Friday, February 17, 2017

Greene County Career Center Students:
It is mandatory for all seniors to complete 15 hours of community service and to have this turned in by May 2 in order to receive your Certificate of Completion.  See your lab instructor if you have questions.

College-bound students should be looking for scholarships right now, because deadlines are going to be coming up throughout winter and spring.  Several local scholarships have recently become available through the Greene County College Partnership.  Anyone with questions about those scholarships or any other scholarships can visit the College Guide in room 128 for an application packet and scholarship listings.  College-bound seniors should also be filling out their FAFSAs if they haven’t already, because federal aid and many scholarships will require that to be filed.

GCCC’s 90’s Throwback Prom tickets are on sale! Get yours for $15 a person, $25 a couple during the month of February from Mr. Wilson in the Enrichment Room. You can also buy tickets on Thursday and Friday of each week in the cafeteria. Remember, your date must be 20 or under and you need to fill out an out-of-district date form. It’s going to be a blast from the past!! 

This is a reminder that students are not to park in the staff or visitor parking spots.  Students parking in the front of the building may face discipline and/or a loss of driving privileges. 

Need Extra help in your classes?  The Enrichment Room is open for tutoring, Credit Recovery, Carnegie or just a quiet place to work. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30-4:30.

Reminder to students:  You need to have a pass to leave the cafeteria. You are not permitted to go to lab, library, or teacher classroom without a pass.

Reminder to students, blankets are NOT allowed in the classrooms.  Please wear GCCC sweatshirts if you are cold.

Don’t forget the “Do the Right Thing” box is located in the guidance office. Students can report issues anonymously.  Keep the ticket attached and you might win a reward!  
School fees may be paid in the Supply Room, or on-line, using the link on the school website.

Beavercreek Students:
This month’s Character Ed Pillar is Trustworthiness!  Let’s see how trusting you can be!  With this month’s Character Ed week coming to a close, we should all carry our trusting character through the rest of this month, and the rest of the year.

Attention all you Dodgeball players:  Dodgeball forms are due in the Main Office on February 20th.  Reminder that there needs to be at least 2 girls on a team.  The cost per team is $20.  Contact our twitter page @BHS_dodgeball if you have any questions.  See you there!

There will be a Network meeting on Wednesday, February 15th at 7:20 in the Auditorium.

There will be a short meeting for all students trying out for Baseball on Wednesday, February 15 at 2:45 p.m.  The meeting will be in Coach Wilson’s room, 2028.  All interested in trying out for Baseball should attend.

Do you love giving back to your community?  Are you good at listening to your friends about life?  If so, then you would be a great candidate for Peer Listening.  Applications for next year will be in the Main Office or in Ms. Chamberlain’s room, 2004.

Is writing your strength?  Do you love to take photographs?  Are you always at a computer designing something?  Have you never met a stranger and can talk to anyone?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Yearbook could be the place for you!  Applications for the 2018 yearbook staff are now available on line on the BHS website.  Go to the Yearbook page under Extracurriculars and print out the form today.  Packets can also be picked up in the Main Office and from Miss Creech.  Don’t miss out on the chance to become part of a national award-winning publication.  Applications are due Friday, February 10.  Apply now!

Bellbrook Students:
The Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Local Scholarship Application is open. Go to the Guidance Page of the high school website to see the link at the top of the page. The Bellbrook Athletic Boosters Scholarship requires a separate application than the one online. You can pick up this application in the guidance office.
The BHS Talent Show is Friday March 31st. Auditions are February 22,23,& 24 during Mentor. Sign up in Mrs. Fogarty's room # 149.
SENIORS- Scholarship Connect is now open. Complete an application for scholarships! For more information, stop by the guidance office.
Buckeye Boys State is a week-long hand on experience in the operation of the government and shaping of political parties. The camp will be June 11-18th at BGSU. Interested students must notify their counselor by Feb 28th.
Cedarville Student:
Cedarville Class Meeting Friday February 17.
Please get a pass in the GCCC attendance office.
STUDENTS IN GRADES 9-12 – High School students interested in playing tennis this spring, please sign up in the office by Wednesday, March 1st. practice will begin Monday, March 6th.

VARSITY “C” BLANKET AWARD – Applications are now available in the High School office for the Varsity “C” Blanket Award.  Completed applications are due to the office no later than March 31, 2017.  Criteria for this award is listed on the back of the application.

ATTENTION STUDENTS – Do you enjoy the environment? Have interest in learning more about ecosystems and how to help promote environmental health? Sign up of Envirothon! The contest is all about wildlife, soils, water, and current environmental issues. Sign-ups and paperwork are on Ms. Swinehart’s door. See Ms. Swinehart for details. 

SCHOLARSHIP – The Red and White Scholarship is posted on the website.  Applications are available to pick up from Mrs. Tingelstad or to print from the website.  Completed applications are due March 3rd.

SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION– Greene County Retired Teachers Memorial Scholarship deadline is February 17th; Elizabeth Turner Scholarship deadline is February 24th; PTO & Robert O. Impson Scholarship deadline is February 17th; Greene County Youth Activity Fund Scholarship deadline is March 3rd.

HELP NEEDED - The National Honor Society is collecting hygiene supplies, and monetary donations, for the needy.

HS BOYS BASEBALL - Baseball conditioning will be on Mon, Wed, and Thursdays at 8pm in the Junior High Gym.  All players not playing a winter sport are expected to be there.

HELP WANTED – The high school musical, State Fair, is looking for a backstage crew. If you are interested in being on the stage crew or helping with props, costumes, hair and makeup, or lights and sound, please sign up in Miss Rising’s room, C205.  
SENIORS – Remember to check the scholarship list on the school website.
Bowling Green State University open house days scheduled for February 20th.

