Tuesday

PARENTS  If you’d like to help at or provide treats for our Academic Award programs coming up in May, here is a SignUpGenius link for details.

Senior Slide Show  The Class of 2017 Grad Bash committee will put together a super cool slideshow of memories that plays at graduation ceremonies at Miller Auditorium.  If you want your graduate to be part of this, please email .jpg photos of your 2017 senior and their senior friends to Meadow Nuyen, Chandler Huerta's mom, at meadowanna@gmail.com.  They can be senior pictures, group shots, sport/band pictures, dance pictures, etc, and deadline is May 12.


Tuesday 18 April 2017

Happening TODAY after school:

Forensics meeting for all STATES team members at 3:05 in Weeks' room.  Any Jr/Sr not on the States team, please see Mrs. Weeks during the day today.

Gay Straight Alliance meets in Paynich’s room.  If you are interested in Day of Silence on Friday. show up for materials and details.    

NOT happening today - after school detention is cancelled again today.

Happening Tomorrow:

Before school, Thrive will meet at 7am in Sytsma’s room.  

After school, if you’d like to make and of course eat Japanese food, meet in the art room Wednesday for Anime Club.  They will be done by 4:45. And how about a trip to JAPAN in the summer of 2018 with Art Nott? Come to anime club this Wednesday to learn more about this exciting trip opportunity!

Michigan Youth in Government will have its first open meeting for new members until 3:45 in  Dixon's room 2.132.

Thursday:

Interact Club meets 3-4pm in Hill's room. They need as many students as possible to help advertise and decorate for our annual $2-gether for Tuleeni fundraiser, which starts next week! Join us for snacks, fun, and helping our friends at the Tuleeni Orphanage in Tanzania.

Friday:

To honor Haylee Lewis who passed away last week, Student Senate is encouraging all students to wear Orange on Friday for a school wide 'Orange Out for Haylee.'   There will also be ribbons available during both lunches at no cost on which you can write messages of comfort to Haylee's family.  If you would like to make a monetary donation to help the family with expense, donations will be accepted at lunch, or use the QR code posted around the school which links to the family's GoFundMe page.  If you have any questions or would like to help out, please see Ms. Pittman in room 2.131

You know that old saying, “One man's trash, that's another man's come-up”?  Well if you have twenty dollars in your pocket, you can pick up a bargain or even grampa’s style at the PN Band's’ Annual Garage Sale, Friday 4-8pm and Saturday 9am-3pm in the Doghouse.  

Saturday:

Earn-Back Time starts.  Report to the Lower Commons NO LATER THAN 8AM!  Do not show up late or you will have gotten out of bed in vain.  Please sign up in your grade office if you are planning to be there this week.

Our state-bound Forensics Team will host an Evening of Champions at 6pm in the Auditorium.  Anyone is welcome to come see what Forensics is all about as our team prepares for States by performing their craft for an audience.  The show is free, but we will be accepting at will donations to help with the journey to States.

In honor of National Poetry Month and the Kalamazoo Poetry Festival, Ms.Nott would like to invite anyone interested in poetry to stop by her room--3.121--to pick up a schedule of the many poetry events going on in the Kalamazoo area this month. Creative Writing students are especially encourage to stop by.





Huskie Athletics

Huskie varsity baseball picks up a big win against #1 ranked De La Salle Collegiate 12-2. Michael Lincoln picked up the win.

The varsity men's golf team finished second last night in the first SMAC WEST Division Jamboree. Leading the way for the Huskies were Steven Garside, Matt Juszwiak, Sully Cummings, and Reid Randall.

Come out and support your Portage Women's Water Polo team as they face off against Forest Hills. Head over to the Portage Central Pool tonight to cheer those ladies on! JV starts at 6:00, Varsity at 7:00.

Congratulations to the women's tennis team for winning the Greater Kalamazoo tennis tournament! Every flight battled in the finals last night with multiple comeback-from-behind victories. Find some time to come out and cheer on the team today as we have 2 home matches. Mattawan at 1:00 and Kalamazoo Central at 4:00


And continuing to bring awareness to Distracted Driving: According the Pew Research Center, 40% of American teens say they have been in a car when the driver used a cell phone in a way that put people in danger.  Friends don’t let friends drive distracted.  

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