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Celtic Announcements for 2/14/14

It’s time for this week’s DO GOOD LOTTERY drawing!  This week our winners, yes we’re drawing two names because of the snow last week,  can go get some Dutch Love with a FREE DRINK from our friends at Dutch Bros.  Today’s winners are Bianca Cisneros & Claire Juran. Great job doing good ladies.  Celts, keep up the goodness and win a prize next week.  A new round of “Do Good” tickets are coming out soon!

 

Hey Celts!  Was this year everything you hoped it would be?  Well make sure next year is above and beyond and run for one of the many ASB positions to ensure evnts like spirit weeks, assemblies, and dances turn out just the way you imagined.  Come to the meeting after school, Monday the 24th at 2:30 in room 53 to get your official ASB Candidate packet.  First round packets will be due on the 28th if you are interested in running for ASB President, Senior-Junior or Sophomore Class President, Elections Official, or Community Service Chairperson.  Talk to Mr. Heimerdinger if you have any questions.  

 

 

Our February student Council Meeting has been re-scheduled for Tuesday the 18th at 8:30 am in the cafeteria.  All 2nd period classes need to appoint a representative to send to the meeting.  All clubs must also send a representative to the meeting as well, Club reps need to be prepared to share information regarding upcoming meetings and special events.   

 

There will be a mandatory meeting for anyone interested in playing softball, tomorrow February 14th at 1:30 in the Library.  If you are unable to attend please speak to Coach Wise.

 

The McNary Talent show is just ONE WEEK AWAY!!!  On Friday the 21st over 15 acts representing a wide range of talents will all take the stage starting at 7:00 in the Ken Collins Theater.  It will be a night of singing, dancing, and some hard core rocking out.  The show is hosted by your very own Traci Brown and Hunter Bomar and always proves to be a night of fun.  Tickets are $5 at the door and go on sale the night of the event starting at 6:00.

 

Seniors, do you feel like you have an important message to share with the rest of your class, well soon we will be auditioning this year’s Senior Class Speaker for Graduation in June.  If you would like to speak at Graduation, start preparing a speech and submit it to Mr. Borresen by the 1st of April.  Auditions will take place in Mid April, so start writing the perfect grad speech today.

 

Both, McNary's boys and girls bowling teams won first place in districts on the 26th of January. McNary's Scott Bridger and Aaron Seth both made all-stars. On Friday the 21st, both teams will be competing for state in Medford at lava lanes. They will be bowling approximately 36 games and looking to demonstrate what Celtic Power means to the rest of the state of Oregon.  

 

We still need host families for 4 girls coming to McNary from our partner school in Germany. It's just for three weeks in April and they have $150 for the host family. Please see Mr. Mangan in room 138 if you can help!!

 

Junior Girls. Do you want to go to college? Do you want to earn a scholarship? Participate in the local Distinguished Young Women scholarship program to meet new people, learn life skills, Be Your Best Self, and earn scholarship dollars. Ready to learn more? Representatives of this Nationally merited program will be in the commons during both lunches, and the first meeting/ practice is Thursday February 27th at 7:00pm in the McNary Library.

 

Free breakfast FRIDAY is back! The cafeteria will be having free breakfast every Friday for students. Every day offerings are oatmeal, cereal, bagel or a breakfast sandwich. Friday's special might be cinnamon rolls.

 

Friday, February 14th, school will be dismissed at 1:25 pm.  McNary is hosting the district wrestling competitions.  Students that walk and drive, will be asked to leave promptly after school to alleviate congestion in the parking lot.  Busses will pick up at the regular time, so students waiting to take the bus will need to stay in the commons area, unless they are working with a teacher.  If you have further questions, please contact the main office at 503-399-3233.

 

Attention all seniors--if you submitted a senior photo to the yearbook, please stop by the bookkeeper's office and look on the list to make sure we did receive your photo. Some seniors reported problems with uploading to the Jostens website. Again, check the list by Mrs. Ward's office downstairs to make sure we received your photo! All seniors--last call for senior pictures! We will not take them past Feb. 20th! Yearbook questions? See Ms. Wilkinson in Rm. 262.  

 

Listen Up Celts, a $1000 Grant is now available to Clubs, Activities, or Programs throughout the school to help McNary’s Community 101 program fulfill their mission of supporting students dealing with issues of Drug Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, or Depression.  Grant Applications have been emailed to all staff members and any student or staff member with a good idea for using the money should fill out the grant application and submit it to Mr. Heimerdinger before February 28th.  

