Congratulations to the new members of the Venus Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society!
Mariam Abdelkhaleq, Brenden Ward, Tiffany Andries, Courtney Ward, Wilson Hardin, Briann Warner, John Hoffman, Kaylee Watson, Ryleigh Klein,
K’Sandra Martinez, Amanda Stewart
These outstanding students have consistently demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character, and Citizenship, and have chosen to serve their campus and community by becoming NJHS members. Best of luck to our new NJHS Bulldogs as they embark on a new path of personal growth and service!
The Venus High School National Honor Society
The VHS One Act Play team performed at the district competition and, though they did not advance this year, did an outstanding job. Congratulations to Hannah Fiscus, Victoria Read, and Morgan Hershberger on earning the individual honors listed below:
Venus Independent School District is excited to announce that Mr. Steven Nazworth has been selected as the Venus Primary School Principal. He is in his 5th year at Venus and 15th in education. Mr. Nazworth has done an exceptional job as the VES Assistant Principal, and we are excited about the impact he will make at VPS. He will transition into his new role with the start of the 2016-2017 school year.
A few words from Mr. Nazworth:
I am very excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the VPS team! I believe that working together and striving for excellence will help us to reach our goals for our students. I look forward to meeting all of the teachers, staff members, students, and parents in the coming weeks!
If you were unable to attend the VHS Graduation Information Meeting, check out the highlights below. If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact the Venus High School front office.
1. Graduation Practice – June 3rd @ 9:00 (Friday)
2. VHS Graduation Time - 9:00 am @ VHS Football Stadium (Be there by 7:30)
3. Graduation - Bad Weather Plans (six tickets per Graduate)(788 max)
4. Senior Week – May 31st, June 1st, June 2nd
5. No Senior Week if you - Owe Money, Owe Supplies, Excess Absences, or Discipline
6. Photographers – Lifetouch
-- Can order after graduation
-- List of Seniors and their e-mails will be provided to Lifetouch.
7. Parking – No parking by field house
8. Parents taking pictures
9. Set-up & Seating (No Reserving Seats)(1st Come – 1st Seated)
10. Student Dress Code (Under Cap/Gown) – Fingertip length shorts and t-shirt
11. Cap/Gown Dress Code – Nothing on the cap or gown
12. Pick up Diploma the following week @ VHS
13. Please talk with your student about being responsible after Graduation
14. Candlelight Ceremony (May 12th @ 7:00 pm)
15. Jostens Cap & Gown Delivery (April 19th)(May 17th is make-up)
16. If you have any questions or concerns please call VHS at 972-366-8815.
Parents, if you your student participated in a sport that used Ivey Photography for pictures, check out the link below to preview and order pictures.
Our Venus High School Lady Bulldog Powerlifters made a great showing at the Regional Powerlifting Meet. Fey Esparza set regional records in squat, bench, deadlift, and total score on her way to placing 1st in her class. Lizzet Ortega placed 2nd, Makayla Buck 4th, and Skyler Andrade 12th in their respective weight classes.
Both Fey and Lizzet will be advancing to the state powerlifting meet, which will be held in Corpus Christi, TX on Sat. March 19th. Great job Lady Bulldogs! We are excited that your hard work has paid off and know that you will make us proud at the state meet.
The Gifted and Talented Specialists will hold an informational parent meeting about spring testing for the Gifted and Talented program on Monday, March 7, 6:00 pm in the Venus High School Cafeteria.
Nomination packets for 1st and 3rd -11th grade students will be available at the meeting or upon request from the campus counselor. All VISD 2nd grade students will participate in a G/T Screening process, so nomination forms are not needed. All nomination forms are due Friday, March 11. Late forms will not be accepted.
For more information, please contact:
District Gifted and Talented Coordinator
Congratulations to Venus High School Student Jeneva Garcia on earning a $22,500 athletic scholarship to run track for the North Carolina Sports University Timberwolves! We are proud of your hard work and are thrilled that you have chosen to further your education and help to start a tradition of excellence at NCSU. We know that the hard work and dedication you exhibited at VHS will serve you well in your education and athletic endeavors. Great job, Bulldog!