8/29 Announcements

OUR ANNUAL BACK-TO-SCHOOL CURRICULUM NIGHT Is on Tuesday, September 3! For our 9th grade parents, the Guidance Office will be hosting our annual “Freshmanology Information Session,” beginning at 5:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Please encourage your 9th grade parents to attend this informative event. This presentation will conclude prior to our official Open House that is from 5:45-7:36pm.
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH Florida’s First Lady Casey DeSantis Announces Florida Hispanic Heritage Month: https://youtu.be/Tz94Bux-yRU. Earn a 4-year Florida Prepaid Scholarship through the essay contest. Deadline for all submissions is 5:00 p.m. Friday, September 13, 2019. To learn more about Florida’s rich history of contributions by Hispanic-Americans and for more information about the contest, please visit www.FloridaHispanicHeritage.com.
SENIORS are you interested in applying for the prestigious 2020 Pathfinder Awards? If so, please plan to attend an informational meeting today during 7th period in the media center. If you cannot attend, applications will be available in Guidance and in room 4-110 beginning Friday, August 30. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Muncy in room 4-110.
THE BLOOD DRIVE COMMITTEE There’s 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. 5th, we still need donations! Bring supplies to Rm. 5- 212 for community service hours.
BEST BUDDIES A table will be set up during lunch this week to sign up for Best Buddies.
BLUE WATER BABES will meet next Tuesday during lunch in room 5-105. Please bring your lunch. New members welcome!
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE CLUB Meets today (Thursday) during lunch in room 5-105 (bring your lunch). New members welcome!

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. Why not, you’re already a member. 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 any 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!
THE INTERACT CLUB’s first meeting for new and returning members is today (8/29) 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.
BASEBALL The Players meeting is 9/4 at 3pm in room 6-215. Tryouts are on Thursday (9/5) & Friday (9/6). See Coach Mook in room 6-215 for any questions or concerns
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.