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Week at a Glance - Updated 11/24/14

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Calendar –

Monday November 24
Coed Y – Kentucky Youth Assembly
Girls’ Basketball Varsity @ Graves County High School 6:00 pm
Tuesday November 25
Coed Y – Kentucky Youth Assembly
Wednesday November 26
No School Thanksgiving Break
Boys Basketball Varsity @ Owensboro Catholic High School 12:00 pm
Thursday November 27
No School Thanksgiving Break
Friday November 28
No School Thanksgiving Break
Celebrate Success –
Congrats to the JV AND Varsity Cheer Squads on winning the 2nd Region Cheer Competitons. They will compete in the State Competition on December 13th!
Congratulations to the JROTC Drill Team for finishing 4th in two events this weekend at the Red River Brigade Competition in Clarksville, TN. Great job, Color Guards, Platoon, and Squad elements!
Congratulations to the speech team--Madison Hutto, Miranda Phipps, Cameron Ivie, Megan Thorne, Kaycee Garner, and Becca Weyerbacher-- on an outstanding performance at the Calloway County Invitational. The team placed sixth overall. Madison Hutto placed first in prose and Cameron Ivie and Megan Thorne placed sixth in improvisational duo. Megan Thorne also placed 8th in broadcasting, Miranda Phipps placed 9th in prose, and Kaycee Garner and Becca Weyerbacher placed 10th in improvisational duo. Way to go! 
The Colonel Equestrian Team competed this past weekend at Morehead State University – the team did an OUTSTANDING job!
Kristin Schreiner brought home a 4th place ribbon in her JV Beginner Flat Class.
Carly Conley competed in JV Novice division bringing home a 5th place in her Flat Class, 5th place in Over Fences and won a Blue Ribbon 1st place in her second Over Fences class!
Way to go to team!
Congratulations to the Step Team! They will be performing at an Evansville Icemen game on December 19, 2014 at 7:15pm. Be sure to go to the game and support our Colonel Step Team!
Congrats to the Swim Team for defeating Hopkins Co. Central in their final time up before the regular season starts.
Boys 1st place finishes
Ashton Rickets in the Breast Stroke, Butterfly and 50 Freestyle
Logan Dodson in the 50 Backstroke
Lance Gibson in the 100 I. M.
Girls 1st Place Finishes
200 Medley Relay
Caris Wilke. Abbie Haynes, Ann Logan, Alli Payne
Abbie Haynes in the Breaststroke, Butterfly and 50 Freestyle.
Ann Logan in 50 Backstroke
100 Relay event
Olivia Wheeler, Alli Payne, Haley Jones and Ann Logan.
Great Job Team!!!
Congrats to Lady Colonel Basketball Team on defeating Louisville Mercy.
Congrats to the Colonel Basketball Team on defeating Graves County in the scrimmage.
Congrats to the Aquatic Colonels on defeating Central Hopkins in the scrimmage last night
Congratulations to the following HCHS Band members for making the 9/10 All-District Band: Andrew Sauls, Rainee Terrell, Erin O’Nan, Brant Ford, Brook Grillon, Demitri Newton-Beck, Matthew Turner, and Grace Phelps. Congratulations also goes to the following band members who made the 11/12 All-District Band: Madison Hutto, Katie Morris, Magdalena Welch, Emily Lewis, Connor Prow, Abigail Meadows, Shelby Buckman, Taylor Clapp, Ethan Lee, Cameron Ivie, Nate Phelps, and Nathaniel Hobbs. A final congratulations to the students who were recommended to audition for the All-State Band, which included Taylor Clapp, Brant Ford, Madison Hutto, Cameron Ivie, Ethan Lee, Emily Lewis, Abigail Meadows, Katie Morris, Connor Prow, and Magdalena Welch. Great job to all of the Colonel Band members who represented our school!
Trevor Brown will be signing to play golf at Brescia University on December 9th at 3:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Your attendance is appreciated
Congratulations to the FFA Veterinary Science Team on being named State Champions! They placed first among 30 teams in their contest held at Murray State. They will represent Kentucky at the National level. Team members were Madison Hutto ( 3rd high individual ) Cara Daniels (10th high individual ) Shelby Springston (14th high individual) Lauren Ferguson (17th high individual).
The FFA Horse Judging Team placed 5th in the state contest! Team members were:
Makayla Darnell (5th high individual)
Kelsey Nobles ( 10th high individual)
Callie Jones
Allison Johnston
Daily Announcements
Seniors, you have another chance to turn in your cap and gown order form with payment in full on December 4th during lunches. See the Balfour Representatives in the Marketplace area on Dec. 4th during your lunch and take care of ordering your cap and gown.
Attention all football players…Salvation Army needs our help. If interested in showing your Colonel Pride and helping the Salvation Army by ringing the bells this holiday season, please come see Coach Lewis.
All freshmen, JV, and Varsity volleyball players need to stop by Coach Heath’s office sometime today or tomorrow to fill out ballots for the end of season banquet.
Trevor Brown will be signing to play golf at Brescia University on December 9th at 3:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Your attendance is appreciated.
Intramural basketball is back! Get your own team of 5-12 players together for a fun season of basketball. See Coach S. Haile for more details on how to sign up. There will be a meeting for anyone interested in playing Friday November 21 after school in B 108. This meeting will only take 10-15 minutes. Captains of teams need to make sure that they are there!
In an effort to improve system practices, Henderson County High School is conducting a Stakeholder Survey (Agency). We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey.
In order to complete the survey, please go to:  
Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated.
Riverbend Academy is offering a free opportunity after school on Thursdays, where you can discover and freely express your creative side. Some of the activities will include creating a collage that illustrates or reads like your favorite quote or lyrics; creating mixed media, multi-panel artwork that reflects where you have been, where you are now, and where you want to go; window painting at Henderson County Public Library; and repurposing an old book into a journal. Come and bring a friend to Mr. Ettensohn’s classroom in G306 after school on Thursdays, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, and discover your hidden creative potential! 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.
Parents - There are still people dropping off students on Zion Road and making a U-turn. For our students safety we are asking that you refrain from doing this. Please follow the safety procedures of HCHS and Henderson Police Department. Thank you for helping us in this matter.
Kenergy Washington Youth Tour (WYT) Each year, Kenergy sends six students on an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C.  The mid-June trip is coordinated through the Kentucky Association of Electric Cooperatives.  Students visit every major monument, cruise the Potomac River, visit the Holocaust Museum, and spend a day at the Smithsonian, tour Capitol Hill, listen to outdoor concerts, and much, much more.   To enter the WHT, students must live in a house powered by Kenergy.  Applications are available at each unit desk at HCHS and due January 15, 2015.

