WELCOME! HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BASIC HIGH SCHOOL!
BASIC TO BECOME MAGNET – Recently the Clark County School District announced an expension 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.
UPDATED INFORMATION – Information on the following pages has been updated on our website for the 2014-15 school year...
YEARBOOK PICTURES – Pictures for the 2015 edition of the El Lobo yearbook will take place during the week of September 15th. Pictures for Juniors (class of 2016) will be on September 17th, Sophomores (class of 2017) on the 18th and Freshmen (class of 2018) on the 19th. Students will receive their Student IDs at the time their pictures are taken. Seniors (class of 2015) must schedule a sitting with Mikel's Fine Art Photography (see link below).
INFINITE CAMPUS PORTAL – Infinite Campus (IC) is a new student information system being implmented in all CCSD schools this year. This resource is a comprehensive system that will be a single repository for all student information including attendance and grades. The IC Portal is the medium by which parents check the academics, attendance and behavior of their students. The IC Portal is scheduled to go online for parents on September 30th.
STUDENTS & PARENTS – The State of Nevada is transitioning to a new set of requirements for Graduation testing. We are phasing out the current NV High School Proficiency Exams (NHSPE) and moving to a new set of End Of Course Exams. If you would like more information about this process, please refer to the CCSD release.
OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULED – Basic's annual Open House for parents will take place on Wednesday, October 8th at 6:00pm. Details regarding specific events & activities for that night will be posted soon.
FRESHMAN BBQ – The Freshman BBQ will take place on Thursday, August 21st at 6:00pm. This is a great opportunity for incoming freshmen to receive their schedules, pay for class fees and tour the campus.
FALL ATHLETIC SCHEDULES – The complete 2014-15 schedules for all of Basic's Fall Sports are now updated. You can find them HERE or by using the Athletics menu.
SCHEDULE CHANGES – Students should be reminded that counselors will not be making any schedule changes at the start of school. During the first week the priority is the registration of all students. If a student wishes to speak to their counselor about their schedule, they should complete and submit a Counselor Contact Form. If necessary, your counselor will contact you.
TEST DATES – The testing datesand registration deadlines for the SAT and ACT college entrance exams have been posted to the College Info page of our website. Juniors and Seniors planning on pursuing higher education should pay attention to these dates and consult their counselors as needed.
NEW COUNSELOR – Basic welcomes it's new counselor, Ms. Debra Cattoir. Welcome to the Wolfpack, Ms. Cattoir!
NEW COUNSELING ASSIGNMENTS – Students and parents need to be aware that the grade and alpha assignments for Basic's counseling staff have been revised for the 2014-15 school year. The new breakdown is shown below.