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Friday, November 17th, 2017

VRHS Daily Announcements

Winners of the Feather a Teacher contest:

·        6th place- Mrs. Turner

·        5th Place - Ms. Cox

·        4th Place - Annie Butler

·        3rd Place - Mrs. Tyson/Crumley

·        2nd Place - D. Butler

And with a come behind Win - with 909 feathers – 1st Place - Mr. Hannah!

Thanks to all who participated in the Feather a Teacher campaign this year! All money collected buys $15 gift cards for local food banks to place in boxes for Thanksgiving meals.


The VRHS Talent Show is today during 6th and 7th periods. Tickets are on sale during lunch for $3.


Students who are 18 years and older and are not sure if they want to go to college as soon as they graduate please see Mrs. Cheely on the 200 hall for information on a manufacturing field trip.  




 Please see a softball player or Coach Skinner to receive your Chick Fil-a calendar today! They are selling them for $10 each. Worth up to $40 dollars in free food and drinks. Oh BTW you get an awesome Chick-fil-a calendar as well for the new year! These will make for a perfect stocking stuffer. They will sell fast so reserve yours today!!!

Clubs & Fine Arts:

The Key Club is sponsoring a “Toys for Tots” box, which is located in the front lobby, to collect toys. The critical need for this year seems to be toys for ages 0-2 yrs, and older than 10.  Your donation has to be a new unwrapped toy. Please help us fill the box!!!!!


Hi Villa Rica High School Chorus Friends and Family!  Take a moment to help us raise funds for a great cause. It's a win-win; you order beautiful products & Villa Rica High School Chorus meets their fundraising goal.  Shopping ends this Friday! Every order counts, and supporting us is easy. Click here to shop online. 
Happy Shopping, Villa Rica High School Chorus      
P.S. Help spread the word about our fundraiser





The Villa Rica High School Chorus & The Bay Springs and Villa Rica Middle School Choruses

Invite you  to a Holiday Concert on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

Carroll County Schools Performing Arts Center

Old Newnan Road, Carrollton, Georgia

Singers:  Join us on our finale as we sing The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah


A few things to know:

  1. We will sing it in the key of C, not D...not so many high notes!
  2. Great rehearsal recordings are available on-line. Just type “Hallelujah Chorus, key of C,” and your voice part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, or Bass)  You will find excellent tutorials so you are prepared.
  3. You may bring your own copy of the music, or contact Sarah Parker to get a copy.  Music will also be available at the performance...memorization is not required.
  4. We will have a very quick rehearsal at 6:15 p.m.  just before the performance.  Go to the lobby of the PAC & someone will be available to direct you where to go.
  5. If you can’t be at the rehearsal, but want to sing anyway, just come to the stage when asked.  
  6. You are welcome to join us in street clothes.  If you want to visually blend in with our chorus, we will be wearing all black.  
  7. Please get the word out to anyone who might want to join us.  The more, the merrier!





Senior Dues are $125 and can be paid in check or money order to Mr. Bilski or Mrs. Tidaback. Checks made out to Balfour. May also be paid online at gabalfour.com with a credit card. Dues must be paid by March 30th in order to not incur a late fee of $20. The last day to pay dues and still participate in Graduation ceremony is May 8, 2017.


Seniors – it’s time to choose your quote for the yearbook! All quotes are due by this Friday, November 17th, which is right before Thanksgiving Break.  The link is on the website underneath the “Latest News” section and also on the VRHS Facebook page.


Seniors please bring or email Ms. McFadden in Guidance a copy of all your acceptance letters and any scholarships awarded regardless of the amount.


VRHS Family would like to congratulate Brennan Drake on being accepted to Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia where he will major in Mechanical Engineering.  He has earned an invitation to their Southern Scholars Showcase Reception.  We wish him the best of luck toward earning more scholarship funds.


The VR family would like to congratulate James McCormack. James has been accepted to University of West Georgia.Congratulations!  



Attention Juniors: Prom dues are now $150 until November 17th.



Work-Based Learning / Career Connections

Any student that is interested in Career Connections (formerly Work Based Learning) for next semester please sign the list outside Mrs. Morris' door, room 225 beside the Dasani machines, and she will call you up to discuss the process.


Villa Rica Public Library – Teen Spot

On Tuesday, November 21st, Teen Spot presents:  The Toon Guy (caricature artist) from 3:45 until 6:45pm. Get your caricature drawn for free!  All Programs are free with light refreshments. Registration is required ahead of time by calling the Villa Rica Public Library 770-459-7012. (Ages 12-17)


Free SAT Prep:


Mt. Prospect Baptist Church holds free SAT study classes for students preparing for the SAT exam. The schedule is posted underneath the Forms section of the Guidance website page, along with a contact phone number for students to call if you are interested in the classes.  Conducting the classes are teachers and a professor from UWGC.




Support our Carroll County ROTC by purchasing engraved drink tumblers with your school’s logo.  Prices are $20 each.  See any AFJROTC cadet to order. Pictures of engraved tumblers can be seen on the website by clicking on the News link on the AFJROTC webpage (under Clubs). You can also purchase tickets to win a Big Green Egg grill. 


Communities In Schools has set up a pantry here at the high school for students. The pantry consists of school supplies, food, clothing, hygiene products and some shoes. If you are in need, please see Mrs. Temekia Cheely. Her location is beside Work-Based Learning in the 200 Hall (old Guidance area).


Looking for a job? Check the job board on the 200 hall for job postings.


More calculators are in! See Mrs. Porter (Room 903) or Mrs. Kaylor (Room 801) before or after school to purchase one.



All student drivers should exit through Gate 3 and no other gates in the afternoons.



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