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Tide Pride - SHS Daily Bulletin
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Today is Chocolate Mint Day

PRINCIPAL’S BULLETIN BOARD Please click on the link to access the February issue of the Principal's Newsletter.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Caitlin Emerson, Emmanuel Ajanma   Tomorrow: Aidan Ahearn, Camden Boucher

FOUND  a pair of silver earrings on the floor in the English/History hallway yesterday afternoon.  See Ms. Violette to identify them.

SAFE is selling their brand-new club stickers in the cafeteria during bands A, B, and C all this week. Stickers are $2.00 and proceeds benefit the SAFE Club's environmental projects. These stickers look great on water bottles!

SPIRIT WEEK February 18 through February 22.  Tuesday: Twin Day.  Wednesday: America Day. Thursday: Denim Day.  Friday: Tide Pride Day!  Please join us with Tide Pride Spirit!  Additionally, on Friday, February 22 there will also be an assembly in the gymnasium following fourth block. An activity day schedule will be followed. 

SPRING ATHLETES - Attention -  Sign-ups for spring sport teams will take place today, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, February 19, 20, 21.  Meet directly after school in the gym lobby hallway. Please sign up and pick up important information if you'd like to participate on a Spring sports team.  Practices will begin mid March. See Mr. Merriam with questions.

PROJECT GRAD Tuesday, February 19, at 7:00 pm in the Chorus Room.  It takes a lot of work to make this happen for the senior class and we can use everyone’s help. Thank you - Tracy Poirier.

ATHLETICS  Tuesday: JV/V Girls' BB vs. St. Johnsbury 5/6:30. JV/V Boys' BB @ Mt. Mansfield 5:30/7:00 (bus 3:45). Wednesday: Boys' Ice Hockey vs. CVU 5:30 at BOR. Thursday:  JV/V Boys' BB vs. St. Johnsbury 5/6:30.  Friday: Wrestling @ VPA State Tournament at Essex HS 1:30 (bus 1:45). JV/V Girls' BB @ South Burlington 5:30/7:00 (bus 3:45). Saturday: Wrestling @ VPA State Tournament at Essex HS 10am (bus 7:30).  JV/V Boys' BB @ Rice 1:00/2:30 (bus 11am) - make up from 2/12.  Boys' Ice Hockey @ Rice (Cairns Arena) 8:30pm (bus 6:30 from BOR).

COMMUNITY FORUM The next Community Forum is Wednesday, February 20 in the SHS cafeteria. The meeting will be from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. The topic will be assessments, reassessments and our reassessment days. 

SCHOLAR'S BOWL Trivia Tournament, Friday, March 8 from 3:15 - 9:00 pm in the top floor classrooms of SHS. We need readers and score keepers (who can work in teams) in addition to the SHS Trivia Club and Mr. Whalen!  Why?  Pizza and Trivia of course! 

SAT INFORMATION & PREP To do well on the SATs, you need to practice. Guidance is offering workshops in February and early March in preparation for the March 9 SAT Test. If you haven’t signed up for the SAT’s make an appointment with your counselor. Sign up to attend a SAT Information Workshop and one or more SAT Practice Workshop(s).  There are prizes awarded for students who log the most practice hours! Informational Workshops: Wednesdays February 6, 13 and 20 from 11:30-12:30, in the SHS E Classroom, Library.  Practice Workshops: Tuesdays, February 12, 19 and Wednesday, March 6 from 11:30-12:30. You must attend one Information Workshop prior to the Practice Workshops. You can attend as many as you wish.

SOPHOMORES Applications are now available for the MedQuest Health Careers Exploration Programs which run for 6 days and 5 nights. June 23-28 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph.  July 28-August 2 at Northern Vermont University, Johnson Campus.  Fee is $750 and financial aid is available for eligible students.  Application deadline is Friday, March 8

JUNIORS If you are applying to colleges next year, please strongly consider taking SATs this coming March. SHS will be hosting the SAT on Saturday, March 9. To register for this assessment, please visit, or make an appointment with your school counselor. You need to register no later than February 8th to be guaranteed a spot and to not pay an additional late registration fee.

TRAVELERS  If you are planning to travel with Chorus, Drama Club, French, or History either this year or in the next couple years and want to do some fundraising, Ms Gaudreau has forms for the Vermont Cookie Love fundraiser (selling frozen cookie dough).  See Ms. Gaudreau in Room 108 for a form. The fundraiser will run through March 13

VSAC COLLEGE & CAREER PATHWAYS Thursday, March 21, 8:30 am to 2:30 pm at St. Michael’s College for 10th & 11th graders. We will participate in two 45-minute workshops, eat lunch in the school cafeteria, and tour the campus. No cost to attend.  Sign up in Guidance asap because slots fill up fast!  Parents and students are also encouraged to attend the evening portion of the event from 5-8pm which offers a resource fair with programs and organizations that support Vermonters in achieving their college and career goals. For more information and/or to register for the evening event visit

SENIORS Applications are now available for the SHS In-House Scholarships. Go to the link on - For Students & Parents tab or Naviance under Document Resources. You are eligible for over 60 scholarships.  Submit a hard copy of the completed application to Mrs. Cross in the Guidance office by 3:00 PM on April 10. Late applications will not be accepted. Don’t wait until the last minute!

The Dr. Ernest Reynolds’ Scholarship, The Ronald York Memorial Scholarship, and The Dante Bogni Memorial Scholarship supplemental applications are also available, both online and in Guidance.

LUNCH Chef Choice: Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Glazed Butternut Squash.  Grill: Grilled Tomato & Cheese & Curly Fries.  World's Fare: Italian - Pasta Bar.

Wednesday: Roast Pork, Baked Stuffed Mushrooms, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Beets.  Sloppy Joe Dog & Waffle Fries.

It is no use walking anywhere to preach unless our walking is our preacher.  ~ Francis of Assisi