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Daily Bulletin | Monday

September 13, 2021

Green Day 

 

Calling all College Bound Hilltoppers!! The following colleges have visits today: Union College at 10am—via Zoom; Washington University in St. Louis at 10:30am—via Zoom; Worcester Polytechnic Institute at 11am—Colby Conference Room; University of Denver at 11:30am—Fuller Basement; Bishop’s University at 12:30pm—via Zoom; University of Connecticut at 1pm—via Zoom; Washington College at 1:30pm—Colby Conference Room. Be sure to sign up for their visits on Naviance and to view all details. If you are scheduled to be in class during the time of the visit, please check in with your teacher before coming to the college visit.

 

The following colleges will have visits tomorrow: University of Maine and IE University—Madrid. Be sure to visit Naviance to sign up for all college visits.

 

Attention International Students—There will be two TOEFL tests offered in October. October 9th and October 23rd. Any student wanting to take the either of the October TOEFLs should email Mrs. McCaffrey at mmccaffrey@stjlabs.com to get the link to the registration forms. Please email Mrs. McCaffrey with any questions.

 

Students working on creating a science fair project will meet 3:30-4:30 today in Streeter 241 with Mr. Eckel. Today’s Discussion: The Questions You Would Like to Investigate. If you have any questions, please send an email to Mr. Eckel.

 

Are you looking for something to do on Tuesday afternoons? Why don’t you come to the pool at 3:30 pm and join our Pool Games club? Bring a bathing suit, a towel, and desire to play!! Questions? See Ms. Meranze in Colby 206 or Mr. Mesics in Newell Hall.

 

The Garden Club will meet on Tuesday, after conference period, to start work on our first project. Please meet in ST226 with clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty. We will walk over to the Tower House and begin digging perennials for use in future projects.

 

SCOPE will meet on Tuesday at 3:30 in Ranger 212. SCOPE is based on the mission of Jane Goodall’s organization “Roots and Shoots,” which fosters respect and compassion, promotes understanding of all cultures and beliefs, and inspires each individual to take action to make the world a better place for people, other animals, and the environment. Last week, at our first meeting of the year, members came up with some great project ideas designed to benefit our school and the local communities. The club serves as a platform for your individual and collective creativity, and we always welcome new members. Come check us out tomorrow at 3:30. See Mrs. Morris or Mrs. Begin with any questions.

 

Are you interested in a writing retreat in the White Mountains? Want to enjoy the fall colors with a walk in the woods and time with your notebook? Would you enjoy a spaghetti supper in the company of other writers? If you’re interested, please see Mrs. Mackenzie, Mrs. Jolliffe, or Mrs. Morris to pick up a permission slip. The trip to Copper Cannon Camp, hosted by Writer’s Block, will take place directly after school on Thursday, October 7, our long weekend. We’ll return by 9pm. Your place will be secured on the trip when you turn in a permission slip and $7 to cover dinner costs. All are welcome! Sign up fast… slots for this annual trip typically go very quickly!

 

We all need to re-energize after school! Come to Salsa Steps this week with Ms. Woods in Newell Hall 25. We will learn basic and easy salsa steps and then, practice. No partners are needed, and no experience is necessary. Bring your friends! This Tuesday in Newell 25 learn basic Salsa with Ms. Woods.

 

Monday Math club with meet today in SV 20 at 3:30. Please be sure to bring your graphing calculator! 

 

Happy Birthday today to William Gilman, Kenroy Harry, Hannah Keith, and Lexi Guibord.

 

GIRLS GOLF @ JAY PEAK COUNTRY CLUB 4:00, please dismiss the team at 1:15

BOYS GOLF @ ORLEANS COUNTRY CLUB 4:00, please dismiss the team at 1:45

VARSITY/JV GIRLS SOCCER @ LAKE REGION 4:30, please dismiss the team at 2:15

 

Over the weekend at the Slate Valley Trails in Poultney, Freshman Sisu Lang and Juniors David Zajko, Gabe Pierce, and James Weibong Wong became the first Academy students ever to represent our school and community as mountain bike racers. James also earned the distinction of being the first ever international participant in a Vermont Youth Cycling race. Congratulations Hilltoppers and good luck in your next race this Saturday!

 

Varsity Field Hockey lost to Spaulding, 1-0. The JV team beat Spaulding, 3-0.

 

Volleyball lost to Essex, 3-0, and the JV team lost, 2-0.

 

Boys JV-B Soccer lost to Mt. Mansfield, 8-2.

 

Boys Golf lost to Spaulding and Mt. Mansfield.

 

Boys Varsity Soccer tied Burr and Burton 0-0 on Saturday. Noah Choiniere recorded the shutout in goal. 

 

Varsity Football beat CVU, 35-23, for their first appearance on the new turf field. Quinn Murphy passed for 384 yards and four touchdowns, and Sam Begin had 158 yard receiving, two touchdowns, and an interception.

 

The girls XC traveled to VTC and competed in the Randolph Invitational. In a field of 170 runners, Adele Bernier placed 34th, McKenna Crance 37th, Bennett Crance 38th, Peyton Qualter 40th, Dylan Wilcox 49th, Sarah Pennypacker 51st, and Franny Cozzens was 55th.

 

The boys XC team placed 3rd in a field of 16 teams. Evan Thornton-Sherman set a new meet record in winning the race. Hale Boyden placed 5th, Nathan Lenzini 23rd, Nathaniel Bernier 27th, and Ryan Callaghan 42nd to complete the scoring.

 

 

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