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News from the Nest

Announcements 2020-2021

 

Thursday, October 29 

 

GOOD LUCK CROSS COUNTRY TEAM- DISTRICT MEET TOMORROW MORNING HERE AT CREEK!

GOOD LUCK SWIM TEAM- REGIONAL MEET SATURDAY.


 

The University of Florida is a holding a virtual college tour/information session specifically for students interested here at spruce creek high school. This is a virtual event tomorrow on October 30th at 5pm. Please see Mr. Schafer for more details. ?

 

Are you interested in helping local families as well as supporting local teachers? The National Honors Society is currently holding two drives from October 26th to November 20th where you can do just that. The Thanksgiving Food Drive and Cleaning Supplies?drive are great ways you can show your support and give back to your community. Posters containing the supplies and food needed, as well as drop off boxes, are placed around school. They are even located in the main office so that Volusia Live Students can participate too. Any donation is greatly appreciated! Thank you for your participation! 

 

Men’s Weightlifting- Boys who have 2nd lunch and are interested in joining the weightlifting team for the upcoming season should attend the informational meeting during second lunch on Thursday, October 29th.? Boys with 1st  lunch, need to attend the meeting before school at 8 am on Friday October 30th.? Both meetings will be in L-27, the main weight room, by the gate on the parent loop side of the school.? If you cannot attend either meeting, see Coach Nelson in the weight room as soon as possible. All new and returning lifters need to have paperwork in by December 17th.?? 

 

This is a reminder that anyone interested in trying out for the boys’ basketball team on November 2nd after school in the gym. You must have a physical to participate.

 

Senior Photos are due by Dec 8. If you have not gotten your photo taken a representative from DSP will be here on Nov 6 to take your photo here at school. ?You must sign up with DSP or Coach Mowrey in Room L04 prior to this day.

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Juniors, please stop by O-12 for your junior shirt and give suggestions for our prom theme.

Attention Volusia Live Students. ?The yearbook is looking for a screen shot of your Microsoft Teams screen. ?Send you photo of you on teams to [email protected] gmail.com. Be sure to add your name, grade, and alpha code. ?This is your shot at being on the cover of the yearbook. ? 

Did you develop a new hobby or interest while in lockdown? ?The yearbook wants to hear from you. ?Send us your name, a photo of you doing your hobby, alpha and grade to [email protected] gmail.com?for your chance to be in the yearbook. ? 

 

Seniors, it is time to submit your senior ads. ?Senior Ad packets can be picked up in room L04 or at the activities office. ?A remind message will go out as well. ?Senior ads are due by Dec 17, 2020. ? 

Yearbooks will stay at the $85 rate this year only until Dec. 17. ?Get yours today before the prices go up.? 

 

Finally this morning, let’s have a look at the weather.? Could today be the last day of Hot-Tober?? We are forecasting 91 degrees with a Hot southwest breeze for your Thursday. A cold front will be arriving tonight and welcoming in some cool dry air for tomorrow. ?Temperatures will be in the low 60s as we start school tomorrow.? Currently, it’s 79 degrees in the South Faculty Parking Lot. 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 28 

 

Students –remember to wear your masks, social distance when possible, wash your hands regularly and walk on the right side of the hallway.

 

Attention Seniors! The University of Alabama will be "virtually" visiting our school on October 28th at 12:30-1:30 in room C14. This will be a LIVE session only for us at Spruce Creek High and interested students are encouraged to come and speak with this representative! Come see Mr. Schafer in the counseling office if you have questions. Roll Tide! 

 

Seniors and Juniors! The University of Florida is a holding a virtual college tour/information session specifically for students interested here at spruce creek high school. This event will be held in the auditorium on October 30th at 5pm. Please see Mr. Schafer for more details. ? 

 

Registration for the Spring Semester of Dual enrollment is now open. If you are a current dual enrolled student, please contact YOUR counselor with your course codes and class numbers so they can start the process with you. If you are new to dual enrollment or have not taken the PERT, please contact Mr. Schafer and he will get the process started with you. Come see a counselor if you have any questions or concerns about dual enrollment.  

 

Do you have a great idea that could bring about positive social change in your community?  Are you passionate about Education, Health, or Financial Stability?  Do you want to be involved in something bigger? The Social Innovation Fund could help! Apply today for a chance to win funding to help implement your idea with the help of young professionals in your community! Visit bit.ly/SIFapplication for the application. Contact Stephanie C. Parks at [email protected] if you have any questions!

 

 

Are you interested in helping out local families as well as supporting local teachers? The National Honors Society is currently holding two drives from October 26th to November 20th where you can do just that. The Thanksgiving Food Drive and Cleaning Supplies?drive are great ways you can show your support and give back to your community. Posters containing the supplies and food needed, as well as drop off boxes, are placed around school. They are even located in the main office so that Volusia Live Students can participate too. Any donation is greatly appreciated! Thank you for your participation!" 

