Friday Announcements

If you receive an office referral today you cannot be part of the Homecoming activities or Football game today. Also, Mini-Olympics is still part of the school day so phones are to remain put away and not on your person. HS students coming to the assembly, place your backpacks in your 6th period class before coming to the gym.

HS Band needs to be dismissed at 1:30 for the pep assembly.

Please dismiss Varsity cheerleaders at 1:30 pm on Friday to prepare for Pep Assembly.

Seniors in Band, Cheer and Football need to respond to Amanda’s email that she sent you earlier this week regarding Senior Night.

Project prom needs workers for the pancake breakfast next weekend. There is a sign up sheet at the office.  Remember you need to work events to get more chances for prizes!

There will be a Senior night informational meeting September 29th at 6:00.

Floats will be judged during the parade line-up at South School Park @ 4:15. The parade starts at 4:30.

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.  The RSVP forms are on the Van-Far webpage.

The Senior Class 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 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.

EAP Teacher: Winders and Taylor

Lunch Today:  Pepperoni pizza; Chicken bacon ranch salad; Spicy Chicken sandwich; served with fresh garden salad, fresh fruit, chilled fruit.

Opaa to go:  

Friday, September 24

Homecoming Parade at 4:30.

V Football at home against Louisiana at 7:00 pm. (Homecoming) Gate Duty: Gibson/Reading and Jennings/J.McCurdy

Saturday, September 25

FFA Trap shoot at Community R6 at TBA.

Band attends Prairie Days Parade at 10:00 am.

V Softball away at Louisiana tournament at 5:00 pm. Bus leaves at TBA.

Monday, September 27

No Vo-Tech classes.

V/JH Cross Country away at Elsberry at 4:00 pm. Bus leaves at 2:15.

JH Softball at home against Paris at 5:00 pm. (South School Park) Gate Duty:  Trower

V Softball at home against Wellsville at 5:00 pm. Gate Duty: Gower

CANCELLED -- JV Football away at North Callaway at 6:00 pm.  Bus leaves at 4:00.

Tuesday, September 28

JH Softball at home against Wright City at 5:00 pm. Gate Duty: Stein

V/JV Softball away at Silex at 5:00 pm. Bus leaves at 3:00.

JH Football at home against S. Shelby at 6:00 pm.  Gate Duty: Hays/Niemeyer

Wednesday, September 29

FFA Trap Shoot at West Quincy at TBA.

Senior Informational Night at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.