Sunday, March 17, 2019

Voyager Academy High School News, March 17, 2019


 
GO VIKINGS GO!
In this Week’s issue.
  • Help needed for Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, April 9th
  • Free Prom Dress from Pop Up Prom Boutique!  Monday 3/18 during lunch 
  • The VAHS Bass Assassins Honored: The BASS Masters All- American Fishing Team 
  • Nashville Songwriter's Night @ DPAC! 
  • VAHS Baseball Team Ranked High in the State 
  • The Annual VA Golf Tournament is Almost Here (April 7th) 
  • Win Box Seats for VAHS Graduation Ceremony!
  • Raleigh National College Fair, March 19, 2019  4:30-7:30pm 
  • Spanish Class Field Trip: Visit The Lost City of the Incas 
  • Drivers Education Class During Spring Break 
  • Graduation Tickets 
  • Advanced Placement Tips and Information 
  • All your Athletics Updates 
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog 
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO 
  • FCA...E (Fell Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)

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Help Needed for Interview Project at the High School, Tuesday, April 9th
The project will give all of Mr. Baker's Personal Finance students the chance to participate in a realistic job interview experience. Ideal helpers would be actual employers who might be interested in hiring some high schoolers for real jobs and/or internship opportunities right now, or maybe this summer; but any adult with interviewing experience or just the free time to help us would be appreciated! The project will take place from roughly 8:45 am through 12:10 pm on April 9th.  Any adults in the Voyager Family who would be willing and able to help with this Interview Project, please contact Mr. Baker at dbaker@voyageracademy.net.

Free Prom Dress from Pop Up Prom Boutique!  Monday 3/18 during lunch
Fifi's Fine Resale Apparel is partnering with VAHS to provide free quality prom dresses and apparel.  All girls are who are attending the prom are welcome to attend this first annual event. Let Fifi's find a fit for you! Click here to see the flyer

Voyager Chorus earns SUPERIOR & EXCELLENT ratings at MPA's!
For the first time EVER Bull City Lights earned a SUPERIOR rating in BOTH Performance & Sight reading at this year's MPA Large Choral Festival on Wednesday, March 13th (this is the first time they've earned this accomplishment for Concert Choir!)
AND>>>>>Vocal Affinity earned an EXCELLENT rating in both categories as well. SHOUT OUT to the Tenors of Vocal Affinity---the weird/unexpected thing happened where the music fell off the piano during our performance---& they just kept going & sounded AMAZING! And...during the sight reading portion--they earned a SUPERIOR score for the rhythmic section! WAY TO GO Vocal Affinity!

To watch videos of each choir's performances, find us on our Facebook page: @VikingsChorus



The VAHS Bass Assassins Honored: The BASS Masters All- American Fishing Team
I am so proud to be the adviser of an amazing team of young men and women that have accomplished so much this year. It is my pleasure to announce that two of our VAHS Bass Assassin team members have received an Honorable Mention in the 2019 BASS Masters All-American Fishing Team. The students are chosen based on tournament wins, academic standing, and community contributions. Congratulations Brycen Hendriks and Kyle Dillon as seniors we will all miss you on the team next year!! Read more about the BASS Masters All-American team here:


-Bass Assassins Advisor, Christine Huntington

Nashville Songwriter's Night @ DPAC!
Dear Voyager Families,

Purchase your Tickets for Nashville Songwriters Night coming to the DPAC on Friday April 5th at 8:00 pm!

*****NEWSFLASH***** Members of Bull City Lights will be opening this year's show--singing one of the artists' hits! You don't want to miss it!

VAHS Baseball Team Ranked High in the State
The VAHS baseball team was preseason ranked #2 in the state in the North Carolina Baseball Coaches Association poll and #5 in the IMPACT poll.  Way to go boys!

Voyager Athletics Annual Golf Tournament is April 7th

We need your help!

Do you enjoy playing golf and want to help a great cause, then join us on April 7th at Hillandale golf course for a day of fun, community building and have your money directly impact our students.  We are still looking for teams of four and hole sponsors to make this event a huge success.

Sunday, April 7th with an 8 am shotgun start Voyager will be hosting its annual golf tournament fundraiser.  There will be awards for the first and last place teams, as a fundraiser, every team is equally important, a 50/50 raffle, and a great lunch will be provided by El Rodeo North Duke Mall.  




Should you have any questions, concerns or like to register to be a part of this great event please contact Deuce Harris at dharris@voyageracademy.net, Amanda Shaw at ashaw@voyageracademy.net, Booster Club Vice President Michelle Ward at tarheelpirate20@yahoo.com or Booster Club President Shelley Campen Brown at attorneybrown2014@gmail.com
Go, Vikings Go!