 

Any boys who have second lunch and are interested in joining the weightlifting team for the upcoming season, there will be an informational meeting during second lunch on Thursday, October 29th.? Anyone who has 1st lunch, there will be a meeting before school at 8 am on Friday October 30th.? Both meetings will be in L-27, the main weight room, by the gate on the parent loop side of the school.? If you cannot make it to either meeting, see Coach Nelson in the weight room as soon as possible. All new and returning lifters need to have paperwork in by December 17th.?? 

 

This is a reminder that anyone interested in trying out for the boys’ basketball team on November 2nd after school in the gym. You must have a physical to participate. 

 

Senior Photos are due by Dec 8. If you have not gotten your photo taken a representative from DSP will be here on Nov 6 to take your photo here at school. ?You must sign up with DSP or Coach Mowrey in Room L04 prior to this day. ?

 

The Chorus will be presenting their Fall Choral tonight at 7:00 p.m. at the Port Orange City Center Amphitheater.  

 

Juniors, please stop by O-12 for your junior shirts and to give prom theme suggestions.

  

Attention Volusia Live Students. ?The yearbook is looking for a screen shot of your Microsoft Teams screen. ?Send you photo of you on teams to [email protected] gmail.com. Be sure to add your name, grade, and alpha code. ?This is your shot at being on the cover of the yearbook. ? 

Did you develop a new hobby or interest while in lockdown? ?The yearbook wants to hear from you. ?Send us your name, a photo of you doing your hobby, alpha and grade to [email protected] gmail.com?for your chance to be in the yearbook. ? 

Seniors, it’s time to submit your senior ads. ?Senior Ad packets can be picked up in room L04 or at the activities office. ?A remind message will go out as well. ?Senior ads are due by Dec 17, 2020. ? 

Yearbooks will stay at the $85 rate this year only until Dec. 17. ?Get yours today before the prices go up.? 

 

Let’s have a final look at the weather this morning.? Today will be a lot like yesterday, just add a degree and a bit more sunshine.? Our high will be 88 degrees with a light Southeast breeze.? Currently, it’s 78 degrees in that ditch-between-the O-wing-and-the-tennis-courts. 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 27

 

Congratulations to the cross country boys for getting runner up at the Lary Beal Covid cup on Saturday last weekend. The boys were such great teammates and ran one of their best meets all season. A shout out to Langston Scott for getting into the 17-minute club!! Other runners have improved tremendously during this season including Ryan Gayton, Brandon Thomas, Cole Hollman, and Will Gianini. Awesome job young men! We are so proud! Good luck for those continuing to Districts this Friday at Creek!? 

 

Spruce Creek qualified 2 bowlers for state yesterday at Districts. They are Elisabeth Webb and Maddox Weaver. Elisabeth finished the year with a 182 average and a 2nd place in District. Maddox finished the year with a 223 average and a 6th place finish in District. They will be travelling to the State tournament next week in Orlando. Congratulations to you both!

Attention Seniors! Are you interested in photography, graphic design, or culinary arts? If so, you should speak with a representative from Nossi College of Arts located in Nashville, Tennesse. A representative will be on our campus Tuesday, October 27th at 12:30 with a table set up in the main atrium. Please make sure to stop by if you have any interest in a career in the arts! See Mr. Schafer with any questions in the counseling office. 

 

Registration for the Spring Semester of Dual enrollment is now open. If you are a current dual enrolled student, please contact YOUR counselor with your course codes and class numbers so they can start the process with you. If you are new to dual enrollment or have not taken the PERT, please contact Mr. Schafer and he will get the process started with you. Come see a counselor if you have any questions or concerns about dual enrollment. 

 

Attention all students: If you took the ASVAB back on October 16th and would like a copy of your score, please stop by the guidance office and get a copy. Please see Ms. Crooks or Mr. Schafer with any questions 

Any boys who have second lunch and are interested in joining the weightlifting team for the upcoming season, there will be an informational meeting during second lunch on Thursday, October 29th.? Anyone who has 1st lunch, there will be a meeting before school at 8 am on Friday October 30th.? Both meetings will be in L-27, the main weight room, by the gate on the parent loop side of the school.? If you cannot make it to either meeting, see Coach Nelson in the weight room as soon as possible. All new and returning lifters need to have paperwork in by December 17th.?? 

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD TODAY 4-7 PM IN THE GYM.? YOU MUST HAVE A COMPLETED PHYSICAL DURING TRYOUTS.? SEE COACH HAMM OR COACH JONES IF YOOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. 

 

The Chorus will be presenting their Fall Choral Concert on October 28, 7:00 p.m. at the Port Orange City Center Amphitheater.  

 

Senior Photos are due by Dec 8. If you haven’t gotten your photo taken a representative from DSP will be here on Nov 6 to take your photo here at school. ?You must sign up with DSP or Coach Mowrey in Room L04 prior to this day. ? 

 

Attention Volusia Live Students. ?The yearbook is looking for a screen shot of your Microsoft Teams screen. ?Send you photo of you on teams to [email protected] gmail.com. Be sure to add your name, grade, and alpha code. ?This is your shot at being on the cover of the yearbook.

