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Monday - September 24, 2018

Today is “C” Day 

Breakfast: Breakfast is served in the cafeteria from 7:05am to 7:35am.

 

ESports: The PTHS ESports Club will have their first meeting on Wednesday, September 26, after school in G08. All new and returning members are invited to attend. If you have any questions please see Mr. Allen in G08.

 

Book Club: Do you love to read?  Want to share the great books that you have read with others?  Come to the organizational meeting of the PTHS Book Club after school on Wednesday, Sept. 26th in the library.

 

Science Club: The PTHS Science Club will be having their first meeting on Tuesday, September 25, right after school in room G08. It is important that all new and returning members attend this informational meeting. If you have any questions please see Mr. Allen in G08.

 

Spanish Club: Our Spanish club meeting will be on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in room 239 at 2:50 PM. Please stop by to get the applications.

 

FBLA: Attention Prospective & Returning Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Members - Our first meeting will take place after school at 2:30 P.M. on Tuesday, September 25 in Room 228.  Important information about membership and competitive events will be shared!

 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting on Wednesday, September 26, in room 224 from 2:30-2:50.  All students are welcome to join! Students should bring check for $10 made out to PTSD for the activity fee. See Mrs. Canfield with questions

 

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.

 

Manufacturing Day Field Trip: Manufacturing is a booming industry in the Tri-State area. The University of Pittsburgh MAC Center and Swanson School of Engineering are celebrating and sponsoring a Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5th, 2018. You will learn about emerging technologies, meet industry leaders and learn about careers in manufacturing. If you would like to attend this field trip, register in the guidance counselors’ office and return the signed field trip permission slip no later than September 27th, 2018.

 

Calling All Writers: Students in grades 10-12 are invited to submit their original poetry, fiction or nonfiction work to Bennington College Young Writers Awards Competition for a chance to win $125, $250 or $500 in cash. All submissions are due November 1st. Please see the bulletin board outside of room #116 for application and information about this and other writing contests.

 

Forensics:  The Forensics Speech and Debate Team will meet after school in the library on today.  Remember to bring your signed activities form and payment.

 

Safe Club Members: Our next meeting is Tuesday Sept. 25th in room 237 after school.  Please check Edmodo for details! 

 

ACE Mentorship: Students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering should consider joining ACE Mentorship. ACE Mentorship provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with other students throughout the Tri-State Region and local professionals while working on a project related to Architecture Construction and Engineering. Interested students should create a login account online to receive information. This organization will meet after school, twice per month- place will vary. For more information, please register: https://app.acementor.org/login 

Yearbooks: Attention students.  Order your yearbook now at jostensyearbooks.comIf you order on or before October 12, you will receive a subscription to Smoke Signals, our high school News Magazine.  Questions?  See Mrs. Boni in room G01.

Seniors Ads: Attention Seniors - Senior Ad forms and money are due by Friday, Sept 28th to hold your spot.  Senior portraits (both formal and casual) as well as photos and text for the ads are due Friday October 12th.

 

GUIDANCE:

 

US Navy Representative: NC1 Clark from the US Navy will be here to visit during all lunches on Wednesday, September 26.

 

Upcoming College Visits:  The following colleges will have representatives visiting on the day and time listed.  Please sign up in Naviance to receive a pass to visit with the representative.

                 

                Monday, Sept. 24 – pd. 3 – Westminster College

                Tuesday, Sept. 25 – pd. 3 - University of Buffalo

                Wednesday, Sept. 26 – pd. 6 – St. Bonaventure

                                                             -pd. 9 – Binghamton University

                Thursday, Sept. 27 – pd. 2 – Thiel College

                                                          -pd.3 – York College of PA

                                                          -pd. 8 – Edinboro University of PA

                Friday, Sept. 28 – pd. 6 – Slippery Rock University

                Monday, Oct. 1 – pd. 3 – Mercyhurst Northeast

                                                 -pd. 6 – Kent State University

Scholarship Opportunity: Westminster College alumni who are educators have the opportunity to nominate two deserving students for the Jerb Miller Scholarships. The scholarship is created in honor of Dr. Jerb Miller, a beloved professor, who taught education at Westminster from 1968 until his death in 1992. Jerb Miller scholarships are four-year renewable awards valued at $76,000 up to ($19,000 per academic year) for first-year students enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Nominated students must have a 3.5 overall GPA to qualify. If you are interested in receiving a nomination, please email Vicky Cunningham, cunninghamv@pt-sd.org, by November 1.  All nominations are due by the 15th and students must have their applications submitted by November 15th.

