Monday, November 25, 2019

GENERAL INFORMATION:

- Students, if you would still like to sign-up for the blood drive, please see Mrs. Demory at lunch in the Counseling office. You must be 16 or older to sign-up. If you have already signed up, please remember to bring your ID and permission slips tomorrow! You only need a permission slip if you are 16. 

UT will be participating in the 24th annual US Marine Corps Toys For Tots and Winter clothing drive for UT Cares” & “The Oasis.” This year over 3,800 families have registered for assistance, which translates to over 12,668 children who would not have a toy under the tree without your gracious donations. You can help one of these less fortunate children by donating a new unwrapped toy; simply drop it off in Mr. Burklund’s room at 259N or in the General Office before Thursday December 12thTwo evening field trips open to all UT students to the Toys For Tots Distribution Center are planned for Thursday December 5th and Thursday December 12thbut space is limited to only “25” students per night; pick up permission slips in 259 northIf you know of a family who may be in need help this Christmas they will need to register at the US Marine Corps Toys for Tots Distribution center located in the old Kone Headquarters in Moline, Registration ends December 7th 

You can also help out the less fortunate of East Moline by donating Winter Clothing for the “UT Cares” & “The Oasis.” store located in the old Saint Mary’s School in East Moline; “The Oasis” collects furniture, clothing and household goods and offers it to any needy family free of charge; they are open Friday 10am-3pm, and Saturday 10am-1pm. They are in need of any size new or lightly used clean winter clothing such as Winter CoatsBoots, Gloves, Hats, Sweaters, SweatshirtsJeans, t-shirts, but they are in desperate need of children’s winter coats. You can drop off all clothing donations in the General Office or 259 North until the end of the semester.

Congrats to the November Read and Win program winner~ Jasmine Lenth! Jasmine, stop by the library to pick up your prize-- a gift card valued at five dollars!

The prize drawing for the library's Read and Win program takes place monthly! Each book you read and tell us about-your name will be entered into this special drawing. All entries stay in the prize drawing! The more you read- the more entries you will have! Join anytime!

"The Speech Team had a successful meet at the Rochelle Novice Tournament this past Saturday. Alicia Clevenger placed 6th in poetry reading, Sam Hofstetter and Joe Ross placed 4th in dramatic duet acting, Kate Rohman placed 4th in prose reading and 5th in original oratory, Sam Skinner placed 6th in humorous interpretation, and Brooke Rhodes placed 4th in informative speaking. Congratulations to all!"

"The weekly speech meeting will be tomorrow, Tuesday, after school in Mr. Greer's room. We will be discussing future tournaments, preparation, and team trajectory. It is very important that you be there!"

CLUBS:

Join us for FCA TUESDAY at 7am in the girl’s gym.  There will be a student speaker so don’t miss it!  Donuts provided!

The next Girl Crush meeting will be Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:15am in room 243N! Everyone is welcome! Hope to see you all there!

GUIDANCE:

Seniors, 3 new Scholarships have been added to the Scholarship folder as of 11/19/19. Stop into the counseling office and check them out! 

SPORTS:

If you're interested in swimming or diving- boy's practice starts today, Monday, 11/25 from 3:15-5. Come try us out!