Morning Announcements: 1.17.19

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Junior and Seniors: If you need a transcript for scholarships, internships or other purposes, you must request it through Naviance! You will be notified by the Counseling department when the transcript is ready, and there is a two dollar charge. Please allow several days for processing.Seniors: Go on to Naviance and check out all the scholarships that are listed! It is never too early to start applying.

The Wags for Hope dogs are coming to the media center during all lunch shifts next Friday, January twenty-fifth. Stop by to pet a dog and grab a book to read over the weekend!

Free songwriting workshop, this Saturday, January 19th at New Spire Arts 115 E Church Street from 10am-1pm. Come learn about songwriting from accomplished songwriters, Bring your song subject or get ideas at the workshop. For more information go to slash songwriting dash contest.

The MHS Social Studies teachers put together their reasons on why you should take one of their classes.

USAMRIID Applications are due to Mrs. Gibson (Room 502) no later than Friday, January 18th.  Please put in a manilla envelope and include all documentation. See the checklist in the original packet.  If you have any questions – please contact Mrs. Gibson

Do you like trivia?  Well the business department is hosting a free KQ Trivia event the week of January 29th thru February 1st.  Get your team (2-4) together to show your stuff for the chance at prizes. Top performing teams will receive an Olive Garden lunch the first week in February. All teams must pre-register using the QR code (*QR on image) on the flyers around the school.  Registration ends January 25th.

MHS is still in need of students, especially you young ladies, who want to take on the staff in our student-faculty basketball game on February 8th. Be sure to pick up your participation form at lunch, have it signed by your parents, and return it to the main office for Coach DeSimone. By the way, like the classroom, MHS teachers will be sure to dish out another great lesson on the court that afternoon!

The Middletown Knights wrestling team went 8-0 taking 1st place over the weekend at the Dorsey Duals at Poolesville High School.  The tournament is in honor of Kevin Dorsey, long time Poolesville High School wrestling coach who has ALS. The Team was thankful for the good competition and the chance to honor Coach Dorsey.  Other teams there were Poolesville, Bullis, North Stafford, Woodson, Smithsburg, Richard Montgomery, and Huntingtown. Landen Harbaugh was voted the outstanding lightweight wrestler of the tournament.  Congratulations Knights. Our next home match is Thursday, January 17th with Catoctin and Frederick High Schools. The team also defeated Walkersville High School Wednesday evening at Walkersville 66-18.

Last night, the Knights Swimming and Diving team recognized nineteen athletes during the senior night festivities. The boys defeated Tuscarora with a score of 114 -56.  First place finishers include: Thomas Hartinger, Luke Yeatman, Ethan Hubble, Jake Wornom, Jack Schreiber,  and Holden Coblentz.  The girls lost with a score of 77-93. First place finishers include: Kayla Hodor, Marin Bartman, Eleanor Stafford, Kathryn Pressly, Lauren Edsall and Josie Hall.