KALAMAZOO CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Our Black History announcement for today is about Garrett Morgan. Garrett Morgan was an African American inventor, businessmen as well as an influential political leader. Morgan's most notable invention was the gas mask originally named "smoke hood”. Morgan was most famous for patenting the first traffic signal in the United States.
Any freshmen that would like an Early/Middle College application, please see Ms. Fullerton.
Senior sign up for Macho Volleyball starts now. If you are a senior please come to room 355 and sign up. It is pay-to-play and the cost is $20. We need coaches and players for the class of 2019 team.
Attention all students: Macho Volleyball practices start this week. Forms to participate will be outside of room 353, 317, 355, and 241. Practices will be held in our main gym today (2/6) and Friday (2/8). Freshman & Juniors will practice from 4:30 - 6:25. Sophomores & Seniors will practice from 6:30p - 8:30.
FCCLA members planning to attend the state conference in March, please see Ms. Boulding during your lunch today. FCCLA's next meeting will be next Tuesday (2/12).
The Alpha Esquires are back! The Alpha Esquires is a program that seeks to develop the skills of young men to achieve throughout high school, college and build a foundation to become productive citizens within their own community. If you are interested in becoming an Alpha Esquire, please stop by Mr. Gardner's office for an application.
Come support your favorite Macho Volleyball team on Monday (2/11) at 6pm right here at KC! Let’s start our Winterfest week with a volley of fun!
Freshman students, pick up your class t-shirt at lunch outside the cafeteria, gym side.
Lady Giant Basketball took on Mattawan last night. Freshmen won 59-27, JV lost a close game, Varsity won 52-44.
The basketball games against Norrix will be played HERE in our own gym this Saturday (2/9). JV Lady Giants at 4:15, Varsity women at 5:45, Varsity men at 7:00. Doors open at 3:15, tickets go on sale in the gym at 3:15 on Saturday.
Hey Hockey Fans, come cheer on your K-Central KU Hockey players at Wings West in a league face-off against Mattawan tonight (2/6). The first puck drop is at 5:15. Cost at the gate is $5.00 unless you have purchased a Hockey season pass.
The wrestling team had two tournaments over our recent snow break. KC finished as Runner-Ups at our home varsity tournament, the Ron Russo Classic. We had multiple champions, Cameron Williams, Jeffrey Deyoung, and Joshua Boggan. Earning 2nd place were Leo Galasso, Humberto Zamora, and Lafayette Evans. Sam Henley and Moe Wasson won 3rd place and Jeriean Steward took 4th. The SMAC Conference Tournament was last Saturday and KC had its best finish in years, taking 5th out of the 11 teams. All-Conference performers include Leo Galasso, Joshua Boggan, and Lafayette Evans earning 2nd place finishes, Jeffrey Deyoung finished 4th. Congratulations wrestlers!
Tutoring announcement: We will not have tutoring today (2/6) or tomorrow (2/7) because we will have Parent/Teacher conferences today from 4-7 and tomorrow from 5-8.
Softball conditioning has started. Hitting is on Monday evenings at 6:30. Conditioning is at 3:30 on Tuesdays. You can sign up on the app, or their Facebook page has the link if you’re not sure where to find the app. Plan your own transportation.
Track & Field conditioning has also started, Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:15-5 and some Saturdays from 11-1. Plan your own transportation.