 

The City of Keizer is having a Community Center Clean-Up activity on Saturday the 22nd.  The activity takes place at the Keizer Community Center from 9 am until Noon both days.  Volunteers should wear clothes suitable for work outdoors and tools appropriate for trimming shrubbery, and cleaning up basic yard debris.  Light refreshments will be provided!

If students are feeling low or sad or stressed, they can pop into the counseling office--even if they're not going to see a counselor--and help themselves to an encouraging, anonymous "love" letter written by another McNary student. These can be a great pick-me-up! You can learn more about the project at www.moreloveletters.com/.

And remember, to be a part of McNary’s Write Club, go to Mrs. Stefani’s room at 2:30 every Thursday to work with the Keizertime’s Eric Howald and some of McNary’s most creative students.  

 

The Aware club will be selling Muffins in the commons during lunches in an effort to raise money for the Women’s Crisis Services Center. Come get a muffin and help a very important non-profit organization in our community.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies on Thursdays during B lunch.  They are 3 for a dollar, and include a variety of different cookies.  They will also sell Keurig coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for a dollar a cup.  Come and support the World of Work class, and enjoy a delicious cookie.

 

"Attention all juniors: The Western Oregon University Project is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 participants. WOU Project is a college readiness program seeking juniors with a 2.75 GPA and a desire to learn more about college. Applications are due February 25th. See Miss Westermann in the Connection Center for more information"

 

Senior Class of 2014 shirts are now available to order at the bookkeepers window. The shirts will be 12 dollars and come in both men's and women's sizes. See the bookkeeper ASAP to order yourself an awesome senior class shirt!

 

Celts, if you travel off campus for lunch please take care of the trash you bring back on campus.  There is too much fast food garbage in the parking lot.  Don’t be lazy, carry the bags back to the school and put them in the trash.  Tell your friends to take care of it, so we don’t lose our off campus privileges.  Also remember, this is the beginning of a new semester so if you want to get off campus at lunch you will need to pick up your new lunch pass in room 157 before you head out today,

 

McNary's annual benefit concert, Night of Hope, will be February 18th at 7pm in the Ken Collin's Theatre. This concert raises funds for Salem's Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center that helps kids around our community to stop the abuses happening to them. The concert costs $5 and features some amazing acts that will raise awareness to the cause and end with a message of hope to stop this issue in our community.  The week leading up to Night of Hope, McNary will be holding a stuffed animal and blanket drive. The Liberty house provides these items to kids upon arrival. The drive will be from February 3-7. Please only donate new items.

 

AWARE Club is meeting in room 156 on Tuesdays after school.

 

Latino Club meets Tuesdays, in room 241 from 2:30 to 3:15.  Come join the club and have some fun, you don’t have to be latino just be open to learning about Latino culture and having a good time with great people.

 

Art club meets Tuesdays, at 2:30-3:30. If you like Art and want to work on your projects with some of McNary’s most awesome artists, then join the club and meet every Tuesday in Mr. Kohley’s room, room 153.  

 

For all those interested in being in McNary's Speech and Debate club, it meets on Wednesdays in room 142 at 2:30.  

 

Relay for Life Meets on Wednesdays in room 261 at 2:30pm.  If you would like to have fun, make new friendships, and help fight cancer come join our team!  We are always looking for new members to join our team.  It is never too late to become a member.

 

ASL club will be meeting Thursdays in room 208 from  2:30 to 3:15 . Come and learn the basics of american sign language and help the club gain membership and come up with some great activities for the year.  

 

Do you dig writing? The Write Club, led by Eric Howald of Keizertimes, has its next meeting Thursday in Ms. Stefani's room--that's room 137. Drop by at 2:30, and prepare to be inspired!

 

GSA club meets on Tuesdays, in Mr. Everitt’s room at 2:30.  

 

Celtic Announcements for 2/13/14

Our February student Council Meeting has been re-scheduled for Tuesday the 18th at 8:30 am in the cafeteria.  All 2nd period classes need to appoint a representative to send to the meeting.  All clubs must also send a representative to the meeting as well, Club reps need to be prepared to share information regarding upcoming meetings and special events.   

