On October 22nd, our VHS Raider team competed in the second raider meet of the 2022 season. Congratulations to both the Viera Male team winning 2nd place overall and Mixed Raider team for winning 4th place overall! With this said, thank you to our parents and sponsors for their support for our VHS Raiders! Congratulations Raiders for your outstanding performance and good luck in districts!
On October 14th, Viera High School's homecoming game, our Hawk Battalion's Color Guard and Sabre Team beautifully presented the colors, with the Sabre Team also presenting the Homecoming Court during halftime. Thank you to the color guard consisting of cadets Stevenson, Orlandi, Walter, and Chouinard and to the sabre team consisting of Walter, Valentin, Devoid, Turney, Johnson, Walter, Stevenson, Sanchez, McDermott, and Chouinard for their incredible assistance to the ceremony! Also, thank you to all of the school's faculty and staff, as well as the student body for making this year's homecoming ceremony truly phenomenal!
Attention Cadets: This week is spirit week! We encourage cadets to show their school spirit and participate in weekly homecoming activities.
Tuesday 10/11: Barbeque Dad vs Soccer Mom! Pick either Barbeque Dad or Soccer Mom.
Wednesday 10/12: Decades Day!! Freshman - 1990s, Sophomores - 1980s, Juniors - 1970s, Seniors - 1960s! Pick your favorite look from your class's decade! (Cadets can either wear the school spirit of the day or wear normal JROTC Uniform attire for the Uniform Inspection Grade)
Thursday 10/13: Adam Sandler vs Paris Hilton - Enjoy a day of either fashion!
Friday 10/14: Green and Gold Day!! With the Homecoming Day afterschool at 7:00 pm!
Congratulations to our Raider Team for their efforts in our First Raider Meet of the season!! Where Viera's Mixed Team winning 1st with the Viera All-Male Team winning 3rd place! In these raider meets, our teams compete in a Team Run, Tire Flip, Rope Bridge, Cross Country Rescue, and the Sprint Drag Carry! All of these events are designed to test each cadet of their mental fortitude, physical endurance, and strength as a team! Congratulations to the cadets in our Viera Raider Team!
On Saturday, September 24th, our Hawk Battalion Honor Guard went up to Titusville's Warbird Museum to support the fundraiser event hosted by "Life Recaptured", a nonprofit support organization. At the "Second Annual Life Recaptured Gala", Life Recaptured successfully raises awareness towards the fight against sex trafficking while also fundraising for the restoration of those impacted. Thank you to all of the organizations that assisted in making the formal event truly spectacular, and to our Honor Guard consisting of Deforest, Orlandi, Stevenson and Walter!
On Friday, September 16th, our Viera Hawk Battalion was able to host a halftime ceremony in honor of veterans, and first responders that lost their lives due to the 9/11 attacks. Honoring the veterans was our Hawk Battalion, all 103 cadets, with the color guard consisting of Adam Deforest, Maddison Orlandi, Brennon Curtis and Ian Stevenson. Some highlights of the ceremony was the Helicopter Fly Over as the game started, the support of the Brevard Fire Department in flying the American Flag above the field, the Veteran Participation during the football game’s halftime, the playing of Taps to honor fallen veterans and first responders, with a moment of silence afterwards. Thank you to everyone who participated in making this Veteran Ceremony truly remarkable and momentous!
On June 4th, our Viera High School SAI, Lieutenant Colonel Tim Thomas (retd.), participated in the Annual Brevard County Fundraiser, "Dancing for the Space Coast". In doing so, he not only preformed as a 2022 Dancer, dancing to both "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood and "R.O.C.K in the U.S.A" by John Mellencamp with fellow dancer Heidi Arnold, but the duo also succeeded in being the "Grand Champion" of 2022's Dancing for the Space Coast! Exceptional job to not only LTC Tim Thomas and Heidi Arnold for their astonishing performance, but to the Color Guard that attended, consisting of Devoid and Stevenson!