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December 07, 2015

posted Dec 7, 2015, 7:44 AM by Cindy Tyree

Clubs and Organizations:

With Christmas fast approaching and the weather getting colder, coats are a necessity. Key Club and the guidance office is starting a winter clothing drive beginning now until January 10th. Bring clean coats, hoodies, scarves, hats, gloves and small fleece blankets to your fourth period class. There will be boxes provided but until then please give them to your teachers. At the end of the drive, the amount of donations from each 4th period will be tallied up and there will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winner; receiving prizes. As you clean out your closets remember the less- fortunate this winter and donate your items to the Winter Coat Closet.


From the Red Cross Club: Thank you to everyone who helped make our first blood drive a success! Our goal was 56 units and 56 units is what we collected! Our next drive is February 9th. Members, our next meeting is this Thursday in Mrs. Cooter's room right after school. Please let Mrs. Cooter know if you are not able to make it!


The French Club will be selling Noel candy grams for 50 cents each all this week at lunch in front of the cafeteria and in the mornings in Mrs. Turner's room in the mornings.  Come buy a friend a cute card and candy cane to show your holiday spirit.


This week is Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week.  Join us today by adding to our "Chain of Hope" during your English Classes.  Join us tomorrow as we attempt to go VIRAL with our Pinky Promises to stand up and speak out against Bullying!


Congratulations to the following Latin students who earned awards at the Virginia Junior Classical League Convention held in Richmond in November.

Bailey Pennington: 6th place Charts, 10th place Mythology test

Kendall McDowell: 5th place Pencil

Michelle Ketterling: 4th place Acrylics, 2nd place Other Media, 3rd place Pottery, 8th place Modern Myth, 3rd place Latin Literature test, 6th place Sweepstakes, 1st place Ink,

 Josh Bertrand: 10th place Small Models, 5th place Geography test

Savhanna Long: 9th place Small Models

Sarah Light: 5th place Computer Enhanced Phot, 2nd place Photographic Group, 2nd place Photography, 9th place Mythology test, 8th place Roman Life test, 9th place Sweepstakes, 1st place English Oratory

 Vernon Lewis: 6th place Small Models

Lindsey Jamison: 4th place Mosaic, 10th place Pentathlon test

Keaton Foster: 4th place Large Models, 4th place Geography test

 Rachel Hahn: 4th place Dolls, 2nd place Jewelry, 4th place Geography test


Congratulations to the boys and Girls swim teams for their victory over Prince Edward County, Appomattox, and Heritage Friday night.

Top finishers for the Boys team were: 

Logan Bennett  1st in the 200 free and 500 free

Austin Miles  4th in the 200 free and 3rd in the 100 free

Chandler St. Clair  1st in both the 200 IM and the 100 Back

Jandrito Cedillo  5th in the 50 free and 3rd in the 500 Free

Victor Napolillo  8th in the 50 free

Clinton Spahr  2nd in the 100 Fly and 1st in the 100 Breaststroke

Collin Rector  7th in the 100 Free and 4th in the 100 back

Top Finishers for the Girls team were: 

Madison Sitton  1st in the 200 free and 500 free

Ashley Sennett  2nd in the 200 free and 1st in the 100 back

Kelsey Childress  1st in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke

Gala Gonzalez  2nd in the 200 IM and 100 Fly

Emmie Summy  1st in the 50 Free and 100 Free

Kelsey Naylor  2nd in the 50 Free and 100 Free

Madeline Spahr  1st in the 100 Fly and 2nd in the 500 free

Amanda Naylor  2nd in the 100 Back

Megan Angel  2nd in the 100 Breaststroke