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News from VHS

1/23/17

VACAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

HOME OF THE BULLDOGS

Tuesday January 24, 2017

3rd Period PAWS

 

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– and we’re all precious in God’s sight. –Jesse Jackson  

 

**ANNOUNCEMENTS**

Students:  If you have are unscheduled, have work experience, or are here on a split enrollment and are leaving campus during the school day or arriving late, you must have your ID card punched.  Please come to the counseling office before school, during lunch or at the end of your school day starting today.  We will not punch cards at any other time.  Thank you.  –Loustaunau

 

Hey! Any students who attended Breaking Down the Walls and would still like to purchase a shirt! Head down to room 50 and buy a shirt for $5 each. Hurry because of limited selection! –Riley

 

Attention sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Cabin Counselors are needed for Sempervirens outdoor education program for multiple weeks this year.   If you are responsible, enthusiastic, energetic, and would enjoy working with 6th graders, please apply for this week of fun and lasting memories!  For more information and applications please check school loop.

 

Seniors and Juniors – The A.S.V.A.B. (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be held on February 28th in the Library 8:00 A.M. The test includes sections on mathematics, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, mechanical comprehension, and electronics.  Sign up with Mrs. Torres in the Library.

 

Are you wanting a job and you are not sure where to start?  Need a resume? Looking to improve your interviewing skills? The Work-Ready! Certification program is coming to Vacaville High!  Limited space is available. Come to the Career Center for more information any day at lunch Monday, January 23 - 27 or attend an information session Tuesday, January 24 during PAWS. Applications are available in the Career Center and Counseling Office. Don't miss your chance to participate in this great program.  Applications are due by Friday, January 27 at lunch. The program will start Monday, January 30! –Lane

 

**SENIORS**

College Visit: A representative from Southern Oregon University will be giving a presentation on Thursday, January 26th during PAWS. If you would like to attend this presentation, please sign up with Ms. Kooi in the College, Career, and Tutoring Center, which is attached to the Library.

 

Seniors – The financial aid deadline is fast approaching.  Don’t miss out on the chance for some “free money for college.”  Please come to the Cash for College workshop on Thursday, January 26th from 6pm-8pm in the VHS library to obtain assistance with or learn more about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application.  Hope to see you there. – Garcia

 

**CLUBS*SPORTS*MEETINGS*ETC**

Come to the Interact Club meeting TODAY at lunch in room 9! We will be discussing volunteering opportunities and more! –Davis

 

FCA, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes meeting has moved, we will meet in the library at lunch today, come by and break bread with us. -Buck

 

Attention Bulldog Golfers. Get your physicals in and contact Coach K in room 40 if you have not already done so with your intention to try out for the squad. Tryouts will begin Monday Feb 6. –Kutz

 

Attention all French Club Members – If you would like to be a part of the club picture which will be in the yearbook, please come to room 73 during lunch on Thursday! –Wildgoose

 

Mother Nature continues to just dump snow on Tahoe, and if you are interested in joining the Ski or Snowboard Club on our next trip, please come to Mr. Morgan’s room T14 at lunch on Thursday the 26th for more information.  See you there! –Morgan

 

**SUPER SATURDAY**

Sign up in the Counseling Office for the next Super Saturday on January 28, 2017. Sign up early for one of these classes: Honors Chem/AP Chem, Int Math 1 & 2, Baseball Field Maint/Landscape, French, AP Psych, AVID, AP Calculus, Spanish, Int Math 1, 2, 3 Review, Robotics Design & Build, Econ, US History, Pre Cal/Int Math 3, Int Math 2, AVID, Drama, English 11/ELD Supp, AVID 9, Field Trip - UC Davis Library, Spanish, Med Sci, AP Multiple Choice.

