University High School
Monongalia County Schools are closed Thursday, April 18 - Monday, April 22nd
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - EVEN Day
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Seniors, graduation videos are now available for pre-order. This year the videos will be delivered in Full HD Resolution on a USB drive. Please go to flyingarrowproductions.com/UHS to order.
Senior Cap and Gowns are available. See Mrs. Mullens in the Main Office if you missed last week's pickup.
SOAR is offering a 4-week summer STEM program at University High involving hands-on instruction in career and technical fields including Medical Assistance, Introduction to HVAC systems, Graphic Design, and Coding, App & Game Design. OSHA training and certification will be available through the program at no charge. There will be a free trip to Kennywood at the end of the 4 weeks. Spots are limited. To register or for additional information see SOAR staff in room 116. Further contact information includes email at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Attention Seniors - If you are in need of attire for prom, please see a counselor. We have gorgeous gowns and other dress apparel for guys and girls.
There will be a UHS Cheerleading Information Meeting on Tuesday, April 23rd at 7:00 pm in the DLL. There will be a workshop May 17th and clinics from June 10th - 28th.
There will be a mandatory meeting for all Cabaret participants Wednesday, April 24 during advisory.
Do you want to know more about a career in the military? Next Wednesday, April 24, our local Air Force Recruiter Staff Sargent Stephanie Degoes will have a table set up in the cafeteria. Please see her with any questions you may have.
Seniors: Mrs. Tretheway will be here during lunches Thursday, April 25th to pick up waivers for the afterprom and to give out t-shirts. You may turn the waivers into the main office if you have them now.
Cabaret will be held in the UHS Auditorium on Friday, April 26 at 7:00 pm. In addition to several UHS performing ensembles, the show will feature singers, dancers, and performers of all types from University High School. Auditions will be held during advisory during dates to be announced soon.
Students who need volunteer hours or are interested in volunteering, the Morgantown Multiple Sclerosis Walk being held on April 27, 2019 at Tugboat Park, 425 Industrial Ave. The walk is a fun, family event that spreads awareness of Multiple Sclerosis and raises money to end this currently incurable disease. We have many volunteer shifts, so students can choose what would be of interest, as well as their time commitment. Volunteers receive a volunteer shirt, snacks and service hours, as well as the sense of accomplishment in supporting their community. Many of the walkers live with MS or have someone in their family living with MS. All volunteers under 18 must have the attached volunteer consent form signed by a parent or guardian. The sign-up website is: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0944acab22abfd0-2019205 If you would like more information about MS please visit: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/VAR.
The UHS Spring Choral Concert will be held on Sunday, May 5, at 6:00pm at St. Mary Church in Star City. The concert is free and open to the public and will feature the Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Women's Glee Club. Come out and support our singers.
Christian Help is looking for volunteers at the downtown facility. Available positions are: Front Desk, Career Closet, Children’s Closet, Food Pantry, and Free Store. For more information please contact Amanda Ejimofor at 304-296-0221 or volunteercoordinator @motownchristianhelp.com
Students between the ages of 15 and 18 are invited to volunteer at the West Virginia University National Youth Sports Program. NYSP is a four-week camp scheduled for June 17 through July 12. Interested students should see Mrs. Watson in the Counseling Center for an application.
The National Youth Sports Program provides daily swimming and professional instruction in a variety of sports such as softball, basketball, tennis, and soccer to students from 8 to 15. NYSP also gives participants an opportunity to explore subject matter related to careers, math, technology, reading, and wellness just to name a few. Services include bus transportation by the Monongalia County Board of Education, free physicals exams from WVU physicians, and a daily lunch. More information can be found on the web site: http://nysp.wvu.edu. Applications can be picked up from our UHS Phys Ed teachers.
Each year, one high school junior from every state and the District of Columbia is selected to attend the (all-expenses-paid) Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference in Washington, D.C. Conference dates for 2019 are June 14-20. Each student is awarded a $1,000 scholarship to the college of his/her choice. Please access the application on www.freespirit.org. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Watson in the Counseling Center.
There will be after school tutoring for Biology, Forensics, and Earth Science through SOAR. The tutoring will be every Monday in the library for 1 hour. A snack and transportation will be available for those who need it.
Join the STEM Club after school from 2:45-3:45 on Mondays in room 224 to explore applications of STEM and learn more about STEM careers.
The United States Naval Academy will be holding a Summer Seminar for rising seniors and a Summer Stem Program for rising 9th-11th graders. Please see Ms. Underdonk in the Counseling Center if interested in applying.
Waynesburg University's 13th annual CSI Camp will be held on June 16 through June 21, 2019.Students will learn about surveillance techniques, forensic science, canine workshops, and hear from speakers on special topics like wrongful convictions. For more information, please see Mrs. Watson in the Counseling Center or visit www.waynesburg.edu/csi-camp.
Schoology - Parent account information was mailed out the last week in September. Please log in and check midterm grades. If you need a code to set up an account, you can request one by clicking this link or going to the Parents menu > Schoology Information page. Request a Schoology Parent Code
Chromebooks will be collected for Seniors beginning on Tuesday, April 30th. Students need to have all decals removed, except their name and asset tag, bring the issued bag and power cord and report any damage at the time of collection. Damage will be assessed and and invoice issued for any missing parts. Bags are $25, Power Chargers are $15 from the current vendor. If you have questions, see Mrs. Allen during Advisory.
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