SHS Announcements

Friday March 24

General Announcements

March is Women’s History Month, commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

Many thanks from the staff to the students in the FCS I, 2, & 3 classes, as well as the artists in the 3D Art Classes, for the delicious meal and beautiful bowls at the Empty Bowls Luncheon earlier this week.

Attention students:  University of PIttsburgh offers a free Cyber Camp for a range of tech skills.  It is sponsored by the Air Force Association.  This is open to students entering grades 9-12 next year.  Email Ms. Mellon for a link.  Registration starts April 5th.

Attention juniors and seniors! The Simcoach Games' Summer Apprenticeship application process is now open.  This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in game design or creating interactive experiences.  Email Ms. Mellon for the web link if you are interested.

Do you dream of being a videogame designer?  Then the Games for Change competition is for you.  Your game must revolve around one of the following themes: “Climate Action Heros”, “Give Peace a Chance”, or “Positive Play:  Designing Inclusive Virtual Worlds.”  You can use any platform for your game.  SCRATCH, Alice, CoSpaces, Unity, and Twine are just some examples.  This is open to grades 7-12.  Games are due at the end of March.  Email Ms. Mellon for details.

 

Student Services Announcements

Attention Seniors:  The Lower Valley Food Bank is providing a $500 award that will be given to one Senior this year.  If you have volunteered at the food bank during your junior or senior years, please get an application from the guidance office.  Volunteering is the only criteria!!  Applications are due NO LATER than Thursday March 30th at 12:00 Noon.  If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Novich.

 

Clubs and Activities 

🎭Join the SHS Drama Club for their spring production of “Seussical the Musical” on March 31, April 1 and April 2.  Tickets are available to purchase online using this link:  https://www.showtix4u.com/event-details/72085   Tickets will also  be available to purchase at the Box Office one hour prior to curtain!  

🧚The SHS Prom Committee welcomes juniors and seniors to the 2023 Jr-Sr Prom, Enchanted Forest.  The prom will be held at Springwood Conference Center in Verona on Friday, May 12, from 6pm-10pm.  Tickets will be $45/person and will go on sale in B and C lunches April 14-20th. You will not be able to purchase a ticket after April 20th.  If you are planning to bring a date from another school, please pick up a guest form from the office and turn it into the office, along with a copy of your guest’s photo ID, by April 28.  Any questions, please see Mrs. Tryon or Mrs. Hrin. Hope to see you there!  

All Students & Staff:  Vote for your Yearbook Staff Superlatives on the voting form in your email.  Voting ends Friday, March 24!

There are a LIMITED NUMBER of 2021-2022 Yearbooks still available for purchase in the Main Office for $75, cash or check.  If you are interested, please see Mrs. Dale in the Office.  Checks should be made payable to: SHS Activity Fund.

🚌Activity Bus is available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. High School pickup time is 3:45 pm. 

 

Athletic News

Good luck to Grace Gent, who will be representing Springdale at the Cager Classic All-Star Basketball Game this weekend!  You can cheer Grace and her team on tomorrow (Saturday 3/25) at 5:30 PM at Highlands High School.

Attention Students in grades 7-11:  Cheer tryouts for 2023-2024 will be held on Saturday, April 15, from 7:45 AM - 1:00 PM.  Please contact Ms. Noel, the Athletic Director, if you would like to sign up.

Spring Athletic Schedules are available by clicking:  https://springdalejshs.bigteams.com/main/calendar/ 

 

This Week’s Athletic Schedule:

DAY

DATE

TEAM

OPPONENT

LOC

TIME

E/D

 Fri 3/24

Baseball

Frazier

Away

4:30

 

Next Week’s Athletic Schedule:

DAY

DATE

TEAM

OPPONENT

LOC

TIME

E/D

Mon

3/27

Tennis

St. Joseph

Away

4:00

 
   

Track

Tri-Meet

Home

3:45

 
   

Baseball

Summit Academy

Away

3:45

2:15

             

Tue

3/28

JH Volleyball

Apollo-Ridge

Home

3:30

 
   

Tennis

Section Singles

Away

TBA

 
   

Softball

Jeannette

Home

3:45

 
   

Baseball

Summit Academy

Home

3:45

 
             

Wed

3/29

Tennis

Section Singles

Away

TBA

 
   

Track

Apollo-Ridge

Home

3:30

 
   

Tennis

North Catholic

Home

3:30

 
             

Thur

3/30

Softball

Frazier

Away

4:00

2:00

   

Tennis

Southmoreland

Away

3:30

1:30

   

JH Volleyball

Riverview

Away

3:30

 
   

Baseball

Cornell

Away

3:45

2:00

             

Fri

3/31

JH Volleyball

Penn Hills Charter

Home

3:30

 

 

Cafeteria News (https://www.avsdweb.org/images/2022-23/Mar23SHSmenu.pdf

♻️ Please recycle your empty plastic bottle and cans in the cafeteria garbage cans with blue lids. Thanks!

Today’s Lunch:  Grilled Cheese Sandwich & Soup, Pizza Crunchers, or Chicken Sandwich

Monday’s Lunch:  Steak Burger with Baked Fries, Pizza or Chicken Sandwich