Sunday, October 21, 2018

Voyager Academy High School News, October 21, 2018

In this week’s issue...
  • Senior Family Night Oct. 25
  • Men’s Soccer Senior Night is Oct 26, Come Support the Team
  • Report Cards Sent Home Friday
  • Student Council is Selling Halloween Candy-Grams
  • Important Message For Voyager Athletics Participants
  • Tumblers Sale! (Fundraiser for the HS Music Program)
  • Celebrate Your Senior With a Personalized Yearbook Ad
  • Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW!
  • Help Needed for Simulation Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, Nov. 20th
  • PARENTS:  Are You Interested in Participating or Donating to a Silent Auction?
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO ! ! (click here)
  • FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)


Senior Family Night Oct. 25
Seniors and Parents are invited to attend an information session at VAHS on Thursday October 25, from 6:00-7:30. Discussion Topics will include:
- Graduation Requirements and important Graduation Information,   
- Finding the Right College Fit, and How to Apply to college. We hope to see you there!


Men’s Soccer senior night
Next Friday,October 26th the Voyager Men’s Soccer team will host Raleigh Charter in our final regular season game. Please join us as we celebrate our senior class and finish the season strong.

Location: Northern High School


Report Cards Sent Home on Friday (10/19)
Report cards were sent home Friday with all high school students. If parents still need a copy, please feel free to contact the front office.


Halloween Candy-grams!
Student Council will be selling candy-grams next week before school and during lunch. Candy-grams are $1 each. Delivery will occur on Halloween.


Important Message for Voyager Athletics Participants
Hello parents-
If you have a child interested in participating in a winter or spring sport, please make sure to verify that the steps below are complete.

  1. Obtain a physical and return form to High School front desk, Attn: Mr. Harris and Mr. Rice.

  2. Complete concussion form and return to High School front desk.

Complete Online Forms and add the sport(s) your child plans to participate in.

If your child participated in a 2018 fall sport, please verify that the physical on file has not expired (valid for one year form exam date) and add desired winter/spring sport(s) to the online forms by editing your previous account. The concussion form and online forms are valid for the entire 2018-19 school year.

All forms must be complete and on file BEFORE your child can start tryouts or any sports activity.

Questions? Please contact High School Athletic Trainer Nate Rice at Mr. Rice manages Middle School and High School athletic forms along with Athletic Director Deuce Harris. Mr. Harris is out of the office until October 15th.  


Tumblers Sale! (Fundraiser for the HS Music Program)
Like Tervis Tumblers? Check out these 22 oz.TRITAN Tumblers: for hot or cold drinks, BPA free...only $20 each! And...we have one with our very own Voyager Academy logo!! Proceeds benefit the HS music program! See any chorus or band student to purchase, or find us at the PTO's Fall Festival on October 26th to place an order! Orders due October 29th.


CELEBRATE your SENIOR with a PERSONALIZED yearbook ad!

Tell your student how proud they make you through their yearbook.

Click here for a Senior Ad Form
(email it to Ms. Todd,



Want to Take a Durham Tech. Course? LOOK HERE NOW!
Any juniors and seniors who are interested in taking community college classes (for free) at Durham Tech. during the spring semester of 2019 need to attend in one of the three remaining information sessions. These sessions are scheduled on   Monday, October 15, from 5 – 6 p.m., Monday, November 12, 11 am – Noon and 5 – 6 p.m. Please see the link below for additional information and to register.


Help Needed for Simulation Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, Nov. 20th
The project will give all of Mr. Baker's Personal Finance students the chance to participate in a job interview. Ideal helpers would be real employers who might actually be interested in hiring a high schooler right now or during the summer, but any adult with interviewing experience (or just the free time to volunteer to help us for the first half of the day) would be very much appreciated! Any adults in the Voyager Family who would be willing and able to help with this Interview Project, please contact Mr. Baker at


PARENTS:  Are You Interested in Participating or Donating to a Silent Auction?
If you are interested in helping in any way with the silent auction fundraiser for VA, or if you would like more information, please contact Mr. Eisenson at


Check Out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog
All parents and students should frequently check and/or subscribe to the VAHS Counseling Department Blog (click here)! Here you will find  important information and opportunities for VAHS students. Topics range from specific grade level information to scholarships and other interesting opportunities.   


FCA...E (Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets on Wednesday mornings at 7:30 a.m. room D124. Join us for fun, friendship, and food! No need to be an athlete or a Christian--all are welcome!"

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