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Raider Newsletter January 2019

January 2019 | Volume 3

William Henry Harrison High School


January 12th, 4 PM

Winter Commencement

February 6th, 6-8 PM

Parent/Teacher Conferences

February 7th, 4-6 PM

Parent/Teacher Conferences

(by appointment only)

February 7th, 6:30 PM

Vaping, Juuling, Dabbing, & Bingeing Seminar

Fri Feb 8th & Sat Feb 9th, 7 PM

Spring Musical

February 13th, 6:30 PM

Mr. Harrison, Graff Auditorium

February 15th, 8 PM

Hoops for Hope game

Monday, February 18th


February 22nd

Champions Together Game


Attendance (765) 772-7761

Main Line (765) 463-3511

Mr. Marshall, Principal
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This January newsletter finds us at the end of the 1st semester, and it is hard to believe that basically one-half of the school year is complete.

Report cards from the 1st semester are available via the parent portal. Hopefully, you will have the opportunity to look over this information, as it contains important pieces of information for students and parents.

The winter months can often be the toughest times of the school year. The excitement of the 1st semester has worn away, Winter Vacation is a distant memory, it seems that the sun has disappeared, and Spring Break is not yet on the horizon. A combination of these things can lead to a student struggling to stay focused at school. However, this is where, through the combined efforts of parents and teachers, students can also really begin to flourish.

I am extremely proud of our student body and school community once again for the Hoops for Hope campaign that will take place in late January and early February. With the leadership and direction of our student council, these efforts truly unite our student body through the pursuits of helping others in need. Although the focus often is on the dollars raised, what I see are the individual and small group efforts that make the weeks leading up to the game and the presentation of the funds as a source of pride. This event reinforces clearly that our school and our community are wonderful places to learn and live. Education, and our community, is strong!

Please mark on your calendars our parent/teacher conferences scheduled for February 6th and 7th. This is another example of the strength and importance of the school community: students, teachers, and parents working together for success. This is a combination that cannot be beat!

My hope is that you have been able to find time in your schedules for family, rest, and relaxation. I have certainly enjoyed the 1st semester of the school year, and I eagerly anticipate the successes that our school will enjoy throughout the 2nd semester as well!

HHS 2nd Quarter Honor Roll

9th Grade

Adams, Jeffrey
Ahmad, Fateh

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10th Grade

Adams, Madeline
Agree, Nathaniel

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11th Grade

Agree, Joseph

Alakhras, Adam

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12th Grade

Abbott, Kyle
Ades, Franceschina Megan

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Winter Commencement Tomorrow!

Winter Commencement will take place in Loeb Playhouse on Sat, Jan 12th, at 4 PM. Doors open to the public at 3:30 p.m. and seating is open and unlimited. Harrison will have nine graduates reaching this milestone, and we wish them well in their future endeavors.

Any student participating in the Spring Commencement ceremony should have already ordered a cap and gown. If you/your student did not place an order in the fall, please take care of this as soon as possible at www.herffjones.com or by calling Mr. Kingsley's office at 574-583-3420. Even if you/your student is unsure that he/she will participate, it is best to have a gown reserved. Announcements should arrive in March, and caps and gowns will be delivered in April. The spring 2019 graduation ceremony will take place at the Elliott Hall of Music on Sun, Jun 2nd, at 4 PM. Seating, which is open and unlimited, is first come, first served. Rehearsal for students will be on Fri, May 31st, and it is mandatory to participate in the ceremony. Further information about graduation will be sent to all students and parents/guardians in April. If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Beck at albeck@tsc.k12.in.us

Congrats Grads!

Loeb Playhouse


January 12th

4:00 PM

Congrats Grads!

Vaping, Juuling, Dabbing & Bingeing:

Risky Business,

A Guide for Parents

Don't let your life be destroyed by yourself.

Be in the know!

Thu, Feb 7th at 6:30 PM in the HHS Library, School Resource Officer, Deputy Aaron Gilman, will be hosting an informative talk on the current trends in teenage smoking and drug use. Parents are encouraged to attend.



The cold weather months are prime time for all kinds of ailments, so it is important to keep it under control. Be sure to incorporate regular hand-washing as a part of your daily routine and please stay home if you catch something!

