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Monday, September 23, 2013

Daily Announcements 9/23

Fair Haven Union High School  “The Weekday Web” 
PARENTS / GUARDIANS / STUDENTS: Announcements appear every day that school is in session @ 5 a.m.
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 Announcements to be read on MONDAY – SEPTEMBER 23, 2013 

LUNCH DUTY  9/23, 24, - , 26, 27:                
A. (11:32-11:52) Chase       B. (11:56-12:15) Pelkey     C: (12:18-12:39) Worthing

HOMEWORK SUCCESS PROGRAM DUTY 9/23, - , - , 26, 27:  (3:10 – 5:30 p.m.)
Mrs. Nicholson  
The schedule will consist of 4 days per week – NO TUESDAY
(When 2 teachers are assigned duty – both are required to be in attendance – TY)

BREAKFAST / LUNCH:   REMEMBER to Deposit Money in your BREAKFAST / LUNCH Account – TY  
 NOTE: Parents / Guardians will have 2 methods to fund their student’s account:    
1)  Go to: – You may set up an online account  using a Credit / Debit card to make deposits into your student’s account. 
2)You may send a check with your student made payable to the Fair Haven School Lunch Program.   
Please include the student’s name in the Memo line.  Cash will also be accepted, however this does slow the lines.   
FRESH PICKS CAFÉ – District Link:  Fresh Picks Site – Menus (   
We are constantly adding new information to our Website!  Please take time to learn about our Food Service Program and access up to the minute information.  TY for visiting. 

Monday – 9/23: Welcome Autumn!  Baked Ham, Fresh Dinner rolls, Local Corn on the Cob, Local Mac Apple 
Tuesday – 9/24:  Heart Healthy: Grilled Boneless Chicken, Seasoned Rice, Baby Carrots w/Hummus, Fresh Fruit       
The Band Boosters will be meeting on WEDNESDAY – 9/25 at 6 p.m. – in the Band Room. 

The LIBRARY will be CLOSED WEDNESDAY (9/25) afternoon – Due to EARLY RELEASE 11:30 a.m.
We will be open Thursday for our usual hours – 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m..

KEYNOTES REHEARSALS tonight – Monday:  Girls 5:30 – Boys 6 p.m. 
AUDITION Rehearsals for Districts and State meet Tuesday and Thursday morning at 8 a.m. 


ART CLUB:  Will begin meeting every  WEDNESDAY after school. 
CADETS:  Meet 1st, 3rd, 4th WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Room.  See Officer Prouty for information. 
DIY SCIENCE CLUB:  Specializing in the Amazing World of Scientific Exploration!  THURSDAYS - 3 p.m. in Mr. Worthing’s Room
OVX:  Meet 2nd WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30 a.m. in the Conference Room.  See Officer Prouty for information. 
POETRY OUT LOUD:  A national poetry recitation contest sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, will meet in Mrs. Hadeka’s room (120) – STARTING MONDAY – 9/23!  All are welcome!
SCHOLARS BOWL:  Opening Tournament (Sue Pasco) is being held @ Essex HS on Saturday – 9/28

There will be a meeting on TUESDAY – 9/24, right after school – in Ms. Sanborn’s Room (112). 

* [Guidance website] The Website is updated regularly!  Please visit soon!    

ASVAB:  The ASVAB testing will be held on FRIDAY – 10/25 in Mrs. LaPlaca’s classroom.  See Mrs. Anderson in the Guidance Office to sign up.  TY

COLLEGE VISITS:   Please see Mrs. Anderson in the Guidance Office is you are interested in attending.
Friday – 9/27: 10 a.m. – Springfield College    
Tuesday – 10/1:  10 a.m. – Lyndon State College
Tuesday – 10/1:  11 a.m. – University of Vermont

INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE STUDIES:  CCV is still offering Introduction to College Studies (ICS), CCV has pushed the deadline for sign up ONE WEEK – to September 25 to allow for more students to sign up. 
If there is enough interest CCV will also offer a later class to accommodate students participating in extracurricular activities.  This is a dual enrollment class, if they pass ICS the student can enroll in another college class at CCV for FREE.
Other advantages of this program are free textbooks, a free dining hall coupon, and scholarship – thanks to Vermont Community Foundation, CCV, and Castleton State College.  Interested?  Please stop by the Guidance Office for more information.  

