The Daily Shield is the list of announcements which are read each school day during home room, the beginning of second hour.


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, October 22, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Possibility

Bible Verse:  Jeremiah 32:17,  “Ah Lord God!  Behold, You have made the heavens and the Earth by Your great power and by Your outstretched arm: Nothing is too difficult for You.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Macaroni and Cheese, Green Beans, Chocolate Cake and Lemonade, $4

  1. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  2. Thank you to all who donated, worked, ate at, and prayed for the Lutheran High Brunch.  It was a wonderful time of family, fellowship and food.
  3. A representative from the Blood Center will be here at lunchtime today to answer any questions you may have about donating and to sign students up.
  4. LLCC visits tomorrow and SIU-E on Friday during lunches.
  5. The band will have an 8:00am rehearsal on Wednesday morning.
  6. The fall play Tech Crew will meet with the director on Wednesday at 4pm.
  7. The LuHi Blood Drive is this Friday from 8:30-11am.  16 year old students must have a parent signed permission form which may be picked up from the school office or found under “Forms” on the school website.  The sign up sheet is in the office.
  8. The Leadership Team is hosting a Chick-fil-A lunch this Friday.  Orders will be taken on Thursday.
  9. Reminder...there is no eating or drinking allowed in the Commons, Tech Lab, Chapel, Great Hall, or classrooms.  All food and drinks must stay in the cafeteria.
  10. Are you interested joining Scholastic Bowl?  Do you know what Scholastic Bowl is? It’s almost Schol Bowl time.  If you are interested in playing or if you just need to know what it is, see Mrs. Devine.

Spanish NHS will sell snacks at break today.

Volleyball Update:

The Varsity Volleyball team went 4-0 and were bracket champions at the Quincy Notre Dame Tournament over the weekend.  Congrats, ladies!!

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigals - 3:10pm

Play rehearsal - 4-6pm

Service Hour Opportunities:

**Baking cookies for LuHi Blood Drive.  Sign up in the school office. The number of Service Hours for baking

   is listed on the back of the Service Hour form.

**Load & unload boxes @ Trinity Grade School on Saturday, Oct. 27th starting at 8:15am.  See Mrs. Gilman.

**New volunteer opportunity...volunteers needed to take tickets for the 7th & 8th grade Girls State Volleyball

   Tournament.  Dates are Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 3rd & 4th, at LLCC, The Gym & the 8th Street Gym.  See

   Mrs. Gilman to sign up for a time slot.


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, October 19, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Hardship

Bible Verse:  1 Peter 5:8,  “Be alert and sober of mind.  Your enemy, the devil, prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.  Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.”

  1. Remember your LuHi Brunch workshift this weekend.  We are counting on everyone to be there and on time for your shift.  
  2. Locker rooms will close at 3:30 today.  Please remove all items you will need for the weekend BEFORE they close.
  3. Teachers - 2 things: the volleyball team will be leaving for their tournament after 7th hour today, and  please have students bring the chairs from your rooms to the gym after your last class.
  4. Cheer practice is cancelled for Saturday.
  5. Last chance to pick up your Senior Night poster.  They will be recycled at 3:10pm today.
  6. LLCC visits on Tuesday and SIU-E next Friday during lunches.
  7. Fast and Furious Friday Frenzy:  Yearbooks. On. Sale. Now. yearbookforever.com.  Get. Yours. Today.
  8. Leadership Team Leaders and teams need to listen up.  Meeting locations have changed since yesterday…….

     Teams 1, 2, 3, & 13 …  Go to the Chapel at Leadership time

     Teams 4, 5, & 6  … Go to the Cafeteria

     Teams 7, 8, & 9  … Go to the Great Hallway by the wall of windows

     Teams 10, 11 & 12  … Meet inside at the East Entrance Doors, by the Guidance Office

Volleyball Update:

The Volleyball Team traveled to Edinburg last night to solidify the conference championship.  The girls dominated both sets winning 25-12, 25-15. The Lady Crusaders are back in action this weekend at the competitive Quincy Notre Dame tournament.

Tonight’s Activities:

Play rehearsal - 4-6pm

Varsity Volleyball in Quincy Notre Dame Tourney vs. Mendon Unity at 5:30 and Brown County at 6:30 both matches at Mendon Unity.

