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High School Announcements

February 15, 2022

  • High School Activities
    • Tuesday, February 15
      • B BB @ home vs Gilbert 9th 4:30, JV 6:15, V 7:30
      • G BB Regionals @ home vs Lemars 7:00
    • Wednesday
      • G BB @ home vs LeMars 7:00
    • Thursday, February 17
      • State Wrestling
      • B BB @Storm Lake JV 6:00, V 7:30
    • Friday, February 18
      • State Wrestling
    • Saturday, February 19
      • State Wrestling
  • Congratulations and Good Luck at State Wrestling to Cyler Cirks, DJ Muir, Jaden Gargano and Joe Weydert!! Great job, Cats!!
  • Coach Beaman still has 25 finals tickets for sale. Contact him if you would like to purchase one. He would like to give Humboldt fans the opportunity before sending out to other schools. 
  • Great job to the 9th boys basketball team on their win over Webster City on Friday night.
  • Girls Wrestling—please turn in your uniforms this week.
  • There will be a boys track meeting in Mr Wickett’s room Wednesday right after school.
  • State Large Group Speech meet at 7:50 AM Wednesday, 02/16/2022 for pictures with the newspaper. Students should have received an email.
  • Individual Speech students: Practice times with Mrs. Wiebke and/or Mrs. Savery are posted outside room 15. Be sure to sign up! Two weeks to Individual Speech Contest!!—
  • Pi Day shirts are on sale through noon on Thursday, February 24. All shirts are $12.  Please order and pay in the office.

  • Soundsations Auditions-March 1 3:30-5:30. Sign up for audition spot on the choral music bulletin board.
  • FCA will not meet this week
  • Humboldt High School is hosting a prom/formal dress sale on the 27th of February, located in the High School Cafeteria. Dress drop-off is from 2:30- 3:00, Shopping is from 3:00-5:00 and money/unsold dress pickup is from 5:00-5:30. We are trying to share the news with surrounding towns/school districts. Anyone is welcome to sell a dress or buy one. If you are interested in selling or have questions, contact (601) 334-4353.
  • State Wrestling 2A state tournament sessions are:

      Session 1:  9 AM - 12 PM   (Thurs. 2/17)

      Session  4: 9 AM - 1 PM (Fri. 2/18)

      Session 5:  2:30 PM - 5:45 PM  (Fri. 2/18)

      Sessions 7:  10 AM - 2:15 PM  (Sat. 2/19)

      Session 8:  5:45 PM  (Sat. 2/19)

 

Tickets ($12) are available online at

https://hyveetix.evenue.net/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/SEGetEventList?groupCode=WR&linkID=global-iowa&shopperContext=&caller=&appCode=&RSRC=WEB_VEN&RDAT=EventListPage&_ga=2.93355993.557209121.1642540399-968122837.1642540399

  • State Wrestling information:
  • Entry and exit points-
    • There will be two entry points into WFA – the south doors (bottom of the hill) and the skywalk from HyVee Hall (HVH).
    • Patrons will have to pass through metal detectors before being allowed entrance to WFA.
    • The north set of doors (top of the hill) is an exit only location.
  • BAG POLICYWells Fargo Arena has implemented a clear bag policy for all events. A maximum clear bag the size of 12"x6"x12" is permitted. Exceptions will be made for medical, family, or child care bags or small clutches no larger than 4.5"x6.5".
    • Guests will be able to carry ONE of the following bags into the venue:
      • One bag that is clear plastic, vinyl or PVC and does not exceed 12'' x 12'' x 6''.
      • One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar).
      • One small clutch purse or wallet 4.5'' x 6.5'' (about the size of a hand) or smaller, with or without a handle or strap. This can be taken into the venue inside one of the clear plastic bags.
  • Humboldt Girls BB Info    LeMars @ Humboldt   Wednesday, Feb. 16th  7:00 PM  Humboldt HS Gym

     $6.00  Ticket sales online only:  https://ia.varsitybound.com/sports/girlsbasketball/2021-22/tickets?page=2

              LeMars vs. Humboldt  - blue button "Buy Tickets"

 

    Winner plays Bishop Heelan @ Heelan HS (Sioux City, Iowa) on Saturday, Feb. 19th at 7:00 PM

    Regional Finals are Tuesday, Feb. 22nd at 7:00 PM to be hosted by the highest ranked team still    remaining.     Other side of the bracket includes:  Gilbert, Storm Lake and Spencer

  • Humboldt Boys BB Info Sioux Center @ Humboldt  Monday, Feb. 21st  7:00 PM  Humboldt HS Gym

    $6.00  Ticket sales online only:  https://www.iahsaa.org/tickets/

            Scroll down and click on "Basketball"

               Scroll down and click on  "3A"

                      Find link for Sioux Center @ Humboldt   *as of this 9:15 AM this morning, tickets are not available to purchase yet.

