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 Week at a Glance - Updated 10/29/14

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Calendar –


Thursday October 30
Hat Day - Hats off to a drug free lifestyle. 
JV Football Game - Home
Friday October 31
Take an EXTREME stand against drugs! Extreme Maroon and White Day
Varsity Football Game – Home 7:00 vs. Owensboro Senior Night
Saturday November 1
Cross Country Meet      
Menu –
THURSDAY: Turkey & cheese sub, tuna salad sandwich, PBJ, vegetable medley, sliced peaches, fresh fruit assortment. Specialty Line – Pizza pockets.
FRIDAY: Grilled chicken, salad bar, ham & cheese deli sandwich, PBJ, blueberries, potatoes, carrot sticks, fresh fruit assortment. Specialty Line – Meatball sub.
Celebrate Success –
Congrats to Trevor Brown, Taylor Church and Payton Carter on being named to the 2014 All-Region Golf Team!
Congratulations to the academic team for big wins at their meet at Apollo on Monday evening. The varsity quick recall team beat Apollo 45 to 14 and beat Christian Co 45 to 5. The junior varsity team beat Apollo 36 to 15 and beat Christian Co 41 to 4. Way to go academic team!
Colonel Character Shout-out to Cassie Hobgood! She designed a cross in memory of Asst. Coach Marvin Trent. We were able to get this on a banner and it is on display at Colonel Stadium! This was such a sweet gesture! The coaches and players are very appreciative.
Congrats to the JV football team for defeating Owensboro 28-21!
Congratulations to the Volleyball Team on defeating Trigg County in 3 sets. They move on to play Christian County in the Semi-Finals of the Regional Tournament in Webster County on Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Congratulations to the Colonels Brigade and Guard for a terrific end to the 2014 season! The band competed at the Vanderbilt Marching Invitational on Saturday and earned 3rd place in their class and in the Small Division. Drum Major Cameron Ivie won 2nd place Field Commander Overall. The band received Superior ratings in all captions including Band, Color Guard, Field Commander, and Percussion. Their final score, an 86.75, was the highest score earned by the Colonels Brigade and Guard at a competitive event since the 2000-2001 season. The band wrapped up its season with a final performance here at home last night which was a huge success. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported the Colonels Brigade and Guard this season.
Congratulations to the following students who participated in the Special Olympic Bowling Tournament on Saturday in Owensboro: First Place went to Juhi Patel and Alyssa Toerne. Second Place went to Time Pike, Angelina Dills, and Tristan Fowler. Third Place went to London Chambers. Fourth Place went to Jax Wheeler. Fifth Place went to Olivia Fowler. Sixth Place went to Abbie Stallings. Seventh Place went to Hunter Robards. These students qualify to participate in the Special Olympic State Meet in Louisville on Dec. 6th. Congratulations to these athletes!

Congrats to our Senior Most and Best Winners:
Most Cooperative - Hayley Rickard and Erik Davis
Most Talented - Morgan Book and Farley Norman
Most Likely To Succeed - Madison Chumbler and Hencye Sights
Best Leader - Caroline Davis and Phillip Johnson
Most Athletic - Deasia Outlaw and David Simmons
Best personality- Blake Williams and Henry Fowler
Most Intelligent - Jenny Pike and Alec Watson
Best All-Around - Olivia Swanson and Jacob Stauffer
Mr. and Miss Senior - Phillip Johnson and Olivia Swanson
Countiana King and Queen - Phillip Johnson and Hayley Rickard
Daily Announcements
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 to-gether 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
The FFA is now taking orders for poinsettias. There are two sizes available 6.5 inch and 8 inch. The 6.5 inch are $10.00 each or 3 for $27.00 and there are five colors available- white, red, pink, glitter and marble. The 8 inch are $12.00 each and colors available are red, white, pink, and marble. Orders are due Nov. 6th.
Seniors-We will be visiting WKU on Thursday November 6th. We will leave around 8:45 and return around 3:30. Permission slips are due Friday October 31st to Ms. Heath. You must have at least a 2.5 GPA and a 17 on your ACT to attend this trip. Sign up at your unit desk.
Any senior interested in attending Northern Kentucky University should sign up at your unit desk to attend a presentation given by NKU president and staff on Thursday, October 30th here at HCHS.
Project Graduation BINGO – needs your help. On November 5, 2014 HCHS Project Graduation has BINGO. If you would be willing to help out please contact Rachel Heath Rachel.heath@henderson.kyschools.us or Cathy Thrasher cathy.thrasher@henderson.kyschools.us
Seniors, order your graduation announcements and accessories on Wednesday, Oct 29 and Thursday, Oct 30 during lunches at the Market Place! You should have received an announcement information packet at the group meeting. Extra ones are available in the school’s main office. Read the brochure and instruction sheets carefully that are in the packet, talk with your parents, and be prepared to place your order with a minimum $70.00 deposit. Seniors, it is VERY IMPORTANT that you place your order on Wednesday, Oct 29 or Thursday, Oct 30 during lunches at the Market Place to avoid a delay in receiving your graduation announcements and other accessory items.
If you are interested in performing with the step team during games, pep assemblies, or flash mobs, there will be a table set up on Tuesdays by the Marketplace, during lunches. They will be collecting names and contact information from those interested.

