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Week at a Glance - Updated 10/15/14 
Calendar –
 
Oct 16 
Football (F) vs Daviess County 6:00      
Girls Soccer District Championship at 6 p.m. at Webster County
Underclassmen picture retakes in auditorium      
SBDM 5:00
JROTC Parents the JROTC booster club meeting Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm in the JROTC room
Tryouts for the Colonel Basketball Team will be held from 6-8pm at Colonel Gym
 
Oct 17 
HCHS Marching Band Contest - Hopkinsville
Grade Cards issued for 1st nine weeks
Football (V) at Marshall County 7:00                  
Volleyball (V) Toyota of Hopkinsville Tournament                       
 
Oct 18 
Football (JV) vs Warren Central 11:00am
Volleyball (V) Toyota of Hopkinsville Tournament                                   
 
Celebrate Success –

The Colonel Equestrian Team had a FANTASTIC weekend at the Horse Show!! Congratulations to Riley Link (freshman at HCHS), competing on the Varsity Intermediate level,   she placed 5th in over fences on Saturday. On Sunday, she placed 5th in over fences and 5th in flat. The team’s next horse show will be December 6 & 7 in Corydon, Indiana.
 
Congrats to Taylor Church and Payton Carter on qualifying to play in the final round of the State Golf Tournament! 
 
Congrats to Trevor Brown for competing in the State Golf Tournament.
 
Congrats to the Colonel Football Team on defeating Daviess County 40-22!
 
Congrats to the Lady Colonel Soccer Team on defeating Christian County 9-0; JV also won 7-1
 
Congrats to the Volleyball Team on defeating Bowling Green, Daviess County and defeated Hancock, Franklin and West Jessamine in the opening round of the Jerry Mezur Spikefest. They placed 4th out of 16 teams.
 
Congratulations Robin Thacker - In recognition of your excellence and leadership in teaching, you have been nominated by your peers, and are cordially invited by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to attend Elevating and Celebrating Effective Teaching and Teachers (ECET²) Convening
Mrs. Emily Johnston has been named a semifinalist for KY Teacher of the Year. This is a very prestigious honor and is a testament to her dedication to our students. If you see her out and about please congratulate her. We will not know if she received the award or not until Oct. 23rd. We are all proud of her and she exemplifies HCHS PRIDE
Menu –
THURSDAY:                
Herb Roasted Chicken, Salad Bar, deli bologna sandwich, PBJ, biscuit, potatoes, carrot sticks, pickles, fresh fruit assortment
FRIDAY:          
BBQ pork, fish nuggets, chef salad, turkey sandwich, PBJ, baked beans, pickles, fruit cocktail, fresh fruit assortment           
 
Daily Announcements
If you are getting a salad during lunchtime, you may only get a PBJ OR deli sandwich with it.
 
Today’s the day Colonels! Celebrate My Drive hits the road and Henderson County High School needs your commitment to safe driving to get to the winner’s circle! Our school could win $100,000 and an amazing concert! Drive over to www.celebratemydrive.com  and make a commitment for our school today! Invite your friends and family to join us. Anyone age 14 and up can participate. Thanks in advance for your support!
 
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 7th.  The 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.
Retake pictures for students in grades 9, 10, and 11 who missed the original picture day or need a retake will be made throughout the day on Thursday, 10/16. Picture forms can be picked up at unit desks. If you are having a picture made to replace purchased pictures, the original photos should be returned directly to the photographer on retake day. This will be the last opportunity this year for school pictures and id’s.
 
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.
 
We will be taking any senior interested in attending Murray State University to Racer Day on Wednesday October 22nd. We will leave at 5:45am and return around 3:30. There is no cost to the trip. Please sign up at your unit desk and pick up a permission slip there.
 
JROTC Parents the JROTC booster club meeting Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm in the JROTC room
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.
 
Clubs
FCCLA will be going to Owensboro Friday, October 17 for the Regional Meeting. All students attending the field trip should report to T203, Mrs. Chancellor’s room at 8:00 Friday morning. Please bring a jacket and wear tennis shoes or closed-toe shoes appropriate for an outdoor activity.
 
FBLA October Community Service Terror on the Trail is this October 17 & 18 from 4-11 pm. You have to attend one of the Scare Camps 5:30-7 pm Today, Wednesday, or Thursday in order to work Terror on the Trail.
 
The Horse Club will meet Monday October 20 after school, 3:30-4:15 in room Green 115.
 
Pep Club meeting – Tuesday, October 21 7:30 am. In room G115
 
The Colonel Equestrian Team now has a Western Pleasure Coach – stop by G115 for more information!
 
There will be a Leo Club meeting today after school in G202.
 
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.
 
 
 
Sports
Tryouts for the Colonel Basketball Team will be held on Wednesday Oct, 15th and Thursday Oct, 16th from 6-8pm at Colonel Gym. You must have an updated sports physical in order to attend. Tryouts will be held at a later date for those currently involved in fall sports.
 
Girls Basketball Try-outs start Wed. Oct .15 from 3:45- 5:45. Practice and try-outs will be in the main gym Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
 
Girls Soccer District Championship-October 16th at 6 p.m. at Webster County
 
Archery Team Practice begins October 27th at 5:30 at the Archery Building. Practices will be held on Monday- 5:30-7 p.m. and Wednesday-5-6:30 p.m. Please complete the KHSAA Physical & Consent Form and turn in the first day of practice.
 
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.
 
 
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 
Scholarships
Tri-State Better Business Bureau Student of Integrity Scholarship Essay Required Letter of Recommendation Required 3 Scholarships Available, Ranging from $2500 to $5000 Deadline October 15, 2014 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
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
Horation Alger Association For those who exhibit financial need Scholarships range from $7000 to $22000 Deadline October 25 For more information go to www.horatioalger.org/scholarships
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270 831-5000