Daily Announcements

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Hall Duty Week of  2/24: 1 Lecher; 2 Rittman; 3 Murawski; Gym/Hall Parr

February 24, 2020

VGHS Writers' Club is proud to announce an uncoming reading internationally
recognized poet and novelist. During ASR on Wednesday,
3/11, John Guzlowski will join us in the study hall via Skype to read some 
of his work and ALL students are encouraged to attend. You must sign up in the HS 
office. John's parents were taken to work camps by the Nazis in WWII. After
the war, his family moved to Chicago. John writes in Polish and English and has 
published poetry and novels. During the Writers' Club meeting (during lunch), John will
answer student questions about being a writer. All students are invited
to attend the lunchtime session as well. See Mr. Kestner with questions.

GABAB is meeting Tuesday, 2/25, after school to game.

Band and Choir students who are participating in Solo and Ensemble
Contest check with your director for your performance times and
accompanist fees. Accompanist fees are due by Friday.

Awards from Saturday's Parkland math contest: 
5th overall, Division A
J-S 2-person team, Jackson Wiessing, Sydney Eisenmenger -- 1st
J-S 8-person team -- 3rd (tie)
F-S 2-person team, Caleb Wiessing, Isidora Davis (2nd) 
Allison Kneer, 2nd (tie), Algebra I
Caleb Wiessing, 3rd (tie), Geometry
Andrew McQueen, 7th (tie), Geometry
Jackson Wiessing, 3rd, Pre-Calculus

Applications for Boys State are available in the HS office. See Mr. Sims
or Ms. McClard if you have questions.

The Local American Legion is happy to announce their upcoming Youth Police Program, 
June 21-26, at the ISP Academy in Springfield. Information and application forms
are available in the HS office.

VG FFA Rules Out Hunger! For a $1 donation VGHS students can
wear a hat to school on February 28th. For every dollar donated,
FFA will make a matching donation to our local Snack Pack
Program. Together we can make a difference for our students.

Announcing the annual Yearbook Strawberry Sale!! Strawberry order forms
are available in the office. You can sign your name to take one. All profit from the
sales goes toward your yearbook. If you've already purchased a yearbook, you'll
be reimbursed up to the amount of the book. There is a $50 prize for the person
who sells the most flats. Order forms and
payment due on 2/24.


FFA is selling high-quality detergent and other laundry/household products for their latest fundraiser. Laundry detergent is sold in 5-gallon bucket containers with pump for easy dispensing. Prices range from $35-$40. Orders with payment are due by February 28th and pickup will be on Monday April 5th between 7:30 AM and 6 PM from the Ag Shop door #16. Orders placed must be picked up as there will be no personal delivery. Make your check payable to VG FFA. See Ms. Parr or any FFA member with questions.  

Upcoming events:

PSAT Testing 4/14
Parkland College Dual Credit Testing 4/29