Cabot High School

Graduation happens here!

Do you have questions or concerns?

Please call the school office with any questions or concerns, 843-3562. Our faculty and administration would love to hear from you.

Upcoming CHS Events

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

August

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

September

16- Senior Spotlights due

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2016 Graduate Yard Signs are Here!

If you would like to purchase a "2016 Panther Graduate Lives Here" yard sign for $20, stop by the CHS Media Center or Main office while supplies last.

Panther Writing Lab

Tuesday, May 17th, 3:30pm

CHS Lab 2407

What: An opportunity for extra help on writing assignments, including help planning and editing.

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 library

On 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!


CHS Graduation Information, 2016

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

Geometry

English 9, 10, 11, 12

Other Courses

Health $50

P.E. $50 (PE Registration Packets are at the Counseling Centers)

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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 Information

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.

Email randy.granderson@cps.k12.ar.us

All student policies in the Secondary Student Handbook shall apply. (Dress code, cell phones, etc)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Seniors: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now availavle for seniors planning to attend a college, university or technical school. Applications are available at www.fafsa.gov. The FAFSA must be completed in order to be considered for the AR Academic Challenge Scholarship, aka the Lottery Scholarship.

Medallions

Seniors - IMPORTANT - The list of Seniors receiving Medallions for graduation is listed on the board in front of the office. Please go by ASAP and check the list. If you have any questions or concerns, please go to the counseling center.

Final Transcripts

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.

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Theatre Auditions

If you are signed up for Theatre next year and do not currently have Mrs. Tarvin, Annie Jr. auditions will be May 16th from 4:00-5:30 in the black box. Auditions are required for Theatre Dance and Theatre II/III, but optional for Theatre I.

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!

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Attendance

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).


CPS Student Handbook, Compulsory Attendance, Page 17

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.

The deadline to turn in Senior Spotlight money and pictures is 3:30 Friday, September 16. Ms. Lynn will have a table set up in the hallway under the stairs.

Home Access Center for Next Year

10th and 11th Grade Students: Please ask your parents to go into Home Access Center and add or update their email address (Parents have access to doing this). This will be very important for next school 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.


CHS Student Handbook

Baseball/Softball Tryouts

Baseball tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year will be held May 16 - May 20 at the baseball complex from 4 pm - 6 pm each day. Tryouts are open to students in grades 8th through 11th. All participants must have a physical and paperwork to participate in the tryouts.


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.

Soccer Tryouts

Soccer tryouts for the 2016-2017 school year will be held May 16 - May 20 at JH South soccer fields from 3.45 pm - 4.45 pm each day. Tryouts are open to students in grades 8th through 11th. All participants must have a physical and paperwork to participate in the tryouts. Athletic forms can be downloaded from the cabotschools.org website.

Camp Alex

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.

Camp Alex

Trapshooting

Congratulations AYSSP East Region Trapshooting Champions. Young Guns-They scored 243 out of 250. Kolbe Garner qualified for the Champion of Champions with a perfect 50 out of 50. Chase Myers, Kolbe Garner, Ben Whiting, Justin Hefner, Noah Simmons,Justin Hefner, Noah Simmons, Chase Myers,Kolbe Garner, Ben Whiting. Two other teams also placed in regionals and will be moving on to the state tournament. The Revolutionaries placed 9th overall with a score of 222. That squad consisted of Andrew Murtishaw, Preston Bitely, Jaret Smith, Wil Staley, and Cameron Hulett.The Rebels placed 15th overall with a score of 220. That squad consisted of Spencer Snow, Jake Walker, Lane Hill, Kaleb Garner, and Brennan Stephens. Thank You Coach Jerry Hill, Coach Kimberly Hill, Coach Bobby Hefner, Coach Daniel Simmons, Coach Mary Murtishaw.

Reading Skills Training

UCA is offering online reading skills and speed reading programs this summer for 4-Year-Olds through seniors. For more information or to register call 1-800-964-9974

Dress Code

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.


CPS Student Handbook, Student Dress and Grooming, Page 32

Parking Passes

Parking passes are only sold at the ROTC building before/after school and at lunch.

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.


NCAA Eligibility Center

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.

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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.


http://www.cabotschools.org/schools/cabot-high-school/chs-online-payment-store

Free Tutoring on Wednesdays and Thursdays

Wednesday, May 18th, 4pm

909 West Main Street

Cabot, AR

AP Academy students will tutor individuals in need os assistance in the teen area of the Cabot Public Library from 4:00-5:00, any grade any subject.

Need Math Help? Free Tutoring is available

When? Tuesdays

Where? ACE North

Times: 4:00-6:00


Also, there is a Math tutor lab in the Math wing during both lunches. See Mrs. Crow with questions.

Principal and Counselor Assignments by student last name:

Principals:

A-D Brad Tarvin

E-J Nicole Gatewood

K-Q Charlie Donham

R-Z Alana Graham

Principal- Henry Hawkins

Dean of Students- Ronnie Tollett


Counselors:

A-C Barbara Miller

D-Holi Janet Walters

Holl-Morri Julie Wilson

Morro-Slu Jayne Snyder

Smart-Z Kim Gibson

Need to Contact Us?

If you would like to email one of our fabulous faculty members like Mrs. Kester, all you will need to know is their first and last name and add @cps.k12.ar.us. For example, Mrs. Kester's email is twyla.kester@cps.k12.ar.us