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Announcements 10-08-12

posted Oct 8, 2012, 8:21 AM by Unknown user

 Horizon High School

 Monday, October 8, 2012

 Announcements

 

 

 Hey Hawks would you like to go to the game on Thursday?  There will be a Spirit bus going to Rocky Mountain High School at 4:00. But wait that’s not all. Before the game you can go to the Student Center for pizza. The cost is only $5 to ride and eat.

 

Our Lady Hawks Softball team finished their season ranked 18th in Colorado and will be playing Grandview in the first round of the State Tournament - at Dakota Ridge High School on Saturday, October 13, at 10:00 a.m. Make sure to congratulated the girls as this was the first time in many, many years that our team has qualified for the State Tournament. Go Hawks!

 

Thanks to the National Art Honors students who created some amazing art for our Homecoming celebrations this past week!

 

Counseling News

STUDENTS: College Fairs are not all alike! The most recent Fair held at Mountain Range High School focused primarily on in-state colleges. These upcoming College Fairs have a different focus. These are open to all students throughout Denver, so feel free to attend any that you might find interesting and see the bulletin across from the Counseling Office for more details.

Wednesday, October 10 is the Out-of-State College Fair at Monarch High School in Louisville from 6:30 - 8:30

Thursday, October 11 is the Out-of-State College Fair at John F. Kennedy High School in Denver from 6:30 - 8:30

Saturday, October 13 is the Saturday College Fair and Workshops at Mountain Vista High School in Highlands Ranch from 10:00 - 2:00

 

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SOPHOMORES:

If you are a college-bound 10th or 11th grader, now is the time to bring $25 to the Counseling Office and sign up to take the PSAT test. The test will be given on October 17, and spaces are limited to a first-come, first-served basis. Why take the PSAT? Because, for juniors, it is the ONLY WAY you can qualify for high-dollar National Merit Scholarships since these scholarships do not consider GPA or any other factor other than your PSAT score. Sophomores nation-wide often take the PSATas practice so that , as juniors, they will score higher. Additionally, the PSAT is your only chance to practice for the SAT test, which many students use for college admissions if they score higher on it than on the ACT.

SO DON'T DELAY -- SIGN UP TODAY!

 

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN PRE-MED PROGRAMS AT UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER:

There will be an informational session on Saturday, October 27, from 10:-- - noon at the Anschutz Medical Campus to provide you with an overview of the program and the application process. See counseling bulletin board for more information.

 

Sports, Drama & Clubs

(Details on Athletic competitions are on our website at www.Horizon.adams12.org   Go to calendar under school information)

 

Attention all Clubs and interested students: Community Service Club will be having a guest speaker from Habitat for Humanity today in Room 02513. Everyone is welcome to find out how you can help our community through this great resource.

 

Drama club meeting today, at 3pm in the auditorium. We
will discuss auditions for Tom Sawyer and Thescon 2012.


Auditions for The Adventures for Tom Sawyer Friday, October 12 at 3pm
in H0817.  Everyone is welcome to audition.

 

Would you like to be on a ski team?  There will be an informational meeting on October 9th at 5:30 in the cafeteria at Evergreen High School.  The team competes in Alpine and Nordic events. (Slalom, giant slalom, classic, and freestyle, no snowboarding)

 

Students interested in the Weight Lifting Club can meet in the Weight room on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 3:15-4:00 for a great workout.  All you need is a permission form signed by your parents.  Let the workout begin.

 

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