JHS Announcements and Upcoming Events

JHS Daily Announcements

STUDENT BIKE RACKS Students: Please be aware that there are three bike rack locations now available for those that ride their bikes to school. There are two located in the front of the building and one behind the auditorium. All bikes locked to anything other than the provided bike racks will be removed by cutting the locks at the students expense by the administration. Students will need to contact the Security Office located in C121 to retrieve their bike. CONGRATS JOPLIN POWER-LIFTING Joplin power-lifting boys team won the state championship and the girls placed 3rd in the state over the weekend. We had multiple boys and girls win their individual weight classes as well as set many state records in the different lifts. It is the power-lifting teams 3rd year in existence. We had a total of 50 athletes compete, 38 boys and 12 girls. CONGRATS KEY CLUB Key Club won 1st place in the non-traditional scrapbook category at the District Leadership Conference last weekend. Thank you, Annie Le, for all your hard work on the project. PROM TICKETS

March 13-April 6 $25/ticket
April 7-8 and at door $30/ticket We are also selling t-shirts for this years prom as a fundraiser for 10 per shirt.
PROM MUSIC Junior/Senior students: starting the week of March 27 your transitions teacher will have a link for you to fill out to submit your favorite song choices for this years Prom!
PROM COMMITTEE FUNDRAISER Prom Committee is hosting a Mask Making Workshop this Thursday March 29th from 4-6pm B2Hall, drop in and create a mask to match your prom dress. There will be various prices for materials and all proceeds will go to Prom 2017!! JROTC MILITARY BALL The Joplin ROTC Military Ball will be held on March 31st from 6:30pm - 10:00pm. This is a formal dance meaning Male JROTC cadets will be in uniform and female cadets have the option of wearing a dress or uniform. Tickets are $5 per couple, $3 per single, or $5 per person at the door. For more information contact Colonel Reitz or 1st Sergeant Banks.
And now a word from the Joplimo yearbook staff: The good news is, there are 100 copies of the 2017 book that can still be purchased. The bad news is, the price has increased $5 more for a total price of $65. See Mrs. Crane in B116 or send your order with a friendly, neighborhood yearbook staff person to reserve your copy. They will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.
Congratulations to Jessica Zengel for the honor of being selected to honorable mention all Ozark conference and Kinsley Stuart on being selected all conference Defensive team. Also congratulations to Shelby Beaver and Jessica Zengal on making All District. Way to represent the Eagles!

CONGRATS NATIONAL HISTORY DAY WINNERS Hannah Crouch and Autumn Achey competed in National History Day at MSSU and received 1st place in Senior Group Exhibit.

Bradley Baumhover and Samuel Peterson competed in National History Day at MSSU and received 2nd place in Senior Group Documentary.
Both groups of students will be competing at National History Day State Competitions in Columbia in April. 
SENIOR TRANSITIONS CLASS SPEAKERS Ryan Stanley, Joplin Mayor Pro Tem, speaks to a senior transitions class about business and professional etiquette. March is etiquette month in all JHS Transitions classes RYAN STANLEY Lauren Copple, with ACRT, a contractor for Empire/Liberty Electric speaks to a JHS class about careers in forestry and biology.  She also brought trees for each student to take home and plant.  LAUREN COPPLE

Old Chicago Pizza

JOPLIN'S WINTER GUARD Joplin's winter guard is extending an invite for friends, family and community members to join us for a preview show taking place in the Kaminsky gymnasium on Thursday March 30 starting at 6pm. Doors open at 5:30pm and we have a suggested $3 donation at the door. We will also have a bake sale to help support the JHS winter guard program. Please make plans to attend. Joplin High School will host a several units from the area, who are in the MCCGA (Mid Continent Color Guard Association) circuit, including our very own, JHS indoor drumline!! You won't want to miss this preivew show. We recognize that many families are unable to travel the distance to competitions. Joplin hosts this preview show yearly so our friends and families can come support our athletes and gain a better understanding of the sport of the arts. If you have any questions, contact the JHS winter guard director, Christina Leonard at christinaleonard@joplinschools.org BOOSTER CLUB SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION Attention Seniors: Booster Club Scholarship Applications are due by April 1. Applications can be picked up in the counselors office at JHS
Proj Grad Golf Tourney

Joplin High School will host an ACT Prep class with Carolyn Devane on April 5
2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. in Room A123 (Talon Room).  The cost is $45 and students must register online and pay in advance online.
This class includes practical and relevant information on how to increase your ACT score.  It shows you how to control the test and not let it control you!  The workshop covers what will be on the test and how to master test-taking techniques. This class is not a practice test!  Learn general ideas about the ACT as a whole and the individual tests:

  • English- Learn what ACT test-writers are looking for and how to approach different types of questions.
  • Math- Learn what problem-solving skills and math skills you need.
  • Reading - Learn your best method for doing well on ACT reading.
  • Science- Learn common question types and what’s really required to do well.

The session will be open to the first 50 Joplin High School students who register online.
For more information and to register and pay online, use the following link:

Freeman Physicals

Seniors and senior parents, April 17 will be the senior banquet. Details will follow.

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