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Week at a Glance - Updated 4/1/15

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Snow Make Up Days –
April 3, 2015 School will be in Session
May 20, 2015 School will be in Session
May 21, 2015 School will be in Session
 
 
April 1 Wed     
Softball (F) vs Owensboro Catholic 5:30pm                               
Cheerleading Tryouts 4-6
Truancy Diversion Meeting in G304, 7:30am-8:30am
 
April 2 Thur    
Softball (V/JV) vs Evansville FJ Reitz 5:00/6:30pm                                
Baseball (V) at Christian County 6:00pm                        
Baseball (F) vs Christian County 5:45pm                        
Cheerleading Tryouts 5-7
The Spring HCHS Blood Drive sponsored by HOSA and FCCLA taking place in the auxiliary gym from 8:00am-3:00pm
 
April 3 Fri       
Baseball (JV/F) at Castle 5:00/7:00pm                           
Baseball (V) vs Geneva, IL 5:30pm                                
Softball (V/JV) at North Posey, IN 5:30/7:00pm                          
 
April 4 Sat      
Baseball (V) vs Castle 12:00pm                         
Track at Austin Peay - Clarksville TN 10:00am    
                                   
 
 
Celebrate Success –

Over the weekend, the HCHS freshman softball team hosted the 2015 Future Stars Tournament and beat Union County 6-0, Owensboro Senior High 15-2, and Caldwell County 5-3 to take home the Championship trophy in the gold division. Congratulations on a great job!
 
Congrats to the Freshman Softball Team on winning the HC Tournament!
 
Congrats to the Lady Colonel Softball Team on defeating University Heights 6-4
 
Congrats to Jaci Bickett on breaking her own school record in the Pole Vault at the Invitational of the South; She jumped 11’0!
 
Congrats to the Colonel Baseball Team on defeating Livingston Central 3-2
 
Congrats to the Colonel Baseball Team on defeating Webster County 7-1
 
Congrats to the Colonel Tennis Team on defeating Hopkinsville.
 
Kyle Robinson will be signing to run Cross Country at Brescia University on April 3rd at 3:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Your attendance is appreciated.
Shout out to the following students who will be competing at the STATE STAR EVENTS and attending the State meeting, Monday through Wednesday. Julie Brack and Brianna Scott is competing Culinary Arts Occupational Competition. Jessiah Dixon is competing in Food Innovations. Good luck to all!
 
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One Call 4/1/15
Good afternoon this is Chad Thompson, Principal of Henderson County High School. I am calling to inform you that today was our last late start Wednesday at HCHS for the 2014-2015 school year. When we return from Spring Break we will not be having any late start Wednesday’s for the remainder of the school year. Also, this is just a reminder that school will be in session this Friday. We hope that everyone enjoys their Spring Break. Thank you Chad Thompson
 
There will be no Cheers this week we will resume the Monday after spring break. Again no Cheers this week.
 
Henderson Co. FFA 2015 Plant Sale - Opening Day – Friday, April 17th at 9:00 am – 5:00 pm - Open Saturday, April 18th 9:00 am – 2:00 pm. Click here for the listing of Items
The Colonels Corner Bank will be having an Easter egg hunt on Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3. The eggs will be hidden all around the school for both students and staff to collect. The staff eggs will have a design on them and be labeled. The student eggs will be plain with a label as well. There is only one egg per student/staff member. You must come to CCB on either Thursday or Friday to claim your prize. The 27th person to come to CCB claim their prize will win the grand prize. Thank you in advance for your support. Teachers and Staff, please turn your TV’s to channel 54 for a Colonel’s Corner Bank announcement.
 
 
The Marketplace will be hosting an Eggstravaganza from March 30th to April 2nd. There will be an Easter egg hunt all around the school. Eggs will be placed in all units, main hall, and the library. Each egg will contain a coupon for the marketplace that can be used on any item.
 
 
All freshmen, sophomores and juniors from this season’s Colonel Basketball team need to see Coach Smithhart in the basketball office before school on Tuesday or Thursday. 
 
