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1-12-18 Daily Announcements

January 12, 2018

 

LATE BUS: Leaves at 5:30 on Friday’s - WILL NOT ALTERNATE!  Will always drop off Salix first then Hornick/Smithland.  Leaves @ 6:00 Monday-Thursday

 

The athletic trainer will be here every Tuesday at 9am in the training room

 

Today’s check-out lab, check-out lab b, checkout lab c, Chromebook Lab #1, Chromebook Lab #2.

 

  • “The harder the battle the sweeter the victory.” ~ Les Brown

 

  • There will be a meeting at 3:15 today (Friday) in Mr. Greder's room for any JH student interested in JH wrestling or being a manager.

 

  • The Westwood Education Association will have its Winter BBQ TONIGHT from

4:30 - 7:00.  We will be serving grilled hamburgers and hot dogs along with chips, cookies or bars, and lemonade or tea for $5.  So come out and cheer for the Rebels against River Valley and have a taste of summer!!!  All proceeds from the BBQ go to senior scholarships.

 

  • Vocal Notes:

    • 1. The following singers will be attending the NWICDA High School Honor Choir Festival at Dordt College on Monday, January 15:  Jacey Choquette, Natalie Killian, Kali Chapman, Maddie Holst, Kade Killian, Richard Dandurand, Ty Hinrickson, and Elijah Lamoureux.  

    • 2. 6th Dimension Show Choir will rehearse from 3:30-4:45 PM on TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 & THURSDAY, JANUARY 18!

    • 3. There will be Voices in Motion practice FRIDAY, JANUARY 19 @ 7:00 AM

 

Western Iowa Tech Community College is excited to extend an invitation for students to attend the Chad Cargill ACT Test Prep Session. The event will be held on the Western Iowa Tech Community College Campus February 21st from 12:30-4:00 in the Rocklin Conference Center (Lot 2 or 2B Entrance 7 or 8).

The Chad Cargill workshop is a practical hands-on instruction session. This workshop is packed full of relevant, practical information on how to increase your ACT. The workshop covers what will be on the test and how to master the techniques. The workshop is not a practice test. It covers general ideas about the ACT as a whole and the individual sections of English (including what the test-makers are looking for and the relevant English rules needed for the test), Math (including exactly what formulas and rules you will need to answer virtually every question), Reading (including three strategies on how to best take the reading comprehension section), and Science (including common question types and strategies to understand and beat the science reasoning section). There is more information available on his website http://www.chadcargill.com/.

The price for a student to attend this workshop is $30.00. Students are also able to purchase an ACT Prep Book for $20.00.  Payment from all students is needed prior to the workshop.  (Payment can be cash or check.  Make check payable to Western Iowa Tech).

If your student wants to purchase an ACT Prep Book, please notify Mrs. Oberg ahead so that your copy can be ordered/reserved ahead of time.

Transportation will be the responsibility of the student.

Interested students in grades 8-12 to let Mrs. Oberg know by Tuesday, January 30th, if you will be participating.

 

  • ATTN Seniors: Community service hours have been updated by Mr. Tower’s room.  A copy is also on the high school office door. REMINDER:  20 hours are REQUIRED to graduate. You MUST turn in a form (located in the office) to receive credit. This is YOUR responsiblity.

 

FFA Banquet will be Jan 14th at 5pm in the high school commons.

 

ACT Test Dates 2018:

Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline

April 14, 2018 Mar 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018

June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018

July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018

http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

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