11/1/2013

By , November 1, 2013

~ Announcements for Friday, November 1, 2013 ~
Today is a Gold Friday; Blocks are A, D, C, E, H, G & end of day assembly.
NO LATE BUS TODAY. (Friday)

Lunch: Stuffed Crust Pizza & garden salad.
A La Carte: French Fries or Chicken Pannini.

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.

AUDITIONS FOR THIS YEAR’S HVRHS MUSICAL:
“Hello Dolly” Call backs will be Friday, November 1 from 2:30-5:15 pm. A copy of the script is available in the Library for anyone who would like to read it.

THIS IS AWARENESS WEEK:
Friday: “Stand Up” Assembly: a short video will lead to an opportunity for students to “Stand Up” and share their experiences of when an “unaware” comment produced pain and difficulty for them. We are planning to dismiss students to their advisories from this program to allow for some debriefing of the event.

COLLEGE & CAREER RESOURCE CENTER:
On Monday (11/4) at 8:30 am a representative from Ithaca College will be in the CCRC to talk with interested students. This college is new to the list as of yesterday and is of particular interest to those students planning to major in Physical Therapy, Music and Communications.
Suffolk University – 1:30 pm on Friday 11/1
St. Joseph’s College of Maine – 10:30 am on Monday 11/4
Hartwick College – 1:30 pm on Tuesday 11/5
Castleton State – 8:00 am on Friday 11/8
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.

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.   Attention Ski Club Members: Forms and money are due by the end of the week. If they are not returned by this time we will have to cancel the Catamount Ski trips. Please see Mr. Lazzaro with your forms.

VOLLEY BALL:
Volleyball will play in the Berkshire League Tournament at Lewis Mills.  The match will start at 5:30 pm and the bus will leave at 3:30 pm.

FOOTBALL:
On Saturday, the Football team will play at Coginchaug at 11:00 am.  The bus will leave the high school at 7:30 am.

SPORTS AWARDS:
The Fall Sports Awards Night is scheduled for Wednesday, November 13 at 6:00 pm. The program will take place in the Auditorium with a dessert social following in the cafeteria.

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!

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