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Monday - November 19, 2018

Today is “A” Day 

 

Writing Lab: The Writing Lab Team will meet today after school in Room #141.  Please see Mrs. Groninger if you cannot attend.

 

German Club: German Club will be meeting today to discuss German November holidays and the German Day competition.  Come ready to eat and sing.

 

WISE: The next W.I.S.E. meeting will be today after school in Room 232.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: Any students thinking about applying to NHS, and need service hours for application, please contact Ms. Benson in room 237 or at bensonc@pt-sd.org about volunteering for the upcoming Senior class Vendor show on Saturday December 1st. Current NHS members will NOT receive hours for this activity.  

 

Global Entrepreneurship: Applications are now being accepted for the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive for High School Students (formerly known as the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University). Students interested in developing an entrepreneurial mindset and how to lead in a globally diverse environment should apply to attend a hands-on summer program for International and U.S. High School students. Students may apply to attend the program offered at Lehigh University or the one located in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. To learn more and apply to the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive Summer Program, please visit their website at   global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca-institute/high-school. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. If you would like a flyer, check the bulletin board outside of room #116 or see Mrs. Alexander.

 

UPHCSA: Applications are now being accepted for students who wish to apply to the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy or UPHCSA (A former Governor’s School). This is a highly selective program that will introduce you to the world of health care, including issues of primary care, prevention, public health, career exploration, human growth and development, and areas of practice. Activities include: hands-on activities, guest lecturers, presentations, research, team work and exposure to medical facilities and professionals and residential life activities. Criteria includes: students must be interested in careers in health care professions, students must be a sophomore or junior and at least age 15 at the time of the application deadline, this is a 4 week program and you are expected to live on campus for the duration, tuition/ room/ board, social activities and all materials are included – cost is $2,950, applications can be found online at www.hcsa.pitt.edu, June 30, July 27, application Deadline – February 15, 2019. For more information, please visit their website.

 Students Interested in Agricultural Sciences: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences (Former Governor’s School). Penn State Agricultural Sciences is looking for students interested in participating in an intensive program of study in the agricultural sciences which contains classroom, laboratory, field-based instruction with a research based service learning component. This is a highly selective process and only 40 students are chosen to participate.  You must be a junior in high school at the time of application. Scholarships are offered. It is a four week residential program- you are expected to remain on campus for the duration. The program begins July 7th through August 2nd 2019. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. For more information, you may go to their website agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence or email them directly at pseas@psu.edu

 

Tutoring:  Need a little extra help figuring out your math homework?  Have a big science test tomorrow and you just don’t understand?  There are NHS tutors available in the library periods 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.  Come during your study hall or lunch period and they will be happy to help you.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Fecher in the library.

 

GUIDANCE:

 

 

ATHLETICS: 

 

Baseball Conditioning: Baseball conditioning will start today.  Anyone interested should report to the weight room on Monday at 2:40pm.

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

Tuesday -November 20, 2018

Today is “B” Day 

 

NMSI: NMSI Incentive Checks have arrived!  This is our final distribution of NMSI checks.  Any students with a score of 4 or 5 on an English, math, or science Advanced Placement exam can pick up their NMSI incentive outside of the cafeteria during all lunches today.  Congratulations on your hard work and superior achievement.

 

Lockers: Please make sure that you clean all food and drinks out of your locker before you leave on Thanksgiving Break.

 

CoffeeHouse Tech: There will be a meeting for all of those interested in doing Tech for CoffeeHouse on Wednesday, November 28th from 2:30-3:00 in the auditorium.  Also, please make sure that you have signed up for the Tech Edmodo group.  Please see Ms. Wilmus for the code. 

 

Toy Drive: Executive Council is collecting unwrapped new toys to donate for soldiers’ families through Operation Toy Soldier. Please consider donating toys to any of the boxes outside the main office, in the library and at the attendance office. Last day to donate is Monday, December 17th. Thank you for your support.

Volunteer Opportunity: Any students thinking about applying to NHS, and need service hours for application, please contact Ms. Benson in room 237 or at bensonc@pt-sd.org about volunteering for the upcoming Senior class Vendor show on Saturday December 1st. Current NHS members will NOT receive hours for this activity.  

