Daily Announcement 4/25/2018

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

ALL STUDENTS: BEFORE 8:00 a.m. ALL STUDENTS must enter the building through Cafeteria A or B and report directly to their first period class. After 8:00 a.m. students must enter the building via the main entrance at the flag pole, be prepared to show their student i.d., and report to the Attendance Office in A115 for a late pass. Berrios

STUDENT PARKING REGISTRATION: Parking registration forms are available in room A-104 FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS ONLY. If you plan on parking in the student lot, you must have a 2017-2018 parking sticker displayed on your car or risk being ticketed by the Abington Police Department and/or suspension from school. Issuance of tickets to any student that does not have a current sticker displayed will begin shortly. NO PARKING IN THE STAFF PARKING LOT IS PERMITTED AT ANY TIME! Parking stickers are being sold in room A-104 by Mrs. Rose

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: Sneaker Club will be having a meeting on April 30th in room 124. Cragle

PRETZEL SALE: Jazz Band will be selling pretzels afte rschool today in Cafeteria A. Cost is $1.00 each. DeTato

KEY CLUB: Attention all NEW & OLD Key Club Board members and officers: our monthly board meeting will be on Wednesday, May 2nd at 2:45pm in Room 117! Snacks will be provided! Peters

ATTENTION SOPHOMORES: Class of 2020 Elections will be held in May. If you are interested in running for class office see Ms. Summers in the library or Ms. Myslinsk in Guidance for a self-nomination form. All forms are due this Friday, April 27.

THE ABINGTON UNIFIED TRACK AND FIELD TEAM: The Abington Unified Track and Field team will be hosting a track meet TODAY, April 25, at 3:30 in Schwartzmann Stadium. We will be hosting Central Bucks East, Palisades, and Cheltenham. Please come out and join the Fans in Stands and cheer on our Ghosts!

THE GENDER SEXUALITY AWARENESS GROUP: The Gender Sexuality Awareness group will be hosting the Day of Silence, this Friday, April 27th. Sign-ups will be this week during all lunches in Cafe A.

ATTENTION STUDENTS: The 5K Ghost Gallop will be held at Abington Senior High Tuesday May 15, 2018 (no school that day) 6:30pm (check in starts at 5:30pm)
Abington Boys and Girls soccer team is hosting this 5K race/walk fundraiser on Tuesday May 15th (no school that day). Grab some friends and sign up for this spring 5K run. Awards for top 3 female and male finishers. First 200 participants will receive a free t-shirt. Sign up now! Event is rain or shine, so please dress appropriately.
Attached is the registration form or can sign up online here. Petersen

WORK STUDY: Work study students are asked to stop by room 224 to pick up the Due Date Sheet for the 4th marking period. The dates are already in Skyward as well, so please be sure to get paperwork submitted on time in this LAST marking period .
See Ms Zieske if you have ANY questions or concerns about your grade.

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS: DO YOU LIKE PANCAKES? LOTS OF PANCAKES? How about scrambled eggs, sausage and toast, too??? Then come out and enjoy a relaxing pancake breakfast to support our baseball team on Sunday, April 29th from 9:30AM until 12noon at the Knights of Columbus at 235 Limekiln Pike in Glenside. It’s only $8.00 for a great breakfast. Panasiuk

FIELD HOCKEY: ANYONE in 8th thru 11th grades who are interested in trying out for the high school field hockey team this upcoming fall should attend a meeting on Thursday, April 26th, at 3:15PM in Room P-216. Important information will be discussed. Coach Small

The Creative Writing Club’s Poetry Slam will take place in room 156 after school on Thursday, April 26th. Anyone looking to perform a poem should stop by room 156 to sign up as soon as possible. Arrive that day with your poem in hand and your performance rehearsed. Any student is welcome to participate. Turner

VIBE/IMAGINE: will be hosting a 3 on 3 basketball tournament on Monday, April 30th, from 3pm-5pm in the gym. Sign up in café A during any lunch period. Last day to sign up is Wednesday, April 25th. See any VIBE/IMAGINE member for rules and details.

JUNIOR PROM: The annual Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, April 28, 2018 in the senior high school gym from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. We hope that members of the Class of 2019 and their guests will have an enjoyable and memorable evening as they participate in this significant high school tradition.

The cost of a ticket is $25 per person. Tickets will be on sale from Thursday, April 19, until Thursday, April 26 in Cafeteria A during lunches. Tickets will not be sold at the door. If you are taking a date from another school, please stop by Mr. Fiorino’s office to get a form that your date will need to have completed. Fiorino

SERVICE AWARDS FOR GRADES K-12, 2018: Deadline for submission: May 1, 2018
Students who are applying for Service Awards for 2018 must submit a COPY of their Service Log no later than May 1. This is a hard and fast deadline and late forms cannot be accepted. Students are permitted to estimate their May hours on the log sheet–please be sure that all information is completed on both sides of the form. Students ages 14-15 need a minimum of 30 hours to be eligible for an award. Students ages 16 and older need at least 50 hours to be eligible for an award. Copies of the log sheet can be submitted in the social studies office, S101A or to your social studies teacher. Petersen

ABINGTON GIRLS’ LACROSSE TEAM: The Abington Girls’ Lacrosse team is selling t-shirts to raise funds for Autism Awareness. Pre-sales will occur in cafeteria A during lunch periods. The shirts are $10 and if you wear the shirt to the tonight’s, April 25th night games in Schwarzman Stadium, you will be admitted FREE. This is a doubleheader event so the t-shirt will provide free admission to the Boys’ Varsity lacrosse game against Upper Dublin at 5:30 PM AND the Girls’ Varsity game against Wissahickon at 7:00 PM.
Please help the team raise funds and awareness for this meaningful cause! McGee

Hey ASHS! There are many volunteer opportunities and service learning resources for students in grades 9-11 posted on the Service Learning Opportunities web page: https://www.abington.k12.pa.us/resources/service-learning/service-learning-opportunities/

ATTENTION JUNIORS: The junior prom is scheduled for April 28th. Students must have less than 10 total disciplinary obligations to be eligible to purchase a ticket for this great event. Disciplinary obligations are defined as b-lunches and/or detentions. Please take steps now to be eligible for participation in the junior prom. Fiorino


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