Thursday, September 6, 2012

Friday, September 7, 2012

STUDENT COUNCIL: Student Council has one position open for a 9th grade representative. If you are interested in running for this position, please come to an informational meeting during A or D lunch, in room B138, on September 11th.

CAREER EXPLORATION: Ever wonder what career you wanted to pursue? Here is your chance to try out different careers with the experts through the Explorer Post Program. The following programs start in the month of September and are open to any student in every grade.

If you are interested in firefighting, police work, fashion design, auto mechanics, veterinarian medicine, physical therapy, radio broadcasting, or early childhood teaching – stop in guidance to get the information you need to begin!! Don’t pass up this exciting opportunity and bring a friend with you.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Great part-time job at local law firm running errands and doing mailings. Work hours are from 3-6 p.m. daily and Sat. mornings for $8.00 per hour. Must be responsible, 16 yrs. old, have a valid driver's license, and your own transportation. If interested, check out the bulletin board by guidance or stop in guidance for more information.

COVERS OF COMFORT: Student council is starting Covers of Comfort. Covers of Comfort is an organization that makes fleece tie blankets for adult cancer patients at regional hospitals. You can participate by bringing in money, fleece, or by making a blanket. Donations can be dropped off in Ms. Wessel’s room B138.

SCHOLARSHIP: Have you volunteered or done any community service over the past year? You might want to consider applying for the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. If interested, please see your school counselor. The top volunteer can win $1000 plus a trip to Washington, D.C.

GSA MEETING: The Dubuque Senior Gay Straight Alliance will be having the first meeting of the school year on Monday, September 10th in the Guidance Office. We will be meeting before school at 7AM and after school at 2:25 p.m. Everyone is welcome, and feel free to bring a friend!

KEY CLUB MEETING: Key Club will be meeting Wednesday, September 12th in Room B241 at 7:15 a.m. Come join us in our leadership training and community service activities this fall. Highway Cleanup and Divisional Council meeting are coming up on September 15th. Find out more on Wednesday or check with Ms. Gibbons for more information.

SCIENCE BOWL CLUB MEETING: Dubuque Senior's Science Bowl club will begin meeting to get ready for January's competition this Wednesday, September 12th. Training and competition sessions are required to prepare, so please come to the meeting or visit with Ms. Gibbons if you would like to be considered for the team. Wednesday's meeting will take place from 2:30 p.m. after school until 3:30. We will be studying up on questions such as "What is the name of Jupiter's biggest moon," and "What is the most common oxidation state of zinc." If you love science, this is the team for you!

UPPER ROOM MEETING: The Upper Room has a great meeting last week, especially the crazy game!! Join us this Friday at 7 am. We meet in the gym lobby. We always have treats! Come right at 7 am to join in the ‘5 minutes of Craziness’.

HOMECOMING DANCE REMINDER: The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, October 13th. If you think you would like to bring a guest who does not attend Senior High School, please stop in the AP office to pick up a guest form. The forms need to be returned by Tuesday, October 9th.

This Friday the Senior Rams take on Dubuque Wahlert at Loras College. Sophomores play at 5:00 pm with Varsity to follow. As many of you know, seating is a big challenge at Loras College on the visitor side.

A few reminders about student behavior at Loras:
1. We are the VISITING team and will use the Visitors side ONLY for bleachers.
2. There is a small concession stand on the Visitors side. Porta-potties are available on the visitor side.
3. You are allowed to SIT on the hill in front of the bleachers. NO STANDING and NO LAWN CHAIRS in front of the bleachers.
4. Lawn chairs are permitted on either side of the bleachers, behind the sidewalk.
5. No banners, noisemakers, or signs are allowed.
6. NO ONE is to enter the playing area; before, during, or after the game.
7. Show your RAM PRIDE and act accordingly. We are guests on the campus of Loras College. Inappropriate/destructive behavior will not be tolerated.