Wednesday Announcements

The concession stand will not be operational at home basketball games until Monday 11/8.  We are waiting on deliveries.

Congratulations Madelynn Caldwell on qualifying for the state cross-country meet.  It will be held on Saturday, November 6th.  She will be running at 9:45 a.m. and all tickets have to be purchased online on the MSHSAA website.

Thank you to everyone who supported the Junior class popcorn fundraiser!!  We also would like to thank Big Gun Kettle Corn for the yummy flavored popcorn and for working so well with us!

Jostens will deliver class rings during lunch on November 11th.  The full balance must be paid prior to receiving your ring.

2021 Turkey Trot will be held at 7:30am at the YMCA on Thanksgiving Day.  $25 registration includes a t-shirt. Last day to sign up to guarantee a long sleeve t-shirt is Friday, November 5th.  Registration will be accepted through 7:15 am on the morning of the event.

3rd Annual Diaper Drive to benefit local families is being held November 1 - 30th at the YMCA.  Donations of diapers size 1-5, diaper rash cream, and baby wipes are being collected inside the Y.  All donations are greatly appreciated and will be distributed to Van-Far Parents as Teachers, First Baptist Food Pantry and CMCA Early Head Start.

We will be having a Veterans Day assembly on Thursday, November 11th at 9AM.  At the end of 1st period, please instruct the students to come to the gym.  The students and staff will sit on the bleachers.  I am expecting the assembly to be done during 2nd period.  Please join us as we honor our veterans on this special day.   

HS Band and Choir will be selling Cookies, Coffees and Candles From Nov 2nd-12th. If you are interested, please talk to Ms. Rossmiller or a music student. Order forms and money are due back by Tuesday, Nov. 15.

Ladies- There is a large pile of clothes that has been left on the locker room floor for weeks that will be cleaned out and donated on Friday.  Please take what is yours this week and make sure your items get put away each night or it may end up in the donation pile.

STUCO will meet this Thursday morning @ 7:15 in Mr. Rost's room to make final preparations for the winter formal.

This next checkpoint from October 27th until November 30th impacts your ability to attend Winter Formal on December 4th.  If you are on the watchlist or out of good standing, please keep that in mind if you are wanting to attend.

Students in the 10th, 11th, and 12th grade who would like to take the district paid ACT please sign up on the bulletin board across from the front office by Friday, November 19th. The ACT will be given on Tuesday, March 8th in the gym. Reminder: If you have already taken the district paid ACT once, you cannot take it again.

NHS is sponsoring a Veteran's Day assembly on Thursday November 11th at 9 am in the gym for our local veterans, staff, and all students grades 7 - 12.  Students, if you have veterans in your family, please invite them to attend.   This assembly is our way of showing appreciation to our veterans.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Winders.

NHS seniors - NHS offers 600 scholarships for a total of 2 million dollars to active members of their NHS chapter.  The deadline is December 1, 2021.  See Mrs. Winders for more details.

National Junior Honor Society will be doing a fundraiser, Pumpkins for Patients- St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. For $1, you can purchase a paper pumpkin from a NJHS member. The pumpkins will be on display on the wall. Let us see if we can have the pumpkins go around the whole school.

The Senior Class dues for the year be $20. Please have dues in on/by December 1.   Mrs. McCurdy has a secure box to drop these off at your convenience, (box located in her business room).

EAP Teacher: Winders and Taylor

Lunch Today:  Chicken patty; Spicy chicken patty; Sweet and sour chicken salad; served with fresh garden salad, fresh fruit, chilled fruit.

Wednesday, November 3

KOMU Holiday Choir Recording at 1:30 pm.
JHG Basketball at home against Clopton at 5:30. Gate Duty: K Taylor
JHB Basketball away at Clopton at 6:00 pm.  Bus leaves at 4:30.

Thursday, November 4
JHG Basketball away at Bowling Green at 5:30 pm. Bus leaves at 4:15.
JHB Basketball at home against Bowling Green at 5:30 pm. Gate Duty: B McCurdy

Friday, November 5
JHG/B Basketball at home against Winfield at 5:30 pm. Gate Duty: K Taylor

Saturday, November 6
State Cross Country at Columbia at TBA.

Monday, November 8
JHB Basketball away at North Callaway at 5:30 pm. Bus leaves at 3:45.
JHG Basketball at home against North Callaway at 5:30 pm. Gate Duty: S Jensen

Tuesday, November 9
JHG/B Basketball away at Wellsville at 5:30 pm. Bus leaves at 4:10.