Cabot High School
Graduation happens here!
Upcoming CHS Events
May 9- Golf Tryouts 4:00 @ Cypress Creek
May 9- Baseball @ Vilonia
May 9- Softball @ Beebe
May 10- Signings for Cheer in Media Center 12:10
May 11- Ring order day under main staircase 10:30-5:30
May 12- Senior Celebration of Excellence
May 12- Ring order day under main staircase 10:30-1:00
May 12-14- Softball State Tournament
May 12- Baseball State Tournament
May 14- Track @ Russellville Meet of Champs
May 16-20- Baseball/Softball Tryouts and Soccer Tryouts
May 16th- Theatre Auditions from 4:00-5:30
May 17- Sophomore/Junior Celebration of Excellence
May 18- Track @ Cabot
May 19- Track @ Cabot
May 19- Life Impact Diploma Presentations
May 20- Graduation
May 20-21- Softball Weekend of Champs
May 23- Semester Exams
May 24-25-Semester Exams, District Dismissal 2:00
May 25- Last Day of School
June 1-28- Secondary Summer School
June 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17 - Senior pictures in the cafeteria
June 20-21- ASPA Newspaper Camp at Pulaski Tech
July 25-27- Josten's Yearbook Camp at TBD
2- Schedule Pick-Up Seniors
3- Schedule Pick-Up Juniors
4- Schedule Pick-Up Sophomores
8, 9, 10, 11- Senior picture make up days
15- First Day of School
16- CHS Open House
16- Senior Spotlights due
2016 Graduate Yard Signs are Here!
Panther Writing Lab
Tuesday, May 10th, 3:30pm
CHS Lab 2407
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30 - 4:30
Where: Computer Lab 2407
Students must come to the lab with an assignment they need help with, not just a skill.
A Cause For Paws
Need items for homeless animals!
Donate clean, gently used or new:
Blankets, towels, collars, leashes, toys,
Food, treats, stainless steel bowls,
sheets, harnesses, puppy diapers, pee wee pads,
dog clothes, shampoos, flea and tick medicine, first aid,
grooming supplies, long socks, and other dog and cats items.
You can also donate money so we can go out and buy the items the shelters in our area need!
You can drop items off at the counselor's office to Mrs. Gibson!
These items will be taken to shelters and donated to help benefit the shelter and the animals in them.
We will meet at the libraryOn every Monday after school to go through what we have collected and to send them off to the shelters.
Life Impact Diplomas
Seniors, this is your opportunity to recognize someone that is a part of Cabot School District that you feel has had an impact on your life. This person might be a former or current teacher, a principal, a counselor, a cafeteria worker, a custodian, a bus driver or anyone else who might have touched your life in a significant way while you were a student in Cabot School District.
On May 19, 2016, from 8:30 – 11:00 am or from 1:00 – 2:30 pm, the graduating senior dressed in cap and gown will go to the school or location in the district and present a Life Impact Diploma to the person he or she feels has made a difference in their life. Seniors will also read a personal note to the person before presenting the diploma.
All information needs to be turned in to Mrs. Southard or Mrs. Weir in the library by May 12.
CHS Graduation Information, Friday, May 20th
Click on the link below, for all the information on graduation practice, family information, dress code requirements, line 89 send off and more!
Secondary Summer School 2016 Cabot School District (Deadline to register is June 1, 2016)
Dates: Wednesday, June 1, 2016 – Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Location: ACE (Academic Center of Excellence)–formerly FUNTASICS (Hwy 321) #21 Funtastics Drive
Credit Recovery Cost
Math 7, 8 $150 per 7th or 8th course
English 7, 8
Advanced Topics in Math $150 per 9th-12th semester course (Maximum of 2)
Algebra I, II
English 9, 10, 11, 12
P.E. $50 (PE Registration Packets are at the Counseling Centers)
Summer School Hours: M-Th 8:00 – 2:30 (Lunch break – 11:00 – 11:30)
Friday 8:00 – 11:00
Attendance: Students must attend all day until they finish. Students may finish before June 28th!!
Lunch: Lunch is NOT provided. Students may bring a lunch or leave campus during the 30 minute lunch break.
Cell Phones: May not be used during class time and must be silent.
Transportation: NOT provided
Curriculum: APEX online learning. Work at your own pace. In addition to coming to class, students are expected to work at home and must have access to the internet.
Grading: 0-59% F, 60-69% D, 70-79% C, 80-89% B and 90-100% A
Food/Drinks: Not permitted
Absences: Not recommended. There are only 20 days of Summer School!!
Registration forms and information sheets are available in the Counseling Centers of both Jr. Highs, the Freshman Academy, ACE, and the High School. Students taking Credit Recovery courses or Health must complete a traditional Summer School Registration Form. There is a separate Registration Packet for PE. Complete a registration form and submit it to your student’s Counseling Center along with payment. Checks should be made payable to Cabot Public Schools.
