Presentation on theme: "Maynard H. Jackson High School Cap & Gown Countdown"— Presentation transcript:
1 Maynard H. Jackson High School Cap & Gown Countdown Mrs. Stephanie S. Johnson, PrincipalMr. D. Murdock, Assistant PrincipalMs. M. Gautreaux, Assistant PrincipalMr. A. Danser, Academy LeaderMr. R. Foster, Academy LeaderMrs. S. Murrell, Academy LeaderDr. F. Paul, Academy Leader
2 Welcome!!!We would like to welcome you to our Senior Information Meeting.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-Members of the Senior Class TeamMs. Shayla Sumra & Ms. Symone Robinson , Senior Class AdvisorsMr. John McCall, Visions and Commencement CoordinatorMs. Lola Azuana, Senior Counselor (A – G)Ms. Rebecca Ginsberg, Senior Counselor (H – L)Mr. Kenton Pope, Senior Counselor (M – Z)Ms. Arlena Edmonds, Graduation CoachMr. Paul Guillion, RegistrarMs. Chelsea Smith, College and Career CoordinatorMs. Jacqueline Keeler, Prom CoordinatorMs. Adrienne Edwards, Yearbook Advisor
3 Requirements for graduation Successfully complete required high school courseworkTake the End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) for all EOCT subjectsEconomics U.S. History Physical ScienceBiology 9th Grade Lit. American Lit.Math 1 Math 2 Coord. AlgebraPass the Writing portion of the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT)
4 Senior AttendanceSeniors with 10 or more unexcused absences per class are in jeopardy of credit denial barring the results of a mandatory appeals hearing.Student Attendance TeamSenior CounselorsMrs. Terriyln Rivers-Cannon, School Social WorkerMs. Arlena Edmonds, Graduation CoachMr. Jeffery Holmes, Parent LiaisonMrs. Valerie Martin, Attendance Clerk
5 Senior Information Night Kickoff Thursday, September 25th at 6 p.m.Guidance Counselors we be available to conference with each senior parents regarding student status and progress towards graduation. Please come out to discuss:Requirements for graduationGraduation projection summaryCourse credit statusRequired community service hours statusRequired testing status
6 Community ServiceAll students are REQUIRED to complete 75 hours of community service before completion of high school.Community service should be completed and submitted by December 15th.All records of community service should be logged into100 or more documented community service hours will receive a service learning cord for graduation.Every student at Maynard H. Jackson High School can see Ms. Cindy Smith in the Service Learning Center to learn more about community service requirement and options.
7 Post-Secondary Options College Bound Center Program Activities and Components:College Admission PreparationSAT/ACT Registration AssistanceCareer Development and Advisement ProgramCollege FairsMotivational SpeakersFinancial Aid AssistanceLearn Self-Advocacy Skills for CollegeExplore Assistive College TechnologiesEvery student at Maynard H. Jackson High School can make an appointment with their counselor to meet with Ms. Chelsea Smith in the College Bound Center.
8 Senior Class Dues Senior Class dues are $250.00 Deadline for payment of Senior Class dues is March 15thPayments received by December 15th will result in a reduction of $25.00.Payments received after March 15th will result in an additional late penalty charge of $25.00.Senior students who have not paid Junior Class dues ($225) will be required to submit payment in order to attend the Junior/Senior prom or to participate in commencement activities.Senior students are also responsible for any fees associated with lost textbooks and/or uniforms, Media Center fines, and JROTC equipment.All student fees are non-refundable.
9 Senior Class DuesSenior dues cover expenses associated with the following:Cap and gownDiploma coverSchool Yearbook ($85 flat fee)Senior trophies and awardsDecorations associated with the Visions of the Future ProgramSenior token of appreciation at Visions of the FuturePrograms for Visions of the FutureFees Associated with the Graduation CeremonyPrinting costs and logistics for CommencementGraduation transportationSenior picnic, t-shirts, logistics, and entertainmentClass legacy gift to the schoolSenior PicnicSenior Breakfast
10 Senior Class DuesSenior Class dues and/or fees may be paid in cash and money orders in the Attendance Office to Mrs. Valerie Martin at the following times:Monday – Friday9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.OROnline through the Maynard Jackson High School webpageClick “Quick Links” and look for “Pay School Fees Online” to make secure online payments.Keep a copy of receipts for your records and verification
11 Senior pictures Senior Pictures are scheduled for October 9th . Must pre-register for an appointment to take a picture.You may either sign up atOR(800)
12 SENIOR Week ACTIVITIES May 18th Senior Movie DayMay 19th Senior Awards BreakfastMay 20th Visions of the Future CeremonyMay 21st Senior PicnicMay 22nd CommencementNOTE – Additional monthly activities are being planned. Be certain to see announcements posted in the building, on our Facebook page, or on the school website.
13 Important Senior Dates April 18th Junior/Senior PromMay 11th – 14th Senior Final ExamsMay 18th – 22nd Commencement RehearsalMay 19th Senior Awards BreakfastMay 20th Visions of the Future CeremonyMay 22nd Commencement
14 Visions & Commencement Dress Code LADIESGENTLEMENConservatively styled white dressFlesh-toned stockings (no patterns)White closed-toe shoes (2 inches or lower) NO STILETTOSStud-styled earrings.For safety reasons, the Atlanta Civic Center is very strict about the shoe code. Your daughter will not be able to participate if the shoes do not meet these specifications. All students should note that NO flip-flops are permitted.Black dress slacksBlack dress shoesWhite dress shirtBlack tieNO SNEAKERS OR TENNIS SHOES
15 Visions & Commencement Logistics The Visions of the Future ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 20th at 6 p.m. at Maynard Jackson HighCommencement will be held on Friday, May 22nd, at 10:30 a.m. at the Atlanta Civic CenterTicketsTickets are allocated based on final class size.Distributed along with cap and gown.Date contingent upon graduation rehearsal schedule and attendance.Diploma DistributionDiplomas will not be distributed on the evening of commencement but may be picked up at the school on the day after graduation.
16 Visions & Commencement Graduation is a privilege not a right.Seniors must complete all APS graduation requirements to participate in senior activities, the Visions and the commencement ceremonies, and to receive a high school diploma.Disruptive activities anytime during the remainder of the school year will jeopardize participation in senior activities including the commencement ceremony.Disruptive behavior during senior activities, rehearsals and/or during the ceremonies, failing to comply with the code of conduct and dress code will result in seniors receiving their diploma during a parent conference held with a school administrator in August 2014.Failure to attend and/or tardiness to graduation rehearsals will result in denial of participation in the graduation ceremony.
17 Senior Updates Text @82d06 to (678) 971 - 2808 Would you like to receive updates about the Class of upcoming events and important datesText @82d06to(678)
18 Become Involved!Are you interested in actively participating in planning, organizing, or implementing successful senior activities? Do you have questions or need additional information? Please members of our Senior Class Team Ms. Shayla Sumra – Ms. Samone Robinson– Mr. John McCall – Ms. Jacqueline Keeler –