 

**IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER**

          February 20-24 * Presidents Break

 

 

 

**BULLDOG SPORTS SCHEDULE**

 

Girls Basketball V/JV

Tues

Jan 24

Rodriguez

Rodriguez

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Tues

Jan 24

Rodriguez

VHS

5:30/7

Wrestling

Wed

Jan 25

Vintage V/JV

Vintage

6pm

Girls Basketball V/JV

Thurs

Jan 26

Wood

VHS

5:30/7

Girls Basketball Frosh

Thurs

Jan 26

Sacramento

VHS

4:00

Boys Basketball

Fri

Jan 27

Wood

Wood

4/5:30/7

Wrestling

Sat

Jan 28

Puma Classic V

Maria Carrillo

9am

Wrestling

Sat

Jan 28

Del Oro JV Championship

Del Oro

9am

Girls Basketball V/JV

Tues

Jan 31

Armijo

Armijo

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Tues

Jan 31

Armijo

VHS

5:30/7

Girls Basketball Frosh

Tues

Jan 31

Napa

VHS

4:00

Wrestling

Wed

Feb 1

Will C Wood V/JV

Wood

6pm

Girls Basketball V/JV

Fri

Feb 3

Napa

Napa

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Fri

Feb 3

Napa

VHS

5:30/7

Wrestling

Sat

Feb 4

CIF SJS Section Duals V

Lincoln (S)

9am

Girls Basketball V/JV

Tues

Feb 7

Vintage

VHS

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Tues

Feb 7

Vintage

Vintage

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Thurs

Feb 9

Wood

VHS

5:30/7

Girls Basketball

Fri

Feb 10

Wood

Wood

5:30/7

Wrestling

Sat

Feb 11

MEL Championships V/JV

VHS

9am

Girls Basketball

Tues

Feb 14

Rodriguez

VHS

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Tues

Feb 14

Rodriguez

Rodriguez

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Fri

Feb 17

Section Playoffs

TBA

TBA

Wrestling

Fri-Sat

Feb 17-18

CIF SJS Div 1 A V

Rodriguez

11am

Wrestling

Fri-Sat

Feb 24-25

CIF SJS Masters V

Stockton Arena

9am

Wrestling

Fri-Sat

Mar 3-4

CIF State Championship V

Bakersfield

9am

             

 

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1/20/17

VACAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

HOME OF THE BULLDOGS

Monday January 23, 2017

2nd Period PAWS

 

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**ANNOUNCEMENTS**

Students:  If you have are unscheduled, have work experience, or are here on a split enrollment and are leaving campus during the school day or arriving late, you must have your ID card punched.  Please come to the counseling office before school, during lunch or at the end of your school day starting today.  We will not punch cards at any other time.  Thank you.  –Loustaunau

 

Attention sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Cabin Counselors are needed for Sempervirens outdoor education program for multiple weeks this year.   If you are responsible, enthusiastic, energetic, and would enjoy working with 6th graders, please apply for this week of fun and lasting memories!  For more information and applications please check school loop.

 

Seniors and Juniors – The A.S.V.A.B. (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be held on February 28th in the Library 8:00 A.M. The test includes sections on mathematics, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, mechanical comprehension, and electronics.  Sign up with Mrs. Torres in the Library.

 

Are you wanting a job and you are not sure where to start?  Need a resume? Looking to improve your interviewing skills? The Work-Ready! Certification program is coming to Vacaville High!  Limited space is available. Come to the Career Center for more information any day at lunch Monday, January 23 - 27 or attend an information session Tuesday, January 24 during PAWS. Applications are available in the Career Center and Counseling Office. Don't miss your chance to participate in this great program.  Applications are due by Friday, January 27 at lunch. The program will start Monday, January 30! –Lane

 

**SENIORS**

Seniors – The financial aid deadline is fast approaching.  Don’t miss out on the chance for some “free money for college.”  Please come to the Cash for College workshop on Thursday, January 26th from 6pm-8pm in the VHS library to obtain assistance with or learn more about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application.  Hope to see you there. – Garcia

 

 

