Announcements for Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Posted September 13, 2016 / Last updated September 13, 2016

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Today is Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Faculty Meeting Order, Day 2

  • National Honor Society will meet today during the first half of lunch in the auditorium. See Mrs. Tassin if you have a conflict.
  • Freshman Sodality will meet today during the first half of lunch in Room 202.
  • The Creative Writing Club will meet today during the first half of lunch in Room 210 to discuss a poem by Ben Schaubhut.
  • All tennis players interested in trying out for this year’s junior varsity and varsity tennis team will meet today during the second half of lunch in Room 120.  Please see Mr. Smith for more information.
  • The Blue Jay newspaper will hold a staff meeting today during the second half of lunch in Room 210.
  • The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica will meet today during the second half of lunch in Room 222.
  • The Programming club will meet today after school in Computer Lab 2
  • The 8th grade football team will host De La Salle this afternoon on Will Clark Field starting at 4:30.
  • The Investment Club will meet tomorrow during the first half of lunch in Room 227.
  • The Debate Team will hold tryouts for 8th and 9th grade students Friday after school until 4:30 pm in Room 116.
  • The varsity football team will host Escambia High of Pensacola (FL) on Friday night at Tad Gormley with kickoff set for 7:00 p.m.  Pre-sale ticket prices are $6.00 each for adults and students and $3.00 each for children (ages 6-11).  All tickets purchased at the gate are $8.00 each.  Pre-sale tickets will be on sale from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Wednesday through Friday at the switchboard and in the student commons on Friday during lunch. Note that student id’s will not be accepted at the gate for this non-district contest.
  • Seniors who did not attend Senior College Night must pick up their information packets in the Guidance Office by the end of the week.
  • Tomorrow Jefferson Parish is commemorating the life of Ashley Code, a senior at Mount Carmel who recently died of cancer, by proclaiming Thursday, September 15, Ashley Code day.  Tomorrow, what would have been Ashley’s 18th birthday, we are being encouraged to “pay it forward” by performing acts of kindness in the spirit of Christian charity in an effort to carry on Ashley’s desire ‘to be the face of Jesus” in the world.  A ceremony will also be held tomorrow evening @ 4:30pm at St. Ann Church to honor Ashley’s memory.
  • Admission representatives from the United States Air Force Academy near Colorado Springs, CO; St. Louis University in St. Louis, MO; and Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY will be available during lunch today in Rooms 120, 121, and 122.
  • Top’s Tip of the Day: Each day we make choices…make the right ones.
  • Intramural football schedule for today:
    • Field 1: 808 vs. 806, referees: Jonathan Morse & Dylan Faust
    • Field 2: 1102 vs. 1107, referees: Ben Finicle & Lee Blosser
    • Field 3: 1202 vs. 1207, referees: Zach Smith & Andre Benjamin
    • Field 4: 1203 vs. 1206, referees: William Tosh & Jandon Briscoe