Red Ribbon Week is 10/27-10/31:
Thursday - Hat Day - Hats off to a drug free lifestyle. 
Friday – Take an EXTREME stand against drugs! Extreme Maroon and White Day
October 29-30   - Balfour will be here during lunches taking graduation announcement orders.
October 30 - A/B Honor Roll Social between 2:15-2:45pm
October 30 - There will be a presentation given by Northern Kentucky University president and staff for all seniors interested in attending NKU.
The bookstore has a large collection of lost and found items. Please stop by to see if your lost item has been turned in. Any items not picked up by Friday, October 31st will be donated to YSC or Goodwill.
The Global Leadership Summit-High School Edition Attention all juniors and seniors. Universities are always looking at your extracurricular activities and here is one that will stand out on your college resume. The High School Edition of the Global Leadership Summit is coming to Henderson on Friday, November 7thThe Global Leadership Summit is a world-class leadership event experienced by more than 170,000 leaders around the world. The Summit takes place in 300+ cities, 92 countries—and is translated into 42 languages. It is designed to infuse vision and provide skill development and inspiration for community leaders. The High School edition will happen on Friday, November 7th during the school day from 8:15a to 3:15P at One Life Church in Eastgate Shopping Center, and it will be an excused day of absence with the submission of your Educational Enhancement Leave form.  Speakers include a variety of top business and nonprofit leaders from around the nation. The cost is $25 if you register before November 1st and you can register online at hendersonstudentleaders.com or you can get more information from Henderson County students: Phillip Johnson, Blake Williams, Abbey Payne, Caroline Davis or Erik Davis.
Shoot for South Middle School Cheerleaders Students & Adults Competition November 8 To Register: email henderson.archery@gmail.com
ABA Applications are now available at the bookstore. Games will begin on December 6th. There will no girls team (14-17) this year. Only boys 14-17.
Students who are 18 or will turn 18 by November 4th can pick up a form to register to vote at the student services desk. Fill it out and leave it with student services office and it will be delivered to county clerk’s office for you. 
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.
We will have two authors coming to the high school from 8:20-10a.November 15th Angie Karcher author of The Legendary R. A. Cowboy Jones
December 3rd Tim Callahan author of the Kentucky Summer series. Students will be able to order Tim’s books at a discounted rate.
The Colonel Equestrian Team now has a Western Pleasure Coach – stop by G115 for more information!
Remember Y-Club meetings every TUES. In G 106
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be meeting in the auxiliary gym each morning starting at 7:30.
ABA Applications are now available at the bookstore. Games will begin on December 6th. There will no girls team (14-17) this year. Only boys 14-17.
Oct 31
Fall Senior Night (Football, Cross Country, Golf & Band) The Ceremony 6:35 p.m.
Nov 15             
Girls Basketball Scrimmage vs. Mercy @ Home at noon
Nov 20             
Boys Basketball Scrimmage vs. Graves County @ Home at 5:30 p.m.
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 
National Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Scholarship: Various scholarships for various amounts available Deadline February 15, 2015 Applications Available at Each Unit Desk
WKU Cherry Presidential Scholarship - 3.8 GPA 31 ACT Participation in the Honors College is required Covers In-state Tuition, $4090 for On-campus Housing, $2274 Meal Allowance, & $1000 book allowance Deadline is NOVEMBER 15, 2014 For more information, go to http://www.wku.edu/scholarship/incoming.php
Regency Beauty Institute will be hosting a Senior Open House Night this Thursday, October, 30th from 6-7pm for all seniors interested in cosmetology and their families. The campus is located behind Hobby Lobby. For directions and scholarship information, visit us online at regency.edu/GoCosmo. We hope to see you there!
Kentucky Wesleyan College Open House Saturday, November 15, 2014 Register at: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=hkFuikoAnuMhKSfHmJE94w
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Fax: 270-831-8888



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