JH/HS Announcements 3/17/21

Bus 9 will be running a late route in the afternoons until further notice. Students can wait in the cafeteria. 

Bus 6 will be running 10 minutes early for the morning route until further notice. Students need to be ready to get on the bus.

School will be In-Session on Monday, March 29. There will be no school on Friday, April 2 for Good Friday/Easter break.

Girls Varsity, Girls JH, and Boys JH Track have your parents here by 4:45 p.m. today.  Practice will be done by then since the FFA has the building at 4:30. Have them pick you up at the weight room.

Juniors and Seniors-Prom will be held Saturday, April 24.  Please remember that you must be in good standing to attend. The Prom Checkpoint will be April 20, which is only 4 days before Prom .Please be aware of your eligibility. 

There will be a short informational meeting for anyone wanting to try out for Varsity Cheerleading for the 2021-2022 school year on Thursday, March 18 at 7:30 am in the gym.

Project prom is selling Shakespeare’s pizzas.  If you did not receive the sellers form please let the office know and they have the extra copies. All pizza order forms and money are due on Friday March 26. The pizzas will be delivered at the end of the school day on 4/28. Checks need to be written out to Van-Far Project Prom. You will receive 1 ticket for every 10 pizzas sold to be entered into prize drawings at the end of night. 

NJHS members are collecting toiletries like shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, soap, etc to donate to the Homeless Shelter here in town until March 19. There is a box sitting on the office ledge for new items to be donated.

Juniors and Seniors: Mock Interviews are scheduled for April 1. You should have a course in Schoology for the Mock Interview. The schedule, rubrics, and other information will be posted in this course. You will also submit your resume in the course. If you have any questions, see Mrs. McCurdy or Mr. Stuedle.

Strike Out Autism T-shirts are available to order.  The order form will be on the window in front of the HS office and payment will be due by March 24th to Miss Fowler. The elementary sign up is in the copy room and Mrs. Hoyt will collect the elementary. These t-shirts are black with white design on them. The price is $10.00 each.  Anyone can order them.  

EAP Teacher: NO EAP’s or Detention TODAY!!

Lunch Today:  Chicken patty; Peanut butter and jelly sandwich; Cobb salad; served with fresh garden salad, chilled fruit.


Lunch Tomorrow:  BBQ Rib on bun; Crispy Chicken wrap; Italian chef salad; served with fresh garden salad, chilled fruit.

Wednesday, March 17

FFA Area 5 Contest at Van-Far at 4:00 pm.

Thursday, March 18

Winter Athletic Awards at 6:00 pm in high school gym.

Board of Education meeting at 7:00 pm.

Friday, March 19

Palen Music Festival at TBA.

Saturday, March 20

FFA District Contest away at Paris at 9:00 am.

FFA Skyline Contest away at Urbana at 9:00 am.

Monday, March 22

No Vo-tech classes.

FFA Northeast District Contest away at Monroe City at 4:30 pm.

JV/V Baseball at home against Calvary Lutheran at 4:30 pm. Gate Duty: Mr. Stein

Tuesday, March 23

FFA District Pre-Qualifier at 8:00 am.

Golf away at Montgomery Co. at 4:00 pm. Bus leaves at TBA.

HS Track away at Montgomery Co. at 4:15 pm. Bus leaves at 2:50.