Will be held on Friday – 10/4 this year.  Please join by making a donation & wearing your favorite jeans.  Donations can be given to Lisa Birchmore – or placed in her mailbox.  Also-if you would like to donate in memory-or in honor of-a loved one, please fill out the form that was placed in your mailbox and return to Mrs. Birchmore.  TY for your support. 

Library website  This link provides VOLUMES of useful information – why not “check it out”!!!
For information about the Homework Success Program, please follow this link:

FRESHMEN – WE NEED YOU to join the Scholars Bowl Team!!!  Our practices are after school from 3 – 4 p.m. – or later some times.  COME and CHECK US OUT!  Come for the fun!  Practice is in Mrs. Cornell’s Room (next to the Library).  Hope to see you soon!  Coach Allen

The SLATE PIT, your Slater School Store – will be OPEN before school, during Period 5, and 15 minutes after school for your shopping convenience!  Please stop by and see what we have to offer. 

Calling all students!!!!  There will be a sign-up meeting soon for those students interested in joining the “Slater News” team on Thursday – 9/26 from 3:15 – 4 p.m. in Room 117!  Hope to see you there!   

MONDAY 9/23 – Decade Day    
Tuesday 9/24 – Pirate Day  
Wednesday 9/25 – Super Hero Day
Thursday 9/26 – Beach Day
Friday 9/27 – Blue/White/Pink Day 
All Outfits MUST FOLLOW School Dress Code

Hallway and Field Decoration Points and Guidelines:
1st place - 100 points
2nd place - 75 points
3rd place - 50 points
 4th place - 25 points   
NOTE:  We will not tolerate the destruction of decorations this year.  There are cameras in EVERY hallway!  
Any student found destroying decorations will receive an automatic disqualification from the contest for themselves AND their class.  GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP is #1 in SLATER NATION!!!  Enjoy the week!  

Weekly Sports Schedules can be seen here: 
>UP TO THE MINUTE CHANGES will be listed here:
NOTE: These listings are subject to change without notice – please check the “Up To The Minute Changes” above, or contact Eric Ramey-Activities Coordinator at:
Sports are subject to change due to weather at any time after this listing has gone to print.     

Monday – 9/23: 
VARSITY & JV FIELD HOCKEY vs Otter Valley (HOME) / Varsity 5 p.m. – JV 5:15 p.m.   
BOY’S VARSITY SOCCER vs Bellows Falls (HOME) / 6 p.m.   

Tuesday – 9/24: 
GIRL’S VARSITY SOCCER vs Black River (HOME) / Game 4:30 p.m. 
BOY’S VARSITY SOCCER vs Green Mountain (HOME) / Game 7 p.m.  
CROSS COUNTRY @ Mill River (AWAY) / Dismiss 2:45 - Leave 2:55 p.m. / Meet 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday - 9:25:
JV BOYS SOCCER vs Granville (HOME) / Game 4:30 p.m.  
FIELD HOCKEY vs Springfield (HOME) / VARSITY 4 p.m. - JV 5:15 p.m.       

Senior Class of 2014 / IMPORTANT DATES: 
SSENIOR PICTURES DUE:  Wednesday – 10/30/2013 / SENIOR PAGE FORM DUE:  Wednesday – 10/30/2013
·         SENIOR SUPERLATIVES DUE:  Friday – 11/15/2013 / BABY PICTURES DUE:  Friday- 11/15/2013  
·         PARENT/GUARDIAN ADS DUE:  Monday 9/1 – Friday 2/15/2013 

·         9/30 – 10/4: $40              50% is due at time of purchase
·         10/7 – 18: $45                   Makes checks payable to: FHU
·         10/21 – End: $50


SUNSHINE FUND INFO:  The Sunshine Committee (Doran/Sanborn) is asking for a $25 donation from each of you!  Join us in supporting one another during life’s twists and turns!  This year the account is to be run through an independent bank account.  To pay your dues (cash/make check to Ashleigh Sanborn or Tricia Doran, and write Sunshine Fund in the memo).  Please see Ms. Sanborn.  TY to all who have already paid!