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Allison Hatfield wins WSAZ Hometown Hero and Teacher of the Month

Allison Hatfield wins WSAZ Hometown Hero and Teacher of the Month

Spring Valley High School is very happy to recognize Biology teacher Allison Hatfield for winning the WSAZ Hometown Hero award and Teacher of the Month.

In the spirit of a true servant, Ms. Hatfield raised nearly $5,000 in donations to ensure that ALL Timberwolves had a merry Christmas. Allison provided gifts for over 30 of our in-need students this Christmas. For her efforts, she was awarded the WSAZ Hometown Hero award. Watch the video here http://www.wsaz.com/video?vid=408090136

In addition, Ms. Hatfield was overwhelmingly voted Teacher of the Month for December by the Spring Valley Faculty Senate. Mrs. Hatfield was nominated for her caring teacher’s heart and belief that all students can succeed and learn.

Members of the Spring Valley High School Faculty Senate may nominate any teacher for this award based on the five WVDE Professional Teaching Standards. The faculty senate then votes for the teacher of the month.

Spring Valley is very fortunate to have such dedicated teachers as Ms. Hatfield on staff!

 

Here is a list of the previous Teachers of the Month:

August: Will Totten (Technology)

September: Amanda Maynard (Special Education)

October:  Amy Adkins (Spanish)

November: Abby Maynard (Freshman Academy Science)

Christmas Spirit Week

Next week is Christmas Spirit Week. Students can dress up! 

Monday is Christmas Pajama Day.

Tuesday is Christmas Character/Movie Day.

Wednesday is Ugly Sweater Day.

Thursday is Christmas Tree/ ornament Day.

Friday is Christmas Card/ Picture Day.

See Mr. Sammons or a student council member if you have any questions.

Tiny Home Project

Big Hearts Give Tiny Homes

 

Students at the Spring Valley Career and Technical Education Center are working to finish a project to help a family who lost their home in West Virginia’s historic flooding.  Their goal is to build and furnish a tiny home for a family that was devastated by the flood.

 

The houses may be tiny, but what these students are doing for this family is huge.

 

Donations Needed for Completion:

·        Full Size Sheets

·        Full Size (Comforter/Quilt)

·        One lamp

·        One alarm clock

·        Four kitchen towels

·        Silverware

·        Silverware organizer

·        Set of Four Dishes (plates, glasses, bowls, mugs, etc)

·        Pots and Pans

·        One small trash can

·        Ice Cube Trays

·        Can Opener

·        Small Kitchen Rug

·        One broom and dustpan

·        One compression shower rod

·        One 32 inch shower curtain and liner

·        Four bathroom towels

·        Four bathroom washcloths

·        One toilet bowl scrubbing brush

·         Toiletries (bath soap, shampoo, toilet paper, etc)

·        Small fan

 

 

·                  One Swiffer and pads

·                  Cleaning supplies (cleaning wipes/Windex/trash bags, etc)

·        Health and personal care items (bath soap, shampoo, lotion, etc)

·        Toiletries (toilet paper, paper towels, laundry detergent, etc)

·        Welcome mat (for outside the door)

·        Smoke detector

·        First Aid Kit

 

If anyone would like to donate any of these items, please feel free to deliver them to the Spring Valley CTE Center on or before Friday, Dec. 16th.  

 

School officials said the houses will be picked up Dec. 19. They will be transported to the National Guard’s hanger at Yeager Airport in Charleston. They will be delivered Dec 20th .

Softball pink out game April 24th

The SVHS softball team is hosting a pink out on April 24th to raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research. They are selling t-shirts with the design below with the home plate on the front and “before it hits home” on the back.  Shirts will be $15 and the orders will be due on Monday 4/11/16.  There will be several guests of honor from the SVHS faculty, parents, and community. Proceeds collected at the gates and concessions will go toward a donation to the Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Good Samaritan Fund.

This is a great opportunity to get out and not only support our excellent softball team, but also to support a great cause!  See you on Thursday April 21st!

 

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Newspaper staff Honored at MU United HS Media Competition

Valley Tribune

 

 

 

Newspaper students from Spring Valley competed in the United High School Media competition on Friday, March 18, 2016 at Marshall University.  The competition includes several high schools from around the state who compete in categories from newspaper, year book, and broadcasting.  Newspaper won the following awards:

1st Place – Independent Online Student Publication

3rd Place – Affiliate Website (Blog)

1st Place – Best Editorial Writing, Eddie Stamper

1st Place – Best News Writing, Eddie Stamper

2nd Place – Best News Writing, Callie Linville

2nd Place – Best Editorial Writing, Karrissa Gorecki