Windsor Jr/Sr High School Bulletin for Saturday, April 29, 2017
REGISTRATION FOR HONORS LEVEL CLASSES FOR 2017/18: Students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade in 2017/18 are reminded that in order to be enrolled in an honors level course for the upcoming school year, they must earn a FINAL standard grade of 3.5 (90%) in their current (comparable) course at the end of the 2016/17 school year. This is stated in the 2017/18 Program of Studies on page 5. If you have questions, please see your guidance counselor.
Student of the Month - May 2017: The Student of the Month for May 2017 is Ben Meagher, a member of the Class of 2018. Ben exemplifies good character by being a caring, responsible citizen on a consistent basis. In April, Ben was inducted into the National Honor Society, which is based on a student’s scholarship, service, leadership and character. His teachers applaud him for his focus and engagement in the classroom. Outside of the regular school day, Ben is a “3-season” athlete, participating on the football, basketball, and golf teams. Ben is also helpful with many school and community projects including teaching 4-Winds, volunteering during school blood drives, working with the summer camp expo and will be going as a chaperone on the upcoming elementary school trip to Boston. Always polite and willing to do whatever is asked of him, Ben is a valued member of the Windsor Schools student body. Congratulations Ben!
Daring to Care Program: Information has been received in the Guidance Office regarding the Mt. Ascutney Hospital & Health Center's Daring to Care Program for the summer (2017). The program is designed for students from 15-18 years of age seeking the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others through volunteer work. During this program, students are given the opportunity to job shadow with staff from various healthcare fields within the hospital and clinic. Any student (ages 15-18) interested in working in the healthcare setting are welcome to apply to participate in this program. For more information, please see Mrs. Brown in the Guidance Office or go on-line to the Guidance Blog (http://windsorjrsrhighguidance.blogspot.com/). Deadline for application is May 22, 2017.
2nd Annual Pie-in-the-Face Day! Starting May 1st, Student Council will be selling tickets at the senior tables during both lunches! A ticket gives you the chance to throw a pie into the face of your favorite teachers! Prices are as follows: $1 for 1 ticket and $5 for 6 tickets! Sales will go on until May 11th, so act fast!
Dartmouth Cybersecurity Summer Program for High School Students (FREE!) The Institute for Security, Technology and Society (ISTS) at Dartmouth College is pleased to offer, once again, a free summer program exploring cybersecurity to area high school students that will run July 10th through July 14th. This year, funding for this program comes from GenCyber, a partnership between the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency to help young people learn about cybersecurity and how skills in that area can pay off for them in the future. With additional support from Dartmouth College, this community outreach program is offered at no charge to the students. More information, including links to the application materials, can be found at: http://www.ists.dartmouth.edu/events/summercamp.html or pick up a flyer in the Guidance Office. Application Deadline is May 15, 2017.
WHS Theatre Arts (Performance and Technical Theatre) present the spring play The Odyssey, Homer's classic story of the voyages of Odysseus and his crew. Dates: Thursday and Friday, May 4 and 5, at 7:00 pm, and Saturday, May 6, at 2:00 pm. Students and Seniors - $1.00; Adults - $2.00. Come and enjoy!
Prom tickets will go on sale starting Tuesday April 11th: Tickets can be bought in Mr. Mulloy's room (214). Cost of tickets is $40 individual/$70 couple. Also if you would like to bring a guest who does not attend WHS, you must pick up a guest permission from Mr. Mulloy"