|Weekly Update: October 27, 2014||10/24/14|
Important Upcoming Dates:
October 28: Middle School Winter Sports Meeting
HS Winter Sports Meeting is Nov 11 at 5:30. Winter sports will start November 17. Registration for Winter Sports is still open.
Women Can Do
On October 16th, seven young women from Harwood attended the 16th Annual Women Can Do Conference at Vermont Technical College in Randolph. The students who attended the conference included Kelly Myrto, Megan Day, Fiona Adams, Maddie Commo, Maya Garrett, Abbi Merrick and Maeghan Badger. They participated in hands-on workshops that explored STEM and trades careers. These students spent the day learning about crime scene investigations, operating heavy equipment, neuroscience, culinary arts, firefighting and much more!!
October is National Bullying
Awareness Prevention Month!
Please join the Harwood community in being “Champions Against Bullying” by wearing ORANGE on Unity Day, Wednesday, October 22nd. Make it ORANGE and make it end! Unite against bullying! To learn more, please visit: http://www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/unity-day.asp
Harwood Union is also listed as a 2014 Champion for supporting and promoting – National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month in our community. Please visit this link to see the list: http://www.pacer.org/bullying/nbpm/partners/champions.asp
Benefit Spaghetti Diner & Silent Auction
Jennifer James, a Harwood High School Senior, has been selected by the American International Sports Team to represent the United States at the 2015 United World Games for Basketball. The USA Team will travel to Germany, Austria and Italy for international competition June 15-25.
To show your support and help Jennifer participate in this international event.
Host an Exchange Student
Being a host family is as rewarding for you as it is for the international student you bring into your home. You learn about another culture, you provide a once-in-a-lifetime experience for a teenager from across the globe, and you form a relationship that will stay with you and your family forever.
Contact us to learn about becoming a host family!
Follow us on Twitter!
@HarwoodAD for sports updates, schedule updates and other events
@rexa_harwood for academic events, and general school related topics
Coaches Wanted! Harwood is still looking for:
Please email suedu at firstname.lastname@example.org if interested
MS Girls Basketball:
Any MS Girls interested in playing basketball this winter should register online as soon as possible. We are trying to determine if we will have enough girls to field a team this year!
Voice of Democracy Competition
VFW – Voice of Democracy Competition Why Veterans are Important to our Nation’s History and Future DEADLINE: November 1, 2014 All students in grades 9-12 can apply. We want to reach as many patriotic students as possible to compete for the grand prize: $30,000 paid directly to the American college, university or vocational/technical school of their choice! If interested, applications are available in the School Counseling Office. Or visit their website at: www.vfw.org.
Open Mic Night:
Student Government will be hosting an Open Mic Night Friday, November 7, at 6:30 pm in the Common Ground Cafe. If you know you are interested in performing please contact Nikki Rosado or Ellen Berrings ahead of time so we can prepare. Please join us for some singing, snacks, and fun! Contact information: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
MS Basketball Skills and Drills:
Starting on Oct 20, Varsity Coach Mike Woods will offer a Basketball skills and Drills “open Gym” for MS students.
Sessions will run 3:00-4:15 Mondays and Wednesdays until the season starts.
Spring 2015 Lacrosse Registration
Registration for Spring Mad River Lacrosse and Waterbury Lacrosse is now open and closes on November 30, 2014. Space permitting, registration thereafter includes late fees!
For more information and to register please visit www.MadRiverLax.org.