FBLA members: If you wish to attend the Show Me Leadership Conference at Six Flags on October 2, dues and registration fees are due by Thursday, 9/16. Dues are $15 and registration for the leadership conference is $55. This includes entry into the park, leadership sessions, a conference t-shirt, and one scheduled meal. See the schoology group or talk to Mrs. McCurdy for more information on this fun event.
MACC will be here 9/16 around 11 to collect dual credit payments.
Josten's will be here Wednesday, September 15th to meet with sophomores and seniors from 3:10-3:40. We will do Seniors in the large lab, and Sophomores in the cafeteria. Mrs. Pafford
The October ACT test will be given at Van-Far, Saturday October 23. The registration deadline is September 17.
Van-Far Alumni and Friends will be holding their annual banquet on October 9 at 6:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Dr. Lynette Heim Bikos, a graduate of 1984. Louis Clark, a graduate of 1995 will provide entertainment. A meal will be served, cost is $15 per person. Reservations are required by September 30. The Alumni has provided scholarships to 79 graduates in the amount of $86,200.00 in the past eleven years. If you have any questions please see Brian Hummel or Carol Schambach.
The Senior Class voted that dues for the year be $20. Please have dues in on/by December 1. Mrs. McCurdy has a secure box to drop these off at your convenience, (box located in her business room). These dues will cover senior t-shirt, senior trip, and cap/gown, along with Homecoming and Courtwarming decorations. We will have one fundraiser this year, Shakespeare's Pizza, which will begin October 1 and end October 15. It's going to be a great year!
FRESHMEN CLASS: Your class dues have been set at $20. Please make sure to give those dues to Mrs. Weiss, Ms. Fowler, Mr. Stein, or Mr. Foster by the beginning of October. Prices will jump by $5 or $10 at that time. If you are unable to pay that amount, please talk with one of your sponsors. We need this money to pay for our homecoming float building supplies, as well as contribute funds to graduation fees, prom, etc.
2021-2022 Yearbooks are now on sale! Get them now for the lowest price they will be offered for. The current price for a yearbook is $36. You can add personalization for $6.50 and receive 4 free icons. You can pick up an order form on the office ledge, access the form from the school webpage, or order online at jostensyearbooks.com. Seniors: There is a special bundle just for you check out the class of 2022 schoology group for more information! These prices are good through 9/24, after this date, the price of a yearbook will increase to $42 and personalization no longer includes free icons.
Attention: Anyone needing A+ hours, there will be 3 Little Indian Football games held on 9/18 at home. See Mrs. Utterback if you would like to volunteer.
This year's Homecoming theme is "Around the World". Dress-up days will run from Friday, September 17--Friday, September 24:
- Friday 9/17 Wear your Homecoming T-Shirt
- Tuesday 9/21 A Day at the Beach--school-appropriate beachwear (shirts and cover-ups).
- Wednesday 9/22 South of the Border
- Thursday 9/23 Dress like a tourist
- Friday 9/24 Class colors
EAP Teacher: Winders and Taylor
Lunch Today: Tacos; Chicken nuggets; Peanut butter and jelly sandwich; Cobb salad; served with fresh garden salad, fresh fruit, chilled fruit.
Opaa to go:
Tuesday, September 14
V/JV Softball at home against Elsberry at 5:00 pm. Gate Duty: A Waddell
JH Football away at Wright City at 6:00 pm. Bus leaves at 3:15.
JH Softball away at Mark Twain at 6:00 pm. Bus leaves at 4:20.
Wednesday, September 15
FFA Meeting at 6:30 pm.
Thursday, September 16
MACC on campus to collect Dual Credit fees.
JH Softball at home against Community R6 at 5:00 pm. Gate Duty: L Wise
V/JV Softball away at Mark Twain at 5:00 pm. Bus leaves at 3:20 pm.
Board of Education meeting at 7:00 pm in the high school library.
Friday, September 17
V Football away at North Callaway at 7:00 pm. Bus leaves at TBA
Saturday, September 18
V Softball away at N. Shelby Tournament at TBA. Bus leaves at TBA.
JH Softball away at Elsberry tournament at TBA. Bus leaves at TBA.
Monday, September 20
FFA Trash pick up at TBA.
V/JH Cross Country away at Wellsville at 4:00 pm. Bus leaves at 2:45.
JH Softball at home against Elsberry at 5:00 pm. Gate Duty: Fowler