• CREST

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    FRIDAY

    DECEMBER 6, 2019

    LUNCH MENU

    Meatballs in Marinara Sauce, Spaghetti, Breadstick, Green Beans, Carrots, and Peach/Pear Crisp

    NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

    • §  Friday, December 6 will be a B day.

    • §  Exam Week Checkout Forms: Exam week checkout forms are available in the front office, through student email, and on the GHS website. Please read ALL information on the form. All forms are due back Monday, December 16 at or before 12:30 p.m.

    • §  Mav Café is open Friday!

    • §  Basketball: Basketball has home games against Yazoo County. Game

      times are 5/6/7:30 a.m. Go Mavs!

    • §  Track - There will be an interest meeting for anyone interested in running track at GHS grades 9-12 on Friday, Dec. 6 at 12:00 in the gym.

    • §  Legacy’s Christmas Concert will be this Friday, December 6th, at the Old Capital. They will sing in the rotunda from 7:00-7:30. There is no charge for admission and we would love to see you there!

    • §  WORLD CULTURE CLUB MEMBERS: NEXT MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, WE WILL HAVE A MEETING ABOUT HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD DURING FIRST BLOCK OF MAV BREAK. BRING A SWEET DESSERT OR A SAVORY SNACK! YOU MUST ACCEPT ATTENDANCE ON THE ROSTER IN FLEXTIME. THANKS!

    • §  GERMANTOWN HIGH SCHOOL SYMPHONIC BAND IS SEARCHING FOR A GERMANTOWN HS STUDENT EXPERIENCED IN STRINGS OR BASS GUITAR TO PLAY STRING BASS IN THE AWARD WINNING GERMANTOWN SYMPHONIC BAND.

      ANNOUNCEMENTS BY DATE

    • §  Toys for Tots School Announcement:
      Toys for Tots is a nonprofit organization ran by the United States Marine Corps, that collects and distributes toys as Christmas gifts for less fortunate children in the community. Every year Toys for Tots delivers brand new toys to young children as a message of hope. The Marine Corps JROTC, here at Germantown high school, will be collecting toys and money beginning November 4th until December 11th. These donated toys must be new, unwrapped, and worth $5 or more. There will be collection boxes placed throughout the school for toys. You may donate cash to your teacher, at the front office, or at the MCJROTC building.
      Thank you in advance for our best year yet.

    • §  Track - There will be an interest meeting for anyone interested in running track at GHS grades 9-12 on Friday, Dec. 6 at 12:00 in the gym.

    • §  Legacy’s Christmas Concert will be this Friday, December 6th, at the Old Capital. They will sing in the rotunda from 7:00-7:30. There is no charge for admission and we would love to see you there!

    • §  The University of Mississippi Lott Leadership Institute for High School Students is looking for current JUNIORS who are interested in attending their 2020 summer program on promoting leadership and public policy. Students who attend will earn 6 hours of college credit while participating in discussion groups, panels, and debates on issues confronting leaders of the 21st century. Participants will also travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in discussions with state and national leaders. Students will receive a scholarship to cover tuition of the college credits, housing, campus meal plan, travel costs, housing in D.C., and a meal per diem for the trip. If selected, the cost to the student will be a $100 registration fee, $500 program fee, and the cost of textbooks, weekend meals, snacks, and spending money. Germantown High School is currently taking applications to consider nominations for the program. Students interested in applying must have at least a 3.2 overall GPA by the end of their Junior year and have earned 14 credits towards graduation. If you are a current Junior interested in being considered for this program, please bring a resume and a short essay explaining why you should be the candidate to attend the leadership program. Please bring both your essay and your resume to Mrs. Walden by the end of the day on Friday, December 6th.

    • §  WORLD CULTURE CLUB MEMBERS: NEXT MONDAY, DECEMBER 9, WE WILL HAVE A MEETING ABOUT HOLIDAYS AROUND THE WORLD DURING FIRST BLOCK OF MAV BREAK. BRING A SWEET DESSERT OR A SAVORY SNACK! YOU MUST ACCEPT ATTENDANCE ON THE ROSTER IN FLEXTIME. THANKS!

    • §  Trip to Japan: Want to go to Japan the summer of 2021?? Tell your parents to attend the info meeting to learn how you can! It's December 10th, 2019 at 6 p.m. in Room 406

    • §  Collide, GHS student-led Bible study, will meet on December 11th during the 2nd part of MAV break in the LIBRARY! Junior Brady Permenter will lead the devotion! Come & enjoy the fellowship! Sign up on flex-time.

    • §  Night in the Spotlight: The Yearbook Staff will be hosting our Night in the Spotlight (Beauty and Beau and Who's Who announcements) on January 25 at 6:00 p.m. in the gym. Anyone who is interested in participating can pick up a packet outside of Mrs. Kinsley's room 232. Forms and payments are due December 11!

    • §  The Coolidge Scholarship, also known as “The Coolidge,” is a full ride scholarship covering student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses at any four year accredited U.S. College or University. “The Coolidge Scholarship is open to current high school juniors (Class of 2021), who are American citizens or legal permanent residents that plan to enroll in college Fall 2021. Coolidge Scholars are selected primarily on academic excellence, and secondary criteria includes an interested in public policy, an appreciation for and understanding of the values President Coolidge championed, as well as humility and service. The top 100 applicants are invited to participate in the Coolidge Senators Program in Washington D.C., and will receive a $1000 scholarships.  Applicants who make finalist level, but do not win the full scholarship, will receive a one-time finalist scholarship of $5,000. Visit www.coolidgescholars.org for more information. The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 16, 2020 by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

    GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS

    • §  Please visit the Counselor’s Office tab on our website (ghsmavs.com) for scholarship information.

    • §  We Care Box: The GHS Counselor's Office will be utilizing the We Care box this year as a source of communication between students and GHS counselors. The black box is located between the library and art hallway. It is designed to be a confidential source of communication for students to report to the Counselor's Office other students who are in need, a danger to themselves or others, or other concerns. Concerns placed in the box are taken very seriously—please only make a report if you have a legitimate concern! Reports can be made anonymously; however, it is very helpful to have the name of the person reporting the information in the event further information is needed. If you have a legitimate concern about another student, please fill out one of the yellow WE CARE forms located in the folder on the outside of the mailbox and drop it inside the box. The box will be checked in a timely manner.