Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Attention writers, photographers, and artists, there will be a meeting for the Gold and Blue, the school newspaper, today after school in room 105. We need material for the first issue of the school year. Members of Mr. Helbig’s American lit class, remember you can get extra credit for publishing in the Gold and Blue.
Last call for Spirit Gear, Tigers! Tomorrow is the last day to turn in order forms and payments for this year’s newest HT gear. See Ms. Zeno for order forms and to turn in orders. All money raised will go to fund your Homecoming Dance!
With a countdown of three weeks, Spirit Week is on its way! This year’s themes will be freshmen with Hippie Day, sophomores with Decade Day, juniors with Disney Day, and seniors with Welcome to the Jungle. Don't forget to decorate your halls according to your theme! Class leaders, step up and start planning now so our hallways will look great in time for Spirit Week! Spirit Week will wrap up with HT's Homecoming Dance. This year’s theme is A Starry Night on the Red Carpet. More info coming soon!
Today’s Flag Football game was moved to Wednesday Oct.1 at 5:30 p.m. at Ausitn/Foster Park.
St. Edward's University is a private, liberal arts Roman Catholic university in the Holy Cross tradition with more than five thousand students. Located in Austin, Texas, with a network of partner universities around the world, St. Edward's is a diverse community that offers undergraduate and graduate programs. More than 1,300 students live on campus in seven residence halls and two apartment communities. Students at St. Edward's University are also involved in more than 125 campus organizations, including student government, service organizations, academic honor societies, cultural clubs and intramural sports. 29 languages and 40 faith traditions are represented on campus. Juniors and seniors are invited to visit with the college rep during homeroom, in 102.
There is a Club Raices meeting on Wednesday at 3:15 p.m.
Word of the Day: PESSIMISM: a tendency to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen; a lack of hope or confidence in the future. Example: Some critics say that as a result of war and disillusionment, the literature of the Twentieth Century is characterized by pessimism.