DAILY ANNOUNCEMENTS / FEBRUARY 20, 2017

posted Feb 20, 2017, 10:40 AM by Catherine Faulconer
B-Team Baseball: Attention 6th & 7th graders – B-Team Baseball practice will start on Tuesday, Feb. 21st. Practice will begin immediately after school and ends at 5:00 p.m. Have your ride here at 5:00.

 

Baseball tryouts will begin on February 20th. Those interested in trying out should report to the field house immediately after school. You must have a current physical in order to try out.

 

Softball tryouts and mandatory practice begin on Monday, February 20th from 3:00-5:00 p.m.

 

Attention Seniors: Virginia Bankers Association Bank Day Scholarship Program will award several scholarships on the basis of winning essays. Applicants will be required to spend the day at First National Bank in Altavista shadowing a banker in their daily duties. The purpose of this is for the student to learn about banking, financial services, and the vital role banks play in their communities. From their experience the students will have the opportunity to compete for scholarship money by writing an essay. Seniors must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply. To be considered for Bank Day you must sign up in Guidance by March 10th.  

 

Attention Seniors: The Guidance Office has received information on the following scholarships: Brookneal Dixie Youth Baseball-Robert Godsey Memorial Scholarship. Deadline to apply is April 21st.

 

Attention 10th, 11th and 12th graders: CVCC Workforce Solutions will once again offer the AREVA Summer Institute for Technology and Engineering (ASITE) for Summer 2017. AREVA/CVCC will be hosting an open house on February 28th from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for interested students. Please see WC’s website for more information.

  

Campbell County and Oakes Test Prep have partnered to offer free SAT and ACT Prep. Students will learn about the various aspects of the SAT and ACT including Reading, English, Math, Science, and the Essay. The first workshop will be offered on Saturday, February 18th from 8:30-11:30 and 12:00 to 3:00 at the Campbell County Technical Center. Students are encouraged to attend both sessions of the workshop.

Here is a list of upcoming, district wide, workshops:

February 18th (SAT) 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Campbell County Technical Center

February 18th (SAT) 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the Campbell County Technical Center

March 4th (SAT) 12:00-3:00 p.m. at the Campbell County Technical Center

March 25th (ACT) 8:30-11:30 a.m. at the Campbell County Technical Center

April 1st (ACT) 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Campbell County Technical Center

April 29th (SAT) 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Campbell County Technical Center

If you have any questions, please email oakestestprep@aol.com. Please see Mrs. Hanson to sign-up.

 

The CVCC English and Math Placement test for seniors planning to apply to CVCC in the fall and for any student planning to do MTA or Computer Repair has been scheduled for Thursday, March 2nd. The test will begin at 8:05 a.m. in the library. There is no cost for the test. Students need to sign up in guidance and apply to CVCC prior to testing day. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Maxey.
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