3/15/2012 – announcements

By , March 15, 2012

~ Announcements for Thursday, March 15, 2012 ~
Today is a BLUE Thursday, blocks are A, D, ADVISORY, B, E, H & F.

NO LATE BUS ALL WEEK.

THE LIBRARY WILL CLOSE AT 3:30 PM ALL WEEK.

Lunch: Hot Dog on a roll, Mac & Cheese & broccoli.
A la Carte: Tuna Croissant & chips.

WINTER SPORTS AWARDS:
The Winter Sports Awards will be on Tuesday, March 20th at 6:00 p.m. All winter athletes are expected to attend.

SPRING SPORTS:
Spring sports begin on Monday, March 19th after school. All students must have a current physical on file in order to participate. The spring offerings are Baseball, Softball, Girls Lacrosse, Boys Lacrosse, B/G Track and Field, Golf, Boys Tennis and Girls Tennis. For more information, please see Mr. Carroll.

ENVIROTHON:  The Envirothon Team will Travel to Yale University Friday,  Departure is 7:30 a.m.
The Envirothon Team will travel to the Wildlife Workshop held at Sessions Woods Wildlife Management Area on Saturday morning.  Departure is 7:00 a.m.

BATTLE OF THE BANDS:
This year the Battle of the Bands will be held on Saturday, April 28th at the HVRHS auditorium from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. The MC will be Jonathan Grusaukas. Set-up/Sound check from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. Applications are now available through the HYBS and the main office at the high school. All applications MUST be received by Friday, April 5, 2012. General Guidelines for Entry: All genres accepted. No solo acts or a cappella acts (instrumental only). 2-3 song set; up to 20 minutes per band – includes on/off stage & Hal’s intro. Cash prizes for 1st place, Runner Up and People’s Choice. Must provide own instruments, equipment and sound system. (Further details outlined, once application submitted). Mandatory pre-meeting: Friday, April 20th. Your band will be advertised on all promos.

JUNIORS:
It is recommended that all juniors take both the SAT and ACT their junior year.  Please find the following information about registering for these tests.

The SAT’s will be given at HVRHS on May 5th, the deadline for registration is April 6th – students can register at www.collegeboard.org.  The next SAT would be June 2nd with a deadline of May 8th.  If you receive free or reduced lunch, please see your counselor for a fee waiver.

The ACT’s are not given at the high school, but are administered at several local area schools.  The next ACT is April 14th – the late registration deadline is March 23rd.  There is also a test on June 9th with a registration deadline of May 4th.  You can register at www.actstudent.org.  It is recommended that all students sign up for the optional Writing test when taking the exam.  Again, if you receive free or reduced lunch, please see your counselor for a fee waiver.

AFS CLUB SERVICE PROJECT:
The AFS Club will be working on a Service Project during the month of March. The students would like to support 2 self-sustaining initiatives created by women in rural villages of Guatemala: in Huehuetenango and in Quiche. During lunch each day the club members will be selling EGGS and VEGETABLES for $1 apiece. The AFS Club has established a goal of $1000.00. The HVRHS teachers & staff will also be involved in this project. The funds from Dress-Down days on Fridays will be earmarked for the 2 projects in Guatemala.

COLLAGE PLANNING NIGHT:
There will be a college planning night for all underclass students on Wednesday, March 21st at 6:30 pm in Room 133.  Learn how to find the college of your dreams!

LEON VERETTO AWARD:
Congratulations to D. Williams for winning the Leon Veretto Award voted by the coaches of the Berkshire League. Leon Veretto was a long time Boys’ Basketball Coach starting in 1958 at Northwestern Regional and served as athletic director from 1968-1999. The Leon Veretto Award is given to a senior Boys Basketball player who best exemplifies good ability, outstanding basketball skills and a positive attitude toward the game and people. Congratulations to D. Williams on winning this award!

COUNTDOWN TO FIELD DAY:
Get 8 more lunches that meet PBIS goal by March 27th to earn a Field Day!

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.

Region One Board Of Education Meetings:
BOARD MEETING DATES FOR 2012
6:00 PM – HVRHS LIBRARY
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