WELCOME! HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BASIC HIGH SCHOOL!
ANNOUNCEMENTS | WEEK OF OCTOBER 20
INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE SPOTLIGHT
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.
STUDENTS – 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.
YEARBOOK DEADLINES APPROACHING – Deadlines for Senior yearbook photos and Senior yearbook Ads are fast approaching! The Senior Class of 2015 must get their pictures taken with Mikel's Fine Art Photography by October 1st and the 1st deadline for buying your Senior Ads is coming up on October 24th. For more information about these important yearbook items, please CLICK HERE.
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.
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
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
GIRLS BASKETBALL WORKOUTS – Lady Wolves Basketball is having open gym sessions on Saturday mornings throughout the fall from 8:00 - 10:00am in the main gym. All girls interested in playing should come out to get an early start. Tryouts for the 2014-15 season are in November. For more information, see Coach Gallegos in the girls PE office.
FALL SPORTS SCHEDULE CHANGES – The JV Football team has added a game to their schedule at Faith Lutheran on October 23rd at 6:30pm.
COLLEGE FAIR – The CCSD College Fair Plus will be held on Tuesday, October 21st and Wednesday, October 22nd beginning at 5:30pm at Cashman Center. Over 200 colleges and universities will be in attendance. This event is open to Juniors and Seniors and their parents. This is a great opportunity to get information about potential schools, scholarships and financial aid.
PROFICENCY TESTING – The next round of Proficiency Testing for Seniors who have not passed will take place during the week of October 20-24.
INFO UPDATED – Updated college and scholarship information is posted to our website on a regular 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.