Senior Reminders

Senior Reminders

This is the information I sent out in Naviance yesterday afternoon.  It had a link attached.  Here is the copy and paste version if that is easier for you to put on the website or pass on to people.  Whatever works best for you to help with communication.

Senior Class Reminders

June 2018

  • Important Dates
    • Tuesday, May 29th – Friday, June 1st – Graduation Tickets on sale (can buy first 6 only)
    • Tuesday, June 5th – First day of finals for seniors
    • Extra graduation tickets go on sale – Make sure you have sent in your extra ticket request to the Counseling Department
    • Wednesday, June 6th – Last day of finals/school for seniors
  • Thursday, June 7th
    • Mandatory Graduation Practice at 8:30am in the Main Gym
    • Baccalaureate (optional event) 8:00pm in the THS Main Gym
  • Friday, June 8th
      • Senior Breakfast @ the Eugene Hilton  (tickets required-see below for link)
  • Fees must be paid by 12:00pm (to get your diploma)
  • Saturday, June 9th (GRADUATION DAY!)
    • Graduation Practice @ 9:00am at the Hult Center
    • Graduation Ceremony at 1:00pm
    • All Night Party at Willamalane Sports Center 9:00pm to 1:30am
  • Graduation Practices
      • Practice #1 – Thursday, June 7th 8:30am-10:30am in the THS Main Gym
        • You will get cap and gown, stoles & cords after practice
        • This year everyone is wearing a black gown with a red stole.  If you want to keep the stole as a keepsake you need to purchase the stole.  Here is the link-
        • https://squareup.com/market/THS-ASB/item/graduation-stole
        • If you don’t want to keep the stole you must return it to get your diploma after graduation.
  • Elementary School Graduation Walk!!! 10:30am-11:15am (transportation provided)
    • After graduation practice students can put on their cap and gown and hop on a school bus to walk through the halls of Yolanda, Ridgeview, and Thurston Elementary School.  The entire elementary school lines up in the hallway to cheer on the Class of 2018! This is an optional activity but we encourage as many graduates as possible to participate.Practice #2 – Saturday, June 9th @ 9:00am at the Hult Center
      • Parking is an issue – carpool or get dropped off
  • Baccalaureate (optional event) Thursday, June 7th @ 8:00pm
    • Sponsored by Young Life
    • 8:00pm in the Main Gym (seniors arrive by 7:15pm)
    • No tickets necessary
  • All Fees must be paid by Friday, June 8th at 12:00noon
  • You will not get your diploma at graduation if you have a balance on your account
    • Check the Student Services Window for posted fines!!!  They are listed by Student ID number.
  • Graduation Details
      • Graduation Practice at 9:00am at the Hult Center – 2 hour practice
      • You WILL NOT have time to go home
      • Bring dress clothes, cap and gown, & lunch or money
  • You need to be in cap/gown at Hult Center at 12:15pm for class photo
    • Ceremony begins at 1:00pm
    • Outside doors open at 12:00noon, Auditorium doors open at 12:15pm for guests
    • Wheelchair access and special seating needs to be pre-arranged through the counseling office
  • Graduation Tickets
    • 6 tickets per family (4 free, 2 @ $10.00 per ticket)
    • On sale May 29th – June 1st (10am-2pm) Theatre Box Office
    • Tickets will be held for students on the bubble for graduation
    • Extra tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 5th ($15 each).  You need to request extra tickets ahead of time in the counseling office.
  • Graduation Dress Code
    • Graduation a formal event
      • Men – shirt & tie, dress shoes or boots
      • Women – dresses, skirts, nice pants & blouse, dress shoes (no flip flops)
      • No decorating caps
      • Worried about cost?  See your counselor!
  • All Night Party-Saturday, June 9th 9:00pm-1:30am @Willamalane Sports Center
    • $40 per ticket – Buy tickets in the Counseling Center or ask questions
  • Counselor Reminders
  • Naviance Tasks are DUE now!!!
    • Log on and finish – you will NOT receive your diploma if you don’t get them done
    • Order Final Transcript to be sent to your college at the first grad practice
  • Drugs and Alcohol
    • Use of possession results in a 5 day suspension.  Practice is only 2 days away from graduation. We want everyone to be at graduation!
  • College and Career Center Reminders
  • Students going to LCC next year:
    • Go online to LCC’s website and sign up for your mandatory LCC advising session – bring your placement scores, picture ID and transcript to the session.  You can’t sign up for classes until you have your advising session.
  • College List on Naviance:  Be sure to indicate which colleges you have applied to and which college you have decided to attend.  
  • Oregon Promise
    • Deadline June 1st – Need to fill out FAFSA, 2.5 Cumulative GPA, and NO EFC restriction!
  • Class of 2018 – We are so happy for you!!!  Finish Strong!

 

 

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Celebrating Class of 2018

We will be honoring the Class of 2018 at the 2017-2018 Awards Assembly on this Friday, June 1st, from 10:50-11:35am in the THS Main Gymnasium!  Please join us as we annouce the Class of 2018’s plans for next year; college, trades, military service and school awards!  Come celebrate with us!  Parents/Guardians are invited to attend and please sit in the senior bleacher section, as all seniors will be sitting in chairs on the main gym floor!

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Senior Finals

Important Information/Reminders…… June 5th and 6th: Senior Finals are Tuesday, June 5th and Wednesday, June 6th. This means ALL work is due. Wednesday, June 6th: The final list of graduating seniors is due on Wednesday, June 6th at 3:30pm.

