Today’s Announcements – February 25, 2016


The ASVAB has been rescheduled for Wednesday, March 9.  If you signed up to take this test, you must be in the Media Center no later than 8:15 a.m. on March 9.

Students, are you looking for service hours? Assistance is needed with an Archery Tournament this Saturday at Ocoee Middle School.  The hours are 9:30am-5:00pm.  Breakfast and lunch are provided for volunteers.  See Mrs. Black in the main office if you are interested.

New or gently used books appropriate for ages 0-12 are needed for the Bradley County Schools Read20 Book Drive. Please bring your items to the book drop box located in the media center before March 11, 2016.  These books will be donated to pre-school and elementary students during various Read20 events throughout the year. Thanks in advance for you help!

The next Walker Valley Hiking Club trip will be Sunday, April 3rd – Monday, April 4th.  This is an overnight hiking and camping trip.  The hike is 8.5 miles and is strenuous. Make sure that you are in great shape and enjoy long hikes if you are thinking about this trip.  In addition to reaching the summit of blood mountain, students will learn about ecotourism in Blue Ridge, the history and conservation of the Appalachian Trail, and some important bear awareness tips for camping and hiking.  Get your permission slips from Ms. Tipton (B206) or Coach Shrestha (G115) starting Monday, Feb 29th.  There are only 40 spots available for this trip.  The deadline for permission slips and money is March 21st.

The deadline to receive a $100 early enrollment discount on next summer’s trip to Spain, Portugal and France is Thursday, March 3rd. Students must enroll before this date to be eligible for this discount. You can enroll from the tour website or by calling customer service. Please see Mrs. Picchiottino for details. The first 10 to enroll before March 3rd will also be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Amazon gift card. The winner will be announced after March 3rd.

The Colby Stansberry “Heart of a Champion” Challenge 3-on-3 Basketball Tourney is Saturday, March 12 at Cleveland Middle School.  This challenge raises money for scholarships that are given out to each area high school.  See Mrs. Black for a registration form.

This year’s prom will be held Saturday, April 30, at the Convention Center in Chattanooga.  If you are interested in a free prom dress, shoes, suit or any other prom attire, the “Prom Shop” will be open on March 19 for you to shop for free.  Brochures are on the main office counter or if you have any questions, please see Mrs. Cretton.

Prospect Elementary is looking for volunteers to help with their spring auction Saturday, March 5 from 4:00-6:30pm.  If you are interested in earning service hours, see Mrs. Black in the main office for more information.

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.  The deadline to sign up is Monday, February 29.

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 organizations 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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