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HIGHTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

February 21, 2024

Day - C

 

Recognition:  

Congrats to our Hightstown High School Wrestling team on a successful District 23 Tournament! Devron Lewis was crowned District Champion at 157 pounds! Chris Cropanese (126 pounds) and Sophomore Iker Reyes (215 pounds) both reached the finals and finished 2nd. Franki Garcia took 3rd at 165 pounds. All 4 wrestlers have now qualified for the Region 6 tournament next weekend at Jackson Liberty HS!! Very proud of our whole team for a great tournament and amazing season so far! District 23 Tournament 1 District 23 Tournament 2

 

Community:  

  • EWRSD Ice Skating Night Monday, February 26!

This event will be at Mercer County Ice Rink and is a private rental for the EWRSD community.  Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door and include skate rentals. See the attached flyer.  EWRSD Ice Skating Night Flyer

 

  • The HHS Girls Volleyball Team and Senior Class of 2024 are hosting the 1st Annual Student vs Staff Volleyball Tournament on March 6th from 5-8pm. Grab our friends and enter a team! There will be prizes for the winning team and most spirited team! Registration Link here:  https://forms.gle/YAKkr6MmshBfjNAR7 Please see Miss Scheno or Mr. Bucci with questions.  (Scheno)

 

  • 🥳RAMS Get Ready to Dance. Party for all. DJ, Music, Lights and Food.  Friday, March 8. Time: 5:00 - 8:00pm. Main Gym and Cafeteria. Admission $5. Scan the QR code and buy your ticket in advance. All tickets sold online. Organized by the Spanish National Honor Society in celebration of World Language Week.  Rams Get Ready to Dance  Alistense Para Bailar (Abdelaziz) 

 

 

Courses: 

Do you have dreams of being in the spotlight, or of creating stories for the stage or screen? Do you want to break out of your shell? Do you want to have a fun elective next year?

TAKE A THEATER ELECTIVE! 

Classes include Intro to Acting, Improv for the Theater, Broadway Bound: Performing for the Broadway Musical, and Script Writing for the Stage and Screen.

 

If you're interested in taking any of these classes, or would just like to learn more about them, fill out this Google FormFeel free to reach out to Mrs. Thompson ([email protected]) with questions, or for more information. (Thompson/Peterson)

 

 LIBRARY SCHEDULE CHANGES PLEASE NOTE:

The library will be CLOSED PERIODS 3 AND 5 TODAY.  This includes study halls, puddle, lunch1 & lunch students, and Resource Rooms. 

 

After School:  The library will be closed after school this week.  There will be no tutoring or general library use Tuesday or Thursday this week.  

 

Tutoring:  

🖉There will be no after school tutoring in the library this week.  

 

Training, Volunteering, and Job Opportunities:

 

 FIELD TRIP FOR FUTURE ENGINEERS!!! 

The annual Engineering Career Day at The University of Rutgers is on Wednesday, March 13th to introduce career opportunities available in engineering. Many local businesses and various universities will be presenting. Students pursuing an engineering program are encouraged to attend this full day field trip.  

If you are interested, please pick up a registration form from Mrs. MacIver-Yako in room 504 promptly since there is limited space available.

 

🎥 Student Videographer Opportunity!  See the attached flyer.  Student Videographer Position  (Sud)

 

Attention Hightstown Rams Fans! We're on the lookout for a game day operations enthusiast! If you're into DJing and want to amp up our home sporting events, this is your chance! Compensation includes a stellar letter of recommendation, community service hours, and exclusive HHS athletics gear. Perfect for sports management, communications, and media buffs. Please see Mr. Belford or Miss Scheno for more information. #GameDayDJ #SportsManagementOpportunity (Athletic Department)

 

Students who are interested in shoveling snow for our seniors in the community should contact the Principal's office.  Please email Mrs. Sud at [email protected] for further details. (Sud)

 

Application for PS Tutoring

Are you looking for a great opportunity to help the community and grow as a leader? PS tutoring is a non-profit organization aimed at helping the younger students in our school district by providing online tutoring sessions from high school students. If you are interested in becoming a tutor, please reach out to Jefferson Simon ([email protected]) and complete the application.  

 

Class of ‘26!

Attention Sophomores! Applications for the Teen PEP Middle class

are now available.  Teen PEP Middle Flyer

Join Google Classroom with code 66avull and complete the application. See the attached flyer and application for more information. Email [email protected] or [email protected] with any questions. (Rorer)

 

Class of ‘24!

The Senior Class Advisors are taking orders for Cap & Gowns. Cap & Gowns cost $30. Cash or Check (made payable to "HHS Class of 2024") is acceptable. Payment can be submitted to Mrs. Daly in the Counseling office or to Mr. Bucci in Room 601. Cap and Gowns 

 

You will be asked your height, weight and cap/gown color. We will not be weighing or measuring at school, so please do this before placing your order.

 

Caps & Gowns will be dispersed a week before graduation. Orders placed after April 10th, 2024, will be placed with the late orders and may not arrive until the day before graduation. Orders placed after April 10th, 2024 will be $40. 

 

Activities and Clubs: 

Spanish National Honor Society (SPNHS) is having a mandatory meeting TODAY, February 21st after school in rooms 401 -402. (Abdelaziz)

 

Attn: Hightstown Students! 

🏐 The HHS Athletic Department is excited to announce JV boys volleyball this spring.  

There will be an interest meeting for all student athletes interested in playing TODAY, 2/21, after school from 2:15-2:30 in room 311 with Coach DeLeo and Coach Lisk.  

 

Please join the boys volleyball google classroom using this code:  RGSPC4T

 

The season will begin March 14 and run through the middle to end of May. 

Also, please follow the HHS schools volleyball team Instagram @ hightstownboysvolleyball  (DeLeo)

 

📽 English and Film Club Meeting : TODAY, February 21 after school in Room 137. (Messina) 

 

The next Red Cross Club meeting is TODAY, February 21 at 2:30 in Cafe R.  (Roohr)

 

Sports and Athletics: 

🩺  Spring Sports Physicals at HHS will be held on February 29, 2024 from 2:00PM-5:00PM in the Nurse's Office.  Please stop by the Nurse's Office to pick up a Physical Form for your parent/guardian to fill out and then bring it back to the Nurse's Office and make an appointment for a physical.  No appointments will be made without this form filled out.  Appointments can be scheduled through February 26, 2024, no appointments will be accepted after that date. (Turchin) 

 

Sports and Athletic Schedule:

Click here for the most up to date athletic schedule:  HHS Athletic Schedule

 

Play Well And Have Fun!