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January 11, 2019

Friday, January 11, 2019


Students with midterm exam conflicts, please see Mrs. Scoville in the main office.


Senior Superlative winners:  Don't forget to come to the Commons today at 2:30 to have your picture taken. See Mrs. Holmes if you need to schedule an alternate time.


Midterm Week is coming:  Join us today during all lunch periods for Cocoa and Cookies presented by SHS Link Crew.   Link Leaders will share helpful tips about the upcoming Midterm Exams along with great ideas for stress relief!  Everyone is welcome to participate.

Cocoa and Cookies!


The Yearbook Club will be meeting on Monday, January 14th after school, because of the faculty meeting on Tuesday. We need as many folks as possible, as it's our deadline for the second submission.


There will be a Lance meeting after school on Wednesday, January 16th, in room 348. We will be discussing article ideas for our upcoming issue. New members are always welcome!


Come create some nail and yarn art with Art Club. Interested? Sign up outside room 140. Meetings will be January 16th and the 30th.


Attention Parents: The Yearbook is in dire need of winter sports candid pictures. To date we have only received Hockey pictures and our deadline is Monday Jan 14th. Please send jpeg images to;  Thanks for your help!


Our annual Pink the Rink Panther Hockey game will be on Saturday, January 19th at the Polisseni Center at RIT at 7:00 vs. Webster Schroeder.  This game recognizes those affected by Breast Cancer and raises awareness and money for Breast Cancer Research. Tickets and t-shirts will be on sale for the game in the Commons next week starting on Monday.  Tickets and t-shirts are $5 each for a neat package of $10.


Community Service:
Need community service hours? Many volunteers are needed for the Odyssey of the Mind Spontaneous Day, Saturday, February 2nd at Thornell Road School from 8:30am- 12:30 pm assisting teams.  No experience needed!

Interested students should contact Mrs. Waldman at or 267-1625.


From the Counseling Office:

The Department of [] Information Sciences and Technologies (IST) at RIT is pleased to announce our 5th Annual GetConnected! Computing technologies workshop for students in grades 8 - 10. This 1-day event will provide students with an opportunity to learn about computing technologies by participating in hands-on workshops led by RIT students and faculty. Students will learn to make their own website, use a Raspberry Pi, and more!  To register, go to:

There will be an Eastern Monroe career Center (EMCC) Open House on Thursday, January 31, from 6:30 – 8:00 pm.  This for current 9th – 10th graders and their parents.  Learn about the various programs offered at EMCC, including Cisco Networking, Cosmetology, Criminal Justice, Culinary Arts, Visual Communications & Photography, Automotive, Trade Electricity, Welding and more.  To find out more about the Open House, go to []

Interested in a career in Nursing? The University of Rochester Medical Center Office of Nursing Recruitment is offering two more workshops this year.  Learn about the nursing career, speak to a panel of nurses from different areas and take a tour of in-patient units. Participants must be 16 years old and a current physical and flu shot are required.  Students must provide their own transportation and this is an excused absence. Applications are available from Mrs. Tyler in the Counseling Office. 

Time:  8:00 – 11:00 am on:

  • Tuesday, February 12
  • Tuesday, March 5


New Scholarships:

Delta Delta Delta Sorority, Rochester Alumnae Chapter: For senior girls only. Must demonstrate good scholastic ability, involvement in school and community activities, 3 letters of recommendation and a personal essay are required. $1,500. Applications and supplemental materials must be submitted electronically at  Deadline is 3/30/2019.

YMCA of Greater Rochester Multicultural Scholarship Program:  For graduating seniors of color to pursue a cause driven career or volunteer relationship within the Y movement. Minimum GPA of 3.0. Multiple awards ranging from $1,000 - $3,000.  Please see Mrs. Tyler in the Counseling Office for an application.  Deadline is 4/30/19.


In Sports:

The Pittsford Boys Swimming and Diving Varsity and JV teams dominated longtime rival Fairport on Thursday and are now 9-0 for the season!  Final scores: Varsity 145-40 and JV 145-26. Next up the Panthers will face Rush-Henrietta at Rush-Henrietta High School on Tuesday.