4/5/2012 – announcements

By , April 5, 2012

~ Announcements for Thursday, April 5, 2012 ~
Today is a GOLD Thursday blocks are C, B, Advisory, D, G, F & H.


Lunch: Pasta with marinara, Alfredo or meatball sauce, garden salad & garlic bread.
A la Carte: Bosco Stix.

ARTGARAGE: April 26th from 3-5 PM there will be a FREE Metal Art Workshop with the guys from Battle Hill Forge. Create your own piece of metal art using steel and rivets as you learn the elements of design. No Prior experience needed. You will learn metal working skills, such as steel punching, hammer skills, and riveting. Everyone will make a piece to take home. Limited Enrollment. Call to reserve your space 860-824-1010 or email funkwarepots@yahoo.com or sign-up at the artgarage.

The HVRHS newspaper, The Northwest Corner, is now available online. To access it, visit www.hvrhs.org, highlight “students” and click on “student publications”. The Northwest Corner will be the second link. Featured now are student-written articles about gas prices, our production of “South Pacific”, book and albums review, and more.

Applications are now available for the North Canaan Summer Jobs Program. You may pick one up in the High School main office. Students interested in working this summer must be residents of North Canaan and be 14 years old by July 1, 2012 and not older than 16 by August 1.

The following change(s) have been accepted and made to the Housatonic Regional vs. Gilbert Varsity Boys Tennis game: Game Date: 04/11/12 (No change), Game Time: changed from 3:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Home Team: Gilbert (No change), Facility: Gilbert (No change).

CONGRATULATIONS!! Students of Housatonic have earned a Field Day, which will be held on May 24th!

Senior Class Pasta Dinner:
Friday, April 27, 2012
$10- Adults
$7 Children (Under 13)
At Housatonic Valley Regional High School in the Cafeteria. Come enjoy a night of pasta, music and silent auctions!

The Boys and Girls Lacrosse teams are looking for managers for the upcoming season. Please see Mr. Carroll for more information.

The following change(s) have been accepted and made to the Canton vs. Housatonic Regional Varsity Girls Lacrosse game: Game Date: 04/10/12 (No change), Game Time: 4:15 p.m. (No change), Home Team: changed from Housatonic Regional to Canton, Facility: High School Field (No change).

The following change(s) have been accepted and made to the Housatonic Regional vs. Canton Varsity Boys Lacrosse game: Game Date: 04/10/12 (No change), Game Time: changed from 4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Home Team: Canton (No change), Facility: Canton H.S. (No change)

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.

A class ring was lost, possible in or around the science wing of the school, if found please bring it to the main office.

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.

It’s time to place your orders for the 2012 yearbook. The price is $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:
Monday, May 7, 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012
Monday, September 10, 2012
Monday, October 1, 2012
Monday November 5, 2012
Monday, December 3, 2012