April 24, 2019

EDSEL FORD HIGH SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN

Because of testing, art club students are will meet this Thursday at 2:30 pm after school in F-3.

Game On! will meet today after school in the media center for all types of gaming fun.

The library will be closed today until 12:30 for makeup testing.

On Friday, April 26th, Edsel Ford will take part in the district wide Care to the Core event.  We encourage all students to participate by dressing to reflect our uniqueness as a school community.  Our Admin team will visit all classrooms during 6th hour and choose five classrooms that best reflects our “Unique and United” school.  The 5 classrooms that are selected will participate in a one hour field day during 6th hour.

Girl Power Meeting:  Wednesday, May 1st at 2:20 in Room 209.  Please show up to help us plan future events.

MSA has united with Rahma Relief Foundation to collect money for Yemen. Yemen being the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and with Ramadan around the corner, millions are not going to have enough food to break their fast with. We will be having a Bake Sale this Friday, April 26th after school. We will also be selling hoodies during lunch that same day. Save up and bring money in this Friday and donate to those in need in Yemen. ALL profit is going to Yemen. Thank you.

Short Information Meeting For EF Sideline & Competitive cheerleading on Thursday right after school. In the cafeteria.

There will be a Women’s Varsity Swim Team meeting Friday April 26th in Room A1 after school. All those interested in joining the Women’s swim team next year should attend the meeting in A1 on Friday after school.

Class of 2021 class shirts!  Get an order form during A or B lunch from the Main Office or,  Morgan Miesmer, Melina Micallef or Mr. Biggar in B-13. Show your Thunderbird Pride!

Junior members of NHS, if you are interested in earning community service hours by working at home track meets, please come see Mr. Tyler in C-3. He will explain what you would be expected to do to earn service hours.

TO ALL SENIORS! There is a scholarship available for one high school senior from Edsel Ford who will be pursuing a post-secondary degree in the field of education.  Please see Mr. Baydoun in the counseling office if you are interested!’

Students time is running out to nominate a teacher or staff member for the PTSA Staff Person of the Year Award! Pick up a sheet in the Student Office and show your appreciation to your favorite Edsel Ford Staff Member!Seniors: There is still time to apply for the Booster Club Scholarship! Get the applications in any of the offices- don’t miss this great opportunity!

ALL STUDENTS AND SENIORS!  IF YOU OWE A BOOK FINE, YOU NEED TO TAKE CARE OF IT! SENIORS, IF YOU DON’T TAKE CARE OF FINES,  YOUR YOUR DIPLOMA WILL BE HELD!

Do you want to mentor 9th graders next year?  Give back to your school and community? Be a part of something positive and meaningful?  Link Crew might be for you! All current 10th and 11th graders, please pick up an application in the main office, counseling, outside Mrs Haddad’s office OR download from the school website.  Applications are due by April 29th. 11th graders that are currently link leaders will need to reapply. Final decisions will be made in May and you will be notified. Any questions, just email Mrs Haddad.  Thanks!

IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN WHERE WE ARE LOOKING FOR A SENIOR “STUDENT AT LARGE” TO WRITE A GRADUATION SPEECH.  The speech should last 3-4 minutes. Theme: “No Opportunity Wasted” N.O.W…These speeches will be given to a panel of teachers who will read and choose the speech that will be given by the selected student at graduation. If you wish to be considered, speeches should be turned in to Ms. Hall no later than April 29, 2019. All speeches must be typed!

Link Leaders for 2019-2020 School Year

Do you want to mentor 9th graders next year?  Give back to your school and community?  Be a part of something positive and meaningful?  Link Crew might be for you!

All current 10th and 11th graders, please pick up an application in the main office, counseling, outside Mrs Haddad’s office OR download from the school website.  Applications are due by April 29th. 11th graders that are currently link leaders will need to reapply.

Final decisions will be made in May and you will be notified.  Any questions, just email Mrs. Haddad.

Thanks!

Link Leader Application 2019-20

PTSA Board Positions for 2019-2020 School Year

The PTSA is seeking members who would be interested in becoming board members for the 2019/20 school year. 4 of our 5 board positions will be vacant. PTSA is a low commitment opportunity for parents to stay involved in what’s happening at Edsel. Please join us at our next meeting, Tuesday April 16th at 6:30pm in the cafeteria, to hear more about how you can become involved. We will also be discussing volunteer opportunities for end of the school year activities.

