2/16/2012 – announcements

By , February 16, 2012

~ Announcements for Thursday, February 16, 2012 ~
Blue Thursday, Blocks are A, D, Advisory, B, E, H & F.

THE LATE BUS IS AT 5:30 PM TODAY.

Lunch: Cheese Calzone & tossed salad.
A la Carte: Garden Vegetable Soup or Fishwich with tartar sauce.

THIS FRIDAY WILL BE AN EARLY DISMISSAL AT 12:25 PM. THERE WILL BE NO SCHOOL ON MONDAY. ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 THERE WILL BE EARLY DISMISSAL AT 12:25 PM.

MR. HOUSATONIC:
There will be a meeting today after school in room 129 to plan Mr. Housatonic night. All senior class boys are welcome to attend this meeting. If you are interested in choreographing Mr. Housatonic please see Mrs. Veatch.

ARTGARAGE:
Today at the artgarage: workshops in mosaics, fashion illustration and beginning sewing machine skills.

COURSE SELECTION:
This week, students received information about selecting and registering for next year’s courses.  On Friday, students will bring their registration sheets to their classes and have them signed by their classroom teachers.  They will then bring the registration sheets home to be signed by a parent and returned to school by February 24th.  If you have any questions, please call your son/daughter’s school counselor.

SGA’s ICE SKATING:
Saturday, February 18th from 4:00 – 5:30 pm there will be ice skating at the Hotchkiss School. Food, music and skating. Don’t have skates? Rent them from Back Country Outfitters in Kent for $6.00.

COUNTDOWN TO FIELD DAY:
Get 29 more lunches that meet PBIS goal by March 27th to earn a Field Day!

CLASS RINGS:
March 12th at 9:05 am (during activity block) Class Ring orders will arrive
& be given out in the cafe. There will be a light breakfast for Juniors that ordered rings. If you did not order a class and still want to, there will also be the opportunity to do so at this time.

SOFTBALL:
Playing Softball this season? Pick up a preseason softball packet today. See Coach Membrino in room 122.

2012 YEARBOOKS:
It’s time to place your orders for the 2012 yearbook. Starting January 16th the price has increased to $65.00 and will only be available on a first come first serve basis. Don’t miss out order now! To place your order call 866-287-3096 or YearbookOrderCenter.com and our school order number is 14109.

HOCKEY:
The following change(s) have been accepted and made to the New Milford vs. Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo Varsity Boys Ice Hockey game: Game Date: 02/29/12 (No change), Game Time: changed from 8:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Home Team: Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo (No change), Facility: Hotchkiss (No change).

Region One Board Of Education Meetings:
BOARD MEETING DATES FOR 2012
6:00 PM – HVRHS LIBRARY
Monday, March 5, 2012
Monday, April 2, 2012
Monday, May 7, 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
Monday November 5, 2012
Monday, December 3, 2012

Outdoor Leadership Program:
Tracking, Orienteering & Sugaring on Saturday, February 25, 2012 from 9 am to 12:30 pm at the Silver Lake Conference Center. $15.00 per child, pre-registration required. (Scholarship available) For boys and girls, grades 6 – 8.  Join HYSB at Silver Lake Conference Center on February 25th! This month’s outing works with students in grades 6 – 8. The small group of participants will discover the great outdoors and make some new friends along the way.    Certified facilitators will take the lead in helping the group develop the skills needed for orienteering, tapping trees for sap, tracking wildlife, and building a campfire. Open to boys and girls in grades 6 – 8, the HYSB Outdoor Leadership Program supports the development of peer relationships and promotes group problem solving skills. SIGNING UP YOUR CHILD IS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3! 1.) Call the HYSB office to reserve the spot for your child. 2.) Visit www.hysb.org to download, print and complete the registration form found on the OLP page. 3.) Show up on the day of the event with payment and completed registration form. Hurry, space is limited! Scholarship is available; please call HYSB for more information. 860.824.4720  —  www.hysb.org Limited Space!