Daily Announcements 01/29/2020

January 29, 2020

I’m sure you’ve heard we’re experiencing a National blood shortage.  As of today, we’re 1500 units short of meeting minimum blood supply levels in our hospitals. Recent tragedies contribute to these shortages!  If an event happened in our community today, the blood donations received today, would not be available to victims until tomorrow. Blood in our hospitals does not magically show up on the shelves of our hospitals, and most of us have the ability to protect our community blood supply, by donating or asking others to donate. On Thursday NHS is hosting one of our 3 annual blood drives. If you are 16 or older and meet the minimum weight requirements please consider donating! Sign-ups start at 8:30 am and end at 2:30 pm. The sign-up sheets are located at the front desk in the main office. Please consider being a part of the solution!

Do you love horses and enjoy watching equestrian events? Come watching Sheldon’s equestrian team compete in their district meet this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. They’ll be competing at the Oregon Horse Center–go support our Irish!

On February 27 we will be having our annual Unity Assembly. The planning for this event is underway! This Wednesday, January 29 there will be a meeting at lunch in the Little Theater to organize the assembly. You are invited if you would like to be involved and/or preform in assembly. You are also invited if you would like to be involved in the “creation of anticipation” as we build up to the assembly.

Women’s advocacy group will be meeting at lunch on today in Mr. Whalley’s room (S3). We will be discussing the upcoming Unity Assembly and eating cookies. See you there.

Come to the first meeting of Students against Gun Violence on today January 28 in B-24.

 Students!!! The “winter informal” dance is Saturday, February 1st from 8:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. and we need you there!! The theme is “western” and it’s only $8 to get in the door! This dance is a fund raiser for the Children’s Miracle Network!!! Come save the babies and have fun!!!

There’s a lot going on with the Food Pantry these days!

First: There is an Open House on Thursday 1/30…swing by, check it out and get a free snack! 7:45-4:30

Second: You can support the Food Pantry by eating Pizza! You heard right. Go To Papa’s Pizza on Tuesday 2/4. Papa’s will donate a percentage of the Proceeds!

YOU MUST HAVE A FLYER IN ORDER TO DONATE….Grab one at the Main Office OR from room C6

Third: Come to the basketball game this Friday January 31st where the Sheldon Irish will host the South Axe. Watch your favorite 9th Grade Player “Dash for Cash” during half-time! All proceeds will go to the Sheldon Food Pantry.

Latinx Student Union has a meeting tomorrow, January 30, at lunch in room B-15. We will work on our mural while we talk about the Unity Assembly and going to UO MEChA’s Raza Unida Youth Conference. Bring your creativity, your ideas, and a friend. See you there!

Come celebrate the life and works on Vincent VanGogh this Thursday with French Club during lunch in Room B4.  There will be snacks, a screening of the movie “Loving Vincent” and ears for you to color and give to the ones you love!  Bring a friend!

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