WELCOME! HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BASIC HIGH SCHOOL!
ANNOUNCEMENTS | WEEK OF OCTOBER 27
CHARLOTTE'S WEB PREVIEW
MARK YOUR CALENDARS – The date and time for Basic's 2015 Commencement Ceremony has been released. The Class of 2015 will take over the Orleans Arena on Friday, June 5th at noon. All Seniors are encouraged to earn their credits and pass their proficiencies so they can participate.
CREDIT CARD MACHINE DOWN – Parents and students should be advised that the credit card machine in the school Bank is currently down and may take some time to repair. For the time being, all bank transactions must be made using cash or money orders. We apologize for the inconvenience.
VENDING MACHINE USE – Students are reminded that they are not permitted to be at the vending machines during class time or passing periods. Vending machines are for student use before school, after school and during nutrition break.
PARENTS! UPDATED INFORMATION! The Nevada Department of Education has published new and updated information regarding the transition from the Nevada High School Proficiency Exams to the new End Of Course (EOC) Examinations including the new requirement of the ACT test beginning with the Class of 2016 (this year's Juniors). CLICK HERE to view the newly provided information.
BASIC TO BECOME MAGNET – Recently the Clark County School District announced an expansion of its' Magnet and Select Schools for the 2015-16 and the 2016-17 school years. Basic was included in that expansion list. For more information, read the CCSD Release and an early copy of an upcoming entry in our next School Newsletter.
CHOIR FUNDRAISER – The Basic High School Choirs will be having a fundraiser at the IHOP location at Boulder Highway & Horizon Drive (in the Lowes Plaza) on Thursday, November 20th from 5:00 to 9:00pm. Everyone in encouraged to stop by for some great food and great music as Basic's Barbershop Quartet will be singing during the event.
THEATRE PRODUCTION – The Wolves Theatre program is proud to present their first production of the year, "Charlotte's Web". Nightly performances will take place on November 6th, 7th and 8th at 6:00pm. General admission is just $5.00 VIEW THE POSTER
WINTER SPORTS – Basic High School's Winter Sports season is almost here! Offseason intramurals are underway for most sports and tryouts will be coming up within the next couple of weeks. Student who wish to participate should contact the following coaches to get information about intramurals and tryouts:
BOWLING INTRAMURALS – Students interested in trying out for this year's bowling teams should attend their intramural practice sessions. These sessions are scheduled for Wednesday, November 5th and 12th at 2:30pm at Sunset Station. Tryouts will be held on November 19th (2:30pm, Sunset Station). See Mr. Stellavato in room 305 for more information.
WRESTLING CLUB – The Basic Wrestling Club attended a tournament earlier this month where several wrestlers placed. Winning matches for the Wolves were Mason Tannehill, Mason Atkins, Shakir Mathews, Tremain Robertson & Deon Pellot. Also, placing 3rd were Blake Dennett (120lbs) and Dominick WIlliams (180lbs); placing 4th for the Wolves were Devin McBride (100lbs), Justin Ventura (220lbs). Congratulations!
TEACHER OF THE GAME – Nominate your favorite teacher to be recognized as a Teacher of The Game at an upcoming Runnin' Rebel Basketball game.This recognition program is sponsored by MGM Resorts International, KLAS-TV Channel 8 and their corporate partners. NOMINATE | FLYER
INFO UPDATED – Updated college and scholarship information is posted to our website on a weekly basis. For those parents and students who wish to keep up, please visit the College Info and Scholarship Info pages on our website.
COLLEGE VISITS – Fall college visits are underway! Students must sign up in the counseling office or career center to receive a pass to attend. Students must also receive permission from their teachers to attend. SEE THE LIST.