SHS News & Announcements

Public news and announcements from Stowe High School.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Announcements, Thursday, September 8, 2016


Guidance Announcements


Any student needing schedule changes must see Amy McArdle. All schedule changes must be made before TOMORROW, 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:

Lyndon State College – Monday, September 12th at 10:00am

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

Southern Vermont College – Thursday, September 15th at 1:30pm

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

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

New News:

  • Music Lessons – TODAY, Thursday, September 8th; S. Stafford period 6B, A. Infante, C. Walker & T. Hoekstra period 8.
  • There will be a meeting for all students interested in traveling to Nicaragua this April, please attend a meeting TONIGHT, Thursday, September 8th at 7:00pm in the Living Arts room.
  • SHS Musical "Urinetown" auditions will take place TOMORROW, 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  
  • Attention Students – Club Applications are being accepted until TOMORROW, 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.
  • The Helen Day Art Center presents the 5th Annual Steamroller printmaking workshop at Sushi Yoshi on Saturday, September 10th (rain date September 11th). See Ms. Crouse for more information or if you are interested in Community Service.
  • 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
  • There will be an important senior meeting for students and parents on Monday, September 12th from 6:00 to 7:00pm in the auditorium about the college application process.  
  • 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. Field Trip permission slips must be returned to the office no later than end of day Thursday, September 15th.
  • 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! 
  • 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. Attention seniors – this community service is mandatory if you plan on applying for the Stowe Rotary Scholarship.

Old 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!
  • 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.



  • EST Meeting will take place on Monday, September 12th at 2:45 in the Student Support Center.
  • On Wednesday, September 14th there will be an assembly for students during TA for the purpose of a discussion/explanation of the process for student elections, student council and class officers.
  • Eligibility Check will take place on Friday, September 16th.
  • Senior Class Pictures and Luncheon will take place on Friday, September 16th. There will be NO classes for seniors.
  • On Tuesday, September 27th Class Elections will take place during TA. Grade 9 will also vote on Student Leadership. TA's with their advisors will meet as groups for elections in the following locations: Grade 9 – Cafeteria, Grade 10 – Library, Grade 11 – Common Area, Grade 12 – Auditorium.
  • Parent Student Teacher Team Meeting will take place on Thursday, September 29th at 4:00pm in the guidance conference area.
  • On Friday, September 30th school picture day a faculty/staff group photo will be taken at 7:45am. promptly. If the weather is good, the photo will be taken outside by the courtyard, if not we will have an alternative location inside. Faculty and staff will be called over the PA system when the photographer is ready.
  • All new faculty and staff please make sure to have your photo taken on Friday, September 30th school picture day. The school photographer will be in the building from 7:30 – 10:00am. These photos are necessary for your photo ID lanyard that must be worn by all faculty and staff for security purposes. All faculty and staff that would like a new photo taken for the new school year or has lost their photo lanyard please also see the photographer between 7:30 – 10:00am that day. Thank you



All entrées served with milk, fruit and veggie bar

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

SEP   9 – open faced turkey sandwich, mashed potato, gravy

SEP 12 – macaroni & cheese, whole wheat roll, carrots

SEP 13 – whole wheat pizza, Caesar salad

SEP 14 – turkey tacos, rice, salsa, sour cream, black bean & corn salad

SEP 15 – chicken legs, mashed sweet potato, steamed peas

SEP 16 – vegetable Lo Mein, Asian coleslaw



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

                  Varsity Girls' Soccer @ Richford; 3:30, bus leave 1:15 ES

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

SEP 13 – Cross Country @ North Country Kingdom Cup; 4:30

                 JV & Varsity Girls' Soccer @ St. Johnsbury; 4:30, bus leave 2:20

SEP 14 – Field Hockey @ Harwood; V 4:30, JV 5:15

                JV & Varsity Boys' Soccer @ St. Johnsbury; 4:30, bus leave 2:20

SEP 16 – Boys' Freshman Soccer @ Essex; 4:30, bus leave 2:45

                Varsity Girls' Soccer @ Oxbow; 4:30, bus leave 2:05

SEP 17 – Varsity Field Hockey @ Mississquoi; 10:00, bus leave 7:50 ES

                Cross Country @ U-32; 11:00