ATHLETICS: 

 

Cross Country: The Cross Country team took 20 runners to Hershey this weekend for the PIAA Foundation Meet. The Boys team came in 16th of 37 of AAA Boys teams, while the Girls team also came in 16th of 36 AAA Girls teams. Special congratulations to Zach Marmol who finished 13th in the Varsity Boys AAA Race with a time of 16:47.

 

Girls Golf Team: The Peters Township Girls Golf Team competed in the McDowell Invitational at Erie Golf Club over the weekend with the PT White team consisting of Junior Morgan Byers, Sophomore Ella McRoberts, and Freshmen Delaney Kern and Allison Poon finishing in 2nd place with a total score of 500 and the PT Red team consisting of Seniors Kaitlyn Magyar and Katie Scheve along with Sophomore Maddie Weaver finishing in 16th place with a total score of 650.  Sophomore Ella McRoberts finished the weekend in 6th place overall shooting a combined score of 160.  

 

JV2 Hockey: Good Luck to the Peters Hockey JV2 Team as they face Bethel Park tonight at 9 p.m. at the Bethel Park Spencer Family YMCA Rink.

Slo-Pitch Softball: The Slo-Pitch Girls Softball Team was victorious in both games against Baldwin on Sunday while raising their record to 5-1. Erin Shannon had 2 home runs in the game including a Grand Slam.  Our girls will compete against Seneca Valley on Sunday, September 30 at 1:00 pm at Peterswood Park.  The Team will be celebrating 7 seniors during their Senior Recognition Day on Sunday.

 

Fencing Club: The Peters Township Fencing Club is looking for new members.  The PTFC meets every Wednesday in the Peters Township Middle School Cafeteria from 3:15-5:15.  Come and join the 2018 men’s and women’s Pittsburgh Epee Cup champions and take a stab at this dynamic club sport.  Any interested student is invited.  We would love to see you there.  Any questions?  Contact us at goptfc2017@gmail.com

 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

  • Girls Varsity Golf at Central Valley - 2:30 pm at Shadow Lakes Golf Club - Early Release at 12:50 pm; Departure at 1:00 pm

 

=         Boys Varsity Golf at Upper St. Clair - 2:45 pm at St. Clair Country Club - Early Release at 1:40 pm; Departure at 1:50 pm

 

=         Boys Junior Varsity Golf vs. Upper St. Clair - 3:15 pm at Frosty Valley Golf Links - Early Release at 2:15 pm; Departure at 2:25 pm

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

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Soccer vs. Canon-McMillan - 6:15/7:45 pm at Peters Township Stadium

Tuesday - September 18, 2018

Today is “D” Day 

Interact: The Interact Club will host its first meeting on Thursday, September 20th after school in the LGI-2. We will be collecting dues and discussing upcoming projects. All current and interested members should attend. See Ms. Gilroy or Mrs. Trunzo for more information!

 

Student Council: There will be a Student Council meeting Wednesday (9/19) after school in room 209 to discuss and plan homecoming. All members or students interested in joining are encouraged to attend.

 

FBLA Officers: Congratulations To The 2018-19 FBLA Officers: President - Kyle Kroboth, Vice Presidents - Natalea Hillen and Josh Zeisloft, Treasurer - Griffin Gillespie.

 

SADD Club: There will be a SADD Club meeting on Thursday 9/20 in the cafeteria. Please bring your activity forms and payment.

 

Forensics:  The Forensics Speech and Debate Team will meet after school in the library on Monday, September 24th.  Remember to bring your signed activities form and payment.

 

Attention Seniors:  Need help revising your Common App essay or other college essays?  The Writing Lab will host a college essay writing workshop on Thursday, September 20th after school in the library.  Bring your drafts or simply attend to discuss ideas.

 

Safe Club Members: Our next meeting is Tuesday Sept. 25th in room 237 after school.  Please check Edmodo for details!  

 

ACE Mentorship: Students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering should consider joining ACE Mentorship. ACE Mentorship provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with other students throughout the Tri-State Region and local professionals while working on a project related to Architecture Construction and Engineering. Interested students should create a login account online to receive information. This organization will meet after school, twice per month- place will vary. For more information, please register: https://app.acementor.org/login 

Yearbooks: Attention students.  Order your yearbook now at jostensyearbooks.comIf you order on or before October 12, you will receive a subscription to Smoke Signals, our high school News Magazine.  Questions?  See Mrs. Boni in room G01.

