Thursday Morning Announcements (1-23-20)
  • Homecoming practice today at 8:00 AM, If you are a member of the court, check in with your first period teacher and please go to the HS Gym.

  • The Homecoming Dance is Saturday January 25 from 8 to 11 PM.  Homecoming Tickets are now on sale.  They are $7 apiece and must be purchased from Mrs. Merickel by the end of the day tomorrow.

  • Student Council members:  a reminder that we are decorating for Homecoming today after school until 4:30 PM.  Please be there!  Also, a reminder to bring in your beverage items for the dance tomorrow

  • Homecoming King and Queen voting will occur this week during lunch today and Friday.  UVCC students and students not at school during lunch may email their votes to Mrs. Merickel.  Email votes will be accepted until Friday at noon.

  • Spirit week continues, tomorrow is wear your school color day

  • College Credit Plus is an opportunity for students to earn college credits while in high school.  Students grades 7 through 12 are eligible.  If you are considering taking CCP courses next year, either here at Houston or at Edison State, there is an upcoming meeting you must attend.  The mandatory College Credit Plus meeting will be held on Thursday January 30th at 6:30 PM in the Commons.  Current CCP students must attend this meeting every year.  If you cannot make this meeting, you must talk to Mrs. Merickel before January 30th.  If you have any questions, please stop by the office.

  • Power of the Pen practice tonight after school in Mrs. Vestal’s room 3:00-4:00 PM.

  • Sports tonight:
    JH Boys @ Houston vs. Fairlawn 5:00 PM
    HS Girls @ Houston vs. Botkins 6:00 PM

  • At this time all 8th graders please report to Mr. McCrackens classroom.
Wednesday Morning Announcements (1-22-20)
  • Lunch menu changes for today: we will have hot dogs or smoked sausage

  • Today is the last day to turn in Homecoming date forms, please make sure to purchase your tickets for the dance by Friday

  • Homecoming practice is tomorrow morning at 8:00 AM

  • Homecoming King and Queen voting will occur this week during lunch today, Thursday, and Friday.  UVCC students and students not at school during lunch may email their votes to Mrs. Merickel. Email votes will be accepted until Friday at noon.

  • Spirit week continues: tomorrow is Tropical Thursday 8:00 AM

  • Student Council members:  a reminder that we are decorating for Homecoming tomorrow after school until 4:30 PM.  Please be there!  Also, a reminder to bring in your beverage items for the dance by Friday.

  • College Credit Plus is an opportunity for students to earn college credits while in high school.  Students grades 7 through 12 are eligible.  If you are considering taking CCP courses next year, either here at Houston or at Edison State, there is an upcoming meeting you must attend.  The mandatory College Credit Plus meeting will be held on Thursday January 30th at 6:30 PM in the Commons.  Current CCP students must attend this meeting every year.  If you cannot make this meeting, you must talk to Mrs. Merickel before January 30th.  If you have any questions, please stop by the office.
Tuesday Morning Announcements (1-21-20)
  • 1st period study hall please report to Mr. Allen’s classroom, 2nd period please go to Mrs. Mertz’s classroom

  • Lunch menu change for tomorrow: we will be having hot dogs or smoked sausage

  • PAWS trip today leaving at 10:00 AM

  • Student Council members:  a reminder that we are decorating for Homecoming this week. Today and Thursday after school until 4:30 PM.  Please be there!  Also, a reminder to bring in your beverage items for the dance by Friday.

  • Homecoming King and Queen voting will occur this week during lunch on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  UVCC students and students not at school during lunch may email their votes to Mrs. Merickel.  Email votes will be accepted until Friday at noon.

  • Homecoming practice is Thursday at 8:00 AM

  • The Homecoming Dance is coming up!  Saturday January 25 from 8 to 11 PM.  Homecoming Tickets are now on sale.  They are $7 apiece and must be purchased from Mrs. Merickel by next Friday.  If you plan to bring a date from outside the school, you must get a date form from the office and submit it along with a picture of your date by Wednesday January 22.

  • Spirit Week this week
    Tomorrow is Decade day 
    Thursday- Tropical Beach theme

  • College Credit Plus is an opportunity for students to earn college credits while in high school.  Students grades 7 through 12 are eligible.  If you are considering taking CCP courses next year, either here at Houston or at Edison State, there is an upcoming meeting you must attend.  The mandatory College Credit Plus meeting will be held on Thursday January 30th at 6:30 PM in the Commons.  Current CCP students must attend this meeting every year.  If you cannot make this meeting, you must talk to Mrs. Merickel before January 30th.  If you have any questions, please stop by the office.

