Monday, September 19, 2016

Monday, September 19, 2016

 SPANISH SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
Monday, September 19, 2016


v From the Office of SRO:  Please remember the dress code for SSHS students is as follows-
1.    No bare shoulders, which includes both boys and girls!
2.    Shorts and skirts are to be finger length or longer.
3.    No midriff showing at all.
4.    Hats off during school hours, leave them in your car or locker please.
If you do not follow dress code you will be pulled down to SRO & given something appropriate to wear. (SRO 9/14-9/30)


v Students!!! Please remember to pick up your hallways during passing.  Take pride in being a Cougar and help keep our Home clean.  (SRO 9/14-9/30)

v All Students must have their student ID cards with them at all times, including extra-curricular events. (SRO 9/15-9/30)

v Wireless speakers & music in the hallways are not permitted per district policy.  It creates a safety issue for all students & staff & an unnecessary disturbance in the hallway.  Speakers will be confiscated & a parent will have to come pick it up, there could also be some additional consequences.  (SRO 9/15-9/30)


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 Coach Ortiz would like to invite anybody interested in joining the Cougar Baseball Conditioning Club, to a meeting Thursday, September 22nd at lunch in Room 223.  If you are currently playing a sport or will be in the Winter, you can join us only when those sports are not officially in season.  The program will start the Monday following Fall Break!   (Ortiz 9/19-9/22)

v When attending athletic events & activities, please remember you are representing the school & the community.  Come out & support our teams in positive ways.  Inappropriate behaviors such as booing, taunting, use of profanity & disrespecting the players is unacceptable & will lead to removal from the events, possible bans from attending future events & consequences from the Student Relations Office. Use of air horns & popping streamers are also against NIAA policy & can lead to teams being penalized.  (Urmston 9/14-9/30)


v Yogurt Beach is hosting a fundraiser benefiting the SSHS Drum line on Tuesday September 20th at the Pyramid and Los Altos location.  Just mention the school at time of purchase.  (Morris 9/19-9/20)

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 Athletes that stay on campus after Wednesday’s 1:45 release, MUST sit quietly in the cafeteria working on homework or talking quietly.  Any future incidents or rowdy students will result in your coach being notified and consequences given by the coach.  If you are unable to follow these instructions, we ask that you leave campus until 3:00, when your coach is available.  (Sterett 9/19-9/20)

v SENIORS!!!  FAFSA is due in October this year!  Sign up with Taveira to have someone help you complete the FAFSA on October 1st at TMCC.  (Taveira 9/6-9/26)


v Senior Latino Students… TMCC will be hosting an informational night presented exclusively in Spanish on September 27th from 6-8 PM at TMCC.  Dinner will be provided.  See Mrs. Taveira in the Career Center for more information.  (Taveira 9/19-9/27)


v Cougars!!!  The cougar mascot auditions will be held in Room 201 on Wednesday, September 28th, at lunch!  If you can get crazy at football games, come out and audition!!!  (Faker 9/16-9/28)



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 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 Sunday, 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 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 Freshmen!  Are you interested in running for Class Officer?  See Mr. Bates in 117 for details.  Already got approved?  Make sure you’re campaigning.  Elections are on September 30th, so don’t forget to get the word out!  (Bates 9/15-9/23)

v Dodgeball is coming up on October 12th during the Wednesday of Fall Homecoming week.  Dodgeball packets will be handed out in Room 201 & will be due by October 11th.  Get your team together as soon as possible and come to Room 201 for any additional questions.  (Faker 9/15-9/21)

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 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)

Congratulations:

v To the Cross Country team last Friday at the High Desert League meet.  The JV girls placed & won the team title led by a first place finish by Freshman Allyson Schrieber!  Alexis Melendrez placed second in the Varsity girl’s race, breaking the school record by 6 seconds with a time of 19:26 for 3.1 miles!!!  The Varsity boys also came away with a 1st place team title with Daniel Horner placing 2nd, Andrew Ribeiro in 3rd & Matt Hakin in 5th!  All three boys broke Horner’s old 5K school record with Daniel Horner setting a new record of 15:54-29 seconds faster than any runner in SSHS history.  Incredible work Cougars!!!!  (Beadell 9/19)

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