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Theatre

All students interested in auditioning for the orchestra for Music Man, please come to an informational meeting this Friday, December 15th at 7:00 a.m. in the band room. Please see the posters in M-Wing for more information.

Ski/Board Club

If this early snow is any indication of what is to come, then we are in for a long winter! Are you going to be one of those people that counts down the days until spring or are you going to join the fun on the slopes?? Mentor High Schools Ski and Snowboard Club is open to everyone from novice to expert! Come learn something new, improve your skills, or show off your tricks! Spaces are filling up so if you picked up forms but have not yet registered online, make sure to go to our club page online at bmbw.com and signup to reserve your spot. You also need to fill out and return the four forms with your payment to Miss Fisher or your unit office before we leave for winter break!!! Dont hesitate to stop by room C203 and talk to MIss Fisher if you have any questions. Attention all skiers and snowboarders: If you signed up for Mentor High Schools Ski / Board Club by the first deadline (November 20th) stop by room C203 on Thursday either before or after school to pick up your card.

Ski/Board Club

If this early snow is any indication of what is to come, then we are in for a long winter! Are you going to be one of those people that counts down the days until spring or are you going to join the fun on the slopes?? Mentor High Schools Ski and Snowboard Club is open to everyone from novice to expert! Come learn something new, improve your skills, or show off your tricks! Spaces are filling up so if you picked up forms but have not yet registered online, make sure to go to our club page online at bmbw.com and signup to reserve your spot. You also need to fill out and return the four forms with your payment to Miss Fisher or your unit office before we leave for winter break!!! Dont hesitate to stop by room C203 and talk to MIss Fisher if you have any questions. Attention all skiers and snowboarders: If you signed up for Mentor High Schools Ski / Board Club by the first deadline (November 20th) stop by room C203 on Thursday either before or after school to pick up your card.

Other

HELLO" .. . On Thursday, December 14th, Mentor High will be having a Just Say "Hello" Day. This day is a collaborative effort to bring the student body closer together. The clubs sponsoring this event are: CARDS Bullying Prevention Club, Pride, GAHTAH, Student Government, Future Leaders, and NHS. We will be handing out stickers to everyone walking through the doors Thursday morning. Please wear the stickers with pride and say HELLO to everyone you see that day in the halls, Cardinal Cafe, and the Hub. So again, Just Say "Hello" to everyone on Thursday, December 14th.

Inkwell

INKWELL! We'll have our annual holiday party this week with pizza and pop for everyone! Bring snacks! Interested in joining the Inkwell? This week is the perfect time to find out more and get ready for next semester. Come to the Inkwell meeting this Wednesday in room F107 right after school!

Other

Would you like to make an impact on your community? Make A Difference Club is an organization that encourages students to engage in their community through student-led and student-organized service projects. This club is open to anyone who needs service hours for various reasons or just wants to have fun and make a difference! If you are interested, please fill out the interest from on Schoology.

Other

Greetings: Have you ever tried to hear your heart beat? Or feel your breath fill your lungs? Or just sit quietly to relax? Doing this can provide a new perspective. It can help to focus on what is truly important to you. It takes practice and it only takes a few minutes. Just try...We will be practicing calm, abiding (Shamatha) meditation this afternoon at 2:35 p.m. in room B110.

Cooking Club

Attention Cooking Club Members: December is build a "Ginger Bread House" month. We will meet on Tuesday Dec. 12 and Wednesday Dec. 13 to complete this project. Please come to room D-105 to sign up by Monday Dec. 11th. See you then.

Pride

Perry has cancelled our PRIDE visit; therefore, we will have our normal PRIDE meeting Wednesday, December 6, 2:30. in A-lecture.

Inkwell

Inkwell! The Inkwell will meet today, Wednesday, after school in room F107. See you then!

Inkwell

Inkwell! The Inkwell will meet tomorrow, Thursday, not today this week. We'll be back to our regular Wednesday meetings next week.

