Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Tuesday, September 27, 2016


Tuesday, September 27, 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 Seniors!!!  Looking at going to TMCC next year?  Sign up in the Career Center for an application/financial aid workshop on Thursday September 29th.  (Taveira 9/23-9/28)

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 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 Pocket Knives of any size are not permitted on campus or at any school sponsored event.  Disciplinary action will be taken if you are in possession of a pocket knife at school or at a WCSD event.  (SRO 9/21-9/30)

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 Girls Lacrosse will be meeting on Tuesday September 27th in Room 203 (Tatro 9/23-9/27)

v Picture retakes and make-ups will take place on today only in the gym foyer.  Please be sure to see the schedule on the bulletin boards in order to take pictures!  (Marvin 9/23-9/27)

v The first choir concert of the semester will be tonight at 7:00PM, come hear the Concert Choir, the Women’s Choir & the Shaw Middle School’s Choirs in the Theatre!!  (Hutton 9/27)

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 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 If you are interested in being in National Honor Society, Tuesday’s meeting is the LAST day for new members to join!  (Kelley 9/27-9/27)

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 There will be a FCCLA meeting today at lunch in Room 107.  (Gach 9/27)

v Thanks SSHS!!!  We had 59 students show up to the Truckee River cleanup on Saturday.  Your hard work & community service helped remove 91,830 lbs of trash & invasive weeds.  Great job volunteers!!! (B.Kelley 9/27)

v National Honors Society meets today at lunch in Room 218.  Come join the most prestigious club at SSHS.  (B.Kelley 9/27)

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)

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