THURSDAY, JANUARY 12, 2017

STUDENTS:  Sign up for the winter blood drive in the student cafeteria.  16 and 17 year old students need a permission slip. Your donation can help the life of three people. What a great way to give back without spending a dime. See you Friday in B-Wing gym.

SOPHOMORE STUDENTS:  If you are interested in applying for the Junior Leader program, the active link to apply is on the Maine West Physical Education webpage. All applications must be submitted by Tuesday, January 31.

STUDENTS:  The winter formal is quickly approaching.  It is Saturday, February 4 from 7-10 pm. Tickets go on sale January 17 for the discounted price of $15.  The week of January 20 the tickets go up to $20.  Tickets can be purchased at the door for $25.

PI SIGMA PI:  Order your Pi Sigma Pi shirt in the bookstore by Tuesday, January 17. Short sleeve shirts are $13 and long sleeve are $16.  Our field trip to the Museum of Science and Industry is Sunday, January 22 from 9:00 to 3:15. You can see Mr. McClure or Mrs. Hendrickson for a permission slip. The trip is free, but you should bring $10 to $20 for lunch or additional attractions at the Museum.

KEY CLUB:  Key club will meet on Friday at 7:00 am in room L101.

IT'S A STITCH:  It's a stitch will meet Thursday after school in room A114.

STUDENT COUNCIL:  Student Council will meet next Tuesday in A201 at 7:10 am. We will be discussing the Winter Formal dance.

COLLEGE AND CAREER ANNOUNCEMENTS

It's FAFSA Thursday. A financial aid specialist will be in the CRC today from 2nd through 8th periods. Stop by to ask questions about paying for college and financial aid, get help completing your FAFSA, do a scholarship search or discuss your award letters. Find out about paying for college.

Also, a Maine West graduate who is currently attending University of Iowa will be here during 4th period to discuss his experiences and student life. Come learn more from the student perspective.
SPORTS ANNOUNCEMENTS

GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD:  Girls track and field begins Tuesday, January 17 at 3:30 pm in the pit. Any girl interested must complete the registration via the Maine West Athletic webpage.

BOYS TRACK AND FIELD:  Indoor Boys Track and Field will start Tuesday, January 17. We will meet after school at the indoor track. Winter sport athletes may join the team at the conclusion of their winter sport season. See Coach Trotter during the school day in B-207 if you have any questions.