Girls interested in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Computer Science: UT Engineering "Little Systers" will sponsor an event on Saturday, February 25th, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Min Kao Building. No cost, lunch provided, and no experience needed. See the signs in the Atrium to register, or see Mr. Ashe.
Are you interested in competing in the school-wide Poetry Out Loud contest but do not have an English class this semester? You will have a chance to compete for a spot next Wednesday, January 25th immediately after school in the HVA Library. You will need to see Mrs. Sherman in the Library to sign-up before Wednesday and to receive instructions.
HVA Cheer would like to invite you to eat dinner at Blaze Pizza this Wednesday from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. to help the cheerleaders fund raise for national competition. Ask a cheerleader for more information. We hope to see you there.
Attention students who took the PSAT in October. We have received paper copies of the score reports, and will have a meeting during Flight time on Wednesday, January 25 to distribute the scores and discuss how to access the online resources and features associated with the PSAT and your student's College Board account. Please report to the auditorium for Advisory on Wednesday, January 25 at 1:30 p.m. It is important the student attend the meeting to receive the paper copy of the results, as well as have an opportunity to hear about the features they can access through their College Board account, such as FREE SAT prep through the Kahn Academy, as well as college and career planning resources exclusive to the College Board.
Gradient, HVA's Gay-Straight Alliance, will hold its regular meeting from 3:30-4:30 p.m., Thursday, January 26th in room F101. We will be discussing this semester's Pride Project. Bring a snack to share if you wish!
The HVA Literary Magazine is still accepting submissions for inclusion in this year's magazine. Send your poetry, short stories, photography and art to firstname.lastname@example.org or give it to any staff member. The deadline for submissions is Valentine's Day; so send in your work today!
HVA CyberPatriots will resume meeting on January 26th.
The University of Tennessee's Marco Institute for Medieval Studies and Bearden High School are partnering for an upcoming Medieval Day to be held at Bearden High School. Medieval Day is January 28th from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and will include medieval weapon and armor demos; hands-on activities with manuscript-making, mosaics, and catapults; lectures and interactive lessons from UT faculty; reading contests in Latin and other medieval languages; art contests; and the very medieval free meal of pizza. The event is open for Knox County high school students interested in the Middle Ages. For more information, check out @marcoinstitute on Twitter or ask Dr. Bevill.
SGA cordially invites you to this year's Winter Formal. Winter Formal is Saturday, January 28th from 6:30 - 9:00 pm. Tickets are $10 and available at lunch. All Guests must have completed a guest form prior to purchasing tickets. Tickets will be available at the door if you bring your student ID and they will be $20. Attire is semi-formal and light refreshments will be available.
HVA Latin Club will meet on Wednesdays after school in Room F102.
The HVA Dungeons & Dragons Club will have its next meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Come to room F111 after school. The meeting will go from 3:40-4:40 p.m. You do not need to already be a member to join and play!
Gettysburg College is excited to offer several opportunities for high school juniors and sophomores to attend academic camps over the summer months. Subjects include psychology, American government, creative writing, or information technology. Please find information about our academic camps below:
- Camp Psych - Campers will get hands-on experiences that introduce them to research in psychology during this fun, challenging, and engaging introduction to the field.
- Campaigns and Elections Academy - This program is designed for highly-motivated students who have a strong interest in American campaigns and elections. Participants learn about the origins and evolution of democracy in America and gain hands-on experiences related to modern political campaigns. *Application will go live in early February.
- Writing Camp - Students gain an in-depth introduction to all four genres of creative writing: fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and writing for stage and screen.
- 3D Object Modeling and Printing Camp - Students will study 3D object modeling and printing starting with the basics of a 3D printer. After learning the fundamentals, they will practice designing objects.
- Adruino Camp - Students will use their creativity and the easy-to-learn Arduino to create projects with its sensors, motors, speakers and displays, to create projects that interact with them and their world.
- Civil War Institute Summer Conference - The High School Student Scholarship component of Gettysburg College's annual Civil War Institute summer conference provides high school students an opportunity to explore the history of the Civil War era on the site of the war's most decisive battle.