**CLUBS*SPORTS*MEETINGS*ETC**

Anyone interested in trying out for softball who needs to get their baseline concussion test completed, please go to room 51 at 3:00PM TODAY! Conditioning for today will begin at 3:30PM. Please arrive to room 51 ready to condition by 3:30PM. -Kieschnick

 

Attention Bulldog Golfers. Get your physicals in and contact Coach K in room 40 if you have not already done so with your intention to try out for the squad. Tryouts will begin Monday Feb 6. –Kutz

 

LGBT & Support Club meets TODAY in room 5 during lunch. We’re talking about t-shirts and other exciting news! –Cowen

 

Attention all French Club Members – If you would like to be a part of the club picture which will be in the yearbook, please come to room 73 during lunch on Thursday! –Wildgoose

 

**SUPER SATURDAY**

Sign up in the Counseling Office for the next Super Saturday on January 28, 2017. Sign up early for one of these classes: Honors Chem/AP Chem, Int Math 1 & 2, Baseball Field Maint/Landscape, French, AP Psych, AVID, AP Calculus, Spanish, Int Math 1, 2, 3 Review, Robotics Design & Build, Econ, US History, Pre Cal/Int Math 3, Int Math 2, AVID, Drama, English 11/ELD Supp, AVID 9, Field Trip - UC Davis Library, Spanish, Med Sci, AP Multiple Choice.

 

**IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER**

          February 20-24 * Presidents Break

 

 

 

**BULLDOG SPORTS SCHEDULE**

 

Girls Basketball V/JV

Tues

Jan 24

Rodriguez

Rodriguez

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Tues

Jan 24

Rodriguez

VHS

5:30/7

Wrestling

Wed

Jan 25

Vintage V/JV

Vintage

6pm

Girls Basketball V/JV

Thurs

Jan 26

Wood

VHS

5:30/7

Girls Basketball Frosh

Thurs

Jan 26

Sacramento

VHS

4:00

Boys Basketball

Fri

Jan 27

Wood

Wood

4/5:30/7

             

 

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1/19/17

VACAVILLE HIGH SCHOOL

HOME OF THE BULLDOGS

Friday January 20, 2017

1st Period PAWS

 

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 the success of liberty. This much we pledge -- and more.

 

**ANNOUNCEMENTS**

Attention students: Are you missing a clothing item? Glasses? Your keys? Come by the office to identify to claim your missing item at lunch or after school today. Items will be donated next week.

 

Attention students, please remember that the Black Student Union is sponsoring a free viewing of the movie “Hidden Figures” on Saturday January 21st, 2017 at 6:15pm at Brenden Theaters. For those students who are interested, please stop by the front office and see Mr. Becknell in order to claim your free premium movie coupon.  Please note that there are only 6 free movie tickets left, and remember that tickets are going fast; so, get yours early.

 

Students:  If you have are unscheduled, have work experience, or are here on a split enrollment and are leaving campus during the school day or arriving late, you must have your ID card punched.  Please come to the counseling office before school, during lunch or at the end of your school day starting today.  We will not punch cards at any other time.  Thank you.  –Loustaunau

 

Attention sophomores, juniors, and seniors: Cabin Counselors are needed for Sempervirens outdoor education program for multiple weeks this year.   If you are responsible, enthusiastic, energetic, and would enjoy working with 6th graders, please apply for this week of fun and lasting memories!  For more information and applications please check school loop.

 

Seniors and Juniors – The A.S.V.A.B. (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) will be held on February 28th in the Library 8:00 A.M. The test includes sections on mathematics, word knowledge, paragraph comprehension, mechanical comprehension, and electronics.  Sign up with Mrs. Torres in the Library.

 

**SENIORS**

Seniors! The deadline to pay off your senior trip is rapidly approaching! Please bring cash or card to pay your remaining balance in room 52 during lunch! Payments must be made before the end of the month to avoid being dropped from the trip. See you soon!

