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3560 McCarty Rd. Saginaw, MI 48603 | 989.790.1676

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September 19th, 2019

Lunch today: Hard or Soft Tacos or Hot Dog on Bun; carrots, broccoli, fruit, cookie, milk
Lunch for tomorrow: Chicken Wrap or Sloppy Joe on Bun; green beans, carrots, fruit, milk

Salad Plate and Yogurt/PBJ Sandwich Entrees Offered Daily

Scripture of the Day: “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.” Philippians 2:3-4

Cheer on your Chargers:

V Golf vs. Caro @Pleasant view 3:30pm, early out 2:30pm
V Cross Country @ Frankenmuth 3:30pm, early out 2:15pm
JV Football @ Nouvel 6:00pm

Attention Students:

  • College Visit sign ups are in the H hallway. U of M Flint will be here on Friday, Sept. 27th. You must notify Mrs. Mueller by 8:00 am the day of the visit to get a pass. See Mrs. Mueller with questions.
  • “The Thrivent Member Network—Great Lakes and Mid-America Regions and Thrivent Student Resources are coming to your computer with webinars to help you pay for college and reduce your college debt. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. Eastern / 7 p.m. Central log on for “Paying for College.” You’ll explore options before you borrow. Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. Eastern|7 p.m. Central be online for “Top 3 Ways to Reduce Student Loan Payments.” We hope you’ll join us for these great opportunities to help you be wise with money! Please RSVP
    Sept. 24: http://bit.ly/PayCollege9-19 Oct. 3: http://bit.ly/StudLnPymt10-19
  • All students should have received an email with a link to a Google Form to make requests for the Homecoming Dance. Please submit requests by this Friday. If you know that your friends have already requested a certain song, no need to request it again. See Mrs. Schwarz if you did not get the email.
  • Students taking AP exams in the spring should turn in their exam fee of $94 per exam, made payable to Valley Lutheran, to the front office. The payment deadline for all students taking required or elective exams is Tuesday, October 1st. Please speak with Mrs. Mueller if other arrangements for payment need to be made.
  • Varsity Soccer Homecoming is Sept. 23rd against Bullock Creek at 7:00pm, and Senior Night for Varsity Soccer is September 25th, against Nouvel at 4:30pm..
  • Senior apparel is available to order on Classroom. Deadline is Monday, September 23rd, 11:59pm. T-Shirts $12, Long sleeve $18, Crewneck $22, and Hoody $25.
  • Are you interested in developing new innovations to solve existing problems? The A.H. Nickless Innovation Award is a competition in the Great Lakes Bay Region that aims to inspire high school students to find creative solutions to real-world problems. Come to Room 106 today after school to find out more about this competition.
  • Any student electing to take an AP exam outside of our current AP course offerings should speak with Mrs. Mueller by Friday, September 20th. Due to changes made by AP, students must declare their intent to test in the fall starting with this school year.
  • Peace Lutheran is looking for two guys to chaperone their Hartley Outdoor Education experience September 25-27. Interested students should see Mrs. Mueller.
  • There will be a Protect Life meeting Friday, Sept. 20th, during meeting time in the RC.
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church is looking for student volunteers for its worship arts team. Instrumentalists, vocalists, visual artists, and techies are all welcome! Scheduling is flexible to meet your needs! See Alex Holcomb during your lunch hour today for more information.
  • Every Tuesday Protect Life prays outside the abortion clini that is right here in Saginaw. If you would like to join us as we cover the clinic in prayer, come to Mrs. Winter’s room for directions or a ride. Non-members are welcome!
  • YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region is offering two life-saving educational programs. Safe Sitter provides a 1-day training to young teen to prepare them to stay home alone safely, care for younger siblings, and how to get their first jobs as babysitters. Safe@Home is a 90-minute program that teaches students how to practice safe habits, how to prevent unsafe situations, and what to do when faced with dangers such as power failures or weather emergencies when they are home alone. Visit www.safesitter.org to learn more!
  • Drivers Education Segment 2 will run Oct. 7-9, by Mr. R’s A+ Driving School, after school from 3:45-5:45pm. For more information, please contact MrRsAplus.com or 989-798-2809.

Attention Parents:

  • The Parent Organization is having their Annual Mum Sale this Friday, September 20th, beginning at 1:00pm, until supplies last! Cost is $10 per mum. Thanks for your support!
  • We will have a special guest this Friday after Chapel, (which begins at 10:12am), who received an Operation Christmas Child Box (which our VLHS students help pack) when she was 8 years old, and in an orphanage. It was the first gift she ever received. With the gift, she learned the Creator of the universe loved her. She began to pray for a family for her and her sister. That prayer was answered & a loving family adopted them both! You are welcome to come hear the impact this event has!
  • We have a couple families looking for car pool help, one in Saginaw Township, and the other in Midland. If you’d be willing to help, please contact our office at 989-790-1676.
  • Mrs. Schwarz is still in need of parents to help at the homecoming dance to collect shoes and keep the students hydrated. If you are interested, please email to jschwarz@vlhs.com. You can even dance if you want to. 🙂
  • “The Thrivent Member Network—Great Lakes and Mid-America Regions and Thrivent Student Resources are coming to your computer with webinars to help you pay for college and reduce your college debt. Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. Eastern / 7 p.m. Central log on for “Paying for College.” You’ll explore options before you borrow. Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8 p.m. Eastern|7 p.m. Central be online for “Top 3 Ways to Reduce Student Loan Payments.” We hope you’ll join us for these great opportunities to help you be wise with money! Please RSVP
    Sept. 24: http://bit.ly/PayCollege9-19 Oct. 3: http://bit.ly/StudLnPymt10-19
  • You are invited to a FREE Event “Taking Control of Aggressive Behavior”, sponsored by CrossRoads Counseling Ministries and Saginaw Valley Stephen Ministry Alliance. Aggressive behavior is found in all walks of life and in all socio-economic settings. All are welcome! Pre Registration is requested by email to wtrombley@crcounseling.org or telephone 989-652-0764.
  • As many of our students stay after school for various functions, we like to have our school store and concessions available. Therefore, if you’d like to share some time with our awesome high schoolers from 2:45-3:30pm, please contact our office!
  • Drivers Education Segment 2 will run Oct. 7-9, 3:45-5:45pm., by Mr. R’s A+ Driving School. For more information, please contact MrRsAplus.com or 989-798-2809.
  • We were contacted by a busy doctors office, as they are looking for a medical insurance clerk 10-20 hours/week. If you are interested in part time work and a flexible schedule, please contact Amy at 792-7878.