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Posted on 09/29/2020
Daily Announcements

September 30, 2020

 

The Admirable American for this week is an African-American, female, chemical engineer, medical doctor, and astronaut. In 1992, Mae Jemison returned from space as the first African-American, female, astronaut. Before and after NASA, Jemison worked in universities as a teacher and researcher doing scientific studies in Cuba, Kenya, Sierra-Leone, Liberia, and Thailand. A truly global citizen, Jemison speaks Japanese, Russian, and Swahili, and served in the Peace Corps. She holds many honors, but her favorite first was acting in Star Trek: The Next Generation.

 

Did you know??? All students are able to receive breakfast and lunch each school day at no cost!!!  If you did not preorder and you would like breakfast and lunch it is no problem, we have plenty prepared for you!! When your row in the cafeteria is released to get in line , just come on up and let the food service staff know your preference of hot lunch, cold lunch or vegetarian lunch!! 

 

Coming Soon!! HCHS A La Carte items will be returning with some of your favorite Smart Snacks and Beverages! The Cafe is still cashless, so be sure to add funds to your Skyward account! More information to follow!!!

 

Pick up your yearbook in the main AP room during your lunch period this week.

Have your ID ready then you will sign for it and pick it up. If you are not sure if you purchased one, stop at the table in the main AP and check the list.

 

There are a limited number of socially distanced work spaces in the library for students to work quietly before (7:45-8:45 am) and after (3:15-4:30 pm) school.  Each station has a computer, and students are also free to use their own devices.  Students need to sign up in advance using the link on the HCHS website under the library tab.

https://calendly.com/hchslibrary/morning-library-study-hall

https://calendly.com/hchslibrary/library-after-school-study-hall

 

Are you an aspiring poet? Our student newspaper, Hononegah Highlights, is collecting student poetry submissions. You could be featured in our next edition.  See the link in your announcement's email or on the student Google Classroom page to submit.

https://forms.gle/kaj5hwVL3MJoi5kdA


Anime Club will have a virtual meeting from 3:30-4:30 pm today (Wednesday, September 30).  Purple, gold, and remote students are welcome to attend the Google Meet for an anime trivia competition.  If you have not joined the Anime Club Google Classroom, email Mrs. Bohn for the class code.


The Fashion and Cosmetology Club will meet Thursday, October 1st for Purple Group and Friday, October 2nd for Gold Group. Both meetings will take place in 2302 from 8:15 to 8:45 am. See Mrs. Christoff for more details. 


Chess Club meets at 8 am the last school day of each week in room 1105. We play online so you're welcome to join in school or at home. All skill levels are welcome. See Mr. Christoff in 1105 for more details. 


Varsity H-Club, the oldest club at Hononegah, will be having an in person, as well as a virtual meeting on Friday, October 2 from 8:30-8:45 a.m. in room #2001. If you are currently a Varsity athlete or are going to be this season, please consider joining us for camaraderie and discussions on what we can do during the pandemic to stay active and support each other. Stop by classroom #2001 to pick up the virtual code for the gold group! 


The Page Turners Literary Enthusiasts Club will meet Friday, October 2nd, at 3:25 in room 2405.  Weather permitting we will move outside to the Principal's Lot Tent after gathering in Ms. Bukowski's classroom first.  Our first book of the year is The Maze Runner. 


Seniors, please check your school email and complete the October 14 Bus Home form, on or before Friday, October 2.  We need to know who will need a bus home after testing on October 14th.  You will be dismissed at 2:00 pm.  We need everyone to complete this form.  


Here comes a new month, and that means an updated scholarship list on the Student Support Services webpage. Check out the list because you may qualify for a scholarship if you:  like outer space, drive a muscle car, want to be in theatre, drink Dr. Pepper or drink Coca Cola, take photos, or want to be a teacher.  There's a scholarship for just about everyone!


SENIORS-DID YOU KNOW? You are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA,  as a prerequisite to receiving your high school diploma. The virtual Financial Aid presentation as well as help resources and the nonparticipation form to opt out of the FAFSA was sent to the Class of 2021 on September 25. All of this information is also shared on the Class of 2021 Google Site. The FAFSA application opens this Thursday, October 1st!! Please reach out to your school counselor with questions.

 

Lunch is a choice of: Chicken Quesadilla, Deli Sandwich or Vegetarian Wrap & Baby Carrots (Today starts a three day in a row for baby carrots on the menu. Faculty, make sure that you preorder your lunches so that you can receive the benefits of  beta carotene)