Presentation on theme: "W ELCOME T O BEAR C OUNTRY ! Senior Parent Night 2013."— Presentation transcript:
W ELCOME T O BEAR C OUNTRY ! Senior Parent Night 2013
Grad Nite @ Six Flags MAGIC MOUNTAIN 4 Buses, 200 seats Monday, March 4 th tickets go on sale One payment of approximately $190 per student NO REFUNDS after May 1 st, 2013 Proper attire required Searches before loading buses Buses leave @ 1:00pm May 30 th and return approximately 1:00pm May 31 st. More cost effective & better security
PROM NIGHT 2013 Saturday, May 18 th, 2013 In-Town Location, TBA Cost (Approximate $65 per ticket) Price includes: transportation, hors doeuvers, and dance venue Tickets available starting beginning of March. Formal attire
Senior Activities During the STAR testing dates: April 23 rd, 25 th and 30 th. Seniors need to be in attendance! Students are required to be at school during testing week (90% attendance!) Fun activities might include: Movies, Motivational speakers, Senior Talent Show, Karaoke, Games and other events Graduation Caps and Gowns Delivered May 22 nd !
Yearbook Senior Parents: Celebrate your Senior Students Live by giving the gift of memories with their own page in the yearbook. There is a limited amount of senior ads available. If you are interested please see Mrs. Rivard at the yearbook table tonight. The senior ads are: $300 Full Page, $200 Half Page, $150 Quarter Page THE LAST DAY TO BUY A SENIOR AD IS TOMORROW Yearbooks: The price of the yearbook is currently $85 with ASB and $95 without ASB. We will only be ordering a limited quantity of yearbooks, so if you want to ensure that your student gets a yearbook buy their copy now. The last two yearbooks have sold completely out. Yearbook Special tonight only: Buy a yearbook and get a free Merced High School T-shirt (limited sizes and quantities available) Did your son or daughter not get a yearbook from their freshman year? We have a limited number of 2010 yearbooks available. Special pricing tonight only: 2010 Yearbook for $10
90% A TTENDANCE P OLICY 180 days, 108 periods District attendance requirements with NO Exceptions ! Consequences of NOT meeting requirements: NO Senior activities NO Graduation Ceremony If you receive a notification letter home, your child is in JEOPARDY! Number of Classes Attended DailyMaximum Periods of Absence 472 590 6108 7126
O BLIGATIONS Students must have all academic, financial and discipline obligations cleared before they will be allowed to participate in Senior Activities (senior grad night, prom, etc.) Students must remit payment for their financial obligations in the Student Body Office (Room 101) no later than May 23 rd or risk not being eligible to participate in Graduation Ceremonies. (More Info. Located with Leadership Students at the Back Table)
Yellow Danger Notices- April 1-May 10 Red Failure Notices- May 13-May 29 Minimum of 250 hours of Community Service required for Purple Cord Final deadline to submit Community Service Hours: May 1 st
White robe at Graduation Ceremony for Life-time CSF Members - 10 th, 11 th, and 12 th = 4 semesters(1 in Senior year) Gold Stole- qualifying and joining for all 8 semesters which is called 100% membership Seniors who qualify for a 100% membership will be notified by Cindy Davis.
Philosophy of Graduation: REPRESENTATION OF MHS COMMUNITY EVENT MEN: SLACKS, DRESS SHIRTS, NECKTIES AND APPROPRIATE DRESS SHOES WOMEN: DRESSES/SKIRTS OR SLACKS AND APPROPRIATE DRESS SHOES (BEWARE OF STILETTO HEELS) INAPPROPRIATE DRESS: WORN-OUT TENNIS SHOES, FLIP FLOPS, ADDITIONS TO THE ACADEMIC REGALIA NOT PROVIDED BY THE SCHOOL
Graduation Honors Gold Cord:3.5 overall GPA by grad. White Cap & Gown:4 of last 6 semesters in CSF Purple Cord:250 hrs. of comm. service Orange Cord:Link Crew Speaker-at-large:Chosen by competition Valedictorian Medals: 4.24 GPA Salutatorian:Next Highest GPA
Sign-ups/Try-outs: Performance/Speakers Draft due May 10 th to Mr. Smoot Tryouts – May 15 th Flag Ceremony – Sign-up in SBO
Graduation Practice: June 4 th, 5 th, 6 th Time- 8:30 AM Parking in either Tri-college area or stadium side Attendance required
Parents: Seating/ Parking Handicapped Individuals Balloons and signs not allowed No parents allowed on field Gates open 5:00 PM No access to graduates
Tennis Courts Pool Graduate Parking Handicap and Staff Parking Tri College Staging Area Locke r Room s Check in Gate Graduate Seating Check in Gate
Graduation Ceremony: June 6,2013 Students Report 5:45 PM, Flag Ceremony 6:45, Ceremony 7:00 Parking-Tri-College Center or behind college pool No cameras, purses, flowers, balloons No cell phone use Have Name Card with you
Tickets June 6 th distributed 6 tickets per senior 2 additional for attending parent night 2 additional for incentive TBA March 15th
Thank You! Parents, thank you for all that you have done in helping Merced High School be the: Home of Scholars and Champions.