* Congratulations to the CD Boys Bowling team on securing first place in the Harrisburg Area Interscholastic Bowling League. The team beat Cumberland Valley by a score of 2 to 1 with the help of Zach Hartman's 222, Nathan Bonawitz's 210, and Dylan Zimmerman's 258 and 225. The boys are off to regionals next week, so good luck and great job!
* The next meeting of the Key Club will be Thursday, March 2nd, in Room 116. There will be no Key Club meeting this week.
* There will be no pre-med club on February 28th. We will meet again on March 7th when we will be interviewing a nurse manager about health career options. All are invited to attend.
* The CD Finance club will have a very important meeting on Monday, February 27th after school in room 250. All members are encouraged to attend. We will be taking our Yearbook picture and a guest speaker will be there to discuss careers in Finance.
* Are you looking for some volunteers hours? The Division of Autism Services at Penn State College of Medicine is looking for student volunteers ages 13-17 to help with a weekly photography class as part of a larger social skills intervention for teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders. The program is 12 weeks in length and will run from the beginning of March to the beginning of June. Teen volunteers will meet once per week from 5:30-7:00pm on Wednesday evenings in Hershey.
* Boys Lacrosse will be having a parent and player meeting on Monday, February 27th, at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria. This meeting is mandatory for all students playing this spring.
* How do you get an Athletic Scholarship? What does it take to be a college athlete today? When does the recruiting process start? Do smaller colleges have money for athletes? Learn the answers to ALL these questions and more on Tuesday, March 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the cafeteria when our school hosts the “Student-Athlete & College Recruiting”. This FREE seminar is a MUST for ALL athletes in grades 8-12 who want to play sports in college, and their parents.
* ImPACT concussion baseline testing for athletes interested in spring sports will be conducted on Tuesday, February 28th and Wednesday, March 1st after school. Please contact your coach or the athletic trainers for specific testing times.
* There will be an all-you-can eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. in the High School Cafeteria. The cost for the event is $6.00 for adults, $3 for children 4-12, and free for children 3 and under. Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs with sauce, bread, salad, drinks and dessert. See Mrs. Roble in room 913 to pre-purchase tickets.
* Just a reminder to keep plugging away at your Educational Scavenger Hunt papers, the deadline has been extended until Feb. 28th. Please turn in what you know or have learned, partially completed forms will be accepted. Keep a lookout for staff to be wearing their alma matter t-shirts for dress down days and make sure they have written their major on their whiteboards.
* Just a reminder - Dauphin County Technical School applications are available in the guidance office. Applications are due to your school counselor by March 1st in order to meet the DCTS deadline of March 15th. Applications submitted after this will lose 10 points.
* ARE YOU A SENIOR WITH LOTS OF RAM SPIRIT? IF SO, YOU SHOULD APPLY FOR THE CENTRAL DAUPHIN ALUMNI ASSOCIATION RAM PRIDE SCHOLARSHIP. Remember, showing Ram Spirit is not just the cheerleader kind of spirit, it's how you show your sense of loyalty to your alma mater and your community. Scholarship applications are available in the Guidance Office or from Mrs. Bayura in room 253. Deadline is March 31.
* The next Tri-M recital will be held on Monday, March 13th at 7:00 in the auditorium. If interested in performing, please leave your email on the sign up sheet located outside of room 911. All are welcome. With any questions, please contact Kat Bleiweiss or Austen Graby.
* There will be a representative here to tell more about the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week on Feb. 24. Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week (PFEW) is a one-of-a-kind summer program that offers high school Sophomores and Juniors a unique and challenging opportunity to see what it is like to run their own business. Participants of PFEW, guaranteed scholarships at either Lycoming College of PA College of Technology. Sophomores and Juniors, If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, stop into the College and Career Center to sign up for the visit.
* HACC is sponsoring its annual Career Information Fair scheduled for Monday, March 6, 2017. While at HACC, students will have the opportunity to meet and interact with experts that are employed in Education, IT, Business, Psychology, Science, Hospitality, Legal, Communications, Allied Health, Architecture & Engineering, and Cosmetology. In addition, students will learn more about the careers, salary ranges, and educational requirements for each of these fields, and will have the opportunity to experience interactive demonstrations in Engineering and IT Careers, Health Careers, and Public Safety (police/fire/EMS) careers. See Mrs. Potter in the guidance office for permission to attend. Deadline to submit permission is February 24th.
* Hershey Med Center is sponsoring its 18th annual Mini-Med School on Tuesday evenings in March. This is a great opportunity to learn about important trends in medicine and health. Pre-registration is required. Go to https://ce.med.psu.edu/mini-medical-school/ More information can be found in the college and career center.
* The US Naval Academy Parents’ Club of Central PA is sponsoring a bus trip to the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland on Saturday, March 25th. The cost of the trip is $85/person. Anyone interested in going, stop into the College and Career Center for more details.
* The Kiwanis Club of Harrisburg is offering a $2400 scholarship, the awards are based on the following criteria: academic record, community involvement, personal financial need and an interview. There are 8 maximum applications for CDHS, if you think you may qualify, please see Mrs. Bertovic for an application.
* The Colonial Park Rotary offers excellent scholarships for CDHS students, if you are interested in applying to Engineering or Nursing Programs, stop into the College and Career Center to discuss some great opportunities for helping to finance your college education! The Rotary Club has provided incentives for all completed scholarship applications for either of these scholarships.
* Refresh wellness workshops: Every Friday in room M1 in the Library during all lunch periods. See You then!
* Seniors applying to any of the 120+ scholarships managed through The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 2017 applications are now open. Check out their website or Naviance for more information of the scholarships they offer.
* Attention 18 year old males: The Selective Service System keeps a list of people who might be called on to serve our country in a national emergency. All 18 year old men MUST register even if you are not a US citizen. Registering makes you eligible for student financial aid, federal job training and federal jobs. So guys, do yourself and your country a favor – register with the Selective Service within 30 days of your 18th birthday – it’s the law! Visit www.sss.gov to complete the registration process.
* There is a LOST and FOUND area in the main office. Various text books, purses and sweatshirts have been dropped off there. If you have lost something recently you might want to stop by the office and see if it is there.
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