Cougar Announcements!

Friday, December 2, 2016

 

There will be a meeting in the Main Gymnasium today during channel one for all Varsity Girls Basketball Players

 

NHS Seniors: Make sure you check your Central email. The NHS scholarship procedures have been shared with you. If you have any questions, email or see Miss Lohman. 

 

The Central FFA Agronomy Judging team did a nice job at the Section 22 contest at Valmeyer as they finished in 2nd place. The top three schools were: 1st place Wesclin with 1314 points, 2nd place Central with 1309 points and Marrisa with 1269 points. Three of Central's five team members finished in the top ten in the contest including: William Kuhl 4th place, Andrew Strieker 5th place and Nick Korte 7th place. Other team members included: Lexis Wiegmann and Alisha Grapperhaus. Ten schools and 50 students competed in the contest. 

 

HOSA would like to thank everyone who supported the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center blood drive on Thursday, December 1st..  We had 81 donors to present to donate blood. We were able to collect 57 units of blood on a goal of 55.  These blood products will help as many as 228 patients at health care centers in our region.

 

There will be a meeting for ALL FBLA members Monday December 5th during Channel One in room 4W. If you cannot attend see Mrs. Decker or Mrs. Langhauser sometime Monday!

 

Seniors: The December Scholarship list is available on the bulletin board outside of Miss Lohman's office. It will eventually available on the school's website under Academics/Scholarship News.

 

Yearbook judging is today during lunches. The covers are in the display case in the west wing next to Mrs. Kujawa's room.  Please take a look at them and vote on Friday during lunch.

 

There are a few of the 2016 yearbooks left if anyone is interested in purchasing them.  They are $48.00. Please see Mrs. Varel if interested.https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gif

 

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

 

The Service Club is selling candy canes this week during both lunch hours! Candy cane tags can be purchased for $1.  Fill out the name and 2nd hour teacher of the person you want to send the candy cane to, and Service Club members will deliver the candy canes the week of December 12th during Channel One.  All money will be donated to the BCMW toy drive! So spread some holiday cheer and buy your candy canes today!

 

Service Club members who would like to wrap presents for Mrs. Kohlbrecher's Christmas family can sign up in Mrs. Shanafelt's room (41E). Wrapping will be Wednesday, December 7th after school.

 

Service Club members who want to tag candy canes can sign up in Mrs. Shanafelt's room (41E).  We will work after school on December 8th.

 

Those interested in playing Jr Legion baseball, there is a sign-up meeting on Sunday December 11th, 1:00 pm at the Breese Legion Hall.   Information sheets are located in the school office.  

 

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 Seniors who will be attending KC next school year: The application is now open for Foundation Scholarships for the 17-18 academic year!   It can be found at https://apps.kaskaskia.edu  Students will need to create a log in for the system and then you are ready to go.  Students will have until February 27th to complete and submit their electronic application.  Also in the event a student receives a scholarship they are required to complete 17-18 FAFSA.

 

Student and Teachers: We will be collecting canned foods and new toys only for BCMW again this year.  There will be cans in the front of school by the office to put your donated items. The last day to bring in items is Tuesday, December 20. Thank you.

 

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.

 

Math tutoring will be every Tuesday during the 1st semester from 3:00 till 4:00.  This is open to all math students at central no matter which class you have.  Leave when you want.  You need to make sure you show up by 3:00 in room 12E (Mr. Kruse's room).

 

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

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Calendar

 

Dec 11 - Winter Concert 1 pm to 3 pm

Dec 21 - Early Dismissal 1:15

Dec 22 - Winter Break Begins

Jan 4 - Classes Resume

Jan 13 - Early Dismissal 11:30 Faculty Meeting

Jan 16 - Martin Luther King Day No School