SHS News & Announcements for the Week of September 9, 2019

 

Please check out our Weekly update from Principal Gretchen Muller

Reminder: All visitors must sign in at the front desk.

New News: 

  • Stowe High School Fall 2019 Musical: Big Fish - Production Dates will be December 6-8, auditions will be on Monday, September 16th and Tuesday, September 17th at 6:00 pm, with rehearsals beginning on September 19th at 6:00 pm. Rehearsals will be scheduled for Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings at 6:00pm.

  • National Honor Society essays deadline is Friday, September 13th no later than 2:45pm. 

  • Senior Class Picture and Luncheon Day will take place on Friday, September 20th. There will be no classes for seniors. Seniors will gather in the common area starting at 9:00am. Attendance will be taken before boarding the bus. Bus leave will be at 9:15 promptly. Seniors will be brought back to school after photo shoot to provide their own transportation to McCarthy’s for lunch beginning at 11:30. Please do not attempt to go earlier than 11:30, McCarthy’s needs time for set-up, Thank you.

  • On Thursday, September 26th Ambient Photography will be here to take student photos.  Students who wish to purchase a picture package may do so by paying the full amount to the photographer at the time photos are taken. Students will receive their order forms in TA some time shortly, please be sure to fill out all the information requested on the order form. Even if you do not want to purchase a picture package all students still need to be photographed for school student ID cards. THERE WILL BE NO PROPS OR CRAZY POSES FOR PHOTOS. THIS WILL BE STRONGLY ENFORCED. 

  • PSAT at SHS will be administered on Wednesday, October 16th at 8:00am.  The PSAT/NMSQT is a great practice for taking the SAT.  It can qualify you for scholarship programs. It can provide insight into which AP courses you may be ready to take.  After taking the test, you can get a free, tailored practice program for the SAT-based on you results-through Khan Academy.  Cost: SHS is paying for the test.  Who: All 10th & 11th.  For more information please see Tarah at the front desk. 

 

Sports: for our full sports schedule please visit SHS Sports Calendar at stoweschools.com.  Please Cheer us on when you can! Go Raiders!

 

Community Service Opportunities: 

  • The British Invasion:  September 14-15 at the events field in Stowe. We are in need of volunteers who can help with directing traffic, guiding cars to spaces, helping with the 50/50 raffle.  Fundraising benefits Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Usually like 9am- 2 or 3pm each day. Preferably senior class students. There will be passes to enjoy the show as well.Please contact Robert Holden at [email protected].

  • College Fair Set Up: If you would like to support the  college fair on Tuesday, September 17th we are looking for students to help assist college admissions representatives from 11:15-11:45.  A great community service opportunity! Please sign up at the front desk with Tarah ASAP.

  • Volunteers needed for Stowe Land Trust Annual Meeting, September 22nd.  Need help with transporting chairs before and after event.  Need helpers with kids' activities day of event. Pizza, music and more. Contact Doren Dolan at [email protected].  See link for details: Annual Meeting & Community Celebration.

  • Special Olympics VT Fall Games:  We all enjoy a variety of sporting, music and theatrical opportunities in our community.  There is an opportunity to give back and support the work of others on OCTOBER 5th and 6th at the Special Olympics VT Fall Games at the Collins Perley athletic complex in St. Albans.  If interested in volunteering, there will be an informational meeting during TA in Mr. C's room on WEDNESDAY September 4th. Hope to see you there!

 

Guidance Announcements

Seniors please remember to check Naviance daily for scholarship updates.  New scholarships are posted daily.  

Stowe High School College Fair will take place on September 17th in the Gym.  Please come and see what opportunities are out there!

