Friday, April 24, 2015

April 26, 2015

On Tuesday, April 21, Mrs. Velazquez’s Spanish 2 students had a real life experience in the classroom.  Members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and volunteers came to VHS, and the Spanish 2 students had to interview them in Spanish.  The following speakers and volunteers who participated were Lyan Garcia, Mariely Mejias, Javier Osorio, Henry Diaz-Alvarez, Yamiretsy Pagan, Omar Esquilin, Axel Montalvo, Luis De Jesus, Juliana Bueno, Gerardo Velazquez, Gustavo Emmanuelli, and Natalia Ocasio.  Students will also write a biography of the guests in Spanish.

The VHS Fine Arts Choral Department presents “Through the Decades”, a night of fun, song, and dance with a small representation of music from each decade beginning with the 50’s.  The program will be held in the VHS Auditorium on Tuesday, April 28, 6:30 p.m.  Admission is $3.00 and concessions will be available.  For more information contact Tracy Smithey at 601-831-1807.

The Vicksburg High School Missy Gators Varsity Basketball tryouts will be held on April 27 – April 29 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in the VHS gym.  The attire is basketball clothes and shoes.  The students must have a current physical and a copy of their third nine weeks report card.  For more information contact Coach Hartzog at 601-636-2914 ext. 20.

Relay for Life will be held at the VHS Stadium on Friday, May 1, from 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.  For more details contact Mrs. Meredith McRight at 601-636-2914.

Tryouts for the VHS Swim Team will be held May 5 and May 7 at 4:00 p.m. at the Vicksburg YMCA.  Students must have an updated physical to tryout.  No two-pieces, boxers, t-shirts, or briefs will be allowed.  The use of goggles and swim caps is advised.  For more information contact E. Gardner at 601-636-2914.

Congratulations to the following Gators for their District performances which earned their team 2nd place overall:  Keiyana Gaskin, 1st place in 100m & 200m dash; Tymesha Nabors, 2nd place 300 hurdles; Mikayla Banks, 4th place 100m; Char’Davia Anderson, 4th  place 400m; Jade Douglas, 4th place 800m; Jordan Davis, 4th place in the 100m & 300m hudles; 1st place 4X100 relay team of Keiyana Gaskin, Mikayla Banks, Destiny Allen, and Tymesha Nabors; 1st place 4X200 relay team of Kiona Patton, Tymesha Nabors, Destiny Allen, and Keiyana Gaskin; 2nd place 4X400 relay team of Char’Davia Anderson, Jade Douglas, Jamiracle Williams, and Tymesha Nabors; Leon Miles, 1st place in 110 and 300 hurdles; Jarod Squire, 2nd place in 400m dash; Daylon Jewitt, 4th place 400m dash; Darrius Tucker, 4th place 800m run; Boys 4X200 relay team placed 1st; Boys 4X100 relay team placed 3rd; and the Boys 4X400 relay team placed 1st.

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