Published on November 5, 2007
Slide4: 10-31-07 Slide5: Verbose Wordy; tedious Craig mistakenly believed that being sophisticated meant being verbose. P2 ‘s Urban Slang: Typeractive Someone who is overly talkative on emails or text messages. Man, Emily should get a job. She's been text messaging me every 2 minutes. And there are 10 emails in my inbox from her. She is way typeractive today. P2 ‘s Urban Slang Athlete Early Release: Athlete Early Release Please dismiss: Check email or share drive for a list of updated names. Slide9: Tickets are on sale now! Keep selling those tickets! Girls' Basketball Try-outs: Girls' Basketball Try-outs Monday 10/29 3:45 - 5:45 Tuesday 10/30 3:45 - 5:45 Wednesday 10/31 3:45 - 5:45 Team Practice Continues Thursday 11/1 3:45 - 5:45 Friday 11/2 3:45 - 5:45 Saturday 11/3 8:30 - 10:30 am All interested players must check that their physicals are up to date with Coach Ratchford. You cannot practice without a physical. Send a Treat!: Send a Treat! Would you like to send a treat to a friend? See Mrs. L or Mrs. White in the LMC to send a ghoulish slide next week! $1.00 Happy Halloween to Ms. L’s Beasty Monsters!: Happy Halloween to Ms. L’s Beasty Monsters! You know who you are! Congratulations: Congratulations Congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams who ran well at the Western 1A Regionals on Saturday. Highland did have one runner who qualified for the State Cross Country Championships. Jake Hoyle finished 19th overall with a time of 18:40 and will be running in the State Meet this Saturday in Tanglewood, NC. October 25 – Nov 2: October 25 – Nov 2 Song Dedications The YBK staff is selling song dedications to be printed in the yearbook. Leave a lasting memory for your friends...cost is $1 each. A YBK staff member will be in the cafeteria during all lunches. Ends Friday! Slide15: Happy Halloween HST! Senior T-Shirt Sale: Senior T-Shirt Sale Seniors - bring your money and order form if you want a senior t-shirt. Sale ends Wed., Oct. 31 – TODAY! Pay a senior Student Council member in the cafeteria or Mrs. Poston or Mr. Jacobi. October 31 : October 31 Any current 10th grade student interested in attending a weekend long Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership Seminar should submit an activity sheet and an essay about your leadership skills to Ms. Parker by today. October 31 : October 31 FBLA general meeting in Ms. Martin's room at 3:45 November 1: November 1 The Quiz Bowl team will practice today @ 3:40 until 4:30 in A-129 November 1: November 1 Photography Club will meet Thursday after school in room B104. Bring Pictures! See you there! Come Tailgate! Nov 2nd: Come Tailgate! Nov 2nd Last Football Game of the Year – Senior Night Pack some food, bring your favorite goodies & have some fun before our last football game. Grills are welcome! We can chill to some music, eat & hang out in the Upper Student Parking Lot. Tailgate begins at 6:00pm Game at 7:30pm Come “Make Some Noise!” Prizes for Students with Most School Spirit!!! Sponsored by the HST PTSO November 2: November 2 Football HST vs. Bishop McGuinness 7:30 p.m. The last football game of the season. November 2: November 2 Attention: This is the LAST WEEK to dedicate a song to someone in the yearbook! We are sorry, there will be no exceptions! Please get it done by Friday. Thanks, YBK Staff November 2: November 2 Senior Index All Senior Index forms are due to Mrs. Mauney by this date. November 2: November 2 Today is the follow up swim team meeting @ 4:00 in the Cafeteria. November 2: November 2 North Carolina School of the Arts Fall Open House – *DANCE * DESIGN & PRODUCTION * DRAMA * -FILMMAKING– MUSIC–VISUAL ARTS* Open House at The NC School of the Arts allows prospective applicants to experience the campus for a day and discover why NCSA is the place to train exceptionally talented students. It is a chance to see the department of your interest, meet the deans, faculty, and current students. This event is also an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about our admission requirements, academic programs, financial aid, and student life. http://www.ncarts.edu/admissions/openhouse.htm November 3: November 3 Virginia Commonwealth University is having an Open House on Sat. November 3, register online at www.vcu.edu/openhouse HOSA Week Schedule: HOSA Week Schedule Fri., Nov. 2 - HOSA Spirit Day, Night at the Movies, & Senior Night Football Game Mon., Nov. 5 - HOSA Teacher Appreciation Day Tues., Nov. 6 - Old Cell phone Collection for Battered Women's Shelter Wed., Nov. 7 - Head Start Canned Food Drive Thurs., Nov. 8 - Dress Like a Medical Professional Day, We will collect personal care products for the Battered Women's Shelter during Parent/Teacher Conference