Class of 2018 February Newsletter
-From the Counseling Department
A-D, Mrs. Borel firstname.lastname@example.org
E-K, Ms. Bryan email@example.com
L-R, Mrs. Barber firstname.lastname@example.org
S-Z, Mrs. Clawson email@example.com
College/Career/Crisis Intervention, Mrs. Breiner firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduation Coach, Mrs. Garrott email@example.com
Counseling Secretary, Mrs. Sadler firstname.lastname@example.org
Counseling Secretary, Mrs. Kasbee email@example.com
Congratulations Senior Students!
Kaeli Dorsey - UT Knoxville, University of Alabama, Ole Miss, MTSU
Timmy Gardner - UT Knoxville
Kacey James - MTSU, Motlow, University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Ethan McDowell - University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Eastern Tennessee State University, Tennessee Technical University
Jason Letart - MTSU
Sara O'Brien - University of Tennessee Knoxville, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, MTSU
Amyia Davis - Ohio University, Union University, MTSU, Tennessee Technical University
Dakota Deuel - Motlow University
Madison Fabber - University of Tennessee Knoxville, MTSU
Ryan Foster - MTSU
Alexis Fouts - University of Tennessee Chattanooga, MTSU
Kyla Penick - MTSU
Peyton Tranas - University of Tennessee Chattanooga, MTSU, Belmont University
Rutherford County Hiring Event-Register now!
On April 10, Class of 2018 seniors from 9 Rutherford County high schools will travel to Blackman High School for the 2nd Annual Senior Hiring Event. With resumes in hand, students will be given the opportunity to pre-apply, interview, and be hired for job openings on the spot!
Whether looking for a full-time, part-time, or summer job after graduation, you don't want to miss this opportunity to network and apply with 60+ employers in a few of Rutherford County's fastest growing industries: construction, health care, hospitality and tourism, logistics and manufacturing...just to name a few. Military recruiters will also be in attendance.
STUDENTS MUST ARRIVE WITH RESUME COPIES AND DRESSED PROFESSIONALLY.
To learn more information, view available job, or register, visit bit.ly/SeniorHiringEvent
Blackman High School Prom!
Friday, April 13th, 7:30-11:30pm
MTSU Student Union Ballroom
File your FAFSA
ILEAD ACT Prep
When: Saturdays beginning 2/17 from 7:30-3:30
Where: Blackman High School
Deadline to register is February 13th. You must register online by clicking here.
ACT Prep with Shmoop
- Your username is your full RCS email address: firstname.lastname@example.org (Example: email@example.com)
- Your password is your 7 digit state ID number (lunch number).
- If Shmoop asks you for a "magic word", contact Mrs. Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Be sure to use our schools' login page at: https://schools.shmoop.com/login/rutherfordcounty/blackman-high-school
RUTHERFORD COUNTY WORK ETHIC DISTINCTION
Adventurous, Energetic, Safety Conscious, Good with Guests? Looking for a job?
Wednesday, May 16th, 8am
1301 East Main Street
Colleges and universities will ask that your student send an official transcript when they apply. This is the process they should follow:
- Go to the counseling office and fill out a Transcript Request Form located beside Mrs. Sadler’s desk.
- Pay $2.
- It will be ready to pick up in 3 days or Mrs. Sadler can mail it for you.
Planning to play sports in college?
If your student is planning to play sports at an NCAA Division I or II college, he/she must register with the NCAA Clearinghouse at www.ncaaclearinghouse.net. NCAA requires 16 core courses. Make sure your student has met those requirements by talking with their coach and counselor.
Graduating with Honors and Distinction
To graduate with honors students must meet the following ACT benchmarks:
To graduate with distinction students must attain a 3.0 GPA and meet one of the following criteria:
- Participate in at least one Governor’s School
- Participate in one of the TN’s all State musical organizations
- Be selected as a National Merit Finalist or Semi-Finalist
- Attain a composite score of 31 or higher on the ACT
- Attain a score of 3 or higher on at least 2 Advanced Placement Exams
- Earn 12 or more semester hours of transcripted postsecondary credit
- Earn a nationally recognized industry certification
*Seniors must let their counselor know by December if they are graduating with distinction.
When is Graduation? Blackman High School’s 2018 Graduation ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 19th beginning at 7:00pm, at Middle Tennessee State University’s Murphy Center.
Do guests have to have tickets in order to attend graduation? There are no tickets for guests.
Is my senior limited on the number of guests he/she may invite? There is no limit to the number of guests a senior may invite.
If my senior graduates in December, can he/she still participate in the May graduation ceremony? Yes. He/She will need to complete the items listed for seniors.
Who do I contact for more information? Information will be sent home with your senior in November, March, and late April. You may also contact Mr. Weeks, our graduation coordinator, if you need any assistance. His email address is email@example.com or you may leave him a message at (615)904-3850 ext. 22978.