SVHS seniors announce projects
Seniors at Shepaug Valley High School in Washington are the homestretch of their senior projects.
To that end, seniors organize fundraisers for charities, initiate athletic events, run educational workshops and assemblies, produce stage and musical performances, create art exhibitions, as well as help manage events for classmates and attend events.
Several projects will be held at school on South Street, unless otherwise noted.
Following is the list of spring semester projects:
-"A Journey to Find Hope" suicide awareness assembly: April 9, 1:45-2:25 p.m. SVHS. Includes several guest speakers, including volunteers from the Women's Center of Greater Danbury. Organized by Kimberly Seeger.
-Dance-a-thon: April 10, 6 p.m.-1 a.m. Town hall, Bryan Memorial Plaza. $10/person. $15/couple. Prizes to be awarded. Proceeds to benefit Little People of America for dwarfism research. Organized by Aimee Reutzel
-Ultimate frisbee tournament: April 11, noon-5 p.m. SVHS. Includes eight teams of six to eight people. Entry fees to benefit American Cancer Society. Organized by Katie Retalis.
-Body image fashion show: April 14, 1:45-22:25 p.m. SVHS. Students will model clothing designed by Lindsay Walsh. Show to be followed by positive body image discussion. Organized by Lindsay Walsh.
-"Donating Your Body to Science": April 16, 1:45-2:25 p.m. SVHS. Includes slideshow. Organized by Catherine Wolk.
-Freedom Trail ride in the Boston area: April 18. Bus leaves Washington town hall at 7 a.m. and leaves Boston at 4 p.m. $60 includes Old Town Trolley tour, guided walk of Freedom Trail, free time, bus expenses and driver's tip. Celebrates 235th anniversary of Paul Revere's midnight ride. Organized by Nick Gueniat. For more information or to reserve a seat, call the Washington Parks & Recreation Department at 860-868-1519.