 

**CLUBS*SPORTS*MEETINGS*ETC**

Everyone is invited to The Hangout TODAY in room 22 at lunch. Join us for free pizza, music, and fun! –Roe

 

Attention Bulldog Golfers. Get your physicals in and contact Coach K in room 40 if you have not already done so with your intention to try out for the squad. Tryouts will begin Monday Feb 6. –Kutz

 

LGBT & Support Club meets Monday in room 5 during lunch. We’re talking about t-shirts and other exciting news! –Cowen

 

**SUPER SATURDAY**

Sign up in the Counseling Office for the next Super Saturday on January 28, 2017. Sign up early for one of these classes: Honors Chem/AP Chem, Int Math 1 & 2, Baseball Field Maint/Landscape, French, AP Psych, AVID, AP Calculus, Spanish, Int Math 1, 2, 3 Review, Robotics Design & Build, Econ, US History, Pre Cal/Int Math 3, Int Math 2, AVID, Drama, English 11/ELD Supp, AVID 9, Field Trip - UC Davis Library, Spanish, Med Sci, AP Multiple Choice.

 

**IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER**

          February 20-24 * Presidents Break

 

 

 

**BULLDOG SPORTS SCHEDULE**

 

Girls Basketball V/JV

Fri

Jan 20

Vintage

Vintage

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Fri

Jan 20

Vintage

VHS

4/5:30/7

Girls Basketball Frosh

Fri

Jan 20

Vintage

Vintage

4:00

Girls Basketball V/JV

Tues

Jan 24

Rodriguez

Rodriguez

5:30/7

Boys Basketball

Tues

Jan 24

Rodriguez

VHS

5:30/7

Wrestling

Wed

Jan 25

Vintage V/JV

Vintage

6pm

Girls Basketball V/JV

Thurs

Jan 26

Wood

VHS

5:30/7

Girls Basketball Frosh

Thurs

Jan 26

Sacramento

VHS

4:00

Boys Basketball

Fri

Jan 27

Wood

Wood

4/5:30/7

             

 

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1/19/17

VHS
Positive school environments are essential to learning. Vaca High hosted a three-day event called Breaking Down the Walls to help foster kindness and respect on campus. More about kindness on VUSD campuses at http://www.vacavilleusd.org/kindness.

More pics here

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1/18/17

Good morning,

 

Here is the updated Super Saturday list!  Please sign up EARLY to ensure that your class is offered!

 

Please note that some classes are being offered on multiple days so please check the date that you are signing up for a particular class.

 

 

January 28, 2017 Super Saturday

 

Teacher - Class Offered

 

Bowley, Ariel - Honors Chem/AP Chem 

Carmona, Jacklyn - Integ. Math 1 & 2 

Clary, Stu - Baseball Field Maint/Landscape

Endicott, Jennifer - French 

Farina, Ana - AP Psych 

Farina, Ana - AVID 

Fickes, Chris - AP Calculus

Gittings, Jana - Spanish

Hyland, Andrew - Integ. Math 1, 2, & 3 Review 

Jenschke, Phil/Morton, David - Robotics Design & Build 

Jones, Cydney - Econ 

Jones, Cydney - US History 

Kellerman, Theresa - Pre Cal/Integ. Math 3 

King, Tiffany - Integ. Math 2 

King, Tiffany - AVID 

Mitchum, Jeff - Drama

Moe, Michelle - English 11/ELD Support 

Moe, Michelle - AVID 9 

Norris, Cindy - Field Trip - UC Davis Library (Off-Site)

Rodrigues, Julie - Spanish 

Shook Teri - Med Sci

Van Buskirk, Sarah - AP Multiple Choice 

 

January 21, 2017

 

Ehnat, Amanda - Record Books & State Degrees 

Jenschke, Phil/Morton, David - Robotics Design & Build

Rodrigues, Julie - Spanish 

Stanley/Herout - Music Festival

 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to email me.

 

Have a wonderful day!

 

Desiree Nothstine

Super Saturday Admin

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