Daily Announcements / January 27, 2015

posted Jan 27, 2015, 6:43 AM by Susan Dalton

The girls’ basketball team is hosting a pink out game on Wednesday, January 28th against Central Lunenburg. Please support them by wearing pink during school tomorrow and at the game Wednesday night.

There will be a leadership club meeting on Tuesday and Thursday this week in the library. On Tuesday we will be discussing upcoming events. On Thursday we will be discussing mentoring. In addition, this is a reminder that the mentor applications are due Tuesday, January 27th to Mrs. Hancock or Mr. Y.

Stop by Mrs. Cuellar’s room (204) every morning beginning at 7:30 a.m. to purchase a fishtail bracelet for $1.50.

Softball workouts will begin on Tuesday, January 27th and run each Tuesday and Thursday until February 19, weather permitting. Workouts will run from 3 – 4:15. You must have a current physical on file and have a ride each day by 4:30. Please dress appropriately for the weather. We will be outside. Workouts are open to any girl, grades 8 – 12, interested in playing softball and not currently involved in another sport season. If you have any question, please see Coach Smith or Coach Rutledge.

USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is offering a (full) college scholarship opportunity for youth to study in an ag related field at an 1890 university. This is a full scholarship opportunity that is available to high school seniors and rising college sophomores and juniors.  Students must attend one of the nineteen 1890 Land-Grant institutions and major in agriculture or a related field.  All information is available at http://www.outreach.usda.gov/education/1890/index.htm. Application materials must be postmarked by February 1, 2015.

Brookneal Woman’s Club in partnership with The Brookneal Presbyterian Church will offer a $1000 scholarship to a William Campbell senior. Criteria is based on academic performance, participation in school/community activities, and financial need. Transcript, letter of recommendation and an essay is required.  Applications are available in the School Counselor’s office and should be returned by May 1st.

Students applying to the Central Virginia Governor’s School are reminded that there is an Open House at the Governor’s school on Tuesday, January 27th from 7 – 9 p.m. The Governor’s School is located at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.  Please see Mrs. Dalton if you have questions.


Attention 6th and 7th graders- Are you interested in a medical careers camp this summer? If so, please see Ms. Pugh in Guidance for a flyer. The camp will be held at VA Baptist Hospital from July 27th – July 31st. The deadline for applications is April 20, 2015.

The CVCC English and Math Placement test for sophomores who plan to apply to the Early College or STEM programs, seniors planning to attend CVCC in the fall, and any student planning to take a dual enrollment class next year such as Machine Shop, has been scheduled for Friday, February 6th. The test will begin at 8:05 in the library. There is no cost for the test and students need to apply to CVCC prior to testing. The deadline to sign up in Guidance is Friday, January 30th.