4-27-15 Announcements

Students: Thursday during Seminar is the annual Locker Cleanout. All students will be released and need to report to their lockers. In advance, check Skyward for your locker number and combination. Reminder: all lockers will be emptied out during the summer. Locker Cleanout is a good time to return all Library books, text books and take home anything you do not want thrown away. Trash bins will be provided.
Seniors:  Please check the senior notices posted on the main office window to determine if you have any outstanding fees or fines. The lists will change throughout the upcoming weeks, so continued monitoring is recommended. Fees or fines that are not satisfied will result in the diploma being held until satisfied.

Benninghoven Class of 2014 Senior Alumni Reception will be for any senior graduating this year that attended Benninghoven.  The reception will be on Tuesday, May 12 in the Benninghoven Library from 3:30-4:15pm. Graduates…come share your future plans and pick up a memento.
Students who have taken College Now credit and are planning to attend JCCC after graduation should fill out an application online for a full time student at JCCC.  This will allow the student to be eligible for financial aid and will provide a checklist of things the student needs to follow to be enrolled for the fall semester.
Seniors:  Don’t forget to check the Local Scholarships list in the Scholarships & Financial Aid google classroom. Several new scholarships have recently been added and some are available to only SMNW students. There are some organizations have not received very many applications so be sure to check the list and get your application submitted.
Are you looking for a job?  Check the Job Board outside the counseling department for job information.
Navy recruiters will be visiting NW during lunch Wed April 29th.
Are you interested in a medical-related career? The UMKC School of Medicine is hosting a summer exploration opportunity called Camp Cardiac from July 20-24th. The deadline is May 11th and space is limited. Some scholarships are still available. Go to campcardiac.org or see your counselor for more information.


Any sophomore boy who is interested in trying out for basketball next season will need to attend a meeting this Thursday morning at 7:20 in room 228.  We will be outlining our summer workouts.  If you are planning on playing you need to attend the meeting.

The boys’ JV tennis team finished 2nd out of 12 in the JV league last Fri. Nill Patel & Austin Mitts won 2 out of 3 matches to finsh 5th at #1 doubles.  Kyler Atagi place 3rd at #1 singles and Gage Oberhue with Tevyn Pak also place 3rd at #2 doubles.  Our highest place was 2nd at #2 singles by Collin Anthony.  The best match of the tournament belonged to Gage & Tevyn when they won the tie-breaker 14-12.  A tiebreaker is the first one to win 7 and be ahead by 2.  Good luck against BVNW today.
Congratulations to the girls swim team placing third in the Shawnee Mission East Invitational. Top finishers were:  Medley relay placed 4th, Claire Williams placed 2nd in the 200 free, Hailey Brull won the 200 Individual Medley and Meaghan Bower placed 2nd , Meaghan Bower placed 2nd in the 100 Fly,  Paige Eichkorn placed 7th in the 100 free, Hailey Nunnink placed 12th in the 100 free,  Claire Williams won the 500 free,  Hailey Brull won the 100 breast stroke,  400 free relay placed 3rd. Way to go ladies!!  Come support the girls swim team on Thursday for senior night against Shawnee Mission West
SMNW girls soccer joins ONW for the annual PINK OUT night today, with SMNW proceeds donated to Susan G. Komen Foundation to fight breast cancer.  The girls soccer teams will be selling goodies in the mall today and tomorrow during lunch for a $1 donation.  The girls C team plays Olathe NW at Olathe NW high school today, April 27, at 5:00 pm and tomorrow, April 28th,  the girls JV and Varsity soccer teams play Olathe NW at CBAC at 5:00 and 7:00 pm.   Please support the soccer teams and the fight against breast cancer by donating and getting a baked goody and come out to the games today and tomorrow PLUS wear your PINK and/or SMNW ORANGE.
Varsity softball picked up a win Saturday when they played Blue Valley North at ODAC. The Cougars were down 4 to 7 in the bottom of the 4th inning. In the 5th, MaKenzie Cooper blasts her 2nd home run of the game, giving her a total of 6 RBIs. MaKenzie Cooper’s home runs would be the deciding factor that would win the game 10 to 8. Kristina Jaderborg, the teams best hitter, went 4 for 4. Varsity softball plays tomorrow at SMSD Softball complex against SM East. Come watch Varsity softball and Kristina Jaderborg break the all time hit record and etch her name as one of the greatest hitters in Northwest softball.

“We are hoping you will *JUMP* into this cool club starting after school Wednesday, April 29 on the Northeast lawn. Come join double dutch club where they’ll be food and fun. No experience needed. Any questions talk to Mr. Peterson or Maddie Martin.”
It’s not too late to sign up for the walk on May 9th to Rebel… a 5K walk with many exciting events and activities. This will raise money for the club to continue their fabulous work. The festivities take place at Blue Valley Northwest High School on May 9th. You do NOT have to be a member of Rebel to join us, bring your friends, family and even your dogs. If you are interested in signing up contact Maddie Grimes or Natalia Kidder.”

LUNCH MENU TODAY – Italian chicken sandwich OR cheese enchiladas with tortilla chips