Wednesday, October 08, 2014

October 8, 2014

General Announcements

Come to the FBLA meeting today at 2:30 in Room E9.  We are beginning to sign up for competition and events fill up quickly. If you do not know what to sign up for we will help you.  Our community service is coming up quickly so come see how to be part of it. See you there!

Hike Club is meeting today right after school in room N1! Anyone can still drop in and join the fun!

Juniors and Seniors:  Anyone interested in taking a Concurrent Enrollment class next semester at Arapahoe Community College should plan on attending a meeting today during both lunches in the Forum. This is another great opportunity to earn both high school and college credit. Please see your counselor for more information. 

It’s that time of year for eligible juniors and seniors to start applying for membership in National Honor Society!  If you are a junior with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, or a senior with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, then you are eligible to apply for membership.  Eligible students should have received a letter at their home address, inviting them to join and also explaining the application process.  If your GPA makes you eligible for NHS, but you haven’t received a letter at home, please contact Mr. Smith or Ms. McGeorge in the science office.  This letter also tells you about important informational meetings going on this week.  If you are applying for membership in NHS, you must attend one of these meetings to learn about the club and the application process.  There are four meetings being held for you to choose from this week: Thursday and Friday mornings at 6:55 in room C-12, and also Thursday and Friday afternoons at 2:20 in Room W-103.  Remember that these meetings are only for eligible juniors and seniors, so if you are unsure whether you are eligible, please contact Mr. Smith, Ms. McGeorge, or Ms. Leclaire.

Juniors, time is running out! Today is the LAST day to register for the PSAT! So bring $15.00 and your student ID to the Guidance Center and sign up for this very important test before it’s too late! Don’t forget about the Math and Language Arts study sessions offered at 6:30 a.m. in Room S-10. The Math session will be held tomorrow, Thursday, Oct 9th. The Language Arts session will be held Friday, Oct 10th. Come to these sessions so you’ll be even better prepared to take the PSAT!
Imagine a project so captivating that you want to spend hours working on it to get it just right. If this sounds intriguing, then the TECHNOLOGY STUDENT ASSOCIATION club is for you!  That’s what happens when you join the TSA Club. Students work individually or as a team in such areas as Biotechnology, Website Design, Dragster Design, Engineering Design, Flight Endurance, Photographic Technology, CAD, Extemporaneous Speaking, Structural Engineering, Fashion Design, Video, and many more.  To find out more about this exciting opportunity,  Please come to the 1st  TSA meeting of the year next Tuesday, October 14th @ 2:25- 3:00 in Room E6.  Hope to see you there!

Calling all writers and artists!! Have you recently written a college essay, or a personal narrative or story? How about a poem? Do you have a photo or work of art you're proud of? The Muse is looking for student work of all kinds to fill up this year's magazine. For details about how to submit your work, visit the Arapahoe website, and under "Activities," click on the MUSE tab.


Congratulations to the Arapahoe Warrior volleyball program on their clean sweep of Overland last night! All four levels won in straight sets. Next home game is next Tuesday night against Cherry Creek. Come cheer your seniors on for Senior Night, and our last home game!

The Arapahoe Varsity boys soccer team dropped a tough match to Cherry Creek last night, 2-0. Despite the loss, James Conley had another outstanding game in goal.

Pink Cards for Winter Sports will be distributed in the Cafeteria today from 2:15-2:45 p.m.  You must register online and have a current physical on file prior to receiving your pink card.
Attention Baseball Players:  The Arapahoe High School Baseball Booster Club has opened registration for the 2014-2015 Spring season.  If you are interested in trying out for the AHS baseball team, please go to the web site and register.  Although tryouts are not scheduled until the end of February, you'll begin to receive information from the Booster Club and information regarding Winter Workouts.  Also, please put Oct. 14th on your calendar for our first Baseball Booster Club meeting at 7:00 p.m. in the Forum.
For further details on any announcements see the Arapahoe web site. 
Warriors always take care of one another.