February 14, 2014


General

Early Release TODAY: We are following our Early Release bell schedule today.

Bake Sale: There will be a GSA-sponsored Valentine's Bake Sale today in the commons after the dodgeball game.

Blood Drive: We are having our second blood drive of the year on Wednesday, February 19th from 7:30-1:30 in the gallery.  Please see a student council member in front foyer during your lunch period to sign up.  You can also sign up with MRs. Kloepfer in room 134 during any period 1-8. Donors must be 16 or older.

International Festival: The International Club would like to invite all students and staff to the International Festival on Tuesday, March 18th during all lunch periods.  Come and enjoy the food and fun from a variety of different cultures.  If students would like to learn more about the International CLub, they can contact Mrs. Cameron (room 306) or come to the meetings on Thursdays after school in room 306.

Police Youth Academy: The Westerville Division of Police is holding a Youth Police Academy July 7th - 11th from 4-9 p.m.  Please see Officer Dross for more information!

PSEO/Dual Enrollment Meeting: On Tuesday, February 25th there will be an informational meeting to discuss the Post Secondary Options Enrollment (PSEO)/Dual Enrollment (DE) programs.  The PSEO/DE program allows eligible Ohio high school students to earn college credit and/or high school graduation credit through the successful completion of college courses. This meeting will be held in the Westerville South Auditorium at 7:00 p.m. and interested students and their parents are invited to attend.

Seniors: Savannah College of Art and Design will be here on Tuesday, February 18th during 3rd period.  The sign up sheet is posted in the Guidance Office.

Spread the Word to End the Word: Spread the Word to End the Word t-shirt sales are being extended and will be sold through Tuesday, February 18th.  Order forms are available in room 121 and the front office.  Please return the form and payment to Mrs. Rausch in room 121.  ORDERS MUST BE TURNED IN BY 2PM ON TUESDAY FEB. 18.  Thank you for supporting the cause!

STEM Visit Day at Univeristy of Findlay: The University of Findlay is hosting a STEM Visit Day for students interested in the fields of science, technology, and mathematics on Tuesday, February 18th at 8:00 a.m.  Get more information at www.findlay.edu or stop by our Guidance Office.

Willy Wonka Tickets: The Westerville North Theatre and Music Departments will be presenting Willy Wonka beginning on February 27th and running through March 2nd.  Click here to get your tickets. Tickets will also be sold next Wednesday during parent teacher conferences in the front lobby.

World Travelers: Our next World War II trip meeting is Tuesday, February 18th in Mr. Ring's room (141) at 7 p.m.  Please be sure to attend if you are going on this tour.

Sports

Baseball: Attention all prospective baseball players, there is an important meeting right after school on Tuesday, February 18th immediately after school in Coach Ring's room 141.  Please plan to attend.

Baseball: Reminder to all baseball players, you must have a physical completed and on file in order to try-out on February 24th.  If you do not have one completed, you will not try-out.

Girls Lacrosse: Are you a girl looking for a fast paced and fun spring sport? The Girls Lacrosse team begins practices on February 24th and we welcome anyone that wants to give it a try.  No prior lacrosse experience is needed to join our team.  Please contact the head coach, Chip Walston, talk with any of our players, or see the Athletic Director, if you have questions.

Clubs

Book Group: Please join the Westerville North Book Group in reading Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell.  Set in 1986, Eleanor and Park is a stopry of an unlikely first love between two outsiders.  We will meet to discuss the book after school on Monday, February 24th in the Media Center. All are welcome.

Student Council: We will have a brief meeting today at 2:15 in room 134 to finalize blood drive volunteers. See Mrs. Kloepfer ASAP if you would like to volunteer.

Quote of the Day

Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. ~ Henry David Thoreau