GMTCC Medication Nursing Assistant Program is designed to prepare eligible candidates to practice as a medication assistant providing direct care to patients. Medication Nursing Assistants (MNAs) function as a care partner of the RN/LPN in the task of administration of medication to stable clients. A MNA is a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) who has completed an approved Medication Nursing Assistant Training Program conducted by a Registered Nurse. This training program delivers 60 hours of theoretical content, 40 hours of clinical content. In order to qualify for consideration as a student in the Green Mountain Technology and Career CenterMedication Nurse Assistant program, there are strict criteria. The MNA candidate must have the following qualifications: a valid and unrestricted nursing assistant license in the state of Vermont employed as a LNA within the past 5 years for an equivalent of 2 years of full time employment, and proficiency in both English and basic mathematics.  Additionally, the prospective MNA student must state their desire to be proficient in the administration of medications and submit a character reference from an employer affirming their honesty, integrity, compassion and enthusiasm for nursing-related activities. The prospective student may not have a history of felony conviction. Please Register for this training at: https://gmtccadulteducation.coursestorm.com/course/medication-nursing-assistant

If you have any questions please contact Chris Damato at [email protected] / 802-851-1574

St. Michael’s College Fair: On Wednesday, September 18th from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Thursday, September 19th from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the annual New England Association for College Admission Counseling (NEACAC) College Fair will be held at Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont.  The location of the fair is the Tarrant Recreation Center. As you know, this fair provides a wonderful opportunity for students and their parents to become acquainted with more than 200 colleges, and the Vermont Student Assistance Corporation.A tentative list of colleges and universities that plan on attending the fair can be found at the following website - neacac.org/fall-college-fairs-2019 

College Case Study Night with  Middlebury College: We're excited to partner with Middlebury College for our second case study night. The college case study night is an engaging and effective way to discuss the college application process. Sam Prouty, Associate Director of Admissions, along with Middlebury admissions reps will lead parents/guardians and students through a mock admission committee using several student cases. The evening will highlight the intricacies of the process and the importance of assembling an application. Guests will gain insight and understanding of the application process.

When: Sept. 19 Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM  Where: SHS Library Who: 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grade families/students

Please RSVP to Tarah at [email protected] by Sept. 17. If you have questions, contact Patti Tomashot at [email protected].

58TH Annual United States Senate Youth Program:  Each year two Bermont student are awarded a $10,000 scholarship and an all-expense paid week in Washington D.C., where they will learn about our government.  This is a phenomenal opportunity for a young school leader. To qualify, a junior or senior must serve in an elected or appointed position related to student government, education and public affairs and community service.  Application deadline is October 21, 2019.  

School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).  Portfolio Review opportunities at National Portfolio Days and SAIC days in your area:

  • SAIC Day: Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 12:00-3:00pm at Th0e Hampshire House, 84 Beacon St, Boston, MA.

  • National Portfolio Day: Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 12:00-4:00pm at Hartford Art School, 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT.

  • National Portfolio Day: Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 12:00-4:00pm at the Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston St, Boston, MA.

UVM Extension/ 4-H Program has a lot of opportunities for students this Fall. Check them out! 

Teen Science Cafes - Save the Dates.  The full schedule is now available for the 2019-2020 VTeen 4-H Science Pathways Cafes. The cafes are free and open to youth in grades 7-12. Planned by teens for teens these cafes are a free, fun way for teens to explore science, engineering and technology with local scientists, engineers and technology experts. All cafes include hands-on activities.

Between a Rock and a Soil Place - VTeen 4-H Science Cafe, September 28; Youth Environmental Summit - November 1;

TRY for the Environment - Applications Due By November 8; VTeen Leadership Weekend - November 15-17.  For more information please see Tarah at the front desk.  

 

Important Dates to Reserve:

9/17 SHS College Fair

9/18 NEACAC College Fair at St. Michael's College(6:30-8:30 PM)

9/19 NECAC College Fair at St. Michael's College (9 - 11 AM)

9/19 5:30 PM Middlebury College Admissions Workshop

9/26  SHS Picture Day

10/16  PSAT Testing for all 10th & 11th Grade Students

10/23 VSAC FAFSA/Financial Aid Form Night 5:00 PM

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