  • Attention Juniors!  Prom is only 11 weeks away!  Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23!   There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas.  Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description.  For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • Wildcat Time meeting for today
    Night of One Acts please meet in Mrs. Yorks classroom
Friday Morning Announcements (1-17-20)
  • The Homecoming Dance is coming up!  Saturday January 25 from 8 to 11 PM.  Homecoming Tickets are now on sale.  They are $7 a piece and must be purchased from Mrs. Merickel by next Friday.  If you plan to bring a date from outside the school, you must get a date form from the office and submit it along with a picture of your date by Wednesday January 22.

  • Homecoming spirit week next week
    Tuesday – Total Black out (wear Black)
    Wednesday – Decade Day – 50, 60, 70, 80, 90, 2000
    Thursday – Tropical Thursday – Beach Theme/Hawaii Day
    Friday – School Colors
    Seniors – Staff – RED
    Juniors – Junior High – WHITE
    Sophomores – Elementary – Dark Grey
    Freshman – Pre-K – Light Grey

  • Attention Juniors!  Prom is only 12 weeks away!  Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23!   There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas.  Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description.  For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • Roll the Dice will meet after school today until 5 PM.Sign up sheets are available outside of Mrs. York’s classroom for anyone interested in directing a One Act play

  • Wildcat Time meetings for today:
    Cinematic Records-Mrs. Wintrows classroom
    Spirit Mob- Mrs. Mertz

  • Sports tonight:
    Freshman @ Jackson Center 4:30 PM
    HS Boys @ Jackson Center 6:00 PM

  • Saturday Sports:
    HS Girls @ Anna 1:00 PM
    HS Boys @ Covington 6:00 PM
  • No School on Monday- Have a great long weekend!

  • Monday Sports:
    JH Girls @ Houston vs. Russia 5:00 PM
    JH Boys @ Houston vs. New Bremen 5:00 PM
Thursday Morning Announcements (1-16-20)
  • The Homecoming Dance is coming up!  Saturday January 25 from 8 to 11 PM. Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. They are $7 apiece and must be purchased from Mrs. Merickel by next Friday. If you plan to bring a date from outside the school, you must get a date form from the office and submit it along with a picture of your date by Wednesday January 22.

  • Attention Juniors!  Prom is only 12 weeks away!  Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23! There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas. Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description. For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • P7 will meet today during lunch in Mrs. Wintrow’s room.

  • Just Write practice will be held after school today until 4:30 PM.

  • Roll the Dice will meet after school Friday until 5:00 PM.

  • Lunch for today is  soft pretzels, warm cheese dip, green beans, frozen yogurt cup, fruit & milk. soup for the rest of this week is broccoli cheese.

  • Sports tonight:
    JH Girls @ Houston vs. Ansonia 5:00 PM
    Freshman @ Houston vs. Ft. Loramie 4:30 PM
    HS Girls @ Houston vs. Ft. Loramie 6:00 PM
Tuesday Morning Announcements (1-14-20)
  • Attention Juniors!  Prom is only 12 weeks away! Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23! There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas. Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description. For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • Breakfast Club will meet this Thursday, January 16th at 7:15 AM, all JH and HS students are welcome to attend.

  • Sports tonight:
    JH Boys @ Bradford 5:30
    HS Girls @ Houston vs. Riverside 6:00
Monday Morning Announcements (1-13-20)
  • Chophouse potato soup for today and tomorrow

  • Attention Juniors!  Prom is only 12 weeks away! Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme? Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23! There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas. Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description. For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • Environmental Club meeting today during Wildcat Time in Dr. Kellersmith’s classroom

  • Attention Student Council members-today’s session of decorating for Homecoming has been cancelled.  Please plan to attend the next one after school on Wednesday.

  • Breakfast Club will meet this Thursday, January 16th at 7:15 AM, all JH and HS students are welcome to attend
Friday Morning Announcements (1-10-20)
  • Attention Juniors!  Prom is only 13 weeks away!  Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23! There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas.  Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description.  For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • D and D today from 3:00-7:00 PM

  • Wildcat Time meetings for today:
    Student Council- Media Center

  • Saturday School in Mrs. Mertz’s classroom

  • Saturday Sports:
    JH Girls @ Newton 10:00 AM
    JH Boys @ Riverside 10:00 AM
    HS Girls @ Jackson Center 1:00 PM Varsity only
    HS Boys @ Newton 6:30 PM
Thursday Morning Announcements (1-9-20)
  • No potato soup today. We will have tomato soup for lunch

  • Baseball meeting today during Wildcat Time in the Commons

  • Power of the Pen writers are reminded of practice today after school until 4:00 in Mrs. Vestal’s room. Remember your Permission to Publish form. See Mrs. Vestal or Mrs. Paulus if you can’t attend.

