First Lawyer: John Mercer Langston was the first black man to become a lawyer when he passed the bar in Ohio in 1854. When he was elected to the post of Town Clerk for Brownhelm, Ohio, in 1855 Langston became one of the first African Americans ever elected to public office in America. John Mercer Langston was also the great-uncle of Langston Hughes, famed poet of the Harlem Renaissance.
T-SHIRT TUESDAY! Calling all clubs & sports to wear their club and sportsT-SHIRT every Tuesday to promote your club and sport and to show your extracurricular spirit!
Seniors! Herff Jone’s last cap and gown order day on campus is Wednesday, February 7th during lunch! Order forms and money are due that day. IF you don’t order that day, you will have to go down to the office and order there. Additional forms are available in the Athletics Office.
Seniors – If you ordered a senior panoramic picture, they will be available for pick up during lunch by the Finance Office on February 7th!
The cafeteria staff will be serving Dinner Monday thru Friday 4:30- 6:00 in the cafeteria.
Seniors –The Senior Shirts and Sweatshirts pre-sale is happening until February 2nd. Shirts are $15 and sweatshirts are $30. Get your order forms from your government or econ teacher and make your purchase in the finance office. Don’t miss out!
Interested in cheer-leading! Tryouts are coming quickly; we will be holding clinics and tryouts the week of March 19-23! If you are interested and have more questions, please see Abe in room 4I! More information is to come!
SENIORS-Do you want extra money for college? Please come by the Career Center in 2A, Mrs. Carter has several scholarships for you to come and check out.
AdvoCats and ASL Club will be pre-selling Valentine’s Day grams from Tuesday (2/6)-Friday (2/9) during lunch. Roses will be $4, grams (cards w/ chocolate) will be $1; both can be purchased for $5. The flowers/grams will be passed out on Valentine’s Day.
Art club will meet on Friday in 8B at lunch. We will take club photo.
Kindness club meets every Tuesday at lunch in room 5H with Mrs. Mawhirter, grab some lunch and bring your shine!
Career Center News
- COLLEGE SHIRT WEDNESDAYS are back! STUDENTS & STAFF - Wear your college gear every Wednesday in support Highland’s College Going Culture. Stop by the Career Center and show off your gear and get a treat!
Students are not allowed to park at the staff parking lot by the administration building. Students who park at the staff parking lot will be cited.
- Update from the Dean’s office: Students are not allowed to sell food/drinks on campus. Thank you!