PTHS Daily Bulletin

PTHS Daily Bulletin
Posted on 04/02/2021
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PTHS DAILY BULLETIN FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021 You can download a copy of the bulletin HERE.
NEW

• The senior group photo for yearbook will be taken on Wednesday, April 14th at 11 am. Meet on the lawn by the flagpole. Wear a mask!

• The Car Wash in PT needs summer help! Pays $13.50 an hour, plus tips. Flexible hours. Stop by to apply in person Monday through Friday at 515 Rainier Street. Questions? Call 360-379-5717.


Sports March & April and streaming info

SPRING SPORTS PHOTO SCHEDULE

Friday, April 2 @ CHS

Girls Tennis (gym, if rain) 3:30PM

Baseball (gym, rain) 4:15PM

Boys Soccer (gym, if rain) 5:15PM
 

• Have your voice heard! The Benji Project is making a short video, with the goal of hearing the perspective of local teens, a year into the pandemic. We want to know how you’re feeling after a year of navigating this exceptional high school year. We’d be glad to hear your story, and to share it with the community. We will be filming short interviews (15 min each) on Monday afternoon, April 5. We hope you’ll consider joining us, and we’ll have food & friends waiting to greet you. The filming location is the outdoor space at Swan School. We’re following Covid protocol for filmmaking, which means you’ll need a mask when you’re not on camera, or snacking on tasty treats. On camera “talent” (that’s you!) can remove the mask during interviews. Please see the attached link for sign up. Questions? Please email 21f.odonnell@ptschools.org or 22j.reaux@ptschools.org

 Link: https://koalendar.com/e/benjiprojectfilming

For Seniors who are interested in Nursing, Life Care Center of Port Townsend is offering free CNA courses with a sign-on bonus to students 18+. The next course begins April 4th, and there will be two other courses offered this summer. For more information, students may call (360)385-3555, or email rachel_dejarnatt@lcca.com


Running Start Online Information Sessions on April 14 at 6:00 pm via Zoom

Attendees can join the presentation by visiting https://pencol.formstack.com/forms/rs_info_session_zoom_choose and selecting the meeting.

 An email with the link, meeting # and passcode will be sent to them. This session will include interpretation in Spanish.


Art Competition -
2021 Congressional Art Competition!  Deadline Monday April 5: 

Info    Rules    Release Form


JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

1. The Car Wash in PT needs summer help! Pays $13.50 an hour, plus tips. Flexible hours. Stop by to apply in person Monday through Friday at 515 Rainier Street. Questions? Call 360-379-5717.

2. The Blue Gull Inn Bed & Breakfast is again looking for part time housekeeping staff. No experience necessary, we will train.Minimum wage to start, $13.50. 5 – 15 hours per week, more in the summer. We provide safety equipment, hand sanitizer, gloves and masks. Want to keep us, our staff and guests safe!!! We have hired many students over the years. Now 23. Please have anyone interested contact us for an application. John Eissinger, Blue Gull Inn Bed & Breakfast, 1310 Clay Street Port Townsend, WA 98368 - 360-301-2378 cell 360-379-3241 Inn bluegull@olypen.com

2.     The Port of Port Townsend is looking for summer help.  This is a great opportunity. If you are interested in applying, contact the Port. https://portofpt.com/about-us/employment/

3.    Job opportunity
 – Fort Flagler State Park is now hiring for (17 years and older). Go online to www.careers.wa.gov to apply (use the reference numbers in the job title when searching). Application questions? Call the State Parks Human Resources office at (360) 902-8565. Questions about the position? Call Fort Flagler at (360) 385-1259


Join the Spring into Wellness Challenge, an event organized by the Community Wellness Project.
See the website for information and registration: www.runsignup.com/springintowellness

For questions, please feel free to text, call or email Abby Jorgensen 360.821.1649; springwelllness@jccwp.org

Olympic College will host Destination OC, a virtual college exploration event on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, 6:30 – 8 pm. This event is designed to promote the message that “College is for Everyone.”  This event is open to students in all grade levels. Their parents and guardians may join them.

At the event, they will learn more about the many academic and career pathways available at OC, ways to pay for college, and the college enrollment process. They will have an opportunity to interact with our friendly faculty, staff, and students; ask questions; and envision themselves as part of our welcoming community. Our faculty and staff will be available to answer questions in topical breakout rooms. This virtual event is free.

Registration

 The registration deadline is Friday, April 9.

This a link to the registration form: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=ijeJUBWrwESxutTyHMwwhdZ41XED4ehNhIfcRXGM1blUOFRYVDdPWTJTTklPMEEwNDlBTVA5UUlUOC4u

 


Peninsula College is hosting their annual HS Art Exhibition.  Here is the link with information:  Olympic High School Art Exhibition Call for Entries. Deadline is May 7th.

