Winter schedule begins Monday, November 3 with a full day school on Monday (Monday school days do not change throughout the whole year) from 9:20-3:50pm.
For the first three weeks in Winter Schedule, Tuesday to Thursday (November 4,5,6,11,12,13,18,19,20) VSSA Upper School (9-12th) athletes will be on their normal morning training schedule. Fridays are normal Winter Schedule days with training in the morning and school in the afternoon. Younger athletes that do not train are welcome to come to 10:00am Study Hall in the Think Tank.
VSSA Lower School (5-8) athletes will be attending school from 8:30-11:50 with lunch at 11:50 and training in the afternoon on Golden Peak (this is in the interest of more productive training and increasing safety by utilizing Golden Peak when there is less traffic). Fridays are normal Winter Schedule days with training in the morning and school in the afternoon. Younger athletes that do not train are welcome to come to 10:00 Study Hall in the Think Tank.
Your Contact Coach's or Program Director's should be in contact with you on information regarding training details.
The bus schedule is modified for these 9 days as follows:
11:50 Bus from SSCV to VSSA for all Upper School athletes.
12:20 Bus from VSSA to SSCV for all Lower School athletes.
Study Hall: Lower School students required to be off snow due to Academic Concerns will have study hall from 12:30-2:30 pm and will not be released to train these days and need to be picked up at 2:30pm. Upper School students will required to be off snow due to Academic Concerns will have study hall from 10:00-12:00pm and will not be released to train these days.
The Bell Schedule is always located in the "Important Dates" section on the left of the Yeti Times for your reference.
Daily Bus Times from SSCV during the normal Winter Schedule
11:40 For Alpine Athletes
11:50 For Snowboard, Freeski and Freestyle Athletes
The PTA would like to send out many thanks this week!
- To Dave McCormick, the Gayers, Steve Kalapos, Mike Eisenhauer, and Carl Cocchiarella who offered many hours of their time in getting together our new beautiful VSSA picnic tables.
- To the many families who prepared so many delicious dinners for our teachers and snacks for teachers&parents during parent-teacher conferences.
- To Deb Martin for completing our first VSSA Alumni project (care packages for last year's graduates).
All of your help is so appreciated!
Would you like to help out the VSSA PTA? Please see our website or email us with any ideas about how you can contribute to our community.
If you are interested in expressing your photography skills, and you have an Instagram you can enter by using the hashtag #VSSAPHOTOCONTESTUPPER if you are in upper school and #VSSAPHOTOCONTESTLOWER if you are in lower school. There will be one lower school winner and one upper school winner. There are prizes so please enter to win!
1st place wins a VSSA sweatshirt, a 20$ gift certificate to Book Worm bookstore and cafe, a VSSA coffee mug, and more stickers than you can handle. Second and third place will win stickers and a coffee mug! Winners will be selected at the end of November!!!
Eagle Valley High School College & Career Readiness Night - Nov 4th from 6-9pm
EVHS has been kind enough to open this event to VSSA and BMHS families. The schedule is attached and is an opportunity to learn more about paying for college, finding the right college fit, standardized tests and more.
The goal of this event is to help prepare students and families for post-secondary readiness. It is never too early to find out how to plan for life after high school so our middle school students and families are invited to attend also. Hope to see you there!!
The Eagle River Youth Coalition is excited to host their November Dinner & Dialogue event at the Edwards WECMRD Fieldhouse on Tuesday, November 11th from 6:00-8:00pm. The topic is Youth Depression, Reducing Anxiety & Mindfulness. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (970) 949-9250. Flyer attached.
Food Drive-In Movie Theatre Day
Friday, November 21 will be the Food Drive-In Movie Theatre Day during advisory. Students interested in seeing a movie during advisory must bring a non-perishable food item as an entrance ticket. Student Council students will take the food the the Salvation Army and help pack baskets for Thanksgiving the next day.