Weekly Announcements for Oct 16 - Oct 20

Announcements will be posted weekly on this site.  New announcements for the day will be highlighted in red.  As announcements expire. They will be removed from this post.  We encourage the public to check back daily for additions and changes.


Picture retakes will be happening on Thursday, October 26th. If you missed photo day in September or are not happy with the pictures you received, plan on having your photo taken. Seniors, if you missed photo day you must have your photo taken during retakes for your student ID.
Any questions, please see Ms. Schofield in Room 236.

In yesterday’s Capital Area Invitational Cross Country Meet at Merrimack Valley, both the girls’ and boys’ cross country teams competed well.

The girls’ varsity teams scores reflected how competitive the girls’ race was. Our girls finished 7th out of 12 teams, with only two points separating 5th place from 7th place.

Maddie McDonald led the way for Stark, followed by Laura Martin, Haleigh Bilodeau, and Hailey Erskine.

Haleigh Bilodeau tied her previous best race time.

And Katie Brennan and Cailee Green ran their best times of the season.

The boys’ varsity team also finished 7th out of 12 teams in another highly competitive race. Brandon Langdon took 8th place. He was followed by Jack Hagan, Collin Astholz, and Owen Payeur. Erik Hilyard, Jack McCallum, and Nathaniel Bridges had their best races of the season.

The boys JV soccer team won their last game of the season defeating Trinity 4-1. Nathan Isabelle scored two goals for John Stark. His goals were assisted by Cameron Doyle and Joshua Reynolds. Emmet Rinehimer and Riley Brooks each had a goal for the Generals.  The Generals ended their season with a 6-7-3 record!
The Boys Varsity soccer team achieved a season goal yesterday to secure home-field advantage for the first round of the playoffs.  The team defeated Trinity by a score of 3-0 and featured solid play from the Senior starting lineup.  The team was led by Jonathan Rizzitano and Jake Reynolds, both of whom had a goal and assist.  Patrick Kalob added a goal and Jared Peterson also added an assist.  Spencer Janelle, Tim McComish, and Jacob Ward were solid for the Generals.  The team finished the regular season with a record of 10-5-1 and has a home playoff match next Wednesday at 3:00.  We'd appreciate a big turnout from the community!
A recruiter from the New Hampshire Army National Guard will be in the Atrium during all lunches on Friday, October 27th
A representative from Bay Path University will be in the Atrium during all lunches on Tuesday, October 24th.
Interested in a career in Fire Science? CRTC is hosting a Fire Cadet day on Nov. 8th. Interested students can spend a day in the life of a fire cadet. Permission slips are available in the Counseling Center or see Mrs. Chase in room 237.
October 20
Every two seconds someone in the United States needs a  blood transfusion. You can save a life by donating to the American Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by Leo Club, Tuesday, October 24th in the gym. Sign ups are at lunches everyday until Tuesday, October 23rd. One donation can help save the lives of up to three people. Save a Life, give blood. *you must be 16*
Attention soccer fans!  Today the Boys Varsity Soccer team celebrates the commitment and dedication of our eleven seniors during our final regular season match versus Trinity at 4:00 pm.  The match has strong implications for our season because if we win we will guarantee home field advantage for the first round of the playoffs.  Please come support the boys at 4:00.  Thank you!
October 19
The JSRHS Equestrian Team, will meet for one half hour on Nov. 3 (Friday) in the JSRHS library at 3:00.  You don't need to own a horse to come check out what our team is all about!  All are welcome!!!
The Boys Varsity soccer team lost a tough match versus #2 ranked Pembroke yesterday by a score of 2-1.  Pembroke jumped out to a 2-0 lead but an Evan Caswell cross was deflected off a Pembroke player to make it 2-1 at the half.  John Stark dominated play in the 2nd half but couldn't find the back of the net.  The team had solid defense and Chase Patterson played well in net.  The boys next match is tomorrow at home for Senior Night at 4 pm versus Trinity.  We hope to see you there!
The ninth grade executive council needs volunteers for the Halloween Dance October 27th, from 6:30-10:30 or to donate food for concessions. Please see the sign-up sheet in the Freshman hallway if you are able to help.
Art Club WILL NOT meet after school this week. We will be preparing for Face Painting at the Dance during flex next week. See Mrs. French to get signed up.
October 18
Seniors and Juniors may purchase a parking permit for $10.
Permits will cost $10 - this is the same amount we have charged for years. The Forms have been emailed to Seniors and Juniors school email accounts. 
When you come to the office please be sure you have completed the application - including parent signature - and have all the necessary documents. The secretaries in the main office will process your application.
 A representative from Tufts University will be in the atrium from 12:00-12:30 on Tuesday, October 17th.
More than 1.6 million people were diagnosed with cancer last year. Many of them will need blood, sometimes daily during their chemotherapy treatment. you can save a life by donating to the American Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by Leo's Club, Tuesday, October 24th in the gym. Sign-ups are at lunches every day until Monday, October 23rd. One donation can help save the lives of up to three people. *you must be 16 years or older*

At Pelham’s Cross Country Invitational Meet on Saturday, the boys’ varsity cross country team had their best outing of the season, placing third out of nine teams.

Brandon Langdon took first place in the 5k race with his season’s best time of 17 minutes, 4 seconds. Stark’s second finisher, Collin Astholz, took a full minute off his previous best time, followed by Jack Hagan and Owen Payeur.

Marcus McFall also dropped more than a minute off his previous best time, and Reece Montague and Matt Abbott also ran personal record times.

Stark’s girls Soccer Team also took advantage of Pelham’s fast course with many of the girls posting their best times of the season as well. Maddie McDonald led the way for Stark, finishing in 21 minutes and 33 seconds, her personal best time. She was followed by Laura Martin, Haleigh Bilodeau, Hailey Erskine, and Libby Barnes.


The John Stark field hockey program placed 3 members on Division 3 all-state teams this season. Senior Midfielder Olivia Fatcheric was named to the 1st Team for the second consecutive season. Sophomore midfielder Elizabeth Aubin and senior goalie Melina Jackson were named 2nd Team All-State. Congratulations!  In addition, their coach Dennis Pelletier was named the Coach of the Year for Division 3.
The Boys Varsity soccer team won a huge tilt vs. #3 seeded Bow on Friday night by a score of 1-0.  The game featured huge saves by goalie Chase Patterson as well as some saves off the goal line by defense Lawson Murphy and Aiden Moser.  A Jake Reynolds free-kick eventually bounced in the team's favor when Jonathan Rizzitano scored the only goal of the match.  The boys are on the road tomorrow to play #2 seed Pembroke in their quest for home-field advantage in the playoffs.  Their last regular season home game is Senior Night, this Thursday at 4:00 pm vs. Trinity.  We hope to see you there!