Friday, February 24, 2017
Good Morning! Today is Friday, February 24, 2017
Please remember that it is MANDATORY that each student and a parent/guardian attend one of the Senior Trip meetings scheduled for Sunday, 2/26 at 4:30PM or Monday 2/27 at 7:00PM in the HS auditorium. Students and parents do not have to attend the same meeting. Important details concerning the trip will be discussed. Please complete and bring the required forms which were mailed home in early February.
This week's Key Club meeting scheduled for Monday night at 7 pm is canceled. Be sure to support the Grub Burger Fundraiser for Mini-THON.
Just a reminder that any sophomore who wants to attend the Eastern Center field trip on March 3rd, must have their signed permission slips turned into guidance TODAY.
Attention LEAP students: Information regarding the college visit to Lehigh University and Muhlenberg College was emailed to you. Turn in your permission slip to Mrs. Sugarman as soon as possible.
Attention Volleyball team captains: Remember to sign up for a snack to bring to the tournament tonight. The sign up sheet is outside room 803.
CAP & GOWNS – SENIORS CLASS OF 2017 – There are still some seniors that have not ordered their cap & gown for graduation. It is important to log on to www.jostens.com and order your cap and gown by TODAY. Students that do not have their cap & gown ordered by Friday, February 24 will not be able to participate in the graduation ceremony.
Yearbook members, the next working yearbook meetings will be held during homeroom on Wednesday, March 1st in Room 208. Please check in with your homeroom teacher first. All members should plan on attending. For more information see Mrs. Christensen or Mrs. Anderson.
TONIGHT is the annual Upper Moreland High School Jazz Festival, where 13 of the area's top high school jazz bands will swing, bop, samba and funk their way across our stage throughout the evening. Amazing talent, great food, and a chance to see our hometown UMHS jazz bands get down! Tickets available at the door or in advance from jazz band members!! Doors open at 5:30pm.
Attention football players the awards night will be next Tuesday February 28. If you have not received your RSVP please coach Beach. All forms are due TODAY.
The last fundraiser for this year's Mini-THON is a night at Grub Burger in Willow Grove. Please support Mini-THON by going to Grub Burger either Monday or Tuesday (Feb. 27 or 28th). Either grab a flyer or tell the cashier you're support the Upper Moreland Mini-THON and a portion of the of the purchase will go to our Mini-THON. Remember, all our proceeds go to support treatment, support and research to fight for a cure for pediatric cancer.
Mini-THON 2017 Committee members: there will be a meeting on Monday, Feb. 27th, right after school in Library to review this year's Mini-THON and plan for improvements in next year's. If you can't attend, please let Mr. Cohen or Ms. Dale know.
Spring Sports will begin on March 6, 2017. All required forms, fees and waiver meetings must be completed and received in the Athletic Department by March 2, 2017 in order to be able to participate on the 6th. Questions? Contact Mr. Landgraff in Athletics.
There will be a parent meeting for girls lacrosse on Tuesday, 2/28 at 6:30 pm in the Audion.
Junior Prom tickets are on sale in room 908 before and after school. Tickets are $80.00 per person until March 3rd. From March 6-17, tickets are $90.00 per person. No tickets will be sold after March 17th. Check your email for details.
Attention Sophomores and Freshmen- the Spring fling will be held on Friday, March 17th! Tickets go on sale through March 3rd. Tickets will be $30 until Feb. 24th at which time the price will increase to $40 until March 3rd. Tickets can be purchased in Room 809 before and after school. Please make checks payable to UMHS. Any questions see Mrs. Raginsky or Mrs. Baratta.
The next Red Cross Blood Drive is coming on Thursday, March 2nd! If you are at least 16 years old and weigh at least 110 lbs you are eligible to give blood. 16 year olds need a parent permission form that is available from members of the Blood Drive committee coming to home rooms or in guidance. Please consider giving; Red Cross is facing a critical shortage. Sign up now in homeroom and at lunch. See a blood drive committee member or Mr. Cohen
Do you or your family have shoes that you no longer wear but someone else could?? UMHS students traveling to Costa Rica are hosting a shoe drive! Bring in your gently used shoes and place them in the box near the attendance office. All sizes, styles, and seasons of shoes needed!!
Order your 2017 Yearbook now. There are only a certain number of yearbooks, so order yours while supplies last! You must order online at www.jostensyearbooks.com. Yearbooks are $75. Any questions see Mrs. Christensen or Mrs. Anderson.
Today’s lunch: Bacon Cheeseburger, Big Burrito, Rib B Que Sandwich, Buffalo or Chicken Plain Pizza, assorted sandwiches and salads.
Friday, February 24, 2017:
No events scheduled.
Saturday, February 25, 2017:
9:00 am Boys Varsity Wrestling @ Quakertown District One Tournament (A) 6:30 800 Hall
9:00 am Boys/Girls Varsity Diving PIAA District One Champs @ North Penn (A) 7:30
Spring College & Career Fair! - Upper Dublin High School is hosting their 40th Annual College and Career Fair on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. This fair will be held in their cafeteria from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. 130 representatives from colleges, technical, trade and specialty schools (to name a few) will be present.
If you are a student interested in any of the following, and are looking for a unique summer experience, please make an appointment with your guidance counselor.
1. Building Robots,
2. Future crime solvers (Forensic Detectives)
3. or prospective Medical Interns.
The National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF Pathways to STEM) is offering an exciting summer program at 2 locations: College of New Jersey and Westtown School. Deadline for Applications is March 2, 2017.
Attention juniors and seniors: remember to check your NAVIANCE account for updated information regarding college planning, SAT's, PSAT's and scholarships.
Attention Sophomores and Juniors
looking for a great summer opportunity!
PA Free Enterprise Week - PFEW is a week long program, held in the summer in Williamsport, PA. This unique program, designed for high school sophomores and juniors, furnishes the perfect opportunity for students to learn about different career opportunities. Students work together as a management team to run their own business and learn about the free enterprise system., all while experiencing college life. Learn more about this program and scholarship opportunities at www.pfew.org . Interested students can pick up an application at the Guidance Office. Early bird deadline: 3/3/17 Final deadline: 4/7/17
Seniors - Do not forget to get your Paw Print!! Bring in your College Acceptance letters to the Guidance office.
Junior and Seniors - College Open house information can be found in Naviance, under Family connection. On left side of Family connection under Pages Click "College Open Houses". Always reference a specific college's website, for up to date information about their Open Houses.
Students looking for Scholarship information-Log into NAVIANCE, go to Family Connections, click on the Colleges Tab. Or through Scholar Snapp on the Common App! Do not forget that you can look into each college’s website for additional college specific scholarships. Stop at the Guidance Office also to see most current information.