February 26, 2015

COMMUNITY

Do you think you're the most irresistible boy at South?? All people interested in Mr. Irresistible please sign up outside c114. Text Caitlin Sweeney or Aspen Avery (Ummm, there was no number provided with this...) or come to the student government room for more information.

Volunteers are needed for the school store. Contact Kelley Mills @kmills@gci.net if interested.

INDIVIDUAL

Applications are Now Available for Senator Murkowski's 2015 High School Internship Program - see your counselor. The deadline is March 12th.

The Pioneers of Alaska Scholarship is available to direct descendants of Men's Igloo #15 or Women's Igloo #4. Please see Mrs. Hemenway for more information.

Rotary South awards scholarships to South Anchorage High School students for many years. They are proud to offer the same opportunity to this year's graduating seniors. Applications are due on March 27th, 2015. See your counselor today to get the application information.

Sophomores, juniors, and seniors- sign up for the FREE SAT practice test at South on February 28th from 12-3:45. Frontier Tutoring will be offering this great opportunity on Saturday the 28th in the Library. Sign up online to reserve your spot: http://www.frontiertutoring.com/Pages/practicetest.aspx This is very valuable tool in preparing for college. See your counselor if you have questions. 

JUNIORS who signed up to take the ACT MUST attend a pre-registration session. Options are: Monday 2/23 Lunch and After school in Ms. Cooper's room E104 Tuesday 2/24 Lunch and after school in Mrs. Bird's room G211 This is not optional. If you are unsure if you signed up for the ACT, please check with Ms. Crabb in the curriculum office. 

SAT are in the house on February 25th. ACT are in the house on March 3rd. 

CLUBS AND GROUPS

South’s Houses for Haiti club is currently raising money to build homes for the many homeless victims of natural disasters. Homes will have running water, working toilet, and employ the locals to build to help strengthen their economy and create jobs. To give a donation, please stop by any one of these following rooms and place your donation in the jar titled “Houses for Haiti, Merci International”: H112, F112, G210, Ms. Meyer’s room, or Mr. Sims room. For questions please contact Mr. Eisert ateisert_chris@asdk12.org.

GSA meets at lunch on Wednesdays in F111. Come Join a safe environment and support a great cause! 

Freshmen who are in Mrs. McConnell's 6th period: Please come to room H104 during lunch for cookies and hot chocolate with your peer mentors, Pooja and Cami!

National Honor Society meets today at lunch in the auditeria.

Permaculture Club meets today at lunch in H 109. We'll be discussing plants, planning and popcorn.

Do you like to swim, bike, or run? Do you want to get fit and work out with friends while earning a K waiver? Come see what the Triathlon Club is all about. First meeting of the year will be on Wednesday, February 25th in room F204 at lunch. If you cannot make the meeting but are still interested, come see Ms. Miller in room F206

Magic the Gathering Club will meet in the library today.Just a reminder that Gay Straight Alliance meets today at lunch in room F111. Permaculture Club meets tomorrow at lunch in H 109. We'll be discussing plants, planning and popcorn.

SPORTS

Hello SAHS This Saturday Saturday you can come and support our racers at State which is held February 21 at Kincaid starting at noon. The South ski team is consistently rated the best Nordic skiing high school in the Nation! Come and cheer for our South champions.

South Softball Clinics – Find out if softball is the sport for you. Basic Softball Skills Clinics March 2nd – 5th 6:30 – 8:30pm in the Upper Gym $5 fee for the entire clinic.

The boys bowling went into the final playoffs in 4th place and fought hard, bowled well and finished in 2nd, they'll be bringing South a trophy! (hasn't happened in many years). The girls were one point away from bringing home the 3rd place trophy. The final banquet is 6:00, Dimond High, on Thursday, Feb 19, tickets available at the door.