Good Morning, Talawanda! Today is Thursday November 8th, 2018
Attention NHS members: Shirts orders and money are due to Ms. Alfonsi by Friday this week.
Lost & Found will be going to Oxford Resource Center Monday! Please come to the main office if you have lost jackets, water bottles, lunch boxes.
Best Buddies members: we will have our November meeting on Tuesday, November 13 right after school. We will have snacks and fun turkey themed games. Also, members should check their school emails for an important and super duper exciting announcement!
The Talawanda Marching Band is performing extremely well as they near the end of their season. Tonight the Band will be performing to 7 to 7:30 pm on the Turf Field in the Marvin Willhelm Athletic Complex. Everyone is invited to attend this free performance. Tomorrow the Band will be traveling to Indianapolis Indiana to perform in the Bands of America Grand National Competition. Have a great show band.
As you know, Trevor Zaenkert is one of our juniors who is currently battling cancer. He is having a big surgery next Friday to remove the tumor from the bone in his arm. This is also his 17th birthday. His sister, Olivia Zaenkert (9th grade) wants to surprise Trevor on his birthday/surgery day. So we are asking everyone to wear their “do it for trev” shirt or a yellow shirt! We will message Trevor throughout the day, showing him all of the shirts and the support! Please don’t tell Trevor as it is going to be a surprise.
Any sophomore that is interested in attending Butler Tech next year should talk to their English teacher to get a permission slip to attend one of the campus visits that will take place on November 30. These permission slips are due November 9th, so please get them returned ASAP! You will have the chance to talk to a representative from Butler Tech next Tuesday during tutorial if you have more questions.
The Setting Stone Coffee House is this friday! Tickets are on sale NOW in room 320! Come out to see performances by Alexia Little, Caylor Jarvis, William Howard, the Palmers, and many more! Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the door.
Art club is welcoming all students who like to paint, draw, write, or create in general, regardless of skill level, to room 603 right after school today. Hope to see you all there! All questions can be directed to Mr. Hunsche or senior Haden Bittinger.
And now for a special announcement about Friday’s dress code.
Birthdays for today: Nicholas Vandenberg turns 18, Trevon Callahan turns 15, Tatianna Hahn-childs turns 18, Bryce Dees turns 16, Joshua Shrader turns 18, and Brendan Bohon turns 16.
And now for WHAT’S THE T and Patty G with sports.
The wrestling season has started, and there will be conditioning today after school. The wrestlers will begin the season ‘contact’ on Friday November 9th. Practice will be 3 to 5 Monday through Friday in the field house Wrestling room. THS as 14 Varsity and 14 JV weight classes to fill from 106 to 285 pounds and we need all sizes, boys and girls. The sport of wrestling is evolving, Girls Wrestling is gaining popularity and local support in our area. The wrestling team encourages our THS girls to try it out, train and compete in the sport of wrestling. The team’s core strength, speed, and agility training is second to none. THS will also have a new look this season. Custom ‘compression shirt and fight shorts’. The day of the singlet has passed. The first home dual will be on December 5th. See you at the MAT!
And that’s our broadcast on this Thursday. I’m Patrick Geshan. Thank you so much for watching — and have a great day.