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CBHS Parent News 6-12-17
CBHS Parent Newsflash 6-12-17

Headline News  
The juniors documentary about Detroit, Listen to the City, premieres at the Nickelodeon, tonight at 6pm. Seating is limited.

The school budget is up for a public vote on Tuesday. Please vote.

The final Parent Advisory Group Meeting of the year will be at chair Sarah Comptons’s house (159 Glenwood Avenue), this Tuesday, 5:30-7pm. Come celebrate the year.

Sophomore Passage Presentations take place this Thursday from 11:30-2:30pm and 8-1:30 on Friday. Parents and loved ones are welcome.

Final assessments will take place next Monday-Wednesday of next week. Details about next week’s schedule are below.

The Cardboard Boat race will take place at Willard Beach about 9:30am on June 22nd, the last day of school.

Check out the link on the CBHS home page to see all of the summer academic options at CBHS.

Thanks to PAG!
Thank you for your continuing support of our effort to put books into kids' hands through the mini-libraries in every classroom. Teachers are so excited to be able to select and order books that they want to share with students! Selections have ranged from books connected with expeditions to works by teachers' favorite authors.

Students can find books about free speech and the struggles of revolution in Mr. Ford's room or books of math puzzles in Ms. Natarajan's. Or they can read about inspirational leaders of STEM in Ms. Teller's and Ms. Loughlin's rooms.

Thanks to your generous grants this year and last, there are books in nearly every room, giving students access to reading materials at a wide range of levels and in diverse areas of interest. Promoting reading at a recreational level is one of the best ways we can help students improve their literacy.
Thanks!
Mary Ellen Randall and Leslie Appelbaum

Help Offered: Kobi Eng, a recent Casco Bay High School graduate, is offering tutoring skills this summer in all subjects, for all ages. He can be reached at: 207 212-1612. He is also available for babysitting ages 7 and up.


Select Student Announcements
Cougar Kudos to the Engineering Students who are making us look better with all of the signs and awards they’ve designed for the school this spring. And to Oriana for her “Maine Voices” column in the Press Herald about the need for schools to create less waste: Article Here

From District Tech Czar, Mike Dery: “I am happy to announce that I have received the official word we will be signing a 4 year lease with Acer for the student chromebook 1:1 solution starting in the 17-18 school year. These are the Acer N7 11" Chrome Books...Each School will also have a cart or two of iPads for student use.”

Sophomores: We are looking for a representative from each crew to help with communication, organizing and fundraising related to Junior Journey 2018. Please let Mr. Pierce know your rep by day’s end Friday. Also, if you are interested in being the overall Junior Journey student coordinator, please write a letter of interest to Mr. Pierce by this Friday at 2:30. The letter should explain your interest and the skills you would bring to the position in a typed page.

Juniors Tonight: 4:30:  Performers arrive for rehearsal (speakers and musicians)
5:30:  All students arrive  (and no later than 5:45).
6:00:  Show begins promptly
June English 9 and 10 Exceeds:
June 13th Freshmen and June 15th Sophomores

Monday – B Day – Junior Doc Premiere
9:30 – Freshmen Finale
12:30 – Sophomore Play is Work Awards Ceremony
6pm – Junior Doc Premiere at the Nickelodeon

Tuesday – Referendum on School Budget/Soph Pass Dress Rehearsals
8-1pm – Soph Pass Dress Rehearsals
Crew – Freshmen Finales
Acad – USM Orientation in Australia - All students who are planning on taking a class at USM in the fall or spring: There will be a mandatory meeting in Australia on Tuesday June 13th from 12:00-12:30. See Ms.Doyle for more information.
2:45-4:00pm – Cabinet and Leadership Team Meet

Wednesday
School Meeting – Morales Crew (Work Independently and Collaboratively)
Thursday – Soph Passage, Day #1
11:30-2:30 – Sophomore Passage Presentations

Friday – Soph Passage/Last Day of PATHS
8-1:30 – Soph Passage Presentations
Due to the seniors being gone and sophomore passage, there will be no X Block this Friday. 9th grade will have crew and 11th grade will have a class meeting during this time to discuss Senior Quest. Thanks to everyone who’s run an X Block this year.
1:30-2:30 Sophomore BBQ

FINAL WEEK OF SCHOOL
Monday, June 19th Final Assessments Begin
Crew Meeting: 8:00-8:30
Block 1 Final Assessment: 8:35-10:05
Block 2 Final Assessment: 10:15-11:45
Lunch: 11:45-12:15
Final Support/Standards Make-Up: 12:15-2:30 (Cardboard Boat Building)

Tuesday, June 20th
Final Crew Meeting: 8:00-8:30
Block 3 Final Assessment: 8:35-10:05
Block 4 Final Assessment: 10:15-11:45
New Crew Lunch: 11:45-12:15
Final Support/Standards Make-Up: 12:15-2:30 (Cardboard Boat Building)

Wednesday, June 21st
Class Meeting (Awards): 8:00-8:30
Block 5 Final Assessment: 8:35-10:05
Block 6 Final Assessment: 10:15-11:45
Lunch: 11:45-12:15
Final Support/Standards Make-Up: 12:15-2:30 (Cardboard Boat Building)
Thursday, June 22nd– Last Day of School
Final Class Meeting (Closing Circle) – 8:00-8:25
Final School Meeting – 8:30-8:55
Cardboard Boat Race – 9:00-11:30

Reminders
Sophomores and Juniors: Introduction to Sociology and College Algebra are the two SMCC courses that will be offered on our campus on Wednesday afternoons next fall. See Ms. Doyle or Mr. Hale to sign up.

Freshmen: There are 8 free STEM intensive-like courses available for rising sophomores. Contact Ms. Crowley or a guidance counselor to sign up.

Students Fasting During Ramadan: If you would like a quiet place to gather during lunch, Ms. Ahmed will be in the classroom Australia.
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Cardboard Boat Alert: For those crews who plan ahead the sheets of cardboard for our final day of school competition are here. This year they are 3' 9" and 7' and 6". You will get 6 sheets and 1 roll of Gorilla tape. You can plan as much as you want to, but you can't build until that last week of school.

Sign-up for summer science intensives while space is still available. Science Teachers have forms. Once completed, forms and payment should be turned in to Ms. Loughlin in room 315 (India). These courses earn Science credit for graduation or toward the STEM Endorsement. Learn about all summer academic options at CBHS and in PPS (and how to apply) by following the link on the CBHS homepage.