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January 11

“Central Pride is School Wide”

There will be an FCCLA meeting during MLT TODAY in Room 105.

Interact Members:  There will be a meeting TODAY during MLT in the Old Commons.  We will be assigning projects. 

Red Raider Readers:  We will meet TODAY during 1st lunch in Mrs. Beauchamp’s room (207). 

Do you feel like your ideas are not being heard?  Do you have burning comments or suggestions about our school?  What activities do you want to see more of?  Stop by the pillar across from the  Concession Stand and fill out an anonymous suggestion slip.  Student Senate will read your suggestions and take them into consideration.  Any input is greatly appreciated. 

Class Officers:  There will be a meeting on Tuesday, January 16th during Resource in Room 115 to take the yearbook picture. 

Sports Picture Day will be Wednesday, January 17th.  Powerlifting at 1:40, Girls Basketball at 1:50, Boys Basketball at 2:15.  If you are interested in ordering pictures bring your order form and payment with you. 

Seniors:  Parking is posted for 3rd Quarter.  See Mrs. Goodman for your hang tag.  Parking starts on January 23rd

All Forensics Students:  You must see Coach Lawrynk this week to verify your participation and solidify your category for competition.  Sub districts are only a month away on February 12th

Sarah J. from the Y Teen Center will be here TODAY in Room 273 from 2:40 – 3:20 PM. 

First Semester Finals:  January 17th (Periods 1,2, & 8), January 18th (Periods 3, 4, & 5) and January 19th (Periods 6 & 7).  Periods 1,3,6:  8:00 – 9:30, Periods 2,4,7:  9:45 – 11:15, Lunch: 11:15 – 12:00, Periods 5 & 8:  12:00 – 1:30.  The bus leaves Wednesday & Thursday at 1:40 and on Friday at Noon.  Lunch will be served all three days.

The Olympics are soon approaching and so is Olympic Week at Central.  Submit your Olympic Week t-shirt designs to Mrs. Ahnen in the Health Room by Friday, January 12th

Finals are less than a week away so if you are looking for some help preparing or finishing up assignments prior to the end of the semester consider taking advantage of The Central Peer Tutoring Program.  Tutors will be available in the LMC during MLT TODAY.  If you have any questions, see Mrs. Halter or Mr. Fergot.

The La Crosse Central Volleyball Association is having a volleyball open gym from 1:00 – 3:00 PM on Sundays in the Sutton Gym during the months of January through May.  Please enter through the Cafeteria East Entrance.  If you have any questions e-mail lcvawi@gmail.com.

Are you looking to start the new year off right?  Come and participate in the first ever Kettlebell Challenge and Indoor Triathlon in the Fitness Center.  To learn more or to sign up stop by the Fitness Center and check out the flyers and talk to Taylor the supervisor.  Both programs will run until February 26th

A big Thank You to all who have donated to the Winter Weather Wardrobe.  Donations will continue to be collected during the Winter months.  The drop off box is located outside Mrs. Hutschenreuter’s room (317).  If you or someone you know needs a jacket, snow pants, boots, a hat, gloves or scarf make sure you visit the Winter Weather Closet.  Any staff member will be happy to get you what you need. 

Baseball and Softball Players:  Night Open Gym is every Monday and Thursday in January and February from 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM in the Hackett Gym. 

Order your yearbook now at jostensyearbooks.com or call 1-877-767-5217.  The cost until January 26th is $59.00. After this date the price goes up to $65.00. 

News from The Future Center:

February 21st:  Hands on Health at Gundersen Health System.  See Mrs. Moe in the Future Center for more information. 

February 22nd:  Pizza and Professionals event at the La Crosse Public Library.  Listen to different professionals speak about their careers and enjoy free pizza. 

March 12:  UW Stevens Point Campus Visit

April 3rd:  Viterbo Campus Visit

Searching for Scholarships?  Be sure to check www.lacrossepromise.org or in The Future Center for an updated list of National Scholarships. 

News from Student Services:

Western Night School:  Students wanting credit recovery options:  WTC offers night school classes for credit recovery.  If you failed a core class and are interested see your Counselor ASAP.

Scheduling:  If you are looking to make changes to your second semester schedule you need to see your Counselor by Friday, January 19th

College / Military visits: Sign up in Student Services

Army Representative:  Wednesday, February 14th during the lunch hours in the lunchroom area

Army Representative:  Wednesday, May 9th during the lunch hours


The Mark and Anne Hansen Foundation Scholarship:  This is a new scholarship and is one of great magnitude.  To be eligible to apply students must be a graduating senior from Central, a resident of the State of Wisconsin, a student admitted to UW-Madison or another University of similar stature for the coming academic year, and a person unable without scholarship assistance be able to attend a University.  For more information or an application see the Student Services staff.  Applications are due by 3:30 PM on Wednesday, January 31,2018. 

Firefighters Credit Union Scholarship:  Applicant or parent must be a member of the Firefighters Credit Union, student must have a cum GPA of 3.0 or higher and must intend to pursue educational training in a 2 or 4-year program.  DUE DATE:  3:30 PM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2018.

Christopher Jordan Spirit Scholarship:  Student must be college bound, must be a member of the Central LC Club, and must have a cum GPA of 3.0-3.799.  Must be highly regarded by the student body, teachers and coaches for having exhibited a blend of academic success as well as extra-curricular success and proud to be a part of Central.  Their presence must have made Central a better place to be.  DUE DATE:  3:30 pm ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2018.

Christopher Jordan Memorial Scholarship:  Must be pursuing a 4-year program post- secondary education in a public or nonpublic University or College, must have a cum GPA of 3.0 or higher.  DUE DATE 3:30 PM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018.

Harry W. Schultz Athletic-Leadership Memorial Scholarship:  Must be college bound, minimum 3.0 GPA required, minimum of two varsity letters in Senior year.  DUE DATE:  3:30 PM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2018. 

Mary Patros Community Service Scholarship:  This scholarship is meant for a student who has given of themselves to the community they live in.  Student needs to be involved in the activity as a volunteer and has volunteered over a period of years.  DUE DATE:  3:30 PM ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2018.

Badger State Sportsmen’s Club Scholarship:  Must have a cum GPA of at least 2.0, have plans for future school/education in Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management, Forestry, Fisheries, Natural Resources Law Enforcement or a related field.  Preferred that the applicant not be going into Environmental Studies.  DUE DATE:  3:30 PM ON MONDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2018.

Amanda Hundt Memorial Scholarship:  Must have played Girls Basketball or Softball at Central.  DUE DATE:  3:30 PM ON THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2018.