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DHS Announcements October 11, 2018
DHS Announcements October 11, 2018
Denise Woodsides
Thursday, October 11, 2018

Today’s Lunch:  Chicken strip with gravy, mashed potatoes, carrots, biscuit, and apples

Tomorrow’s Breakfast: Egg and cheese wrap, fruit, juice, and milk

Tomorrow’s Lunch:  Ham slice, baked beans, vegetable medley with ranch, and sidekicks

Picture retake day is Friday, October 12.  Order forms for the retakes are in the office.

Sophomores:  Anyone that would like to apply to attend the HOBY Leadership Seminar (in June 2019) should stop in guidance for more information.  Selected student will spend time on a college campus participating in unique leadership training, service-learning, and motivation-building experiences.  If interested, please stop by guidance to learn more.

Congratulations to all our student of the month nominees:  Alexis George, Maddison Dorsey, Shelby Harris, Ryan Davis, Adriana Stewart, Guy Indorante, Garrett Juhl, Cyerrah Harris, Caden Hutchens, AJ Rice, Alex Cruz, and Madison Davis.  The winners for September are: Adriana Stewart, Guy Indorante, AJ Rice, and Madison Davis. Please stop by the office for your Subway certificate.

A representative from the Navy will be here today during 5B lunch if anyone is interested in receiving information regarding the services and opportunities available.

Girls’ basketball open gym will be today after school.

Art Club meeting after school today. Don't forget to bring a pumpkin to paint.

Juniors/Seniors:  If you are interested in learning more about SIU-Edwardsville a college representative will be here next Monday, October 15th at 9 am. Please sign the list in guidance if you plan to attend.

Seniors: If you are planning to be a teacher in Illinois please check out this scholarship opportunity:  

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois Program is now recruiting high school seniors to apply for our teacher preparation program. Scholars are provided with extensive teaching experience and advanced preparation to supplement their college curriculum, academic support throughout college, college tuition-assistance and support (up to $23,000), and mentoring during their first years of teaching. In return, Scholars commit to teach in Illinois schools-of-need for five years after college graduation from an Illinois partner university.

Today during lunch hours, the lunch crew will be serving apple slices; but these are special apple slices this week.   The Du Quoin School District will be participating in Illinois Great Apple Crunch which encourages and celebrates the use of healthy, Illinois-grown foods in cafeterias across the state.  There will be special information and trivia posted in the cafeteria serving lines.

FBLA bonfire will be on Tuesday, October 16 from 6:00-8:00PM at Bobbiann Hamlin's house.  Please sign up to bring food items in Mrs. Gross' room #112. Don't forget the fundraiser and money are due on the 16th as well.

FBLA members that would like to hand out Trick or Treat for Can Good flyers on Wednesday, October 17 need to meet in Mrs. Gross' room after school.

There will be boys’ basketball open gym today in the girls’ gym from 3:30 to 4:30.