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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Today is “C” Day 

 

Congratulations: Once again, Peters Township students dominated in the Voice of Democracy competition and placed first and third among the applicants from the local VFW Post. Both winners are moving on to compete at the District Level next week. Congratulations to Voice of Democracy Winners: 1st Place- Lucas Dunst, 3rd Place Katelyn Stokan.

 

Hack the Ram: Pine-Richland High School is sponsoring their second annual “Hack The Ram” “Hack the Ram” is a free, 24-hour invention marathon hosted at Pine-Richland High School.  Participants with any level of programming or hardware experience are invited to work together and create a technology project from scratch.  This event is open to all 7th to 12th grade students in the Pittsburgh area. Best of all, there will be free food, drinks, and t-shirts for all of our participants! The event will take place on Friday, Jan 31 2020 from 4 pm - 8 pm and Saturday, Feb 1st from 9 am - 7 pm at Pine-Richland High School.  Students can register and find more information for the event at www.hacktheram.com. Please check your webapps account and the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116 for additional information.

Enrichment Activities: Students, Please check the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116 for information about the following opportunities. All programs are competitive and deadlines are February 19, 2020:

1.      Lehigh University: Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive

2.      University of Pittsburgh: Health Career Scholars Academy

3.      Penn State University: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences

These are 4 week residential learning experiences for high school students.

Please check out their websites for more specific information. 

global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca

www.hcsa.pitt.edu

http://agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence.

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

 

 

GUIDANCE:

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES: Apply to Represent PTHS at the HOBY Leadership Seminar. HOBY State Leadership Seminar, what is in store for the outstanding high school sophomores selected to attend the HOBY State Leadership Seminar?    3-4 Days of fun, interactive leadership training; Experience life on a University Campus; Exploration of leadership from three perspectives:  individual, group, and society; Discovery of how personal, group and societal leadership lead to Social Change; Returning from the seminar with skills and inspiration to lead change; Becoming effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community. State Leadership Seminars are only for Sophomores! The PTHS Counseling Office will select one sophomore candidate to represent the Peters Township learning community this June 19-21 at Thiel College.  The selected student's registration fee will be paid for by PTSD.  We encourage all sophomores to learn more about HOBY by visiting HOBY.org.  We request that interested sophomores prepare an essay describing the most rewarding and most challenging aspects of being a leader in you school and community.  Please do not exceed 250 words.  Submit your essay to the Counseling office no later than Wednesday, December 4th

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

               

ATHLETICS:

 

Ice Hockey: Varsity Ice Hockey will play Pine Richland at Printscape Arena in Southpointe at

9 pm tonight.

 

Indoor Track: Indoor Track is back today! Practice after school starting in the gym.  See Mr. Pinto if you have any questions.

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

?         Boys Freshman Basketball at Seneca Valley (w/ Shaler) - 3:30 pm at Peters Township HS

Early Release at 1:50 pm; Departure at 2:00 pm 

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Today is “D” Day 

CoffeeHouse: PTHS proudly presents: CoffeeHouse 2019: The Mugvengers: Infinity Pours on Thursday December 5th, Friday, December 6th and Saturday December 7th at 7pm.  Please join our two talented hosts, Elise Romero and Julianna Paul, along with a variety of acts while you enjoy hot beverages and delicious desserts in the PTHS cafeteria.  Tickets are only $5.00 at the door for students and adults. 

 

FBLA: FBLA will be meeting after school Thursday 12/5 in Mr. Good’s room to discuss regionals and fundraiser. Bring your cards.

 

Photo Club: There will be a photo club meeting TODAY, WED DEC 4th in room G01.  Any members who still owe forms or checks must bring today!

 

Giving Tree: It’s Giving Tree time! If you’d like to purchase a gift for someone in need this holiday season stop by the library to sign up! See Ms. Gilroy or Mrs. Fecher for more details. Giving Tree gifts are due Friday, December 13th!

 

Hack the Ram: Pine-Richland High School is sponsoring their second annual “Hack The Ram” “Hack the Ram” is a free, 24-hour invention marathon hosted at Pine-Richland High School.  Participants with any level of programming or hardware experience are invited to work together and create a technology project from scratch.  This event is open to all 7th to 12th grade students in the Pittsburgh area. Best of all, there will be free food, drinks, and t-shirts for all of our participants! The event will take place on Friday, Jan 31 2020 from 4 pm - 8 pm and Saturday, Feb 1st from 9 am - 7 pm at Pine-Richland High School.  Students can register and find more information for the event at www.hacktheram.com. Please check your webapps account and the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116 for additional information.

Enrichment Activities: Students, Please check the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116 for information about the following opportunities. All programs are competitive and deadlines are February 19, 2020:

1.      Lehigh University: Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive

2.      University of Pittsburgh: Health Career Scholars Academy

3.      Penn State University: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences

These are 4 week residential learning experiences for high school students.

Please check out their websites for more specific information. 

global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca

www.hcsa.pitt.edu

http://agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence.