Thank you,

Julie Long

April 8, 2019

EDSEL FORD HIGH SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN

SOPHOMORE’S  – ON WEDNESDAY, IF YOU RIDE THE BUS, THE BUS WILL BE PICKING YOU UP 3 HOURS PAST THE NORMAL TIME TO GET YOU HERE BY 10:15 FOR AFTERNOON TESTING!! SAME THING ON THE 23RD FOR FRESHMEN TESTING!!

Congratulations to the boy’s varsity basketball coach, Ibrahim Baydoun, on being selected as one of the five finalists for the regional COACH OF THE YEAR!  This is the second straight year of receiving such an honor!

Tuesday- April 9th-TESTING BEGINS!!

  • 7:15-12:40 SAT TESTING  (All Juniors and Seniors needing to test)
  • No PM Classes
  • No MBCC, DCMST all day
  • No School for Freshman, Sophomores and Seniors not testing

Any Junior or Senior who is interested in dual enrollment for the next year can sign up in the counseling office.  If you have any questions, please see your counselor!

Hey Seniors.  Today is the last day to buy prom tickets.  Please make sure you don’t miss out and buy a ticket at lunch or you can still buy them after school in Mr Pletzke’s Room F9. 

ATTENTION READERS, THE EFHS BOOK CLUB WILL BE READING P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU BY JENNY HAN.  MEET ON APRIL 26TH IN ROOM E2.  HAPPY READING!!

Happy prom season! Prom tickets the last day to buy tickets will be Monday April 8th.

March 22, 2019

EDSEL FORD HIGH SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN

THANK YOU TO ALL WHO MADE CHARITY WEEK SUCH A GREAT SUCCESS!

AND THE WINNER OF THE SPANISH BASKET IS….KATHY ALRAYYASHI! Please see Ms. Dean in room B-1!

Happy prom season! Prom tickets will be on sale for all five days during the week of March  25th, the last day to buy tickets will be Monday April 8th. If you have not gotten a guest pass, be sure to get one before buying a ticket.

Want to learn more about Engineering? An Introduction to Engineering class is being taught at Edsel next year. See your counselor this week for more details.

Attention Student Drivers: Would you like a chance to win Executive RESERVED PARKING?! Mr. Kotsogiannis & Mr. Abdullah are raffling off their parking spots in front of the school for Charity Week. Any student or staff member with a valid 2018-2019 parking pass is eligible. 4 winners will be drawn, two for April, & 2 for May. Tickets will be sold at lunch. Don’t miss out!

Senior Athletes: The Booster Club Scholarship application is now available in the Counseling Office and Student Office. Pick one up today!

PTSA is accepting nominations for the Edsel Ford Staff Person of the Year! Pick up the form in the Student Office and nominate your favorite staff member!

Fines for Charity: Pay your overdue book fees in the library this week, and the money will go to support  Reach Out Lafond!

Attention all volleyball players.  There will be a player and parent meeting TODAY March 22 at 7 pm in the cafeteria for the upcoming season.  The meeting will be about camps and off season conditioning.

Seniors: The PTSA scholarship application is now available in the Student Office. Pick one up today!

 

March 20, 2019

EDSEL FORD HIGH SCHOOL
DAILY BULLETIN

CHARITY WEEK!!!

Happy prom season! Prom tickets will be on sale for all five days during the week of March  25th, the last day to buy tickets will be Monday April 8th. If you have not gotten a guest pass, be sure to get one before buying a ticket.

You can purchase raffle tickets during A & B lunch for your chance to win official Lion’s gear from Hakeem Valles! Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5!

Want to learn more about Engineering? An Introduction to Engineering class is being taught at Edsel next year. See your counselor this week for more details.

Hey there Edsel Ford, Arab Student Union at Fordson high school will be holding a poetry slam in Fordson auditorium. You will be hearing beautiful poetry inspired by the theme of identity. Tickets are 5 dollars at the door! Proceeded will be going to Islamic relief USA for the war in Yemen. Thursday, March 21, 2019 @ 7 p.m.

Attention Student Drivers: Would you like a chance to win Executive RESERVED PARKING?! Mr. Kotsogiannis & Mr. Abdullah are raffling off their parking spots in front of the school for Charity Week. Any student or staff member with a valid 2018-2019 parking pass is eligible. 4 winners will be drawn, two for April, & 2 for May. Tickets will be sold at lunch. Don’t miss out!

