Friday, January 24, 2020

Winterfest voting will end at Noon. Go onto and place your vote. You can also find QR codes around the school that will take you to the site. If your having trouble voting Go see Coach Rickli in the athletic office.

There will be a Book Quiz Bowl meeting on Sunday, January 26 at 2:00 pm in Mr. Shack’s room.

ACT-SO Scholarship Program for African American Students is now seeking talented individuals to participate in the annual program. There are 27 categories. ACT-SO is the youth division of the NAACP. You have the opportunity to be mentored in your chosen discipline. Gold Medal winners qualify to go to the national convention. See Ms. Van Lieu A12 for information on how to register.

Your Kalamazoo United Hockey team takes to the Wings West Ice on Friday night, January 24, against St. Clair Shores Unified at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 unless you have a student pass.

The Kalamazoo United Alpine ski team competed in their first event with strong results. Team results include three top 10 finishes and individual success included first in boys Slalom and 4 additional top ten finishes. congratulations to team members Connor Ott, Ella Rathbun, and Mikayla Ide.

Dance tickets are on sale at all 3 lunches in the cafeteria. $5 all week but $10 at the door. The dance will start after the game and will end to 11 pm.

Young men! Do you want to develop your leadership skills and refine your self-image, social skills and environmental awareness? Join other young men from Kalamazoo Central and Phoenix High School by joining Kappa League. For more information and an application see Ms. Middleton in the counseling office.

Attention all Sophomores and Juniors. The Third 90 Network Program is now taking applications for the Spring Team. We are looking for 20 students who are motivated, have a positive attitude, make good grades, work well in a team setting, responsible, and not afraid to try new things. The Third 90 program will give you an opportunity to participate in meaningful projects in environmental sustainability. The team works with college faculty and college students. There will be 2 visits to the Kalamazoo Nature Center, 2-3 college campus visits and 2 after school workshops. If you are interested, pick up an application in M14, Mrs. Young’s room or K10, Ms. Nelson’s room. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, January 31.

Freshman and Senior Tee shirts are on sale until January 30th. Pick up an order form around school or in A12.

Attention 1st Trimester Mr. Leander’s Auto Tech students: Would you like a chance to go to Detroit to see a very cool auto show? The Autorama Show will be in Detroit February 28. Please contact Mr. Leander for details.