Weekly Announcements 4/18/2017

Alex Hopson-Whittier and Kayla Rollins


There is still room for one more team, or three more players for Mission Improvable. There will be a cash prize for the winning team. See Sariah Henning, Kohl Parker, Ella Farmer, Aurora Phillips or Sarah Mathews for details and forms.

Members of the International Thespian Society invite you to join them in the black box for a night of Impossibly funny Improv Comedy sponsored by troupe 8208 on April 26th at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door. All ticket sales go to the Fox Charitable Foundation.

Did you or your parents miss the parent meeting for the Germany, Italy, Switzerland trip last week?  No problem!  You have one more chance to get in early on this opportunity.  This final brief informational meeting of this school year will be next Wednesday, April 26th at 6 pm in Tracy Mense’s room (Room 502).  Both students and parents are welcome.

Seniors, nominations are now open for superlatives, as well as the senior survey for the senior magazine. You can enter both here. The nominations close today, so get yours in before it’s too late.

Parents of seniors can purchase congratulatory ads for the annual senior magazine. They are $10. For more information, visit here.


Did you purchase a yearbook? With fewer than 50 copies still available, order yours before they’re all gone! They are available for $35 until the end of April. Order forms are available in the office, or in room 403. You can also order online.

Juniors, the ACT is tomorrow. You must be on time to school and report to the 5th floor for testing. Be sure to get a good night of sleep and eat a healthy breakfast!

The BIG annual Art Show is this Thursday from 6 to 8pm.  Artwork from the entire year will be on display in both the GCAA lobby and the Sun Theater Mezzanine. There is a $2 admission fee. Specific artworks will be for auction as well as an art shop where photography and graphic design work will be for sale. Students from the AP Studio Art class will be featured artists at the show.

The Biology  EOC is fast approaching. Biology teachers will be here after school everyday after school  until  4:30 to prepare for the EOC test.

Remember to get a pass from Ginger O’Donnell if you are interested in participating in the Creative Writing club on Tuesdays and Thursday’s during advisory.

Today is the last day to purchase prom tickets during high school lunch shifts. Tickets are $65 each; cash or money order only. Juniors and seniors must have all fines and fees paid prior to purchasing a prom ticket. If you are bringing a guest, the completed guest form is required at the time of ticket purchase.

Seniors, if you have not ordered your graduation cap and gown, you must do this immediately! Go to the Balfour website or call 636-256-4723.

Congratulations to sophomore Paisley Regester who was selected to attend Missouri Scholars Academy, a residential summer program held at the University of Missouri-Columbia in June. The Missouri Scholars Academy is a three-week academic program for 330 of Missouri’s gifted students who are ready to begin their junior year in high school.

Congratulations to seventh grader Alexia Estes, who participated in the Duke University Talent Identification Program’s 7th Grade Talent Search. Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented students. Duke TIP works with students, their families, and educators to identify, recognize, challenge, engage, and help students reach their highest potential. Candidates are invited to take the ACT or the SAT college entrance exams as seventh graders, which allows them greater insight into their academic abilities.