AGENDA SEPTEMBER 12, 2019

CRHS Homeroom Agenda
Thursday, September 12, 2019

9th Grade

 Surveys – Please complete the surveys as requested by Mrs. Livesay.  Surveys should be returned to Mrs. Livesay in room 3 – 109.

 Congressional App Challenge – Read the information on the Congressional App Challenge to your students.  Interested students should see their Guidance Counselor for more information.

 Voice of Democracy Scholarship – The VFW is once again offering the Voice of Democracy scholarship, available to all grade levels.  The theme for this year’s Audio Essay is “What makes America great?”  Interested students should come to the Guidance Office to pick up fliers.  The entry deadline for this scholarship is October 31st, 2019.

 Creative Patriotic Art – The VFW is now offering a Creative Patriotic Art contest.  All entries must be received by March 31st.  Please stop by the Guidance office for more information.

 Pirate Cove - Please let students know Pirate Cove is a resource room located in Guidance. It is available for any students in need of hygiene products, school supplies, or clothes. Students can ask teachers to send them to Guidance to ask for supplies out of Pirate Cove. In a few weeks an app will be loaded on the iPads so that students can privately request items from Pirate Cove if they prefer.

 Supplies currently available in Pirate Cove:

School supplies (binders, notebooks, paper, composition books, pens, pencils, highlighters, colored pencils, markers, string bags, backpacks, scissors, glue, index cards, calculators)

Toiletries (deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soap, sanitary pads, brushes, combs, hair ties, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, lotion)

Clothes (shirts, pants, shorts, dresses, socks, shoes)

Towels, washcloths, blankets

 10th Grade

 Surveys – Please complete the surveys as requested by Mrs. Livesay.  Surveys should be returned to Mrs. Livesay in room 3 – 109.

 PSAT - All students in a 10th grade homeroom have been registered for the PSAT on October 10th.  It is FREE for all 10th graders, however if you are in a 10th grade homeroom and you do NOT want to take the PSAT, you must have the Opt-Out form signed by a parent and returned by Friday, October 4th.  All Opt-Out forms can be picked up and dropped back off in the Guidance Office.

 Congressional App Challenge – Read the information on the Congressional App Challenge to your students.  Interested students should see their Guidance Counselor for more information.

 State Testing Retakes - State Testing Fall retakes will begin on Tuesday, September 10th.  The FSA 10th Grade ELA Retake will begin on Tuesday, September 10th, consisting of three-day test sessions and the Algebra 1 EOC Retakes will begin on Tuesday, September 17th consisting of two-day sessions.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Josey in Guidance.

 Voice of Democracy Scholarship – The VFW is once again offering the Voice of Democracy scholarship, available to all grade levels.  The theme for this year’s Audio Essay is “What makes America great?”  Interested students should come to the Guidance Office to pick up fliers.  The entry deadline for this scholarship is October 31st, 2019.

 Creative Patriotic Art – The VFW is now offering a Creative Patriotic Art contest.  All entries must be received by March 31st.  Please stop by the Guidance office for more information.

 Pirate Cove - Please let students know Pirate Cove is a resource room located in Guidance. It is available for any students in need of hygiene products, school supplies, or clothes. Students can ask teachers to send them to Guidance to ask for supplies out of Pirate Cove. In a few weeks an app will be loaded on the iPads so that students can privately request items from Pirate Cove if they prefer.

 Supplies currently available in Pirate Cove:

School supplies (binders, notebooks, paper, composition books, pens, pencils, highlighters, colored pencils, markers, string bags, backpacks, scissors, glue, index cards, calculators)

Toiletries (deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soap, sanitary pads, brushes, combs, hair ties, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, lotion)

Clothes (shirts, pants, shorts, dresses, socks, shoes)

Towels, washcloths, blankets

 11th Grade

 Surveys – Please complete the surveys as requested by Mrs. Livesay.  Surveys should be returned to Mrs. Livesay in room 3 – 109.

 PSAT/NMSQT – There is a scholarship opportunity for you if you are interested in applying for the National Merit Scholarship.  One of the requirements for qualification is to take the PSAT as an 11th grader.  Your 10th grade PSAT will not count!  The fee to take the test is $17, and you must register for the PSAT BEFORE the deadline of Friday, October 4th.  You may register and pay the fee in the Guidance office.

 Congressional App Challenge – Read the information on the Congressional App Challenge to your students.  Interested students should see their Guidance Counselor for more information.

