• Blue Devils News - September 28, 2022

    School News

    College visits this week: Thursday: Wake Forest University visits us during 1st hour, Northwood 3rd hour and Butler 7th hour. Friday: Madonna University 5th hour and Syracuse University 7th hour. New rules: You are no longer registering for these visits on Naviance.  Now you must go see Mrs. Nap in the Counseling Center for a pass to attend all college visits.

     

    Homecoming News:
    Seniors!!! It is time to vote for the homecoming king and queen. Please use the link given to you by your class advisor in your email/schoology to place your vote through today Sept 28th. Every vote matters, so don’t forget!

     

    Homecoming ticket sales are sold both at lunch every day until Thursday, October 6th. They are being sold for $10 through September 30th and after, they will be $15 each. Also if you want to bring an outside guest, see Mrs.Petz in her office for a guest pass.

     

    Seniors: Spirit pack distribution will take place on Friday in Cleminson hall before and after school and at lunch. A limited number of extra spirit packs remain, so if you'd like to purchase one, please bring $45 to Ms. Parent's room (195).

     

    Seniors: Plan on wearing your previous years' spirit shirts next week. If you lost or grew out of your shirts from freshman or junior year, Ms. Parent has extras that can be purchased for $5 in room 195. No sophomore shirts remain.

     

    Seniors: Join us for float parties on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 6-8 and Sundays from 1-5 at 27 Whitcomb. No artistic ability needed! 

     

    Juniors! If you ordered a spirit pack during registration, pick-up will be TODAY in Cleminson Hall. Pick up your spirit pack after school, or during either lunch this Wednesday. Didn't order a spirit pack during registration? See Ms. Sugamele in room 191 to purchase one while supplies last. 

     

    Class of 2024! Float parties this week will be Monday 4-6pm, Wednesday 6-8pm, and Sunday from 11am-2pm. All float parties are located at 797 Bedford in the Park. Come have fun and help with our homecoming creations!

     

    Sophomores:! If you forgot to purchase a spirit pack at registration, bring $40 to Mrs. Caralis's room, 182 to purchase. Cash or Checks made out to Class of 2025. Sophomore float parties are held each Sunday from 1-4 pm at 76 Lothrop. 

     

    Freshmen-  if you order a Homecoming Spirit Pack-  please pick it up in Cleminson Hall before school- during lunch or after school

     

    Club News

    Peer to Peer will be holding its first meeting TODAY during both lunches in room 198.  Bring your lunch with you and come find out how you can get involved with Peer to Peer this year and make a difference by helping others at school!   

     

    A reminder that the next NHS meeting will be on Monday, Oct.3rd at 8:15 in the student commons. If you have not completed your google tutor form for this semester please do so before the meeting. You should be able to find it in our NHS Group on Schoology.

     

    Are you good at math? Are you competitive? Apply to Mu Alpha Theta, South's math honor society! Ask your math teacher or find the QR code in the hallways. Returning members, we will have our first meeting Friday, September 30th at 7:35 in Mrs. McConaghy's room. Check schoology!

     

    Are you taking a business class this year? Do you want to improve your interview and networking skills? Join DECA! Bring your DECA CHECKA made payable to GPS DECA of $55 to Mrs. Moretz in room 229 by FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30 to join!!! DECA DECA

     

    Chess club!! will be holding its first meeting of the year next week on Wednesday, October 5th in Mr. Hecker’s room 162, at 3:30. Stop by for information and some casual chess with friends! Players of all skill levels from beginner to Grandmaster are welcome.

     

    Varsity Club Members.  We will hold a meeting tomorrow morning at 7:15am in the auditorium to discuss October opportunities for service.  See you tomorrow morning!

     

    Sports News:

    Do you have what it takes to wear the Blue Devil cape?  Be the Blue Devil mascot! Don't look back and wish you had. Application closes at 5 p.m. Sept. 30.  See Schoology for the link or Mrs. Pierce in room 168 for more details!

     

    Stop by the field hockey bake sale in the main hallway during both lunches on Thursday, September 29th for their fundraiser for cancer. There will be tons of delicious treats and all proceeds will go straight to St. Jude and the American Cancer Society! 

     

    Congratulations to our Blue Devils last Friday at the New Balance Invitational! The GP South Varsity squad was 3rd of 32 teams, in a strong field including some of the best teams in the state. Leading the way were the medal winners: Logan Detweiler (15:57), Brendan Downey (a personal best 16:03), Jet Miller (17:11, personal best), Caulfield (17:24, personal best). Edmund Shall ran great (a time of 18:12) and both Kaden Boismier-Behr (18:31) & Luc Michaud (18:32) ran the best times of their careers. It was another step forward toward their goal of a return trip to the State Finals. The JV Blue Devils were also excellent today, finishing 5th of 32 teams with TONS of their own personal records. Just a few standouts leading the way in a HUGE field of runners: Alex Rajewski, both Eric & Ethan 

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