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    THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015
    Regular Schedule
    Free style wrestling club meeting on Thursday, March 12th at the Shubin after 7th period. For all those who are interested.
    Free rooter bus to Sleep Train Arena this Friday for our girls’ basketball team’s Section Championship game @ 7:30. The bus will be here @ 5:30 and depart @ 5:45. Sign up in front of the gym today at lunch. The game costs $8.00 and make sure you bring your I.D. We’ll get you there, you get yourself in.
    Are you a girl interested in going to the prom, but concerned about the expense of buying a dress? If so, please come to the main office to find out about a program to offer help.
    Congratulations to Luckey Griffin and Matthew Lewis!  Both boys were selected to represent Vanden High School at Boys State this summer.  The American Legion program and Post 165 sponsor the representatives from Vanden. The selection committee would like to commend each of them for their hard work and achievements!
    The Vanden Sober Grad Night committee is in need of volunteers to work the food booth in two hour increments during the Powder Puff game on March 13th. Please contact Bonita Knuckles @ (707)816-9453 ASAP if you can assist.
    Are you interested in the health care profession? Kaiser Permanente’s Summer Youth Employment Program is now accepting applications. Through this eight-week summer internship, students will work directly with Kaiser Departments to learn about a variety of health care professions. Printed paper applications must be submitted by Monday, March 16, 2015. Visit the “Job Announcements” section of Vanden Counseling web page for detailed information.
    Hey Vikes! Come support girls dodgeball this week from today through Friday. Also, don’t miss powderpuff on March 13th. The gates will open at 4:15.
    Attention French Club members! There will be a meeting next Tuesday, March 10th. Remember to pick up your field trip permission slips from Ms. Kuchinski in room N-2. It must be turned in not later than March 17th!
    Announcing daily lunch specials for Wednesday: Chicken wings OR Mashed potato bowl. Thursday: Pasta Bar OR Asian combo meal (broccoli beef with eggroll and fried rice.
    Juniors & Seniors interested in going to Prom for free? Go to room P2 to see. Hurry in…ends March 6th.
    Students enrolled in A.P. courses: The A.P. exam fee is $91. You may pay for this at the ASB window during lunch or right after 6th period from 2:13-2:45 starting March 2nd. Students who may be eligible for a fee waiver need to speak with Ms. Korynta in the library. The final deadline to order your A.P. exam will be Friday, March 20th.
    Attention Vikes: Winter ball pictures are now available to pick up in P2 anytime at lunch.
    Students who are interested in taking Driver’s Education: sign-ups will be open Monday, March 2nd through Tuesday, March 17th for the next class. The class will begin on Monday, March 23rd during 7th period and will meet Monday through Friday for one quarter. Sign up in the counseling office. The 30 oldest students will be enrolled.
    Track is selling Vanden fan gear that isn’t just “track themed” as well as the popular sturdy bleacher chairs. Prices range from $14-$43, the chairs being $41. These are great prices and your purchases benefit the team by helping pay entry fees for the weekend invitationals. Think ahead for next year too. You may contact any track and field athlete, Coach Hogue or Jennifer Brisendine @
    Prom ticket sales are coming up starting March 16th. You must have your I.D. to buy your ticket. The schedule to purchase will be posted around the school: Prom is April 25th from 8:00 p.m.-11:45 p.m. @ Tsakopoulus Library.
    The City of Vacaville has just started accepting applications for a variety of jobs in Community Services Department including Lifeguards (summer or year round) and Recreational Specialists (Summer Camp, Gymnastics, Youth Sports, etc.).  Please help share this info with our students so they are aware that they have to apply early for a summer job.  The City is hiring now for summer 2015 (and beyond) and they can apply online via their website The application period for these jobs will close March 2nd.
    Attention seniors. Applications are now open for the 2015 Officer Jim Capoot Scholarship award. Students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential are encouraged to apply. Applications are due by March 13th and are available on the Vanden Counseling webpage.
    Hey Vikes: there are only a couple of weeks left to buy your yearbook for $80 w/ASB and $85 without. At the start of the 4th quarter prices go up to $90/$95, so buy now while prices are still low!

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