WELCOME TO HURON HIGH SCHOOL e-NOTES
Notes from May 25
Big days ahead! Please keep an eye on the Huron calendar
NEWSWEEK'S 2012 BEST HIGH SCHOOLS RANKING
Congratulations! Huron High School made the list of Best High Schools!
Thank you for participating in Newsweek’s 2012 high school rankings. We’re pleased to let you know that Ann Arbor Huron High School made our list! Please check out thedailybeast.com/BestHighSchools for the full list and related content.
COLLEGE APPLICATION EVENT
College Application Night
Designed for Class of 2013, Rising Seniors. All Grades Welcome!
Wednesday, 5/30/12 5:30-6:30 - Media Center
- College Application Requirements & Timeline - Huron HS Counselors
- Records Office Procedures, Requesting Transcripts & Test Scores - Shelly Bond, Huron Records Office
- Application Tips from College Representative - John Hofschneider, MSU Admission Representative
Huron Players Production - Finale! 2012
FINALE! 2012 A collection of one-act plays written and directed by Huron Students. DATES: June 1 & 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the New Theater
SENIOR AWARDS NIGHT
This annual event is a must-see! Parents are welcome to join the students in acknowledging the hard work of our 2012 Graduating Class. Monday June 4, 7:30 p.m., Meyers Auditorium
GRADUATION June 6
Huron Graduation will be on Wed. June 6, 6:00 p.m. at EMU Convocation Center
GRADUATION PARTY UPDATE (Junior & Senior parents/guardians, this is a long note, please read all and sign up to help out!) This party is important to keep all our graduates safe.
Help is needed at the following times, labeled bright yellow in the spreadsheet. I have attached the current spreadsheet, showing the following needs for June 6th and 7th. The party will take place at EMU's Olds/Robb Student Rec Center, http://www.emich.edu/recim/directions.htm Decorating takeS place in the morning of the 6th, then there is a bit of a lull, food starts coming in around dinner time, students start arriving at 10 pm, lock-in is at midnight, party ends at 5 am. Students will each be assigned a large IKEA bag that they can use as a coat check and to keep their other items, and into which prizes will be placed for them. This bag area needs to be staffed throughout the night and students will pick up the contents of their bags at the end of the night, when some big prizes are given away. Help is needed with:
-Wednesday June 6th - graduation day, Graduation ceremony starts at 6 pm at EMU Convocation Center
Party to do list:
7:00 - 10:00 pm - PIck up food donations from restaurants along Plymouth Rd route
7:00 - 10:00 pm - PIck up food donations from restaurants downtown
7:30 - 10:00 pm - Generally just keep an eye on things at the site- likely junior parents
9:00 - 11:30 pm - To receive food deliveries and do food preparation
9:00 - 10:00 pm - Help set up the luminaria to light the path from parking lot
10:00 pm - 1:30 am - Chaperones/floaters
10:00 pm - 1:30 am - Staff IKEA bag area
Thursday June 7th early morning
1:30 am - 5:00 am - Chaperones/floaters
1:30 am - 5:00 am - Staff IKEA bag area
2:00 am - 4:30 am - Serve food, supervise, clean up afterwards
4:00 am - 5:00 am - Help give out prizes
5:00 am - 9:00 am - Take down, pack things into UHaul truck
9:00 am - 11:00 am - Unpack UHaul truck at storage area at Beal's, North Main Street
If you can assist with any of these, please enter your name/email/phone in the spreadsheet at
OR email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with that information and which slot(s) you are volunteering for.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS FUNDRAISER
Help send Huron athletes to the Olympics! Special Olympic participants will be collecting returnable soda bottles EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING in May!!! Bring one bottle - bring a bag of bottles – be a part of our fundraising. If every River Rat brings in only 5 returnables, we will have $800!!!! Special Ed classes will be doing curbside collection in the mornings OR bring your bottles to room 6218A anytime. Remember – EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING!!! Support Huron athletes, we thank you!
