Sunday, May 12, 2019

Voyager Academy High School News, May 12, 2019

In this Week’s issue...

  • Final Exam and AP Exam Schedule 
  • Graduation Bulletin 
  • Graduation Tickets 
  • Donations for Sr. Breakfast Needed 
  • Chorus Shines in Charlotte This Weekend 
  • Only 23 VAHS Yearbooks Left! 
  • Save the Date (May 13): Senior Breakfast and Awards Ceremony 
  • New York City Fall Break 2019 
  • Explore the Wetlands and Waterways of Panama 
  • YES, Vaping is Harmful.  See These Two Important Articles From Yale University 
  • Spanish Class Field Trip: Visit The Lost City of the Incas 
  • All your Athletics Updates 
  • Athletics Physicals 
  • Check out the VAHS Counseling Department Blog 
  • Be a Smartie and join the PTO 
  • FCA...E (Fell Fellowship of Christian Athletes... and Everyone!)


Final Exam and AP Exam Schedule
Please click below for this Spring's final and AP Exam schedule:


Best wishes to all for a successful exam and rest of the semester!!

Graduation Bulletin
Hard to believe it, but graduation is just around the corner.

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!  

Donations for Sr. Breakfast Needed
Please consider providing food for the Senior Breakfast and Awards Ceremony. Food can be brought directly to the gym on Monday morning between 8:00-9:00. Details are are included in the link to the Sign Up Genius below.  Thank you!
Congratulations Class of 2019!!!

Chorus Shines in Charlotte This Weekend
On Saturday, May 11, the VAHS chorus won multiple awards at the Carowinds Festival of Music.  
Best Overall Choir: Bull City Lights
1st place Show Choir: Vocal Affinity
1st place Concert Choir (Division I): BCL
2nd place Concert Choir (Div II): VA
Best Overall Soloist: Riley Fernandez
SUPERIOR ranking in Concert Choir Division for BOTH Vocal Affinity & Bull City Lights

Only 23 VAHS Yearbooks Left!
VAHS yearbooks are selling quickly online.  Buy your yearbook online today and pick up next week.

Save the Date (May 13): Senior Breakfast and Awards Ceremony
All seniors and their parents are invited to attend the class of 2019 Senior Breakfast and Awards Ceremony! The celebration will be held in the VAHS gym on Monday May 13, from 9:00-10:30.  An Evite invitation will be mailed to senior families soon.

New York City Fall Break 2019
Sign up for the Fall Break 2019 Trip to NYC!

Please direct questions to mparadis@voyageracademy,net and

Explore the Wetlands and Waterways of Panama
Its time for a science adventure here at Voyager Academy. Join us for an exciting trip of a life time to beautiful Panama where we will explore the vast lush rain forests with top notch biologist. We will tour the ruins of an ancient Panamanian civilization, take a boat ride up the Panama Canal and much, much more! The tour will blast off May 30th 2020! Join us for an informational session on Thursday May 16th at 5:30 pm in room C115 (high school). Contact me at if you would like more information and can't attend the meeting. You can RSVP for the interest meeting by following this link.

YES, Vaping is Harmful.  See These Two Important Articles From Yale University

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

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!


(Please visit our website at for all up to date schedules and news.)

Upcoming Events:
-- Looking to get back in shape or take your conditioning to a new level while helping raise money for Voyager, we can help.
-- Sunday May 5th– Voyager Booster will be hosting a VIP class at Orange Theory Fitness. Orange Theory is a high intensity interval training studio with classes that work for all fitness levels run by Certified Personal Trainers.  We look forward to partnering with this event. Should you have any questions please email Deuce Harris at
Cost - $30 for Adults and $20 for students

Please see our website www.voyagerathletics.comfor up to date schedules, results and other announcements.

Athletics Physicals
EmergeOrtho is excited to once again offer our annual $10 Sports Physical event! This year Sports Physicals night will take place on Wednesday, May 15th from 6:00 – 8:00pm at multiple locations around the Triangle. Please see below for the list of participating locations. Cash or check ONLY. Please advise student-athletes to fill out the medical history portion of the physical form, signed and dated by a parent/guardian.  As always, ALL proceeds are donated back to the schools! Attached is a flyer that can be displayed or distributed to students or parents. Please feel free to reach out with any further questions. Have a great week!

List of participating locations:

• Apex · 910 West Williams Street
• Brier Creek ·­7850 Brier Creek Pkwy
• Chapel Hill ·­100 Perkins Drive
• Durham · 120 William Penn Plaza
• Oxford · 107 E. McClanahan Street
• Raleigh ·­3100 Duraleigh Road
• Roxboro ·­799 Doctors Court
• Smithfield · 100 Kellie Drive(New location opening May 1st!)
• Wake Forest ·­11550 Common Oaks Drive

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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Senior Breakfast and Graduate Parade
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