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9/16 daily HS student announcements
9/16 daily HS student announcements
Jill Hardesty
Monday, September 16, 2019


For Monday, September 16th


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


The new Blue Ridge Pride club will be meeting Tuesday 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 during lunch in Ms. Loop’s room.  Class competitions and rules for Homecoming games will be discussed, so all officers should attend!!


Thursday 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 many 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.

The boys golf team finished 4th in a field of 6 teams Sat. at the Blue Ridge Individual.  The scoring was led by Aaron Jayne, who finished 6th overall out of 35 golfers, and Wyatt Summers.

At the LSA 12 team invite the Lady Knights placed 2nd overall improving their overall record to 14-1.  In pool play Blue Ridge defeated Cornerstone 25-11, 25-13, LSA 25-15, 21-25, 15-11, and MacArthur 25-15, 22-25, 15-12.  In the afternoon, the Lady Knights beat Okaw Valley 25-23, 25-16 then lost to Unity in the championship match 25-12, 25-13.  Gracie Shaffer from was named to the all-tourney team and led the team with 69 assists and 44 digs.  Nadia Beadle led Blue Ridge in kills at 24 and 44 digs.  Jenna Mozingo pitched in with 50 digs.  Payton Burns led the Lady Knights with 15 aces.  

In Soccer on Friday at the Cornjerker Invite, Blue Ridge defeated Watseka 5 – zero.  1st half scoring was Hank Mitchell assisted by Colin Magenheimer and Austin Hobbs unassisted.  2nd half scoring was Colin Magenheimer unassisted, Victor Reynolds assisted by Jacy Dean and Victor Reynolds unassisted.  Abby Bolen had 1 save.   Saturday we lost to BCC 2 to 1 and also lost to Hoopeston Area 4 to 1. 

Today the Boys Golf team plays at Heyworth. Tee Time is 4:00.  Teachers please dismiss the Boys Golf team at 2:20.  Tonight the Volleyball Team travels to De Land-Weldon with the Junior Varsity beginning at 5:30 and the Varsity shortly after. Go Knights!

Today’s lunch menu is: Hot Dog or Cheeseburger with Oven Fries

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!