News & Upcoming

Voorhees vs. North Clothing Drive April 20-May 1

FIRST, THERE WAS THE MILK CAN GAME.  NOW…THERE IS THE CLOTHING DRIVE!  VOORHEES and NORTH HUNTERDON ARE ENGAGED IN A COMPETITION TO SEE WHO CAN COLLECT THE MOST 

From April 20 to May 1, both schools will be collecting clothes, shoes, toys, stuffed animals, books, bedding, towels, curtains and other small household items to see who can collect the most by weight! (more…)

Summer Arts Camp

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The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District is offering a two-week summer arts camp for students currently in 6th, 7th and 8th grades for the 2014-2015 school year who are interested in the arts: music, theater/dance, fashion design, visual arts and media arts. Dates:  July 13 to 16 and July 20 to 23, 2015.  Click here for more information. Deadline to register is June 1, 2015.

Battle of the Bites – April 20

The first annual FBLA’s Battle of the Bites will be on Monday, April 20 at 5:30pm in the cafeteria.  It’s a battle between Faculty and Staff to make the Best Bites, food or dessert! Pre-pay admission $5, At the door $8, Pre-pay table of 10 is $40.  Attend the event and sample the team’s creations, and vote to determine which team made the BEST BITE!   VHS Battle of the Bites flyer

Riley and Jake’s Dine and Donate – April 15, 2015

The Voorhees High School Be Positive Foundation would like to invite you to Dine and Donate!

For more information click here.

National Student Athlete Day – Monday, April 6, 2015

National Student Athlete Day was created to honor student athletes who have achieved excellence both in the classroom and on the playing field, while having made significant contributions to their school and/or communities.  This event is nationally recognized on April 6 and is co-sponsored by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS), Northeastern University’s Center for the Study of Sport in Society (Sport in Society), the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), and the National Federation of State High School Associations.

This is the list of Voorhees Student-Athletes being recognized:

Dana Christensen Cheerleading Nicole Kozak Swimming -Girls
Amanda Cabot Cheerleading Anna Babiuk-Murray Swimming -Girls
Nicholas Raefski Cross Country – Boys  William Passera Swimming -Boys
Christopher Thompson Cross Country – Boys  Jan Risse Swimming -Boys
Erin McLaughlin Cross Country – Girls Eleanor Brakewood Winter Track – Girls
Meaghan Driscoll Cross Country – Girls Nathaniel Silberman Winter Track – Boys
Lauren Pianucci Field Hockey Matthew Suchovic Winter Track – Boys
Charlee Wood Field Hockey Sara Varga Winter Track – Girls
Philip D’Armiento Football Harley Sacks Wrestling
Michael Trudel Football Jacob Nemeth Wrestling
Carter Christie Soccer – Boys Tobias Cozzolino Baseball
Michael Walsh Soccer – Boys Charles Garrett Baseball
Mary Jolly Soccer – Girls Nathanael Henderson Boys Lax
Caroline Clark Soccer – Girls Michael Snellen Boys Lax
Sierra Yetka Tennis Girls Abigail Flagler Girls LAX
Margaret Vitale Tennis Girls Hannah Ryan Girls LAX
Kaitlyn Welch Volleyball George Wilhelms Golf 
Samantha Hassold Volleyball Landon Cordova Golf 
Kyle Pierson Basketball – Boys Rachel Katzenberger Softball
Sean Szymczak Basketball – Boys Sarah Newgarde Softball
Erin Hollyfield Basketball – GIrls George Durrant Tennis – Boys
Victoria Furka Basketball – GIrls Kyle Reiter Tennis – Boys
Kyra Baumstark Fencing – Girls Timothy Waldron Track – Boys
Kelsey Jones Fencing – Girls Kutin Manu Track – Boys
Jesse Acevedo Fencing – Boys Jessica Schneider Spring Track – Girls
Andrew Sponaugle Fencing – Boys Olivia Holthaus Spring Track – Girls

Discount Movie Tickets Support PTSO

Save money on your movie tickets and help support the Voorhees PTSO!  Each movie ticket only costs you $10, is good for any movie at any time, and never expires. You can choose from tickets to Bow Tie Cinemas (Mansfield/Hackettstown) or Regal Cinemas (Pohatcong/ Phillipsburg).  Click here for order form and more details.  Orders due by April 22nd and can be delivered to main office.  Tickets can be picked up after May 7.

Principal’s Newsletter March-April 2015

Please click on the following link to read the Principal’s Newsletter for March-April 2015 - VHS Principals Newsletter March-April 2015

Student Parking Passes for 2015-2016

REQUIRED FOR PARENTS WANTING STUDENT PARKING PASSES NEXT YEAR  (more…)

2015 VHS Wrestling Summer Camp

Click VHS Wrestling Summer Camp 2015 for the registration form and more detailed information.

