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Daily Bulletin | Friday

November 12, 2021

Student Gov will meet today at 1:00pm in front of the Fuller Stage. Please see Ashley or Mr. Ryan with any questions.

 

Last reminder to all skiers and boarders! Don’t forget to get your Burke Mountain season passes! Applications are available in the Business Office, or by emailing Mrs. Greenwood at jgreenwood@stjacademy.org.

 

Seniors — Monday is Nov. 15th! If this is an application deadline for you — stop in to see your guidance counselor today!

 

Any International students wanting to take the Dec 4th TOEFL — the registration deadline is November 19. Email Mrs. McCaffrey at mmccaffrey@stjlabs.com to register and with any questions. 

 

There’s still time to sign up your indoor soccer team in Campus Life! The tournament starts at today at 2pm!

 

Calling all College Bound Hilltoppers! The following colleges have virtual visits today: Colby Sawyer at 1pm and Springfield College at 2pm.  Be sure to sign up for their visits on Naviance and to view all details. 

 

Hey Seniors! Do you have a plan for life after high school? Does the thought of affording college worry you? If the following list of items interests you, please consider joining Mr. O’Brien for what promises to be the most exciting zoom event of the year: Paid Vacation, 100% Cost-free College tuition, free worldwide travel, 100% medical and dental coverage, competitive pay right out of high school! To learn more about this opportunity, please email Mr. O’Brien and mark your calendars as we will be hosting an Air Force informational meeting and Q&A via zoom next Monday, 11/15 from 6-7 PM. Parents are welcome and encouraged to attend!

 

Next week, Nov 15-19, will be SJA’s Week of Giving! St. Johnsbury Academy has a long-standing tradition of giving back to the community. For many years, through the generosity of faculty, staff and students we have donated countless items of food and money to stock the local food shelf as well as contribute to the Thanksgiving Baskets that are distributed to families in our community for the Holiday. Next week the National Honor Society will organize our annual “Week of Giving” Food Drive. Throughout the week we encourage all of you to bring in non-perishable food items that can be used for the Thanksgiving baskets and for the local food shelf. There will be over 150 baskets delivered to families this year, so please bring as much as you can.  To make things a litt​le more interesting, we want to make this a friendly competition among classes. The class that brings in the most food will have all of the advisories entered into a raffle for advisory treats for a month! Advisors: please keep track of the number of items that your advisees bring in. Then drop items off in the boxes outside of Campus Life and Guidance. Some examples of what you can bring are: Canned vegetables, canned or Bottled gravy, boxed pie crust, canned fruit and stuffing.  Also, the food shelf can always use: pasta sauce (but no pasta please – right now they have more than enough pasta), Peanut butter, and cans of tuna fish.  Check out the signs around campus for the list of items.  Finally, on Thursday, Nov 18th, there will be a Variety Day supporting the food shelf and their efforts. The cost will be $1.00, but anything more is greatly appreciated. So, use this weekend to do a little grocery shopping and bring in non-perishable food for the food drive next week. Have a great weekend! 

 

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess good citizenship qualities of dependability, service, leadership and patriotism in their homes, schools and communities. These students are selected by their teachers and peers because they demonstrate these qualities to an outstanding degree. 

 

During Advisory on Oct. 28th, the Senior class was presented with the top 3 students nominated by our faculty. They are (in no particular order) Hannah Angell, Sam Begin, and Maddie Hurlbert. This year’s DAR Good Citizen Nomination goes to Hannah Angell. Hannah, the Guidance Office will be sending you an email with additional information regarding the Scholarship Contest.

 

Congratulations!

Congratulations to all of the participants in yesterday’s Poetry Out Loud Declamation! You gave wonderful performances. Here are the four students that will be finalists in the contest, in alphabetical order: Greer Kennedy, Alice Nelson, Rea Leonie Voigtlander, and Madison Wilson. Congratulations, and thank you again to everyone who took part, both in your classroom competitions and in the Declamation!  

 

Happy Birthday tomorrow to Issiah Willson and Nickolas Mull! 

 

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