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Tide Pride - SHS Daily Bulletin

Friday, April 16, 2021

Today is Save the Elephant Day!


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HAPPY BIRTHDAY Hallee Allen, Madison LePage, Jayson Capobianco   Weekend: Dylan Estivill, Aaliyah Kingsbury, Airalee Mullin, Talan Herring

SPRING VACATION April 19 through April 23.  Classes resume on Monday, April 26. 

APRIL SCHOLARSHIP Virtual Business Entrepreneurship Simulation entry ends today, April 16. Students, please enter to have a chance to win over $5,000 in scholarship prizes! Click here for further information and please contact Mr. Ark if you are interested. 

FINANCIAL LITERACY With online banking, saving has never been easier.  With using online banking, you can move your contributions to be done consistently, automatically, and evenly distributed without even thinking about it.  With keeping your finances moving forward a little bit each paycheck, you will hit your financial goals sooner than you think. 

GREEN UP DAY FROM S.A.F.E CLUB Celebrating its 51st anniversary this year!  On Saturday, May 1 the community will be coming together to maintain Vermont's beauty though making our state cleaner.  Bags will be distributed 8:00 am to 1:00 pm in the parking lot behind City Hall.  Once filled, bags can be dropped off May 1st & May 2nd in a Green Up Day dumpster on Merchants Row.  Students can earn valuable community service hours.  The full details can be found in this letter. It is important to stay safe on Green Up Day!  Please make sure to maintain social distancing guidelines, and wear a mask, especially around non-household members.  Make sure to wash your hands, and do not handle needles.  If found, they should be flagged and reported to police for proper disposal. A  school wide Greening Up competition will take place.  The class which collects the most bags will be awarded Crimson Cup points and receive a $100 donation from the S.A.F.E. Club!  Log your # of bags using this google form link. Questions about Green Up Day can be directed to Guin Fredriksen, science teacher, at Questions about Community Service can be directed to Margo Austin, Community Service Coordinator, at

STRUGGLING WITH CLASSES? Please reach out to us if you feel you are behind in your classes and can use some extra academic support. Please fill out this form. Help is on the way! (Please do not request assistance during your regular class time.)

PRINCIPAL'S NEWSLETTER Please click here to view the latest issue of Ms. Waterhouse's newsletter.

CHROMEBOOK HELP If you need technical assistance with your Chromebook, please contact Jan Trepanier by email or at or by calling the HelpDesk line at 479-6901. In your message to Jan, please include student name, grade, school and a description of what is wrong with the device to help address your request in a timely manner.

SBAC TESTING Required by the AOE, testing will occur for all 9th graders between April 27 and May 7

STUDENT COUNCIL When we return from break, Student Council will have an in-house meeting option. On Wednesday, April 28 we meet in the SHS Aud at 12:30.  A remote option will still exist for those students unable to attend in person.  Click here for the Google Meet remote option.  We are hoping to see the majority of Student Council members (anyone can join!) in person.  Email Ms. Portelance with questions at

ATTENTION SENIOR ATHLETES! Application are open for the Fran Pinard Scholarship that is given to a deserving senior student/athlete who has given unselfishly of him/herself to the SHS community through student activities, exemplifies school spirit and who will be attending college in the fall. A male and female student may be chosen. If interested please reach out to Ms. LaFrancis via email at for an application. Deadline for submission is April 27 by 3:00 pm.

SHS (Barre, VT) CLASS OF 1966 MEMORIAL AWARD  The applicant must be SHS Class of 2021, either be a child, or grandchild of an SHS (Barre) graduate.  The applicant must participate in school activities and/or community activities and must intend to further his or her education.  To obtain an application please contact Mike Gilbert at and return it to Mike by May 15.

BOTTLE DRIVE The NHS would love for you to donate any spare bottles or cans you have! We have a bin in the front lobby but if you have a significant amount of bottles or do not feel safe or do not want to bring bottles in, you can contact Danielle Brizzolara or Pamela Smith and they will set up some NHS members to come and pick the bottles up for you! 

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES Are you looking for a summer internship, volunteer work, paid job or class? There are many opportunities for this summer. Please check out the Summer Opportunities and Jobs Bulletin Boards outside the Guidance office if you are in the school building. In addition, we have created a site with resources and links for you. Please check it out: SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES. Contact email for questions and comments: 

LEADERSHIP Opportunities with Boys' and Girls' State Programs. The Green Mountain Boys’ State and the American Legion Auxiliary Green Mountain Girls State have summer programs available to high school students finishing their junior year this Spring and beginning their senior year in Fall, 2021. Participants spend an intensive week of study, working together as self-governing citizens and learning how to participate in the functioning of Vermont’s local and state government in preparation for their future roles as responsible adult citizens. The Green Mountain Boys' State Program is June 20 to June 25More detailed info for Boys' State  The American Legion Auxiliary Green Mountain Girls State Program is June 20 to June 24. More detailed info for Girls' State Please email for application information.

VERMONT STATE PARKS - SUMMER OPENINGS If you enjoy the outdoors, working with people and have an interest in Forestry, Parks, and Recreation, please reach out to Mrs. Carpenter at or LaFran at to learn about some potential openings with the Vermont State Parks with whom WBL has partnered with. Most of the openings are full time with dates starting in May and ending in September/October, but there are some part time openings to accommodate school calendars.

GOVERNOR’S INSTITUTE OF VERMONT GIV provides young people with intensive, hands-on learning experiences, igniting academic and creative passions, building confidence and leadership, and expanding students’ sense of possibility.  Students in 9th through 12th grade (including graduating seniors) can submit their applications for GIV's online summer 2021 programming. Start your application at or reach out to Ms. Austin at

NAME THAT ACRONYM SAFE = Student Association for the Environment

CHROMEBOOK NOTES Update your chromebook by simply logging off your chromebook, shut down with power off button (not just shutting the door) and then log back in.

JUST FOR GIGGLES  Why did the farmer bury all his money?  To make his soil rich!

MENU  Breakfast:  Donut, Strawberry Parfait, Bagel Breakfast Sandwich, Smoothie.  Lunch: Nachos.  Option 2: Pulled Pork on a Bun, Pacific Vegetable Blend, Applesauce.

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.  ~ Helen Keller


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