News From The Nest
LHS Parent Newsletter - SY 20-21 - Issue 19 - 03/28/21
Student Breakfast and Lunch on April 2, 2021
Breakfast, lunch, and supper are free for students daily. On Friday, April 2nd, pre-bagged lunches will be provided for students at dismissal, 11:35 am. As students exit the building, they can pick up their lunch at the meal stations in the social studies hallway, the math hallway, hallway 300, or at the cafeteria exit (the stations are pictured below). These stations are also used to distribute supper on regular dismissal days. As we encourage students to eat breakfast and lunch at school daily, please emphasize to your student(s) the importance of eating breakfast on Friday, April 2nd and picking up lunch as they leave on that Friday. The breakfast options on April 2nd are a chicken biscuit or waffles, and each entrée will come with a fruit. Students may receive breakfast in the cafeteria serving line and eat in the cafeteria before first block.
BOYS TENNIS INTEREST MEETING - TUESDAY, MARCH 30 at 2:10PM
BOYS TENNIS INTEREST MEETING TUESDAY, MARCH 30 @ 2:10PM.
Zoom meeting link below for any boys interested in playing tennis this season.
Passcode - 175280
Students are invited to apply to attend our annual Leadership Workshop, to be held at school on Saturday, May 1st. This is a fun and interactive event designed for students to learn leadership skills and build relationships with their peers. Students do not have to hold a current leadership position to apply. Workshop is planned and taught by a team of student staff members who are hard at work making sure this COVID-safe version of Leadership Workshop is just as memorable and meaningful as always. Applications are due on April 2nd. Follow this link to learn more and apply.
Dual Enrollment Information
Landstown High will be holding two Dual Enrollment sessions next week for interested rising 11th and 12th grade students. On Monday, March 29th at 5:30 p.m. students and parents are invited to attend a virtual Dual Enrollment Interest Session to learn about the Dual Enrollment opportunities available to VBCPS students. An overview will be provided on how students may fulfill high school graduation requirements while simultaneously earning college credit. Please use the following Zoom link to join Monday’s session: https://vbschools.zoom.us/j/83995412800?pwd=YU5pUnEyRTQwLzBTcWw0TGNDVWtKQT09.
Additionally, on Thursday, April 1st at 2:15 p.m. all students who have requested a Dual Enrollment course for next year, including Dual Enrollment English, are asked to attend a mandatory Dual Enrollment application session. In this session we will walk students through the steps required to submit their Dual Enrollment application. Students should use the following Zoom link to join Thursday’s session: https://vbschools.zoom.us/j/81753244025?pwd=UWY2ZTNJN0NHVzZqc29kcTlWY1dadz09. We look forward to seeing you next week.
Interested in applying for a Service Academy or ROTC Program from any service?
WASHINGTON -- On Thursday, April 8th, between 5:00 PM and 7:30 PM the five Service Academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy) and four college ROTC Programs (Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy) will host a Virtual U.S. Service Academy and ROTC information session.
This event provides the opportunity for parents and students to join representatives from the Academies and ROTC Programs regarding the various Academy and ROTC/NROTC application processes, attending a military academy or ROTC/NROTC program, and serving as a commissioned officer in the United States Armed Forces. This is also an opportunity to hear from representatives of the Congressional Delegations regarding how they can assist students gain a nomination to a Service Academy.
Click the following link to register for the Zoom meeting: https://usafa-admissions.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqfu-gqzIiGNGB_VC9m2ZdqNA12ah0Ivb7<https://usafa-admissions.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUqfu-gqzIiGNGB_VC9m2ZdqNA12ah0Ivb7?utm_source=the%20longmont%20leader&utm_campaign=the%20longmont%20leader&utm_medium=referral>
Registration at the link noted above is required. After registering, you will be sent an email on how to join the meeting.
The Military Service Academies are federally funded institutions. All students receive a full scholarship including tuition, room and board, and complete medical coverage.
The event is free and open to the public. Media are welcome to attend. Please consider posting to your community calendar of events.
Service Academy and ROTC to host virtual information session - The Longmont Leader<https://www.longmontleader.com/news-releases/service-academy-and-rotc-to-host-virtual-information-session-3558053>
Save the Dates
*PSAT 8/9 Monday, April 19, 2021
*PSAT 10 Monday, April, 26, 2021
*Training and Duty Schedule are forthcoming.
*Please email Ms. Lawrence (Jeanita.Lawrence@VBSchools.com) by April 2, 2021 if you have children testing on these dates.
TCC Outstanding High School Graduate Scholarship
The TCC Outstanding High School Graduate Scholarship deadline has been extended to April 2 at 5 pm. Students may continue to apply through the TCC website at https://help.tcc.edu/s/article/Outstanding-High-School-Graduate-Scholarship.
Financial Aid & Scholarship Night
TCC will be hosting a virtual Financial Aid & Scholarship Night on March 30th at 5 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for more information. You may register directly at: https://vccs.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqc-ivpjkvEtW8oAuwI5x6DuC3MJA1dztV.
Spring Sports Tryouts/Practice
Spring sports will begin on Monday, April 12. Any student wishing to tryout must have a current physical dated after May 1, 2020. If not already turned in, then please bring it on April 12. Each student must bring their own bottle of water and face covering. As a reminder, there will not be JV spring sports so all teams listed below are for varsity.
Tryout/Practice times are listed here and apply to the first week. Your child will be notified if these times change after the first week. There will be 5:30pm activity buses available to bring students home if needed.
