SHS Newsbreak

January 13, 2017

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Alexa Howser is a Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist

We are pleased to announce that our own Alexa Howser is a 2017 Coca-Cola Scholar Semifinalist!

She is one of 1,914 students who were selected from nearly 86,000 applicants from across the country to continue through the selection process. Coca-Cola Scholars are chosen based solely on academic, school, and community achievement without financial consideration so as to pick the very top students from across the country. Coca-Cola Scholars are well-rounded, bright students who not only excel academically but also are actively involved in their schools. These leaders are passionate and service-oriented, and demonstrate a sustained commitment to bettering their community.

In the next step she will be submitting a Semifinalist application to be reviewed by the Program Reading Committee in January. After this review, 250 Semifinalists will advance as Regional Finalists, with 150 becoming Coca-Cola Scholars.

If you would like to show your support for Alexa let Coke know by Tweeting…

@cokescholars #CokeScholarsSF

Saturday's New Albany Game Events and Answers

We have made a few special arrangements for the New Albany Game that we would like to pass along.


There will be shuttle busses running from the middle school parking lots to the front of Meyer Gym starting at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, so feel free to park at the middle school and get a ride to the front door. The shuttles will run for 30 minutes after the game is over in order to return you to your car.


The football team will be holding a fundraiser dinner at the Central Office kitchen starting at 5:00 p.m. They will be serving a spaghetti dinner with salad, drink and dessert for $6.00.


Please be aware when choosing your seat there are several white reserved signs on seats throughout the gym. These seats belong to season ticket holders and are not available during this event. Between the games the Warriors Dribbling Club will be performing, so come on out and enjoy a night of family fun and cheer on our Warriors!


In case of inclement weather, stay tuned to 105.3 WMPI and the Scottsburg Athletic page on Facebook for up-to-date news on events.

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Homecoming King Crowned

Scottsburg High School's Basketball Homecomings are this week.


Thursday, January 12th is the Warriorette Basketball Homecoming. The 2017 Homecoming King was crowned between games last night. Isaiah Walker is this year's Homecoming King. The other members of the homecoming court were seniors Corey Lagle, Donnie Morris, Hunter Dickerson and Brandon Visetchaisri, Juniors Trent Potter and Antonio Valk, Sophomores Carson Evans and Kaden Sparkman, and Freshman Landon Campbell. The Warriorettes won a hard-fought game against the Salem Lady Lions 63-49.


Friday, January 13th is the Warrior Basketball Homecoming. The 2017 Homecoming Queen will be crowned between games. Our Warriors' opponents this evening are the Salem Lions. Check out next week's Newsbreak to find out who was named this year's Homecoming Queen


To top off the weekend our annual Homecoming dance will be after the boys' game on Friday in the SHS Commons. Come out and support our teams!

Make Up Days are Announced

SHS started the second semester on Wednesday, January 4th. Winter weather cancelled school on January 5th and 6th. The make up days will be Monday, February 20th and Monday March 20th.


Students that are waiting for schedule changes have until January 19th to make changes without penalty. Cancelled days do not affect that policy, so students please do not stress about last week's snow days.

Anti-Drug Addiction Convocation

SHS will host an Anti-Drug Addiction Convocation on Thursday. Former rock singer Andy Avery will share his story of overcoming drug addiction.