Thursday, January 30, 2014

[Volcano_Vista_HS] VVHS Announcements--Thursday, January 30, 2014

Seniors! Just a reminder, a diploma is subject to all graduation requirements completed.  Diploma order does not guarantee graduation. 

Tomorrow is Super Bowl day. Wear your favorite Jersey in support of your favorite athletic team.

Our Bowling Coach Perry Hampel notes that the bowling season is winding down.  With only one regular tournament - the Senior Tournament and State Tournament left on the schedule.  This Saturday will be the prestigious Senior Tournament at Holiday Bowl and Volcano Vista will be represented by four seniors trying to capture some of the $4,000 in scholarship monies available against some serious competition.  Mm Coach Hampel asks that the Volcano Vista students and staff be sure and wish the best of luck to the bowling team seniors - ERIN MAESTAS - CLARISSA FERNANDEZ - WILLIAM KLEYBOECKER - and - DAVID LUNA.

Best Buddies will meet this Friday during lunch. We will be passing out t-shirts and talking about upcoming activities.

Valentine's Day is coming up! Stop by E-hall to pick up a gift for that special someone! We will be selling body scrubs and hand soap. There's no better way to say Happy Valentine's day!

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Our next meeting is Monday, February 3rd, at lunch in Mrs. Green's room. This is an important meeting because it is the only time we will be meeting in February due to the Presidents' Day Holiday. The tutoring schedule needs to be finalized, especially for Language Honor Society members, and preparations for election of next year's officers must be made. There will also be updates on fundraising, community service and the plans for this year's induction and awards ceremony. Check the Facebook page for your status in meeting lettering requirements. See you Monday at lunch in E 214.

Congratulations to all 500 students that received a 3.5 GPA or higher for the fall semester.  Administrators will be coming around this week to recognize you in front of your 5th period classes.  On Friday, we will have a special ceremony and surprise for you in the main gym at the end of 7th period.  Please hang onto your certificate that will be your pass to get out of class and into the gym.  Great job Hawks and we encourage everyone to strive for the best grades possible.

Winterball tickets are on sale today for $15.00 in the Activities Office during lunch. You must have your current student ID to purchase a ticket. If you are bringing a guest that does not attend Volcano Vista please have the completed permission slip with you when you purchase your tickets. Each student is limited to one ticket and one guest. Ticket prices will increase to $20.00 on February 4th. $1.00 of each ticket will go to Make-a-Wish.

Buy a Make-a-Wish star from any senate member or from the activities office.

Spirit week begins next week for Winterball:

Monday is Nerd Day.

Tuesday is Dress as your Favorite VVHS Teacher Day

(Teachers you can dress as you favorite student-no sagging pants please)

Wednesday is Twin Day

Thursday is Opposite Day

Friday is Olympic Day:

  • Faculty and staff wear black

  • Seniors wear blue

  • Juniors wear red

  • Sophomores wear green

  • Freshmen wear yellow.

  • These are all the colors of the Olympic Rings.


Wing Squad: New members must pay the $5 membership and t shirt  fee to Mr. Brown in room F111 no later than this Friday.

Attention Hawks, if you are thinking about taking a business class and joining DECA, but still have a few questions, please find us at our table in the A - Hall during the electives fair.  We will also be available after school in H-111.  Come find out more and join the fun!

Were you hoping to take Yoga next year? If you were, and can't find it on your course card, sign up for Aerobics and Body Conditioning! Yoga is offered every other year, and is very similar to Aerobics and Body Conditioning.  We will see you next year!" Please see Coach Kowalski or Coach Nord if you have any questions.


An admissions officer from UTAH STATE will be here on Friday, Jan. 31, during lunch.  She will meet with students in the Career Center, Rm. E224.


  • There will be a volleyball meeting on Thursday January 30th in the 9th grade academy.  Any athlete interested in playing or being a manager should attend.  Bring your registration cards!!!!

  • All student-athletes interested in joining the track and field team this year need to make sure they have a physical on file with the school by February 11th. Also, all sprinters, jumpers, throwers, and distance runners, there will be one hour of pre-season practice Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for the next two weeks. Please plan on attending so you can get into the flow of things. See you out there!

  • B. Basketball plays at home on Friday against Hobbs.

  • Swim this Saturday at West Mesa.

  • Wrestling will be in the Metro Championship this Friday and Saturday at Eldorado

During lunch today please remember to throw your trash away. Thanks for keeping Volcano Beautiful!

And remember . . .

As always . . .

It's Great to be a Hawk


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