Please note, there are other announcements located after the daily announcements!!
Good luck to the varsity girls soccer team as they compete at Ada at 5:00
Attn. Juniors and Seniors, Indiana Wesleyan will be in 3rd period and Ohio University will be in 6th period today. If you are interested in sitting in on one of these meetings, sign up in the guidance office after getting permission from your teacher. On Thursday during 2nd period Wilmington College will be in.
PSAT Test: Sophomores and Juniors interested in taking the PSAT test need to register during their lunch hour in the cafeteria. The cost is $14 and is due at registration. Sign ups will be held this week only. The test will be administered on 10/15
Homecoming tickets will be sold during the lunch hour for $8.00. If you purchase them at the door the cost will be $10. Apollo students can purchase them in Mrs. Riffle's room #205 after school. If you are bring a guest from another school, the forms are due tomorrow!!
Today for lunch is Rotini w/ sauce, carrot sticks, tossed salad, cheese stick, fruit cup & milk ALA-CARTE: Chef Salad
The homecoming bonfire will be held tonight in the parking lot beside the tennis courts at 7:30. All fall sports athletes will be introduced. Concessions and glow sticks will be sold.
Happy birthday to Nick Friesen.
Today for lunch is a turkey wrap, romaine salad, fresh fruit & milk ALA-CARTE: Nachos w/ cheese
Happy belated birthday to Katie Frazier & Robbie Stratton who celebrated their birthdays in July.
Today is the last day to purchase homecoming tickets during the lunch hour. The cost is $8 and at the door on Saturday they will be $10.
Good luck to the tennis team as they play Ada at home at 4:30, the boys soccer team as they play at Ottawa at 5:00, and the volleyball team as they take on Ada at home at 5:30. Also, good luck to the golf team as they compete at the Sectional Tournament at Sycamore Springs.
Fri & Sat 9/26 & 27:
Today for lunch is coney dog, baked beans, potato wedges, mandarin oranges & milk ALA-CARTE Pizza
Happy belated birthday to Isaac Andreas & Tucker Routson who celebrated their birthdays in July and happy birthday on Sunday to Antony Kingsley!
The homecoming parade will be held tonight at 6:00. The parade will begin at Snider Rd and will end at Harmon Field. Line up will begin at 5:30 on Snider Rd.
Tickets will be on sale for the football game until 1:30 today. Presale is $3 student/$5 Adult. The announcement of the homecoming court will take place sometime around 6:45-7:00. The Music Boosters will be selling brauts & hamburgers at the concession stand.
Good luck on Saturday to the cross country team as they compete at Kalida at 9:00, the JV football team will play at Ada at 10:00, the Boys soccer team will take on Riverdale at home at 11:00, the Tennis team will be at home against Archbold at 11:00, and the girls soccer team will play at Kalida at 12:00.
Happy birthday today to Levi Kistler.
Attention Juniors: The OGT cookout will be held on Tuesday (9/30) during your lunch hour down at Harmon Field. You will be served a free lunch including a braut, hamburger, hotdog, chips, cookie & a beverage!!
Today for lunch is breaded chicken sandwich, romaine salad, applesauce & milk. ALA-CARTE: Hot Pocket
Spirit Week 9/22-26: Thurs: Hawaiian Day: Friday: Spirit Day
PSAT Test: Sophomore and Juniors interested in taking the PSAT test need to register the week of 9/22-26 during the lunch hour in the cafeteria. The cost is $14. The actual test will be administered on October 15th.
Kick for a Cure: The boys soccer team is selling "Kick for a Cure" t-shirts. Proceeds will benefit the Susan G Komen Society. See a boys soccer player or stop in the office to pick up an order form.
PICTURE RETAKES: Lifetouch/Studio One will be in on October 6th (Monday) to take pictures of students not yet photographed or those wanting retakes. Please stop by the office to pick up an order form which needs completed before pictures are taken, or go online to www.mylifetouch.com to order.
HOMECOMING: The Homecoming dance will be held Saturday 9/27 in the Bluffton Middle School from 8-11 p.m. Admission is $8 for Presale tickets which can be purchased in the cafeteria during the lunch hour on 9/23-25. (Apollo students can stop in to the office after school and see Mrs. Oberly on these days to purchase tickets). Admission at the door will be $10. If you are bringing a guest from another school, a "Dance Guest Form" needs completed and turned into the office 2 days prior to the dance. These forms are available on line or in the HS office.
Homecoming Bonfire: There will be a homecoming bonfire on Wednesday 9/24 at 7:30 p.m. in the parking lot beside the tennis courts. Come and show your Pirate Pride! Wear your Bluffton Pirate spirit gear, meet the varsity Pirate fall teams, cheer with the cheerleaders & celebrate as the marching band leads the party. Concessions and glow sticks will be sold. Contact the football moms if you have any questions.
Homecoming Parade: There will be a homecoming parade sponsored by the football moms on Friday 9/26 at 6:00 leaving from Snider Rd. Please contact Tracy Bricker( 419) 236-5855 or call the HS office 419-358-7941 if you would like to enter a float in the parade.
Attention 2014 Graduates: The yearbooks are in. Stop in the office and pick yours up!
Open Gym: Boys basketball open gyms will begin on Weds 9/3 from 6-7:30 p.m. They will be held every Weds, Sunday & Monday thereafter. Girls basketball open gyms will begin this Sunday 9/21 from 4-5:30.
Parent's Night Schedule:9/27 Boys Soccer, 10/9 Volleyball (Athlete's will bring home a form prior to parent's night asking how the names should be announced, so if you don't receive one the week of parent's night ask your child about it).
SCHEDULED 2 HOUR DELAYS: Bluffton Schools will have (3) Two Hour Delays during the course of the school year for teacher training. The delays will happen on the following dates: Wednesday, November 5th, and Thursday, January 29th. Apollo students will run on a regular schedule.
Clip UPC Labels for $$: The Bluffton PTO is collecting UPC labels to help raise money for Bluffton Schools. There is a collection box in each of the school offices. They are collecting UPC labels on Aunt Millie Products including Aunt Millie, Sunbeam, Holsum & Soft & Good Breads; "Box Top for Education" Labels; and "Book Spree" UPC labels found on Sunny D products. They are collecting used printer cartridges too!!
Sports Passes that can be purchased in the HS office:
All Sports Pass $100: Gets you into all home sporting events throughout the current school year including reserved Varsity Football and Boys basketball games.
Fall Sports Pass $30: Gets you into all home volleyball and boys & girl's soccer games.
Student Pass $25: Punch card that is good for 10 home sporting events throughout the school year.
Senior Citizen's Pass $30: Punch card that is good for 10 home sporting events throughout the school year.
Senior Citizen's All Sports Pass $80: Gets you into all home sporting events throughout the current school year including reserved Varsity Football and Boys basketball games.