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Monday -April 16, 2018

Student Parking: Due to the events taking place, there will be NO STUDENT PARKING ON FRIDAY APRIL 20th! Remember- if you ride the bus- you will not be late.

French Club: There will be a French club meeting tomorrow April 17th after school until 3 in room 143.

Fishing Club: Interested in fishing, getting outdoors, or simply looking for a way to network/establish yourself in a new club, consider joining the PTHS Fishing Club. This invitation is open to all students interested. The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 18th after school in Mr. Malazich’s room (235). We hope to see you there.

 

Chipotle Fundraiser: Attention freshman class! Come to Chipotle this Wednesday, April 18th from 4 to 8 PM to support our class fundraiser. When you pay for your order tell the cashier you are with the PT freshman class. We hope to see you there! 

Apprenticeship Programs: Every year, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3 or AIU3 offers opportunities for high school students to enroll in apprenticeship programs. You must register now for 2018-2019 Programs as they are based on first-come, first-served basis and Allegheny County Students have first preference. Some of the programs are highly coveted and I encourage you to register for them NOW. Programs will vary in their start / end date and number of times that they will meet. The 2018-2019 AIU Apprenticeships have been updated and the site (http://apprenticeships.aiu3.net) is now accepting logins.  If you had an account from last year, it has been deleted. Please refer to the email that all students grades 9-11 received on Thursday. Some of the programs include: Acting, Advertising / Public Relations, Animation, Architecture, Art Careers, Astronomy, Broadcasting, Conducting, Photography, Engineering, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marine Biology, Musical Theater, Opera, Robotics, Writing, Zoo Animal Care.

Dodge Ball: Hey Students – When is the last time you saw students battle the faculty? This may be your last chance. On Monday, April 23rd, your Senior Class Students will line up against the best faculty in Peters Township in a game of Dodge Ball.  Who will win this ferocious fight? It only costs $3.00 to find out. Monday - - - April 23rd - - -6:30 - - - Be there!

Dance Team: Attention all students who are interested in trying out for Dance Team next year! The Pre-Tryout meeting will be held Wednesday, April 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria.  Either a parent or the dancer must attend the meeting.  All aspects of the tryout and the dance season will be addressed at his meeting. All students and all styles are permitted to try out.  We plan to have both Jazz and Hip hop teams next year. If you have any additional questions, please see Mrs. Deliere in room 249.

 

The Outsiders Due Dates: The due date for bios, ads, and t shirt orders for The Outsiders is today, April 16th. Headshots will be taken after school that same day. Please check Edmodo for links to all materials. We have a VERY short timeline for the spring production and NO LATE materials will be accepted.

 

 

Attention all Junior and SeniorsAttention all Junior and Seniors:  The 2018 Prom is on Friday, May 25th at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh from 7pm to 11pm.  Prom packets are now available at the attendance office and in room 252. Please only pick up ONE packet per couple.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Baker in room 252.

Writing Lab: The writing lab is open during periods 2, 3, 5, 8, and 9 in either the library or in room #141.  Remember to take advantage of this valuable resource.  Peer coaches are available to help with college application essays and writing assignments in all classes.  Visit the Writing Lab today!

 

GUIDANCE:

McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship: McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship now available. Applications are now available on Naviance and printed copies are in the Counseling Office.  Complete applications should be returned to the Counseling Office by May 4, 2018.

Scholarship Opportunities: Please go to Naviance/Family Connection: Colleges I’m Applying to:  Scholarship List to learn more about the scholarships available. “Where can I get the Scholarship Application?” If it is an online application the link will be provided.  Some of the applications can be downloaded from Naviance/Family Connections. Some applications will be available in the Counseling office. “What if the Application requires a Transcript or Recommendation letter?” Go the Counseling office. Complete the Scholarship Transcript Request Form found on the reception area counter. If the Counseling office is required to mail the transcript, please provide addressed envelope. If you are going to mail the transcript with your application, please provide a day you will pick it up.  If the application is due to the Counseling office, we will attach transcripts prior to mailing the scholarships to the sponsor.