  Winner plays the winner of LeMars/Sgt. Bluff-Luton @ Humboldt on Thursday, Feb. 24th at 7:00 PM

  Substrate Finals will be held Monday, Feb. 28th at site TBD.  Other side of the bracket includes:  Spencer, Algna, Storm Lake and MOC-FV

  • Want a chance to win a trip to our Nation's capital and learn about democracy, government, and public service? Apply for the Youth Tour program which is sponsored through Midland Power Cooperative. High school sophomores and juniors from across the nation are nominated to attend a week-long trip to  Washington, D.C. for an all-expense-paid trip from June 18-24, 2022. Deadline: March 11, 2022. apply at MidlandPower.coop/YouthTour
  • HHS will be celebrating Pi Day on Monday, March 14.  The math department is looking for people to donate pies and workers to help cut and serve the pies.  Pies need to be nut free. Please no pies that need refrigeration as we won't have a place to keep them.  Pies need to be at the high school by noon Monday, March 14.  Students are welcome to bring them before school and drop off in the auditorium lobby.  Workers cutting the pies would need to come around 1:00. Thanks for helping us make Pi Day a fun day for our students!

Pie Day Sign-up

  • Seniors: Voting is now open for the senior standouts and superlatives for the 2022 yearbook. Mrs. K sent you a Google Form to your school email.
  • College Visits:
    • Briar Cliff University March 4th at 9 am.
    • Iowa State March 10 at 11:15

Sign up outside the office if you are interested.

  • There is school on Friday, February 18.  No school on Friday, February 25.

The financial aid process can be daunting. From completing the application to understanding award letters, developing a plan to pay for college is one of the most important steps in the process. This program covers:

Financial Aid Process

FAFSA Application Review

Understanding the Results of the Application

Understanding Costs - College Comparisons

Aid Options

Scholarship Process

Where to Go For Help

  • On March 23rd Iowa Central will be hosting their spring career fair (please see attachment). There is to be expected around 125 businesses in attendance. This is a great opportunity for those who want to go straight into the workforce following graduation, connect with area businesses, practice their elevator pitch, prepare an appropriate business casual outfit and practice good hygiene. If students have an updated resume to share with the businesses that would be suggested.
  • The Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines is hosting Build My Future in Des Moines on Wednesday, April 13th at the Iowa State Fairgrounds. This is a hands-on career fair & industry showcase that brings together employers in skilled trades to expose young people to different careers including but not limited to the following:

    - Manufacturing
    - Healthcare/Nursing
    - Law Enforcement & Emergency Services
    - Military
    - Culinary, Restaurant & Hospitality
    - Agriculture
    - Commercial &  Residential construction
    - Heavy Equipment Operations
    - Trucking/Driver
    - Automotive
    - IT & Cybersecurity
    - Energy & More!

We will be attending the event and touring a college campus.  Sign up outside the office by February 28th if you are interested in attending. Space is limited to 50 students.

  • Join Buena Vista University for their Computer Science Visit Day on Monday, February 28, 2022. Students will explore the career opportunities within their Computer Science programs. Students will participate in three hands-on learning sessions in the areas of robotics, computer security, and virtual reality throughout the day. Lunch will be provided, and they will end the day with a question-and-answer session with current students in their computer science programs. Registration fills up quickly.

Registration link for the event:  https://bvu.secure.force.com/events/targetX_eventsb__events#/esr?eid=a1T5w00000D0s36EAB

  • The 2022 Young Women in Leadership Conference is scheduled for Wednesday, March 9, 2022, from morning to early afternoon. This fourth annual event, hosted by the University of Northern Iowa Women in Business, is open to all high school students and is geared toward developing young leaders. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from a variety of speakers focused on topics relating to leadership, as well as personal and professional development. 

Registration fees will be $15 per attendee, which will include a t-shirt, lunch, and training! Registration runs from January 26 to February 23- be sure to register early as spots are limited. http://www.uniwomeninbusiness.com/ywil-conference.html

  • Wildcat Warriors Game Club-We will be meeting every Monday in the Media Center from 3:30 to 5:30.  Bring a new game to teach or come and learn a new game. See Mr. Lauger or Skyler Nielsen for more information.
  • Cat Cafe punch cards are available for purchase in the high school office. Cost is $10 for $11 worth of punches.  The Cat Cafe will hold your card for you, so you'll always have funds for your favorite Cat Cafe drinks!
  • Scholarship Opportunities-The following link will take you to scholarship information and applications.

Scholarships

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