 

Attention football players, there is no winter workouts this afternoon.  Workouts will resume on Tuesday next week.

 

ASL club will not be meeting today, meetings will resume next week.  So plan on spending some time learning sign language after school next Thursday.

 

Seniors, do you feel like you have an important message to share with the rest of your class, well soon we will be auditioning this year’s Senior Class Speaker for Graduation in June.  If you would like to speak at Graduation, start preparing a speech and submit it to Mr. Borresen by the 1st of April.  Auditions will take place in Mid April, so start writing the perfect grad speech today.

 

Both, McNary's boys and girls bowling teams won first place in districts on the 26th of January. McNary's Scott Bridger and Aaron Seth both made all-stars. On Friday the 21st, both teams will be competing for state in Medford at lava lanes. They will be bowling approximately 36 games and looking to demonstrate what Celtic Power means to the rest of the state of Oregon.  

 

We still need host families for 5 girls coming to McNary from our partner school in Germany. It's just for three weeks in April and they have $150 for the host family. Please see Mr. Mangan in room 138 if you can help!!

 

Junior Girls. Do you want to go to college? Do you want to earn a scholarship? Participate in the local Distinguished Young Women scholarship program to meet new people, learn life skills, Be Your Best Self, and earn scholarship dollars. Ready to learn more? Representatives of this Nationally merited program will be in the commons during both lunches, and the first meeting/ practice is Thursday February 27th at 7:00pm in the McNary Library.

 

Free breakfast FRIDAY is back! The cafeteria will be having free breakfast every Friday for students. Every day offerings are oatmeal, cereal, bagel or a breakfast sandwich. Friday's special might be cinnamon rolls.

 

Friday, February 14th, school will be dismissed at 1:25 pm.  McNary is hosting the district wrestling competitions.  Students that walk and drive, will be asked to leave promptly after school to alleviate congestion in the parking lot.  Busses will pick up at the regular time, so students waiting to take the bus will need to stay in the commons area, unless they are working with a teacher.  If you have further questions, please contact the main office at 503-399-3233.

 

Attention all seniors--if you submitted a senior photo to the yearbook, please stop by the bookkeeper's office and look on the list to make sure we did receive your photo. Some seniors reported problems with uploading to the Jostens website. Again, check the list by Mrs. Ward's office downstairs to make sure we received your photo! All seniors--last call for senior pictures! We will not take them past Feb. 20th! Yearbook questions? See Ms. Wilkinson in Rm. 262.  

 

Listen Up Celts, a $1000 Grant is now available to Clubs, Activities, or Programs throughout the school to help McNary’s Community 101 program fulfill their mission of supporting students dealing with issues of Drug Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, or Depression.  Grant Applications have been emailed to all staff members and any student or staff member with a good idea for using the money should fill out the grant application and submit it to Mr. Heimerdinger before February 28th.  

 

The City of Keizer is having a Community Center Clean-Up activity on Saturday the 22nd.  The activity takes place at the Keizer Community Center from 9 am until Noon both days.  Volunteers should wear clothes suitable for work outdoors and tools appropriate for trimming shrubbery, and cleaning up basic yard debris.  Light refreshments will be provided!

If students are feeling low or sad or stressed, they can pop into the counseling office--even if they're not going to see a counselor--and help themselves to an encouraging, anonymous "love" letter written by another McNary student. These can be a great pick-me-up! You can learn more about the project at www.moreloveletters.com/.

And remember, to be a part of McNary’s Write Club, go to Mrs. Stefani’s room at 2:30 every Thursday to work with the Keizertime’s Eric Howald and some of McNary’s most creative students.  

 

The Aware club will be selling Muffins in the commons during lunches in an effort to raise money for the Women’s Crisis Services Center. Come get a muffin and help a very important non-profit organization in our community.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies on Thursdays during B lunch.  They are 3 for a dollar, and include a variety of different cookies.  They will also sell Keurig coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for a dollar a cup.  Come and support the World of Work class, and enjoy a delicious cookie.

 

"Attention all juniors: The Western Oregon University Project is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 participants. WOU Project is a college readiness program seeking juniors with a 2.75 GPA and a desire to learn more about college. Applications are due February 25th. See Miss Westermann in the Connection Center for more information"

 

Senior Class of 2014 shirts are now available to order at the bookkeepers window. The shirts will be 12 dollars and come in both men's and women's sizes. See the bookkeeper ASAP to order yourself an awesome senior class shirt!

