are meeting to set goals for the year ahead. You're invited:
Sports: Monday, 8/15,
Personnel: Tuesday, 8/16,
Finance: Monday, 8/22
Development: Tuesday, 8/23
Curriculum: Thursday, 9/8
Sports Committee Meeting,
Monday, 8/15, 7:30PM
If you are interested in helping YIHS improve and expand its sports offerings, please consider attending the Sports Committee meeting tomorrow, 8/15 at 7:30PM
2011 YIHS Camping Trip
and Orientation Week
Planning Meeting -- Tuesday, August 16, at 7pm
It's time to plan our back-to-school camping trip! This year, the trip will take place from Monday, August 29 - Friday, September 2
and will include a bike trip, food, group games, discussions on the history and philosophy of YIHS, a student meeting, an orienteering expedition, swimming, one night of camping outside of Devil's Lake State Park, and more. All parents and students are encouraged to attend a planning meeting on Tuesday, August 16 at 7 pm
in the YIHS Student Lounge so that we can finalize details. We will need to figure out transportation, assign meals, select tents, and talk about group rules. All enrolled students are expected to participate in the trip, and this year we are requesting that at least one adult from each family participate for a day and night, if at all possible.
We look forward to seeing everyone there! If you have any questions, please contact Jacob Hundt at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (608) 637-6445.
New Parent Orientation Meeting
Thursday, August 25, 7PM
New Parents! Join us Thursday evening August 25th for an introduction to the Youth Initiative. We'll talk about what to expect in the coming year and answer your questions.
Back-to-School Clean-up Day!
Saturday, August 27, 9AM - 3PM
We're getting ready re-occupy our space--help us get it looking the way we want it! This August we'd like to:
-- paint the hallway a more cheerful color
-- re-think the decor of the ladies' room
-- clean the hallway skylights
-- throw out lots of old stuff!!!
This is a great way to start the year, so come and help us for part of the day--Faculty are especially invited. We need at least 15 people through the course of the day because we have a lot to do! Cleaning supplies and snacks will be provided.
If you have a specific project you'd like to be assigned to, call Liz at school.
We still have evening meeting times available on Wednesday, August 17. Please call the school office 608- 637-6445, visit this link
, or email Liz (email@example.com
) to schedule an appointment.
Summer Office Hours
YIHS hours for August will be Monday - Thursday from 9AM - 12PM
until the week of 8/22 at which time we'll be open more or less during school hours. We continue to check phone messages and emails.
Girls Volleyball Update
- Practice begins this week!
A current physical
is needed for any girls playing on the YIHS volleyball team. If you had a physical for a sport last year, you can just get an alternate year card signed. Otherwise, you will need have a physical before practice starts on August 15th.
- Thursday Sept 15
YIHS @ Coulee Region Christian School in West Salem
- Tuesday Sept 20
YIHS @ Cornerstone Christian in Westby
- Saturday Oct 1
Tournament in Stratford, WI (three matches)
- Thursday Oct 6
Triangular at Faith Baptist School
- 4PM - Faith v. Coulee Region
- 5PM - YIHS v. Coulee Region
- 6PM - Faith v. YIHS
- Tuesday Oct 11
Triangular at Cornerstone Christian School (Westby) along with Coulee Region (game times yet to be determined but will begin at 5:00pm)
WIAA Playoffs begin the week of October 17th
- matches, game times, locations to be announced
There will be a fee per player to cover coaching costs, PRWS gym usage, uniforms and tournament costs. This is still to be determined. Contact Paula Grenier if you have questions: 608 606 3500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacob and Sofya are looking for help harvesting elderberries on their farm Monday, (tomorrow) 8/15. Contact him at 608-637-6764.
The Whole Plate--logging some miles
The Whole Plate
nutrition & cooking curriculum will go on the road again soon. Dawn and Shawn will be attending conferences near and far to demonstrate our amazing curriculum, and they are looking for donations of airline miles to defray travel expenses. Contact Shawn (email@example.com
) or Dawn (firstname.lastname@example.org
) if you can help.
Harvest Celebration and Parade, 2011
Help build the 2011 Viroqua Harvest puppet parade! No experience necessary!
The Viroqua Harvest Celebration & Parade is building puppets for this year's parade every Thursday afternoon, starting around 5 p.m., at the back door of Driftless Books in Viroqua. All ages are welcome--come prepared to get messy and have fun. (Parade day is Saturday, October 8.)
We're also looking for a few items to help make this year's parade a success. Can you donate any of the following?
--old latex house paint, any color
--old sheets/large pieces of fabric
(YIHS parents are planning to have a food booth at the celebration in October -- and
they'll be raffling the tipi, above.)
The Driftless Area Art Festival
is sponsoring a teen level exhibition for the first time. If you are a teen, you are eligible to enter! Here are the steps:
1) email Anne Tedeschi
) your name, address, phone, age and school affiliation.
2) produce ONE art work
that is ready to be hung up or displayed (if sculpture or another medium). Your work must have your name, age, affiliation & phone affixed to the back or the bottom of your work, which should be wrapped and be accompanied by the form below. You may use any art work you have done in the last two years.
3) deliver it to the Soldiers Grove Fair Grounds on Friday afternoon, September 16th
OR, if it is more convenient, deliver it to the VIVA Art Gallery
in Viroqua on Main Street by September 14th
for me to pick up.
There will be a $50.00 award for Best-in-Show and an honorable mention: both winners will be featured in the window of the VIVA Art gallery in Viroqua for the month following the festival. Registration forms are available at YIHS!
Thanks! -- Anne Tedeschi