Knightly News

September 17, 2021

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Upcoming Events

September 18th-October 1st: Credit Recovery Registration (see below)

September 18th: Homecoming Dance 8:00-11:00 PM SHS Tennis Court

September 20th: Fall Sports Pictures (see link in athletics section)

September 24th: CTE Fair at SHS: https://www.ctefair.com/

September 27th: No School- Teachers report

September 29th: Junior & Senior College Night @ SHS 6-9PM (See flyer below)

October 7th: ASVAB Testing for Seniors

October 19-October 21, 2021: Seniors: Colorado Free College Application Day(s) see info below

October 29th: Senior pictures due for yearbook (see info below)

October 29th: No school/No staff

November 11th: Veteran's Day

November 18th: FFA Oyster Fry

November 19th: No School/Teachers Report

November 22-26th: No school- Thanksgiving Break

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Donate/Sponsor student entry fee into SHS events

Donations are rolling in to sponsor student entry into athletic events! Don't miss your chance to sponsor and pay it forward!


If you would like to donate/sponsor student entry fee into SHS events, contact lydiagazdik@hotmail.com for more information.


Thank you to all of the families and companies who have sponsored SHS student entry into SHS events! Your donation is greatly appreciated!

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ATHLETICS

Athletic Pass (Family, Individual, Senior, Student):

Athletic Pass (Student/Individual/Family)

Household Family Pass: $275

Single Adult Pass Single: $100

Senior Adult (60+): $75

SHS Student Pass: $75


Regular Season Admission

Adult: $6.00

Senior Adult (60+): $5.00

Student (K-12): $5.00

Pre-K & Under: FREE

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Cheer:

Cheer Mini Knights Camp; Week of September 27th; Camp performance is Sept 30th; for ages preschool and up:

Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdMmjm_Q_F8ZOFdNrCYEh29_EzZLr8LCSKtMLK5ovtwyEAQMg/viewform


Cross Country:

Apparel Order: https://teamlocker.squadlocker.com/#/lockers/severance-cross-country?_k=dykdjg

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Monday, Sept 20

4:15 Boys Tennis (Tennis Courts)

https://studio5schoolportraitsinc.onlinephotocart.com/prepay/29140303?code=SEVERANCEHSF2021


4:15 Boys Golf (Eaton Country Club)

(No link has been provided at this time. Once received we will pass it on to the Boys Golf Team)


4:45 Volleyball (Main Gym)

https://studio5schoolportraitsinc.onlinephotocart.com/prepay/29140304?code=SEVERANCEHSF2021


5:30 Cheer (Dance Room)

https://studio5schoolportraitsinc.onlinephotocart.com/prepay/29140307?code=SEVERANCEHSF2021


To Order Sports Pictures, please click on the link associated with your athlete's sports team. Please help us support our local photographers and businesses and order sports pictures. Link will be good for three days after pictures are taken and will expire at midnight on the third day.


For more information about SHS Athletics go to https://shs.weldre4.org/athletics

Twitter: @SilverKnightsAD


Any questions please contact Casey Yahn, SHS Athletic Secretary.

Casey Yahn

SHS Athletic Secretary

970-833-7104

casey.yahn@weldre4.org

Seniors! We need your Senior Pictures

DUE OCTOBER 29th

Seniors! We need your senior pictures! Please upload your photo for the yearbook here:

https://images.jostens.com/upload.jsp


Senior Parents: You can purchase a RECOGNITION AD (aka Baby Ad) for your senior. Click the link below to make this happen!

www.theyearbookcompany.com

2021-22 Yearbooks are on SALE

Click here to order TODAY!

Buy now & save...price will go up during the year

How do I Excuse my Student for an Appointment?

Blue Pass!!!!!


If you are needing to pick up your student at a certain time, Parents/Guardians are more than welcome to call us earlier in the day and we will be happy to deliver a blue pass to your student.


A Blue Pass is a student’s pass out of class. For example, if you have an orthodontist appointment in the afternoon, call the attendance line at 970-833-7105 and leave a message with your child’s name, your name and time you would like your student to be released. The school office will then deliver a "blue pass" to your student. When the designated time arrives, your child may show the teacher the blue pass and can leave class to meet you. They will already be checked out in our system and do not need to check out in the office. Parents/Guardians also do not need to come to the office when a Blue Pass is issued.

Where do I get a Letter Jacket

Where do I get a letter jacket for SHS? Below are approved vendors you can order from:


Western Awards

Jim Katschke

17944 E.Bates Ave.

Aurora, Co. 80013

Office #303-699-5691

Cell: 720-810-1247


Rock Soft Chenille

Contact: Christine

970-412-0994

rocksoftchenille@hotmail.com


Garretson's Sport Center

Rick Huston

(970) 353-8068

LOST AND FOUND IS IN THE OFFICE

Lost and Found is GROWING! Please have your student check for missing items. We have lunch boxes, water bottles, clothes, shoes, backpacks, jewelry, reading glasses, eye glasses, keys, chargers, earphones and MUCH MUCH MORE!

