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Friday, January 30, 2015

Daily Announcements 1/30

Fair Haven Union High School “The Weekday Web” 
PARENTS / GUARDIANS / STUDENTS: Announcements appear every day that school is in session @ 5 a.m.
Why not add to Your FAVORITES! 

Announcements to be read on FRIDAY – JANUARY 30, 2015

Reminder
ALL Students MUST ENTER Through FRONT DOOR!  TY

PLEASE NOTE:  FHUHS is a PEANUT / NUT AWARE FACILITY
Please DO NOT OPEN any Peanut / Nut / Peanut Butter Containing Products
(These can trigger a LIFE THREATENING Allergic Reaction in some People)


IMPORTANT – NEWS FROM GUIDANCE
Tuesday started the New Semester!  Do you have your schedule?
If not – PLEASE go to Guidance!

NOTE: Friday 1/30
There will be a change to the bells to allow 1 hour for NWEA Testing
ALL 9TH and 10TH Graders will be testing in their assigned classrooms
(unless they received a pass to an alternative location)
ALL 9th and 10th Graders NEED TO BRING their CHROMEBOOK
And it NEEDS TO BE CHARGED!!!

NWEA Schedule 1/30
Period 1 8:24 – 9:07
Period 2  9:11 – 10:11 (Testing – MATH)
Period 3  10:15 – 10:41

11th & 12th Graders will go to classes as scheduled – unless they received a pass with an alternative location.

LUNCH DUTY  1/27, 28 (Early Release), 29, 30:               
A. (11:32-11:52) Christensen     B. (11:56-12:15)  Alexander    C: (12:19-12:39) Roach  

CANCELLED HOMEWORK SUCCESS PROGRAM DUTY 1/27, - , 29, 30 (3:10 – 3:50) – Mr. Roach                   

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: http://ift.tt/19EscL3 – 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.  
OMELET REQUESTS:  Must be ordered 
ONE day ahead please.  TY
NOTICE:  CHARGING is NOT ALLOWED at any time!

FRESH PICKS CAFÉ – District Link:  Fresh Picks Site – MENUS (http://ift.tt/1hlMSgH)   
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. 

Friday – 1/30:   General’s Orders:  General Tso Chicken, Sesame Noodles, Steamed Broccoli, Pineapple
Monday – 2/2:  Café’ Ole:  Tacos w/the Fixing’s, Mexicali Rice, Refried Beans, Cinnamon Apples   
 
ADS – YEARBOOK / PARENT-GUARDIANS:
ATTENTION Senior Parents / Guardians!  Now is the time to place your order for your Class of 2015 SENIOR AD!
They are due by MONDAY – February 2, 2015.
We have full pages $250, half pages $150 (4x9), quarter pages $90, and business cards $30, still available!
Please contact Mrs. Ransom directly, or send pictures, size, payment, to FHUHS front office, or email instructions to:
Kim Ransom / Business Teacher-Yearbook Advisor / FHUHS / 33 Mechanic Street / Fair Haven, VT 05743 / 802-265-4966 x 267 / kransom@arsu.org

AFTER SCHOOL LIBRARY SERVICES (3-5:30 p.m.) & HOMEWORK SUCCESS PROGRAM: 
For information about After School & Homework Success Program – look here! After School Program Info

The LIBRARY will be CLOSED Tuesday afternoon (2/3) due to a Faculty Meeting. 
Open Wednesday for our usual hours – 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.. 

ART CLUB CONTEST:
The Art Club’s FIRST ANNUAL FHUHS Art ContestEntries DUE on Monday – 2/9!  On display Wednesday 2/11.  Work will be displayed at OPEN HOUSE and NIGHT OF THE ELEPHANT IV!   THEME: “Inspiration” – What Inspires You???
See Ms. Partesi for entry form or more info!

BALFOUR REPRESENTATIVE:  The Balfour representative will be here on THURSDAY – 1/29 in the Lobby BEFORE school – to take your class ring orders!  Extra packets are available in the Office.  A $50 deposit is required.  You may also order at: Balfour Company  He will be back on Thursday, 2/5 from 8 – 10 a.m.. 

BAND NEWS:
JAZZ BAND meets on TUESDAY & FRIDAY mornings @ 7:30 a.m..
JAZZ Combo meets on THURSDAY mornings @ 7:30 a.m..

