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By , January 17, 2013

~ Announcements for Thursday, January 17, 2013 ~
8- period day, blocks are A-B-C-D-E-F-G-H. (full – school day).

LATE BUS TODAY at 5:30 pm.

NO ENVIROTHON TODAY

Lunch: Pasta w/marinara, Alfredo or meatball sauce, garden salad & roll.
A la Carte: Bosco Stix

Friday, Jan. 18 Mid-Year Assessment days(H&G); dismissal will be at 12:25 pm.
Monday, Jan. 21 is Martin Luther King Day Holiday (no school).
Assessments will continue Tuesday, Jan. 22 (F&E), Wednesday, Jan. 23 (D&C) and Thursday, January 24 (B&A) with dismissal at 12:25 pm. Friday, Jan. 25 will also be an 8-period day (full day) with advisory first (to hand out student schedules), this will also begin quarter 3.

CAP & GOWN ORDERS:
All seniors who plan to participate in the graduation ceremony will need to purchase a cap & gown. The cost for cap/gown /tassel is $29.00 and checks should be made out to Jostens. If you have questions or need more info contact the high school main office.

STUDENT CHOREOGRAPHER NEEDED:
SGA is looking for a student choreographer for this year’s Mr. Housatonic. See Mrs. Veatch or Mr. Peck for more information.

MR. HOUSATONIC:
An informational meeting will be held for senior boys on Wednesday, January 23rd between the D & C assessments during break.

SPRING SPORTS SIGN-UPS:
Spring sports sign-ups will be this week outside of Mr. Carroll’s office. If you are interested in a spring sport, please take moment to sign up. Spring offerings are as follows: Baseball, Softball, Girls’ Lacrosse, Boys’ Lacrosse, Boys’ Tennis, Girls’ Tennis, B/G Track and Field and Golf. All students must have a current physical and be academically eligible to participate.

7th & 8th GRADE INFORMATION NIGHT:
On Thursday, January 24th at 6:30 pm, there will be an information night for 7th and 8th grade parents and students. There will be an opportunity to meet with department heads, counselors and members of the freshman seminar program. In case of school cancellation due to inclement weather, the snow date is Monday, January 28th.

YEARBOOKS:
Have you ordered your copy of the 2013 yearbook yet? The price is currently $60, but increases to $65 after January 26.  Online orders can be placed at www.yearbooks.biz.  Our order number is 14109.  Or you can bring in a check made payable to HVRHS and give to Ms. McLeod.

Sports Schedules can be found online at www.hvrhs.org on the athletics tab or www.ciacsports.com

FISRT AID/CPR SESSION:
There will be a First Aid/CPR Session for all middle school and high school coaches on Feb 26th at 5:00 p.m. in Room 133 at HVRHS. Please RSVP to Dan Carroll at dcarroll@hvrhs.org or x190.

WRESTLING:
Housatonic Regional vs. Gilbert Varsity Wrestling game:
Game Date: changed from 01/16/13 to 01/28/13
Game Time: changed from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Home Team: Gilbert
Facility: Gilbert Gym

BOYS BASKETBALL:
Housatonic Regional JV Boys Basketball game:
Game Date: changed from 01/22/13 to 01/21/13
Game Time: changed from 5:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Home Team: Housatonic Regional
Facility: HVRHS Gym

GIRLS BASKETBALL:
Litchfield vs. Housatonic Regional JV Girls Basketball game:
Game Date: changed from 01/22/13 to 01/21/13
Game Time: changed from 5:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Home Team: Litchfield
Facility: Litchfield High School

BOYS & GIRLS BASKETBALL VS. MT. EVERETT:
The Boys and Girls Basketball games vs. Mt Everett will now be on 1/18 Friday. Boys will be home and Girls will be at Mt. Everett. JV will start at 5:30 p.m., Varsity will start at 7:00 p.m. Any questions please contact Mr. Carroll.

ICE HOCKEY:
Fitch-East Lyme-Ledyard vs. Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo Varsity
Boys Ice Hockey game: 01/21/13
Game Time: 4:00 p.m.
Home Team: Fitch-East Lyme-Ledyard
Facility: Connecticut College

Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo vs. Masuk Varsity Boys Ice Hockey game:
Game Date: changed from 01/16/13 to 02/16/13
Game Time: changed from 7:00 p.m. to TBA
Home Team: Masuk
Facility: The Rinks at Shelton

ALPINE SKI TEAM:
Alpine Ski schedules will be posted online at www.hvrhs.org under athletics. For more information, please contact Mr. Carroll. All Ski equipment should be taken to the garage.

HIGH SCHOOL NEWSPAPER:
The Northwest Corner, your high school newspaper is now online. Click on student Publications on the school’s website and follow the link.

DRIVER’S ED:
Classes at Housatonic forming now! January 28th – March 20th from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Enroll online: all-stardriver.com/housy or call 800-732-8090. Now offering stick shift lessons!

Region One Board Of Education Meetings:
BOARD MEETING DATES FOR 2013
6:00 PM – HVRHS LIBRARY
Monday, February 4
Monday, March 4
Monday, April 1
Monday, May 6 Annual District Meeting 6:00 pm
Monday, May 6 Regular Meeting 6:15 pm
(Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Referendum)
Monday, June 3
Monday, September 9
Monday, October 7
Monday, November 4
Monday, December 2