ATHLETICS:

Girls Lacrosse: The PTHS Girls Lacrosse team traveled to Pine Richland Friday. JV fell to the Rams with a score of 10-5. Scoring for the Lady Indians were Adrianna Cocco with one goal and Sarah Rubican with four. The Varsity team also lost with a final score of 12-5. Erin Gummersbach, Mara Rayburg, Natalie Cocco, Hannah Welker and Cassidy King scored for Peters. The Lady Indians host Canon-Mac tonight at 8-come out to support girls lacrosse!

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

=         Boys Varsity Tennis vs. Fox Chapel - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center

=         Boys JV Tennis at Fox Chapel - 3:30 pm at Fox Chapel High School- Early Release at   2:00 pm; Departure at 2:10 pm

=         Girls JV/Varsity Softball at Fox Chapel - Var. - 3:45 pm; JV - 5:15pm at Fox Chapel High School - Early Release at 1:35 pm; Departure at 1:50 pm

 

=         Boys Freshman Baseball vs. Baldwin - 4:00 pm at PTHS Baseball Field

 

=         Boys Varsity Baseball at Mt. Lebanon - 4:15 pm at Wildcat Field - Departure at 2:45 pm

=         Boys JV/Varsity Volleyball at Seton-La Salle - 6:00/7:15 pm at Seton-La Salle HS - Departure at 4:30 pm

  • Boys JV Baseball vs. Mt. Lebanon - 7:00 pm at Peterswood Park
  • Girls Varsity Lacrosse vs. Canon McMillan - 8:00 pm at Peters Township Stadium
Tuesday - April 10, 2018

Today is “B” Day 

Student Parking: Due to the events taking place, there will be NO STUDENT PARKING ON FRIDAY APRIL 20th! Remember- if you ride the bus- you will not be late.

World Language Variety Show: The first-ever World Language Variety Show will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 pm. Auditions for the show will be after school on Monday, April 30 in the Band Room.

 Requirements for the acts are:

-          Performed in, or accompanied by, a language that is NOT English

-          Acts can be solo or group; they can be music, dance, drama, comedy—anything!

-          At least one performer (if a group) should be enrolled in a World Language class

-          Acts should be about 3 minutes long 

Sign up for auditions outside the French Room, room 143. If you have questions, email Madame Chenevert at chenevertm@ptsdwebapps.com or leave her a note in 143. 

French Club: There will be a French club meeting today, April 17th, after school until 3 in room 143.

Fishing Club: Interested in fishing, getting outdoors, or simply looking for a way to network/establish yourself in a new club, consider joining the PTHS Fishing Club. This invitation is open to all students interested. The first meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 18th after school in Mr. Malazich’s room (235). We hope to see you there.

 

Chipotle Fundraiser: Attention freshman class! Come to Chipotle this Wednesday, April 18th from 4 to 8 PM to support our class fundraiser. When you pay for your order tell the cashier you are with the PT freshman class. We hope to see you there! 

Apprenticeship Programs: Every year, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3 or AIU3 offers opportunities for high school students to enroll in apprenticeship programs. You must register now for 2018-2019 Programs as they are based on first-come, first-served basis and Allegheny County Students have first preference. Some of the programs are highly coveted and I encourage you to register for them NOW. Programs will vary in their start / end date and number of times that they will meet. The 2018-2019 AIU Apprenticeships have been updated and the site (http://apprenticeships.aiu3.net) is now accepting logins.  If you had an account from last year, it has been deleted. Please refer to the email that all students grades 9-11 received on Thursday. Some of the programs include: Acting, Advertising / Public Relations, Animation, Architecture, Art Careers, Astronomy, Broadcasting, Conducting, Photography, Engineering, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marine Biology, Musical Theater, Opera, Robotics, Writing, Zoo Animal Care.

Dodge Ball: Hey Students – When is the last time you saw students battle the faculty? This may be your last chance. On Monday, April 23rd, your Senior Class Students will line up against the best faculty in Peters Township in a game of Dodge Ball.  Who will win this ferocious fight? It only costs $3.00 to find out. Monday - - - April 23rd - - -6:30 - - - Be there!

