Monthly Archive: September 2012

Sep 30

More Community Partnerships For You To Take Advantage Of

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Hats off to our local YMCA for providing such an outstanding opportunity for GHS! Model General Assembly (MGA) is a program designed to introduce high school students to the legislative process of the Commonwealth of Virginia.  Legislation is debated in committees and on the floors of the Senate and House of Delegates.  MGA is open …

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Sep 28

A Great Community Partnership To Support The Bulldogs!

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Sep 28

Yearbook Updates

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From our yearbook sponsor, Ms. Kuhns: “45 seniors do not have a senior picture for the yearbook.  If Miss Kuhns does not receive one by next Tuesday, you will not be in the yearbook.  The list of names are posted on the senior board outside Mrs. EYP’s classroom.” and “… on October 17 when the …

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Sep 17

It’s Constitution Day

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  Photo courtesy of the National Archives Today we will visit the Goochland County Registrar’s Office. We will register to vote. We will also have the opportunity to listen to a panel of distinguished public servants discuss the importance of the Constitution, especially as it relates to voting. You may have the opportunity to meet …

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Sep 11

“Never Again” We Remember

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“Today, we honor the lives lost on September 11, 2001 and commemorate them with a national day of service and remembrance. This day is an opportunity for everyone, no matter who you are, to serve others.” -From Whitehouse.gov   To view one and watch the day’s events, courtesy of the Washington Post and Fox News-  

Sep 10

Goochland Free Clinic and Family Services teaming up with you for the Senior Project

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Today we had the opportunity to hear a presentation about Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services. Ms.Trexler, Volunteer Coordinator at GFCFS, took time to share the mission of the organization, and opportunities for you to volunteer, earning hours towards your Senior Project. This was an excellent day for us! You may reach her at: wtrexler@co.goochland.va.us. Also click …

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Sep 06

Senior Class Elections and the Yearbook

Seniors, please remember to complete the Petition for Class Office. The form for both Vice President and President  is located outside our class, E160. They are hanging on the Senior News bulletin board. Please, return those to me by Monday, September 10, 2012 by 3:30. Also, be sure to complete the yearbook survey for Ms. Kuhns …

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Sep 06

Strange Fruit And the State of Nature and/or War

Read more here. Thanks to Ms. Cantor for sharing. This compliments our discussions about Thomas Hobbes, and the state of nature. It also examines the idea of the social contract. We examined Rockwell’s piece yesterday, but music is another way we as Americans express our ideas, and even protest. I wonder what John Locke would think …

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Sep 06

A Great Presentation

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Today we were able to hear an informative presentation from our local American Legion Post regarding a wonderful scholarship opportunity. This year you may earn scholarship funds, improve your knowledge of this great nation and your speaking skills. You and any underclassmen are eligible to participate in the Oratorical Contest. Please continue to check the link …

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Sep 03

The Value of Labor

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  From http://www.dol.gov/100/ Today, millions of Americans, including the ones living at my home, are enjoying a day off from work. It is wonderful to have this day to spend with family and celebrate the value and dignity of a job well done. The irony for many, is that we will still be working in some …

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