Sep. 14, 2012 Friday A Day
All freshmen who are not assigned to Mandatory Encore will report to the Field House at Encore this morning for Stuco speeches. At the end of the speeches we will distribute your school ID cards. Freshmen in Mandatory Encore can pick up ID cards in the Office after school.
Missouri University of Science and Technology is offering the Chancellor's Scholarship. Eligible candidates must be in the top 10% of their class or have a 3.75 GPA and have a 30 ACT. An essay is required. Get more details from a counselor or look at the Updates section of Naviance Family Connection.
The following college reps will be on campus this week. Sign up in the LLC or online by the end of the day BEFORE the visit.
Mon. Sept. 17 2:00 p.m. SEMO Cape Girardeau, MO
SEMO has strong programs in Business and Education along with unique programs in Cybersecurity and Facilities and Event Management and Parks and Recreation Studies.
Tues. Sept. 18 8:40 a.m. St. Ben's & St. John's Collegeville, MN
Tues. Sept. 18 10:30 a.m. Iowa State University Ames, IA
Tues. Sept. 18 2:00 p.m Ole Miss Oxford, MS
All three 9/18 schools are very strong science/pre-med schools. Sign up in the LLC or on-line with Family Connection.
Pro Life Club: A reminder to those in the Pro Life Club that you can pick up your teacher release form to participate in the 40 Days for Life from Fr. Tim or Mr. Kheriaty. Sept. 27 is Vianney day as we hold a prayer vigil in front of Planned Parenthood.
Any student still interested in being a part of the The Griffin, Vianney's School Newspaper, should check in with Mr. Burke in room 208 this week.
1. Are you the son or grandson of a military veteran? The American Legion is offering several scholarships valued from $500 to $1500. Find out more on the Updates section of Naviance Family Connection or see a counselor.
2. Would you like $1000? Vantage Credit Union is sponsoring the Quest For Education Scholarship. Financial need, ACT score, class rank and GPA are NOT considered when awarding this scholarship. More information can be found in the LLC, on Naviance Family Connection or talking with a counselor.
Attention juniors and seniors: If you would like to take the upcoming ACT course to get ready for the October ACT test, there are only a few more days to sign up. There are 6 spots left; please see Mr. Meyer to register.
Anyone who is interested in becoming an Athletic Ambassador should meet under the Alumni Pavilion Monday, September 17 during encore.
The next meeting of the National Honor Society will be held during encore on Tuesday, September 18 in Room 105. All members should attend, as we will be planning for future events. Remember, your Tutoring form and Promissory forms are due today.
Junior members of the National Honor Society should come by Room 105 during encore to vote for officers today.
In a meet that wasn't decided until the last event, the Griffin Swimmers & Divers lost to Kirkwood by a score of 101-85. The Griffins had several 1st Place finishers: Sam Reynolds in the 50 and 100 Freestyles, Alex Feicht in Diving, Nick Alexander in the 100 Backstroke and the 200 Free Relay team of Austin Hanse, Allen Bitzer, Chris Roseman,and Brendan Keller. Nick Alexander beat his own school record in the 100 backstroke for the third time and qualified for the State Meet in his third event--the 100 Butterfly. He is the first Griffin in over 25 years to qualify for three events at State.
Tomorrow the Griffin harriers travel to the north to face not only their biggest competition of the season at the Hazelwood Central Invitational but also the beast that is the Manmaker in Sioux Passage Park. Racing starts at 9:00.
There was a good turnout yesterday of those who are interested in the Close Up trip to Washington, D.C. in February. More brochures about the program are in and can be picked up in Room 204 if might still be thinking of joining us. Those who made the meeting who want a brochure should stop by Room 204 today.