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    MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2015
    Regular Schedule
    Cheerleading try-outs are coming up soon: Clinics are April 29th, April 30th and May 1st from 5:30-7:30. Try-outs are May 2nd from 3:00-7:00 in the gym. If you missed the parent informational meeting, you can find the try-out packets on the Vanden website under “Activities” “Important Forms” “Tryout Informational Packet – Cheer Tryout Packet 2015.”
    Hey Vikes! This year Prom and Spirit week will be featured in the yearbook! Don’t forget to buy your yearbook at the ASB window for $90 with ASB and $95 without.
    Senior awards surveys have been distributed to all seniors. If you did not receive one or need additional copies, they can be printed from the Vanden Counseling web page or picked up in the Counseling office. Remember, forms must be submitted to the counseling office by May 15th for inclusion in Senior Awards Night.
    Hey Vikes: Future Health Professionals will be having a meeting today! We will have an ER nurse guest speaking as well as gathering candidates for officers of the 2015-2016 school year. See you there!
    This week we will continue the Smarter Balance Testing for students in grade 11. We will be on regular except for Wednesday, which is a Common Planning Day.
    SGN will be pre-selling tickets at lunch on Wed & Fri for the Texas Roadhouse chicken and rib dinner plates. Meals will be available for pick up at Vanden HS on May 7th from 4:30-7:00 p.m. If you need off campus delivery, you can arrange this by calling Jesse Garcia at (707)803-3594.
    Attention all seniors: if you are going on the senior trip to Disneyland come to P2 to pick up your bus partner slip. They are due back to P2 by May 1st!
    Lost and found is re-organized and ready for you to come claim your stuff! Please do so TODAY. Anything not claimed will need to be donated to charity. If you’ve lost clothing items, shoes, keys, jewelry, etc. please come to the main office before school, at lunch or after school.
    Registration is now open for Exploring College Options Spring Information Sessions. This program is a special recruitment program sponsored by the undergraduate admissions offices of five of the country's leading universities: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and Stanford. Students and parents will learn what distinguishes one university from another, what competitive colleges look for in the selection process, and what you can do to enhance your college application. Visit to register.
    Attention seniors! Interested in free money for college? There are many scholarships still available. It’s your money Vanden. Get it now! Visit the Counseling Scholarship web page for more.
    Students:  If you are in grades 9 through 11 you need to turn in your yellow pre-registration form and proof of residence to the Counseling Office by the end of this week.  All students in grades 9 through11 must return the form to confirm their enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year. If you lost your form you can print one from the school website. Go to the “About Us” tab, and then click on Enrollment. The Pre-Registration form can be found there.
    Attention seniors! The Splawn Scholarship deadline has been extended to Sunday, April 19th. This scholarship awards up to $1,000 to students who demonstrate dedication to school, family, and community, with demonstrated financial need. Do not wait! Visit April Scholarships on the Vanden Counseling web page to apply.
    Important information for seniors planning to attend Solano Community College for the 2015-2016 school year. You must complete Orientation, Assessments, and attend Counseling 101 in order to guarantee priority registration. Begin the process by going to online. Students with a Travis base pass may take assessments and meet with a counselor on base. See the Vanden Counseling office for more information.
    Need help enrolling for Solano, either summer coursework or as a full-time student in the fall? Then come join us in the library computer lab on Thursday at lunch. Counselors will be there to assist. Be sure to bring an unofficial transcript.
    The E-waste Scholarship helps people understand the impact of e-waste and what can be done to reduce it. To apply, students should complete an online application including a 140-character message about E-waste. This scholarship is open to freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors and the deadline is April 30th.

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