Thursday, December 8th at 7:30pm LIVE on VHMedia the 2016 Winter Band Concert featuringthe Bands of Vernon Hills High School!
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VHHS Holiday Concert - 12/15/16

Upcoming Events

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Band Concert
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Dec
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ACT - Away
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Dec
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Board & Committee Meetings @5:30 PM @VHHS Library
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Dec
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Late Start
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Dec
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#VHGIVE Ambassador Training
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Dec
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Holiday Concert
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Dec
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Student Council Class Meeting @7:20 AM
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#VHGIVE Activity Schedule
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Community Ed Ends
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Dec
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Progress Report #4
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Final Exams - Periods 1,2,4
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Final Exams - Periods 3,5,6
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Final Exams - Periods 7,8
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Grading Day

Bulletins

  • Info
  • Bell Schedule
  • Clubs / Sports
  • Lunch
  • All Students
  • Seniors
  • Juniors
  • Sophomores
  • Freshmen
Monday Dec 5
Tuesday Dec 6
Wednesday Dec 7
Thursday Dec 8
Friday Dec 9
All Students
RECYCLE TODAY … Please have a student take the recycling bin from each classroom to the top of the east staircase on the appropriate level. Thank you for your help!
If you are looking for something new to try out this winter, come on out and audition for the Student Directed One Acts! We will be meeting in the Auditorium after school on Tuesday, December 6th. Bring yourself and a positive attitude! ALL STUDENTS WELCOME! (Phelan 12/6)
IT’S NOT TOO LATE to join crew for the winter play A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. The show has been cast but it is not too late to be involved. Sign up online at VHHSCougars.org/theatre. The first crew day is Saturday, December 10th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. For more information, email Kevin.phelan@d128.org. See you there! (Phelan 12/7)
ALL STUDENTS: Are you interested in being an Integrated PE leader for next school year? Are you involved in Best Buddies or looking to further your education working with students with special needs? If you are interested, you can fill out the application on the VHHS main page by December 9th! If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Caton. (Caton 12/8)
Attention all Sophomores... if you are interested in becoming a Junior and Senior PE Leader, you MUST attend an informational meeting with Ms. Moeller on Tuesday, December 6th at 3:15 pm in the LMC Classroom to get an application. (Moeller 12/6)
The holidays are coming up! This is the time to donate to the St. Mary of Vernon Sharing Hands Food Pantry. It starts today through Friday, December 9th during all 3rd period classes. The 3rd period classes that donate the most will win a free breakfast! Please donate any non-perishable food items, paper goods, and/or money. Each non-perishable item will count for $1.00 towards your classes total. Help out a great cause and start donating now. (FCA & INTERACT 12/9)
Open Gym Volleyball today, 6:00 p.m. in the Main Gym. If we get four full teams of players, none of the teachers will give homework!! (Erickson 12/5)
Open Gym Lacrosse: There will be Open Gym Lacrosse on Tuesday, December 6th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Field House. Anyone is welcome to attend, but please check with your winter coaches first. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact Coach Curtin. (Curtin 12/5)
All Students
If you are looking for something new to try out this winter, come on out and audition for the Student Directed One Acts! We will be meeting in the Auditorium after school today. Bring yourself and a positive attitude! ALL STUDENTS WELCOME! (Phelan 12/6)
IT’S NOT TOO LATE to join crew for the winter play A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. The show has been cast but it is not too late to be involved. Sign up online at VHHSCougars.org/theatre. The first crew day is Saturday, December 10th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. For more information, email Kevin.phelan@d128.org. See you there! (Phelan 12/7)
