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Announcements

For Monday,

November 13th

Attention all Mustangs: Your student newspaper will be out this Friday with all news Portage Central! Get here early on Friday to get a free copy.

Lunch Passes – New lunch passes are in.  Pick yours up at the Welcome Center.  Wednesday will be the last day for first marking period passes.

9th Graders and Ambassadors. Just a reminder that there is an Ambassador meeting during 4th hour this Wednesday. See you there!

Dancers- it’s time for basketball season tryouts for PC Dance Team!  Tomorrow after school in the Commons we will hold practice from 3:00-4:30, and on Friday tryouts will be held after school.  Please see Sra Mazei in 1106 if you have any questions.

Rotary Meeting tomorrow after school in Mr. Rayle’s room There are more service opportunities to come, don’t forget to bring your friends and come to this week’s Rotary meeting!

The Filmmaker Club will meet in the Media Center on Wednesday from 3:00-4:30.  There are a number of projects that need attention so be ready to contribute.

Attention skiers and snowboarders!  It’s that time of year and we are beginning registration for ski club as well as Bittersweet and Timber Ridge discount passes.  Please go to the PCHS home page and click on the Ski Club Registration Link!

From the Counseling Office:

Students:  report cards for 1st quarter are finalized and in your Skyward account for viewing.

From the Athletic Department:

Winter Athletes – with today being tryouts for a lot of the winter sports, this is a reminder that your physical HAS TO BE ON FILE in the athletic office or you cannot try out.

Bowling Tryouts today and tomorrow at 3:30 at Airway Lanes. You must have a physical on file in order to try out! See you there!!!!

Archery Team: All 9-12 grade students interested in joining the Portage Central High School Archery Team there will be an informational parent meeting tomorrow at 6:00 PM in the Central Middle School Media Center.  If you are unable to attend or have questions, please contact Mr. Dunlop at [email protected] for information.

Track & Field conditioning begins in the Stable today for all returning sprinters. New sprinters should show up on Wednesday.

Women’s Swimming and Diving Team Members, your conference championship picture will be tomorrow at the pool. Please bring your warm-ups.

There will be a prospective player and parent meeting for PC Baseball on Wednesday at 7:00 at Central Middle School’s Little Theatre. If you are interested in learning more about PC Baseball be sure to attend.

Announcements

For Tuesday,

November 14th

Lunch Passes – Make sure you pick up your new lunch pass at the Welcome Center.  Tomorrow will be the last day for first marking period passes.

Students: Curious about the number of hairy faces you’re seeing in the hallways? Get a copy of the Central Stampede on Friday to learn more about No-Shave November… and MUCH MORE!

From the yearbook staff:  Freshman, check your emails and complete the poll for which team you like best, Michigan or Michigan State! Poll results will be featured in this year’s Roundup!

Rotary Meeting today after school in Mr. Rayle’s room There are more service opportunities to come, don’t forget to bring your friends and come to this week’s Rotary meeting!

The Filmmaker Club will meet in the Media Center tomorrow from 3:00-4:30.  There are a number of projects that need attention so be ready to contribute.

Calling All Forensicators – new and returning. Come to a meeting on Thursday beginning at 3:10 to learn more about the upcoming season. We’ll talk about the commitment and the invitational dates, and those who have done this before will explain the categories and what this activity consists of. See you on Thursday afternoon in Mrs. Mills’ room, 2121.

From the Counseling Office:

College Visits: If you are interested in learning more about Northwoods University, they will be here on Thursday. Please come down the counseling office and reserve a spot.

Students: report cards for 1st quarter are finalized and in your Skyward account for viewing.

Seniors: November has officially been declared scholarship month in Michigan! All month long, MI Student Aid will be actively posting on social media to celebrate. We will be highlighting our very own scholarship database, compiled of Michigan scholarships, where students can submit a request and get scholarships sent right to their email inbox. For more information and to access scholarships for Michigan Colleges please go to www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid then click on the tab for scholarships and grants, then fill out the Michigan scholarship search request form.  

