Zeeland High School Announcements

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Campus Wide Announcements:

New Groningen Elementary is having an Open House tomorrow night from 6:30-7:00 pm to feel free to stop for a tour!  See attachment below.  (4.28) 

Attention East and West Seniors:  This Friday, April 28, during lunch, stop by and pick up your Senior Friday treat.  You may pick up your treat at East or West, whichever school you spend your lunch hour at (East – outside the athletic office, West – outside the cafeteria).

Registration and payment for the All-Night Party will be accepted during this time as well.  All students registered for the All-Night Party, by the end of the lunch hour, will be eligible for the Senior Friday drawing.  Drawing winners will be announced here and on all social media accounts. Prizes may be picked up from the office. (4.28)

Students:  Transportation forms will be handed out Monday morning during 1st hour. If you miss your 1st hour or have AM CTC there will be extra forms in both East and West main offices.  Please fill out the form and turn them into the main office at either East or West as soon as possible. (5.12)

The Zee Bus is getting ready to roll for the summer of 2017 and we need great volunteers like you. Come share your love of reading and have fun while doing it.  Not sure what the Zee Bus is or what a Zee Bus volunteer does? Contact Mrs. Timmer in the office at West or at mtimmer@zps.org. Volunteer applications are available in the main office at both East and West.  They are due back by May 12. (5/12)

Seniors:  Please watch your email for information regarding iPad collection. (5.19)

ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS:  The last day for iPad repairs will be May 17th.  There will be no iPad repairs during the summmer.  (5.18)

Tuesday's  Performance is SOLD OUT.
Wednesday has 9 seats left.

Many seats are left for "I Hate Shakespeare" on Thursday and Friday at 7PM. Student tickets are $5. You should see this show. It's hilarious!!

Auditions for current Dance students who want to earn placement in Dance IV or Ensemble or new dance students who want to earn placement higher than Dance I, begin with workshops this week Tuesday 4/18 and Thursday 4/20 as well as next week Tuesday 4/25 from 3-4 PM in the ZEHS dance studio. Auditions are Thursday, 4/27 from 3-4 PM. Please visit the dance webpage auditions tab for more information and an application:

Any students interested in joining the ZHS Jazz Ensemble for 2017-18 should join the "Jazz Band Auditions" class on Google Classroom using the code 478hjo and read the information on the home page.  The jazz band is made up of students in grades 9-12 from both East and West high schools.  Instrumentation is limited to saxophones, trumpets, trombones, and a rhythm section of guitar, piano, bass, and drums.  Students are expected to be able to read music and chords; seats in each section are LIMITED.  This class is open by audition only.  Email Mr. Walker at kwalker@zps.org if you need further information. (4.28)

Interested in being a part of our high school choir program during the 2017-18 school year? We've got plenty of options for you! Choir auditions for our select vocal ensembles are April 25-27, and are open to all current 8th-11th grade students. All auditions will take place after school, and students must sign up for a specific time. Email Mr. Van Eck (jvaneck1@zps.org) or stop by room 307 at East for audition requirements and more details.
If you'd rather not audition, but would still like to sign up for choir, our Women's Chorus and Men's Chorus ensembles are continually taking new students. It's not too late to talk to your counselor and register. Remember, you don't have to have a strong voice or extensive singing experience before signing up for this elective class! (4.26)

Performing Arts Scholarship Applications are now available on the Performing Arts webpage found HERE or from your performing arts teacher.  Seniors should apply for the Norma Sneller Performing Arts Scholarship. Continuing students should apply for Summer Scholarships which are awarded to performing arts students who plan to study the arts over the summer with private lessons or at camp. Please ask your performing arts teacher if you have any questions. Application deadlines are in April. Please be sure to read all material carefully. (4.28)

Students:   Homework help is now up and running.  Any student from either school is welcome to stop by for a quiet place to study or to get help on homework if needed. No need to sign up in advance. 
Tuesdays: 7:00-7:30 a.m. in EAST Room 116 by the main office
Tuesdays: 2:45-3:45 p.m. in WEST main office conference room
Wednesdays: 2:45-3:30 p.m. in EAST Room 116 by the main office
Thursdays: 2:45-3:45 p.m. in the WEST main office conference room


Job Board: If you or someone you know is looking to hire high school students, please send your job posting to theduxpond@gmail.com or thechixcountrystore@gmail.com and we will get it posted.

Zeeland East - Chix Country Store - 748-3135
Public Hours: Monday and Wednesday - 7:30am-2:40pm

Zeeland West - The Dux Pond - 748-4555
Public Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7:30-9:30am and 12:30pm-3:00pm

PARENT PORTALYou only need to sign up one time for Parent Portal during all of your children's ZPS school careers.

If your company or organization has an event that you would like publicized with Zeeland Public Schools please go to this link http://www.zps.org/community-page/ to approve and post your information!

Attention Students: We are requesting that you do not order food to be delivered on Campus during the school day.

East High School Announcements:

GRADUATION PRODUCTS:  If you haven't picked up your graduation products and caps and gowns, see Mast in the main office as soon as possible.  Your balance must be paid in full. No checks can be accepted, cash or money order only. (4.28)
ZEHS Prom Attendees:

The Grand Rapids Public Museum just made us aware of a parking concern for Saturday's ZEHS prom. The garage that we thought would hold 200 vehicles will be partially closed. 100 spaces will be available on a first come, first serve basis with the Student Senate validating your ticket so it is at no cost. Others will need to find the free parking lots that are near the museum...map included here. Parking in all of the indicated lots is free after 6 PM. WE apologize for the late notice. Please look at the attached map. (4.30)

Seniors and Parents of Seniors: There is still time to register for the All-Night Party! To register, simply complete the registration form (form link available below) and submit with payment.  All registered students are eligible to win great prizes in the Senior Friday drawings. And there are two more Friday during which to win!!

Watch the announcements, and social media (FB:ZESeniorAllNightParty2017, and twitter: @TheBigEXI7) for more information about the event and various fundraising activities. 

If you have any questions, please contact the committee at zeastallnightparty2017@gmail.com

West High School Announcements:

GRADUATION PRODUCTS:  If you haven't picked up your graduation products and caps and gowns see Ms. Koster as soon as possible.  Your balance must be paid in full. No checks can be accepted, cash or money order only. (4.28)

Seniors and Parents of Seniors:

 Purchase your ticket now to attend the all-night party.


Registration form and waiver (form links can be found at the bottom of the announcements) must be completed and submitted with payment to be able to attend the event.  Students that are registered will be eligible to participate in drawings on Senior Fridays to win a gift card. 

 Watch the announcements, email and social media (such as Instagram, our facebook group "ZWHS Senior All Night party 2017" and twitter) for more information about the event and various fundraising activities.(6/1)


If you have any questions, please contact the committee at zwhsallnightparty2017@gmail.com 

Parents, we are in need of donations for the night of the party. Please go to this link to sign up for items like donuts, veggie trays, plastic cups, and more! (6/1)


Parents, please go to sign up genius to donate items needed for each Senior day and to volunteer to help on thesdays. (5/20)


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