Daily Bulletin

Westmont Hilltop Junior-Senior High School Bulletin for Thursday, April 25, 2019

SADD is calling all artists to enter a Distracted Driving Poster Contest. Posters must draw attention to the dangers of distracted driving. Anyone interested in creating a poster can sign up at the library desk during lunch. Posters will be due by May 1. Judging will take place during the week of May 6-10. Prizes will be awarded.

Excitement is building for the annual Matt Oberst Charity Basketball Game on Saturday, April 27! This fun-filled event features a team of seniors playing a basketball game against a coaches/teachers team, as well as half-time events. You can also win a 50/50 drawing and great baskets at the event, and enjoy great food at a full concession stand. We’re hoping to raise the most money yet for Cambria County Special Olympics! Doors open at 6 p.m. and the game starts at 7 p.m. Admission is $5.00. A free t-shirt will be given to the first 100 through the door!!See you all there!

Are you 16 years old or older and want to give back to your community? Then sign up for the student council blood drive taking place on Friday, May 3rd. Sign-ups and permission slips are available at the library desk during lunch from a Student Council member. Be sure to have your completed permission slip and a photo ID with your birthday on it for the day of the drive. Students 17 and older need the half sheet form and students 16 years of age need the full sheet permission form. Students must make an appointment before the day of the drive on the sign up sheet at the library desk. There will be no student walk-ins on the day of the drive permitted. Do your part to help save a life and sign up for the blood drive today!

The 2019 yearbook is available for sale by following the link on the WHSD homepage. Additionally, duplicate copies of past yearbooks from 1995 through 2018 can be purchased at lunch or by contacting Mrs. Tresnicky. amt@whsd.org.

Students Grades 9-11: Please check your email for a message from Mrs. Clement that includes instructions on how to vote in the 2019-2020 student council officer elections. The election will be open on Wednesday morning, April 24th, and will close at midnight on Thursday, April 25th. Take an active role in your school and vote for your 2019-2020 student council officers! If you have any questions see Mr. Rutledge or Mrs. Clement.

Students interested in attending the LIFT Johnstown Regional Project Party are encouraged to get a permission slip from Mrs. Updyke ASAP. The event is Tuesday, April 30th, from 12-2:30 pm at the Pasquerilla Conference Center. There is room for 9 Key Clubbers to go. The event focuses on signing up for fun and exciting projects, enhancing your resume, networking for potential internships or employment opportunities, learning a new skill and helping our communities.

Attention all students ages 15-18: Did you know that Planet Fitness is offering a program called Teens Workout Free All Summer Long. Teenagers ages 15-18 can work out totally free from May 15th to September 1st. They are also offering chances to win up to $5,000 dollars in scholarships. All you have to do is go to your local Planet Fitness to sign up. If you are under 18 you must have a parent/guardian present to sign up. Don't miss this awesome opportunity to enhance your health and fitness for FREE"!

Students and Teachers: Dress according to your culture on Friday, April 26 during school. Students are encouraged to wear something that relates to their culture so we can celebrate the diversity of our school community.

Students: There is one more tutorial Tuesday left in April giving you one more chance to bring in your cereal cups to win a pizza party. Mr. Yonko's class is still winning but all it takes is one more cereal cup than them for your class to be winners instead! Please consider donating to help Key Club help the Backpack Project.

World Language Club’s annual International Night event is being held this Friday, April 26, from 6-8 pm in the gym. It is open to the community, so come and bring your family and friends! The cost of admission is $5. Hope to see you there!

Symon’s Auto Wash at 925 Menoher Boulevard is looking to hire students to work after school, weekends and in the summer. Applications can be picked up at the car wash.

Applications for the Summer Honors Program (for rising juniors and seniors) from July 7 to July 20, 2019 are now available. The application deadline is May 1, 2019. Pleases visit: www.iup.edu/summerhonors. To apply, students must submit an application, a teacher recommendation and an official high school transcript. Applications and supporting materials can be mailed or emailed. Notification of acceptance and course placement will be sent out on May 15th. Due to generous alumni contributions, all enrolled students will receive a $1000 scholarship bringing total program costs to only $400. Full payment of $400 is due on June 1st to hold your seat.

Are you planning to major in education? The Iota chapter will award a $500 grant-in-aid to a graduating senior majoring in education. Applications are available in the counseling office and are due to Mrs. Held by April 30, 2019. You must include a brief statement of not more than 150 words explaining your reasons for entering the teaching profession and two recommendation letters, one from a current classroom teacher.

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