SHS News & Announcements

Public news and announcements from Stowe High School.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Announcements, Friday, October 14, 2016


Friday, October 14, 2016

teacher on duty – Don McDowell


ANNOUNCEMENTS: to be read in 1st period classes

Guidance Announcements


PSAT testing will start at 7:30am TOMORROW, Saturday, October 15th in the SHS gymnasium. Students who arrive late will not be admitted. Cell phones and food/drink are prohibited. Please bring #2 pencils and a graphing calculator.


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).


Students in 10th, 11th and 12th grade who are interested in exploring military careers are invited to take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) Career Exploration Program exam on November 7th at GMTCC. If interested or for more information please see Amy McArdle or Charlene.


College visits:

University of Vermont – Friday, October 14th at 9:45am

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

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

University of Rochester – Wednesday, October 26th at 8:00am

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

·         SPIRIT WEEK

o   Friday, October 14th (Homecoming) – Raider Day

In order to show support for the students and families of Harwood Union High School and Kimball Union, we ask that freshman to wear YELLOW or BLACK, sophomores wear ORANGE,  juniors wear YELLOW and seniors wear BLACK TODAY, Friday, October 14th. Instead of the colors that where originally planned.

·         Homecoming Dance sponsored by Student Leadership will take place TONIGHT, Friday, October 14th 8:00 – 10:30pm. Doors will be closed at 8:30pm.  Tickets $10 student, $15 couple, will be sold at the door.

·         Airtober Fest Fly-In at Morrisville Stowe State Airport TOMORROW, Saturday, October 15th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. There will be food, fun and flying. Look at various planes old and new. Helicopter and Glider rides. Free Young Eagles flights for children ages 8 – 17. Numerous vendors will also be present.

·         Music Lessons – Monday, October 17th – H. Abramsohn period 1, J. Meyer & A. Patching period 5, S. Stafford period 6B, A. Hamilton period 7, W. Cannon, A. Infante & T. Hoekstra period 8.

·         Lisa Walker, the assistant Town Clerk of Stowe will be at the HS at noon on Monday, October 17th to register anyone who will be 18 years old before November 8th and has not yet registered to vote and wishes to do so. Lisa can also register students from towns other than Stowe. So register if you wish to vote for President this year!

·         Jazz Band will take place on Tuesday, October 18th block 2.

·         ·         Early release for all students will take place on Wednesday, October 19th.  Students will be dismissed at 11:45.  Lunch will be available. Students who take the Wolcott bus home can be dropped off between Stowe and Wolcott on RT 100 and 15.  Students who go to Wolcott Elementary need to be picked up by 12:15.  Progress Committee will have a detailed schedule forthcoming.

·         Attention students: Friday Program registration forms and applicable waivers must be signed by a parent and returned with any fees no later than Tuesday, October 25th.

·         The annual 6th Grade Wreath & Citrus Sale is going on now through October 28th If you would like to order something, but do not know a 6th grader, email and we will make sure you are taken care of. Thank you in advance for your support.

·         Attention Alpine Ski Team – Stowe Mountain Season Passes are on sale now! Special Deals before Sunday, November 6th.

·         Mr. McDowell and Carolina C. are looking for students that would be potentially interested in a neuroscience club, with UVM undergraduates coming to school weekly to share their knowledge on neuroscience. See Mr. McDowell or Carolina Christ if interested.

·         Community Service:

o   Green Mountain Athletic Association is hosting the 2016 Middle School Cross Country Championships at Trapps on Saturday, October 29th. They are looking for volunteer's tasks: Water stops/Aid stations, Course Marshals, Race Day Registration, Finish Line, Traffic/Parking, T shirts and Runner Food Preparation. Hours are 8:00am – noon. Contact Sue Dodge at by Saturday, October 22nd.

o   Volunteer's needed for Stowe Parks and Rec. Pumpkin Lobotomy – On Saturday, October 29th at SES from 1:00 – 3:00pm. Email Emily at

o   Volunteer's needed for Stowe Parks and Rec. Halloween Party on Monday, October 31st at SES from 4:00 – 6:30pm. Email Emily at

o   Support our local veterans and community members by volunteering at the 3rd Annual Free Veteran's Day Community Breakfast at Stowe Community Church on Friday, November 11th. Signup sheet in the high school office.

Old News:

·         Optional pickup basketball with Alex Minkoff will take place on Mondays, and Thursdays, at 5:00pm.

·         Students can now upload photos from their mobile devices to be put into the yearbook through an app called "Replay It". It is available for free online. Yearbook club is looking for sports pictures, homecoming pictures, spirit week pictures and any candid's you wish to be seen in the yearbook.

·         Sports Registration for Winter Sports is now open – go to the NEW website, at the top of the page click on Our Schools, go to Stowe High, click on School links, then to SHS Athletics, then click on Register for Sports online.

·         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  



  • TODAY, Friday, October 14th we will have the Annual Pep Rally. We will use a Plan C day with one exception: period 8 will end at 1:30 (8 minutes early) to allow for enough time for the planned events.
  • EST Meeting will take place on Monday, October 17th at 2:45 in the Student Support Center.
  • Early Release for all students will take place on Wednesday, October 19th at 11:45. Progress Committee will have a detailed schedule forthcoming.
  • End of 1st Quarter is Wednesday, October 19th.
  • 2nd Quarter begins on Monday, October 24th.
  • During the week of October 24th, SHS will get a visit from teachers and students from Nicaragua! The visitors are part of Planting Hope, the Montpelier-based, non-profit organization which promotes education and cultural exchanges in Nicaragua and Vermont. More information of their visit will follow. Please see Heidi Vietze or Laura Kalp if you have any questions.
  • 1st Quarter Report Cards will be distributed to students on Friday, October 28th at 2:25 in TA locations.



All entrées served with milk, fruit and veggie bar

OCT 14 – homemade chicken and biscuits, butternut squash

OCT 17 – meatloaf, whole wheat roll, mashed potatoes

OCT 18 – homemade whole wheat pizza, Caesar salad

OCT 19 – chicken tenders, French fries

OCT 24 – Breakfast for Lunch – French toast, home fries

OCT 25 – homemade whole wheat pizza, Caesar salad

OCT 26 – baked ziti, cucumber salad, garlic bread

OCT 27 – beef & bean nachos, cheese sauce, rice, sour cream, black bean salad

OCT 28 – BBQ pork sandwich, whole wheat bun, coleslaw, sweet potato fries

OCT 31 – pasta alfredo w/chicken and vegetables, garlic bread



OCT 14 – Field Hockey vs. Harwood; V 3:45, JV 5:00

                 Girls' Soccer vs. Randolph; 4:00

                 Freshman Boys' Soccer vs. Essex; 4:00

OCT 15 – Cross Country @ Harwood Invite; 12:00