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HS Announcements--Wednesday, October 14, 2009

posted Oct 14, 2009, 5:36 AM by Dennis Works   [ updated Oct 14, 2009, 5:57 AM ]
On Thursday, the New Athens Lady Jackets along with the Marissa\Coulterville Meteors, will be participating in Volley For The Cure.  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 cross country team ran very well at yesterday's Pinckneyville Invitational. Molly Works was the overall winner in the girl's race with Kayla Doiron and Zoey Hill also earning an individual award for finishing 15th and 26th.  The boy's team finished 2nd overall defeating Chester for the first time this season.  The top individual performers were:  Cameron Reuss--5th, Zach Bogacki--8th, Zach Bickel--10th, Bobby Poe--11th, and Ben Mohr--16th. The runners are scheduled to compete at the Conference Meet at Lebanon tomorrow. 

The high school fall concert is tonight at 7 PM in the junior high gym.




Selected students will be taking the PSAT test during periods 2-5 in room 303 today.


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.


There will be a student council meeting this morning in Miss Howes's room.

Students attending the Career Workhsop on October 29th need to turn in their forms to Mrs. Wolter today.

FCA will be having a huddle meeting on Monday, October 19 at 6:30 PM in the cafeteria.

Honor Society members need to sign up to work at the Santa House.  Members also need to check with Miss Boyles about times to help with wrapping presents .

·         Seniors- Eastern Illinois University will be here today at 2:55pm.   If you are interested in meeting with the representative sign up in guidance office by noon on October 19th.

·         Seniors-If you are planning to attend Washington University in St. Louis please see Ms. Wolter about a scholarship they are offering.  Deadline: October 15, 2009.

·         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.