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Monday, August 20, 2018
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August 20th, 2018

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Monday, August 20th, 2018

VRHS Daily Announcements



Fall portrait date for 9-11th grade is August 24th during all Lit classes. Pictures will take place in the new gym. 


Picture make-up day for Seniors and Underclassmen: September 24th


Football season passes will be sold Monday and Tuesday during all lunches in the lobby outside the cafeteria.  Student passes will be $20 and good for all home games.


Today’s events:

Varsity Softball @ LSHS

JV Softball @ HOME

JV and Varsity Volleyball @ DCHS




Wildcat fans - we need you to come out and show your Wildcat spirit!!!! There will be a kick-off pep rally on Tuesday, Aug 21, in the Stadium at 7:00pm. We will be teaching crowd chants and need everyone’s help in creating a loud game atmosphere! Show up and show the Wildcats you support them!!!!! 


Anyone interested in the Fishing Team for this year, please report to the softball field this evening, Monday, 8/20/18 @ 7:00pm.


Homecoming is just a month away! Homecoming T-shirts will be on sale starting today during all lunches. Small through Extra-large will be $10. For t-shirts 2XL-4XL, add $3. Exact cash, check, and money order are accepted forms of payment. T-shirt sales will end Friday, August 31st.


Clubs and Fine Arts:


First FCCLA meeting of the year will be today, Monday, Aug 20th 3:45-4:45 in Room 502. We will be having a Pizza Dance Party. Come check out FCCLA!


ISDS will be having its first student meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, August 21st from 3:30-4pm in Miss Gorman's room (which is 506). Any interested students who are sophomores through seniors are invited to attend. This is a prestigious organization that can help you stand out on college applications! Information about ISDS can be picked up from either Miss Gorman or Miss Harris' room (506 or 604).  If you are unable to attend the meeting in the afternoon, there will be an alternate meeting the morning of Tuesday, August 21st at 7:40am in room 506. You must get a pass from either Miss Gorman or Miss Harris to attend this meeting.


Interested in learning more about French culture with fun games, great music, awesome food, and more? The French Club will be having its first meeting this Wednesday, August 22nd after school from 3:30-4:15 in Miss Gorman's room (506). You do not have to be taking French to attend- any student interested in expanding their cultural knowledge is invited to attend. 


Beta members: Our first meeting of the year will be next Wednesday, August 22nd, at 3:40 in the cafeteria. A makeup meeting will be held Thursday morning at 8 am in Mrs. Manley's room, 121. This meeting is for members that have already been inducted only.


The Academic Quiz Bowl will have their first meeting on Wednesday, August 22nd.  If you like to play trivia or Jeopardy!, then the quiz bowl team is looking for you to join them.  Anyone is welcome to come to practice from all grade levels.  We will have practice in Ms.Triplett's room-room 914 from 3:30-5pm.  Please have your ride here at 5pm to pick you up.


KEY Club will hold its first meeting Thursday, August 30th at 3:45 in Mrs. Stoyles' Room 913.





Balfour will be on campus this Tuesday, August 21st during all lunches to take senior dues payments, which are $125.  They will take cash if you have exact change, check made out to Balfour or credit card with a $4.95 fee.  This year all senior dues will be paid directly to Balfour.  Make plans to pay your senior dues this semester before they go up on January 1 to $155.


Balfour will be on campus to pick up your class ring or order your Villa Rica Class Ring and/or Letter Jacket this Tuesday, August 21st  during lunch. Ring and letter jacket orders need a $100 deposit each along with proof that you have lettered for a jacket. Whether you lettered in academics, fine arts, or athletics, we encourage you to order your jacket now so you have it for Fall Friday Nights!  Ring and Jacket information is available at and in the front office.


Our first Senior to turn in an Acceptance Letter is Skyla Cooley.  Skyla has been accepted to the University of Alabama where she will pursue a degree in Political Science on a Pre/Law track! 



Attention Juniors: Prom dues are now $125 until August 31! You may pay Mrs. Ogden in between classes or before or after school. Remember, if you pay as a Junior you do not have to pay as a Senior! 



Freshmen-if you are interested in joining Student Government, please stop by Mrs. Tyson's room (101) before or after school for more information.


Any students who would like to pre-order a copy of the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid book should bring $8.50 to Mrs. Mullis in room 100 by September 28. You will receive the book before others - on the international release date October 30th! 



Villa Rica Public Library Teen Events:

Special Exhibit: Georgia Journeys: Legacies of World War II (August 9th – August 23rd). Exhibit is on loan from the Museum of History and Holocaust Education at Kennesaw State University.


Have a Movie Maker project to complete? The VRPL is open now on Thursday evenings until 8:00pm and the software has been installed on computers there for you to use. Just let the librarians know you need the Movie Maker software. There are also study rooms available, as well as a special Teen area.


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