  • P7 will meet today during lunch in Mrs. Wintrows classroom

  • Japanamania today from 3-4:30

  • Attention Juniors! Prom is only 13 weeks away! Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23! There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas.  Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description. For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • JH Boys @ Houston vs. Anna 5:00 PM
Wednesday Morning Announcements (1-8-20)
  • Geography Bee 9:00 AM

  • Study Hall for today:
    1st and 2nd period please go to the library
    3rd period please go to Ms. Heitkamp’s classroom

  • Power of the Pen writers are reminded of practice this Thursday after school until 4:00 in Mrs. Vestal’s room. Remember your Permission to Publish form. See Mrs. Vestal or Mrs. Paulus if you can’t attend.

  • One correction to yesterday’s announcements. Japanamania Club will be meeting after school on Thursday, not Just Write.

  • Attention Juniors! Prom is only 13 weeks away! Do you have an idea for the 2020 Houston Prom theme?  Submit your idea to Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz by January 23! There are books available in their classrooms or you can search digitally for ideas.  Possible themes can be submitted electronically with images and a written description. For more information, see Mrs. Maier or Mrs. Mertz.

  • There will be a baseball meeting tomorrow during Wildcat Time. Please meet in the Commons

  • Student Council meeting on Friday during Wildcat Time
Tuesday Morning Announcements (1-7-20)
  • Power of the Pen writers are reminded of practice this Thursday after school until 4:00 in Mrs. Vestal’s room. Remember your Permission to Publish form. See Mrs. Vestal or Mrs. Paulus if you can’t attend.

  • Sports tonight:
    HS Boys @ Houston vs. Anna 6:00
Monday Morning Announcements (1-6-20)
  • Welcome Back!

  • Sports tonight
    JH boys @ Botkins 5:00
    HS girls @ Newton 5:30
    JH girls @ Houston vs. Botkins 6:00

  • Chophouse potato soup is the soup of the week

  • Cinematic records will meet today. If you forgot to get your permission slip signed, your parent can email Mrs. Wintrow directly!
Friday Morning Announcements (12-20-19)
  • 1 Hr. ED bell schedule
    1-8:00-8:36
    2-8:40-9:15
    3-9:19-9:54
    4-9:58-10:33
    6-10:37-11:10
    5-11:14-12:20
      JH 11:14-11:44
      HS 12:00-12:30
    7-12:34-1:09
    8-1:13-2:00

  • 8th period study hall will be in Mrs. Mertz room today.

  • Seniors: there are a number of new scholarship opportunities available on the school website.  These are a good thing to do over the holiday break.  If you are not sure of how to access these, please see Mrs. Merickel.

  • Sports tonight:
    HS Boys @ Botkins 6:00 PM

  • Saturday sports:
    JH Boys @ Houston vs. Covington 10:00 AM
    HS Girls @ Houston vs. Fairlawn 1:00 AM
    HS Boys @ Houston vs. 6:00 PM
Thursday Morning Announcements (12-19-19)
  • Seniors: there are a number of new scholarship opportunities available on the school website.  These are a good thing to do over the holiday break.  If you are not sure of how to access these, please see Mrs. Merickel.

  • Power of the Pen practice today from 3-4:00 in Mrs. Vestals classroom

  • Sports tonight:
    JH boys @ Ft. Loramie 5:00 PM
    HS girls @ Botkins 6:00 PM
    JH girls @ Houston vs. Riverside 5:00 PM

  • No soup or salad tomorrow
Wednesday Morning Announcements (12-18-19)
  • Between the Lines book club will be discussing Orbiting Jupiter during Junior High lunch today. High school students talk to your 5th-period teacher so you can attend. Junior high students get your lunch first and bring it to Mrs. McClurg’s classroom.

  • Seniors: there are a number of new scholarship opportunities available on the school website.  These are a good thing to do over the holiday break.  If you are not sure of how to access these, please see Mrs. Merickel.

  • Breakfast Club tomorrow morning at 7:15 AM

  • Power of the Pen practice tomorrow from 3-4 PM

  • Yearbook has been cancelled for today

  • There will be a Prom dress exchange at Ft. Loramie High School on Sunday 1-19. There are flyers available in the office if your interested.