The Summer School Principal is Randy Granderson, 743-3520 at ACE.
All student policies in the Secondary Student Handbook shall apply. (Dress code, cell phones, etc)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Most colleges, universities and vocational schools require a final 8 semester transcript that includes the gradation date from high school. Students can fill a out transcript request at any time asking for it to be sent to the institution of his/her choice after May 20th. Transcript request are $1.00 apiece. Students should also consider signing the bottom of the transcript request to allow a parent/guardian to come in at a later time and request transcripts if needed. This is very helpful if a student moves away or transfers schools. If a parent/guardian does not have consent to request a transcript, the student is the only one who can access that information.
CHS Band Seniors Receive $81,000+ in Scholarships
Thirty-one graduating Cabot seniors signed to continue music in college next fall. These students will receive a combined total of $81,200 a year in scholarship money for band; over a four year period that will be a total of $324,800!
Please be aware of your child's attendance. Students can not miss more than 7 unexcused days during this semester without losing credit for his/her classes. To review the attendance policy, click on the link below and scroll to page 17. Please remember that a student's grades and attendance can be reviewed at any time by logging on to the Home Access Center (HAC).
Senior Pictures/Senior Spots for 2017 Graduates
Lifetouch will be mailing flyers to 2017 Seniors the end of May with their scheduled date and time for pictures. If the student cannot make their scheduled time, there is an 1-800 number on the postcard to reschedule. Pictures will be in the cafeteria Wednesday, June 8 -June 17 weekdays only.From 8:00am and 3:00pm. Make up days will be Monday, August 8 - Thursday, August 11 between 8-3 in the cafeteria. The finale makeup day will be September 7th in the loft. If seniors do not have their pictures made by then, they will NOT be pictured in the yearbook.
Home Access Center for Next Year
Semester Test Exemptions
Students will learn on Friday, May 20th, if they will be exempt from semester test. Student who are exempt from all semester tests will not be required to attend school May 23-25. To review the policy for semester test exemptions, please click on the link below and scroll to page 58-59.
Softball tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year will be held May 16 - May 20 at the softball field from 4 pm - 5:30 each day. Tryouts are open to students in grades 8th through 11th. All participants must have a physical to participate in the tryouts.
Camp Alex is a summer camp designed for ages 10-17 to offer support and healing for loss survivors of suicide (family members and/or very close friends). The dates for the camp are June 5th-9th. For more information, click on the link below.
Reading Skills Training
As the weather gets warmer, schools tend to have more infractions of dress code. Please review the dress code in the CPS Student Handbook on page 32.
NCAA Eligibility Center
If your student has any aspirations of playing sports in college, he/she will need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. The eligibility guidelines are specific, so it's best to start early. Click on the link below to learn more.
Arkansas Lottery Scholarship Application, Seniors Only!
The Arkansas Lottery Scholarship Application is available now. A student must have a 19 on his/her ACT in order to apply for the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), and parents must have completed and submitted their 2015 taxes in order to complete the Arkansas Lottery Application. Click on the link below to learn more. Students must create an account first. They should not use their school email address in creating an account for the Arkansas Lottery Scholarship.
Online Payment Store
Did you know that Cabot Public Schools is now providing an easy to use solution for online payments. It's called RevTrak , and the new web store allows you to make payments online for high school clubs, activity fees and more? This new and convenient options saves time, reduces trips to the school office, and eliminates the need to send cash or check with your students. All it takes is a few clicks. To learn more about RevTrak click on the website below.
Free Tutoring on Wednesdays and Thursdays
Wednesday, May 11th, 4pm
909 West Main Street
Need Math Help? Free Tutoring is available
Where? ACE North
Also, there is a Math tutor lab in the Math wing during both lunches. See Mrs. Crow with questions.
Need Help with the ACT?
Come by the CHS library and check out an ACT prep book. Mrs. Southard and Mrs. Weir will be glad to help you get ready!
Upcoming Cabot ACT Dates
Registration deadlines are approximately a month before the test date:
• June 11, 2016
Need to check your grades?
To get your HAC information, come to the Media Center, Principal's Complex, or Counseling Center before school, after school, between classes or at lunchtime.
Need Help with the ACT?
Upcoming Cabot ACT Dates
• June 11, 2016
• September 10, 2016
• October 22, 2016
• December 10, 2016
• February 11, 2017
• April 8, 2017
• June 10, 2017
Principal and Counselor Assignments by student last name:
A-D Brad Tarvin
E-J Nicole Gatewood
K-Q Charlie Donham
R-Z Alana Graham
Principal- Henry Hawkins
Dean of Students- Ronnie Tollett
A-C Barbara Miller
D-Holi Janet Walters
Holl-Morri Julie Wilson
Morro-Slu Jayne Snyder
Smart-Z Kim Gibson