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Central
High School
1801 Losey Blvd. S | La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601 | 608-789-7900 | FAX: 608-789-7931

February 10

Congratulations to the Boys Hockey Team for their win over DC Everest 9-2 and to the Boys Basketball Team on their win over DeKalb 74-41.  

Congratulations to the following students who qualified for State FCCLA:  Kayla Holman, Sydney Lockley, Maggie Hannum, Sophie Hannum & Morgan Lawrence. 

Forensics Team will meet Wednesday during MLT in Room 205. 

Red Raider Foodies will meet Wednesday after school in the Old Commons. 

Are you looking for something fun to do on Valentine’s Day?  Join the Environmental Club for tubing at Whitetail Ridge Ski Area.  Stop by Room 333 and pick up a permission slip from Mr. Linssen. 

The Spring Sports season is fast approaching.  On-line sports registration must be completed and a current sports physical must be on file for athletes.  Any questions, see Mrs. Beyer in the Activities Office. 

Students:  You are guaranteed a yearbook if you order it by Friday, February 21st for $60.  The Spring Extended Edition is $15.  Order on-line at www.jostensyearbooks.com.  A limited amount of yearbooks will be available in May on a first come first serve basis. 

The School Store is having an Olympic Week sale from this week.  10% off everything except letter jackets and stadium seats.  If you spend $10 or more your name will be entered in a drawing for a free hoodie.  

Olympic Week is this week.  Show your school spirit by participating in the dress-up days and lunchroom games to win points for your class.  TODAY is “Meme Day” and “Mario Kart”, TOMORROW is “Twin Day” and “Trivia”, Wednesday is “Country vs Country Club Day” and “Finish the Lyrics”, and Thursday is “Class Color Day” and “Just Dance”.  The Snowball Dance is on Saturday, February 15th from 8:00 – 11:00 PM.  Tickets are $5 at the door.  

NEWS FROM THE FUTURE CENTER:

 Mayo Health System is holding a Healthcare Series that provides students with opportunities to learn through presentation, simulation, and hands on activities.  Registration is required.

 Are you a college-bound senior considering a Wisconsin school?  You may be eligible for the TIP Grant.  Stop in the Future Center for more information. 

On Friday, February 14th, the Future Center will be visiting Viterbo University.  It will be a half day visit including a tour, lunch and talking with admissions.

 February 20th will be the Hands-On Workshop.  Students can immerse themselves in hands-on learning by rotating through a set of different trade opportunities.  The Workshop will be held at Logan High School.  Registration is required. 

The Construction & Apprenticeship Fair will be Thursday, February 13th from 2:00 – 4:00 PM at WTC’s Lunda Center. 

The Women in Trades Event will be held Friday, February 14th from 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM at WTC’s Integrated Technology Center.  Registration is required. 

The Auto & Heavy Equipment Experience will be held April 16th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.  Registration is required. 

Health Careers Camps are held in late June.  The application is due March 31st and requires a personal statement and two teacher references.  Participants must be 16 years or older at the time of the camp. 

NEWS FROM STUDENT SERVICES: 

A representative from the World Heritage Student Exchange Program will be here Wednesday, March 18th at 2:35 PM in Room 232.  Stop in to learn about studying abroad or to get information about hosting an exchange student for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Seniors who are attending WTC or another Technical College next year:  The Accuplacer is being administered at Central on Thursday, March 19th at 8:00 AM in Room 232.  The cost is $25.  This is a placement exam for students attending Technical Colleges.  Sign up in Student Services by Monday, March 16th.  Any questions, see your counselor or Mac Kiel. 

Students wanting credit recovery options:  WTC offers night school classes for credit recovery in English and Social Studies.  If you have failed a core class and are interested in re-taking it registration is going on now until February 12th.  See your counselor. 

Looking for a job?  Check the bulletin board in the foyer outside Student Services for current postings. 

A representative from WTC visits Central every 2 weeks.  If you are interested in going to Western or want to learn more about opportunities at the school, stop in Student Services and sign up for an appointment. 

College & Military Visits (Sign up in Student Services:

Air National Guard:  Wednesday, February 12th during the lunch hours in the lunchroom area

MN State College Southeast:  Monday, February 24th during the lunch hours

Viterbo University:  Thursday, March 5th at 9:00 AM

Lake Superior College-Duluth:  Monday, March 16th at 1:00 PM

UW-Stout:  Thursday, April 2nd at 1:00 PM

Marine Rep:  Tuesday, April 7th during the lunch hours in the lunchroom area