Things to Know: Week of 2/24-3/1

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(PHOTO FROM @mmontad ON TWITTER) Swimmers line up to swim at State in Canton, Ohio on Fri., Feb 21.

What to Know: 

  1. Results from the Mariemont Swim/Dive team at State (Feb. 19-21, Canton, Ohio):
      • Nathan Cox placed 5th in men’s diving
      • 200 Medley Relay (Elizabeth Bonnell, Jaqueline Young, Erin Kelly, and Lydia Eberlein) won consolation finals 
      • Jacqueline Young finished 10th in the 100 breaststroke and 12th in the 200 IM
      • Elizabeth Bonnel finished 16th in the 100 Backstroke and 22nd in the 500 Freestyle
      • 400 Freestyle Relay (Elizabeth Bonnell, Ava Ellis, Lydia Eberlein, and Jaqueline Young) finished 22nd
  2. Boys Basketball beat Clark Montessouri 67-42 on Sat., Feb. 22 in the first round of the OHSAA Tournament.
  3. Sports this week include:
      • Mon., Feb. 24: Girls Basketball against Williamsburg High School in the OHSAA tournament at Fairfield High School at 6 PM
      • Tue., Feb 25: Boys Basketball against Williamsburg High School in the OHSAA tournament at Western Brown High School at 6 PM
  4. TSA Teams competition will be Wed., Feb. 26 at the University of Cincinnati for the entire school day.
  5. The contest to win $50 to Jersey Mikes and other prizes for those who donated blood on Feb. 20th will take place sometime next week. All donors are automatically entered in.

    (PHOTO BY GEORGE KOEHLER) Image of construction progress on Fri., Feb 21.

  6. Construction Updates:
      • Sprinkler System will be installed this week
      • DuctWork Inspection last Friday 2/21
      • Air Handler to be delivered on Monday
  7. The SOSMont Volleyball Tournament is MOVED to next week, March 3rd.
  8. CCPC News:
    • The ACT for juniors is March 10th
    • Community service opportunity to help members of Mariemont’s Marielders with technology (see Mrs. Leszczuk for more details).  
    • There is a Cincinnati film camp, June 8th-19th (click here for more info)
    • Juniors can be nominated for the High Point West University scholarship and/or the Furman scholarship; can earn up to $10,000 in for High Point West U.’s and $20,000 for Furman’s (contact Mrs. Leszczuk for more info and to go nominated)
    • Spring college fair with be March 31 from 6:30-8 pm at the Cintas center at Xavier University
    • Purdue University is having a Women in Engineering Program on April 20 for juniors and seniors (click here for more info) 
    • College Credit Plus (CCP) Program meeting on Tues., Feb. 11 from 6-8 pm at the Princeton Administrative Center
    • College Essay Lesson on March 11th for Juniors during English class
  9. Clubs:
    • Mon., Feb. 24: Mariemont Awareness and Activist club (MAAC) during lunch in Mr. Weiss’s room (will discuss gerrymandering)  
    • Tues., Feb. 25: Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) before school in the auditorium, Art Club during warrior bell in the downstairs art room, Environmental club recycling during Warrior bell, Elementary school tutoring after school at Mariemont Elementary
    • Wed., Feb. 26: Elementary school tutoring after school at Terrace Park Elementary
    • Thur. Feb. 27: Art club after school in the downstair’s art room
    • Fri., Feb. 28:  Book club before school in the cafeteria, PRIDE+ during lunch in the auditorium, Art club after school in the downstair’s art room
  10. Holidays:
    • Mon., Feb. 24: National Tortilla Chip Day
    • Tues., Feb 25: Mardi Gras/ Fat Tuesday, Paczki Day, Pistol Patent Day
    • Wed., Feb 26: Ash Wednesday, Carnival Day, National Pistachio Day, Tell a Fairytale Day
    • Thurs., Feb. 27: Polar Bear Day, No Brainer Day
    • Fri., Feb. 28: Floral Design Day, National Chili Day, Public Sleeping Day, National Tooth Fairy Day
    • Sat., Feb. 29: Leap Day
    • Sun., Mar. 1: Namesake Day, National Pig Day, Peace Corps Day, Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day, World Compliment Day