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 2552 N. Maple
 Ann Arbor, MI 48103
 (734)994-6515
 Principal: Cory McElmeel
 mcelmeel@aaps.k12.mi.us



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Announcements for 04-27-15

SKYLINE ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

  

From the Desk of Principal McElmeel

 

~New Announcement~

Congratulations Robotics Team!

 

The team placed 5th in the World Championship quarter finals in St. Louis, Missouri.  Way to go Go Team 3322!


Juniors and pre-selected 12th Grade students.  

The M-STEP testing for Math is tomorrow.  Testing will begin 1st hour.  Please remember to check the room assignment list in the commons and outside of your SLC Office if you have forgotten where to go.


News from the Cube

Attention all Seniors! This Friday, May 1st is College Declaration Day! Please wear something on Friday to show what school you'll be attending next year. Seniors who have not yet decided what to do after high school, stop by The Cube, Room B327 to talk with Ms. Smith about your options. The Cube will also be hosting the following college visits this week: Washtenaw Community College on Wednesday at 1pm, and Central Michigan University on Thursday at 10:00 am. Please sign up in Room B327.


Film Club

Tickets for Skyline's Film Festival are now on sale now for $1 in room A411 (Mr. Samulak's room) and at the Sky store. Because of limited seating in the Black Box, this event will sell out. Be sure to pick up your ticket today--before it's too late!


Skyline  Seniors

Prom tickets will be on sale during both lunches all of this week for $60.  Next week they will be sold after school in the main office and they'll be $70.  If you want to purchase tickets online, stop by the ticket table and pick up the online link to purchase those tickets.  Guest forms are due next Monday, May 4th, so get those turned in ASAP!  All Skyline students and guest must have ID to enter prom.  Prom is on Saturday, May 9th from 8pm to Midnight at the Sheraton Hotel Ballroom and the doors close promptly at 10pm.  If you have any prom questions see Mrs Bezeau on the first floor in room A115.  Also this week in Sky12 you will be voting for first round ballot of prom king and queen!


QSA

Skyline’s Queer Straight Alliance, one of the largest student groups at Skyline, invites all friends and allies to a "Party for Equality" this Thursday after school in room A410. Food will be served.


Girl’s Lacrosse

Come support Skyline girls lacrosse tonight. It is our last home game of the season! JV at 5:30 pm, Varsity at 7:00 pm for senior night.  Go Eagles!


Fundraiser

The Skyline Red Cross Club is having a fundraiser at the Stadium Noodles and Company on Tuesday, April 28th from 4:00 to 9:00 pm. Mention Skyline at the register and eat lots of delicious noodles.


Seniors

Would you like to receive a chance at a $1,000-$5,000 scholarship?  Then the Bob Ufer Scholarship is for you!

 

Criteria for Award:  Must be attending the University of Michigan, excelled in some academic regard and participated in athletics at Skyline.  This is not an athletic scholarship and applicants do not have to play varsity athletics at Michigan.  Full scholarship athletes are ineligible for this award.

 

To Apply:   Fill out the application on the Skyline Athletics website and return it to the athletic office by April 29th.

 

Selection Process:  Finalists will be chosen by the athletic director and interviewed by the Ufer family who will choose the recipients(s)


TEDX
Have you heard everyone talking about TEDX and you're not sure how to get involved?... Volunteer! We are looking for students to help out with Hospitality, PR, Stage Tech and more! You can volunteer to join our TEDxYouth@AnnArbor Team by going to bit.ly/tedxya2 and clicking the Volunteer tab. That’s b i t . l y / tedxya2. Volunteer today for the experience of a lifetime!

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Do you have any spare glasses that you would be willing to donate?
Sahr Yazdani, an alumni of Skyline High School, has been working with the Grace Care orphanage in Sri Lanka. This orphanage houses many girls who have been born into war and poverty. They are currently in school, but without eyeglasses. We want to reach out by giving them the gift of clear vision.
How can all of you help?
If you have any old eyeglasses, you can donate them to help these phenomenal girls. Donation boxes will be placed in the main and SLC offices.


Pioneer Theatre Guild presents Broadway’s award winning musical The Little Mermaid.

This classic Disney animation put to the stage is one you cannot miss. the show compliments all the songs you remember from the movie with new ones written by Oscar-winning Disney tunesmith Alan Menken. Come support your fellow Skyline students as they proudly bring this classic tale to life on stage at Pioneer High School. Sam Torres as Ariel, Claire Seelig as Flotsam, Rose Meehan as Aquata, Nadina Hassan as Arista, and Arifa Syeda as Leeward. Show dates are Friday, May 1st, and Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm. Along with Saturday, May 2nd, and Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00 pm. Tickets are avalible at Showtix4u.com or at the door for $10 a student and $15 for adults.


Still in need of a prom dress?

Plenty of donated ones are still available for $10.  Contact Jan Wery at 995-1265 or janwery@comcast.net


MI MENTORSHIPS

If you son or daughter enjoys an intellectual challenge consider MI MENTORSHIPS. Gifted students going into grades 10-12 in September spend 8 hours between June 25th  & Aug 20th  with a mentor at U-M.  Students will experience exciting research opportunities.  Choose a Mentorship in engineering, english, science, or the arts, etc.  H.S. students, mentors, &  parents attend a reception on June 25th to plan the sessions.

Arranged through the cooperation of  Washtenaw County Alliance for Gifted Ed{WCAGE} and U-M.  Application at the Counseling Office, or call Mrs. Fisher, 734.663.1706 8am- 9pm. or Linda at:  info@wcage.org   Include your name & address because an application will be mailed. The program costs $165.  APPLICATION DEADLINE  IS MAY 14th.


Reminder to all students

Only the student entrance should be used for morning drop off and afternoon pick up.  Also, students with valid parking passes must park in the student lot.  Staff and visitor parking lots must not be used by students and will be monitored.


Foreign Exchange students 2015-2016

Imagine having an AFS exchange sister or brother from another country?  They live with you for less than a year, but you become family forever!  Now is the time to apply to host an AFS exchange student for the next school year. High school students, it is not too late to apply to go abroad this summer or next fall with AFS, but the deadlines are fast approaching.  Have a life-changing experience!  Make friends from all over the world. National and local scholarships, and financial aid, are available.  www.afsusa.org


Youth for Understanding

Welcome a YFU International Exchange student into your family next fall! Great exchange sisters and brothers from all over the world are waiting to find out who their host family will be. It's not too late to apply to Volunteer, Intern or Study Abroad with YFU next summer or fall. Teach in China, learn beekeeping in Chile, serve the community in Italy, experience agricultural practices in New Zealand, give your language skills a big boost, and more! If you're ready to host now we have some Skyline students who need homes for the rest of the accademic year. Check www.yfuusa.org or contact Vickie Gaynor, vgaynor@yfu.org -- 734-929-5554 to find out more.

Closed Campus

This is a reminder that Skyline is a closed campus and students are not permitted to leave campus during lunches. Please note that any student who leaves campus is subject to disciplinary action.

 
 

Did you know you can access important Skyline announcements online? Find us on Facebook at Skyline High School, and on Twitter at SkylineHighA2. Both sites have the official Skyline school crest as the profile picture.




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