Announcements

TUESDAY – SEPTEMBER 17

*It’s Homecoming Week – please be sure to check out all the events listed after the announcements.

If you are bringing a non-Hempstead guest to homecoming, please stop by the AP Office for a guest request form. All completed forms must be turned in by Wednesday, September 18th.

Model UN will meet after school today in L009.

POWDERPUFF GAME: Come watch the senior girls take on the junior girls for bragging rights! The Powderpuff game is Wednesday (9/18) at 7pm at Dalzell field. Cost of watch this amazing event is $1!

This is the last call for anyone interested in attending Macbeth at American Players Theatre in Spring Green, Wisconsin on Tuesday, October 1st. It’s an amazing experience you don’t want to miss! See your English teacher for a permission form. All permission forms should be turned in along with ticket payment to the business office by the end of today. Seating is limited, so secure your spot ASAP!

Juniors and Seniors: You are invited to a Financial Aid presentation, hosted by Senior High School, on Thursday, September 19th at 6:00 pm in Senior’s cafeteria. A representative from the Iowa College Access Network will present an overview of the Financial Aid process, discuss completion of the FAFSA, and answer any questions that parents and students have about financial aid. Please join us on Thursday, September 19th, at Senior High School.

INTERACT CLUB!!! Everyone is welcome to join this amazing Hempstead Service Club! Our next meeting is September 25th during 5A or 5D in the Couseling Conference Room. We have lots of great plans for the year, come check it out!

Dine Out for Public Schools is a fund raiser to help all our Dubuque Community Schools. On Thursday, September 19 participating restaurants will donate 10% of their sales back to us on that day. See posters by the office or check out the DCSD website.

Octagon Club will meet Wednesday, September 18th after school.

Get ready for your first Green Minute of the year, brought to you by the Green Team! You can now bring used cell phones to the business office to be recycled, just please make sure to wipe the phones clean first. Thank you, the Green Team

October 7th is senior group picture day and Jostens graduation presentation in moody gym. All seniors should report to their 4th hour for attendance and then report to the moody gym.

Attention Students taking an AP test in 10th, 11th, and 12th grade: Please join Ms. Fure in the Auditorium TODAY during your A or D study to discuss the AP testing process this year. If you are unable to come, stop into the counseling office to pick up an important handout with information you’ll need on testing day.

Visual artists, National Portfolio Day is September 22 in Ames, IA. Come and gather feedback about your art portfolio from some of the best art and design colleges in the Midwest. If interested, see Ms. Hilby in D115 for more information or visit the website: www.nationalportfolioday.org

Juniors and Seniors: Are you interested in attending UNI? The University of Northern Iowa is hosting a Hempstead Visit Day on Tuesday, October 1st. Hempstead students will travel by charter bus to UNI’s campus in Cedar Falls. The day will include a presentation by admissions staff, a question and answer session with a student panel, a campus tour, and lunch in one of the university’s dining halls. Hempstead students will also be able to apply to UNI that day and have the $40 application fee waived. If you are interested in this trip, sign up in the Counseling Office .

Attendance Awareness Month fact of the day: The reality is an absence is an absence, excused or not, and that you are not in the classroom benefiting from the instruction on that day.

All 9th grade students must turn in a dental screening certificate form to the health office before November 1st. This is required by Iowa law. If you need a form, or have a question about this, please stop by the health office. Thank you!

UPCOMING COLLEGE VISITS IN COUNSELING:
*UNI Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 8:30
*Luther College – Thursday, Sept. 19 at 11am

Hempstead Homecoming 2019

Congratulations to our Homecoming Court 2019
Colton Davis – Brady Freiburger – Andrew Hefel – Alex Hudson – Jackson Jaeger – Nicholas Kaesbauer – Colton Rheingans – Jack Sabers – Matthew Sanders – Keegan Trilk
Grace Bortscheller – Jillyan Culp – Lauren Gudenkauf – Megan Hammerand – Ava Hash – Kennedy Newton – Alexis O’Mara – Sydney Paulsen – Avery Setter – Ainsley Shird

Hempstead Homecoming 2019

Congratulations to our Homecoming Court 2019
Colton Davis – Brady Freiburger – Andrew Hefel – Alex Hudson – Jackson Jaeger – Nicholas Kaesbauer – Colton Rheingans – Jack Sabers – Matthew Sanders – Keegan Trilk
Grace Bortscheller – Jillyan Culp – Lauren Gudenkauf – Megan Hammerand – Ava Hash – Kennedy Newton – Alexis O’Mara – Sydney Paulsen – Avery Setter – Ainsley Shird

Monday: Candy Land
Sweet dreams: Pajama day
Night event: Dodgeball in Moody gym 7-9pm

Tuesday: What do you Meme?
Meme/Vine day: Dress up as your favorite–APROPRIATE meme or vine
Night event: Volleyball game (home)
Theme – Meme out (Sophomore & JV @5 and Varsity @7 in Moody Gym)

Wednesday: Battleship
Battle of the Classes – Class Distinction
Freshman – Red
Sophomore – Green
Junior – Yellow
Senior – Blue
Staff – Grey
Night event: Powderpuff
Begins at 7pm at Dalzell Field

Thursday: Cranium
Brainiac Day: Dress up like a Brainiac
Night Event: Trivia night starts at 7pm in the cafeteria

Friday: Would you Rather?
Wear green/gold or Homecoming T-shirt
***Homecoming assembly (see bell schedule following Saturday’s info)
King and Queen announced
Parade at 1:15 starting at Jackson Park
Night event: Football game at Dalzell field – Sophomores at 5pm and Varsity at 7pm

Saturday: Hempstead’s Got Game
Homecoming dance 7 – 10 in North Gym

Friday (September 20) Bell Schedule for Homecoming Assembly
Note: Please remind students NO weapons/look alikes for any costumes. Hats (as part of costumes) are OK.
Period 1: 8:35 – 8:53
Period 2: 8:58 – 9:16
Period 3: 9:21 – 9:39
Period 4: 9:44 – 10:02
Period 5: 10:07 – 10:25
Period 6: 10:30 – 10:48
Period 7: 10:53 – 11:11
Assembly: 11:17 – 12:02
Lunch: 12:05 – 12:20
Dismissal following the Assembly (Buses Depart at 2:20)
Parade: 1:15
Football Game is Friday, September 20: 5:00 Sophomore
7:15 Varsity ( Both games at Dalzell Field)