All Students

The VHHS Social Studies department is going to Thailand over Spring Break and we want you to join us!  Immerse yourself in Thai culture, hang out with Buddhist monks, learn how rural Thailand participates in sustainable farming and how to cook an authentic Thai meal.  Help teach an English lesson to Thai students.  Explore markets and cultural sites.  THERE WILL BE A PARENT AND STUDENT MEETING FOR THOSE INTERESTED IN LEARNING MORE AUGUST 28TH at 6:30 p.m. in the ARC. or contact Mrs. Baranyk (Room 2203).  (Baranyk 8/23)

CRU:  Anyone interested in joining CRU, there will be a meeting this Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. in the Wrestling room.  Everyone is welcome!! (Miceli 8/21)

Italian Club:  If you are interested in joining the Italian Club, we will have a meeting this Friday before school at 8:30 a.m. in the Wrestling room.  We will learn about the culture of Italy and everyone is welcome!  (Miceli 8/22)

Interested in joining Cougar Guard and missed the first meeting?  Just for you another meeting in Room 1210 at 3:30 p.m. this Thursday, August 22nd.  All are welcome!  (Joshi 8/22)

Sign Language Club is back!  We meet today at 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. in the Library Classroom.  No experience necessary!  (Wright 8/20)

JSA (Junior State of America):  Do you want to become more politically aware, make new friends, engage in stimulating discussions, and strengthen your leadership and public speaking skills?  Come to JSA’s first meeting of the year today in Room 1203 at 3:40 p.m.!!   Come learn what the club is all about and enjoy some free pizza!  We can’t wait to see you!  (Meister-Louria 8/20)

FMPA (Future Medical Professionals of America):  Do you have an interest in the fields of medicine or biological science?  Have you ever had an urge to simply understand what makes you, you? Whether you want to participate in hands-on activities or meet a variety of doctors from all around the area, come join us in Room 2230 next Thursday, August 29th after school for the first FMPA informational meeting of the year!  Learn about what makes FMPA a good fit for you and enjoy some free munchkins while you’re at it!!  We hope to see you there!  (Prosise 8/23)

Countryside Fire District is offering a chance to make a $1000 for a “Close Before You Doze” video.  UL Research has shown by closing your bedroom door when you go to sleep, should a fire start, smoke and fire is kept out of your bedroom increasing your survivability. The video contest is only open until August 30th and the video should focus on the message “Close Before You Doze”.  Two weeks and this opportunity is gone.  Reach out to Fireman Tony for assistance and any questions you may have, he can be reached at the fire station (847) 367-5511 or email at  Good Luck!  (Rodkey 8/22)

If you have any used permanent/regular markers, highlighters, dry erase board markers that you no longer are in need of, please feel free to drop them off in Mrs. Perkins office, Attendance Room 1550 or in her mailbox.  She is collecting them for recycling.  She also collects old batteries and plastic bags.  Feel free to drop them off anytime.  Thank you!!  (Perkins 8/23)