STEM Camp for Grades 5-7 June 22-25

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Regional High School District is launching a STEM Camp this summer for students in grades 5, 6 and 7.  The four day camp will be held from June 22 to 25 at North Hunterdon High School.  Deadline to register for the camp is May 1, 2015.  Cost is $315.  Students will have an introduction to computer science, engineering, robotics and rocketry.  For more information and registration form - STEM Camp Brochure

Dyslexia and Mental Health Seminars

The North Hunterdon-Voorhees Special Services Coordinators’ Articulation Group is sponsoring two upcoming seminars.  The first seminar will be held on April 15 and continued on April 29, which will cover how to understand and deal with children who may have mental health challenges.  The second will cover dyslexia.  More information is below and the flyers for each seminar posted at the bottom. (more…)

Voorhees Wins Mock Trial County Championship

Voorhees High School’s Mock Trial Team won the county championship on January 22!  Congratulations to the team and its advisor, Ms. Kathy Manz.  The team moves on to the regional competition which will be held on February 5.  Good luck Voorhees!

Education Foundation Launches 3rd Annual Founding Partners Campaign

The Voorhees High School Education Foundation (VHSEF) is kicking off its 3rd Annual Founding Partners Campaign.  Please click here to read the campaign letter.  Click here for the donation form.  To date, the VHSEF has raised $49,500 and made multiple donations to the high school.  Details are in the campaign letter.  To learn more about the VHSEF, please visit www.vhsef.org.

2010 VHS Graduate Starts Theatre Company

2010 Voorhees Graduate, Rose Bochner, has started a new theatre company with co-founder Dan Hasse called Shakespeare in the Square in New York City.  Below is more information on the company and its upcoming performance of Romeo and Juliet:

SHAKESPEARE IN THE SQUARE is the city’s newest group of young professionals bringing a fresh perspective to classical theatre. The founders, Dan Hasse and Rose Bochner, recent gradates of NYU Tisch School of the Arts, created the company as freshmen, performing in Washington Square Park over the last four years. This winter they are continuing to lead this new generation of Shakespeareans to Off-Broadway, while still maintaining the outdoor-NYU program. (more…)

Donation from VHS Education Foundation

A message from the Voorhees High School Education Foundation

The VHSEF is pleased to announce its donation of $9,095 towards the purchase of Theater Drapes for the auditorium stage.  This donation was approved/accepted by the Board of Education at their meeting on November 19th.  “I am so appreciative of the money to replace the damaged old drapery. It has needed to be done for quite some time now, and will greatly improve the look of all events that occur in the theater,” said Nancy Lomas-Reynolds, Director of the VHS Drama Club.     (more…)

PARCC and Common Core Information

PARCC INFORMATION:

An Introduction to PARCC

http://www.parcconline.org/about-parcc

PARCC for Parents (Includes link to sample test items.)

http://parcconline.org/for-parents

What is PARCC? (6:39 minute video)

COMMON CORE INFORMATION:

http://njcore.org/sites/default/files/NJDOE_9to12_Online_6_23_Final.pdf

NJDOE Video – New Jersey’s Common Core – Higher Standards/Brighter Future (6:35 minute video)

http://www.state.nj.us/education/sca/video/

 

World Language Honor Society

Advisor: Mrs. Vlasova, room 256 & the WL office (261)
Contact Info: tvlasova@nhvweb.net
The World Language Honor Society (WLHS) incorporates four different societies into one, each of them representing a language taught at Voorhees High School (French, German, Latin, and Spanish).
In order to qualify for the WLHS a student must:
 - be in the third year of the language
 - have an overall grade of an “A-” for two years and maintain good grades
 - participate in the respective language club
Once inducted, the student is expected to maintain the averages, peer tutor, and participate in one of the events sponsored by the WLHS: Induction (taking place in November), World Language Day and other activities to help promote world languages
Meetings will take place weekly or every other week depending on the density of activities. Please, check your school e-mail for the updates!

Message From Principal

Dear Voorhees Parents/Guardians,

Over the last year, there has been a surge nationwide in the use of vaporizers and e-cigarettes by teenagers.  There are many health concerns and risks associated with this new trend.  These products can be used to ingest tobacco, marijuana (THC) and other chemicals and will be treated as drug paraphernalia if a student is caught with these devices on school property.  This message is to inform you of the school policies related to the use or possession of vaporizers and e-cigarettes in school.  (more…)

Zumba

Come join us on Monday nights in the new cafe for a fantastic hour of fitness and fun!  Bring your sneaks & your energy and for $5 you’ll get an incredible Zumba work-out with certified instructor Yong!   Zumba runs from 7-8pm every Monday.  Proceeds benefit the Voorhees Field Hockey Booster Club/Team.

VHS Marching Band Takes First Place

2014 VHS MARCHING BANDOn Saturday, September 22nd, the Voorhees High School Marching Band competed at the Hunterdon Central Band Competition.  The Viking Band performed their 2014 field show, The Pyramids of Egypt, and came in first place out of the five Group IIA bands (bands with up to 55 members) that were competing that evening.  In addition to coming in first, the Viking Band also won awards for Best Visual, Best Music, Best Overall Effect, and Best Color Guard in their group.  Their next competition will be at Somerville High School on October 11th.  Congratulations to the band and good luck in future performances!