Wallenpaupack Area High School Bulletin for Friday, October 20, 2017
The Horatio Alger Scholarship
One scholarship - Endless Opportunities Receive up to $25,000 for college with The Horatio Alger Scholarship. If integrity, determination, and courage describe you - you have what it takes to be a Horatio Alger Scholar. - Must be a full-time high school senior in the US and plan to enter college no later than the Fall semester following graduation. - Demonstrate critical financial need - Hold a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 - Be a United States citizen To learn more and apply, visit: scholars.horatioalger.org. Application deadline is : October 25, 2017 (Guidance)
LOCAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
Any female interested in working at a local B&B with the following schedule:Friday Dinner; Saturday Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Sunday BreakfastPlease see Mrs. Edwards right away.
MATH LAB OCTOBER SCHEDULE
After school math lab will be held on Tuesdays in Room 221 for the month of October. Please sign up before noon on Tuesday. Thank you!
WINTER SPORTS PHYSICALS
Any student wishing to try out for a winter sport should get the appropriate paperwork outside Mrs. Simon's office. Any student who is currently playing a fall sport will only need a Section 7. Other students will need a full physical.Free physicals will be given to male students on Oct. 25th and to female students on Oct. 26th after school in the nurse's office.
SENIOR YEARBOOK REMINDERS
REMINDERS TO ALL SENIORS:BIOS are due Friday, October 20thPORTRAITS are due Tuesday, October 31stKINDERGARTEN pictures are due by Tuesday, November 14thPlease deliver to Mrs. Balanovich in room 103.
Permission slips for the October 25th Blood Drive are available in the Discipline office. They must be returned to Mrs. Strohmier by October 23rd.
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS
In order to alleviate the congestion in the cafeteria; until OCTOBER 23rd; students who do not eat breakfast will be allowed in the hallway by THE MAIN GYM LOCKER ROOM SIDE.
COLLEGE LUNCH VISITS
Coming this week to a table near you..... WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 16, 2017 Tuesday - Moravian College Wednesday - Keystone College Thursday - United States Navy Friday - University of Scranton Stop by the senior section of the cafeteria and speak with a college rep today! (Guidance)
Any Junior interested in signing up for mock interviews, please see Mrs. Edwards in the Main Office.There will be professionals from at least 10 of the 16 career clusters.
PENNSYLAVNIA AMERICAN LEGION ESSAY CONTEST
The American Legion is hosting it's 83rd annual Essay Contest for grades 9-12. This year's Essay Contest title is: "What Does Being a Patriot Mean to Me?" For more information and rules, please visit www.legion.org or visit the Guidance Office. Essays must be turned into Mrs. Morris (Principal secretary) in the high school office by January 12, 2018.
HOBY-Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership program SOPHOMORES! Represent your high school and discover your leadership talents at the State Leadership Seminar! Learn about yourself and how you can be an impactful youth leader, return with the skills and inspiration to lead change May 17- 20, 2017 @ Shippensburg University Deadline to sign up in the Guidance Office is November 17, 2017 - (GUIDANCE)
There will be a meeting of WAHS MiniThon on Wednesday, October 25 in room 280 from 3:00-4:00. Any questions please see Mrs. Mitschele or Ms. Frey.
COLLEGE LUNCH VISITS
Coming to a lunch near you...... Stop by and speak with a college rep in the senior section of the cafe. For the week of: 9/23/17 Monday - PennState - Worthington Tuesday - Wilkes University Thursday - United States National Guard Friday - Centenary College (Guidance)
Mrs. Edwards has a list of volunteer opportunities available for students who are interested in volunteer hours. Please see Mrs. Edwards in the Main Office. (Edwards)
SADD DRESS UP DAYS
The SADD Club will be sponsoring a series of dress up days the week of October 23rd to the 27th, in honor of Red Ribbon week. The top three homerooms with the largest average percentage of participation will win a Dunkin Donuts breakfast. The following are the dress up day: Monday - Silly Sock Day Tuesday - Orange Out Day Wednesday - Sweatshirt Day Thursday - Team Sports Day Friday - Red Out Day (Schmitt)
There will be set painting on Friday, October 20th after school in the Black Box. Please see Mrs. Cowan in room 248 if you have any questions. (Cowan)