Tuesday, April 18, 2017
HAMPSHIRE HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENTS
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Hey Whips! Are you looking for a great way to get involved and provide an invaluable service to your community? On April 19th, HHS is hosting its final blood drive of the year. To donate, you must be 16 years old and have a signed parent consent form. Forms are available in Student Services and during all lunches next Tuesday. Students who donate 4 or more times throughout high school will receive a red cord to wear at graduation and will be eligible to apply for the Blood Donation Scholarship. Help save a life! Donate blood on the 19th!!
Caps & Gowns Pickup
Attention Seniors: Herff Jones will deliver caps and gowns on Monday, April 24th during lunch periods in the Commons. Bring your balance due to pick up your cap and gown. Herff Jones does not accept personal checks at delivery. Please call 815-756-4743 to pay by credit card, or bring cash on delivery day. If you did not order your cap and gown you may purchase one on April 24th. The cost is $60.00.
Deaf Can Do It Community Service Day
The 6th annual Deaf Can Do it Community Service Day is May 1st! The NIA Deaf Program is focusing on community service to the Hampshire Lion’s Club. We are collecting used glasses, glasses cases, and hearing aids to donate to the Hampshire Lion’s Club. We will be collecting them during 6th period lunch April 18- April 30th. You can also drop them off at the NIA office located near the nurse's office. Please help us donate glasses and hearing aids to those in need! Thank you!
There will be no FCA meeting this Thursday morning. Our next meeting will be Thursday April 27. Hope to see you there.
Coming up this weekend are a unique pair of performances that are going to take place here at HHS. This Friday and Saturday will be the first ever student written, student directed productions here at HHS. Did I forget to mention it is free? On Friday at 7:30 are shows written and directed by seniors Ethan Dulaca and Justin Hernandez and then on Saturday at 7:30 are shows written and directed by junior Owen Tait and senior Cassie Thompson. Come out to see the great work done by these students this weekend. Did I mention it is free?
Reminder! Prom Court voting will be open until tomorrow. In order to nominate someone for the court, you need to do the following: 1. Access the voting/nomination page from students tab on the HHS website. 2. Use your school email to vote. (You may only vote once) 3. Submit your answers. Happy voting!
THIS WEEKEND IN HHS SPORTS!
The D300 fresh/soph girls lacrosse team picked up their first win in overtime against Palatine Thursday. Scoring goals in the game were Bailey Bingham, Julia Edler, and Annika Meyer. Also great Job by Kait Buterbaugh helping us win most of the draws in the game. The JV girls lacrosse team lost a close game with Palatine but outstanding play by Joyel Edgecombe winning many of her draws. Bailey Bingham scored a goal in this game and Elizabeth Baeder picked up two goals. The girls’ next game is Wednesday at Hampshire Middle School starting at 5:15.
The JV Tennis Team enjoyed an exciting weekend! The Whips beat Jacobs 4-3 on Thursday and then enjoyed some great experience at their tournament in Grayslake on Saturday. The Whips capped off the weekend with a 7-0 victory over Antioch on Monday night. Strong performances from Alex Luy, Ethan Hammond, and the doubles team of Ben Steuber and Josh Milan helped the cause. The Whips next play at Crystal Lake Central tonight and will also be playing in the Crystal Lake Tournament on Saturday. Wish them luck!
Congratulations to the JV Softball Tournament going a perfect 5-0 over the weekend. They had Conference wins over Jacobs and Crystal Lake Central along with winning the Harlem Softball on Saturday. The Whips were led by the dominating pitching of Ashleigh Juarez who got the win in all five games and recorded 52 strikeouts in 30 innings of work over the weekend.
The Lady Tracksters were at it again Thursday in Freeport, taking 4th place overall. In the field events, Riley Seagren started the day taking 4th place in the high jump, while Alex Brakeall took 2nd in the Shot Put and 6th in the Discus. On the track, the ladies began the day with a 2nd place finish in the 4 by 800 meter relay. Marie Mayer continued by taking 2nd in the 800 meter run, along with a 1, 2 finish in the mile by Marie Mayer and Sophia Oury. Alexis Nguyen took 4th in the 300 meter hurdles, and the team finished the day with a thrilling 4 by 400 meter relay race, taking 3rd with a team of Kaylyn Cortez, Sophia Oury, Alexis Nguyen, and Riley Seagren. The Whips are on the track again today at Jacobs, looking to keep the momentum going.