 

Global Entrepreneurship: Applications are now being accepted for the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive for High School Students (formerly known as the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University). Students interested in developing an entrepreneurial mindset and how to lead in a globally diverse environment should apply to attend a hands-on summer program for International and U.S. High School students. Students may apply to attend the program offered at Lehigh University or the one located in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. To learn more and apply to the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive Summer Program, please visit their website at   global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca-institute/high-school. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. If you would like a flyer, check the bulletin board outside of room #116 or see Mrs. Alexander.

 

UPHCSA: Applications are now being accepted for students who wish to apply to the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy or UPHCSA (A former Governor’s School). This is a highly selective program that will introduce you to the world of health care, including issues of primary care, prevention, public health, career exploration, human growth and development, and areas of practice. Activities include: hands-on activities, guest lecturers, presentations, research, team work and exposure to medical facilities and professionals and residential life activities. Criteria includes: students must be interested in careers in health care professions, students must be a sophomore or junior and at least age 15 at the time of the application deadline, this is a 4 week program and you are expected to live on campus for the duration, tuition/ room/ board, social activities and all materials are included – cost is $2,950, applications can be found online at www.hcsa.pitt.edu, June 30, July 27, application Deadline – February 15, 2019. For more information, please visit their website.

Students Interested in Agricultural Sciences: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences (Former Governor’s School). Penn State Agricultural Sciences is looking for students interested in participating in an intensive program of study in the agricultural sciences which contains classroom, laboratory, field-based instruction with a research based service learning component. This is a highly selective process and only 40 students are chosen to participate.  You must be a junior in high school at the time of application. Scholarships are offered. It is a four week residential program- you are expected to remain on campus for the duration. The program begins July 7th through August 2nd 2019. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. For more information, you may go to their website agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence or email them directly at pseas@psu.edu

 

Tutoring:  Need a little extra help figuring out your math homework?  Have a big science test tomorrow and you just don’t understand?  There are NHS tutors available in the library periods 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.  Come during your study hall or lunch period and they will be happy to help you.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Fecher in the library.

 

GUIDANCE:

 

 

ATHLETICS: 

 

Varsity Ice Hockey: Good Luck to the Varsity team as they take on Bethel Park tonight at 7 pm at Southpointe.  Then come out Friday for Varsity’s charity game at 3:15 pm at Southpointe vs Bishop O’Connell. That game will be followed by a PT alumni game vs Pittsburgh Police Iceman Team. 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

Thursday -November 15, 2018

Today is “D” Day 

 

German Club: German Club will be meeting on Monday (11/19) to discuss German November holidays and the German Day competition.  Come ready to eat and sing.

 

Forensics: Forensics practice is canceled for today.  Best of luck to those competing in the tournament at Moon this Saturday.  Practices will resume after the Thanksgiving break, on Thursday, 11/29.

 

WISE: The next W.I.S.E. meeting will be Monday, November 19th after school in Room 232.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: Any students thinking about applying to NHS, and need service hours for application, please contact Ms. Benson in room 237 or at bensonc@pt-sd.org about volunteering for the upcoming Senior class Vendor show on Saturday December 1st. Current NHS members will NOT receive hours for this activity.  

 

Volunteers needed: The Washington Symphony Orchestra is in need of a few volunteers.

They need students to act as stage hands to assist with set up (5:30-6:30 on November 28th, February 13th, and May 1st) and break-down after the concert. During the actual concerts, they need greeters, ticket-takers, ushers etc. Please contact General Manager Adam Schaffer at adam.shaffer@washsym.org .Concerts will be held on December 1st, December 2nd, February 17th and May 4th. You can volunteer for one or all dates.

