SUSQUEHANNA TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL
STRONG IN CHARACTER - DOING THE RIGHT THING
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Students interested in riding the SPIRIT BUS to the boys’ basketball game on Tuesday can purchase tickets in the west suite until the end of 6th period lunch. Bus tickets are $5/person & game tickets are $3/person. Be here at the high school no later than 5:30pm.
FBLA students who are going to States in Hershey must bring in the official permission slip to Ms. Dickson by Thursday this week. You cannot attend without this form.
On Tuesday, March 11th, there will be a meeting for ALL work study students @ 7:40 in the East Suite. All work study students should check in with their advisory teacher then report to the East Suite.
A Spring SAT Prep Course will be offered at the Susquehanna Township Municipal Building & will cover everything you need to know to master the SAT. Dates will be 3/29 (general strategies), 4/5(reading/writing concepts), 4/12(core math concepts) & 4/26(advanced math concepts) from 1pm – 4pm. Registration deadline is 3/18/2014. For more information, please pick up a flyer from either the east or west suite.
Attention Juniors and Seniors: On May 1st, High School students will have an opportunity to visit the Harrisburg University campus located in downtown Harrisburg. This session will run from 9am to 12pm and will focus on Geo-spatial Technology and Biotechnology and include presentations from faculty and students. These presentations will be career focused highlighting potential careers paths available through these programs. Admissions representatives will also be on-hand to answer questions.
Any student interested in attending this event should sign up in the East Suite or outside room 106. Spaces are limited
Beginning today you will have the opportunity to design a tee shirt and help to develop our theme for mini-thon. Mini-thon is April 26th from 6:00 p.m. till 6:00 a.m. We are asking all students to consider designing a Tee shirt for our school to wear at mini-thon… ….. Be creative, have fun and be in the spirit of the little ones suffering from pediatric cancer.
The designs will be submitted by Monday March 3rd to Mrs. Tracy in room 210 …displayed and then students will vote on them at lunches. March 4th, 5th and 6th…the design will be chosen on March 7th. Two gift certificates worth $25 dollars each will be presented to the winner and first runner up…Let’s get going STHS Four Diamonds Mini-thon.Check out our bulletin board by the west suite.Question?? Ask Sarah Keggerise or Steve Morris or Mrs. Tracy in room #210.
Students driving to school need to purchase a parking permit. Mrs. Jones is available during all the lunches.
ATTENTION SENIORS!!! Important information and dates concerning the preparation for graduation:
*3/6 and 3/7/2014 – Balfour representative will be in school during lunches to take orders for any stationary you wish to purchase as well as class rings.
*4/15/2014 – Last day to submit payment for class dues ($30) in the High School’s West Suite.
*6/10/2014 – Graduation practice @ 9:00 am in high school auditorium
*6/11/2014 – Graduation practice @ 9:00 am in high school auditorium
*6/11/2014 – Senior picnic @ 11:00 am
*6/12/2014 – Graduation practice @ 9:00 am at the Forum
*6/12/2014 – Commencement @ 7:30 pm at the Forum
*Please note: dates may change due to weather*
The Chess Club will be meeting on Tuesdays after school in Room 301 to play and learn the game of chess. All abilities are welcome.
Students please note that there is only one late bus this year and it leaves at 5:00 pm.
AP Testing Update: The “reduced test fee rates” for students who plan to take AP tests in May and who qualify for the Free/Reduced Lunch Program, have not yet been released by the College Board. Rate information is expected to be released during the next few weeks. Students are encouraged to access the website: www.collegeboard.com, and in the search box type, “AP Fee Reduction”, to check for updates. Students can also check with the Guidance East Suite Office to determine whether updated fee rate information is available. The College Board expects to notify us as soon as rate information is available. The deadline for registering for AP Exams is March 21, 2014.
Milton Hershey School is hosting a College & Career Fair on March 12 from 7:30 – 8:30 PM in Founders Hall. This is a free event and no registration is required. For more information go to the “College Fair” link on the Counseling Center page of hannasd.org or see Mrs. Olley in the East Suite.
The Penn State College of Medicine at Hershey Medical Center is once again offering Mini-Medical School. This series offers education sessions on a variety of topics related to medical research and advances in health care. The program is offered March 4-April 1, 2014. This program is free, however, enrollment is limited and pre-registration is required. For the complete agenda and to register go to www.pennstatehershey.org/minimed
Attention Juniors: The Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University is holding a Ten-Minute Play contest. Any high school junior may apply, entries must be postmarked by March 31, 2014. See Mrs. Olley in the East Suite for more information.
The Susquehanna Township Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting applications for Summer 2014 positions. Interviews will be conducted in late March. Applications may be picked up in the East Suite from Mrs. Olley or at the Parks & Recreation Office located in the Township Building. They can also be found on the township web page: www.susquehannatwp.com . The positions available are for Day Camp Counselors and Playground Leaders. Recreational Programs run from Monday, June 16 to Friday, August 1. Further job descriptions are available on the township website or from Mrs. Olley. Deadline for applications is March 14, 2014.
The US Naval Academy Parents’ Club of Central PA is sponsoring their annual trip to the Naval Academy on March 22. The cost of the trip is $80 per person. Interested students should see Mrs. Olley in the East Suite or go to the Guidance page of www.hannasd.org for more info and how to register for the trip.
Teen Achiever’s College Tour April 9th — April 12th… WE WILL VISIT 10 OR MORE SCHOOLS!
For more information please contact:
Kyla Crawford, Program Director Camp Curtin YMCA
717-238-9622 ext 102
The total cost of the tour is $300.00, and includes travel, lodging and meals. A deposit of $50 is due to hold a seat and the remaining balance will be due March 7.