Edsel Ford High School

Daily News for October 15th

Good morning, Edsel Ford.  Today is Wednesday, October 15th and these are your daily announcements.


Thornley Court Club will have a meeting after school today. Plan on staying until 4 or 4:30.  Dress to work outside.  Everyone is welcome to attend.


Today at 9:00 p.m. there will be a meeting at the DISC for the upcoming season for the Dearborn Unified High School Hockey Team.  All players are welcome to attend.  There are many openings to be filled in a very short period of time.  Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors are all welcome.  Conditioning skates will start tomorrow.  To attend the skates, you must attend the meeting unless you have a prior school-related commitment.  If you have any questions, contact Mr. Picano.


Invitations for the Undergrads Breakfast have gone out. If you received a 3.5 GPA first or second semester of last school year and did not receive an invitation,  please see your counselor by Friday, October 17th


Thornley Court meetings are every Wednesday in Mrs. Lawlor’s room upstairs. Everyone is welcome.


Attention Juniors and Seniors: Fordson High School will be hosting a college fair on Tuesday, October 21st from 6:30-8 p.m. Over 150 colleges will be present and they’ll be available to answer all of your questions. There will also be financial aid and NCAA presentations, so be sure to mark your calendars.


Attention all girls interested in the Gymnastics team: there will be an informational meeting after school on October 21st in the cafeteria.  Practice starts the 27th at Stout Middle School. You must have a completed physical to try out.  Contact Dania Berjaoui, Jamie Sharp, or Kelsey Wydendorf if you have any questions.


Attention French NHS members: there is a brief meeting after school

today. We will be electing officers, so please plan on attending.


The Marching Thunderbirds received an overall EXCELLENT rating for their performance at the MSBOA District 12 Marching Festival held at John Glenn High School.  Within the excellent rating, Edsel Ford received the highest marks in the last six years that we have attended the MSBOA marching festival!  Nice job, T-Birds!


Attention all students:  You still have some time left to purchase your yearbook at the lowest cost of the year which is $60.  Please see a yearbook staff member or Ms. Beck in E-12  before the price goes up on Nov. 1.  Yearbooks will also be on sale at Parent-Teacher Conferences.


Come join Teens for Christ in Room A2 today at 2:20 for a meeting. 


Junior Powderpuff practices will be held every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:30 and Saturday at noon at O.L. Smith Middle School.


Attention seniors:  Baby ads are due to Ms. Beck in E12 by October 31st.  See the yearbook staff for details.


Attention Juniors: the PSAT exam will be given at EFHS on Saturday, October 18th. Taking the PSAT exam is excellent practice for taking the SAT exam, and it is the only way to compete for the National Merit Scholarship. Interested students must register through their counselor by Thursday, October 16th.


Attention:  11th and 12th grade students:  Wayne State University will be hosting a college visit in our building tomorrow at 8:30 a.m.  Interested students may sign up in the Counseling Office by the end of the day today.


This week is Teen Read Week across the nation. Stop by the Library Media Center to check out our new books or magazines. Anyone who borrows a book or a magazine this week will receive a small (edible) gift.


There will be an Islamic Club meeting today from 2:30 to 3:30 in Room A-1. Everyone is welcome.


Now for today’s sports:

Girls freshman volleyball will be away at Romulus at 3:30.

Girls Jv volleyball will be away at Romulus at 5:30

Girls varsity volleyball will be away at Romulus at 7.


Today’s lunch:

Mostaccoli with meat sauce, crazy bread, cream of broccoli soup, hamburgers, large pretzels, greek salad, sandwiches, cheese rolls, strombolis, cookies, and rice crispy treats


Today’s random fact is: Mario, of Super Mario Bros. fame, appeared in the 1981 arcade game, Donkey Kong. His original name was Jumpman, but was changed to Mario to honor the Nintendo of America’s landlord, Mario Segali



Thanks for listening, Edsel Ford.  Have a great day!