The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

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Espada y Escudo

Espada y Escudo

The Student News Site of Vel Phillips Memorial

College Check In

College Check In

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor February 1, 2024

Even though the second semester, the cold, and school may feel overwhelming right now there are still many exciting things happening! One of them being, college letters coming out!!! If you applied early...

TWIRP INFO!!!

TWIRP INFO!!!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor February 1, 2024

TWIRP aka The Mid Winter Dance is coming up soon! It will take place Saturday, February, 17 from 8 pm to 11 pm in the main gym at Vel Phillips Memorial! Tickets will be sold the week of the dance at lunch/flex....

Demonstration of Learning,(D.O.L.) 2024

Demonstration of Learning,(D.O.L.) 2024

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor January 1, 2024

For the past three years we have had 'Bridge Week.' During this week students were able to meet with their teachers/classes and makeup work and tests. This year we will begin doing 'Demonstrations of Learning'...

NHS Induction Information Class of 24

NHS Induction Information Class of 24

Jonathan Buscher, Operations Editor November 1, 2023

Given that the auditorium was closed due to construction at the end of the 2022-2023 school year, the typical spring induction ceremony for the National Honors Society (NHS) was moved to the 2023-2024...

MMSD Climate Action Letter: Sign Now!

MMSD Climate Action Letter: Sign Now!

Sophia Jiang October 26, 2023

https://bit.ly/mmsd-climate-action-now  Credit: West HS Green Club, Aharon Shelef

Homecoming Dance and Week Plans!!!

Homecoming Dance and Week Plans!!!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor October 1, 2023

Get excited because Homecoming is this week! The dance is Saturday, October 7th from 8-11 pm at Vel Phillips Memorial. You can buy tickets for the dance the week of October 2nd. They will be available...

Picture Retakes

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor October 1, 2023

If you didn’t like your school picture do not worry there is still time to retake it! Student Picture Retake day is October 10th. Lifetouch will be at our school from 7:45-1 pm so make sure to stop by...

Construction Chaos and Celebration!

Construction Chaos and Celebration!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor October 1, 2023

As you may have noticed, at least I hope you would have noticed…Our school has been undergoing construction! This construction can be frustrating but it is very exciting because it means newer and nicer...

Fall Sports Themes

Fall Sports Themes

Hayat Brahmer September 1, 2023

Even though most students dread the beginning of the school year, it is important to remember the great things that come along with it, such as football games! We have a great football team this year and...

Prom!!

Prom!!

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor May 1, 2023

Junior and Senior prom is this month! Prom is May 6th at the Alliant Energy Center from 8-11 pm. You can buy tickets for $30 May 1st-4th. You can bring people from other schools as long as they fill out...

Close up and details of playing musicians, instruments in a marching, show band or music band

VPM Benefit Concert

Ava Kahn April 10, 2023

VPM High School has a benefit concert coming up! The concert will include performances by 2-much, Latin Music Club, Igneous, Life As We Tell It, and Ryan Forbes. The concert will be held in theater 300...

Snow Day Information

Snow Day Information

Hayat Brahmer, Student Life Editor March 13, 2023

We have had multiple snow days this year and we were excited about all of them! However, the school only has one snow day built into the calendar. Unfortunately, we will have to make this time up. We will...

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