2nd Semester Honors English III and IV Students: Make sure to have completed your summer reading.
English III: Glass Castle and English IV: Dracula
Congratulations to the following high school band students who have been selected to the South Central District Honor Band. They will participate in the district honor band clinic at the end of January.
Lynslie Higgs - Flute, 4th chair & eligible for all state
Ashley Davis - Trumpet, 12th chair
Carina Blomberg - Trombone, 2nd chair & eligible for all state
Jack Keoseyan - Alto Saxophone, 3rd chair
Are you a senior or parent of a senior that needs help filling out FAFSA for college? If so, come to FAFSA Night on Tuesday, January 31st in the media center. Ms. Billotto, the SVHS College Adviser, will be available from 5:00-8:00pm to assist families with FAFSA. Any senior who has NOT completed FAFSA is encouraged to come with a parent. Please make sure to bring any 2015 tax information with you. See Ms. Billotto in room 117 if you have any questions.
International Baccalaurate Interest Meeting for Current Sophomores: On Monday, January 30, at 6:30pm, Marvin Ridge High School will hold an International Baccalaureate Diploma Program interest and informational meeting for sophomores and their families. The application window for this two-year program will be open from January 26 to February 9. The application will be available on January 26 at the MRHS IB Webpage. Sophomores from all UCPS schools are eligible to apply and participate in the program if accepted. Questions about the program and the process will be addressed at the meeting on January 30. Please contact MRHS International Baccalaureate Program Coordinator, Lindsey Arant, with questions.
Martin Niemoller’s poem reflecting the atrocity of the Holocaust was illuminated in November when first semester English II students were accompanied by their teachers (Allen, Cable, Goodson, and Tarlton) for a once in a lifetime experience to the Levine Jewish Community Center in Charlotte. Students had the opportunity to hear one of two survivors speak about their experiences.
The Sun Valley High School Beta Club helped process thousands of shoeboxes for many children in Peru as part of Operation Christmas Child on Saturday, November 26th 2016. SVHS Beta provided 20 student volunteers who worked during two 4 hour shifts. This effort will support Samaritan’s Purse’s goal of processing 2,480,000 shoeboxes in Charlotte this year, with more than 30,000 volunteers working in the Processing Center this holiday season.