Daily Announcements

Menu:     Chicken Patty Sandwich, toppings, string cheese, apple slices

Break:    Chick-fil-A chicken minis

Soups:   Country style chicken & vegetable, vegetarian vegetable

General: 

Prom tickets are on sale before school and during break in room 803. The cost is $60, check or cash. Check your student email for the details.

Junior/Senior guys...have a date for Prom?  If yes, order your flowers NOW!  Prom is the same weekend as Mother's Day and most florists will cut off orders by May 5.  Plan ahead!

Meetings:

SHH meeting at break on Monday 4/24 in the portable 902

CAL Robotics Competition Team meeting…Monday, April 24th from 3:30-4:00 in room 504 of the Middle School.  Any student who is interested in either FTC (Incoming 8th-12th graders) or FLL (Incoming 6th – 8th graders) need to attend for information about the upcoming season.  Applications for the 2017-2018 season will be handed out at this time.

National Latin Award winners will have their picture taken at break Wednesday 4-26. Please meet in KMag’s room at the beginning of break.  We will be walking as a group to the hallway between the gyms.

Help Wanted:

I am looking for an upcoming junior or senior who may be interested in a easy after school job next school year (2017/18).  I need someone who can take my son home after school. He will be in 5th grade.  We live about 10 minutes from school in Persimmon Ridge.  Call me for more information! (502) 523-0904.

Christian Academy is seeking Aftercare Associates who are energetic, dependable and passionate about working with children.  Key responsibilities are supervising students after school hours, setting up snacks and after school activities for students from Kindergarten – 5th grade.  Must be a minimum of 16 years of age.  The hours are 3:05 – 6 pm, Monday – Friday.  Additionally, we seek substitutes who can occasionally cover sick, personal and vacation days for the Associates in our Aftercare program.  If interested in either position, please stop by the main front lobby of the school for an Internal Student Application form.  

Volunteer/Opportunities:

Summer Opportunity:  The Providence School at the Rock Creek campus will host a summer program and is in need of volunteers. They will hold a 5 week, 3 days per week 8:30-2:00, program. This is a wonderful opportunity for high school students interested in going into special ed. or a related field who would like the opportunity to volunteer with students with Down syndrome.  If interested, contact Kinsey French at  kfrench@caschools.us or Mindy Crawford at mcrawford@caschools.us

If you or anyone you know is interested in starting guitar lessons over the summer, contact Travis Davidson (2016 graduate) at travis.davidson21@yahoo.com

Missions:

Title: Parent/Child Mission trip to Belize – CAL parents as well as teachers welcome
Does your son or daughter need service hours for CAL? Do they need to see a bigger reality than their current bubble of entitlement? Is their biggest concern, "Where is my charger?” When's the last time you spent significant one-on-one time with them? One of our parents Jason Miller leads a very economical parent/child trip to Belize every summer.   To find out about the sending organization go https://pathlight.org/   and watch their documentary.  Dates:  July 2 –8.    Cost: $1850  for  two people (includes all lodging and food.  Does not include airfare estimated at $600.00 per person) Please call Jason at 502-664-9369 cell or Jason@ironbellministries.org to get more detailed information.

Counselors:

SENIORS: Scholarship opportunity! Park Community offers five $1,000 scholarships in the memory of Christian Lewis Shadburne. Applicants must be a member of Park Community Credit Union and: submit an application with a copy of an official high school transcript, proof of acceptance into a college, two letters of recommendation and a 400 word essay. To see details  on essay and more, please visit www.parkcommunity.com/scholarship and print your application or see your guidance counselor.

Seniors, the KY Chapter of the American Public Works Association sponsors annual scholarship awards in amounts up to $1,500.  If you are interested in applying, please see your counselor for an application, essay prompt and other specific details.  The deadline for submission is May 1, 2017.

Rising Juniors & Seniors:  There is an exciting opportunity for you in July -  the John H. Schnatter Center for Free Enterprise will host a two-day program on economics and entrepreneurship.  There is no charge to attend the program, but there is an application process since space is limited. Go to  http://business.louisville.edu/economics-entrepreneurship-summer-program/  to learn more.   Application deadline is Friday, May 5.
John Schnatter, founder of Papa John’s Pizza will speak and there will be an insider’s tour of Papa John’s corporate headquarters and an exclusive tour of FirstBuild. The sessions will be led by economics and entrepreneurship professors and business people from the community.

Summer Volunteer Opportunity:  Kentucky One Health is offering a wonderful volunteer opportunity in a variety of areas for high school students at their Jewish Hospital Shelbyville location. See your counselor for an application that is due to them by May 12th .  Students are required to have immunization records and 2 TB skin tests completed before starting the program on June 5th.