SPARK Saturdays: SPARK Saturdays is a six-session, 2 hour hands-on lab program developed and led by CMU Engineering students. High school students who attend will learn basic skills, and then get to flex their brains with hands-on lab activities. This semester SPARK Saturdays will offer Arduino Lab – Students work with an Arduino to learn the basics of electronics. Sessions begin on Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 9:45am to 12pm. There are only 30 spots available so please register ASAP as they will fill fast. The $5.00 registration fee is to cover the cost of materials and snacks. To register for SPARK Saturdays, students and parents can visit: http://eceoutreach.ece.cmu.edu/spark-saturdays/register.html

 

Global Entrepreneurship: Applications are now being accepted for the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive for High School Students (formerly known as the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University). Students interested in developing an entrepreneurial mindset and how to lead in a globally diverse environment should apply to attend a hands-on summer program for International and U.S. High School students. Students may apply to attend the program offered at Lehigh University or the one located in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. To learn more and apply to the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive Summer Program, please visit their website at   global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca-institute/high-school. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. If you would like a flyer, check the bulletin board outside of room #116 or see Mrs. Alexander.

 

 

 

 

UPHCSA: Applications are now being accepted for students who wish to apply to the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy or UPHCSA (A former Governor’s School). This is a highly selective program that will introduce you to the world of health care, including issues of primary care, prevention, public health, career exploration, human growth and development, and areas of practice. Activities include: hands-on activities, guest lecturers, presentations, research, team work and exposure to medical facilities and professionals and residential life activities. Criteria includes: students must be interested in careers in health care professions, students must be a sophomore or junior and at least age 15 at the time of the application deadline, this is a 4 week program and you are expected to live on campus for the duration, tuition/ room/ board, social activities and all materials are included – cost is $2,950, applications can be found online at www.hcsa.pitt.edu, June 30, July 27, application Deadline – February 15, 2019. For more information, please visit their website.

 Students Interested in Agricultural Sciences: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences (Former Governor’s School). Penn State Agricultural Sciences is looking for students interested in participating in an intensive program of study in the agricultural sciences which contains classroom, laboratory, field-based instruction with a research based service learning component. This is a highly selective process and only 40 students are chosen to participate.  You must be a junior in high school at the time of application. Scholarships are offered. It is a four week residential program- you are expected to remain on campus for the duration. The program begins July 7th through August 2nd 2019. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. For more information, you may go to their website agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence or email them directly at pseas@psu.edu

 

Tutoring:  Need a little extra help figuring out your math homework?  Have a big science test tomorrow and you just don’t understand?  There are NHS tutors available in the library periods 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.  Come during your study hall or lunch period and they will be happy to help you.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Fecher in the library.

 

GUIDANCE:

 

 

ATHLETICS: 

 

Presale Tickets: Presale Tickets for Friday’s playoff football game vs. Penn Hills (at Norwin HS Stadium) are now available in the high school athletic office.  Adult tickets are $7.  Student tickets are on sale for $5.  All tickets at the gate will be $7.  Kickoff for Friday’s game is scheduled for 7:30 pm. 

Fan Bus: The Peters Township Athletic Department will offer a fan bus to students interested in attending Friday’s Peters Township-Penn Hills football semifinal at Norwin.  The cost to ride the fan bus is $2.  Presale student tickets are on sale for $5.  Sign-up sheets and permission forms are available in the athletic office.  The fan bus will depart from Peters Township High School on Friday at 5:50 pm.  Anyone who rides the bus to Norwin must also return to PTHS on the bus.  Pizza and drinks will be available in the cafeteria beginning at 5:20 pm for those riding the fan bus.  Kickoff on Friday is scheduled for 7:30 pm at Norwin High School.  Come out and support the football team as Peters Township takes on Penn Hills in the WPIAL Semifinals!

 

Attention All Winter Athletes: Winter tryouts begin on Friday, November 16.  All physical paperwork must be uploaded on FamilyID prior to the start of tryouts.  For high school student-athletes that need concussion baseline tests, our athletic trainers will be conducting tests for winter sports (boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, swimming & diving, indoor track). Call the athletic training office at 724-941-6250 ext. 5607 to make an appointment. 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

No scheduled events

Friday, November 16, 2018

Today is “E” Day 

 

German Club: German Club will be meeting on Monday (11/19) to discuss German November holidays and the German Day competition.  Come ready to eat and sing.

 

WISE: The next W.I.S.E. meeting will be Monday, November 19th after school in Room 232.

