MAY 10 - MOCK CAR CRASH
On Tuesday, May 10th, the high school will be conducting the Mock Car Crash in the bus lot. This involves ambulances, fire trucks, and life flight. Please do not be alarmed by the emergency vehicles and sirens.
DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI, 2016
Congratulations to the Distinguished Alumni Inductees of 2016:
Marcia Cackowski Ballinger ('79), Randy Koslosky ('80), Ben Sampson ('65), Myles Sampson ('63), and James Sims ('77).
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWEST AFJROTC HONOREES
Congratulations to five Plum AFJROTC cadets who were inducted into the Kitty Hawk Air Society, a national honor society within Air Force Junior ROTC. Besides maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, members are committed to serving others through community service projects and providing tutoring services to other cadets.
PLUM GLA HEADED TO WASHINGTON D.C.
Plum GLA was awarded a Gold Banner at the Jefferson Awards Students in Action Youth Service Program. This is the highest honor possible within this program, and Plum GLA has received this for the second consecutive year. Additionally, Plum GLA was the top scoring school in the Pittsburgh region, which has earned them the opportunity to compete at the national level in Washington D.C. in June with other student service organizations from across the country. Congratulations to the Plum GLA students and sponsors!
Sophomores Marissa Beighley and Amanda Martin present at the Jefferson Awards.
YEARBOOK STUDENTS EXPLORE NEWSEUM IN WASHINGTON, DC
The Newseum is a museum in Washington, DC, dedicated to free expression and the First Ammendment. Its seven levels include interactive exhibits on many topics including 9/11, the FBI, the Berlin Wall, the Vietnam War, Pulitzer Prize photos, and media history.
BOTS IQ BIG WINNERS AT STATES!
Team Knockout and Team Interfecter both competed in the Bots IQ State Competition at California University of Pennsylvania on April 8th and 9th. Team Knockout won the state championship for the second year in a row. Congratulations to both teams on a job well done!
SADD RECEIVES GRANT
SADD has recently received a mini-grant to fund positive projects from Communities in Schools Pennsylvania's 2Inspire Campaign. The grant is used to fund projects that help empower students to be drug and alcohol free and make positive choices. Thank you to the SADD community for their efforts!
COLORGUARD, DANCE TEAM, AND MAJORETTE TRYOUTS
to view the flyer for the band front tryouts.
AP EXAMS - Monday, May 2 - Friday, May 13
May 20 & 23 - Seniors only - including mixed classes
May 24 & 25 - English and Science - all grades
May 26 & 27 - Social Studies and Math - all gades
May 31 & June 1 - Electives grades 9-11
May 31 - Make-up exams - grade 12
June 2 & 3 - Make-up exams - grades 9-11
Algebra I - 5/16 & 5/17 (2 hour delay days)
Biology - 5/18 & 5/19 (2 hour delay days)
English Lit. - 5-/20 & 5/23 (2 hour delay days)
Make-ups - 5/24 & 5/25
The Plum High School girls bowling team won the Pennsylvania Girls Team Championship. Meghan Christman finished 12th in the state in the individual competition. The boys team finished sixth in the Pennsylvania Boys Team Tournament.
PROGRAM OF STUDIES
The 2016-2017 10th -12th grade and the 9th grade Program of Studies are now posted for viewing.
IMPORTANT NOTICE – AM ARRIVAL PROCEDURES
Beginning on Monday, February 22nd, all student entrances to the building will be locked until 7:10am. At 7:10am, staff members will be at the bus entrance, visitor’s entrance, and pool entrance to let students into the building. This change in procedure is intended to provide increased safety to all students and staff at the high school. Students on buses will remain on buses until 7:10am. Any students arriving to the building between 7:00am-7:10am, may enter the building via the exterior cafeteria door near the extras line, and remain in the cafeteria until 7:10am. This change to procedures will mainly affect students driving to school or being dropped off by parents, so please be prepared to make any necessary adjustments to your arrival beginning Monday, February 22nd.
CLASS OF 2016 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONY
The commencement ceremony for the class of 2016 will be held on June 2nd at 7:00 p.m.
STUDENTS CELEBRATE NATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE WEEK
Students in French and Spanish classes celebrate National Foreign Language Week.
Plum Senior High School has received a commemorative Golden Football to recognize Pat McAfee's participation in Super Bowl XLIV. Pat is a 2005 Plum High School graduate and is the punter and handles the kick-off duties for the Indianapolis Colts. Congratulations, Pat!!!!
Maria Lawhorne, Second Team All-Section
Lexi Dudding, Honorable Mention All-Section
James Edwards, First Team All-Section
Robbie Deemer, Second Team All-Section
Kevin Brown, Second Team All Section
Hockey: PIHL All Stars
Tommy Zummo accomplished his 100th win.
Tony DiNinno and Tommy Zummo - Allegheny County Champions
Freshman Devan Taylor broke the Girls 100 Breaststroke record set in 2002 with a time of 1.06.60.
WPIAL Individual Qualifiers
Relay Only Swimmers