Running Start Online Information Sessions are available March 11 or April 14 at 6 pm. Click here to sign up for a session. An email with the link, meeting # and passcode will be sent to you.

Health and Safety Reminders!

Welcome students.  We are happy that you are back on campus with us.  As we move forward with our second semester cohorts, it is so important that we work together in following the health and safety guidelines, to keep ourselves and each other safe on campus.  

1. Wear your mask covering the nose and mouth at all times unless you are eating, or getting water.

2. No eating or drinking in the classroom.

3. No eating lunch in the hallways.  Lunch is only in the designated eating areas (commons, auditorium, outside).

4. Maintain socially distanced (6 feet apart) in the classroom, during breaks, and in movement between classes.

5. Only one student is allowed in the restroom at a time.

6. Follow the directional arrows on the staircases and entrances.

We know it can be a challenge to be diligent with these protocols, but we need to do all we can to protect ourselves, our friends, and our classmates on campus.  Thanks, and know that Ms. Ehrhardt and Mr. Gaffney appreciate your cooperation!    

 

STUDENT MEETINGS & CLUBS  

• PTHS Film Club - Do you love cinema? Do you ever think about working in Hollywood? If you said yes to either question, the brand new PTHS Film Club needs you. Email Mr. Egeler:degeler@ptschools.org for more info.

TUESDAYS

Drama Club is on Tuesdays at 11 am.
Topic: Drama Club
Time: Mar 23, 2021 11:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us04web.zoom.us/j/75502338278?pwd=RVB0YThiZkdzd24yM3hLcG84S2wrZz09

Meeting ID: 755 0233 8278
Passcode: hRQ227

The student led club is open to ideas and input as to what activities and events we plan. If you are interested in getting involved at any point in time, reach out to either director Kelly Doran kdoran.tacoma@gmail.com or student Zoe Cook 12zoecook@gmail.com 

Mock Trial - Team!  Mock Trial will meet to discuss the possibility of a National Tournament at 5pm today and following Tuesdays and Sundays via Zoom. All current members and students who are interested please attend!  Here's the link:

Topic: Mock Trial Zoom

Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/96444691754?pwd=ejRVNGNDR2c5c1Y2U2EzbjRUanlNUT09

Meeting ID: 964 4469 1754

Passcode: 085460



The Students for Sustainability Club is holding Zoom meetings on Tuesdays at 11:30 am AT THIS LINK. This meeting is open to any PTHS students.

Mock Trial - See the info at the top of the bulletin.


WEDNESDAYS -

Knowledge Bowl meets Wednesday & Friday - Wednesday Noon Meeting:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82146748583?pwd=cnJXek1neFJEVk52VTJpWjdGbW5MZz09

Meeting ID: 821 4674 8583
Passcode: 389342

Interact Club’s next meeting is Wednesday, April 21 at 2 pm. If you are new to Interact and would like to attend a meeting, email Advisor Lolo Sherwood at Pttownsendsunriserotary@gmail.com for the zoom link.

Key Club’s next meeting is Wednesday, April 14 at 2 pm. Current members will be sent the Zoom link. If you are new to Key Club and would like to attend a meeting, email advisor Jan Boutilier at jboutilier@ptschools.org for the link.)

•  Skillmation for all students - Every Wednesday from 9 am-12! Mr. Stegner and Mrs. Kruse will also be there!
Zoom link: 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83825621744?pwd=U2l4R0xnaXNoeXk5SGUyMnpnbndkUT09

ASB meets every other Wednesday at 10:30 am on Zoom.

FRIDAY

Knowledge Bowl meets Wednesday & Friday - Friday 3:00 PM Meeting:
Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82538778322?pwd=cmxnZ2FzbmI3cnlJOUhoOSt0NlNpZz09

Meeting ID: 825 3877 8322
Passcode: 194031


GENERAL INFORMATION
 

The Redhawk Review for March 2021 is out. Get it here! 

• Attendance - Remember that you have until midnight to do your attendance task for each class on each day.

 Are you in need of tech help? Click on this link that will take you to solutions for your tech problems.

• Kiley Gard, the high school counselor, is now hosting weekly Zoom office hours,Wednesdays from 8 am- 9 am, to help answer student and parent questions about graduation requirements, college application processes, and more! Join the Zoom here (coffee not required).

 Current students, parents, and guardians: You can now book a phone orZoom appointment with Ms. Gard, the guidance counselor, online at: https://kileygard.youcanbook.me/

 Submit your photos to the yearbook. At this link you will find all the directions you need!


HEALTH CLINIC RESOURCES

• See this video on services available for students: School Based Health Clinic Video.

