Friday Announcements

The NJHS Food Drive:
9th grade has brought in the most can goods. They brought in 69.
8th grade is coming in 2nd with 40 can goods.
7h grade is 3rd with 11 can goods.
No food yet brought in by 10th, 11th, and 12th.
Tuesday, November 23rd will be the last day for the food drive.
Thank you for what you have brought in. 

STUCO:  We need three STUCO students to work the concession stand Monday evening.  Please contact Mrs. Dunn or me if you are available.

School Flu Shots Available if Interested…your elementary child will bring home flu shot forms tomorrow. Jr/Sr High School students may pick up forms at the office.  These forms need to be returned prior to Thanksgiving break if you want your child to participate. The school flu shot clinic will be Thursday, December 2 beginning at 9:00. This is available for all students PK-12.  

No Vo-tech classes on Monday, Nov. 22 and Tuesday, Nov. 23 due to Mexico being out of school for an extended Thanksgiving break.

Van-Far will be in session on Monday, Nov. 22 and Tues. Nov. 23.  Thanksgiving break will be Wed. Nov. 24 thru Friday, Nov. 26.

EVERYONE needs to clean out their locker in the Locker rooms before Thanksgiving break.  The locker room’s will be cleaned and disinfected over break. Also be sure to check the Lost and Found, if the item is yours take it, if not leave it.  Anything left will be donated to goodwill.  

High School Students planning on attending Winter Formal must have all their negative Fines/Fees, lunch account and class dues paid in full to attend. 

TODAY is your last day to register for the December 11th ACT. 

FCA game night at 730 Friday night in the high school gym. We will play games, have snacks, and do devotions.  We will be done by 900 p.m.

Saturday Detention is this Saturday, November 20th from 8:00-11:00 a.m.  Doors will lock at 8:00 a.m. so make sure you show up a few minutes early and bring something to work on or read.  There are only so many dates available, so if you owe attendance time already, it would be a good idea to get some of your time made up this weekend. Sign up is on the bulletin board across from the office.  

This next checkpoint from October 27th until November 30th impacts your ability to attend Winter Formal on December 4th.  If you are on the watchlist or out of good standing, please keep that in mind if you are wanting to attend.

Juniors to go to winter formal you must have 20 dollars of your dues paid.   Make sure to give this to Mrs. Cross.

WINTER FORMAL:  December 4 from 7:00-10:00 PM at the Catholic hall.  If you are bringing an out-of-district guest please get a form from Mr. Rost.

November 29th is the Fall Athletic Banquet. At 6:00 pm the catered meal will begin, coaches and athletes will eat free. Anyone else that would like to come can purchase a ticket at the office for $5.00. Tickets can be purchased now till Monday the 22nd. 

2021 Turkey Trot will be held at 7:30am at the YMCA on Thanksgiving Day.  $25 registration includes a t-shirt. Last day to sign up to guarantee a long sleeve t-shirt is Friday, November 5th.  Registration will be accepted through 7:15am on the morning of the event.   

3rd Annual Diaper Drive to benefit local families is being held November 1 - 30th at the YMCA.  Donations of diapers size 1-5, diaper rash cream, and baby wipes are being collected inside the Y.  All donations are greatly appreciated and will be distributed to Van-Far Parents as Teachers, First Baptist Food Pantry and CMCA Early Head Start. 

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.

EAP Teacher: Winders, Cross and Taylor

Friday, November 19

FCA Game Night at 7:30 pm.

Saturday, November 20
Saturday Detention from 8:00 am to 11:00 am.

Monday, November 22
School is in session.
7B/8B Basketball away at Louisiana at 5:30 pm. Bus leaves at 4:05 pm.
JHG A-Team/B-Team Basketball at home against Louisiana at 5:30 pm. Gate Duty: A Rost
VG/VB Basketball away at Cairo at 6:00 pm. Bus leaves at TBA.

Tuesday, November 23
Barnwarming in the Ag Shop from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Wednesday, November 24
No School – Thanksgiving Break.

Thursday, November 25
No School – Thanksgiving Break.  Happy Thanksgiving Day!!