Holmdel High School - "The Home of the Hornets"
Friday, May 18th
B - Day
School Days Until Graduation
Word of the Day
A good-natured manner; friendliness.
His bonhomie won the hearts of all who knew him.
“Eco Tip” of the Week
Turn out the lights when you aren’t in the room!!
Class and SAB Elections
Class and SAB elections will be held beginning Tuesday, May 29th, and concluding on Wednesday, May 30th. Nomination petitions are available in the main office and must be returned no later than the end of the day on Friday, May 18th to your class advisor.
HFEE 4th Annual 5K Run
It's that time of year again: time to register for the 4th Annual HFEE 5K and Kids Fun Run! This year's race is Sunday, June 3, 2018 at the Bell Works Campus. Grab your friends and family and join us as we come together as a community for a morning of running, walking, entertainment by DJ Mel, some great refreshments generously donated by our sponsors and making memories. Be sure to register by May 18th in order to get a race shirt!
AP Exams This Week
May 18 / 8:00 AM
Graduation Poem Contest for Seniors
The English Department would like to invite you to submit a poem (of any length and in any style) to the Graduation Poetry Contest. The poem should explore a theme related to the occasion of graduating from high school. Interested students should submit their poems to Ms. McDonald (in Room 147) or via e-mail by May 30th. Entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges. The winner will read his/her poem at the graduation ceremony. Please spread the word!
Your school computer accounts, including your Google Mail and data in your Google Drive, will be closed soon. You will no longer be able to access these accounts and this data after June 19, 2018 at 2:00 PM. DON’T WAIT: Archiving your data might take a lot of time. Please respond the the survey that was sent to you asking what you would like to do with your stored data. Please contact Mr. Baronowsky if you have any questions about archiving your data.
May is “Make a Muscle, Make a Difference” month at Holmdel High School. The Key Club is supporting the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Walk of Central New Jersey on May 19, 2018.
We’ve committed to raising awareness and funds to help MDA free individuals — and the families who love them — from the harmful effects of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases. Because of your support, together, we’ll help kids and adults live longer and grow stronger.
The Key Club is selling wristbands for $1.00 each starting May 8th through May 31st.
Our members will be selling the wristbands throughout the school day. Any student or faculty member can support Lili Portmann’s fundraising effort by going on her fundraising page. Click here: http://www2.mda.org/site/TR?px=3982434&pg=personal&fr_id=24364&et=nyReWUhOZA4U21BsZ62H2g&s_tafId=159214Thanks for supporting Key Club and MDA.
News from the GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT
COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
The Women’s Exchange Gift Shop in Little Silver is seeking volunteers to assist customers with gift selection and wrapping. For more information call 732-741-1164 and speak to the Manager on duty or email WomansExchange@aol.com.
COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
Millennium Memory Care for Alzheimer’s and Dementia Residents would enjoy having students spend time with residents at their facility which is located at 92 Stillwell Road in Holmdel. Please contact Danielle at 732-526-0137 for more information.
LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
Rising sophomores, juniors and seniors are invited to participate in LSC’s Teen Docent Program this summer. This is a customer-friendly program where students will learn something new about STEM, customer skills, professional skills, and meet influential STEM role models. For more information call 201-253-1297; for an online application please visit LSC.org.
The Holmdel Recreation Department is accepting applications for the following positions at the Holmdel Swim Club: lifeguards (must be at least 15 years of age and possess current lifeguard certifications) and maintenance workers. The Swim Club season is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Competitive salary and work close to home! Applications are available in the main office or at the Recreation Office in Town Hall. For more information on any of these positions, please contact the Recreation Office at 732-946-2820 ext. 1225. Please also check your student email for an employment application.
Party City on Rt. 35 and Hazlet Avenue is seeking cashiers and stock personnel to work weeknights and weekends. Interested students may apply at the store; for more information call 732-739-3300.
Spring Sports Scoreboard
5/18 @ Matawan (3:45 pm)
5/29 @ NJ TOC (9:00 am)
Boys Track and Field
5/25 @ State Sectional Meet
Girls Track and Field
5/25 @ State Sectional Meet
5/18 vs. Hopewell Valley
CLUB and ACTIVITY NEWS
National Honor Society
All members, please check your email to review the results of the board elections for next year. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who participated.
We will welcome the new board and go over some end of year items at our general meeting on Monday, May 21 at 2:15 PM in the auditorium. Attendance is mandatory.
Our next meeting will be Tuesday, May 22nd after school in the Ceramics’ room #307. New members are welcome!
Graphic Design Club
The club will meet next Wednesday, May 23th after school in room 304.
Honors Advanced Research Year End Poster Presentation
Find out what your HAR classmates have been up to all year! You are most cordially invited to the ‘End of the Year Poster Presentation’ of the Honors Advanced Research classes at Holmdel High School which will be held at HHS Room 702 on Wednesday, May 23, 2018:
Block 2 (Period 2) 7:21 AM -8:16 AM
Block 6 (Period 7) 1:15 AM -2:10 PM
and after school, 2:10- 2:45 PM.
SAVE THE DATE! The Fencing Club will be selling DONUTS after school in the Commons on Thursday, May 24th!
Cyber Security Club
The Cyber Security Club will hold its next meeting on Thursday, May 24th right after school in the Upper Library. All are welcome to attend.
Taylor Swift Concert Raffle
The SAB is raffling off two tickets to the Taylor Swift concert in East Rutherford on July 22nd. Tickets are $1.00 each. Tickets will be sold during lunch in room 402 or in the commons during lunch the week of May 21st. Winners will be drawn on Friday, May 25th. Good luck!
Class of 2018 Lanyard Sale
The class of 2018 is selling customized Holmdel High School lanyards. You can view a sample of the lanyards in the Class of 2018 display case in the Commons. Lanyards are $5.00. See the Senior Class Officers or Ms. Brenner to purchase.
The Bridges Club is now collecting children's clothes. You can place them in the bin labeled 'Bridges' in front of the main doors. Please don't hesitate to contact Megan Hansen (email@example.com) if you have any questions.
The Class of 2018 has established a Holmdel Spiritwear website for you to purchase a wide variety of Holmdel clothing: https://ssastores.com/holmdel-spirit-wear
Simply click on the link and it will take you directly to the website. No more waiting for your Spiritwear by pre-ordering. Items can even be customized with name and numbers. All items are paid for at the site and shipped directly to you. Items can be customized with names, numbers, etc. You now have access to Spiritwear 24/7.
National Honor Society (Volunteer Page Update)
All members (and aspiring members) should check the NHS website for the updated information from Mrs. Brew about volunteer opportunities in town. Please get involved, even if you do not “need” hours. Give back and you get back. It works!