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Monday, October 31, 2005

October 31, 2005

General Announcements


Seniors -- Please remind your parents that Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in our Theatre, Terry Rousch, a very entertaining college placement counselor will be here to address Arapahoe Seniors and Parents regarding college information.  College selection, costs, expectations, admissions all will be covered. If you plan to attend college, be here Wednesday night at 7:00 p.m.

The Library proudly announces the winners of the Halloween Candy Counting Contest as follows:
With a guess of 613, Freshman Madison Slater missed the total M&M’s in the student jar by only 3! 
First year teacher at Arapahoe, Kimberly Schneider was off by only 8 with a guess of 586 for the staff jar.  The winners can stop by the Library today and collect their yummy prize.  Thanks to everyone who participated in the fun-filled contest.  Have a great Halloween!!!

Attention anyone interested in taking Sports Medicine:  You must sign-up for an interview with Mrs. Bradley in the women’s Physical Education office.  Your schedule must be signed by Mrs. Bradley in order for you to take the class. 

Attention NHS members and potential blood donors. Please remember that tomorrow is the big day - the Blood Drive is here!!! If you signed up to do background checks during one of the sessions, please remember to show up for your duty. See Kit Kramer or Mr. Sale with any questions about service duty or providing snacks. If you are giving blood, please show up on time and bring your permission slip if you are 17. Thanks for helping us out. People need you!

Hey all you juniors!  Remember to come to your class meetings!  We will be starting back up on Wednesday, November 2, at 6:40 in room C1.  We are starting to plan for Prom, and would like all of your help and input!  See your class officers if you have any questions!  See you there!

Hey, FBLA: You scream, I scream, we all scream for Ice Cream!  Don’t forget our ice cream social after school.  We’ll be heading to Good Times to taste the flavor of the month created by our very own Lauren Hudgins.  See you after school.

Reminder:   Registration Cards are due tomorrow!   Please stop by the Guidance Center for changes or revisions that have been made to the Master Schedule.

If you missed the Habitat for Humanity meeting this past Wednesday, you can still sign up outside C-13 for the November 23rd build date.

Hey all you math whizzes out there.  How about putting that skill to the challenge?  Thurs. Nov 3 is CSU Math Day.  Come compete against other metro high schools in the math quiz bowl and take the test where the top 10 scores receive a scholarship to CSU.  Talk to your math teacher to pick up a permission slip.  Your permission forms for the competition are due today, Oct. 31.  Please see Mrs. Lobser if you have questions.

Attention sophomores!  You can register for the PLAN test in the Guidance Office at the Post Grad Center until November 2, 2005.  The cost is $20.00.  The test is on Saturday, November 5, 2005, at Arapahoe High School.

College reps that are here this week:
Today: Rutgers University of New Jersey at 9:00 am;
Wed: Claremont-McKenna College at 8:30 am;
Thurs: Art Institute of Colorado at 10:30 am.
Sign up in the Guidance Center.

Seniors: The scholarships are pouring in! Over two dozen new scholarships have been received in the past 10 days. Stop by the Post Grad Center or visit the Scholarship link online in the AHS site map. There may be a scholarship out there just for you!

Interested in the Air Force ROTC?  You can attend an Open House at CU Boulder on Thursday, 11/3 from 3:15 to 5:30PM to learn more.  Check the flyer on the door of the Guidance Office for more information.

All students attending the Alive at 25 field trip on November 1st must meet at the south cafeteria entrance by the DECA store BY 7:15am on Tuesday, November 1st. Again, you must be there for attendance by 7:15am.  Don’t forget to bring a lunch.

LPS is participating in the Net Day Speak Up 2005 event. Net Day, a national, education technology non-profit organization and Littleton Public Schools invites students to take part in an online survey during the 2005 Speak Up Event. Littleton Public Schools is participating in the online survey to contribute to the national discussion and because we will have access to our aggregated school data. LPS will use this data to inform technology decisions and purchases, to learn how to best provide instruction to today's tech-savvy students, to plan for teacher training, and to stimulate discussion about key technology issues in our community.   To participate, click on the link on the AHS Start Page or the AHS Web Page and follow the directions. The survey should take approximately 15 minutes to complete and is completely anonymous.

Picture retakes are here.  Please pick up your pictures in the attendance office.  Also, your homecoming pictures are here.  They can be picked up in the front office.  

ATTENTION LINK LEADERS! If you provided desserts for the Silent Auction, please pick up your plate today in the English office!

Athletics-    

Attention boy’s varsity soccer players. Uniform check-in will be this Thursday at 2:30 in Room C-7.  

Any freshmen boys that are interested in trying out for basketball this year, there will be an open gym this Tuesday and Thursday right after school from 2:30 – 4:00 in the main gym.  Come ready to play.  Official try-outs for the freshman teams will be after freshman football ends.

All sophomore boys interested in playing basketball this year need to be in the gym at 5 pm starting on Tuesday November 1st, ready to practice.  Practices this week will be at 5 pm Tuesday through Friday.  

AHS Special Olympics Basketball team is looking for partners to play on the team.  Practices are on Monday nights from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm at Arapahoe.  Practices start in November and the season runs through the end of February.  If you are interested, please see Mrs. Pepe in room S6 to sign up.

Attention all Arapahoe divers, the Arapahoe Girls diving clinic will begin today at 4:30 PM. If you are interested, please go to the pool. See coach Richmond if you have any questions.

Congratulations to our Varsity and J.V.  Cheers who competed in the UCA Regional Competition on Saturday.  Varsity placed 2nd and J.V. took 1st place in their divisions.
Please come out and support them as they compete in U.C.A. Regional on November 12 at Englewood High School.