IMMUNIZATIONS: If you have not received your 2nd MCV4 (Meningitis) shot at the age of 16, you will be dropped on 10/1/2019. All other shots must be up to date or an exemption letter received by 10/1/2019 also in order to avoid being dropped. SPANISH FUNDRAISER: Our Fundraiser orders are due on September 17. If you could help by selling one item, that would be AWESOME!!! You can also set up an online order form for yourself and send it out to friends, family, etc. They will pay with a credit card and the items will be delivered to their home. It is super easy to do!!! I set one up for myself to share with my family and friends. Here is the link: https://docs.google.com/drawings/d/1XF6Ndl-TPqoBAQWOAa2bUca3Hqe5cpK8qq4wdD0dMGM/edit The Spanish Department Fundraiser Money is used for the following: • Paying registration fees for the Arkansas Foreign Language Festival for students who wish to participate • National fees for the National Spanish Exam which is given in the Spring. Students can choose to take the NSE which is a contest. • Pay National Fees in order to have a Spanish Honorary. • Pay for supplies for Foreign Language Week in March. We have a food day so that the students can taste foods typical of Spanish-speaking countries and France. • Buy supplies for classrooms that are not covered by our budget. We purchase interactive games, readers, cultural videos, etc. to enhance the learning. • We also use the money for service projects in the community. (Christmas for Kids, Christmas for Senior Citizens) • We have also used the money to help any of our Spanish students with school supplies, etc. PEP RALLY: There will be a pep rally on Friday, Sept 13. This is the pep rally where we will not only cheer on our football team, but will introduce all the spring sports. CONGRATULATIONS to FBLA Sweetheart Izreal Roberson! CONGRATULATIONS to French Honorary sweetheart Zoë Rogers! CONGRATULATIONS to Spanish Club Sweetheart Justyce Amplo! CONGRATULATIONS to French Club sweetheart Stella Engel! CONGRATULATIONS to the NHS sweetheart, Addie Woods! CONGRATULATIONS to the Partner Club Sweetheart, Sarah McCammon! 9TH GRADE PEP RALLY: There will be a 9th grade pep rally on September 19. MAKE-UP/CLUB PICTURES will be September 25. ARKANSAS SCHOOL FOR MATH AND SCIENCE (ASMSA):will be here to present about their program on September 12 at 9:00 a.m. Please sign up in the Guidance Center if you would like to attend. Open to 9th and 10th grades only THE HORATIO ALGER ASSOCIATION NATIONAL AND STATE SCHOLARSHIPS are now available to for application. You must have at least a 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance to attend college. To learn more and apply, visit scholars.horatioalger.org NATIONAL MERIT SCHOLARSHIP: Starting Monday 9/9/19, juniors interested in qualifying for the National Merit Scholarship may sign up in the Guidance Center for the PSAT/NMSQT. The date for this year's exam is Wednesday, Oct. 16, and the fee for this exam is $18 per student (students may pay with cash or check). THE ADMISSION STAFFS of Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and Stanford invite seniors who are interested in their Exploring College Options programs to join them in Little Rock on September 12. The events will include brief slide presentations describing each of the institutions and will also provide up-to date information about selection practices, financial aid opportunities, and other issues related to selective college admissions. The website to RSVP is www.exploringcollegeoptions.org. Interested students can check with the Guidance Center for further details. HENDRIX: Any student who is interested in speaking with the Hendrix recruiter needs to sign up in the Guidance Center by September 19. THE SHS FOOD PANTRY IS OPEN! Don't go hungry over the weekend. Talk to any teacher or come to Mrs. Edelmann's room (204) or Mrs. Joyner's room (321) to pick up a food pack. We have them ready for you!! CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS: PARTNER CLUB: Come and see what the SHS Partner Club is all about at our meeting on Thursday September 19, 2019 at 7:30 in Mrs. Webb's room!! STUDENT COUNCIL: will meet this Friday, September 13 at 7:35 in Mrs. Edelmann's room. If you are also in French Club, go to that meeting, but come by and see Mrs. Joyner or Mrs. Edelmann sometime on Friday. NHS: Next NHS Meeting - Tuesday September 17th at 7:35 in Mrs. Rose's room. Be on time Thespians & Drama Club: Students who are NOT enrolled in Theatre/Stagecraft classes wishing to compete at Drama Tournaments or attend Thespian Festival must see Mrs. Taylor by the end of the day on Fri., Sept. 13 in order to be added to the competition roster. Thespians meeting the requirements to be inducted, the cost is $30; club members who have not paid their club dues, the cost is $10. FTA: Students may begin signing up for Future Teachers of America on Monday, August 19 in Mrs. Cook's room, 110. Any student, grades 9-12, are welcome to join. Dues are $5.00. The first meeting will be Sept. 20th. BETA CLUB: Beta Club dues are $15 and are due by Friday, September 13th. Beta members must pay dues to be considered active members for the 2019-2020 school year. SPORTS & FINE ARTS SCHEDULE: 9/11- SHS Golf @ Mtn. Home 9/12- West Memphis @ SHS Volleyball 9/12- SHS Golf @ Harding Academy 9/12-SHS Tennis @ Paragould/Nettleton 9/12- SHS Cubs Football @ Batesville 9/13- Batesville @ SHS Football 9/14- SHS Orchestra All Region Tryouts
MAKE-UP/CLUB PICTURES will be September 25.
PARKING LOT: Students are not allowed to stay in vehicles or loiter in the parking lot after they arrive on campus in the mornings. They must exit the parking lot and go to the designated areas.
FOR SECURITY REASONS, NO LUNCHES MAY BE DELIVERED TO THE SCHOOL. Students may purchase from the cafeteria or bring their lunch from home. Vending machines are available for students before school and at noon.