Seniors Ads: Attention Seniors - Senior Ad forms and money are due by Friday, Sept 28th to hold your spot.  Senior portraits (both formal and casual) as well as photos and text for the ads are due Friday October 12th.

 

Writing Lab: The Writing Lab is open and ready for business!  Trained peer coaches are ready to assist with any type of writing assignment.  Need help organizing ideas or revising your college essay?  Come visit the Writing Lab, located in the library.

 

 

 

GUIDANCE:

 

Army Representative: Sgt. Schwarz from the US Army will be here to visit during all lunches on Tuesday, September 18th.

 

Upcoming College Visits:  The following colleges will have representatives visiting on the day and time listed.  Please sign up in Naviance to receive a pass to visit with the representative.

                 

                Tuesday, Sept. 18 – 3rd pd. - Slippery Rock

                                                  - 8th pd. - Clarion University

Wednesday, Sept. 19 – 5th pd. - Denison University

                                                         -9th pd. – University of Mount Union

                Thursday, Sept. 20 – 8th pd. – Michigan State University

                Friday, September 21 – 1st pd. West Virginia University

                                                            -3rd pd. Wheeling Jesuit University

                                                            - 8th pd. West Virginia Wesleyan University

 

Scholarship Opportunity: Westminster College alumni who are educators have the opportunity to nominate two deserving students for the Jerb Miller Scholarships. The scholarship is created in honor of Dr. Jerb Miller, a beloved professor, who taught education at Westminster from 1968 until his death in 1992. Jerb Miller scholarships are four-year renewable awards valued at $76,000 up to ($19,000 per academic year) for first-year students enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Nominated students must have a 3.5 overall GPA to qualify. If you are interested in receiving a nomination, please email Vicky Cunningham, cunninghamv@pt-sd.org, by November 1.  All nominations are due by the 15th and students must have their applications submitted by November 15th.

ATHLETICS: 

Varsity Softball: The Varsity Girls Softball Team swept Hempfield in a double header on Sunday.

Ashley Staudt and Erin Shannon each had a home run and Avery Lang scored 5 runs in the winning effort.


JV Hockey: On Monday night Peters Township JV1 lost to Seneca Valley 6-2. Peters goals were scored by Anthony Fultz and Sam Underwood. The JV2 Hockey team beat Mt. Lebanon last night 4-1
. PT goals by Caden Kaczorowski, Colin Drake and Dominick Zaricki. With the win in net was Marco Amelio.

Attention all Boys Basketball Players, basketball open gyms will be twice a week starting on 9/15.  They will occur on Saturdays from 7:00am – 9:00am and Mondays from 8:30pm-9:30pm.  All players interested in playing this year are encourage to attend in order to prepare for the season.

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

  • Boys Varsity Golf at WPIAL Sectionals - 11:00 am at Lindenwood GC - Early Release at 9:45 am; Departure at 9:55 am
  • Boys JV Golf at Trinity - 3:00 pm at Lone Pine GC – Early Release at 1:30; Departure at

1:40 pm

 

=         Girls Varsity Tennis at West Allegheny - 3:30 pm at West Allegheny HS - Early Release at 2:00 pm; Departure at 2:10 pm

 

=         Girls JV Tennis vs. West Allegheny - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center - Early Release at 2:00 pm; Departure at 2:10 pm

 

=         Varsity Cross Country at Upper St. Clair / Mt. Lebanon - 3:30 pm at Bethel Park HS

Early Release at 2:00 pm; Departure at 2:15 pm

 

=         Boys JV/Varsity Soccer at Baldwin - 6:00/7:30 pm at Baldwin HS - Departures at 4:30/6:00 pm

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Volleyball at Upper St. Clair - 6:00/7:15 pm at Upper St. Clair HS -

Departure at 4:45 pm

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Field Hockey vs. North Allegheny - 6:00/7:30 pm at Peters Township Stadium

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Today is “E” Day 

Calling All Writers: Students in grades 10-12 are invited to submit their original poetry, fiction or nonfiction work to Bennington College Young Writers Awards Competition for a chance to win $125, $250 or $500 in cash. All submissions are due November 1st. Please see the bulletin board outside of room #116 for application and information about this and other writing contests.

