Monday 4/30/18 Daily Announcements

Academic:

  • If you need Accuplacer study materials, they are outside of Ms. Becker’s office. Please feel free to come up and grab one before or after school.

 

  • JUNIORS! JUNIORS! JUNIORS!

ANY SSJ/STB STUDENTS INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM PLEASE ATTEND ONE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION SESSIONS:

  • TUESDAY, MAY 1ST 2PM                             ROOM 213
  • THURSDAY, MAY 3RD 2PM                             ROOM 213
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 9TH 2PM                            ROOM 213

 

 

Sports:

  • The Varsity Tennis Team plays Quabbin HS today at home at 3:30pm. Players should report to the lake parktennis courts by 3pmdressed and ready to play.

Good Luck!

College or Career Prep:

Are you interested in studying Science, Technology, Engineering or Math in college? Do you want to explore the “connections” between the world they live in and STEM concepts? Worcester State University is offering a 6 day workshop this summer exploring STEM connections to our everyday lives. This program is free of cost and breakfast, lunch and bus passes provided. This opportunity is open to any rising junior or senior who has passed, or will pass, chemistry with at least an 80. If you are interested see Mr. Burnett afterschool any day by May 1st, spots are limited!”

 

  • Tomorrow, the student council will be sponsoring our annual spring blood drive.  Donors are reminded to show their appointment cards to their teachers before they head off to the gym and to also be sure to bring a picture ID with them to show proof of age. !6 year donors also must bring their parental permission slip.  Thanks to all who signed up to donate blood tomorrow!

 

 

  • Seniors!!  You must let your Guidance Counselors know what college you have decided on and where you will be attending in the fall or what other post graduate plans you have as soon as possible.  There will be a sheet for you to sign in each Guidance Office.

 

  • Worcester State University is offering a summer Dual Enrollment opportunity for Juniors and Seniors with a 3.0 Grade Point Average.  The course, Environmental Science begins on May 21 and runs through June 29. There is NO COST.  See your Guidance Counselor for details.

 

  • Attention Seniors:

There are numerous scholarship opportunities available to you. Please see your Guidance Counselor or Mrs. Curtis in the 318 Guidance Office for information and details. Don’t miss out on these great opportunity!!!

  1.  Price Chopper
  2. Alpha Delta Kappa – for students pursuing a degree in Education
  3. Grand Lodge Knights  Scholarship – recognizing community service
  4. the 365Z Foundation “Making a Difference with Kindness
  1. John F. Simoncini Scholarship. Applicant or parent must be a member of the Worcester Credit Union.
  2. Massport’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion/Compliance will once again award multiple $2, 000 scholarships as a part of the “Diversity STEM Scholarship” program.

This program is open to all graduating minority high school seniors from Massport’s neighboring communities interested in pursuing a degree that could be utilized in the Transportation Industry. Deadline Friday, May 4, 2018.

 

Other:

 

  • Our pennies for patients/leukemia society fundraiser is still going on through the end of this week. When someone has blood cancer, they have to go through treatment for a long tome- sometimes as long as 3 years, or more. Did you know that some of the treatments for blood cancers are chemotherapy, radiation and bone marrow transplant? The money we raise will help cancer patients all over the world! Keep up the good work with bringing in those coins! Collection boxes are in each of your classrooms. Together we are making a difference, not someday, but today! Thank you

 

  • Please support Worcester’s Book Drive. Worcester is looking to collect over 30, 000 book to distribute to children this year for summer reading. New or gently used books can be put into the donation box in each secretary office on each floor. The Book Drive will run until May 16th

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important policy reminders:

  • The only bathroom open during 5th period will be on the third floor.  Students should only be using the bathroom in the cafeteria if it is their assigned lunch period.  Unless it is an emergency, students should be waiting to use the bathroom during their lunch period.

 

  • Bathrooms for 7th period:  During 7th period, the bathrooms will only be open from 1:08-1:28 (20 minutes).

 

  • No movement 7th period means no lockers, no water, no traveling to other classes

 

  • Wooden passes should only be used to access the bathrooms.  Green passes should be used for all other situations.  Only one student should be allowed out of a classroom at a time.

 

  • Please remember that the 10-10 rule must be followed at all times.  This means that students should not be leaving the classroom to go anywhere (with the exception of the nurse in emergencies) until 10 minutes after the bell rings for the start of the period and passes to leave the classroom should stop 10 minutes before the class period ends.

 

  • Any student who rides a bus must have their bus pass every day. Also, remember riding the bus is a privilege. Anyone who doesn’t follow the rules can have the privilege revoked. Please respect this rule. Also, temporary bus passes can only be fixed during 6th
  • Students are not allowed to sell candy or any other food items during the school day. This is a public health risk that could have serious repercussions. Students who are seen selling or purchasing any food or candy during the school day will face suspension. The only exception to this rule is for fundraisers supervised by a staff member during lunches

 

  • Please make sure you are following the WPS rules as it relates to cell phone usage. The use of cell phones is not permitted during the school day. Anyone who is in violation of this rule will have their cell phone taken away for the day. If it is a 1st offense you will be able to get it back at the end of the day. Any offense after that will require a parent/guardian to pick up the phone. We are asking that you please respect this rule, and help for us to provide a productive learning environment for all.

 

 

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