DAR Recipient: 47 members of the senior class were nominated by our faculty and staff for displaying the qualities of leadership, dependability, service, and patriotism.  Congratulations goes out to all the students who were nominated for this award.  If you would like to see a list of this year’s nominees, please stop by the counseling office.  We are pleased to announce that this year’s DAR recipient is Ella Foley, Ella will be competing in the DAR good citizens program and scholarship contest.  This year the votes were especially close with Colin Palmer in second place, Alaina Kirschman in third, and Frank Zlomek in 4th.

From the Athletic Department:

Women’s Swimming and Diving Team Members, your conference championship picture will be today at the pool. Please bring your warm-ups.

There will be a prospective player and parent meeting for PC Baseball tomorrow at 7:00 at Central Middle School’s Little Theatre. If you are interested in learning more about PC Baseball be sure to attend.

Announcements

For Wednesday,

November 15th

Lunch Passes – Today is the last day you can use last marking period’s lunch pass.  Pick up your new one at the Welcome Center today.

Students… Does the current state of affairs in our world have you down? Do you wish you could just run away from it all? Well, your award-winning student newspaper has found the perfect place for you: a tiny nation of six people located in Nevada. Read more about this enticing utopia in Friday’s Central Stampede.

The Filmmaker Club will meet in the Media Center today from 3:00-4:30.  There are a number of projects that need attention so be ready to contribute

Heads up GSA Friends And Allies: unfortunately, GSA will NOT be meeting today like we planned last week because we’re short a staff leader and Montage needs to use the room. GSA will be meeting right after the break on Wednesday the 29th!

Which leads us to Montage: Montage is meeting today after school in Mr. Baas’ room! There will be delicious snacks!

Gamers Club is cancelled today. We will meet up again after Thanksgiving.

Autonomous Innovative Vehicle Design Team meets tomorrow after school in Mr. Meyers’ room.

Calling All Forensicators – new and returning. Come to a meeting tomorrow beginning at 3:10 to learn more about the upcoming season. We’ll talk about the commitment and the invitational dates, and those who have done this before will explain the categories and what this activity consists of. See you on Thursday afternoon in Mrs. Mills’ room, 2121.

Attention skiers and snowboarders!  It’s that time of year and we are beginning registration for ski club as well as Bittersweet and Timber Ridge discount passes.  Please go to the PCHS home page and click on the Ski Club Registration Link!

From the Counseling Office:

College Visits: If you are interested in learning more about Northwoods University, they will be here tomorrow. Please come down the counseling office and reserve a spot.

From the Athletic Department:

Code of Conduct Meetings: Athletes, we will be having two Code of Conduct meetings in the Community Room, one on Tuesday, November 21st at 7:00 pm and another on Tuesday, November 28 at 7:00 am.  If you have not attended your “once in a career at PCHS” Code of Conduct meeting yet, please do so with a parent or a guardian.  This meeting is mandatory in order to participate in sports.

There will be a prospective player and parent meeting for PC Baseball today at 7:00 at Central Middle School’s Little Theatre. If you are interested in learning more about PC Baseball be sure to attend.

Announcements

For Thursday,

November 16th

From the yearbook staff:  Freshman, check your emails and complete the poll for which team you like best, Michigan or Michigan State! Poll results will be featured in this year’s Roundup!

Attention Seniors:  Yearbook senior mock election forms will be passed in your English class on tomorrow.  If you do not have an English class, you can pick up the forms at the welcome center.  Vote for one senior female and one senior male for each category. Your votes are due to the welcome center by next Tuesday at the latest.  No late forms will be accepted.  And don’t forget – Yearbook sales will end in January. Be sure to buy your yearbook before then!

Autonomous Innovative Vehicle Design Team meets today after school in Mr. Meyers’ room.

