• Weekly Memo | May 19

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 5/19/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Parents: The Spring Exam Schedule has been posted on the VMCCA Website.  EOC Exams will be completed this week. English II EOC tomorrow, Monday, May 20th and Math I & III EOCs on Tuesday, May 21st.  Wednesday, May 22nd is an Exam Makeup Day.  Students who have missed a Spring Exam should contact their teacher(s) to set up a time to make up their exam(s).
    • Seniors: Rehearsal for Graduation is Wednesday, May 22nd at Meymandi Hall, downtown Raleigh, at 8:30 AM. In order to participate in graduation, seniors MUST attend rehearsal. Please arrive for rehearsal no later than 8:15 AM.  During practice, each senior will receive 10 guest tickets for graduation.  There are no extra tickets available for this event.  The VMCCA Commencement Ceremony will be Thursday, May 23rd at 8:00 AM at Meymandi Hall, downtown Raleigh.  Seniors must arrive for graduation by 7:00 AM to be prepared for the event.  Do not be late.  
    • Juniors and their Parents:  Get a head start on college planning for next year by reviewing this presentation from Student Services about the college planning process.  Reach out to your student’s counselor with any questions.  Here is the link:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1zbV9Pso30hVa2YK2B6bVObIFI7Mir7-q/view
    • This is the last Weekly Memo for the school year.  VMCCA hopes all students and families have a wonderful and restful Summer Break.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | May 12

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 5/12/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Seniors and Parents: The VMCCA Senior Awards ceremony is scheduled for tomorrow, May 13th in the gymnasium at 6:00 PM.  Seniors and Junior Marshalls are to report to the Media Center by 5:00 PM.
    • Students will continue with Mandatory Hawks Nest this week as we prepare for final exams.  The schedule for this week will be May 13th - First Period Classes; May 14th - Second Period Classes; and May 15th Third Period Classes.
    • Parents: The Spring Exam Schedule has been posted on the VMCCA Website.  Look for the link on the green banner on the homepage.  Final exams will begin this week on Thursday, May 16th.
    • Parents:  Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey through this Friday, May 17th. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement.  The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.  The link to access the survey can be found through the Principal’s Message: surveys.panoramaed.com/wakecounty/family.  You can also access the link by going to the VMCCA webpage and look for the green banner on the homepage.
    • Happy Mother's Day to all our Silverhawk Moms!
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | May 5

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 5/5/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • This week is Teacher Appreciate Week.  This would be a great time to thank your VMCCA teachers for all they do for you.
    • Block Party tomorrow, Monday, May 6th.  Those in carpool, please be advised that this event will have some impact on the afternoon carpool.
    • AP Students and Parents: AP testing runs from May 6th to May 17th. Students must take the exams or pay a $40 unused exam fee. Exams are at 8:00 am or 12:00 pm and end after dismissal. Students need to arrange transportation for afternoon exams. The schedule is available on the VMCCA website. Arrive 30 minutes early to testing locations. Contact Tracy Taylor at ttaylor5@wcpss.net for questions.
    • Seniors: The Senior Lunch has been set for next Friday, May 10th in the gymnasium during lunchtime.  All seniors are invited to attend.
    • Seniors and Parents: The VMCCA Senior Awards ceremony is scheduled for next Monday, May 6th in the gymnasium at 6:00 PM.  Seniors and Junior Marshalls are to report to the Media Center by 5:00 PM.
    • Students: All students are to report to Mandatory Hawks Nest starting next Friday, May 10th through Wednesday, May 15th.  The schedule will be May 10th - Fourth Period Classes; May 13th - First Period Classes; May 14th - Second Period Classes; and May 15th Third Period Classes.
    • Parents: The Spring Exam Schedule has been posted on the VMCCA Website.  Look for the link on the green banner on the homepage.
    • Parents:  Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey through Friday, May 12th. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement.  The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.  The link to access the survey can be found through the Principal’s Message: surveys.panoramaed.com/wakecounty/family.  You can also access the link by going to the VMCCA webpage and look for the green banner on the homepage.
    • Senior Parents and Students: A reminder that for Seniors to be exempt from teacher-made final exams, students must have a “B” or higher average and have ten or fewer absences for the class.
    • The PTSA would like to send a special thanks to all who participated in the “no-fuss fundraiser.  The group raised $875 for next year's teacher microgrants!  Also, the PTSA wants to make exams a little bit nicer for our students by providing Exams Survival Snack basket again this semester.   Please consider donating snacks or volunteering to assemble the baskets up at the link on the principal's message, and drop off your contribution on or before Wednesday, May 15.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | April 28

