4/10 daily HS student announcements


for Wednesday, April 10th            


Students who have read four books on the Read for a Lifetime list need to contact Mrs. Raines or Ms. Brokaw by TODAY.

Spring sports photos will be TODAY and Thursday!.  All photos will be in the practice field behind the school. 

Wednesday:  3:30 Varsity Baseball   3:45 Varsity and JV Softball 4:15 Girls & Boys Track        Thursday:  3:30 JV Baseball

Congratulations to the FFA Horticulture team. Last night they placed first in the section contest with Morgan Drozs placing 1st, Gracie Myers-Nichols 2nd, and Audrie McClain 3rd. Other members of the team include Lindsey Quinn, Haley Arndt, and Corissa Godbee. 

Friday, April 12th, during lunch there is an FFA Officer meeting. 

The high school spring play is this weekend this Friday and Saturday in the old gym.  The Blue Ridge Thespian group will perform “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”. Who plays Charlie in the play?  Get your tickets and find out from any cast member or Ms. Yeagle.  It’s $5 Student ticket night on Friday!

This is National Library Week!  To celebrate the library will have a featured book every day.  Today's book is:     6 of Crows.  You can bring in a nonperishable food item to the library during the week and get $0.50 off your fines for each item!  HS book club will meet in the library during lunch on Thursday.  Come check out what Mr. Anton is reading!  On Friday, we will be having Putt-Putt golf in the library with ice cream.  See if you can get a hole in one.

With Prom right around the corner, it is important to make sure that our children stay safe and sober! Piatt County Mental Health Center asks parents to complete a survey about the parent provision of alcohol to High School aged students. All information is kept confidential and for educational use.  

English Survey- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/English_Survey_BRHS

Spanish Survey- https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Spanish_Survey

The following students have coupons for tuxedo rentals @ Men's Wearhouse - Brenden Flannell, Brady Masengale, Luke Nichols, and Zach Stephens.  Please see them for the coupons!

Seniors:  There are still some of you who need to bring in your baby pictures for the graduation slideshow.  The last day to accept senior pics is May 1st. If you don’t have them in digital form, bring them in and we can scan and return them to you.

Seniors, also be sure to check the bulletin boards for your fees and fines owed to the high school.  Pay them in the office.  Also, after May 1st, all payments must be made in CASH!  No checks will be accepted.

It’s a Flashlight Egg Hunt at Victory Christian church on April 13th with a wiener roast at 6pm and Egg Hunt at 7pm!  Bring your jackets, flashlights and friends for a great time!

Non-student Prom forms are available in the office if you are bringing a date to Prom and they are not a Blue Ridge student.  The forms are due back in the office on Friday, April 26th.

Seniors:  The senior class trip is being planned for May 21st.  Forms are in the office to complete and return.

Farmer City Baseball is sponsoring a Monical’s Pizza Community Day.  Monical’s will donate 20% of your bill to Farmer City Baseball on Tuesday, April 23rd.  This would be valid at any

Gibson City, Mahomet or Clinton location!  Come out and join us for a worthwhile cause!  Forms are in the office.

Summer Volleyball camp forms are available from Coach Miles.  Please return by May 11th.

High school summer girls basketball camp will begin June 4th from 2:30pm to 4pm, and June 5th – 7th from 12:00 noon to 2pm.  Deadline is April 26th.  Pick up the forms in the office or for additional information.

There will be a college athletic signing ceremony for Gavin Raines and Brianna Wallace this afternoon at 5:15 in the Commons. Both are planning to go to Illinois College to run Track. Everyone is invited to attend!

Congratulations to the FFA Horticulture team where last night they placed first in the section contest with Morgan Drozs placing 1st, Gracie Myers-Nichols 2nd, and Audrie McClain 3rd. Other members of the team include Lindsey Quinn, Haley Arndt, and Corissa Godbee. 

At the five team co-ed meet at PBL last night Macie Hamm won the 800 with a personal record time of 2:51.7.  Macie placed 2nd in the 1600 with a Personal Record time of 6:20.  Jenna Mozingo took 2nd in the 100 High Hurdles with a time of 16.87.  The 4x800 team of Katie Bowns, Jamie Wanserksi, Jessie Wanserksi and Macie Hamm placed 2nd with a Personal Record time of 12:58.  Carly Ester had a personal record in the Triple Jump, as did Jenna Mozingo in the Long Jump and Sarah Whitehouse in the discus.  The Lady Knights finished 3rd out of 5 teams competing.

Today the Junior Varsity Baseball team plays at Argenta-Oreana beginning at 4:30. Go Knights!

Lunch menu for today is Pasta Bowl w/meatballs or Buffalo Tenders w/fries