Morning Announcements

Today is Monday, November 20, 2017. It is an "F" Day.

Thanksgiving day football tickets will be on sale on Monday and Tuesday of next week in the Athletic Director’s office between 9:00 - 3:00. Pregame prices are $8 for adults and $5 for students. All tickets bought at the gate are $10 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.

DECA will be hosting their annual toys for tots drive this winter. Donations begin today through Dec. 15th. Please bring new, unwrapped toys to either room W260 or the DECA store. All of those who donate will be entered into a raffle to win prizes.

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (The ASVAB) will be offered to interested Grade 10-12 students on Tuesday November 28th periods 1-4. The ASVAB is a popular career interest inventory. Sign up for the ASVAB is done online using Naviance. Sign into your Naviance account on your About Me Page, the link will be on the left hand side. Students are encouraged to use the computers in Guidance to sign up. See Mr. Davis with any questions.

The High School Tunxis Partnership Program Application for the Spring 2018 is now available to all juniors and seniors who meet the following criteria:

· Have an overall GPA of “B”

· Student receives an appropriate college level scores on the Placement Test or waiver based on SAT or ACT scores. The application deadline is December 1, 2017.

Please make an appointment with your school counselor for information and application.

Please donate new or gently used children’s books to the SHS Interact Club. Books can be dropped off in room E254 until Nov. 30th.

There will be a meeting of the French National Honor Society today, November 20th at 2:15 in room E354.

Key Club will collect new or gently used clean coats from November 13-20. All sizes will be accepted. Coats may be left with Mr. Nobou in room E360.

The Steps Student Council Think Tank is presenting your favorite teachers with Staff awards this November. Look for an email with a form to nominate the most impactful staff members for multiple awards each week. Event starts now!

A former SHS graduate from the class of 2013 who is now a US Navy Recruiter, will be at SHS on November 21st during 8th period. If you are interested in the US Naval Academy, please sign up in the School Counseling Office.

Sports announcements:

All Freshman boys interested in playing basketball this season, please attend a meeting today, Nov. 20th at 4:30 in the East Gym.

Boys Basketball Varsity and Junior Varsity tryouts will be held: Saturday, December 2nd, 4:00 -7:00 in the West Gym and Sunday, December 3rd, 3:00 – 6:00 in the East Gym

Boys Freshman Tryouts will be held: Saturday, December 2nd, 2:00 – 4:00 in the West Gym and Sunday, December 3rd, 6;00 – 8:00 in the East Gym

Please be sure you sign in Family ID to make sure the nurse has a current physical on file before tryouts.

Anyone interested in trying out for the SHS Gymnastics team, there will be a meeting today, November 20th at 2:30 in room W272.

All those interested in joining the Boys Winter Swim and Dive team there will be a mandatory meeting today, November 20th after school in room E256.

Yearbook Reminders for Seniors:

-Submit a picture of your awesome car to Ms. P in the library. We need your pictures to build the page. Stop by the library.

-Order your yearbook before the price increase on January 1st.

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