Thursday, October 8, 2015

Announcements: Thursday 10-8-2015

Horizon FBLA will be hosting our annual blood drive on Friday, November 6 in the auditorium lobby. There is a schedule of appointments in E0505 to fill with 54 staff and student donors. If you have never given blood, please consider donating. Every pint donation has the potential to save up to 3 lives!
If you are under 18, parent permission is required. Parent permission forms can be picked up in E0505. See Mr. Wilke with any questions.

Seniors:  The Daniels Fund Scholarship deadline is November 13th. This scholarship pays for 100% of your college expenses; however, families must first show economic need before the application process can begin. For more information, see Mrs. Neumann in the Counseling Office or go to the Daniels Fund website at and take the eligibility questionnaire.

Attention Sophomores & Juniors:  On Wednesday, October 28, Horizon High School will offer the PSAT/NMSQT exam to students.  You can sign up to take the test in the Counseling Office.  TO SIGN UP, YOU MUST BRING EITHER CASH OR CHECK IN THE AMOUNT OF $25 TO MRS. NEUMANN (in the Counseling Office).  YOU WILL NOT BE SIGNED UP WITHOUT PAYMENT.  The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, October 13th.  The test cost is $25.  The test will be given at the Adams 12 Educational Support Center (ESC).  *Transportation will not be provided.  The PSAT/NMSQT is the ONLY way juniors can qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program.

SportsDrama & Clubs


Battle of the Books Club meets 1st and 3rd Tuesdays and 2nd and 4th Thursdays in the Library from 3:00-4:00pm..  –Sara Poinier

FCCLA.  3:00 - F0607  --Kerri Zylstra

National Art Honor Society is every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 3 to 4  – Laurel Fulton   
(Sept 22, Oct 13 & 27Nov. 10 & 24Dec 8 & 22Jan. 12 & 26Feb 9 & 23March 8 & 22, April 12 & 26, May 10.)

Knowledge Bowl    3:15-4:30 - Tuesdays and Thursdays - Q2715  – Lexi Hoffman

If you like to demonstrate your leadership skills by volunteering in your school and community come join FCCLA meetings are held Thursdays after school in room F0607. Hope to see you there!  --Kerri Zylstra