Other

The Chick-fil-A Leader Academy is hosting a drive for The Hope Chest from December 4 - 15. We will collect socks for teenagers, toothpaste, toothbrushes, & bars of soap. Please drop-off in D101 or Student Center during lunch mods! Please support our drive! Even small donations count!

Other

Intramural bowling will start next week on Tuesday! Bowling will be at Game of Mentor from 3-4 on Tuesday and Thursday. Please See Mrs. Johnson in room B101 or Mrs. Hart in room B103 to sign up. You need to provide your own transportation to and from bowling.

Other

Health Care Club (HCC) at MHS is looking for students interested in the healthcare system. If you want to engage in meaningful discussion about our nation's healthcare, join HCC, where you will be able to voice your opinions and delve deeper into the nuances of effective healthcare. Whether your passion is medicine, business, or politics, HCC is a great nonpartisan way for everyone to pool their thoughts and take action on a critical issue in the US. Showing involvement in such a cause will look good on a college resume as well! If you are at all interested, come to our biweekly meetings every other Monday in room C210. Our next meeting will be at 2:30pm on December 4th. Please contact Michael Chen, Tommy Oddo, or Mr. Wolski with questions.

Speech and Debate Team

Congratulations to Senior April Gable who took 4th place in Declamation, Senior Nolan McClung who took 6th place in Student Congress, and Juniors Amanda Blatz and Patricia Hadzinski who took 1st place in Public Forum Debate at the MHS Speech and Debate tournament this past Saturday.

GAHTAH

Give a Hand, Take a Hand (GAHTAH) meets on Tuesday mornings from 6:50-7:15 in A-lecture. If you GAHTAH start your day off right, come hang out with us! All and any are welcome and encouraged.

Sparkle Cheerleaders

Good luck to the Mentor Sparkle Cheerleaders who will be performing at the Cavs game tonight! Our team will be performing with other inclusive teams from Akron, Hudson and Medina!

GAHTAH

Give a Hand, Take a Hand (GAHTAH) meets on Tuesday mornings from 6:50-7:15 in A-lecture. If you GAHTAH start your day off right, come hang out with us! All and any are welcome and encouraged.

Pride

ATTENTION PRIDE MEMBERS AND LGBT ALLIES! Our PRIDE group is going to Perry High School on December 6 to have a two school celebration. Anybody is welcome, but a permission slip is required. See Miss Gomori or Mr. Montgomery in unit 12 with questions.

Pride

The first two weeks of November are designated as transgender awareness weeks. Look for prides table/videos in the cafeteria and posters around the building for information about what this means.

Cooking Club

Cooking Club will meet tomorrow, Tuesday November 14th after school. It is Taco Month! Please sign up today if you are attending in room D-105.

Future Leaders

Future Leaders will meet on Friday at 7 am in C-lecture. Gear up for card signing and holiday sign ups! Bring a friend!

Drivers Ed

The next Drivers' Ed course starts on December 4. Classes start after school at 2:45 in Lecture Room B. Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the Bookstore for details and registration information. Or, go to: www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/mentor

Student Government

Tomorrow(Tuesday) is the Red Cross blood drive. If you are signed up to donate please remember to eat breakfast. If you still want to sign up you still have a chance during lunch mods in the student center.

Inkwell

Inkwell! We'll have our weekly Inkwell meeting in room F107 on Wednesday right after school in room F107. See you then!

Web Team

Anyone interested in working on the MentorHigh.com website should see Mr. Ramsey on I-103 to signup. Or come to a very brief meeting on Friday from 2:26 to 3:36

Improv Club

Improv is back! Make sure to plan on staying afterschool today(Friday) in A-Lecture from 2:30 to 4:30. Have some fun, get a few laughs, and bring your friends. Again, there will be an Improv Club meeting TODAY after school in A-Lecture until 4:30!