Attention all Sophomores... if you are interested in becoming a Junior and Senior PE Leader, you MUST attend an informational meeting with Ms. Moeller today at 3:15 pm in the LMC Classroom to get an application. (Moeller 12/6)
The holidays are coming up! This is the time to donate to the St. Mary of Vernon Sharing Hands Food Pantry. It starts today through Friday, December 9th during all 3rd period classes. The 3rd period classes that donate the most will win a free breakfast! Please donate any non-perishable food items, paper goods, and/or money. Each non-perishable item will count for $1.00 towards your classes total. Help out a great cause and start donating now. (FCA & INTERACT 12/9)
Open Gym Lacrosse: There will be Open Gym Lacrosse TONIGHT from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the Field House. Anyone is welcome to attend, but please check with your winter coaches first. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact Coach Curtin by 8th hour. (Curtin 12/6)
All Students
The current number of families that visit the pantry averages around 175 per month with approximately 725 individuals served monthly. The food pantry is in desperate need of our help due to the amount of people needing food in our community. Remember, you may donate any non-perishable food item or money to help out. The top 3rd period classes that donate the most will win a free breakfast! (FCA & Interact 12/8))
Come on out to tonight's first Special Olympics Basketball game at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Gym. We are looking forward to a great game!! Here's a preview of some of the athletes! https://youtu.be/vxy3KNjnMmg (Compton 12/7)
Whispers, the VHHS literary magazine needs your submissions. We need your poetry, short stories, art, and photography for potential publication in our annual magazine. Drop boxes can be found in the LMC, Photo room, and 2211. You may also submit via email or shared Google Doc to Whispers @d128.org. Get your art out there, get your stories out there, be heard….be seen!! (Conroy 12/9)
All Students: Are you interested in being an Integrated PE leader for next school year? Are you involved in Best Buddies or looking to further your education working with students with special needs? If you are interested you can fill out the application on the VHHS main page by December 9th! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Caton. (Caton 12/8)
IT’S NOT TOO LATE to join crew for the winter play A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM. The show has been cast but it is not too late to be involved. Sign up online at VHHSCougars.org/theatre. The first crew day is Saturday, December 10th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. For more information, email Kevin.phelan@d128.org. See you there! (Phelan 12/7)
VHHS Open Badminton: Sunday, December 11th!! Open Badminton is available to all students attending VHHS. We have rackets that may be borrowed. Join us Sunday, December 11th at 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Field House. (Joshi 12/9)
The holidays are coming up! This is the time to donate to the St. Mary of Vernon Sharing Hands Food Pantry. It starts today through Friday, December 9th during all 3rd period classes. The 3rd period classes that donate the most will win a free breakfast! Please donate any non-perishable food items, paper goods, and/or money. Each non-perishable item will count for $1.00 towards your classes total. Help out a great cause and start donating now. (FCA & INTERACT 12/9)
All Students
The holidays are coming, and Christmas music is everywhere. What a better way to celebrate then to go to a holiday concert. Watch this sweet promo for a Christmas special we are having here at the high school: https://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=7Wtke6TAw-k&u=/watch%3Fv%3DE3Qb725-g6U%26feature%3Dem-upload_owner (Phelan 12/8)
The current number of families that visit the pantry averages around 175 per month with approximately 725 individuals served monthly. The food pantry is in desperate need of our help due to the amount of people needing food in our community. Remember, you may donate any non-perishable food item or money to help out. The top 3rd period classes that donate the most will win a free breakfast! (FCA & Interact 12/8))
Whispers, the VHHS literary magazine needs your submissions. We need your poetry, short stories, art, and photography for potential publication in our annual magazine. Drop boxes can be found in the LMC, Photo room, and 2211. You may also submit via email or shared Google Doc to Whispers @d128.org. Get your art out there, get your stories out there, be heard….be seen!! (Conroy 12/9)
All Students: Are you interested in being an Integrated PE leader for next school year? Are you involved in Best Buddies or looking to further your education working with students with special needs? If you are interested you can fill out the application on the VHHS main page by December 9th! If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Caton. (Caton 12/8)
