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Monday, February 1, 2016

posted Feb 1, 2016, 5:39 AM by Jodi Quinn   [ updated Feb 9, 2016, 5:05 AM ]

Reminder!  Early Release and Professional Development Days:  Students and parents are reminded that students will be dismissed at 11:35 on Thursday, February 4, and closed for students on Friday, February 5, 2016.  Teachers will participate in professional development training on those days.

Happy Valentine's Day!  The Junior Class is having a Carnation Sale and Snack-Grams just in time for Valentine's Day!  Students and staff can order flowers and snacks to be delivered on February 12th.  Watch for Juniors taking orders at lunch and during breaks!  Parents and friends wishing to participate and send something special to a student can place orders at the front office!  

Valentine's Day Raffle!  Need a Bear Hug??  The Junior Class is selling raffle tickets for a Giant Teddy Bear to be raffled on Friday, February 12th...just in time for Valentine's Day!  Tickets are only 2 for $1.00!!  Buy tickets at the front desk or from Mrs. Quinn in the Principal's Office.  

SAT Registration:  The deadline to register for the March 5th SAT is this Friday, February 5th.  This will be the new version of the test.  Go to collegeboard.org/sat.  Please  make an appointment in Guidance if you would like to discuss which date to register as the SAT will also be offered on May 7th and at Hazen on June 4th.  If you need help registering for the SAT please come to the Guidance Office.  

VSAC Assisted Scholarships:  Attention Seniors!  If you are applying for VSAC assisted scholarships, the Early-Bird deadline is this Friday, February 5th.  See official rules at www.vsac.org/earlybirdrules.  The regular submission/postmark deadline is March 4th.  Pick up the VSAC Scholarship booklet in the Hazen Guidance Office of from the Information Kiosk in front of the Guidance Office if you haven't gotten yours yet.

GMTCC Applications Are Now Available:  Green Mountain Technology and Career Center applications are now available on-line for the 2016-2017 school year.  There is a separate application process for the Pre-Tech program for prospective 10th grade students.  New in 2016-2017: GMTCC will offer an Agriculture and Forestry Foundations course available to 9th and 10th grade Hazen Union students only.  See Mr. Miller in Guidance for more details for any GMTCC program.

School Choice Applications: School Choice applications for the 2016-2017 school year are now available. Applications from students residing in the Hazen Union School district are due to the HUS Guidance Office preferably by February 18th so that we can meet the Winooski Valley Collarborative's deadline before Winter Break. For more information, please contact Ann Laporte at 472-2196 or visit the Guidance page of the Hazen Union website (select Guidance tab, then Parent Information page).

Community Service Opportunity:  The  Green Mountain Conservation Camp is looking for volunteers for their annual work weekend at Buck Lake Camp on May 28 and 29.  For information and registration please contact GMCC Camp Coordinator at (802) 461-6487 or FWGMCC@vermont.gov.