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September 2019
Homecoming Week is October 7 thru October 12
Powder Puff Football Game − Monday, October 7 @ 6pm

Homecoming Parade − Thursday, October 10 @ 6pm

Football Game vs. Liberty HS − Friday, October 11 @ 7pm

Homecoming Dance − Saturday, October 12 from 7pm to 10pm

13th Annual Sherando Homecoming Parade
 The 13th Annual Sherando High School Homecoming Parade will be held Thursday, October 10th, 2019. Homecoming Parade & Bonfire Organized by the Sherando Warrior Club and hosted by the town of Stephens City, is being held on Main Street beginning at 6:00 PM with events in the Commons. Come and enjoy the parade that starts off at 6:00 and features floats, made & decorated by SHS students, SHS Homecoming Court, Sherando Warrior Football team, cheerleaders, Sherando band, local businesses and more. Immediately following the parade, a bonfire will be lit in the Commons for all to chant and cheer our team to victory. The Sherando Band Boosters will be selling concessions in the Commons.

We need lots of volunteers for Parade Lineup, Safety Marshals and Commons staffing. We are in need of anyone with Convertibles or Pickups that would be willing to drive Homecoming Court members. Email Mary Ann Kremer- if you would like to volunteer or join in the FESTIVITIES. There's something for everyone!!

Sherando Homecoming football game in Arrowhead Stadium on Friday, October 11th @ 7:00pm. Come watch our Warrior bring our Team onto the Field and cheer our Warriors on to Victory!
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Current price is $80.

On 10/1 the price increases to $85.
On 12/1 the price increases to $90.
The last day to order is 1/5/2020.
Currently, 161 yearbooks have been sold.

College Night on September 25
 College Night will be held at Apple Blossom Mall on Wednesday, September 25 at 6pm. This is a great opportunity for students to speak with representatives from Universities, Colleges, Technical Schools. and Military. This event is open to students from Clarke County, Frederick County, Page County, Shenandoah County, Warren County, Winchester City, and students from the Eastern Panhandle.

PSAT Registration
Students interested in taking the PSAT can register to take the test in the Guidance office September 3 - 13. This test is recommended for juniors and sophomores who have completed Algebra and Geometry. The cost of the test this year is $17.00. Payment is required at the time registration. Checks should be made payable to Sherando High School. If you are paying in cash please have exact change. Fee Waivers are available for juniors that qualify for free/reduced lunch. The test will be administered on the morning of Oct. 16th at Sherando. There is no makeup date for the PSAT. Space is limited so interested students are encouraged to register early. Students should see Ms. Hoffman or Ms. Hansen in the guidance office before school, during their study hall period, or after school to register for the test. The deadline to register is September 13th.

For more information on the PSAT go to:
AP Exam Registration

From October 21-November 1, students may register to take Advanced Placement (AP) exams in the guidance department. The registration period has moved from the spring to the fall this year due to changes made by The College Board, who administers the AP exams. The cost of taking each AP exam is $94. At the time of registration, students will need to pay a minimum, non-refundable deposit of $40 for each exam they plan to take. The final balance will be $54 per exam which must be paid by March 6, 2020. Those students who participate in the Free and Reduced Meals Program are eligible to have the exam fee waived if they present a copy of the Eligibility Notification Letter they received after being approved to participate in the Free and Reduced Meals Program. If that letter has been lost, a copy may be secured by contacting the School Nutrition Services Department at 540-662-3888 x88109. All FCPS students will take their AP exams at Lord Fairfax Community College during the two–week exam window of May 4-8 and May 11-15, 2020. For more information, contact the guidance department or visit
Apply to Participate in FCPS 101
Frederick County Public Schools is accepting applications through Friday, September 13 for its community engagement program called FCPS 101. The program provides parents and others with an opportunity to learn about Frederick County Public Schools and its operations, including instructional and administrative services. Applications for FCPS 101 are available at or at any school office. FCPS 101 is sponsored by First Bank and Virginia Property Group.
FCPS Rapid Communication System Text Messages
The Frederick County Public Schools’ Rapid Communication System includes an SMS text message function. In order to receive text messages sent through the FCPS Rapid Communication System, parents must have the phone number of the device on which they want to receive text alerts included on their child’s student record. In addition, they must opt-in to receiving the text messages if they have not done so previously. To opt-in, text “Y” or “Yes” to 67587 from the device on which you want to receive text messages. Once the opt-in process has been completed, you will receive a confirmation text message.
Sherando FFA 2019 State Convention Results