Science Olympiad will meet in B209 Wednesday for those attending state 3:30 – 3:45. Please be prompt. 
 
FBLA meeting Wednesday April 1st 2015 at 3:30 in the cafeteria. Important information for all members. All members need to be in attendance.
 
Drama club will be having auditions on Wednesday, April 1st for the last performance of the school year. Auditions will be in G301 with Mrs. Bassett. Please see Mrs. Bassett prior to auditions to get your audition form.
 
You will no longer be able to turn right to go to the stadium from reserved parking due to the gates being closed. Please follow the flow of traffic out to Zion Road and re-enter off of Garden Mile Road.
 
We will take a trip to Owensboro Community Technical College on Thursday April 2nd. We will leave around 8:20 and return around 11:30. Any senior interested should sign up at their unit desk. Permission slips are due to Ms. Heath in Blue 200 by Wednesday April 1st.
 
Show support for March of Dimes, Friday, April 3. Staff, pay $5 to wear jeans and students pay $1 to wear a hat. Make this March for Babies a success. !   All money can be given to Mrs. Grace, Mrs. Robinson, or Mrs. Adler.   A sticker must be worn if you are participating. Let’s wear Denim for Dimes!
 
 
ATTENTION: JUNIORS
It’s that time of year again – for those Juniors with a 3.5 or higher GPA (as of December 19, 2014), you are eligible to participate in this year’s graduation ceremony as a Marshal/Usher/Usherette. Sign-ups will be held at the blue unit desk through April 24, 2015. If you want more details, please stop by the blue unit desk and pick up an information sheet from Mrs. Crafton.
 
Students and Staff: Please sign up to give blood at the Spring HCHS Blood Drive sponsored by HOSA and FCCLA. All students must have a signed parent permission slip which you can pick up from any Health Science or Family and Consumer Science teacher in the building. When your permission slip is returned to Ms. Legate in room T212, she will schedule an appointment for you. A table will also be outside of the cafeteria on March 30, 31, and April 1 for you to pick up a permission slip or bring back your signed permission slip for an appointment.   Please remember you must meet a minimum weight requirement and have a picture ID.  
 
The National Honor Society induction ceremony has changed from April 3 to April 2.
 
Riverbend Academy is offering a free opportunity after school on Thursdays in the media center during CHEERS. Some of the activities you can participate in include embellishing edgy chairs for the homeless shelter, make your mark on graffiti boards, write a story, and make a mixed media self-portrait. Come and bring a friend to the media center on Thursdays, from 4:30 to 5:30 pm. If you have any questions about the program, see Liz Whitledge with the Center for Youth Justice and Services, which is located next to the Youth Services Center.
 
The 2015 Academically Proficient High School Jr/Sr Diversity Conference will be held June 19-20, 2015, at the University of Louisville. Council staff has partnered with administrators from the University of Louisville to host the 2015 conference. The conference will be held at the Belknap campus- Approximately 250-300 students and parents/guardians are expected to participate. A college/career fair will take place Saturday, June 20, from 11am- 2 pm - parents, guardians, and students will be able to speak with 20+ college and university administrators from across the state. To register, please visit: http://cpe.ky.gov/diversityconference
Homework Help – Before School Tutoring is Monday thru Friday 7:15 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. in Room G201. 
 
 
Seniors!!!

PROM – April 18, 2015
 
Prom tickets are on sale now at the Bookstore. The earlier you purchase, the more money you save! Only cash is accepted for Prom tickets.
If you purchase March 30th – April 3rd, your tickets will cost $45 each.
If prom ticket is purchased after spring break (April 13th or at the door on prom night), cost will be $60 per ticket!
 
For those seniors bringing an outside guest to prom, a Guest Verification Form must be turned in to Mrs. Lewis in the main office. If your guest does not attend high school, a background check form will also need to be turned in to Central office to Ms. Williams. All forms are available in the main office and due no later than April 3rd.
 
Graduation – May 22, 2015 (Tentative)
Seniors, as a reminder, if you have any fees or fines that are due, they must be paid before you can receive your diploma.
 
