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Daily News: 9/19/14


Attention Junior and Seniors. A rep from Western Michigan University will be here Monday, September 22nd during both lunches in the community room.

Congratulations to this year’s NHS members. If you were selected by the Faculty Council, you should have received a welcome packet in the mail last week. The first large group meeting for all members will take place this coming Friday, Sept. 26th in the community room. The meeting will begin promptly at 7:30 so make plans to join us there, please bring your planners to write down important dates.

There will be a Science Olympiad meeting for anyone interested on Wednesday 9-24 at 7:45 in Mr. Topping’s room. Please stop in if you are interested in participating. If we don’t have a large enough interest we will not be participating this year.

Voting has begun for the WLNS School Spirit Awards. Log on to http://tinyurl.com/oewlns to vote for our two videos. The band has submitted a video in the Marching Band contest and the journalism staff has submitted a video in the Mascots contest. The winning entries will receive a $1,000 and other prizes. Help out our school and vote every day through September 30!

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The M-ZONE will be a “white out” in Alma tonight. Please dress in all white and join the growing masses cheering on our Marauder team. See Brendan Sutliff with any questions.

Attention senior girls playing powderpuff: your first practice will be Sunday, September 21 from 2-3:30 P.M. on the practice field.  You must have your parent permission and physical forms turned in before you can practice.

The kick off to homecoming week will be the powderpuff football game. It will be held on Sunday, September 28 at 6 P.M. The cost will be $5 per person. No passes will be accepted.

If you want to be a part of the snow sculpting team, applications are available from Mrs. Weber in the art room. Any high school student comfortable creating in three dimensions is welcome to apply. Applications are due by October 1.

Attention seniors! The senior homecoming nominations lists are posted outside Mrs. Anderson’s door – room C2. Please check these lists to confirm your name is on the list and it is correct. Senior court nominations will be held today during both lunches in the main lobby. See Mrs. Anderson or Mrs. Baese for details.

Do you have any interest in agriculture in our area? The Shiawassee County Conservation District is hosting a field day on September 25. They are visiting three area farms to discuss conservation methods used on their farms. The day will end with a tour of the Baker College Ag Tech Center. If you are interested in attending this field day, please stop in and see Ms. Hoffman.

Any basketball player that wants to work on shooting skills for the upcoming season, come and join the shooting club. The auxiliary gym will be open every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday after school until 3:45 P.M.

The JV and Freshman football teams picked up a pair of wins last night at home. In the first game the Freshman downed the Gladwin Flying G’s by a score of 44-7. The JV team followed up with a 39-0 win over the Alma Panthers.

FFA members that are helping with Project RED or Old Gas Tractor Education Day, those slips needs to be turned into Ms. Hoffman no later than Monday September 22.

The FFA is traveling to Laingsburg next Wednesday for an activity with other FFA chapters from our region. There is no cost. The bus leaves at 5:15 PM and we arrive back at the HS at 8:30 PM. Stop and get a permission slip from Ms. Hoffman. There’s free ice cream involved!

If you are interested in driving your tractor to school on the Friday of Homecoming week, come to Ms. Hoffman’s room to get the proper forms. You do not need to be an FFA member to participate.

If you are a FFA officer, you have until Wednesday to give Ms. Hoffman your $50 deposit for National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY. Thursday September 25th will open up to any FFA member that is interested. Seniors will have priority as this would be there last chance to go.

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Daily News: 9/19/14