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SRMHS Bulldog Parent News- Week February 18

Hello Bulldog families. 

We hope that you had a great weekend.    Please see the following for important news and information.

BIG THANKS to our Athletic Bulldog Boosters for sponsoring lunch on Friday for our half-day of Professional Learning for teachers.  Our day of Professional Learning continued to be focused on our two School Improvement indicators- A1.07- All teachers employ effective classroom management and reinforce classroom rules and procedures by positively teaching them.  A2.04- Instructional teams develop standards aligned units of instruction for each subject and grade leve.  Thankfully we were able to continue this work begining with a full lunch provided by our SRMHS BABC.

NC Compulsory Attendance Law-  Please see the following link for the Compulsory Attendance Law and know how that can impact student achievement as well as high school completion.  Please stay informed.  https://www.ncleg.net/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_115C/GS_115C-378.html

The 2019-2020 Registration begins Monday, February 18- Thursday, February 28.  We will be registering students during second period classes.  Students will have access to course selection sheets and the Course Programming guide to assist in their choices.  Please make sure that your student is in attendance.  Make-up date is only scheduled for one day- March 1.  

New Student Open House- Thursday, February 28 from 6:00-7:30- This event is for all rising 9th graders and any new students only.  Please see the attachment.

Senior News- Senior Cap and Gown pictures are Tuesday, February 26th.  There will be a $10 session fee.  Please see Ms. O'Hara in room 403 with any questions.

How to Calculate GPA-  Please see the following link for a helpful website to calculated High School GPA.  https://www.collegesimply.com/gpa-calculator/high-school-gpa-calculator/

PreACT score reports and test booklets are being distributed to 10th grade students in 2nd period classes on Friday 1/18. Score interpretation information will be presented in classes next week and is available on the Student Services section of the SRMHS website.

Juniors! A practice session for the February 20th ACT is available on January 22 and 24th.  Sign up for this great opportunity @ tinyurl.com/actpracticejuniors.

College Announcements:  https://www.wcpss.net/Page/38043

Scholarship Opportunities: https://www.wcpss.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=9274

Please help us support our Teachers- Each monthly we recognize 5 Teachers for their hard work, dedication to students, and work toward our School Improvement goals.  Teachers have been receiving monthly prizes of gift cards, presents, tickets to events, etc.  Local businesses, individual parents and our SRMHS Administrative team have sponsored many of these teacher gifts.  As of this month, SRMHS has recognized 28 teachers for their exemplar duty.   If you’d like to join and help donate to giving back to teachers, please see Ms. Kimberly Schlink (kschlink@wcpss.net) for more details.

Please join the Bulldog PTSA-  The PTSA is a wonderful way to serve your school community and become a part of what’s happening in and around the school building.  To join please see the following link: http://srhsptsa.weebly.com/parents.html.  Currently the PTSA is looking for more volunteers and members to join the board.  Please see the following link if you wish to contribute and give back to the school community.  http://srhsptsa.weebly.com/board--volunteer-sign-up.html

If you have any questions about these announcements, please contact your child's classroom teacher or call the main office at (919)856-2800.  Thank you for your attention to these announcements. Have a nice evening!

Respectfully,

Dr. Stephanie Smith, Principal