Win Box Seats for VAHS Graduation Ceremony!
The National Honor Society is holding a fundraising raffle for a chance to win special box seats (for 2) at the VAHS graduation ceremony on May 28. Tickets are on sale during lunch in C-115. Tickets are $5.00 each, or 3 for $10.00. All proceeds will go towards future NHS projects. Don't miss a chance for a great view our graduation ceremony!


Time Flies When Your Having Fun!! (Mid-terms are Here!)
Wow!!! It is hard to believe it is time for midterm exams already!! Please make sure to encourage your student to be reviewing for the Biology Benchmark exam. Periods 1 and 3 will have their exam on Tuesday March 5th. Periods 2 and 4 will have their exam on Wednesday March 6th. This is a state made and state graded exam. Please have them study their notes and encourage them to retake the Google Form quizzes to review. If they are still struggling with a concept or just want another way to study have them check out Crash Course Biology or Bozeman Science on YOUTUBE. Have them get a good night’s sleep the night before the exam and wish them all the best of luck. They are all BIO ROCK STARS!!!

Raleigh National College Fair. March 19, 2019  4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Free and open to the public, National College Fairs are the perfect place to kick off your college search.

Admission representatives from schools across the country are all gathered in one place. Their goal: To encourage you to learn more about their institutions, and help you sort through the qualities you’re looking for in a college.

Use your visit to:
Explore your options. Each fair draws representatives from 175 to 400 colleges. The schools are located throughout the US, and from around the globe.

Ask questions. What’s college life like? What majors are popular on campus? Chatting with representatives from a variety of colleges can help you cement your own preferences.

Gather information. Pick up brochures and other materials about the schools that interest you. Ask admission reps to scan your barcode—an easy way to help colleges follow up with you after the fair.

Spanish Field Trip: Visit The Lost City of the Incas
Are you ready to explore the world?

Explorica is offering a $150 discount for our group to travel to Peru April 2020, but it’s only available until May 10th.  

Explorica tour will immerse us in new cultures through authentic interactions, hands-on activities and delicious cuisine. Our tour director will be our go-to local expert, helping us do more, see more and learn more than you ever thought possible.

On this trip, we’ll explore Peru’s bustling capital of Lima, immerse ourselves in the country's history at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology and then experience it first-hand with a trip to Cuzco, and the famous “Lost City of the Incas”, Machu Picchu.

To learn more and enroll, visit http://www.Explorica.com/Manuel-9736

Be sure to sign-up by May 10th and enter code Manuel2019 on the payment page to take advantage of the $150 discount!

Remember you only need $50 to sign-up!

I hope you’ll join us!

WATCH:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FW4R07Hg9fI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5tm-5g_-qk&t=207s


SPRING BREAK DRIVER’S EDUCATION
I know it’s early, but we are already we are now looking to book the Spring Break driver’s ed class from April 15 - 19, 2019.  The registration form is on our website! Again, the class minimum is 10. Confirmation of the class will be once we have at least the first 10 students to register or April 1st. If you missed it last week, the registration form is posted on our website!


Graduation Tickets
Seniors:  Graduation for the class of 2019 will be at the Carolina Theatre on May 28, 2019 at 5pm. A google form was sent to all senior families in order for them to  request and secure graduation tickets. Each student will receive at least 8 tickets, and additional tickets may be available. Please check email and be sure to submit the form for your family. As a special treat, The National Honor Society is holding a raffle for the chance to win box seats for the ceremony. Stay tuned for more information!  


Taking an AP Course? READ THIS -- Advanced Placement Tips and Important Information
Please follow the links below for helpful, and must-see information about the Advanced Placement test:

Helpful...

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All Your Athletic Updates
Please visit our website at www.voyagerathletics.com for all up to date schedules and news.

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!"


Date
Event
March 30
Vocal Affinity AND Bull City Lights compete at the NCASA State Show Choir Competition-REGIONALS
April 2
April 6
VAHS Prom
April 8
Project Exhibition Night (5:30-7:00pm)
April 15
to
April 22
  • SPRING BREAK 
  • April 15 – 19: Drivers Ed. Classroom Portion (in H.S. Commons)
April 23
to
April 27
April 30
Blood Drive at VAHS (12:30pm)
May 3
Spring Fling!
May 6
to
May 17
May 20
to
May 24
May 28
Graduation



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