Good morning Talawanda! Today is Friday, February 9, 2018
Club news for today: Best Buddies members will be having their Valentine’s party on February 13, after school in room 316. Hope to see you there!
The Setting Stone Coffee House is tonight! Come out and see performances from Maddy Abowitz and Evan Danielson, Katya Fisher, Mary Kate Huddleston, Nose bLeed, and many more! Tickets are still on sale now for $3, pick one up in room 320, tickets at the door are $5. For more information, and for photos from past Coffee Houses, visit settingstone.org/coffeehouse.
Lost and Found is overflowing again! Any items left will be taken to the Oxford Resource Center today. Please come to the main office to collect any of your belongings.
The school counseling staff will be offering an informational CCP meeting on February 13 at 5:00 pm in PAC. This meeting will provide an overview of the program, along with how to apply and deadlines. Representatives from local universities will attend to provide college-specific information.
It’s about that time of year; to send a special message to that special someone! FCCLA will be selling Valograms at lunch until February 13, which will be delivered on February 14. Pails of candy and plush hearts are $4 each. All money will be used to buy objects to make hygiene kits for the homeless community, so make sure to get some sweets for the special person in your life!
Anyone from Mrs. Sammons’ first semester speech class who is interested in participating in a local speech contest should see her next week. There is an opportunity to win up to $300 in this contest, it is only open to speech students from this year.
This is the last day of National School Counseling Week. Your school counselor is here to make a difference in your life- to help you dream big and reach for the stars. Dr. Seuss once said, “you’re off to great places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, so…get on your way!” The counseling office doors are always open and they’re ready to help. Nothing is too big or too small.
And now to Worlds News, and then Patty G with sports
The Lady Braves basketball team would like to thank everyone who attended Senior night last evening. Those in attendance were treated to a legendary performance by senior guard Addie Brown as the Braves defeated Middletown Madison by a score of 54-49, congratulations also go out to Kyra Koontz for contributing 7 points. Talawanda improved to 9-12 on the season as the seniors Addie Brown and Mikaela Bretz were honored on Senior Night. Talawanda’s Addie Brown played a very memorable and exhilarating last home game as she scored her 1000th career point in the first half of the match. Also Addie broke the school record for most points in consecutive games. On Monday, at Goshen, Addie set the new record at 38 points, and Thursday she broke that same record with 40 points. Also for the second straight game, Addie made 7 three-point field goals to tie the school record for the most in three games, along with the most three-point field goals in a season. The previous record was set at 54, set by Lara Pavloff in the 1997-1998 season. Addie now has a total of 60 three-pointers for the season so far. The Braves will conclude the regular season on Saturday against Ross.
Both bowling teams went 2-0 in their senior night last night! The boys bowling team beat Hamilton by score of 2551 to 2155 yesterday. Leading scorers for the boys were Colson Bryan with a 420 and Gaege Fakes with a 417 series. The girls team beat Hamilton has well yesterday by a score of 2108 to 2083. Leading scores for them were Taylor Fakes with a 325 and Hannah Lightfield with a 286.
Good luck to the swim teams this weekend as their state tournament run has begun. The boys’ team will be swimming in their sectional tournament meet tonight at 6:00 pm at St. Xavier while the girls’ team will meet tomorrow morning at 11:00 am, also at St. Xavier.