Daily Announcements

THE JHS CHRISTIAN LEAGUE will meet tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 7:10 in Portable 3 or join us online with google classroom code o464hbs. Come and hear an inspirational bible verse and a short prayer to help us get through  these trying times. When two or more are gathered in HIS name Jesus is present. The meeting is open to students and staff and we hope we see you tomorrow morning.

IF YOU ARE A DREAMER, THERE IS HELP FOR YOU TO REALIZE YOUR DREAM OF A COLLEGE EDUCATION. TheDream.US is now accepting applications for National and Opportunity Scholarships.  For more information go to www.theDream.US or contact Jeannett Manzanero at Palm Beach State College at [email protected] 

TEENS HELPING HOSPICE Is having their first virtual and brick & mortar meeting this Thursday, December 10 at 2:50 pm. You can attend either virtually using google meet code: ixqqjzo  Or you can go to portable 10 where we will practice social distancing during our meeting.  Hope to see you this Thursday! 

NEHS The National English Honor Society has a google classroom this year. Please join using code b42gxpc. This will serve as the means for communication. You can stop by Rm 1-155 to see Mrs. Sparks or email her with any questions.

SPRING SPORTS Any students wishing to try out for spring sports – packets may be turned in now through January 15. Turn them in ASAP to 10-112 to ensure you are cleared for the first day of tryouts.

WRESTLING Today we host Suncoast and Palm Beach Gardens for a tri-meet. The first 15 students to come to gain admission WITH THEIR STUDENT ID at 3:45pm will be given a wristband to attend free of charge. We will be limiting attendance. 

ALL DUAL ENROLLMENT students must be registered for their PBSC class by the December 15th deadline! 

BEYOND BREAST CANCER will be holding a meeting on Thursday, December 10 at 3:20 pm online. Their mission is to raise awareness of Breast Cancer and donate to the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The google classroom code is: u4qc64f. New members are always welcome!

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Applications are now open. Please fill out the following google form and read the instructions. https://forms.gle/FgSakQP7sMmvmbB56  Science teachers of juniors and seniors should have posted the form to their google classrooms. Deadline to apply is 12/18.

SENIORS The deadline to take senior portraits at Cady Studios, for inclusion in the 2021 yearbook, is Dec. 31. Book your appointment now on www.cady.com/schedule. Be sure to scroll down for multiple options and packages. Cady Studios will be on campus Dec. 17 to photograph seniors for the “Simple Session.” You can sign up for on-campus senior portraits online as well at www.cady.com/schedule.

KEY CLUB along with the Pajama Project of PBC will be collecting NEW kids’ Pajamas for grades k-12 .  These PJ’s will be given out to Palm Beach County kids who don’t currently have a nice pair of Pajamas to go to bed in. In addition to the PJ’s, you may also donate a NEW children’s book  Hours will ONLY be given for those who donate both a NEW Children’s book and a NEW pair of pajamas,  Drop off your donations to Mr. Hammett in portable 1. Stay tuned for details on a day that you can wear your pajamas here on campus!

SAM CLUB Students Against Melanoma – please join us for a brief but informative December meeting to discuss community service opportunities and activities that you can do over winter break and beyond.  We will meet on Thursday, December 10th. The meeting will start at 3:15 PM. Access the Meet link on Google Classroom. We have some winners from our sun safety video contest, but we have more prizes and will be hosting another round of the contest.  See you there!

ATTENTION ALL FRENCH STUDENTS If you have completed French 1 and 2, then you are eligible to be considered for membership in National French Honor Society! Please email either NFHS Advisor Mrs. Jurawan at [email protected] or NFHS President Jacob Roman at [email protected] to apply for membership to NFHS. The first National French Honor Society meeting of the year will be held after school on Thursday, December 10. You may attend either in-person in Mrs. Jurawan’s room–Portable 31–or virtually with a soon-to-be-released Google Meet link. Officer elections will be held during this meeting. 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY NHS is sponsoring a children’s book drive. Simply turn in four new children’s books to Mrs. Sparks, in room 1-155, to earn twenty community service hours. The deadline is December 18th in room 1-155, off the media center.

INTERESTED IN COMING OUT FOR TRACK AND FIELD THIS SPRING? There will be a short informational meeting at the track after school today (12/9) at 3:00pm. You can also join the track Google Classroom to get information at 7j6fzut or stop by Coach Jefferson’s portable 29.

TENNIS Any boy or girl interested in trying out, please join our google classroom (code e2fwnak). We will have a virtual meeting on Thursday, December 10th at 3:30. Important information will be discussed pertaining to the athletic paperwork, deadlines and COVID concerns. Any questions please email Coach Lang at [email protected] and Coach Babcock at [email protected]

Come to the first Virtual Book Club of the year today, December 9th at 2:45 pm. Join our Google Classroom and click on the meet code in the banner. Class Code: hy74miq  Please email Mrs. Jeffs if you have any questions.

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON the Childhood Cancer support club is aiming to brighten up the days of many young cancer patients within South Florida; however, they need your help!  CCS will be hosting a Toy Drive thru Friday, December 11th.  Bring in any new, unwrapped toys in exchange for service hours. There is a box in room 7-208 for brick and mortar students and a box in the front office for virtual students. All donations will be given to the pediatric cancer unit at the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.  Thank you for your support!

 HAPPY BIRTHDAY Hailey Carr, Brandon Coletrain, Carly DuBois, Fernanda Huerta-Hernandez, Foster Klett, Cecelia Oneid!

KEY CLUB QUOTE OF THE DAY “Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.”  Walt Whitman