Today’s Announcements – February 9, 2016


The Cleveland YMCA will have classes beginning February 19 to obtain your lifeguard certification.  You must attend all classes to receive the certification.  The fee is $200 for members and $250 for non members.  Contact Kristy Snider at 476-5573 with questions.  Registration deadline is Friday, February 12.

Juniors, it’s time to start preparing yourself for college after high school.  Cleveland State will be hosting their Catch the Fever event on March 8, 2016.  This field trip event will include a college tour, an ACT prep session, financial aid information, and a look at the college admissions process.  They will also provide your lunch that day.  Permission slips are available in guidance, and are due back to guidance signed by Wednesday, February 17 at 3:30.  Space is limited, so hurry and reserve your spot NOW!

Chosen will be meeting this Thursday, the 11th, after school.  Come to B214 ready to discuss Chapter 4, or just come for fellowship!  Mark your calendars for our next meeting on Thursday the 25th, after school.

Softball tryouts will be Wednesday, February 17 from 4:00-5:00 at the softball field.  You must have proof of a physical to participate.  If you have any questions, please see Coach Limburg in G215.

Permission forms for the hiking trip to Fall Creek Falls are available from Coach Shrestha (G115) or Ms. Tipton (B206). This trip is for everyone who loves to hike, whether you are a beginner or an expert. Come spend a fun Saturday with the Walker Valley Hiking Club!

The Beta Club will be visiting Garden Plaza on Thursday, February 11th at 4:00.  Please bring your smiles homemade valentines for the residents and receive service hours.  Sign up in the Guidance Office.

11th grade females that are interested in Girls’ State for this summer should stop by Guidance for more information.  This is a leadership program which will be held at Lipscomb University in Nashville May 29-June 4.  This is sponsored and paid for by the American Legion Auxiliary unit of Cleveland.

10th and 11th grade students interested in applying for the Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Program, please stop by Guidance for more information.  Deadline for applications is Feb. 24.

If you are enrolled on this summer’s trip to Germany, Italy and Switzerland you need to apply for your passport as soon as possible if you have not already done so. Just a reminder, passports need to be valid up to six months past our return date. You will also need to verify that the spelling of your first, middle, and last name on your EF account matches your passport exactly. There is a minimum $200 fee to change names after February 22nd. You can avoid any unnecessary fees by checking this early. Rooming requests are also due no later than Feb 22. Lastly, please verify that your emergency contact is not someone traveling with you this summer. Please see Mrs. Picchiottino in G212 if you have any questions regarding these items.

Credit Recovery is now open in FA105 during CCRT-Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (and Wednesdays that are not MAP days). You must get a pass from Mr. Dillon in BU1 PRIOR to 2nd  block on the day you want to do Credit Recovery.

Credit Recovery is open before and after school at these times:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 7:40-8:10am. Mrs. Howard will come to cafeteria to get students that are here for Credit Recovery.  After school you may stay Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm.

Yearbooks sales are closing down. If you haven’t purchased one, go to or see Mrs. Gober in G110 for details.

FBLA is accepting new member applications. Pick up your application outside MCLA 3 or from any business teacher. Form and dues can be paid to Ms. Brady in MCLA 3. All applications are due by February 24th.

FBLA is collecting new or gently used children’s books.  For every 10 books that you donate, you will receive 1/2 hour of community service.  Books will be donated to local children’s organization’s and reading programs… Donate today!  All books will be due by March 15th.  Books can be turned in to Ms. Brady in MCLA 3.

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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 -

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