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Summer School is HERE

THS Summer School Applications are now available in the counseling office.  Thurston High’s Summer School will run from July 5th through July 27th (Monday through Fridays).  There is a morning session from 8:30am to 11:30am or an afternoon session from 12:00noon to 3:00pm.  Cost is $50.00.  You will receive a $20.00 refund for perfect attendance.  Priority is given to juniors and seniors.  Don’t delay in signing up because there are limited spaces available and the deadline to sign up is June 15th.  Go see your counselor if you have any questions.

SPS Online Summer School enrollment is OPEN!!! SPS Online is currently accepting applications for the 2018 Summer School Program and the application deadline is June 22st at 5:00pm. The program will run from July 9th to July 27th and students will have the opportunity to take one course at a time during the length of the program. The cost is $50.00 per course and students will receive a partial refund of $25.00 for each course completed with a passing grade. Also, students must attend an orientation session on July 9th. For more information, see counseling.

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Graduation Info 2018

Spring Senior Reminders

May/June 2018

 

  • Important Dates

    Wednesday, May 23rd @ 6:00pm – Scholarship and Award Night
    Friday, May 25th – Community Service Hours Due in Counseling
    Tuesday, May 29th – Friday, June 1st – Graduation Tickets on sale
    Tuesday, June 5th – First day of finals for seniors
    Wednesday, June 6th – Last day of finals/school for seniors

 

 

  • Thursday, June 7th

 

      • Mandatory Graduation Practice at 8:30am in the Main Gym
      • Baccalaureate (optional event) 8:00pm in the THS Main Gym

 

  • Friday, June 8th

 

      • Senior Breakfast @ the Eugene Hilton  (tickets required)

 

  • Fees must be paid by 12:00pm (to get your diploma)
  • Saturday, June 9th (GRADUATION DAY!)

 

    • Graduation Practice @ 9:00am at the Hult Center
    • Graduation Ceremony at 1:00pm
    • All Night Party at Willamalane Sports Center 9:00pm to 1:30am

 

  • Graduation Practices

 

      • Practice #1 – Thursday, June 7th 8:30am-10:30am in the Main Gym
        • You will get cap and gown, stoles & cords after practice
      • Practice #2 – Saturday, June 9th @ 9:00am at the Hult Center
        • Parking is an issue – carpool or get dropped off

 

  • Baccalaureate (optional event) Thursday, June 7th @ 8:00pm

 

      • Sponsored by Young Life
      • 8:00pm in the Main Gym (seniors arrive by 7:15pm)
      • No tickets necessary

 

  • Senior Breakfast – Friday, June 8th 8:00-10:00am

 

      • Eugene Hilton in Eugene
      • Tickets are on sale now
      • $16.00 per person – may be purchased online or in the Bookkeeper’s Office

 

  • All Fees must be paid by Friday, June 8th at 12:00noon
  • You will not get your diploma at graduation if you have a balance on your account
  • Graduation Details

 

    • Graduation Practice at 9:00am – 2 hour practice
    • You WILL NOT have time to go home
    • Bring dress clothes, cap and gown, & lunch or money
    • You need to be in cap/gown at Hult Center at 12:15pm for class photo
    • Ceremony begins at 1:00pm
    • Outside doors open at 12:00noon, Auditorium doors open at 12:15pm for guests
    • Wheelchair access and special seating needs to be pre-arranged through the counseling office

 

 

  • Graduation Tickets

 

      • 6 tickets per family (4 free, 2 @ $10.00 per ticket)
      • On sale May 29th – June 1st (10am-2pm) Theatre Box Office
      • Tickets will be held for students on the bubble for graduation
      • Extra tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 5th ($15 each).  You need to request extra tickets ahead of time in the counseling office.

 

  • Graduation Dress Code

 

      • Graduation a formal event
        • Men – shirt & tie, dress shoes or boots
        • Women – dresses, skirts, nice pants & blouse, dress shoes (no flip flops)
        • No decorating caps
        • Worried about cost?  See your counselor!

 

  • All Night Party-Saturday, June 9th 9:00pm-1:30am @Willamalane Sports Center

 

      • $40 per ticket – Buy tickets in the Counseling Center

 

  • Senior Class Officers Reminders

 

      • Remember to vote for Class Awards that will be announced at Senior Breakfast ASAP!
      • Turn your ballot into the Counseling Center after you have completed it.
      • Please send photos for the Class Slideshow happening at the senior breakfast.  

 

  • Counselor Reminders

 

      • Service Honors Diploma (special cord at graduation)
        • 3.0 GPA and 100 hours of Community Service
        • Hours due to counseling office on May 25th

 

  • Naviance Tasks are DUE now!!!

 

        • Log on and finish – you will NOT receive your diploma if you don’t get them done
      • Order Final Transcript to be sent to your college at the first grad practice

 

  • Drugs and Alcohol

 

    • Use of possession results in a 5 day suspension.  Practice is only 2 days away from graduation. We want everyone to be at graduation!

 

  • College and Career Center Reminders
  • Financial Aid Award Letters

 

      • Please bring any awards or scholarships (financial aid award letters) to Ms. Urness in the CCC and get a candy bar!!
      • If you applied to 5 colleges then she needs 5 award letter

 

  • Students going to LCC next year:

 

      • Last LCC Placement Test is May 25th and the 29th. Sign up in the CCC.
        • If this date doesn’t work for you, please go to Lane’s website and sign up to take the placement test out at LCC.
      • Go online to LCC’s website and sign up for your mandatory LCC advising session – bring your placement scores, picture ID and transcript to the session.  You can’t sign up for classes until you have your advising session.

 

  • College List on Naviance:  Be sure to indicate which colleges you have applied to and which college you have decided to attend.  
  • Oregon Promise

 

    • Deadline June 1st – Need to fill out FAFSA, 2.5 Cumulative GPA, and NO EFC restriction!

 

  • Class of 2018 – We are so happy for you!!!  Finish Strong!

 

 

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