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Poultney High School News

Yearbook: Class of 2010

PHS yearbooks are now on sale. Watch for your order form to arrive with your report card. Orders will be taken during break and lunch. They will also be on sale at home basketball games. Only a limited number of books will be ordered; extras will not be available until June. The price is $40 and a deposit of $20 will put a book on hold. The remaining $20 is due by Feb. 26.

Congratulations, Aaron Tardiff

The VABIR, (Vermont Association of Business Industries and Rehabilitation), has used pictures of PHS student Aaron Tardiff for its Vermont brochure. There are pictures of him working at Green Mountain College and working with his VABIR counselor, Cindy Senecal. VABIR works with students to secure jobs. They work on job skills, job experience, job coaching, and stipends. They work on realistic skills such as job interviews, resumes writing, workplace tours, and job applications. Students set goals with counselors who help them achieve their dreams. VABIR has created wonderful relationships with businesses in all communities of Vermont.

For a copy of the brochure, please contact the PHS Principal's Office.

Ed Gerety Presents

PHS hosted renowned speaker Ed Gerety Feb. 5. His presentation was entitled "Making Your Mark". Gerety's presentation "Making Your Mark" was a two part presentation.

Program on Sexting: Public Welcome

On Friday Feb. 26, several students from Stafford Technical Center's SADD Chapter, all of whom are involved in the Public Safety Services Program, and their instructor, will present a workshop on the topic of "sexting" during a Block 5 schoolwide assembly, which will begin at 1:25 p.m. in the gym.

Sexting is a relatively new phenomenon which involves sending sexually explicit or provocative messages, cartoons, or photos of naked or semi-nude people by cell phone or computer.

Sexting is much more common than many parents think. Sexting can be a form of bullying and can also result in a number of criminal charges being brought against the sender or receiver of the photos, particularly if one of them is a minor. Parents are welcome to join us for this important presentation.

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