An Update from Principal Alba

An update from Principal Alba for parents (and students.):
“Good Afternoon Viera High School Parents

Viera High School is pleased to be able to offer our Summer Driver Education course this summer. There will be two sessions offered: the first session will start on June 4th and end June 16th. The second session starts June 18th and ends June 30th. The cost is $120.00 and the fee is due the first day of class. Students must have their permit before the course starts. The times are 8:00 am – 2:30 with a 30 minute lunch. Students will be able to purchase pizza and drinks during lunch. Signups for either session will start Thursday, April 9th in the guidance office. This can be done by phone or in person on a first come, first serve basis. There is a maximum of 28 students per session. For more information please contact Tim Rooney at

Register…Run…Eat Pizza! Be a part of the 4th Annual Eat My Crust 5k Run/Walk sponsored by Viera Pizza. The annual run will take place on Sunday May 3rd, 2015. Our goal this year is to have over 1000 runners and walkers. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and all proceeds help to fund our entire athletic department. You can register online by visiting and select the EMC 5K link on top of the webpage. We appreciate your support!

Attention parents of 9th and 10th grade students. The Reading Florida Standards Assessment test starts next week. This is a computer based test that has a listening component in which students need headphones. We encourage each student to bring their own headphones/earbuds to testing. If they do not have headphones or forget to bring them to school on their testing day we will provide headphones for them but I am sure each student would prefer to have their own during testing.

Congratulations to the Pink Robotics team! The team qualified for the World Championships by placing 2nd out of 62 teams in the latest regional competition this past weekend in San Antonio, TX. The World Championships will be held in St. Louis this year. We are very proud of all their hard work and success!

VHS is proud to announce that our JROTC Rifle Marksmanship Team finished 3rd in the Regional Championships at Rockledge High School this past Saturday. The team has qualified for the State Championship in Ft. Myers on April 24th. We wish them luck!

We had three VHS science research students place in the State Science Fair last week! This is a wonderful accomplishment and represented VHS very well. We are proud of you!

We also just received word that VHS was the only school in the county to have a finalist in the Ying Science Challenge this year! For the past 17 years, Dr. Nelson Ying, in collaboration with the Orlando Science Center, solicits quality science and mathematics projects and their companion papers from outstanding high school students in Brevard, Orange, Osceola, Lake, Marion, Polk, Seminole and Volusia counties. From those submissions, only the five top finalists are selected to present their research to a panel of distinguished experts. These five finalists participate in an all-expenses paid 3-day competition and red-carpet experience in Orlando. They also compete for awards from $1000 to $5000 for themselves, as well as cash awards for their school and teacher.

Congratulations to our World Language students that participated in the Florida State Spanish Conference in Orlando last Thursday and Friday. They did a wonderful job and earned 11 “Outstanding” ratings, 8 “Superior” ratings, and 2 “Excellent” Ratings in impromptus, declamations and dramatic presentations.

Congratulations to Boys Track & Field for winning Class 4A District 9 Championship at Vero Beach. They also finished 3rd overall at the recent Cape Coast Conference Championships last week. They will be competing in the FHSAA Regional meet Wednesday, April 22 in Jupiter, FL.

Congratulations to Girls Track & Field for finishing as the Class 4A District 9 Runner-up in Vero Beach. They also finished 2nd overall in the Cape Coast Conference meet.

Boys and Girls Lacrosse season concluded this week and we would like to thank all participants for a winning season.

Baseball recently beat The First Academy in Orlando with an exciting come from behind victory 4-3. They will host Senior Day at Space Coast Stadium Saturday, April 11 at 1pm vs. Astronaut and will travel to Rockledge on 4/13, Eau Gallie on 4/15 and will host Merritt Island at Space Coast Stadium next Thursday, April 16 at Space Coast Stadium at 7pm.

Softball recently beat Vero Beach 10-0 and will be hosting the District Tournament at Viera Regional Park on Tuesday, April 14 & 16.

Go Hawks!!”

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