University High School
Daily Announcements January 16, 2020
Seniors: order your caps & gowns now – prices will increase after this Friday.
Congratulations to the following students for being selected to WVU Honor Bands: Garrett Nitz,
Olivia Vrabel, Drew Herter, Olivia Kaddar, Andrew Kiehl, Greer Lambert, and Chase Wilcox.
These students will perform with the Honor Bands at the WVU CAC on Saturday, February 15.
Attention Juniors - Governor’s Honors Academy will be held June 28-July 18 at Marshall University. This FREE summer program is designed to support excellence in education for 175 of the state's top-achieving rising high-school seniors. Interested students can apply at www.govschools.wv.gov. Completed applications are due to Ms. Underdonk by the end of the day on Monday, January 27th. Please see Ms. Underdonk for information.
The SAT practice test will on Friday. All students (9, 10, 11, & 12) will take the test in their advisory class. Students that are absent will be marked absent for advisory. After the test, the advisory teacher will lead students through scanning the test answers with an app on their Chromebook and then spend time analyzing their results.
WVU Medicine Volunteer Services presents the 2020 Junior Volunteer Academy. The Junior Volunteer Academy is a two-week long summer camp session exposing high school students ages 14-18 to areas of medicine and health professions. Apply at WVUMEDICINE.ORG/VOLUNTEERS. Applications will be accepted until January 31st.
Girls Go CyberStart is a free, fun program that gives girls in our state the opportunity to discover if they have an interest in cybersecurity or computer science through a suite of challenges, tools, and games. All girls in grades 9-12 are invited to play. The three high schools in WV that have the most participants will win cash awards. Additional prizes will be given to each team member that scores in the top three positions. High schools in which at least 5 girls compete six or more challenges earn the right for both boys and girls at their school to use the CyberStart Game for the rest of the school year. To learn more visit www.cyberstartus.org. If you are interested, please see Ms. Fidler in room 215.