Friday, February 9

Friday, February 9, 2018
Happy Birthday today to:  Ahmed Abdullahi, Dylan Chaney, Nadia Paknazhad, Abigail Sayre, Mr. Rice
Happy Weekend Birthday to:  Saturday:  Abdisamat Ali, Laura Hofinger, Nathan Lang, Samantha Smith, Jordan Thompson; Sunday:  Evan Acree, Tareq Alwadeya, Jackson Brookins, Adalyse Dee, Logan Germaine, Megan Hinzman, Kade Wareham, Mrs. Gmerek
Youth Council will be selling carnations for Valentine’s Day today and tomorrow at lunch. 
Buy one for your sweetie or friend for only $1.00!
Congratulations to the following Students of the Month for November and December:
Sam Bolger, Samantha Brendler, Donna Brown, Grace Brown, Carly Callahan, Austin Capron, Dylan Castro, Max Cooper, Veronica Copley, Lauren Dailey,
Lea Donelson, Carson Fausnaugh, Emily Friend, Madison Garrett, Alexis Hayden, Ashley Hetrick, Landon Hiddle, Elizabeth Hienton, Hannah Hubler,
Madeline Hunkus, Lance Irvin, Cameron Jenkins, Jillian Klepzig,
Shandon Longville, Tyler McKitrick, Ana Melendez Castillo, Kylee Queler,
Irene Quistian Bravo, Briana Seeholzer, Kate Shockley, Danielle Stahl,
Evan Vitek, Lauren Voght, Catherine Whetstone, and Lauren Willman. 
 The talent show has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 22, for both performances. has been reopened for ticket purchases.  If you are paying cash, come in any day to the Main Office to purchase your tickets.  Don’t wait until the last minute as the lines in the office get long.
Attendance Office notes: 
·        We have a long weekend coming up, February 16-19, Early Dismissals must be in the Attendance Office no later than the school day prior (February 14) to the early dismissal day (February 15).  This includes whether you are leaving early for the day, have an appointment, or are leaving and coming back.  If this is not done by the 14th, the note will need to be approved by a principal or parent will need to come sign student out.  Thank you for your help with this!
No plans for Spring Break 2019?  How about the Galapagos Islands?  Travel with us to see the culture of Quito, Ecuador and stand where Darwin researched and explored on the Galapagos Islands!  There will be an informational meeting for parents and interested students on Wednesday, February 28, at Davidson High School.  This is open to all Hilliard high schools.  The meeting will be from 6:30-7:30, in room 202, at Davidson. Please email Jennifer Cooper ( or Liz Lucas (  with any questions!
Renaissance cards- If you have not received one and have met all the qualifications, please see Mrs. Kaufman in the Main Office.  Qualifications can be found at the link below.  Students must meet all of the qualifications to be eligible. 
The appeal date is today, Friday, February 9.  No late appeals will be accepted.
 The City of Hilliard is now hiring lifeguards for the 2018 season! If you are a strong swimmer, enjoy community, and like to be outside, this is the perfect job for you.  Apply today at under ‘Employment Opportunities,’ at the bottom of the page.  If you have any questions, please contact Anastasia Bradley with the Recreation and Parks Department.
Winter Orchestra Concert-Wednesday, February 28, at 7pm.
Anime Club meets EVERY Wednesday in room SC140, from 2:45-4:00.
Art club will meet every other Tuesday from 2:45-3:45 in C104
Bradley Faith club meets at 2:40 on Thursdays in room A135.
Bradley Youth Council meets the first Thursday of the month in Room SC241 right after school.
Chemistry club meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Composers Club meets the 1st and 3rd Wednesday’s of the month.
Debate Club meets every other Thursday, from 2:45-3:30, in room B175.
Future Engineers meets on Mondays directly after school until 4:00, in the Engineering room (PA132).
GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) meets in the Media Center on Fridays, during Jags B and D.  Feel free to bring your lunch!
Guten Tag! German Club meets the second Tuesday of every month from 2:45-3:45 in Room B176.  Everyone is welcome to attend!  See Mrs. Hofinger in Room B176 with any questions! 

Strategy game club will meet in SC140, every Thursday after school until 5:00.
Attention AP Students and Parents:  It is time to register for AP Exams. Taking these exams gives you the opportunity to earn college credit.  Do not miss out on this opportunity! Please fill out the AP Registration form along with payment.  AP registration forms were handed out in AP classes.  Extra registration forms are available in the Guidance Office.  The cost of each exam is $94.  Credit card, cash or check are accepted.  You can pay with a credit card online at MyPaymentsPlus.  If by cash or check, you will need to bring the completed AP registration form along with payment to the Guidance Office.  Please make checks out to Hilliard City Schools.  Payment is due in full by February 28.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Holt in the Guidance Office or she can be reached
Attention Sophomores and Juniors:  Are you creative?  Interested in the arts?  Hoping to travel the world?  Looking to make a difference?
Then Mosaic may be the place for you.  There will be an informational meeting about Mosaic on February 20, p. 3.  If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, come to the Guidance Office to get a pass to attend.
VETERINARY EXPLORATION CONFERENCE & COLLEGE FAIR for Juniors and Seniors interested in veterinary medicine will be held Saturday, February 24, 10am-4pm, in Columbus.  Register at:  Deadline is February 18. 
Sophomore students that have an interest in biology, zoology, or animal science may take advantage of a unique opportunity to attend Zoo School their junior and senior year.  If interested, pick up the information in the Guidance Office. 
Upcoming College Events
Students may attend at any of these locations, not just at your own school.
April 3             Middle School College Planning meeting       7:00pm            Bradley
April 4             9th Grade College Planning meeting               7:00pm            Darby
April 7             Adult College Fair                                           10am-12          Darby
April 16           11th Grade College Application meeting        7:00pm            Davidson
April 17           11th Grade College Application meeting        7:00pm            Bradley
April 18           10th Grade College Planning meeting            7:00pm            Davidson
May 2              College Jump Start year 1 Orientation           7:00pm            Davidson
THE DETAILED LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS can be found on your Naviance account, which includes descriptions, deadlines and links to the scholarships.  Log into Naviance, then go to Family Connections > Colleges tab > scholarships and money > scholarship list. 
**Local scholarship.  Paper applications for locals are also in the guidance office.  
SCHOLARSHIP LIST                                                                                                   
As of
Friday, February 9
Boys Basketball – The Freshman, JV and Varsity Boys Basketball teams will host Dublin Scioto.  Freshman are scheduled to begin at 4:30, followed by the JV at 6:00, and then the Varsity at 7:30.
Girls Basketball – The JV and Varsity Girls Basketball teams will travel to Dublin Scioto.  JV will tip-off at 6:00, followed by the Varsity at 7:30.
Saturday, February 10
Boys Basketball – The JV and Varsity Boys Basketball teams will host Benedictine.  JV are scheduled to tip-off at 6:00, followed by the Varsity at 7:30.
Congratulations to the Wrestling team who won their OCC Dual Meet last night at Delaware 40-28, in a great TEAM effort, earning a share of the league title.  The Jags will finish up the regular season next Thursday, with a home dual vs. Darby (at Memorial Middle School) as they compete for the outright league title.  Our Seniors will be honored at 7:00 pm, followed by the Varsity Dual.  JV Matches begin at 5:30.
Mattress Sale – Bradley Music and Athletics will be hosting a Mattress Sale tomorrow, Saturday, Feb. 10, from 9:00-4:00, in the Commons.
Girls Track – There will be a meeting Thursday, February 15, in room SC148, for all girls interested in participating in track and field this season.  The meeting will start at 2:45 and end around 3:15.