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Daily Bulletin | Tuesday

March 23, 2021

White Cohort Day

 

Congratulations to this month’s Chef B Random Act of Kindness winners…Ms. Photiades’ advisory and Mr. Rowe’s advisory! Your goodies will be in your advisor’s mailbox on both Wednesday and Thursday morning!

 

The NHS Virtual 10K Fundraiser will begin April 1st and will run through the end of the month. We have nine teams running/walking/hiking for nine different charities. You have already heard about the Lund Family Center and Umbrella. Over the next few days, we will highlight the rest of the charities that our other teams will be moving for. You can also see the teams and their charities listed on the bulletin board next to the conference room on first floor of Colby Hall. Scan the QR code displayed on the board to join a team! NHS invites all students, faculty, and staff to join a team. We want everyone to get outside the month of April and to get moving for these worthy charities. Advisors—please play the short videos (included in the email with the Chapel link) describing Teams: Build it Up and St. Johnsbury Academy Cancer Stoppers. Tune in later this week when we highlight Teams: Action Against Alzheimer’s and Team Connect (SJA Assistance Fund). 

 

Attention International Students—The registration deadline for the April 10th TOEFL is this Thursday, March 25. Any student needing to take the TOEFL should email Mrs. McCaffrey at mmccaffrey@stjlabs.com to get the link to the registration form. Please email Mrs. McCaffrey with any questions.

 

Calling all College Bound Seniors and Juniors: The following college will be hosting a virtual visit for interested students tomorrow, March 24: Emerson College at 3pm. Log into your Naviance account and find this visit under What’s New on your homepage.

 

Juniors—Tonight, from 6-7pm, is the Junior post-secondary planning meeting. Be sure to join the Guidance Office via Zoom!

 

“Scholarship Spotlight”—The American Legion—(Valued at $500 to $1,500)—this is an award presented to several seniors within the State of Vermont, and there are three different scholarship available. Deadline to apply is April 1st. For additional information visit your Naviance account.

 

The Gay Straight Union will meet tomorrow at 3:30pm in Ranger 210. If you would like to attend in person or via Zoom, please email Mr. Quinn at emmet.quinn@stjalbs.com for more information.

 

This week the Chess Club will meet through Zoom only. The good news is that you can attend the club on both Tuesday and Wednesday this way. Please email Mr. Hartshorn for the Zoom link. The club Zoom will begin at 3:15.

 

Attention poetry lovers…some fun virtual activities are taking place in our greater community over the next weeks. On Friday, March 26, there will be a statewide Poetry Slam held via Zoom from the Barre Aldrich Library at 7pm. You can compete (join our own Kat Mayhew!), judge (get trained on the spot), or just show up and cheer. On April 1, at 4:45pm, there will be a poetry reading hosted at Dartmouth College featuring poets Cleopatra Mathis and Joshua Bennett. And on April 9, at 7pm, Peacham Library will be hosting a poetry-sharing event (bring your own work or that of a favorite poet). Please email Mrs. Mackenzie at jemackenzie@stjacademy.org to obtain the Zoom links for these events. You’ll join her and members of the creative writing class there when you attend. Time to get ready to celebrate National Poetry Month in April!

 

A special Happy Birthday to Henry Ying from your family at the Corner House!

 

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