We strongly encourage you to get your flu shot! Flu shots are available at physician's offices and clinics, and it's never too late to get one considering it often passes through communities in waves. Please help us keep the Raider Community healthy, thank you!

HHS Student Services Counselors have the information you need:

Are you a sophomore or junior who took the PSAT in October? Are you ready to register for the 2019-2020 school year? Is Spanish your first language and you're interested in English-language tutoring? And, what do you do if you need to take AP tests at the end of the year? If you're interested in any of these topics and more be sure to ...Read More!

Athletics Information

Upcoming Athletic Events - HOME GAMES

  • Jan 16th - Wrestling
  • Jan 16th - Girls Swimming & Diving
  • Jan 24th - Girls Basketball
  • Jan 31st - Boys Basketball
    • Military Appreciation Night!
  • Feb 6th - Boys Swimming & Diving
  • Feb 22nd - Boys Basketball
    • Champions Together Game!
  • Feb 22nd - Gymnastics
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Champions Together!

The first game of the season was held on Friday, Dec 14 and our Unified student-athletes played McCutcheon at Harrison in front of a packed house! Our Athletic Leadership Council raised money for Special Olympics Indiana by hosting a Parents Night Out on Dec 8 as well as selling tee shirts, sponsorships, and bracelets at the Dec 8 game!

The next Champions Together Basketball Game is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 22!

If you are interested in sponsoring our Champions Together movement, please contact Denise Newton at dmnewton@tsc.k12.in.us.

Military Appreciation Night! The Military Appreciation Night boys' basketball game will be on Thu, Jan 31 at 7:30 PM. HHS students and staff will be selling glow necklaces and "passing the bucket" to collect proceeds for local military causes. We will honor all veterans in attendance prior to the game, so please consider joining us!

Activities & Clubs

(Click the photos for each activity/club to access website or more info)

Butterfly by Jasmine Salazar, HHS Senior

Photo credit:

Jasmine Salazar, HHS senior

Visual Arts IS The News!

The Visual Arts Dept. would like you to stop by Artist's Own gallery at 518 Main in Lafayette to see student work on display! We are also looking for donated items for future projects...See our newsletter for more!

The Spring Musical "Catch Me If You Can" is right around the corner! The show dates are February

8th & 9th at 7 PM.

The cost is $8/ticket, and tickets can be purchased in advance from the Main Office or at the door.

Catch Me

If You Can!

Hoops 4 Hope 2019!

HHS Student Council is excited to once again sponsor the Hoops 4 Hope fundraising endeavor for our community. This year's fundraising will benefit two people: Mrs. Laura Hooker, a TSC employee, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation in honor of Gracie Olvera-Rowland, an HHS 10th grade student. Click here or the Hoops logo for more information!

Hoops Dates

  • Jan 21-25th Hoops T-shirts orders in cafeteria
  • Feb 13th Hoops shirts delivered in Commons
  • Feb 13th Mr. Harrison, 6:30 PM Graff auditorium
  • Feb 15th Hoops for Hope game, 8 PM at HHS; Hoops ceremony during halftime

Code Orange, the HHS CyberPatriot team, has been competing virtually this semester. Competition involves being "hired on" as a cyber-security group to help enhance and defend against cyber attacks. Code Orange will compete in the State Round on Jan 12th. If students wish to join, click here or on the logo to the right.

HHS Writing Lab is back!

Need help with writing papers? How about college essays? The HHS Writing Lab is every Tue and Thu from 2:30-3:30 in the LMC. Email Mrs. Rosenfeldt if you have questions.


Yearbooks can be purchased for $45 until Feb 22nd. After that the price goes up to $55, so order soon! Order online directly through Jostens via the link to the right or contact Mrs. Learman in F009 or via email (see link to the right).

Red Ribbon Week!

The week of Oct 23-31, HHS faculty, students, and staff celebrated Red Ribbon Week. The theme for this year was, "Life is your journey, travel drug free". Through daily activities, students were encouraged to create a tipping point to change behavior and live a healthy life style.

Red Ribbon Winners!

Congratulations Go To:

  • Erin Beimfohr & Wolfe Marvin for winning the Red Ribbon Essay Contest!...Read their essays here!
  • Mr. Gilmore's Math class for winning the ice cream party!
  • Nathan Woodard for dressing the part in his paper suit!

