Wednesday, January 30, 2013

[Volcano_Vista_HS] VVHS Announcements--Wednesday, January 30, 2013

February 4-8 will be our next lunch time faculty/student challenge.  The challenge this 6 week grading period with be "Just Dance 4."  If you would like to participate, please sign up during lunch this week in the Activities office.  You need to have 2-4 people on your team and it is $1 per person to sign up.  Teams can be made up of all students, all staff or a mix of both.  All teams will get compete Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.  The top teams will compete in championship rounds on Thursday and Friday.  All teams that sign up report to the gym on Monday, February 4 for schedule and competition rules.

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

Winterball tickets are on sale today during lunch in the Activities Office. Students must have their current VVHS student ID in order to purchase a ticket. Tickets are $15.00 all 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.

Driver's Ed is cancelled for today and Thursday. Please listen for announcements regarding resumption of class next week.

Best Buds will meet on Friday during lunch. This is an important meeting, so please stop by. New faces always welcome!

Class of 2015 there will be a sophomore board meeting in room (H217) at lunch today.

Attention Hawks, did you know that when you take a Business, Marketing and Finance class at Volcano Vista you become part of our DECA program?  If you would like more information, please visit Mr. Colburn's room H-111 after school on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of this week.

MESA members...if you are part of a team that is going to MESA day on Feb. 5th, please attend the meeting in room H-207 on Wednesday.  You will need to pick up your permission slip and get information about lunch that day.  See  you on Wednesday in room H-207.

The Red Cross assists more than 300 families impacted by single family fire and other disasters each year in the state of New Mexico. Please donate in  to your 5th period class on Thursday.

Attention Anyone Taking an online eCADEMY class: If you have not logged on to your class yet, you will be counted as a No Show and deactivated from the class.  Students who have not logged on will be deactivated on Tuesday, January 29th.

Faculty/Staff and students, administrators will be coming by during 5th period this week to recognize students that received a 3.5 GPA or HIGHER for the Fall semester.  25% of the student body at VVHS had a 3.5 GPA or higher for the fall semester.  Congratulations to all these students and the school challenges all of our students to strive for a 3.5 GPA or higher.

Up until 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. 

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

Friday is Super Bowl day. Dress in the colors of your favorite team.


  • Congratulations to our Wrestling Dirty Birds for there 55-15 domination of West Mesa last night in the Ring of Fire. We recognized our seniors Cameron Huizar, Dylan Tull, LOLO, Josh Mishuzawa, Josh Trujillo at there last dual here in the ring of fire. We are 10 of the 13 head to head match-ups, 5 of those match-ups were 1st period pins by Lolo, Joshua Griego, Nate Sierra, Ryan Hill, and Big Mike Budick. Come support us as we continue our roll of success at the Metro championships this week at La Cueva.
  • All Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshmen Cross Country and Track athletes (boys and girls) need to see Coach Gilmore about signing up for next years athletic class.
  • Boys track distance runners will have preseason practice Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this week and next.
  • All male and female athletes at the Volcano Vista, Track and Field begins Monday, February 11th at 2:40 sharp. Make sure you have a completed physical. 

And remember

As always…

It's great to be a Hawk!



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