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HS Announcements--Friday, october 16, 2009

posted Oct 16, 2009, 5:40 AM by Dennis Works   [ updated Oct 16, 2009, 5:55 AM ]
The Varsity volleyball team plays in the Pumpkin Smash Tournament this weekend. Tonight's games are at the Freeburg Grade School.  The team plays Belleville West at 5:30 and Collinsville at 6:30. 

The boy's cross country team fiished 4th at yesterday's conference meet. The order of placing was:  Columbia, Marissa, Freeburg, New Athens, Lebanon, Steeleville, and Breese Central.  Zach Bogacki and Bobby Poe were the top runners. There were not enough New Athens girls for a team score, but Molly Works ran a great race finishing 3rd overall and earning All-Conference honors. 

Today is the end of the 1st quarter.  Report cards will be mailed out some time next week.


There will be an all school assembly on Monday at 9:30 AM to hear a presentation by a Holocaust survivor.  The assembly will be in the JH gym.


The after-prom committee is hosting two fundraisers:

1)  On Monday, October 19th, part of the proceeds taken in at the Freeburg Dairy Queen between 4-9 PM will be donated to the after-prom.

2)  Tickets for a St. Louis Blues hockey game against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, November 14th are being sold for $20 each.  The tickets will be in the "Mezzanine End Low".  $5 of each ticket sold will be returned to the after-prom.  A fundraiser order form is in the office.  Checks should be made payable to:  New Athens School District #60.  The deadline to order is Friday, October 23rd.


FFA members need to turn in their hog raffle tickets to Miss Hand today.


There will be an FCA Huddle Meeting on Monday at 6:30 in the cafeteria.


A college representative from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale will be here on Monday, October 19th.  If you wish to meet with this rep. please sign up in the guidance office by Friday.


On Tuesday, October 20th there will be an Illinois College Exposition College Fair at SIUE.  This will be held at Morris University Center from 6-8 p.m.

 Seniors- Illlinois College will be here on October 20th at 8:15 a.m.   If you are interested in meeting with the representative sign up in guidance office by noon on October 19th.