Friday, January 25, 2013

[Volcano_Vista_HS] VVHS Announcements--Friday, January 25, 2013

It is almost here. The one day you can eat tons of chocolate and wear way too many shades of pink without being judged. Yep, Valentines Day! Till February 5th, in the library, you can place your vote for the cutest class couples! Lets show some Hawk Love and recognize your fellow love birds. Winners will be featured in the Volcano View. 

Best Buds will meet today during lunch. We will be talking about the upcoming events. New faces always welcome!
Operation Smile will be selling delicious nachos today after school in front of the gym.  Get yummy nachos and help change the life of a child!

National Honor Society: Our first mandatory meeting of this semester will be Monday, January 28th. Seniors meet in H209 and Juniors meet in E203 at lunch. We will be signing up for tutoring hours. Many of you must complete your tutoring to letter or earn an honor cord. If you are in the Spanish Honor Society, you should sign up at this meeting on January 28th to do your tutoring hours during the month of February. See you Monday at lunch.

There are several scholarships that have a March 1st deadline. Please see Mrs. Sandy in room E224 for ALL scholarship information.

Seniors: The deadline for the Herff Jones Believe in You Scholarship is February 8th. See Mrs. Sandy in room E224 for the details.

Fort Lewis College in Durango is hosting a Latino College Day on Saturday, February 16th from 8:30 am to 4 pm. Register at or find out more information in room E224

Attention all students! Registration is coming soon! How will you know which electives to pick?  Volcano Vista will be holding its first annual Electives Fair on Monday, January 28 during lunch! Many of your wonderful elective choices for next year will be represented at tables scattered all throughout the first floor concourse. Come check out all of these amazing classes and discover which ones are right for you!

Winterball tickets will go on sale Monday during lunch in the Activities Office. Students must have their current VVHS student ID in order to purchase a ticket. Tickets are $15.00 next week. The price will increase on February 4th to $20 and to $25 on the 8th. If you are bringing a guest please have the permission slip filled out when you purchase your ticket. Permission slips can be found on the website or in Activities. The theme for this years Winterball is An Affair to Remember.


  • All cross country team members need to attend Friday's dance competition in our gym. All athletes need to arrive by 7pm. Make sure to wear your One Team shirt.
  • All boys track team members need to attend Saturday's cheer competition. All athletes need to arrive by noon. Make sure to wear your One Team shirt.
  • ALL Cross Country and Track and Field members (boys and girls) who are Freshmen, Sophomores, or Juniors, need to see Coach Gilmore next week about registering for our athletic class.
  • Any girls interested in going out for tennis this spring should get their physical forms completed now in order to start playing in February. Voluntary hitting days will be held on February 5, 6, and 7 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the Sierra Vista Courts for any girls who want to get used to playing again. Mandatory tryouts begin Monday, Feb. 11 at 3:30 p.m. at Sierra Vista. Tryouts will be Monday through Thursday, February 11 through 14, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at Sierra Vista. PLAYERS MUST HAVE A CURRENT PHYSICAL FORM TO TAKE PART IN HITTING SESSIONS OR TRYOUTS.  See you on the courts!
  • Our Talon Dance team has a competition here on Friday beginning at 7 in the Ring of Fire.
  • Our cheerleaders will compete on Saturday at 1pm in the Ring of Fire.
  • The Boys Metro Swim meet is Saturday at 11 at West Mesa Pool.
  • Girls Varsity Basketball will play at Manzano at 3 on Saturday.

Good Luck Hawks.

And finally… a challenge to all our students but especially the Class of 2013:

We have the second highest graduation rate in the city. So seniors we only have 62 days left of school. There are 441 seniors in the class of 2013! Lets be the largest graduating class that Volcano Vista has ever had. Finish your senior project! Go to Class! Stay in school! Let's all graduated on May 14th together!

And remember

As always…

It's great to be a Hawk!



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