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Tide Pride - SHS Daily Bulletin

Monday, January 25, 2021

Today is Bubble Wrap Day!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY! Natalie Soffen  Tomorrow: Alexis Brummert, Joseph Jamele

PRINCIPAL'S NEWSLETTER Please be reminded that our new schedule begins January 27. Please click here to view the latest issue of Ms. Waterhouse's newsletter. 

SELF CARE TIPS FROM AN SHS STUDENT DAY ONE - Over the next couple of days, I will be giving you tips on how to improve and keep your mental health up. Today's topic is Hygiene.  Hygiene plays a huge role in mental health. It is scientifically proven that teens who shower regularly have more self-confidence, their mood increases in happiness, and their work output is better. You should aim to shower at least every other day. It seems like a lot of work but if you get into the habit you will feel much better.

KUDOS Students of the Week: Josie Diego, Moss Bahner.  Athletes of the Week: Raven Premont, Andrew Trottier.  Staff of the Week: Barbara Strong, Anna Ryan. Congratulations one and all! 

CLASS of 2024 Please accept the invitation to the Google Classroom you received last week. (Thank you to the many of you who already have!) Your class officers are working hard on activities and events for you to be a part of. Don't miss the announcements and your chance to get involved.

STRESSED? Need someone to talk to? This has been a tough year, and the School Counseling staff wants you to know you are not alone. The end of the semester can be especially hard, so we'll be hosting virtual Drop In hours for the last two weeks of January open to any student who needs support. Whether you need some help getting motivated to finish up assignments or just want to check in with someone, stop on by. Our mental health intern will be there to help navigate whatever life stuff comes up for you these next two weeks. Drop in Tuesday-Thursday 2:30-3:30 or Friday 2:30-4:30 meet.google.com/kwy-ofjc-uqa   If you have questions or have issues getting into the meeting, please email hwestshs@buusd.org 

 

STRUGGLING WITH CLASSES? Students, please reach out to us if you feel you are in need of academic assistance. If you feel that you are behind in your classes and can use some extra academic support please fill out this form. You will be contacted for assistance. Help is on the way! Please do not request assistance during your regular class time.

SATs FOR JUNIORS SHS is planning on offering SATs at school, with a tentative date of March 24. If you are interested in taking SATs this Spring, this could be your one opportunity to do so at Spaulding this year. Please reach out to Mr. Hoffman or Ms. Ryan by Wednesday, January 27 to register. You will not have to register through College Board, but will be billed for the cost of the exam following the assessment.

ARTISTS (and non-artists who like art anyway) Join us each week to make art together (by Google Meet). Open Studio is an after school club that meets Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 where students (and faculty guests) spend time making some art. If interested, email Mrs. Reardon or Mr. Eaton for the meeting link: mareashs@buusd.org   breatshs@buusd.org 

GREEN UP VERMONT Submissions for the contest run through February 1. Click on this link to learn more about how you can enter and win cash!

JUNIORS It is that time of year to start thinking about Early College. Places like Norwich, VTC, and CCV have opened their applications and deadlines are fast approaching. In short, Early College is a program where High School Seniors who apply and get accepted can go to college for one full year for very little cost. If you are interested in Early College and want to learn more or have questions, please reach out to Margo Austin (maustshs@buusd.org) who can connect with you and help you decide if Early College is the right fit for you. Upcoming deadlines for Early College: Norwich University - February 1;  Vermont Technical College VAST - May 1.

SENIORS - SCHOLARSHIPS  The SHS In-House scholarship application is now available! We award over $500,000 from our community every year.  Please take advantage of this fabulous opportunity by visiting and applying here nowDeadline: February 12 at 3:15 p.m.

CVCC APPLICATIONS OPEN Visit https://centralvermont.enrolltrack.com/ for the new online application if you are a 9th, 10th or 11th grader and you wish to apply to the Tech Center for a program next year. The application needs to be completed and turned in to your Guidance Counselor by February 15 to meet the March 5 deadline.

ATTENTION CREATIVE TYPES  Looking for an outlet for your creative writing or performance energy?  Consider Poetry Out Loud!  You have two options this year:  a poetry writing competition, which is coming right up, and a poetry recitation competition, which will be ongoing through mid-March.  If you've seen or participated before, this year's competition will look different, as everything will be done through video and virtual meets.  Anyone can join either one; just get in touch with Ms. Brennan (sbrenshs@buusd.org) OR fill out this form

CASH PRIZES! Vermont Highway Safety Alliance (VHSA) is holding their #802phonesdown!headsup! video public service announcement contest which is open to high school students with a total of $3,000 in cash prizes to be awarded!  designed to encourage young drivers and their friends and peers to avoid distracted driving, a total of $3,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to the creators of the five winning video PSAs. Submit your entry by March 15. For more information, visit https://vermonthighwaysafety.org/psa-video-contest/.

WELLNESS - COVID SUPPORT LINE  1-866-652-4636 COVIDSUPPORTVT.org

NAME THAT ACRONYM BUUSD = Barre Unified Union School District

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 couldn't the little pirate see a movie?  It was rated Arrrrrr!

MENU Breakfast: Blueberry Muffin, Strawberry/Blueberry & Yogurt Parfait with Granola, Egg Sandwich.  Lunch: Mac and Cheese, Peas and Carrots, Peaches. Option 2: Hamburger, Roasted Potato Wedges, Peas and Carrots.

It doesn't matter what you did or where you were...it matters where you are and what you're doing. Get out there! Sing the song in your heart and NEVER let anyone shut you up!  ~ Steve Maraboli