Daily Announcements / October 4, 2017

posted Oct 4, 2017, 6:49 AM by Barbara Maxey
Wednesday:  Today’s YOVASO statistic is from Meghan Clowdis.  Car wrecks are the leading cause of death among U.S. teenagers.  An average of 6 teens die each day in car wrecks.  Please buckle up, slow down, and put down your phones to reduce this.

The Homecoming Dance for high school students will be this Friday night immediately after the game until 11 p.m.  The dance is for WC students only.  Tickets will be on sale at the door for $5.  We hope to see you all there.

Show your school spirit and decorate your locker for Spirit Week.  See Mrs. Pritt for guidelines if you have not received them.  Lockers will be judged on 10/6 and a prize will be given.

The Herff Jones representative will be here on Thursday, Oct. 5 during lunches in the cafeteria, taking your senior graduation products and cap and gown orders.  Please stop by and order your cap and gown. A small deposit is required with your order.

Attention 10 & 11 Graders:  The PSAT’s will be given on Wednesday, Oct. 25.  All 10 graders are required to take the test.  The cost is free for 10 graders.  Any 11 grader who wishes to take this test may sign up with Mrs. Faulconer in the Guidance Office.  The cost for the test is $16 but fee waivers are available if you meet certain guidelines such as receiving free or reduced lunch.  11 graders who wish to sign up must do so by Oct. 12.  A limited number of test are available to 11 graders so first come, first served.  11 graders who take the PSATs may possibly qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program.  Please touch base with Mrs. Dalton if you have any questions.

Schools around the nation and throughout the Commonwealth will be celebrating National School Lunch Week Oct. 9-13.  The year’s theme, School Lunch: Recipes For Success, is designed to invite students, parents, school staff, and administrators to celebrate school meals.   More information about the National School Lunch Program can be found on the USDA website at https://www.fns.usda.gov/nslp/national-school-lunch-program-nlsp.

Attention all rising 10, 11, and 12 graders.  Campbell County Schools and Oakes Test Prep will be providing free SAT Prep for students on Oct. 21, 8:30-10:30, Oct. 28, 1:00-3:00, and Nov. 11, 8:30-10:30.  If you have any questions about the workshops, please call (434) 426-1204 or email Oakestestprep@aol.com.

Friday, Oct. 13 is the last day to purchase your 2017-2018 yearbook for the early bird price of $35.00 ($40.00 with your name on the book). See Mrs. Howard to purchase your yearbook for this low price.

Spirit Week 2017 is this week!  Be sure to dress everyday day and show your school spirit.

Monday-Pink Out Day

Tuesday-Too Bright Day

Wednesday-Wacky Tacky Wednesday

Thursday-Twin Day

Friday-Blue and Gray Day

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