No School October 18 and 21
The First Quarter of the school year ends this week. As a reminder, there will be no school for students on Friday, October 18 or the following Monday, October 21. Report cards will go home with students on Tuesday, October 22.
Congratulations to our FFA Forestry team, who placed 1st at the Federation Forestry Contest. FFA chapters from Wilkes, Surry, and Yadkin competed in this event. Kaleb Matthews was the highest overall individual at the contest with a score of 329 out of 400. Team members include Kaleb Matthews, Ezekiel Matthews, Allie Long, and Josh Long.
Congratulations to the following students who earned their State Leadership Award last week at the State Leadership Camp: Zeke Matthews, Laura Matthews, Haley Beane, Luke Lawson, Hunter Hutchens, Ethan T. Snow, Caitlin Beamon, Beau Webb, Athan Wilson, and Kaitlin Post.
College Application Prep Week
The week is College Application Prep Week. Students, if you are considering post-secondary opportunities, be sure to use this week to get your materials together for your college application. Thursday, October 17 is College Shirt Day, so be sure to wear a shirt with your favorite college this Thursday.
NHS Officer Application
Any current National Honor Society Member interested in being an officer this year, please see Mrs. Roberts in room 706H by this Tuesday, October 15 to pick up an application.
Winter Sports Starting Soon
If you are interested in Indoor Track, come by room 607-G to pick up an information packet. Also, be sure to sign up on the sheet posted on the door.
If you are interested in wrestling this year, see coach Farmer in room 803-J. Open Mats are Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm in the Fieldhouse.
If you are interested in joining the swim team, see one of the swim coaches, including Mr. Beuter in 202-B, Mr. Vestal in 604-G, or Mrs. Saddler in 305-C.
Home Sports This Week
Wednesday: Women’s Tennis Dual Team Playoffs - First Round (Opponent and Time TBD)
Friday: Varsity Football vs Walkertown (7:30)
That is all for this evening. If you ever have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to me anytime. As a reminder, please be sure to follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram to stay up-to-date on everything happening at Forbush High School. Thank you for your time this evening, goodnight.