SHS News & Announcements

Public news and announcements from Stowe High School.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Announcements, Thursday, September 1, 2016


Thursday, September 1, 2016

teacher on duty – Heather Hoffmann


ANNOUNCEMENTS: to be read in 1st period classes


Guidance Announcements


Any student needing schedule changes must see Amy McArdle. All schedule changes must be made before Friday, September 9th.


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.


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:

Bishop's University – Wednesday, September 14th at 9:00am

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

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

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

New News:

  • 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!
  • National Honor Society essays are due in the office by TODAY, September 1st.
  • The Stowe SMSH online store is now open! Please place your orders before Monday, September 5th. The apparel is great quality and it helps spread Raider support. The link to order is
  • Attention Seniors: There will be a meeting on Wednesday, September 7th during TA time in Ms. Wells room to pick senior photo locations. Please let AJ know your ideas BEFORE the meeting. The top 3 will be voted on during the meeting.
  • SHS Musical "Urinetown" auditions will take place on Wednesday, September 7th from 7:00 – 9:00pm and again on Friday, September 9th from 6:00 – 8:00pm. If needed callbacks will be on Saturday, September 10th from 10:00 – noon. Rehearsals will start on Sunday, September 11th and will typically be Sunday, Monday, Wednesday & Thursday evenings from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Anyone interested in auditioning or for more information contact Taryn Noelle at  
  • There will be a meeting for all students interested in traveling to Nicaragua this April, please attend a meeting on Thursday, September 8th at 7:00pm in the Living Arts room.
  • Attention Students – Club Applications are being accepted until Friday, September 9th. If you have a returning club or a new idea for a club, you must fill out the application and return it to the office. You can get applications from either Ms. Wells or the office.
  • Stowe Area Flag Football League 2016 Season will start on Sunday, September 11th and run through Sunday, November 6th. For more information and to register email or online at 
  • On Wednesday, September 14th there will be a school wide assembly to discuss, Student Council, Class Officers and the Election process during TA time.
  • Senior Class Pictures and Luncheon will take place on Friday, September 16th. There will be NO classes for seniors.
  • On Tuesday, September 27th Class Election and Student Leadership Election for freshmen will take place during TA.
  • 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! 
  • 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.
  • Community Service:
    • Kids' Night Out – 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 Friday, September 16th.



All entrées served with milk, fruit and veggie bar

SEP   1 – spaghetti, meat or marinara sauce, garlic bread, tossed salad

SEP   6 – whole wheat pizza, Caesar salad

SEP   7 – BBQ pork, coleslaw, baked beans

SEP   8 – steak & cheese, whole wheat roll, sweet potato wedges



SEP    1 – JV & Varsity Boys' Soccer @ Hartford – Scrimmage; 4:30, bus leave 2:20

                 JV & Varsity Girls' Soccer vs. Williamstown – Scrimmage; 4:30

SEP    3 – Cross Country @ Essex Invite; 10:30, bus leave 8:45 ES

SEP    6 – Field Hockey vs. Spaulding; V 4:00, JV 5:15

                 JV & Varsity Boys' Soccer vs. Harwood; 4:30

SEP   7 – JV & Varsity Girls' Soccer vs. Peoples Academy; 4:30

SEP   8 – Field Hockey vs. Milton; V 4:00, JV 5:15

                Cross Country @ U-32; 4:30, bus leave 2:30

SEP  10 – Cross Country @ Burlington Invite; 10:30, bus leave 7:30 ES

                  JV & Varsity Girls' Soccer @ Richford; 11:00, bus leave 8:45

                  JV & Varsity Boys' Soccer @ Burlington; 3:00, bus leave 1:10 ES