Tide Pride - SHS Daily Bulletin
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Today is Nut Day!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Julia Dunn, Schuyler Chambers Tomorrow: Camryn Fewer
BLOOD DRIVE SHS Student Council Blood Drive will be held today, Tuesday, October 22. The age requirement to donate is 17 or older and 16 with parent permission. Please see Eleanor Steinman, Mrs. Portelance of Mr. Leene if you are interested in signing up or for additional questions and information.
ATHLETICS Wednesday: Varsity Girls Soccer @ Mt. Anthony 3:00 dismissed 9:45 am. Thursday: Varsity Field Hockey 3:30 @ Burr & Burton dismissed 11:45. Friday: Varsity Football @ U32 bus is 5:00 pm. Saturday: Cross Country @ Thetford Academy divisional championships.
QUIDDITCH The Quidditch club will hold the last organizational meeting of the semester on Wednesday, October 23, after school in Room 103. Anyone interested in playing should attend this 5-10 minute meeting.
THE MAGIC THE GATHERING The Magic the Gathering club will be having it's first draft tournament (Throne of Eldraine) of the year, Thursday, October 24. There is limited space and a registration fee of $15 to help pay for boosters and prizes. See Mr Moran in Room 103 for more information and to register. Also, remember that we have regular play Thursdays after school. All levels of players are welcome.
SHS DRAMA PRESENTS THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (abridged) [revised]. This is NOT your grandma's Shakespeare! Come see the hilarious antics of a group of amateur players as they attempt all of Shakespeare's works in one evening. Shows are this coming Thursday, Friday, and Saturday (October 24-26) at 7:00 p.m. in the SHS Auditorium. Ticket prices for students and staff are $7, available on the school website or at the door.
COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS Friday, November 8 from 5:30-7:30 pm. The Elks Club will host a dinner for Veteran's at the Barre Elks Lodge, 10 Jefferson Street, Barre. They need 6-8 volunteers to serve food and to help in the kitchen. Contact Barb Watters at firstname.lastname@example.org or 802-558-8692. Students can see Margo Austin in Room 208 or email@example.com with any questions about community service. She is here to help connect you with awesome opportunities.
SPIRIT DAY Friday is Real Kids Wear Pink Day in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This will serve as our Spirit Day so please show your support by wearing pink to school on Friday!
ATTENTION SENIORS The official list of Senior Submission of Portraits has been posted in LaFran's room. Please stop by to confirm your spot and make sure to check your school email in late October for submission of quotes/accolades, along with checking for proofing during the month of November.
$ FOR SENIORS Scholarships are posted on Naviance, on the wall outside the Guidance Office, and in the Money Corner in the Guidance Office. Please remember to check your Naviance account frequently, since scholarships will be added throughout the year as they become available. Many colleges offer scholarships as well. Make sure to check the financial aid offices of the colleges you are applying to.
NEW YORK CITY TRIP The Drama Club/Chorus Trip has a few spots open on their late January trip to NYC. We will be spending three days/two nights exploring the city and seeing shows. The $750 fee covers transportation, hotel, breakfast, dinner, and admission to Broadway shows and most sightseeing events. You do not need to be in drama or chorus to join us. If you are interested, please see Ms. Brennan in 216 or Ms. Elgood in the chorus room.
WHAT MAKES AMERICA GREAT The Veterans of Foreign Wars has opened up entries for their Voice of Democracy essay competition. The Patriotic Audio Essay offers a grand prize of $30,000! The deadline for entry is Thursday, October 31. See Mrs. Trepanier (office C-3 in the Library) for an entry form.
SOPHOMORES Are you interested in a 3-4 day fun leadership opportunity? Meet state leaders, experience life on a University and dorm living. Learn about yourself and how you can be an impactful youth leader. If interested, respond to: "Describe the most rewarding and challenging aspects of being a leader in your school and/or your community." (No more than one page.) Bring your essay or email to Ms. Berryman by November 1. (The school pays for two students to attend in the spring. We select two students based on a group interview and essay.)
FUNDRAISING See Ms. Gaudreau in Room 108 for a VT Cookie Love form if you're interested in making some money toward a school trip. You would be selling VT Cookie Love cookie dough and there are gluten free options as well! The forms will be due November 5 and the dough pick-up will be November 14.
QUEBEC TRIP All French students (including Semester 2) are eligible to sign up for an amazing winter experience in Quebec City. March 13-15. Activities include dog-sledding, tubing, cross country skiing, sugar on snow, theater workshops, scavenger hunts, and experiencing the feeling of being in Europe! See Mme Marineau in Room 203 for more information.
SUGARBUSH PASSES Discounted season passes to faculty, students and their families. Sugarbush is extending the lowest prices of the season until December 1. Forms are available at the front office and through Mary_rubalcaba@yahoo.com.
LUNCH Ham and Cheese or Veggie and Cheese Calzone, Marinara Sauce, Caesar Salad. Grill: Monte Cristo with Roasted Potato Wedges. Mac and Cheese.
Wednesday: Homestyle Chicken, Biscuit and Gravy, Roasted Carrots. Grill: Chicken Parm Sandwich and Fries. Tostado Bar.
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