Cougar Announcements!

Monday, January 23, 2017

 

It's time to fill out your Match-O-Matics surveys.  Visit the Student Council table at lunch today to fill out your survey. The following link can be used to access the survey.  http://fluidsurveys.com/s/mm16375u 

 

Journalism Club members: See either Mrs. Hogg to sign up for articles for the next few weeks.

 

All Sophomores who took the ACT Aspire test during 1st semester need to report to the commons on Tuesday during Channel one to pick up their test scores from Mrs. Jones.

 

The JV and Varsity cheerleaders would like to thank all students, faculty, staff, and administration who attended the Mater Dei Invitational yesterday! The crowd we had was awesome and we appreciate all of your support.

 

The Varsity cheerleaders will compete in their Sectional this Saturday at Triad. The cougars are set to take the floor at 10:20. The cougars would love to have a big crowd there to cheer them on. If the cougars place in the top 5 they will advance to the state competition on Friday February 3rd! 

 

Boys’ soccer regional shirt corrections are available for pick up in Mr. Hamon’s office.

 

WYSE Students: You need to complete at least 2 tests, one in each subject, before school (with Mrs. K Hogg) or after school (with Mrs. Johnson) on Tuesdays/Thursdays. Jan 31st is the last day these can be done. (This leaves you with only 3 days left to do them - 6 opportunities total). You can see either teacher for take home practice tests as well.

 

HOSA members are selling carnations for Valentine's Day until Friday, January 27.  Cost is $1 per flower.  Flowers will be delivered during 6th hour on Tuesday, February 14th.

 

Seniors:   Jostens will be here on Feb 1st during both lunch hours to distribute caps and gowns.   Payment must be made in full to Jostens.

 

Seniors:  Please have you senior pictures turned into the Superintendent’s office by February 1.  The picture needs to be a wallet size in vertical layout with no props, animals, weapons or other individuals in the image.  Please see your handbook for all the guidelines.

 

HOSA will be sponsoring the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center blood drive in the East Gym on Thursday, February 2, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Those wishing to donate need to sign up with a HOSA member by Wednesday, January 25th.  Donors need to be at least 16 years old and must weigh 110 pounds or more.  Help give the gift of life!

 

Attention Seniors:   Senior Awards and Senior Profile forms have been sent to your email accounts.  Check your email and fill out the forms.  All responses are due by February 10.  If you have any questions see Mrs. B. Hogg or Mrs. K. Hogg.

 

Clinton County Electric will sponsor up to twelve sophomore or junior students, whose parents or guardians are served by CCECI, on an all-expense paid bus trip to Springfield on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. This trip is for high school students to learn more about government and their role in it and provide a select group of student leaders with a chance to get an up-close look at their government. All applications for Youth Day must be received at the Clinton County Electric Cooperative office by February 24, 2017.  The application for Youth Day is also available for download at, www.cceci.com under the Youth Programs tab.

Attention Seniors: The January scholarship list is now available on the bulletin board outside of Miss Lohman's office and will eventually be on the school's website under Academics/Scholarship News. Make sure you read the directions at the top of the list.

Seniors: Additional scholarship that did not make the January list. See Miss Lohman for an application.  Breese Lions Club Vince Chawgo Memorial  Scholarship-  (1)- $1500 scholarship to a Central senior who is planning on attending a college, university or trade school after graduation. Scholarship is based on essay, academics, community service and letter of recommendation. Deadline: February 28th.  

 

If you are needing assistance with any of your classes, you may request to see a tutor during your study hall period.  If you do not have a study hall, you can sign-up in the office to schedule time to see a tutor before or after school.  Please note, Mrs. Boruff is here most mornings around 7:30 and anyone is welcome to come in during that time in Rm 17E (in the library). Tutoring service is available for all students at Central High School.

 

Attention Student Writers:  The Friends of Lovejoy Library (the library on the campus of SIUE) is sponsoring a High School Writer's Contest.  Students can submit work in three categories:  fiction, non-fiction, and poetry, and cash prizes are available in each category.  The deadline is February 8th.  Information is available from Mrs. Shanafelt in room 41E.

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2017 Polar Plunge & Donut Dash to Benefit Special Olympics Illinois is Saturday, February 25th, 2017. The run is over the dam at Carlyle Lake and it starts at 9:30 am. It is $30 to register online before the event and $35 to register on location. Registration can be completed online at www.plungeillinois.com. You do not have to plunge to run, as they are separate, but we do encourage it!

 

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Registration for 2017-18 Classes

Over the next few months, we will be working with current students to register in courses for the 2017-18 school year.  As part of this process, we encourage students and their parents to discuss the sequence of courses and preferences in a four-year curricular plan. 

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SCHOOL CANCELLATIONS

 

AS WINTER WEATHER APPROACHES … WE WANT TO REMIND YOU THAT ALL PARENTS OF CENTRAL STUDENTS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF A SCHOOL CANCELLATION USING THE AUTOMATED MESSAGE SYSTEM.   YOU WILL RECEIVE A CALL AT APPROXIMATELY 6:00 A.M. AND WILL CLEARLY STATE A CANCELLATION OF CENTRAL.  YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE AN EARLY MORNING EMAIL MESSAGE OF A SCHOOL CANCELLATION.  OTHER MEDIA SOURCES WILL IDENTIFY A CANCELLATION OF THE CLINTON COUNTY SCHOOL CONSORTIUM OR CLINTON COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS … EITHER ANNOUNCEMENT INCLUDES CENTRAL.  (THE ONLY MEDIA OUTLETS UTILIZED WILL BE THE NETWORK TELEVISION STATIONS.)

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Knotty Pine is looking to hire an ambitious and outgoing individual, 16 years or older for a server position.  Must be able to work nights and weekends.  Apply in person.

 

McDonalds in Breese is now hiring.  Apply on-line at mcstate.com

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Calendar

 

Feb 17          Teacher’s Institute – No School    

Feb 20          President’s Day – No School