Yearbook

ATTN STUDENTS: Yearbooks are currently on sale! Get yours for the promotional price of $65 today! This offer is good through November 17th! Prices will increase after that! See Mrs. Calo or Mrs. Johnson

Theatre

You will not want to miss Mentor Theatre's production of the hit play Inherit the Wind this Friday and Saturday at 7p and Sunday at 2p in the Fine Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and seniors and $10 for adults.

Inkwell

The Inkwell will have its weekly meeting this Wednesday after school in room F107. Want to join the Inkwell? Stop by any Wednesday afternoon in room F107 after school to learn more.

Student Government

Hey Mentor High, do you like to eat Dairy Queen blizzards? Would you like to save a life? You can do both next Thursday at the Red Cross blood drive. Sign-ups are in the student center during lunch mods.

Student Government

Hey Mentor High, do you like to eat Dairy Queen blizzards? Would you like to save a life? You can do both next Thursday at the red Cross blood drive. Sign ups are in the student center during lunch mods.

Other

THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL "COSPLAY" ANIME/GAMERS MEETING ON HALLOWEEN, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31. FEEL FREE TO PARTICIPATE OF JUST STOP BY TO SEE!

Inkwell

Inkwell! No meeting this week but we'll be back next Wednesday for our weekly meeting!

GAHTAH

GAHTAH will now meet on Tuesday mornings at 6:55am. See Ms. Forgione with questions! All are welcome!

Cooking Club

Tonight Cooking Club will be meeting after school in D-105. We will be making and exchanging muffins. See you tonight.

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad: MIT commitment due by tomorrow(Wed)

Yearbook

The 2017-2018 Mentor High School Yearbook is on sale now. Order yours today in the bookstore or at Jostens.com. After January 1st, all orders will be done online.

General

Guidance

The Cleveland FBI Field Office is hosting the Future Agents in Training Academy this summer. Participants learn from special agents and intelligence analysts including gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses. Info in Guidance A114. Students must be 16-18 at the time of the academy, June 19-22 and have a 3.0 gpa. Must complete and essay and include a letter of recommendation in addition to the application.

Guidance

Have you started your own non-profit or for-profit business? Or are you part of a group who has started your own non-profit or for-profit business? If so, you are eligible to enter the Kidz Bizz Awards Program. Three $250 awards will be given out. You must be 18 years of age or younger and your business must not have been a school project or assignment. If interested, stop by the Unit 12/Guidance Office for an application.

Guidance

Interactive Media! Interested in earning up to 24 college credits by taking our Career Tech Interactive Media class? Interested sophomores and their families can attend our open house this Tuesday at 6:00pm or stop by room F107 or the Career Tech office this week for more information on taking our Interactive Media class next year.