Credit Recovery

Registration for the first session of Credit Recovery is now open for students and will close on October 1st. Session 1 courses will be available beginning on October 11th and will close on December 10th.


For more information regarding the Credit Recovery program and/or to register for courses please:

  1. Schedule a time to meet with your student’s school counselor so that they may verify course needs.

  2. Visit the PLATO Credit Recovery website.


Additional inquiries can be directed to credit.recovery@weldre4.org

Tissue/Kleenex Donations need for SHS

If you can donate tissues to SHS that would be greatly appreciated. Please drop your donation off in the office! THANK YOU!

The Passionate Polyglot

Happy German Language Day!

Do you know the German word “Rindfleischetikettierungsüberwachungsaufgabenübertragungsgesetz”? Don’t worry...I won’t translate it; the word is obsolete and insanely long! It does, however, give one an appreciation for the logic and literal nature of the language. To celebrate the German language’s richness, National German Language Day was established on September 11, 2004. German Language Day’s purpose is to promote the language and encourage more people to learn it Why learn German? Here are five reasons: 1) It is the sixth most widely spoken language in the world; 2) German is the language of writers and thinkers; 3) German and English are sister languages; 4) Unlike English, German has three genders; 5) German has some funny proverbs. If you are in the mood to explore something new and more exotic, put learning German on your list. The Goethe Institute celebrates German Language Day every year with all kinds of interesting events. Check out their website https://www.goethe.de/en/index.html. Bis nächste Woche! До следующей недели! Alles gute! Всего хорошего!

Source: https://nationaltoday.com/german-language-day/

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CareerWise Colorado

Weld RE-4 has partnered with CareerWise Colorado to offer modern youth apprenticeships to our students. In partnering with CareerWise, Weld RE-4 gains access to the nonprofit's employer network and its system of training that delivers tangible benefits to participating students. The Hiring Hub is now open and new apprenticeship positions will be featured in the newsletter as they become available. If you have questions about this program, please contact: Michelle Smith at 970-686-8013 or via email: michelle.smith@weldre4.org.


Bank of Colorado - Teller - Johnstown, CO

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Highway Maintenance Internship Education Program

Front Range Community College is introducing a Highway Maintenance Internship Education program through their Larimer Campus in Fort Collins, open to high school seniors starting Spring Semester 2022. To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements:

  • On track for graduation - Spring 2022
  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Be 18 years old by May 1, 2022
  • Complete the Weld RE-4 Concurrent Enrollment application by Oct. 8, 2021
  • Participate in a competitive interview process

Spring 2022, participating students will complete OSHA-10 certification (Online classes) (starting 1/18/22 - 2/1/22) as a prerequisite to the HWY101 - Introduction to Highway Maintenance course (3 credits) (Online classes) (starting 2/1/22 - 5/9/22) - introducing highway maintenance and operations job activities within state, county, city, and municipal public works (road and bridge) agencies. This course explores career opportunities in highway maintenance and assessments of fit to career interests.


Additionally, this program offers a Summer 2022 internship through either Larimer County or RoadSafe at various locations throughout Northern Colorado. Internships will be offered to successful applicants who have received faculty recommendation and maintained a cumulative 2.0 GPA. Internships will consist of 8 hour shifts - 40 hours/week for 6 weeks. Internships require a ratio of 45 contact hours for 1 semester credit through FRCC.


Weld RE-4 will cover the cost of tuition for Spring 2022 courses, up to the community college rate, for all successful applicants. Deadline to apply is October 8, 2021. If you are interested in learning more about this program or would like to apply, please contact:


Michelle Smith, Weld RE-4 CTE Coordinator

Phone: 970-686-8013

Email: michelle.smith@weldre4.org

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Our District Needs You!

Weld RE-4 has paid openings at every school for substitutes. We can accommodate requests for half-day, full-day, or long-term commitments. You can choose to work in a certified classroom position or serve in a classified support role. We will accommodate school preferences—work in your child’s or grandchild’s school or in a school in your neighborhood. Serving as a substitute, you will make a huge difference for our staff who are currently strained to provide coverage for their colleagues in addition to their regular duties. Our students need you now more than ever, even if you can just give a few hours a couple times a week.

Learn more about available substitute positions here and please attend a substitute information session at the District Office (1020 Main Street) on September 23 from 8:30-10am. We invite you to share this information with anyone in your network interested in supporting Weld RE-4 students.

School Information

1200 Hidden Valley Pkwy, Severance, CO 80550

School Hours: 8:40 am - 3:50 pm

Office Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Office: 970-833-7100

ATTENDANCE: 970-833-7105 (Blue Pass)


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