Congratulations Raider Spellers!

The HHS Spell Bowl team enjoyed a successful season this year. Achieving a 2nd place finish in their area meet earned them a spot in the State Finals competition in November, held at Purdue. After studying and spelling hundreds of words, the Raider Spellers finished 12th in the state.

Interested in joining the HHS Spell Bowl team? Contact Miss Henderson in F103 or click the photo to the left for more info!

HHS Veteran's Day Project

School Volunteer Requirements: If you are interested in volunteering at events, chaperoning field trips, or participating in other ways here at Harrison, you must read this!

Tippecanoe School Corporation Asbestos Letter (click here to view)

School Lunch Information: In accordance with School Board policy, the Superintendent requires School Corporation food Service personnel to comply with National School Lunch Program standards and ...Read More

TSC E-Flyers: TSC supports "green" efforts and as such students and parents can review information about community services or events, flyers from non-profit outside organizations, etc. via TSC E-flyers...Read More

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Student Services Newsletter


January 2016 Vol. 5



Attention seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2016: It is time to complete the FAFSA! On Wednesday, February 24 from 3-7pm, Jefferson high school will be holding FAFSA night. Representatives will be available to assist you in completing your application in the library at Jefferson high school. Students and/or parents are welcome to drop in at any time between 3 and 7pm. Additional resources will be available from Purdue and Ivy Tech, as well as 21st Century scholars.

ISFAA sponsored FINANCIAL AID-FAFSA NIGHT: January 26 at The Ivy Tech Community College, Ivy Hall Auditorium, 3101 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette, from 6:30-8:00pm. This event is sponsored by the financial aid divisions at Purdue University and The Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette. This program will give an overview of some financial aid basics for families and then continue with a more thorough explanation of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information, contact David Reseigh at Purdue University, 765-496-3919 or dlreseigh@purdue.edu.

Representatives Visiting Harrison

Military Recruiters may be available the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month in the cafeteria during each lunch period.

Registration for the SAT and/or the ACT tests can be completed online. Visit www.collegeboard.com for the SAT and www.act.net for the ACT. If you do not have internet access, registration packets are available in the Student Services Office. Colleges will accept the highest score from either one of these tests. If applying out of state, review the admissions requirements of the desired institution to see if there is a preference in tests. Harrison’s school code for the SAT and ACT is 151915.

SAT Test Dates:

March 5 @JHS

Registration Deadline:

Feb. 5

Late Reg. Deadline:

Feb. 23

May 7 @ HHS & JHS

April 8

April 26

June 4 @ JHS

May 5

May 25

ACT Test Dates:

Registration Deadline:

Late Reg. Deadline:

April 9 @ McC

March 4

March 5-18

June 11 @ JHS

May 6

May 7-20


Each semester, CollegeWeekLive partners with leaders in education and various fields who present various topics related to college readiness and student success. These presentations can be viewed live or on-demand. The following were some of the highlights from this fall: March All Access – March 31; May All Access – May 19. Sign up on CollegeWeekLive and then click to watch: AdmitSee: What it takes to get into the ivies; Behind the Ivy Curtain; Make Smart Financial Decisions in College; The ACT vs The New SAT – Which Test Should I Take?; Path to the Student-Athlete Experience; and Athletes: How to Play the College Recruiting Game.


**Indiana State University has it Sycamore Preview Days February 15 and April 16. Visit www.indstate.edu or call 800-GO-TO-ISU for more information.

**Become a Teacher Day at Purdue: April 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Purdue University campus West Lafayette, IN

RSVP by April 1st

Email Sayde Uerkwitz at suerkwit@purdue.edu or call (765) 494-2345

Ever wonder what college life is really like?

Let Purdue’s College of Education student ambassadors show you.

Register to visit today! (Two week notice required.) www.purdue.edu/becomeateacher/visit

Complete your Coursework abroad Visit/teach in K-12 schools

Learn and explore culture and history Earn up to nine credit hours

Visit www.education.purdue.edu/studyabroad.html

**IU Kelley School of Business will be offering its summer program Business is Global July 3-16 at Indiana University-Bloomington. This two-week summer program is for rising sophomores, juniors and seniors. The Business is a global program that offers students the opportunity to be transported into a world of international business, language, and culture from around the world. Applications are available online on IU’s website or call 812-855-5749 for more information.

