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posted Nov 16, 2016, 7:52 AM by Jennifer Lainey   [ updated Nov 16, 2016, 7:55 AM ]

Picture retakes are Wednesday, 11/16 If you didn't have your picture taken in October or if you had your picture taken and would like to have a retake done, please bring your photo package with you on the 16th and give it to the photographer. The photographer will be set up in the flex room from 11:00 - 1:15. Students should go during break or study hall.

This week (Nov 14-18) is ALLY WEEK at our school! Hello everyone! Ally Week is a week for students to become a part of a national dialogue about how we can be better allies within our communities. During Ally Week, we challenge one another to think critically about what being an ally means, how we are allies to others, and what kid of allies we want to be. Anyone can be an ally by taking a stand against anti-LGBTQ language, bullying and harassment in our school and community. All this week we will have a table outside of the cafeteria where you can come by and sign a pledge showing your support as an ally to the LGBTQ community. All of your pledges will then create a rainbow along the wall to show our combined support! We hope to see you there! GSTA

Make a pie for a teacher....earn community service Students, you may make by hand up to 2 pies for 1 hour of community service per pie. To quality a student must sign up themselves, do all their own baking, bring them in with a hand written note about the pie taped to it and put your name on the pie clearly please. Go to : http://signup.com/go/kwuGRH To sign up.

Babysitting job opportunity A Yarmouth family is looking for a high school student to watch their two boys (students at YES and HMS) after school a few days a week from 3-5pm at their home on Applecrest. Responsibilities include playing outside, inside the house, some screen time, and some study time. Please text or call Matthew at 207-482-9571 if you are interested!

Yarmouth Knit Hats For Sale! Yarmouth Knit Hats For Sale! $25. Contact Brenda Whitney 847-4120, or brendawhitney@rheritage.com to get one of these Go Clippers!

PTO craft fair at YES - needs volunteers We are looking for last minute assistance! Do you remember how much fun it was to make crafts? Do you still enjoy it and are happy to help others? This Sunday is the Make-it Take-it Craft Fair. Here is the Volunteer Link to help out- http://signup.com/go/kZZAhy The PTO's Make-it Take-it Craft Fair is a great afternoon in Yarmouth. This event has been a tradition for 23 years (possibly longer!), and we need our community members to make it a success. And please, stop by kiddos that you know and love! This is truly a delightful afternoon.

Exchange Programs visiting YHS We have a few exchange programs visiting this week and next. Below are the dates and times. The meetings will be held in the guidance office. If you would like to attend, you need to get a pass from guidance and permission from your teacher to miss part of class. Thursday 11/10 (tomorrow!), 10am - The Island School Tuesday 11/15, 10am - CIEE Thursday 11/17, 10am - New York Times Student Exchange Program Friday 11/18, 10am - National Geographic Student Travel with Putney Exchange Please let me know if you have any questions! ~Mrs. O'Brien

Job opportunity - Pat's Pizza Pat's Pizza in Yarmouth has immediate openings for all positions! Pay is competitive and schedules are very flexible - they are willing to work around athletic and other extracurricular schedules. If you are interested, you can apply online at http://www.patsyarmouth.com/employment.html, or call Pat's at 846-3701 and ask for Chris, Shannon, or Jim

The Global Action Club is holding a clothing drive The Global Action Club will be holding a clothing drive from now until December 15. A donation bin will be located in the main office. Please consider donating clothing in good condition. Summer-weight clothing (t-shirts, shorts, pants, sandals) will be donated to an organization helping those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti. Winter clothing (hats, boots, coats, sweaters, pants) will be donated to Catholic Charities, which currently is resettling Syrian refugee families in the greater Portland area. Thank you for considering a donation! - YHS Global Action Coalition

Lots of programs visiting guidance this week! We have several visitors this week in guidance - below is a list of the programs, dates, and times. If you would like to attend, please get a pass from the guidance office and permission from your teacher for the class you will miss. Tuesday - CIEE study abroad @10am, Vermont Tech (juniors & seniors only) @11:30 Wednesday - U.S. Marines @10:20 Thursday - New York Times Student Journeys & Putney Student Travel @10am Friday - National Geographic Student Expeditions & Putney Student Travel @10am Please let me know if you have any questions! ~Mrs. O'Brien