Final regular season Football game vs. West Central Co-op in Winchester - 7pm

Saturday’s Activities:

Varsity Volleyball in Quincy Tourney

Cross Country IHSA Regional Meet @ Liberty - 10am

Sunday’s Activity:

The LuHi BRUNCH - 9:30-1:00!!!!!!

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Senior David L. in Spanish for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, and academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, and consistent positive attitude.

Junior Emili P. in Religion for classroom excellence and in Spanish for excellent class participation, consistent positive attitude, and excellent academic performance.

Sophomore Erin B. in Religion for excellent achievement and class participation.

Freshman Sydney B. for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, and major improvement in attitude and/or academics in Spanish.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Sophomore Zach F. in cross country for finishing 5th overall at Liberty last week in wet, nasty conditions and for bringing his best to every practice.

Sophomore Erin B. in volleyball for her consistency and power this past week and for always giving thanks to her team and coaches.  


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Hardship

Bible Verse:  Psalm 34:19,  “The righteous person may have troubles but the Lord delivers him from them all.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Lauren L.

  1. Leadership Team Leaders will meet at lunch today.
  2. MacMurray College will be here at lunch.
  3. Cheer practice is cancelled for today AND Saturday.
  4. As bargain hunters, we love a good sale.  Right now, receive a $10 discount on your 2019 yearbook by ordering before Christmas.  Place your order online at yearbookforever.com and choose to customize your book to your taste. Save some bank!  And besides, you never know when your high school yearbook might be used as consideration in a future job....so you better get one to study before you graduate!!!!
  5. There are still 7 Senior Night posters in the school office.  Pick yours up by the end of school tomorrow or it will be recycled.
  6. Upcoming post-graduate visits:   LLCC on Tuesday, Oct. 23rd and SIU-E on Friday, Oct. 26th… All visits are listed on the school’s online calendar.  If you just want to see post-graduate visits only, click “View Schedules” on the right side of the screen and then select “College Visits”.

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigal practice - 3:10pm

Speech Team practice - 3:10-4:00

Play rehearsal - 4-6pm

Girls Basketball Open Gym - 3:30-5:00pm

JV/V Volleyball @ Edinburg High School beginning at 6:15pm

Service Hour Opportunities:

**Baking cookies for LuHi Blood Drive.  Sign up in the school office.

**Load & unload boxes @ Trinity Grade School on Saturday, Oct. 27th starting at 8:15am.  See Mrs. Gilman.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Hardship

Bible Verse:  Joshua 1:9,  “Have I not commanded?  Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid, do not be discouraged for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Antonio’s Pizza, $2 per slice, cash only

  1. Still looking for students who want to take advantage of the double service hour offer to help at the LuHi Brunch.  We still need students from 9:15-11:30am to help serve drinks and bus tables and from 1-4pm for clean up. Come to the school office to sign up!  We also need parent help from 11:15-1:30!!
  2. Today is the last day to apply for National Honor Society.  Applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by 3:05pm.
  3. MacMurray College will be here during lunchtime tomorrow.
  4. The LuHi Blood Drive is Friday, Oct. 26th from 8:30-11am.  16 year old students must have a parent signed permission form which may be picked up from the school office or found under “Forms” on the school website.  The sign up sheet is in the office. There will also be a representative from the Blood Center here at lunchtime on Monday to answer any questions you may have about donating and to sign students up.
  5. Can you identify 1/4 of something?  How about $8821? One-fourth of the average price of a new car in the US in 2018.  How about 4.25 million? One fourth of the Snickers bars produced in a day. And 295 cubic miles?  One fourth of the water in Lake Michigan. Then there is $14, 763? One fourth of the median income in the US in 2017. What is $28,480?  One fourth of the cost of tuition, room & board, and fees for a year at Harvard University. This one is almost Biblical in proportion...40 days?  One fourth of the school year at LuHi! Don't be a statistic. Celebrate this quarter's end by ordering a yearbook at yearbookforever.com today!
  6. There is a 7:15am band rehearsal tomorrow morning.  All band members need to be there.
  7. Senior Night posters are in the school office.  Posters not claimed by Friday at 3:05pm will be recycled.  