 

Interact: The Interact Club will host its first meeting on Thursday, September 20th after school in the LGI-2. We will be collecting dues and discussing upcoming projects. All current and interested members should attend. See Ms. Gilroy or Mrs. Trunzo for more information!

 

Student Council: There will be a Student Council meeting today after school in room 209 to discuss and plan homecoming. All members or students interested in joining are encouraged to attend.

 

FBLA Officers: Congratulations To The 2018-19 FBLA Officers: President - Kyle Kroboth, Vice Presidents - Natalea Hillen and Josh Zeisloft, Treasurer - Griffin Gillespie.

 

SADD Club: There will be a SADD Club meeting on Thursday 9/20 in the cafeteria. Please bring your activity forms and payment.

 

Forensics:  The Forensics Speech and Debate Team will meet after school in the library on Monday, September 24th.  Remember to bring your signed activities form and payment.

 

Attention Seniors:  Need help revising your Common App essay or other college essays?  The Writing Lab will host a college essay writing workshop on Thursday, September 20th after school in the library.  Bring your drafts or simply attend to discuss ideas.

 

Safe Club Members: Our next meeting is Tuesday Sept. 25th in room 237 after school.  Please check Edmodo for details! 

 

ACE Mentorship: Students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering should consider joining ACE Mentorship. ACE Mentorship provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with other students throughout the Tri-State Region and local professionals while working on a project related to Architecture Construction and Engineering. Interested students should create a login account online to receive information. This organization will meet after school, twice per month- place will vary. For more information, please register: https://app.acementor.org/login 

Yearbooks: Attention students.  Order your yearbook now at jostensyearbooks.comIf you order on or before October 12, you will receive a subscription to Smoke Signals, our high school News Magazine.  Questions?  See Mrs. Boni in room G01.

Seniors Ads: Attention Seniors - Senior Ad forms and money are due by Friday, Sept 28th to hold your spot.  Senior portraits (both formal and casual) as well as photos and text for the ads are due Friday October 12th.

 

Writing Lab: The Writing Lab is open and ready for business!  Trained peer coaches are ready to assist with any type of writing assignment.  Need help organizing ideas or revising your college essay?  Come visit the Writing Lab, located in the library.

 

 

 

GUIDANCE:

 

US Navy Representative: NC1 Clark from the US Navy will be here to visit during all lunches on Wednesday, September 26.

 

Upcoming College Visits:  The following colleges will have representatives visiting on the day and time listed.  Please sign up in Naviance to receive a pass to visit with the representative.

                 

                Wednesday, Sept. 19 – 5th pd. - Denison University

                                                         -9th pd. – University of Mount Union

                Thursday, Sept. 20 – 8th pd. – Michigan State University

                Friday, September 21 – 1st pd. West Virginia University

                                                            -3rd pd. Wheeling Jesuit University

                                                            - 8th pd. West Virginia Wesleyan University

                Monday, Sept. 24 – pd. 3 – Westminster College

                Tuesday, Sept. 25 – pd. 3 - University of Buffalo

                Wednesday, Sept. 26 – pd. 6 – St. Bonaventure

                                                             -pd. 9 – Binghamton University

 

Scholarship Opportunity: Westminster College alumni who are educators have the opportunity to nominate two deserving students for the Jerb Miller Scholarships. The scholarship is created in honor of Dr. Jerb Miller, a beloved professor, who taught education at Westminster from 1968 until his death in 1992. Jerb Miller scholarships are four-year renewable awards valued at $76,000 up to ($19,000 per academic year) for first-year students enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Nominated students must have a 3.5 overall GPA to qualify. If you are interested in receiving a nomination, please email Vicky Cunningham, cunninghamv@pt-sd.org, by November 1.  All nominations are due by the 15th and students must have their applications submitted by November 15th.

ATHLETICS: 

 

Fencing Club: The Peters Township Fencing Club is looking for new members.  The PTFC meets every Wednesday in the Peters Township Middle School Cafeteria from 3:15-5:15.  Come and join the 2018 men’s and women’s Pittsburgh Epee Cup champions and take a stab at this dynamic club sport.  Any interested student is invited.  We would love to see you there.  Any questions?  Contact us at goptfc2017@gmail.com

Varsity Boys Golf: The Varsity Boys Golf Team had 5 players make All-Section and qualify for the WPIAL AAA Individual Semi-Finals with strong play at Lindenwood Golf Club. The Indians were led by Ryan Marshall with74, Parker John 76, Joe Pisarcik 78, Christian Schreiber 80, and Andrew Poon 81.

