Friday, February 20, 2015

February 22, 2015

The VHS family congratulates Mrs. Donna Carpenter on being chosen as the Vicksburg Chamber of Commerce Secondary Teacher of the Year.
Kevia Davis traveled with Dr. Tameka Henderson to WLBT to discuss the S.A.V.E. grant that VHS was awarded and the activities done thus far on the mid-day report.
The VHS National Honor Society would like to thank those who donated to the clothing drive. It was a huge success. The clothes were donated to Mountain of Faith Ministries.
The VHS Varsity and Women’s Choir participated in the District Choral Competition in Pearl. Both choirs earned superior ratings. The choral students who participated were:  Zak Abdeen, Cerenity Acreman, Marcus Barnett, Jade Bell, Dyamond Benton, Carmen Braxton, Brittany Brewer, Mya Brooks, Pattie Brown, Miesha Bure, Warner Buxton, Kierra Cage, Kayla Calvin, Ke’Aubrey Clark, Breazlynn Dillon, Arcaisha Drayton, Kayla English, Ashley Erves, JaDarius Flagg, Kaitlyn Freeman, Madeleine Gaul, Railey George, Briana Graves, Deborah Hartley, Kenzie Irons, Alexyia Johnson, Nic Johnson, Iris Jones, Tessa Jordan, Noah Ledbetter, Katlin Luke, Mackenzie Lynch, Makala McKay, Candice Moore, Zaria Neal, Yolanda Parson, Ja’Vanna Price, Hailey Randolph, BreeAnn Rayburn, Brooke Rigsby, Stephan Rowan, Ally Sackett, Destinee Shaifer, Leyla Shelton, Louis Simmons, Zipporah Sudds, Talia Sweezer, Dynasty Sylvester, Tevin Sylvester, Destinie Taper, Vidal Thuha, Faye Valerio, Kayla Walker, Janaeya Washington, Jamison Watson, Erika Wheeler, Kionna Wilkerson, Brettanie Williams, Darbie Woods, and Diamond Woods.  Mrs. Tracey Smithey is the directress, and Mrs. Angela Chapin is the assistant. Congratulations and thanks to the staff and students for their accomplishment and representation.
The PTO will meet on Monday, Feb. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria. All parents and Please submit any items for discussion at the meeting or any ideas for the betterment of our school to
Students from VHS Family and Consumer Science class were afforded the opportunity to go behind the scenes of WLBT3/FOX 40 News Studios in Jackson, MS. News anchor Joy Redmon allowed the students to sit behind the news desk and read actual news clips of leading stories in the local area. The next field trip will be to the Mississippi Baking Company in Pelahatchie, MS on Feb. 24. All visits are geared toward exposing students to diverse career paths.
There will be a senior transition meeting at Hinds Vo-Tech Center on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 3:00 p.m.
The VHS S.A.V.E. Chapter will host a Prom Safety Awareness Day on Friday, Feb. 27, for Juniors and Seniors in the auditorium. The guest speaker will be Ms. Cassandra Reed, founder of the ARL Project. Members of the community will set up booths during lunch so students can participate in various activities and pick up valuable information.
All Juniors will be given the ACT on Mar. 3. Parents of Juniors are asked to make sure their child is present and on time. The cost of the ACT is covered by the state. Students can practice using the ACT section of USA Test Prep. For login information, contact the Guidance Office of VHS.

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