Announcements, Wednesday, October 4, 2017

MADRAS HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Lunch today:  Italian spaghetti, garlic stick, romaine salad, corn, peaches OR Yogurt and String Cheese.  All lunches served with milk.

Breakfast tomorrow:  Sausage & cheese biscuit, strawberry cup.   All breakfasts served with milk or juice.

ACTIVITIES TODAY, October 4:

FBLA—Rm 26—Lunch

On Track—Library Computer Lab—Lunch

Coaches Meeting—Library—6:30pm

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  1. We know you get thirsty during the day, come by Ms. Payton's room 41 between classes to buy a bottle of cold water for $1 and support the MHS Drama club

Attention Native American Students:  there will be an On Track meeting in the library computer lab at lunch today featuring Drs. Amanda Bruegl and Erik Brodt speaking about their experiences as Native health care providers.

  1. There is a SMILE meeting next Tuesday (10/10) after school from 3:30-4:30 in Mrs Fugate's room.
  1. Have you ever seen someone being mean to another person? Do you wish you knew more about what to say or do? October is Anti-Bullying Month! The GSA will host a "Bystander Training" on Friday, Oct.6, at lunchtime-5th period. Learn some skills for speaking up & helping others. Talk to Ms. Wheeler or Ms. Fullmer by Thursday if you're interested. Let's make our school and our world a nicer place! (Next week, GSA is back to normal time/place on Fridays.)
  1. Upcoming College and Recruiter visits to MHS!!! University of Oregon will be at MHS on Wednesday October 4th Go Ducks!!! Oregon State University is excited to visit with students at MHS on Wednesday October 11th. Go Beavs!!! Pacific University wants to meet with you! They will be at MHS on October 12th. Go Boxers!!! Are you interested in possibly joining the US Army? Well then, your in luck! A representative from the US Army will be at MHS on Wednesday November 1st.Students, stop by Student Services and see Ms Piercy to sign up for any of these upcoming College visits!!! 
  1. DACA recipients whose authorization expires before March 5, 2018 must renew by October 5.  If you have any questions or would like to be connected to resources that can help, talk with Mr. Fisher, Mrs. Sisk, or someone in the counseling department. 
  1. The Madras Sister City group is now accepting student applications for our June 2018 exchange trip to Tomi City Japan! There will be four 11th/12th grade Jefferson County students selected to attend. The City of Madras has generously donated $500 per student toward trip costs. Find the student application on the Madras Sister City - Tomi City Japan Facebook page. Applications due October 16th.  Please see Mr Hocker (Room 21) or Mr Tyler if you have further questions!!!  Don't delay!!
  1. College Fair is fast approaching!!!! Students remember that if you signed up to attend the College Fair, you must 1.) Turn in your signed permission slip 2.) Complete and turn in your registration barcode to Ms. Piercy.  If you have not completed these two steps, you are not signed up to go. Please visit Ms. Piercy in Student Services for more information! 
  1. The Oregon Promise Application opened 9/20/2017!  All senior students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA or higher should submit an application.  Students may qualify for amounts ranging from $1,000 to $3,540 per year to assist in costs for attending any one of the 17 Oregon community colleges.   You can apply online at oregonstudentaid.gov.  Visit Ms. Sisk in the Future Center for more information or application assistance!
  1. The Oregon High School Equestrian Team, OHSET, season will start November 1st.  For more information please contact the Madras OHSET advisor, Keri Strawn at keri@madrasattorneys.com.
  1. Juniors and Seniors, it's time for the annual Central Oregon College fair in Redmond! If you are interested in attending the college fair on the morning of October 5th, see Ms. Piercy in students services to sign up. Students must sign up, register and receive a barcode to reserve their space (See Ms. Piercy for details). The deadline to sign up is the end of lunchtime on October 4th, but there are limited spaces and sign ups are first come, first serve. Sign up today!

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