Permission slips for After Prom are available in homerooms, main office & website. New this year, anyone handing in their permission slip by this FRIDAY will be in the first wave of names announced for door prizes (meaning you get to pick first from the door prizes).
Reservations for the Senior Athlete dinner at Fairways of Halfmoon are due FRIDAY. Please see Mrs. Pallozzi with questions.
The Valley Falls – Pittstown Youth Commission is looking for Counselors for their 2016 Summer Program. Applications are available at the Hoosic Valley High School Office, the Valley Falls Library and the Pittstown Town Hall. All applications must be mailed no later than May 16. If you have any questions, please contact Mary McNeice at 753-6679.
Foreign Language Club will meet today in Rm.#107. Come plan Cinco de Mayo and hear about our trip to France!
There will be a Sophomore Class meeting NEXT MONDAY Pd. 13 in Rm.#19B.
The B1G1F Scholastic Book Fair runs through May 17th in the library. Come find a good read!
The Valley Falls-Pittstown Youth commission is looking for counselors for their 2016 summer program. Applications are available in the Main Office, Valley Falls Library & the Pittstown Town Hall. All applications must be mailed no later than May 16th. Any questions, contact Mary McNeice.
Seniors: MORE SCHOLARSHIPS! The PTO scholarship is now available in Guidance. There are many local scholarships available. Please stop in Guidance to get information on applying.
Tickets for the Prom will be on sale through May 6th for the price of $50 per person. Stop by Mr.Spooner’s room before or after school with your ticket money. Cash or check made out to HVECF will be accepted. Prom date is Saturday, May 14th at the Franklin Terrace in Troy from 7 – 11pm.
Applications for the Rensselaer County Summer Youth Employment program are available in Guidance.
Attention Seniors: Its not too late to order your senior portraits if you haven’t already done so. The link is still accessible through iSmile. Please see Mrs. Pallozzi with questions.
Class of 2016 Top Scholars Announced
March 18, 2016 - The Valedictorian and Salutatorian for the Class of 2016 at the High School have been announced by Mr. Apostol.
The Valedictorian is Isaac Rezey, son of Sarah Rezey and Barrett Thibeau of Schaghticoke. Isaac has consistently challenged himself with academics and has won many awards, including the RPI Medal, AP Scholar, and Alfred University, RIT, and Clarkson University presidential scholarships.
Isaac is active in the National Honor Society, participates in Varsity Cross Country, Indoor and Outdoor track, was a representative at American Legion Boys State, and enjoys snowboarding and game design. In addition he assists fellow students by tutoring them in math. Isaac plans to major in engineering.
The Salutatorian is Mackenzie L. Akin, daughter of Joyce and Todd Akin of Johnsonville.
Mackenzie is a member of the Varsity Soccer team, Treasurer for the National Honor Society as well as for the senior class, and is an editor for the Yearbook. She has been on the High Honor roll for her entire career at Hoosic Valley and has won academic awards for Spanish, English and mathematics; the Frederick Douglas and Susan B. Anthony Humanities and Social Sciences award, and scholar athlete awards.
Mackenzie plans to attend SUNY Cortland and major in English with a minor in Professional Writing. She would like to eventually work for a publishing company as an editor and write books of her own.
DID YOU KNOW HELP IS AVAILABLE?
If you share housing with relatives, friends or others because you lost your housing or have nowhere else to go, you may be covered under the McKinney-Vento Act. Students covered under the Act have the right to stay in the same school and get transportation to school, or immediately enroll in the local school.
High School Librarian, Mrs. Fillipone, is excited to report that Hoosic Valley Students in grades 7-12 now have access to the Questar Digital Library. Through their computer or electronic devices (Nook, Kindle, IPad, phone) students can “check-out” e-books. Students should use their student id as their user id (listed on either report cards or schedules) and remember to capitalize their last name. Please see Mrs. Fillipone with any questions.