Monday, February 2, 2015

February 1st, 2015

Our Gator Spotlight featured Mr. Troy Stewart, Jr., a math teacher at VHS.

The VHS Key Club members are in the middle of their Vicksburg Kiwanis Club Chili Feast ticket drive. The chili will be prepared by Kiwanis and Key Club volunteers on Feb. 13. All proceeds will go to the Vicksburg Kiwanis Youth Fund. Last year this program provided 13 scholarships; eleven of them went to VHS graduates. Please help our students help themselves.

On Feb. 6 the guidance office will sponsor a college day visit to Hinds Community College in Raymond for students to participate in their “Eagle Experience 2015”. Students will have a chance to learn about several areas of interest, tour the Raymond Campus, interact with faculty and students, and enjoy free food and prizes. Students must sign up in the guidance office by Feb. 2.

Are you wondering what to do with those gently worn clothes and shoes lying around the house? Well, we have an option for you. The VHS chapter of the National Honor Society will hold a clothing drive from Feb. 2-13. All items can be dropped off in an English teacher’s classroom.

The induction ceremony for the new members of the Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society will be Feb. 6, 11 a.m., in the auditorium.

The VHS boys’ soccer team traveled to Lewisburg, MS to compete in the Class 5A soccer tournament and the girls’ soccer team played at home. The VHS family is proud of their valiant effort in these competitions.

Thanks to everyone who made the VHS Fine Arts department’s musical presentation of “Tarzan” a tremendous success.

Graduating seniors of 2015 are reminded that Feb. 6 is the deadline to submit their one-page essay on “The Importance of Volunteerism” sponsored by the United Way. No late entries will be accepted. First place winner will receive a $500 book scholarship, and the second place winner will receive a $250 book scholarship.

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