ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
March 20, 2017
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GOOD AFTERNOON ALTON HIGH HERE ARE YOUR ANNOUNCEMENTSFOR MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017
This Day in History
In 1954, the 1st newspaper vending machine was used in Columbia, Pennsylvania
Also in 1954, Louis Sachar, American author of the Wayside School series and Holes, was born
Civil and Women’s Rights Activist Dorothy Height had her first column published in the weekly African-American newspaper called the “New York Amsterdam News“ in 1965.
In 1982, Joan Jett’s “I Love Rock ‘n Roll” hit No. 1 on the Billboard charts.
New York City passed its first lesbian and gay rights legislation in 1986.
And the LA Lakers retired Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s #33 in 1990.
Seniors: Keep checking the AHS Guidance website for scholarship opportunities. Scholarship Center is open on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Guidance office.
Student Rural Health Careers Forum
Juniors and Seniors:
The Student Rural Health Careers Forum is Saturday, March 25, 10-12 with free lunch on the SIUE campus.
Register by March 24th.
Seniors can apply that day to attend SIUE with no admission fee.
See Mrs. Thornton or Ms. Whitner in Guidance for more info.
Megyme’s Senior Crew
Megyme is looking for five Alton High 2018 Seniors for a Promotional video and photos.
The Senior Crew will receive a free senior photo session plus any photos that are taken for Promotional use.
Anyone who applies will receive 15% off basic or full senior photo session.
Apply for Megyme’s senior crew at: MeganFairless.com/seniorcrew
Battle of the Schools Trivia Night
On Saturday, March 25, 2017, the RiverBend Growth Association is holding a young adults trivia night at East Alton-Wood River High School.
Tables will be $80 each.
This trivia night is a fundraiser for nonprofit organizations such as the American Cancer Society and the Nature Institute.
Come on out and support this great cause!
On Sat, April 1, there will be a cornhole tournament at noon. It will be at 1912 State Street, Alton, IL (next to Johnson’s Corner).
Registration will be at 11am, and practice goes from 11am-12pm.
All ages are welcome to play!
There will also be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams.
This event is a fundraiser for after grad 2017, so please come out and support it!
Maurice Edwars and Kevin Caldwell Jr. were selected for the second team, all conference
Tyler Stevenson was selected for the 2nd team
Ashely Heistand was selected for the 1st team
Painge Snyder was selected for the 3rd team
Keontay Holmes and Garrett Sims were selected for the 2nd team
Christian Everage, Kehondrick Russell, Grady Womack and Ryan Kane were selected for the 3rd Team
The girls’ soccer team defeated Marion 1-0
The Varsity Baseball team defeated Carbondale 11-1.
Save the Date
Alton Athletic Association 19th Annual Golf Tournament is May 12, 2017 at Spencer T Olin Golf Course
For any questions email: [email protected]
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