SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
Friday, September 30, 2016
v Tutoring is available in the Career Center on Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:45-4:00. End-of-Course Prep is available from 2:45-4:00 also. On Math Mondays & Scientific Tuesdays go to the Career Center, for Thematic Thursdays go to Room 214 for English End-of-Course Exam support. (Cohen 9/9-9/30)
v PSAT will be given to all Sophomores on October 19th. The test is available to Freshman & Juniors for $15. The PSAT is a qualifying exam for the National Merit Scholarship for Juniors. Please see your counselor if you are interested. You may sign up in the counseling office with Mrs. Ruiz or online at the web store. (Counseling Office 9/7-10/14)
v SENIORS!!!! Are you interested in becoming a Plumber?? Union Local 350 is taking applications for apprenticeships in this well-paying field. See Mrs. Taveira in the Career Center for more info (Taveira 9/12-9/30)
v If you are interested in trying out for the SSHS rifle team there will be an informational meeting on Thursday October 13th, at lunch time. (Mendenhall 9/30-10/13)
v ZAPS test prep seminars will be offered in the Reno area in September & October. Spanish Springs High School will host its own PSAT/SAT prep course on Saturday, October 8th from 12:30-6:00pm. The cost of these seminars are $89.99 each. Sign your student up at www.doorwaytocollege.com or Call 877-927-8378. (Counseling Office 9/1-9/30)
v October is Breast Cancer awareness month. Med skills will be holding a miracle minute during 7th period on Tuesday, October 11th. All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen foundation. Please bring your spare change! Wear pink to support breast cancer! (A.Calonico 9/29-10/10)
v Do you need community service hours? Earn your hours & contribute to a positive school culture by helping out after the next 3 home football games on September 23rd, October 14th & October 21st. Talk to Athletic Director, Art Anderson to find out how & sign up. (A. Anderson 9/14-9/30)
v Students!! Are you interested in joining the Air Force? The recruiter will be in front of the College & Career Center on the first Thursday of each month. Come on by to get all your questions answered. (Taveira 9/26-9/30)
v TMCC is offering a Latino Parent Night taking place on September 27th from 6-8pm at the Dandini Campus. A free 3-credit class is being raffled that night for those who participate & dinner will be provided. Please see Ms. Hamilton if you have any questions. (Counseling Office 9/15-9/30)
v Freshman Candidates!! Elections are this Friday, September 30th, so make sure you are campaigning. Voting will be held in the College and Career Center all day Friday for Freshmen ONLY, so don’t forget to vote!!! (Bates 9/27-9/30)
v Hey Cougars!! Did you know that SSHS has a food pantry? Yes, that’s right! A food pantry. If you or your family is in need of food or if you know of a family that is in need of food, please contact our counseling secretary or Andrea in the front office for more information. (Gach 9/27-9/30)
v Athletes!!! If you are interested in trying out for a WINTER SPORT, come to the main office and pick up an Athletic Clearance Packet or a “Quick” form (if already cleared for a fall sport). You must have your clearance packet or “Quick” form turned in by Monday November 1st!
Here are the winter sports & the coaches that are available for you:
Winter Cheer- Gina Allen
Basketball Boys- Kyle Penney
Basketball Girls- Arturo Cardenas
Rifle- Wade Mendenhall
Ski- Brett Weible
Wrestling- Joe Imelli (Sterett 9/15-9/30)
v To both the Girls & Boys Tennis Teams, as they defeated Reed yesterday!!! Nice work!
v To the Freshman Football Team on their 31-14 win over the McQueen Lancers yesterday! Next Thursday at 3:30pm, the Frosh Cougars take on the North Valleys Panthers at North Valleys. (J.Calonico 9/30)
Have a Wonderful break Cougars!!!