• Huron News 09/15/2019

    Posted by Huron Webmaster on 9/15/2019

    From the Principal’s Desk – Dr. Janet Schwamb

    Huron News for the week of 9/15/19

    Monday, 9/16 is Capsule Night - I would like to invite you to Huron High School’s Capsule Night. Your child’s class schedule is available in PowerSchool for you to print and bring with you. Doing so will allow you to avoid lines to pick up your child’s schedule.  The evening will begin in Meyers Auditorium from 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM. I will provide an overview of Huron, performance/achievement information, and academic opportunities at Huron. Mr. Marios Demetriou, Assistant Superintendent for Finances and Operations, will provide important information on the 2019 Bond. From 7:05 PM until 9:05 PM you will have the opportunity to follow your child’s schedule at Huron, visit their classes, and meet their teachers. During your classroom visits, teachers will discuss their curriculum, classroom expectations, grading policies, integration of IB and answer questions. Also, be sure to visit the Media Center and our Counseling Center during the evening. Capsule Night will not afford you time to talk to teachers individually about your child. That opportunity will occur at Parent/Teacher Conferences in October. If there is information that is important to share with your child’s teachers, please contact teachers outside the venue of Capsule Night in order to provide appropriate and ample time to discuss any information you may have. Capsule Night is a wonderful way to meet your child’s teachers and become familiar with your child’s daily routine and expectations at Huron. I hope to see you tomorrow evening.

    0th Grade Personal Project: Last week I communicated enhancements that were made to the 10th Grade Personal Project. I also told you that this Sunday I would provide a link to a Personal Project FAQ on Huron’s IB website. Here is the link to the FAQ page for the Personal Project  https://www.a2schools.org/Page/14619

    IB CP and DP: This past week we held an information night for families of 11th graders entering the IB Diploma Programme( DP) and Career-related Programme (CP). We are excited to be starting the year with 90 upper-classmen in our IB programs. For more information, you can look at our IB DP or CP website.

    Tuesday, 9/17 - Constitution Day – Huron’s Social Studies staff has planned instructional lessons related to the Constitution.

    Thursday, 9/19 - Senior Essay Workshop - by Lori Kintz at 3:00 PM in the Media Center.

    9th Grade Counselors: During the last two weeks of September, will be visiting 9th grade English classes to talk about important information to help students be successful. Also, during the year, 9th-grade counselors will be meeting individually with students to develop their 4-year high school plan and discussing course options available throughout their high school career.


    Upcoming Events: Mark your calendars:

    Wednesday 9/25  - Early Release Day for students with dismissal at 12:06 PM. Lunch will be served in the Cafeteria on Early Release Days. Professional development for staff. 

    Thursday, 9/26 - Parent/Principal Coffee Hour from 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM in the Principal’s Conference Room.

    Thursday, 9/26 - National Honor Society Induction Ceremony at 6:30 PM in the Ingram Theater.

    Week of 9/23 - 9/28 -  Spirit Week with a student pep rally on Friday, 9/27, followed by our Homecoming football game at 7:00 PM in River Rat Stadium, and the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, 9/28 at 8:00 PM in Huron’s Cafeteria. Go Rats!

    No Homework Weekend: Friday, 9/27, Saturday, 9/28, and Sunday, 9/29.

    FAFSA Information: Please see the attached flyer for information about Free Application for Federal Student Aid for college and information nights at AAPS high schools. FAFSA Info 

    Have a wonderful week!

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