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Looking Forward 5/2/22

Congratulations

Congratulations to Alex Ivan for being named a Semifinalist for the U. S. Presidential Scholars Program.

Gentle Reminders

Students are not allowed to order food to be delivered to the school or have someone bring outside food to them during the school day.  State law requires no competition with the school lunch program and we appreciate your adherence to this requirement.

Students are not allowed to bring toy guns of any sort on campus.  This includes water guns, pellet guns, paint ball guns, … 

AP Students

Monday, May 2nd kicks off two weeks of AP testing starting with AP US Government & Politics at 8:00AM, and AP Chemistry at 12:00pm.  All testing will take place in the band room (room 332), and you should report to testing between 8:00 - 8:15.

What to bring to the testing room:

  • two sharpened No. 2 pencils with erasers
  • a pen with black or dark blue ink only
  • a valid photo ID

What NOT to bring in the testing room:

  • electronic equipment of any kind
  • highlighters, mechanical or colored pencils
  • scratch paper
  • calculators (unless your exam requires one)
  • watches that beep or have an alarm or smart watches
  • food and drink
  • ear plugs

Please be sure to get plenty of rest these next two weeks, dress comfortably and eat a good breakfast.  Again, food and drink is not permitted inside the testing room and all cell phones and electronics are strictly prohibited.  Food and drink is permitted on break after Section 1 of your exam, but any snacks you bring must remain outside the testing room.  If you have any questions please email Ms. Manuel.

Student Celebration

The end-of-year student celebration is scheduled for this Friday from 2:00 pm until 3:40 pm.  Students will enjoy an inflatable slide, DJ, board games, snow cones, a photo booth, and more.  Snacks will be available for purchase form the PTSA.  A quiet space will be available for those who do not choose to participate.  We look forward to celebrating the hard work and accomplishments of all our students. 

ACCESS Course Work Cutoff

All work on ACCESS courses must be complete by 5/19/2022 for Seniors and 5/25/2022 for underclassmen.  Students must be at least 30% complete in a course by May 11th to potentially earn credit in the course. 

Senior Scholarships

All seniors need to turn in their scholarship offers to Mrs. Manuel by Friday if they want them listed in the graduation program. They may turn in a hard copy or send them via e-mail. We need the actual letter or e-mail from the college. Related, if your senior wants to be recognized for their scholarships or awards, they must provide Mrs. Manuel an actual certificate/plaque/etc. to be presented at the awards ceremony. 

Rising Senior Parent Meeting

Join us for a preview of senior year requirements from graduation requirements to scholarships, college applications, etc. This meeting will include the school counselor, senior sponsor, and college counselor. Request access to the Zoom link from any teacher.

Topic: NCTHS Junior Parent and Student Meeting

Time: May 5, 2022 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada) 

Work-Based Learning Required Parent Meeting

Any student interested in participating in work-based learning (also known as co-op) for the 2022-2023 school year, must attend a meeting with their parent to be eligible to participate in the program.  The final meeting for this year will take place on Wednesday, May 11 from 5:30pm-6:30pm at Chapman Middle School Cafeteria. If the student and parent does not attend the meeting, the student will be removed from the Work-Based Learning program.

Dual Enrollment Paperwork

All dual enrollment paperwork for the summer and fall will be due to Mrs. Manuel by May 11th. 

Summer Opportunities

Summer School will be at Lee High School from Monday, June 6, 2022 through Friday July 1, 2022. There is a one-time registration fee of $50.00 and a fee of $200 per course. Parents/guardians will be responsible for transporting their student to and from the summer school site.  All courses will be virtual except Driver’s Education.

Summer Learning Academy for students in grades 9-12 will be available Monday-Thursday weekly from Monday, June 6, 2022- Thursday, June 30, 2022. Meals will be provided. There is no cost for students to attend.  Transportation will be offered to high school students.  Registration is available online and will be open May 16-May 27, 2022 with a late registration May 31, 2022-June 2, 2022.

Honors Enrichment Camp

Rising 6th - 12th grade students enrolled in Honors or Advanced Placement classes for the next 22-23 school year are invited to participate in the Honors Enrichment Camp from July 11th - July 15th. The camp will take place at the Huntsville HS Freshman Academy, and transportation is provided for those who request it. Register online by 5/26/22.

Jemison Basketball Tryouts

Mae Jemison High School Varsity and JV Girls Basketball tryouts will take place on May 16th from 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm.  Please bring a physical.  If you have questions, please contact Coach Sierra Jones.

Attendance Note

Please send all notes for absences and check-outs to Mrs. Lightfoot.