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Randolph Early College High School Newsletter

May 17, 2020

GRADES 9-11th HIGH SCHOOL GRADING UPDATES: PLEASE READ!

All 9th-11th graders have been mailed a form entitled "End of Year 2019-2020 Grading Options Form." We put this letter in the mail 5/12. This form explains the two grading options that students have regarding their high school courses. This form needs to be completed with the student's grading option for each course, along with a student and parent signature. We are also asking for students to put their college classes on this form. Students do have an grading option for their college courses in regards to how those college courses appear on their high school transcript. There is no choice in how the college courses appear on their college transcript. Students can choose to take their overall final numeric grade for college or a pass/withdraw option.


Please mail this form back to RECHS by May 20, 2020.


In an attempt to expedite this process, each student has been sent two Google forms concerning grading options. Students need complete this form by 5:00 on May 18th. By completing this form, we can make necessary changes within the PowerSchool grade book sooner. Then we will verify the students' request in the preliminary Google form against their official form that is mailed back to RECHS.


For those students wanting to know what their final average is, they should be able to see their final average Monday afternoon. They can then make a decision and mail the form in.

Please see the chart below to help you make decisions concerning the grade options!

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Cap and Gown Pick-Up and SENIOR Material Collection

We will have a cap and gown pick up on May 18th from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. At this time, we will collect senior textbooks and Chromebooks. You can pay any fees that you need. Students needing Rho Kappa cords can receive this at this time. Ms. Wood and Mr. Schuyler will also be there to handle any Beta needs. We will set up on the car rider side of the school to collect materials.

Grades 9-11 Textbook and Chromebook Collection

We are asking all students in grades 9-11 to return their textbooks and Chromebooks on May 21st. Please drop off your materials between the hours of 7:30 am and 6:00 pm. We will use the car rider side of the school.

Graduation

As you have heard from Randolph County School System, all high schools will have graduation on July 25th. Randolph Early College will hold commencement ceremonies at 10:00 am at Journey Church in Asheboro. We will have a graduation practice on July 24th at 9:00 am, again at Journey. A graduation event timeline will be released soon. There are still many unknowns with restrictions, so we will release details as we receive them.

Instagram

We have lots of activities occurring on our Instagram account. Seniors are being honored daily and there are weekly activities. Please follow us @rechs_ravens.

Office Hours

We have very limited staff at RECHS due to health and safety concerns. We will the office staffed from 10 am-1:00 pm each day in case you need assistance. Please call during that time. You are always welcomed to email me at sgrosch@randolph.k12.nc.us if you need further assistance.

To Parents of Juniors

Effective in the 2020-2021 school year, two doses of meningococcal conjugate vaccine are

required for North Carolina students. One dose is required for individuals entering

the seventh grade or by 12 years of age. The second booster dose is required for

individuals entering the 12th grade or by 17 years of age, whichever comes first.

The requirement for the second dose is new. This information is being shared with

you now so you can make plans to have your student vaccinated prior to the start

of the 2020-2021 school year. If you have questions regarding this new

requirement, please feel free to call our school nurse, Monica Hurley, at 336-625-1137.

Student Services Site

Please visit the Student Services site for important information from RECHS counselor and RCC liaison. The presentations from the parent meetings are also available on this site. A link to the site is available on the left hand menu of the RECHS home page.

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