Dance Team: Attention all students who are interested in trying out for Dance Team next year! The Pre-Tryout meeting will be held Wednesday, April 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria.  Either a parent or the dancer must attend the meeting.  All aspects of the tryout and the dance season will be addressed at his meeting. All students and all styles are permitted to try out.  We plan to have both Jazz and Hip hop teams next year. If you have any additional questions, please see Mrs. Deliere in room 249.

 

Attention all Junior and SeniorsAttention all Junior and Seniors:  The 2018 Prom is on Friday, May 25th at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh from 7pm to 11pm.  Prom packets are now available at the attendance office and in room 252. Please only pick up ONE packet per couple.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Baker in room 252.

Writing Lab: The writing lab is open during periods 2, 3, 5, 8, and 9 in either the library or in room #141.  Remember to take advantage of this valuable resource.  Peer coaches are available to help with college application essays and writing assignments in all classes.  Visit the Writing Lab today!

 

GUIDANCE:

McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship: McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship now available. Applications are now available on Naviance and printed copies are in the Counseling Office.  Complete applications should be returned to the Counseling Office by May 4, 2018.

Scholarship Opportunities: Please go to Naviance/Family Connection: Colleges I’m Applying to:  Scholarship List to learn more about the scholarships available. “Where can I get the Scholarship Application?” If it is an online application the link will be provided.  Some of the applications can be downloaded from Naviance/Family Connections. Some applications will be available in the Counseling office. “What if the Application requires a Transcript or Recommendation letter?” Go the Counseling office. Complete the Scholarship Transcript Request Form found on the reception area counter. If the Counseling office is required to mail the transcript, please provide addressed envelope. If you are going to mail the transcript with your application, please provide a day you will pick it up.  If the application is due to the Counseling office, we will attach transcripts prior to mailing the scholarships to the sponsor.

ATHLETICS:

Girls Lacrosse: PTHS Girls Lacrosse team decimated the visiting Canon Mac in section play last night with a final score of 18-4. Leading the Lady Indians in scoring was Emily Anderson with six goals. Mackenzie Lehman scored three, and scoring two each were Mara Rayburg, Cassidy King and Hannah Welker. Peters hosts Baldwin on Wednesday.

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

 

=         Varsity Track & Field at Baldwin w/ South Fayette/Upper St. Clair - 3:00 pm at Baldwin HS Stadium - Early Release at 1:00 pm; Departure at 1:20 pm

 

=         Boys Varsity Tennis at Seneca Valley - 3:30 pm at Seneca Valley HS - Early Release at 1:50 pm; Departure at 2:00 pm

 

  • Boys Freshman Baseball vs. Seneca Valley - 4:00 pm at PTHS Baseball Field

 

  • Girls JV/Varsity Softball vs. McGuffey – Varsity -4:00 pm/ JV – 5:30 – Peterswood Park -

            Shuttle at 2:40 pm

=         Boys JV/Varsity Lacrosse at Latrobe - 6:00/7:00 pm Latrobe HS - Departure at 4:15 pm

=         Boys JV/Varsity Volleyball vs. Canon McMillan - 6:00/7:15 pm at PTHS Gym

Wednesday, April 18, 2017

Today is “C” Day 

Student Parking: Due to the events taking place, there will be NO STUDENT PARKING ON FRIDAY APRIL 20th! Remember- if you ride the bus- you will not be late.

SADD: There will be an important SADD Club meeting afterschool today in the cafeteria.

 

World Language Variety Show: The first-ever World Language Variety Show will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 pm. Auditions for the show will be after school on Monday, April 30 in the Band Room.

 Requirements for the acts are:

-          Performed in, or accompanied by, a language that is NOT English

-          Acts can be solo or group; they can be music, dance, drama, comedy—anything!

-          At least one performer (if a group) should be enrolled in a World Language class

-          Acts should be about 3 minutes long 

Sign up for auditions outside the French Room, room 143. If you have questions, email Madame Chenevert at chenevertm@ptsdwebapps.com or leave her a note in 143. 

