Senator Square: Alumni invited to Friday’s game against Douglas
February 3, 2013
Basketball has two home games this week. Girls and boys varsity play against Wooster on Tuesday. Girls play at 5:15 p.m. and boys play at 7.Douglas comes to Carson High on Friday for the boys and girls varsity games. This game is sure to be a good one. Come support our players and wear blue and white.Attention. Do you want unique memories of high school? Get together with your friends, pick all those special photos and words and submit them for a Buddy Ad that will be part of the 2013 Carneta yearbook. And remember, tell your parents about this special way of remembering your high school achievements.Pick up forms in the front office or in room 136. We can even email them to you. Deadline will be in late February. Contact Patt Quinn-Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.To support American Heart Association, CHS is wearing red on Wednesdays in February. Rock the Beat Shirts will be sold every day in front of the library at lunch for $10. Be sure to get yours and wear it proudly on Wednesdays. All proceeds will be donated to the American Heart Association.(Report submitted student body public relations officer Lydia Lopez).WELLNESS AT CHSThe School Wellness Council at CHS has an exciting challenge for the staff. The month of February is National Heart Health Month and so the council has devised The Meter Eater. The challenge for staff is to log as many meters as possible during the month of February while staff is at school between 6:30-7 a.m. and 2:30-3 p.m. Special prizes will be given to the staff person with the highest logged meters.The time frames of logging meters are actually before and after contract hours of the high school staff. Get out and do your own heart some good.SENIORS GOING TO WNCThe last orientation program for seniors interested in attending Western Nevada College is coming up. College counselors will again be conducting orientation sessions to the Bridge to Success program on Wednesday. Students need to sign up for a time at the guidance office. If students have questions, contact the guidance office at 775-283-1915.KEY CLUB FUNDRAISERDo you want to send that special someone a rose on Valentine’s Day, send that certain someone you secretly admire a note and flower, or get a friend a nice surprise?Key Club is selling Valentine’s roses with handwritten notes attached. The roses will be delivered on Feb. 14 to students during their B2 class. Be sure to come by and order yours today. Roses can be purchased at lunch in front of the library and in the north foyer. The last day to order will be Feb. 11. Don’t miss out.ALUMNI NIGHTCHS Senator Pride is holding the seventh annual Alumni Night at CHS on Friday.It also happens to be Senior Night for our current basketball teams as they take on our rival, the Douglas Tigers. All CHS alumni are invited to come and see the final home game of the year. Free admission is granted to alumni of CHS with a variety of drawings and raffles to be held just for them.Prizes include goodie bags and a two-year complimentary pass for two for all CHS home games for the 2013-2014 season. Senator Pride will also be hosting a raffle that evening with proceeds going to our co-worker Lance Godec as he has been battling some health issues.SENIOR SPOTLIGHTThis week’s spotlighted senior is Michelle Sandage. She has a weighted grade-point average of 4.41. Michelle has been on the varsity soccer team for the last four years and skied on the varsity ski team for one year, earning academic letters twice as well as academic all state.She is also on an Olympic Development Program Region 4 Team.She is a member of Health Occupations Students of America and participates in the youth group at Lifepoint Church.Somehow, she also finds time to work part-time as a math tutor, and volunteers as a referee for AYSO.Her hobbies include hiking, skiing, swimming and backpacking.In the fall, Michelle will be attending William Jessup University in Rocklin, Calif., where she will be playing soccer.She’s been offered both athletic and merit-based scholarships at the university. She will be majoring in biology, and plans to pursue a career in the medical field.Congratulations Michelle on all of your contributions to CHS and the Carson City community.• Angila Golik is a government and sociology teacher at CHS and a member of Senator Pride.