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Friday, October 7, 2022

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal this evening. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

 

The Mitchell Museum building at Cedarhurst is in the middle of a major renovation project. They are honored that Cedarhurst is a popular “photo backdrop” location, but for the safety of all guests, they request that you please CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR PHOTOS this fall.

 

Today is the final day of Homecoming Spirit Week! Today’s dress up day is - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Students, are you the person your friends turn to when they need to talk? If so, then you need to pick up an application to be a LifeSaver. LifeSavers is a suicide-prevention organization that trains students to be good listeners for their classmates in crisis. We want LifeSavers from all social groups and walks of life. Pick up an application today from Mrs. Edwards in B102. New members must be available to go to the overnight training retreat on November 4-6. Applications are due back to Mrs. Edwards on Wednesday, October 12th.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parents and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

 

 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

 

Students, are you the person your friends turn to when they need to talk? If so, then you need to pick up an application to be a LifeSaver. LifeSavers is a suicide-prevention organization that trains students to be good listeners for their classmates in crisis. We want LifeSavers from all social groups and walks of life. Pick up an application today from Mrs. Edwards in B102. New members must be available to go to the overnight training retreat on November 4-6. Applications are due back to Mrs. Edwards on Wednesday, October 12th.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Today - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parent's and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

 

The Mitchell Museum building at Cedarhurst is in the middle of a major renovation project. They are honored that Cedarhurst is a popular “photo backdrop” location, but for the safety of all guests, they request that you please CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR PHOTOS this fall.

 

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

 

The Chess Team will practice after school today until 5:30. It is not too late to join us.

 

SkillsUSA will be meet today after school in D108. This is an important meeting about fundraising. If you're going to join you need to be there or see Mr. Drennan ahead of time.

 

Students, are you the person your friends turn to when they need to talk? If so, then you need to pick up an application to be a LifeSaver. LifeSavers is a suicide-prevention organization that trains students to be good listeners for their classmates in crisis. We want LifeSavers from all social groups and walks of life. Pick up an application today from Mrs. Edwards in B102. New members must be available to go to the overnight training retreat on November 4-6. Applications are due back to Mrs. Edwards on Wednesday, October 12th.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Today - Movie Stars vs. Pop Stars! Underclassmen dress as their favorite movie star while upperclassmen dress as their favorite pop star! Staff dress as their favorite movie star from another decade.), Thursday - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parent's and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal this Friday, October 7. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

 

The Mitchell Museum building at Cedarhurst is in the middle of a major renovation project. They are honored that Cedarhurst is a popular “photo backdrop” location, but for the safety of all guests, they request that you please CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR PHOTOS this fall.

 

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

 

The Chess Team will practice after school each Wednesday until 5:30. It is not too late to join us.

 

SkillsUSA's next meeting will be tomorrow after school in D108. This is an important meeting about fundraising. If you're going to join you need to be there or see Mr. Drennan ahead of time.

 

Students, are you the person your friends turn to when they need to talk? If so, then you need to pick up an application to be a LifeSaver. LifeSavers is a suicide-prevention organization that trains students to be good listeners for their classmates in crisis. We want LifeSavers from all social groups and walks of life. Pick up an application today from Mrs. Edwards in B102. New members must be available to go to the overnight training retreat on November 4-6. Applications are due back to Mrs. Edwards on Wednesday, October 12th.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Today - Stunt Double Day! (Students twin with a friend and staff twin with a coworker!) Night Event - Powderpuff games beginning at 6:45 - Ken Hunt Stadium, Wednesday - Movie Stars vs. Pop Stars! (Underclassmen dress as their favorite movie star while upperclassmen dress as their favorite pop star! Staff dress as their favorite movie star from another decade.), Thursday - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parent's and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal this Friday, October 7. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

 

The Mitchell Museum building at Cedarhurst is in the middle of a major renovation project. They are honored that Cedarhurst is a popular “photo backdrop” location, but for the safety of all guests, they request that you please CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR PHOTOS this fall.

 

Attention MVTHS - the September Vernois News is out now at various locations across campus.  read more about Theater for Kids, RoboRams, Wilma the Pig, and more.  Vernois News ... Have You Read It?  Copies also available in the Newsroom in C114.

 

 

Monday, October 3, 2022

 

The Chess Team will practice after school each Wednesday until 5:30. It is not too late to join us.

 

FBLA Members & Prospective Members: Member meeting immediately after school in Presentation Area F tomorrow. Many topics will be covered. The meeting will last approximately an hour.

