Daily Announcements

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Daily Announcements 

September 19,  2017


NOTE: Mrs. Allen will be in the cafeteria before school to look at Chromebook Issues Monday - Friday, September 18th - 22nd, by the Auditorium.

On Thursday, Mrs. Allen will meet in the DLL with students who have not had their Digital Literacy lessons. If you have not turned in your Acceptable Use Policy (AUP), bring it with you.

9th grade will meet after 1st period after announcements, 10th grade will meet 2nd period, 11th grade will meet 3rd period and 12th grade will meet 4th period.

If you did not receive a Chromebook on the first day of the distribution and Digital Literacy lessons, Mrs. Allen is trying to assign them by Friday and will either call you out of class to receive it or bring it to your class. 

We thank you for your patience with Chromebook distribution.

ATTENTION U ZOO: This Friday we play Fairmont Senior at UHS! Theme is USA! Come out to the tailgate around 530!

 

Please excuse the following members of the golf team today at 1:45 for an away match at John Marshall:Jacob Wood, Ryan Bashour, Ross Mulhall, Jackson Harper, Levi Watson, Jack Giobbia.  They are responsible for any missed work.

The following students are the Lifetime Fitness Champions for the 1st nine-week midterm:

40 Yard Sprint:  Boys – Amir Richardson 4.7, Tyler Blohm 4.7, Hunter Cottrell 4.9  Girls – Chloe Mollohan 5.2, Eva Bridges – 5.3, Zoe Murphy 5.4   30 Yard Shuttle:  Boys  - Josh Britton 13.9, Tyler Blohm 14.2, Jonah Phares 14.2  Girls – Lane Assif 15.9, Kayla Wilkins 16.0 Zoe Murphy 16.3  Mile Run:  Boys – Jacob Simpson 5:44, John Trump 5:44, Tyler Blohm 5:48  Girls – Chloe Mollohan 7:15, Eva Bridges 7:24, Ari Christenson 7:27.  Ethan Ridgeway ran the mile as an at large entry (not enrolled in Lifetime Fitness) and finished with a time of 5:15 for the mile. 

 

Thank you to everyone that donated to the flood victims. The FFA has sent your donations. 

 

FFA members are to meet in Ms. Porter's room directly following 8th period this Friday the 22nd to cut cornstalks. You must have notes if riding with another member.

 

FFA will be decorating our float next Wednesday the 27th after school until 5:00. Please sign up in Ms. Porter's room.

 

The FFA annual apple sale is happening now! Please see an FFA member or Ms. Porter for an order form. As always, we appreciate your support to fund educational events. 



Academy Day 2017 will be on held on October 1st here at UHS for any and all students, parents and school officials interested in learning more about U.S. service academies (Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, Military/West Point, Naval).  We will have representatives from local ROTC programs
 on hand to discuss ROTC scholarship opportunities and a representative from the Dept. of Defense’s Medical Examination Review Board will join us on Sunday, October 1, 2017.  No Registration is Required.

 

URSA, University High School's Rocketry club will be meeting on Wednesday September 13th.The meeting be in room 246, will start immediately after school and run until 4:30 pm. Anyone interested in rocketry, electronics, or aerospace careers in encouraged to attend. 

 

There will be a mandatory meeting for all students wishing to try out for the 2018 UHS Baseball team. This meeting will take place on Tuesday, September 19th in the DLL during both lunches. 


Interested quiz bowl students who would like to compete in Hometown High Q on October 14th and in Fairmont on October 21st should contact Mr. Muckian by the end of the day Friday. Spots are filling up fast and the team will need to have a roster set soon.

 

The following colleges will be coming for lunch visits soon:

Tuesday, September 19th - Marshall University

Thursday, September 21st - Davis and Elkins College 

 

*Marshall University will waive the application fee for seniors who apply that day.  Sign up in the Counseling Center if interested in applying. 

 

The Mountaineer Boys and Girls Club is offering students an opportunity to receive guidance in credit recovery, homework help, and tutoring.  This after school program, conducted between 2:45 through 5:30, also offers snacks, innovative programs, and the occasional field trips.  Please see Ms. Cottrill or Ms. Barazzone for registration information.

 

Students who would like to bring a non-UHS guest to the homecoming dance should stop in room 220 to pick up a form from Mrs. Farley or in the library. All guest forms must be returned by September 22. Late forms will not be considered. 

 

The first ACT prep session of the year will begin on Wednesday September 20th at 2:45 with Mrs. Eades in room 139. Please see Mrs. Eades for registration forms and materials.

 

 

Any student wishing to be an FFA member needs to turn in their dues, project proposal, and contract BEFORE the next club day. If you try to turn things in on club day, you will not be admitted. Also, those wishing to run for an officer position need their speech and contract prior to the next club day.

 

Attention Sophomore and Junior students: The PSAT will be given here at UHS on Wednesday, October 11. The PSAT is the qualifying exam for the National Merit Scholarship. Please sign up in the Counseling Center. The cost of the exam is $16.00. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Watson in the Counseling Center.


 

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 150,000!

 

Attention all 18-year old males, and those about to turn 18!  We're here to remind you that registering with the Selective Service System is a requirement within one month of your 18th birthday.  It's the law, and keeps you eligible for student loans, job training, government jobs, and driver's licenses in most states.  You can do it online or on your smart phone at www.sss.gov.  You can register at the Post Office, and even submit your registration earlier so that you're automatically set on your birthday.  

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.