The new issue of the Timberwolf student newspaper has been published! It features many great stories from ebola to ISIS to the tablets at SVHS. This is an exceptional job done by a great group of new newspaper students. We are looking forward to many new great issues this year!
Read it here:
October Final Newspaper
CONGRATULATIONS to the Timberwolf Marching Band! They placed 1st in Percussion, Color Guard, Field Commanders and Band. They were named Grand Champions at Point Pleasant’s Battle of the Bands on 10/25/14!
We are so proud of these hard working young women and men. They always represent Spring Valley and themselves so well in all the parades, competitions, games, and other events they participate in.
GREAT JOB to all band members, directors, and parents!
Picture day is coming up at Spring Valley High School. Pictures will begin Tuesday, October 28th and continue until Thursday, October 30th.
Seniors will be photographed Tuesday, October 28th. (Make up photos will be taken on Thursday, if a student is absent from school on Tuesday.) Senior students must have their photos taken at school during these photo days with the customary drape and tux to be included in the yearbook. No submitted photos will be allowed. Seniors will receive Continue reading School Picture Information
The Bureau for Public Health, Commissioner and State Health Officer, Dr. Letitia Tierney has joined with the West Virginia Department of Education to provide important information regarding Enterovirus D68 to parents.
Parent Letter re Enterovirus
On Monday, October 6th the junior and senior class will be taking a field trip to Marshall University to attend College Day. Students must see their counselor to register for the trip and pick up a permission slip. Registration will close on Thursday, October 2nd.
The 2014-2015 “Howler,” Spring Valley’s Yearbook, is now on sale. This year all orders will be taken online. Those interested in purchasing a book can visit www.jostensyearbooks.com. Once on that site, patrons will be asked to search for their school and then can purchase from the school’s page within the Josten’s website.
Books are currently $60. This is an early bird price and will go up soon. Be sure to order now.
In addition to book sales, the yearbook class is working on selling ads to raise the extra money needed to produce the book. Ads can be purchased for businesses and organizations. The yearbook also offers recognition ads for senior students. Parents, if you’d like to recognize your senior in a tangible way that will be forever, think about purchasing one of these. Prices vary by size. All ads are full color.
For any questions about book sales, or to purchase an ad, please contact yearbook adviser, Holly Litteral at email@example.com or by calling the school at 304-429-1699.
First, we want to express how happy we are with how well the new 1:1 tablet program is going! Teachers routinely express their pleasure with the possibilities the tablets have allowed to enhance their lessons.
We also are aware that some of you are experiencing problems from time to time with your tablets. Here are the more frequent problems that we have seen along with their solutions. The best part is you can fix most of these issues yourself!
Q: My tablet will not turn on or shut down properly.
Solution: 99% of the time this can be fixed by holding in the power button for up to 15 seconds. This will force the tablet to power off. Press the power button again and the tablet should boot right up!
Q: My tablet will not charge
Continue reading Tablet Troubleshooting Frequently Asked Questions
Students and Parents,
The WV State Department of Education has announced a “poster” contest to raise awareness for cybersafety. Your poster can focus on any topic of cybersafety including
- Cyber Bullying
- Identity Theft
- Computer viruses and other malware
- Strong Passwords
- Social Media Safety
We highly encourage all students to participate. Remember the target audience is your peers, so make sure whatever you create will be well liked other students.
Show off your creative talent and help others to stay safe on the internet.
The deadline is Dec. 1, 2014.
See attachment for full details
This information for this new’s item was provided by the counselor Mrs. Wiles
PSAT Test Date: Wednesday, October 15 (1st-4th periods)
Juniors & Sophomores Only
Current registration is open only to juniors. Sophomores will be allowed to sign up for remaining spots once the initial registration period ends on September 23.
Deadline for juniors is Tuesday, September 23; sophomore registration period will run from September 24-October 3.
Cost is $15 & must be paid in person to Mrs. Wiles (PSAT Coordinator) in the school counseling office in order to officially complete your registration.
For more information on the PSAT & to see if you are a good candidate for the test, please check out the College Board’s website: https://www.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt/benefits