Saturday, February 20, 2016

February 20, 2016

Congratulations to Mrs. Ebony Gardner, VHS math instructor, for being named first runner-up secondary educator of the year by the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce.  The VHS Family is so very proud of you!!!

Registration for 11th grade (upcoming Seniors) will begin on February 24.

Soccer banquet tickets are available in Office A.  Please see Ms. Rolling.

There will be a trip to Hinds Community College in Raymond on Friday, February 26 for Junior and Senior Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta members.  Students interested in attending should see Dr. O’Leary or Mrs. Gardner for permission slips and details.

To help raise funds for Relay for Life, VHS Student Council will be sponsoring a Lip Sync Battle on Thursday, March 3.  Students and teachers may compete as individuals or as a team for a chance to be the Lip Sync Champions!  If you’re interested in participating, please see Mrs. Gardner in room 14 to sign up.  The deadline to sign up will be Friday, February 26.  All music must be approved by Mrs. Gardner.  The cost to attend the Lip Sync Battle is $3.  Tickets will be sold during lunch.

Friday, February 26, is the deadline for ordering senior portraits and/or baby ads; ordering reserved copies of the yearbook; and submitting pictures, information, and other items for inclusion in the yearbook.  The Yearbook table will be set up outside of Office B during lunch.

Hinds Community College is offering a Foundation Scholarship.  The deadline is March 1.  Also, Hinds is now offering a full scholarship for those interested in a career in sports medicine.  If interested in either one of these scholarships, please see Mrs. Anderson in room 203 for more details.

Get2College will be on campus on Thursday, March 3 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to host FAFSA Day.  If you are interested in attending, please make an appointment with Mrs. Anderson in room 203.  Spaces are limited.

Attention any current or former students of the Family and Consumer Science class interested in attending an out-of-state field trip during Spring Break to the Mercedes Benz plant and the University of Alabama on March 8, please see Ms. Rankin during third lunch in the cafeteria.

Scholarships have been updated on the school website.  Students may go under “Student’s Corner” for a list of available scholarships and qualifications for each.  Also check on the Get2College link for additional scholarships.   Please note and adhere to the deadlines for these scholarships.

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