Edsel Ford High School

Daily News for April 21, 2009

Good morning, Edsel Ford! Today is Tuesday, April 21st, and these are your daily announcements.


Spanish Honor Society will have a mandatory meeting on Thursday, April 23rd in E7.   Everyone must attend, and the meeting will last at least 30 minutes.


There will be an informational meeting this Thursday the 24th for anyone interested in participating in the high school math competition at DCMST May 28th. This is a group competition between Edsel, Fordson, and Dearborn. All grades and math levels are welcome!


Attention All Seniors: HFCC is offering fifteen $1000 community scholarships to Edsel Ford High School. Also, Mr. Baydoun will nominate two seniors for the HFCC Board of Trustees Scholarship. If interested, see Mr. Baydoun for more information.


Graduating seniors may pick up applications for the PTSA scholarship in the Counseling Office.   Two $500 scholarships will be awarded.


Applications are also available in the Counseling Office for the Julie A. Ibbetson Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded to a senior girl with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and who is active in her place of worship.


There will be a meeting for the Student Coordinating Council after school on Wednesday, April 22nd in C-3 concerning fundraising and elections.


Book Club will meet today, April 21st in the LMC at 2:25. This month’s book is Kindred.


Thornley Court will be having a bake sale tomorrow and Wednesday.  It will be located by the band hall and the cafeteria.  We hope to see you there after school.


Prom tickets will be on sale from now until May 8th in the cafeteria: $90 for couples and $50 for singles.


On Thursday, May 14, the Yemen American Public Affairs Council (YAPAC) will be hosting its 5th annual Educational Fair 2009 at the University of Michigan – Dearborn between 12-2:30 p.m.   Students will have the opportunity to speak with professionals and role models from many different fields of study, and a chance to meet with representatives from many of our local universities, colleges, and vocational schools.  The Educational Fair is free and open to any students interested.  There will be free refreshments, t-shirts, and door prizes.  If you are interested in attending this event, please sign up in the Counseling Office by Friday, May 1st.


Today’s sports are as follows:

Boys’ track is away at Garden City at 3:30.

Girls’ track is home against Monroe at 3:30.

Boys’ JV baseball and girls’ JV softball are both home against Dearborn. Both games begin at 4.

Boys’ Varsity baseball and girls’ Varsity softball are both away against Dearborn. Again, both games begin at 4.


Today’s lunch will consist of: the usual menu items.


Now for today’s random fact:

In China, red is considered a lucky color.  At one time, wedding dresses were red.  New Year’s banners, clothing, and lucky money envelopes are still red.


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