Announcements for 10-29-14
From the Desk of Principal McElmeel
AFS USA is offering 10 full scholarships to go abroad and make an impact in the world! Tell us your idea for a volunteer project that could have a meaningful impact abroad. If your idea is chosen, you'll receive a full scholarship to spend two weeks abroad with AFS making your vision come to life. All U.S. 8th to 12th grade students are eligible to enter. Apply by December 10, 2014 for AFS project:change at www.afsusa.org/project-change
The Forensics team had their first tournament of the year last weekend and brought home a third place trophy in the Sweepstakes Big Division. Placing in the top 7 in individual events were Nicole Auerbach, Marina Dauer, Aiden Kutcher, Isa Doades, Arifa Syeda, and Joanna Vuylsteke. Come join us for practice in A 306 today until 4:00 pm.
College and Career Center
Tomorrow Hillsdale College will visit. Please sign up for college visits with Ms. Smith in The Cube, Room B 327.
Senior pictures for the yearbook are due by November 14th. The photo chosen must be 2 inches by 3 inches and also 300 dpi or higher resolution. It should be a head-and-shoulder shot with appropriate clothing. They need to be emailed to email@example.com. If you have any questions feel free to contact anyone on the yearbook staff or Ms. Ray.
Boys Basketball is having the Potential Player meeting this Thursday, October 30th after school from 2:35-3:00 pm in the main gym. Open Gym will then follow from 3:00-4:30 pm and Coach B workout from 4:30-5:00 pm. All players interested in trying out this season should be at this meeting.
Men's Cross Country Team
Congratulations to the Men's Cross Country Team on qualifying for the MHSAA State Championship Meet. Good luck Saturday, Eagles!
Special Olympic Floor Hockey
Congratulations to Coach Deak and students for participating in the Special Olympics floor hockey tournament held in Saline this past weekend!
Tri-M Music Honor Society
Please join us today to induct our newest Tri-M music honor society members at 7:00 pm in the Auditorium. New members please report to the choir room at 6:15 pm. Current members please report to the choir room at 6:40 pm for our picture. All students should dress professionally for this ceremony.
Skyline Poetry Club
Skyline Poetry Club will meet this Wednesday, October 29th in RoomB 329. This is a special meeting to discuss the Ann Arbor Poetry Night to be held on November 13th at Mendelssohn Auditorium.
The relaxation group will meet on Thursday, October 30th at 1:30 pm in B 429 located next to the nurse's office.
Men’s Water Polo Tournament
Skyline Mens Water Polo team is proud to host the regional tournament at the Skyline pool this weekend. Come cheer on your Eagles!
Buy candy for your friends and have it delivered by a Zombie! Zombie grams are being sold in the commons both lunches all week for 75 cents and will be delivered on Halloween. All of the proceeds will go to the skyline theater show "The Addams Family".
The Skyline Writing Prize
The Skyline Writing Prize, a competition sponsored by the Writing Center, is in search of the best pieces of writing produced by Skyline students. Entries are due Friday, October 31st. For more info, visit tinyurl.com/writingprize, or see Mr. Austin in room A 415.
Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA)
Skyline’s Queer-Straight Alliance (QSA) invites all friends and allies to our Halloween Party after school this Thursday in room A 410. Food will be served.
The Skyline Varsity Ice Hockey team will hold their tryouts for the 2014-2015 season at Yost Ice Arena Monday through Wednesday. Check for ice times online.
We’d like to remind students who drive to school that you must purchase a Skyline Student Parking Pass from Ms. Brewer in the Main Office. Students may only park in the Student Lot. Students' cars found parked in the Staff Lot or the Visitors Lot will be towed at the owner’s expense.
This is a reminder that Skyline is a closed campus and students are not permitted to leave campus during lunches. Please note that any student who leaves campus is subject to disciplinary action.
Student Arrivals and Departures
Students: please remember that you must be dropped off and picked up at the Student Entrance before and after school each day. No drop-offs or pick-ups are allowed at the Visitors’ Entrance or the Bus Stops. Please note that students who arrive late to school should proceed directly to class as we are no longer issuing hall passes for late arrivals.
Did you know you can access important Skyline announcements online? Find us on Facebook at Skyline High School, and on Twitter at SkylineHighA2. Both sites have the official Skyline school crest as the profile picture.