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Juniors Plan your Adventure

Junior I Have a Plan Day

We have several items for you to accomplish today. Today is meant to help you plan for next fall and beyond; please be honest with yourself and take your time. If you rush through and not think about the questions you are answering you are only hurting yourself.

The schedule for today:

  • Mock Interview Schedule - On Thursday, March 8th we will be hosting a mock interview for all freshmen and juniors. Please take this opportunity to practice your application skills. This is a formal presentation and first impression of yourself upon future potential employers. Please click on they hyperlink and fill out the application.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScStNznHuMYGVaSeKQm011bOn-PUsBXWddkLObLaqL6Sd35BA/viewform

  • PSAT Results - I will walk you through the PSAT results and hand back your test booklets.
  • ASVAB Results - Go to www.asvabprogram.com and click login. Enter the access code found on right side of your test results. This will show you your strengths, the more books you have piled the stronger that skill is. Under step 1 click on Take the FYI. Begin to do the assessment. Please write down your results on the paper provided. Once you have completed this you are welcome to look through the various occupations based on you FYI score and compare your strengths to the careers that are high in your FYI category. Please write down the top 3 careers you are considering right now.
  • NO ASVAB - go here www.Plan your Adventure.net - If you did not take the ASVAB please go to www.planyouradventure.net. You will take the interest inventories here and investigate your careers. Please circle the strength you feel is best for yourself.
  • AFTER ASVAB - Please record your findings from ASVAB on www.planyouradventure.net You will log in with your school Google account. You do not need to retake your inventories, if they have changed please change them based on your findings with ASVAB, save and continue. Please update your courses for your 4 year plan.
  • Activities Resume - I have a few activities resume shared with me. Please update your personal resume. If you sit and brainstorm all the items you have been involved with now, it will make your life so much easier when you apply for scholarships and colleges. I will reshare any resumes I have. If you can't find yours, please recreate another one.
  • Iowa Return on College Reality Check - Do you want to be able to buy a BMW or a Honda Civic when you graduate? Do you want a 3 bedroom house or a studio apartment? Learn what an entry level person makes when you graduate from college and see if this is what you truly want out of life or do you want more? Click the hyperlink to travel here. http://www.iowastudentloan.org/smart-borrowing/return-on-college-investment/whats-your-roci.aspx
  • Research your top colleges, figure out what it takes to get in, and make sure you are on track academically.
  • SCHOLARSHIPS -there are a few scholarships out there designated for juniors if you are interested in signing up for scholarship search engines go here to do so. You may want to create another email account before doing so.https://sites.google.com/site/hlvschoolcounseling/home/scholarship-websites-recommended-by-ican
  • Schedule College Visits - make sure you are comfortable where you are going so it is a better transition from high school and college.
  • What else do you need? Register for ACTs? go here: http://www.actstudent.org/
    • Compass test? - talk to Mrs. Robison
    • Military? - talk to Mrs. Robison



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Feedback January Kind Kids Assembly

January 2018 we welcome feedback into our learning and become amazing learners with the help of others.  Thank you to the 2nd grade for hosting and showing us constructive feedback in our construction zone.  Congratulations to this month's winners of the traveling trophy; the 6th graders are again the champions.   

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GEAR UP for FAFSA Ready Iowa

Gear Up for FAFSA Ready Iowa
October is right around the corner and with October comes FAFSA season. Helping prepare your seniors to file their FAFSA is a huge step toward their post-high school success and we have a slew of FREE FAFSA Completion Events scheduled to help them achieve this important step.For the 2017-2018 academic year we'll have FAFSA Completion Events from October 2017 through March 2018, ensuring that any student who needs help can find it close to home. This year we have 34 cities, 42 locations and more than 60 events scheduled. For a complete look at the event schedule click here.
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PHT Fundraiser

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Misc Info For JH & HS

​Regular Schedule ​1 Hour Early Dismissal ​2 Hour Delay
​1st-8:15-9:03
2nd-9:06-9:54
3rd-9:57-10:45
4th-10:48-11:36
5th-11:39-12:48
Lunch
     11:39-12:01
     12:04-12:26
     12:29-12:48
6th-12:51-1:39
7th-1:42-2:30
8th-2:33-3:20
​1st-8:15-8:54
2nd-8:57-9:36
3rd-9:39-10:18
4th-10:21-11:00
5th-11:03-12:14
Lunch
     11:03-11:25
     11:28-11:50
     11:53-12:14
6th-12:17-12:56
7th-12:59-1:38
8th-1:41-2:20
​1st-10:15-10:45
2nd-10:48-11:18
3rd-11:21-11:51
4th-11:54-1:06
Lunch
     11:54-12:16
     12:19-12:41
     12:44-1:06
5th-1:09-1:39
6th-1:42-2:12
7th-2:15-2:45
8th-2:48-3:20


RED AND BLACK POST

        featuring student writing and artwork

https://sites.google.com/hlv.k12.ia.us/red-and-black-post/home?authuser=0

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Profile Template

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Opploans Scholarship

To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant's essay response.

Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30.

To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must:

  • Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school.
  • Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
  • Be a U.S. citizen.
  • The OppU Achievers Scholarship provides $2,500 to high-achieving students for tuition costs. To apply, submit a short response at opploans.com/scholarship.The scholarship is awarded four times a year,with submission deadlines on September30, December31, March31, and June30. To be eligible,students must be a U.S.citizen and have a GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.


Matt Pelkey
OppU Coordinator 

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Music News

​2017 Track Team

Rachel DeRycke, Morgan Rhinehart, Nadia Schafbuch, Madi Tapley, Macie Boots, Haley Coats, Shary Hinshaw, Makenna Nowotny, Annah Pierce, Emma Cheney, Mariah Doran, Mackenzie Lynn, Maddy Weiermann, Nicole Schnebbe, Paris Sissel.              Coach Theresa Smith

​Contest Results


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Music News

Contest Results- 2017

Congratulations to those elementary and junior high band students that participated in the solo contest at Grinnell on February 11, 2017.  HLV band students were involved in 24 solos and received 19 Division I (superior awards) and 5 Division II (excellent awards).  Melana Blomme received an award for Best in Center.  This means that of all the solos that the judge heard, they thought hers' was the best of all.  Congratulations musicians.  

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LAVENDER HOPE CANCER NIGHT

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Youth Basketball

The youth basketball game at Marengo that was scheduled for Dec. 4 will not be made up.

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Warrior Words Newsletter

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Jack Stacy Profile HLV

Stacy Jack

High School English/Language Arts Teacher

sjack@hlv.k12.ia.us


Your Role at HLV:

High School English/Language Arts Teacher

Additional Responsibilities:

Speech Coach

Educational Background:

BA in English and teaching license from Iowa State University in 2016

Hobbies or Special Interests:

I enjoy being outdoors, reading, playing softball, cheer on Iowa State and spending time with family.
What do you enjoy most about your role at HLV?  

I love the small town atmosphere, along with the amazing students and staff who have made HLV a very welcoming place for a new teacher.  

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Copy of Lynn Anthony Profile HLV

Anthony Lynn

4-12 Instrumental Band Director
Co-Director Musical

Your Role at HLV:

4-12 Instrumental Band Director

Additional Responsibilities:

Marching Band, Jazz Band, Pit Orchestra

Educational Background:

I graduated from Wartburg College.

Hobbies or Special Interests:

I enjoy reading and play video games.  

What do you enjoy most about your role at HLV?

I enjoy working with students and hearing improvement each day.  
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Wendy Demmel

Preschool-6th grade special education
Yearbook Sponsor

Your Role at HLV:

Preschool-6th grade special education

Additional Responsibilities:

Yearbook Sponsor

Educational Background:

I earned my B.S. In elementary education(minor in special education) from the University of Northern Iowa. I also received my Masters in Special Education from the University of Northern Iowa.

Hobbies or Special Interests:

I like to read and scrapbook in my free time. I do like to go bicycle riding with my husband.

What do you enjoy most about your role at HLV?

I enjoy working in a small school district. This gives me the opportunity to get to know all the families. I also enjoy the staff that I have worked with over the years.

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Copy of deSouza Rebecca Profile HLV

Rebecca deSouza

JH Choir HS Choir
National Honor Society Advisor

Your Role at HLV:

JH Choir HS Choir

Additional Responsibilities:

Audacity Show Choir Director

National Honor Society Advisor

Educational Background:

I earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education degree from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, IA.

Hobbies or Special Interests:

I love spending time with my family.

What do you enjoy most about your role at HLV?

I enjoy working with the students at HLV and love watching the learning process of starting with a piece of music that the students do not know and creating a finished product that is beautifully presented through interpretation and vocal accuracy.

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Copy of Dodd Autumn Profile HLV

Autumn Dodd

1st Grade

Your Role at HLV:

1st Grade Teacher

Additional Responsibilities:



Educational Background:

AA from Kirkwood-Landscape, Nursery, and Business Management

BS in Elementary Education from Mount Mercy

Hobbies or Special Interests:

Reading, gardening, baking, hiking, spending time with family, friends and pets, and spending time outdoors.  

What do you enjoy most about your role at HLV?

I enjoy working with a wonderful, caring staff, and friendly supportive families and community members to educate the leaders of our future.  I also greatly enjoy the enthusiasm, energy, and thoughtfulness of the children who I have the privilege of teaching.  It is truly amazing to see the growth a child can make over the course of a school year.  
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Hope Ely

4th Grade

Your Role at HLV:

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District Contact

Phone: 319-647-2161
Fax: 319-647-2164
Address: 402 5th Street
Victor, IA 52347