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HS Announcements-Tuesday, November 30, 2010

posted Nov 30, 2010, 5:28 AM by Dennis Works   [ updated Nov 30, 2010, 12:58 PM ]

The Culture Club will be meeting tonight from 3:30 until 5:30 in the library.

Homecoming tickets will go on sale Wednesday in the lobby in the morning.  The tickets are $5 a person, $8 a couple.  They will ONLY be on sale until Friday, December 1.  After that, the prices will go up to $7 a person, $10 a couple and they will not be on sale in the morning.  You wil have to find Mrs. Thoma on your own.  The dance is on December 11 from 7:00 to 10:00.  Doors do not open until 6:30 and will close at 7:30.  Coronation will be at 9:30.

Guest permission slips for  the Homecoming Dance need to be returned to Mr. Works by Monday, December 6th.

Sophomores will be meeting during homeroom on Wednesday.
This Sunday will be poster day.  The cafeteria will be open from 2-5 Sunday afternoon.  EVERYONE is welcome to come and participate in the poster decorating.  Remember that the winner of the poster contest will receive 200 points for their senior class.


There will be a competition among classes during Homecoming week.  Everything activity that the  students do is worth a number of points.  Students should want to win Homecoming week!


 -Dress-up Days:  1 point per student who dresses up that day. Homeroom teachers will take the count and a student council member will come around to collect the tallies.  It will be based on a percentage.

-Winner of Poster:  200 points/ 2nd place-150 points/ 3rd place-100 points/ 4th place-50 points

-Winner of Deck the Walls-200 points/ 2nd place-150 points/ 3rd place-100 points/ 4th place-50 points

-Winner of Tug-of-War:  50 points

-Eating Contest: 50 points

-Minute to Win It Contests:  10 points for the winner

-Singing Bee:  10 points for the winner


·         Seniors-The 2011 Elks National Foundation Most Valuable Student Scholarship program is offering scholarships to deserving students throughout the United States.  Applications are available on-line.  Deadline: 12-1-10.  

·         Seniors- Vantage Credit Union is sponsoring a Quest for Education Scholarship Program to Vantage Credit Union members.  If you or your parent is a member please check for details on this scholarship in the guidance office.  Deadline: 12-3-10.

·         Seniors-Principal’s Leadership Award is being offered to outstanding student leaders.   If you are interested in this please contact Ms. Wolter.  Deadline: 12-3-10.

There are no afternoon classes at Beck on Friday.


The FFA will be conducting a food drive beginning today and running through December 10th.  There will be boxes in each homeroom/activity period class.  The room that collects the most non-perishable items will be rewarded with a pizza party during lunch and an early dismissal from activity period on December 14th. 
Seniors will be meeting in Mrs. Dinkelman's room during homeroom and activity period on Wednesday.
Congratulations to the varsity and JV girl's basketball players on defeating Dupo last night.  The girls play at Steeleville on Wednesday and they have a home game against Gibault on Thursday.
Congratulations to Abby Wolf on making the all-tournament team at the Dupo girl's basketball tournament.

Lifetouch will be here on Wed at 1:00 to take pictures for fall sports & clubs.  They will be taking pictures for the following groups:  Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Cheerleading, Play, Student Council, FCA, FFA, Band, Chorus, Art Club


The boy's basketball team plays tonight, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday in the Okawville Tournament.  Tonight's game is at 6PM against Woodlawn.