Good Morning VA,


Today is an “A" Day


Chicken & Waffles with Gravy

Hush Puppies

Peaches and Cream

Assorted Low Fat Milk

Today’s special is:    Philly Steak Sub with Chips


This is your Wellness Wake-Up Call:  Did you know that you can add vegetables to your smoothie?  How about asking an adult to help you make this Kale Apple smoothie.  Add kale, one stalk of celery, a banana, an apple, some lemon juice and water. Yum!!

Cafeteria Reminders:  You have been given the privilege of being able to sit up to 10 at the table with the new tables.  If food and trays keep getting left on the tables and floor we will have to go back to only 8 at each table.  It is your responsibility to make sure everyone at your table is respectful and helps clean up their messes.  Please do not spoil it for everyone at your table.  The volume has increased tremendously.  Please make sure you use inside voices and don’t scream across the table to your friends.

We may not hear any important messages over the intercom.  Everyone should be sitting in their seats unless you are throwing something away or in line for snack.  REMINDER~WE DISMISS BY TABLE. You must wait until an adult tells your table you can leave. 

Early Sports Release:  No Known Early Dismissals

Congratulations to Sherry Madabushi for bowling a 101 in a varsity bowling match against Averill Park on Wednesday.                                        

January 13th is the annual READATHON . This year the event will benefit The Susan Burke Memorial Scholarship and the Ronald McDonald House.

Come join VA’s Student Council at Chipotle in Niskayuna on Wednesday, January 18th from 5-9pm, for our first fundraiser of the year! Bring your flyer and your appetite for a delicious meal!!

Any 7th or 8th grade girl interested in softball this spring, there will be open gym at the Blatnick Gym on Tuesdays after school.  You may take the sports bus to the HS right after school but will need to arrange for pickup at 5:00.  If you have any questions you may see Mr. Aldous.

The EPIC Club will be meeting on Thursdays - January 12th and 19th to discuss our rock climbing event and other events such as Sticker Shock and volunteering at the Regional Food Bank. Rocking Climbing is a way to promote healthy living. The event is at The Edge in Halfmoon on Friday, January 27th from 6-8PM and costs $20 which includes climbing time, shoes, harness and a special activity. If interested, please see Mrs. Giaccone for the permission slip in room 234. The permission slip, completed and printed online waiver and fee is due by Thursday, January 19th. This activity is open to all Van Antwerp students. Parent transportation is required. It’s time to be EPIC!

Attention Student Council Members:  There will be a Student Council meeting this Friday, January 13th at 8:00 am in room 241.  Please bring a pencil and your planner.

                    new years 2017