Friday, October 23

Hilliard Davidson High School

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS Friday, October 23, 2020

Good Morning, Hilliard Davidson!  Today is Friday, October 23, 2020, and these are your morning announcements.

CATS Quote for today:  Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor. ~Truman Capote

Happy Birthday Today to:  Gabriella Benavides, Dulce Gordillo-Sanchez, Zaynab Ahmed & Axel Cruz Martinez

Happy Weekend Birthday to:  Victoria Mateos, Francis Swindell, Connor Kolb, Allison Petticrew, Zhiyue Lin, Aidan Weir, Ansi Aguilar Garcia, Kevin Roberts, Riley Hall & JC Montalvo

CLUBS:

Wildcats, get excited for our Hope Squad Fall Hope Week the week of October 26th through the 30th! All are invited to participate, whether you are at school or at home throughout the week. This is a week set aside to spread kindness and hope throughout our Wildcat community. Follow us on Twitter at @HDVHopeSquad and on Instagram at @hopesquadhd for more details. More to come soon!

The first ASL Club will be held after school on Wednesday, October 28 for group A and Tuesday, November 10 for group B in room 202. Whether you are currently in ASL class, have a deaf friend or family member, or just want to start learning ASL, all are welcome to attend!

Please join the Environmental club at our Zoom meeting on Friday October 23 at 3:15. Join our Remind by texting @envirohdv to the number 81010 to get the Zoom link. If you have questions, see Mrs. Bloom. New members are always welcome!

Wildcats, get read for Hope Week next week, which kicks off with Hold Onto Hope Day on Monday. Wear yellow and post a picture, phrase, person or video of something that gives you HOPE on your social media. Don’t forget to tag Hope Squad on Twitter at @HDVHopeSquad and Instagram at @hopesquadhd. Let’s see what you’ve got!

Freshmen who applied for Student Council- acceptance emails will be sent out today from advisors. Congratulations to those who have been selected to join!

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

Attention all AP students: The deadline to pay for AP exams is Friday, October 30th. Late fees will be assessed if you miss the deadline. Rosters will be posted in the Commons on Monday, October 26 for you to check – if your name is not on the roster under each exam you plan to take, then you still need to pay for your exam. Please see Mr. Anderson with any questions.

2021 yearbooks are now on sale! Go to www.balfour.com to order your yearbook today! You may also call 1.800.944.5930 if you prefer to order by phone.

Attention College Bound High School Students – Huntington College Scholarship Sweepstakes, you can win $4,000. To enter simply text 4000 to 84444, once again that is 4000 to 84444.

If you are interested in the University of Akron they are giving an automatic $500 scholarship to every student who applies for admission and completes the FAFSA by December 1, 2020. The $50 application fee is also waived.

Attention Seniors! Just a quick reminder that the deadline for submission of The Voice of Democracy scholarship competition, which provides you the opportunity to write and then video record an essay on a patriotic theme (“Is this the country the founders envisioned? is the 2020-2021 theme), is fast approaching. The deadline for submission to the post is October 31st. Entries can be mailed or dropped off at the local post located at 2436 Walcutt Rd., Columbus, Ohio 43228. See Naviance for more details.

Seniors: Today is the LAST day to vote for Senior Selects…go to the link on Davidson’s website to vote today before it’s too late!

SPORTS:

Please stay tuned to the announcements for bowling tryout dates.

For any boys, grades 9-12, interested in trying out for basketball this year, tryouts will begin October 30th. Please reach out to Coach Congrove for more specifics about tryout times, Final Forms, and what to bring on day one. You can reach Coach Congrove via email or in-person in room #31 down the athletic hallway.