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June 7, 2019

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A Message from the Principal

What an amazing year! I am so proud of all of our students, and all they accomplished during the 2018-2019 school year. Watching our graduates cross the stage was an awesome moment for me. My first year as principal was when the class of 2019 began 9th grade. I truly feel as though I have learned as much from them as they did from this amazing staff over the past four years. I am so proud of each and every one of our graduates.


As I get ready to transition to a new adventure, I keep reflecting on how grateful I am for my time at Ashland High School. I am so proud of the work that has been done with student leaders, teachers, and support staff to strive every day to make this an even better place to go to school tomorrow than it is today. My heart is full as I reflect on the students and families I have had the pleasure of supporting through the years, and I look forward to continuing to hear about their successes. I am excited to be an Ashland High School parent next year, so you will still be seeing me around. Thank you for making this such an amazing 7 years.


With Gratitude,


Erika

Lost and Found Items

All unclaimed locker contents and found items will be donated after 3pm on Monday, June 10.

Summer Camps

AHS Theatre 5-Day Summer Camp for Grades 3-8

June 11-15. Tuesday through Saturday 9 am - 2 pm every day, performance on June 15 at 2 pm for parents and friends!

Student-Lead Workshops on Performance and Auditioning

Dancing, Acting, and Singing

The first 25 to register are guaranteed a spot

College Application Writing Workshop--July 14, 21, 28

Want to reduce your senior year stress level? Get a jump start on your college applications this summer by taking a college application essay writing workshop! One workshop will take place at the Ashland Library, beginning July 14th with class sessions three consecutive Sunday afternoons; the other workshop will take place at the Talent Library, beginning on July 29th and will meet on Monday/Wednesday mornings for two weeks. These workshops will consist of interactive class sessions, individual consultations, and mentored writing assignments. Tuition will be affordable for all participants. For more information, see Jen Marsden in the College and Career Center, where you can also pick up a full brochure and registration form.

AMS Resident Outdoor School Counselors Needed

Attention 2019-2020 Juniors and Seniors! AMS Resident Outdoor School is looking for camp counselors for Fall. All applications are due no later than September 4th. Please click on the red bars below to access the application and responsibilites list. Contact Wendy Werthaiser at wendy.werthaiser@ashland.k12.or.us for more information and questions.”

Looking Ahead

Registration for 2019-2020

The registration opens on July 1st. All students must register for the 2019-2020 School Year via the Registration Link below. Although students have already chosen their classes, they are not registered yet. The link below will open for registration on July 1st. https://ps.ashland.k12.or.us/public/home.html

Class of 2023 Fresh Start Retreat


Counselor Retreat August 11-12

1st Retreat Session August 14-15

2nd Retreat Session August 17-18

3rd Retreat Session August 20-21


Cost $50 (scholarships available)

Includes Transportation, Food (vegetarian options available) and activities.


Class of 2023 Fresh Start Retreat

This August, all incoming 9th graders will have the opportunity to attend the AHS Fresh Start Orientation Retreat at Mt. Ashland Lodge. This unique overnight program will prepare new students for the transition into high school with a wealth of fun and valuable activities led by AHS Leadership Staff and trained junior and senior high school counselors. Students will learn helpful problem-solve techniques, build meaningful friendships, get the answers to high school’s Big Questions, and much more.


Students will be assigned to a session based on their Grizz Academy classes-- if they are unable to attend their assigned session they are welcome to attend either of the other sessions. Registered Freshmen will be receiving information packets in the mail over the summer about their session dates. Please wait until you receive your packet to call and make changes.

Athletic Registration Now Open

Again this school year the Athletic Release Form will be completed online through our partner company, FamilyID. FamilyID is a secure registration site that provides an easy, user-friendly means of registering for athletics. You will need to create a family profile just once during your student’s 4-year high school athletics participation. Once registered, the system will keep track of your information in your family profile. By saving your information future registrations will be simplified.

INFORMATION NEEDED TO REGISTER

It will be helpful to have the following information on hand when completing the online registration form.

· Health Insurance Information (Carrier and Policy Number)

· Doctor Information (Name and Phone Number)

· Emergency contact information

To register, go to: https://www.familyid.com/organizations/ashland-high-school

Once on the Ashland High School FamilyID Page follow these instructions:

1. Click on Sign Up in the upper right hand corner of the screen

§ Enter your family name, email address and create a password. You will receive an email with a link to confirm your new account (if you don’t see the email, check your spam or junk mail).

§ Click on the link in your email confirmation.

§ You will use this account

2. After confirming your account you may now register for athletics.

§ You may need to search Ashland High School in the “Find Programs” tab.

3. Once on the Ashland High School landing page on FamilyID select the program (season) for which you would like to register. If your student is going to participate in winter or spring sports, you can sign up for those as well (one sport per season).

a. Enter the required information and sign the agreements, click continue.

b. You will be prompted to confirm your registration on the next page.

Finally, you will be required to submit a Physicians Clearance. (See below)

PHYSICIAN’S CLEARANCE FORM

v 9th and 11th grade student athletes must be cleared by a physician in order to participate in high school sports. This must be on the OSAA form “School Sports Pre-Participation Examination” and is good for two calendar years.

v This form must be turned in to the athletics office before your child will be allowed to participate in any tryouts or practices. This can also be submitted by email marg.orlik-hill@ashland.k12.or.us, or fax 541-482-8298.

v A completed physical examination is required dated after June 1, 2019.

SUPPORT

If you need assistance with you registration, you can call Family ID at 888-800-5583 ext. 1 or email: support@familyid.com. FamilyID also offers online chat during business hours and a support center at familyid.desk.com. Support is available 7 days per week and messages will be returned promptly.

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