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Daily Bulletin | Thursday

January 19, 2023

Green Day


Attention International Students — Any student wanting to take the February 11th TOEFL must register by 3pm tomorrow. A link to register for the February TOEFL has been sent to your STJLabs email. See Mrs. McCaffrey with any questions.


The Governor’s Institute of Vermont application is now live! GIV offers a variety of immersive, residential summer learning opportunities hosted at college campuses all over the state. Programs being offered this year are the arts, engineering, entrepreneurship, environmental science, global issues and youth action, health and medicine, mathematical sciences, and technology and design! Stop by the Guidance Office if you would like more info!


Asian Cultural Club members — exciting news! This weekend is going to be the Lunar New Year, which is the year of rabbits. The club has already prepared a lot of activities for everyone to participate in and we are planning to continue writing red couplets with all wishes today. Come to Mr. Reis’ room at 3:30. No experience is necessary. We are excited to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year with you all. Happy New Year! 


For all those who expressed interest in the Tahoe trip, please check your stjlabs email for an email from Mr. Holden and reply as soon as possible.


Science Olympiad is meeting today in Streeter 241 from 3:30-4:30. 


Inspiring Girls Expeditions organizes 2-week wilderness trips that merge field science, art, and backcountry travel. Applications to participate are being accepted until January 30. Opportunities are open to cisgender girls and transgender, agender, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and genderqueer youth ages 16-18.  Expeditions will be in places like the Canadian Arctic Circle, Alaska, western US mountains ranges, and mountainous regions in Europe and New Zealand. Contact Mr. Eckel at his STJ labs email or stop by Streeter 241 for links and information.  


Robotics Club will be meeting every day this week from 3:30 until 5:00pm in Streeter 230.


Happy Birthday today to Brody Gordon and Ethan Spence!


The Boys Varsity Nordic team cruised to a decisive victory over 5 schools yesterday at their “home” meet at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. The Hilltopper boys were led by Charlie Krebs, Sisu Lange, Nick Reed, and Nathan Lenzini who finished in 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th place respectively. Close behind were strong performances by Krane Davis, who finished in 8th and Isaac Lenzini who finished in 12th place overall. 


The Varsity Girls finished in 2nd place overall against a very strong team from Burlington High School. Ruth Krebs, Siri Jolliffe, Ava Purdy, and Mary Fowler finished in 4th, 8th, 9th, and 10th overall. They were followed closely behind by 9th grader Anya Moriarty 13th place finish (in her first varsity race), and Maren Giese, Maddie Blanchard, and Siri Dunn.


Both JV teams won their respective races. The boys were led by 9th graders Levi Breton, Linden van der Linde, and Donnelly Johnson, who finished in 2nd, 3rd, and 5th respectively. The girls JV team was led by Zoe Buhner’s 1st place finish, and teammates Ace Irwin, Olivia Blanchard, and Esme Kimber’s 2nd, 3rd, and 5th place finishes.


JV-B BOYS BASKETBALL @ BFA-ST. ALBANS 5:00, please dismiss the team at 1:45


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