Varsity Girls Tennis: The Peters Girls Varsity Tennis Team defeated West Allegheny 4-1 on Tuesday. The win keeps them in first place in the section.

Field Hockey: Peters Township HS Field Hockey beat North Allegheny HS 1-0. Nica Schratz had the goal from Peters Township

 

Cross Country: The Cross Country Team competed against Upper St Clair and Mt. Lebanon yesterday. Scoring for the boys were:  Zach Marmol, Jake Bode, Paul Kreuger, Lucas Dunst, Will Dagnal, Tyler DeRose, Danny Smail & Jack Ambrosini. Scoring for the girls were:  Sammy Dusch, Jen Massucci, Lexie Trax, Ally Spalaris, Lizzie Brucker, Caroline May & Katie Miller.

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

  • Girls Varsity Tennis at Hampton - 3:30 pm at Hampton HS - Early Release at 2:00 pm; Departure at 2:10 pm

 

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

=         Boys Freshman Soccer at Norwin - 4:00 pm at Turner Valley Field - Early Release at 2:10 pm; Departure at 2:20 pm

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Soccer at Baldwin - 6:00/7:30 pm at Baldwin HS - Departures at 4:30/6:00 pm

Thursday -September 20, 2018

 

 

Today is “A” Day 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting on Wednesday, September 26, in room 224 from 2:30-2:50.  All students are welcome to join! Students should bring check for $10 made out to PTSD for the activity fee. See Mrs. Canfield with questions

 

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.

 

Manufacturing Day Field Trip: Manufacturing is a booming industry in the Tri-State area. The University of Pittsburgh MAC Center and Swanson School of Engineering are celebrating and sponsoring a Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5th, 2018. You will learn about emerging technologies, meet industry leaders and learn about careers in manufacturing. If you would like to attend this field trip, register in the guidance counselors’ office and return the signed field trip permission slip no later than September 27th, 2018.

 

Calling All Writers: Students in grades 10-12 are invited to submit their original poetry, fiction or nonfiction work to Bennington College Young Writers Awards Competition for a chance to win $125, $250 or $500 in cash. All submissions are due November 1st. Please see the bulletin board outside of room #116 for application and information about this and other writing contests.

 

Interact: The Interact Club will host its first meeting today, September 20th after school in the LGI-2. We will be collecting dues and discussing upcoming projects. All current and interested members should attend. See Ms. Gilroy or Mrs. Trunzo for more information!

 

SADD Club: There will be a SADD Club meeting on today in the cafeteria. Please bring your activity forms and payment.

 

Forensics:  The Forensics Speech and Debate Team will meet after school in the library on Monday, September 24th.  Remember to bring your signed activities form and payment.

 

Attention Seniors:  Need help revising your Common App essay or other college essays?  The Writing Lab will host a college essay writing workshop today, September 20th after school in the library.  Bring your drafts or simply attend to discuss ideas.

 

Safe Club Members: Our next meeting is Tuesday Sept. 25th in room 237 after school.  Please check Edmodo for details! 

 

 

 

 

ACE Mentorship: Students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering should consider joining ACE Mentorship. ACE Mentorship provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with other students throughout the Tri-State Region and local professionals while working on a project related to Architecture Construction and Engineering. Interested students should create a login account online to receive information. This organization will meet after school, twice per month- place will vary. For more information, please register: https://app.acementor.org/login 

Yearbooks: Attention students.  Order your yearbook now at jostensyearbooks.comIf you order on or before October 12, you will receive a subscription to Smoke Signals, our high school News Magazine.  Questions?  See Mrs. Boni in room G01.

Seniors Ads: Attention Seniors - Senior Ad forms and money are due by Friday, Sept 28th to hold your spot.  Senior portraits (both formal and casual) as well as photos and text for the ads are due Friday October 12th.

 

 

 

GUIDANCE:

 

US Navy Representative: NC1 Clark from the US Navy will be here to visit during all lunches on Wednesday, September 26.

 

Upcoming College Visits:  The following colleges will have representatives visiting on the day and time listed.  Please sign up in Naviance to receive a pass to visit with the representative.

