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Tech High Bulletin

Posted September 11, 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017 – A-Day

Robotics: Reminder - there will be a brief meeting after school today in Mrs. Johnson's room for anyone interested in Robotics.

Friends Day: Any person wishing to play soccer for Friends Day must have sneakers to participate.

Summer iPads: Any student who borrowed an iPad for summer use, please return to the media center ASAP!

Yearbooks are on sale NOW for $40 until September 30th.  The price increases to $45 on October 1st.  You may order online or see Mrs. Higy for an order form.

Thursday, September 14th – Red Cross Blood Drive – Held in the cafeteria; student must have required permission form (completed and signed by parent/guardian) and valid ID.

Tech High’s Gay-Straight Alliance, the Tech High Pride Club, will hold its first meeting of the year on Thursday, September 14, after school, in Mrs. Mowen’s room. The group will go over some of the planned activities for the year and welcome new members. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Mowen or Mrs. Moore-Porter.

See You At The Pole – Come join the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) on Wednesday, September 27th from 8:15-8:45am at the flag pole to ask that our 2017-2018 school year be a blessed one.

GUIDANCE NEWS

The Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University will host its Scholars Day Open House on Friday, September 22. Register to attend. For this absence to be excused, see Mrs. Keplinger, in the main office, for a pre-approval form.  This should be signed by teachers and parents/guardians, in advance.

The First Energy PSI program combines classroom learning and hands-on training leading to an Associate’s Degree and a long-lasting career in the electric utility industry.  Sessions offer the opportunity to learn about the program and decide if a career as a line worker or substation electrician is the right choice.  The line worker program is offered in conjunction with Blue Ridge CTC in Martinsburg, WV.  An information sessions is scheduled for Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Blue Ridge CTC.  Both, the line worker and substations programs, are offered at Pierpoint CTC in Fairmont, WV. This information session is scheduled at Pierpont CTC on Saturday, November 11, 2017 10:00 a.m. Registration to attend the sessions should be coming soon.

Welcome Juniors & Welcome Back Seniors! Please stop by to meet and introduce yourself to Mrs. Healey, your Registrar.  She is awesome and has the knowledge the high school guidance office requires!! Seniors, please use Naviance for all post- secondary planning, applying, requests for recommendations and transcripts. The “email” is your five/three (name) and the password is wcpsstudent# (wcps12345.) You may also need to have a Common App account, and link the two together.

  • The Maryland College Application Campaign will be October 16 - 19 and 23 - 27.  Please apply to at least one post-secondary school during that time. Research scholarships. Register for the SAT or ACT, ASAP. Add college codes to your registration!
  • The ASVAB date is November 3, 2017.
  • The PSAT is October 11, 2017
  • The College Fair at HCC/ARRC is also October 11, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • The date for a Financial Aid Night will be coming soon. We hope you have a wonderful year!

SSL OPPORTUNITIES

The Museum of Fine Arts: are in need of students to assist in art activities and games at the annual City Park Fall Fest on Saturday, September 16th, from 10:00 am-4:00 pm.  Interested students should contact Kourtney Lowery at 301-739-5727 extension 124 or by email at educ.marketing@wcmfa.org

Authentic Community Theatre: at 10226 Gov. Lane Blvd., Williamsport (Suite 4011) is looking for volunteers to help during musical theater productions and activities at Washington County parks and libraries. There is an urgent need for a student volunteer willing to commit to one afternoon/evening per week to assist with costume management (organizing, putting away, etc.), preferably for the entire school year.  Interested students should contact Janet Brooks at 310-991-7641 or at Jantbrooks@aol.com

Breast Cancer Awareness-Cumberland Valley:  Students needed to place/remove pink flags in the grass to support breast cancer awareness at the following locations and times:

  • Thursday, Sept. 28th @3:30 PM at the Elks Club (11063 Robinwood Dr., Hagerstown)
  • Wednesday, Oct. 4th @4:30 PM at United Bank (18750 N. Pointe Dr., Hagerstown)
  • Monday, Oct. 30th @3:30 PM at United Bank-Remove flags
  • Tuesday, Oct. 21st @3:30 PM at the Elks Club-Remove flags

Step ‘N Stride Walk:  BCA-CV is looking for students to place and remove pink flags along the perimeter of HCC ARCC campus loop road.  Students must register to volunteer and indicate which event and time slot they are available.  Any questions may be answered at 301-791-5843.

Hagerstown Hispanic Festival (12 Noon-6:00 PM):  Volunteers needed on Sunday, Oct. 1st at the Hagerstown Fairgrounds to assist with the Hispanic Festival.  Student volunteers may begin as early as 8:30 AM!  Please email Wenda Castro at wendacastro@yahoo.com for any questions and to register.  Remember to bring you SSL card along to the event!

LUNCH

Entrée – Spaghetti & Meatballs w/ Bread Sticks

Garde Manger – Club Sandwich

Dessert – Peanut Butter Cookie

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