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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

CREATIONS RAFFLE WINNER

Congratulations to Marissa Jimenez, the winner of the Creations raffle for October. Submit your literature, art, and photography for a chance to win a Chipotle gift card in the raffle for November. (Knutson)

GIRLS’ BOWLING INFORMATIONAL MEETING

If you are interested in trying out for the girls bowling team, but you missed the informational meeting, you're in luck. Girls bowling will hold a short second info meeting today at 3:20 in room 344. Late bus passes will be available. If you have questions, please contact Coach Johnson at ljohnson@wths.net (Lange)

GIRLS’ LACROSSE OPEN GYMS

Attention all interested girls lacrosse players. Open gyms started this week! They will run Mondays & Wednesdays from 8:00-9:30pm in the OPlaine Field House. No experience needed. Email warrengirlslacrosse@gmail.com with any questions. See you there! (Blakemore)

FBLA PARTNERSHIP WITH BUSINESS COMMITTEE MEETING

There will be an FBLA Partnership with Business Committee Meeting on Thursday, November 8th from 6:00-6:45 at the Almond Campus in room 211. Come by to help with planning future events with the Gurnee Park District. Bring a Friend! (Vranek)

STUDENTS OF SERVICE RAKE AND RUN

Attention: if you signed up for the Students of Service Rake and Run taking place this Saturday, please make sure and check your Warren email for details from Mrs. Juergensen. (Juergensen)

BOYS LACROSSE PARENT / PLAYER INFORMATIONAL MEETING

There will be an important parent/player informational meeting this Thursday at 7pm in the O'Plaine lecture hall for any and all boys interested in playing lacrosse this spring who are not currently in a sport. The meeting will cover tryouts, the spring season, and fundraising. If you are unable to make the meeting, please see Coach Eddy at Almond or Coach Janczak at O'Plaine for the information. (Janczak)

CHILDREN’S SHOW FIRST REHEARSAL

Hello cast and crew! Our first rehearsal will take place today in the O'Plaine auditorium from 3:30-4:15. Please email Ms. Doering if you have any questions. See you there! (Doering)

PRIDE CLUB

Pride Club will NOT meet this Thursday. Our next meeting will be Thursday, November 15th after school. (Lidskin)

OPEN MIC NIGHT

The next Open Mic Night is Friday November 16th from 8-10pm at the Warren Teen Center. If you're interested in performing email openmic@wths.net or sign up upon arrival. (Knutson)

TEACHER SUPERLATIVES

Vote for teacher superlatives for them to be featured in the yearbook! You can find the link on the d121 website and search for the yearbook page, or scan the QR code on posters that are around the school. Voting ends November 16th.

WATER POLO OPEN POOL

Hello everyone! If you would like to come to a Water Polo Open pool please come by to the O'Plaine Pool on Saturday, November 10th from 10:00 to 11:00 am. (Whelan)

P.E. LEADERS CLASS OF 2019-2020

Are you interested in being a leader? Do you enjoy working with students who have special needs? Then we would love to have you as a peer tutor/leader in our adapted physical education class, 2nd period next year at the Almond campus. For Almond students, Please attend a short mandatory meeting Monday Nov. 12th, in the PE classroom at 2:20pm until 2:40pm. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Barta at sbarta@wths.net . If you are a sophomore at the O’Plaine campus please email or see Mr. Fischetti. (Barta)

ART CLUB

Get excited for Dream Boards this week in art club today in room 262 at the O'Plaine campus. Today is the last day for field trip forms and paying the fee. See Mrs. Keslinke if you have any questions or need a field trip form. (Keslinke)

BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING

Attention all boys interested in trying out for the 2018-2019 boys swimming and diving team. Season begins Monday, November 19th, 2018 at 3:30pm, and all swimmers and divers are expected to attend all practices on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. All Swimmers and Divers must register, and have a current physical on file before the first day of try-outs. Please go to the athletic page to register. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact any of the coaches: Coach Bertana, Coach Korstanje, Coach Whelan, or Coach Lightman. (Korstanje)

DAILY LOANER CHROMEBOOKS

Please return Daily Loaner Chromebooks or chargers to the Technology Department to Mrs. Jedryszek in the Library at Almond or Ms. Caronti in the O’plaine Library. Students will be charged a fee on their accounts if the Loaner devices are not returned by the 2nd day. Remember to charge up your Chromebooks before school. (Jedryszek)

 

O’PLAINE CAMPUS

SOPHOMORE FIRST GEN WORKSHOP

Are you the first child of your family to seek to attend a 4 year university or 2 year college after high school? Have neither of your parents received at least an associate’s degree? Then YOU are considered FIRST GEN! Our next sophomore workshop will be on Wednesday, November 7th during 5th period in the Library titled “Applying to College”. See you then! (McGahan)

BASEBALL!

