Seniors - Class of 2017

Important Dates: 

November 18- Senior Yearbook Ads Due for early bird pricing

January 11- Balfour will be in gym foyer from 11:00-2:30
 
February 10- Senior Yearbook Ad Final Deadline 
 
February 14- Last day to order Balfour Graduation Announcements 

April – Newspaper Senior Dedication Ads due 

April – Senior Academic Day at Wahooz 

April 11-- Senior Project  

May 1 – Grades pulled for Honor Cord determination 

May – Senior Awards Night 
 
May- Senior Academic Day at Wahooz 

May 23 – Last day for Seniors, Senior Picnic

June 2nd- Graduation Rehearsal at EHS 1PM
 
June 3rd-- Graduation at Taco Bell Arena 3PM 
 
Senior Project
Paper is due in March. All deadlines must be followed. If your paper is not submitted by the due date, you will not pass Senior Project and must take it in summer school (this means you would not walk with your class during the graduation ceremony). Final presentations are on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. Senior project is 25% of your grade for both English and Government classes. Be sure to follow the deadlines as outlined in the timeline. Successful completion of Senior Project is a graduation requirement. 

Other Graduation Requirements

Students must take a college entrance exam (SAT, ACT, etc.). Check with your counselor if you are unsure if you have completed this requirement.

 
 
Correspondence Courses

In order to participate in the graduation ceremony, EHS must receive your final grade prior to graduation. 

 

BYU: 

* Please make certain that all course work, including exams, is completed and received by BYU by April 28, 2017. 

* Contact Ms. Hansen to schedule taking the final. 

* $15.00 administration fee is due at time of exam 

IDLA: 

* Seniors will take IDLA final exams early May at West Ada District Office.

 
Senior Final Exams

May 17-23, 2017

 

Attendance, Grades & Tardies

Make sure you are in good standing with attendance and tardies - clear absences immediately. Serve detentions within a week. Know where you are with your grades. On PowerSchool, you should be checking grades and attendance on a regular basis. Remember that you are allowed only three (3) unwaived absences per class per semester. If you go over, you may lose credit in that class.       

Assistant Principals and Counselors

Assistant Principal
 
Counselors are assigned by a student's last name
 
 

Graduation

 Ceremony

Dress expectations: attire appropriate for the occasion. Shorts, flip-flops, and jeans are not allowed. 

Please do not bring any supplemental materials into the ceremony. Besides EHS honor cords and National Honor Society stoles, any additions/decorations to the graduation cap and gown are not allowed. 

Diploma covers will be presented at the ceremony. Diplomas may be collected at the end of the ceremony in the auxillary gym. Students with negative behavior at graduation or fines will not receive their diplomas until the issues are resolved. 

GRADUATION PRACTICE - Mandatory!
You must attend practice, in order to participate in the ceremony. 

HONOR CORDS

Grades to determine honor cords will be pulled the first Monday in May(district policy) – May 1, 2017. 

Highest Honors (silver and green cords): 4.1-5.0 GPA 

High Honors (silver cords): 3.77-4.099 

Honors (green cords): 3.5-3.7699 

 

GRADUATION SPEAKERS
Two students from the top 10% of the graduating class will speak at graduation.
 

Caps Gowns

If you have not ordered your cap and gown, do it! Please contact Balfour at 208.342.4631 if you have questions or you would like to place an order. If you are using a family gown or need help to purchase one, let your VP or counselor know. Last day to order Balfour announcements is February 14. After that you can create your own or purchase them from the Mustang Thunder Print Shop.

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