WELCOME! HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BASIC HIGH SCHOOL!
THIS WEEK'S ANNOUNCEMENTS
THURSDAY NIGHT LIGHT'S IB SPOTLIGHT
PARENTS – All parents are invited to attend a meeting in the administrative conference room on Thursday, September 18th at 9:00am. The topic for discussion is the review of Basic's Parent Involvement Policy for Title I on our campus.
STUDENT ACCESS TO INFINITE CAMPUS – Any student who did not receive instructions to access Infor who need assistance with the process should stop by the library before school, after school or during lunch and see Mr. Drum. Parent access to Infinite Campus is secheduled to roll out on September 30th.
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.
YEARBOOK PICTURES – Pictures for the 2015 edition of the El Lobo yearbook will take place during the week of September 15th. Pictures for Freshmen (class of 2018) will be on September 17th, Sophomores (class of 2017) on the 18th and Juniors (class of 2016) 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).
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.
#BASICSTRONG PERFORMING ARTS CONCERT – On Saturday, September 20th, a variety of performing groups will take the stage in a huge benefit concert fundraiser. Performances by Marching Band, Chamber Singers, Orchestra, Guitar, Theatre, Dance, MCJROTC and Cheer are planned for the event. There will be two performances at 2:00pm and 6:00pm and both will take place in the main gym. There will also be a vendor fair and BBQ in the Quad between performances. We invite our entire Wolfpack family and the community to this unprecedented event. CONCERT FLYER
HOMECOMING WEEK – Basic's Homecoming 2014 will be an All-American Homecoming. All students will have an opportunity to nominate classmates for Homecoming Court (coming soon). Get your RED, WHITE and BLUE ready! The following are the dress-up days for Homecoming Week which is October 13th - 18th.
The Homecoming Dance is scheduled for Saturday, October 18th in the Main Gym from 6:00 - 9:00pm.
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.
GIRLS BASKETBALL WORKOUTS – Lady Wolves Basketball will begin having open gym sessions on Saturday mornings throughout the fall beginning on Saturday, September 27th 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 following changes to the Fall Sports schedule have occured:
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.