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

 

 

 

 

GUIDANCE:

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES: Apply to Represent PTHS at the HOBY Leadership Seminar. HOBY State Leadership Seminar, what is in store for the outstanding high school sophomores selected to attend the HOBY State Leadership Seminar?    3-4 Days of fun, interactive leadership training; Experience life on a University Campus; Exploration of leadership from three perspectives:  individual, group, and society; Discovery of how personal, group and societal leadership lead to Social Change; Returning from the seminar with skills and inspiration to lead change; Becoming effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, and community. State Leadership Seminars are only for Sophomores! The PTHS Counseling Office will select one sophomore candidate to represent the Peters Township learning community this June 19-21 at Thiel College.  The selected student's registration fee will be paid for by PTSD.  We encourage all sophomores to learn more about HOBY by visiting HOBY.org.  We request that interested sophomores prepare an essay describing the most rewarding and most challenging aspects of being a leader in you school and community.  Please do not exceed 250 words.  Submit your essay to the Counseling office no later than Wednesday, December 4th

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

               

ATHLETICS:

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

Thursday -Dec. 5, 2019

Today is “E” Day 

Interact: There will be an Interact meeting today after school in LGI-2. Anyone interested in signing up for a Giving Tree tag must attend! The Giving Tree provides gifts to children across Washington County whose parents are unable to provide them with presents this holiday season. Plenty of tags are left so please attend! You do not have to be a member of Interact to participate in The Giving Tree. We will also be talking about caroling and deciding what we will make for a craft to take to the senior center.

Keystone Exams: Students, please be sure to check your schedule in Powerschool. Students who must take the winter wave of the Keystone Exams will have the specific exams scheduled in the 10th period slot on their schedule as a reminder. If you have questions as to whether or not you should be taking the exam, please see Mrs. Prinsen in the counseling office.

 

Craft and Vendor Fair: Come out to the High School this Saturday, December 7th from 10-3 to support your Senior class at the 2nd Annual Peters Township Craft & Vendor Show. Over 60 booths will offer a variety of gifts for the holidays! Let’s make this year a bigger success than last year!

 

CoffeeHouse: PTHS proudly presents: CoffeeHouse 2019: The Mugvengers: Infinity Pours on Thursday December 5th, Friday, December 6th and Saturday December 7th at 7pm.  Please join our two talented hosts, Elise Romero and Julianna Paul, along with a variety of acts while you enjoy hot beverages and delicious desserts in the PTHS cafeteria.  Tickets are only $5.00 at the door for students and adults. 

 

FBLA: FBLA will be meeting after school Thursday 12/5 in Mr. Good’s room to discuss regionals and fundraiser. Bring your cards.

 

Giving Tree: It’s Giving Tree time! If you’d like to purchase a gift for someone in need this holiday season stop by the library to sign up! See Ms. Gilroy or Mrs. Fecher for more details. Giving Tree gifts are due Friday, December 13th!

 

Hack the Ram: Pine-Richland High School is sponsoring their second annual “Hack The Ram” “Hack the Ram” is a free, 24-hour invention marathon hosted at Pine-Richland High School.  Participants with any level of programming or hardware experience are invited to work together and create a technology project from scratch.  This event is open to all 7th to 12th grade students in the Pittsburgh area. Best of all, there will be free food, drinks, and t-shirts for all of our participants! The event will take place on Friday, Jan 31 2020 from 4 pm - 8 pm and Saturday, Feb 1st from 9 am - 7 pm at Pine-Richland High School.  Students can register and find more information for the event at www.hacktheram.com. Please check your webapps account and the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116 for additional information.

Enrichment Activities: Students, Please check the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116 for information about the following opportunities. All programs are competitive and deadlines are February 19, 2020:

1.      Lehigh University: Iacocca Global Entrepreneurship Intensive

2.      University of Pittsburgh: Health Career Scholars Academy

3.      Penn State University: Pennsylvania School for Excellence in Agricultural Sciences

These are 4 week residential learning experiences for high school students.

Please check out their websites for more specific information. 

global.lehigh.edu/Iacocca

www.hcsa.pitt.edu

http://agsci.psu.edu/school-for-excellence.

Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest: Registration is open for The Scholastic Arts and Writing Competition. Students who enjoy writing and art competitions should consider submitting an entry. Information about the competition can be found on the enrichment bulletin board outside of room #116. Registration will close on January 8, 2020. For more information about judging criteria, category descriptions and submissions, please visit their website: www.artsandwriting.org

 

 

GUIDANCE:

 

Workshop Wednesdays: Wondering about the college application process?  Have a question about the Common App?  Thinking about post-secondary plans?  Stop by room 119 for Workshop Wednesday.  Counselors will be available to answer your questions every Wednesday during lunch periods.

 

               

ATHLETICS:

 

Ice Hockey: JV1 Ice Hockey will take on Pine Richland tonight at Printscape at 9:20 p.m.

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

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