Wednesday Announcements

Picture retakes and Senior Personality pictures will be done next Wednesday, October 20th.  Seniors, you have been sent an email to sign up for a time slot to have your personality pictures done.  You need to have any props ready when you come to get your picture taken.  Do not wait until the day of pictures to find a jersey or other items you may want to include. 

The Junior Class has teamed up with Big Gun Kettlecorn from Laddonia and are offering popcorn for sale!  This popcorn is not only delicious, it's affordable!   Please see a junior to order! 

Want to stimulate your intellectual curiosity?  Check out Quiz Bowl!  Quiz bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge.  Practice starts Wednesday, October 20th and will continue each Wednesday.  We are done by 5.  Everyone grades 9 - 12 is invited.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Winders.

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. 

The German club will have their first meeting of the year after school in Mrs. Weiss' room on Thursday, October 14th. If you're interested in learning the language and a bit about the culture, please plan on attending.

NHS seniors - NHS offers 600 scholarships for a total of 2 million dollars to active members of their NHS chapter.  The deadline is December 1, 2021.  See Mrs. Winders for more details.

NJHS will have their next meeting on October 21st at 7:20 am. Bring your money that you have collected for your pumpkins. If you have not grabbed your pumpkins yet, come to room 110. We have already collected $49 for St. Jude's hospital. Think of an idea for a November fundraiser/activity that we can do.  Let me know if you have any questions. 

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. Mrs. Taylor

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.

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:  Chicken patty; Spicy Chicken patty; Strawberry chicken salad; served with fresh garden salad, fresh fruit, chilled fruit.

Wednesday, October 13

Central Methodist University college visits during lunch.

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

Thursday, October 14

Red Cross Blood Drive from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

Friday, October 15

NO Vo-tech classes.

V Football away at Montgomery Co. at 7:00 pm. Bus leaves at 4:30.

Saturday, October 16

V Cross Country away at Bowling Green for EMO Conference at 10:00 am. Bus leaves at 8:15 am.

Monday, October 18

FFA Trash pick up at TBA.

Tuesday, October 19