 

Celts, if you travel off campus for lunch please take care of the trash you bring back on campus.  There is too much fast food garbage in the parking lot.  Don’t be lazy, carry the bags back to the school and put them in the trash.  Tell your friends to take care of it, so we don’t lose our off campus privileges.  Also remember, this is the beginning of a new semester so if you want to get off campus at lunch you will need to pick up your new lunch pass in room 157 before you head out today,

 

McNary's annual benefit concert, Night of Hope, will be February 18th at 7pm in the Ken Collin's Theatre. This concert raises funds for Salem's Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center that helps kids around our community to stop the abuses happening to them. The concert costs $5 and features some amazing acts that will raise awareness to the cause and end with a message of hope to stop this issue in our community.  The week leading up to Night of Hope, McNary will be holding a stuffed animal and blanket drive. The Liberty house provides these items to kids upon arrival. The drive will be from February 3-7. Please only donate new items.

 

AWARE Club is meeting in room 156 on Tuesdays after school.

 

Latino Club meets Tuesdays, in room 241 from 2:30 to 3:15.  Come join the club and have some fun, you don’t have to be latino just be open to learning about Latino culture and having a good time with great people.

 

Art club meets Tuesdays, at 2:30-3:30. If you like Art and want to work on your projects with some of McNary’s most awesome artists, then join the club and meet every Tuesday in Mr. Kohley’s room, room 153.  

 

For all those interested in being in McNary's Speech and Debate club, it meets on Wednesdays in room 142 at 2:30.  

 

Relay for Life Meets on Wednesdays in room 261 at 2:30pm.  If you would like to have fun, make new friendships, and help fight cancer come join our team!  We are always looking for new members to join our team.  It is never too late to become a member.

 

ASL club will be meeting Thursdays in room 208 from  2:30 to 3:15 . Come and learn the basics of american sign language and help the club gain membership and come up with some great activities for the year.  

 

Do you dig writing? The Write Club, led by Eric Howald of Keizertimes, has its next meeting Thursday in Ms. Stefani's room--that's room 137. Drop by at 2:30, and prepare to be inspired!

 

GSA club meets on Tuesdays, in Mr. Everitt’s room at 2:30.  

 

McNary to Host District Wrestling on Friday, February 14

McNary gets to showcase our school and support our wrestling team, by hosting this year’s District wrestling tournament.

In order to accommodate 10 wrestling teams, their coaches their fans and parents as well as all of the transportation logistics that go along with inviting 1,500 guests to our school, we will be dismissing students from school 55 minutes early on February 14.  Class will let out at 1:25 PM. 

Students who drive to school will be asked to remove their cars from the parking lot immediately after school gets out.  Students who ride the school bus will be allowed to wait in the school cafeteria until 2:20 and then board the busses at the normal time.  Students who walk to school will be asked to head home.  Students who make prior arrangements with their teacher, will be allowed to stay after school to get help from staff.  Students will not be allowed to loiter in the parking area or simply wander around the school.

Staff and parents are being asked to avoid parking on the North and East sides of the school (along the tennis courts and behind the school) in order to provide parking spaces for all of the team busses.

The East gym doors will be available for spectator and participant entrance during the tournament.  Doors will open for fans starting at 1:45 PM.  Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for students.  Unfortunately, school employees do not get in free with their ID badges at District and state competitions. 

Celtic Announcements for 2/11/14

Today’s Student Council Meeting has been postponed.  Please be sure to appoint your class representative and club presidents for a meeting date to be announced tomorrow.  With so much happening this month and next we look forward to meeting with you as soon as we can.  

 

Mr. Wise’s World of Work class will be picking up recycling today so teachers please put your blue baskets out in the hall and students, please recognize that Blue Recycling containers are only for paper, metal, or plastic items that are recyclable, please to not put trash in these bins.  It’s a real nuisance to separate the garbage from the good stuff so think before sink it.  

 

Attention all potential baseball players.  There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday Feb. 12th at 2:30 in room 243.  If you are unable to attend, see coach Keeker, Cavaille, or Tiller.  Tryouts start March 3rd.  All paperwork must be completed to be eligible to play.  See Meridith Pyle in the office for the appropriate forms.