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 4/28/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Parents: Students received their registration verification forms on Friday in homeroom.  These forms indicate their selected classes for the 24-25 school year including primary and alternate choices.  Some classes that were on the course selection guide will not be offered.  In that case, your child was put in an alternate choice.  Please review and make any changes to this form, sign and return to the main office by this Friday, May 3rd.  If your child registered for an AP class, you also need to read and sign the AP Agreement.  If your child selected a more rigorous class than the teacher's recommendation and does not have an A or B in their current class, you also need to sign and return the Course Level Parent Notification form.  Contact your child's counselor with any questions.
    • Parents:  Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey through Friday, May 12th. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement.  The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.  The link to access the survey can be found through the Principal’s Message: surveys.panoramaed.com/wakecounty/family.  You can also access the link by going to the VMCCA webpage and look for the green banner on the homepage.
    • Parents and Students:  VMCCA's Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy is holding a pet supply drive to benefit a couple of local animal rescues. Donate dog food, cat food, treats, toys, and cleaning supplies such as bleach, laundry detergent, and wipes. Items can be dropped off in the front office. The drive will run through this week, April 29th to May 3rd. For every 5 items donated, students will be entered into a drawing for one of three gift card prizes (Bags of pet food = 5 items). 
    • Parents and Students: VMCCA is proud to announce its inaugural Project-Based Learning Event Night tomorrow, Tuesday, April 30th.  The event is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on the VMCCA campus.  Parents and students are encouraged to support the school’s endeavor in Recycling and Sustainability.
    • Senior Parents and Students: A reminder that for Seniors to be exempt from teacher-made final exams, students must have a “B” or higher average and have ten or fewer absences for the class.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | April 21

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 4/21/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Seniors/Senior Parents:  If you plan on doing the FAFSA, please do it ASAP.  Need Help?  Please email Audrey Lee, Financial Aid Advisor, at Anlee@wcpss.net.   If you and your student have completed the FAFSA and received an error message, the FAFSA will be starting a "soft launch" for corrections this week.  Please make those corrections as quickly as possible.
    • Parents: Students received their registration verification forms on Friday in homeroom.  These forms indicate their selected classes for the 24-25 school year including primary and alternate choices.  Some classes that were on the course selection guide will not be offered.  In that case, your child was put in an alternate choice.  Please review and make any changes to this form, sign and return to the main office by Friday, May 3rd.  If your child registered for an AP class, you also need to read and sign the AP Agreement.  If your child selected a more rigorous class than the teacher's recommendation and does not have an A or B in their current class, you also need to sign and return the Course Level Parent Notification form.  Contact your child's counselor with any questions.
    • Parents:  Wake County Public Schools is administering a District Wide Family Survey from Monday, April 10 through Friday, May 12. This survey provides families the opportunity to provide valuable information and a high-quality data source for planning and School Improvement.  The survey has been translated into various languages; Spanish, Arabic, French, Korean, Vietnamese, and Chinese to provide accessibility to families in Wake County Public Schools. The survey administration language can be chosen by families before taking the survey.  The link to access the survey can be found through the Principal’s Message: surveys.panoramaed.com/wakecounty/family.  You can also access the link by going to the VMCCA webpage and look for the green banner on the homepage.
    • Parents and Students:  VMCCA's Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy is holding a pet supply drive to benefit a couple of local animal rescues. Donate dog food, cat food, treats, toys, and cleaning supplies such as bleach, laundry detergent, and wipes. Items can be dropped off in the front office. The drive will run from Monday, April 29th until Friday, May 3rd. For every 5 items donated, students will be entered into a drawing for one of three gift card prizes (Bags of pet food = 5 items). 
    • Parents and Students: VMCCA is proud to announce its inaugural Project-Based Learning Event Night next Tuesday, April 30th.  The event is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on the VMCCA campus.  Parents and students are encouraged to support the school’s endeavor in Recycling and Sustainability.
    • Senior Parents and Students: A reminder that for Seniors to be exempt from teacher-made final exams, students must have a “B” or higher average and have ten or fewer absences for the class.
    • Parents and Students:  We have three weeks remaining until we begin final exams for the Spring Semester.  Now would be a great time to review PowerSchool information.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | April 14

