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First-of-year Vandegrift schedule glitches are fixed

All Vandegrift staffers helped with the scheduling issues that happened at the beginning of the school year. Members of the counseling team include the Dean of Instruction, Testing Coordinator, Sped Lead, counseling admin and the Transition Coordinator, who all function like a team, said Charlie Little, VHS principal. (Back) Kristin Gunter, Charity Escott, Melissa Wells, Stephanie Stich, Jane Manchester, Sarah Spradling, Jennifer Fisher (Mid) Maureen Sanders, Jeana Badger, Sheri Georgoulis, Maureen Wheeler (Front) Christa Martin, Kandice Detlefsen, Peggy Morisset, Carla Kind PHOTO TEXAS PHOTOGRAPHY

Viper community pitches in to help 

By LESLEE BASSMAN, Four Points News

When nearly 2,800 Vandegrift High School students started the 2019-2020 school year a month ago, the district-wide technology overhaul and ensuing problems left days of confusion for many Vipers. VHS counselors and other key staffers were in overdrive mode for nearly a week resolving the technology blip that caused errors in student schedules. 

The Viper community responded and about a dozen volunteers supported VHS through the problem. Most of the volunteers would stay longer than their two to three hour shifts because they just saw the need to be there, said Carla George, the parent of a senior student, who coordinated the assistance. 

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Vandegrift shuts out Cedar Park for second straight win in series

The Vandegrift Vipers take the field for a high school football game between Vandegrift and Cedar Park at Monroe Stadium in Austin, Texas on August 30, 2019.

By ZACH SMITH, Hill Country News 

The Vandegrift Vipers are the Austin American-Statesman’s football team of the week this week after VHS shut out the Timberwolves 17-0 in the first game of the season at Monroe Stadium on Aug. 30.

Drew Sanders has been on the sidelines for every step of the rivalry between Vandegrift and Cedar Park. He remembers getting beat by quite a bit, time and time again.

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