Congratulations to the gymnastics team for winning their season opener last night against Harrisonburg and Orange County High School. Freshman Shelby Harrod and sophomore Katelin Simmers led the team to a commanding victory. Congratulations also to freshman Addie Dofflemyer, juniors Elizabeth Bullock and Jillian Clark,and seniors Sarah Michael and Ashleigh Sheaves for all placing in individual events. Good job ladies!
Everyone is invited to the Winter Band Concert on Wednesday, December 17th at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. Come hear some of your favorite holiday music.
Massanutten Regional Governor’s School applications are due in the Challenge office no later than 3:00pm tomorrow (12/16).
Attention Freshmen: The Virginia Space Grant Consortium offers the BLAST program which gives students an opportunity to explore the fun and excitement of science, technology, engineering and math while residing on a university campus. Sessions are offered at VT and UVA this summer in July and August. Stop by the Guidance Dept. for more information.
Science Club members participating in the 12 days skit need to stay after school on Thursday, December 18th for rehearsal.
The TA boys and girls Swim and Dive Team had wins over Broadway and Waynesboro High Schools last night. Individual first place winners were Brittany Rohrer in the 200IM, Ella Kasten in the 100 Free and 100 Breaststroke, Hannah Burkholder in the 50 Free, Justin Sherrill in the 50 Free and 100 Breaststroke, Bethany Estes in Diving, and Stephen Bates in the 100 Backstroke. Both the girls 200 Medley Relay of Brittany Rohrer, Cat Sweigart, Hannah Burkholder, and Ella Kasten and the 200 Free Relay of Brittany Rohrer, Ashley King, Hannah Burkholder and Ella Kasten took first as well as the boys 200 Medley Relay of Spencer Carr, Justin Sherrill, Steven Bates and Nate Bowers and the Boys 200 Free Relay of Spencer Carr, Sam Cook, Nate Bowers, and Justin Sherrill. Congratulations swimmers!
Congratulations to the Forensics and Debate teams who had a great showing last night (12/11/14) at a ShenVaFL tournament that had over 230 competitors from 17 schools. TA was paced by: Maria Leckey, 1st place in Humorous Interpretation; Lauren Onestak & Parker Estes, 1st in Policy Debate; Kelly Rohrer & Rachel Moore, 3rd in Public Forum; Jodi Cleaver, 4th in Original Oratory; Anthony Malabad, 4th in Student Congress; Kaelyn Spickler, 5th in Student Congress; and Kylie Britt, 6th in Poetry. This was the first ShenVaFL competition for Maria, Parker and Jodi! Also qualifying for the Champions Tournament in January: Cosette Mast & Yolanda Mast in Humorous Duo; Brenda Diaz in Poetry; and Cheyenne Croushorn in Poetry. A special shout-out Dominique Dean and Steven Maggiolo, who also competed in ShenVaFL for the first time last night.
FCCLA members will be having a holiday social immediately after school on Monday, December 15. This will last until 4:30 P.M. We will be having food, fun and retaking our FCCLA pictures. Please either wear or bring your FCCLA shirt. Also, let Mrs. Lam know if this date won’t work for you.
Congratulations to Ammara Sheikh, Katy Sweeten, Rachel Simmons, Isaac Smith, Meghan Kiser & Michelle De La Cruz for creating the best ginger bread house during yesterday’s FBLS meeting. See Ms. Miller for your ice cream pass.
Congratulations to the varsity and JV girl’s basketball teams for their victories over Amherst County last night. Hope Simmons led the Knights with 26 points. Great job ladies!