Announcements - April 13, 2018

Announcements - April 13, 2018
Posted on 04/13/2018
Cavalier mascotIn honor of School Library month, we will be celebrating fairy tales. Dress up as your favorite fairy tale character today, April 13th. There will be events every day this month surrounding fairy tales, ending with Mrs. Fisher's American Sign Language group performing a fairy tale themed play at the end of the month.

• Seniors: there are still spots available to celebrate your acceptance into college with college commitment day, April 24th at ODU. You don’t want to miss this fun and exciting celebration, free t-shirt, free lunch, scholarship drawings and fun! : please stop by guidance and pick up your permission slip today and bring back asap!

• Upward bound applications are now available. Please see guidance for an application.

• Juniors and Seniors: prom tickets are on sale in room 218 by Ms. Jacobs. Tickets are $60 each. In order to get your ticket each person must have a contract for conduct and dress code signed. Ladies please get your dress approved by Ms. Jacobs if you are unsure. In order to go to the prom, all junior and senior dues must be paid.

• Seniors are reminded to turn in all financial aid award letters to Mrs. Williams or Mrs. Foster in guidance.

• Seniors: please pay your senior dues of $70 to Ms. Manning in the chorus room. You cannot participate in senior activities or buy a ticket to the prom until you do so.

• Attention Ladies of Ddistinction: everyone who are planning to attend the gala, the sign up sheet will be on Ms. Reese’s door. If you are not planning to attend and do not have transportation please do not sign up. The gala is April 28th.

• Beginning Monday, April 16th through Thursday, may 17th the Lakeland marching “quiet storm” band will be conducting its annual spring band mini camp 2018. The time of spring band mini camp will be from 3:25 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. please come out and be a part of this year’s Lakeland marching “quiet storm” band. For more information please see Mr. Wilson. Hope to see you there!

• Juniors: looking for a way to complete your community service hours... Riverside Regional Medical Center's volunteer program application is available online. Application deadline is May 1st. Please visit your school counselor for more information.

• Students: are you looking for an exciting and educational opportunity this summer? Several colleges and universities are offering summer experiences, James Madison Univ., William and Mary, Harvard Univ., Adelphi Univ. and Prince William Sound College. Please view the posters on the guidance hall for more information.

• Students: Suffolk Parks & Rec has announced their 2018 summer counselor-in-training (cit) program has begun to accept applications. This is a great way to earn community service hours and perform fun an excited activities with our elementary school students. Students from ages 14-18 can apply. If you are interested in applying please see your school counselor.

• Seniors: the NUCOR Corporation has an exciting opportunity for those who may be thinking about a career as an electrician. Nucor Technical academy will begin a new session for electricians in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Tuition is free for students with a 3.0gpa, great benefits and NUCOR will help you move to Tuscaloosa. If you are interested please see Mrs. Williams in guidance.

• Seniors: the Newport News Shipbuilding apprentice school will be hosting an open house on Saturday, April 28th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Registration is now open and you must register to attend. They will be sharing detailed information about apprenticeship opportunities. If you would like to attend please see your counselor for more information.

• Mr. Daughtrey would like to nominate Tory Locke for exhibiting April's character development traits.
As FFA treasurer this year, Tory has handled thousands of dollars. It is great to have a student as trustworthy and dependable as tory in this position.

• Attention students: if you are taking the ACT tomorrow, Saturday, April 14th, the faculty and staff would like to wish you the best. Please arrive by 7:30 a.m. and enter through the english/foreign language front doors. Please remember to bring your act ticket, id, calculator and snack for breaks. If you do not have your ticket and id you will not be allowed to test.
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