AHS - Daily Announcements

AHS - Daily Announcements
Posted on 12/06/2022

ABINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

Announcements

Wednesday, December 7th

 

TODAY IS A DAY #4:   The order of periods is 1, 2, 3, Bridge Block, 7, 5 and 6.

 

MUSIC DEPARTMENT HOLIDAY CONCERT: The Concert Choir and Concert Band will perform their Holiday Concert on Wednesday, December 14th at 7:00 pm in the auditorium. The concert is open to the public. Come and enjoy some seasonal selections and support our music ensembles!

 

BLACK AND BROWN STUDENT UNION:

·        The Black and Brown Student Union will be hosting a movie night on Thursday, December 8th at 5:00 pm. The film, Get Out, will be held in the High School auditorium. This is a free event and doors will be closing at 5:10. Permission slips are required as the movie is Rated R and will be available at all three lunches.

·        There will be 2 raffle opportunities. Prizes for the $2 dollar raffle ticket include separate gift cards from companies like Chick-Fil-A, Starbucks, Visa gift cards, and more. There will also be a Hollister prize box. The prize for the $5 dollar raffle ticket will be a set of Third Generation Airpods. Both raffle tickets will be sold throughout the month of December at all lunches including the movie night set on December 8th. Tickets will be sold until Wednesday the 21st of December and prize winners will be announced on the 22nd.

 

NATIONAL HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS MONTH: The Peer Leaders will be conducting a Winter Clothing Drive through December 9th. All winter clothing and additional items we collect will be donated to the St. Vincent DePaul society to distribute to   local homeless shelters. You can drop off any donations to the large box located in Mr. Siegel’s room (2205.) Thank you for your assistance!

 

AUDITIONS FOR CARRIE THE MUSICAL: AUDITION MATERIALS AVAILABLE for Carrie Auditions: Audition materials are available in the Chorus Room. Auditions will be held Wednesday, December 7th from 6 pm - 8:30 pm. If a student did not attend on Monday they can come on Wednesday, but students are not required to be at both dates unless scheduled for a call back on Wednesday. Auditions are open to any eligible student. No prior performing experience is required. Students will need to sing and dance as part of the audition regardless of the size of the role you may be interested in. Show dates are March 9-11 and rehearsals will be Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings beginning January 4th. See Mr. Shannon with any questions. 

 

TRIVIA NIGHT: The Class of 2025 is hosting a Trivia Night on December 15th at 6:00 pm. Entrance fees of $2 per team member will be collected at the event. Limit of 5 members per team. Any class year can be on a team. Food will be sold at the event. Link to sign up is on our posters or our Instagram. 

 

DUAL ENROLLMENT: 

·        Deadlines to enroll in a Dual Enrollment course for the Spring Semester at Massasoit Community College are also fast approaching. If you are interested in Dual Enrollment, please view the below website for specific application instructions and see your Guidance Counselor if you have any questions.

·        Massasoit Community College - Placement Testing Deadline 12/21/2022, Application Deadline 1/4/2023

·        http://massasoit.edu/academics/the-office-of-early-college-access/

 

SENIOR GUIDANCE NEWS:

·        On the Spot Admissions Days! Massasoit Community College is coming December 7th - UMass Dartmouth is coming December 14th. If you are interested in applying to UMass Dartmouth and/or Massasoit Community College, please email your Guidance Counselor to sign up! On that day, seniors will meet with an Admission's Representative, have their application reviewed and will be given an admission decision that very same day!

·        Marines will be at lunch on Thursday, December 8th during period 4. 

·        Need help with your College Application? Seniors can sign up with the Guidance Department on Thursdays in the Seminar Room. 

 

ACE: Join Ms. Tansey in Room 2205 after school for ACE. Email or see Ms. Tansey ([email protected]) with any questions. December dates: 12th, 14th, 19th and 21st.