WEEK OF APRIL 27, 2015

DRIVERS EDUCATION: There will be a Driver's Education Course offered at VASJ after school beginning May 18. Prior registration is required. Pick up flyer in Main Office if interested.

GUIDANCE: Attention: Junior and senior women: Learn about careers for women in the construction trades from women plumbers, electricians, carpenters, iron workers, pipefitters, bricklayers and more. Tuesday, May 12, Plumbers Local 55, 980 Keynote Circle, Brooklyn Heights, 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. To reserve your spot call D. Cannon at 216-459-2900, ext. 143. Refreshments will be served. For more information, see Schoology or Mr. Kasper in guidance.

Miami University of Ohio is presenting the Miami University Summer Scholars Program for rising high school juniors and seniors. The program aims to offer students a significant advantage in the college application process. Participants who eventually choose to apply to Miami will also receive priority consideration for Miami merit scholarships and the university's premier academic programs. For more information please visit Schoology or see Mr. Kasper in guidance.

Attention, 15 to 18 year olds: St. John's College, (two locations: Annapolis and Santa Fe), famous for their curriculum driven by the great books of the world, is offering five, week-long sessions this summer, each session focusing on a different theme. Students may attend one or more sessions. Some scholarships are available. See Schoology for more details or Mr. Kasper in guidance.

Attention all: Save the Date. On Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. until noon, all Cuyahoga Community Colleges will be holding an Open House. Find out about courses offered, enrolment and financial aid, take a tour of the campus. For more information or to register for an open house, visit Schoology

This summer, June 14-19, the University of Akron, School of Engineering, is offering a Summer Experience for Girls (grades 9, 10, 11, and 12), residential camp or day camp. Fee for the day camp is $275; for the residential camp, $475. Partial scholarships are available for students who demonstrate financial need. For more see Schoology or Mr. Kasper in guidance.

Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio, is again this summer on June 21-27 and is presenting a week-long program designed to enhance skills crucial for success in the business world, "Ohio Business Week." on the Ohio Dominican University campus. "Ohio Business Week" is open to all current high school students. The cost is $350; some financial aid is available. See Schoology or Mr. Kasper in guidance for more details.

Students entering grades 10, 11, and 12, who are potential college art majors, are invited to apply to the Cleveland Institute of Art's two-week, pre-college program. There are eleven areas of focus, including biomedical art, game design, and illustration. The program runs from July 12 to 25. Successful completion of the program will provide students with three college credits. Visit Schoology or see Mr. Kasper in guidance for more details.

LIBRARY: Effective Monday, April 27, the library will be open from 3:15 to 4:15 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, for students in mandatory tutoring only. No food/phones will be permitted!  Check-in will be at the door.

PROM: Seniors, the directions to the link to our Prom DJ's website have been sent to your Gmail account so you can choose your 10 songs for prom. Also, prom tickets and Cedar Point tickets go on sale next Friday, May 1.

VASJ TRANSPORTATION: All transportation students will be picked up in the circular drive in the front of the school.

VASJ VIKINATORS: Congratulations to the VASJ Vikinators on their fine representation at the AWT Robotics Competition Saturday. Paulina Gombita, Louis Vertosnik, Alex, Vertosnik, Jacob Stauffer, John Allen, and Jon Adkins got our robot, DOOMBA, in fine shape for combat but got knocked out in the 4th round of 7 rounds. Thanks to the students, parents, and faculty who came to support the team. If you are interested in robotics - talk with Mr. Minadeo.

VIKING ATHLETICS: Good luck to our Lady Vikings Softball Team as they host Warren JFK today at Euclid High School Diamond #5 at 4:30.Also good luck to the Varsity Boys Baseball Team as they travel to St. Thomas Aquinas. The first pitch is at 5 p.m.

Attention girls interested in trying out for cheerleading: Cheerleading tryouts will be held during the week of May 4 in the VASJ gym. Both football and basketball season tryouts will be held during this week. Please check the VASJ website for more information or stop in the main office for a flyer.