**Applications for Pre-College Programs at the University of Notre Dame are available for Summer 2016 at precollege.nd.edu.

2016 Summer Scholars Program Date: June 25 – July 9. The Summer Scholars program is a two-week program for talented rising high school juniors and seniors who are interested in experiencing a taste of college life. Summer Scholars introduces students to college-level academics in fields ranging from the liberal arts to the sciences and business. Summer Scholars courses are rigorous and small in size, and the campus experience serves as an excellent introduction to the life of a college student.

For rising high school juniors and seniors. Application deadline: January 29.

2016 Leadership Seminars Program Date: July 16 – July 27. Leadership Seminars is a 10-day, all expenses paid program for advanced students who wish to hone their critical thinking and expressive skills in the company of dynamic peers. Students engage in lively discussions on issues of global concern under the tutelage of Notre Dame faculty. The three seminars offered are American Arts, Popular Culture, and Social Change; Global Issues: Towards a Just Peace; and Science, Ethics, and Responsibility.

For rising high school seniors only. Application deadline: January 22.


Educational Travel Consultants, Inc.:

10th and 11th graders are reaching the point in their lives where they are reading brochures on dozens of colleges and universities they may wish to attend.

They are sometimes overwhelmed in the whole choosing process. Educational Travel Consultants have made available college familiarization tours. Students, can actually see (as a group) the college, talk with staff members and students enrolled there. The students come back from the trip (in most cases) then knowing the institution they want to attend. The colleges listed below are a sampling of a college familiarization trip. You can add, delete or alter the itinerary according to a student’s interest in particular colleges in universities.


Optional visit to Lemoyne-Owen College

Optional tours of Beale St., Sun Studios and Graceland


Optional visit to Alabama State University (in Montgomery)


Optional visit to Tuskegee University

Optional visit to Alabama A & M University (in Huntsville)


Optional visits to Tennessee State and Fisk Universities Optional tours of the Grand Ole Opry and the Hermitage KNOXVILLE, TN – UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE

Optional tours of Gatlinburg attractions and Dollywood


Optional visit to Kentucky State University (in Frankfurt)

Other tours offered can be visited at www.hbculifestyle.com/hbcu-college-tours-2015-2016. College visit tours are also offered to schools in the Midwest, Northeast and Far West as well as a Black Colleges Tour. Deadline is February 26.


Attention Seniors!! Don’t forget to check out the HHS Website for current scholarships. Scholarships can be found under the Student Services tab. Use the 2014-15 Scholarship list to check out the scholarships that were available last year.

The 2015-2016 link lists all current scholarships. Scholarships will be updated weekly.

The scholarships below all have deadlines within the next 30 days. The combined value of the awards is more than one million dollars. They are all currently accepting applications.

  • 1.Elks National Foundation Legacy Awards - $4,000 - 250 Awards (Deadline: January 29, 2016) Student Eligibility:

For the 2016 contest, any child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2013, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2013, is eligible to apply. The applicant must be a high school senior.

Applications can be found by going to: http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_elks_national_foundation_legacy_awards_8964.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_mediu m=email&utm_campaign=201601&utm_content=e680d3df084ab732422fa0866b1e338a


  • 2.Courageous Persuaders Scholarship - $3,000 - 14 Awards (Deadline: February 11, 2016) Student Eligibility:

Compete for scholarship dollars and a chance to air a commercial on TV. Create a 30-second commercial to warn middle school students about the dangers of underage drinking or the dangers of texting while driving. Students can enter separate videos in both categories. The competition is open to high school students in grades 9-12.

Applications can be found by going to: http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_courageous_persuaders_scholarship_8965.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=em ail&utm_campaign=201601&utm_content=e680d3df084ab732422fa0866b1e338a


  • 3.January 2016 Scholarship Points Award - $10,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: January 31, 2016) Student Eligibility:
  • A)At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.
  • B)A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico. Applications can be found by going to:




  • 4.You Deserve It Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: February 15, 2016) Student Eligibility:
  • A)You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories
  • B)You must be 16 years of age or older


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