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigal practice - 3:10pm

Crusader Aider meeting - 6:30pm in the cafeteria

Service Hour Opportunities:

**We are looking for students to bake cookies for the LuHi Blood Drive on Friday, Oct. 26.  Service hours are available. The rate of service hours for baking is listed on the back of the Service Hour Form.  If interested in baking cookies, please sign up in the school office.

**Two students needed to help load & unload boxes @ Trinity Grade School on Saturday, Oct. 27th starting at 8:15am.  For those taking the ACT test, this is NOT the opportunity for you. For all other interested parties, please see Mrs. Gilman.

Community Event:

The University of Illinois, Springfield invites the Springfield community to its International Festival to share an evening of cultural exhibits, artistic performances, food tasting, and more on Friday, November 2nd from 5-8pm at the Recreation and Athletic Center located on the south side of the UIS campus. This year’s theme is "One World, Different Faces.”  For more information, contact the Office of International Student Services at (217)206-6678 or e-mail iss@uis.edu.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Hardship

Bible Verse:  Romans 12:2,  “Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is - His good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, toppings, puppy chow, and lemonade, $4

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Antonio’s Pizza, $2 per slice, cash only

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Teachers, please dismiss the football players at 2:00pm today.  Thank you.
  2. News Flash...For this event ONLY...we are offering double service hours for all students who work any of the shifts at the LuHi Brunch.  If you have not yet signed up, we have many, many spots open on Sunday from 11:15am to 1:30pm to pour drinks and bus tables.  If you want to take advantage of this ONE TIME ONLY-Double Service Hour offer, come to the school office to sign up!
  3. National Honor Society applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by 3:05pm tomorrow; however, TODAY is THE. LAST.DAY to request a transfer of service hours from your school hours to NHS.  See Mrs. Conner in the office to initiate the transfer of hours.
  4. Both Concordia University, Nebraska and the U.S. Army will be here during lunchtime and then the University of Missouri, St. Louis will be here at 2:00pm for those who obtained a special pass.  Thursday, MacMurray College will visit.
  5. Please remind your parents that there is a Crusader Aider meeting tomorrow night at 6:30pm in the Cafeteria.
  6. The LuHi Blood Drive is Friday, Oct. 26th from 8:30-11am.  Students age 16 and older may participate; however, 16 year old students must have a parent signed permission form which may be picked up from the school office or found under “Forms” on the school website.  The sign up sheet is in the office. If you know of adults who may wish to donate, they can call the office to sign up.
  7. I bet when you were younger you liked to play Junior Spy or Secret Agent using the tricks of the trade, including invisible ink!  Wasn't it fun to write secrets and watch them disappear? How quickly did your messages fade? It reminds us that our high school memories are sometimes written in similar invisible ink.  But, not in the yearbook. Keep your memories from disappearing and order a yearbook today. Go to yearbookforever.com to place your order.  Capture your memories before they fade!
  8. Senior Night posters not claimed from the school office by Friday at 3:05pm will be recycled.  

Spanish NHS will sell snacks tomorrow morning before school.

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigal practice - 3:10pm

Speech Team practice - 3:10-4:00

Play practice - 4-6pm

JV/V Volleyball at Meridian High School beginning at 6:00pm.

Community Service Opportunities:

**Henson Robinson Zoo has an opportunity for students ages 13-17 who are interested in animals, their care and conservation.  This teen volunteer program is called PAWZ, Positive Action for Wildlife at the Zoo. Participants will attend monthly PAWZ meetings to prepare for our Mission of the Month volunteer project and then sign up for a volunteer shift of their choice during the month.  Interested students must complete an application and submit it to the Zoo’s Education Department. Applications may be obtained from the school office or contact Henson Robinson Zoo for more information.

**Big Brothers, Big Sisters is always looking for volunteers for their high school mentoring program.  Requirements include being a volunteer one hour per week after school, having reliable transportation, and committing to one full year of involvement.  See Mr. Ebener in the guidance office, if you are interested.

Finally, a reminder that tomorrow is a regular 9:00am start day!


