Monday, January 13

Hilliard Davidson High School

MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS – Monday, January 13, 2020

Good Morning, Hilliard Davidson!  Today is Monday, January 13, 2020, and these are your morning announcements.

 CATS Quote for today:  The expert in anything was once a beginner.

Happy Birthday to:  Alexander Cook, Justin Hood, Allison Myers, Emmi Regenbogen & Seth Walczak

CLUBS:

The next ASL club meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 15 from 2:45-3:30 p.m. We will have snacks and practice signing. Please join us, all are welcome to attend!

Coding Club will be meeting in room 102 on Wednesdays after school for about an hour. The first meeting of the year will be this coming Wednesday, January 15th. No coding experience necessary.

Key Club will be having a general meeting today! Everyone is invited to attend and we look forward to seeing you all there!

GENERAL ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Students a friendly reminder that parking in the Davidson Road staff lot, or the visitors lot near the flag pole is a violation of the student handbook, and is unlawful.  If you are parking here at the high school please ensure that you have a valid parking permit displayed in your vehicle.  If you need a free parking permit, please see the main office.  Due to the overwhelming number of vehicles not displaying permits, vehicles not displaying a valid parking permit will be towed from the lot.  If your vehicle is towed from the lot it will be taken to Woody’s Towing on Hilliard Rome Road.  Any questions about parking see the main office, or the school’s police resource officer.

College Jump Start students: Textbooks are available for your 2nd semester classes! Please come to the media center asap to check them out! Thank you.

Any sophomore that is interested in learning about zoo careers will have the opportunity to explore those careers at the Columbus Zoo. Zoo school is a two-year commitment where students will participate in research, take classes, explore conservation issues, and other topics. There is an Open House on January 15th that outlines the next steps in the application process. Please see Mr. Foster for any additional details.

Attention current juniors and seniors. The Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy is a week-long immersive experience aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. Throughout the week, the academy introduces you to the Marine Corps mission, core values, military culture and leadership principles. Dates are June 15th through June 20th. Applications are due by January 31st. If you are interested, see Mrs. Mongolier in the Guidance Office.

Attention Seniors: If you plan to go to college and would like to apply for local scholarships, visit Naviance. Under the Colleges tab, you can view the Scholarship List. Be sure to get started on your applications now!

Today is the day! Join the Thirst Project at Chipotle at Mill Run tonight for a fundraiser to help improve water accessibility around the world. Just mention that you are eating to support Thirst Project and 33% of your dinner bill will be donated.

SPORTS:

Congratulations to all three Davidson Ethics Bowl Teams for their outstanding performances on Saturday at the Ohio Regional Ethics Bowl. Special kudos to Davidson Team 1 for becoming the Ohio Regional Champions after winning the final round against Hilliard Darby.  Kate DeSanti, Avery Londo, Meg Miller, Emmi Regenbogen, and Caitlin Remick will now advance to a Virtual Play-off Round against the New York City Regional Champion for a chance to go to the National High School Ethics Bowl in April. Davidson Team 2’s Timothy Liou, Jack Kamnikar, Omar Wirk, and India McCruter also logged impressive wins against Findlay 2 and Coldwater 2, and Davidson Team 3’s Arya Kumar, Donia Al-Kashkish, Marissa Korbini, Serene Jahshan, and Isra Guntane finished strong with a win against the Columbus Arts & College Preparatory Academy.