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HS Announcements--Tuesday, October 6, 2009

posted Oct 6, 2009, 5:41 AM by Dennis Works   [ updated Oct 6, 2009, 12:08 PM ]
First floor is dismissed early for lunch this week.
On October 15th The New Athens Lady Jackets along with the Marissa\Coulterville Meteors, will be participating in Volley For The Cure. This is done to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. We will be selling shirts for $10, and some of the money will go to the foundation. The order forms are available in the office. We would also like to be recognize the survivors at half time with a pink carnation. Please contact Ms. Patton with names of survivors attending. We are raising money for this cause and would like to PINK OUT THE SCHOOL.  We would like to encourage everyone to wear pink on this day, and come and watch the volleyball games as all money made will be for the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Anyone interested in making a donation can contact the Athletic Department.

The volleyball team has a home match tonight against Trico.  There will only be a varsity match, and the first game will begin at 6:15 PM. The girls have a home match on Wednesday against Valmeyer.

Congratulations to Kayla Doiron on making the all-tournament team at the Sparta Volleyball Invitational.

Thre boy's cross country team ran extremely well at last night's final home meet.  The top five boys all ran under 19 minutes and the team finished second to Marissa, defeating Althoff, Steeleville, and Okawville.  Top runners were Cameron Reuss, Zach Bogacki, Zach Bickel, Bobby Poe, and Ben Mohr.  Molly Works was the overall girl's winner followed by Kayla Doiron, Zoey Hill, Abby Wolf, and Aimee Stephens.  The teams are scheduled to run in the Pinckneyville Invitatioal on Thursday.

Selected FFA members are scheduled to participate in a soils judging competiton (all day) on Wednesday.

The boy's golf Regional is today and the girl's Regional is Wednesday.  Participants will probably be absent from school all day.


Volley for the Cure T-Shirts are due by Friday, October 9th.  Please have all order forms and money to Mrs. Patton by Friday!


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.


 Congratulations to all the students who participated in last night's math contest at SWIC.  Special congratulations to individual grade level winners:  Freshman Renee Kinzinger 6th , Sophomores Micaela Smith 5th and Sarah Cockrell 4th, and Senior Austin Range 6th.  Also congratulations to the team of Austin Range, Kelsey Birkner, Micaela Smith and Renee Kinzinger who placed 2nd.  Great job everyone.

There is no school Friday due to the St. clair County Teacher's Institute.


Mrs. Wolter would like to meet with the following students today during activity period in Room 202: Michael Bindel, Liz Blanford, Seth Causy, Cody Gaubatz, John Gregory, Jaclyn Hornug, Amber Harpole, Steve Kreher, Jacob Labbee, Ben Mohr, Airana Muffo, Matt Roddy, and Chris Weber

The following students will be meeting with her during homeroom on Thursday in Room 202: Michael Helfer, Brandon Hoffman, Cody Juilius, Vince Kiefer, Cody Lapointe, Derek Pruett, Cameron Reuss, Philp Riebling, Corey Weber, and Adam Wilson

There will be a Junior class meeting in Ms. Nowakowski's room Wednesday morning during homeroom.