 

Friday, February 14th, school will be dismissed at 1:25 pm.  McNary is hosting the district wrestling competitions.  Students that walk and drive, will be asked to leave promptly after school to alleviate congestion in the parking lot.  Busses will pick up at the regular time, so students waiting to take the bus will need to stay in the commons area, unless they are working with a teacher.  If you have further questions, please contact the main office at 503-399-3233.

 

Attention all seniors--if you submitted a senior photo to the yearbook, please stop by the bookkeeper's office and look on the list to make sure we did receive your photo. Some seniors reported problems with uploading to the Jostens website. Again, check the list by Mrs. Ward's office downstairs to make sure we received your photo! All seniors--last call for senior pictures! We will not take them past Feb. 20th! Yearbook questions? See Ms. Wilkinson in Rm. 262.  

 

Listen Up Celts, a $1000 Grant is now available to Clubs, Activities, or Programs throughout the school to help McNary’s Community 101 program fulfill their mission of supporting students dealing with issues of Drug Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, or Depression.  Grant Applications have been emailed to all staff members and any student or staff member with a good idea for using the money should fill out the grant application and submit it to Mr. Heimerdinger before February 28th.  

 

The City of Keizer is having a Community Center Clean-Up activity on Saturday the 22nd.  The activity takes place at the Keizer Community Center from 9 am until Noon both days.  Volunteers should wear clothes suitable for work outdoors and tools appropriate for trimming shrubbery, and cleaning up basic yard debris.  Light refreshments will be provided!

If students are feeling low or sad or stressed, they can pop into the counseling office--even if they're not going to see a counselor--and help themselves to an encouraging, anonymous "love" letter written by another McNary student. These can be a great pick-me-up! You can learn more about the project at www.moreloveletters.com/.

And remember, to be a part of McNary’s Write Club, go to Mrs. Stefani’s room at 2:30 every Thursday to work with the Keizertime’s Eric Howald and some of McNary’s most creative students.  

 

The Aware club will be selling Muffins in the commons during lunches in an effort to raise money for the Women’s Crisis Services Center. Come get a muffin and help a very important non-profit organization in our community.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies on Thursdays during B lunch.  They are 3 for a dollar, and include a variety of different cookies.  They will also sell Keurig coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for a dollar a cup.  Come and support the World of Work class, and enjoy a delicious cookie.

 

Free breakfast FRIDAY is back! The cafeteria will be having free breakfast every Friday for students. Every day offerings are oatmeal, cereal, bagel or a breakfast sandwich. Friday's special is cinnamon rolls.

 

There will be a track and field pre season meeting on Feb 13th at 2:30pm in the gym. If you are planning on or interested in participating in track and field please attend the meeting. This meeting will give you the information about the up coming track and field season.  See you then Coach Gauntz.

 

"Attention all juniors: The Western Oregon University Project is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 participants. WOU Project is a college readiness program seeking juniors with a 2.75 GPA and a desire to learn more about college. Applications are due February 25th. See Miss Westermann in the Connection Center for more information"

 

Interested in meeting someone from a different county? For the past 24 years students from our partner school in Stuttgart Germany have been coming to McNary for three weeks in the spring. This year they’re here from April 5 to April 26. We still need host families for 1 boy and 8 girls. They all speak excellent English and you don’t need to be in German to host someone. There is also $150 available for the host family. If you can help out, please see Mr. Mangan in room 138 ASAP.

 

Senior Class of 2014 shirts are now available to order at the bookkeepers window. The shirts will be 12 dollars and come in both men's and women's sizes. See the bookkeeper ASAP to order yourself an awesome senior class shirt!

 

Celts, if you travel off campus for lunch please take care of the trash you bring back on campus.  There is too much fast food garbage in the parking lot.  Don’t be lazy, carry the bags back to the school and put them in the trash.  Tell your friends to take care of it, so we don’t lose our off campus privileges.  Also remember, this is the beginning of a new semester so if you want to get off campus at lunch you will need to pick up your new lunch pass in room 157 before you head out today,

 

McNary's annual benefit concert, Night of Hope, will be February 18th at 7pm in the Ken Collin's Theatre. This concert raises funds for Salem's Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center that helps kids around our community to stop the abuses happening to them. The concert costs $5 and features some amazing acts that will raise awareness to the cause and end with a message of hope to stop this issue in our community.  The week leading up to Night of Hope, McNary will be holding a stuffed animal and blanket drive. The Liberty house provides these items to kids upon arrival. The drive will be from February 3-7. Please only donate new items.

