Apollo Eagle Update

Week of December 17, 2018

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Important Upcoming Dates

December 21 - Last Day of Quarter 2

December 21 - Quarter 2 Awards Assembly (Awards Assembly Bell Schedule)

December 24, 2018 - January 7, 2019: Winter Break

January 8, 2019 - First Day of Quarter 3

Counseling Breakdown Update

We have had a shift in counseling responsibilities this quarter and it will continue throughout the remainder of this school year.

A-K: Students who are on the Potential Grad List will see Elizabeth (on campus Mondays & Wednesdays) - elizabeth.boucher@simivalleyusd.org or (805) 520-6150 x1509

A-K and all new ELL students: Shanna will be point person (shanna.sarris@simivalleyusd.org or (805) 520-6150 x1505)

L-Z: Maria will be your point person (maria.sprowl@simivalleyusd.org or (805) 520-6150 x1508)


Please feel free to reach out to us at any time.

Do You Need To Make Up Productive Hours?

Don't wait! All teachers are available Tuesday - Friday, after school from 1:40 - 2:25 pm with the exception of a few days where meetings are held (your teacher will let you know when he/she is unavailable). Start making up hours now and speak with your teachers about how and when to make up your productive hours. Remember 40 productive hours and a passing grade will earn you 5 credits for each of your classes! LAST DAY TO MAKE UP PRODUCTIVE HOURS FOR QUARTER 2 IS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20TH AFTER SCHOOL!

Take The December 2018 Kindness Challenge

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Final Quarter 2 Grades / Report Card

Your student's final grades for Quarter 2 will be available Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Please check Aeries on that day and feel free to contact any teacher if you have questions or concerns.

Attendance!

Please make sure to call the office or send a note to clear your student's absences. After 5 days, any uncleared absences will become truancies. If you have any questions, please contact Angie Hernandez in the main office (805) 520-6150 x1510.

Students...Earn Your Productive Hours!

Quarter 2 has 43 days and you need 40 productive hours and a passing grade to earn 5 credits in each of your classes. Do your best to be at school ON TIME every day and on time for ALL of your classes with your cell phones and headphones put away. We are here to support you, please let us know how we can help.


Note: All students will earn a productive hour for each of their classes for Friday, November 9th when school was canceled due to the fires.

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This Week's "Grit" Video

https://youtu.be/xp2qjshr-r4

Aeries Portal

Logging in and monitoring your student's grades can all be done from the Aeries portal. The importance of this cannot be communicated enough. Parents and students will be able to better partner with the teachers by monitoring students' grades, productive hours, attendance, and other important information within Aeries. if you need help accessing your portal, please contact Carolina Bowers in the office (805) 520-6150 x1511.

If you think there is an issue, don't wait. Contact the teacher and find out how to fix the problem.

Important Information for Parents/Guardians and Students

Plan ahead and start saving so you do not miss out on these amazing events!

  • Prom will be on Friday, April 26th. All are welcome to attend. The cost is $82.00 and the event will be held at the Los Robles Country Club in Thousand Oaks. A $35 non-refundable deposit is due by February 28th. The night includes dinner and a 5x8 picture. It is a night you won't want to miss.
  • Grad Nite will be at Universal Studios on Friday, May 17th. The cost is $90 and must be paid in full by April 15th. There are only a limited number of tickets available so start saving and get your money in ASAP!
  • Yearbooks are on sale now! They are $50 and you can order online by creating an account at apollo.picaboo.com. PLUS you will be able to personalize 4 pages of your choice. All yearbooks must be purchased by April 30th.
  • GRADUATION will be held on Friday, May 31st at 6:00 pm. Your $85 payment is due in full by January 24th. This includes the cost of your cap & gown and your diploma. Don't wait, get your money in now. There is a mandatory graduation rehearsal at 11:45 am on Friday, May 31st.