//Daily Announcements
Daily Announcements2019-01-22T09:59:19+00:00

Daily Announcements

Daily announcements are read over our PA at approximately 10:25 each day to our students, then they are posted here by approximately 11 am.  If you’d like to have them emailed directly to your inbox or if you have any general questions or comments regarding announcements, please contact Brenda Marsh at 323-5466.

Click any of these links to read the most recent announcements for that weekday:

No school due to inclement weather

NOTE: Due to exams, announcements will not be read over the PA this week.  They will be published to all staff, printed in grade offices, sent via email and via social media.

Parents   A week from Saturday, Grad Bash 2019 is hosting a Silent Auction and Euchre Tournie Fundraiser – Saturday February 2, starting at 6:30pm at Main Street Pub on West Main Street. This event is open to anyone over 21 – sign up here Euchre Tournament 2019. The entry fee is $20. If you would like to help at this event or donate goods for the silent auction, here to a like to volunteer or donate.  

 

Tuesday 22 January 2019

Exam Info

Exams may not be taken early.  For example, 6th and 7th hour exams will not be administered before Monday January 28.

In order to protect the testing environment, students MAY NOT leave an exam session early, even if they finish the test before the two hours expires.  They should come prepared with something quiet to work on.

The Huskie Café will be open for grab and go lunches on Tue-Wed+MonJan 28 from 11:30am-12:30pm.  

Neighborhood buses will leave at 12:10pm on Tues+Wed+MonJan28. Find these revised routes on the main office window or on our PN home page.  Thursday is a district-wide half day, so buses will leave at the regular half-day time of 11:05am.

Winter Play Did you catch The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)?  Wasn’t it hilarious?  You can catch it again this week, Thurs-Saturday at 7:30.  Visit pndrama.org for times and ticket information.

Lost and Found  We have accumulated a LOT of lost stuff that wants to be found.  Check outside the main office if you’re missing something.

Parents   In just about two weeks, Grad Bash 2019 is hosting a Silent Auction and Euchre Tournie on Saturday February 2, starting at 6:30pm at Main Street Pub on West Main Street. Who doesn’t like a fun winter night of cards?  Have you invited your friends yet?? This event is open to anyone over 21 – sign up here Euchre Tournament 2019. The entry fee is $20. If you would like to help at this event or donate goods for the silent auction, here to a like to volunteer or donate.  

Wednesday 16 January 2019

TODAY after school:

Asian Cultures Club in Mrs. Terry’s room on 3rd floor until 3:30 with cooking and movies.

Science Olympiad in L.118 until 3:45. Please check on the Google Classroom and take the survey by then.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes meet tomorrow morning starting at 7:00 in Moreno’s room 1.133. Join them for bagels and a positive start to your morning.

Cocoa n’ Cram is Sunday 6-8pm.  This study session for our freshmen is hosted by LinkCrew.  Freshies, if you’re nervous about your first high school finals week, this will be a chill way to prepare.  They had me at cocoa.

Exams If you need to take a bus home on an exam days Mon-Wed, buses will leave at 12:10pm and they will be neighborhood or zone buses only – NOT your regular bus.  You can find the street listing and bus numbers on the office window or on our PN home page.  Thursday’s bus will be your regular bus as it’s a district-wide half day – those buses will leave at the regular half-day time of 11:05am.  

Winter Play See some of our funniest Huskies in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).  Showing this weekend Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and then again next weekend, they got your exam stress covered.  Visit pndrama.org for times and ticket information.

Smoothie alert! Plan on enjoying lunch at Tropical Smoothie after 2nd hour exams on Monday, and Grad Bash will get a portion of your tab. Yummo!!!

Savvy with computers, very well organized, and quick to learn??? Would you like to learn how to learn how to time track meets? Coach Kaylor is looking to build a “PN Timing Team” with 6 or 8 students willing to learn how to use the equipment and work our 2 home track meets this April right here in Huskie Stadium.  Email Coach Kaylor for more information. [email protected]

Men’s Lacrosse registration is Thursday in the Media Center from 6-8 pm.  

Golfers there will be an info meeting one week from today, right after your 6th hour exam.  Any players interested in the Men’s Golf Season for this spring, meet in Coach Eustice’s room 1.132 .

Women’s Lacrosse will host an info meeting tonight at 7:30pm – and a correction from yesterday’s announcements, this meeting will be at Portage Central in their community room.  

Bowling  Against South Haven yesterday, Mandi Daniels shot a 235 game and a 391 series. Emily Bright 180, 174: 354, Gracie Hatfield 177, Kay Dodge new high 145, and Jordan Miller had a 134. Girls shot a season high 865 in game 2.  Boys pulled off a close 17-13 win over the South Haven boys. Great job Huskies!

Men’s freshman basketball snapped their two game losing streak with a big win against Otsego 72-19. Leading the way was Nasiah Wilson with  12 Points, both Jacob Kavanaugh and Kamree Thurmond add 11, also Caleb Partain and Griffin Stover added 6 points and played some solid defense. Good win fellas. Student join us this Thursday at home as we take on Mattawan.

Men’s JV basketball was down by 2 at the half but fought back to defeated Otsego 61-45. Jace Whintly had 16 points and 8 rebounds. Tre Tyus also played a great game as he tallied 10 points, 3 steals, 4 assists and 5 rebounds all while holding their best player in check. Myles Johnson had 16 points and AJ Harris had 14 points. Austin Spence and Jaleel Williams both took big charges that kept the momentum going. JV is now 10-1!

Thursday 17 January 2019

Exam Info Lots to know about Finals Exams

Cocoa n’ Cram is Sunday 6-8pm.  This study session for our freshmen is hosted by LinkCrew.

