News In Brief

News In Brief

Tri-M Elections Held
Officer elections for the 2011-2012 Tri-M club were held on Thursday, May 5, 2011 with the following results. President: Emma Firment; Vice President: Jake LeJeune; Secretary: Jessica Kissel; Treasurer: Haley Simpson and Historian: Katie Douds. President Emma Firment commented, “I’m really excited to be on council for Tri-M for a second year, being secretary this year and hope to make next year just as successful as this year was through our fundraising and other activities.”yes…Jake LeJeune vice pres Jess Kissel secretary Haley Simpson treasurer and Katie Douds historian

 

yes…Jake LeJeune vice pres Jess Kissel secretary Haley Simpson treasurer and Katie Douds historian

as for my quote haha…. I’m really excited to be on council for Tri M again (I was secretary before). I hope to make next year just as successful as this years was through our fundraising and other activities

yes…Jake LeJeune vice pres Jess Kissel secretary Haley Simpson treasurer and Katie Douds historian

as for my quote haha…. I’m really excited to be on council for Tri M again (I was secretary before). I hope to make next year just as successful as this years was through our fundraising and other activities 🙂

yes…Jake LeJeune vice pres Jess Kissel secretary Haley Simpson treasurer and Katie Douds historian

as for my quote haha…. I’m really excited to be on council for Tri M again (I was secretary before). I hope to make next year just as successful as this years was through our fundraising and other activities 🙂

yes…Jake LeJeune vice pres Jess Kissel secretary Haley Simpson treasurer and Katie Douds historian

as for my quote haha…. I’m really excited to be on council for Tri M again (I was secretary before). I hope to make next year just as successful as this years was through our fundraising and other activities 🙂

Teacher Appreciation Week
Teacher Appreciation Week was held from Monday, May 2 thru Friday, May 6. A committee of student council members was formed to pick out daily gift items for the teachers. To give thanks for all of their hard work, teachers received a coffee mug, lanyard, t-shirt, and pen as well as a special selection of breakfast items. The week of thanks was a nice way to show the appreciation all students have toward their teachers that so often inspire students during the school year.

 

Key Club Veteran’s Hospital Donation

After the Veteran’s Hospital expressed their great need for socks during the spring time, members of the Key Club organized the recent sock drive within the social studies department. Overwhelmingly, GLSHS students supported the cause by assisting through donations. Club members assembled the bags with socks and candies and delivered them after school on Wednesday, May 11, 2011. 150 veterans received these bags and about three cars full of extra socks were also given to the hospital to use throughout the year.


Business Students Participate in Annual Wildcat Mall
As part of the completion of the entrepreneur course, enrolled students applied what they have learned throughout the year by opening their own business at the annual Wildcat Mall. Before opening day, the students created a business plan, including everything that they would need to set up a business. This year, thirteen students enrolled in the class got a taste of being a small business owner when the mall occurred on Friday, May 13, from 7:30a.m. to 2:30p.m.  A total of eight businesses were open for business, serving drinks, or selling tye dye or spirit shirts, among other items. “It’s a great way to wrap the class up and have the students apply what they have learned,  while also providing fun for all involved,” said business teacher Mrs. Kalp.

 

Student Council Officer Elections Held
After a student voting via the morning announcements on Friday, May 13 student council officers for the 2011-2012 school year were elected as follows: President: Zach Daigle; Vice President: Jonathan Skoloda, Secretary Tory Russo and Treasurer: Dom Shojaie.

Summer Coursework Assigned to Students
Future AP United States History students for the 2011-2012 school year met on Wednesday, May 18 during a mandatory meeting to receive their summer assignment. Students also obtained their textbook, course syllabus, and explanation of what is expected of each as an AP US History student. The summer assignment is an extremely large and an important part of the first quarter grade and students were reminded to take the assignment seriously completing the required work over the summer.

Greater Latrobe Hockey Club Holds Registrations
The Greater Latrobe Hockey Club held registration for the 2011-2012 season on Thursday, May 19 in the Jr. High Cafeteria. Many current and new players attended to receive valuable information on the upcoming season. More information can be found by contacting club President, Chris Karnes at 724-309-8363 or [email protected] or Kellie Douglas at [email protected].
 
End of Year Activities
As the school year comes to an end, many important events will occur from now until June 6, the final day of classes. On Thursday, May 26, the Annual Awards Recognition Program will take place in the auditorium from 7:00 to 9:00p.m. Friday, May 27 marks the Senior Class’ final full day, when all books, fines, project money and laptops are due in the office by 2:30 p.m. Yearbook Distribution, taking place from the gym area, will also occur on May 27 when students will report back and remain in homeroom during periods 10 and 11. Moving Up Day will take place on Tuesday, May 31, when homeroom will be extended for the completion of activity records for all students and additional placement forms for seniors. Locker Clean Out will follow from 7:40 to 8:10a.m. and for senior homerooms, Cap and Gown Distribution will occur. Sophomore students will report directly to period 2 at 8:27a.m., while juniors and seniors will report directly to the auditorium for the Key Exchange and Raising of the Class Flags Assembly, from 8:31 to 9:14am. Juniors will report to period 3, while seniors will remain in the auditorium for further instructions. Also on May 31, the EWCTC Senior Ceremony will take place from 7:00 to 9:00p.m. On Wednesday, June 1, Commencement Rehearsal for seniors will take place in the auditorium starting at 7:44a.m. Seniors are reminded to report to homeroom at regular time for attendance check. Baccalaureate will take place at Latrobe Presbyterian Church at 7:00p.m. that evening. Commencement Rehearsal will again take place in the auditorium for seniors on Thursday, June 2, where commencement tickets will be distributed to students. Commencement will take place at 7:30p.m. on Friday, June 3. Seniors are to report at 6:30p.m. Diploma, reports sheet, immunizations, and cumulative folders will be issued also. For the remaining sophomores and juniors, the Last Day of Instruction and End of the Fourth Quarter will occur on Monday, June 6, with dismissal time set to 10:31a.m.