Daily Announcements–Monday, February 11, 2019

New Announcements for Students

All students who have applied or plan to apply to Durham Tech, please go to the Student Lounge during 2nd period on Thursday, February 14 to meet with the Durham Tech advisor.

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Seniors, please continue to check Ms. Settle’s website for updated scholarship information.

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It’s not too late to get your Valentine some carnations. See Coach Barnes or any YMA member for an order form. Also you still have time to choose the color of your flower until supplies last. If you have already purchased a flower, please see Coach Barnes to get your personalized card . We will deliver flowers during throughout the day on Thursday.

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MathCounts is meeting TODAY not tomorrow until 5:00 p.m.

 

Recurring Announcements for Students

See you at French Club on Monday in room 237!

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If you would like to participate in Basketball Club, you will have to sign up on the sign-up sheet located outside of Mr. Pantoja’s room (121). Only the first 15 students will be allowed to play.

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Any high school students who would like to attend the UNCG and HPU College Tour: We will accept permission slips and payments until February 15. If we do not have enough students by that date we will have to cancel the trip.

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It’s almost time for the Book Fair! You will come in as a class starting Friday the 8th. Start saving those dollars! Come to the Family Night after school Tuesday until 6:00 for a chance to when free books.

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Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

— Hair, skin, cosmetic: ALL bottles, caps, tubes, sprays,

triggers, jars, lip balm tubes, ALL make up containers, eye/lip pencils, etc.

— All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand.

Thank you in advance for your participation!

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The Durham Bulls and Explorer Post 50 will be holding an Open House on Tuesday, February 12 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at the Durham Bulls Athletic Ball Park. The Durham Bulls Explorer Post 50 is a co-ed unpaid internship program that offers students ages 14-20, a unique and invaluable opportunity to gain exceptional experience in the field of television broadcasting. Applications are now being accepted for 2019 Durham Bulls season. If you are interested in being a part of the TV crew, please complete the 2019 online application. Applications are due Sunday, February 24 and can be found on Ms. Price’s blog.

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There is a great volunteer opportunity for students ages 12 & up. If you would like to help YMA and Jr. YMA volunteer at the Durham Food Bank, please see Coach Barnes for details about how you and your family can sign up.

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The Running/Walking Club will go on rain or shine Mondays and Wednesdays unless it is and Early Release Day. Please see the schedule posted around the school.

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Seniors: Durham Public Schools Scholarship Foundation currently has 4 scholarship opportunities open to all students. Please see the High School Resource Wall or Ms. Settle for more information. Completed applications are due by March 1.

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Durham Youth Work Summer Internship applications are now available at www.durhamnc.gov. Your application must be complete by March 3. See the High School Resource Wall for more information.

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Juniors and Seniors please see Ms. Settle to get information about the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Scholarship opportunities.

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Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

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Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

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NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

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Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

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