 

Fishing Club: Interested in fishing, getting outdoors, or simply looking for a way to network/establish yourself in a new club, consider joining the PTHS Fishing Club. This invitation is open to all students interested. The first meeting will be held today, April 18th after school in Mr. Malazich’s room (235). We hope to see you there.

 

Chipotle Fundraiser: Attention freshman class! Come to Chipotle today, April 18th from 4 to 8 PM to support our class fundraiser. When you pay for your order tell the cashier you are with the PT freshman class. We hope to see you there! 

Apprenticeship Programs: Every year, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3 or AIU3 offers opportunities for high school students to enroll in apprenticeship programs. You must register now for 2018-2019 Programs as they are based on first-come, first-served basis and Allegheny County Students have first preference. Some of the programs are highly coveted and I encourage you to register for them NOW. Programs will vary in their start / end date and number of times that they will meet. The 2018-2019 AIU Apprenticeships have been updated and the site (http://apprenticeships.aiu3.net) is now accepting logins.  If you had an account from last year, it has been deleted. Please refer to the email that all students grades 9-11 received on Thursday. Some of the programs include: Acting, Advertising / Public Relations, Animation, Architecture, Art Careers, Astronomy, Broadcasting, Conducting, Photography, Engineering, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marine Biology, Musical Theater, Opera, Robotics, Writing, Zoo Animal Care.

Dodge Ball: Hey Students – When is the last time you saw students battle the faculty? This may be your last chance. On Monday, April 23rd, your Senior Class Students will line up against the best faculty in Peters Township in a game of Dodge Ball.  Who will win this ferocious fight? It only costs $3.00 to find out. Monday - - - April 23rd - - -6:30 - - - Be there!

 

Dance Team: Attention all students who are interested in trying out for Dance Team next year! The Pre-Tryout meeting will be held today, April 18th at 7:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria.  Either a parent or the dancer must attend the meeting.  All aspects of the tryout and the dance season will be addressed at his meeting. All students and all styles are permitted to try out.  We plan to have both Jazz and Hip hop teams next year. If you have any additional questions, please see Mrs. Deliere in room 249.

 

Attention all Junior and SeniorsAttention all Junior and Seniors:  The 2018 Prom is on Friday, May 25th at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh from 7pm to 11pm.  Prom packets are now available at the attendance office and in room 252. Please only pick up ONE packet per couple.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Baker in room 252.

Writing Lab: The writing lab is open during periods 2, 3, 5, 8, and 9 in either the library or in room #141.  Remember to take advantage of this valuable resource.  Peer coaches are available to help with college application essays and writing assignments in all classes.  Visit the Writing Lab today!

 

GUIDANCE:

College Planning Night: Attention Students! The Counseling Department’s annual College Planning Night is scheduled for Thursday, April 29th between 6:00 - 8:10 pm at the high school. Any college-minded students and their families are invited to attend. This year’s keynote speaker’s presentation will address looking beyond test scores & GPA; taking a holistic approach to the college application process. Additionally, attendees will get to choose two other college-focused sessions to attend out of a possible 6. This event is strongly suggested to anyone looking to gain information & tips as they navigate the college application process.

McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship: McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship now available. Applications are now available on Naviance and printed copies are in the Counseling Office.  Complete applications should be returned to the Counseling Office by May 4, 2018.

Scholarship Opportunities: Please go to Naviance/Family Connection: Colleges I’m Applying to:  Scholarship List to learn more about the scholarships available. “Where can I get the Scholarship Application?” If it is an online application the link will be provided.  Some of the applications can be downloaded from Naviance/Family Connections. Some applications will be available in the Counseling office. “What if the Application requires a Transcript or Recommendation letter?” Go the Counseling office. Complete the Scholarship Transcript Request Form found on the reception area counter. If the Counseling office is required to mail the transcript, please provide addressed envelope. If you are going to mail the transcript with your application, please provide a day you will pick it up.  If the application is due to the Counseling office, we will attach transcripts prior to mailing the scholarships to the sponsor.