BOOK SALES -YEARBOOK That is!
Yearbooks will now be sold
ONLY Friday Mornings and Friday – all lunch periods.
Yearbooks - $50 – only a $25 deposit required to reserve your copy.
3 ways to pay: (1) go to www.smart-pay.com / (2) order forms in Office or w/Mrs. Ransom
(3) call 1-800-853-1337 to pay with credit / debit card
BALANCE DUE – 6/1/2015
SENIORS - ONLY 58 Yearbooks left!  Please order from Mrs. Ransom
FULL COLOR $50 / Deposit of $25
CHORUS NEWS:
KEYNOTE Rehearsals Mondays @ 7:30 a.m. – Open to All.

CHROMEBOOK NEWS:  Learn more here:  http://bit.ly/fhu1to1
NOTE: CHARGE battery EVERY EVENING – be READY for Class! 

CLUB LISTINGS:
ART CLUB:  Meets every WEDNESDAY after school in the Art Room. 
GAMING CLUB:  Will meet on Monday – 2/2 in Mrs. Cornell’s Room. 
POETRY OUT LOUD:  Poetry Out Loud – Competition PD 6 & 7 – WEDNESDAY 2/4.
SCHOLARS BOWL:  1st round of PLAYOFFS is Saturday 1/31!  Leaving FHU @ 10 a.m..  GOOD LUCK!

FRENCH TRIP:
There will be a BRIEF meeting in Miss Sanborn’s room on Friday – 1/30 for all students who are interested in the France 2016 Trip.

GIRLS INDOOR SOCCER:

Any girls interested in playing Indoor Soccer – there will be a meeting on WEDNESDAY – 2/4 at 8:10 a.m. in the Band Room.  Hope to see you there!

GUIDANCE CORNER:    
FHUHS Guidance Department  The Website is updated regularly!  Please visit soon!

LIBRARY CORNER: 
FHU Card Catalog: http://ift.tt/1hlMTRG
For information about the Homework Success Program, please follow this link: http://ift.tt/1hlMTRJ

ebooks & audiobooks!
Now available on LIBRARY Homepage
Scroll down to Follett Shelf for a list of our ebooks and audiobooks 
(there are over 100!)
Your username is your school email and your password is slaters.

Books can be accessed from school or remote locations – anywhere the Internet is available.
Includes such popular titles as The Fault in Our Stars, The Best of Me, and 13 Little Blue Envelopes.
See the display case in the Library for a partial listing of titles (from remote locations – go to fhuhs.org, then Departments, then Library.  Scroll down to Follett Shelf). 

NIGHT OF THE ELEPHANT IV:  WEDNESDAY 2/11 @ 6:30 p.m. / SNOW DATE: THURSDAY 2/12 @ 6:30 p.m.
Calling ANY & ALL performers to be a part of the 4th ANNUAL FHUHS Night of the Elephant Talent Show!
This is a wonderful opportunity to get out and perform for the community and we welcome any talent, age or group who want to be a part of this AWESOME show, and maybe even earn a chance to win some cool prizes! 
Anyone who wishes to perform MUST AUDITION & fill out an Audition Form – which is available on our FACEBOOK page, or w/Peter Roach at FHUHS.  We are also accepting auditions via video (auditions due 2/5) for those who can’t make the audition dates!
FORMS DUE Thursday 2/5.  Audition Days 2/3, 2/4, 2/5 – Slots from 3 – 6 p.m.
Audition forms – and all questions can be sent to: proach@arsu.org 

NURSE NOTES:   Check out the Nurse Office page here:  Nurse's Office

POETRY OUT LOUD / COMPETITION:
The NINTH ANNUAL FHUHS Poetry Out Loud competition will take place in the Fran LaPlaca Center for the Performing Arts during Periods 6 and 7 on WEDNESDAY – February 4!  If you are able to bring classes to the competition that would be a wonderful support for the students who have so laboriously prepared.  Please arrive on time - TY

PROJECT GRADUATION:

There will be a PROJECT GRADUATION meeting on WEDNESDAY – 2/4 @ 7 p.m..  We are looking for SENIOR PARENTS, please try and attend the meeting.  If you can’t attend – contact us to get tickets or sign-up to help.  

SCHOLARS BOWL - ST VALENTINE’S RAFFLE:
The Scholars Bowl team will be conducting a St. Valentine’s Day Raffle to support our efforts to go to Atlanta, GA for a Scholars Bowl Tournament.  We are currently seeking donations for the raffle.  Donations will be collected up to February 12, and may be left in the FHUHS Office.  TY for your support.  TICKETS: $2 each / $5 for 3 / $10 for 10 / $20 for 25
The raffle itself will be held on FEBRUARY 12.

