morning announcements, thursday, october 24, 2019

Morning Announcements
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Please stand for our morning prayer.

We remember that we are in the presence of God.

Let us pray together as a school community in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

During these days, Lord, we are praying for increased respect for life. For children who are orphaned, abandoned, or awaiting adoption – see that their fears or cries are not the last word, but rather welcome, comfort, and nurturing so that they can bond with a new family and grow in wisdom, age, and grace, like Jesus your Son.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen

Saint Stanislaus, pray for us.

Will everyone please join me as we recite together the Pledge of Allegiance.

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

Please remain standing until the dress and grooming check have been completed.

Athletic Events
The varsity football game will be played tonight at 7:00 against Vancleave. This game is senior night. Come out and support the Rocks.

The varsity cross country team will travel to George County for the Division Meet at 1:15 PM.

Athletic Results
The junior high cross country team placed fifth overall yesterday in the inaugural MHSAA cross country classic. Aubrey Necaise and Mateen Kellum placed in the top 20 and received medals. Great way to end the season junior high Rocks. The high school squad will go for their first division championship since 2016 tonight at George County.

Service Hour Opportunity
The Diamondhead Lions Club is hosting its fifth annual “Walk for Sight” on Saturday, November 2nd. Any student who signs up to walk will receive 4 service hours. Two additional hours will be given to any student who arrives early to help set up or stays late to help clean up. Please stop by Mr. Blackburn’s office to pick up a registration form if you are interested.

College Rep.
A campus representative from Millsaps College will hold a student information session in the small dining room today during second lunch. Students are encouraged to attend.

Hancock Youth Leadership
HYLA applications for both junior high and high school programs are due on Monday, October 28th. Junior high applications may be turned in to Mrs. Jennifer Taylor. High school applications must be turned in to the Hancock Resource Center.

Seniors
Attention all seniors, today a google form will be sent to your Rock-A-Chaw email to start the process of choosing your senior quotes. Please be sure to choose an appropriate quote. All forms will be reviewed by administration before approval and addition to the yearbook. If you have questions, please see Ellis Blake or Mr. Tyler Harris in his office outside of class time.

Special Election
Student Council will be holding a special election for a 9th Grade Representative today during 4th period lunch in the library. 9th grade students please come vote for your class representative.

Guidance
The following students need to report to the Guidance Office immediately following announcements: Andrew Castle, Liam Flickinger, and Jacob Hanlon.

eSports
The eSports team will have a brief meeting today during 2nd lunch in Mr. Doescher’s office. All members are expected to attend.

Activities
Please check the Activities Board for upcoming activities.

Lunch
The lunch for today is hamburger steak; or aloha chicken sandwich; or greek gyro salad.

Birthday
Today is the birthday of 8th grader Mason Laville, senior Max Favre, and Mr. Jeremy Clark. Happy birthday Mason, Max, and Mr. Clark! Have a great day

Quote of the Day
The Words of Wisdom today come from St. John Paul II who said, “The ultimate test of your greatness is the way you treat every human being.”

Thanks for your attention. Ametur Cor Jesu!