ATHLETICS:

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

 

  • Varsity Track & Field vs. Canon McMillan - 3:00 pm at Peters Township Stadium

 

=         Boys JV Tennis vs. Thomas Jefferson - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center

 

=         Boys JV Baseball at Canon McMillan - 4:00 pm at McDowell Field - Departure at 2:40 pm

 

  • Boys Freshman Baseball at Upper St. Clair - 4:00 pm at Marmion Field - Departure at

              2:40 pm

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Lacrosse vs. Baldwin - 6:15/7:30 pm at Peters Township Stadium

 

=         Boys Varsity Baseball vs. Canon McMillan - 7:00 pm at Peterswood Park

Thursday -April 19, 2018

Today is “D” Day 

Student Parking: Due to the events taking place, there will be NO STUDENT PARKING ON FRIDAY APRIL 20th! Remember- if you ride the bus- you will not be late.

World Language Variety Show: The first-ever World Language Variety Show will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 pm. Auditions for the show will be after school on Monday, April 30 in the Band Room.

 Requirements for the acts are:

-          Performed in, or accompanied by, a language that is NOT English

-          Acts can be solo or group; they can be music, dance, drama, comedy—anything!

-          At least one performer (if a group) should be enrolled in a World Language class

-          Acts should be about 3 minutes long 

Sign up for auditions outside the French Room, room 143. If you have questions, email Madame Chenevert at chenevertm@ptsdwebapps.com or leave her a note in 143. 

Commencement Speaker: Would you like to be the commencement speaker for the class of 2018?  Any senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and no disciplinary actions resulting in either in-school or out-of-school suspensions may submit a speech for consideration to the main office by the end of the school day on Monday, April 30th.  Topics should be of interest to the class and audience.  Speeches should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point font and 3-5 minutes in length when presented.  The author’s name should not appear on the speech, but a sheet with the student name, ID number, home room and phone number should be attached.  Speeches will be evaluated by a committee and the top 5 speeches will be asked to be presented to a panel. The final decision will be made by Thursday, May 24th.  See Mr. Lesnett with any questions.

AP Science Study Session: Saturday, April 21, 2018 is the last opportunity for you to participate in a free AP Science Study Session. If you are planning on riding the PTHS bus to West Allegheny, please make sure that you arrive at PT between 7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.  The bus will depart from PTHS promptly at 7:15 a.m. The study session will conclude at 12:00 p.m. and traffic permitting, we will return to PTHS parking lot by 12:30 p.m. See you on Saturday.

Rotary Youth Leadership Camp: Rotary Youth Leadership Awards is sponsoring their annual summer leadership camp. This year, camp will be held June 1723, 2018. This is an exciting outdoor camp, filled with fun activities. Students can expect to learn about leadership through hands-on activities such as white water rafting, zip lining, caving, and ropes courses to name a few. The McMurray Rotary will sponsor one PT student to attend. The deadline for submitting your application is May 1st.  Students who are interested in attending this camp can pick up an application form the Enrichment bulletin board or Mrs. Alexander in room #116

 

Dodge Ball: Hey Students – When is the last time you saw students battle the faculty? This may be your last chance. On Monday, April 23rd, your Senior Class Students will line up against the best faculty in Peters Township in a game of Dodge Ball.  Who will win this ferocious fight? It only costs $3.00 to find out. Monday - - - April 23rd - - -6:30 - - - Be there!

Apprenticeship Programs: Every year, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3 or AIU3 offers opportunities for high school students to enroll in apprenticeship programs. You must register now for 2018-2019 Programs as they are based on first-come, first-served basis and Allegheny County Students have first preference. Some of the programs are highly coveted and I encourage you to register for them NOW. Programs will vary in their start / end date and number of times that they will meet. The 2018-2019 AIU Apprenticeships have been updated and the site (http://apprenticeships.aiu3.net) is now accepting logins.  If you had an account from last year, it has been deleted. Please refer to the email that all students grades 9-11 received on Thursday. Some of the programs include: Acting, Advertising / Public Relations, Animation, Architecture, Art Careers, Astronomy, Broadcasting, Conducting, Photography, Engineering, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marine Biology, Musical Theater, Opera, Robotics, Writing, Zoo Animal Care.

