• Dr. Herpy

April 24, 2015

CAFÉ MENU: Grilled Cheese Sandwich HOT VEGGIE: Corn and Black Beans

SIDES: Mixed Green Salad, Baby Carrots

WEEKLY SANDWICH/SALAD: Chef Salad and Ham & Turkey Sub

TODAY: Get your tickets for PROM, don’t wait!  FRIDAY IS YOUR LAST DAY TO BUY TICKETS—NO EXCEPTIONS! It will be held at the Signature of Solon on Saturday, May 2. Tickets are $55 each and will be on sale during the lunch block beginning Monday, April 20, and concluding Friday, April 24. Guest forms need to be completed and approved before you can purchase a ticket. Sign-ups for table seating will also be available.

Friday is the last day to buy a pulsera during lunch. They only cost $5, and just a little bit of our money makes a huge difference in the lives of young people in Nicaragua. 

Creative Artists Association Annual Portfolio Competition SCHOLARSHIP is available for any student planning in majoring in art education at college or an art school. Portfolios must be DROPPED off at Wildwood Cultural Center in Mentor from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 20 through NOON TODAY, on April 24. CDs may be mailed or delivered to arrive no later than April 23.

French Club! Don’t miss our dinner at the Paris Room, Monday, April 27 at 5:00. Sign up in C-217! 

SHOUT OUT to Devyn Gaskins!  She’s a finalist in this year’s Stop the Hate®: Youth Speak Out. Three thousand 6-12th graders from across Northeast Ohio shared their thoughts on ending intolerance and indifference as part of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage’s annual $100,000 essay contest. After 514 volunteer readers graded the entries (each was read three times), 27 finalists emerged, representing 19 different schools throughout the region. All of the student finalists will be recognized at the Stop the Hate®Awards Ceremony on Thursday, April 30 at 6pm at the Cleveland Museum of Art Gartner Auditorium.

Get-Go gas station is hosting a Spring Hiring Day on Tuesday, April 28 from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. See the posting on the Guidance Job Board for the Event Locations.

SENIORS! Please check the most updated community service award recipient list on the Guidance door. If you feel you have turned in more than 60 hours and don’t see your name listed, contact Mrs. Hanzak immediately.

NEXT WEEK: Attention all Seniors. There will be a meeting a in the auditorium on Monday, April 27 during HR. All seniors must attend for graduation and mentorship information. Auburn Career seniors must also attend this meeting.

On Tuesday, April 28 the senior field trip “Your Life Your Choice” will take place at Parkside. All senior students will report to cafeteria after 1st block. Upon return, about 12:30 PM, students will have lunch and then report to the senior assembly in the auditorium. Please dress appropriately for the occasion!  Do not wear t-shirts or sweat shirts.  See Mr. Gabram if you have any questions. 

There will be a quick Spanish Club meeting during homeroom in room C216 (Senorita Verbic’s classroom) on Wednesday, April 29th. Please come! Mira!!!! 

NEW!  Dominion Diversity Scholarship Program Summer 2016 is for graduating seniors or current college students who will graduate from college in 2017 or later. Must have a 3.0 GPA, be a full-time college student in fall 2015 at an accredited two- or four-year college. If accepted, students must commit to a paid 10-12 week intern work session during the 2016 summer session. Students will receive a $5,000 scholarship after they’ve completed the summer work session and submitted their final transcripts for the 2015-2016 academic year in college. Deadline to apply is May 31, 2015. Visit www.dom.com/careers for info and application.

GUIDANCE:

*STUDENTS! There will be a FREE VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIR for the state of Ohio April 20-25 ONLINE. Log on now to register at www.collegefairsonline.com and click on the students tab BEFORE the fair begins. Any time during April 20-25 you can log on and get information from many colleges. There will be a question and answer session at each booth from college reps.

*Geauga Department of Job and Family Services sponsors a Summer Youth Employment Program for ages 16 to 24. Work at participating Geauga employers mid-May through August and earn $9.00/hour. Contact 440-285-1122 or www.geaugajfs.org.

*Any seniors planning to work in healthcare – there’s a great opportunity for you to kick start your career.
Golden Living Center in Kirtland offers a FREE 11-day State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) class with hands-on practice and testing all on site. Once you complete the course and successfully pass the Ohio STNA test, Golden Living has a job for you.
Classes are held monthly. Apply onsite at Golden Living Center, 9685 Chillicothe Road, Kirtland. For more information, call Mim Thurman at 440-256-8100.

*Attention Writers! The Geauga Park District 20th annual NATURE WRITING CONTEST is underway: deadline is Monday, May 11. The contest accepts poetry and prose entries in three age groups: 11 and under, 12-17 and 18 and over. There are cash prizes and Chapbooks for the winners. Applications online at http://bit.ly/gradwriting2015 or hard copies in Guidance. See Guidance for more details.