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Monday, October 17, 2016

posted Oct 17, 2016, 5:36 AM by Jodi Quinn   [ updated Oct 18, 2016, 7:50 AM ]

October Teacher Professional Days - October 19, 20 and 21  Students will be dismissed early (11:35 am) on Wednesday, October 19, and school will be closed for students on Thursday, October 20, and Friday, October 21, to allow teachers to participate in professional development training.

Unity Week at Hazen!   All Hazen students and staff will participate in a special assembly on Monday, October 17, at 10:25 AM to kick off Unity Week at Hazen. All students and staff are encouraged to wear ORANGE on Wednesday, October 19, in solidarity with schools around the country who are also participating in events to raise awareness against bullying.  Remember...the end of bullying begins with each of us.

Hazen Spirit Week and Homecoming!!    The annual Hazen Spirit Week and Homecoming festivities kicked off last Wednesday, October and will run through Saturday, October 22, when the Varsity Soccer Teams will match up against Lake Region.  The Varsity Club planned a week of special themes to rev up Wildcat School Spirit.  Wildcats will be asked to wear their Red, White and Blue on Tuesday, October 18.  The Hazen Marching Band will lead students to the gym for a Pep Rally for a raucous celebration of Wildcat Pride!  Go Cats!

Hazen Support for Harwood Union:  The Hazen Union School community has come together to show support for Harwood Union School who recently suffered the tragic loss of four students.  Athletic Director, John Sperry, has contracted Wheeler Sports to produce Harwood Strong t-shirts to be presented to Harwood students from the Hazen community.  Anyone wanting to contribute to that fund can see John Sperry or Jodi Quinn in the Principal's Office.  A collection for the families of the students who were lost will be sent to the Mad River Valley Community Fund next week.  That donation can also be given to Jodi Quinn in the Principal's Office.  

GMTCC Open House:  All members of the community are cordially invited to tour the facilities of the Green Mountain Technical and Career Center in Hyde Park on Wednesday, October 19, from 6 to 8 PM.  Instructors and students will be on hand to talk about their programs and an affordable Pasta Dinner with all the fixins' will be available from 5:30 to 6:30 PM served by the Culinary Arts students.  Prices are $6 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12 (under 5 are free).

Senior Class Meeting with Josten’s Rep:  Members of the Senior Class will meet with the Josten’s representative at 10:30 AM on Monday, October 24, during TSA to discuss ordering caps and gowns and graduation announcements.  Seniors will receive their ordering information packet at this meeting.

Coffee House:  The Music Department will sponsor a Coffee House on Tuesday, October 25, in the Auditorium from 6 pm to 8 pm.  Students interested in performing should see Krista Hebert or Solomon Race or Mr. Bryant.  There is a sign up sheet outside the auditorium.

Annual Student Information / Medical Information Update Now Overdue!  It is absolutely essential that the school has access to the most current information for our students, especially in an emergency situation or should your child become ill or injured at school.  Please update and sign the form your child brought home in the first day packet and return it to the Guidance Office as soon as possible

New Student Parking Permits for 2016-17!  Attention student drivers!  Students who drive to school and park in the Hazen parking lot each day should register their vehicle in the Principal's Office and display a Student Parking Pass.  The Parking Pass is free!  See Mrs. Quinn in the Principal's Office for a form.   

Important Fall Happenings to Note on your Calendar

OSSU Band Day:  Musicians from all schools in OSSU will meet at Hazen for a day of learning and fun followed by an evening concert for friends and family on Wednesday, November 16.

Fall Parent Teacher Conferences – Fall Parent Teacher conferences will be held on Friday, November 11, 2016.  School will be closed for students on this day. 

November Recess  School will be closed Wednesday, November 23 through Friday, November 25, 2016.

December Teacher Professional Day – Students will be dismissed early (11:35 am) on Friday, December 9, 2016 to allow teachers to participate in professional development training.