Sophomore Shoutout

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Welcome to the Sophomore Shoutout!

Greetings, Class of 2018! We are almost halfway there to being halfway completed with our high school education. Now is time for us to start strong, end strong. We are in Quarter 4 and there "ain't no time for half steppin'!" All roads lead to Half Cap! This is the time to engage in academic excellence! How do we do that?

  • Come to school everyday on time!
  • Learn what is taught in class!
  • Show what you know by completing all assignments!
  • Meet with your teachers and take ownership of your academic future!


Now is the time! You are the one! What will YOU do to succeed?

Upcoming Sophomore Events

Dates to Remember

Upcoming Sophomore Events:


  • Friday, June 3rd--GEAR UP field trip
  • Thursday, June 16th--Half Cap Ceremony (10 a.m.)
  • Friday, June 17th--Field Trip to Brookfield Zoo


Final Exam Schedule:


  • Monday, June 13th--Final Exams (Odd periods)
  • Tuesday, June 14th--Final Exams (Even periods)

What is the Sophomore Half Cap Celebration?

The Half Cap celebration is an opportunity for the sophomore team to celebrate all your successes and hard work throughout your freshman and sophomore year. On track, top ten, perfect attendance, classroom leaders, and various other awards will be given to students during the ceremony along with guest speakers and a brief celebration with cake and ice cream.


In order to participate, you must be on track (see requirements above) and currently be passing all classes you are currently enrolled in. These requirements must be completed and turned into the sophomore team by FRIDAY, June 3rd, 2016. There will be no exceptions, so it is important that you focus on completing these requirements throughout the school year.


By this quarter, you are on track if you have completed your service learning hours for your sophomore year, your constitution test and you are passing all of classes.

What are the Half Cap requirements?

Students are considered on track at the end of their sophomore year if they:

Earned all of their credits from the current school year

• Recover any missing credits from freshman year*

• Pass the Constitution Test

• Pass the Drivers Education Test

• Earn a minimum of 20 service learning hours

*Students that are currently enrolled in credit recovery must show Ms. Cannon a passing grade for the course(s) in which they are enrolled in order to participate in Half Cap.

Sophomore Stats

As of Monday, May 16th, out of 114 sophomore students:


  • 10 students are in the BLUE (8.8%)
  • 42 students are in the GREEN (36.8%)
  • 15 students are in the YELLOW (13.2%)<=====let's get this number DOWN!
  • 47 students are in the RED (41.2%)<=========let's get this number DOWN!



How can we increase our blue and green percentage?


  • Come to class everyday ON TIME!
  • Complete all assignments, showing what you know and what you have mastered!
  • Schedule tutoring times with your teachers!
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