Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Morning Announcements

  Central High School

Announcements for Wednesday, September 21, 2022

 

The mission of Central High School is to provide all students with educational opportunities through a challenging curriculum which meets the needs of a diverse school community.

 

Teachers -- Please check dress code, have students toss all food and drinks from outside vendors, spit out gum and remove all headgear. Put cell phones away as you enter class. Students may NOT wear earbuds, headphones, or hats in school.

 

Hispanic Heritage Month Fact: Cinco de Mayo is a holiday some people celebrate in Mexico, but it is not their Independence Day. Cinco de Mayo commemorates a battle in the city of Puebla, Mexico in 1862.

SHOUT OUT ~

Today’s super huge shout out goes to the Lady Lion Softball Team for battling and beating Sonoraville 1-0. Karley Fuller had another outstanding performance pitching a 7 inning shutout. Great job ladies!!

 

NEW NEWS ~

Blood Drive walk-ins are welcome and there are still appointment times available at redcrossblood.org. The blood drive is from 3:00-8:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.

 

Are you interested in biology, chemistry, physics, environmental, criminal, or computer science? Plan to attend the Science Olympiad Team interest meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 29 at 4:00 p.m. in room 618. Look for information and a QR code outside of your science teachers classroom to scan for practice and meeting updates. 

 

FCA will meet in the wrestling room in the new gym Friday morning beginning at 7:30. Please come for music, fellowship, and fun. Everyone is welcome!

 

It is that time of year again!  If you are interested in joining the swim team, sign up with Coach Mount outside room 406 this week.  The parent meeting will be in the cafeteria on Monday the September 26 at 6:00 p.m.  

 

If you missed the morning Key Club meeting, plan to attend after school in room 732. Don't forget to bring your $15.00 dues if you haven't paid yet. 

 

Students in the 11th grade can now sign up for the PSAT/NMSQT. The cost is $20; fee waivers are available. Sign up in the Guidance Office through October 6. The PSAT/NMSQT will be given at CHS on October 25 in the Old Gym classroom. This opportunity allows juniors to prepare for the SAT and to enter to be a part of the National Merit Scholarship Program. There are only 20 spots available and sign up is first come, first serve.

 

Anyone interested in joining the wrestling team this season needs to attend a mandatory parent meeting on Thursday, September 29, at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria. Both parents and student-athletes are expected at this meeting. If you have any questions or cannot attend the meeting, please see Coach Knight as soon as possible.

 

Interact Club is still collecting backpack supplies! Donate to this worthy cause!

 

Varsity basketball cheerleading tryouts will be held September 27-29 after school from  3:45-4:30 in the cafeteria. Physical forms must be on file no later than September 26 if you intend to try out. See Coach Jordan in 403 for questions and to sign up. 

 

AFTER SCHOOL ~

Tomorrow, softball plays at home against NW Whitfield tonight at 5:30 p.m. Come out and support our Lady Lions!

 

DUES & DEADLINES

Senior Fees $125 cash or check made payable to Central High School, see Linda Morris. Fees increase October 8.

Yearbooks: Order online at http://yearbookordercenter.com/ at the cost of $70 until September 30. The cost increases to $80 on October 1.

 

It’s a great day to be a Central Lion and let’s remember to slay the day away!