Did you develop a new hobby or interest while in lockdown? ?The yearbook wants to hear from you. ?Send us your name, a photo of you doing your hobby, alpha and grade to [email protected] gmail.com?for your chance to be in the yearbook. ? 

 

It’s time to submit your senior ads. ?Senior Ad packets can be picked up in room L04 or at the activities office. ?A remind message will go out as well. ?Senior ads are due by Dec 17, 2020. ? 

Yearbooks will stay at the $85 rate this year only until Dec. 17. ?Get yours today before the prices go up.? 

 

Let’s get a final look at the weather as we close out the news this morning.  Our weather calendar still reads Hot-tober for the rest of the week, but some Fall temperatures will arrive on Monday.  Today, We’ll have only a slim chance of rain into the afternoon.  Otherwise, expect mostly sunny skies and 86 degrees.  Currently, it’s 78 degrees at the Taylor Road guard house.  

 

Monday, October 26 

  • Congratulations to the girls’ cross-country team for winning first place at the Lary Beal Covid cup in Deland on Saturday morning. It was one of the best races of the season for the girls and for many of them, their last race. We want to recognize the following ladies who beat their personal record at Saturday’s race: Lauren Rocco, Jessica Greenberg, Addison Sanders, and Bella Cobb. Paityn Haddad shaved two minutes from her original personal best. Anna Tolbert ran injured all season and continued to be a strong leader for the team. We congratulate all the lady hawks on their efforts and achievements. Good luck to those continuing at districts this Friday at Creek!? 

 

Seniors-Are you interested in photography, graphic design, or culinary arts? If so, you should speak with a representative from Nossi College of Arts located in Nashville, Tennessee. A representative will be on our campus Tuesday, October 27th at 12:30 with a table set up in the main atrium. Please make sure to stop by if you have any interest in a career in the arts! See Mr. Schafer with any questions in the counseling office. 

 

The University of Alabama will be "virtually" visiting our school on October 28th at 12:30-1:30 in room C14. This will be a LIVE session only for us at Spruce Creek High and interested students are encouraged to come and speak with this representative! Come see Mr. Schafer in the counseling office if you have questions. Roll Tide! 

 

Dual Enrollment-Attention All Students! Registration for the Spring Semester of Dual enrollment is now open. If you are a current dual enrolled student, please contact YOUR counselor with your course codes and class numbers so they can start the process with you. If you are new to dual enrollment or have not taken the PERT, please contact Mr. Schafer and he will get the process started with you. Come see a counselor if you have any questions or concerns about dual enrollment. 

If you took the ASVAB back on October 16th and would like a copy of your score, please stop by the guidance office and get a copy. Please see Ms. Crooks or Mr. Schafer with any questions.

 

GIRLS BASKETBALL TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD TODAY MONDAY AND TUESDAY 4-7 PM IN THE GYM.? YOU MUST HAVE A COMPLETED PHYSICAL DURING TRYOUTS.? SEE COACH HAMM OR COACH JONES IF YOOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

 

Any boys who have second lunch and are interested in joining the weightlifting team for the upcoming season, there will be an informational meeting during second lunch on Thursday, October 29th.? Anyone who has 1st lunch, there will be a meeting before school at 8 am on Friday October 30th.? Both meetings will be in L-27, the main weight room, by the gate on the parent loop side of the school.? If you cannot make it to either meeting, see Coach Nelson in the weight room as soon as possible. All new and returning lifters need to have paperwork in by December 17th.?? 

 

Senior Photos are due by Dec 8. If you have not taken your senior photo yet, the representative from DSP will be here on Nov 6 to take your photo here at school. ?You must sign up with DSP or Coach Mowrey in Room L04 prior to this day. ? 

 

Attention Volusia Live Students. ?The yearbook is looking for a screen shot of your Microsoft Teams screen. ?Send you photo of you on teams to [email protected] gmail.com. Be sure to add your name, grade, and alpha code. ?This is your shot at being on the cover of the yearbook. ? 

 

Did you develop a new hobby or interest while in lockdown? ?The yearbook wants to hear from you. ?Send us your name, a photo of you doing your hobby, alpha and grade to [email protected] gmail.com?for your chance to be in the yearbook. ? 

Please stop by O-12 to pick up Junior Class shirts. Please drop off prom theme ideas as well to O-12, there will be a drop box on my door at O-12 

 

Seniors, it’s time to submit your senior ads. ?Senior Ad packets can be picked up in room L04 or at the activities’ office. ?A remind message will go out as well. ?Senior ads are due by Dec 17, 2020.

Yearbooks will stay at the $85 rate this year only until Dec. 17. ?Get yours today before the prices go up.? 

 

Finally, this morning, let’s have a look at the weather.? It’ll be unseasonably warm this whole week as we still wait for our first true cold front to arrive.? There’s only a 20% chance of showers today, but overall it will be mostly sunny.??? Expect a high of 86 degrees.? Currently, it’s a humid 79 degrees by the hanging plants. 

 

 

 

 

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