Thursday, February 2, 2017

Wednesday, February 2, 2017


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 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   (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)

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