Congrats to the Hardin Valley JV & Varsity Lady Hawks Basketball teams for their wins over the West Rebels.
All Youth-in-Government participants: There will be a mandatory meeting on Friday after school in D115. You will receive vital paperwork for the field trip. Please see Mr. Wise or Mrs. Wilgus for details.
On Tuesday, February 3rd, all Juniors will be taking the Writing Assessment during either 1st or 4th block. The test will be administered by computer. If you are not testing with your class, you will be in the Library or a computer lab. Please consult the lists posted on the front office windows to find your testing location. Every student MUST be able to login to a school computer with your username and password. If you are unable to login to a computer, you must have your password reset. Counselors will be on hand in the Atrium during lunch on Monday to assist with this task. You may also go to the Library on Monday afternoon after school or Tuesday morning before school to received help with a password reset. The Writing Assessment is two hours long. School officials will use results from the writing assessment for placement in a possible writing intervention class next year. It's critical that you do your absolute best on this test. Sophomores & Freshmen will also take a writing assessment. 10th graders will test on February 9 and 9th graders will test on February 17. More details will follow about classroom locations at a later date.
Any girl at Hardin Valley trying out for Softball should see Coach Wright in F112 for information.
Attention all Chess Players: The inaugural meeting of the HVA Chess Club will take place on Thursday, February 5th in the Library from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Bring a chess board and a friend. For more information see Jonathan Bell or Mrs. Steiner.
Once again it is time for the Hardin Valley Idol Contest. Wednesday, February 18th you will have the opportunity to show off your singing talents in a contest that will give you a chance to move on to some big prizes. The winners from each school will compete against other contestants from each of the other Knox County Schools downtown at the Market Square on May 8th. If you are interested, and have a voice that you think can win it all, come get registered. You may pick up a registration from Coach Black in Room D107 STEM hallway. All registration must be turned in by February 16th. Contestants must provide all recorded music, or play your own instrument. See Coach Black for information and questions.
Congratulations to the following FBLA members who placed in the Regional Competition yesterday at East TN State University and they are eligible to move up to compete at the state level: Steven Y, Ana Amyx, Jacob Futtrell, Michael Jones, Isaac Fox, Cole Parks, Harrison Moser, and Parth Patel.
Attention all Book Club members: Copies of The Natural are now available in the Library on a first come-first served basis. There are only limited number of these books available, so please return them to the Library as soon as you finish, so other members can check them out. Also, the date of the February meeting has been changed. We will not meet on Thursday, February 19th and NOT the 12th. See Mrs. Steiner if you have any questions.
Attention Artists: The deadline to submit your work to HVA's Literary Magazine is THIS Friday. Yes, this Friday, January 30th. Please submit any poetry, drawings, photography, or art of any kind to F116 or Mrs. Shave this week.
HVA home basketball game Friday against The Karns Beavers. Boy's JV @4:30, Girl's Varsity @ 6 p.m. Boy's Varsity @7:30 p.m.
The French Club will meet Monday, February 2 at 3:45 p.m. in F107. Come join us.
This weekend is the Knoxville Interscholastic Swimming League Championships. Friday night, our Hawks divers compete at 6:30 p.m. at the Allan Jones AquaTics Diving Center on UT's Campus. On Saturday, January 31st, the Hawks swimmers compete in the preliminaries at 9 a.m. and the finals begin at 6 p.m. at the AJAC pool on UT's campus. congratulations to the 9 seniors entering their last regular season meet: Will Arthur, Zane Joyeuse, Zach Byrd, Elijah Lambert, Noah Strange, Courtney Aycock, Ashley Darby, Abby Vandersluis, and Claire Rowcliffe. The Hawks have qualified 15 swimmers for the state finals in 3 weeks. Congratulations to those swimmers.