Dear Sentinel Families,
Friendly Reminder that Semester Finals are scheduled:
Tuesday 1/24 Exam: Period 1 (9:35 - 11:10) & Period 4 (12:45 - 2:20)
Wednesday 1/25 Exam: Period 2 (9:35 - 11:10) & Period 5 (12:45 - 2:20)
Thursday 1/26 Exam: Period 3 (9:35 - 11:10) & Period 6 (12:45 - 2:20)
Friday: 1/27/17 is Early Dismissal
Remember Class of 2019 (current sophomores) and Class of 2020 (current freshmen) must have 24 credits to graduate from high school! Our students cannot afford to become credit deficient and get behind! Parents - we need your help to keep students on track...Our students' ability to achieve is only limited by our investment in their success....let's work together to support our students emotionally and academically! Please help monitor their attendance - including tardies, discipline, and grades. We are currently offering 7th period in ELA (English Language Arts) for 10th graders as well as a 7th period Physical Science for 10th graders who failed their class as a freshman.
If you have any questions or concerns please contact their appropriate counselor for additional information or to discuss credit retrieval opportunities:
A - Da Ms. Thomsen firstname.lastname@example.org 683-5799
Db - H Ms. Dever email@example.com 683-5678
I - Mon Ms. Creeden firstname.lastname@example.org 683-5679
Moo - Sh Ms. Winter email@example.com 683-5677
Si - Z Mr. Butler firstname.lastname@example.org 683-5676
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ - MMR vaccination is required for school, preschool, and child care entry. If there is a mumps case in your student's school, preschool, or child care and your student is not up to date with their MMR vaccine, they may be excluded from attending school. For more information - www.doh.wa.gov/mumps or call our school nurse Ms. Hayes @ 683-5668.
Our staff of highly qualified professional educators and support personnel is committed to providing our students many opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. We extend our invitation to join us at school activities and events whenever possible. We want, and we value your participation and involvement and support in your student's education! Please know that we highly value home and school communication since it is vital and plays an integral role in each student's success. Please note the following upcoming events and mark it on your calendar:
January 21st, Saturday - District Art & Tech. Fair @ Bethel HS (10 - 3)
January 24th, Tuesday through January 26th, Thursday - Students take Finals (see schedule above)
January 27th, Friday - Early Dismissal for Grade Prep.
February 20th, Monday - Presidents' Day No School
February 21st, Tuesday - Waiver Day (No School for Students)
STUDENT TRANSFER REQUESTS FOR 2017-18
First consideration deadline for accepting student transfer requests for the 2017-18 school year will be March 10, 2017 for all grades, K through 12. Requests received after the deadline may not be considered until the week of August 28. Requests submitted after August 23 will be reviewed after September 13 when actual enrollment counts are in. A student transfer request form may be completed and submitted online from the district's website beginning January 4, 2017. All transfer requests for 2017-18 will be done electronically.
If the request is submitted by March 10, parents will be notified by April 15 if the request has been approved or denied. Approval or denial of transfer requests will be based on established criteria outlined in board policy and procedure 3131 and 3141. Parents will provide transportation for students who voluntarily attend a school outside their attendance area. For more information, please call Mary Ann Mulloy-White at 683-6012 for secondary or Rayna Messer at 683-6014 for elementary.
Students who are currently approved for in-district student transfers do not have to complete a new form unless they are changing from elementary to middle school or middle school to high school.
Julie Baublits, Principal