Daily Announcements

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Daily Announcements 

Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Schools Closed


See "Recent News" on the UHS Home page for more information about Arctic Academy Days.
Click here for Mon County Arctic Academy information.


Service Dog Etiquette

 

SENIORS: Balfour will be here during both lunches next Thursday, January 18th, to take graduation orders.  Remember students that prices will increase after January 19th.  You may also place your order online at www. Balfour.com. 

 

Students will be marked absent for the arctic days if work is not turned in by the below dates.   All work will be counted for the 3rd nine weeks grading period.  

January 3—work must be turned in by--January 16

January 5-work must be turned in by --January 17

 

 

As the new semester starts, remember that there is free math tutoring every Wednesday after school from 2:45-3:45 in Room 232.

 

All students applying for the Governor’s School for the Arts must turn in their application to the counseling office by 1st period Friday morning.  The deadline for students to mail their application is Friday, January 12th.

 

Students, if you need a coat, hat, gloves or other warm clothing, please let any adult at school know.  



Student Council is sponsoring a blood drive through the American Red Cross next Wednesday, January 17, from 8 am until 2 pm.
 If you are interested in donating blood, please see Michael Gharib or Mr. Caskey to sign up.   Sign ups at lunch will begin on Thursday. 

UHS will be hosting Public Speaking Competition for students during Power Hour on January 17th!
 Student speakers will be asked to deliver a 5-7 minutes speech on the topic "Good Citizenship". The top four speakers from this competition will move on to compete at the Cheat Lake Rotary Club Public Speaking Competition in March, where they will have a chance to win a $1000 scholarshipStudents interested in participating should sign-up on the UHS website under the "Students" tab by December 19th and see Miss Lilly in Room 144 for more information! And all UHS students are encouraged to attend the competition during Power Hour on the 17th in support of their classmates!

 

The West Virginia Governor's School of Entrepreneurship is a three-week summer experience open to 9th through 11th graders.  More information is available in the Counseling Center or on the website (www.govschools.wv.gov/gse).  The application deadline is February 28, 2018. 


 

Anyone who would like to do announcements, please see Mrs. Mullens in the main office.


UHS, Mr. Caskey and his Civil War studies classes need your help! Please save all your plastic bottle caps and consider donating them to our Civil War classes as we try to quantify the number of casualties produced from the American Civil War. How many do we need you ask? 
750,000!!!!!
 So please drop by with any plastic bottle caps you or your family would be willing to give to us. Thank you. Last count was over 200,000!

 

 

Model UN will also have a brief meeting after school Wednesday, April 5th, in room #110 to plan for Friday's Conference.
Model UN will also have a brief meeting after school Wednesday, April 5th, in room #110 to plan for Friday's Conference.
Model UN will also have a brief meeting after school Wednesday, April 5th, in room #110 to plan for Friday's Conference.
During 4th - 7th periods the Innovations Lab will be closed for testing. Mrs. Allen will NOT be available to help with Chromebooks during that time.
During 4th - 7th periods the Innovations Lab will be closed for testing. Mrs. Allen will NOT be available to help with Chromebooks during that time.
Attention Juniors:  There will be a Junior Parent Meeting held on Monday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the UHS Auditorium.  Graduation requirements, the college application process, ASVAB, ACT/SAT, scholarships, financial aid and more will be discussed.  Please tell your parents about this event and encourage them to attend.
Attention Juniors:  There will be a Junior Parent Meeting held on Monday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the UHS Auditorium.  Graduation requirements, the college application process, ASVAB, ACT/SAT, scholarships, financial aid and more will be discussed.  Please tell your parents about this event and encourage them to attend.
Attention Juniors:  There will be a Junior Parent Meeting held on Monday, April 24th at 6:00 p.m. in the UHS Auditorium.  Graduation requirements, the college application process, ASVAB, ACT/SAT, scholarships, financial aid and more will be discussed.  Please tell your parents about this event and encourage them to attend.
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
If you are taking AP Computer Science A, please get your summer work from Ms. Getty in Room 201 or on the school website. 
Madame Stiles is pleased to announce that she will lead a group of University High School students on a trip to Paris and the Loire Valley.  Students will be experiencing French culture and history first-hand. It is NOT necessary to be a student of French to go, although it certainly helps! There will be a trip information meeting to discuss this exceptional opportunity on Thursday, October 5, at 6 p.m. in the library. See Madame Stiles in Room 111 for information about the trip.
Madame Stiles is pleased to announce that she will lead a group of University High School students on a trip to Paris and the Loire Valley.  Students will be experiencing French culture and history first-hand. It is NOT necessary to be a student of French to go, although it certainly helps! There will be a trip information meeting to discuss this exceptional opportunity on Thursday, October 5, at 6 p.m. in the library. See Madame Stiles in Room 111 for information about the trip.
UHS Baseball will be holding an Open Gym session this Sunday, October 15th, from 4-6 pm. Those trying out for the 2018 UHS Baseball team are invited to attend - the season is fast approaching. 
Just a reminder to AP students that exam fees are due to Mrs. Underdonk byNovember 1st.  Additional forms are available in the Counseling Center.  Please see Mrs. Underdonk if you need to make payment arrangements.
Just a reminder to AP students that exam fees are due to Mrs. Underdonk byNovember 1st.  Additional forms are available in the Counseling Center.  Please see Mrs. Underdonk if you need to make payment arrangements.
Make up picture day has been rescheduled for Monday, October 23rd.

We will be dismissing to homeroom at 2:33 today for students to get their report cards.

 

DECA will NOT be meeting today.

 

Seniors- A reminder that if you pay your class dues to Mrs.Farley by Nov. 1st you are entered into a drawing for a free cap and gown or a free pair of prom tickets.

Please join us tonight at 7pm in the UHS gym to support your UHS Cheerleaders as they prepare for the WV Regional Competition!  The cheer team will host a show night for students, family and friends to showcase their routine and months of preparation and hard work.  Hope to see you there!
If you are interested in attending a Mock Crime Scene Workshop at Waynesburg University on November 11th, see a counselor for more information.
If you are interested in attending a Mock Crime Scene Workshop at Waynesburg University on November 11th, see a counselor for more information.
The West Virginia Governor's School of Entrepreneurship is a three-week summer experience open to 9th through 11th graders.  More information is available in the Counseling Center or on the website (www.govschools.wv.gov/gse).  The application deadline is February 28, 2018.
The West Virginia Governor's School of Entrepreneurship is a three-week summer experience open to 9th through 11th graders.  More information is available in the Counseling Center or on the website (www.govschools.wv.gov/gse).  The application deadline is February 28, 2018.