Wyalusing Valley Jr/Sr High School

A Tradition of Excellence

A Tradition of Excellence

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  • Good Morning!

    Today’s Breakfast: Egg and cheese wrap, chilled juice, chilled fruit and low or fat free milk.

    Today’s Lunch: French toast sticks w/sausage patty or double hot dogs, green beans, spiced apple slices and low or fat free milk.

    This week’s positive message from the FOR club is: “Even if you fall on your face, you’re still moving forward.”

    Congratulations to the Lady Rams Volleyball team on their win last night over Canton.  This brings the season to 13 wins with 3 losses.  Stay tuned for information on Districts.

    Due to Aspire testing in the computer labs today, Mrs. Polcrack’s periods 1,3 and 7 classes are to report to room 38 (Mrs. Polcrack’s room) for class today.

    Leo club members – check the bulletin boards for new sign -up sheets and the agenda for yesterday’s meeting.  We are in need of a few volunteers to sign-up to make “thank you” packets for our golf sponsors today and tomorrow 9th period.

    Seniors:  Your cookie dough is arriving tomorrow.  Please make sure you have a way to get it home.

    Attention band members:  The following instrumental labs will meet today.

    Period 2 – Group 10, Jr. High Trumpets

    Period 5 – Group 11, Jr. High Trombones

    Period 6 – Group 8, Jr. High Flutes and Saxophone

    Period 7 – Group 9, Jr. High Clarinets

    The Orchestra Reading assignment assigned last week is due today by Midnight!!”  Check Mr. Clinton’s website for the assignment and the questions to fill out.

    Attention Wrestlers in grades 9-12.  There will be a wrestling sign up meeting today at 3:15 in Coach Haley’s room.  If you cannot attend, please see Coach Haley for information.

    NHS is sponsoring the 3rd annual bronze helmet food drive beginning on Thursday. All goods collected in this competition will be donated to TACO in Towanda. The homeroom who brings in the most nonperishable items will win a pizza party. The last day of collection will be Thursday, October 30th. The winning school will be announced at the Wyalusing-Towanda football game on Halloween. We won the Bronze Helmet last year desperately want to keep it, so bring in those canned goods!!

    Attention all girls wishing to play varsity or JV basketball this year:  Our first open gym will be after school tomorrow in the old gym.  Start of the season paperwork will also be available by Thursday in room #11 including the complete game and practice schedule for the year.

    Attention Juniors:  Here’s some incentive for you to sell that Scentsy!  The top two sellers will get a free ticket to prom!  Get out and sell, sell, sell!

    SADD will be having a meeting tomorrow in room 12 during 9th period to turn in their fundraising materials.  Please bring your completed order forms and money to the meeting. 

    SADD will be staying after school tomorrow in room #12 to work on projects.

    There will a mini-thon committee in Mrs. Morningstar’s room this Friday during 9th period.

    Attention Jr High Volleyball - please drop off your jerseys on Thursday, during 9th period, in Mrs. Huffman's room.

    ASPIRE Testing will take place today for all 10th grade students.  Testing will take place in computer labs during periods 1, 2, 3, and 6, 7, 8.  Mr. Slusark’s homeroom will test in room 55.  Mr. Schools homeroom will test in room 72.  Miss Strunk’s homeroom will test in room 18 and Mrs. Harvatine’s homeroom will test in room 30.  Students should bring a pencil and a calculator to testing.

    ACT Testing will take place on Saturday, October 25th for registered students.  Testing will take place in rooms 12, 16 and 20.  Students must present approved photo registration form and photo ID to be admitted.  Test takers should bring two #2 pencils and a calculator to testing.  Test takers should arrive at 7:45am and testing will run until about 12:30pm.

    Applications for the University of Pittsburgh’s Health Career Scholars Academy are now available in the Guidance Office for interested sophomores or juniors.

    Applications for the Pennsylvania School for Global Entrepreneurship at Lehigh University are now available for interested sophomores or juniors.

    The FOR Club would like to announce the addition of Rachel’s Locker to our school. Rachel’s locker is in honor of Rachel Joy Scott, the inspirational young woman that our club tries to honor in all that we do. Rachel’s Locker is #805 and is located in the 7th and 8th grade hallway, right outside of Mrs. Sohns’ room. We ask students to drop off a note in this locker any time you see someone doing something kind. Please write the name of the student or teacher you wish to nominate and briefly explain the kind act. At the end of each month, a nominated teacher or student will receive a gift card.

    The FOR Club will be sponsoring a fall coloring contest. Coloring pages will be sold in afternoon homeroom, and all students are invited to participate. Each page will cost 50 cents or you can purchase three for a dollar. There will be four separate age groups: teachers/staff, junior high, senior high, and elementary students. The winner of each age group will receive a gift card. All pages will be due to Mrs. Morningstar by Tuesday, October 28th.

    Would your special someone like chocolate for Christmas?  See a senior and order some Gertrude Hawk chocolate today.  The sale will end Monday, November 3rd so order yours soon.

    Senior band, senior chorus and orchestra members are reminded to get out and sell fruit.  Fruit orders and money are due no later than Friday, October 24th .

    Come to the Grovedale Red House of Horrors for a night of scares.  The event will take place Saturday, October  25, and November 1.  Doors will be open from 7 to 11.  The admission is $8 for students in k-12 and $10 for adults.  This event is sponsored by FBLA--all proceeds will be given to the Twilight Wish Foundation.

    Attention Seniors:       The first college scholarship update is now available in the Guidance Office for October.  Pick up your copy in the Guidance Office.

    Those who are eating breakfast may report to the cafeteria at this time.

                                                                                                                                                  
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