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Daily Announcements November 10, 2009 Students Class of ’10 Picture: Seniors, please report to the main gym on Thursday, November 12, for your group picture. BEFORE 7:55 AM Class of ’13: Be sure to turn in your fruit order forms to Mrs. Neidig by Friday, November 13. You can put them in her mailbox in the office or bring them to M16. Faculty and Staff, if you haven’t ordered your fruit, you can see Mrs. Neidig or Mr. Wassmer. Thanks. The Viking Express is Back! Students, check out our fascinating new line of Viking apparel. Go to our school web site or check out the junior hall bulletin board with all the colors and designs available. History Club Hoodies: The History Club will be selling hoodies designed by the club this week if anyone is interested. The cost is $15 and can be ordered in room C - 5. See Mr. Kuhn if you would like one and see the design on the History Club bulletin board. Class Rings: Jostens will be here Friday, November 13, at 7:30 a.m. to deliver class rings in the foyer. They will accept new orders on that day. Graduation Orders! Seniors, orders are due Friday, November 13. This is for your cap and gown, announcements, etc. Checks should be made payable to Jostens and turned into them together with an order form during lunch periods in the foyer on 11/13/09. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hendricks in the office. Second Semester Schedule Changes: Any student who would like a schedule change for second semester should sign up in the guidance office before Nov 19, 2009. Students who do not sign up will not be allowed to change their schedules. Schedules will not be changed for teacher or lunch preferences. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Reynolds. College Planning 101: On December 1, 2009, Central High School in Evansville is hosting an informational seminar on planning for college. Central’s Advanced Marketing Classes have teamed up with the Evansville Federal Credit Union to bring in a national speaker for this free event at 6 p.m. in Central’s Media Center. Come to the event to learn about finding a college, applying for college, completing the FAFSA, finding scholarships, and detailed information on federal and private student loans. H1N1 Vaccine Clinic: This clinic will be provided by the Posey County Health Dept. free of charge, November 14, 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. in the nurse's office & special education classrooms. Initial vaccine clinic will target: Pregnant women, people living with or caring for children under 6 months of age, health care & emergency medical service providers, all children 6 months of age & older up to those who are 24 years old, adults 25-64 years of age with chronic medical conditions: pulmonary, diabetes, heart, liver, or renal disease -or- other conditions affecting the overall immune system of a patient). If you're not in this target group or over age 65, you will not be allowed to receive the vaccine at this time due to restrictions enforced by the CDC. This clinic is for Posey County residents that have not had the vaccine at all. For children 9 & younger who already received the vaccine, it is too early for a booster shot. There will be future clinics for this at another time. Contact the Posey County Health Dept. for questions 838-1330. Sportscasting Workshop: Vincennes University is hosting a Sportscasting workshop on Saturday, December 5, 2009. Participants will get a chance to become TV sports anchors, TV reporters doing stand-up and interviews, ENG videographers, plus calling play-by-play of a college basketball game. It is on a first come, first serve basis. Only twelve high school students from across the state will be able to attend. The cost is $35.00. Students who are interested should see Mrs. Reynolds. Daily Announcements November 10, 2009 Yearbook Image Share: Students can upload personal pictures to be used in the yearbook. Look for the Image Share flyers around the building or ask Miss Vaughan for more information. 2010 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest: The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to write an original essay on the political courage of a U.S. elected official. For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay online, visit the Profile in Courage Award Program at www.jfklibrary.org. All essays must be submitted by January 9, 2010. Hoosier Heroes – 2009 Scholarship Program: Scholarship applications are now available for juniors and seniors interested in a $2,000 scholarship through the Hoosier Heroes – 2009 Scholarship Program. Indiana high school juniors and seniors nominate a living Hoosier (a current or former resident of Indiana) who inspires them. The winners will receive a $2,000 postsecondary scholarship. The deadline is December 11, 2009. For complete instructions, examples of winning nominations, writing resources and rubrics, go to www.HoosierHeroes.org. The Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics, and Humanities: The Indiana Academy is the state’s only public, residential high school for high ability juniors and seniors. They are located on the campus of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Each year approximately 165 students are admitted to attend their intensive twoyear program geared toward expanding students’ minds and stretching them academically. Interested sophomores should visit www.bsu.edu/academy for information regarding visit opportunities, course offerings, clubs and extracurricular activities, and fee structure, as well as to download a copy of their application. Ohio University’s Summer Honors Academy: Any high achieving, self-motivated freshman, sophomore, or junior interested in doing college level work and has at least a 3.25 GPA should check out Ohio University’s Summer Honors Academy by visiting www.outreach.ohio.edu/honorsacademy/index.htm. Program dates are June 21 – July 23, 2010. All application materials must be postmarked no later than April, 30, 2010. HOBY Leadership Seminar: Attention Sophomores… If you are interested in representing North Posey High School at the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar (HOBY), please see Mrs. Lamble in the Guidance Office by November 20, 2009. Potential HOBY ambassadors should have outstanding oral and/or written communication skills, critical and/or creative thinking, creative problem solving, strong decision making skills, sensitivity to the needs or concerns of others, and a charismatic personality. The seminar is a dynamic, interactive educational program designed to prepare our country’s youth to become effective, ethical leaders and will be held at Butler University in Indianapolis June 10-13, 2010. Visit www.hoby.org for more information. Red Bank Branch Library is sponsoring a 3 part program for high school students and their parents. The College Prep series looks at 3 main areas of the College Admission process: · Part 3 - Scholarships, Grants, and Loans: Paying for College Scholarships, Grants, and Loans: Paying for College It's time to talk about paying for college. Tracy Woolford, from the USI Office of Student Financial Assistance will explain the Financial Aid application process. Bring your questions about FAFSA; the difference between Scholarships, Work-Study, Grants, and Loans; and more - there will be a Q&A session. Tuesday, November 10, 2009 – 6-7pm – Red Bank Branch Library To register for any of the three workshops, please call 428-8205. Homework Hotline: Do you need help with you math or science homework? Rose-Hulman's homework hotline is offering free math and science tutoring. Students may call the homework hotline toll free at 1-877-ASK-ROSE Sunday-Thursday, 6 P.M.-9 P.M. Students may also ask questions online at www.AskRose.com. College Reps at North Posey: Seniors are allowed six college visits. Juniors are allowed two college visits. You must sign-up in the Guidance Office two days prior to the visit and notify your teacher for that period. Daily Announcements November 10, 2009 Date School Time Athletics/Extracurricular Activities: Wrestling: There will be a meeting the Monday after football season is over for anyone interested in wrestling. Please report to Coach Hoehn in the gym at 3:20. Fine Arts Team: Are you a real music buff? Do you think Woodstock was the most important event of the 20th century? Does 'The British Invasion' mean something to you besides the War of 1812? Can you tolerate Philip Glass? Do you at least want to know what your parents are referring to when they talk about Bull Island? Then maybe you'd do well on the Fine Arts team this year for Academic Superbowl! We'll be covering all those music topics (and more), plus art from the same time period, so if you know you're interested or if you want to know more before making up your mind, our first information/call-out meeting will be Wednesday, November 18, right after school in the library. There will be snacks, and because this year's topic focuses on the 1960s, there may even be tie-dye...
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