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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 by NICHOLAS TOTO Special to The Press in Columns

PSAT/NMSQT registration closes Oct. 4

The PSAT/NMSQT will be administered at Emmaus High School 8 a.m. Oct. 14. It is recommended all college bound 11th grade students take this test. Registration is open and the deadline to register is Oct. 4 if test slots are still available. There is a cost to take the test. Late arrivals will need to enter through the main office entrance to sign in at the late desk.

The homecoming football game will be held Oct. 13 at EHS and the homecoming dance will be held the following day, Oct. 14, in EHS Cafe 1 and 2.

Anyone interested in trying out for the girls’ basketball team is encouraged to attend open gyms 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays in the main gym.

If any seniors are applying to Kutztown University, the EHS counseling department and Kutztown University are holding an instant decision day at EHS Nov. 2. Interested students can apply to Kutztown University for free using the fee waiver code: AFBE and then sign up for instant decision day in the counseling office before Oct. 25. Students must provide proof of a completed application (i.e., the email confirmation received or screenshot of the submitted page) in order to sign up for the instant decision day. See Mrs. Tisi in the counseling office to register.

On Sept. 28, the EHS counseling office will host a financial aid workshop. Kim Adamson, assistant director of student financial services at Cedar Crest College, will speak to parents, guardians and students about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, financial aid and the application process. The program will begin promptly 6 p.m. in the high school auditorium.

All students who wish to sign up for Pennsylvania Math League may get a registration form from their math teacher or from Mrs. Hoffert in Room 359. Please share the information with your parents and submit the form by Sept. 29.

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery will be given 7:30 a.m. Oct. 26 in the multi-media room at EHS. Students interested in attending must register in the counseling office. This battery is required for anyone interested in being a part of the armed services; however, it is also a great resource for nonmilitary students in grades 10 through 12 seeking more information regarding careers. For information, contact counselors or Mr. McInerney in the counseling office.

The 2016-2017 yearbooks are in and orders are available for pickup in the main office. It is also possible to purchase a 2016-2017 yearbook in the main office. There is a cost.

The Hornet’s Nest is now open during all lunches Wednesday through Friday for all EHS spirit wear.

Students who arrive late to school should enter through the main office entrance to sign in at the late desk.

Mud Club meets 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. each Tuesday in Room 520. Stop by for snacks and conversation and have fun with clay. All are welcome.