Volume 19/20, Issue 10
Elkmont High School Mission, Vision and Purpose Statement:
The mission of Elkmont High School is to create a safe learning environment where graduates are college and career ready to become productive assets of their community.
The vision and purpose of Elkmont High School is for students to have pride in building a foundation of knowledge, skills, and purposeful experiences that will give them the persistence to become successful members of the 21st century workforce.
Final Exam Procedures & Schedule
- Wednesday, April 29 - All Students will take History and Math Final Exam. (CTC History Students will take final history exam.)
Thursday, April 30 - All Students will take Science and ELA Final Exams
Friday, May 1 - All Students will take Elective Exams and CTC Exams
Underclassmen Final Exam - May 19 and 20
- Tuesday, May 19 - All Students will take History, Math, and Electives (as scheduled) Final Exams. (CTC History Students will take final history exam.)
Wednesday, May 20 - All Students will take Science, ELA and Electives (as scheduled) Final Exams. A.M. Tech will take CTC Elective exams Wednesday morning and P.M.Tech will take CTC elective exams Wednesday afternoon.
Thursday, May 21 (½ Day Only) - Makeup Exams only.
Awards Days - May 14
Senior Awards Day at 8:30am
Underclassman Awards Day at 1:15
2nd Semester Progress Reports and Report Card Dates
3rd 9 Weeks Report Progress Reports - February 13.
3rd 9 Weeks ENDS - Friday, March 13.
3rd 9 Weeks Report Cards Go Home - Friday, March 20.
4th 9 Weeks Progress Reports - Thursday, April 23
- Established by LTC Gary and Angela DuBois for deserving full-time undergraduate students who are graduates of Elkmont High School. They must demonstrate high financial need as determined by FAFSA and are a US citizen. Students must have a 3.0 GPA or above at EHS or at JSU. Special consideration will be given to students who have demonstrated consistent discipline and responsibility through participation in school athletics and work experience and community service. Please see Mr. Warner for more info.
Prom Tickets on Sale Now
REMIND Codes for Mr. Tribble
Text number 81010 and put in the following codes for each grade level
New Changes for 2019-2020 School Year
E-Learning Days are an opportunity for students to meet class requirements through online engagement of class material and assignments while they are away from the building. Parents/guardians may request up to three (3) days per semester as E-Learning Days. Educational trips, non-school related athletic competitions, and college and/or career visits are examples of acceptable E-Learning Days.
Student requirements to participate in E-Learning Days:
Request to use an E-Learning Day made by parent/guardian a minimum of five (5) calendar days prior to the 1st day of online learning (Principals may use discretion. Forms may be found on district and school websites.)
No unexcused absences for the entire school year, excessive absences (5 or more in a school year), or excessive tardiness (5 or more in a semester)
Minimum average of 80 in each class prior to the request
No Class II or Class III discipline write-ups during the semester the request is made
Students may not take E-Learning Day during the first 5 days of the school year or during the last 10 days of both semesters.
Students have a maximum of five (5) days to complete and submit class assignments, acquire teacher signatures for submitted work, and submit E-Learning Day Form to front office. It is the student’s responsibility to acquire the signature of each teacher on the E-Learning Day Form once assignments are submitted. Once all teachers have signed the form, student will submit the completed form to the front office. If all requirements are met, the E-Learning Day will not count as an absence for the student.
The student whose absence is unexcused is not entitled to make up the graded work missed. If a daily or test grade is recorded on the day of absence, the student whose absence is unexcused receives a zero for a grade. If no grade is recorded for other students, no grade will be recorded for the student who is absent.
A cumulative semester exam is given in each academic course at the end of the first semester (Weeks 1 – 18) and the second semester (Weeks 19 – 36). Semester exams will count no more than 10 percent of the final semester average. A student may exempt a December or May semester exam by meeting one of the following conditions in the course:
90 or above average with 5 or fewer excused absences during the semester,
80 or above average with 3 or fewer excused absences during the semester, or
75 or above average with 2 or fewer excused absences during the semester.
Cell Phone Policy at EHS
Cell phones, smart watches and tablets are banned from teacher classrooms unless teachers allow you to use them at teachers directive for instructional purposes only. Substitute teachers do not have the authority to allow you to use your cellphones ever.
Students must turn in their cell phones to the teacher or be placed in a designated area upon entering the classroom.
Students have the choice to leave their phones in their lockers
Failure to do so will result in progressive discipline by the teacher
Cell phones and smart watches may be used ONLY in the cafeteria either during breakfast or at lunch. You may also use your phone during class changes however if it makes you late to class this privilege can be revoked as well.
Headphone Policy at EHS
Effective immediately headphones are banned from being used on campus.
This has become a safety issue because we are unable to communicate with students who have on headphones.
If you are caught with headphones or earbuds in your ears you will be disciplined.
This ban starts at 7:30am and ends at 3:05pm.
Checking out of school know the rule!!!!
Elkmont will not accept email checkouts or phone checkouts.
- All student’s who need to checkout must have a note written by their parent or guardian with a phone number written on the note.
- This change is being implemented because we cannot absolutely verify who is writing the email or making the call.
Morning arrival - Please Read!
- Lunch accounts MUST be updated! If you owe money, please take care of this ASAP! This is a GREAT time to set up a Paypams account! If you would like to apply for free or reduced priced lunches, please see the Cafeteria Manager or go online to paypams.com and click lunch application.
- 22nd - Senior Cap & Gown and Group Pictures
- 31st - Attendance/Truancy Meeting for Parents
- 13th - Progress Reports Go Home
- 17th - President's Day, No School
- 26th - 1/2 Day for Students (11:10 Dismissal Time)
- 28th - Attendance/Truancy Meeting with Parents
- 1st - Senior Beta Club Convention Fee Money is Due
- 13th - 3rd 9 Weeks Ends
- 20th - Report Cards Go Home
- 27th - Attendance/Truancy Meeting with Parents
- 28th - Prom Ingles Harbor in Decatur
- 30th - April 3rd Spring Break
- 23rd - 4th 9 Weeks Progress Reports Go Home
- 24th - Attendance/Truancy Meeting with Parents
- 24th - Elkmont Band Beauty Walk
- 25th - Elkmont Band Beauty Walk
- 29th- Senior Exams (History & Math)
- 30th - Senior Exams (Science & ELA)
- 1st- Senior Exams (Elective & CTC)
- 14th- Senior Awards Day 8:30am & Underclassman Awards 1:15pm
- 19th - Final Exams (History, Math & Electives), Graduation at 5:30pm in New Gym
- 20th - Final Exams (Science, ELA & Electives)
- 21st - Last Day for Students (1/2 Days), Makeup Exams Onley and Report Cards Go Home
- 22nd - Teacher Workday
Limestone County Parent and Family Engagement Plan Overview
Pride, Purpose, Persistence Tee-Shirts and Vehicle Decals
-IF/WHEN YOU ARE ABSENT, YOU MUST BRING IN A PARENT OR DOCTOR NOTE FOR THE ABSENCE TO BE EXCUSED.