Attention all Junior and SeniorsAttention all Junior and Seniors:  The 2018 Prom is on Friday, May 25th at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh from 7pm to 11pm.  Prom packets are now available at the attendance office and in room 252. Please only pick up ONE packet per couple.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Baker in room 252.

Writing Lab: The writing lab is open during periods 2, 3, 5, 8, and 9 in either the library or in room #141.  Remember to take advantage of this valuable resource.  Peer coaches are available to help with college application essays and writing assignments in all classes.  Visit the Writing Lab today!

 

GUIDANCE:

College Planning Night: Attention Students! The Counseling Department’s annual College Planning Night is scheduled for tonight, April 19th between 6:00 - 8:10 pm at the high school. Any college-minded students and their families are invited to attend. This year’s keynote speaker’s presentation will address looking beyond test scores & GPA; taking a holistic approach to the college application process. Additionally, attendees will get to choose two other college-focused sessions to attend out of a possible 6. This event is strongly suggested to anyone looking to gain information & tips as they navigate the college application process.

Rotary Scholarship: McMurray Rotary Club Scholarships invite applicants to submit a letter stating why they are deserving of a McMurray Rotary Memorial Scholarship Committee.  Applicants will be considered for scholarships along with a resume or background letter.  Information on academic performance (transcript), college goals (major and college choices), and financial need should be included. Applications are available to download from Naviance or available in the Counseling Office.  All applications must be submitted to the Counseling office by Thursday, May 10, 2018. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd, you will be notified by Mrs. Cunningham of your interview time.

 McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship: McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship now available. Applications are now available on Naviance and printed copies are in the Counseling Office.  Complete applications should be returned to the Counseling Office by May 4, 2018.

Scholarship Opportunities: Please go to Naviance/Family Connection: Colleges I’m Applying to:  Scholarship List to learn more about the scholarships available. “Where can I get the Scholarship Application?” If it is an online application the link will be provided.  Some of the applications can be downloaded from Naviance/Family Connections. Some applications will be available in the Counseling office. “What if the Application requires a Transcript or Recommendation letter?” Go the Counseling office. Complete the Scholarship Transcript Request Form found on the reception area counter. If the Counseling office is required to mail the transcript, please provide addressed envelope. If you are going to mail the transcript with your application, please provide a day you will pick it up.  If the application is due to the Counseling office, we will attach transcripts prior to mailing the scholarships to the sponsor.

ATHLETICS:

Boys Tennis: The Boys Tennis Team defeated Latrobe 5-0 in the 1st round of the WPIAL playoffs.
Winning in singles were Connor Bruce Ethan Muza and Ethan Farmer. The doubles teams of Elian Ascencio/Ryan Salus and Ben Farmer/Dru Liley were also winners. The team improves to 13-0 and plays the winner of Alldedice/Moon in the quarterfinals. 

Girls Lacrosse: The Lady Indians rolled over Baldwin in lacrosse action last night, with a final score of 19-1. Many players contributed to the win: Emily Anderson with four goals, Natalie Cocco with three goals and an assist, Payton Jenkins and Tia Mussitsch each contributed two goals, Mackenzie Lehman had a goal and four assists. Rounding out the scoring with one each included Mara Rayburg, Maddie Devine, Payton Jenkins, Rachel Raber, Cassidy King, Hannah Welker, and Greta Schratz. Peters hosts Fox Chapel today.

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

 

=         Boys JV Tennis vs. Hampton - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Softball at Bethel Park - Var. - 3:45/JV - 5:15 pm at Bethel Park HS - Early Release at 1:55; Departure at 2:10 pm

 

=         Boys JV/Varsity Volleyball vs. Baldwin - 6:00/7:15 pm at PTHS Gym

 

=         Boys JV/Varsity Lacrosse at Mars - 6:00/7:15 pm at Mars HS - Departure at 4:00 pm

  • Girls JV/Varsity Lacrosse vs. Fox Chapel - 6:15/7:30 pm at Peters Township Stadium
Friday, April 20, 2018

Today is “E” Day 

Student Ambassadors: Do you want to make a difference in your school community?  Come to the Student Ambassador interest meeting Wednesday, April 25th after school in the Cafeteria.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Simmons in the counseling office.