 

AWARE Club is meeting in room 156 on Tuesdays after school.

 

Latino Club meets Tuesdays, in room 241 from 2:30 to 3:15.  Come join the club and have some fun, you don’t have to be latino just be open to learning about Latino culture and having a good time with great people.

 

Art club meets Tuesdays, at 2:30-3:30. If you like Art and want to work on your projects with some of McNary’s most awesome artists, then join the club and meet every Tuesday in Mr. Kohley’s room, room 153.  

 

For all those interested in being in McNary's Speech and Debate club, it meets on Wednesdays in room 142 at 2:30.  

 

Relay for Life Meets on Wednesdays in room 261 at 2:30pm.  If you would like to have fun, make new friendships, and help fight cancer come join our team!  We are always looking for new members to join our team.  It is never too late to become a member.

 

 

 

ASL club will be meeting Thursdays in room 208 from  2:30 to 3:15 . Come and learn the basics of american sign language and help the club gain membership and come up with some great activities for the year.  

 

Do you dig writing? The Write Club, led by Eric Howald of Keizertimes, has its next meeting Thursday in Ms. Stefani's room--that's room 137. Drop by at 2:30, and prepare to be inspired!

 

GSA club meets on Tuesdays, in Mr. Everitt’s room at 2:30.  

 

Celtic Announcements for 2/5/14

The first student council meeting of 2nd Semester will be Tuesday the 11th at 8:30am in the cafeteria.  All 2nd period classes should elect a representative to attend the meeting and report back to their classes on the information presented.  This representative is also appointed to bring any concerns or ideas from the 2nd period class to the attention of the council in order to take actions if necessary to improve our school.  Club advisors and leaders, it is also required that you send a representative to the meeting as well to report on club activities and upcoming events.  The leadership class has been working hard lately, come to the meeting on Tuesday to learn what’s going on this semester.

 

 

Listen Up Celts, a $1000 Grant is now available to Clubs, Activities, or Programs throughout the school to help McNary’s Community 101 program fulfill their mission of supporting students dealing with issues of Drug Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, or Depression.  Grant Applications have been emailed to all staff members and any student or staff member with a good idea for using the money should fill out the grant application and submit it to Mr. Heimerdinger before February 28th.  

 

 

The City of Keizer is having a Community Center Clean-Up activity this Saturday the 8th as well as on Saturday the 22nd.  The activity takes place at the Keizer Community Center from 9 am until Noon both days.  Volunteers should wear clothes suitable for work outdoors and tools appropriate for trimming shrubbery, and cleaning up basic yard debris.  Light refreshments will be provided!

We’ve got some good news to share this morning, the Cheerleaders won 1st place in their division at the Sheldon Invitational on Saturday.  Nice work girls, you and your coaches have been working hard and it looks like it’s paying off.  

 

The Aware club will be selling Muffins in the commons during lunches in an effort to raise money for the Women’s Crisis Services Center. Come get a muffin and help a very important non-profit organization in our community.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies on Thursdays during B lunch.  They are 3 for a dollar, and include a variety of different cookies.  They will also sell Keurig coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for a dollar a cup.  Come and support the World of Work class, and enjoy a delicious cookie.

 

Free breakfast FRIDAY is back! The cafeteria will be having free breakfast every Friday for students. Every day offerings are oatmeal, cereal, bagel or a breakfast sandwich. Friday's special is cinnamon rolls.

 

There will be a track and field pre season meeting on Feb 13th at 2:30pm in the gym. If you are planning on or interested in participating in track and field please attend the meeting. This meeting will give you the information about the up coming track and field season.  See you then Coach Gauntz.

 

McNary's Thespian troupe 1501 participated in the southern Thespian  region regionals this weekend, Gabe Elmore, Julia Sjakovs and a bunch of other Salem Keizer district students qualified for state. ALSO McNary's recent production of Hamlet will be a main stage show at the Oregon Thespian Festival in April!!! Congratulations to the cast of Hamlet!

 

Coming soon to the theater! Auditions for Almost, Maine and Student Directed One Acts! Student directed one acts are open for freshmen, sophomores and juniors who have never been in a show! This is your lucky chance!!! And anyone can audition for Almost, Maine!!!!  

