Weekly Update 3/1/2018

Important Dates to Remember

Mar. 2–Orchestra Field Trip

Mar. 2-3–Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Mar. 7–Senior Luncheon

Mar. 8–Color Battle

Mar. 8, 3:15 PM–PTO meeting

Mar. 12-15–Spring Break

Mar. 21, 6 PM–8th-12th Grade College Night

Mar. 22–Junior High Carnival

Mar. 23–JH Latin field trip to Pompeii exhibit

Mar. 29–Dollars for Duds

Mar. 30-31–JH play

Apr. 2-5–AZ Merit Testing

Apr. 11-13–Junior High History Tour

Apr. 12–PTO Meeting

Apr 13–Orchestra/Choir Field Trip

Apr 20-21–School Musical:  Once on This Island

Apr. 26–Dollars for Duds

April 27–Drama Interactive Night

April 28–Prom

May 3–Band/Orchestra Concert

May 4–Choir Concert

May 10–PTO Meeting

May 11–Dance Concerts

May 14-16–Finals Week

May 16–Graduation

May 17–Awards Ceremonies, Last Day of School

May 21–31–School Closed

Have any outgrown uniforms?  We would love to take them off your hands!  We are especially in need of the larger sizes such as adult medium, large, and extra large.

March’s PTO meeting will be at 3:15 on Thursday, March 8th.  Go watch the color battle on the field at 2:45 and then join us inside for the PTO meeting at 3:15!  We are hoping for lots of parent attendance to voice opinions on school gits and to help with our AZMerit Snacks and Success plan!  Come share your thoughts!

Color Battle pledging begins on Monday, February 26th!

Actual color battle is on March 8th.

Visit here for more information.

Jungle Cruise Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Interact, laugh, and solve the mystery

Friday, March 2nd, 7:00 PM

Saturday, March 3rd, 5:00 PM

Saturday, March 3rd, 7:30 PM

Scholars $13

Adults $15

3-course dinner included

No children under 7 please

Get your tickets at the front desk now!

Mar 12-15

AZMerit Testing is April 2-5.  More than ever before, the school is greatly affected by the scores that our scholars receive.  While we continue to keep our teaching philosophy to not “teach to the test,” we would like to ask families to help take these tests seriously and encourage your scholars to do their best.

We will be offering the following incentives to our scholars.  Scholars will receive:

-A snack before testing if they show up on time the day of the test.

-A ticket for a free dress down day if they attend all necessary testing days/times and take test seriously.  Teachers monitoring the test will take note of good behavior during the test and the time taken to complete the test.   Dress down day will occur the next week.

-Scholars will receive a 5% increase in their final math or English letter grade at the end of the semester (or when scores arrive) if their score in that area improves from last year.

-Scholars will receive 10% increase in their math or English letter grade at the end of the semester (or when scores arrive) if they pass or exceed in that area on the AZMerit.  (Scholars will receive a maximum of a 10% increase in the grade, they cannot receive both the 5% and 10% increase together).

The junior high is invited to attend a field trip to the Pompeii exhibition at the Arizona Science Center on Friday, March 23rd.  The cost is $15 plus your lunch money.  You may sign up outside Ms. Buck’s door.  If there is a demand, there may be another field trip scheduled for high school scholars.

Prom is April 28th!

Tickets go on sale next week.

March Teacher and Staff Birthdays:

Mar. 9–Ms. Buck

Mar. 16–Mr. Ellsworth

Mar. 21–Ms. Asanovich

Mar. 29–Ms. Ford

Junior High Southern Arizona History Tour

April 11-12, 2018

Senior trip to Southern California April 6-7

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