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AHS Announcements for Tuesday December 5, 2023

GOOD MORNING ALTON HIGH,
HERE ARE THE ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR December 5, 2023
(Introduce yourself)
SATURDAY SCHOLARS
Saturday Scholars for 2024 is now open for registration. This is a February lecture series on Saturday afternoons for students interested in being exposed to various topics by professionals in the fields of Astronomy and Space science, Engineering, Amusement Park Design and Forensics. See Mrs. Laaker for more information in B307.
TOPICS
ELEMENTS FOR FORENSIC INVESTIGATIONS
DESIGNING AMUSEMENT ATTRACTIONS
ENGINEERING AND WATER QUALITY
BRINING ASTEROID SAMPLES BACK TO EARTH
LC HIKING THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS
FINALS EXEMPTION POLICY
Students EARN the privilege of being excused from final exams through, HARD WORK, GOOD GRADES and GOOD BEHAVIOR.

Students who meet the criteria to be excused from final exams may opt to take final exams to try to raise their grade.

Finals Exemption Criteria:

The student must have a passing grade of A or B for the semester.

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The student may have no more than 6 absences and only 2 of these may be for college visits.
Absences include but are not limited to: unexcused, excused, medical, and college visits.
Non-absences include but are not limited to: field trips, early exit for activities, and e-learning.

Exempt students cannot have any attendance referrals (tardy, loitering or skipping).

The student cannot have more than 6 discipline points in Skyward and no in school or out of school suspensions.

Dual Credit and AP classes may not be eligible for final exemptions (please check with your teacher).

NHS TRIVIA NIGHT
NHS IS HOSTING A TRIVIA NIGHT AT 7:00 PM ON DECEMBER 8TH IN THE AHS CAFETERIA
$100 PER TABLE WITH A MAX OF 8 PER TEAM
THERE WILL BE A 50/50 RAFFLE
DRINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE
FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR OWN SNACKS

PROCEEDS WILL GO TO CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS
IF INTERESTED CONTACT…
Clara Velloff ([email protected] ),
Mrs. Jess Nemec ([email protected]),
or Ms. Kristen Maher ([email protected]).
NOURISHING NEIGHBORS
HELP FIGHT HUNGER IN YOUR COMMUNITY BY WORKING TOGETHER ON A GROUP SERVICE PROJECT

ROOM B165
MONDAY 3:15 TO 4:15
UNITED WAY COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS
NOVEMBER 8TH TO DECEMBER 8TH

DONATE NON PERISHABLE FOOD ITEMS TO CRISIS FOOD CENTER IN ALTON

DROP BOXES WILL BE LOCATED AT AHS
AHS BOOK CLUB
MEETING 2ND AND 4TH THURSDAY
3:15 IN THE LIBRARY
EVERYONE IS WELCOME
ENGLISH READING AND WRITING LAB
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
3:25 TO 4:25
ROOM B207
ACTIVITY BUS AVAILABLE
SCIENCE HOMEWORK LAB
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
3:25 TO 4:25
MONDAY–MR WHITE B304
TUESDAY–MR SPAINHOUR B351
WEDNESDAY–MR GAITHER B302
THURSDAY–MRS CRAMER B336
MATH HOMEWORK LAB
MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY
3:25 TO 4:25
YOU MUST HAVE A PASS FROM YOUR TEACHER
TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE
YOU MUST HAVE A PASS TO RIDE THE ACTIVITY BUS HOME
YOU MUST BRING ASSIGNMENTS TO WORK ON AND SPECIFIC QUESTIONS TO ASK
Food Court Friday
There will be Chick-Fil-A sandwiches, walking tacos, cold coffee, donuts, pizza, floats, cookies and blizzards!!!

Menus with pricing will be posted throughout the building. *
Gingerbread House Decorating Competition
German Club is hosting a Gingerbread House Decorating Competition on Wed. 12/13 in B150 afterschool from 3:20-4 p.m. Pick up a sign up sheet and flyer in room B150 and get your team of 2-4 persons together. For the cost of $20 per team receive a kit to decorate. Gift Card Prizes will be given to the winning teams in the categories of Classic and Creative.
GUIDELINES FOR WINTER SPORTS
Must be wearing your school ID to attend any event.
If you are in Redbird Nest, you must wear your school ID but your Redbird Nest card can be on your phone.
Students – No bags or purses of any kind.
No food or drink allowed in.

ATHLETIC EVENTS

TUESDAY DECEMBER 5TH
GIRLS BASKETBALL VS EAST ST LOUIS @ 7:30
ATHLETIC EVENTS

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 6TH
WRESTLING VS ROXANA @ 5:00
ATHLETIC EVENTS

THURSDAY DECEMBER 7TH
BOYS AND GIRLS BOWLING VS BELLEVILLE WEST @ 3:00
Athletic Results
Wrestling was in action at CM on Saturday Brayden Drew finished 6th at 144 lbs.

Boys Bowlers had a nice showing at Abe Lincoln Tourn on Saturday in Springfield finishing 6th out of 16 teams. Leading the way for Alton was Sam Ottwell with a 1232 series. Sam finished 15th and Gabe Futhey finished 22nd overall.

RIDDLE OF THE DAY

JOKE OF THE DAY

What lights up a soccer stadium…. A soccer match

THANKS FOR WATCHING ALTON HIGH

AHS Athletic Event Attendance Policy
All students must have their school ID to be able to enter any athletic event. If you do not have your school ID you will not be admitted to the game.

All Middle School and Elementary Students must enter the athletic event with an adult or chaperone and remain with the adult or chaperone at all times

LEAPING LIZARDS
ANNIE AND THE WHOLE GANG ARE COMING TO THE AHS STAGE IN APRIL OF 2024
DADDY WARBUCKS AND GRACE
MISS HANNIGAN, ROOSTER AND LILY
BERT HEALY AND THE BOYLAN SISTERS
FDR, SERVANTS AND RESIDENTS OF HOOVERVILLLE
ANNIE AN THE ORPHANS AND SANDY

REHEARSALS BEGIN FIRST WEEK OF MARCH
JOIN THE GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR MORE INFO
The classroom code is gz25d6k
FINAL EXAMS…THEY’RE COMING
DO IT ONCE, DO IT RIGHT, GET IT OVER WITH…ANONYMOUS
THERE ARE NO SECRETS TO SUCCESS. IT IS THE RESULT OF PREPARATION, HARD WORK AND LEARNING FROM FAILURE…GENERAL COLIN POWELL

TIPS FOR FINALS
DO THE STUDY GUIDES
ASK QUESTIONS
READ IT…WRITE IT…SAY IT
SCHEDULE TIMES TO GO ALL IN ON STUDYING
USE PAST NOTES, TESTS, AND QUIZZES
TIPS FOR FINALS
TURN OFF THE TV, PHONE AND MUSIC
GET ORGANIZED
PRIORITIZE
REWARD YOURSELF
GET SOME SLEEP
POSITIVE IMAGERY
EAT RIGHT
BE PREPARED

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