Friday, february 14, 2020
Black History Month
Matthew Henson born 1866, died 1955 was the first African-American Arctic explorer. He is recognized as the first person to reach the North Pole in 1909. He recorded his Arctic memoirs “A Negro Explorer at the North Pole” in 1912. In 1937, he became the first African-American accepted into the exclusive international Explorer’s Club due to his achievement. He made 6 voyages and spent a total of 18 years in expeditions. At the age of 70, he received an award from the US Navy and a gold medal from the Chicago Geographic Society.
Interested in an elective schedule change for 3rd trimester?
Beginning right after mid-winter break you may request an ELECTIVE schedule change for Trimester 3. You may come before school, during lunch, or after school (not during class time!) to the Counseling/Attendance Lobby to review the list of potentially open elective classes for 3rd trimester. If you are interested in changing a 1-trimester long elective for 2nd trimester, you may submit an Elective Change Request form to your counselor. The deadline to submit your request is Friday, March 6th. No other requests will be accepted after March 6th, and there will be no student-requested elective schedule changes once 3rd trimester starts.
If you would like to submit a request to the principal to change out of a multi-trimester long class, please visit the Counseling Office (before school, during lunch, or after school) to request the Multi-Trimester Change Request Form. The deadline to submit your request is Friday, March 6th.
Be a Host
The German program is looking for a couple more outgoing male and female hosts for our German exchange students. Host for one, two or three weeks from March 24-April 15. Participating in an exchange looks great on college applications!!! It shows you are willing to try new things. See Frau Ellis in room 132 if interested. (You do not have to be a German student to host.) Come and join the fun!
Test deposit is due by February 28th. You can pay at the ASB office or online.
Hey 9th, 10th, and 11th graders: Remember to work on your Registration Forms!
Your school counselors are available to answer registration questions before school, during lunch and after school in the Attendance/Counseling Office Lobby. Come visit us!
Class offering changes
Students interested in Health Science or a career in Healthcare may have noticed that Emergency Medicine is not being offered next year. Starting now we are offering the main Sports Medicine and Emergency Medicine classes on a rotating basis. Redesigned Sports Medicine classes are available next year, but Emergency Medicine is not. Sophomores, if you want to take any of the Sports Medicine classes you should sign up for them next year as they will not be offered your Senior Year. Make note of classes requiring prerequisites as it identifies knowledge you should already have to make that next class easier and may impact your ability to earn college credit for them. Information about our healthcare classes can be found outside of Room 701.
Lunch Monday after break
Beef Nachos, Mini Corn Dog with Fries, and Buffalo Chicken Salad with Roll
Hazen Softball Girls, would you like to be part of a great bunch of girls on a fun team? Get your paperwork turned in now and join the Lady Highlanders in the great game of softball! We are looking for more girls to join.
Spring Athletes Where are you? There are only 4 mores days to clear if you want to practice on March 2nd. There is NO clearing on Friday, February 28th or after school today. If you wait until Monday the 2nd to clear, you will not practice on Monday, you will have to wait until Tuesday. Don’t put this off, you need to get cleared!
The Renton Rotary scholarship is available in the Career Center.