Week of February 4 ,2019
Attention Biology Club members: There will be a meeting on Thursday, February 7th during extended homeroom in room 510.
Send that special someone a bag full of Hershey kisses, with a special saying. One bag for $1.00, or three bags for $2.00! Our fundraiser runs now through Monday, February 11th. Please see a Biology club member, or stop by to see Mr. Piccolomini in room 510.
The family and consumer science classes need your help. Students will be completing a service project making homeless mats and seed pots. Plastic grocery bags and paper are needed. We need about 700-800 bags per homeless mat. Bags and paper can be placed in the cardboard boxes located in classrooms. Plastic bottles will be placed in the green recycle bins. Thank you for your help!
Attention 10th and 11th graders – PFEW visit has been canceled and will be rescheduled.
Attn Seniors: Penn State Fayette will host a Free Apply Session on Thurs Feb 7 during Extended HR in Library. There will be no fee for students who apply this day. Sign up w/ Mrs. Baker
Attention Raiders – Nemacolin woodlands is hiring. There is an immediate need for reservation agents to work part time evenings and weekends. The pay is $11.75 per hour and there is a signing bonus. There are also openings in other departments. See Mrs. Baker for a detailed list and contact info.
The March of Dimes is currently looking for volunteers for their March for Babies walk in April. See Mrs. Baker for more info.
Good luck to the girls basketball team as they play Elizabeth Forward tonight. Come out for senior night.
Three new scholarships have been posted.
The New Salem American Legion offers a $500 scholarship to a local student. To qualify you must be a child or grandchild of a veteran or active service member
The Joseph Marcinek Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship for a UHS senior with a 3.25 GPA who is involved in a school sport other activity
The Glozer Vocational Scholarship is a $5,000 scholarship for a UHS senior planning to peruse advanced vocational training. This is only for students planning to attend a technical institute. See Mrs. baker for more info on these.
Local seniors are invited to a “ScholarSIP” at Bee You Cafe on Saturday Feb 2 from 4-6pm. Mrs. Baker and a representative from the Community Foundation will be there to help you get started on your applications.
Attention 9th, 10th and 11th graders: Eye Con which stands for Experiencing Your Environment Through Conservation will take place at Ohiopyle this summer.
This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with an interest in environmental science and conversation. Transportation is available and you can earn two college credits from Westminster. See Mrs. Baker or visit the Summer Programs Page on our website.
Any student majoring in engineering should apply for the Owen Katz scholarship worth $1500.
Visit the scholarship page for information and deadlines or see Mrs Baker if you have a questions.