 

Dodge Ball Players: Attention all seniors who plan to play in the Dodge Ball game on Monday – You MUST submit permission forms that are signed by a parent in order to play in Monday night’s game.  Self-signed forms have been disposed of.  These forms MUST be turned in to Mrs. Deliere in room 249 by noon on Monday, or you will not play.  Forms will not be accepted at the door.

 

Dance Team Tryouts: Attention students who are interested in trying out for dance team –a few packets are still available. Please stop by room 249 to get your packet of information today.

World Language Variety Show: The first-ever World Language Variety Show will be held on Tuesday, May 29 at 7 pm. Auditions for the show will be after school on Monday, April 30 in the Band Room.

 Requirements for the acts are:

-          Performed in, or accompanied by, a language that is NOT English

-          Acts can be solo or group; they can be music, dance, drama, comedy—anything!

-          At least one performer (if a group) should be enrolled in a World Language class

-          Acts should be about 3 minutes long 

Sign up for auditions outside the French Room, room 143. If you have questions, email Madame Chenevert at chenevertm@ptsdwebapps.com or leave her a note in 143. 

Commencement Speaker: Would you like to be the commencement speaker for the class of 2018?  Any senior with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and no disciplinary actions resulting in either in-school or out-of-school suspensions may submit a speech for consideration to the main office by the end of the school day on Monday, April 30th.  Topics should be of interest to the class and audience.  Speeches should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point font and 3-5 minutes in length when presented.  The author’s name should not appear on the speech, but a sheet with the student name, ID number, home room and phone number should be attached.  Speeches will be evaluated by a committee and the top 5 speeches will be asked to be presented to a panel. The final decision will be made by Thursday, May 24th.  See Mr. Lesnett with any questions.

AP Science Study Session: Saturday, April 21, 2018 is the last opportunity for you to participate in a free AP Science Study Session. If you are planning on riding the PTHS bus to West Allegheny, please make sure that you arrive at PT between 7:00 a.m. – 7:15 a.m.  The bus will depart from PTHS promptly at 7:15 a.m. The study session will conclude at 12:00 p.m. and traffic permitting, we will return to PTHS parking lot by 12:30 p.m. See you on Saturday.

 

 

 

Rotary Youth Leadership Camp: Rotary Youth Leadership Awards is sponsoring their annual summer leadership camp. This year, camp will be held June 1723, 2018. This is an exciting outdoor camp, filled with fun activities. Students can expect to learn about leadership through hands-on activities such as white water rafting, zip lining, caving, and ropes courses to name a few. The McMurray Rotary will sponsor one PT student to attend. The deadline for submitting your application is May 1st.  Students who are interested in attending this camp can pick up an application form the Enrichment bulletin board or Mrs. Alexander in room #116

 

Dodge Ball: Hey Students – When is the last time you saw students battle the faculty? This may be your last chance. On Monday, April 23rd, your Senior Class Students will line up against the best faculty in Peters Township in a game of Dodge Ball.  Who will win this ferocious fight? It only costs $3.00 to find out. Monday - - - April 23rd - - -6:30 - - - Be there!

Apprenticeship Programs: Every year, the Allegheny Intermediate Unit #3 or AIU3 offers opportunities for high school students to enroll in apprenticeship programs. You must register now for 2018-2019 Programs as they are based on first-come, first-served basis and Allegheny County Students have first preference. Some of the programs are highly coveted and I encourage you to register for them NOW. Programs will vary in their start / end date and number of times that they will meet. The 2018-2019 AIU Apprenticeships have been updated and the site (http://apprenticeships.aiu3.net) is now accepting logins.  If you had an account from last year, it has been deleted. Please refer to the email that all students grades 9-11 received on Thursday. Some of the programs include: Acting, Advertising / Public Relations, Animation, Architecture, Art Careers, Astronomy, Broadcasting, Conducting, Photography, Engineering, Filmmaking, Journalism, Marine Biology, Musical Theater, Opera, Robotics, Writing, Zoo Animal Care.

