Daily Announcements - South Fayette Township School District

Friday, February 6, 2015
Attention All Students: Do you want to participate in the data jam? There will be a meeting on Mon., Feb.
9th, after school in the HS Conference Center for any student who wants to participate in the Data Jam
program. If you are interested in getting involved, please attend this meeting. See Mr. Yerace for more
Attention Cast & Crew of “Fiddler on the Roof”: There will be a rehearsal for all males in the cast this
Mon., Feb. 9 in the Chorus room from 2:10-3:30 PM. Please see the rehearsal schedule posted in the
Theatre Lobby for other rehearsals this week.
Set painting and construction for the musical is taking place on Saturdays in the HS Theatre. If you would
like to participate, see Mrs. Elek or Ms. King for more information.
Attention Circle of Friends Members: Circle of Friends is working hard to put on the February 13th Mardi
Gras dance. Circle of Friends meet Wednesday after school in AB224. You will be making goody bags and
assigning duties for the dance. Members, please get your registration forms in.
Attention 10th Grade Students: Field Trip permission forms for the STEM Career Symposium scheduled
for Mon., Feb. 9th, must be turned in by the end of the day TODAY to Mrs. Quirk. No permission forms will
be accepted on Monday the day of the trip.
Attention all Students Attending the Washington DC Trip: Your final payment for the trip is due
TODAY, Feb. 6th. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Yerace for more information.
Attention Senior and Senior Parents: The second and final deadline to submit pictures for the Senior
Video is TODAY, Feb. 6th. Hard copies can be brought to Mr. Caprio in AB213 OR you can send a flash
drive in with your child (we will give back same day) OR you can email attachments to
caprio.matt@gmail.com (you may be limited how many you can send at once)
What we want:
Basically, we want to have 2 sections in the video- 1)"Growing Up", which showcases elementary through
Middle School pictures and 2)"High School" which showcases good times throughout 9-12 grade. We will
also show each individual student and their name. For this part, we would like 1 baby picture to fade into
their yearbook picture. To summarize, we would like:
1 Baby picture of your child
Any group pictures (more than one student) from Kindergarten through High School that capture an
interesting moment/show them growing up
Sr Year Photos up to this point
If you have already sent in pictures, feel free to send in more. All pictures will be returned at the Senior
Banquet on Wed., June 3rd. If you are not attending, your child can stop in Room AB213 and pick them up
before that night.
Attention All Seniors: Any senior who has applied to Ohio State may want to stop in the guidance office
for a scholarship application for the Three Rivers Buckeye Scholarship. The application deadline is today,
Feb. 6th.
Attention All Students: Our SF SADD Chapter (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is looking for
members! Sign up for this club in the Student Center and see Sergeant Sgro for more information on
meetings and issues the club will address.
Attention All Students: The Baseball Team is looking for an announcer. Get paid to announce your Lions
and add commentary to games. See Mr. Caprio if you are interested.
Attention All Students: Spring sports signups are going on now! Sign up in the Athletic Office by
February 25th. Sports include: softball, baseball, boys tennis, and track. See Mrs. Demynan in the Athletic
Office for the appropriate forms. THE SPRING SPORT SEASON BEGINS MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2015.
Attention Seniors: The list of scholarships has been updated. Please stop in the Guidance Office if you
are interested in applying for scholarships.
Attention all Students: If you are interested in signing up for the Mini-THON in April, please go to Mr.
Flannery’s room to get your signup forms. All money raised from the event will go to support the Four
Diamonds Fund to fight childhood cancer. Last year we had thirty teams and over 250 students participate
and raised over $21,000, and we hope to see you at this year’s event! A reminder to all team captains that
you should be getting your team members signed up on DonorDrive as soon as possible.
