Team for taking 2nd place at the King of the Mat Tournament in Windsor, CA.  (Imelli 1/26)

ATHLETIC RELEASES:
Please release the Girls Freshman Basketball Team at 1:15 today.

Please release the Rifle Team at 1:30 today.  

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