CRIMESTOPPERS:          Call Crimestoppers if you have any information about a crime or theft - 309-3820.

    All calls are confidential and rewards may be given for information on thefts and other crimes. 


    ACTIVITIES:                Last day to drop/add a class with administrative approval

    January 19                            School Leadership Team – OCR A – 7 a.m.

                                                    KSU Concert Band Clinic – Manhattan – 7 a.m.

                                                    Peppers – Contest

                                                    Forensics @ Hutchinson – 1 p.m.

                                                    V Wrestling @ Beloit – 2 p.m.

                                                    B/G V Basketball SIT @  KWU – Girls BB @ KWU - 3 p.m.

                                                      Boys BB @ KWU - 4:45 p.m.


    Saturday                               Forensics @ Hutchinson – All Day

    January 20                            V Wrestling @ Beloit – 9:30 a.m.

                                                    B/G V Basketball SIT @ Central/KWU – 11 a.m.


    Sunday                                  Girls Basketball Shoot Around – Upper Gym – 3 p.m.

    January 21                           


    EARLY RELEASE:          Dismiss first team of Wrestlers at 8:10; dismiss second team after 3rd block (see email)

                                                    Dismiss Peppers at 1:00 p.m.

                                                    Dismiss Girls Basketball players and managers at 1:30 today.

                                                    Dismiss Forensics students at 1:45 p.m. today.

                                                    Dismiss Boys Basketball players at 2:10 today.

                                                    Dismiss JV Cheer Squad at 2:15 p.m. today.


    SPORTS RESULTS:         Bowling @ Hutchinson – Boys and Girls V 2nd place, Boys and Girls JV 3rd place

                                                    B/G V Basketball SIT – Boys 55-44 Win, Girls 52-46 Win


    MENU FOR TODAY:      Baked chicken drumstick, cheesy potatoes, green beans, wheat dinner roll, grape jelly, sliced peaches


    Salina Invitational Tournament continues today and runs through Saturday.  League passes, pride tickets and student activity tickets will not be accepted at this tournament. Tonight’s


    January Math Challenge:  For a chance to win a full-sized candy bar of your choice, be the first to bring or email your work and solution to Candace.Mahoney@usd305.com (Room 2305).

                    If a car is traveling at 72 km/h and its tires rotate at 400 revolutions per minute, what is the circumference of a tire? 


    What is the Kansas Seal of Biliteracy? If you are a 12th grade student who will be graduating in May with a mastery of a second language, you may qualify to take the exam for the Kansas Seal of Biliteracy. This opportunity will recognize that you are not only bilingual, but you also meet the biliteracy definition of “read, write, speak and listen” in a second language. This recognition may have great value for you after high school; many employers seek employees with this biliteracy ability. For more information, talk with Deb Kohn, School to Career Coordinator, Rm 2204G Career Center or contact her at deb.kohn@usd305.com. Deadline to find out more information, Thursday January 25.


    In honor of Black History Month, the Kansas State University Office of Diversity would like to invite students to the 5th Annual Black Student Union State-wide Leadership Conference.  The Conference will take place at the K-State Student Union on Tuesday,

    February 20, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  For more information, or to sign up, please see Ms. Smith in the counseling center. Deadline to sign up is January 30.


    Are you thinking about becoming a teacher?  Check out the Salina Education Foundation’s LIFT Program. Please visit the site at

    http://www.salinaeducationfoundation.com/lift.html.  If you are selected, you can receive up to $5,000 per year.  For every year taught in USD 305, the SEF will forgive up to $5,000.  The Deadline is January 31, 2018.  For more information, call Pam McIntyre, 309-4729.


    There is an opportunity for an ACT Workshop in the spring of 2018 on Saturday, February 3 at K-State Polytechnic Campus in Salina

    There is a fee involved.  Students can sign up at www.k-state.edu/admissions/act


    Le Club Culinaire’s cookbooks are still available for $20 each!  Place your order with Mrs. Edson or any Le Club Culinaire member.  


    Students who are registered to take the next ACT test on February 10th and are looking for a way to improve their score -please email Mr. Thornton at jeremiah.thornton@usd305.com.  Mr. Thornton is going to host an ACT Method Test Prep Work Session during ELO. During this time, he will provide you a quiet place to review the ACT Method Test Prep modules found in Career Cruising. This program has helped many students improve their ACT score, and can be found by logging into your Career Cruising Account and clicking on My Plan. Email Mr. Thornton if you are interested in participating in this month’s work sessions.


    A Scholarship Opportunity for High School Juniors:

    Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation - This scholarship opportunity is open to high school juniors. “The Coolidge” is among America’s most generous: a full-ride scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. Apply online at coolidgescholars.org. All applications must be completed by 5:00 PM on January 24! Please see Mrs. Wagner for more information.


    Juniors and Seniors - Are you interested in Fort Hays State University? Fort Hays State University is hosting an event called The Student Recognition Program on January 28, 2018 at the Webster Conference Center. The event starts at 6:30. This is a great opportunity for high school students to hear more about what FHSU has to offer. The university president will be there to provide an overview and an advisor from their own academic department will be there to visit with students and answer any questions.


    The Kansas Future Teacher Academy at Emporia State University provides select 9th - 11th grade students with the opportunity to learn more about the challenges and rewards of teaching. During this intense five-day program, the participants share in a variety of activities that will help them to understand what teachers do and to determine whether they have the potential for meeting this professional challenge. This year's Academy will be held June 10-14. The application for the academy is posted on their web site, https://www.emporia.edu/teach/kfta, and is due by April 20.


    Recruiters/Colleges – During Lunch in Lower Gym:

    Thursday, January 25 – Butler Community College

    Friday, January 26 – U.S. Marine Recruiter

    Monday, February 5 – Bethel College

    Wednesday, February 21 – Wichita State University

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