Tuesday announcements at VMS...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016


MENU: Hamburger Steak w/gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli, Blackeyed Peas, Fruit Cocktail, Juice/Milk

Popcorn Chicken, Crinkle Cut Fries, Salad, Grapes, Juice/Milk



Reminder:  If you wear tights to school you MUST wear a shirt that comes down to shorts length.

 NO students are allowed to walk to the Jr. High for ANY reason.

 NO students should be in the building before 7:30 (unless you are in Coach McDonald's tutoring).

 Students, please remember if you have ICU and DHALL the same day, you MUST go to DHALL that day and ICU the next. Dhall comes first.

Monday, March 14, the library will be closed for a guest speaker. Officer Doug Estes will be speaking to 7th grade science and social studies classes about online safety. Please do not send students down that day.

 Our annual Book Swap will be March 28-April 1. We will be open during Parent Teacher Conferences on March 29 and March 31 as well.

Bring in gently used or new books (no coloring books, activity books, lesson books, etc.)  Fiction, non-fiction and biographies WELCOME.   Hardbacks = 2 tickets and Paperbacks = 1 ticket.  You can choose to use your tickets to “purchase” books then or check back throughout the week (new books come in daily.) Hardbacks “cost” 2 tickets and paperbacks “cost” 1 ticket.

Battle of the Box Tops: NOW through March 31.

Homeroom Classes…Battle of the Box Tops! (If you don’t have a homeroom, you can choose a class)

            Grand Prize:  The Homeroom in EACH GRADE with the most Box Tops, Campbell’s Labels or Tyson A+ Labels per student by 9am March 31, will win 25 books for the teacher’s class and the class will win a Starbooks Breakfast Party (one breakfast item and one hot chocolate each!)

2nd place per grade: Teacher wins 10 books.  3rd place per grade: Teacher wins 5 books.

Return Your Borrowed Books Week March 7-10: 

Any student who returns their library books next week Monday-Thursday will be put in a drawing for one of TWO $5 Sonic Gift Cards. (Yes, you can still check out more books or recheck the one you have.) 

 AR 75% Goal Party: The due date for points is Monday, March 28. (This is the Monday we return from Spring Break.) The party will be announced shortly after.

Linda HicksVMS