Baseball: 2:30pm – 5:00pm
Soccer – Boys: 3:00pm – 4:30pm
Soccer – Girls: 3:00pm – 4:45pm at the Hampton Roads Soccer Complex, Field #6
Softball: 2:45pm – 5:00pm
Tennis – Boys: 2:30pm – 4:50pm
Tennis – Girls: 2:30pm – 4:30pm
Outdoor Track: 3:00pm – 5:00pm
Spectator attendance for spring sports might be restricted, details regarding attendance will be communicated to parents soon. However, all boys and girls soccer matches will be livestreamed on the NFHS Network. The cost for a monthly subscription is $10.99 and an annual subscription is $69.99. Visit www.nfhsnetwork.com for more information. If you purchase a subscription, then please list Landstown as your designated school. A portion of the subscription will come back to the school division. This subscription also affords the purchaser the ability watch any game played at any high school in the United States that is a member of the NFHS Network, and any VHSL state championship contest webcast on the Network.
Student Activities Coordinator
Landstown High School
Governor’s STEM and Technology Academy
ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SENIORS!
The ASVAB is scheduled for Monday, May 3rd @7:30am in the LHS school library. Use the attached link to sign up. You must provide your own transportation to and from the exam. Pencils will be provided. Students can send a Schoology message to Jennifer Cholick or e-mail Jennifer.Cholick@vbschools.com if you have questions.
SIGN UP LINK: https://forms.gle/wy4rXeXCREjTHPso9
ALL CURRENT 9TH-11TH GRADE STUDENTS
Your course requests for the 2021-2022 school year are available to view at this time in your StudentVue app. Please log into your account, and click on the 'Course Request' tab to view your course selections. Please verify your course selections on the following Google form: https://forms.gle/5kP7azfSchgtEQ6o8. ALL students must complete the form by March 31st, 2021. Your parents received an AlertNow message on 3/16/21 about this so please be sure to work together with your parents to complete the form to avoid duplicate submissions! THANK YOU!
CLASS RING INFORMATION for Class of 2021 & 2022
Class of 2021 & Class of 2022,
Its not too late to order your class ring. Simply check out this video from Eric Harvell at Jostens.
African American History Elective Course Offering Information
We will offer a new social studies elective, African American History, for the 2021-2022 school year. Students may request to enroll in this course through their electronic course verification form. Families will receive this form by email on 3/16/2021. See the attached for more information on our African American History course.
March Writing SOL
All students enrolled in English 11 will take the Writing SOL on Monday, March 29th. Students that did not test in Term 1 are invited to take the Writing SOL with Term 2 students. If students do not test, they can test in the summer months. This is a two-part test that all students must take to graduate. Click here for a helpful one pager about testing logistics. Email Mrs. Morris at email@example.com if you have any questions.
Advanced Placement Exam Administration Dates and Details
- VBCPS AP Exam Administration Dates
- AP Exam Format Information
- AP Exams – Digital Testing Guide Overview
- College Board – AP Digital Exams
- Makeup Exams/Late Testing
Student Parking Permits
Applications for student parking permits are available in the main office and during lunches. There is no charge for a parking permit this school year. To receive a parking permit, students must have a completed application, proof of insurance, DMV registration, and their driver's license. Please ask your student to check the expiration dates on these documents. The school will check the requested items and then return them to the student immediately. The application will be kept on file at the school.
CAP AND GOWN DELIVERY DATES:
Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 (LHS Cafeteria)
Student’ s Last Name & Time
- A-H 2:30pm-3:30m
- I-P 3:30pm-4:30pm
- Q-Z 4:30pm-5:30pm
Friday, May 21st (Cafeteria)
Balances can be paid the day of pick up. If you have questions about your order, then please contact Eric Harvell: firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have not ordered your graduation cap and gown please visit www.coastalcampussupplies.com. If you have not ordered your senior announcements and other senior items please visit www.jostens.com
ALL NIGHT GRAD SENIOR PACKAGE
The LHS PTSA is offering an Early Bird All Night Grad Bundle for $95 through the 15th of March.
- All night Grad ticket
- Custom senior class T-shirt and Hoodie
- Senior yard sign
Items can be purchased individually:
- LHS Activity spirit sign $25.00
- LHS Grad yard sign $25.00
- LHS Mask $10.00
- LHS Senior mask $10.00
All can be purchase through Memberhub:
**First hoodie and t-shirt order will be placed 15 February, if you want your gear early place your order this week.
Your Senior can be “Eagled Up” with a “Eagled Up” sign and some eagles in their yard. The signs will be placed on the evening before the request date and will stay in the yard for two days. We ask that you join in on the fun and “Eagle Up” the next seniors yard. If you are unable to do so, please let us know as soon as possible. It’s important that we have good cell phone numbers, our communication will be handled via text. Have something special to say? We will text your private message to the student with a follow-up message to go check your yard ....you’ve been “Eagled Up”.
PTSA Senior Package
The LHS PTSA are offering an Early Bird All Night Grad Bundle. It contains:
- Senior yard sign
- All night Grad ticket
- Custom senior class T-shirt and Hoodie
- All for $95.00
LHS Activity spirit sign $25.00
LHS class of 2021 yard sign $25.00
LHS Mask $10.00
LHS Senior mask $10.00
All can be purchase through Memberhub: http://landstownptsa.memberhub.com
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH TRIVIA QUESTION OF THE DAY
With the correct answer to that day's trivia answer, you will be entered into a drawing. One winner will be anonymously selected each day. Be sure you are logged in to your VB Schools account to fill out the form. Winners will be announced during advisory on March 30th!
Form linked below:
Scholarship Central serves as a resource for locating various scholarships for high school students.
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