 

Volunteer Opportunity: Any students thinking about applying to NHS, and need service hours for application, please contact Ms. Benson in room 237 or at bensonc@pt-sd.org about volunteering for the upcoming Senior class Vendor show on Saturday December 1st. Current NHS members will NOT receive hours for this activity.  

 

Global Entrepreneurship: Applications are now being accepted for the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive for High School Students (formerly known as the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University). Students interested in developing an entrepreneurial mindset and how to lead in a globally diverse environment should apply to attend a hands-on summer program for International and U.S. High School students. Students may apply to attend the program offered at Lehigh University or the one located in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. To learn more and apply to the Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive Summer Program, please visit their website at   global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca-institute/high-school. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. If you would like a flyer, check the bulletin board outside of room #116 or see Mrs. Alexander.

 

UPHCSA: Applications are now being accepted for students who wish to apply to the University of Pittsburgh Health Career Scholars Academy or UPHCSA (A former Governor’s School). This is a highly selective program that will introduce you to the world of health care, including issues of primary care, prevention, public health, career exploration, human growth and development, and areas of practice. Activities include: hands-on activities, guest lecturers, presentations, research, team work and exposure to medical facilities and professionals and residential life activities. Criteria includes: students must be interested in careers in health care professions, students must be a sophomore or junior and at least age 15 at the time of the application deadline, this is a 4 week program and you are expected to live on campus for the duration, tuition/ room/ board, social activities and all materials are included – cost is $2,950, applications can be found online at www.hcsa.pitt.edu, June 30, July 27, application Deadline – February 15, 2019. For more information, please visit their website.

 Students Interested in Agricultural Sciences: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in the Agricultural Sciences (Former Governor’s School). Penn State Agricultural Sciences is looking for students interested in participating in an intensive program of study in the agricultural sciences which contains classroom, laboratory, field-based instruction with a research based service learning component. This is a highly selective process and only 40 students are chosen to participate.  You must be a junior in high school at the time of application. Scholarships are offered. It is a four week residential program- you are expected to remain on campus for the duration. The program begins July 7th through August 2nd 2019. Deadline for application is February 15, 2019. For more information, you may go to their website agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence or email them directly at pseas@psu.edu

 

Tutoring:  Need a little extra help figuring out your math homework?  Have a big science test tomorrow and you just don’t understand?  There are NHS tutors available in the library periods 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9.  Come during your study hall or lunch period and they will be happy to help you.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Fecher in the library.

 

GUIDANCE:

 

 

ATHLETICS: 

 

Baseball Conditioning: Baseball conditioning will start on Monday November 19th.  Anyone interested should report to the weight room on Monday at 2:40pm.

 

Presale Tickets: Presale Tickets for Friday’s playoff football game vs. Penn Hills (at Norwin HS Stadium) are now available in the high school athletic office.  Adult tickets are $7.  Student tickets are on sale for $5.  All tickets at the gate will be $7.  Kickoff for Friday’s game is scheduled for 7:30 pm. 

Fan Bus: The Peters Township Athletic Department will offer a fan bus to students interested in attending Friday’s Peters Township-Penn Hills football semifinal at Norwin.  The cost to ride the fan bus is $2.  Presale student tickets are on sale for $5.  Sign-up sheets and permission forms are available in the athletic office.  The fan bus will depart from Peters Township High School on Friday at 5:50 pm.  Anyone who rides the bus to Norwin must also return to PTHS on the bus.  Pizza and drinks will be available in the cafeteria beginning at 5:20 pm for those riding the fan bus.  Kickoff on Friday is scheduled for 7:30 pm at Norwin High School.  Come out and support the football team as Peters Township takes on Penn Hills in the WPIAL Semifinals!

Attention All Winter Athletes: Winter tryouts begin on Friday, November 16.  All physical paperwork must be uploaded on FamilyID prior to the start of tryouts.  For high school student-athletes that need concussion baseline tests, our athletic trainers will be conducting tests for winter sports (boys basketball, girls basketball, wrestling, swimming & diving, indoor track). Call the athletic training office at 724-941-6250 ext. 5607 to make an appointment. 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

?         Varsity Football vs. Penn Hills (WPIAL Semifinals) - 7:30 pm at Norwin HS - Departure at 4:00 pm

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