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9/13 daily HS student announcements
9/13 daily HS student announcements
Jill Hardesty
Friday, September 13, 2019


For Friday, September 13th


If you are interested in being a Knight Buddy, please sign up in the library.  Sign-ups are due by this FRIDAY.  Mrs. Coy will advise you next week upon selection.


"The Snack Shack” is now open with snacks, drinks, baked goods, and even cappuccino. Come to room 212 before or after school or during passing periods to get a delicious snack!


There will be a meeting for the Homecoming GAMES committee on Monday during lunch in Ms. Loop’s room.


The new Blue Ridge Pride club will be meeting Tuesday, Sept 17th at lunch in room 201.  This club is for all students who identify as LGBTQ+ and their allies. EVERYONE is welcome to attend! Our mission is kindness to all. Bring your lunch and hang out. See Mrs. Whitehouse if you have questions.


There will be a meeting for all CLASS OFFICERS (Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors)  on Tuesday, September 17th, during lunch in Ms. Loop’s room.  Class competitions and rules for Homecoming games will be discussed, so all officers should attend!!


Thursday, September 19th is the first FFA meeting of the year at 7 pm in the Ag Room! It's a sports-themed meeting so bring a themed snack and feel free to dress up for the meeting!


The Junior class is selling Window Decals of your favorite sports or organizations.  Please pick up order form in the office!  The deadline for orders is Sept. 23rd.

Students interested in learning more about college and career options are highly encouraged to make an appointment to see Mrs. Coy, our new school counselor. It is never too early to start planning. Seniors- it is important to start acting on your college and career plans. Every college has a different deadline, so be sure to check with your college choices and see when is the right time to apply. You should aim to apply by Nov 1st for an early college decision. Also, mark your calendars as FASFA will go live October 1st, which is when students should plan to apply. If you need any assistance or have any questions, Mrs. Coy is available in the library on Wednesdays and Fridays. She also has FREE college swag items, so stop by her office to get yours! 

The Farmer City Haunted Forest is looking for volunteers for their 2-weekend event this year:  October 18th and 19th and October 25th and 26th.  There are a lot of ways to be involved and earn community service hours and a great group project to help with in the community!  See Mrs. Whitehouse or email for more information.

Congrats to the Varsity and JV volleyball teams on their thrilling victories last night vs. the Tribe from Judah Christian.  The Varsity defeated Judah Christian 25-23, 26-24 to improve to 10-0 overall.  Blue Ridge won the JV contest 22-25, 25-18, 15-11 improving their overall record to 4-1.  Leading the Varsity Knights were Gracie Shaffer with 15 assists and 15 digs followed by Nadia Beadle's 8 kills and 2 aces, Meah Carter's 2 blocks and Jenna Mozingo's 22 digs.  Way to go Lady Knights!  

TONIGHT the Soccer team begins play in the Hoopeston Cornjerker Classic and the

Football team plays Kansas High School in Oakland. Kick-Off Time is 7:00. Good Luck Knights!

 Today’s lunch menu is: Cheese Pizza with Salad

 Chef Salads are available daily also.  Please let the office know in the mornings if you’d like one.


Thank you and have a great day!