 

SkillsUSA's next meeting will be Wednesday, October 5 after school in D108. This is an important meeting about fundraising. If you're going to join you need to be there or see Mr. Drennan ahead of time.

 

Students, are you the person your friends turn to when they need to talk? If so, then you need to pick up an application to be a LifeSaver. LifeSavers is a suicide-prevention organization that trains students to be good listeners for their classmates in crisis. We want LifeSavers from all social groups and walks of life. Pick up an application today from Mrs. Edwards in B102. New members must be available to go to the overnight training retreat on November 4-6. Applications are due back to Mrs. Edwards on Wednesday, October 12th.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Today - HOCO T-Shirt Day, Tuesday - Stunt Double Day! (Students twin with a friend and staff twin with a coworker!) Night Event - Powderpuff games beginning at 6:45 - Ken Hunt Stadium, Wednesday - Movie Stars vs. Pop Stars! (Underclassmen dress as their favorite movie star while upperclassmen dress as their favorite pop star! Staff dress as their favorite movie star from another decade.), Thursday - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parent's and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal this Friday, October 7. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

 

The Mitchell Museum building at Cedarhurst is in the middle of a major renovation project. They are honored that Cedarhurst is a popular “photo backdrop” location, but for the safety of all guests, they request that you please CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR PHOTOS this fall.

 

Attention MVTHS - the September Vernois News is out now at various locations across campus.  read more about Theater for Kids, RoboRams, Wilma the Pig, and more.  Vernois News ... Have You Read It?  Copies also available in the Newsroom in C114.

 

Friday, September 30, 2022

 

Students parking on campus need to be in your spot with your tag.  If you do not have a tag and are in someone’s spot, you will get a parking violation sticker on your driver’s side window. Please make arrangements with Ms. Deaton in F117.

 

Today is the last day to preorder your Pinkout shirt for the game against the Centralia Orphans. See any FBLA member or go to Room B202 or the CTE Office to order yours today. You can also order online here:  https://shopsilkworm.com/mtvernonpinkout. Thank you for supporting the cause!

 

Youth and Government is a mock government club for high school students across the state focusing on civics and leadership. Students get to choose from a variety of programs and roles that are fundamental to Illinois and US government.  If you are interested in joining, come see Ms. Pilson in C231 this week.

 

FBLA Members & Prospective Members: Member meeting immediately after school in Presentation Area F on Tuesday, October 4th. Many topics will be covered. The meeting will last approximately an hour.

 

SkillsUSA's next meeting will be Wednesday, October 5 after school in D108. This is an important meeting about fundraising. If you're going to join you need to be there or see Mr. Drennan ahead of time.

 

RAM Nation shirts are in.  Come by Ms. Martin's room (B117) during your lunch hour only to pick up your order.  Apparel will not be able to be picked up after school!

 

Students, are you the person your friends turn to when they need to talk? If so, then you need to pick up an application to be a LifeSaver. LifeSavers is a suicide-prevention organization that trains students to be good listeners for their classmates in crisis. We want LifeSavers from all social groups and walks of life. Pick up an application today from Mrs. Edwards in B102. New members must be available to go to the overnight training retreat on November 4-6. Applications are due back to Mrs. Edwards on Wednesday, October 12th.

 

Attention FFA members: Please pick up your barbecue tickets and raffle tickets to sell for the 31st FFA Alumni and FFA Scholarship barbecue. We still have a few more days to sell tickets.

 

Next week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Monday- HOCO T-Shirt Day, Tuesday - Stunt Double Day! (Students twin with a friend and staff twin with a coworker!) Night Event - Powderpuff games beginning at 6:45 - Ken Hunt Stadium, Wednesday - Movie Stars vs. Pop Stars! (Underclassmen dress as their favorite movie star while upperclassmen dress as their favorite pop star! Staff dress as their favorite movie star from another decade.), Thursday - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parents and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal on Friday, October 7. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

 

The Mitchell Museum building at Cedarhurst is in the middle of a major renovation project. They are honored that Cedarhurst is a popular “photo backdrop” location, but for the safety of all guests, they request that you please CHOOSE AN ALTERNATE LOCATION FOR PHOTOS this fall.

 

Thursday, September 29, 2022

 

Students parking on campus need to be in your spot with your tag.  If you do not have a tag and are in someone’s spot, you will get a parking violation sticker on your driver’s side window. Please make arrangements with Ms. Deaton in F117.

 

The last day to preorder your Pinkout shirt for the game against the Centralia Orphans is tomorrow. See any FBLA member or go to Room B202 or the CTE Office to order yours today. You can also order online here:  https://shopsilkworm.com/mtvernonpinkout. Thank you for supporting the cause!

