Seniors - Class of 2017
A page dedicated to Senior Class information and updates.
Senior Sponsors: the Senior sponsors can help with questions
about any of the activities listed on the Senior Checklist.
Mr. Steve Bilski / email address: email@example.com
Mrs. Christina Tidaback / email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior Counselors: The Senior counselors can help with questions
about senior testing, college and technical school applications,
scholarship applications, transcripts, as well as credit accrual
Mrs. Carrie Olinger - works with Seniors whose last names end in
A - L
Phone: 770-459-5185, ext. 2720 / email address: email@example.com
Mrs. Barbara Brown - works with Seniors whose last names end in
M - Z
Phone: 770-459-5183, ext. 2719 / email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yearbook Advisor: The yearbook advisor can help with questions
about senior pictures, senior ads, and other yearbook issues.
Mrs. Shayna Moses
Phone: 770-459-5185 / email address: email@example.com
Seniors: Class of 2017:
President- Rachel Attaway
VP- Ethan Smith
Secretary- Angelina Lopez
Treasurer- Albani Berryhill
March 24th-Cap and Gown Pictures
These will be in the new gym lobby. Seniors will go with their
Senior Lit class.
Balfour will be on campus during all lunches on Thursday, March
30th to deliver graduation announcements. All balances must be paid
in full in order to receive your order.
Senior field trip to World of Coke is on April 20th. All
deadlines have passed and the participant list is now closed. There
will be a final grade check just before the date of the trip. All
participants must meet all Senior Privilege requirements to go on
the trip. Tickets have been purchased and there will be no refunds
at this point."
Have you already received your acceptance to your chosen college
/ university? Send an email or drop by the Media Center to
let Mrs. Evans know. We'd love to add your big news to our
daily announcements and to a compiled Class of 2017 list on the
website. Mrs. Evans will need your name, the name of the
college or university that you plan to attend and have been
accepted to, and the degree / career you plan to pursue. Send email
All Seniors planning on going to prom: Dues are currently $90
for Seniors. There will be another fee increase on February 16th.
Make sure you get those payments in to Ms. Bryant or Ms. Sterrett
Senior grades are due by MAY 11th. If you are in E20-20, you
must have all classwork completed by that date.Seniors MUST be
completed with E20-20 and other online courses by 4 p.m. on May
11th in order to walk in the graduation ceremony. Senior grades are
due from teachers by then and virtual classes must also be
If you are not finished with your online coursework, you will
not be allowed to participate in the ceremony. There will not be
any exceptions or last minute adjustments for graduation
There will be a National College Fair at the Georgia
International Convention Center on March 19th from 12:30-4:00.
Instructions for registering are posted on the VRHS website. Go to
the Guidance section, click on Forms, and then National College
Seniors - Scholarship deadlines are quickly approaching!
Check out the Guidance Page on the website
and click on Forms and Links to
see scholarship opportunities.
Senior Superlatives for Class of 2017
1. Mr. and Mrs. VRHS: Tyler Nix & Kayla Fernander
2. Most spirited: Tristan Sharpton & Albani Berryhill
3. Most athletic: Rodney Thomas & Elberta McCarthy
4. Best dressed: Shawn Mims & Hannah Langford
5. Most artistic: Travis Abston & Michaela Morgan
6. Most likely to succeed: Charlie Howard & Rachel
7. Class clown: Franklef Lambert & Tyrianna Vaughn
8. Best best friends: John-Tyler Shadix & Jayce Chambers and
Geena Lawrence, Jasmin Reynolds, Olivia Williams
& Michaela Holloway
9. Most likely to win a Nobel peace prize: Tristan Porter &
10. Most likely to become president: Ethan Smith & Abby
11. Most affected by senioritis: Jalan Gilbert & Kursten
12. Most likely to fall asleep in class: Jordan Pounds & April
13. Most likely to need a ride: Jacob Forrester & Nikki
It's an exciting year for you as a Senior and we couldn't be
happier to work with you to make it the best year yet! Scholastic
Images / Balfour is our provider for Graduation Products! We met
with Seniors to go over Graduation Announcements and senior dues
which includes their Cap-Gown-Tassel. The dues amount is $125.00
Seniors received a Graduation Product packet to take home for
parents to look over.
Graduation Announcement orders may be placed:
1) Online at www.gabalfour.com
2) At Scholastic Images Student Center in Suwanee
2955 Horizon Park Drive
Suwanee, Ga 30024
3) By mail:
2955 Horizon Park Drive, Suite D
Suwanee, Ga 30024
A $20 late fee will be applied to senior dues payments beginning
Are you stressed? College woes? Deadlines? Resumes? Financial
Get "De-Stressed not Distressed"
Come and Eat Lunch with the Counselors and let's talk about
Who: Distressed Seniors worrying about college
What: Brown bag lunch with the counselors
When: every month you need us
Where: Room 314
Why: To provide support from counselors and other students during
the application process
How: Email Ms. Brown or Ms. Olinger
Seniors! Personal Graduation Yearbook Ads for
Seniors can be ordered now. Information is available outside Mrs.
Moses' door on the 500 hallway.
Check out Prom details by going to the "Latest
News" section on the Home Page or to the Junior page.
Graduation is on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at
At: UWG Coliseum
Doors open at 6pm for guests with tickets
Students are to report to UWG Coliseum in required dress code by
Graduating students who have paid their senior dues will receive
10 tickets each at the last graduation practice.
The box office at UWG Coliseum will have any remaining tickets at
no charge and will open at 5:30 pm on the 18th first come, first
serve; one ticket per person in line until they run out