Wyalusing Valley Jr/Sr High School

A Tradition of Excellence

A Tradition of Excellence


  • Today’s Breakfast: Whole grain cinnamon roll, chilled juice, chilled fruit and low or fat free milk.

    Today’s Lunch: Buffalo chicken or cheese pizza, cook’s choice, steamed broccoli, diced pineapple 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.”

    Any girl wishing to come out for JV or Varsity basketball who did not pick up papers yesterday you should definitely do so today.

    There will be a meeting of the Spanish Club 9th period in Mrs. L’s room.

    Seniors, if you did not pick up your cookie dough yesterday, please pick it up from Mrs. L’s room at the start of 9th period today.

    Attention students:  9th period today you can pay $1 for ice cream and toppings in the cafeteria.

    Chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate covered peanuts, caramel in chocolate – sound good?  Then see a senior before November 3rd.

    Congratulations to the boys cross country team on their 3rd place finish at the District 4 Championships yesterday.  The Rams were led by State Qualifier Jordan Schools 15th place finish.  Matt Woodruff place 25th and Mitchell Schools placed 27th. Other scorers for the Rams were Tracey Brown and Matt McClelland.  The girls place an important 6th place at the District Championships let by State Qualifiers Morgan Sutton and Pam Kelley.  Finishing out the scorers were Kyleigh Ward, Megan McClelland and Rachel Jensen.

    There will be a DOOR DECORATING Contest for all homerooms next week for spirit week and the football game against the Towanda Black Knights.  Your doors should be decorated with a RAM PRIDE theme.  You will be judged on the following areas:

    1)      Originality

    2)      Best Slogan/Theme

    3)      Creativity

    The winning homeroom will receive your choice of a pizza or an ice cream party.  If your homeroom would like to participate and you need paper, please go to the art room on MONDAY during afternoon Homeroom to get your paper. 

    Alright RAMS!  Next week starts SPIRIT WEEK for the BIG GAME against TOWANDA next Friday.  We hope to see all of you participating in the dress up days. 


    Monday – Nerd Day – That’s right, Nerd Day is back!  So tape up your glasses, get out your suspenders & wear your high waters.


    Tuesday – Wacky, Tacky Tuesday


    Wednesday – Dress like your favorite teacher day


    Thursday – Halloween Costume day


    Friday – Green & Gold and Face Paint Friday – get decked out in green and gold.  The cheerleaders will be doing face painting again, so if you can’t come with your face painted to school, come see one of the cheerleaders in the Cafeteria or the Art room during morning homeroom.


    As always, every outfit during Spirit Week must be school appropriate. 


    NHS is sponsoring the 3rd annual bronze helmet food drive.  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 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!

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

    ACT Testing will take place tomorrow 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.

    Senior band, senior chorus and orchestra members are reminded to get out and sell fruit.  Fruit orders and money are due today.

    Come to the Grovedale Red House of Horrors for a night of scares.  The event will take place this Saturday, October 25, and next Saturday, 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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