Daily Announcements

Monday, April 24, 2017


  • Congratulations to the following students for being invited to attend the 2017 Summer Residential Governor’s school: Elizabeth Kraisinger for Humanities, Dina Liacopouos for NASA Mentorship, Kathleen Love for Agriculture, Nathan Snyder and Drew Sullivan for Math, Science, & Technology, and Colleen Dugan and Casey Fishman for Foreign Language


  • Cheerleading green days will begin today, April 24 and will be held on all Tuesdays and Thursdays through the end of May.  All are welcome in the aux gym from 3:30-5 pm.  You must have a valid VHSL physical on file in the activities office to participate.


  • If you missed the live performances of the One Person Shows shows (and even if you didn’t), you still have the chance to see a stunning exhibit of photographs of each of the shows, taken by Jim Coates, a local professional photographer. The large-format photos will be on display at Cassatt’s Kiwi Café (4536 Lee Hwy, Arlington), from April 24 – May 7, 2017. Cassatt’s will also run a “dine-out week” from April 24 – 30, during which time a portion of proceeds will benefit Yorktown Theatre, when you mention Yorktown Theatre to your server (applies to lunch and dinner).


  • Girls – are you interested in becoming a firefighter or ems officer? Check out CAMP HEAT, JULY 6-9, 2017. Take part in a free four­day overnight camp designed to introduce females ages 15­18 to firefighting and emergency medical services. Learn about fitness, nutrition, emergency medical care,
fire science and teamwork while participating in hands­on activities. Experience the everyday life of a firefighter/EMT and eat dinner with on­duty crews at an Arlington County Fire Station. Get a taste of college life with overnight stays at Marymount University. For more information and to apply, visit fire.arlingtonva.us


  • Yorktown Bands invite all members of the Yorktown community to join us for the 6th annual Chili Cook-off.  Students and staff, individuals and groups, are encouraged to enter their chili in the competition. Details on entering are at http://yorktownband.org/. The showdown will be on Saturday, April 29 from noon to 2:30 in the Yorktown cafeteria.  All are welcome to eat delicious chili and enjoy live music, including the Yorktown Big Band.