Central H.S. Announcements for 02/07/2018 

THIS MONTH CENTRAL CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY

Black History Fact:  Speaking for every African American living under the South’s Jim Crow rules, Fannie Lou Hamer (Leader of the Freedom Democratic Party) says she is “sick and tired of being sick and tired.” 

Please come and join us for our Black History Program “Historical Events Through the Arts” on Monday, February 12th.  Please see the attached flyer for more information.  Black History Program Invitation 2018.pdf 

PTSA

There is a PTSA meeting TONIGHT in the CHS library at 7:00p. Hope to see you there.

DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS – CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

Congratulations to Central's Poetry Out Loud winners, Nico Chiligiris, Lauran Miller, and Ben Wendt,  who will advance to the Regional competition later this month.  Great job!

Rehearsals for the Black History Program are TODAY in Decker Theater, TOMORROW in room 229, and Friday in Decker Theater from 3:30 to 5:30p each day. 

DAC (disability awareness club) will meet TOMORROW at 7:30a in the library lecture hall...all are welcome!!

Social Justice Committee will be hosting our Real Talk TOMORROW in the Lower Library during 6th period. We will be discussing healthy relationships. All interested students and staff are invited to attend.

Art club will meet TOMORROW after school in room 219. Please remember to bring your permission slips. 

Philosophy Club will meet TOMORROW after school in room 217. We will be discussing the Philosophy of Mind and our Brunch plans

Seniors:  Your official Senior Portraits will be taken on February 15th and 16th.  Yearbook will be signing you up for time slots closer to those dates.

If you would like to donate blood in the upcoming Blood Drive on February 22nd, please see Ms. Pennock in room 208. You must be at least 16 years old and weigh 110 pounds. 

ATHLETICS  

Congratulations to the JV Girls’ Basketball team on their 40-32 victory over Normal West last night in Combes Gym. 

There will be an informational meeting for Boys’ Tennis TODAY at 3:30p in room 215.

Any boys interested in joining the Boys’ Track team is welcome to still join, we are not having a cut-off date until April 1st.  Please see Coach Johnson with any questions.

COLLEGE & CAREERS

TOMORROW: Central's Marine Corps recruiter will be meeting with any students who are interested in learning more about the United States Marine Band.  Also, the Paul Mitchell the School-Normal will be meeting with students who are interested in learning more about the beauty treatment field.  To reserve a seat for any of these visits, students are to use their Naviance account or can visit the College & Career Center.

The Stephens Family YMCA is looking for part-time lifeguards. Applicants must display strong water skills and possess a serious attitude towards lifeguarding.  If interested, please visit the "employment opportunities" tab on the College & Career Center's website or see Mr. Tanner in the College & Career Center. 

This Sunday, Parkland College will be hosting its annual Parkland Pathway open house event.  More information can be found on the "community events" page of the College & Career Centers website or by meeting with your individual school counselor.