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University High School

Daily Announcements -  Friday, January 18, 2019


Two Hour Early Dismissal

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Click here for the Two Hour Delay Schedule

MTEC Applications are due Friday, January 18th to the Counseling Office.  MTEC
Interviews will take place in the afternoon of Tuesday, January 22nd and Wednesday, January 23rd.


Congratulations to the following UHS Band students for being selected to the 2019 WVU Honor Bands:  Carolyn Bacaj, Victoria Childs, Christopher Kuhn, Greer Lambert, and Collin Overfield. These students will perform with the Honor Bands on Saturday, February 9 at the WVU Creative Arts Center.  These students will perform with the Honor Bands on Saturday, February 9 at the WVU Creative Arts Center. 


Attention all football players and staff. Banquet RSVPs are do by Friday, January 18th. You may mail them or give to a football staff member. Please get these in immediately! The Banquet is Sunday January 27 at the WVU Mountainlair at 4:00 pm. 


Senior T-shirts now are available for $12 each.  They are available in the library media center all day or at a table in the lunch room during lunch.


SOAR’s Hidden Valley snow tubing field trip will be held on January 21st, 2019 to all SOAR club members, and to anyone wanting to sign up with the program.  There are 20 spots available.  Vans will loan on the 21st at approximately 8:00 am in the front of the UHS building.  All students attending will need $10 for tickets.  For more information and sign-ups, please see SOAR staff in room 116.


Student Council’s Winter Luau Dance will be Friday, Feb. 8, from 7-10 p.m. here at the school. Tickets can be bought in advance at lunch, in Mr. Caskey’s room or by seeing Margaret Warner or Sadie Harvey.  If you are bringing a guest that is not a UHS student, you will need a special guest form completed, filled out and returned by Jan. 25. Those forms can be obtained from Mr. Caskey.


The Governor's Honors Academy is a free residential summer program for academically talented students from across West Virginia.  This summer, it will be held at Marshall University.  If you are interested in applying, please visit govschools.wv.gov for more information.  Applications will be available December 20th and due to Mrs. Underdonk no later than February 1st. 


Any senior interested in applying for the WV Italian Heritage Festival Scholarship must submit application by March 1, 2019. Applications are available in the Counseling Center. Please see Mrs. Watson for more details.


AP Students:  We will now be using an online system, called Total Registration, to register and pay for AP exams.  Visit our website under "Students" and "Advanced Placement" for the link to Total Registration.  The deadline to pay for your exams and have one ordered for you is March 1st.  Please see your teachers or Ms. Underdonk in the Counseling Center if you have any questions or need to discuss financial assistance.


UHS's Civil War Studies classes are heading back to Gettysburg for a two-day, co-curricular field trip Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27. The cost is $143.50 per student and $148.95 per adult. See Mr. Caskey for an in-depth itinerary and sign-ups are first-come, first-serve. Students who have previously taken the class are strongly encouraged to attend. 


Student Council is sponsoring a winter gear and coat drive. Any donations can be brought to room 112.


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 have been distributed to all students who turned in a completed AUP and a Chromebook was ready for them. If you do not have a Chromebook yet and have NOT turned in your signed AUP, pick one up from the Main Office. They are bright yellow. If you already turned in a completed AUP and don't have a Chromebook, please check with Mrs. Allen during Advisory, before or after school in her office Room 228b. You must also have completed your CommonSence Media Technology Lesson which should be covered in Advisory. 

For more information go to Departments>Technology or click the link below.

Daily News Items: Chromebook Updates

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