Attention all Junior and SeniorsAttention all Junior and Seniors:  The 2018 Prom is on Friday, May 25th at the Wyndham Grand in Pittsburgh from 7pm to 11pm.  Prom packets are now available at the attendance office and in room 252. Please only pick up ONE packet per couple.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Baker in room 252.

Writing Lab: The writing lab is open during periods 2, 3, 5, 8, and 9 in either the library or in room #141.  Remember to take advantage of this valuable resource.  Peer coaches are available to help with college application essays and writing assignments in all classes.  Visit the Writing Lab today!

 

GUIDANCE:

Rotary Scholarship: McMurray Rotary Club Scholarships invite applicants to submit a letter stating why they are deserving of a McMurray Rotary Memorial Scholarship Committee.  Applicants will be considered for scholarships along with a resume or background letter.  Information on academic performance (transcript), college goals (major and college choices), and financial need should be included. Applications are available to download from Naviance or available in the Counseling Office.  All applications must be submitted to the Counseling office by Thursday, May 10, 2018. Interviews will be held on Tuesday, May 22nd, you will be notified by Mrs. Cunningham of your interview time.

 McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship: McMurray Lions Club Joe Marosz Sr. Memorial Scholarship now available. Applications are now available on Naviance and printed copies are in the Counseling Office.  Complete applications should be returned to the Counseling Office by May 4, 2018.

 

Scholarship Opportunities: Please go to Naviance/Family Connection: Colleges I’m Applying to:  Scholarship List to learn more about the scholarships available. “Where can I get the Scholarship Application?” If it is an online application the link will be provided.  Some of the applications can be downloaded from Naviance/Family Connections. Some applications will be available in the Counseling office. “What if the Application requires a Transcript or Recommendation letter?” Go the Counseling office. Complete the Scholarship Transcript Request Form found on the reception area counter. If the Counseling office is required to mail the transcript, please provide addressed envelope. If you are going to mail the transcript with your application, please provide a day you will pick it up.  If the application is due to the Counseling office, we will attach transcripts prior to mailing the scholarships to the sponsor.

ATHLETICS:

Girls Lacrosse: Peters Township hosted Fox Chapel Thursday night. JV won with a score of 12-3. Leading the JV in scoring was Sarah Rubican with four goals, followed by Maria Vilsack with three goals, and Gabby Tom with two. Rounding out the scoring were Audrey Faloni, Madi Morgan, and Amy Wilson. Abby Clark was the winning goalie. Varsity beat Fox Chapel in overtime with a final score of 12-11. A team effort that included great saves by goalie Jamie Keller, a focused defense, and the goal contributions of many led to the win. Emily Anderson led scoring with five goals; Erin Gummersbach and Mackenzie Lehman had two goals, Mara Rayburg, Tia Mussitsch and Cassidy King had a goal each. 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

FRIDAY – APRIL 20, 2018

 

  • Boys JV Tennis at North Allegheny - 3:30 pm at North Allegheny HS - Early Release at 2:00 pm; Departure at 2:10 pm

 

=         Boys Freshman Baseball vs. Bethel Park - 4:00 pm at PTHS Baseball Field

=         Boys JV Baseball at Baldwin - 4:15 pm at Wallace Field - Departure at 2:40 pm

 

=         Boys Varsity Baseball vs. Baldwin – 3:30 pm at Peterswood Park

SATURDAY – APRIL 21, 2018

 

=         Varsity Track & Field at Washington/Greene Track Meet - 9:00 am at Peters Township Stadium

 

=         Boys Varsity Baseball vs. Penn-Trafford - 11:45 am at PNC Park - Departure at 9:45 am

=         Girls Varsity Lacrosse at Hannigan Galipault Tournament - 12:45/3:15 pm at Thomas Worthington HS - Departure at 4:00 pm on 4/13

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