Morning Announcements: 10.18.18

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Students – Are you Interested in Science, Statistics, journalism or computer graphics?  There will be an information meeting at Middletown High School on Wednesday, October 24th from 2:30 to 3:30 in the Media Center  for the NIH/NCI Internship Program. The Program coordinator from Ft. Detrick will be here to present the information and answer questions. Please contact Mrs. Gibson for more information

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. On Wednesday, October twenty-fourth MHS is participating in Unity Day, a day for MHS to show that together we stand against bullying and are UNITED for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion. The MHS Student Voices club is working hard to put together an assembly of students speaking up against bullying and apathy to create a community who shows empathy and compassion. If you would like to be a speaker or performer who shares a message of empathy and kindness during this assembly, see Ms. Weaver in the media center by Thursday, October eighteenth.

Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children Story Contest: The media center is hosting a story contest open to all MHS students. Create an original short story or script of one thousand words or less that incorporates at least three photographs. All entries due on Thursday, October twenty-fifth. Winners will be announced at the first Cocoa House. First place winner will receive a signed copy of Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and a five dollar gift card to Curious Iguana. See Ms. Weaver for more details.

The Cocoa House is returning on Halloween, Wednesday, October thirty-first during Knight’s Quest. Calling all poets, storytellers, artists, actors, and musicians. Want to perform a spooky, scary, Halloween-themed poem, short story, skit, or song at this year’s first MHS Cocoa House? Submit your performance piece to Ms. Weaver for approval.

Have you read or do you want to read “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be part of a group of students who will read the book, see the movie in theaters, and be part of a discussion with other schools and community members. Interested? See Ms. Weaver in the media center for more details.

High school sophomores and juniors! Nominations are open through Friday, November 2 at 4 PM to apply to serve as the 2019-2020 Student Member of the Board of Education.

This Thursday at 6:30, TBA improv will be having their first show of the 2018-2019 season in the MHS auditorium. It will be free, fun, and fall-tastic. Make sure you’re there!

Key Club members, please remember that dues are due tomorrow and are to be paid through school cash.

There will be a lacrosse pre-season meeting Thursday 10/18 after school at 2:30 in the cafeteria.  Anyone interested in playing girls lacrosse in the spring in encouraged to to attend.

The varsity girls soccer team won their season finale last night 4-3 in overtime over Williamsport.  All three regulation goals came in the first half with Ally Pick, Gisselle Arias and Bella Gusman scoring.  Ali Robinson scored the game winner 40 secs into OT. Molly Faron and Kylie Wells combined for the win with 4 saves.

The JV girls won 2-0.  Grace Rudy scored off a Brooke Lowery corner kick.  Jamie Staup also scored. Maggie Perkins and Ally Page combined for the shutout in goal.

Anyone interested in trying out for the girls swimming and diving team should attend today’s meeting after school at 2:30 in the Heritage Room.  If unable to attend, see Coach Mac in Rm 419 during Knights Quest.

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