VAMS Panther Pause Newsletter
November 20, 2015
- November 23-27 - No School - Thanksgiving Break
- Friday, December 4 - Christmas Angel Coin Drive Ends
- Friday, December 4 - 5th Grade UIL Contest @ Caddo Mills
- Friday, December 4 - Student Dance - 5th/6th grade dance 5:30-7:00 & 7th/8th grade dance 7:30-9:30
- Thursday, December 10 - College Day
- Thursday, December 10 - Band Concert @ 7:00 PM @ the VAHS gym
- December 14-16 - Quarterly Tests
- Thursday, December 17 - Fundraiser Party 8:30 AM -10:30 AM
- Friday, December 18 - Early Release @ 1:25
- December 21- January 4 - Christmas Break
Sofia Westmoreland - 5th Grade
Josue Paniagua - 6th Grade
Kaden Reynolds - 7th Grade
Drelin Davis - 8th Grade
Way to go! You make us proud!
As we approach Thanksgiving and reflect on all that we are thankful for, the staff at VAMS send a heartfelt thanks to the students, parents, and community for all you do! We are blessed to work with such an awesome group of students, supportive parents, and an outstanding community. It is our collaborative work that makes VAMS a special place to be! We hope you enjoy your time with your family and focus on the things we are most thankful for. Enjoy your break and Happy Thanksgiving!
Christmas Angel Coin Drive
College Day will be on Thursday, December 10. On this day, we will celebrate different universities and colleges. During this time, our 8th graders will learn about things they will encounter at the high school (GPA, SAT test, ACT test, graduation endorsements, scholarship opportunities, and much more), and in college.
On College Day, students are to wear college attire, including a college hat if they would like. Please ensure that your child does not wear something that would be disruptive to our learning environment. We look forward to this being a fun time and for the students to learn more about the possibilities and opportunities that lie before them!
7th Grade Rap
Hour Of Code
The Hour of Code is Coming!
Mark your calendar for 12/8/2015
Van Alstyne High school room 305
4:00 – 5:00 pm
We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning computer science, and less students are studying it than a decade ago.
That’s why our entire school is joining in on the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 7-13). More than 100 million students worldwide have already tried an Hour of Code.
Our Hour of Code is a statement that Van Alstyne ISD is ready to teach these
foundational 21st century skills. To continue bringing programming activities to your students, we want to make our Hour of Code event huge. I encourage you to volunteer, reach out to local media, share the news on social media channels and consider hosting additional Hour of Code events in the community.
See http://hourofcode.com/us for details, and help spread the word.
Leigh Moreno & Leigh Evans
Van Alstyne High School Technology Dept.
Questions? Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Yearbooks are priced at $40 (online order, cash, or check) through January, and $45 until the end of May.
You can send a check, in an envelope marked YEARBOOK AND your child's name to the office made payable to VAMS or you can ORDER ONLINE.
Online orders: https://ybpay.lifetouch.com Code 9482916
Lost and Found
Please click this button to access the December breakfast menu.
Girls Basketball - Monday, November 23 @ 4:30 in Whitewright (7B, 8B, 7A, 8A)
Monday, November 30 @ 4:30 vs. Leonard at home (8B, 7A, 8A)
Boys Basketball - Monday, November 23 @ 4:30 vs. Whitewright at home (8B, 7A, 8A)
Monday, November 30 @ 4:30 in Leonard (7B, 8B, 7A, 8A)
Lady Panther Basketball Results
VA vs Tom Bean 11/16/15
8B lost 8-7
Point Leaders: J. Robertson - 4
Rebound Leaders: J. Robertson-4, Fonseca-2
Steal Leaders: J. Robertson-5
Hustle Award: Robertson
7A won 40-18
Point leader: Young-11
Rebound Leaders: Bruton-3
Assists Leader: Young -3
Steal Leader: Young-4
Hustle Award: Fernandez
8A won 44-9
Point Leaders: A. Taylor-10, T. Riddick-10, A. Smith-10
Rebound Leader: A. Smith-4
Assists Leader: T. Riddick-4
Steal Leader: T. Riddick-6
Hustle Award: A. Taylor
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