October 16, 2017

October 16, 2017
RECENT INFORMATION

ADVISORY:
This Wednesday, October 18th, is Advisory & Registration Day. All students are required to attend school from 8:20 am - ~12:30 pm.
8:20 - 10:00 Advisory
10:00 - 11:00 All School Assembly
11:00 - 11:35 Lunch (open campus)
11:40 - 1:00 Registration for Session 2
1:00 - 2:20 Activity Time

Assembly Announcements form

You must fill out this form (click here)! if you wish to make announcements at the Assembly. We will now be taking surveys so that announcements will maintain relevancy to school activities. Only people who fill out this survey and get approval will be allowed to make announcements. (ASB)

Survey time! (Again)
Surprise! Another fundraising survey for everybody! Here we have a list of possible Avanti gear options, such as sweatshirts, sweatpants, and maybe even a book bag! Give us your input here! Click Here For Survey (ASB)

Women's Club Scholarship
Seniors- the Women's Club of Olympia is offering three scholarships: $3,000, 2,000 and 1,000 to recipients who have financial need, community involvement and good academic standing. Scholarships are open to all genders. This is a local scholarship worth applying for! You must be planning to attend a school in WA state. Stop by the counselor's office for more information and a copy of the application! (Kazda)


Music at October Assembly
Any one interested in performing (play &/or sing) a group tribute to the late Tom Petty during the next assembly, Oct 18th, please come to practice in the Music room this Tuesday during lunch. We are putting the band back together, man! (Thedell)

Adventure Club trip to Porter Falls
October 20, 8:30-12:00. The sign up list is on the bulletin board by the vending machines. This is an easy 1.5 mile walk to a scenic rocky outcropping where two rivers join. Cost: $5 ($3 with Activity sticker) Sponsored by the Adventure Club. Check out the pic Here. (Sogn)

Safe Place Workshops
We will be offering students the opportunity to attend two workshops with Sierra Abrams from SafePlace in the Advisory activity time on October 18th and November 8th. More info can be found on this flyer or ask Nikki for more information. (Winkley)

Avanti Haunted School
WANTED: CREATIVE, FUN, SCARY, SHY, TALL, SHORT HAUNTED SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS AND DONORS! PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM ON THE HAUNTED SCHOOL PAGE!!!! (Think fun, Think Service Learning, Think Supporting a Worthy Cause)!!!! (Hanby)

RECURRING OPPORTUNITIES

Math tutors needed
Peer tutors needed for math Fridays from 12:20-2:20 pm. Help students create a better understanding of their Learning Plans and earn Service Learning credit at the same time. Connect with Nikki or Mr. Thedell for more details or to sign up. (Winkley)

Scholarships/Service Learning
Seniors- You can NOW apply for federal student aid by filling out the FAFSA online using you or your family's 2016 tax returns. The sooner the better! Federal funds run out quickly. Please APPLY NOW if you are even considering college or a training program after graduation. If you have not scheduled an appointment to meet with Heather, please do so this week!
If anyone if interested in applying for a Good Citizen scholarship through the Daughters of the American Revolution, please see Heather in the counseling office.
Great opportunity for service learning hours. The STEP program, which brings together teens and elders for through inspired conversation, is looking for new teen members. Call Linda at 360-480-1894 or email her at Linda.terry4@gmail.com or talk to Heather at the counseling office. (Kazda)

Make an appointment with the counselor
Seniors if you have not yet met with Heather to review your credits and transcript and talk about your plan for next year PLEASE fill out the online form or stop by the counselor's office to make an appointment. I've created a link to a form on the Counselor's page, that students can fill out and send to me when they need to meet with me, either for academic or personal reasons. The hope is that instead of going to Brenda, students can requests appointments directly with me. (Kazda)