Eagles Bulletin

What is the Eagles Bulletin?

The Eagles Bulletin, launched February 2003 as a collaboration and joint project of the SVHS Administration and PTSA, is an email service (sometimes called a "listserve" or "email group").

Parents, students, staff, and other interested persons in the SVHS community subscribe to the service to receive information about SVHS through email. The service is provided free by Yahoo!.

What information is posted on the Eagles Bulletin?

  • Daily SVHS TV show announcements viewed by students and staff
  • Information too lengthy or detailed for daily TV announcements
  • Notices from the Athletic Director
  • Messages from the Principal
  • Emergency, safety and security announcements
  • SVHS club/committee announcements
  • MCPS announcements
  • Other school-wide news of interest to parents or students that is not included above

Why should I subscribe to the Eagles Bulletin?

Parents appreciate the convenient way to stay informed about activities and opportunities for students. The Eagles Bulletin supplements the SVHS website by providing important date-sensitive notices that are sent directly to you through email messages. It's free!

Research shows that students who have "connected" parents achieve more and enjoy school more.

Students like to subscribe because they can read the morning announcements if they miss them in class.

Is the Eagles Bulletin a discussion group?

No. The Eagles Bulletin provides one-way information and is not an open forum or interactive email discussion group. Information posted is monitored by SVHS staff.

How do I subscribe to the Eagles Bulletin?

Send a blank email to EaglesBulletin-subscribe@yahoogroups.com. When you receive a confirmation message from Yahoo! just "reply" and "send" and your subscription will be complete

What do I do if I'm not receiving messages from the Eagles Bulletin?

First, make sure that when you subscribe, you reply to the confirmation message. Next, check that your email provider at home or at work is not blocking Yahoo! mail or sending it to a junk folder. Lastly, make sure your email inbox is not full, which may cause the messages to "bounce."

Can I go to a website to get Eagles Bulletin information instead of getting emails?

You also have the option to access notices from http://groups.yahoo.com/group/EaglesBulletin.  To exercise that option, you need to create an ID and password at that site.

How do I unsubscribe from the Eagles Bulletin?

To unsubscribe, send a blank email to EaglesBulletin-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com. When you receive a confirmation message from Yahoo!, just "reply" and "send" and your subscription will be cancelled. It may take a few days for Yahoo! to process your request.

A link to unsubscribe are also included at the end of each Eagles Bulletin message (lower right corner).

Who do I contact for questions about the Eagles Bulletin?

You may email the coordinator, Joyce Wootten.