Friday, February 9, 2018

Moment of Silence

Pledge of Allegiance 

Today’s Menu: Hot n Spicy Chicken Wrap, Pizza, Baked Fish with Rice Pilaf, Cole Slaw, Oven Baked Fries, Steamed Carrots, Fresh Fruit, Peach Cup

Attention Freshmen!
  Class of 2021 shirts will be on sale during lunches this week in the cafeteria. Show your class pride and place your order today!!

Attention Everyone! Join the online discussion of No Summit Out of Sight. Find out what your friends, teachers, and fellow Colonels think about book. Google Classroom Code to join is 3 8 P P R M.   See a librarian or your English teacher for more information. 

Attention Key Club!! 
2018-2019 Officer Applications are due today, February 9.

On February 12th & 13th, the Voter Registrar will be visiting Government classrooms (this is rescheduled from January). Students will have the opportunity to register to vote online during the visit. If you want to register to vote at this time, please be sure that you have your full Social Security Number and your Virginia Driver's License number. The school does not have access to this information so you will need to bring it with you.

There will be a Boys soccer meeting right after school today at 2:45pm in the gymnasium.  Tryout schedule and times will be discussed.

There will be a boys tennis interest meeting today at 3:00 in the library.  It shouldn't take any longer than 30 minutes. If you cannot attend, please see Mr. Levi or Mr. Woshner.

The softball interest meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday will now be held today, February 9 at 3:00 PM in the library.  If you cannot attend, please see Mr. Woshner after Friday for any information distributed during the meeting. You can also email Coach Baker at utbaker@comcast.net .

The girls’ tennis interest meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday will now be held on Monday, February 12  at 2:45 PM in room 205.  If you absolutely cannot attend this meeting, please see Miss Sweet for information or email her at sweets@fcpsk12.net . 

There will be an Outdoor Track & Field Meeting for all interested athletes and their parents on Tuesday, February 13th, at 6 pm in the auditorium.

The next Leo Club meeting will be Wednesday, February, 14th, right after school in Mrs. Leonard’s room 230. Stop by Mrs. Leonard’s Room today to sign up for events.

Be on the look out for Stall Talk: the monthly SCA Newsletter detailing important school-wide and club events. Stall Talk has been shared with all students in the "JWHS Students" Team Drive and will be displayed in both bathrooms by the end of the week.

FCCLA has two opportunities to help our community.
You can purchase a coupon book to the Alamo and Green Turtle for $10. The total value of the coupons is $60! Proceeds benefit area veterans. See a teacher in rooms 104, 107or 110 to purchase one. AND...we are collecting NEW shoes for children in foster care. These children are in the midst of tremendous crisis and chaos and deserve new shoes. Any size shoe for preschool age children all the way up to teens will be accepted, but they must be NEW. You can deliver these to rooms 104, 107, 110 or the main office.

James Wood FBLA is celebrating FBLA Week.  James Wood FBLA currently has 42 members.  We have 28 members who will be participating in regional competitive events that recognize students’ business knowledge and skills.  Top winners at the regional level will be invited to participate at the state conference.  Good luck to all our competitors who are currently preparing for these events!  

Academically gifted sophomores and juniors who are interested in applying for GIS for next year can pick up an  application in guidance beginning Monday, February 12th. Completed applications are due to the guidance secretary by Wednesday, February 21st.

Calling all future educators! Now is the time to apply to the “Teachers For Tomorrow” program for next school year. Stop in the Guidance Department to pick up an application or see Mrs. Riggleman in Room 110. Applications are due February 23rd. Did you know that all completers of this course that have earned a teaching license and applied to work in Frederick County Public Schools have been hired! You will be career and college ready.

Attention current sophomores and juniors!  Are you interested in making money while gaining career experience?  Would you like to have an early release next school year so that you can go to a job?  Consider Cooperative Office Education.  Students in Cooperative Office Education leave school at 1:00 every day and are matched with an employer who will teach them business related skills on the job.  Students earn a high school credit for working hours on their job.  Every effort is made to place the student in a job that matches his or her career goals.  The high school co-op credit enhances your resume and transcript because it demonstrates that you deliberately sought out career-specific experience.  Applications are available from your business teacher or in Guidance and are due by February 23rd.  See Mrs. Boswell in Room 108 for more information

To all rising sophmore and juniors...if you are interested in pursuing or learning more about Health and Medical Science Careers please think about applying to the Valley Health Science Academy. In the Academy students will have an opportunity to tour Winchester Medical Center, Earn College Credits for LFCC’s Intro to Health Professions class, receive hands on experience at both LFCC and Shenandoah University’s Skills Lab and much more. Applications are due to your counselor by March 13th. For more information and to pick up your application, go to Guidance. 

If you are interested in helping with set design and painting, please see Mrs. Woshner or Mr. Largent for the Google Classroom code.  We will start painting set on Monday, February 12. You do not need to be an art student to help.














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