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VHS Daily Announcements
Lila O'Keefe
Monday, October 12, 2020


October 12, 2020

  1. Lunch for today is: Fresh Baked Ham & Cheese Sub, Pizza Pasta Bake w/Garlic Breadstick, or Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Baby Carrots, Corn, Fresh & Canned Fruit, & Milk. 
  2. Congratulations to Haley Hesse and Chris Williams for being crowned Homecoming Queen and King.
  3. Choir room will meet in the Auditorium today.
  4. Congratulations to the Reserve Volleyball team on placing 2nd at the Gordon/Rushville tournament Saturday.
  5. Yearbooks for the 2019-2020 year have arrived and may be picked up in the office on a first come basis for $55.00.
  6. Join the Cherry Co Hospital Therapy Department as they host a 5K race called Trick-or-Trot; and a Scary Scurry 1 mile fun run/walk on October 17th at 10:00 am. on the Cowboy Trail on Main Street.  Cost is $15.00.  See Mr. Jensen for a form and more details.
  7. Any student interested in being a member of the one-act crew must attend a mandatory meeting at 7 a.m. on Thursday in Mrs. Pilakowski's room.  Duties will be determined at this meeting, so your attendance is required.
  8. From now till Oct. 18, seniors can apply to UNL, UNO, UNK, & NCTA for free. The $45 application fee will be waived for all resident first-time freshmen who wish to apply for the Fall 2021 term. To apply to these colleges for free, you should enter NUforNE in the Application Fee Waiver Code field at the end of the application. 
  9. Juniors and seniors who are planning on completing an Independent Study for next semester should plan ahead and choose your courses now.  As many of you know, some courses (like Psychology) are very popular and fill up quickly.  Registration opens today, and Mrs. Kilmer will not be surprised if some classes fill up within the week.  Also, if you have taken Psychology and enjoyed it, the same professor offers an Abnormal Psychology class as well.  See Mrs. Kilmer with any questions you have.
  10. A reminder to students that the Activity make up slips need to be returned to the office or to your coach or sponsor any time you get one to go on a school activity.
  11. Also a reminder that students are not allowed to go home to get something they have forgotten on a game day, so please come prepared in the mornings.
  12. State Girls Golf is at Columbus today and tomorrow.  Good Luck at State Badgers!
  13. JV Football at Gordon/Rushville today has been cancelled due to Gordon having many players out with injuries.
  14. One Act Play practice tomorrow at 7:00 am.
  15. Departure for the College Visit to NCTA & MPCC will be at 7:00 am tomorrow.  Students will need to be here by 6:45 am. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Those going should be back around 5:45 pm tomorrow.
  16. FBLA officer meeting Wednesday at 7:30 am.
  17. There will be an Interact meeting at Mid Plains Community College Wednesday at 8:00 pm.
  18. Representatives from the following schools will be here Wednesday:  Mid Plains at 10:00 am, from Eastern Wyoming at 11:00 am and Nebraska Wesleyan at 1:30 pm. Sign up in the office if you want to see any of them.
  19. Attention current and future Speech students.  Speech team will have Concession stand Friday, October 16 for the Football game.  Sign up sheet is on the Speech bulletin board in the Commons Area.