Shades Valley/JCIB PTSO

For the students, parents and teachers of SVHS/JCIB/SVTA

Specific Needs for SV/IB Senior Breakfast

By now you’ve probably seen a few communications about the Senior Breakfast on Wednesday, May 28 at 7:30 a.m. in the Shades Valley High School cafeteria.

It is our goal to make this breakfast one that our seniors will never forget, and we need the help of all grades and parents to do so.  Junior parents and other underclassmen parents are needed to help, as your precious young adult’s memorable time is right around the corner!

We thank all those who have already responded to our previous announcements.  We can still use vendor/restaurant support and can provide a vendor letter upon request.  NOTE: Please let us know in advance of contacting a local business, as we have several businesses already working with us, and we don’t want to repeat contact them!

We still need LOTS of food and other items to ensure we have enough to feed this extremely large senior class!  Attached is the list of what we need donated, along with the committees and committee chairs handling everything.  In addition to food, there are other supplies and cooking items needed.

Please email the specific committee chairperson on this list and tell them what you would like to contribute. If you would prefer to make a monetary donation, that’s great too!

If you would like to volunteer to help serve on one of the committees listed, please email Stacy Bugaj.

Thanks, in advance, for your help!!

Help Needed with Senior Breakfast

There is a long-standing tradition for SVHS/JCIB parents to provide breakfast to the graduates on the morning of graduation practice.  This year’s Senior Breakfast will take place on May 28 in the lunchroom beginning at 7:30 a.m.  We will be feeding around 400 students and faculty!!

We need parent volunteers to help with set-up, serving, clean-up, and food donations.  Items needed are breakfast biscuits, eggs, sausages, grits, hashbrowns, muffins, donuts, pastries, fruit, and paper products (cups, bowls, plates, napkins, plastic cutlery).

If you or someone you know owns a restaurant that serves breakfast, we would be very grateful for donations, and can provide a vendor letter that explains our purpose and goals.

Senior parents be on the lookout for an email communication next week from Mrs. Watkins, our senior counselor, with further information.

If you can help in any way to make this a special day for our seniors, please contact Stacey Bugaj, PTSO Hospitality Chair, immediately.

Congratulations to all of our seniors and their parents during this special time!

Krispy Kreme PTSO Fund Raiser!

The PTSO is having a Krispy Kreme Fundraiser during the month of April!

We are selling Krispy Kreme certificates (good for one dozen glazed donuts) for only $6.50 each – krispykremeso you can go pick up your hot, fresh donuts when you want them!

If you would like to purchase certificates, contact PTSO president Katrice Allen, or visit the SVHS front office.  The sale starts Wednesday, April 2, 2014.

Do your part to help the students and teachers at SHVS/JCIB by supporting your PTSO.  And enjoy some deliciousness at the same time!

Spread the Word: SV/IB Senior Cap and Gown Photos!

Since this week is spring break, we especially need your help spreading the word:  Seniors in JCIB and Shades Valley will take cap and gown pictures on Tuesday, April 1, immediately after the break.

All boys must bring or wear their own white, button-down shirt with a collar AND their own tie.

Girls  should avoid wearing shirts with collars or t-shirts.  Whatever shirt they choose to wear underneath the gown will show unless it is a low V-neck shirt.

IB students will be called first thing Tuesday by class.  SVHS students will then be sent alphabetically according to a schedule that will be disbursed to all teachers.

PTSO Needs Your Help with Senior Breakfast

Years ago, NON-senior parents hosted the Senior Breakfast honoring SV/IB graduating seniors each year.  We’ve gotten away from that of late, and the task has class of 2014fallen to senior parents.  The PTSO invites all SV/IB parents to help make the Senior Breakfast very special for our seniors!

If you can help, there will be a meeting THIS Thursday, March 13, at 6:00 PM at the Irondale McDonalds (near Sams).

For more information – or if you want to help and can’t make the meeting – please contact Stacey Bugaj.

Help Celebrate the State Championship!

Mountie Fans!  Celebrate our Lady Mountie Basketball State Championship with Coach Hunter and the team this Tuesday night, March 11, 6 PM, at Jack’s in Irondale.  Jack’s is sponsoring this event.

champsBring the family, dine in, get your picture made with the trophy and the Lady Mounties.  Jack’s will be giving away door prizes as well.  Come meet your STATE CHAMPS and support our great team sponsor Jack’s of Irondale!

JCIB Students Earn $5,000 Grant Award!

jcib award winners 2014Congratulations to JCIB’s Verizon Innovative App Challenge team.  They were named Best in Region and earned their school a $5,000 cash grant plus virtual training on coding and support from the MIT Media Lab’s app experts to help bring their app concept to life.

And they are in the running to be one of eight Best in Nation winners!

Regional winners will have one last opportunity to dazzle judges during a live virtual presentation the week of February 10.

Post obtained from 2/2014 JCIB newsletter.

Coupon Books on Sale Now!

couponbooks2014SVHS is selling coupon books February 6 through 21, 2014.  You know you want one!  And proceeds benefit your high school!

Contact a participating teacher or the librarians at SVHS.

Walk-in purchasers welcome in the school office or library.

Shades Valley Technical Academy Open House

Shades Valley’s Technical Academies (SVTA) will host an Open House next Tuesday, February 11, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at SVTA.  This will be of interest to students in 8th and 10th grade who may be interested in attending one of the academies offered at SVTA.  (Check out their flyer here.)

svtaSVTA invites students and parents of students currently enrolled in a career/technical program or prospective students and parents interested in such programs.  Prospective students for the four-year academies (Pre-engineering, Visual Arts & Communications, Theatre, and Finance) are currently 8th graders.  Prospective students for the two-year academies (Electrical Technology, Welding Technology, Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair, and Automotive Paint & Refinishing) are currently 10th graders.

SVTA has invited representatives from local postsecondary institutions, business, and industry to attend as well.

It is the goal of SVTA for students and parents to establish a connection between the relevance of its CTE programs and the future opportunities available to them after graduation.  And it is their hope to facilitate those conversations and relationships NOW.

Don’t miss this opportunity!

Little Miss Mountie Parent Meeting

The first annual “Little Miss Mountie” Pageant, sponsored by the SV/IB PTSO, will take place on Saturday, February 22 beginning at 2:00 PM at Irondale Middle School.

There will be a parent interest meeting this Saturday, February 8 at 11:00 AM at the Irondale Public Library.  This is a chance to learn more about the pageant and get your questions little miss mountie logoanswered.

The deadline to register and pay your fee is next Friday, February 14!  You can turn in your registration forms and money at the meeting Saturday.

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