 
Clubs
 
Sports

High School Sports Physicals and Functional Movement Screen - April 11th at Noon at Tri-State Orthopaedics (225 Crosslake Drive, Evansville, IN) - Cost:  $10 per person.  All money is donated back to your home school! - Please take a KHSAA physical form.
All freshmen, sophomores and juniors from this season’s Colonel Basketball team need to see Coach Smithhart in the basketball office before school on Tuesday or Thursday. 

HCHS COLONELETTE DANCE TEAM TRYOUTS Mandatory Parents Meeting APRIL 21st @ 6:00 pm @ HCHS AUDITORIUM Tryout Dates APRIL 22nd -24th 4:00 – 6:00 HCHS GYM Questions, contact Chelsie Staples –
Chelsie.staples@henderson.kyschools.us   Click here for information! http://www.henderson.kyschools.us/hchs/Athletics/Colonelettes.aspx
 
 
Important Information you don't want to miss 
Parents if you are not receiving one call and would like to please email Tracy Bailey with your phone number as well as your child's name and she will add you to the list.  tracy.bailey@henderson.kyschools.us
If you have an active email account, HCHS would love to have your email address.  Please send your email to Shawna Evans at so that your address can be added to the data bank.  You will not receive junk mail.  You will receive important reminders about school
Scholarships – Highlighted are new
 
April - 
Scholarships available for students planning on attending OCTC in the fall.  Application at each unit desk.  Deadline April 1. 
 
Parkplace Homes Scholarship - Recipient must reside in a modular or manufactured home - Essay required - 3 Letters of recommendation required - $1000 - April 1, 2015

Ohio Valley Fly Rod Scholarship -
Recipient must plan to pursue a degree in engineering - 2.5 GPA - Deadline April 1, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
 
Kentucky Federation of Republican Women Scholarship - Recipient must be a female who has been politically active with the Republican Party during high school and registered Republican - Essay required - Letters of recommendation required - Deadline April 1, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
 
The Equity Resource Scholarship will be awarded to four students who are considered a first generation college student. All applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA, be a first generation college student, and complete the application process: application- 250 word essay explaining how this scholarship will help you, 2-3 teacher recommendation letters, a copy of high school transcript, submit to guidance counselor or Rachel Heath by April 1, 2015. Applications available at each unit desk.
 
Kentucky Manufactured Housing Institute Scholarship - Recipients must live in a modular or manufactured home -Essay required - $1000 - Deadline April 1, 2015 Applications available at each unit desk
Kyle L. Parker Memorial Golf Scramble Scholarship - Recipient must have at least one parent or legal guardian deceased - Demonstrate a commitment to community service - Essay required - $4000 - Deadline April 5, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Tropicana Evansville Project 21 Scholarship Program Must submit either essay, poster, or video communicating the consequences with under aged gambling Essay must be published in a school publication Posters must be displayed at school for at least 1 week Video must be played before at least 50 students $2000 Deadline April 10, 2015 Applications available at each unit desk.
 
Legal Secretaries of Southwestern Indiana Scholarship - Recipient must be interested in a career as a legal secretary, legal assistant, or in the legal field - 2.25 GPA - $1000 - Deadline April 10, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Henderson Girls Softball Association Scholarship - Recipient must have participated in Henderson Girls Softball Association - $500 - Deadline April 13 - Applications available at each unit desk
Evansville Alumni Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Scholarship - Essay required - Letter of recommendation required - $1000 - Deadline April 15, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Barret/Henderson City High School Alumni Association - Recipient must have had a parent, relative or guardian who graduated from or attended Barret High School or Henderson City High - 2.5 GPA or higher - $1200 - Essay required - Deadline April 15, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Kids’ Chance of Kentucky - Recipient’s parent must have been injured or killed in work related accident - $3000 - Deadline April 15, 2015 - Applications available at http://www.kidschanceky.org/application-form
Vince Hayden Scholarship - Recipient must plan to pursue a degree in agriculture- $500 - Deadline April 15, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Henderson County Black History Committee Scholarship 3.0 GPA - Essay Required - Deadline April 16, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Henderson County Collaborative Partner’s Be the Change You Want to See Scholarship - Recipient must have a history of overcoming significant obstacles that put their ability to succeed academically at risk - Must Demonstrate Financial Need - Short Essay Required - 2.0 - $2500 - Deadline April 17, 20015
Student-View Scholarship Program - No minimum ACT or GPA required - No essay required - Various amounts available - Deadline is April 22, 2015 - For more information, go to www.student-view.com
Attention Seniors! Don’t miss out on Regency Beauty Institute’s GoCosmo Makeover Scholarship Competition! The deadline is April 27th to submit your makeover. We are awarding up to four $5,000 scholarships and one full ride scholarship Stop by your unit desk for an application.
 
