FEBRUARY IS CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION MONTH AND THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE SMITH-HUGHES ACT THAT CREATED FUNDING FOR VOCATIONAL EDUCATION.
2016-2017 Teacher of the Year
Seminole County Middle/High School
(L-R) Superintendent Brinson Register, TOY Jennifer Hodges, and Principal Kent Richardson
| MISSION STATEMENT
The mission of Seminole County Middle/High School is to educate and graduate independent thinkers by providing a standard of high expectation through rigorous and balanced curriculum instruction.
| VISION STATEMENT
The vision of Seminole County Middle/High School to educate and graduate independent thinkers who will become productive world citizens.
| BELIEFS STATEMENT
We believe that
- learning is enhanced through family and community involvement.
- because student learning is the priority of Seminole County Middle/High School, learning needs will be the primary focus of all decisions made by and for our school.
- each student is a valued and unique individual whose needs will be provided for through current curriculum designed to include a variety of instructional approaches.
- the faculty and staff of Seminole County Middle/High School will endorse positive relationships with students which will promote self-esteem, trust, morality and mutual respect.
- a safe environment is essential for student learning.
- the commitment of continuous school improvement will support our vision to educate and graduate independent thinkers who will be productive and responsible citizens.
| WHAT'S HAPPENING AROUND CAMPUS!
Attention: Important Dates regarding AP/Honors Classes- Please make note of these dates in order to stay informed.
AP/Honors Invitation letters were sent home Tuesday, February 21. If your child did not receive a recommendation letter for one of the honors classes and you feel he or she would benefit from being enrolled in these rigorous classes, please attend the meeting on February 23rd. An appeal letter can be picked up at the meeting or in the guidance office.
Thursday, February 23- There will be an AP/Honors meeting at 6:00 in the high school cafeteria. We will be discussing the new AP/Honors classes and answering any questions parents might have.
Monday, February 27- Deadline for return of student invitation letters. Students should turn in letters to the Guidance Office.
Friday, March 3- Deadline for parents/students appeal for Honors admission. Appeal forms may be picked up in and returned to the Guidance Office. These forms MUST be filled out in order to appeal and have committee reevaluate student eligibility.
Student registration will begin in March. Students will be meeting individually with Guidance Counselor to plan schedule.
MIDDLE SCHOOL DANCE
Middle School Dance for grades 6, 7, and 8 will be held on Friday, February 24 from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Tickets will be sold Wednesday, February 22 - Friday, February 24. See Mrs. Amy Trawick in room 106 before school and between classes for tickets.
CLASS OF 2017 LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS
The deadline for all local scholarships is March 1, 2017. Applications may be found on the school web page under the “Local Scholarships” link. Applicants must turn in 2 copies of the completed applications to the guidance office by 3:00 PM on or before Wednesday, March 1. Applications must be either stapled or gem clipped. They are not to be in a folder, in a notebook or bound in any way. The Counselors Office personnel will attach transcripts to each application.
FBLA meeting will be held on Thursday, March 2 at 8:00 a.m. in Mrs. Trawick's room. If you are interested in becoming an officer next year, please attend this meeting to learn more information. Refreshments will be served.
BAINBRIDGE COLLEGE VISITATION DAY
Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at BSC Student Wellness Center. Free and open to the public. Campus Tour, Meet with Staff and Gift Bags. For more information, visit www.bainbridge.edu or call 229-243-6920.
ATTENDANCE RECOVERY HOURS
Don't forget if you have Attendance Recovery hours, these must be completed asap.
FBLA OFFICER APPLICATIONS DUE
FBLA Officer applications are due on or before March 23. If you are interested in being an officer next school year please see Mrs. Trawick or Mrs. Orrick for an application.
TRUCKLOAD DRINK SALES MONTHLY FUNDRAISER
FBLA, FCCLA and Yearbook Staff sell cases of Coke products each month. Flavored cases contain 24-20oz bottles for $20 each and Dasani 16.9 oz is $15. Available products are Classic Coke, Cherry Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Sprite Zero, Mello Yello, Pibb Extra, Fanta Orange, Fanta Grape, Fanta Strawberry, Fanta Pineapple, Seagram Ginger Ale, and Dasani. If you are interested in purchasing any please contact a member of one of these groups or their advisers, Kim Orrick (FBLA), Jennifer Hodges (FCCLA), or Mary Jean Albritton (Yearbook). The next order is due March 14 and will be delivered on March 24.
The Freshmen/Sophomore “Spring Fling” dance will be on March 18 from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the school cafeteria. Tickets are $20.00 each and will go on sell Monday, March 13. The last day to buy tickets will be Wednesday, March 15. No tickets will be sold at the door. ONLY Freshmen and Sophomores are allowed to attend this dance. Cashwell Photography will be available to take pictures. All proceeds will go towards the Jr./Sr. Prom. See Mrs. Albritton if you have questions.