10/18/2013

By , October 18, 2013

~ Announcements for Friday, October 18, 2013~
Today is a Gold Friday schedule; Blocks are A, D, Advisory, C, H, E & G.
THERE IS A LATE BUS TODAY AT 5:30 PM (Friday).

BON FIRE TONIGHT (FRIDAY):
The senior class will hold a bon fire tonight from 7:00 – 9:00 pm on HVRHS back field. Admission is $3.00 and hot chocolate and refreshments will be sold to benefit the class of 2014.

HOMECOMING DANCE:
October 19 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm
HVRHS GYM
Admission $7 or $5 with canned good

BLOOD DRIVE TODAY:
HVRHS – Friday, October 18
11:15 am – 4:00 pm
See Ms. Moody for more information. Students who have completed their permission slip for the blood drive please hand them in to Ms. Moody’s mailbox in the APO or bring them to Ms. Moody’s room 352.

COLLEGE & CAREER RESOURCE CENTER:
Sweet Briar College – 10:30 am Wednesday 10/23
Champlain College – 9:00 am Tuesday 10/29
Lyndon State College – 10:15 am Tuesday 10/29
Western New England University – 1:00 pm Tuesday 10/29
Plymouth State University – 8:00 am Wednesday 10/30
Johnson State College – 12:30 pm Wednesday 10/30
Bay Path College – 1:30 pm Wednesday 10/30
All interested students should see Mrs. Beaujon in the CCRC, room 101, for a pass.
Remember this is your opportunity to talk with the representative that will be reading your application first.

COLLEGE PLANNING NIGHT:
On Thursday, October 24th, the Counseling Department will hold a College Planning Night for all 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students and parents. This presentation will cover the college search process, what to look for in a college and what students can be doing now to optimize the chances of being admitted to a first choice college. The workshop will begin at 6:30 pm in Room 133 at the high school.

FIELD HOCKEY:
Field Hockey will play Thomaston at home today. Varsity will start at 3:45 pm and JV will start 5:00 pm.

CROSS COUNTRY:
The Berkshire League Cross Country Championships are at Black Rock today.  Dismissal will be at 12:30 pm.

BOYS SOCCER:
Boys JV & Varsity Soccer will be dismissed today at 2:10 pm for their away game at Thomaston. Varsity plays at the Highwood Farm field in Thomaston. Boys JV will play after the varsity game at the same field.

VOLLEYBALL:
Volleyball will leave after school for their matches at Mt. Everett. JV play at 3:45 pm and Varsity at 5:15 pm.

GIRLS SOCCER:
On Saturday, Girls Soccer will play at home vs. Wamago at 3:45 pm. (the time may change).

FOOTBALL:
The Football Team will play Avon for the Homecoming game Saturday.  Kickoff is at 2:00 pm.

A REMINDER TO SENIORS:  
The deadline for the Class of 2014 White Oak Yearbook advertising campaign is November 1. This is your opportunity to earn a free yearbook while helping the senior class raise money that will go directly towards the cost of producing your class yearbook. Information was distributed in advisory groups. See Ms. McLeod if you have any questions. In the meantime, let’s sell some ads!

AUDITION WORKSHOP:
An Audition Workshop, given by Michael Berkeley and Betsy Howie on Friday, October 18 from 2:30-5:15 pm.  Free to any student.

AUDITIONS FOR THIS YEAR’S HVRHS MUSICAL:
The Auditions for “Hello Dolly” will be Friday, October 25 from 2:30-5:15 pm and Thursday, October 31 from 2:30-5:15 pm.  Call backs will be Friday, November 1 from 2:30-5:15 pm. A sign-up sheet for all three events will be posted in the high school main office and a copy of the script available in the Library for anyone who would like to read it.

KITCHEN TOUR:
This year’s Housatonic Musical Theatre Society’s 11 Annual Kitchen Tour will be Saturday, November 2 from 10 am to 4 pm. Advance Tickets are $35.00 – available online at HMTS.ORG or at the following stores: Kent Pharmacy, Salisbury Pharmacy or Sharon Pharmacy. Day-of tickets are $40.00.

SKI CLUB:
Please see Mr. Lazzaro for forms to ski and snowboard at Catamount this winter. The deadline for returning the forms is November 1st.

NCCC Partnership Program:  
As part of our Partnership Program with NCCC, Juniors and Seniors can get a jump start on their college education by taking FREE college courses while in high school. With the partnership program, students with a B or better average can take two college courses and earn up to 8 college credits per semester at Northwestern Connecticut Community College. These credits can be used towards your degree at NCCC or be transferred to a number of four year institutions, saving you hundreds of dollars in tuition costs.  Interested students should see Ms. McLeod or your guidance counselor for more information. Registration deadline for the spring semester is November 15.

2013 YEARBOOKS:
The 2013 yearbooks are in; if you ordered a copy you can pick it up at the high school main office. There is a limited number of extras books if you did not purchase one you can still do so for $65.00.

DRIVER’S ED:
Enroll online: all-stardriver.com/housy or call 800-732-8090. The next classes begin September 23 and will run through November 18.

The Mahoney-Hewat Science and Technology Center phone:
(860) 824-7850

Region One Board Of Education Meetings:
BOARD MEETING DATES FOR 2013
6:00 PM – HVRHS LIBRARY
Monday, November 4
Monday, December 2