Wednesday, December 4, 2019

 Are you considering taking an AP class next year? Try out a class next Thursday on A-Peak day to see what AP classes may be a good fit for you! Sign-up in the counseling office.

There will be an Interact club meeting today at 2:30pm in the cafeteria. Interested members are welcome to attend. 

Just 3 more days to get your Winter Formal tickets to “Knights of Northern Lights.” Tickets can be purchased for $10 at breakfast or in all 3 lunches or from Mrs May. They will be $20 at the door. We will have refreshments, music to dance, a raffle for the black bear wrapped around a holiday tree and an ornament to take with you at the end of the formal. This is not a blue jean dance so dress up a bit. See you there Saturday from 8-11.

Attention all 3rd 90 students. Please remember to attend the mandatory meeting this week on Thursday after school. Please see Ms. Nelson or Ms. Young for details.

Guess who’s coming to dinner? It could be you! Come audition for the winter production today, Wednesday, from 2:30-4:00. We are looking for a talented and diverse cast. Please see the posters in the hallway or Mrs. Carrow in J11 with any questions! We hope to see you there! 

Do you need community service hours or just want to come Christmas Caroling today after school? We will meet at Mrs. May’s door next to the C-wing computer lab this Wednesday. We will leave at 2:35 and return back to school at 4:30.

Start the month of December off right by cheering on your Kalamazoo United Hockey team against Portage Central today, December 4th. The puck drops at 5:15 on the blue rink at Wings West. Admission is $5.00.

The 2019 annual Food Drive has started! Our first pick up from each classroom will be each Tuesday and Thursday during 4th period. The final day is Monday, December 16th. Please bring in non-perishable items to the classroom of your choice, any class period. Choose your classroom and know you will be making a difference in the lives of many!

Are you a freshman? Did you receive a flyer in the mail about Algebra 1A credit recovery? The Algebra 1A credit recovery exam is scheduled Tuesday, December 17, and there will be tutoring available after school Monday through Thursday from 2:30 to 3:30, this week and next week in Mr. Haeussler’s room, B-23, to help you prepare. Talk to your algebra teacher or Mr. Haeussler with any questions.

There will be no AAC this week.

It’s Yearbook Month! Yearbooks are on sale now for only $60, and senior ads are on sale for a reduced price until December 31! Order online at with order number 12613 or bring cash or check to K3. See our flyers or Ms. English in K3 with any questions and for more information about senior ad pricing. 

Attention seniors! The deadline to submit senior photos and quotes has been extended until December 31. This is the final deadline! Submit a high-quality JPEG photo to [email protected] . Quotes must be 100 characters or fewer and school appropriate.

Help DECA raise school supplies for Guatemala. Place any notebooks, pencil holders and used backpacks in the blue boxes that have been placed in the downstairs K-wing, Library and in the C wing. Backpacks will be passed out to the children in Guatemala to help lower the cost of school and give them a shot at an education. 

Seniors, have you heard about Southwestern Community College? This college is located an hour away from Kalamazoo, and it is located in Dowagiac, MI. This college offers on campus apartments and a 2 plus 2 program with Ferris State. Loy Norrix will be visiting Southwestern Community College on January 16th. Please see Mrs. Soisson in K5E for permission slips and any questions.