Elected State FFA Vice President: Erin Orgen

CDE Results:

Agronomy (Sr.) - 1st place - State Champions
Team Members: Jonathan Ames - 1st place high individual, Matt Hartley - 5th place high individual, Jeremy Petrie, Jacob Neff, Coach: Mr. Stout

Jr. Prepared Public Speaking - 1st place
Jordan Petrie, Coach: Mr. Stout

Horticulture - 2nd place
(combined Nursery/Landscape and Floriculture)
Team Members: Grayson Moyer, Erin Orgen, Sarah Byram, Hannah Burton, Meleah Mayton, Matthew Sampson, Ella Borst, Emily Orgen, Coach: Mrs. Borst

Floriculture - 3rd place
Team Members: Grayson Moyer - 1st place high individual, Erin Orgen, Hannah Burton, Sarah Byram, Coach: Mrs. Borst

Dairy Cattle Evaluation - 3rd place
Team Members: Mallory Painter - 3rd place high individual, Erin Orgen - 7th place high individual, Logan Hartley, Mattea Krejci, Coach: Mrs. Whitacre

Agronomy (Jr.) - 3rd place
Team Members: Jordan Petrie - 5th place high individual, Tyler McDonald - 10th place high individual, Hailey Patterson, Hayden Hedrick, Coach: Mr. Stout

Turf Grass Management - 3rd place
Team Members: Hannah Burton, Josh Hartley, Stella Wallin, Matthew Sampson, Coach: Mrs. Borst

Veterinary Science - 4th place
Team Members: Jet Fransen - 9th place high individual, Raven Funkhouser, Robbie Chagerben, Erica Feuerstein, Coach: Mrs. Whitacre

Nursery/Landscape - 5th place
Team members: Ella Borst - 10th place high individual, Emily Orgen, Matthew Sampson, Meleah Mayton, Coach: Mrs. Borst

Agriculture Mechanics
Team Members: Colt Bauserman - 7th place high individual, Jason Campbell, Megan Grose, Andrew Norris, Coach: Mrs. Edwards

Environmental/Natural Resources
Dalton Shifflett - 7th place high individual, Michelle Kopczynski, Mallory Painter, Logan Hartley, Coach: Mrs. Edwards

Employment Skills
Lucy Ferrulli, Coach: Mr. Stout

Team Members: Emily Lucas, Emma Sheetz, Emily Blanton, Coach: Mr. Stout

Extemporaneous Public Speaking
Tyler Hazelwood, Coach: Mrs. Borst

State Officer Candidates:
Erin Orgen
Jeremy Petrie

State FFA Degrees Awarded:
Jonathan Ames, Mallory Painter, Grayson Moyer, Erin Orgen, Hailey Catalano, Kenny Snyder, Jeremy Petrie, Logan Hartley, Megan Grose, Sarah Byram, Mason Beall, Raven Funkhouser,

Proficiency Awards:
State Winners :
Grayson Moyer – Diversified Horticulture - Placement
Jonathan Ames – Crop Production - Placement

2019 Superior Chapter Award: Gold Rating
Public Relations – Silver Award
Scrapbook – Gold Rating

36 of our FFA members attended State FFA Convention

Notice of Nondiscrimination
Frederick County Public Schools shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, political
affiliation, disability or veteran status in the education program and activities, or employment and provides equal access to the Boy
Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Questions concerning the application of this non-discrimination policy may be made to: Title IX Coordinator (Adults), Jennifer Rydholm, Exec. Director of Human Resources; Title IX Coordinator (Students) and Section 504 Coordinator, Teresa Ritenour, Director of Student Support Services.

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, see list of OCR enforcement offices for the addresses and phone numbers of
the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

185 South Warrior Drive, Stephens City, VA 22655

(540) 869-0060

John Nelson, Principal

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