Thursday Announcements

Happy Veteran’s Day to all who have served in any Armed Service branch.

Release JH Girls Basketball players at 3:15 pm.  

Last evening, Devyn Keller and Mara Jensen participated in the Area V Fall Speaking Event held in Bowling Green. Mara participated in the Young Farmers and Farm Wifes Speech Contest. Devyn Keller placed 2nd in the Missouri Teach Ag! Speech Contest. Devyn will be moving on to compete at the Northeast District Fall Speaking Event on Tuesday November 16th. Congratulations to both members and good luck to Devyn as she competes next week!  

Any Junior or Senior wanting to take a dual credit class next semester from MACC needs to let Mrs. Utterback know what class you are wanting by Friday.  !

Fall Fundraising Pick-up will be on Tuesday November 16th from 3:45-6:30 at the Ag Shop.   

Saturday Detention is this Saturday, November 13th from 8:00-11:00 a.m.  Doors will lock at 8:00 a.m. so make sure you show up a few minutes early and bring something to work on or read.  There are only so many dates available, so if you owe attendance time already, it would be a good idea to get some of your time made up this weekend. Sign up is on the bulletin board across from the office. 

The next FBLA meeting will be held on November 17 at 7:15am in Mrs. McCurdy's room. We will be discussing fundraising, an activity, and district competition. See Mrs. McCurdy or Tia Gaston with any questions.

WINTER FORMAL:  December 4 from 7:00-10:00 PM at the Catholic hall.  If you are bringing an out-of-district guest please get a form from Mr. Rost.

NJHS will be doing a food drive. The boxes to collect the food will be up by the office. It will start November 4th and continue until November 19th. NJHS decided to do a competition between each class. There will be a box for 7th grade, 8th grade, Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors. Bring canned goods and place them in the correct box. The winning class will get $20.  

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 7:15am 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.

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.

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 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.

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, Cross, Weiss and Taylor

Thursday, November 11

Veteran’s Day Assembly at 9:00 am.
JHG/B Basketball away at South Callaway at 5:30 pm. Bus leaves at 3:25.

Friday, November 12
8G/8B Basketball away at Community R6 at 6:00 pm. Bus leaves at 4:45.

Saturday, November 13
Saturday Detention from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.

Monday, November 15
JH Basketball begins at Community R6 tournament.

Tuesday, November 16
FFA Northeast District Fall Speaking away at South Shelby at TBA.