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9/13 daily HS student announcements
Jill Hardesty
Monday, September 13, 2021



for Monday, September 13th



The Snack Shack is officially open in Mrs. Ringel's room 212. The Snack Shack offers a variety of snacks and drinks, all $1 or less. It is open during passing periods and whenever the classroom door is open. If the door is closed, please do not enter and come back at another time. All proceeds benefit the life skills department!


Uniform fitting for Basketball cheerleaders will be TODAY at 3:15 in the district conference room. 

The weekly student council meeting will be held Tuesday in the library during lunch.  Please bring your lunch and we’ll talk about homecoming!

There will be a meeting for anyone interested in scholastic bowl Thursday at 12:35 in Mr. Scurlock’s room.

The Piatt County Toy and Gift program application form is in the office for the holidays.  This is only for students living in Piatt County.  If you are interested, the form must be postmarked by 10/31.  See the office for more details!


Parkland College will have a College Career Fair this Wednesday, Sept. 15th from 6-8pm in the Parkland College Donald C. Dodds Jr. Athletic Center and you are invited to attend!  This is free event and open to the public.  All guests for the College Fair should wear a mask to the event.


The first FFA Meeting is September 22nd at the High School.  Please come in the Ag door #10 by the Ag Room behind the School. Committees will meet at 6:30 pm with the Chapter meeting starting at 7:15 pm after the Committees meet. Come and learn about FFA and participate in a fun activity.


Upcoming College visit dates from the Guidance office are:

  • Illinois College is coming for a visit on Sep 17th at 8:30am.
  • Greenville University will be here for a college visit on Wednesday Sep, 22nd at 9:00am. 
  • SIUE is coming September 22nd at 2:00pm for a college visit for any Senior. 
  • SIUC will also be coming to visit Sept 24th at 11:30.
  • Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing will be here for a college visit on October 18th at 1:00pm. 

See Ms. Hieronymus or Ms. Clayton for a pass for Juniors and Seniors to attend any of these college visits.


The Blue Ridge Boys Golf team competed in the Blue Ridge Invitational tourney on Saturday at HOME.  Leading the Knights was Senior Conner Otto, followed closely by Dylan Kelley.


Congrats to the Varsity Volleyball team for going 4-1 on Saturday at the 12 teams LSA invite capturing the consolation championship.  In pool play BR defeated LSA JV 25-14, 25-11 and Uni High 25-7, 25-3 then lost to the eventual tourney champions Warrensburg-Latham 17-25, 18-25. In the afternoon, BR defeated MacArthur 25-18, 25-17, and Central A and M 22-25, 25-9, 25-20.  BR improves to 15-1 overall.  Gracie Shaffer and Jaclyn Pearl both were nominated to the all tourney team.  Gracie Shaffer led the team in assists with 73 and 5.5 blocks followed by Jaclyn Pearl with 27 kills, Jamie Wanserksi with 16 aces and Alexis Wike with 32 digs.  


Today’s lunch is a Hamburger and Bun with Oven Fries or a Pretzel with cheese