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Thursday, February 13, 2020

BSU SPIRIT WEEK!

Don’t forget to swing by the Black Student Union booth today during your lunch period for some fun Black History Month trivia! Tomorrow, we’re going out with something that’s very dear to black history: the Pan-African flag. In celebration of our Diaspora day, dress up in red, green, and black!  (Pulec)

VOLLEYBALL OPEN GYM

There will be a volleyball open gym on Wednesday, 2/19 at Almond Field House from 3:45 - 5:30pm. All tryout information will be discussed during volleyball open gym.  If you have any questions, please contact coach Chen. (Chen)

VEGAN CLUB

Strap on your aprons and load your spatulas for the Vegan Club's annual vegan cupcake wars! The Vegan Club's Cupcake Wars will take place today, February 13, after school at 3:25, in room 234 at the O'Plaine campus. All are welcome to come try some vegan cupcakes. Late bus passes will be provided. (Rodbro)

ANIME CLUB

Come join Anime club today in room 325 at O'Plaine campus for our Valentine's Day edition! We will potentially be picking our next anime as well, so come join us for a surprise. We hope to see you there! (Dirr)

ATTENTION ALL BASEBALL PLAYERS

Attention baseball players, please turn in all sold tickets by Friday, February 14th. O’Plaine baseball players please turn in all packets to Coach Smothers in room 103. Almond players please turn all packets to Coach Stocker by Friday February 14th. (Smothers)

AVANZA, FUTURE LATINO LEADERS

We will be meeting today in the OP lecture hall. We have many events happening this semester so be sure to stop by so you don't miss out! (Rangel/Bravo)

SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY APPLICATIONS

Sophomores and Juniors in honors Spanish- we are now accepting applications for induction into Spanish National Honor Society. You may pick up an application for membership from the main office at O’Plaine or from Spanish teachers at Almond. Completed applications should be turned in to the box at either main office and are due by Friday, February 21st. (Lerner)

BADMINTON FUNDRAISER

Hey Sweethearts! Come out to the O'Plaine gym on Friday, Valentines day, from 3:30 to 6pm and play a game or two of badminton. Games will be $2. Win or Lose you are guaranteed a prize! If you have questions see any badminton player or coach! (Heimstead)

WARREN WELLNESS AMBASSADORS

Warren Wellness Ambassadors will be meeting today at 3:20 in the conference room across from the main office at the O’Plaine Campus. Snacks will be provided! New members are always welcome! (Tragarz)

SPRING SPORT REGISTRATION

In order to try out for a spring sport you must be registered online AND have a current physical on file in the nurses' office. The registration link is on the Athletics page of the Warren website. Tryouts for most sports begin Monday, March 2. (Pier)

 

O’PLAINE CAMPUS

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL INFORMATIONAL MEETING

Any girls interested playing volleyball next year, there is an informational meeting on Tuesday, 2/18 at O'Plaine Lecture Hall from 3:20 - 3:40pm. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Chen. (Chen)

 

ALMOND CAMPUS

IHEART LOCAL SCHOLARSHIP WORKSHOP

Who LOVES money for college? I know we all do! Seniors, come spend your Valentine's Day lunch with the counselors in the CCC to learn about our local scholarships offered to your class! We will show you how to access these scholarships in Naviance, provide tips for writing the scholarship essay and obtaining supporting documents like an official transcript or letter of recommendation. The workshop is offered during periods 3-6. Please attend the presentation held during your lunch period or study hall and feel free to bring your hot or cold lunch. You will also need your Chromebook as this is a working lunch. (McGahan)

FINANCIAL AID WORKSHOP FOR SENIORS

SENIORS! Still need to file a FAFSA or ISAC’s Alternative Application? Our Illinois Student Assistance Commission rep, Chebriah Nelson, will be in the CCC during periods 3-6 today, February 13th to assist students in completing their intended application. If applicable, please bring your 2018 tax return information during your lunch period. We can help you get started! (McGahan)

ALMOND VALENTINE’S DAY TEDDY BEAR SALES

Almond Students of Service is holding its annual Valentine's Day Teddy Bear Sale during lunch periods from Tuesday until Thursday. Buy your special someone a bear and have it delivered to their first hour class on Valentine's Day! (Hanlon)

GRADUATION SPEECHES

Attention Seniors-All graduating seniors are invited to compete for an opportunity to speak at the Commencement Ceremony. If you are interested in making an address at Commencement, an application can be picked up from Mrs. Timan in the Principal’s office, room 204. Applications received by Friday, February 21, 2020 will be considered by the screening committee. (Timan)