Henderson County Extension Homemakers Scholarship - Recipient must plan to major in family consumer science, or related field (i.e.: Early Childhood Development, Culinary, Textiles) - Essay required - $500 - Deadline April 30, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Henderson Co Board of Education Child Nutrition/Margaret Blanford Scholarship - Recipient must be the child or grandchild of an employee (current or retired) of the Henderson County Board of Education Nutrition program Recipient must plan to attend Henderson Community College Must demonstrate financial need $500 Deadline April 30, 2015 Applications available at each unit desk
 
May –
Spottsville United Methodist Church Scholarship Recipients must have attended Spottsville Elementary School in the 4th & 5th grade - 3.0 GPA - $500 - Deadline May 15, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
 
June –
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Scholarships for Survivors - Recipient must have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a chronic or life threatening disease within the past 5 years - 2 letters of recommendation required - Essay required - 3.0 GPA - $3000 - Deadline June 12, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
Patient Advocate Foundation’s Scholarships for Survivors - Recipient must have been diagnosed with and/or been actively treated for a chronic or life threatening disease within the past 5 years - 2 letters of recommendation required - Essay required - 3.0 GPA - $3000 - Deadline June 12, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
 
July –
Women in Service to Our Communities Recipient must be actively involved in community service - 2 letters of recommendation required - Community service resume required - Essay required - $500 - Deadline July 15, 2015 - Applications available at each unit desk
 
No Specific Date -
Marriott Scholar’s Program - Applicants interested in applying for the Marriott Scholars Program must meet the following eligibility requirements. Candidates must be: • Hispanic or African American; • enrolled full-time in an accredited four-year college or university with a hospitality management program as an incoming college freshman, first year freshman or community college transfer; • pursuing or planning to pursue a degree within the hospitality management, hotel management, culinary or food and beverage field; and • possess a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale. Those interested can apply online at www.uncf.org/scholarships or www.hispanicfund.org
 
Freshman Scholarship application for students interested in pursuing degrees through the Gordon Ford College of Business (Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business, Management, and Marketing) that you may want to add to any newsletters, websites, or social media that you have with a list of scholarships for students. We want to get the word out about these scholarships so all of them are awarded to deserving students. Gordon Ford College of Business Freshman Scholarship Application: http://www.wku.edu/business/students/documents/gfcb-freshman-scholoarship-application.pdf
Kentucky Wesleyan College Kavanagh Scholarship ½ the cost of tuition - Must be member of a United Methodist congregation. Interested students should contact Samantha Hays at shays@kwc.edu or 270-852-3130.
 
Kentucky Wesleyan College Campus Ministries Leadership Scholarship Available to faith-based students who have an interest in a leadership role in campus ministries. Interested students should contact Chaplain Kent Lewis at klewis@kwc.edu or 270-903-1102.
 
West Virginia University Institute of Technology offers a Bluegrass Scholarship exclusively for Kentucky residents.  If students have a 3.0 and a 21 on the ACT, we offer a $7,500 annual scholarship.  They also offer a scholarship of $8,500 for those interested in their STEM (Science, Technology, Engineer, or Mathematics) programs.  Students who have a 3.0 and a 24 ACT score will qualify for this scholarship.
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