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DURANT HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS- January 17th, 2019

 

See a boys’ basketball article by Aaron Schwarz under the Athletics tab on the school home page. The Sports Literature class is keeping you up to date on the winter sporting events. You can also see the stories by following the link below.

Wildcat Sports Articles

 

Today’s Lunch -

Tenderloin / bun

Popcorn Chicken

Cat Pack- Ham & American on WG bun with Goldfish Crackers

Mashed Potatoes

Corn

Broccoli Salad

Lettuce Salad

Carrots

Onions

Fresh Orange

Applesauce

 

***There will be a meeting for all future Spanish 3 and 4 students interested in going to Costa Rica during spring break of 2020 in Mr. Trask’s room during afternoon Seminar on Friday.  Make sure to sign up using the CATS WINN request before attending!

 

CHOIR AUDITIONS: Beginning next school year, there will no longer be two curricular choirs. Any student wishing to participate in choir for CREDIT should enroll in the class called “Concert Choir” and no audition is necessary. However, any student enrolled in Concert Choir who is interested in singing at an advanced level may choose to audition for Chamber Choir, which will be extra-curricular.

HOW DO I AUDITION FOR CHAMBER CHOIR? Auditions will begin next week during seminar. First, complete an audition form. Second, submit a CATS WINN request with Mr. Whitson for next Monday (1/21), Thursday (1/24) or Friday (1/25). More info about this change can be found on the audition form.

 

Have service project ideas or suggestions for helping to better our school and community?  Student Council is looking for your help! If you have any suggestions for service projects or how to better our school and community, Student Council would like for you to fill out this form and we will see if we can help you out!  Please see Mrs. Straube or Mr. Trask with any questions.

 

Are you interested in becoming a lifeguard?  The Tipton aquatic center is offering lifeguard/water safety training for several different dates in  February and March. Please see the bulletin board outside the high school office for full details.

 

Table helpers are needed at the Junior Classic on Sunday, January 27 from 9am - 3pm. There is a sign up sheet outside Holly’s office window.  If you have any questions talk with Coach Strub.

 

The American Legion of Iowa Boys State applications are ready for all Junior boys. The event is scheduled for June 9th-14th. ALl applications are to be turned by February 9th.

 

Girls State applications are ready for all Junior girls. The event is scheduled for June 16th-22. All applications are to be turned in by February 11th.

 

Ever wanted to go to Europe? England? France? Italy? Well now is your chance! Summer of 2020, Mr. Brown is taking students! The link to sign up is www2.educationaltravel.com/BrownII-6133

 

    Class of the Year

 

12th

11th

10th

9th

HC

20

15

10

5

Clothing Drive

20

0

15

0

Pop Tabs

15

10

20

5

Dress up Days

5

10

15

 20

Minute to win it games

20

15

10

5

 

Total

80

50

70

35



Student Council meetings are every Tuesday during afternoon seminar in Mrs. Straube’s room.

 

Prom Committee will meet every Monday during afternoon seminar in Mrs. Straube’s

Room.

 

NHS will meet every Thursday during afternoon Seminar in Mr. Trask’s room.

 

The Prom Committee is putting on a co-ed high school volleyball tournament Saturday, February 23rd in the high school gym. The cost is $5 per person and the tournament will begin at 9 am. Please see Mrs. Straube for a signup sheet. Forms are due back to Mrs. Straube no later than Friday, February 15th.

 

Any student attending a college visit off campus must get a college visit form from Mrs. Badtram and have it signed by Mr. Diederichs along with a parent must call the high school office to confirm the date of the college visit for attendance purposes.

 

ACT DATES:

February 9th

April 13th

June 8th

July 13th

*to register please go to actstudent.org*

*make sure you are aware of deadlines for test sign up*

 

Upcoming College Visits:

**College Visits:  You must get a pass from the Mrs. Badtram before attending.**

 

Scholarships:

First District American Legion Glenwood Long Scholarship