High School Announcements

Friday, 12/15/17

Bus Duty this week:  Mrs. Mcknight and Mrs. Persoon

Today's Lunch:  Pasta Bar (White/Red Sauce), Lettuce Salad, Steamed Broccoli, Garlic Bread, Tropical Fruit


1.  The Senior Citizen Luncheon is today at 11:30.  Reminder to please avoid the hallway leading to the Event Center and use the ICN hallway for passing time.  Thank you for your cooperation!

2.  A Cappella Group will be involved with the Senior Luncheon from 11:00 to 1:00 today, per Miss Bekersky.

3.  The Jazz Band will be performing for the Senior Luncheon during 5th period today, per Mr. Stecker.

4.  All Student Council members will be involved with the Senior Luncheon for the whole day.

5.  Proteus Farm Worker Jobs Tuition Assistance Informational Meeting is today at noon in the Library.

6.  JV Girls/Boys Basketball Game today at 4:45 at East Union.

7.  Varsity Girls/Boys Basketball Game tonight at 6:15 at East Union.

8.  REMINDER that Mrs. Core needs two SENIOR PICTURES of all seniors for the yearbook.  The DEADLINE is TODAY.

9.  JV Wrestling Tourney tomorrow at 8:00 am at North Polk.  Surburban will leave at 6:00 am.

10.  Varsity POI Wrestling Tournament is tomorrow at 10:00 am at I-35.  Bus is leaving at 7:00 am.

11.  Dance Team Practice Monday morning at 8:00 in the HS Gym.

12.  Monday is a Late Start of 10:10.

13.  Ellisworth Community College Rep will be here Monday during lunch time in the Cafeteria.

14.  Dance Team will be meeting to present their Christmas Family gifts on Monday at 3:30 at the Elementary.

15.  JH Boys Basketball Game Monday at 4:00 at Van Meter.

16.  JH Girls Basketball Game Monday at 4:15 vs. Van Meter at Home.

17.  JH Wrestling Meet Monday at 4:15 at Lynnville Sully.  Bus leaves at 2:45.

18.  9th grade Boys Basketball Game Monday at 6:00 at Home.

19.  A Spaghetti Dinner Benefit (Free-Will Donation) will be held next Tuesday, December 19th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm in the Cafeteria for Brent Hoyt and Family. 

20.  We will be running 8 period days next week with Thursday being a "Winter Fun Day" and dismissal at 1:00 for Winter Break.




Vocabulary Words of the Week: analyze, attribute, compose

From Renee Collins:  Month of December - Review Habits 1,2,3

The Private Victory - The Personal Bank Account

1.  Keep promises to yourself  2.  Do random acts of service  3.  Tap into your talents  4.  Be gentle with yourself - try to go an entire day without negative self-talk.  Each time you catch yourself putting yourself down, you have to replace it with three positive thoughts about yourself.  5.  Renew yourself - decide on a fun activity that will lift your spirits  6.  Be honest

Habit 1:  Be Proactive

1.  Be the first to apologize  2.  Listen carefully to your words today - count how many times you use reactive language  3.  Identify something in your circle of no control that you are always worrying about.  Decide now to drop it.  4.  Push the pause button before you react to somone or something that happens.  Think before you speak.

Habit 2:  Begin with the End in Mind

1.  Control your own destiny (or someone else will)  2.  Mission Statements - write down your goals in life  3.  Make your life extraordinary

Habit 3:  Put First Things First

Time Quadrants  1.  The Procrastinator  2.  The Prioritizer  3.  The Yes-Man  4.  The Slacker

Identify your biggest time-wasters!  Don't procrastinate.  Note your ten most important big rocks for the upcoming week.  Now, block out time on your schedule to accomplish each one.


















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