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HIGHTSTOWN HIGH SCHOOL

June 13, 2024

Day - C Day 

 

Please keep reading for info on the yearbooks, the library schedule, and club updates.  

 

BENEFITS AND DRIVES!

👕There will be one last clothing/shoe pick up, for our ongoing fundraiser, after school on June 18th; HOWEVER, you may drop off any bags you have up until that date, just bring them to room 137.  (Messina)

 

Celebrate the Class of 2024!

CALLING ALL HHS STUDENTS: Do you have a favorite senior that you will dearly miss once they graduate? Then, this is for you! During lunch 1 and lunch 2 HHS DECA is selling bags of Hershey kisses and personalized notes for the seniors, and it's only two dollars per bag!!! Come visit us in Cafe R to buy these sweet treats for your favorite seniors!Kiss a Senior Goodbye  (Petrasek)

 

2024 YEARBOOKS 

If you preordered a 2024 Yearbook, please see Mrs Lisk in Room 701 for pick up. 

In addition to the 2024 Preorders, we will also have a limited supply of Freshman Year- 2021 Yearbooks only available for sale for $5 each -cash only! 

(Lisk)

 

Courses and Electives:

Once you make your millions, don't you want to know how to keep them?? Whether in theater or pharma, influencer or athlete - every individual needs some business basics. HOW ELSE will you know how to invest your millions??? 

 

BUSINESS ELECTIVES are the way to go. 

  • Courses being offered include: Intro to Business, Accounting I, Hospitality and Tourism, Sports and Entertainment Marketing, Investments, Entrepreneurship and MORE.
  • Want to earn college credit without an AP exam? How about you check out the HHS Business Department Pathways on the HHS BUSINESS SITE.
  • Member of Class of 2025? Have a job? Want to earn high school credits for being employed? You should definitely learn more about the Co-Op course by speaking with your Counselor or email Mr. Brescia ([email protected])
  • Still more questions? Don't hesitate to reach out to Coach Wolkiewicz ([email protected]) or Ms. Gaskill ([email protected])

 

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:

LIBRARY SCHEDULE:

6/13 & 14 - Thursday & Friday - The library will be closed to lunch students.  Resource rooms will remain in the library.

 

RESOURCE ROOMS:

…looking for the Social Studies, Math, Science or English Resource Rooms? You’ll find them in the back right corner of the library.

 

AFTER SCHOOL:  The library will no longer be open after school for tutoring or general library use. The last day for the school year was 6/11.  

 

Activities and Clubs: 

📽 The English and Film Club will host one last movie day after school on June 12th in room 137. (Movie TBD)  - (Messina) 

 

Stem Club - This Thursday, June 13th, we are planning to hold a STEM Club meeting from 2:30 to 3:30 in Room 603. We are planning to continue building the bridge and then race our toy cars on the bridges we build. There will be a prize for the winner. We will also discuss plans for next academic year 2024-2025 (K. Lisk)

 

Sports and Athletics: 

🏋The weight room will be open on Tuesday and Thursday this week. Please wear sneakers. No crocs or slides are allowed.  (Fullen)

 

Sports and Athletic Schedule:

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

Play Well And Have Fun!

 

Training, Volunteering, and Job Opportunities:

✫ Kidcare!

The Kidcare-Extended Day Program is looking to hire HHS Juniors or Seniors! For more information see the following flier:  Kidcare Is Hiring!

 

✫ Custodial Summer Intern Opportunity! 

EWRSD is now hiring Custodial Summer Interns.  Click here for more information:  Now Hiring! Custodial Summer Intern

 

New Graduates Join the EWRSD Custodial Team! 

Please see the attached flyer for information on full-time custodial positions.  EWRSD Graduate Custodial Position

 

Election Board Worker – Student Recruitment! 

 

The Mercer County Board of Elections is currently recruiting Board Workers for upcoming elections; and we are respectfully requesting your assistance in promoting this opportunity to your school’s students. 

 

Serving as a Board Worker not only provides students with a unique way to participate in the election process, but it also pays workers for this important responsibility. 

 

Additionally, with today’s election technology, our community’s students are well-equipped with the technological capabilities to assist as Board Workers. 

 

Attached is an informational flyer with a QR code linking to further details, as well as a Board Worker application form. Board Worker Flyer

 

Please note all of the worker eligibility requirements, as well as the fact that Mercer County Board Workers must be residents of Mercer County.

 

This opportunity is open to all students, but especially to those who may be studying government or technology-related fields. 

New Board Worker Application:  

https://www.mercercounty.org/home/showpublisheddocument/28834/638400645394170000

General Student Board Worker Application:

https://www.mercercounty.org/home/showpublisheddocument/28838/638400645924370000

Board Worker Training Program (Overview): 

https://www.mercercounty.org/boards-commissions/board-of-elections/board-worker-training

 

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 609.989.6522.  Mercer County Board of Elections

 

🏊Looking for a Summer Job?  JCC Abrams is hiring.  Take a look!

Hiring Flyer  Apply Now!

 

🎢 Students please review the attached flyer for opportunities available with Six Flags Great Adventure!  Six Flags Opportunities

 

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.