All Students

On Friday, December 7th at Abbott Laboratories, Varsity Robotics members Nicholas McNamara, Loren Liss and Alex Coleman dominated their robotics tournament winning 1st, 2nd and 3rd places (respectively)!  They each created autonomous robots able to find and navigate a course of curves and darkness.  On that same day, the Lego robotics teams also swept their tournament!  Timothy Zhang, Rahul Gupta, Daniel Zhuang and Eric Song won 1st place, Alejandra Palafox, Rachel Liu and Alice Zhang won 2nd and Justina Chua, Hannah Liu and Anna Thomas won 3rd place!  Great job Cougars!  (Coach Walgren 12/11)

Need help preparing for your final exams?  Swing by the ARC to prepare/review for final exams with a peer tutor and enjoy a cup of coffee, hot chocolate, or a cookie on us on Thursday, December 13th, Friday, December 14th and Monday, December 17th.  The ARC is open from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.   (Young 12/17)

We are well on our way to providing new bunk beds and mattresses to the students at our sister school in Uganda.  Don’t forget to bring in a donation to help your 2nd hour class achieve their goal!!  Stop by the foyer during your lunch to check out the progress as vhgive builds a bunk bed!  Donations can also be submitted through the webstore!  (Beagle/Oliver  12/14)

Mr. Erickson and Ms. Carroll’s Government classes invite you to attend the Civic Engagement Showcase on Wednesday, December 12th in the VH Foyer.  Please join us during your free periods 1,2,5,6 and 8th to see the civic action and volunteer work the senior government students have completed this semester.  (Carroll/Erickson 12/12)

On Wednesday, December 12th, come to the VHHS TV Studio, Room 1307 at 7:00 p.m. for the VH Media Winter Film Screening! Several award-winning student short films and music videos will be shown on the big screen!  There will be a Q&A with the filmmakers afterward.  Admission is free!! (Martin 12/12)

SNOWBALL Registration is officially open!  It's January 31st and you'll spend the whole day doing fun activities and learning leadershiip skills with Libertyville and Barrington High School in Wisconsin!!  It's $40.  You definitely don't want to miss out - register here on the webstore: (Dillon 12/12)

Studying for finals can be stressful....stop by the foyer Thursday during lunch periods to "De-Stress with the Dogs"!! We'll have adorable, cuddly, furry therapy dogs for you to hang out with, so stop by! (Dillon 12/11)

If you are interested in joining the Girls’ Track team, there will be a meeting on Thursday, December 13th, after school in Room 1201.   For those unable to attend on Thursday, a second meeting will be held before school at 8:15 a.m. on Friday, December 14th in Room 1201.  Please plan to attend one of those meetings.  If you cannot attend either meeting, please see Mrs. Curry in the Main office for more information.  (Curry 12/11)

DO-NUT miss this semester’s only Krispy Kreme donut sale!  FBLA will be selling FRESH Krispy Kreme Donuts AFTER school on Friday, December 14th in the foyer.  Come hungry and come often!  (Benson 12/14)

VHHS Open Badminton on Wednesday, December 12th:  Open Badminton is available to all students attending Vernon Hills High School. We have rackets that may be borrowed.  Join us Wednesday, December 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Field House.  (Joshi 12/12)

GIRLS’ OPEN LACROSSE:   We have a session of Girls’ Open Lacrosse TONIGHT from 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. in the Field House.  It is open to all girls attending VHHS, regardless of their intent to play during the season.  We have sticks and goggles that may be borrowed; please bring your own formed mouthguard.  (Darden 12/11)

Anybody interested in attending Open Gym Soccer, these are the following dates and times when they take place this school year in the Field House.  (McCaulou 12/11)
Thursday, December 13        6:00 – 8:00 pm             Co-ed
Thursday, December 20        6:00 – 8:00 pm             Co-ed
Tuesday, January 8               7:30 – 9:00 pm             Co-ed
Tuesday, January 15             6:00 – 7:20 pm             Co-ed
Thursday, January 31            6:00 – 7:30 pm             Co-ed
Monday, February 4              7:00 – 9:00 pm              Co-ed
Wednesday, February 13      7:00 – 9:00 pm              Co-ed
Thursday, February 21          5:30 – 7:00 pm              Co-ed