Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Good Morning!    Today is Tuesday, January 24, 2017.    


All Student Council homeroom reps please report to the library now for yearbook picture.


There will be a mandatory Reading Olympics meeting in Mr. Martin's room TOMORROW after school. (Room 201) 


Spanish Club will meet in room 616 at 2:20pm on Wednesday, January 25th. Spanish Club members should bring their $5 dues if they haven't already done so. Gracias!!


The ping pong club will meet TOMORROW after school in the gym.


Attention Quiz Bowl members. Practice will be held after school in room 202 TOMORROW. 


Yearbook members, the next working yearbook meetings will be held TODAY at 2:16 in Room 208. Please plan on attending.  For more information see Mrs. Christensen or Mrs. Anderson.


Current 10th grade students (Class of 2019) and their parents are invited to attend an informational meeting about the 2+1+2 Program at Upper Moreland High School  TONIGHT  at 6:00PM.  Attendees will have the opportunity to review the details of the program and hear from the Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Robert Milrod, learn about how students can earn college credit before graduation from high school, hear from representatives from Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) about classes offered there, receive materials regarding program application and take part in a question and answer session with personnel from UMHS & MCCC.  Students and parents that would like to attend should RSVP to the high school guidance office by January 23, 2017

Attention LEAP students: This month's breakfast seminar will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the library at 7:30. Any LEAP students interested in volunteering at this year's Envirothon should attend the meeting. Please be prompt!   

Any girls interested in playing softball this spring should attend a meeting at 2:45 on Thursday January 26 in room 203. 

Attention Mini Thon participants:  It's hard to believe but our 5th Annual Mini-THON is only days away. Please continue to fundraise right up to and through Mini-Thon. For those of you who have offline donations (cash or checks), please get them in as soon as possible to school and on your Donor Drive page.  When you bring them to school, please make sure they're in an envelope with the amount and your name on it.  Turn them in to Ms. Dale in Room 217 or to Mr. Cohen thru Mrs. McDermott in guidance.  Keep fundraising by asking friends, family and teachers to help you out. Remember it's all For The Kids (FTK)!


Please check the Lost & Found location in the lower level of the cafeteria next to the vending machines.  There are several coats and lunch boxes in the box.  If you lost your  lunch box, or your coat, please check the Lost & Found NOW.  All items will be donated to an appropriate charity.


Attention Students who like to read:  The library has several new books available!  Would you like to read one and complete a short book review?  Stop by the library and check us out!   Any student who reads a new book from our library and completes a review can get candy!!  Books and review slips are located on the display table right as you want into the library.   Completed review slips can be turned into to Mrs. Capobianco or Mrs. Powidszki in the library.  This offer is only good through January  31st.  


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:  Chicken Smackers w/Roll, Walking Taco, Regular or Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Pizza Quesadilla, Assorted sandwiches and salads.


Tuesday, January 24, 2017:

3:30 pm Boys/Girls Varsity Swimming vs. Plymouth Whitemarsh (A) Dis 1:50, Dep 2:00

5:30 pm Boys JV Basketball vs. Springfield (H)

5:30 pm Girls JV Basketball vs. Springfield (A) Depart 4:30

7:00 pm Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Springfield (H)

7:00 pm Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Springfield (A) Depart 4:30


Guidance News


Kutztown University College of Business is hosting an Open House. The Open House will be on February 10, 2017 from 9am-1pm. This is an opportunity to meet professors and current students.  The Open house will provide information about Business Administration and Sport Management and Leadership Studies. For more information go to www.kutztown.edu/Visit or call 610-683-4575


Attention juniors and seniors:  remember to check your NAVIANCE account for updated information regarding college planning, SAT's, PSAT's and scholarships. 


Female high school students interested in learning more about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.  Lafayette College is having an open house on February 9, 2017 from 5:30pm-9pm.


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. 


Sophomore and Juniors-   Interested in a Highly Competitive Summer program? Interested in Business or Health care careers?!  Lehigh University and The University of Pittsburgh are offering Summer 2017 programs.  Application deadline is February 15, 2017.  For more information go to www.hcsa.pitt.edu or go.lehigh.edu/psge, you can stop by the Guidance office for more information and or copies of handouts. 


 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.    

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