Another Local Scholarship: Welch's/ National Grape Cooperative scholarship- for VBCo students who are children/ grandchildren of Welch's employee or National Grape Cooperative member. Offered through Kalamazoo Community Foundation. See Counseling Office for more information.
Two more scholarships: -Gail & Hilda Oster scholarship- for VBCo students going to WMU or U of M studying education, math, or science -Danial & Joeanna Smith Education Scholarship- VBCo student with extra-curricular activities who will pursue a bachelor's degree. See CO for info
Seniors- Here's a scholarship for Paw Paw students through the Kalamazoo Community Foundation. David & Barbara Kruse scholarship- for students planning to attend a 2 or 4 year school or technical school, pursuing a career in a technical field See the counseling office for info.
District Band Festival is tomorrow and is being held at PPHS in the PAC. Our High School Concert Band will perform at 3:30 pm and the Honors Band will play at 5:00 pm. Come support these kids and show appreciation for the hard work they put in.
Due to Band Festival traffic tomorrow, parents picking up their HS student near the band doors after school should be prepared to park and have their child walk out to them instead of lining up at the curb. Please be patient as the lots will be full and busy. Thank you!
Seniors- the deadline is approaching soon for the GRBS Perseverance Scholarship. This is a $1000 scholarship that will be awarded to a student who has shown the ability to overcome hardships, whether financial, personal, or family related. Forms are in the counseling office and the deadline to apply is this Friday.
Seniors- have you completed your FAFSA? If not, check out this article for reasons why you should: https://www.fastweb.com/financial-aid/articles/why-should-i-complete-the-fafsa
Athletic Boosters Fundraiser! Save the date! March 7th at Meyer Wood Products. 10% of sales from that day will benefit our athletic programs. Docks, sheds, patio furniture and more!
Please remember that you need a sports physical on file in the office to try out for spring sports. If you are not sure if you have a current one on file, please see Mrs. Martin in the office.
Paw Paw Cinderella Project: Help local High School girls make their prom dreams come true! Sunday, March 15, 2020. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Harvey House Salon. We are accepting donations of gently used gowns, shoes and jewelry leading up to the event date. Questions? Contact: misspawpawscholarshipprogram @gmail.com Donation drop off location: Harvey House Salon, 29063 East Red Arrow Highway, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Reminder that parent pick up at the end of the school day is at the west end of the school- near the band doors. For safety purposes, the front lot is reserved for bus pick up at that time. Also, please be courteous of cars that are parked in parking spots and don’t block them in by pulling up behind them.
Competitive cheer parents have organized a fire and police escort for the bus that is taking our team to Regionals. They are asking students, families and community members to be at the main four corners in town at 3pm so we can cheer on our team as they leave town!
Athletic Boosters Fundraiser! Save the date! March 7th at Meyer Wood Products. 10% of sales from that day will benefit our athletics. Docks, sheds, patio furniture and more!
The Paw Paw athletic boosters are having a raffle for U of M season tickets for the 2020 season. Tickets are $10 to enter the raffle. You can purchase them near the concession stand during varsity games or see an athletic booster member.
Anyone interested in playing JV or Varsity baseball this Spring, please stop by the office and sign up. Remember, an updated physical must be on file to try out. NO exceptions. Tryouts will begin around March 9th. More info to come soon regarding tryout dates and times. If you have any questions contact Coach Vanderburg at email@example.com
If you are interested in running track this spring, please sign up in the office. First practice is March 9, 3:45 at the middle school. Please dress for the weather!!!! You will need a current physical on file.
Sign-ups for Ladies' Tennis has begun and there is a sheet in the front office for anyone who is interested. The season will begin on March 9th. More information about times and locations to follow
There will be a short meeting for anyone interested in playing golf this spring, on Tuesday after school in Mr. Nord's room.
Any girls interested in playing soccer this spring, please sign up in the office. Also, there will be a girls soccer meeting after school on Friday in the gym for any and all girls that are interested in playing this year.
There is a sign up sheet in the office for a student spectator bus to Competitive Cheer Regionals in Rockford on Saturday.