Week Of May 28th
Please pause for a moment of silence.
Please stand for the pledge of allegience.
DVDs are on sale with footage of the Prom Grand March and the Senior Awards Banquet. Stop in the library for an order form or online at uhstalk.org. The cost is $10 and orders must be placed by this Friday, May 25.
Any student who got Prom pictures at the high school before Grand March may pick them up in Mrs. Caruso’s room 309. Pictures that were taken at Heinz Field by Witt Studios will be available at a later date.
Students and teachers leave your mark at UHS for years to come by purchasing a feather with an inscription of what lifts you. This will be a photo destination for future classes so be sure to include your message. Stop in the art room to purchase a feather for just 2 dollars.
All students who signed up to take Honors English 10 or AP Literature next year may pick up summer reading materials starting Tuesday, May 29th. See Mrs. Ritenour in Room 500 if you have any questions.
Any student interested in running for the Class of 2019 Class Officer needs to pick up a form in the office. The forms need completed and returned to Mrs. Cottrell in room 303 or Mrs. Vance in room 128 no later than Tuesday, May 29th. Students running for officer must have a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average. Please keep in mind that being a Senior Class Officer is a year long commitment and will require time outside of school hours. Voting will take place in homerooms on Wednesday, May 30th.
Any freshman or sophomore student interested in running for class office next year should pick up an application from Ms. Carbonara, Mrs. Kriebel or the office. Applications are due May 18th.
Attention Junior Girls anyone interested in representing our school in the Coal Queen Pageant can pick up an application in the library. Auditions will be on May 30.
There will be an after-school meeting for all members of this coming fall’s marching band and auxiliary on Thursday, May 31 from 2:45 until about 3:30.
DR. PLUTO WILL OFFER FREE FALL SPORTS EXAMS TO STUDENTS ON JUNE 4, BEGINNING AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AT 8AM. THE CIPPE FORMS NEED COMPLETED AND RETURNED TO THE NURSE BY JUNE 1 IN ORDER TO HAVE A FREE EXAM. PLEASE SEE THE NURSE FOR ANY QUESTIONS.
Attention students! Your very first Biology Club meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 5th sometime during 2nd period. Bring suggestions and ideas of your own, and be prepared to put together a plan to kick off the 2018-19 school year. If you have already signed up to be a member, please plan to be at school and attend the meeting. It is not too late to sign up. Stop in Mr. Piccolomini’s room, room 510.
Commencement practice for seniors will be on June 6 at 9 o clock am. Everyone must attend and it will last two hours. Tickets are required to attend the commencement ceremony on Friday, June 8 at 7 o clock. Tickets will be distributed after graduation practice.
The senior breakfast will be held at 7:45 on Thursday, June 7th, before Graduation Practice. Breakfast will be served, prom pictures will be distributed, and we will hold a raffle with great prizes. To participate, you must bring $2 to Room 309 or in Room 507 by Friday June 1st. Once you arrive to the breakfast, this $2 will be returned to you, and you will get your raffle tickets. See Mrs. Caruso or Mrs. Smith with any questions.
The city of Uniontown will be hosting a Miss Uniontown Pageant on September 16 at Uniontown High School. Any girl between the ages of 16 and 18 wanting to enter, please pick up an application in the office. Entries must be in by June 30 and the contestant must be a resident of Fayette County.
Congratulations to Maeve Carei, Jayden Thomas, and Isaiah Melvin for medaling at WPIAL Championships. Isaiah got 7th in the 300m hurdles. Jayden got 4th in high jump, qualifying for the state championships. Maeve got 4th in pole vault, also qualifying for state championships. Stay tuned for an interview with our state competitors as they compete at Shippinsburg University starting today.
Summer School applications are now available in the guidance office.
The Stone House Restaurant is hiring students for part-time and summer employment. For more information visit stonehouseinn.com click on Now Hiring and complete the online application.
Attention students interested in a medical career: sophomore, juniors and seniors are invited to attend adventure in healthcare professions at penn state Fayette. Topics include nursing, pre-vet, pre-med, dental, physical therapy and biomedical engineering. This could be a great way to enhance your resume or complete your senior project. Space is limited so register now. Visit the summer programs tab or see mrs baker.
Attention juniors and sophomores: Applications are still being accepted for PFEW. See mrs baker or apply online.
The Experience Works program is an opportunity for students age 16-18 to earn $9.00 per hour while gaining valuable work experience. See mrs baker or visit the summer programs tab.
The Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science State Competition was held at State College May 20th -22nd. Students from our high school competed and won these awards: Megan Kaplan and Josephine Maher – 1st place Kaitlyn Adams and Jayden Thomas – 2nd place Also attending were Nolan Ranker and Andrew Maher who provided technical support to the judging process. Congratulations to all and thank you for your efforts. Thank you to all of the faculty and staff who helped our students. We couldn’t do it without you.
There is a sign up sheet in the Guidance Office for any senior who would like their final transcript mailed to the college they plan to attend.
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This concludes your announcements.
Have a great day.