University High School
Daily Announcements November 13, 2019
?Make Up Picture Day is Friday, November 15. Please see Ms. Skaggs if you have any questions.
Boys basketball tryouts will be Monday and Tuesday November 18-19 immediately after school. All participants must have their physical, proof of insurance, and at least a 2.0 GPA in order to try out. Varsity and JV tryouts will be at 2:50, and freshman will start at 4:50 and finish at 6:50.
UHS will be hosting a blood drive on Monday November 18th. Any student 17 years or older can sign up during lunch. Any student who is 16 can sign up with parental permission. Forms will be available. Slots are filling up so sign-up today! Also, all faculty and staff are invited to participate as well. If you signed up for the blood drive during October please see Mrs. Tucker or Mrs. Thorn to verify your appointment.
If you are interested in trying out for Basketball Cheerleading, tonight at 6:45 pm there will be a new cheer parent-athlete meeting in the cafeteria, on Friday, Nov. 15 – from 4:30 – 6:30 pm there will be cheer clinics in the gold gym followed by a parent meeting. A physical is required for participation. On Saturday, Nov. 16 from 9:30 – 11:30 am – Cheer Try-outs will be in the gold gym.
The Governor’s School for the Arts application is available for sophomores applying in the following areas: Acting, creative writing, dance, digital art, instrumental music, studio art, or vocal music. Notify Mr. Glass by Nov 20 of your intent. More info is on the counseling website.
Seniors –Balfour will be here on Tuesday, November 19th during lunches and after school to take graduation orders and answer any questions. If you need a pack, please stop in the main office to pick up one.
Our PTSO, Parent Teacher Student Organization, is kicking off our College and Career Readiness Speaker Series. Our first speaker will be on November 14th during Advisory. Mrs. Cate Scholobohm is the Outreach Program Coordinator at the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at WVU. If you are interested in hearing more about the Engineering Program at WVU please plan to attend. Space is limited to about 70 students. Students wishing to attend will need to complete the sign-up form. The link was sent in a Schoology message or can be found online under STUDENTS, then COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS SERIES.
The Annual UHS Band Fruit Sale is underway. Fruit can be purchased from any band member or you can order online by going to www.uhsband.net and clicking on the Fruit Sale icon.
We will hold a FAFSA Workshop tonight from 5-6:30 pm. Parents should call the Counseling Center to make an appointment (304-291-9276).