Announcements for Wednesday February 19

Posted by Meredith Giltner on 2/19/2020

Good Morning Skyline!

Model UN

Are you interested in improving your leadership, public speaking, collaboration, research skills and more? Then join skyline's Model UN team where you'll learn how to do these and go to conferences to act as delegates from countries in the UN. Meetings are every Friday at 2:45in room C406. Feel free to contact us at skylinemun2020@gmail.com

 

JSA

Interested in current events or debate? Join us after school every Thursday in Ms. Barton’s room, C417, for Junior State of America! This week’s topic is “Is the American presidency too powerful?” See you Thursday!

 

Writing Center

The Writing Center is currently accepting submissions for Teen Spirit, Skyline’s literary magazine, and we’re currently looking for your short stories, essays, poems, photographs, artwork, music, spoken word readings, and short films. This year’s theme is “Teenage Riot,” as we consider how our generation is speaking out and fighting back for a different future. All submissions to Teen Spirit will also be automatically entered into the Skyline Writing Prize competition where students will have the opportunity to win their share of $400 in cash, including $150 for first place. Submissions are due this Friday, February 21st to skylinelitmag@gmail.com. Check out the Writing Center on Twitter or Instagram for more information.

 

Fundraiser

On Friday, Peer Connections students along with Ms. Hart and Ms. Edwards will be participating in the Polar Plunge at Big House on the 50-yard line. We have a fundraising goal of $500 and we need your help to reach it! Any amount is greatly appreciated—the donations fund Special Olympics competitions. Students will be collecting funds at lunch, so please donate, also we will have a bake sale Thursday on your way out to the student parking lot. Come buy some yummy treats to support the Special Olympics.

 

Skyline Hockey Fundraiser 

Come celebrate senior hockey night and the MJRF (Miles Jeffery Roberts Foundation) on Saturday, Feb. 22nd in Chelsea at 3:30PM. This is the 3rd annual Skyline charity hockey game. T-shirts and tickets will be sold during both lunches today and Friday. Proceeds from sales will go towards suicide prevention programs.

 

Hey Skyline! 

Have you signed up for Community and Careers, sponsored by BSU and the Cube? It's next week on Thurs. Come check out different professionals that can offer good information about their careers- the ups, the downs, and the passion it takes! All participants get free pizza and snacks. Sign up today at bit.ly/SkylineCareers2020. See Ms. Haller or Ms. Barton for questions!

 

SPEAK

Writing and BSU is hosting our first annual student storytelling showcase, SPEAK. The theme for this year is “start something”. Tell us your personal narrative and how our theme relates to you. If you are interested fill out the interest form at tinyurl.com/wcspeak by tomorrow. Auditions will be held next week at both lunches and one after school. Don't be afraid to try out we just want to get to know a little about our future contestants. For questions talk to Jahi Hawkins, Mr. Austin or Ms. Barton. Can't wait to hear your story!

 

Attention Spring Sport Athletes 

Please make sure you login to your registration account on planeths.com. Check that you are fully registered before the season begins on March 9th. If you have not begun the registration process yet, you can find the information on the Skyline Athletic website at www.aaskylineathletics.com. You must be fully registered and approved before you can participate. Check your account to make sure you have checked the sport you are interested in so the coach can see you on their list of athletes. Thank you.

 

Thank you, Skyline, and have a great day