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   Announcements:  Thursday, March 12, 2020

                                                                                Today is “B” day for AP classes


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Lunch:  Hot Dog on Bun, BBQ on Bun, Chicken Fillet on Bun, Baked Beans, Tossed Salad, Veggie Bag, Fresh Fruit, Cupped Fruit, Milk

 

Announcements: 

 

Seniors going on the Senior Trip: Please get your permission slips in to Ms. Brosh by March 17th. If you need a copy of the permission slip you can find them outside of Ms. Tyree's door in Room 101.

 

Do you need volunteer hours?  Do you want to commemorate the end of slavery in Appomattox County at the end of the Civil War?  If so, please see Mr. Servis about volunteering at the National Park on April 10th or 11th to help with the Luminary program, which honors the memory of the 4600 Appomattox County residents who were emancipated when the Civil War ended.

 

Do you want to help influence the only lasting record of the school year? Do you like writing clever captions or taking amazing pictures? Are you great at organization? Then let your school counselor know that you want to be on YEARBOOKMake sure to grab an application and turn it back in to your counselor or to Ms. Tyree by March 31st. 

 

Alaska adventure seekers:  Would you like to go whale and seal watching?  How about visiting Exit Glacier?  Would you like to take a train ride through Denali National Park? There are many amazing adventures waiting for you next summer!  There is still time to sign up to go on this amazing adventure. Trip dates are June 5-10, 2021 (that is 6 days of fabulous Alaskan adventure!). Registration closes this week!  To register: www.worldstrides.com/signup or call them at 1.800.468.5899 and use Trip ID # 185310.  See you there! 

 

Mrs. Paulette will only sign prom contracts during lunches/3rd block, before school, or after school.

 

This year's After Prom Party is at Putt-Putt in Lynchburg.  Tickets are $10 each and are on sale.  See Mrs. Watson in guidance to purchase your ticket.  

 

Prom Contracts are available in the main office.  Please make sure all fees have been paid, and get signatures from the library, cafeteria, & bookkeeper.  Ticket sales will begin again in March.

   March 16th – March 27th:  ticket prices $55 each

   March 30th – April 3rd:  ticket prices $65 each

 

Any CVCC student who is on campus at the high school must stop by the main office, and then go to the library to swipe in.

 

The doors are set to open automatically when the bell rings.  You will have 5 minutes to get to the next class, before they lock again.   Please do not ring the doorbells unless the door is not opening.

 

Reminder to students:  You must have an elevator pass from the nurse to ride the elevator. 

Reminder: Students who drive or car ride need to leave campus immediately upon dismissal, unless staying for an after school activity.

**Drivers, please be reminded that the speed limit on Evergreen Ave. is 25 MPH. There are many students from ACHS and other schools who cross Evergreen every day or get on and off the bus, therefore it is extremely important that you follow the posted speed limit.

**Students:  If you come in to student events, or you let people into student events without paying, you will be issued a no trespassing notice that will be in effect for 365 days.

 

**Students:  Please do not park in the visitor parking spots.  There are only a few spots and they are needed for parents and guests.

 

 

School Counseling:

10th grade students applying to the STEM Academy for next school year:  Please submit all application documents no later than March 25.

9th & 10th Grade StudentsThe 2020 Virginia Youth Education Summit (Y.E.S.) will be held July 9th - 12th in downtown Richmond.  This program is for high school freshmen and sophomores that have a 3.0 GPA or higher and demonstrate leadership qualities. The purpose of our program is to engage students into learning about our history, government and how to be a better and active citizen.  Our Summit includes a tour of the Capitol and historical sites.  The students will participate in debates and speeches about our Constitutional Rights.  At the end of the Summit, some scholarships are awarded to students and one student is selected, as the Virginia representative, to attend the National YES in Washington, DC next year.  Please see Mrs. Richardson for more information.

 

 

Seniors:  Have you ever wondered what actually goes on inside a bank?  Do you need $7,500 to help pay for your college tuition?  If so, consider participating in Bank Day.  On this day, you will spend a day in a bank shadowing a banker in their daily duties.  After the day, you will write an essay based on your experience.  These essays will be judged by bankers and thirteen scholarships will be awarded to the winners.  Bank day will take place on Tuesday, March 24th & Wednesday, March 25th.  You must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to be eligible to participate.  Sign up with Mrs. Hall in guidance by March 10th if you would like to participate in the program.