"Attention all juniors: The Western Oregon University Project is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 participants. WOU Project is a college readiness program seeking juniors with a 2.75 GPA and a desire to learn more about college. Applications are due February 25th. See Miss Westermann in the Connection Center for more information"

 

Interested in meeting someone from a different county? For the past 24 years students from our partner school in Stuttgart Germany have been coming to McNary for three weeks in the spring. This year they’re here from April 5 to April 26. We still need host families for 1 boy and 8 girls. They all speak excellent English and you don’t need to be in German to host someone. There is also $150 available for the host family. If you can help out, please see Mr. Mangan in room 138 ASAP.

 

Senior Class of 2014 shirts are now available to order at the bookkeepers window. The shirts will be 12 dollars and come in both men's and women's sizes. See the bookkeeper ASAP to order yourself an awesome senior class shirt!

 

Celts, if you travel off campus for lunch please take care of the trash you bring back on campus.  There is too much fast food garbage in the parking lot.  Don’t be lazy, carry the bags back to the school and put them in the trash.  Tell your friends to take care of it, so we don’t lose our off campus privileges.  Also remember, this is the beginning of a new semester so if you want to get off campus at lunch you will need to pick up your new lunch pass in room 157 before you head out today,

 

McNary's annual benefit concert, Night of Hope, will be February 7th at 7pm in the Ken Collin's Theatre. This concert raises funds for Salem's Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center that helps kids around our community to stop the abuses happening to them. The concert costs $5 and features some amazing acts that will raise awareness to the cause and end with a message of hope to stop this issue in our community.  The week leading up to Night of Hope, McNary will be holding a stuffed animal and blanket drive. The Liberty house provides these items to kids upon arrival. The drive will be from February 3-7. Please only donate new items.

 

AWARE Club is meeting in room 156 on Tuesdays after school.

 

Latino Club meets Tuesdays, in room 241 from 2:30 to 3:15.  Come join the club and have some fun, you don’t have to be latino just be open to learning about Latino culture and having a good time with great people.

 

Art club meets Tuesdays, at 2:30-3:30. If you like Art and want to work on your projects with some of McNary’s most awesome artists, then join the club and meet every Tuesday in Mr. Kohley’s room, room 153.  

 

For all those interested in being in McNary's Speech and Debate club, it meets on Wednesdays in room 142 at 2:30.  

 

Relay for Life Meets on Wednesdays in room 261 at 2:30pm.  If you would like to have fun, make new friendships, and help fight cancer come join our team!  We are always looking for new members to join our team.  It is never too late to become a member.

 

ASL club will be meeting Thursdays in room 208 from  2:30 to 3:15 . Come and learn the basics of american sign language and help the club gain membership and come up with some great activities for the year.  

 

Do you dig writing? The Write Club, led by Eric Howald of Keizertimes, has its next meeting Thursday in Ms. Stefani's room--that's room 137. Drop by at 2:30, and prepare to be inspired!

 

GSA club meets on Tuesdays, in Mr. Everitt’s room at 2:30.  

 

Celtic Announcements for 2/4/14

Good Morning Celts, welcome to week two of semester 2.  I hope you’ve all settled into your new classes nicely, if not, take some time to look around and get comfortable with the crew you're going to spend the next 17 weeks with.  

We’ve got some good news to share this morning, the Cheerleaders won 1st place in their division at the Sheldon Invitational on Saturday.  Nice work girls, you and your coaches have been working hard and it looks like it’s paying off.  

 

The Aware club will be selling Muffins in the commons during lunches in an effort to raise money for the Women’s Crisis Services Center. Come get a muffin and help a very important non-profit organization in our community.  

 

The World of Work class will be selling Otis Spunkmeyer Cookies on Thursdays during B lunch.  They are 3 for a dollar, and include a variety of different cookies.  They will also sell Keurig coffee, tea, and hot chocolate for a dollar a cup.  Come and support the World of Work class, and enjoy a delicious cookie.

 

Free breakfast FRIDAY is back! The cafeteria will be having free breakfast every Friday for students. Every day offerings are oatmeal, cereal, bagel or a breakfast sandwich. Friday's special is cinnamon rolls.

 

There will be a track and field pre season meeting on Feb 13th at 2:30pm in the gym. If you are planning on or interested in participating in track and field please attend the meeting. This meeting will give you the information about the up coming track and field season.  See you then Coach Gauntz.