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, October 15, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Hardship

Bible Verse:  2 Corinthians 4:8-9,  “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, toppings, puppy chow, and lemonade, $4

  1. All current members of National Honor Society will meet today during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  2. Sophomores & Juniors:  Remember that you have a guest speaker for Religion during 4th hour today.
  3. Sophomores: if you have not turned in your candle orders or money, you MUST see Mrs. Gibler this morning.
  4. Brunch is this Sunday and we still need students to sign up: 4 people for Friday set-up and 12 people to bus tables and refill drinks on Sunday from 11:15-1:30. Please sign up!
  5. Picture retakes are tomorrow at 1:00pm.
  6. National Honor Society applications are due by 3:05pm on Wednesday to Mrs. Quigg.  If you need to move service hours from your school account to NHS, you need to start that change today.  No requests to move hours will be honored on Wednesday.
  7. Illinois College is here today at lunch.  Tomorrow, both Concordia University, Nebraska and the U.S. Army will be here during lunchtime and then University of Missouri, St. Louis will be here at a special time.  If you want to meet with the University of Missouri, St. Louis representative at 2:00pm tomorrow, please get a special pass to get out of class from Mr. Ebener by noon today.  Finally, MacMurray College will be here on Thursday.
  8. The Central IL Bloodmobile will be here next Friday, Oct. 26th from 8:30-11am.  Students age 16 and older may participate; however, students aged 16 must have a parent signed permission form which may be picked up from the school office or found under “Forms” on the website.  The sign up sheet is in the office. If you know of any adults who may wish to donate, they can call the office to sign up.
  9. Are you a fan of the Road Runner cartoons?  They remind us that even though we try to be like Wile E. Coyote and plan for upcoming events, some things are just too swift, too fleeting, too fast.  BEEP! BEEP! Don't get singed by the ACME Fireworks Company at the end of the first quarter--capture school memories forever by purchasing a yearbook now.  Go to yearbookforever.com and order yours today!

Spanish NHS will sell snacks at break today.

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigal practice - 3:10pm

Play practice - 4-6pm

Board of Directors - 7pm

Service Hour Opportunity:

Two students needed to help load & unload boxes @ Trinity Grade School on Saturday, Oct. 27th starting at 8:15am.  Those taking the ACT test, this is NOT the opportunity for you. All other interested parties, please see Mrs. Gilman.


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, October 12, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Friendship

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 17:17,  “a friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, toppings, puppy chow, and lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Sophomores:  You MUST turn in your Yankee Candle orders and money to either Ms. Burch or Mrs. Gibler before you leave school today.
  2. There’s only 1 week left until the Brunch and there are still many unfilled slots on the Brunch sign up sheet in the office.  We still need 4 people for Friday set-up and 28 people to bus tables and refill drinks on Sunday from 11:15-1:30. Surely, you can find 2 hours in your Sunday to help your school.  All money raised directly impacts YOUR education!
  3. All current members of National Honor Society will meet on Monday during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  4. Picture retakes are Tuesday at 1:00pm.
  5. National Honor Society applications are due by 3:05pm on Wednesday to Mrs. Quigg.  If you need to move service hours from your school account to NHS, DO NOT WAIT. You need to start that change no later than Tuesday at noon.  No requests to move hours will be honored on Wednesday.  It is your job to be prepared!
  6. There are still bags of popcorn for sale in Mrs. McCulley’s office.  Since they are bigger bags, they are $10.
  7. Bradley University will be here today and Illinois College on Monday.  On Tuesday, both Concordia University, Nebraska and the U.S. Army will be here during lunchtime and then University of Missouri, St. Louis will be here at a special time - 2:00pm - as well.  If you want to meet with the University of Missouri, St. Louis representative, please get a special pass to get out of class from Mr. Ebener no later than noon on Monday. Finally, MacMurray College will be here on Thursday.

Spanish NHS will sell snacks at break on Monday and before school on Wednesday next week.

Volleyball Update:

The Lady Crusaders came out strong to get that Dub against Morrisonville.  The girls won 25-12, 25-12. It was a fun night recognizing our seniors and honoring their commitment to their teams.  Thanks to all that came out to cheer the girls on.

Tonight’s Activities:

Play practice - 4-6pm

Service Hour Opportunity:

Our property chairman needs help on Saturday at 8am for about 2 hours laying landscaping fabric and arranging stones in the drainage ditch - he will move the stones with the tractor, they just need to be arranged.  If you have time to help and/or just need service hours, please meet at the end of the WEST parking lot at 8am with your service hour form for signature at the end of your service.

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Savannah S. in Environmental Science for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, and consistent positive effort in class or on homework.

