High School - Announcements
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Girls of Ghana Charity Disc Golf Tournament
Help the Girls of Ghana in a charity disc golf tournament! Come out and support on May 18th at Valley Springs Disc Golf Course. The cost is $10 per team, and the players will be divided into beginner and competitive divisions. There will be prizes for many, and disc rentals for those who do not own their own discs. Registration starts at 9 am and closes at 9:45. All proceeds will go towards ABAN. For more information, please visit www.aban.com or check out our flyer.
VAHS Biology Students Will Lead Activities at the Museum of Life and Science
Come support VAHS Biology students at the Museum of Life and Science on Saturday, March 23rd from 10am-3pm. Voyager students will be facilitating activities they have created to teach a variety of topics in the field of genetics. Participants will have the opportunity to make punnett squares and pedigrees, learn about karyotypes, extract DNA from fruit and much much more. This event will take place upstairs in the Investigate Health section of the museum. Please come out to support our students and enjoy an afternoon at the museum. Please contact Miss Higby: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Driver's Education Information
Voyager Academy High School will be hosting the classroom portion of Driver's Education from June 10-June 21 from 11:00-2:00 each day. Registration is only available online.
Please visit the DPS website (dpsnc.net). Click on "Services" and then "Driver's Education". Follow the instructions to register online. Students must be 14.5 years of age. If you have any questions about the class, please contact Dave Roberson at 919-560-3702.
College Planning Information
This document provides parents and students with a timeline of activities that should be completed to prepare to apply and attend a college or university.
VAHS Parent Information
The following documents were presented at the VAHS Information Night on February 6th. Please feel free to use these documents to learn more about VAHS and don't hesitate to contact the school if you have any questions.
- VAHS Information (pdf)
- Physics First 8th Grade Parent Night Information (pdf)
- Physics First Informational Guide (pdf)
SAT Prep Courses at VAHS
VAHS is proud to announce a partnership with an affordable SAT Preparation course provider to offer classes Voyager Academy High School. Please click here for more information or go to www.moorestestprep.com.
10th Grade Students Establish Toy Drive Donation Website
Our 10th Grade Students have set up an online donation site for their Toy Drive with a goal of 3,000 toys.
Please click this link to donate: http://www.gofundme.com/1kn8z0.
Voyager High School Students Recognized for Work on American Tobacco Trail
Ninth grade VAHS students recently completed a Service Day project in collaboration with the City of Durham to clean up the American Tobacco Trail to make it safer for pedestrians and bicyclists.
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Bill Vincent and Julia Higby-Naquin Win Grants
VAHS Science teachers Bill Vincent and Julia Higby-Naquin each won grants to further science education in their classrooms. Ms. Higby was selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) grant in the amount of $3,000.00. The grant will be awarded to Voyager Academy Charter School for the project titled "Who Am I?"
Also, congratulations to Ms. Higby for winning a Bright Ideas Grant in the amount of $1,500 for her Biology classes in order to teach Gel Electrophoresis.
Mr. Vincent was selected to receive a Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics (PRISM) grant in the amount of $3,000.00. The grant will be awarded to Voyager Academy Charter School for the project titled "Physics Modeling."
High Expectations Policy
VAHS is implementing a High Expectations Policy for the 2012-13 school year which will replace the No Zero and Missing Work policies. For more information, please watch this video.