SHS Announcements

STUDENT ANNOUNCEMENTS  • Thursday •  April 13 ,  2017                   www.shs.searcyschools.org

ACT PREP COURSE: SHS will host a free ACT Prep Course May 30-June 2 on the SHS Campus.  Interested Searcy High School students may stop by the Guidance Center to sign up.  There a limited number of slots available so students should sign up early.  The deadline to sign up is April 28. 

 

SEMESTER ACT: Any 11th or 12th grade student interested in taking a SEMESTER ACT preparation course next year needs to sign up in the Guidance Center ASAP. This class will prepare students for the ACT and will be for NO CREDIT.   Deadline is THURSDAY, April 13.

 

ROBOTICS CLASS: Any student interested in taking a ROBOTICS course next year needs to sign up in the Guidance Center ASAP.  Deadline is THURSDAY, April 13.

 

AP EXAMS: All AP students will be called to the cafeteria on Wednesday, April 12 at 9:45 to pre-register for the AP exams. When you enter the cafeteria, you will sit at the table that has the sign of the first test that you will be taking. 

 

CONGRATULATIONS: to the following girls for making the SHS varsity cheer squad for 2017-2018:

Kristen Holeyfield- Captain

Tae’ Leonard- Co- Captain

Madison Mofitt

Bree Bartlett

Logan Hite

Sydney Cook

Brynn Castleberry

Carly Campbell

Emma Wood

Morgan Miller

Gracie James

Julia Shands

Anna Watson

Emma Duncan

Kelsey Qualls

Maggie Greer

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the following girls for making the SHS Lionsteppers for 2017-2018:

Hannah Prichard- Captain

Pallas Manley- Co-Captain

Bonnie Gavin

Gracie Williams

Hallie Jackson

Hannah Wells

Zoe Nabours

Faith Simpfenderfer

Ashley Watson

Mary Pulliam

Addison Butler

Adrienne Mason

Miranda Webb

Ashlynn Hightower

Hannah Schowe

Marlee Young

 

CHANGE IN PROCEDURE TO REQUEST DRIVERS TEST ATTENDANCE FORM:  The office will provide the Drivers Test Attendance Form at the time the student is checked out to take the test.  The student is responsible to make sure you have met the requirements to receive the letter before you have your parent come to the office to check you out. Requirements: Student is maintaining a “C” average the previous SEMESTER (not a 9 week period), AND is properly enrolled in school. 

 

FCCLA: FCCLA is selling personalized embroidery key chains through April 12th.  Prices range from $3.50-10.00.  Great graduation and Mother’s Day gifts.  See a FCCLA member if you are interested. 

 

ACT ASPIRE TEST: The 9th grade ACT Aspire Summative Testing will be Tuesday and Wednesday, April 18-19, from 8:00 AM till 11:00 AM. Students will need to check with their English teachers beginning Thursday, April 13 to find out where they will be testing. 

 

YEARBOOK APPLICATIONS: Those interested in applying for the 2017-18 Lion yearbook staff may pick up applications in either office or see Mrs. Holeyfield. The deadline is May 5, 2017.

 

ANATOMY LAB: There will be an Anatomy lab April 24 in the PAC. This is available to anyone who has a science class. Get your consent forms in ASAP.

 

SENIORS: If you have not ordered or picked up your cap/gown unit just a REMINDER!  You cannot participate in graduation ceremonies if you do not have a cap/gown.  If for any reason you cannot obtain one, please see Ms. Daves.

 

GOLF TRYOUTS: Golf tryouts: Tryouts for the 2017 Lion and Lady Lion golf teams will be May 15th-17th at 3:30 at Searcy Country Club.  Students must have a current physical to tryout.  Free Physicals at school are on March 31st.  Students can sign up and pick up an information sheet and physical form in Coach Turney’s room (117).  There will be a MANDATORY meeting for all students trying out on Wednesday, May 10th at 3:15 in Coach Turney’s room.  You MUST sign up, have a physical, return the information sheet, and attend the meeting in order to tryout.

 

BOYS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS:  Tryouts for next year’s SHS boys’ basketball team for all spring sport athletes will be on May 22nd and 23rd at 1:00 in the Annex gym.  Any student who wishes to tryout must sign up with Coach White and have a current physical.  For more information see Coach White or Coach Turney.

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS: Tryouts for the girls basketball team will be May 18th, 22nd and 23rd from 1:30 – 3:30 each day.  If you plan on trying out you will need to have a physical and attend every day of tryouts.  If you need additional information contact Coach Birdsong room 315 at Searcy High School.

 

IMMUNIZATIONS:  Once you have turned 16 years old, a 2nd MCV4 (meningitis) shot will be required.  Please bring an updated shot record to the nurse as soon as you receive this shot.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS are being posted at http://www.searcyschools.org/o/searcy_high_school/browse/7338.

Pay close attention to details and instructions on ALL scholarships.

 

SEA SCHOLARSHIP FOR GRADUATING SENIORS : If your parent works for Searcy Public Schools, please stop by Mrs. Cleveland’s room to pick up an application for the SEA Scholarship. These are due back to Mrs. Cleveland no later than April 28. 

 

CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS: 

 

FCCLA: FCCLA meeting Wednesday 12th in FACS room at 7:35 am.  Discussing officer elections, honor banquet, and return of keychain orders. 

 

NHS: The next NHS meeting is Tuesday Apr 18, at 7:35am in Mrs. Rose’s room.  Any new member that has paid their dues by then will be inducted at this time.  You can still pay dues to Mrs. Webb.  Honor Cords will be given out to the students that have earned them.  You can still earn Honor Cords after this date.  

All members need to stop by Mrs. Rose’s room and check the purple sheet ASAP.  This is for the gold seal on your diploma.  

 

BETA CLUB: Beta Club will meet on Wednesday, April 19th, at 7:30am in the cafeteria. We will induct our new members and say goodbye to our seniors, so be sure to attend. This is our last meeting of the year.

 

FRENCH HONORARY: French Honorary cords are here for seniors to buy for $12 by April 21st.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

4/14- NO SCHOOL

 

SPORTS & FINE ARTS SCHEDULE:

4/13- Vilonia @ SHS Baseball

4/14-SHS Lady Lions Soccer @ Morrilton

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