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Week of May 25-29, 2015

 

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

Attention all AP/Honors students - we will be hosting our AP/Honors Summer Bootcamp the second week in June (8th-12th) from 12:30PM until 2:30PM each day.  The event will consist of a rotating class schedule throughout the week and you will have the opportunity to gain valuable insight and skills which will directly apply to future coursework.  Following this first hour, students will transition to team building/engagement activities with the goal of creating collaborative relationships.  Upon completion, you will earn a coveted AP/Honors Certificate of Completion which can be listed on a future resume or college application. If interested, please pick up the blue form in the front office. We only have a limited number of spots so please sign up quick!  See Mr. Hyden with any questions."

Effective immediately SECURITY WILL NO LONGER BE PICKING UP STUDENTS FOR LUNCH DETENTIONS.  Students will now be responsible to serve their lunch detentions in 3 days from day they receive detention.  If you are not sure if you owe a lunch detention look for a list in OCS or in the window of the office by the Viking statue. Teachers will also have available a copy of the list.  See Mrs. Richard in OCS Room C5 if you have any questions.

All students that are interested in Yearbook next year please come see Ms. Pease to fill out an application during lunch in B1. 

March 27th will be the last day personal checks will be accepted this school year.  Effective April 6th ONLY cash, cashier’s check and money orders will be accepted.  

Attention ALL Students: The Valley High School yearbook is now on sale for $85!  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 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. Students who fail to serve their assigned lunch detention within 3 days of being late to class will receive a one day ALL DAY on campus suspension.

Attention all students. Do you need some help with math, or need a computer and printer?  Stop by d-6 after school Monday through Thursday and get those grades up. 

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!!

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

 

Class News

 

Freshman News

 

Sophomore News

Attention all gear up members: If you ever wanted the opportunity to showcase your artistic talents and abilities then you must stop in to  Talented Thursdays with Ms. Boyd in T2. If you dance, sing, write or paint… We want you! Come in every Thursday for fun icebreakers, great group discussions and a place to practice or perfect your craft. Talented Thursdays  every Thursday in T-2.  

Junior News 

 

Senior News

Seniors, senior trip is on sale now for 45 dollars with ASB and 50 without ASB. You must pay the bookkeeper to get a spot on this trip. There are a limited number of seats so get your tickets early. 

Club News

You are cordially invited to attend the Black Student Union’s weekly meeting EVERY Monday from 3:30-4:30 in room T8. Come and learn about African American history, cultural diversity, leadership skills and community service. BSU also offers tutoring and hip hop/contemporary dance (The BSU Sapphires). BSU is determined to continue Building Success & Unity at Valley High. See you Monday at 3:30 in room T8… What a great way to start the week!

Ladies and gentlemen the poetry club is proud to announce that  SWAG is back!! What’s  SWAG? An acronym for “the spoken word artist group” know for outrageous metaphors, those  infamous  16 bars,  and all your  other favorite forms of free writing.  Come join SWAG every Wednesday after school.  For More Information contact MS. Boyd.

Athletics News

There will be a soccer conditioning meeting today (Tuesday) after school in Mr. Serena's room, H9.  We will be discussing the summer workout calendar which begins directly after summer school.  If you hope to make the cut next fall, you need to do the work this summer.  Be in H9 directly after school.

Attention all swimmers! If you have not turned in your equipment, get on it! This is a reminder that a fine will be placed on the accounts of any students who fail to return team equipment. Also, please come by coach Futrell’s room after school on Tuesday to pick up your certificates and patchesThere will be a mandatory football player meeting taking place Tuesday, May 26, at 11:30 am, in F-4. At the meeting you will receive a summer conditioning schedule, a fall football game schedule, and all the details you need to know to play football in the upcoming fall season. You must be there if you intend to play.See you then, Coach Filan

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Library News

The library will stay open for student use of homework tables, books and computers through Monday May 18th. 

After Monday May 18th, the library will only be open for textbook & library book return and AP checkout! 

The library will be closed for all other uses.  Library computers will not be available.

Students:  If you missed your class return of textbooks, please bring them back before school, after school or during an open lunchtime.

 

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

 

College and Career Center

Seniors, if you did not turn in a District Senior Survey. Please see Ms. Wolfe in the career center to fill one out.

 

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