Fairborn Students:
All seniors attending the Senior Class Trip to NYC are required to attend the mandatory pre-trip meeting with a parent on Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 6:30pm in the FHS auditorium. Please make arrangements accordingly to be present with a parent on March 2nd! Any questions- see Mr. Kirsch in room 206. Thank you!

Girls Softball Tryouts will be held twice on President’s Day, February 20th, from 8am to 10am and from noon until 2pm. An additional tryout session will be held on Tuesday, February 21st from 3pm to 5 on Feb 21.  You must have a current physical, a medical card, a concussion form, and parent/student contract completed before tryouts.

The FHS Music Department will present The Wiz beginning at 7:00 pm on the evenings of Thursday, February 23rd; Friday, February 24th; and Saturday, February 25th.  Tickets go on sale in the FHS Finance Office on Monday, February 13th.  General Admission seating is $10 and seating for Students and Senior Citizens is $8. Tickets are also available at the door. Come and enjoy this contemporary version of L. Frank Baum’s American classic The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Sadie Hawkins tickets are on sale. You can buy your tickets for $8.00. If you plan to bring an out of district date, you must stop by the main office to pick up paperwork so your date can attend.

The Skyhawk Shop has another deal for the month of February: If you buy a “6-Man” shirt, you’ll get a wrist band absolutely free! Get your T-Shirt and wrist band TODAY!

The Ultimate Frisbee team is still looking for players!  If you are looking to play a sport or stay active this spring, then the Ultimate team is a great opportunity for you!  This is a co-ed sport, so ladies, feel free to sign up!  See Mr. Moore in room 215 at Ferguson Hall for more details
The Interact Club will host the Marvelous Masquerade Sadie Hawkins dance on Saturday, February 18th from 7:00 to 10:00. Tickets will go on sale Monday, February 6th. The Early Bird cost is $8 if you buy your ticket before the end of lunch on February 10th. Tickets purchased after that will cost $10.

Art Club meets every Tuesday! Don't forget to come and enjoy the friendships, the arts, and the crafts. Students may still join! Come and have a little fun!

Attention Girls Softball and Track Team members: Conditioning workouts are happening NOW. Please plan to attend every Tuesday and Thursday at 3:15pm.

Attention Seniors! There are a number of new scholarship opportunities available.  Be sure to pick up the scholarship list located outside the guidance office and check out the scholarship opportunities on the FHS guidance website. Please visit the guidance office for any questions or for more information.

Greeneview Students:
Katy Hilbig and Haley Whitehead are requesting donations for the Envelove Program. Donations such as jumbo crayons, coloring books, stickers, gel pens, playing cards, and hair ties are put together in envelope care packages for patients at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Collection boxes will be located in the office, library and auditeria.  The Advisory with the most donations will win a food prize, so be sure to write your Advisory on all donations. For a complete list of requested items and items not to be included see Katy, Haley, or look for flyers posted around school. Donations will be accepted until March 24th.

Seniors: Are you interested in taking up to 6 free hours of college credit this summer that you can transfer to your college?  Southern State is once again offering their Super Start Scholarship to seniors with at least a 2.75 GPA.  Applications are available in the Guidance Office. 

Attention GHS Seniors, including GHS Career Center Seniors: GHS scholarships are now available.  Please visit the Greeneview High School Guidance website for GHS scholarship opportunities, applications, and deadline information.  Any questions please contact the GHS guidance office.

Xenia Students:
If you are interested in running track this year and were not at the mandatory meeting you need to stop by and sign up in B107. Any Questions see Coach Bartley.

Attention Seniors! Any senior that did not attend the senior session, please stop in the Guidance Office and pick up information for local scholarships and the February Senior newsletter. The scholarship applications are due to the Guidance Office by Friday, February 24.

Pep Rally today!   Busses will be here @1:30.
There will also be regular busses at 2:11.
All students wishing to attend the pep rally today,
need to pick up a pass in the GCCC attendance office. 
When students arrive at Xenia High School, give your
pass to XHS staff member, go the main office to drop off
your book bag, go out the back office door and
go to the gym. 

Come out and see The Vocal Ensemble's Cabaret this Friday and Saturday at 7:00. Experience through music the challenges of youth and growing up, featuring some of the best talent Xenia High School has to offer. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door.

Any seniors who plan on attending Sinclair and are interested in manufacturing careers, please see your

Seniors continue to check the Xenia Counselor's website for updated scholarship opportunities that are coming in.

Yellow Springs Students:
Today’s kindness challenge? Think of someone you can reach out to at school and make their day better. Complement their hair, their hard work, their positive attitude. Find ONE thing and make someone’s day a bit better.

2016 yearbooks will be in at the end of February. Please let Mr. H know if you have any questions.

2017 yearbooks will be in before graduation this year. You can help with their creation by contacting Mr. H. You can purchase a 2017 yearbook for $45 in the office or online. Any questions ask Mr. H.

Got a great picture for the yearbook, check out the replay it app and upload your picture.

High School Track Conditioning has begun.  Conditioning will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays. Contact Mr. Gudgel if you have questions.

Attention artists in high school! Do you want one of your drawings to be featured in a coloring book? If so, submit a positive drawing with your name and grade on the back to the box outside the front office. Drawings must be submitted by February 20. The money earned from the coloring book will go to the Michaels House - an organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in emotionally trying situations. If you have any questions grab a paper from the front office or talk to Sarah Pearson or Jasmine Fodal

The Fitness Center will be open for students on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:40-4:45.