  • Lunch menu changes: today we will have taco salad, tomorrow will be chicken nuggets and Friday we will have turkey sandwiches.

  • Today’s soup is vegetable beef
Monday Morning Announcements (12-16-19)
  • 2 Hr. delay bell schedule
    1-10:00-10:30
    2-10:34-11:01
    5-11:05-12:19
      JH-11:05-11:34
      HS-11:49-12:19
    3-12:23-12:49
    4-12:53-1:20
    6-1:24-1:51
    7-1:55-2:22
    8-2:26-3:00

  • 1st and 2nd period SH please go to Ms. Heitkamp’s classroom. 3rd period SH please go to Mrs. Wintrow’s classroom.

  • Attention Between the Lines book club members our meeting to discuss Orbiting Jupiter will be on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 AM

  • Breakfast Club will meet this Thursday at 7:15 AM

  • Seniors: there are a number of new scholarship opportunities available on the school website.  These are a good thing to do over the holiday break.  If you are not sure of how to access these, please see Mrs. Merickel.

  • Cinematic Record will be watching Krampus tonight. Popcorn and hot chocolate provided to everyone with a ticket!

  • Just Write practice will be Tuesday from 3-4:30 PM.

  • Sports tonight:
    JH Boys @ Houston vs. Jackson Center 5:00 PM
    HS Girls @ Houston vs. Covington 6:00 PM
    JH Girls @ Anna 5:00 PM
Friday Morning Announcements (12-13-19)
  • FFA fruit money is due to Mr. McCracken today

  • Attention Between the Lines book club members our meeting to discuss Orbiting Jupiter will be on Wednesday, December 18 at 7:00 AM

  • Wildcat Time meetings for today:
    FFA-Aux Gym
    Indoor and Outdoor track-Mr. Brown’s classroom
    Environmental- Dr. Kellersmith’s classroom
    Cinematic Records-Mrs. Wintrow’s classroom

  • The weight room will be closing at 4:30 PM today
     
  • Sports tonight:
    HS boys @ Ft. Loramie 6:00 PM

  • Saturday sports
    JH boys @ Minster 10:00 AM
    HS girls @ Houston vs. Anna 1:00 PM
    HS boys @ Houston vs. Ansonia 6:00 PM

  • Saturday School in Mrs. McClurg’s classroom
Thursday Morning Announcements (12-12-19)
  • The Edison State rep is here today until 10:30 AM.  Please stop by the Media Center to discuss any questions you have for CCP or college after high school.

  • JH Girls @ Houston vs. Fairlawn 5:00 PM

  • 7th period study hall please go to Mrs. Poeppelman’s classroom

  • 8th period study hall please go to Mrs. Mertz’s classroom
Tuesday Morning Announcements (12-10-19)
  • FFA members Hannah Hollinger, Megan Maier, Jen Oliver and Collin Walker competed in the State Food Science competition Saturday at The Ohio State University. The team placed 5th in the state with Megan placing 18th, Hannah 21st, Jen 29th and Collin 32nd individually. Congratulations to these FFA members!

  • Here are the students who have been named to the 2020 Houston Homecoming Court!
    Freshmen: Ethan Davis and Addy Frohne
    Sophomores: Colton Spriggs and Ava Knouff
    Juniors: Liam McKee and Katie Miller
    Senior King candidates: Brennan Arnold, Jairon Douglas, and Patrick Meiring
    and Senior Queen candidates: Maddy Brewer, Alex Freytag, and Eve Siegel

  • Tuesday school today in Mrs. Maiers classroom

  • Activities tonight:
    Freshman @ Ft. Loramie 6:00
    JH boys @ Houston vs. Botkins 5:00
Monday Morning Announcements (12-9-19)
  • Soup this week is broccoli cheese

  • Basketball tonight
    HS girls at Houston vs.Tri-Village 6:00
Friday Morning Announcements (12-6-19)
  • Pep rally today at 2:30 PM

  • Roll the Dice 3-7 PM

  • Sports tonight:
    HS boys @ Houston vs Jackson Center 6:00 Spirit Theme for tonight’s game is America – Red, White and Blue

  • Please remember that if you are a student who gets into the game for $1.00, you must have on a Houston T-shirt

  • Saturday Activities:
    JH Boys @ Houston vs. Miami East 10:00 AM
    HS Girls @ Ft. Loramie 1:00 PM

  • Saturday School tomorrow morning in Mrs. Paulus’s classroom