SHS News & Announcements

Public news and announcements from Stowe High School.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Announcements, September 15, 2016


Guidance Announcements


Attention Juniors and Seniors – The NEACAC College Fair will take place at St. Michael's College on Wednesday, September 21st from 6:30 – 8:30pm and on Thursday, September 22nd from 9:00- 11:00am. Over 200 colleges will be participating, see Amy McArdle for details.


The PSAT will be administered on Saturday, October 15th at 7:30am in the gym at Stowe High School. The cost is $20. Checks must be made payable to Stowe High School. See Charlene to register. The deadline for juniors to register is Friday, September 30th. Space permitting, sophomores may register from Monday, October 3rd through Monday, October 10th. There are a limited number of seats (60) so please register as soon as possible.


Attention Seniors – UVM will waive their application fee for any Vermont students applying through Early Action Program, with the application deadline of November 1st. (Note UVM uses the online Common Application).


College visits:

Colby College – Friday, September 16th at 11:30am

Plymouth State University – Tuesday, September 20th at 8:00am

Middlebury College – Tuesday, September 20th at 9:00am

Saint Anselm College – Tuesday, September 20th at 11:45am

Boston University – Wednesday, September 21st at 8:00am

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Wednesday, September 21st at 9:30am

Guilford College – Wednesday, September 21st at 12:30pm

Franklin Pierce University – Wednesday, September 21st at 1:00pm

Suffolk University – Wednesday, September 21st at 1:30pm

Rutgers University – September 22nd at 1:30pm

College of the Holy Cross – Friday, September 23rd at 8:00am

Johnson State College – Friday, September 23rd at 9:30am

SUNY College at Potsdam – Monday, September 26th at 10:15am

University of Southern California – Thursday, September 29th at 10:00am

Bowdoin College – Thursday, September 29th at 11:45am

Washington University in St. Louis – Monday, October 3rd at 1:30pm

Skidmore College – Wednesday, October 5th at 10:15am

Elon University – Wednesday, October 5th at 1:00pm

St. Lawrence University – Tuesday, October 18th at 8:00am

Lafayette College – Monday, October 24th at 11:00am

Roger Williams University – Tuesday, November 1st at 8:00am

Castleton University – Wednesday, November 2nd at 11:30am

University of Maine at Farmington – Wednesday, November 2nd at 12:15pm

Hartwick College – Wednesday, November 2nd at 1:30pm

Endicott College – Friday, November 18th at 8:00am

New News:

  • A pair of blue Nike prescription eye glasses has been found, see Charlene in the office.
  • A Meet and Greet for new parents/guardians of new SHS students will take place  Friday, September 16th from 7:30 to 8:00am in the cafeteria. Feel free to stop by and meet a few parents, teachers and administrators. This event is sponsored by the Parent/Student/Teacher/Team (PSTT).
  • Senior Class Pictures and Luncheon will take place TOMORROW, Friday, September 16th. There will be NO classes for seniors. Field Trip permission slips must be returned to the office no later than end of day  Thursday, September 15th. Seniors will gather in the common area starting at 9:00am. Attendance will be taken before boarding the bus. Bus leave will be at 9:15 promptly. Seniors will be brought back to school after photo shoot to provide their own transportation to McCarthy's for lunch starting at 11:30. 
  • On Tuesday, September 27th Class Election and Student Leadership Election for freshmen will take place during TA.  Candidates must submit a speech to Mr. Maher no later than Friday, September 23rd.
  • On Friday, September 30th, Ambient Photography will be at school to take portraits of each student. Those who wish to purchase a package may do so by paying the full amount to the photographer at the time your picture is taken. Please be sure to fill out all the information on the picture form that is requested. Packages will not be produced for students who do not pay at the camera. All students must be photographed for school student ID cards. In addition – there will be NO props or crazy poses for pictures this year this will be strongly enforced! 
  • Community Service:
    • SEF is looking for up to 5 students to help apply stickers to items they have funded over the years. Any student interested to help contact SEF at 802-730-2255 or the hours at SMS/SHS are TODAY, Thursday, September 15th from 2:30 – 4:00pm.
    • Kids' Night Out – TOMORROW, Friday, September 16th 5:30 to 10:30pm, contact Stowe Rec. 253-6138.
    • Oktoberfest – Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd. Volunteers are needed for parking, serving food, working the kid's area, selling pretzels and other jobs. Sign-up sheets are in the office, deadline to sign-up is TOMORROW, Friday, September 16th. Attention seniors – this community service is mandatory if you plan on applying for the Stowe Rotary Scholarship.
  • Any Junior or Senior interested in being a writing tutor for a 7th grade boy 1 day a week, hour are flexible. See Amy McArdle.
  • Are you interested in Sports management? Sports Statistics? Are you available after school to watch boys or girls soccer games? Please see Mrs. Horton to discuss a great opportunity!
  • Cotton Brook Fun Run!! Come check it out. Every Tuesday at 5:20pm runners, joggers, and walkers gather to participate in the Cotton Brook Fun Run. Choose a half mile, 1 mile, 2.2 mile or the ever challenging 5k. It is a great way to improve overall strength and endurance. Meet below the gate in Cotton Brook every Tuesday through late October.