3:00 PM - 4:00 PM School Site Council Meeting - Vanden Library
VANDEN HIGH SCHOOL
MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016
Attention all staff and students: The Future Health Professions Club will be hosting the first annual “Pink out Walk” on Saturday, October 29th. Participant Pre-Registration pledges will be available for $10 in M1 from October 24th through October 28th. If you have any questions, please talk to Mariah Johnson.
Attention seniors: Three scholarships have deadlines this month. They are the Horatio Alger Association Undergraduate Scholarship, due October 25th; the Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship, due October 26th; and the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship, due October 31st. Please check the counseling website or with the counseling office to view the specific for each application.
Just in time for Halloween! Vanden Drama Club’s fall play, Arsenic and Old Lace, opens on Friday, Oct. 28th. Come see this dark comedy about family, food and murder! Performances will be at 7:00 p.m. in the Little Theater October 28th & 29th, November 4th & 5th. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and $4 with ASB sticker. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the ASB window beginning Monday, Oct. 24th.
A reminder that University of Hawaii will be in the Library TODAY, (Monday, October 24th) from 2:30-3:11. Interested students who have not signed up should do so by the end of the day Friday in the Counseling office.
Attention Winter Athletes: If you are planning on trying out for soccer, basketball or wrestling, you must sign up for your Impact Concussion Test in the Athletic Director’s office before school or at lunch. Test dates are October 25th (2:30-sharp) or October 26th (3:30-sharp). Forty slots are available each day. *Please note* only one test per year is necessary!
Attention seniors. Vanden is hosting a “Cash for College” night on November 3rd from 6:30-8:00 in the New Library. The event will provide information and assistance in filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Please register online at cash4college.org by searching school name “Vanden.” See the Counseling office for more information.
Vanden’s fall ASVAB is scheduled for Thursday, November 17th. The ASVAB exam is open to students in grades 10-12 and provides students a range of career planning and exploration tools. Signups are open now in the Counseling Office and seating is limited.
The Winter Sports mandatory Player/Parent meeting will be on Wednesday, November 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the Gym. There will also be breakout meetings for individual teams following the “all teams” meeting in the main Gym.
Are you ready to work, ready for paycheck?! If you are looking for work, but need to improve your ability to get hired and succeed in the workplace, we have just what you need! Find out more about the New Work-Ready Certificate program that will be running after school starting Monday Oct.24. There will be a table set up in the main quad at Lunch every day this week, come on by and find out how you can improve your chances of getting a job and become a successful employee! See you there!
Did you know about 22 tons of Southern Blue Fin Tuna are killed each year for human consumption? Help save the environment! The Environmental Club meets Wednesday at lunch in room S-5 and Friday after school for recycling. See you there!
Attention all who plan on attending Vanden football games. All students must show a valid 2016-17 student ID to purchase a seat for the home side of the stadium. Any student not able to show a valid ID will only be allowed entrance to the visitor's side of the stadium. Any person 19 years or younger will be asked to show a student ID. There are no in and out privileges. Also, please be advised there is now only one entrance to the football stadium which will be located on the Viking Lane.
For seniors needing help with online college applications, Counselors will be in the New Library computer lab every Thursday during lunch through November. Students should bring a copy of their unofficial transcript.
Hey seniors! Do you want to have a page in the yearbook dedicated just to you or to you and your squad? Senior ads are on sale right now through the end of October. We are only selling a limited number of ads this year, so get one while availability lasts. You can purchase Senior Ads from the ASB Window.
Heart 2 Heart food bank is in need of donations. Drop things off in Q-2 Mrs. Centeno’s room before school. NHS members will get community service hours for your donations.
Important reminder for all staff to go to TEC-conference room, today between 11:00-4:00 to take your staff photo for I.D. badge.