Thursday, December 17, 2015

Slater Week in Review & Look ahead 12/16/15


Slater Week in Review & Look ahead 12/16/15

Hello Slater Nation!

The Winter Season is in full swing, and here at Fair Haven Union High School, we have had plenty to celebrate about!  Our outstanding music department has graced us with their amazing talent, our theatre group, “Break a Leg Society” has mesmerized us with their great stage presence, and our student athletes have performed with grace, dignity, class, pride and strength to start, what looks like an exciting winter season!

During this time off, rest, rejuvenate and remember: “Be the Change you want to see in the WORLD!” ~ Gandhi

Annual Winter Choral/Band Concert

On Wednesday, 12/9/15, here at Fair Haven Union High School; our music department presented their annual Winter Concert!  The night started by Mr. Eddie Wilkin, and the Fair Haven Union High School full Chorus sing a few outstanding numbers, followed by the Honors choir.  Both groups were inspiring and left us wanting more of their soothing sounds.

After the Choral Performances: Janeea Choiniere, our Wonderful band teacher, and her bands, and took the stage to bring us through a wonderful, musical journey!  The Bands shared their musical talents with their moving arrangements and touching moments!  Great job!

Lastly, for the first time ever at Fair haven Union High School, there was a combined Chorus and band performance, led by Mr. Eddie Wilkin!  Great job, Slater Music Department!

New England Music Auditions!

I am happy to announce that the following individuals have made it into New England for the Music Festival in March (17-20):

Erik Brown - Clarinet
Mollie Coltey - Alto
Eric Ray - Tenor

There were over 1,900 students who auditioned for New England Music Festival both instrumental and vocal and we have the privilege to send three students. This a huge accomplishment for a school this size!
Choral Director - Eddie Wilkin

Scholars Bowl
Fair Haven union High School competed in a Scholars Bowl competition on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Burr & Burton Academy!  The students came out with a (4) wins and (1) loss, giving them a huge victory over Rival Schools!  The team is led by our very own, English Teacher, Torrey MacGregor!
Members of the 2015-2016 Scholars Bowl Team are:
Charlie Cacciatore
Trevor Reck
Zachary Caraballo
Isaac Nichols
Erik Brown
Emily Clement
Glenn Wilcox-Hurlbut
Brooke Galvin
Girls Varsity & JV Basketball

On Friday night, December 11, 2015; our Girls JV & Varsity Basketball teams had their home openers in the Slater Gymnasium.  The JV Girls played Otter Valley in a physical game and came out with a big WIN!  

Following the JV Girls Game, the Varsity Girls played RIVAL POULTNEY HIGH, and dominated the game from start to finish!  The Slater ladies, Coached by Coach Kyle Wilson, and led by Seniors Nicole Mcardle, Alexis Quenneville & Kelsey Bean!  The Final Score was FHUHS (62) Poultney High (19).  Great Work Slaters~

JV & Varsity Boys Basketball

The JV & Varsity Boys Basketball team played at FHUHS on Tuesday 12/15/15 in front of the best High School best Basketball fans in Vermont!  The JV boys played a gritty game, coached by Willie Phillips, finishing with a dominant win over a tough Woodstock JV boys team.  The boys played great team ball!  Congrats gents!

The Varsity Boys Team played an equally tough Varsity Woodstock boys team.  The game was exciting, fast paced and featured two monster DUNKS by Jr. Darren Brown!  The boys coached by Hall of Fame Coach, Bob Prenevost came out with a dominating (63) -  (40) Win over a strong Woodstock Team!  

FHUHS Wrestling

Last Night, 12/16/15, here at Slater nation, our Wrestling team had a Tri-Wrestling meet in the FHUHS Gym.  The boys worked hard and had some impressive performances, by the Slater wrestlers, led by Coach Scott Shaddock!  Noah Bonvouloir, with two impressive pin falls over one opponent from Mt. Anthony and the other from Bellows Falls!  Gable Shaddock also had very impressive performances!  Great job, Slater Wrestlers!

Homework Success
Mr. Rasco will be here during business hours over break!  Any students wishing to become eligible for sports and or activities are more than welcome to come in, and get work done and turned in.  Please see Mr. Rasco or Coach Cotton to make sure we know who is coming in.

Please Have a safe and Happy Holiday, and enjoy your time off!  Be Ready to come back and Make Slater Nation the Special Place it is!

Pierre A. Cotton Jr.
Activities/Athletic Director
Fair Haven Union High School
33 Mechanic Street
Fair Haven, Vermont 05743

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