Edsel Ford High School

Daily News for April 30, 2009

Good morning, Edsel Ford! Today is Thursday, April 30th, and these are your daily announcements.


Just a reminder for all students: yesterday was the last late-start Wednesday! Please be on time!


The Library Media Center will close at 11:30 – 12:05 for lunch today, and will close after school at 2:30.


Attention students: Cell phones, IPOD’s or any other electronics that are confiscated WILL be held in the student office for 24 hours and MUST be picked up by a parent/guardian.   If this is a 2nd or 3rd offense, further discipline will follow the parent pickup.


Ms. Daly needs to meet with all Interact Club members and our junior commissioners for City Beautiful. The meeting needs to take place today, right after school in F13.


The first Saturday in May is free comic book day, when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores.  Check with your local shop for their participation and rules.


Seniors: if you missed Jostens, your order is in the Main Office.  Please stop by and pick up your order as soon as possible. If you have a balance please bring cash or money order only.


There will be a meeting of anyone interested in assisting the class of 2010 to organize, prepare, and run the senior class party at Edsel Ford, held the night just following their graduation from EFHS (likely to be June 4th, 2010)! All interested parents, guardians, supporters and other friends are welcome to attend and contribute time, energy and ideas on May 7th at 7:00 pm in the cafeteria.


All cross-country runners are asked to attend  a short but VERY IMPORTANT meeting today in the cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. to discuss running camp, summer training, fundraising.  There will be food!


Class officers: there will be a meeting in C-3 at 2:20 today.


Tryouts for the 2009-2010 cheerleading squad for both football and basketball season will be Friday, May 15 at 5:30 in the main gym.  We will have clinics on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday May 11th, 12th and 13th from 5 to 7 p.m.  You MUST have a physical to attend the clinics and tryouts. 


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


Seniors: all library materials are due by May 15th.   All fines must be paid to avoid graduation difficulties.


Any seniors interested in trying out for Senior Commencement speeches must pick up an information sheet from Mr. Machak in C6. A typed form of the speech is due by May 15th.


Election applications for juniors running for student council and sophomores running for junior class officers can be picked up in the student office. Freshmen may pick up their applications from Mrs. McAuliff.  Please read the applications and follow the instructions.  Applications are due May 1st.


Hat day is tomorrow!  Bring in a hat you want to wear for the day.  One dollar will get you a sticker to put on your hat:  no sticker – no hat.  Student Council and class officers will come to your classes with the stickers.  All funds raised will go to Kids with Cancer.


And now for today’s sports:

Boys’ JV Baseball and girls’ JV Softball are home against Melvindale at 4.

Boys’ Varsity Baseball and girls’ Varsity Softball are away at Melvindale at 4.


Today’s lunch will consist of:

Chicken patties, spicy chicken patties, cream of broccoli soup, pasta salad, plus our usual menu items.!


Now for today’s random fact:

Only 1/3 of all the missions to Mars have been successful. Also, Mars has about a third of the earth’s gravity, which means that you can jump three times as high.


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