Senior Ethan R. in Film as Literature for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, and academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, and consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework.

Junior Jade N. in Religion for excellent insights and participation, and in Life Skills for excellent participation.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

LuHi’s Senior Athletes for your hard work and dedication to Lutheran High School sports.  Thank You for being leaders in your sport and for your sportsmanship.  


DAILY SHIELD

**Update: Madrigals will rehearse at 7:15am on Friday.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Friendship

Bible Verse:  John 15:12-15,  “My command is this:  love each other as I have loved you.  Greater love has no one than this: to lay one’s life down for one’s friends.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Teachers, please take a Chick-fil-A lunch count after announcements today for lunch tomorrow.  Thank you.
  2. Honor card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox through lunchtime today.
  3. Leadership Team Leaders will meet for lunch today in the Bio Room.
  4. Today’s cheer practice is cancelled.
  5. Sophomores:  there was a calculator found after testing yesterday in Mrs. Koopman’s class.  See Mrs. Koopman if you think the calculator is yours. Also, there is still a lost and unclaimed gift card in the office, see Mrs. Gilman for that.
  6. There are still many unfilled slots on the Brunch sign up sheet.  The Brunch only works if EVERYONE pitches in to help. 4 needed for Friday and 28 for Sunday from 11:15-1:30.  Teachers, please clean out all of your items from the refrigerators and freezers to prepare for the brunch. Thank you.
  7. Picture retakes are Tuesday at 1:00pm.  Order forms are in the office. If you ordered pictures on the first take and want them redone, you need to give your first set of prints to the photographer at the time of your retakes.
  8. National Honor Society applications are due by 3:05pm on Wednesday to Mrs. Quigg.  If you need to move service hours from your school account to NHS, DO NOT WAIT. You need to start that change no later than Tuesday at noon.  No requests to move hours will be honored on Wednesday.  It is your job to be prepared!
  9. This is the last day to order your Yankee Candles!  Sophomores, you must turn in your candle orders and money to either Ms. Burch or Mrs. Gibler BEFORE you leave school tomorrow!  
  10. St. Louis University will be here today and Bradley University will be here on Friday during lunches.

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigal rehearsal - 3:10

Jester rehearsal - 3:15

Speech Team practice - 3:10-4:00

Play practice - 4-6pm

JV/V Volleyball vs. Morrisonville beginning at 6:15pm  To honor those who have lost their lives to breast cancer, those still fighting the fight, and the ongoing research to prevent the disease in the future, it’s Pink Night, so come decked out in PINK to support our Lady Crusaders.  Also, it’s Senior Night!!  Please come celebrate with the seniors of Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, and Soccer and their parents who will be honored between the JV and Varsity volleyball games for their years of dedication and service to LuHi sports.  

Service Hour Opportunity:

Our property chairman needs help on Saturday at 8am for about 2 hours laying landscaping fabric and arranging stones in the drainage ditch - he will move the stones with the tractor, they just need to be arranged.  If you have time to help and/or just need service hours, please meet at the end of the WEST parking lot at 8am with your service hour form for signature at the end of your service.

Community Opportunity:

Big Brothers, Big Sisters is looking for volunteers for their high school mentoring program.  Requirements include being a volunteer one hour per week after school, having reliable transportation, and committing to one full year of involvement.  See Mr. Ebener in the guidance office, if you are interested.


DAILY SHIELD

**Updated announcement - - Leadership will host a Chick-fil-A lunch this Friday.  Orders will be taken after announcements tomorrow!**

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Friendship

Bible Verse:  Ecclesiastes 4:9-10,  “Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either one of them fall down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has noone to help them up.”

NO Lunch Today - dismissal after tests

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Natalie S.

