WEEK OF APRIL 14, 2014

AFTER SCHOOL HOURS: Students are not permitted to be in the building after 3:30 p.m. unless under the direct supervision of a faculty or staff member. Students remaining after 3:30 p.m. can wait in the main office.

The school building is closed after dismissal. Students are to go to their lockers and exit the building if they are not going to detention, tutoring, a club or activity meeting or a sports practice. Students waiting for a ride home are to go to the main office, and not be in the hallways unsupervised.

CAFETERIA: The cafeteria is open each morning by 6:45 a.m. Students may wait in the cafeteria until the school building opens at 7:50 a.m.

Students are reminded that they are not permitted to leave the cafeteria until the end of lunch. If you need to use the restroom, you must do so prior to reporting to lunch or after lunch is dismissed. If you need to meet with a teacher, you must go directly to the teacher or the teacher must meet you in the cafeteria.

CELL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC DEVICES: Students are reminded that the policy on electronic device confiscation is that the item must be surrendered to the teacher.This includes any and all electronic devices. Failure to do so is not an option. Failure to surrender a device results in an in-school suspension.

DETENTIONS: There is no opportunity to serve detention this week.

DRESS CODE REMINDERS: The only team jackets that are allowed on Friday's for the remainder of the year are boys volleyball, track, softball, and baseball. Hoodies are not allowed, even if it is a part of the team jacket.

DRIVERS EDUCATION: Driver's Education will be held at VASJ beginning April 29. Registration is required. Flyers are available in the Main Office.

EARLY ARRIVAL TO SCHOOL: If you arrive early you to school, you are advised to go down to the cafeteria prior to the building being open. At this time you can get your lunch tickets for the week, or just relax. When you wait outside you cause a clog in the parking lot area that can be a hazard, so please proceed to the cafeteria prior to 7:50 a.m.

EASTER BREAK: Easter break begins this Thursday and continues all of next week. We return to school on Monday, April 28.

ELECTIVES: May 1 is the deadline to change your elective course choices for the 2014-15 school year without a course change fee being charged. If you would like to change your elective courses for the 2014-15 school year, please sign up in Guidance or see Mrs. Scheider at lunch.

INDEPENDENT STUDY DAY: Due to the number of snow days we used this winter and legislation from the state, we are required to make-up one snow day with an Independent Study Day. The official ISD will be this Thursday, but the assignment given either in class this week or on Schoology, will not be due until Monday, April 28.

LUNCH CARDS: Lunch cards can be purchased/picked up before school or at the end of the lunch period.

PEER MINISTRY: Sophomores and juniors, who are applying to Peer Ministry for next year, please remember that your applications are due this Wednesday. Your recommendation forms should also be submitted by then. Consider being part of the Peer Ministry team and sharing your time and your talent to help make VASJ a better place.

PI SIGMA SOCIETY: Members of the PI SIGMA Society who desire to go to the Cedar Point Math/Science Day on May 15 must let Olivia Vidmar or Mr. Minadeo know by the end of day Wednesday so he may purchase the tickets.

PROM: All detention hours must be served prior to purchasing a prom bid OR having a prom contract signed by Mrs. Naujoks. This applies to seniors and underclassmen AND to VASJ's prom as well as other schools' prom contracts. Any questions see Mrs. Naujoks or Mrs. Scheider.

SELECTIVE SERVICE: All males must register for the Selective Service at age 18 by Federal Law. Failure to do so will risk any federal grants and loans for college.You may register as early as 17 years and 3 months. If you have a Selective Service card with your service number on it you are registered and good to go. If you do not have this card then you are not registered. Mr. Minadeo is our school Selective Service registrar and will assist you with this very easy process of registration.

SERVICE HOURS: Mr. Minadeo is looking for at least 30 workers for the Special Olympics Regional Championships on Saturday, May 3 at Wickliffe High School. You will receive 4-5 service hours. See Mr. Minadeo in Room 301 before Easter Break to pick up a parent permission form and service project permission form.

SPRING FLING DANCE: If you want to go to the Spring Fling Dance on Saturday May 10 you need a completed contract to be turned in when you purchase tickets. You may bring one non-VASJ friend and they must also complete their section of your contract before purchasing tickets. Tickets go on sale Monday. The Spring Fling is sponsored by the class of 2016 for the enjoyment of the entire student body.

SPRING MUSICAL: The Spring Musical will be Friday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. in the VASJ gym. Please come out and support our hard working actors and actresses.

EXTRA CREDIT FOR PLAY ATTENDANCE: Mr. Minadeo will be in the back of the gym collecting your school IDs after each play performance on April 25, 26 and 27. He will produce the attendance list and distribute to the faculty for the assignment of extra credit if the teacher is issuing extra credit. NO ID, NO POINTS!

SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES: Don't forget to check the Schoology group for Summer Opportunities. All types of enrichment opportunities as well as any job postings received by the Guidance Office are posted here. Check out the new posting there for the Youth Employment program.

TRANSPORTATION TO CHANEL: All students who will be riding the late bus to Chanel need to check in at the athletic office on a daily basis. A sign-up sheet will be provided for you to indicate which days you will be needing transportation for the week.

VENTURES: Ventures Student Editorial Board will meet two times this week: after school on Tuesday, April 15, and after school on Wednesday, April 16.