All freshman and sophomore baseball players, there will be an informational meeting Thursday, November 8th in the O.P. café at 3:25pm.  Please make every effort to attend even if you are in another sport.  The meeting will last about 15 min and late bus passes will be provided.  All basketball players; please stop by right after school to get your packet and you can make tryouts on time. (Smothers)

STUDENT FAN BUS

Attention ALL students- come out and support your Warren Blue Devil football team as they travel to Chicago to take on Brother Rice in a IHSA quarterfinal showdown Saturday night!  There will be a student fan bus.  Cost is $10 which includes the cost of the ticket also.  Bus will leave at 4 PM from O’Plaine on Saturday.  Please see Ms. Hesse, the bookkeeper, by the attendance office to purchase a ticket.  Tickets will be sold until Friday morning.  Buy quick before they sell out! (Belmont)

SPANISH RESOURCE

Attention all Spanish students! Do you need help with Spanish class? Come to Spanish Resource in the O'Plaine Library on Thursdays from 3:20-4:00pm. There, Spanish National Honor Society members will be available to explain concepts, help you with speaking, or help with any homework you may have! All are welcome!  (Gustafson)

 

ALMOND CAMPUS

COLLEGE PLANNING FOR JUNIORS

Juniors, in exactly one year from now, the majority of you will have submitted an application to college. What college will that application be for? How do you even start this whole process of deciding where to apply and will you be ready? It's time for you to start this process and the counselors are here to help. You can attend one of the six, yes, six, presentations that are offered on Thursday, November 8th. For students only, the counselors will present during the lunch periods, and for students and parents, they are offering two presentations, one here at Almond in room 211 at 3:00pm and one at O'Plaine in the auditorium at 7:00pm. In the evening presentation, Warren welcomes guest speaker, Scott Seigel, Senior Admissions Director from Indiana University to discuss the college planning process and what you need to be doing now as juniors to prepare. Grab Mom and Dad and come out for this important event! (Ecklund)

ALLIANCE AGAINST INTOXICATED MOTORISTS PRESENTATIONS

Good morning, The Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists victim services will be presenting a victim impact panel presentation TODAY in the Black Box theater during 3rd and 4th period. Students with 3rd and 4th period lunch or study hall are more than welcome to attend! Hope to see you there! (Tragarz)

FILM CLUB INTEREST MEETING

The Warren Student Film Club will hold their second interest meeting Thursday, November 8th in room 122 at the Almond Campus. Members will discuss roles such as script-writing, editing, and cinematography; and plans for this year’s season. The meeting will be from 2:30 to 3:30. Posters are up in the hall for more information. (Bird)

JUNIOR PROM FUNDRAISER

Attention all Juniors who participated in the Chocolate fundraiser! Your order forms and money is due THIS WEEK. Please submit to room 203 No later than THURSDAY at 2:15. If you do not submit by Thursday, your ORDERS WILL NOT BE PLACED! If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Turano. (Turano)

STUDENT FAN BUS

Attention ALL students- come out and support your Warren Blue Devil football team as they travel to Chicago to take on Brother Rice in a IHSA quarterfinal showdown Saturday night!  There will be a student fan bus.  Cost is $10 which includes the cost of the ticket also.  Bus will leave at 4 PM from O’Plaine on Saturday.  Please see Ms. Satkiewicz in room 203 to purchase a ticket.  Tickets will be sold until Friday morning.  Buy quick before they sell out! (Belmont)

JUNIOR SEMINAR

Junior seminar is TODAY for juniors with the last name starting with P-Se, who have Mrs. Hartley as their counselor. The short seminar will be held in the College and Career Center at the START of each lunch period. Bring your charged chromebook and please be prompt. You will receive important information about course selection for senior year and a chance to review your transcript.  (Ecklund)

SPANISH RESOURCE

Attention all Spanish students! Do you need help with Spanish class? Come to Spanish Resource on Thursdays from 2:20-3:00pm in the Almond Library or from 3:20-4:00pm in the O'Plaine Library. Spanish National Honor Society members will be available to explain concepts, help with speaking or help with any homework you may have! All are welcome! (Gustafson)

JOSTENS CAP & GOWN / ANNOUNCEMENT PACKET PICK UP

Jostens will be at the Almond Campus on Monday, November 12, during all lunch periods to hand out cap and gown packets that will include ordering information. Please stop by the Jostens table outside of the cafeteria during your lunch period to pick-up a packet on Monday, November 12. Extra packets will be available in Room 204 and at the front office reception desk if they are not picked up on November 12. Jostens will return to collect orders November 19-21. Stop by the Gallery during your lunch period to place your order. (Timan)