  1. Honor card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until lunchtime on Thursday.
  2. Leadership Team Leaders will meet for lunch tomorrow in the Bio Room.
  3. We still need a LOT of help for the LuHi Brunch on Oct. 21st.  There are still 8 slots on Friday, 2 on Saturday, 8 on Sunday from 9-11:30am, 24 slots still need filled for the 11:15-1:30 time (this is the busiest time and we need students to serve drinks and bus tables!), and 8 needed for cleanup from 1-4pm.  Please sign up in the school office TODAY for a shift or two.
  4. Mrs. Quigg is accepting applications for National Honor Society.  Qualifying Juniors and Seniors may now submit proper forms until 3:05pm on Wed., Oct. 17th.
  5. Tomorrow is Senior Night for Fall Sports.  Please come celebrate with the seniors of Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, and Soccer and their parents in between the JV and Varsity volleyball games.
  6. Picture retakes are next Tuesday at 1:00pm.  Order forms are in the office. If you ordered pictures on the first take and want them redone, you need to give your first set of prints to the photographer at the time of your retakes.
  7. There is only 3 days left to order your Yankee Candles!  See a sophomore to place your order. Sophomores, if you are turning in your orders today, take them to MISS BURCH.  On Thursday and Friday, you may turn them in to either Mrs. Gibler or Miss Burch. Thanks and sell those candles!  
  8. St. Louis University will be here tomorrow and Bradley University will be here on Friday during lunches.

Tonight’s Activities:

Play practice - 4-5:30pm


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Friendship

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 18:24,  “One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  2 hot dogs on bun, baked beans, chips, carrots & dip, chocolate chip cookie & lemonade, $4

NO Lunch Tomorrow - dismissal after tests

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Shoppers Blessings are due to Mrs. haynes by 11:45am today.
  2. Tomorrow is an 8AM start for testing which is scheduled from 8am to approximately 11:30am.  Some tests may go a bit longer. Seniors will report to the cafeteria,  Juniors to Mr. Kammerlohr's room, Sophomores to Mrs. Koopman's classroom, and Freshmen are split between Mr. Bulava's and Mrs. Quigg's rooms.  Freshmen, you will report to the same room you ate in last Wednesday. Everyone should be in their assigned area BEFORE 8:00am.  You need to bring: ~ at least 2 sharpened #2 pencils with erasers, a calculator, and something to read in case you finish a test early.  What you can NOT bring:  your cell phone.  Turn it OFF and leave it LOCKED in your locker.  Please make transportation arrangements to leave the school property after your test is complete (between 11:30 and noon).  Only the volleyball girls have permission to stay after their test as they have practice.
  3. We still need a LOT of help for the LuHi Brunch on Oct. 21st.  There are still 8 slots on Friday, 2 on Saturday, 8 on Sunday from 9-11:30am, 24 slots still need filled for the 11:15-1:30 time (this is the busiest time and we need students to serve drinks and bus tables!), and 8 needed for cleanup from 1-4pm.  Please sign up in the school office TODAY for a shift or two.
  4. Mrs. Quigg is accepting applications for National Honor Society. Qualifying Juniors and Seniors may now submit proper forms until 3:05pm on Wed., Oct. 17th.
  5. Thursday is Senior Night for Fall Sports.  Please come celebrate with the seniors and their parents of Volleyball, Cross Country, Football, and Soccer in between the JV and Varsity volleyball games.  Seniors, please complete your questionnaire and return it to the school office ASAP.
  6. Picture retakes are next Tuesday at 1:00pm.  Order forms are in the office.
  7. There is only 4 days remaining in the Sophomore Yankee Candle Fundraiser!  See a sophomore to place your order. Sophomores, if you are turning in your orders today or tomorrow, take them to MISS BURCH.  Do not turn them into Ms. Wilson; on Thursday and Friday, you may turn them in to either Mrs. Gibler or Miss Burch. Thanks and sell those candles!  
  8. St. Louis University will be here on Thursday and Bradley University will be here on Friday during lunches.

Spanish NHS is NOT selling healthy snacks tomorrow morning.  It is important for you to arrive in your assigned classrooms early for testing.

Football Update:

Congratulations to the Routt/LuHi co-op football team on their defeat of Mendon/Unity 36-26 on Friday night.

Tonight’s Activities:

Madrigal practice - 3:10

Speech Team practice - 3:10-4:00

Girls basketball open gym - 3:30-5:00pm

Play practice - 4:00-6:00pm

JV/V Volleyball at Home vs. Hartsburg-Emden beginning at 6:15pm   The theme is School Spirit. Dress all out in crazy blue and white.  Your school spirit blue & white outfit and your school spirit attitude can win you Crusader Cash!

For tomorrow’s Announcements and Activities, see the TV monitors in the Commons before or after your testing tomorrow.  Parents, the announcements will still be added to the website as always.