There will be a golf informational meeting on Tuesday January 21st at 6:00pm in the VHS Cafeteria about the upcoming season. This meeting is meant for any returning players and their parents as well as anyone who is interested in playing this year. If you have any questions concerning this meeting or about the golf team in general please see Coach Power.
Auburn University STEM Department:
Auburn University's STEM Department will have a High School visitation/Preview Day for juniors and seniors on Monday) January 27, 2020.
Auburn University's E-Day 20-20 will take place on Friday, February 28, 2020. E-DAY is the Engineering Open House where students in grades 7th-12th are invited to visit campus and learn more about Auburn Engineering through tours, hands-on displays and the opportunity to speak with engineering faculty and staff. There will also be an information session for Juniors and Seniors.
Students interested in attending either of these events may see Ms. Harris in between classes for more details.
If you have signed up to join the swim team or would like to do so, there is an informational parent meeting at 6 PM on January 22nd in the VHS Library. Please make sure you and one of your parents are in attendance.
Congratulations to the following seniors:
Morgan Ammons received the Academic Achievement Scholarship from BelhavenUniversity in the amount of $48,000.
University in the amount of $48,000.
Seirra Cooper received the UAB Academic Achievement Scholarship from The University of Alabama at Birmingham in the amount of $10,000. Seirra also received the Recognition Scholarship to Auburn University at !Montgomery in the amount of $6,000.
Connor Corbin received the Gamecock Spirit Scholarship from Jacksonville State
University in the amount of $10,000.
Sunshine Cotney received the Academic Achievement Scholarship from Belhaven University in the amount of $48,000.
Makayla Green received the National Blue Devil Scholarship from Lawrence Technical University in the amount of $20,000.
Mikaya Heard received the President Hubert F, Searcy Scholarship from The Huntingdon College in the amount of $15,000. Mikaya also received the Dean's Scholarship in the amount of $32,000 from Faulkner University.
Andie Roberts received the Spirit of Auburn University Scholarship from Auburn University in the amount of $20,000.
As of today, Scholarship totals for the graduating Class of 2020 is at
$887,000.00. If you have any scholarships offers please remember to bring those in to Ms. Harris.
Cheer Tryouts:If you are interested in trying out for cheerleader or mascot, please sign up in the library by this Friday. Tryout clinic will be held this year March 2-5th and the actual tryout will be on Friday, March 6th. There will not be a parent meeting this year. However, there are deadlines you will need to meet in order to receive full compliance points for tryouts.Sign up and get your initial information sheet by this Friday, January 17th in the library before school, after school, or between classes. Do not come during class to sign up and do not ask for a tardy pass.Pay your $10 tryout fee by next Friday, January 24th by Noon to Mrs. Phillips in the library. Once your tryout fee is paid you will receive your information packet.Your information packet is due back filled out completely by Tuesday, January 27th. AHSAA Completed Physical or documentation of current physical already on file are due to Mrs. Phillips by Friday, February 21st at 3:00.Please make sure you complete all items on time to receive full compliance points for tryouts.
There will be an Art Guild meeting in Ms. Davidson's room after school on Thursday 1/16/2020.
Students in 11th and 12th grade will now be able to work as poll workers for the upcoming election year. Students will need to have a letter of recommendation from their principal or other school official, be at least 16 years old, be a resident of the county/city, and enrolled in a public school or accredited private high school.If you qualify and are interested, please see a counselor for an application or if you have any questions. Applications are due by the end of January in order to work the election in March.
Students, there will be a mandatory meeting for the track team on Friday, January 17. The meeting will take place at 3:30pm in the cafeteria. Please make plans to be there.
Bezos Scholars Program
Applications are now open for the Bezos Scholars program, a year-long leadership development program that amplifies youth voice and action. Current high school juniors are invited to apply. Scholars gain leadership skills, collaborate and build their networks, and make a meaningful difference in their community. If you are an interested 11th grade student and demonstrate academic rigor, maturity, curiosity, and community leadership, please see Ms. Bledsoe for the link to complete the online application. All applications are due by January 31, 2020.
Tutoring: Need help writing a paper, pulling up your social studies grade, or studying for a big math or science test? The members of the National Honor Society would like to announce that they are currently available for tutoring free-of-charge after school or before school by appointment. Please see a member of NHS or Mr. Thrower in room 203 to sign-up.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets every Tuesday at 7:15 AM in the VHS Library for a morning devotion and fellowship. FCA is open to any student at VHS and not just students that play on a sports team. Hope you can join us.
Mu Alpha Theta Tutoring:
When: Every Tuesday 7:00AM to 7:35 AM and 3:15PM to 4:00P in Coach Hall’s room 403. You can get tutoring, help on homework or study guides.