                 

                Thursday, Sept. 20 – 8th pd. – Michigan State University

                Friday, September 21 – 1st pd. West Virginia University

                                                            -3rd pd. Wheeling Jesuit University

                                                            - 8th pd. West Virginia Wesleyan University

                Monday, Sept. 24 – pd. 3 – Westminster College

                Tuesday, Sept. 25 – pd. 3 - University of Buffalo

                Wednesday, Sept. 26 – pd. 6 – St. Bonaventure

                                                             -pd. 9 – Binghamton University

                Thursday, Sept. 27 – pd. 2 – Thiel College

                                                          -pd.3 – York College of PA

                                                          -pd. 8 – Edinboro University of PA

 

Scholarship Opportunity: Westminster College alumni who are educators have the opportunity to nominate two deserving students for the Jerb Miller Scholarships. The scholarship is created in honor of Dr. Jerb Miller, a beloved professor, who taught education at Westminster from 1968 until his death in 1992. Jerb Miller scholarships are four-year renewable awards valued at $76,000 up to ($19,000 per academic year) for first-year students enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Nominated students must have a 3.5 overall GPA to qualify. If you are interested in receiving a nomination, please email Vicky Cunningham, cunninghamv@pt-sd.org, by November 1.  All nominations are due by the 15th and students must have their applications submitted by November 15th.

 

 

 

ATHLETICS: 

 

Girls Golf Team: The PTHS Girls Golf Team sent five players to compete in the Sectional Qualifier at Lindenwood Golf Course yesterday.  Congratulations to the three players who qualified for the WPIAL Championship: Freshmen Allison Poon shot a 78, Freshmen Delaney Kern shot an 81 and Sophomore Ella McRoberts tied for the lead with an even par 72.  Congrats ladies and good luck at the WPIAL Championship.

Girls Varsity Tennis: The Varsity Girls Tennis Team defeated Hampton on Wednesday 4-1. 
Kat Wang will be participating in WPIAL’s (singles) today at North Allegheny. Good luck Kat!

 

Fencing Club: The Peters Township Fencing Club is looking for new members.  The PTFC meets every Wednesday in the Peters Township Middle School Cafeteria from 3:15-5:15.  Come and join the 2018 men’s and women’s Pittsburgh Epee Cup champions and take a stab at this dynamic club sport.  Any interested student is invited.  We would love to see you there.  Any questions?  Contact us at goptfc2017@gmail.com

 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

=         Girls JV Golf vs Seneca Valley - 2:45 pm at Lindenwood GC - Early Release at 1:40 pm; Departure at 1:50 pm

 

=         Boys JV Golf at Elizabeth Forward - 3:00 pm at Butler’s GC – Early Release at 1:30 pm;

Departure at 1:40 pm

 

=         Girls Varsity Golf vs. Oakland Catholic - 3:15 pm at Valleybrook CC - Early Release at 2:20 pm

 

=         Girls JV Tennis vs. Seneca Valley - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Tennis Center

=         Girls JV/Varsity Field Hockey at Upper St. Clair - 6:00/7:30 at Upper St. Clair HS -

Departure at 4:45 pm

 

=         Girls JV/Varsity Volleyball vs. Moon Area - 6:00/7:15 pm at PTHS Gym

 

Boys JV/Varsity Soccer vs. Canon-McMillan - 6:15/7:45 pm at Peters Township Stadium

Friday, September 21, 2018

Today is “B” Day 

Book Club: Do you love to read?  Want to share the great books that you have read with others?  Come to the organizational meeting of the PTHS Book Club after school on Wednesday, Sept. 26th in the library.

 

Science Club: The PTHS Science Club will be having their first meeting on Tuesday, September 25, right after school in room G08. It is important that all new and returning members attend this informational meeting. If you have any questions please see Mr. Allen in G08.

 

Spanish Club: Our Spanish club meeting will be on Thursday, September 27, 2018 in room 239 at 2:50 PM. Please stop by to get the applications.

 

FBLA: Attention Prospective & Returning Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Members - Our first meeting will take place after school at 2:30 P.M. on Tuesday, September 25 in Room 228.  Important information about membership and competitive events will be shared!

 

Math Club: There will be a Math Club meeting on Wednesday, September 26, in room 224 from 2:30-2:50.  All students are welcome to join! Students should bring check for $10 made out to PTSD for the activity fee. See Mrs. Canfield with questions

 

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.

 

Manufacturing Day Field Trip: Manufacturing is a booming industry in the Tri-State area. The University of Pittsburgh MAC Center and Swanson School of Engineering are celebrating and sponsoring a Manufacturing Day on Friday, October 5th, 2018. You will learn about emerging technologies, meet industry leaders and learn about careers in manufacturing. If you would like to attend this field trip, register in the guidance counselors’ office and return the signed field trip permission slip no later than September 27th, 2018.

