Thursday Announcements

StuCo members:  Stop by Mr. Rost's room today before you leave school.

Release Cheer and Football players on Friday, October 8 at the end of 5th hour to get ready for the game and to load the bus.

Students and staff, NHS will be adding to our Veteran's Day powerpoint and we would like your help.  If you have a photo of a veteran that you want to include, please send it to Mrs. Winders by October 22nd.  We would LOVE to include your photo in the powerpoint that will be shown during our assembly on November 11th. 

Shakespeare's Pizza forms are due to Mrs. Jones, Friday, October 15.  Money is to be collected when you are selling and is due with the forms.  Pizza will be delivered Monday, November 1 at 4 p.m.

Blood Drive -- Van-Far High School In the Cafeteria, 2200 West Highway 54 Vandalia, MO 63382.  Thursday, October 14, 2021 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter: VanFarHS to schedule an appointment. If you plan to donate blood and are 17 years old or younger, you will need to get a parental consent form from the office ledge.  Please read it with your parent(s) and have them sign it before returning it to Mr. Rost by Wednesday, October 13.

We will have a prom planning meeting in Mrs. Winders' room on Thursday, October 14th at 7:20 AM.  

National Junior Honor Society will be doing a fundraiser, Pumpkins for Patients- St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. For $1, you can purchase a paper pumpkin from a NJHS member. The pumpkins will be on display on the wall. Let us see if we can have the pumpkins go around the whole school.

LAST CALL, any mums not bought by October 15 will be donated. Colors are white, yellow, red, and dark bronze. Please contact Mrs. Crader to place an order and arrange a pick up time.

JH Boys basketball practice will begin next Tuesday, October 12 from 6 am to 7:30 am. 

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).  

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. 

EAP Teacher: Winders and Taylor

Lunch Today:  BBQ Rib on bun; Chicken bacon ranch salad; Baked potato station; served with fresh garden salad, fresh fruit, chilled fruit.

Thursday, October 7

V/JV Softball away at Clopton at 6:00 pm. Bus leaves at 4:10.

Friday, October 8

V Football away at Camdenton vs. Uniontown, KS at 7:00 pm. Bus leaves at 1:45.

Saturday, October 9

Band attends Clark County Parade of Champions at TBA.

Alumni Banquet at 6:00 pm. RSVP is required to attend.

Monday, October 11

Columbus Day.

V/JH Cross Country away at Clopton at 3:30 pm. Bus leaves at 2:30.

V/JV Softball away at South Callaway at 5:00 pm. Bus leaves at 2:35.

JV Football at home against MMA at 6:00 pm. Gate Duty: Utterback & Baber

Tuesday, October 12

Band attends the Hannibal Band Day at 1:00 pm. 

JH Football away at Mark Twain at 6:00 pm. Bus leaves at 4:15.

Wednesday, October 13

Central Methodist University college visits during lunch.

District Softball away at Silex at 6:45 pm. Bus leaves at TBA.