ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR FRIDAY, APRIL 7, 2017
April 7, 2017
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GOOD AFTERNOON ALTON HIGHHERE ARE YOUR
This Day in History
In 1923, the 1st brain tumor operation under local anesthetic was performed in Beth Israel Hospital by Dr K Winfield Ney
Jackie Chan, the Hong Kong martial artist, actor, stuntman, director, producer, and screenwriter, was born in 1954.
In 1964, Russell Crowe, the New Zealand-Australian actor, was born
Today is the Internet’s symbolic birthday, because of the publication of RFC #1 in 1969.
And in 2016, the longest-ever captured python, at 26ft long, was found on Penang in Malaysia.
Attention Juniors and Seniors! Prom is May 13th from 7:30-11:30 at SIUE. This year’s theme is “Enchanted Forest”.
If you plan on bringing a date that is in the 10th grade or is not an AHS student, you must pick up a guest form in B205. These forms are DUE NO LATER THAN APRIL 13th. Signatures are required so plan ahead!!
Prom tickets go on sale April 18th. Tickets are $35, CASH ONLY, and will be sold in The Commons during lunch hours. 50% of outstanding fees must be paid before you can purchase a ticket. If you owe $50 or less, you must pay off your balance. You will be required to present your receipt when you purchase a prom ticket.
The After Prom Party will be at Bowl Haven Lanes from 11:30pm-2:30am. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Ticket price includes: t-shirt, food, prizes, bowling and games. Tickets will be sold Mondays and Fridays starting on April 21st.
From the Library
If you are participating in the Read for a Lifetime program sponsored by the library and have read the required number of books, please stop by the library before the end of the day on Wednesday, April 12 to complete the required participation form.
Keep checking the AHS Guidance website for scholarship opportunities. Be sure to check the eligibility requirements and deadlines.
Any graduating senior who needs help with college plans and applications or filling out the FAFSA financial forms can stop by Guidance on Wednesdays or Thursdays. The College/Scholarship Center will be open until April 27th.
UNITED STATES SERVICE A-CAD-EM-IES ADMISSIONS WORKSHOP
You and your family are cordially invited to join the Deans, Directors of Admission, Cadets, and Midshipmen of the five United States service academies, to explore the experience, admissions process, and expectations of service academy life.
The workshop will be on Sat, April 8 in St. Louis
For Event Details And Registration: www.uscga.edu/serviceacademyworkshop
If you have any questions about this event, contact guidance.
Juniors: If you need help looking for a college or further educational opportunities after high school, see Ms. Whitner or Mrs. Thornton in Guidance on Wednesdays or Thursdays.
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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