Senior Athletes: The Booster Club Scholarship application is now available in the Counseling Office and Student Office. Pick one up today!     

Fines for Charity: Pay your overdue book fees in the library this week, and the money will go to support  Reach Out Lafond!

IT’S NOT TOO LATE!!! TEACHERS AND STAFF!  REMINDER! PAY $5.00 AND WEAR JEANS ALL NEXT WEEK!

Buy butterflies at lunch to support charity week!  Butterflies should be designed and returned no later than Thursday March 21st so they can be a part of the mural.  Small are $1, and Large are $3. Questions? See Mrs. Wachholz in room A3.

Attention all volleyball players.  There will be a player and parent meeting on March 22 at 7 pm in the cafeteria for the upcoming season.  The meeting will be about camps and off season conditioning.

Any student who is currently in 9th, 10th or 11th grade and is NOT in DCMST, and would like to find out how they can be part of DCMST, please sign up in the counseling office. There will be a Shadow a Student Day on Friday, March 22nd.

Seniors: The PTSA scholarship application is now available in the Student Office. Pick one up today!

PTSA is accepting nominations for the Edsel Ford Staff Person of the Year! Pick up the form in the Student Office and nominate your favorite staff member!

 

Charity Week at EFHS

Hello Thunderbird Families,

Charity Week is finally here!  We appreciate all of the support by our parent organizations and local businesses.

THANK YOU!!

Attached are the week’s events as well as the bell schedule for 3/20-3/22.

Passports will be on sale until the end of Monday, March 18th (extended).

Below is a link to Reach Out Lafond’s GoFundMe, we appreciate any support that you can provide.

Go Tbirds, let’s come together to raise money for this worthy cause!!

https://www.gofundme.com/edsel-ford-charity-week?member=1354266

CHARITY WEEK 2019 SCHEDULE

Week of Events for 2019

Edsel Ford High School PTSA Meeting

Please join the Edsel Ford PTSA for our next meeting Tuesday March 19th at 6:30 in the cafeteria. We will be discussing volunteer opportunities, our scholarship, and appointment of next year’s PTSA board officers . Don’t forget to sign up for donations to our teachers potluck dinner for conferences this week!

Thank you,

Julie Long

March 15, 2019

 

Edsel Ford High School 
Daily Bulletin

CHARITY WEEK BAKE SALE AFTER SCHOOL Today, MARCH 15TH.  HELP US RAISE MONEY FOR REACH OUT LAFOND!!

TEACHERS AND STAFF!  REMINDER! PAY $5.00 AND WEAR JEANS ALL NEXT WEEK!

 

FRIDAY CLUE – MR. WHALEN’ CLUE – AIRBORNE FELINE’S JOURNAL

Any Male Varsity Athletes who are interested in joining the Guy/Girl cheer for charity week performance should report Monday March 18th at 5:30pm in the cafeteria. All information will be given out on Monday. If anyone has questions see a current DU cheerleader.

Buy butterflies at lunch to support charity week!  Butterflies should be designed and returned no later than Thursday March 21st so they can be a part of the mural.  Small are $1, and Large are $3. Questions? See Mrs. Wachholz in room A3.

Attention all volleyball players.  There will be a player and parent meeting on March 22 at 7 pm in the cafeteria for the upcoming season.  The meeting will be about camps and off season conditioning.

The 3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner, Mangia, Music, & More, will take place Friday, March 22 in the Edsel Ford Cafeteria. Tickets can be purchased from band, orchestra, or choir students for $10/adult or $5/10 & under. The Italian themed evening includes performances by band, orchestra, and choir, a big spaghetti dinner including dessert, and a silent auction with items from local businesses.

Any student who is currently in 9th, 10th or 11th grade and is NOT in DCMST, and would like to find out how they can be part of DCMST, please sign up in the counseling office. There will be a Shadow a Student Day on Friday, March 22nd.

Attention Senior Class! Time is running out to get your Guest Pass for Prom!  Prom is April 14th! Applications are available in the Student Office or the School Blog Senior Information Page. Applications are due by March 22nd! No Late Guest Passes will be issued. You need to have these turned in and approved BEFORE you can purchase your tickets for Prom.