Announcements - Wednesday, October 22, 2014

  • The English academic team will meet on Thursday morning in Ms. Waltermire’s room (218 Russell) at 8 a.m. sharp! Please bring a tablet or laptop and a binder if you have one. It’s not too late to join, so if you are interested, please stop by!
  • GEMs will meet tomorrow after school in Ms. Johnson’s room, 234 Main.
  • Auditions for Little Women will be held in the Lyceum from 4-6 today and Thursday. No preparation is needed; just show up!
  • Thank you to all the students who helped during open house last night. We received many compliments on our tour guides. We couldn’t do this without you!
  • The talent show has been postponed. There will be a dress rehearsal today Wednesday 10/22, after school from 4-5pm. All acts are required to attend.
  • Model United Nations will meet today to view a short documentary about Ebola, as well as to continue discussing and planning for the practice conference. Model UN officers – please plan to attend in order to discuss some upcoming events and ideas. If any delegates would like to volunteer to work the Fall Festival this Friday, please see Mr. Bilbrey or Mr. Gilchrist.
  • Japanese Club is cancelled this week, come next Wednesday for anime and Japanese lessons.
  • The Roleplaying Society will meet this Friday in Russell 217.
  • Would you like to participate in Herron’s Tlaxcala Mexico Exchange Program? Learn more information about the program by picking up a packet from the envelope next to Mr. Westerfeld’s door. We will have a parent information meeting tonight at 6:30pm in the Gallery.
  • Attention all students: If you are interested in travelling to Costa Rica this summer for college credit, OR, if you would just like to learn more about this Central American country, plan to attend a presentation by Carlos Chavarria, director of Costa Rica Rainforest Experience on Tuesday, October 28 at 4:15 in the Main Conference room. Students travelling to Costa Rica will be able to earn 3 hours of college humanities credit. If you have any questions, see Dr. Cooney.
  • Attention students! All are invited to the “Hauntcoming” Dance this Saturday at Municipal Gardens at 18th and Lafayette from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Admission is $5 or $3 if you come in costume. We will be crowning the homecoming court! Permission forms for guests are available at Student Services. If you have any questions, see Ms. Knop. See you there!
  • It’s not too late to sign up for the IJCL Italy trip and see the wonders of Rome, the Eternal City, as well as Pompeii, Vesuvius, and more! See Magistra Bush for registration forms, which need to be returned by Oct. 30.
  • The JCL Arachne Party is this Thursday after school in the Lyceum. Bring a mythological or classical costume for the costume contest and come decorate mythological pumpkins with us!
  • Attention, juniors: Mrs. Dorsey will be meeting with each group of juniors in their seminars on Wednesday and Thursday of this week. We will talk through the steps necessary to prepare for the college application process. Please plan ahead as you will not have seminar time on these two days to complete work or assessments. If you do not have a seminar or have other questions, please email Mrs. Dorsey.
  • Thursday’s spirit week theme is fictional character day, so dress up like a fictional character from film or literature. Friday is Herron Spirit Day, so dress up in your favorite Achaean gear and wear black and red. Please note: shorts and pajama pants are never permitted. Leggings/tights are permitted underneath skorts/skirts, not by themselves or with shorts (which are themselves never permitted, per the previous sentence).
  • All Winter Athletic Packets are due to Mrs. Wiggins by Monday, Oct. 27th. Athletes who do not have the entire packet turned in will not be permitted to participate. There are extra packets outside Mrs. Wiggins’ office.
  • There will be cheer practice tomorrow in the cafeteria from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Tryouts will begin next Tuesday.
  • Fall Festival! Clubs will have booths where they will be selling various things and having fun games for all. Also we will have live music from Katie Krauter and Anne Anderson. There will also be a student section at the game where students can sit together to cheer fellow students to victory. Glow sticks, streamers, face paint, and more will be provided for the student cheer section.
  • Who will win? Students or teachers? Come find out at the soccer game on Friday night at Kuntz Stadium. The Fall Festival will begin at 5 and the game will begin at 6. The homecoming court will be presented during halftime. Tickets will be $3 for students! Hope to see you there!