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Daily Announcements 11.18.19
Daily Announcements 11.18.19
John Ballantyne
Monday, November 18, 2019

Lawrence High School

 Announcements for Monday,  November 18, 2019

 

Athletics – Advisor – Mr. Gordon

Attention all student Athletes, the following sports begin on today November 18th.

JV and Varsity Boys Basketball – Tryouts are at 5:00 pm in the gym.

Gymnastics – meeting at 3:45pm, in the cafeteria

JV & Varsity Girls Basketball – try outs are at 3:00 pm, in the gym

Boys and Girls Indoor Track Everybody will meet at 3:00 in the gym

Reminder all students need to be registered on Final Forms and all forms need to be completed and signed by your parent/guardian and yourselves. In addition, you must have an updated physical on file with the nurse.

 

Guidance News

A representative from University of New Haven will be in the Guidance Office conference room today, 6TH period to discuss admission process and scholarship opportunities.  If you are interested in attending, you will need to sign up in the guidance office prior to the meeting.  If you have a class during that time, you will need to have your teacher sign a permission slip which you can also obtain from the guidance office.

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A representative from Johnson & Wales University will be in the Guidance Office conference room on Tuesday, November 19th, 6th period to discuss admission process and scholarship opportunities.  If you are interested in attending, you will need to sign up in the guidance office prior to the meeting.  If you have a class during that time, you will need to have your teacher sign

a permission slip which you can also obtain from the guidance office.

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Mr. Moss and Mr. Woods are pleased to congratulate the following seniors who were accepted to historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) on Saturday, November 16th, 2019.

 

Cynthia Ezihie was accepted to Lincoln University and Livingstone College.

 

Ayden Dagrin was accepted to ECSU, Shaw University and University of Marilyn Eastern Shore.

 

Whitney Edwards was accepted to Lincoln University, Virginia Union University and Livingston College.

 

Melvin Gonzalez was accepted to Benedict College, Caflin University, Livingstone College, Virginia Union University, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and St. Augustine University.

 

Sabine Salnave was accepted to Stillman, Talladega, Voorhees, Savannah, Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and St. Augustine University.

 

Key Club  and FHA – Advisors – Mr. Mayo and Ms. Cohen

FHA and Key Club are collecting the following items for Thanksgiving Baskets:  Stove Top Stuffing, canned vegetables, Jiffy Cornbread Mix, Rolls, Cranberry Sauce, Canned Yams, Gravy, Turkey, Chicken, Vegetable Broth, Mashed Potatoes, Box of Cake Mix with Frosting and Packages of Cookies.

Drop donations off in Room 125F – Mr. Mayo’s Room or Mail Room.  One donation can make a difference for a family!

 

Piece of Mind – Advisor – Mr. Dunckley

Piece of Mind, Lawrence’s premier literacy and arts magazine, will have a short meeting today after school at 2:45 pm, in room 306.

 

AP Physics – Advisor – Mr. Cohen

Mr. Cohen and his AP Psychology class would like to invite all students, staff and administrators to pancakes for Parkinson’s this Sunday from 11:00 am – 1: 00 pm, at Son’s of Israel on Irving Place.  It’s $15.00, at the door for students and $25.00 for all adults.  Hope to see you all there!

 

S.A.D.D. --  Advisor – Ms. Cammarata

S.A.D.D will be highlighting Suicide Prevention the week of November 18th.  We will be hosting 2 events and sharing important information with you each day regarding Suicide prevention,  as well as some good tips to boost your mental health.

Monday is our panel discussion and Thursday  will be our Semi-Colon Fundraiser Event.

S.A.D.D. will host a forum on Monday afternoon to discuss suicide, how to maintain good mental health and stress management techniques. Please join us in room 223 immediately after school on Monday.

El club estudiantes contra las decisiones destructivas va a tener una reunión este lunes para hablar del suicidio y los jóvenes, y algunas ideas para mejorar y mantener  buena salud mental.   Vengan para participar. Tendrá lugar en el salón 223 inmediatamente después de las clases el lunes por la tarde.

Any questions, contact Ms. Kind ASAP!

 

Project Semicolon - is an American mental health nonprofit organization that primarily functions as an anti-suicide initiative. Founded in 2013, the movement's aim is "presenting hope and love to those who are struggling with depression, suicide, addiction, and self-injury".[1] They have been known for encouraging people to tattoo the punctuation mark semicolon (;) onto their bodies as a form of solidarity between people dealing with mental illness or death of someone from suicide.

El Proyecto Semi-Colon (punto y coma) es una organización que se trata de la prevención del suicidio. Fundado en 2013, la idea general es dar esperanza y amor a los quienes sufren de la depresión, el suicidio, la adición y auto-daño. Se reconocen por los tatuajes de punto y coma para ensenar solidaridad entre la gente que sufre de las enfermedades  mentales y la muerte a causa del suicidio.

 

S.A.D.D. would like to ask for everyone’s support this Thursday. We are asking for a dollar donation and we will be giving green semi-colon tattoos. We will be in the main lobby before school and in the cafeteria during periods 4, 5 and 6. You can also see Ms. Cammarata in room 223

You will also be able to purchase a “just because” note to have delivered to a friend or  a teacher next Tuesday during homeroom. The cost in $1. Please know the person’s homeroom.

El club de los estudiantes contra las decisiones destructivas quisiera pedirles a todos su apoyo. Queremos una donación de un dólar de todo el mundo. Le daremos un tatuaje de un punto y coma. Estaremos en el corredor principal por la mañana y en la cafetería durante los periodos del almuerzo en la cafetería o en el salón 223.

Tambien se puede comprar una notita para un amigo o un maestro favorito para mandarle un mensaje especial. Hay que saber su cuarto el segundo periodo.

PTA

Tomorrow is Pizza Tuesday!  Only $1.00 for a drink and #2.00 for a delicious hot slice of Pizza!

 

Rise Up Club – Advisor – Mr. Cohen

Attention all Rise Up Club Members! There will be a meeting on Thursday in room 302 immediately after school.  All mentors and 9th graders are expected to be there.

 

Track Team – Mr. Gordon

The Lawrence Track Team will be selling soft and hot pretzels starting on Wednesday, November 20th.  Each Pretzel will be a $2.00

 

 

TRI-M Meeting – Advisor – Mr. Batts

There will be a TRI-M Meeting on Thursday, November 21st. $15.00 dues are due at that time.