Cougar Announcements!

Monday, September 29, 2014



Teachers:  please release the boys’ soccer players at 2:15 pm today.  (Monday)


There will be a mandatory meeting for all boys interested in trying out for basketball this season in Coach Shubert's room (3W) on Tuesday September 30th during Channel 1.  If you intend to try out for the team this year, you MUST attend this meeting.


On Monday, Sept 29th, there will be a meeting for anyone interested in joining FBLA.  The meeting will be held in the child care room (5W)


Sophomores who are working on the banner should report to room 11W during Channel One today.


Homecoming Lip Sync & Talent Show:  Have you got your act together?  Ready to entertain?  Register your act with Mrs. Faust or Mrs. Porterfield by Friday, October 3rd.  All music clips are Due to Mr. Chrostoski by Monday, October 6th.


Eric Essington, Alexandra Garland, Collin Kretschmer, Sophie Yaunches, Emili Borkowski, Danny Foster, and Michael Reynolds: there will be Hi-Q practices after school on Thursday in C5 and on Friday in 14W.  Both practices will last from 3:15-4:15.  See Mrs. Grodeon if you cannot attend.  


Congratulations to the 2014 Homecoming Court:  Seniors – Jenna Dumstorff, Courtney Fisher, Alissa Koch, Sophie Rickhoff, Jake Albers, Dakota Auer, Rob Harmon and Brandon Richter.  Juniors  -  Jessica Albers, Abby Ratermann, Kevin Burian and Tarik Tibbs.  Sophomores  -   Michelle Parker, Lindsey Rakers, Dominic Weary and Colin Wright.  Freshman -   Lacey Schrand, Caitlyn Sellers, Hunter Kruep and Tyler Malone.


The 2014 Yearbooks are in.


The following colleges will have representatives here in this semester. Any senior who is interested in meeting with any of the reps needs to sign up on the clipboard in Miss Lohman's office. If you have signed up already and did not get a pass, it is your responsibility to remember to come and get one from Miss Lohman


September 30th- SIUE (1:04) Library

October 1st- Maryville University (10:00)

October 1st-  Kaskaskia College (2:00) Band Room

October 7th- Eastern Illinois University (9:00)

October 20th- Illinois State University (10:00)

October 22nd- Truman State University (9:00)

October 22nd- Lincoln College (10:30)

October 27th- Southeast Missouri State University (10:00)

October 29th- Quincy University (10:00)

November 12th-Milliken University (9:00)


Homecoming 2014

The homecoming day themes and candies are as follows:

Monday – Random Day! – Mixed up Monday – Jolly Rancher Chews

Tuesday – Beaching/Flotation Device Day! – Air Head Extremes

Wednesday – Senior Citizen Day! – Skittles

Thursday – Homecoming T-shirt Day! – M&M’s

Friday – Cougar Spirit Day/Purple and White Day! – Suckers


Attention Seniors:  The Megan Meier Foundation is seeking high school seniors that have made a positive impact in regards to issues of bullying and cyber-bullying in their own school environment and community. The hope is to honor students that, like our Foundation, aim to bring awareness, education and promote positive change to children, parents, and educators in response to the ongoing bullying and cyber-bullying in our children's daily environment. Applications are available at:




Trenton IGA has several positions open for a cashier.  Please apply in person.  Preferably 18 years old.


Taking advantage of the Columbus Day school holiday, St. Joseph’s in Breese will offer “For Babysitters Only” from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 13, in the hospital Heritage Room.  This is for boys and girls 10 years old and older who are just beginning or experienced babysitters and looking to review their skills and learn new information. Cost is $15 per student and registration is due by Friday, Oct. 10, or when class is full.  During the three-hour course, hospital staff  will discuss medical emergencies, first aid, safety, infant and child care including diapering and feeding, fire procedures, age-appropriate games, toys and entertainment.  For more information or to register (required), contact 526-5353 or


St. Joseph's in Breese will again provide health screenings at five locations this fall - the schedule is below.  Pre-registration forms are available in the office.  Clinton County Health Department will also be providing flu shots for a fee but only from 8 to 10 am (unless that changes between now & Oct. 2)








Oct. 2

6-10 am

Breese KC


Oct. 15

6-10 am

Germantown Legion


Oct. 28

6-10 am

Carlyle KC


Nov. 4

6-10 am

Trenton-1st UMC (Old US 50 East of Trenton)


Nov. 21

6-10 am






Oct 8 -   Photo Retake Day

Oct 10 - 11:30 am dismissal

Oct 11 - Homecoming

Oct 13 - Columbus Day – No School

Oct 28 - Parent/Teacher Conference & report card pick up – 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Oct 31 - Teachers’ Institute