Upperclassmen, Portage District Library is offering a special after-hours study session, also on Sunday. From 5-9pm, the library will be open only to high schoolers with free pizza, pop, and places to study.

During exam week, if you need to take a bus home on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, neighborhood buses will leave at 12:10pm.  These buses are not the regular routes nor numbers but you can find these revised routes on the main office window or on our PN home page.  Thursday’s bus will be your regular bus as it’s a district-wide half day – those buses will leave at the regular half-day time of 11:05am.

In the event of a weather-related cancellation during exam week, the first day we return, we will pick up with exams as they were missed.  For example, if there is a snow day on Monday, then on Tuesday we will start off with 1st and 2nd hours exams, and so on. Thursday will still be a half day and Friday will still be off.  We will move exams into the following week as needed.

EarnBackTime  starts at 8am Saturday and will be held regardless of weather, so get up early and plan accordingly.    Saturday is the LAST chance to earn back missed time – you know who you are.

Forensics team, you will have a brief but very important meeting on Friday right after school in the Media Center.  Please make every effort to attend this meeting.

Smoothie alert! Plan on enjoying lunch at Tropical Smoothie after 2nd hour exams on Monday, and Grad Bash will get a portion of your tab.

Track Timing Team Coach Kaylor is still looking for a few more smarties for the new “PN Timing Team”.  If you want to learn to run computerized timing equipment for track season, email him at [email protected].

Golfers interested in the Men’s spring season, stop in Eustice’s room 1.132 after your 6th hour exam on Wednesday for an info meeting.  

Lunch+Learn Today is your last chance to sign up for tomorrow’s Lunch+Learn.  Stop in the counseling office if you’re interested.

Swimming  Come out and support your men’s swim team tonight as they take on Battle Creek Central right next door in our home pool.

Friday 18 January 2019

Martin Luther King Jr Day is Monday; be on the lookout for some special encouragements from your Empowered Club to encourage you to live, lead, and love like Martin.

Empowered Club WILL meet Tuesday morning before exams in Thorpe’s room for donuts and fellowship; everyone is welcome.

Exam Info Lots to know about Finals Exams

I’m rather surprised we are even getting questions on this, but note that if you finish an exam early, you MAY NOT text a parent to come and pick you up before the end of the exam session  Students are NOT allowed to leave a classroom early just because they finish their exam.

Cocoa n’ Cram is Sunday 6-8pm.  This study session for our freshmen is hosted by LinkCrew.

The Huskie Café will be open for grab and go lunches on Mon-Tue-Wed from 11:30am-12:30pm.  

During exam week, if you need to take a bus home on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, neighborhood buses will leave at 12:10pm.  These buses are not the regular routes nor numbers but you can find these revised routes on the main office window or on our PN home page.  Thursday’s bus will be your regular bus as it’s a district-wide half day – those buses will leave at the regular half-day time of 11:05am.

In the event of a weather-related cancellation during exam week, the first day we return, we will pick up with exams as they were missed.  For example, if there is a snow day on Monday, then on Tuesday we will start off with 1st and 2nd hours exams, and so on. Thursday will still be a half day with just one exam, and Friday will still be off.  We will move exams into the following week as needed.

EarnBackTime  starts at 8am Saturday and will be held regardless of weather, so get up early and plan accordingly.    Saturday is the LAST chance to earn back missed time for this semester. Time may NOT be earned back during exam week.  

Winterfest Voting  Be sure to check your PPS email for your ballot for this year’s Winterfest Court.  This is the only way to vote, so get on that this weekend! You can vote until Monday for your favorite seniors to be on Court.

Forensics has a brief but very important meeting today after school in the Media Center.  

Out of the Box club will not meet next week due to exams.  

Smoothie alert! Plan on enjoying lunch at Tropical Smoothie after 2nd hour exams on Monday, and Grad Bash will get a portion of your tab.

Winter Play See some of our funniest Huskies in The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged).  Showing this weekend Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm, and then again next weekend, they got your exam stress covered.  Visit pndrama.org for times and ticket information.

PC/PN Ski Team did well in their 1st conference race.  Boys Varsity placed 2nd and JV won. The Girls Varsity placed 3rd and JV finished 2nd.  We had 4 athletes finish in the top 10 out of 101 racers – Daniel Griel, Emma Griel, Ryan Bare & Olivia Jensenius.

Men’s swimming had an impressive win last night at home against Battle Creek Central winning all but one event.  With new best times were Eddy Delorme in the 200 free, Wesley Halloran in the 200 IM; Colin Gibson, Nathan Kipp, and Nate Brinker in the 50 free; Rowan Compton and Andre Walker in the 100 fly; Avery Griffioen and Nate Brinker in the 100 free; Ewan Tiongson and Wesley Halloran in the 100 back; and Eddy Delorme in the 100 breastroke.

JV boys basketball defeated Mattawan last night 51-27. Tre Tyus again filled the stat sheet with 16 points, 6 steals, 4 assists and 3 rebounds. Jace Whitley added 10 points and 6 rebounds while Myles Johnson had 9 points. AJ Harris took a charge and Jaleel Williams, Austin Spence, Jack Eiden all added to the great team win. JV boys are now 11-1.

Freshman boys basketball rolled to another impressive victory over Mattawan 77-25. Leading the way for the Huskies was Nasiah Wilson, Jacob Kavanaugh, Xavier Thomas, and Arman Harris who all scored in double digits. Jaden Sims, Jack McDaniel, Carter Batt and Arman Harris led the way with some great defensive play that inspired the entire team. Way to compete freshman players! Go Huskies!

Hockey fans, go out and support our team as they take on Portage Central Saturday at 3pm at Wings West.