 

Youth and Government is a mock government club for high school students across the state focusing on civics and leadership. Students get to choose from a variety of programs and roles that are fundamental to Illinois and US government.  If you are interested in joining, come see Ms. Pilson in C231 this week.

 

RAM Nation shirts are in.  Come by Ms. Martin's room (B117) during your lunch hour only to pick up your order.  Apparel will not be able to be picked up after school!

 

Attention FFA members: Please pick up your barbecue tickets and raffle tickets to sell for the 31st FFA Alumni and FFA Scholarship barbecue. We still have a few more days to sell tickets.

 

Today is the last day to purchase Homecoming tickets.  Be sure to buy your tickets during your lunch hour - tickets will not be sold after today. They are $20 each - cash only. In order to buy a ticket, a student may not have any debt nor be on permanent social suspension. If you are bringing a guest from another school, the guest must be at least a freshman and no older than 20. A pre-approved guest form must be on file in the Attendance Office.

 

Next week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Monday- HOCO T-Shirt Day, Tuesday - Stunt Double Day! (Students twin with a friend and staff twin with a coworker!) Night Event - Powderpuff games beginning at 6:45 - Ken Hunt Stadium, Wednesday - Movie Stars vs. Pop Stars! (Underclassmen dress as their favorite movie star while upperclassmen dress as their favorite pop star! Staff dress as their favorite movie star from another decade.), Thursday 10/6 - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student or staff member who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Students:  Prescription and over-the-counter medication is NOT allowed on your person at school.  It is against the Illinois State law and school policy. If you need medication at school, please come by the nurse's office to pick up a medication form for your parents and your doctor to sign and then the Nurse's Office can give your medication legally.

 

Congratulations to the Mt. Vernon FFA Agriculture Sales Team which placed 1st place in Section 21 competition at Carlyle High School last night. Team members were Elias Mullinax - 1st place, Brooke Johnson -2nd place, Faith Hayes-5th place, and Braxton Dent-6th place.

 

The Mt. Vernon FFA and FFA Alumni will host the 31st annual FFA Scholarship Barbecue Pork meal on Friday, October 7. Everyone is welcome to buy the $10.00 meal tickets in advance or $12.00 at the door to help provide over 15 scholarships for the 2023 seniors. Please contact any FFA member or FFA advisor for your meal tickets.

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

 

The Chess Team will practice after school today until 5:30. It is not too late to join us.

 

The Creative Writing Club will meet today from 3:15-3:40.

 

Students parking on campus need to be in your spot with your tag.  If you do not have a tag and are in someone’s spot, you will get a parking violation sticker on your driver’s side window. Please make arrangements with Ms. Deaton in F117.

 

The last day to preorder your Pinkout shirt for the game against the Centralia Orphans is this FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30. See any FBLA member or go to Room B202 or the CTE Office to order yours today. You can also order online here:  https://shopsilkworm.com/mtvernonpinkout. Thank you for supporting the cause!

 

Youth and Government is a mock government club for high school students across the state focusing on civics and leadership. Students get to choose from a variety of programs and roles that are fundamental to Illinois and US government.  If you are interested in joining, come see Ms. Pilson in C231 this week.

 

RAM Nation shirts are in.  Come by Ms. Martin's room (B117) during your lunch hour only to pick up your order.  Apparel will not be able to be picked up after school!

 

Attention FFA members: Please pick up your barbecue tickets and raffle tickets to sell for the 31st FFA Alumni and FFA Scholarship barbecue. We still have a few more days to sell tickets.

 

Homecoming tickets are on sale this week!  Be sure to buy your tickets during your lunch hour - tickets will not be sold after tomorrow. They are $20 each - cash only. In order to buy a ticket, a student may not have any debt nor be on permanent social suspension. If you are bringing a guest from another school, the guest must be at least a freshman and no older than 20. A pre-approved guest form must be on file in the Attendance Office.

 

Next week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows: Monday- HOCO T-Shirt Day, Tuesday - Stunt Double Day! (Students twin with a friend and staff twin with a coworker!) Night Event - Powderpuff games beginning at 6:45 - Ken Hunt Stadium, Wednesday - Movie Stars vs. Pop Stars! (Underclassmen dress as their favorite movie star while upperclassmen dress as their favorite pop star! Staff dress as their favorite movie star from another decade.), Thursday 10/6 - Meme Day! (Dress as your favorite meme.), Friday - Ram Pride Day! (Wear your best ram gear! Go hard or go home!).

