AP MicroEconomics students: If you have signed up for the AP test this Spring- payment is due THIS FRIDAY (March 13). Payments can be made through E-Funds.
Spring Sports Start! Today: Women's Tennis- meet @ 3:00 Rm 826 Golf- practice @ 3:30 at Lake Cora GC *if rain holds off Track- practice @ 3:45 @ MS gym Women's Soccer- workout @ 3:45 @ MS Gym Softball- tryouts @ 5:30 in MS Gym Baseball- Gr 9/10 at 7:00, Gr 11/12 at 8:00 in MS Gym
PPHS Grad Bash is hosting a CRAFT AND VENDOR EVENT on March 28 from 10am- 3 pm at PPHS. They are taking applications for booth rentals. Contact Molly at 760-974-6627 for an application.
The PPHS Penny War starts TODAY. The first hour class with the highest average per student wins a doughnut party. Scoring: Pennies and paper money count as positive. Silver coins count as negative. Money raised will support the Adopt-a-Family project and the PPHS Free Store.
The 2020 Sadie Hawkins dance will be Saturday, March 21 from 7:00 until 10:00 pm. Semi-formal dress is required. Tickets will go on sale starting March 16. Guest forms will be available in the main office starting March 9.
The PPHS Robotics team will have their first competition of the year at St. Joseph High School this weekend. https://firstinmichigan.us/FRC/st-joseph/
Another Local Scholarship: Welch's/ National Grape Cooperative scholarship- for VBCo students who are children/ grandchildren of Welch's employee or National Grape Cooperative member. Offered through Kalamazoo Community Foundation. See Counseling Office for more information.
Two more scholarships: -Gail & Hilda Oster scholarship- for VBCo students going to WMU or U of M studying education, math, or science -Danial & Joeanna Smith Education Scholarship- VBCo student with extra-curricular activities who will pursue a bachelor's degree. See CO for info
Seniors- Here's a scholarship for Paw Paw students through the Kalamazoo Community Foundation. David & Barbara Kruse scholarship- for students planning to attend a 2 or 4 year school or technical school, pursuing a career in a technical field See the counseling office for info.
District Band Festival is tomorrow and is being held at PPHS in the PAC. Our High School Concert Band will perform at 3:30 pm and the Honors Band will play at 5:00 pm. Come support these kids and show appreciation for the hard work they put in.
Due to Band Festival traffic tomorrow, parents picking up their HS student near the band doors after school should be prepared to park and have their child walk out to them instead of lining up at the curb. Please be patient as the lots will be full and busy. Thank you!
Seniors- the deadline is approaching soon for the GRBS Perseverance Scholarship. This is a $1000 scholarship that will be awarded to a student who has shown the ability to overcome hardships, whether financial, personal, or family related. Forms are in the counseling office and the deadline to apply is this Friday.
Seniors- have you completed your FAFSA? If not, check out this article for reasons why you should: https://www.fastweb.com/financial-aid/articles/why-should-i-complete-the-fafsa
Athletic Boosters Fundraiser! Save the date! March 7th at Meyer Wood Products. 10% of sales from that day will benefit our athletic programs. Docks, sheds, patio furniture and more!
Please remember that you need a sports physical on file in the office to try out for spring sports. If you are not sure if you have a current one on file, please see Mrs. Martin in the office.
Paw Paw Cinderella Project: Help local High School girls make their prom dreams come true! Sunday, March 15, 2020. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Harvey House Salon. We are accepting donations of gently used gowns, shoes and jewelry leading up to the event date. Questions? Contact: misspawpawscholarshipprogram @gmail.com Donation drop off location: Harvey House Salon, 29063 East Red Arrow Highway, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Reminder that parent pick up at the end of the school day is at the west end of the school- near the band doors. For safety purposes, the front lot is reserved for bus pick up at that time. Also, please be courteous of cars that are parked in parking spots and don’t block them in by pulling up behind them.
Competitive cheer parents have organized a fire and police escort for the bus that is taking our team to Regionals. They are asking students, families and community members to be at the main four corners in town at 3pm so we can cheer on our team as they leave town!
Athletic Boosters Fundraiser! Save the date! March 7th at Meyer Wood Products. 10% of sales from that day will benefit our athletics. Docks, sheds, patio furniture and more!
The Paw Paw athletic boosters are having a raffle for U of M season tickets for the 2020 season. Tickets are $10 to enter the raffle. You can purchase them near the concession stand during varsity games or see an athletic booster member.