VHHS Open Badminton: Sunday, December 11th!! Open Badminton is available to all students attending VHHS. We have rackets that may be borrowed. Join us Sunday, December 11th at 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Field House. (Joshi 12/9)
All Students
Congratulations to December’s Cougar Class Act nominees. They are: Kaitlyn Brennan, Sarah Demas, Lauren DiPietro, Amanda Egan, Mengxuan Li, Mekhi McCarthy, Wayne Miller, Nicole Mischiara, Matthew Nguyen, Luis Ramirez, Michelle Segura, Jared Stoller, Preston Swager, Eli Wolfson. (Pierce 12/9)
WARM UP WEDNESDAY – Don’t miss out on WARM-UP WEDNESDAY, December 14th. Hot chocolate and donuts will be served in the foyer between 8:30 and 9:10 a.m. Stop by for a cup. (McKiernan 12/13)
It’s the holiday season, a time to give! Give to your friends and help donate to a global cause by buying candy-grams! Each candy-gram will cost $1 and can be sent to your friends with a personalized note. They will be on sale next Monday through Wednesday, December 12th – December 14th during lunch periods and will be distributed Thursday during third period. Spread some holiday cheer with a special candy-gram delivery! (Macias 12/13)
The holidays are coming, and Christmas music is everywhere. What a better way to celebrate then to go to a holiday concert. Watch this sweet promo for a Christmas special we are having here at the high school: https://www.youtube.com/attribution_link?a=7Wtke6TAw-k&u=/watch%3Fv%3DE3Qb725-g6U%26feature%3Dem-upload_owner (Phelan 12/9)
DID YOU KNOW...Food insecurity in Lake County is a major issue with approximately 9% of the population experiencing shortages of food on a regular basis or nearly 65,000 residents find themselves in need of additional food to satisfy their basic calorie requirement. Remember, you may donate any non-perishable food item or money to help out the St. Mary of Vernon Helping Hands Food Pantry. The top 3rd period classes that donate the most will win a free breakfast! Today is the last day, so please help if you can. (FCA & Iteract 12/9)
Whispers, the VHHS literary magazine needs your submissions. We need your poetry, short stories, art, and photography for potential publication in our annual magazine. Drop boxes can be found in the LMC, Photo room, and 2211. You may also submit via email or shared Google Doc to Whispers @d128.org. Get your art out there, get your stories out there, be heard….be seen!! (Conroy 12/9)
VHHS Open Badminton: Sunday, December 11th!! Open Badminton is available to all students attending VHHS. We have rackets that may be borrowed. Join us Sunday, December 11th at 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Field House. (Joshi 12/9)
Wednesday Dec 7
Friday Dec 9
Late Start
PeriodTime
Early Bird6:55 - 7:45
Early Bird Science8:45 - 9:55
19:15 - 9:55
210:00 - 10:40
310:45 - 11:30
4a11:35 - 11:55
4b11:55 - 12:15
5a12:20 - 12:40
5b12:40 - 1:00
6a1:05 - 1:25
6b1:25 - 1:45
7a1:50 - 2:10
7b2:10 - 2:30
82:35 - 3:15
Regular
PeriodTime
17:55 - 8:45
28:50 - 9:40
39:45 - 10:40
4a10:45 - 11:10
4b11:10 - 11:35
5a11:40 - 12:05
5b12:05 - 12:30
6a12:35 - 1:00
6b1:00 - 1:25
7a1:30 - 1:55
7b1:55 - 2:20
82:25 - 3:15
Monday Dec 5
Tuesday Dec 6
Wednesday Dec 7
Thursday Dec 8
Friday Dec 9
Backlight Theatre
BACKLIGHT: The second payment for Theatre Fest is due NO LATER than tomorrow. Please see Ms. Freichels if you have questions. (Freichels 12/5)
JSA(Junior State Of America)
JSA: Come to JSA’s meeting in the IRC after school on TUESDAY to debate whether or not the United States should start another Cold War with Russia. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States and Russia have been on relatively peaceful terms. However, recently allegations have arisen about the Russians hacking the DNC, and American polling systems, and barbarism in Syria give the U.S. reason to be wary of Russian power. Do these crimes make it necessary to start another Cold War with Russia to maintain our position as a world superpower? Come to the meeting to express your opinion. New members are always welcome! (Meister-Louria 12/6)
JSU(Jewish Student Union)
JSU: Come on in! It’s time for our next JSU meeting! All are welcome! Join us for some refreshments, too!! Meet tomorrow morning, December 6th in Room 1204 at 7:20 – 7:45 a.m. (Weppler 12/5)
Ping Pong Club
PING PONG: Meet out in the lobby on Wednesday after school for Ping Pong!! See you there!! (Dusthimer 12/7)
Best Buddies
BEST BUDDIES: Calling all Best Buddies members! Our chapter meeting for December will be this Thursday in Room 0214 at 7:20 a.m.!! We will be discussing upcoming events such as our cookie exchange. See you all there! (Martin/Young 12/7)
Canine Companions For Independence
