H H Dow High Announcements
October 21, 2019
Hey Chargers. Who wants candy and some cool green blinky spirit wear for the big game courtesy of The Robotics Team?
Guess the number of M&M'S in the pumpkin jar and you could be the winner! The jar will be in the main office through Thursday and the top 3 winners will be announced on Friday. Be sure to stop by the office to complete your entry. Good luck and Go Dow!
Picture retakes will take place on Tuesday, October 22 starting at 9:30. Any student who did not take their photo on the original picture day or want retakes will be released based on their last name. A-M in the morning, N-Z in the afternoon. Please make sure to bring your picture packets if you ordered any and your student ID in order to replace the card with the new image.
Picture retake location TBD.
Do you want to follow in Trump's footsteps as president one day? Do you want to make a change on the world stage? Are you interested in global topics and issues such as women's rights and weapons armament treaties? Join Model United Nations!! We will be having a meeting on Wednesday October 23rd in Mrs. Bushey's room after 6th hour at 2:30. If you have any questions, please reach Lillian Pressnell.
"Do you play D&D? Do you like writing, creating, or immersing yourself in other worlds? Do you know what LARP is? If you answered "Yes" to any or all of these questions, Dow High's newest club, "Eclipsed", is for you! Focusing on LARP (Live Action Role Play), we will be LARPing, talking about LARP, and enjoying the company of fellow LARPers. Our first meeting will be on Wednesday, October 23rd after 6th hour in Ms. Berg's room, room 323. We hope to see you there! Hold! 3,2,1, Lay-on!
Prezza prezza prezza!
Pre-ordered pizza will be available for purchase until Tuesday October 22th, and will be delivered on Thursday, October 24th to your third hour teacher. Remember that you must order AND pay before Tuesday October 22th, and your order is only guaranteed once you pay. Pizza is available in either pepperoni or cheese, and it is $10 per pizza. So be sure to contact Emily Danielsen or Kristin Sekely to secure your order!
Hey Chargers, the 3rd annual DHS Glow Dance is coming up soon on November 15th and Student Leadership needs your help to produce an awesome promotional video! Anyone interested in helping needs to check their school email and fill out the sign-up form before Wednesday, October 23rd. Please contact Tess Striebel, Ruth Pasek, Maddy Estes, or Emily Danielsen with any questions, comments, or concerns.
This is an extra special week for all lovers of chemistry. Its Mole Day on Wednesday! Chemistry club will have a celebratory meeting in room 129B after both 6th and 7th hour this Wednesday. Snacks are welcome and mole related activities will be provided. Check google classroom or see Mr Colvin for more details.
Mr. Frye's 3rd hour is in the current lead for shoes brought in! Want your 3rd hour class to have a chance to win doughnuts, bring in those used shoes - all sizes, all styles needed. collection ends November 1st.
Hey Chargers! Happy Pure Michigan Day!
According to Science Daily, and research completed by the Rochester Institute of Technology, 22 MILLION pounds of plastic debris enter the Great Lakes every year! The responsibility for reducing levels of pollution in the Great Lakes lies with all of us! So let's do our part, Chargers, to limit our consumption of single-use plastic every day!
GO GREEN meets today in room 220, at both 2:30 and 3:30. Grab a friend and join us! New faces and ideas are always welcome!
Attention talented performers at Dow High School! RenFair this year will take place on Friday, January 24. Yes that is a Friday, but don’t worry…you don’t have school that day. Audition sign-ups will become available in about 2 weeks, so consider this your notice to start working on your acts. We know there are some great singers, dancers, poets, and more out there, so keep listening to announcements to hear when the sign-up will become available. In the meantime, talk to any music teacher if you have any questions.
Calling all bands and singers! Battle of the bands will take place on Friday, December 6th from 7-8:30 pm which means that auditions are opening up now. If you'd like to audition please email in a video of you or your band performing a song to Olivia Kaminski. Make sure to also include the lyrics of a song and the names of everyone in the band. Please note that this year we are taking bands and solo singers. Auditions close on November 1st so make sure to get on top of it! If you have any additional questions contact Olivia Kaminski.
NHS Blood Drive
This Friday--October 25th, 2019--marks the first National Honor Society Blood Drive of 2019-2020 where we, in longstanding partnership with Michigan Blood, gather donations from the school and community in order to save as many lives as we are able.
The varsity tennis team took 5th this past weekend at the Division 2 state tournament. This marks the 12th consecutive year that Dow has finished in the top 5, the longest streak in division 2. Winning individual state championships in their flight were Colson Wells and Saketh Kamaraju. The seniors of this team graduate with two 5th place, 1 second place, and a team state championship and a record of 66-11-6 in dual records. Thanks to all of our seniors: David Wang, Enrico Setiawan, Sentthur Vijayim, Saketh Kamaraju, and Anish Middha for leaving behind a continuing level of excellence on the court and impacting this program at such a high level.
On Saturday the Dow Women won the first annual Dow High Quad. They beat Tecumseh and Standish Sterling High School. The 400 Free Relay Team of Sasha Konovalenko, Anna Jensen, Ella Roberson and Claire Newman broke the Dow High Pool Record that was set in 2012. Next up is Saginaw Heritage and Grand Blanc at Heritage on Thursday. Go Lady Chargers!!!
Congrats to the freshman team for taking 2nd this past weekend at our home tournament!
Congrats to the varsity team for taking 3rd in Silver at the Beast of the East Tournament this past weekend in Warren. Some key contributors on the day were:
Jenna Somers with 34 digs and 6 assists
Laura Hershauer with 68 assists and 18 digs
Alyssa Keptner with 10 kills and 9 blocks.
Tomorrow is the Midland-Dow game at Midland.
Tomorrow Spirit wear is USA DAY.