MCHS Daily Announcements 12.10.15

posted Dec 10, 2015, 4:34 AM by Zachary Dane
Congratulations to Britney Lawrence for getting the solo in "All I Want for Christmas is You."  She will be performing for our Winter Concert.

Results of the Boys' Basketball pre-season game yesterday: 
Manhattan High School beat the Cougars 58-54

Player results:
Brian Tapia scored 14 points and had 5 assists
Michael Matias scored 12 points and 2 steals
TC Gomes scored 10 pointes and had 5 rebounds
Chris Paez scored 8 points and had 5 assists
Carlos Vargas scored 6 points and 12 rebounds
The Cougars' official  PSAL season starts January 12th against Annex Campus HS. Be there!


Financial Aid Night for Seniors, Juniors and their families. From 5-7pm join us to learn about how to get financial aid to help pay for college!

Mandatory Marie C'apellas rehearsal today after school in the Auditorium.

NHS Meeting today, period 8 in room 508. All members should attend

Senior Fundraising and Activities Committee meets 8th period. See Ms. Davis. 

Reminder: School door alarms are on. Please exit through the 3rd floor main exit (unless you have 8th period or 2:30 dismissal; after the door is closed again at the end of the day the alarm is back on!). 

Toy Drive reminder:
IAM/VERONICA is hosting a toy drive December 19th... $5 donations or other donations will be gratefully accepted!

Afterschool Activities
Bachata, Merengue Y Mas (Ms. Filpo, Room 501)
Gay Straight Alliance (Ms. Birnbaum, Room TBA)
Green Club (Ms. Davis, Room 515)
Mock Trial (Mr. McCormick, 534)
Student Government Association (Mr. Childs, Room 508)
Sistahs in Leadership (Ms. Rivera, Room 519)

CityHarvest Food Drive ongoing until January 27th
Bring in canned food or nonperishable items to donate to CityHarvest! Grades will be competing for most pounds collected. There will be prizes for select students who participate. Collection boxes will be in the following rooms: 
9th grade to Mrs. Minaya in 530
10th grade to Mr. Pei in 516
11th grade to Mr. Childs in 508
12th grade to Mr. Cates in 519

December 17-
Arts Showcase. See Ms. Minaya or Mr. Watson for more information.

December 19th-
First annual Toy Drive sponsored by I AM and VERONICA.

December 23-
All day activities to celebrate the MCHS community. Plan to be there for the basketball game, performances, games, prizes and ice cream. 

December 30th-
I AM Trip to Lucky Strike Lanes

**************ONGOING EVENTS/ACTIVITIES/MEETINGS****************************************
ELA Regents/Common Core Prep is held every Wednesday from 2:30-5pm.
See Mr. Childs in Room 508 for information and a permission slip. 

Join I AM! Every Wednesday till the first week of June
IAM boys volunteers at PS 95 from 3:30pm-5:30pm
Description: Team building exercises, mentoring 6th-8th graders, community out reach, and recreational trips. To join I AM you must be male, willing to do outreach, have decent grades and good school attendance. See Luke Alvez or Abebe Morris for more information.