 Voice of Democracy Scholarship – The VFW is once again offering the Voice of Democracy scholarship, available to all grade levels.  The theme for this year’s Audio Essay is “What makes America great?”  Interested students should come to the Guidance Office to pick up fliers.  The entry deadline for this scholarship is October 31st, 2019.

 Creative Patriotic Art – The VFW is now offering a Creative Patriotic Art contest.  All entries must be received by March 31st.  Please stop by the Guidance office for more information.

 NHS Meeting - Friday, September 13 there will be a mandatory NHS meeting in Mrs. Grady’s Room 200-207 after school at 2:50. Please bring your completed volunteer hours, signed off by your guidance counselor

 State Testing Retakes - State Testing Fall retakes will begin on Tuesday, September 10th.  The FSA 10th Grade ELA Retake will begin on Tuesday, September 10th, consisting of three-day test sessions and the Algebra 1 EOC Retakes will begin on Tuesday, September 17th consisting of two-day sessions.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Josey in Guidance.

 Pirate Cove - Please let students know Pirate Cove is a resource room located in Guidance. It is available for any students in need of hygiene products, school supplies, or clothes. Students can ask teachers to send them to Guidance to ask for supplies out of Pirate Cove. In a few weeks an app will be loaded on the iPads so that students can privately request items from Pirate Cove if they prefer.

 Supplies currently available in Pirate Cove:

School supplies (binders, notebooks, paper, composition books, pens, pencils, highlighters, colored pencils, markers, string bags, backpacks, scissors, glue, index cards, calculators)

Toiletries (deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soap, sanitary pads, brushes, combs, hair ties, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, lotion)

Clothes (shirts, pants, shorts, dresses, socks, shoes)

Towels, washcloths, blankets

 12th Grade

 What’s New/What’s Due – Go over the What’s New/What’s Due list with your seniors.

 Surveys – Please complete the surveys as requested by Mrs. Livesay.  Surveys should be returned to Mrs. Livesay in room 3 – 109.

 Holliday/Karatinos Scholarship - This scholarship was created to give high school seniors and college students an opportunity to achieve higher education and reach their goals. The essay for this contest must be at least 600 words speaking about the importance of the 7th amendment in the US Constitution. First prize is $2,500 and this contest opens on March 1st, 2020 and closes May 1st, 2020.  More information about this great contest can be found here; https://www.helpinginjuredpeople.com/college-scholarship/.

 Congressional App Challenge – Read the information on the Congressional App Challenge to your students.  Interested students should see their Guidance Counselor for more information.

 Voice of Democracy Scholarship – The VFW is once again offering the Voice of Democracy scholarship, available to all grade levels.  The theme for this year’s Audio Essay is “What makes America great?”  Interested students should come to the Guidance Office to pick up fliers.  The entry deadline for this scholarship is October 31st, 2019.

 Creative Patriotic Art – The VFW is now offering a Creative Patriotic Art contest.  All entries must be received by March 31st.  Please stop by the Guidance office for more information.

 NHS Meeting - Friday, September 13 there will be a mandatory NHS meeting in Mrs. Grady’s Room 200-207 after school at 2:50. Please bring your completed volunteer hours, signed off by your guidance counselor

 State Testing Retakes - State Testing Fall retakes will begin on Tuesday, September 10th.  The FSA 10th Grade ELA Retake will begin on Tuesday, September 10th, consisting of three-day test sessions and the Algebra 1 EOC Retakes will begin on Tuesday, September 17th consisting of two-day sessions.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Josey in Guidance.

 Pirate Cove - Please let students know Pirate Cove is a resource room located in Guidance. It is available for any students in need of hygiene products, school supplies, or clothes. Students can ask teachers to send them to Guidance to ask for supplies out of Pirate Cove. In a few weeks an app will be loaded on the iPads so that students can privately request items from Pirate Cove if they prefer.

 Supplies currently available in Pirate Cove:

School supplies (binders, notebooks, paper, composition books, pens, pencils, highlighters, colored pencils, markers, string bags, backpacks, scissors, glue, index cards, calculators)

Toiletries (deodorant, shampoo, conditioner, soap, sanitary pads, brushes, combs, hair ties, toothbrushes, toothpaste, dental floss, lotion)

Clothes (shirts, pants, shorts, dresses, socks, shoes)

Towels, washcloths, blankets

 FAFSA Workshop – CF will be holding a FAFSA workshop on Thursday, October 3rd, at 5:00 PM.  Any student who needs more information about the FAFSA is encouraged to attend.  Please post the flier in your room.