Today’s Announcements – September 17, 2015

Announcements:

Anyone interested in the Creative Writing Club should attend a Monday meeting in G111 from 3:30-4:30 on September 21.

10th grade students: there are 20 seats still available for the Make It Happen field trip. Turn in permission slips to guidance by Friday, September 25!

College Application Week is coming up!  The week of September 28-October 2, we will be having an emphasis on college here at Walker Valley!  More details to come soon.

Please join me for a GAPP Club meeting on Monday, September 21st in G108 during CCRT! Your hall pass for this meeting only will be your downloaded application form, which you can find under GAPP on WV web site. See you then, Frau Eulo

On Thursday September 24th we will hold our first World Language Club meeting during CCRT in the auditorium. Please use the 2015/2016 application as a hall pass for this first meeting. You must download and print this application out from the WV website! See you there! Au revoir. Adios. Auf Wiedersehen.

TN Promise Scholarship Saturday will be held at Tennessee College of Applied Technology on Saturday, September 26th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Please come out and support the Lady Mustangs volleyball team tonight, September  at home with JV at 5 and Varsity at 6 against GPS.

Anchor Club will meet on Thursday, September 24, during CCRT in the media center.  Please make sure you are wearing your lanyard with the Anchor Club sticker on the back to show you have paid your dues.

Friday, September 18 is the deadline to sign up for the Oct. 24 ACT.  If you have any questions, please come by Guidance.

The first Beta Club meeting will be Thursday, September 17 during CCRT in the auditorium.  If you received an invitation to join this year and plan on doing so, you are welcome to attend as well.

Beta Club members need to turn in their $10 yearly dues to their grade sponsor by Sept. 25.  If you received an invitation to join the club, you also have until Sept. 25 to turn in dues and the application.  If you are new to Walker Valley this year or are a freshmen who did not attend OMS last year and you think you qualify for membership, please see Mrs. Fox in room G112.

If you are a member of NEHS, please pay your yearly dues of $10 to Mrs. Wielfaert in B111 by Thursday, Sept. 17th.  Please bring your report card with your English class final average from 2014-15.  If you did not complete your hours last year, you will need to complete the remaining hours before you start counting this year’s service hours.

If you are interested in joining NEHS, please bring a completed application and a copy of your transcript to B111 by Thursday, Sept. 17th.  Applications are available in the box outside B111.

Cover2Cover Book Club will meet Tuesday, September 29th in the media center.  Please come by the media center and pick up a pass prior to this first meeting.

Credit Recovery is now open in BU1 during CCRT.  Students must go by BU1 BEFORE 3rd block to get a pass from Mr. Dillon.

FBLA applications are now available.  Please pick them up from any business teacher or outside MCLA3.  The applications need to be returned by September 18th in order to be eligible to attend the Fall Leadership Day trip.

For 10th and 11th grade students, the PSAT measures skills that are important for success in college-verbal reasoning, critical reading, math problem-solving, and writing.  Taking the PSAT enables students to: get feedback about critical academic skills, enter scholarship competitions, seek information from colleges, and practice for SAT program tests.  11th grade students may qualify for the National Merit Scholarship by taking this test.  10th grade students who wish to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship as 11th graders are encouraged to take this test as 10th graders to help them prepare for the qualifying test next year.  Students are recommended to have a 3.0 in order to sign up for the PSAT.  The Test date is Wednesday, October 14  8:30 am at Walker Valley High School.  The fee is $15.00 per student to be paid for by the student and checks are made out to Walker Valley High School.

The informational meeting for the 2017 cross-cultural trip to Spain, Portugal and France has been moved to Tuesday, September 22nd at 6:00pm in the Media Center. Students who enroll by the end of September will be eligible for a $200 early enrollment discount. There are still a few spots left for the Amazon gift card raffle, but spots are filling up fast. See Mrs. Picchiottino in G212 to RSVP for this meeting and for information on how to enroll.

About the Author

Scott Webb
AV Production Teacher - Walker Valley High School - Cleveland, Tennessee. Host of the WV SportsZone and The Finish Line on Talk 101.3 The Buzz. Scott is married to Jessica, a 3rd Grade teacher at Charleston Elementary, and has two kids: Megan and Tyler (both WVHS graduates). Contact Scott via email - swebb@bradleyschools.org

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