Pennies For Patients DonationsThis Week!
The National Honor Society will be collecting spare change this week for “Pennies for Patients”. All funds raised will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, whose mission is to cure blood cancers and improve the lives of patients and their families. Please support those battling life threatening diseases and donate your spare change.
A representative from the Laborers’ Local #737, Jeff Gritz, will be at HHS on February 28 to give a presentation on construction careers to juniors and sophomores during Activity Period and seniors during 5th period. The presentation will cover family wage jobs, health care, retirement and apprenticeship programs that the construction trade has to offer.
A representative from the BMCC Precision Irrigated Ag Program, Alexzandra Murphy Ph.D., will be at HHS on March 6 to visit with students regarding careers in precision irrigated agriculture. The new Precision Irrigated Ag Building will be opening in Hermiston in the fall. There will be a presentation during 2nd & 5th periods in Mrs. Dickenson’s room and Mrs. Collins’ room during the remainder of the day.
Spring Sports Practices Begin Today
Mustang baseball, softball, golf, and high school and junior high track practices begin today after school.
Tennis Practice Today
Tennis practice begins after school today in Ione.
Tupper Applications Available!
Tupper Outdoor School is May 1-4 this year. Applications are available in the holder by the office. Applications are due by March 9th.
Honor Society Applications
Honor Society Applications are available from Mrs. Payne. You must have a cumulative GPA of 3.33 or above after three semesters of high school to be eligible to be selected for the National Honor Society. Applications are due to Mrs. Payne by March 16, at 3:45 p.m.
Beef Weigh In – March 4
The spring weigh in for beef is Saturday, March 4, from 9-11 at the Morrow County Fairgrounds.
MedQuest Camp is a week-long exploration of healthcare careers designed to introduce students to career opportunities. The residential camp is hosted at Eastern Oregon University from June 19-23, 2017. MedQuest accepts 34 students statewide who will be selected based on their recommendations, GPA & quality of application. Register today at www.neoahec.org (programs/MedQuest/Event Registration) or call 541 962-3422. The cost is $400. Scholarships are available
Winter Concert – March 8
The HES/HHS winter concert will be held on March 8th at 6:00 p.m.
Summer Job Opportunity
ODF John Day Unit will be hiring for wildland fire suppression from June - October. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Information is available in the holder by the office.