PEP ASSEMBLY this Friday, February 23rd.

— Starting Monday, students can only enter the building through the student entrance. Students who ride buses will be let in. Please be wearing your student ID.

– Iowa Assessment results not picked up during parent teacher conferences, will be available for students to pick up during lunch in the cafeteria on Friday, February 23.

– Congratulations to Natalie Leach State Champion in Bowling! Way to go Natalie!
Congratulations to PJ Connolly who placed 9th individually! Boys Mustang Bowlers placed 6th overall at the state competition. Congratulations to all the Mustang Bowlers! We are proud of all of you!

– PRIDE Winners for the week of February 26 through March 2nd are:
Prizes: Randy Gibson, KeEsia Crowder, Evan Smith, Brooke Hanson, and Logan Scherf
Parking: Morgan Laden, Taylor Schmelzer, Keegan Trilk, Riley Dupont, and Bella Edminster
Staff: Tammy Lattner
Don’t forget to stop by the Business Office and drop off your Pride tickets! You can’t win if you don’t have your ticket inside the box!!

– Attention NHS candidates — don’t forget to submit your paperwork online by Thursday, February 22nd for consideration into the organization. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Noel in C126

– The Spain Trip Fundraiser Hamburger Night is tonight at The Eagles Club on Century Drive from 5-8pm. Tickets are $8 and include the meal and name put in for a prize drawing (do not have to be present to win). There will be a separate 50/50 raffle sale at the event, as well as a bake sale.

– MUSICAL CREW MEMBERS: please check your email for information about rehearsals next week, tshirt sales, and food orders. Deadlines are THIS WEEK.

– We are in the process of auditioning students to perform in the Hempstead Spring Wind Variety Show 2018 on April 9, 2018. Auditions are this week during period 7 and after school. Interested students should stop by the exec room period 7 or after school for more info, and to set up an audition. We always strive for true variety so acts can be musical, but also interpretive dance, dramatic readings, magic, stand-up comedy, etc. Mustangs have so many diverse talents and we want to display as many as possible.

– This past Saturday, the 17th was National Random Acts of Kindness Day. It is celebrated by individuals, groups and organizations nationwide to encourage acts of kindness. Here at Hempstead, we would like to Promote Random Acts of Kindness during the week of Feb. 26- March 2nd. The PRIDE committee is asking students and staff to tweet out Random Acts of Kindness they witness at Hempstead that week to our new Twitter Account @Hempstead DBQ #Kindness. More details to come this Friday at the Pep Rally.

– Intramural ski night Monday, February 26 at Sundown. Special group rates. Sign up with Mr. Loeffelholz in room CS230 to BY FRIDAY!
Ski lift: $16 – Lift and ski rental: $21 – Lift and snowboard rental: $26 – Helmet: $5 – All rentals include a free lesson if you want.

– Rotary Youth Leadership Award: The application process has begun for your chance to be selected as a RYLA participant (leadership training) at Grinnell College, July 15-20. Stop by the Counseling Office for more information. Many Hempstead students have been chosen in past years for this incredible opportunity, current 10th or 11th graders may apply! The deadline for application is March 2nd, so stop by soon!

– Women’s Golf Meeting: Tuesday, Feb. 27th at 2:20pm in the Fitness Room by the pool. If you can’t attend…. See Coach Karla Weber in girls Wellness Office outside the Locker room. Have your physical and practice permit by 1st practice on March 12th.

– Burger night fundraiser for Men’s Tennis at Asbury Eagles Club, Thursday March 1st from 5-8pm. See any Men’s Tennis player for a ticket in advance. Thank you for your support!

– The next drivers education session starts in April. The 6:00 AM class starts Wednesday, April 4th and goes through May 23rd and the 2:30 PM class starts April 2nd through May 18th. Stop by the business office to pick up this information.


Upcoming College Visits in Counseling:
February 27 – Truman State – 10am
March 6th – Simpson College – 10:30am
March 19 – NICC – 9:20am


Mustang Events for week of February 19 – February 24, 2018

THURSDAY –February 22
Girls Track & Field Parent Meeting 5:30pm in library

FRIDAY –February 23
Pep Assembly
Boys Basketball Regional Semi Final vs. Waterloo West or Mason City 7pm in Moody gym

SATURDAY – February 24