Wallenpaupack Area High School Bulletin for Friday, December 15, 2017
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.
GE-REAGAN FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
ATTENTION SENIORS: Each year, the program selects roughly 20 college-bound students who excel in leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship to receive $10,000 renewable scholarships. For more information, eligibility requirements, and an online application, visit: reaganfoundation.org/scholarships. Deadline: January 4, 2018. (Guidance)
ATTENTION SENIOR FEMALES: SCHOLARHIP OPPORTUNITY The Lehigh Valley Section of Society of Women Engineers (SWE_LV) has awarded scholarships to top prospective female students graduating from area high schools who are enrolling in engineering at a college or university. Scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded to women graduating from over 20 counties in Pennsylvania. Applications for the scholarship can be found on our website: lv.swe.org/scholarships.html. All Applications should be submitted electronically by 5pm on February 11, 2018. Each recipient will be invited to attend our annual banquet in May where she will be formally presented with the award. (Guidance)
2017 STUDENT AMBASSADOR APPLICATIONS
Applications will open on December 1st at 8:00am. Log in to "Turnitin" and view the Calendar for December 1st. Follow the instructions.If you do not know your Turnitin information, see Mrs. Saylor in the library.Deadline is firm: December 15th at 3:00pm
DECEMBER MATH LAB
After School Math Lab will be held on Tuesdays during the month of December, with Alderfer in Room 214. Students need to sign up by noon each Tuesday. An extra math teacher has been needed nearly every week so please please sign up ahead of time!
2017 HOLIDAY PENNY WARS - BENEFITS ZIPPER JUNCTION TOY DRIVE FOR OUR COMMUNITY
To support the Zipper Junction Toy Drive benefiting children in Wayne and Pike CountiesStudent Council is asking all staff and students to consider donating to the coin jars. Donation jars will be out at all lunches.
ENGLISH LAB - DECEMBER AND JANUARY SCHEDULE
English Lab for December and January will be held on Tuesday after school in Room 312 with Mr. Guy.You must sign up outside of Room 312 before Block 4 on Tuesday in you plan on attending.
DECEMBER COMPUTER LAB
After school Computer Lab will be held on Wednesdays for the month of December. Sign up outside Lab 247 if you plan on attending. (Franceski)
There will be a blood drive in the aux. gym on Friday January 5, 2018 Students donating will receive a free T shirt If we get a large number of donors we will earn $2000-$3000 in college scholarships for seniors. Students who register but are ineligible to donate will still be counted in the total number of donors All 16 & 17 year old students must get an additional parental permission form. Directions on the form must be followed EXACTLY to meet eligibility requirements. See Mrs Strohmaier in discipline to register.
SAT PREP CLASSES @ PENN STATE WORTHINGTON
SAT Exam Test Prep Increase your skills in mathematics, critical reading and writing. Penn State Worthington Scranton's SAT Review Course offers high school students the opportunity to prepare for these exams in a number of ways. By utilizing SAT-produced materials and practicing with retired test questions, students become familiar with the time issues and flow of the test; also, they review subject matter with instructors and develop strategies to successfully take the test. This review helps students find a level of confidence and attitude that will take them to their highest potential on the exam. Spring 2108 SAT reviews are for March, May & June 2018 SAT test dates. Dates: Wednesdays, January 17 - February 28, 2018 Times: 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Fee: $299 Please register for both Math and Verbal portions of the complete Test Prep program at: http://worthingtonscranton.psu.edu/youth-programs
"OFF THE RACK" CLOTHING STORE - HOURS STARTING MONDAY, DEC. 11TH
Starting Monday, December 11th on "A" Days during Block 3.Please come during your lunch time, you must sign out of lunch.We are located in room 240. COME CHECK US OUT!!!
VARSITY COED COMPETITIVE SPIRIT TEAM
We are proud to announce the Wallenpaupack Area Vristy Coed Competitive Spirit Team brought home another 1st place AND scored 2nd highest in the session for our schools first ever National Championship bid.Good Luck and Great Job on your new way to the STATE Championship and NOW on the road to the Official National High School Cheerleading Championship shown on ESPN in Orlando FL this February.
SNOW BALL IS JUST ONE NIGHT AWAY!!
Student Council looks forward to seeing all attendees decked out. The lobby opens at 6:00. Please see a S.C. Officer or Mrs. Rosencrance with questions.
MONDAY STARTS SPIRIT WEEK!!
Dress for Christmas morning. All staff and students are welcome to participate.
Any MiniThon members who ordered Spirit Wear can pick it up in Room 280 today.
Any members who have signed up to decorate for Breakfast with Santa this afternoon should meet Mrs. Mitschele in Room 265 at 3:00.
FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL DISMISSAL TODAY AT 2:15
They will play Dunmore; the bus departs at 2:30.
DOOR DECORATING WILL BE HELD TODAY - BLOCK 3
HAT DAY TODAY 12/15
Due to the snow day yesterday, Hat Day is being held today. The cost is $1.00 and is sponsored by the FAME Team and benefits local families in need for the holidays.