Congratulations to the French and Spanish students who competed at the Slippery Rock University
World Languages Competition in January. South Fayette placed 3rd in French 2, 2nd in French 4, and 1st
in French 5, putting them in 2nd place overall for French. South Fayette also placed 3rd in Spanish 3, 3rd in
Spanish 4, and 1st in Spanish 5, putting them in 3rd place overall for Spanish. Great job, you worldly Lions!
Attention All Students and Parents: Are you considering taking an AP class next year? All are invited to
attend AP Information Night at the HS Conference Center on Wed., Feb. 11th from 7:00-8:30 PM. This is
a great opportunity to learn more about the Advanced Placement courses that are offered at the high
school. The evening will begin with a general information session regarding all AP courses, and culminate
with the opportunity for students and parents to talk with the individual AP teachers regarding specific
courses. Attendees will leave ready to make informed decisions in scheduling courses for the upcoming
year! The Guidance Counselors will also be available for consultation.
Attention All Students and Parents: Donate to the “Blizzard Bag Food Drive”. Many times when it
snows, Meals on Wheels has to close down, leaving recipients with little to eat. Food donations are
requested to make “Blizzard Bags” for local Meals on Wheels to deliver during the winter months. Students
can bring in food items to their English classes. Please contact Mrs. Martin with any questions. Here’s
what each grade level can bring:
9th Graders:
10th Graders:
11th Graders:
12th Graders:
Single serve box cereals
Granola bars and crackers (NutriGrain, Quaker, etc)
Canned Soup
Ready-to-serve pasta and rice (Minute Rice, Spaghettios, etc)
Attention All Students: Park in the Principal’s parking spots! The Sr. Class Council is raffling off a chance
to park in Mr Skrbin or Mr. Milburn’s parking spot. For only $1.00, you can enter your name in the drawing.
You can buy tickets in Mr. Smith’s room, AB222. The principals will park in your student spot!
Attention All Students: Interested in learning Python programming language? Now is your chance. This
six-week course, designed and taught by high school students, is a great introduction to Python. You will
learn basic concepts of coding while building games like Tetris. During the course, you will be introduced to
game designers and visit a game design studio to learn more about the gaming industry. Space is limited.
Apply today using this link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JPX3G6W
Session I for South Fayette students runs each Tuesday beginning February 10 through March 17 from
2:15pm – 3:45pm in the High School Library Computer Lab. Session II occurs on the same dates from 3:45
– 5:00pm and is provided for students from regional schools. This course was designed and will be led by
Mark Babatunde. Co-teachers are Brooke Ley and Connor Battershall. They designed this course with you
in mind! You won’t want to miss it. Feel free to contact Aileen Owens at aowens@southfayette.org with any
questions you may have.
Attention All Parents and Students: The South Fayette Girls Softball Team is hosting a Pasta Dinner
Fundraiser! This event will take place on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at the South Fayette Intermediate
School. Come enjoy delicious pasta, breadsticks, desserts, and coffee. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.
Please contact Gina Kormick for tickets @ 412-498-6893 or gkormick@yahoo.com. You can also contact
Coach Vic Iagnemma for tickets.
Attention All Students: Not able to stay after school for math tutoring? If you need to get help on a
homework assignment, review for a test, or just simply receive additional practice, you now have the option
to do so before school. The math department is now offering AM tutoring 3 days a week. Mrs. Palmer and
Ms. Roche will be available for math tutoring on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 6:30 – 7:05 AM
in Mrs. Ullom's Room AB 111. Hope to see you there!
Attention All Students: There are currently three South Fayette scholarships available for seniors: The Dr.
Mary Ravita Scholarship, the Beatrice Minkler Scholarship, and the Pink Out Scholarship. All three
scholarships have a February deadline. Please stop in the guidance office if you are interested in applying
for any or all of these scholarships.
Attention All Sophomores and Juniors: Applications for the PA School for Global Entrepreneurship and
the Univ. of Pittsburgh Health Careers Scholars Academy are due Feb. 16th. These programs are open to
current high school sophomores and juniors. Please contact Mrs. Quirk for more information.
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