Today’s Announcements:

 

  • The Role Playing Society will be meeting Friday from 4-5pm in Russell 217.
  • Want a chance to talk to Professors of Chemistry, Biology, Physics or Engineering? Want a chance to do cool hands-on demonstrations of science principles? Come to Celebrate Science at the Indiana State Fairgrounds thisSaturday, October 4, from 10-4 p.m. More information is available from Mrs. Cummings.
  • Herron students have an opportunity to participate in the creation of an interactive, large-scale sculpture installation designed to involve the community with both art and science. Please join us on Monday, October 6 to help build a wheel for the “Ka-bike-o-scope”. See Mrs. Ernst or your science teacher for details. You must be signed up to attend.
  • There will be a Senior Class D.C. trip meeting this Wednesday in Hack’s Room. There are still open spots for the trip, any interested students should talk to Mr. Hack and get signed up right away! You will not want to miss this trip!
  • After day 1 of the Gladiator Coin Wars, Mr. Westerfeld and Mr. Roberts are in the lead! Remember to vote at lunch today by depositing money in the bags of the teachers or deans you want to see fight in the gladiator battle on Friday at the Urban Epic.
  • JCL members, see Magistra Bush for an application if you want to apply for the open offices of Secretary/Editor or 2nd VP. Turn your applications in by this Thursday’s JCL meeting!
  • Are you intrigued by the Roman military? Join the JCL at Fall Latin Day on November 15 to see Gaius Crastinus, a centurion in Caesar’s army! Crastinus is a persona enacted by Mr. Steven Perkins, Indiana Teacher of the Year and he will enlighten us about the Roman army and lead a demonstration of some military maneuvers. To sign up, pick up a permission slip at the JCL meeting this Thursday.
  • Songwriters’ Guild will have a second call-out meeting this Thursday, October 2, at 4:15 PM in room 232 Main. Come with your ideas, and we’ll discuss activities for this year’s guild.
  • SENIORS: Permission forms for the College Visit Day on Oct. 15 are now due. All seniors, regardless of where they are going that day must turn in a signed permission form. The teacher-sponsored visits will be filled on a first come first served basis. Your spot will be confirmed upon receipt of a signed permission form. Don’t miss out.
  • Attention 10th and 11th grade students: The Advising Office will be hosting a full-length practice PSAT session on Saturday, October 4th from 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m in the cafeteria. You will self-score your test and will leave knowing your results. This practice session will help you prepare for the October 15th PSAT. Juniors, especially, should consider attending, as the 11th grade PSAT is also the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. Please sign up outside of the Advising Office for the Saturday session. If you are unable to attend on the 4th, you will still be able to pick-up a practice test starting Monday, October 6th.
  • Are you in search of ways to be more successful at school? Want to learn how to better manage stress? Join Ms. Torres and Mrs. Dorsey for the first Tools for Academic Success (and less Stress!) session, this Thursday, October 2nd, at 8:00 a.m. in the Lyceum. Session Two will be on Monday, October 6th at 4:15. Leave feeling refreshed and ready to prepare for Benchmarks!
  • Yoga Club will meet for its first session, led by Guest Yogi Annie Fellmeth, today in Main 032 from 4:15 to 5 PM. See Ms. Jones or Sadie Pitcher if you have any questions.
  • If you are interested in going to Ireland, Wales, England, and France this summer with a group of Herron students please see Mr. Westerfeld for details.
  • Gay-Straight Alliance will be meeting today after school in Room 204, Mr. Harper’s room.
  • The Senior Class is helping host a Fall Festival on Friday, October 24th at Kuntz Stadium. The event begins with the annual faculty vs. student soccer game. Clubs will have their own booths set up with activities to help raise funds. Club members, please remember to turn in your activity forms for the event to Ms. Frey or Evelyn Harper.
  • Achaean 80 will meet Thursday morning, October 2nd at 8:00 am, in the gallery. All members please be present and on time.
  • The boys’ soccer team will compete at the International School tonight at 5:00pm. The boys will be dismissed at 3:45pm.
  • The girls’ varsity volleyball team will host the Fortune Academy tonight at 6pm at Municipal Gardens.
  • The Cross Country team will compete at Horizon Christian tonight at 5:00pm. The team will be dismissed at3:45pm.
  • Are you interested in joining the swim team? If so, there will be a call out this Friday during common lunch in the cafeteria.
  • For sporting events, go to the Athletics tab.