Day November 6: November 6 Gaming Club on this date in the Graphics Lab. Only members who have paid will be allowed. See Amanda Williams if you have money. Also mark your calendar for November 3rd for Community Service. November 7: November 7 MANDATORY meeting for FBLA National Fall Leadership Conference participants in Ms. Martin's room at 3:45 November 8: November 8 Student early dismissal Parent Teacher Conference Day 12:00 - 7:00 November 9: November 9 Teacher Workday Student Holiday November 9: November 9 UNC Charlotte is hosting Discovering Engineering Open House on Friday, November 9, 2007 Register at www.coe.uncc.edu/openhouse Staff Reminder: Staff Reminder November 16, 8:00 -11:00am We will be having a flu shot clinic at Highland on November 16 from 8-11am in the HST auditorium. The flu vaccines will be free to BCBS members and $30 for non-members. November 10: November 10 Averett University will have open houses on these dates: Nov.10 & December 1. November 10: November 10 Tuskegee University is having an Open House on November 10, 2007, must register by Fri. Nov. 2 with $5 per person fee November 9 -11: November 9 -11 Any student interested in participating in Peer Power Weekend, a three day leadership camp to empower teens with knowledge and skills to prevent the spread of HIV and STDs, can pick up an application in Ms. Hunter's office. The cost to attend is $50. The camp will be held Friday-Sunday, November 9-11, 2007 at Camp Loy White in Casar, NC. The application must be returned by Oct. 22 to Michelle Reese AIDS Council of Gaston County 991 W. Hudson Blvd. Gastonia, NC 28052 November 12: November 12 Veteran’s Day No School November 13: November 13 The next SAVE/SADD/Interact meeting with be Tuesday, November 13 after school in the Media Center. November 20: November 20 Final day to turn in Yearbook personal ad’s to Mrs. Mauney November 20: November 20 Students in grades 9-11 who are interested in attending the 2008 Catalyst Conference at UNC-Chapel Hill, applications must be RECEIVED online or by mail by Tuesday, November 20. The purpose of the conference is an exploration of social justice issues. More information is available in Ms. Hunter's office. Two essays are required. Summer Ventures: Summer Ventures Any current 10th or 11th grade students who are interested in Science and Math- applications are available online at www.summerventures.org Summer Ventures is a four week program. The average un-weighted GPA for participants in 2007 was 3.85. Applications require a teacher and counselor recommendation and are due on Wednesday, January 31, 2008 November 21 - 23: November 21 - 23 Student Holidays Happy Thanksgiving HST Staff Feature: HST Staff Feature Patty Poston Patty Poston: Patty Poston Position: Civics & Economics Teacher, 10th Grade Teaching Experience: This is my 27th year. Taught at Robinson Elementary, Grier Junior High, Hunter Huss, Sherwood Elem., Ashley Jr. High, Bessemer City High School. Degrees: Gaston College - Associates Degree Sacred Heart College – B.A. Gardner Webb University – Master’s Family: wonderful husband, two bonus children & a son-in-law and grandchild Patty Poston: Patty Poston Words to Live By: “Always eat dessert first.” Spare Time Interests & Activities: reading, scrap booking, accompanying Mr. Poston when he runs marathons Other Interesting Tidbits: loves chocolate, loves to read true murders and about JFK assassination, could live on ice cream Very 1st year I taught was here at Highland when it was a junior high. Thank you!: Thank you! For keeping HST so nice ! Arthur McDowell Frank Burris Kelly Pilkington Rachel Mills Do you have a book?: Do you have a book? HST will participate in a school wide read today! Stop by the LMC for a choice book! Slide49: Days to Graduation: 156 9/27 November 8: Order forms for 10 or more plates will be available on the HST website. November 8 Slide51: Love, Twanika & Tia Happy Birthday 2 “Queen” Ayanna Johnson Happy Birthday to H-Techs’ Realest Stepper: Happy Birthday to H-Techs’ Realest Stepper We Love You Ayanna Courtney Stroud & Ford Slide53: Happy Birthday Yannie & Boots Love, Trill Fam & Class of ‘08 Happy Birthday Boots: Happy Birthday Boots Still Missin’ You! Love Always, Class of “08” Slide55: Happy early Birthday Yvonne! We Love you! Kasey, Kari and Wes J. Slide56: Yvonne Happy Birthday and we wish you the best. Johnny & Wes Slide57: Happy Birthday Yvonne! (again) From, Johnny & Phillip Slide58: Happy Birthday Yvonne! again from: Johnny & Yvonne Cash Prizes!: Cash Prizes! Start selling! There will be cash prizes for the students with top sales. Student Teacher $100.00 1st Prize $75.00 $75.00 2nd Prize $50.00 $50.00 3rd Prize $25.00
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