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VHS Daily Announcements
Lila O'Keefe
Wednesday, February 05, 2020


February 5, 2020

  1. Lunch for today is Chicken & Noodles w/Dinner Roll, Baked Breaded Steak Fingers w/Dinner roll, or Chef Salad w/Roasted Flatbread, Mashed Potatoes w/Chicken Gravy,  Fruit & Veggie Bar & Milk.

2.       Juniors are reminded to pay $15 dues to Fletcher or Shauna if you haven’t already done so.

3.       Seniors need to pay $20.00 dues to Katie Petersen or Mrs. P by Feb. 14th.

4.       There will be a senior class meeting this Friday at 3:32pm in Mrs P's room. We will be taking the nominations for flower, song, motto, etc., and narrowing them down to 2-3 options for a final ballot vote. If you are interested in participating, you are welcome to attend. 

5.       Attention Sophomores, we are raffling off the series 3 Apple Watch that was earned from your fundraiser. Tickets will be 1 for $5 or 6 for $20. See Mrs. Arganbright or Mr. Jensen to purchase. Drawing will take place at a later date. 

6.       The Junior class is raffling off a 32” Samsung smart TV as a fundraiser.  Tickets may be purchased from Mrs. Wrage or Mrs. Adams or at any home event from now till Feb. 21st.  Tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00.

7.       All NHS members must pay $10 in dues to Jenna Cox by February 13th. 

8.       Coronation will be held this Sunday, February 9th at 5PM. A dance will be held after the ceremony from 7:30-10:30. Tickets may be purchased at Janine's, Sandhills State Bank, and Young's. Any student that purchases a ticket and attends the ceremony will get into the dance for free. 

9.       Coronation rehearsal is at 1:00 pm Sunday in the Gym.  All participants, escorts and candidates need to be there at 1.

10.    There will be a behavioral health career conference at CSC on March 26th from 9 - 2:30 and will feature several behavioral health careers.  Lunch will be served.  There is no cost for attendance, as it is supported by the Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska.  Interested in attending?  Please let Mrs. Kilmer know ASAP.

11.    There will be an informational meeting regarding Girls State tomorrow at 3:30 in the Auditorium for all Junior girls to attend. Girls State Applications will be due by February 17th into the office. 

12.     Juniors who are interested in state government and law are encouraged to apply for the Nebraska Attorney General's Youth Conference.  Applications can be found at and are due by February 14. This day-long conference allows for debate and discussion of the legal process in Nebraska, issues critical to students and their communities, along with lunch at the Governor's residence.  Questions?  See Mrs. Kilmer.

13.    Boys basketball practice today 3:45-5:30 at the high school and girls will practice 4:30-6:00 pm at the high school.

14.    LOGOS meets at 6:00 today at the Presbyterian Church and Religious Education classes start at 7:00 pm at the Catholic Church.

15.    FFA Career Development Event #1 is in North Platte today. Departure will be at 5:30 am.

16.    There is a post prom meeting at 6:00 pm tomorrow in the commons.  Parents of Juniors and Seniors are encouraged to be there.

17.    John Baylor ACT Test Prep will be tomorrow from 8-10 am and then classes will run on the 10:00 schedule.

18.    Quiz Bowl will practice at 3:35 pm in Mrs. Adams’ room tomorrow.

19.    JV & Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball here Friday vs. Gothenburg at 4:00 pm.  JV boys will play at the Middle School and the rest are here at the high school.  JV girls & boys will dismiss at 3:00 pm.

20.    Southwest Conference Varsity Wrestling will be at Ogallala Friday at 12:00 pm CST. Departure will be at 7:00 am.

21.    Congratulations to Mrs. Arganbright for being nominated as this month’s staff member of the month.