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HCHS Daily Announcements

 

Daily Announcements  

 

Friday, December 6, 2019

 

Our lost and found is overflowing! If you are missing something, there is a good chance it is in the pile! Please check in the office!

The 12 School Days of Christmas

We will continue our 12 School Days of Christmas activity counting down until Christmas Break.  An icon from the famous Christmas song will be hidden in the cafeteria (do not go behind the serving line) at lunch.  It will alternate between JH and HS lunches.  If you find it, please bring it to Mrs. Stairs in the library to exchange it for a free drink.

 

CHRISTMAS PARADE ENTRIES NEEDED!!

Our school has been asked to support the community by participating in this year’s Parade of Lights on Saturday, Dec 7 at 5 p.m. Entries can be decorated vehicles or floats. Students wishing to put together an entry representing the school, athletics, Senior Class, club or organization, Miss HCHS, etc. should see Mrs. Dalton ASAP. (This will count for community service hours.)

 

Any club member in need of community service hours:  volunteers are desperately needed to help with this year’s Christmas Parade of Lights on Dec 7 at 5 p.m.

HOMECOMING NOMINATIONS

We are now accepting nominations for potential Homecoming candidates.  If you are in grades 9-12 and you would like to nominate someone as a Homecoming candidate, you MUST ask the person first, and then you may pick up a nomination form in the library.  Completed forms must be returned by the end of the school day on Tuesday, December 10. Before we get out for Christmas Break, we will elect (if necessary) the 8 members of the court (2 from each HS grade level), once all of the nomination forms have been received.

 

GSE

Any junior students who are interested in becoming an entrepreneur can apply for the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs program.  The program lasts 3 weeks and students will stay on campus at Northern Kentucky University.  The program is looking for entrepreneurs in all areas:  engineers, tech gurus, hackers, public speakers, leaders, creative thinkers, scientists, and more! Students who want to create their own work should apply. No minimum GPA or test scores.   Participants of this program are eligible for college scholarships in KY.  The deadline to apply is January 20th.  A GSE representative will be here on December 11th during lunch to speak to interested studentFAFSA Workshop

The last FAFSA workshop will be Monday, December 16th 8:30 -11:30 by appointment. See Mrs. Boaz if you still haven’t completed your FAFSA.  FAFSA = free $$$$$$$ if you qualify!!!

 

UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY is scheduled for Tuesday, December 17. 

Any student grades 9-12 who needs community service hours may contact Megan Black at the Preschool/Head Start office for more info @ 270-653-4923. Childcare workers are needed for a December event. One to two hours of community service are available that evening.

 

GSA

Any junior with artistic abilities can apply for the Governor’s School for the Arts program. Chosen students will spend three weeks in Lexington learning, performing, and growing in their art category. Categories are: architecture & design, creative writing, dance, drama, instrumental music, musical theatre, film & photography, visual art, and vocal music. Participants of this program are eligible for college scholarships in KY.  The deadline to apply is January 10th. 

For more info visit the guidance office.

CHA

Any junior with a Composite ACT score of 25 and a 3.5 or higher GPA can apply for the Commonwealth Honors Academy. The academy will be held June 6th-June 27th at MSU. Upon completion of the academy, students will receive six hours of honors-level university studies credit and be awarded a $2,000 renewable housing scholarship to attend MSU. To apply visit www.murraystate.edu/cha. The deadline to apply is March 1st. 

Visit the guidance office for more info.

Help Raise Your ACT Score

Looking for ways to improve your ACT score?  Try out ACT Academy on ACT’s website - it’s free.  Also, information about a couple of ACT Prep Workshops in the McCracken & Graves County areas is available in the guidance office.  There is a cost associated with the workshops.  We have had a couple of students benefit from attend these workshops.  Finally, in addition to these options and John Baylor, we also have access to online ACT prep modules and practice tests through Kentucky Virtual Library.  If you are interested, see Mrs. Stairs for KYVL log in instructions.

Shop the FALCON STORE for all your back-to-school needs.  We have flavor packets for water at 25 cents each, t-shirts and PopSockets for $7 each and lots of pencils and index cards.  We even have poster board for those fun and exciting presentations that you love to do!!

 

Falcon Friends Mentors - Join your Remind group ASAP using code @ff2k19.

Field Trip Policy

Reminder: Please know that if on the Friday before a field trip, any student with an F in any class will be ineligible for the trip. 

 

Seniors

Senior Spotlight forms and photos should be returned to Mrs. Stairs or Mrs. Young as soon as possible. If you do not return a photo, we will use your formal Senior yearbook photo.  

 

MSU Talent Search Students

Mrs. Boaz needs to send out information through Remind to the students in the MSU Talent Search Program about some exciting upcoming opportunities.  Text @msutalent to 81010 ASAP to join the MSU Talent Search Remind group.  The information is also available in the Guidance Office. 

 

Yearbook sales are on-going.  The new price is $46.  To purchase one, see Mrs. Heath.

If you want information about the trip to New York City, stop by Mrs. Mullins’ room.

ACT Scholarship Giveaway*

Dream Big! Win Big!

We will be giving away a $15,000 scholarship + $5,000 technology package to 14 lucky students this school year. Eligible sophomores, juniors and seniors who register for the ACT® test between 9.3.2019?and?6.26.2020 are automatically entered for a chance to win. It’s that easy!?

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