AHS - Daily Announcements

AHS - Daily Announcements
Posted on 09/26/2022

 

ABINGTON HIGH SCHOOL

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Tuesday, September 27th

 

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

 

WAVE WEEK WEDNESDAY: Tomorrow is a Wave Week Wednesday. School begins at 8:25 am. 

 

STUDENT DRIVERS: Student Car Registration Forms were distributed in homerooms the    first week of school. Please return your form by Monday, October 1st. A raffle will be held on Fridays for all student drivers that have returned their form. If you need another form, please stop by the main office.

 

GEM – GENDER EMPOWERMENT MISSION: This club is currently structured to empower female identifying students with members across the gender spectrum. The goal      is to provide a forum for both voicing opinions about gender equity in our school and collaborating for change. Our first meeting is on Wednesday, September 28th in Ms. Wakelin's room – 1216 from 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

 

GSA: The next GSA meeting is Wednesday, September 28th after school in room 1210.

 

GREEN WAVE GAZETTE: The next meeting of the student newspaper, the Green Wave Gazette, will be on Thursday, September 29th after school in the AHS cafeteria. Please email Ms. Tomlin or Amaya Turner for more information. We are an open door club! Feel free to join at any point during the year. All are welcome!

 

2023 TRAVEL MEETING: If you are traveling on one of the school trips to Puerto Rico or the Grand Canyon in 2023, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, September 28th after school in Ms. Mahanna’s room (1208) to discuss fundraising opportunities. If you cannot attend, please let Ms. Mahanna or Mrs. Howell know prior to the meeting.

 

2023 GRAND CANYON TRIP: We have reopened the registration for the Grand Canyon Trip over April Vacation. Any Freshmen or Sophomore (Class of 2025 and 2026) who wants to apply needs to have their letter handed to Mrs. Daisy by Tuesday, October 4TH at 2:15pm. Please see Ms. Mahanna, Mrs. Daisy, or Ms. Greene if you need an application or have any questions about the trip.

 

WAVE WEAR OPENING: Wave Wear Opened September 26th! The Store is to the right      of the Green Wave Cafe. Come by and check it out during lunch. Follow us on Instagram: @ahswavewear.

 

ANNUAL BOOSTER DOOR-TO-DOOR DRIVE: Save the Date for the Annual Booster Door to Door Drive! Our annual Door-to-Door Drive will be held Sunday, October 16th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year! We will need parent/guardian driver volunteers, All drivers must complete a Cori. Please mail [email protected]com 

as soon as possible. More info to follow soon!

 

PSATS:

·        Abington High School will be hosting the PSATs on Saturday, October 15th at 7:30am.

·        The Registration deadline is Thursday, October 6, 2022. The exam is open to Juniors and Sophomores. There are one hundred exams available and exam registration is on a first come first served basis.

·        To register for this exam, you must complete the payment and registration through the MySchoolBucks Abington payment portal (www.abingtonps.org, Students & Families top tab, click links, click Online payments on the left side tab) 

·        Use the link for PSAT. Payment is $18.00 for the test. Students who are eligible for Free/Reduced Lunch can register for free, however you must still enter your card information to register, but the card will not be charged.

·        Please reach out to Mrs. Coscia with any questions ([email protected]) 

 

ACADEMIC CENTER FOR ENRICHMENT (A.C.E.): The A.C.E program is Coming Back! The club meets in room 2205 after school. The program will run from 2:00 pm to 3:30    on the dates below. Email or see Ms. Tansey with any additional questions. We will be starting before quarter one progress grades close. September 28th,  October 3rd, October 5th, October 12th, October 17th and October 19th. 

 

BRIDGE BLOCK IN THE LIBRARY: Monday – Book Group; Tuesday – Board Games; Wednesday, October 5th – SAT, AP, ASVAP free test prep; Thursday – Board Games and Friday – Research Help. Please ask your mentor to sign you up for the appropriate activity.

 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY PEER TUTORING: Monday through Friday

 

SAVE THE DATE: Homecoming Dance – Friday, October 28th – AHS/AMS Cafeteria –  7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

 

Abington High School  

Tuesday, September 27, 2022 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm Agenda 

 

 1. Introduction and Welcome New Members  

 2.  Election of Co-Chairperson   

 3. Review of School Council Regulations: https://www.doe.mass.edu/lawsregs/advisory/schoolcouncils/default.html    

 4. Reading of Minutes from June 9, 2022 Meeting

 5. Proposed Meetings for 2022-2023 School Year (2:30 pm – 4:00 pm)     

6. Senior Privileges: Class of 2023 Officers

7. Update on Open House: September 15, 2022

    Parent Conferences: October 13, 2022 & October 14, 2022

8. Program of Studies (2023-2024

    School Improvement Plan (2023-2024)

    Student Handbook (2023-2024)

    Graduation 2023

    Revisit “Mental Health” of students