STUDENT/ATHLETES – are you interested in going out for one of the following sports: Men’s or Women’s Basketball, Men’s or Women’s Bowling, Wrestling, Men’s Swimming?? You need to stop by the Activities Office to get yourself signed up. These sports start early to mid-November, so even if you are currently in a sport, you still need to get yourself signed up.
Winter Cheerleaders – you also need to switch over from Fall Cheerleading to Winter Cheerleading.
Please stop by the Activities Office if you have any questions.
The next Gay-Straight Alliance meeting will be held on Thursday, October 12th at 7:10 a.m. in room E45. We will be discussing some upcoming events and ways to get involved with the club. See you there!
Class of 2018 - Your senior photos are due to the Echo Yearbook staff by November 24th. Currently, we have less than 10 senior photos. If you want your photo included for free, you must have it in by the 24th. Any photos turned in after that day will incur a late charge of $30 that must be paid before the photo will be included. Photos turned in after February 1, 2018 will NOT be included in the book.
Homecoming tickets are now on sale before and after school OR during your lunch period! Tickets can be purchased in the business office and are $10 for a Senior student ticket. If you are bringing a guest from another school, you can purchase a Guest ticket for $20, which covers both you and your guest. The DEADLINE to purchase a GUEST ticket is WEDENSDAY October 11th at 3:15p.m. Tickets will be $15 at the door for Senior students. Please be prepared.... you must have your current Student ID to purchase tickets and tickets CAN NOT be purchased using a debit or credit card.
October 9th through the 14th is homecoming week! Throughout the week we will be having dress-up days to celebrate homecoming. Monday, October 9th, is "Day off of Work," so be sure to wear your pajamas to school! Tuesday, October 10th, is "Tourist Day," so dress up like a tourist on vacation. Wednesday, October 11th, is "Clash Day," so wear your mismatched clothing. Thursday, October 12th, is class distinction day. Seniors wear red, juniors wear blue, sophomores wear gray, freshmen wear white, and staff wear orange. Finally, Friday, October 13th, is Spirit Day! Wear your best red and blue OR your fancy new homecoming t-shirt to show off your school spirit! For all of the dress up days, hats and masks are not allowed.
In addition to dress up days during the week, homecoming week also means activities before and after school to celebrate. Monday, October 9th, be sure to stop by the cafeteria between 7:00-7:30 AM to get a free donut from Donut Boy and pick up your homecoming t-shirt! That night, Open Mic Night will be hosted in the cafeteria where you can come watch fellow rams perform, drink coffee from Molly's Silver Screen Canteen, and enjoy baked goods. This event will take place from 6:30-8:00, and the first drink from Molly's, is free; sign up to perform in the guidance office, main office, StuCo zone in the cafeteria, or contact a Stuco rep. Tuesday, October 10th, is Trivia night in the cafeteria from 6:30-8:00. Come join students to work in teams and compete for and win top prize! Finally, Friday, October 13th, is the homecoming football game. The sophomore game starts at 5:00, and varsity begins at 7:15. Happy Homecoming and go Rams!
Spanish Club reminders: Do not forget to sign up for the Spanish Trip to Chicago TODAY. Butter Braid fundraiser for Spanish Club has started. Get a flier in E39, it ends Novmber 1st.
Forms for the next session of Driver's Ed are now available in the Business Office. Registration will begin on October 9th.
COLLEGE VISITS FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IN THE COUNSELORS OFFICE
October 10th 8:25a.m. St. Ambrose
9:15a.m. Bradley University
October 11th 12:45p.m. Wartburg
October 12th 12:45p.m. University Of Iowa