 

Calling All Writers: Students in grades 10-12 are invited to submit their original poetry, fiction or nonfiction work to Bennington College Young Writers Awards Competition for a chance to win $125, $250 or $500 in cash. All submissions are due November 1st. Please see the bulletin board outside of room #116 for application and information about this and other writing contests.

 

Forensics:  The Forensics Speech and Debate Team will meet after school in the library on Monday, September 24th.  Remember to bring your signed activities form and payment.

 

Safe Club Members: Our next meeting is Tuesday Sept. 25th in room 237 after school.  Please check Edmodo for details! 

 

ACE Mentorship: Students interested in Architecture, Construction and Engineering should consider joining ACE Mentorship. ACE Mentorship provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with other students throughout the Tri-State Region and local professionals while working on a project related to Architecture Construction and Engineering. Interested students should create a login account online to receive information. This organization will meet after school, twice per month- place will vary. For more information, please register: https://app.acementor.org/login 

Yearbooks: Attention students.  Order your yearbook now at jostensyearbooks.comIf you order on or before October 12, you will receive a subscription to Smoke Signals, our high school News Magazine.  Questions?  See Mrs. Boni in room G01.

Seniors Ads: Attention Seniors - Senior Ad forms and money are due by Friday, Sept 28th to hold your spot.  Senior portraits (both formal and casual) as well as photos and text for the ads are due Friday October 12th.

 

GUIDANCE:

 

US Navy Representative: NC1 Clark from the US Navy will be here to visit during all lunches on Wednesday, September 26.

 

Upcoming College Visits:  The following colleges will have representatives visiting on the day and time listed.  Please sign up in Naviance to receive a pass to visit with the representative.

                 

                Friday, September 21 – 1st pd. West Virginia University

                                                            -3rd pd. Wheeling Jesuit University

                                                            - 8th pd. West Virginia Wesleyan University

                Monday, Sept. 24 – pd. 3 – Westminster College

                Tuesday, Sept. 25 – pd. 3 - University of Buffalo

                Wednesday, Sept. 26 – pd. 6 – St. Bonaventure

                                                             -pd. 9 – Binghamton University

                Thursday, Sept. 27 – pd. 2 – Thiel College

                                                          -pd.3 – York College of PA

                                                          -pd. 8 – Edinboro University of PA

Scholarship Opportunity: Westminster College alumni who are educators have the opportunity to nominate two deserving students for the Jerb Miller Scholarships. The scholarship is created in honor of Dr. Jerb Miller, a beloved professor, who taught education at Westminster from 1968 until his death in 1992. Jerb Miller scholarships are four-year renewable awards valued at $76,000 up to ($19,000 per academic year) for first-year students enrolling in the Fall 2019 semester. Nominated students must have a 3.5 overall GPA to qualify. If you are interested in receiving a nomination, please email Vicky Cunningham, cunninghamv@pt-sd.org, by November 1.  All nominations are due by the 15th and students must have their applications submitted by November 15th.

ATHLETICS: 

 

Field Hockey: Peters Township Field Hockey beat USC 5-0. 2 goals were made by Nica Schratz, and Maura Farinelli, Greta Schratz and Carlee Brier each scored 1 goal.
Megan Casciola had a shut-out in goal. The JV team tied with USC.

 

Girls Golf: The PTHS Girls Golf Team won another section match yesterday at Valleybrook Country club by defeating Oakland Catholic 186 to 206.  The Indians were led by Sophmore Ella McRoberts 41 and Freshmen Delaney Kerns 47.

 

Fencing Club: The Peters Township Fencing Club is looking for new members.  The PTFC meets every Wednesday in the Peters Township Middle School Cafeteria from 3:15-5:15.  Come and join the 2018 men’s and women’s Pittsburgh Epee Cup champions and take a stab at this dynamic club sport.  Any interested student is invited.  We would love to see you there.  Any questions?  Contact us at goptfc2017@gmail.com

 

 

ATHLETIC SCHEDULE:

 

=         Boys Freshman Soccer vs. Mt. Lebanon - 3:30 pm at Peters Township Stadium

=         Varsity Football at North Hills - 7:30 pm at Martorelli Stadium - Departure at 4:15 pm

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