New items have arrived at the Voorhees School Store for Spring and Summer! Click here for list of items and the order form. Orders are due to Mr. Mitchell Collins by May 11. Please make checks payable to Voorhees High School. Attention Seniors – There will be a white-out day later in May so please consider ordering a white senior t-shirt from the school store, see order form.
For ANYONE (new and returning) interested in trying out for fall 2015 cheer, there is a MANDATORY cheer clinic being held by the VHS cheer coaches May 4th – May 7th. Click here for more details. Contact booster club officers at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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…)
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.
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:
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
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 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!
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 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…)
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…)
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!
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…)
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.
On 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!
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North-Hunterdon Voorhees Regional High School District
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The Voorhees High School Education Foundation (VHSEF) is a non-profit, all volunteer organization founded in 2012, providing grants, scholarships and recognition for faculty, students and staff of Voorhees High School.