Tuesday, May 21
Student library materials are now past due. Please turn them in as soon as possible.
FINALS: Thursday - hours 1, 3, 5 Friday - hours 2, 4, 6
PERSONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY: If your interest in taking Personal Financial Literacy on your own during the Summer (or any time) here’s how: Go to the Tulsa Teachers Credit Union website: http://www.ttcu.com On the HORIZONTAL GREEN STRIPE: Click on FINANCIAL LITERACY, under the first arrow, click on Foolproof Financial Literacy. Under Explore TTCUS FREE Financial Literacy Programs: Click on Foolproof. Then create your login account, complete modules, print your certificate and bring it to the counseling office at your high school, “Completed Financial Literacy Requirement” will be indicated on your high school transcript. That’s it. Free, fast, and easy.
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE: If you are interested in American Sign Language (ASL) for next year, please come by the Counseling Office and we will change your 2013-2014 schedule. First come first serve.
EXEMPTION POLICY: Students who have an A in a class are exempt from the semester tests IF they have no more than 3 absences for any reason other than school-sponsored activities, family funerals or drivers ed tests and no more than one tardy. Students who have a B in a class are exempt from the semester test IF they have no more than two absences for any reason other than school-sponsored activities, etc. If a student has a C or below in ANY class, he or she is NOT exempt from any of his/her final tests. If a student has two tardies in any class, he/she is NOT exempt from final tests. It’s an all or nothing deal. Students must be exempt in ALL classes, or they won’t be exempt from any.
Students who think they are eligible for exemption from finals will be given a form to have their teachers fill out and sign on Friday, May 10th in 2nd hour. That form should be filled out and signed by each student’s teachers and the student’s parent. The form is due to Ms. Ragan in the counseling office by Friday afternoon, May 17th. Forms will be put in 2nd hour teachers’ mailboxes before Friday. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Ragan. Students that are exempt and come to school on testing days will take their finals.
FORMS NEEDED FOR DRIVERS LICENSE TESTING: Proof of Enrollment and 8th grade Reading Proficiency Forms needed for drivers license testing may be requested before or after school from Mrs. Jelken the Registrar in the Attendance Office. Please note that the office will be open over the summer for those needing it.
HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER TRYOUTS: BOYS and GIRLS High School Soccer Tryouts for upcoming 9th – 12th grades are scheduled at the High School Stadium. Girl Tryouts are Tuesday, May 28th; Thursday, May 30th; and Friday, May 31st from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Boys Tryouts are Thursday, May 30th; and Friday, May 31st from 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. Participants must have a physical dated on or after May 1st, 2013. For more information, please visit the Broken Arrow Website.
LIBRARY MATERIALS AND FINES: All student library materials are due in the library no later than May 17th. Please make sure all books are turned in and fines paid by that date.
KEY CLUB DODGE BALL TOURNAMENT: Staff and students, Key Club is sponsoring a dodge ball tournament starting April 24th on Wednesday mornings. The money for this tournament is going to Relay for Life, which is a charity for the American Cancer Society. Teams will be made, or you can sign up as a team. Students and teachers are allowed to play. The cost is $30 per team, or $5 per person. If you want to play and don’t have a team, you will be put on one. Money should be brought to Mrs. Thompson or Mrs. Lindhorst in room 105/125. The tournament will start at 7:30 a.m. and be finished by 7:50 a.m. Please get your teams ready and help us support this cause. If you have any questions ask a Key Club member or stop by room 105/125.
DRESS CODE REMINDER: Students, you have to be in dress code when you’re on school grounds regardless of the temperature. Shorts have to be the length of your longest finger when shoulders are relaxed and athletic shorts are a bad idea.
VALID PARKING PERMITS: Students, if you are parking at South and do not have a valid parking permit we will be tagging your vehicle and having it towed. If you do not want this to happen please see Mrs. Dibler in the Central AP Office.
LOST BOOK/WORKBOOKS: Students, if you are paying for a book or workbook you will need to bring the correct amount as Mrs. Jelken does not keep change.
RACHEL’S CHALLENGE TRUE SERVICE PROGRAM: BA is offering, for the first time, the ability to earn graduation cords for service in the school and community through the Rachel’s Challenge True Service program. If you would like to be eligible to wear the cords during graduation, please pick up an hours log from Mrs. Trigalet in the Counseling Office. Simply record your hours of service, which can be from 9th-12th grade, have the adult sponsor or supervisor sign the log, and turn it into Mrs. Trigalet. She will receipt you for your hours and record the information. The Class of 2015 should have 80 documented service hours before the end of their Senior year, and the Class of 2016 should have 100 documented service hours before the end of their Senior year to qualify.
OUTSIDE FOOD & DRINKS: Students are NOT to come to school or leave campus and come back with outside food or drinks. If they are caught it will be taken away.
ID BADGES: Any new student in need of an ID badge can contact Mrs. Dibler in the Central AP Office. She will make you a temporary ID badge once she has your name.
VENDING MACHINE REFUNDS: Vending machine refunds will NOT be given during the day. Students will have to wait until after school for refunds.
FYI: Students are NOT to bring blankets to school. If they do the blankets will be confiscated.