PTO THRIFT SHOP
1. Memorial Day 50% Off Everything Sale is almost here.
2. Manager is calling for more donations. We have expanded donation hours to include Sundays from 12 noon to 4pm. Weeding through household clutter? Donate to us! We are in need of donations -- especially household goods -- in order to keep our inventory rolling along.
HURON PTSO VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Many thanks to parents and students for stepping forward to help with the PTSO next year. We still need a Financial Secretary, a Graduation Party Treasurer, and Graduation Party Co-Chair. Also, Registration ‘stuff’ has been done by students and adults during a few days in the summer. This is a great opportunity for student volunteer hours over the summer! Please contact me if you are willing to serve our school. Thank you for your consideration.
~ Michelle Machiele, Huron PTSO President, email@example.com
CR AND ONLINE COURSES
CR & Online Pre-Registration for Semester 1, 2012 begins on May 11, 2012 at 3pm in the AAPS Moodle. Deadline to turn in completed CR and Online Registration Packet is June 4, 2012 at 3pm. More information and instructions can be found on the CR website
Seniors! If you are receiving credit for your job, you MUST have your work hours recorded through May 18. You MUST have your hours turned in before you pick up your cap and gown. Missing hours worksheets are considered an obligation. Visit the COE Office if you have questions.
HURON PLAYERS CAR WASH May 26
The Huron Players are having a car wash this Saturday from noon until 4:00 in the Busch's parking lot on Green Road. Come out and support the Huron Players!"
The December, 2012 Huron High School Multicultural Show informational
meeting and sign up date is Tuesday, May 29th in Room 2205A during
early and late lunch. All interested groups should send a
representative to attend the meeting.
Attention Football Players. Are you attending a summer football camp? Do you need a helmet to wear to that camp? If so, you need to see Coach Sleeve ASAP to get that helmet. Don't wait, see Coach Sleeve today and get that taken care of. GO RATS! ....pride, discipline, class
Attention all Staff & Students this Thursday and every Thursday get into the college spirit and show your support for your favorite school by wearing any college gear.
Yearbooks, yearbooks, yearbooks!
Yearbooks are still available for pick up or to purchase. Yearbook staff will be under the arch during both lunches until Wednesday of this week. Come get your yearbook before the year is over!
EMU WRITING CAMP “INKSTAINS”
The smell of flowers, trees, and fresh ink is in the air. It's the season to recruit your students to Inkstains, our middle school and high school writing camps. See the brochure for details. Financial necessity has raised our prices, but if students need financial aid, they should contact Kim Pavlock about scholarships. -- Bill Tucker, Professor of English Education
Director, Eastern Michigan Writing Project
Pray-Harrold 614P, 734-487-0997
SUMMER WRITING INSTITUTE FOR YOUTH
This year's VOLUME Summer Institute for the youth will be from 6/24 - 6/29. We'll have two poetry workshops, a fiction workshop and an MC workshop. Kids who are interested can register online @ www.neutral-zone.org. We will once again be offering sliding scale scholarships so people can pay whatever they can afford from $0 - $250.
- Jeff Kass
HOST FAMILY INFO
My name is Laura Eggen. This summer I will be bringing a small group of Spanish students from the city where I lived and taught in Spain to Michigan to experience our culture and practice their English. I am looking for caring and open host families to invite one of these teens (13-16 years old) into their home for one month. June 25th-July25th. I have attached an informative flyer. I'd love for these Spanish students to have a great experience here in Michigan.
Best Regards/Un Saludo, Laura Eggen, (248) 417-7652, firstname.lastname@example.org
MORE HOST FAMILY INFO
Council for Educational Travel, U.S.A. (CETUSA) is a non-profit, global exchange organization dedicated to helping people from different cultures develop more compassion and understanding for one another. Mission statement: …reaching out to encourage a lifelong journey of global peace and understanding.
Since 1995, together with international partners and academic institutions from over 50 countries, CETUSA has helped tens of thousands of students, families, young professionals and employers benefit from the integration of diverse cultures. We're seeking caring host families to welcome an international student arriving this fall. For more information please call your Community Coordinator David Pittman 734-219-3649.
Michelle Machiele, Huron PTSO President
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