Calling All Forensicators – new and returning. Come to a meeting today beginning at 3:10 to learn more about the upcoming season. We’ll talk about the commitment and the invitational dates, and those who have done this before will explain the categories and what this activity consists of. See you on Thursday afternoon in Mrs. Mills’ room, 2121.

From the Counseling Office:

College Visits: If you are interested in learning more about Yale University, they will be here next week Thursday. Please come down the counseling office and reserve a spot.

Seniors: November has officially been declared scholarship month in Michigan! All month long, MI Student Aid will be actively posting on social media to celebrate. We will be highlighting our very own scholarship database, compiled of Michigan scholarships, where students can submit a request and get scholarships sent right to their email inbox. For more information and to access scholarships for Michigan Colleges please go to www.michigan.gov/mistudentaid then click on the tab for scholarships and grants, then fill out the Michigan scholarship search request form.  

From the Athletic Department:

Code of Conduct Meetings: Athletes, we will be having two Code of Conduct meetings in the Community Room, one on Tuesday, November 21st at 7:00 pm and another on Tuesday, November 28 at 7:00 am.  If you have not attended your “once in a career at PCHS” Code of Conduct meeting yet, please do so with a parent or a guardian.  This meeting is mandatory in order to participate in sports.

Boys Basketball Players: there is a parent/player meeting at 7:00 tonight in the commons.  Please plan on attending.

Mustang Hockey: Season tickets are now available for Portage Central Hockey games through the players.  The cost is $15 and are valid for games played at Wings West only. To purchase season tickets you must contact a player, they are not available at the gate.  Please note these tickets are not valid for the Canoe Cup game. Single-game tickets will be sold at the gate for $5. The first league game is next week Wednesday at Wings West at 7:45 against the Blades. Hope to see you there showing your Mustang Spirit.

Announcements

For Friday,

November 17th

Students: if you haven’t noticed, your award-winning student newspaper is out today! If you’d like a copy just swing by Room 2116 and we’ll hook you up, or go to centralstampede.com or follow us on Twitter for a digital version!

From the yearbook staff:  Freshman, check your emails and complete the poll for which team you like best, Michigan or Michigan State! Poll results will be featured in this year’s Roundup!

Anime Club will be meeting in Hoffman’s room, 1115 on Monday, it will be a 2-hour meeting. See you there!

THIS is Portage Central’s newest, most exciting after school activity.
THIS is a fun way to show off your science knowledge!
THIS…….. is…… Jeopardy! Get ready for Portage Central’s first ever themed Jeopardy! The theme this month is science!  Gather teams of 3 and it’s $3 per person to participate. Sign up at the Welcome Center.  All proceeds are being donated to United for Puerto Rico to aid with hurricane relief post-Maria. The tournament is after school, Tuesday, November 28th in the community room.  Make Alex Trebek and our science teachers proud while donating to a good cause!!

Do you want to learn how to sew, make gifts for yourself or friends, and earn CAS hours at the same time? Come to the PC Sewing Studio informational meeting after school on Monday, November 27th in Mrs. Frink’s room. That’s room 3105. See you there!

From the Counseling Office:

College Visits: If you are interested in learning more about Yale University, they will be here next week Thursday. Please come down the counseling office and reserve a spot.

From the Athletic Department:

Mustang Hockey: Season tickets are now available for Portage Central Hockey games through the players.  The cost is $15 and are valid for games played at Wings West only. To purchase season tickets you must contact a player, they are not available at the gate.  Please note these tickets are not valid for the Canoe Cup game. Single-game tickets will be sold at the gate for $5. The first league game is next week Wednesday at Wings West at 7:45 against the Blades. Hope to see you there showing your Mustang Spirit.

There will be a brief informational Women’s Tennis meeting this Monday in room 2109 beginning at 3:05. Anyone who is interested in trying out for the Women’s Tennis team should plan on attending!