The United States Naval Academy Alumni Chapter (USNA) will be holding its annual Naval Scholarship Luncheon on Monday, May 15th from 11:30-1:30 at the University of Louisville – University Alumni Club.  Interested 10th & 11th graders, see your counselor. This is an excellent opportunity for gifted students to discover and learn about the EXCELLENT scholarship opportunities offered through the USNA.  The luncheon is designed to encourage students to maintain a successful path in education as well as dedication to country, community, and self.   (Parents welcomed, although required to pay for lunch at the door)

Applications for the Summer VolunTeen Program at the KY Science Center are now available.
As an integral part of the Science Center team, teens interact with visitors in all exhibit areas. Teens have the opportunity to volunteer with our Visitor Experience team in the exhibit halls, assist with our School’s Out Science Camps, and facilitate films our 4-story digital theater.
 Summer teens volunteer one day a week (the same day each week), from 10:00A.M. - 4:00 P.M. During the school year teens are required to volunteer 20 hours on weekends and during school breaks to be considered for the following summer program.
The program will run for 8 weeks from June 5th- July 29th.  To apply go to https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1885659361 due April 30, 2017:   Complete an application - (https://www.volgistics.com/ex/portal.dll/ap?ap=1885659361) Complete and return a medical form Sign and return a VolunTeen/Parent Contract   Complete and return two reference forms (one must be from a teacher/counselor/principal)
*Forms are available on our website at www.kysciencecenter.org/volunteer

Seniors! If you are into ANIMATION, and need $$$$, this is the application for you. $1,000 will be awarded to students interested in pursuing an animation career path. Interested students may visit http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it. Applications due by June 1st.

Scholarship opportunity for business- "Aspiring Business Professional" Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it. Applications due by June 1st.

11th grade boys- Kentucky Boys State, a leadership and civics camp for young men, is being held June 4-9 at Campbellsville University. Have the opportunity to talk with state legislators, earn college credit, scholarships and grants, make great friends and obtain leadership and life skills. Visit www.kyboysstate.org or contact Dr. Peter Trzop, at 502-233-4585 for more information or see your guidance counselor.

11th grade girls- Kentucky Girls State is a program designed to give its participants a comprehensive view of the duties, privileges, rights and responsibilities of American citizenship. Participants conduct their own elections to serve in city and state offices, familiarizing themselves with current issues as well as the duties of the office. You will also have the opportunity to  be a part of county government through panels and guest presentations from past and present office holders. If you are a leader and interested in government, find out more at www.kyamlegionaux.org or call 859-285-8616 or email diane.spencer@uky.edu and as always, see your guidance counselor.

Nursing Schools Almanac has just launched its third annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to an aspiring nurse who best demonstrates a love for nursing and academic excellence especially in science and math. This scholarship is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2017. Interested students may visit www.nursingschoolsalmanac.com and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website's homepage.

Test Prep:  Torch Prep is a team of strategists obsessed with strategies that train students to deconstruct the strategies of the ACT test, and thereby a student becomes more strategically positioned for life.   In other words……we are the guys that will help you Dominate this test.  Register online: www.TorchPrep.com  4 Day intensive June 5 – June 8 for the June 10 ACT.  September weekend warrior begins August 19.

Athletics:

DateTimeSportOpponentFacility

Monday, April 24, 2017

4:00 PMBoys Varsity TennisShelby County / WaldenTennis Courts

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

5:00 PMBoys Varsity BaseballEastern HS (Louisville)Baseball Field
5:30 PMGirls Varsity LacrosseEastern HS (Louisville)Centurion Field
7:00 PMGirls Junior Varsity Lacrosse

Thursday, April 27, 2017

4:30 PMGirls Varsity TennisOldham County High SchoolTennis Courts
5:30 PMBoys Varsity BaseballTates Creek vs Trinity (LIT)Baseball Field
8:00 PMBoys Varsity BaseballCAL vs Tates Creek High School (LIT)
6:00 PMGirls Varsity SoftballOldham County High SchoolSoftball Field
7:30 PMGirls Junior Varsity Softball

Friday, April 28, 2017

5:00 PMBoys Varsity BaseballCAL vs Trinity High School (LIT)Baseball Field
7:30 PMHighlands vs Tates Creek (LIT)

Saturday, April 29, 2017

11:00 AMGirls Varsity TennisAssumption High SchoolTennis Courts
12:00 PMBoys Varsity BaseballCAL vs Highlands High School (LIT)Baseball Field
2:30 PMHighlands vs Trinity (LIT)


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