LHS Update vol. 11

November 23, 2021

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Upcoming Dates

  • November 24-26 - Thanksgiving Break
  • November 29 - Classes Resume
  • December 1 LCS Board of Education Meeting (LHS Media Center)
  • December 3 - Linden Holiday Happenings (Downtown Linden)
  • December 9 - ASAB Testing
  • December 23, 2021 - January 3, 2022 Winter Break
  • January 4 - Classes Resume
  • January 12-14 1st Semester Final Exams
  • January 17 - No School
  • January 18 - 2nd Semester Begins

Jostens Reminders

Jostens is running a Black Friday sale on MOST Senior class jewelry is between $40-$60 off (depending on the style of jewelry). Here are the codes to enter at checkout on Jostens.com when you purchase the jewelry.

Class Rings code – BFRING60 (some class rings are excluded)

Bracelets, Tags, Lockets – BFTL50 (some jewelry is excluded)

Here is the link for Jostens:

https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/productBrowse/1063942/LINDEN-HIGH-SCHOOL/Class-Jewelry/2006071011045564036/CATALOG_JRD

You can call Jostens at 810-658-1700 with any questions.. this is the biggest sale of the year so don’t miss out! A $75 DOWN PAYMENT can start your order and you can pay if you need to.


Jostens will be closed on Thanksgiving and Black Friday to observe the holiday, but you can call any other time.


ATTENTION SENIORS:


Hello Senior Parents and Seniors,

Jostens has all the Senior items ready to order at Jostens.com if you missed order day. ALSO, PLEASE BE AWARE THAT PRICES INCREASE ON CAPS/GOWNS AND OTHER SENIOR ITEMS ON December 31ST, SO DON’T DELAY. You can set up a payment plan to be sure you order everything you need for your Senior if you can’t to pay for it all right now.

Here is the link to order for our school:

https://www.jostens.com/apps/catalog/gradPackage.mvc?customerId=1063942&customerName=Linden-High-School&catalogOsr=GRAD_PROD_HS_SENIOR_CUSTOMER_CATALOG&catalogName=Graduation&categoryOsr=PACKAGES&pubCatId=1547332618&requestedView=BEST

Genesee County Health Department Update

Student Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)

ASVAB at Linden High School on Thursday, December 9. This test is open to any 10-12 grades. Please use the google form: https://forms.gle/TDvsh2yVK6rpjBEp6 to sign up. If you have any questions, contact your student's counselor.

AP Art

Interested in Linden Holiday merchandise? Check out our RedBubble Shop!


The National Art Honor Society is doing a fundraiser! The attached flyer explains the rest :)


Sounds like shipping can take between 1.5-2.5 weeks so be sure to order sooner rather than later.


Check out our RedBubble Shop here and support the arts this holiday season!

ATTENTION: LINDEN VIRTUAL SCHOOL (100%) AND ONLINE STUDENTS

LVS and online students should be following the due dates established in their online classes. The schedule identified below, provides additional guidance as to where student's progress should be throughout the semester. For those that may be a bit behind, the Thanksgiving Break can provide some catch up time.


  • 11/24/2021 (Thanksgiving Break) 66%
  • 12/10/2021 (¾ through the semester) 75%
  • 12/23/2021 (Christmas Break) 92%
  • 1/7/2022 (End of Semester) 100%

LHS Robotics

Linden Robotics Wreath Fundraiser!

Each $15 raised will sponsor one wreath to be placed on a headstone at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Last year Linden Robotics helped by sponsoring 260 wreaths. This year their goal is 300 wreaths. Please consider partnering with LHS Robotics this year in this humbling fundraiser & service project. The deadline to sponsor a wreath is November 28th.


Ways to Participate:


1. LHS Robotics Facebook fundraiser at this link: https://www.facebook.com/donate/1433600220373336/3628447883924610/


2. Paypal: lindenrobotics@gmail.com


3. Mail a check payable to Linden Robotics: P.O. Box 833 Linden, MI 48451


4. Directly from Wreaths Across America at this link: http://wreathsacrossamerica.org/MI0194P


With each $15 wreath sponsorship, a wreath will be placed on a veteran's grave at Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly on December 18, 2021.


A portion of each wreath sponsored is placed in the annual Linden Robotics scholarship fund, which awards scholarships to seniors interested in a STEM-related field.


For grave specific requests, please email the veteran's name to lindenrobotics@gmail.com


Got questions? Email lindenrobotics@gmail.com

Final Exam Exemption Information

Students may choose to opt out of their semester final exams if they meet the following criteria:

  • No more than four (4) absences (Excused or Unexcused) in any class for the semester.

  • No more than three (3) tardies in any class for the semester.

  • No semester suspensions, violation of the academic dishonesty policy, and/or violations of the acceptable use policy.

Note: Missing 11 or more minutes of a class constitutes an absence.


Students must also meet one of the following academic criteria: ·

  • Minimum grade of 78% in a class OR,

  • Minimum grade of 65% AND no missing assignments or assessments in the class

  • Online, dual enrollment, or EMC classes are not subject to the semester final exam exemption.



Points of Clarification:

  • Students who qualify for the final exam incentive will have the option of taking the final exam. The exam grade will be calculated into the semester grade if it improves the final semester grade. The final exam grade for exempt students will not negatively affect their semester grade.

  • The following absences are not calculated into a students total for the semester: school business, medical appointments with documentation, bereavement, or documented court appointments. All other absences are counted the same, with the possible exception of religious holidays.