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Week of Nov. 17 - 21, 2014

 

Good Morning Vikings, it is great day to be a Viking.. Here is your bulletin 

Sacramento Library invites all students from EGUSD campuses to compete in the annual speech contest on Feb. 21, 2014 at the Valley Hi Laguna North Library.  For interested student, Valley is holding an Informational Workshop Today, Wednesday November 19th  at 3:15 in Room F-4, Mr. Filan's classroom! This is to help prepare interested students for the topic and to offer some Speaking Tips. The 1st - 3rd Place Winners take home between $100 - $400.  This year's timely topic is College: “Is it worth the time and expense?”

Hey Vikings, since Thanksgiving is coming, the ASB will have the Great Turkey Hunt starting Wednesday running through Friday. Just find the hidden turkeys around campus and come to the students store to get a treat.

This Friday Valley High School’s Men’s Soccer team will be hosting a soccer game during lunch in the Small Gym.  Come out and cheer on your friends. And don't forget to wear your class colors.

Attention ALL Students: The Valley High School yearbook is now on sale for $80!  Don’t miss out on your opportunity to order your copy today!  Place your order TODAY at jostensyearbooks.com or bring a check or money order to the bookkeeper!

“Vikings, have you heard about our No Excuses – Go to School Attendance Campaign?  Did you know you can be entered into a random drawing to win awesome prizes for just showing up at school?  And seniors, each month you receive perfect attendance your name will be entered for a chance to win a new car from the Elk Grove Auto Mall!  Our very own Joua Lee won last year! Don’t miss out, no excuses go to school!”

Attention EL students, Need a place to study?  Need to use a computer?  Need help with your classes? Come to tutoring in D13 after school.  We’re open Monday-Thursday from 3:10-4:30. Don’t fall behind in your classes, see you there!!

Zumba is now available at Valley after school! See Mrs. Pinkerton to sign-up and then come to the Dance Room (J9) from 3:30pm-4:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays!

Attention freshmen and sophomores—have you been thinking about a health career?  Obamacare is here and we’ll need more health care workers.  If medicine is in your future, come join the Health TECH Academy!  See Mr. Buckmaster in room F1 or Mr. Black in room F3 for details and an application.

Need tutoring? TLC tutoring will  continue every Wednesday from 7:15 to 8:15. We're open to all students who need help with any subject, including AP courses. Come Wednesday morning and receive help from AVID trained tutors. Look for the guys with the black and blue jackets!

 

ASB News

Okay Vikings, your ASB Presents Valley’s Winter Homecoming Dance, “Frozen In Time” on December 6th from 7:00 until 11:00. Tickets are 10 dollars with ASB and 20 dollars without. Come and celebrate the end of our winter homecoming with us. 

 

Class News

 

Freshman News

 

Sophomore News

 

Junior News

 

 

Senior News

SENIORS! The sun is receding and the leaves are changing color. What better time to buy your Senior Sweatshirt?! They are $35 w/ASB and $40 w/o ASB. Get them while the weather is cold and the sweaters are hot at the bookkeeper.

 

Club News

 

GSA members – There will be a meeting today, Thursday, after school in H-6. We need to know how many people will be participating in our first fundraiser of the year. Please join us. The meeting will not be long. Thank you.

 

Athletics News

 

“Interested in playing Baseball in the spring? Come to an informational meeting today after school in G-10 (Mr. Sawyer’s room) at 3:15. We will be going over Conditioning and Fundraising for the upcoming year. You must attend unless you are playing a Winter Sport. See you in G-10 at 3:15”

 

Library News

Writing contest!  If you like to write, come and get more information about the Letters about Literature writing contest at the library.  

VHS Library is open for library book checkout and computer use !  Open at 7:35 in the morning, at lunch and after school until 3:35.  Wednesday hours are slightly different: Wed. open at 8:00, closed the first 20 minutes of lunch, then open after school until 3:35.

You must have an ID card to check out library books.  You must have an ID card when you drop in to use library computers.  Brand new students are the only ones that can use schedules for library services.

The library has special displays of books available for you.   We have new career books.  We have new SAT test preparation books .  We have new books about getting into college. Come by the library and see the new books!

Pencils for sale in the library.  Mechanical pencils in bright colors....50 cents each.

College and Career Center

 

Attention Juniors and Seniors!  If you are interested in taking a class at CRC next semester please plan to attend the Advanced Education Workshop on November 19th during 3rd period.  Please go to the Career Center to sign up and get a pass.

Want to learn about different vocational paths? Valley will be holding its 2nd Annual Career Development day on Thursday, November 13th during lunch in the small gym. Here are some of the vendors that will be here:  FIDM, CRC Construction program, Western Electrical Contractor Association, SCC Allied Health Program, Carpenter Apprenticeship and much more! You don’t want to miss this event! See you there. (11/4 – 11/14)

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY:  The nonprofit organization, Reading Partners, is looking for high school students wishing to tutor Parkway Elementary School students.  No experience is necessary.  If you are interested, please read the attachment on school loop and see Ms Teves in the Career Center.

Other

Attention all students: PE lockers are for PE clothes only.  Do not leave text books etc. in your P. E. Locker. Students should only be in PE locker rooms during their period of PE.  Please do not send students with passes to gain access to the locker rooms, they will not get in.

“Remember students, anyone under the age of 18 will have to show a picture ID for entrance to at all school events including athletics and dances.”

The Cell Phone/Electronic Equipment Policy is in effect immediately!  Please make sure to keep your cell phones, headsets, cameras, etc. “out of sight and out of mind” from 8:00-3. ID’s will be required to retrieve electronic devices.

All students not involved in an after-school or athletic program must leave the campus immediately after school.  Any student not leaving campus may be subject to suspension.

Attention all students: If you are not in class you will be swept to OCS and the referral process will begin. Get to class on time. 

This has been your bulletin, have a great day Vikings