February 26, 2018

February 26, 2018
NEW INFORMATION

Super Smash Bros tournament fundraiser NEW DATE
On April 25, 2018, during Activity Time after Session Registration, we are hosting a Super Smash Bros tournament fundraiser to benefit Blue Nile and our Ethiopian student, Bemelke. Students and staff are welcome to battle; suggested donation at least $3 per person. Sign up with a partner (or we will find you one) in the office or see Nikki if you have any questions. (Winkley)

RECENT INFORMATION

Breakfast!
Remember to eat the most important meal of the day at school! Avanti serves breakfast from 8:00-8:30 am each morning in the lunchroom.

Summer Job Opportunity!
If you are interested in a summer job making 11.50 an hour working with Dept. of Ecology, stop by Heather's office for more information. Must be 14-17 years old. (Kazda)

Graduation Gear
If you are a senior who did not order a cap and gown due to financial limitations, please stop by Heather's office. Josten's is allowing Avanti to order two sets of cap and gown free of cost. (Kazda)


Zero Hour Weight Lifting W/ Andy!
Want PE credit? New year's resolutions? Having started Wednesday January 3rd, I will be giving students an opportunity to do weight lifting on Monday and Wednesday mornings starting at 7:15am. All Students are welcome to join, and no weight lifting experience is required. I will be teaching weightlifting technique and exercise science to those who are interested. Students can earn PE credit! (Andy)

Scholarship Opportunities
Seniors- If you are college bound (including community college) and are interested in a career in health care, mathematics, engineering or computer sciences, please see Heather in the counseling office for into on the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship- up to $22,500 over five years!!

The West Olympia Rotary Scholarship is now available and is due March 15. Any student who is attending college next year and has a history of community service (meaning all Avanti students) is eligible. Stop by Heather's office for an application or download it directly from the website: www.westolympiarotary.org

The Larson Family scholarship (valued at $1,000.00 or $2,000.00) is available to graduating seniors who intend to major in political science and/or take college courses in preparation for a career in public policy, government, or politics. Application is due May 15. Please see Heather in the counseling office for more information and an application.



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 for more details or to sign up. (Winkley)

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 relevance to school activities. Only people who fill out this survey and get approval will be allowed to make announcements. (ASB)

Make an appointment with the counselor
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. Once you've sent the form, please be sure to check your email for my response! (Kazda)