CCI (CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE): Our next meeting is this Thursday after school in the upstairs foyer! Hope to see you there! We will be discussing our doggie bake sale! (Caton 12/8)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB will be meeting after school on Thursday in the CRC. See you there! (Dusthimer 12/7)
JSA(Junior State Of America)
JSA: Come to JSA’s meeting in the IRC after school today to debate whether or not the United States should start another Cold War with Russia. Since the fall of the Soviet Union, the United States and Russia have been on relatively peaceful terms. However, recently allegations have arisen about the Russians hacking the DNC, and American polling systems, and barbarism in Syria give the U.S. reason to be wary of Russian power. Do these crimes make it necessary to start another Cold War with Russia to maintain our position as a world superpower? Come to the meeting to express your opinion. New members are always welcome! (Meister-Louria 12/6)
Ping Pong Club
PING PONG: Meet out in the lobby on Wednesday after school for Ping Pong!! See you there!! (Dusthimer 12/7)
Best Buddies
BEST BUDDIES: Calling all Best Buddies members! Our chapter meeting for December will be this Thursday in Room 0214 at 7:20 a.m.!! We will be discussing upcoming events such as our cookie exchange. See you all there! (Martin/Young 12/7)
Canine Companions For Independence
CCI (CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE): Our next meeting is this Thursday after school in the upstairs foyer! Hope to see you there! We will be discussing our doggie bake sale! (Caton 12/8)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB will be meeting after school on Thursday in the CRC. See you there! (Dusthimer 12/7)
International Club
INTERNATIONAL CLUB: Do you enjoy telling stories and eating holiday food? If so, join International Club for a cultural holiday party this Friday, December 9th, after school in Room 1213. Bring your favorite holiday food from your family and stories! Or, just come to eat! All are welcome! (Bastiani 12/8)
Ping Pong Club
PING PONG: Meet out in the lobby today after school for Ping Pong!! See you there!! (Dusthimer 12/7)
Canine Companions For Independence
CCI (CANINE COMPANIONS FOR INDEPENDENCE): Our next meeting is today after school in the upstairs foyer! Hope to see you there! We will be discussing our doggie bake sale! (Caton 12/8)
Guitar Club
GUITAR CLUB will be meeting after school today in the CRC. See you there! (Dusthimer 12/8)
International Club
INTERNATIONAL CLUB: Do you enjoy telling stories and eating holiday food? If so, join International Club for a cultural holiday party this Friday, December 9th, after school in Room 1213. Bring your favorite holiday food from your family and stories! Or, just come to eat! All are welcome! (Bastiani 12/8)
Anime
ANIME CLUB: こんにちは!(Konnichiwa!) Join us at our next meeting on Monday, December 12th in Room 1214 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. Pick up your order form for this year's T-shirt designed by Leah Hayden and watch your favorite anime. See you there! (Wilson 12/12)
JSA(Junior State Of America)
JSA: Come to next week’s special Holiday JSA meeting in the IRC after school on Tuesday. We’ll be having a holiday-themed RISK debates. Come and defend or conquer territories such as Santa’s Workshop, the Grinch’s Cave and more. There may or may not be treats! (Meister-Louria 12/13)
Tuesday Dec 6
Wednesday Dec 7
Thursday Dec 8
Friday Dec 9
Monday Dec 12
ORIGINS
Mashed Potato and Chicken Bowl with Steamed Corn OR Beef Taco Salad with Spanish Rice and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
BBQ Chicken Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Chicken Tenders
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Italian Sub
ORIGINS
Gyros with Cheesy Potato Wedges OR Summer Pasta with Pesto with Garlic Bread and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
BBQ Chicken Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Garden Burger
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Italian Sub
ORIGINS
Lemon Rosemary Chicken Breast with Zucchini, Tomatoes and Classic Risotto OR Cheese Ravioli with Asparagus and Roasted Peppers and Garlic Bread and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
BBQ Chicken Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Bosco Sticks
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Italian Sub
ORIGINS
Red Chicken Enchiladas with Steamed Rice OR Grilled Cheese Deluxe with Tomato Soup and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
BBQ Chicken Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Bacon Cheeseburger
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Italian Sub
ORIGINS
Meatball Sub with Fries OR Classic Mac and Cheese with Honey Roasted Carrots and Garlic Bread and Small Beverage
TRATTORIA
Chicago Stuffed Pizza
FRESH GRILLE
Chicken Tenders
SANDWICH CENTRAL
Chicken Bacon Chipotle Wrap