Guidance

The Lake Shore Compact would like to invite sophomore students and their families to an Open House for the 4 Career Tech Programs located at Mentor High School on December 12 from 6:00 7:00 p.m. This Open House will allow 10th grade students and their families to visit the labs at Mentor High School and talk to the instructors of the Allied Health, Early Childhood Education, Interactive Media and Marketing & Business Administration Programs. Visit www.LakeShoreCompact.org for a list of programs. Remember: YOUR FUTURE STARTS NOW!! The Cleveland FBI Field Office is hosting the Future Agents in Training Academy this summer. Participants learn from special agents and intelligence analysts including gathering evidence and interviewing witnesses. Info in Guidance A114. Students must be 16-18 at the time of the academy, June 19-22 and have a 3.0 gpa. Must complete and essay and include a letter of recommendation in addition to the application. Deadline 1/28/18. All students interested in auditioning for the orchestra for Music Man, please come to an informational meeting this Friday, December 15th at 7:00 a.m. in the band room. Please see the posters in M-Wing for more information. Would you like to make an impact on your community? Make A Difference Club is an organization that encourages students to engage in their community through student-led and student-organized service projects. This club is open to anyone who needs service hours for various reasons or just wants to have fun and make a difference! If you are interested, please fill out the interest from on Schoology. If this early snow is any indication of what is to come, then we are in for a long winter! Are you going to be one of those people that counts down the days until spring or are you going to join the fun on the slopes?? Mentor High Schools Ski and Snowboard Club is open to everyone from novice to expert! Come learn something new, improve your skills, or show off your tricks! Spaces are filling up so if you picked up forms but have not yet registered online, make sure to go to our club page online at bmbw.com and signup to reserve your spot. You also need to fill out and return the four forms with your payment to Miss Fisher or your unit office before we leave for winter break!!! Dont hesitate to stop by room C203 and talk to MIss Fisher if you have any questions. Attention all skiers and snowboarders: If you signed up for Mentor High Schools Ski / Board Club by the first deadline (November 20th) stop by room C203 on Thursday either before or after school to pick up your card. "HELLO" .. . On Thursday, December 14th, Mentor High will be having a Just Say "Hello" Day. This day is a collaborative effort to bring the student body closer together. The clubs sponsoring this event are: CARDS Bullying Prevention Club, Pride, GAHTAH, Student Government, Future Leaders, and NHS. We will be handing out stickers to everyone walking through the doors Thursday morning. Please wear the stickers with pride and say HELLO to everyone you see that day in the halls, Cardinal Cafe, and the Hub. So again, Just Say "Hello" to everyone on Thursday, December 14th. INKWELL! We'll have our annual holiday party this week with pizza and pop for everyone! Bring snacks! Interested in joining the Inkwell? This week is the perfect time to find out more and get ready for next semester. Come to the Inkwell meeting this Wednesday in room F107 right after school!

Guidance

Seniors, there are 2 new scholarships this week: The Mentor Chamber of Commerce will award 1 or more $1,000 scholarships. And the Ron Stapleton Memorial Scholarship will award $950 to a MHS senior with 2 years of track or cross-country. Info in Unit 12/Guidance Office, room A114.

Guidance

The Army and Football Hall of Fame will award one student in the U.S. $2,500 based on athletics, academics and community service. 10th,11th,12th students on an athletic team with a 3.5 gpa and community service are eligible. Info in Guidance A114. MHS may nominate one student for this award. Our nominee will be chosen from those who complete the application and turn in the required documents by January 5, 2018. Three recommendation letters and a 500-word essay are required.

Guidance

Students interested in working on a political campaign: Betsy Rader, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives is looking for politically minded future leaders to intern on her campaign during the spring of 2018. Info in Guidance in A114.

Guidance

Cleveland State University has announced their "Engineer for a Day" Job Shadowing program to be held on Feb. 23, 2018. Students will be placed at engineering firms in the Cleveland area. Students in grades 9-12 with a strong interest in engineering are eligible to apply. Stop by the Guidance Office, room A114, for more information.

Guidance

Seniors, there are 2 new scholarships this week: The Mentor Chamber of Commerce will award 1 or more $1,000 scholarships. And the Ron Stapleton Memorial Scholarship will award $950 to a MHS senior with 2 years of track or cross-country. Info in A114.

 

The next Driver' Ed course starts on January 8. Classes start after school at 2:45 in Lecture Room B. Pick up a Drivers' Ed flyer at the Bookstore for details and registration information. Or, go to: www.NationalDriverTrainingOhio.com/mentor

Guidance

Representatives from Lake Erie College and Medaille College will be visiting MHS this week. If you'd like to attend either of these meetings, signup on Naviance.

Guidance

The Lake Shore Compact would like to invite sophomore students and their families to our Career Technical Education Expo on December 5th from 6:00 7:30 p.m. in the Euclid High School E-Room. This Expo is designed to provide all 10th grade students and their families more information about the 22 programs that we offer. Instructors and current career tech students will be here to discuss their program and answer any questions that you may have. The primary objective for each program is to prepare students to enter a four or two year college, a technical school or the career of their choosing. Visit www.LakeShoreCompact.org for a list of programs. Remember: YOUR FUTURE STARTS NOW!!

