VHS Teacher Spotlight for the month of November is AP and Dual Credit science instructor Dr. Regina O’Leary.
The following VHS students were recently inducted into the National Technical Honor Society: Zaria Anderson, Edward Auttonberry, Paul Auttonberry, Marshall Banks, Jon Bantugan, Jonathan Boyd, Mya Brooks, Briawna Brown, Meggan Busby, Shadia Cain, Daryl Caldwell, Alexandria Carter, Jasmine Cobbs, Kevia Davis, Khalia Davis, Felicity Delgado, Gage Ederington, Macy Fulgham, Railey George, Taylor Austin Gibson, Maiya Huell, Shamar Hendrix, Keion Johnson, Jayla Jones, Austin Manuel, Wendy Oakes, Kiona Patton, Delwan Rushing, Mya Semi, Aaliyah Scott, Tiye Strong, Jay Stirgus, Mia Thomas, Tera Thompson, Leslie Toole, Valina Thuha, Kevin Williams, and Kennedy Woodward. The faculty and staff of VHS, parents, and friends congratulate all of these students for this great accomplishment.
Track and Field tryouts for boys and girls will be held on November 18 and 19. All interested athletes must have a current physical. Please bring running shoes and clothing to try out. Athletes much be present both days of tryouts. If you have further questions, please see Coach Banks in room 308B.
The Gator Years yearbook theme this year is “Don’t believe me just watch” from the song “Uptown Funk”. To connect the theme to VHS, we need your help adapting the lyrics. Re-write “Uptown Funk” to capture the spirit of VHS. The winner gets credit in the yearbook and a free yearbook. Deadline to submit your lyrics is Friday, November 20.
Thanksgiving holiday will be November 23 – November 27. School will resume on November 30.
Baseball tryouts will be held November 30 and December 1, 4:15 p.m.-6:00 p.m., at the baseball practice field. Please wear athletic pants and shirts, tennis shoes or cleats, and bring baseball glove, and copy of report card. Athletics must have current physical in order to try out. For more information, please see Coach DeWald in room 220.
The Questar English 2 and Algebra 1 tests for first-timers will be administered November 30 – December 4.
SATP2 for Biology 1 and U.S. History for first-timers and re-testers will be November 30 – December 4.
The VHS Choral Department will participate in “Holly Days” at the Southern Heritage Cultural Center on December 5.
The VHS Choral Department Christmas Concert will be on December 8 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
“Poetry Out Loud” will be held on December 9 beginning at 1:30 p.m. in the auditorium.
Anyone interested in donating items to fill shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, please see Mrs. McRight.