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Thursday, October 9, 2014

posted Oct 9, 2014, 7:06 AM by hillerp@manistee.org
Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Thursday, 10/09/2014
School pictures are next Thursday, October 16th.  Comb your hair, put on your favorite outfit and bring those smiles!!
Third grade classes are having a yard sale on Saturday, October 18th.  It will take place in the elementary gym from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  We are currently accepting donations that can be placed in room 123 down from the office.  Profits will be helping the student go to Mackinac Island later in the spring.
STUDENTS:  When attending an extra curricular activity you need to remember...... ONCE you are in you need to STAY IN.... if you leave you MAY NOT enter the building or event!!
Host family needed for a 16 yr old boy from China.  Loves basketball and is currently in a Welcome home waiting for a permanent one for the school year.  If interested please stop in the office for more information.
Sports Updates:
Cross Country will compete in Manistee night.  Good Luck to all our runners!
Girls volleyball home tonight.  Come on out and help support our girls as they play against the Bear Lake Lakers!
Varsity football players will take on the Onekama Portagers tomorrow night for our homecoming game!
High School:
Art Honor Society members, there will be a very important lunch meeting on Monday October 13.  We will be voting officers.  Please make every effort to be there.  Thanks, Mrs. Mobley
Seniors:  Jostens will be here on October 28 to talk about senior items and to hand out order forms... be prepared!
Sophomores:  Jostens will be here On October 28 to deliver order forms for class rings and to answer any questions.
Attention High School students.  Your yearbook staff has been working hard to capture great photos this week of all the spirit week events.  you can pre-order your 2015 yearbook at Friday nights homecoming game and all next week during lunch.  Pre-order price is $37.50 which is the lowest price offer.  We acept cash or check made out to Brethren High School yearbook.
If anyone has found a ring in the Art room, please bring to office.  It has 3 diamonds with 1 missing~~ 
Aquinas college will be here on Monday, October 13 @ 1:30 pm.. Students need to sign up in Ms. Bennett's office. 
Juniors and Seniors!  A Navy recruiter will be here at 1:30 on October 15 to do a presentation for anyone interested in the Navy or curious to know what the Navy has to offer.  If you are interested in attending, please sign up in Ms. Bennett's office before the 15th.
France & Italy trip enrollees, we will have a meeting in room 136 @ 5 pm next Wednesday, October 15.  Mark your calendars.  We will go over important information regarding the trip, as well as getting fundraising events set up and scheduled.  Parents/guardians may attend this meeting as well.
Students.... the USMC visit has been rescheduled for October 21st.
Starting this week, NHS will be launching the "Fresh Start" Hygeine drive.  We will be collecting soaps, toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, etc.  This will also be a class competition for homecoming.  The boxes will be measured by weight not quantity!  The Freshman's box will be in Mr. Kemler's room, Sophomore's box will be in Mrs. Pennington's room, the Junior's box is in Mr. Kinnunen's room and the Senior's box will be in Mr. Walker's room.  The heaviest box will get 100 pts, 2nd place 75 pts, 3rd place 50 pts and 4th place will receive 25 pts.  You must have all products in the dropbox for your class by Thursday, October 9th.
West Shore Community College Night will be held Monday, October 13, 2014 - 6:30 - 8:00 pm @ WSCC Recreation Center Gymnasium.  For more information see Ms. Bennett!!
Juniors! We will be giving the PSAT test to students who are interested in trying for a National Merit Scholarship.  The test will be given on Wednesday, October 15th.  Please sign up in Ms. Bennett's office before Wednesday or see her with any questions.
Any student interested in joining the Onekama ski team this year, please sign up in the office with Ms. Peggy.
The 2014 homecoming dance is Saturday October 11 from 8 - 11pm.  Price is $5.00 for single and $8.00 for a couple.  Refreshments will be provided by the Dublin Store.  If you plan on bringing a guest from another school, a guest form must be filled out and on file prior to the dance.
Middle School:
7th/8th grade boys... with basketball just around the corner, you need to remember that you must have a physical on file if you plan on participating! 
Elementary School:
Lunch Menu: Pepperoni calzone, italian pasta salad, pineapple & milk
2nd choice: Ham & cheese sub, tomato soup, fresh fruit/veggies & milk