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Good Morning!
 
Today is Thursday, March 23, 2017
 
It is a Day 1 ~~ the 121st day of the school year 
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Boys Tennis Practice will be at the tennis courts today from 3-5pm. 
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Today is a Detention day ~ students assigned to detention must report to Room 15 by 2:35.  Bring work to do or a book to read.  Reporting late or failing to report at all will result in additional time in Detention.
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The Library is offering a new Gaming Club on Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30pm.  Students are able to play board games or card games that are school appropriate.
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ATTENTION ARTISTS:
If you're interested in displaying your art and a chance to win $100, the Bloomsburg Children's Museum is hosting the first annual high school juried art show! It is free to submit, and you can submit up to 3 artworks. The reception, with live music and refreshments is on April 7th from 5-8pm. The deadline to submit is Friday, March 24th! To see submission requirements or if you have any questions, ask your teacher or visit the Bloomsburg Children's Museum website for more details.
ATTENTION SENIORS:
The following scholarship applications are currently available in the guidance office:
The Robert Baillie Memorial Scholarship
The Edwin M. Barton Scholarship
   *for seniors planning on attending a college or university in the fall
     *deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by 8:00am
The Leon J. Rhodes Scholarship
   *for seniors planning on attending a college or university
     *deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by 8:00am
The Carissa A. Barrett Memorial Scholarship
     *deadline to apply is Tuesday, March 28, 2017
The Clair H. Kinney Scholarship
    *for seniors who will be attending a 4 year college or university
    *deadline to apply is Wednesday, March 29, 2017
The Gordon Haney Class of 93 Scholarship
   *for an individual who shows leadership in the school, has a B or higher GPA and 
     has a proven commitment to community service 
   *deadline to apply is Friday, March 31, 2017 

Look for these scholarships in the "MARCH DEADLINE" folder

    
The Edward E. Kriner Memorial Scholarship
  *for a senior who is continuing his or her education in the Educational field
   *deadline to apply is April 7, 2017
The Renee C. May Memorial Scholarship
  *for a female athlete who plans on continuing her education after high school
  *deadline to apply is April 12, 2017
The William and Dora Kalnoski Memorial Scholarship
  *for a senior who will be attending a collage or university majoring in Art,    Architecture or related fields
   *deadline to submit the application to the guidance office is April 13, 2017
The Susquehanna Valley School Counselors Association Scholarship

Look in the "APRIL DEADLINE" scholarship folder in the guidance office.
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Cheerleading Tryouts will be held March 23rd from 4:30-7:00pm in the high school auditorium. 
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2017 Envirothon ~ At the Envirothon, teams of five high school students compete in field testing using their knowledge in five topic areas - Soils and Land Use, Aquatic Ecology, Forestry, Wildlife, and Environmental Issues.  This year's competition will be held on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at the Shikellamy State Park Overlook.
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All students are asked to have their vehicles moved from the students parking lot each day by 3:00pm for baseball practice.  Thank you!
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ATTENTION WRESTLERS ~ all uniforms should be washed and returned by March 24th.  They can be turned in to the office.
LOST & FOUND - please be sure to check the lost & found table in the cafeteria for missing items...any unclaimed items will be removed after Wednesday, March 22, 2017.
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Are you interested in learning more about sports medicine or the medical field? There is a spot open for a co-op with the athletic trainer here at the high school for the fall season. If you are interested please see the athletic trainer after school in her office in the middle school gymnasium.
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YEARBOOKS - the price is now $75.00 effective February 1, 2017.  Order forms are available in the office.  Namestamping & engraving were only available until January 27th.  Yearbooks can also be purchased online @ yearbookforever.com - there is a $2.00 fee for ordering online.
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Panther Pitch ~ This Friday, March 24th will be the last day to register for the Panther Pitch Challenge, a shark Tank-like competition. You will have 2 minutes to pitch a new business idea or smart phone app to a panel of judges. Winners of the Panther Pitch will have the opportunity to compete in Bloomsburg University's Dawg Pound Competition on April 18 with a first prize cash award of $1,000. If interested, see Mr. Davis in room 104 before Friday.
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Reminder from the Nurse's office:  Student's only have three (3) school days to turn in an excuse from an absence or appointment or the time missed is considered UNEXCUSED.  Once time is marked as unexcused, it CANNOT be changed and can affect grades and eligibility.  Get those excuses in on time!
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Sadly, 1 in 5 16-year-old drivers has an accident within their first year of driving, and texting while driving makes a crash up to 23 times more likely.  Please remember to put your phones away, buckle up, and drive safely!
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Did you know that 16-year-olds have higher crash rates than drivers of any other age?  In the spirit of the assembly being held this Friday to promote safer driving, please make sure to buckle up and drive carefully, especially in bad weather.  Remember that the risk of crashing increases with each mile per hour over the speed limit!
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Did you know that talking on a cell phone can double the likelihood of an accident, as well as slow a young driver's reaction time down to that of a 70-year-old?  Please put away your phones and buckle up when driving!
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Attention all student drivers -- you must have a parking permit to park in the student parking lot.  Any students who do not have a parking permit and park off campus are not allowed to go to their vehicles during the school day.  Parking permits are issued after Fair Week to students on a first come, first served basis to Seniors first, then to underclassmen.  Also, all students are reminded to use seat belts when driving or as a passenger in any vehicle.  We want all our students to be safe!
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Have a great day!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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