Daily Announcements 11/8/2019

Friday, November 8, 2019


SENIOR CLASS: Attention Class of 2020. Please go to the Class of 2020 Google Classroom to vote for your favorite Class T-shirt design. See Ms. Summers or Mrs. Myslinski if you have questions.

MINI-THON: Mini-THON will be hosting a clothing drive from now through November 9th. Please donate any used clothes, shoes, jackets, et cetera in a 13-gallon sized trash bag. You can drop off your bags to Mr. Zanetti in room 118 or Mrs. Chakler in room 231. All donations will go to shelters in the local Philadelphia region

SERVICE: There are two service award opportunities currently posed on the service-learning opportunities web page. Prudential Spirit of the Community awards deadline of November 5 has passed, but the 2019 Honorable Jon Fox Emerging Servant Leadership Award has a deadline of 11/9. https://www.abington.k12.pa.us/resources/service-learning/service-learning-opportunities/ Please follow the instructions carefully the opportunity that is still open.

KEY CLUB: Attention ALL Key Club members – our monthly member meeting will be on Wednesday, November 20th at 2:45pm in the CAFETERIA A. We’ll be taking our yearbook picture so please wear Abington gear!

JAZZ BAND AUDITIONS: All those planning to audition for the ASHS Jazz Band are reminded that audition sign-up sheets last day is TODAY, Friday, 11/8. Please sign up. If you need more information or special arrangements, see Mr. DeTato.

FAAD: Any students who would still like to sign up for FAAD, please see Mrs. White in P-216 for a form.
B. White

MINI-THON: Mini-THON will be hosting its annual Flag Football tournament on Wednesday November 20th and Thursday November 21st. All teams must have 7 players and there must be at least one male and one female per team. Registration can be found on the mini-THON website. Cost is $5/player. Any questions, see Mrs. Chakler in room 231.

COLLEGE TOUR: Listen up Juniors and Seniors! The fall college tour is happening on Wed. Nov. 13th to Penn State Abington. Sign up on Naviance AND get your permission slip from Rm. 254. Don’t forget to turn in your permission form asap, as spots fill quickly.

CAREER CHATTER: The library will be hosting another Career Chatter workshop on Thursday November 14. Our panelists include a Common Pleas Court Judge, a government official for Abington Township, 2 local entrepreneurs, a pharmacist, a computer software engineer and an Abington teacher. Please stop by the library to sign up for this event.

Attention Fall Sports Opt-Out Athletes: TODAY, Friday 11/8 is the last day of the fall opt-out session. All students should report to their respective PE classes starting on Monday 11/11 and be prepared to participate even if you play a winter sport. Students who are not present in PE class starting this coming Monday 11/11 will earn a “0” for the class period. Winter athletes should listen for a follow-up announcement on the opt-out process for the upcoming winter season. See your PE teacher or Mrs. Panasiuk if you have questions.

SENIOR PROFILES: The Senior profiles and the Senior superlatives’ Google forms are on the Senior Class classroom. The Senior’s profiles are due November 30th. Make sure to submit your profile before the deadline. Thank you.
Ms McGillis, Yearbook director.

ENGINEERING: The Engineering Team will have a meeting on Wednesday Nov 13th afterschool in room 127. We hope to see you there!

FORMAL CLOTHING: Attention all students: The Second Chance Evening Wear event is coming up. Gently used prom gowns, cocktail dresses, men’s tuxedos, suits and other formal wear will be on sale at discount prices. Dance and prom season will be here before you know it! Stop by the Ukrainian Educational and Cultural Center in Jenkintown on November 15, from 6-8 PM and on Nov 16 from 9AM – 2 PM. Donations of formal wear can be dropped off on Saturday November 9th.