• 
The School Based Health Center at the Gael Stuart Building is OPEN for Telehealth and In-Person services. 
Susan Bone O’Brien, Family Nurse Practitioner and Megan Smith, Mental Health Counselor are continuing to provide medical services and mental health support in COVID-safe manner.

Schedules below:
Susan Bone O'Brien, Family Nurse Practitioner
Monday 9 am - Noon
Tuesday Noon - 3 pm

To make an appointment:
Call 360-385-9400, opt 3 -- OR
Call or text 360-390-8560
OR put note in locked box

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Megan Smith, Mental Health Counselor
Tuesday 8:00 am  - 11:30 am
Thursday 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

For mental health support appointments: Call 360-379-4609 OR email msmith@mcscounseling.org
Check our website for more info at this link.

• Mental health support from the School-Based Health Clinic: monthly tips, thoughts, and inspirations: Greetings from the School-Based Health Clinic mental health therapist!  As we all feel a fall chill in the air, the shortening daylight, and the winter holidays approaching, there seems to be a bit of fear stirring in our hearts, about the upcoming months. Reports of increases in COVID cases nationwide certainly don’t help, and it is easy to let worry and dread seep under our skin. Here are two sources that provide some tips to help us all to get through the winter safe and sound:

An article published this October, 2020 in Vox, gives good advice from psychologists, on a simple phrase that can help us cope this winter:  “Shift your focus outward”,  ...which involves “cultivating different states — social connectedness, a clear purpose, inspiration — but all have one thing in common: They get you to focus on something outside yourself”. https://www.vox.com/future-perfect/2020/10/14/21508422/winter-dread-covid-19-pandemic-happiness-psychology?utm_source=pocket-newtab

This website lists some free helpful apps to help manage anxiety, depression, sleep issues, and more: https://nycwell.cityofnewyork.us/en/covid-19-digital-mental-health-resources/ 

 SENIORS
• Here is the link to all the PTHS Class of 2021 information you will need.The page will be updated as plans are made. Check it often. Deadline for the senior photo and senior tribute in the yearbook has been extended to January 29.

UPDATED 3/22/21:
PTHS graduation will be Friday, June 11th at 7 at Memorial Field. Estimate of 4 tickets for each graduate, per Phase 3 COVID restrictions. Masks are required for all guests.
 

NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  The Port Townsend High School Alumni Association offers academic and vocational scholarships to graduating seniors who are descendants of alumni; i.e., parents and/or grandparents. The application and further information can be found on theWashBoard.org - Deadline to apply is May 10, 2021.


NEW SCHOLARSHIP:  
Port Townsend Kiwanis Club is offering scholarships for post-secondary education at a university, community college or technical school. Preference will be given to Key Club members. Apply for the Port Townsend Kiwanis Charitable Trust Scholarship at theWashBoard.org – deadline is April 26, 2021.

• The PTHS Scholarship Bulletin is your up-to-date guide on available scholarships!
 

For Seniors who are interested in Nursing, Life Care Center of Port Townsend is offering free CNA courses with a sign-on bonus to students 18+. The next course begins April 4th, and there will be two other courses offered this summer. For more information, students may call (360)385-3555, or email rachel_dejarnatt@lcca.com


ACADEMIC RESOURCES

• Wednesday Tutoring with Skillmation - Community volunteers are available for tutoring Wednesdays from 9 am - 12 pm via Zoom. Contact Ms. Kruse or Mr. Stegner for more information.

• Skillmation's Subject Coaches - Free individual, online assistance is available to Jefferson County students in areas of high school mathematics, sciences, writing proficiency and literature, Spanish language competency, organizational skills, academic planning, goal setting, and more! Contact Skillmation today at subject-coach@skillmation.org

• 19th Street Study Lounge - Open to all middle & high school students. Proctor House has COVID-19 procedures in place to provide free WiFi, tutoring, school supplies on site, and snacks. 226 19th Street in Port Townsend. Transportation support is available. Contact: Kelli Parcher kparcher@co.jefferson.wa.us or Kurt Munnich kmunnich@co.jefferson.wa.us or 360-385-9190 

• OlyCAP Student Computer Library - Open to students age 12-24, needing a quiet space with reliable WiFi. Tutors available as needed; snacks provided. Wednesdays 1pm- 4pm in the OlyCAP Conference Room: 731 W Park Ave, Port Townsend

• OlyCAP Virtual Learning Program - For those unable to make it to the Student Computer Library hours, or in need of extra help with school work. Drop-in tutoring available weekly (or by appointment) online via Google Meet and Google Classroom. Thursdays 1pm- 4pm. Email Sam Schroeder at: schroedertutor@gmail.com for meeting link and more information.
  


SPORTS -  
See our webpage for more info

 Last updated 2.Apr.2021 by Jan Boutilier

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