Guidance

Seniors, there are 4 new scholarships this week. They are the CSU Balanced Man Scholarship the Dr. Theodore Webster Memorial Scholarship, the Kathleen Durchik Nursing Scholarship and the MHS Class of 1976 Scholarship. More info in Guidance room A114 All of these scholarships, except for the Cleveland State Balanced Man Scholarship, are exclusively for MHS seniors.

Guidance

Seniors planning a career in nursing: You're eligible to apply for the Kathleen Durchik Nursing Scholarship. Mrs. Durchik graduated from MHS in 1973 and passed away on 2016. Her family and friends established this in her memory. Info in Guidance A114 The scholarship is in the amount of $1,500 and will be awarded on the basis of attendance, academics, community service, recommendation letter and an essay. Deadline to apply 3/9/18.

Guidance

Cleveland State is coming to MHS to do on the spot applications and decisions next month on December 5, 2017. The CSU representative will be in the Student Center during lunch mods. If you apply prior to December 5 the rep can waive the application fee.

Guidance

Attention Juniors & Seniors: The NASA Glenn Research Center is having a high school Shadowing Day on November 30. This is for students interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or professional administrative careers. Event includes panel discussions, on-on-one time with a mentor and facility tours. Space is limited. If interested, stop by the Unit 12/Guidance office for more information.

Guidance

SENIORS, THINKING ABOUT GOING TO COLLEGE? If you have finished your applicationsGOOD FOR YOU! If you have not finished your applicationsWHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Deadlines have passed already and others are coming soon. As always, see Miss Gomori or Mr. Montgomery if you have questions/need help.

Guidance

Cleveland State is coming to MHS to do on the spot applications and decisions next month on December 5, 2017. The CSU representative will be in the Student Center during lunch mods. If you apply prior to December 5 the rep can waive the application fee.

Guidance

There have been several new jobs posted on the Job Board recently. If you're looking for an after school or weekend job, be sure to check it out. The board is located in the I-Wing hallway off the Student Center.

Guidance

The highly competitive Coolidge Scholarship is available for juniors in the U.S. to apply for. It is a full-ride scholarship covering tuition/room/board. Winner can attend any U.S. college or university. Apply: coolidgescholars.org

Guidance

Have you started your own non-profit or for-profit business? Or are you part of a group who has started your own non-profit or for-profit business? If so, you are eligible to enter the Kidz Bizz Awards Program. Three $250 awards will be given out. You must be 18 years of age or younger and your business must not have been a school project or assignment. If interested, stop by the Unit 12/Guidance Office for an application.

 

Attention all students...get your fighting Cardinal hoodie or class year hoodie for only twenty-five dollars...Hoodies will be sold during the lunch mods. Sales will end Friday, November 17th.

Guidance

There have been several new jobs posted on the Job Board recently. If you're looking for an after school or weekend job, be sure to check it out. The board is located in the I-Wing hallway off the Student Center.

Guidance

Representatives from Edinboro University and Rio Grande Community Colleges will be visiting MHS this week. If you're interested in attending either of these meetings, you can sign-up on Naviance.

Guidance

Students interested in attending one of the U.S. Military Academies after graduation are invited to attend a meeting on Nov. 20 at 11:00 a.m. A Midshipman from Annapolis will be here to talk about the admissions process and educational opportunities of attending one of the U.S. Military Academies. He will also talk specifically about Annapolis. If you'd like to attend this meeting, sign-up through Naviance.

Guidance

Representatives from Edinboro University and Rio Grande Community College will be visiting MHS this week. If you'd like to attend either of these meetings, sign up through Naviance.

Guidance

A Midshipman at Annapolis will be visiting MHS on Nov. 20 to talk with students who may be thinking of attending one of the U.S. military academies after graduation. He will talk about all of the academies not only Annapolis. Sign up on Naviance.

 

The Early Childhood class is having a pajama & book drive. Scholastic Book Clubs will match every new pair of pajamas our school collects with a brand-new book in order to give children in need a warm and reassuring bedtime. If you would like to participate, please send a new pair of pajamas, in any size, to room D-100 by Dec. 13th.

