On Saturday, October 31, 2020, Congressman Jim Banks is hosting a Service Academy Day at the Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base, where a comprehensive overview of the U.S. Service Academies and the respective admissions processes will be provided. Students will also have the opportunity to meet with officials from the service academies, Congressman Banks, the Third Congressional District Service Academy Advisory Board, and representatives from Congressman Banks office.
Students of all ages and grades, parents, teachers, and guidance counselors are encouraged to join us to learn about the process and the requirements necessary to apply for nominations to the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Coast Guard Academy.
Attendees may enter the base via the security entrance just east of the airport beginning at 9:30 a.m. To expedite security at the gate all persons attending should RSVP to our office by Friday, October 23 , 2020. To RSVP, email RepBanksAcademies@mail.house.gov and provide the driver’s license number, state of issuance, and the first, middle, and last name for anyone planning to attend.
As you may know, scholarships to a Service Academy are valued at $400,000 for a student. I have enclosed a flyer and an “ad” that can be used on your video screens or in newsletters for you to share with your students. For my office, the Service Academy Application Deadline for the Class of 2025 (high school class 2021 or later) is Monday, November 23, 2020. Applications should be sent to his Fort Wayne District Office. Please note that the application deadline has been extended for this year. The application is also available online at https://banks.house.gov/services/service-academy-nominations.
Our district Service Academy Nominations are highly competitive, and the Service Academy Day helps to give direction to students who hope to gain a nomination from our office.
PUFFS is this week!
If you are a Harry Potter fan this is the play for you. Get tickets before or after school in Mrs. Bonner's room or at this link:
Save The Date:
Our new Gymnastics coach, Coach Liston, will host a call out meeting for the upcoming gymnastics season on Tuesday, October 13th from 3:15-4:15pm. The meeting will be hosted all virtually via Google Meet. If you’re interested in joining the Gymnastics team, see Mrs. Judy in the Main Office to get a calendar invitation for the Google Meet meeting.
Any girl interested in playing or managing basketball this season should stop by Coach Carpenter's room, B214. Tryouts will start the Monday of Fall Break, Oct 19th, so stop by before then. If you are not currently in a Fall Sport, you should also check with Mrs. Ritchie in the Athletic Office to see what paperwork you still need to turn in.
The Boys Varsity Soccer team fell to West Noble in IHSAA Sectional action finishing their season 9-1-7.
Good luck to Holden Babb as he competes in IHSAA Regional action at Peru.
The JV & Varsity Volleyball teams will host West Noble. JV will serve it up at 5:30 pm with Varsity to follow.
The Varsity Girls Soccer team will host the first round of IHSAA Sectional action. Kick off is at 5:30 pm. The Lady Warriors will play Thursday against NorthWood at 7:00 pm. Stop by the Athletic Office and purchase your ticket.
Unified Flag Football Regional - Saturday, October 10th
Game #1 -Carroll (FW) vs. Wawasee - 5:00 pm
Game #2 - Valparaiso vs. Manchester - 5:00 pm
*Both games will be played at the same time on Warrior Field
Regional Championship - Game #1 winner vs. Game #2 winner - 6:15 pm
If available, please consider coming out and supporting our Unified Flag Football team this Saturday (10/10). Tickets for the event are $5 per person.