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

 

Students parking on campus need to be in your spot with your tag.  If you do not have a tag and are in someone’s spot, you will get a parking violation sticker on your driver’s side window. Please make arrangements with Ms. Deaton in F117.

 

The 10th Annual Pinkout Football Game to help Tackle Cancer is Friday, October 14th against the Centralia Orphans. Preorder your specially designed Pinkout shirt to wear at the game from any FBLA member, Room B202, or the CTE office. You can also order online using a debit/credit card at this link: https://shopsilkworm.com/mtvernonpinkout. Preorders are DUE Friday, September 30th. The Orphans are partnering with the Rams to pinkout the entire stadium. All long sleeve shirts, hoodies, & sizes larger than 2xl must be preordered. There will be a limited quantity of short sleeve shirts available to purchase after September 30th. Proceeds go to Breast Cancer Research. Thank you for your support!

 

Youth and Government is a mock government club for high school students across the state focusing on civics and leadership. Students get to choose from a variety of programs and roles that are fundamental to Illinois and US government.  If you are interested in joining, come see Ms. Pilson in C231 this week.

 

The Creative Writing Club's next meeting will be tomorrow from 3:15-3:40.

 

The Chess Team will practice after school each Wednesday until 5:30. It is not too late to join us.

 

RAM Nation shirts are in.  Come by Ms. Martin's room (B117) during your lunch hour only to pick up your order.  Apparel will not be able to be picked up after school!

 

Attention FFA members: Please pick up your barbecue tickets and raffle tickets to sell for the 31st FFA Alumni and FFA Scholarship barbecue. We still have a few more days to sell tickets.

 

Homecoming tickets are on sale this week!  Be sure to buy your tickets during your lunch hour - tickets will not be sold after Thursday. They are $20 each - cash only. In order to buy a ticket, a student may not have any debt nor be on permanent social suspension. If you are bringing a guest from another school, the guest must be at least a freshman and no older than 20. A pre-approved guest form must be on file in the Attendance Office.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!

 

Make up day for school photos is October 11. Any student who has not been photographed, or if you need retakes, should see the photographer that day.

 

Monday, September 26, 2022

 

Students parking on campus need to be in your spot with your tag today.  If you do not have a tag and are in someone’s spot, you will get a parking violation sticker on your driver’s side window. Please make arrangements with Ms. Deaton in F117.

 

The 10th Annual Pinkout Football Game to help Tackle Cancer is Friday, October 14th against the Centralia Orphans. Preorder your specially designed Pinkout shirt to wear at the game from any FBLA member, Room B202, or the CTE office. You can also order online using a debit/credit card at this link: https://shopsilkworm.com/mtvernonpinkout. Preorders are DUE Friday, September 30th. The Orphans are partnering with the Rams to pinkout the entire stadium. All long sleeve shirts, hoodies, & sizes larger than 2xl must be preordered. There will be a limited quantity of short sleeve shirts available to purchase after September 30th. Proceeds go to Breast Cancer Research. Thank you for your support!

 

Youth and Government is a mock government club for high school students across the state focusing on civics and leadership. Students get to choose from a variety of programs and roles that are fundamental to Illinois and US government.  If you are interested in joining, come see Ms. Pilson in C231 this week.

 

The Creative Writing Club's next meeting will be Wednesday, September 28th from 3:15-3:40.

 

The Chess Team will practice after school each Wednesday until 5:30. It is not too late to join us.

 

Attention FFA members: Please pick up your barbecue tickets and raffle tickets to sell for the 31st FFA Alumni and FFA Scholarship barbecue. We still have two more weeks to sell tickets.

 

Homecoming tickets are on sale this week!  Be sure to buy your tickets during your lunch hour - tickets will not be sold after Thursday. They are $20 each - cash only. In order to buy a ticket, a student may not have any debt nor be on permanent social suspension. If you are bringing a guest from another school, the guest must be at least a freshman and no older than 20. A pre-approved guest form must be on file in the Attendance Office.

 

Are you the next Grady Hendrix?  Dean Koontz?  Stephen King?  If you think you have what it takes to scare the pants off of your reader, then enter the annual Brian Hodge Horror Story Contest.  Your story should be of the horror genre, no longer than 5,000 words, and typed.   Submissions should be emailed to jmays@mvths.org with the author’s name and title in the “Subject” box.  The deadline for all entries is 11:59 p.m. November 7th. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Mays in 209A.

 

Attention all students: Save the light blue caps that you find on bottled water, Dr. Pepper, and other Pepsi products. Our school could win up to $5000 for turning in the most caps. Drop off caps in the Main Office and get Pride Points!