Good morning Talawanda! Today is Thursday February 15, 2018
Register a team for the NHS Volleyball tournament! Teams of six need to register by Tuesday, February 20th for the tournament to be held at 6:30 on Friday, February 23 in the gym. The cost is $30 per team to register. Pick up an orange form form NHS members at lunch, or see Ms. Alfonsi in room 315.
The Setting Stone Literary-Arts magazine is looking for your writing and artwork to be considered for inclusion in their Spring print magazine. If you have original poetry, short stories, photography, or artwork—they want it! Submit your work to email@example.com, and check out past work on settingstone.org.
Save the date! YIT is planning an event that you do not want to miss on Friday March, 9th! More details to follow!
Congratulations to Peyton Weekly, Justin Beckner, Dalton Norris, and Grace Suit for finishing in second place at the Ag Sales competition, they are the highest placing team in recent memory. Sarah Allen finished third in the The District extemporaneous speaking, Hely Pittman finished first in the district in creed speaking, and Kasey Condo finished first in beginning prepared speaking. Please wish Haley and Kasey good luck on March 3rd at the state finals.
Today’s FCCLA fact for National FCCLA week: Service learning is a huge part of FCCLA and the THS Chapter has offered and completed over 600 hours of service so far this school year.
And now for a report on the Penny War Progress.
The Seniors and Juniors, after that donation, are now in 3rd and 4th place respectively. The Sophomores are in 2nd place, with the Freshmen in the lead on this last day of donations. Please give as much as you can until the end of the day to help with Alzheimer’s research.
Birthdays for today: Adam Crank, Quinn Kissell, and Luke Eiche turn 16.
And now to Patty G with sports
The swim teams will be competing in the district tournament this weekend at Miami’s Rec Center hoping to secure some berths to the state tournament. Heading into the meet, Jess Crowder is seeded 5th in the 50 freestyle, while the boys 200 medley really team of John Anzano, Jonah Jones, Ben Crowder, and Noah Curry is seeded 7th. The Boys swim at 1-:45 Saturday morning, while the girls will swim at 5:45 on Saturday afternoon. They’re all trying to earn a spot in the state tournament which is next weekend in Canton, Ohio. Good luck to all those competing this weekend!
Also good luck to the hockey team, who begins district play in their tournament this weekend, and the boys basketball team who visits Ross tomorrow night. The girl’s basketball team begins postseason play against Wilmington on Saturday at 7. It’s playoff time – so grab some dubs guys!
Don’t forget – Senior Guard Addie Brown was nominated for the Cincinnati Enquirer’s top Ohio Girls Basketball player of the week based upon her record-breaking games, but we need to vote for Addie to be named the winner! Voting ends on Friday at 3pm ET. You can vote once a day per device. So grab your phone AND Chromebook and cast two votes now. You can find the link to vote on our Twitter page, @bravedailynews.
The track and field team is conditioning on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays during February. Meet in the cafeteria at 3pm each day. Official practice will start on March 5th. For more info, please see Mrs. Aerni in room 122.➠
In today’s Olympic medal count, Norway is now in the lead with 17 medals. Germany follows with 15, Canada has 13, The Netherlands 12, and the US 8.
Today’s Alzheimer’s fact for Alzheimer’s week? By 2029, Alzheimer’s and other dementias will cost the nation $542 billion dollars.