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 4/14/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Parents: The VMCCA PTSA’s annual No-Fuss Fundraiser kicked off this week. The purpose of the fundraiser is to provide much needed instructional equipment for our classrooms that enhance the learning experience. This school year, we were able to fund four teacher requests for classroom equipment, and we look forward to providing even more in the future. You can find a link to the fundraiser on the Principal’s message (https://app.memberhub.gives/295f4d), the PTSA page, and a flyer that has been sent home with your student.
    • The VMCCA Senior Trip is scheduled for tomorrow, Monday, April 15th to the North Carolina Zoo.  This will be a full-day trip.  Students will attend a Senior Breakfast on the VMCCA campus prior to leaving for the day.  Students are expected back on campus around 5:30 PM.
    • AP Parents and Students: This Saturday, April 20th, the AP teachers at VMCCA are hosting practice test sessions. It will run from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM with exams being offered in the morning and afternoon. Please speak with your AP teachers for more information! 
    • Parents and Students:  VMCCA's Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy is holding a pet supply drive to benefit a couple of local animal rescues. Donate dog food, cat food, treats, toys, and cleaning supplies such as bleach, laundry detergent, and wipes. Items can be dropped off in the front office. The drive will run from Monday, April 29th until Friday, May 3rd. For every 5 items donated, students will be entered into a drawing for one of three gift card prizes (Bags of pet food = 5 items). 
    • Parents and Students: VMCCA is proud to announce its inaugural Project-Base Learning Event Night on Tuesday, April 30th.  The event is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on the VMCCA campus.  Parents and students are encouraged to support the school’s endeavor in Recycling and Sustainability.
    • Parents and Students:  We have four weeks remaining until we begin final exams for the Spring Semester.  Now would be a great time to review PowerSchool information.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | April 7

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 4/7/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Parents: The VMCCA PTSA’s annual No-Fuss Fundraiser kicked off this week. The purpose of the fundraiser is to provide much needed instructional equipment for our classrooms that enhance the learning experience. This school year, we were able to fund four teacher requests for classroom equipment, and we look forward to providing even more in the future. You can find a link to the fundraiser on the Principal’s message (https://app.memberhub.gives/295f4d), the PTSA page, or a flyer that will be send home with students.
    • The VMCCA Prom will take place this Friday, April 12th, from 7:00 to 11:00 PM at Marble Museum.  Students are reminded that they will need a photo ID for themselves and their guest upon entering the event. Please note that students will not be readmitted once they leave the venue.
    • The VMCCA Senior Trip is scheduled for next Monday, April 15th to the North Carolina Zoo.  This will be a full-day trip.  Students will attend a Senior Breakfast on the VMCCA campus prior to leaving for the day.  Students are expected back on campus around 5:30 PM.
    • Parents and Students: VMCCA is proud to announce its inaugural Project-Base Learning Event Night on Tuesday, April 30th.  The event is scheduled from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on the VMCCA campus.  Parents and students are encouraged to support the school’s endeavor in Recycling and Sustainability.
    • Students: We’re excited to tell you about a Japan trip we’re planning for the summer of 2026 with EF Tours, our educational travel partner. Please be sure to register for this free info session to take place on April 23.  The link to this information can be found on the VMCCA website under the Principal’s Message. https://bit.ly/VMCCAJAPAN 
    • Parents and Students:  We have five weeks remaining until we begin final exams for the Spring Semester.  Now would be a great time to review PowerSchool information.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | March 31

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 3/31/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Parents: The VMCCA PTSA’s annual No-Fuss Fundraiser kicked off this week. The purpose of the fundraiser is to provide much needed instructional equipment for our classrooms that enhance the learning experience. This school year, we were able to fund four teacher requests for classroom equipment, and we look forward to providing even more in the future. You can find a link to the fundraiser on the Principal’s message (https://app.memberhub.gives/295f4d), the PTSA page, and a flyer that will be sent home with your student next week.
    • Seniors: Jostens will be on campus this Friday, April 5th during lunch to deliver Cap and Gown, and Senior packages.
    • Parents and Students:  We have six weeks remaining until we begin final exams for the Spring Semester.  Now would be a great time to review PowerSchool information.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | March 18