SEMI-FORMAL DANCE:
Coming Saturday - 2/7!  Looking for chaperones - interested?  Contact Mr. Allen @ oallen@arsu.org   More information coming soon!  $10 Single / $15 Couple

SLATE PIT – OUR SCHOOL STORE:
CHEER HAWAII FUNDRAISER: Spirit Bows and Bead Sale!  At all home games.  Please help support MOLLIE (Coltey) & SOPHIA (Rampone) trip – Summer 2015!

SLATE VALLEY COMMUNITY CHORUS INVITE:
The newly forming Community Chorus will feature singers from high school age – and up!  There is no need to audition – only a desire to sing and perform!  Rehearsal locations will be determined at the first rehearsal. 
If you have questions – or would like to confirm that you will be joining – feel free to contact Mr. Wilkin at 802-265-4966 x 254 or SVCommunityChorus@gmail.com.   

SOFTBALL CLINIC (GIRLS) @ CSC:
For the girls who are attending the Softball Clinic @ CSC – there was a MISPRINT!
This Sunday (February 1) the time will be 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Sunday (February 8) the time will be 1 – 3:30 p.m.

STAFFORD TECHNICAL CENTER NEWS CAST:
Live every WEDNESDAY @ 11:40 a.m.   Here is the link to the live feed: Stafford Technical Center Live Feed

SPORTS CORNER:
Weekly Sports Schedules can be seen here:  http://ift.tt/XmQolD
UP TO THE MINUTE CHANGES will be listed here:  http://ift.tt/1hlMTRN
NOTE: These listings are subject to change without notice – please check the “Up To The Minute Changes” above, or contact Pierre Cotton - Activities Coordinator at: pcotton@arsu.org  
Sports are subject to change due to weather at any time after this listing has gone to print.  
Castleton Honors Music Festival & Coaches For Cancer


SLATER WEEKEND - WOW!

All AFTER-SCHOOL ACTIVITIES
CANCELLED - 1/30

This means NO LATE BUS also!

Friday – 1/30:
Cancelled JV Girls BB Practice / 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. / FHUHS Gym
Cancelled JV Boys BB Practice / 4:45 – 6:15 p.m. / FHUHS Gym
Cancelled VARSITY Girls BB Practice / 6:15 – 7:45 p.m. / FHUHS Gym
Cancelled VARSITY Boys BB Practice / 7:45 – 9:15 p.m. / FHUHS Gym
Cancelled WRESTLING Practice / 3:15 – 5:30 p.m. / Cafeteria 
Cancelled INDOOR TRACK Practice / 3:15 – 5:30 p.m. / Lobby
Cancelled CHEERLEADING Practice / 3:15 – 5:30 p.m. / St. Mary’s School (Washington Street)

Saturday – 1/31:
CHEER Team @ Rutland Middle School / 12 – 5
WRESTLING @ Mt. Graylock
JV GIRLS BB vs Green Mountain (HOME) / 1 p.m.
INDOOR Track Practice – 3 – 4:45 / FHUHS Gym
WHITEOUT DANCE – 7 – 10 p.m. / FHUHS Gym / Sno Cones, Pop Corn, Cotton Candy!
Admission = $5

VSAC SPEAKER:
VSAC will have a speaker coming on Tuesday – February 10 (6th Period) – to speak to Juniors about careers, college, and financial concerns.  Location to be determined – but if a Junior does not have a study hall PD 6 – they can come to the Guidance Office for a pass.

WHITE HOUSE CALLS ON WeVIDEO STUDENT FILMMAKERS:
The 2nd White House Student Film Festival is accepting submissions from U.S. student filmmakers in grades K-12!
Interested?  Read more here! WeVideo Contest Info Grades K-12

YEARBOOK PICTURES REQUEST:
Want to see YOUR PICTURES in this year’s Yearbook????!  Just upload your pictures to:
Balfour YEARBOOK Pictures Request Form  Project #-523766 Password – yearbook 15




FACULTY / STAFF:
CHEER HAWAII BASKET RAFFLE:
Saturday – February 28 – a basket raffle is being planned to help Mollie Coltey & Sophia Rampone attend the prestigious CheerHawaii USA Invitational!  This is held at the University of Hawaii campus, in Honolulu, HI from 6/24 – 7/2/2015
If you would be willing to donate a basket to help the girls with this fundraiser – they would be so grateful. 
Baskets can be given to Tina Rampone, Tammy Coltey, or Kim Ransom.  THANK YOU!

FACULTY MEETING:  There will be a meeting in the Library on Tuesday – February 3 @ 3:15 p.m..  See you there! 

VEHI 2015 PATH ADVENTURE:
 The 10-week adventure began on MONDAY – January 26, 2015!!!!