Buy - HCHS Countiana (Yearbook) what do you need to know to reserve this year’s memories? This year we are again pre-selling to all students (see options below).

  • OPTION 1: You can order your book online with a credit card through January 19. Credit cards accepted online only. Watch for your Herff Jones mailer or visit: YearbookOrderCenter.com and use our school code 13833.
  • OPTION 2: We will accept cash, checks, and Sureway stamps ONLY during the in-school sale in December. Each Yearbook Saver card of 100 stamps is worth $5.00 toward the price of a yearbook.
Your cost for the all-color yearbook is still just $35.00 (significantly less than other area high schools). A name stamp on the cover can be added for $5.00; a plastic dust jacket is $3.00.
Add your school activity photos to the yearbook and Photostream, an online HCHS Yearbook site.
Go to HJStitch.com and create an account to share your school activity photos with other students. And/or download the Herff Jones eShare app from the app store. Upload your pictures of school events, and we might use them in the yearbook! You can also check out what the yearbook staff is putting together with sample pictures from our school yearbook photo collection. Yearbook pre-orders are now being taken.   A limited number of books will still be available for purchase in April after pre-order books are distributed.  Price: $35.00, in-school or online through 1/19/15; Optional name on cover for $5.00; Optional protective covers for $3.00 Click here for Complete Order Flyer http://www.henderson.kyschools.us/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=cBvI5guQKVE%3d&tabid=380
Any 16 or 17 year old applying for a driver’s license permit must get an Application Form from the attendance clerk before going to the Judicial Center to take the test. This form verifies that the student is in good standing with the requirements of the No Pass/No Drive law. 
Homework Help – Before School Tutoring is Monday thru Friday 7:15 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. in Room G201. 
This is a reminder for everyone who parks on the lot behind the tech unit that your vehicle must be moved by 3:45 every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday for band rehearsal.
December 3rd Tim Callahan author of the Kentucky Summer series. Students will be able to order Tim’s books at a discounted rate.
The Book Club will not be meeting today after school – our next meeting will be afterschool next Monday Dec 1st in the Library
The Leo Club would like to thank everyone who contributed Sureway stamps. Because of you, we are helping 16 families have a complete Thanksgiving meal.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting in the auxiliary gym each morning starting at 7:30.

Trevor Brown will be signing to play golf at Brescia University on December 9th at 3:45 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.  Your attendance is appreciated
Important Information you don't want to miss 
Parents if you are not receiving on 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 happenings.  shawna.evans@henderson.kyschools.us 
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
National Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship: Various scholarships for various amounts available Deadline February 15, 2015 Applications Available at Each Unit Desk
Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union 3.75 or higher GPA Essay required 2 letters of recommendation required $5000 Due by January 31 Applications available at each unit desk
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Scholarships Various scholarships available Applications available online at www.siue.edu/alumni/awards Deadline January 30, 2015
Kentucky Association of School Business Officials 2 letters of recommendation required Applications available online at http://www.kasbo.com/recognition-scholarship/student-scholarships/ Deadline December 19, 2014
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
National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and the Kentucky High School Athletic Directors Association Scholarship Requirements:  Must have at least 2 of the following requirements: Minimum of B+ average Ranked in the top 25% of class ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Verbal & Math only) Must have participated in 2 sports for at least 2 years in each sport Must have earned at least 1 varsity letter in each of 2 sports Must have a letter of recommendation from the Athletic Director Can download app from:  niaaa.org Deadline:  February 20th.
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