April 12, 2017

South Portland High School

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Red B Day

Detention with Ms. Hall/244

Late Night with Ms. Major/303

 RIOT NATION HEADLINES

 IMPORTANT TECHNOLOGY NOTE

We will be removing iMovie on many iPads (all freshman and some upper classmen) in the next few days in order to run an important update. All students should back up any iMovie project right away to their camera roll and then plan to import them back to iMovie when we have finished the update. Any unsaved work will be lost in iMovie.

 RIOT RETAIL

Sauce, Songs and SO.ME Paddling

The school store now has three local products for sale:   Red Riot Hot Sauce, Autographed Music CD’s by Dana Gross and autographed copies of Kim Bennett’s new Kayaking book!  (Music and books both generously donated)  Get them all while they are hot… (Especially the sauce!)

NEW Learning Commons Procedure

Starting THIS WEEK…. students wishing to use the LC from workshop during 3rd Block must get a pass from Mr. Brough, Ms. Davies, or Ms. Wray. Passes from anyone else will not be accepted. Also, students using the LC during 3rd block will sign into the LC after checking in with their workshop teacher at the start of 1st lunch; students in the LC will take 4th lunch. Students with Senior Privilege are not affected by this change. Please see LC staff with any questions.

GUIDANCE

UPCOMING SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES:

National Council of Jewish Women Selma Gleit Memorial Scholarship for Women in STEM – due April 21.

Fistal Family Nursing Scholarship due April 28

SPHS Girls Soccer Boosters due May 19

Kenneth Jordan Higgins Scholarship – due April 21, 2017Applications are available at http://www.unitedwaygp.org/kjh2017/.

Finard Properties Scholarship ($750) – due May 1, 2017

Darien Leigh Richardson Memorial Scholarship ($1,000) – due May 5, 2017

SPHS Boys Lacrosse Boosters Scholarship (2 @ $500 – due May 19, 2017

Chet Jordan Leadership Award – due April 15, 2017

Maine State Employees Association Scholarship – due April 21, 2017

Kenneth Jordan Higgins Scholarship – due April 21, 2017

Stella B. Lewis Scholarship – $16,000

Peter H. Debevoise Memorial Scholarship – (Amount – TBD) – due May 10, 2017

SPHS Local Scholarship Application – due April 24, 2017

(ALL SENIORS SHOULD COMPLETE THIS SIMPLE APPLICATION!!!)

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND OPEN HOUSE

University of New England College of Pharmacy will host an Open House on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from

2:00-5:00 PM on the Portland Campus. Please RSVP: copdeansoffice@une.edu or call 207-221-4500 FMI.

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Applications for the University of Maine Consider Engineering 2017 Summer Program are available at www.mainepulpaper.org. This free program is sponsored the UMaine Pulp and Paper Foundation and is a great way for high school juniors who excel at math and science to learn more about engineering, career options, and college life. Application is due May 1st.

Portland Sea Dogs College Fair

The Portland Sea Dogs will host their 10th Annual College Fair on Tuesday, May 4th from 3:00PM to 5:00PM. Every student attending the College Fair will receive two General Admission tickets to the game. One (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student. The student selected must be present at the ballpark to win. Please call the ticket office at (207) 879-9500 for tickets or visit www.seadogs.com. A list of participating colleges is available in the Guidance Office

JOB OPPORTUNITIES

One Stop Event Rental has several openings for Seasonal Positions. They are looking for motivated individuals with a proven history of punctuality who are driven and customer focused.  FMI about these three positions, see Mrs. Helmke in the APO.

Moe’s Original BBQ

 Is hiring cooks at their South Portland location. Experience is preferred but not necessary. Tips are included. Please email Dwight at dewey@moesoriginalbbq.com.

Powder Horn Family Camping Resort in Old Orchard Beach is hiring students for seasonal positions. To apply, visit: www.MaineCampgrounds.com/Contact-Us/JobOpenings/.

South Portland Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Maine is hosting a Job Fair on Friday, April 14th from 5:00-7:00 PM. The event is open to all students ages 15 or older.

CITY OF SOUTH PORTLAND The City of South Portland Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for summer positions as Summer Camp Counselors & Jr. Counselors and Counselor Aides. Applications are available at the South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road, S.P. or log onto their website at www.southportland.org.

CLUBS, TEAMS, MEETINGS AND INTRAMURALS

Culture Club will be meeting TODAY  at 2 PM in room 222.

Anime Club will meet Monday 4/24 @  2pm room 159

TODAY is NATIONAL

GRILLED CHEESE DAY

So… Latin Club members are invited to celebrate that day this afternoon with Roman Grilled Cheese sandwiches!  Party starts at 2pm and will end when sandwiches are all gone!  Be there and celebrate!

The French Club for today (Wednesday) has been postponed until after vacation.