8/28 Announcements


THE BLOOD DRIVE COMMITTEE has a mandatory meeting on Thursday in room 7-106 during lunch to discuss the upcoming drive. You must attend the meeting to help at the next blood drive! Please contact Miss Ellis with questions. Hope to see you there!

COLLEGE ADVISING CLUB Are you baffled by the whole college application process? Are you looking for a club that will help you navigate the murky waters of life after JHS? If so, the College Advising Club is for you! We will have our first meeting during lunch on Thursday, August 29 in room 6-211. See you there!

THE JES SUPPLY DRIVE ends next Thursday, Sept. 5, we still need donations! Bring supplies to Rm. 5-212 for community service hours.

BE LIKE BRIT CLUB will have its first meeting of the year today (Wednesday) in room 7-101 during lunch. We will be discussing our upcoming donation drives for orphanages in Haiti! All are welcome!

BEST BUDDIES a table will be set up during lunch this week to sign up for Best Buddies.

BLUE WATER BABES a Club to support the families of Cancer patients is having its first informational meeting Tuesday, 9/3 (not today) during lunch in room 5-105 please bring your lunch so we can have enough time to discuss this year’s events.

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB is meeting this Thursday for the first time this year in room 5-105 during lunch please bring your lunch as well. You do not have to be taking the class to join the club.

HOSA Interested in health careers? Then come to the HOSA meeting on Wednesday, September 4th in the auditorium after school at 2:45. All Medical Academy Students are invited to participate in this organization. But HOSA is not only for Academy students anyone who has an interest in health care can join. Find out about what HOSA can do for you and about all the fun activities for this year. Be a member and be part of our HOSA Family. Applications are in room 7-106.

NO PLACE FOR HATE FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR for interested members is at Lunch on Friday, August 30 in Mrs. Arriero-Ferreira’s office in Guidance. Pizza will be provided!

TEENS HELPING HOSPICE Is having its first meeting on Thursday, August 29, at 2:45pm in Portable 10. Come learn about this great club that really makes an impact in the lives of teens. This will be an informational meeting about our two annual events we participate in each year as well as other activities throughout the school year. If you are interested in helping others, come see us next Thursday. See you then!

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Today (8/28) is the deadline if students want to apply. You must fill out a google form, https://forms.gle/LBi2Lo214j3nAiKY9. Please use your school email ([email protected] stu.palmbeachschools.org). Criteria: 1. Must be a junior or senior 2. Must have a 3.0 GPA overall, 3.5 GPA overall in all science classes 3. Must have take at least one science honors class or above.

THE INTERACT CLUB is a community service organization and JHS’s largest club. The first meeting for new and returning members is August 29th at 2:45 in the cafeteria!

RETURNING NHS MEMBERS There will be a meeting on Thursday, Sept. 5th after school at 2:40 in the auditorium. This meeting is MANDATORY. If you know you won’t be able to attend, you must notify an officer or Ms. Sparks, Room 1-155, in advance. You can also join the NHS Remind by texting @jupnhs2020 to 81010. Look forward to seeing you there.


BOY’S LACROSSE Information Meeting is today (8/28) from 3:15 – 3:30 in Room 10-106. The fall practice and conditioning schedule will be discussed. We welcome all returning players as well as those new players interested in trying out.

BASEBALL The Players meeting has been moved to 9/4 at 3pm in room 6-215. Tryouts will now be on Thursday (9/5) & Friday (9/6). See Coach Mook in room 6-215 for any questions or concerns.

MANDATORY WRESTLING MEETING Today (8/28) at 2:50pm in room 4-109. If you plan to wrestle, you need to be at this meeting. Playing a fall sport? Sign-in in room 4-109 & then go to practice.

STUDENT ACES Meet today (8/28) in Room 10-106 during lunch. All student athletes are welcome! See Ms. Jalm with any questions.

LADIES WEIGHTLIFTING All 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade ladies are invited to an informational meeting to plan for this year’s 2019 weightlifting season. Meet on Monday, September 9 or Tuesday, September 10 in room 10-104 promptly at 3:00pm. You will only need to attend 1 of the 2 meetings to get the information you’ll need. Be a part of the 15x conference champion JHS Ladies weightlifting program. There is no experience necessary to be a part of our program.