 

Attention all students...get your fighting Cardinal hoodie or class year hoodie for only twenty-five dollars...Hoodies will be sold during the lunch mods. Sales will end Friday, November 17th.

 

The Cardinal Craft Show will be held Saturday, November 18th, 9 am-3 pm, at Mentor High School. Adults $3, seniors and students $2, 12 and under free. Sponsored by Cardinal Parents Club.

Guidance

SENIORS THINKING ABOUT GOING TO COLLEGE? If you have finished your applicationsGOOD FOR YOU! If you have not finished your applicationsWHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? Deadlines have passed already and others are coming soon. As always, see Miss Gomori or Mr. Montgomery if you have questions/need help.

Guidance

The MHS Career Expo is this Thursday from 10:30am to 12:30pm in the Paradigm. All students are invited to explore careers and all participants get a chance to win over $1,000 in prizes! Come during your study hall, lunch mods, or class time with permission from your teacher.

Guidance

Attention Seniors: 1st Early Action deadlines are November 1st. Counselors will be available to assist with college submissions and/or check submission status on November 1st from 8a-9a and 12p-1p in Digital Lab C.

Guidance

ATTENTION CCP STUDENTS: Academic advisors from Lakeland Community College will come to MHS to register students for the spring semester on the following dates: (October 31st and) November 2nd. Advisors will be located in the Upper HUB and students may register during any free mod. Bring your CCP Registration Authorization Form that was mailed home to you. If you are unsure of what classes you should take please see your school counselor.

Guidance

Attention Juniors & Seniors: The NASA Glenn Research Center is having a high school Shadowing Day on November 30. This is for students interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or professional administrative careers. Event includes panel discussions, one-on-one time with a mentor and facility tours. Space is limited. If interested, stop by the Unit 12/Guidance office for more information.

Guidance

Representatives from these colleges will be visiting MHS this week: John Carroll Univ, Kent St. Ashtabula and West Virginia Univ. If you'd like to attend, sign up on Naviance.

Guidance

Representatives from these colleges will be visiting MHS this week: John Carroll University, Kent St. Ashtabula and West Virginia Univ. If you'd like to attend, sign up through Naviance.

 

PARKING PERMITS- Beginning today, October 30th, parking permits for the STADIUM LOT will go on sale for $37.50. Students in grades 10-12 with a valid driver's license, no temporary permits, can purchase a permit upon completion of the Parking Permit form. The forms are available in the Unit 9/10 Office or the Bookstore. Please see Mrs. Brown in the Bookstore if you have any questions.

Guidance

ATTENTION CCP STUDENTS: Academic advisors from Lakeland Community College will come to MHS to register students for the spring semester on the following dates: October 31st and November 2nd. Advisors will be located in the Upper HUB and students may register during any free mod. Bring your CCP Registration Authorization Form that was mailed home to you. If you are unsure of what classes you should take please see your school counselor.

 

Attention students who went to Homecoming: Pictures can be picked up in the bookstore.

Guidance

Attention Juniors & Seniors: The NASA Glenn Research Center is having a high school Shadowing Day on November 30. This is for students interested in science, technology, engineering, mathematics or professional administrative careers. Event includes panel discussions, on-on-one time with a mentor and facility tours. Space is limited. If interested, stop by the Unit 12/Guidance office for more information. Science Olympiad News: MIT Commitment is due today.

Guidance

Attention Juniors & Seniors: NASA Glenn Research Center is having a high school Shadowing Day on Nov. 30 for students interested in science, technology, engineering, math or professional admin careers. Space is limited. Stop by Unit 12/Guid for info. Event includes panel discussions, on-on-one time with a mentor and facility tours. Online application can be found at: https://events.grc.nasa.gov/shadowingday/default.aspx

Guidance

Representatives from Baldwin Wallace, Youngstown State, Heidelberg and University of Cincinnati will be visiting MHS this week. If you'd like to attend any of these meetings, signup through Naviance.