 

McNary's Thespian troupe 1501 participated in the southern Thespian  region regionals this weekend, Gabe Elmore, Julia Sjakovs and a bunch of other Salem Keizer district students qualified for state. ALSO McNary's recent production of Hamlet will be a main stage show at the Oregon Thespian Festival in April!!! Congratulations to the cast of Hamlet!

 

McNary's Annual talent show is now just around the corner! Anyone who has already auditioned for the talent how please meet in the auditorium @3:00pm today after school for callbacks. The talent show is February 21st @7:00pm, the cost is $5. Hope to see you all there!

 

"Attention all juniors: The Western Oregon University Project is now accepting applications for 2014-2015 participants. WOU Project is a college readiness program seeking juniors with a 2.75 GPA and a desire to learn more about college. Applications are due February 25th. See Miss Westermann in the Connection Center for more information"

 

Interested in meeting someone from a different county? For the past 24 years students from our partner school in Stuttgart Germany have been coming to McNary for three weeks in the spring. This year they’re here from April 5 to April 26. We still need host families for 1 boy and 8 girls. They all speak excellent English and you don’t need to be in German to host someone. There is also $150 available for the host family. If you can help out, please see Mr. Mangan in room 138 ASAP.

 

Senior Class of 2014 shirts are now available to order at the bookkeepers window. The shirts will be 12 dollars and come in both men's and women's sizes. See the bookkeeper ASAP to order yourself an awesome senior class shirt!

 

Celts, if you travel off campus for lunch please take care of the trash you bring back on campus.  There is too much fast food garbage in the parking lot.  Don’t be lazy, carry the bags back to the school and put them in the trash.  Tell your friends to take care of it, so we don’t lose our off campus privileges.  Also remember, this is the beginning of a new semester so if you want to get off campus at lunch you will need to pick up your new lunch pass in room 157 before you head out today,

 

Coming soon to the theater! Auditions for Almost, Maine and Student Directed One Acts! Student directed one acts are open for freshmen, sophomores and juniors who have never been in a show! This is your lucky chance!!! And anyone can audition for Almost, Maine!!!!  

 

McNary's annual benefit concert, Night of Hope, will be February 7th at 7pm in the Ken Collin's Theatre. This concert raises funds for Salem's Liberty House, a child abuse assessment center that helps kids around our community to stop the abuses happening to them. The concert costs $5 and features some amazing acts that will raise awareness to the cause and end with a message of hope to stop this issue in our community.  The week leading up to Night of Hope, McNary will be holding a stuffed animal and blanket drive. The Liberty house provides these items to kids upon arrival. The drive will be from February 3-7. Please only donate new items.

 

AWARE Club is meeting in room 156 on Tuesdays after school.

 

Latino Club meets Tuesdays, in room 241 from 2:30 to 3:15.  Come join the club and have some fun, you don’t have to be latino just be open to learning about Latino culture and having a good time with great people.

 

Art club meets Tuesdays, at 2:30-3:30. If you like Art and want to work on your projects with some of McNary’s most awesome artists, then join the club and meet every Tuesday in Mr. Kohley’s room, room 153.  

 

For all those interested in being in McNary's Speech and Debate club, it meets on Wednesdays in room 142 at 2:30.  

 

Relay for Life Meets on Wednesdays in room 261 at 2:30pm.  If you would like to have fun, make new friendships, and help fight cancer come join our team!  We are always looking for new members to join our team.  It is never too late to become a member.

 

ASL club will be meeting Thursdays in room 208 from  2:30 to 3:15 . Come and learn the basics of american sign language and help the club gain membership and come up with some great activities for the year.  

 

Do you dig writing? The Write Club, led by Eric Howald of Keizertimes, has its next meeting Thursday in Ms. Stefani's room--that's room 137. Drop by at 2:30, and prepare to be inspired!

 

GSA club meets on Tuesdays, in Mr. Everitt’s room at 2:30.  

 

Early Release: Friday, February 14th

Friday, February 14th, school will be dismissed at 1:25 pm.  McNary is hosting the district wrestling competitions.  Students that walk and drive, will be asked to leave promptly after school to alleviate congestion in the parking lot.  Busses will pick up at the regular time, so students waiting to take the bus will need to stay in the commons area, unless they are working with a teacher.  If you have further questions, please contact the main office at 503-399-3233.

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