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 3/18/2024

    Weekly Memo:  Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Senior Parents:  Today, Monday, March 18th, during 1st period class, your student will receive a permission slip for the senior trip to the North Carolina Zoo scheduled for Monday, April 15th.  All payments and permission forms must be turned in by Friday, March 22nd.  Online payments are open now and cash payments will be accepted Wednesday  - Friday of this week during lunch.  Please email Ms. Price at ehprice@wcpss.net if you have any questions.  We hope to have a great turn out with our seniors as they celebrate their hard work the last four years at Vernon Malone!
    • Juniors and Seniors:  Tickets are now available for the Junior/Senior Prom at Marbles Museum on Friday, April 12th for purchase online from the VMCCA Website until Friday, March 22nd.  Cost of tickets is $45.00 per person.  Guest forms are available from Ms. Price and must also be returned by March 22nd.
    • Parents: The VMCCA PTSA’s annual No-Fuss Fundraiser kicked off this week. The purpose of the fundraiser is to provide much needed instructional equipment for our classrooms that enhance the learning experience. This school year, we were able to fund four teacher requests for classroom equipment, and we look forward to providing even more in the future. You can find a link to the fundraiser on the Principal’s message (https://app.memberhub.gives/295f4d), the PTSA page, and a flyer that will be sent home with your student next week.
    • Students and Parents: SACAC is hosting a College Admission Workshop on Saturday, March 23rd that is open to any high school student and their parents. The event is at the Raleigh Convention Center from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.
    • Parents and Students:  There will be no school for students on Thursday and Friday, March 28th and 29th, due to a WCPSS Teacher Workday and a County Holiday.  Students will return to school on Monday, April 1st. 
    • Seniors: Jostens will be on campus on Friday, April 5th during lunch to deliver Cap and Gown, and Senior packages.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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  • Weekly Memo | March 10

    Posted by Carter Hillman on 3/10/2024

    Good evening Silver Hawk families, this is Principal Carter Hillman with your Weekly Memo:

    • All information provided in this Memo is posted on the VMCCA website under the “Principal’s Message.” 
    • Parents and Students: VMCCA’s Spring Break is this week, Monday, March 11th through Friday, March 15th.  There will be no school for students.  Students will return to campus on Monday, March 18th. 
    • A reminder that Daylight Savings begins on Sunday morning at 2:00 AM.  Remember to set your clock forward one hour.
    • The Southern Association of College Admission Counseling is offering a FREE workshop about college admission and financial aid for high school students and parents on Saturday, March 23, from 9:00 AM to 12 PM at the Raleigh Convention Center. Register by March 13th at bit.ly/sacaccaw32324
      Students: The VMCCA National Honor Society wants to coordinate a service project with all students and staff.  The service hour opportunity is called "Mats for a Mission" where they make plastic mats for homeless people. Every 60 plastic grocery bags are worth one hour of service and after that, every 120 is worth an hour. Please drop off your 60 bags and include your name so you can get credit for your service hour.  This is a great way to help our homeless population. The deadline for turning in your bags is Monday, March 18th.  Please bring them to the Media Center to Ms. Ray. 
    • Juniors and Seniors:  Tickets are now available for the Junior/Senior Prom at Marbles Museum on Friday, April 12th for purchase online from the VMCCA Website until Friday, March 22nd.  Cost of tickets is $45.00 per person.  Guest forms are available from Ms. Price and must also be returned by March 22nd.
    • Seniors: Tickets are now available for purchase only for the senior trip to the North Carolina Zoo scheduled for Monday, April 15th.  Cost of a ticket is $45.00.  Price includes breakfast, a catered lunch, your zoo ticket, and Charter Bus transportation.  Deadline for purchasing a ticket is Friday, March 22nd.
    • Keep your students safe, keep in contact with your teachers, and have a good evening.
    • Todas las familias hispanohablantes deberían recibir este "mensaje semanal" a través de un correo electrónico una vez por semana. Si no recibe este correo electrónico, comuníquese con la oficina principal para agregar su correo electrónico a la lista.
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