VAHS Student News

January 19, 2016


Hey Panthers,

Next week, look forward to a new game called I Spy which will lead to prizes for the first ten students who figure out the answer. I hope you have a great week and as always, let me know if I can help you out in any way.

Felisha Jones

Assistant Principal


January 19: All HS basketball teams @ Whitewright. Starts at 5:00 pm

January 22: All HS basketball teams @ HOME. Starts at 5:00 pm

January 23: HS girls and boys powerlifting meet @ Princeton. Starts at 8:00 am

February 4: Financial Aid Night- Grayson College representative at 6:30 MPR

February 6: FFA Auction and Dinner

February 18: Blood Drive

February 20: Band Spaghetti Dinner

March 21: Dual Credit- Paula Cavender at 6:30 pm MPR

Scared of AP-level Courses? Face Your Fear

So you’re in high school and not sure which level of classes to pick. You probably have regular, honors, and Advanced Placement classes available. How do you know where you stand and what to sign up for—and why? Is it better to get an A in a regular class, or a B in an Advanced Placement (AP) class? Good questions; let’s brainstorm.

Click the Button Below to See More.

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Click to download Yearbook Order Form

Click button to access the form

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The baseball team received a check from Blake Utter Ford and Lincoln for their fundraiser "Drive to Give" during the fall. They were able to raise $1140 for the baseball program. Pictured are Trey Jones, Riley Cooper, Coach Haynes, Blake Utter, Carl King, Steve Garner.

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SENIORS, when you get an acceptance letter please turn it in to Mrs. Madison so it can be hung on the wall!

Keep up with Reminders from the Counselor’s office

· Class of 2016 text @2016vahs to 81010

· Class of 2017 text @2017vahs to 81010

· Class of 2018 text @2018vahs to 81010

· Class of 2019 text @2019vahs to 81010

Need help with preparing and signing up for ACT/SAT, tracking Community Service Hours, or how to create an academic resume?

Find all of this and MORE on Mrs. Madison's webpage. From the VAHS page go to Departments and Counselor, or click here:

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Congrats to the following student athletes....


Matthew Bramer-- 3rd-- 242 weightclass

Dylan Pruitt-- 5th-- 275 weightclass

Zach Wright-- 5th-- 148 weightclass


Rachel Greves-- 2nd-- 105 weightclass

​Caitlin Weaver-- 4th-- 114 weightclass

Chloe Houston-- 4th-- 123 weightclass

Bailee Glenn-- 3rd-- 198 weightclass​

Alyssa Allen-- 4th-- 198 weightclass

Julie Barnes-- 2nd-- 220 weightclass

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Below are important dates for Spring 2016 Grayson College Dual Credit classes. Most dates come from the Registration Guide.

Jan. 11: $75 late fees begin for late registration. Student should verify their schedules are correct this week by logging into Campus Connect. Here's a link to student instructions.

Jan. 14: Tuition deadline (Those students with the tuition waivers due to School lunch program will see adjustments next week.) The student instructions linked above will assist locating tuition amounts, too.

Jan. 19: Grayson classes begin.

Jan. 19-22: Students may add/drop if already enrolled without instructor approval.

Jan. 23: Students must message instructors in Canvas requesting a drop.

Feb. 3: Census Date (Instructors will be asked to certify rosters for state reporting). Instructors will receive instructions from Admissions.

Feb. 8: 70% refund date (meaning students dropping by this date will receive 70% of their tuition back)

Feb. 15: 25% refund date

Mar. 7-11: Spring Break

Mar. 28: Numeric Midterm Grades Due to Admissions (Admissions will forward instructions to instructors.)
Mar. 30: Admissions will forward Midterm Numeric Grades to High Schools.

April 18: Final Drop Date

May 9-12: Finals

May 16: Final Numeric grades due to Admissions (Admissions will forward instructions to instructors.)

May 18: Admissions will forward Numeric Final Grades to High Schools.

If students have any questions, contact Paula Cavender at:

Remember that tuition is due January 18.

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