Week of 9/4/22
Superintendent's Equity Advisory Council 2022-2023
September is Attendance Awareness Month
Free Clinic for Required Vaccines
Students do not need an appointment for the vaccine. They would only need an appointment for the sports physical.
2022 College Night at Apple Blossom Mall
2022 College Night at Apple Blossom Mall (Image Transcription)
Save the Date!
Come join us COLLEGE NIGHT at Apple Blossom Mall
Sept. 28, 2022, 6-8 p.m.
Over 100 Colleges!
Open to students from Clarke County, Frederick County, Shenandoah County, Warren County, Winchester City and students from the Eastern Panhandle of W.V.
Parent Information Night - DARS
Our local Vocational Counselor, Katey Campanelli, will share about this federal-state program focused on pre-vocational services.
Two ways to attend:
When: Tues. Sept. 13th - 6:00 PM
Where: John Handley High School, Main Cafeteria
Who is eligible: Parents of students (ages 14-21) with an IEP or 504 Plan
When: Tues. Sept. 27 - 6:00 PM
Google Meet: meet.google.com/hpv-tdvy-ntj
Join by phone: 1-413-424-4576 PIN: 512 439 028#
For more information contact Tina Hall, firstname.lastname@example.org 662-3471 x. 45132
Student Tech Support Times
Student Tech Support times are daily 8:15-9:00 and 11:30-12:15.
Tardy to School/Class Procedure
Our Tardy to School/Class Procedure was reviewed with our students. The goal of our procedure is to maximize instructional time for our students. When they are late to class, they often miss important information that is shared during class. Students may lose the following privileges if they accumulate four tardies to school and any individual class. A call to alert the parent will occur before privileges are taken away.
September is Attendance Awareness month and we will be consistently recognizing our students who are on time and ready for class. Attendance is part of our PBIS program. Our PBIS Incentive is scheduled for September 23. We will have an obstacle course, bounce house and a jousting pit for students to enjoy. We want all of our students to be able to attend.
Shepherd University's Educator Preparation Program is ExCITEd! to once again host our Careers in Teacher Education event for high school students [Grades 9 to 12] who are interested in exploring majors in elementary or secondary education.
When and Where:
Friday, October 28
This one-day event involves opportunities for your student to receive information about Application, Admissions and Registration, and Residence Life at Shepherd. More importantly, it gives potential future educators a chance to participate in education classes, meet with our specialization coordinators, spend time with current teacher candidates, and learn important tips from those candidates about what to expect as new college students and how to be successful in an educator preparation program like that at Shepherd.
If your student is interested in attending, please have them fill out the form below. If there is enough interest, JHHS may be able to provide transportation.
Student Expectations at JHHS
PBIS Student Expectations- we will be going over these expectations with our students
2021- 2022 Yearbooks (Image Transcription)
The 2021-2022 yearbooks will be distributed on September 7th.
We will distribute in the following way:
The class of 2022 members will pick up their books from the Innovation Center from 9AM-3PM.
The class of 2023-2025 members will pick up their books in the Commons at John Handley High School during Advisory.
If you would still like to buy a book please bring $70 cash or check made pay me to John Handley High School.
All questions please contact me at (540) 662-3471 ext. 45103 or reply to this email.
The PTSO Corner!
Sign up for more information at https://bit.ly/JHHSPTSO or email us at email@example.com. Cash and check donations are accepted through the main office. Please be sure to leave us your name with your donation so we can send you a receipt and a thank you!
Fall Sports Schedule 2022
The activity bus will start running after school on August 22, Mondays -Thursdays.
Students must have a special activity bus pass to ride from the teacher they stayed after with.
Pick up times are:
EGSIC - 4:05 and depart for JHHS at 4:10
JHHS - depart time is 4:20
Library News 📚
Take a look at what’s new in our library in this digital book display. To read about each book and put one on hold, click on the picture of the book cover. Students will need to log in to Destiny to put a book on hold.
We All Read Here
One of the JHHS Literacy Team initiatives is to create a culture of literacy at Handley. As a requirement, all students at Handley should always have a book to read in their book bag. Whenever there is free time throughout the school day, students should get their book out and read. All English classes should be visiting the library at least once each month, but students are encouraged to visit the library even more!
Books Delivered to the EGSIC
Finding it hard to get to the library because you spend most of your time at the EGSIC? You can use Destiny to place a hold for a book, and we’ll deliver it to you! Just place a hold, email Mrs. Shannon or Mrs. Putnam, and we’ll deliver it to the IC.
More Ways to Engage with Reading
Follow the library on Instagram @jhhslibrary for bitesize book reviews and library news!
Request personalized book recommendations by visiting our library website and completing the form under “What to Read Next”. To get there, visit the John Handley Homepage->Academics->Library->Reading Recommendations-> What to Read Next.
All seniors need the meningitis vaccine, please turn in your record of vaccine to the nurses clinic.
If your student would like to receive tylenol, ibuprofen or pepto bismol during the school year please send in an unopened bottle with their name and signed authorization form.
Any student requiring prescribed medication during school hours please complete the Student Medication Authorization. Form needs to be signed by the health care provider.
Handley Athletics Department News
EACH school year, a NEW VHSL physical is required and must be dated after May 1, 2022 for participation in any 2022-20223 sport. You must also complete all athletic forms. All Athletic Forms are found online. Please visit www.Handleypride.org and click on the Activity Registration tab at the top of the page to get started.
Check out the online store to get your JH gear for the new year! Sale running all of July.... GO JUDGES!!
Click on the picture above for the A/B-Day 2022/23 Schedule
Free Lunch Information
All students will receive free breakfast and free lunch through the Community Eligibility Provision Program (CEP). Students will still need to use their PIN number when they go through the breakfast and lunch line. School menus are located in the front office. They are also located on the WPS website at www.wps.k12.va.us.
Eating Disorder and Scoliosis Resources
Student Request for Research Assistance
Handley Parking Permit
Students are permitted to park on school premises as a matter of privilege, not of right. If you are going to be driving to school for the 2022 -2023 school year and parking in the Handley parking lot, you must obtain a parking permit. Below you will find instructions on how to register your vehicle and obtain a parking permit.
If you do not have access to the internet, you may come into school and use a library computer or pick up a copy of the parking application in the main office
Step three - Bring the completed parking application to school on July 28 or anytime after during business hours.
See the school treasurer to pay the $25 parking fee or parking permits may be purchased through School Cash online using credit cards. The necessary registration form will still need to be completed online prior to picking up the parking permit hang tag. Once the registration is completed and credit card payment is made, bring your receipt to the General Office to pick up the hang tag.
Take the receipt and complete parking application to the main office and one of the administrative assistants will assign you a parking space and give you a parking permit.
Step four - Hang the parking permit from your rear view mirror.
The parking permit must be visible.
The parking permit will have a number on it. That number is your assigned spot for the year.
You may only park in your assigned spot during school hours. If you fail to park in your spot, break any parking lot rules, and/or chronically late to school you may lose your privilege to park in the lot and anywhere on school property.