Monday, April 23, 2018
Congratulations to Schuyler Hughes . He has been selected as the APRIL Student of the Month.
Congratulations to the HSHS Choirs for the outstanding performances at the IHSA Organization Contest last Friday at Princeton High School! Our Concert Choir Earned a Division II (Excellent Rating) for their Performance missing a Division I by only four tenths of a point! The Girls Chorus and the Mallard Ensemble (Jazz Choir) both earned a Division I, (Superior Rating) for their performances! Mr. Eckert wants to thank all the choir students for their outstanding presentations at the State IHSA Contest. He was extremely proud of all our singers!!!
Detention is in Room 9 on Tuesday and Room 1 on Thursday.
National Honor Society is sponsoring a blood drive on April 27th from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Sign up with a NHS member!
Student Council President and Vice-President nominations are due to Mrs. LeQuia by April 20, 2018. In order to be considered for these positions, you must have 2 years in Student Council. Elections will take place on May 17th prior to Spring Fling.
If you are interested in a summer job detasseling corn, stop by the office to pick up an application.
Students who are looking for service hours:
Every year the City of Henry donates towards the Post Prom event. The city is now looking for student volunteers on May 5th from 8am until noon to help with the annual cleanup and electronics recycling day. Please try to help them out as they have supported our school in so many ways. If you can help for just an hour or two, that would be great. Please sign up in the office and show the City of Henry that HSHS appreciates their support!
Henry Summer Rec is looking for volunteers to work the concession stand and to umpire to ear Silver Cord hours. Please contact Craig Culp at firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTES FROM THE GUIDANCE OFFICE
HSHS is looking to send one sophomore student to represent HSHS at this year's HOBY State Leadership Conference. To be considered, please submit a paragraph about why you would like to attend this year's conference and also describe the most rewarding and most challenging aspects of being a leader in your school and community. Please submit your paragraph to Mrs. Self by Friday, April 20th at 11:30 a.m. HOBY's State Leadership Seminars are America's premier leadership program for high school sophomores who want to:
- Develop their leadership skills to help others
- Become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community.
- Participate in 3-4 day dynamic leadership training with like-minded students from their state.
- Make a positive impact in the community
- Gain self-confidence what will serve them long into the future!
Qualified candidates should exhibit one or more of the following:
-Outstanding oral and/or written communication skills
-Critical and/or creative thinking
-Creative problem solving
-Strong decision-making skills
-Sensitivity to the needs or concerns of others
-Charismatic personality (others gravitate toward you)
-Courage to speak out for one's beliefs
-Participation and/or interest in community service activities
The Conference will be held at Illinois Wesleyan University 6/14/18-6/17/18. For more information, visit www.hoby.org
The Illinois Sheriffs' Association is extremely proud once again to sponsor full scholarship for the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute (CGTI). The conference will be held July 22-26, 2018 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. The scholarship application can be found at:
CGTI empowers youth with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to lead an alcohol, tobacco, and other drug-free life. Making this a reality by helping teens develop and strengthen leaderships skills, educate them to lead peers to reduce the frequency of substance use and other addictive behaviors, teach to advocate for positive change within their schools, communities, and local government, and encourage healthy decision making skills.
Form information and to sign up for CGTI go to: http://cg-ti.org/
See Mrs. Self if you have any questions!
Seniors, please make sure to check the Scholarship Board outside of Mrs. Self's office on a daily basis.
The management team at Marquis has unveiled a scholarship opportunity for five incoming or current college students for the 2018 fall semester. Please feel free to share with family and friends if they might benefit from this scholarship. Please click the link to find out more information: http://marquisenergy.com/scholarship-application/
The Lawyers at Groth & Associates are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship for any individuals who qualify. The deadline for application submissions is July 31, 2018. Qualifying students can apply here: http://www.grothlaw.com/scholarship/
See Mrs. Self if you have any questions.