High School Announcements
Attention Juniors: ACT Exam
Tuesday, April 24, 8:30-noon
All juniors will be taking the ACT exam on April 24th at Jackson Hole High School from 8:30 am - noon. Transportation will be provided from Journeys School. There is no registration fee and students completed paper registration materials during school the week of April 16th.
Teacher Senior Dinner
Thursday, April 26, 6:00 pm
It’s time again for the annual senior teacher dinner. On Thursday, April 26th at 6:00 pm all seniors and high school teachers will have a potluck dinner at Sammie Smith’s house (in Indian Trails). The teachers are looking forward to spending an evening with the seniors, especially to get caught up on recent college decisions and spring break vacations!
SAT/ACT Test Preparation Course
Monday, April 30 and Wednesdays May 9, 16, 23
In an effort to serve our college-bound student body, Heather Marks, Director of College Counseling, is offering an evening SAT/ACT test prep course. This course will be offered in May timed to prepare juniors for the June exams, but this course may be taken by any Journeys High School student interested in preparing for these critically important college admissions tests.
Who: Journeys High School Students
What: 8-hour SAT/ACT test prep course
When: 6:00 - 8:00 pm: Monday, April 30 and Wednesdays May 9, 16, 23
Where: Journeys High School
Cost: Free. SAT/ACT materials and Pizza dinner is included.
Please contact Heather Marks at 307-734-3711 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Attention Juniors: Register for the June ACT and SAT
Deadlines Friday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 8
• Juniors should register online at www.actstudent.org for the June 9 ACT exam. The deadline is May 4th and late registration (for an additional fee) is available through May 18th. The test center is Jackson Hole High School.
• Juniors should register online at http://sat.collegeboard.org/register for the June 2 SAT exam. The deadline is May 8th and late registration (for an additional fee) is available through May 22nd. The test center is Jackson Hole Community School.
Please contact Heather Marks at 307-734-3711 or email@example.com with questions.
Attention Juniors: SAT Exam
Saturday, May 5
Juniors should arrive at Jackson Hole High School no later than 7:45 am. Students must bring a photo ID, admissions ticket, no. 2 pencils and a calculator. A watch and snacks are also nice to have. NO cellphones, iPods, MP3 players etc. allowed. Good luck!
On Friday, April 20th the entire high school study body participated in local community opportunities in which they could help share their love of both the environment and their town. Most students traveled to the Karn’s Meadow property and with the help of the Parks and Recreation department, cleaned the entire area of trash and debris. Another smaller group remained on campus to remove some barbed wire fencing that appeared after the fire at the mouth of Coyote Canyon earlier this fall. A huge thank you to Al Zuckerman for helping organize the event for the students!
College Acceptances for Class of 2012
We are proud to announce that seniors have been accepted to an impressive number of colleges and universities to which they applied. Final college decisions will be made by May 1st. Stay tuned to learn where these amazing young men and women will enroll. The full list of school acceptances follows:
• Carleton College
• Lewis and Clark College
• Montana State University
• Mount Holyoke College
• Quinnipiac University
• University of Denver
• University of Maryland, College Park
• University of Rochester
• University of Wyoming
• Weber State University
• Western Washington University
• Whitman College
• Willamette University
If your child participated in team or individual athletics, performing arts, or extra-curricular academics this year, we need an action shot! We would love to have everyone represented in our Achievement Celebration June 8th. Please email the photos to Khale Reno at firstname.lastname@example.org. More details about the event coming soon!
International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Consultation Visit
Heather Lourcey from Westwood School in Dallas, Texas was at Journeys School Monday, April 16 and Tuesday, April 17. Ms. Lourcey is our proposed International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program (MYP) consultant who has been helping us through the MYP authorization process. Westwood School is an independent pre-K - 12 school that includes the Montessori approach to education and IB Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Ms. Lourcey met with all middle and high school teachers who will teach the MYP, as well as David and Nate. Meetings focused on curriculum development, assessment, and meeting IB expectations for contact hours for each course included in the MYP. We refined our action plan for completing authorization, and made a list of what must be completed as we write the application and compile documents for the application for authorization. Ms. Lourcey told us that we are currently in a good position in regard to preparing for authorization. We will submit the application for authorization no later than October 1 and can expect an IB site visit some time during next school year with the plan to begin officially implementing the MYP fall 2013.
Tuesday, April 24: ACT Exam for Juniors, JHHS, 8:30-noon
Monday, April 30: No School - Faculty Professional Development
Friday, May 4: Journeys School Talent Show, Jackson Campus, 5:00-7:00 pm
Saturday, May 5: SAT Exam for Juniors, JHHS, Arrive by 7:45 am
Friday, May 25-Sunday, June 3: 12th Grade Capstone Journey
Tuesday, May 29-Friday, June 1: Grades 9-11 Journey to Salt Lake City
Saturday, June 2: SAT Exam for Juniors, JHCS
Wednesday, June 6: Graduation and Alumni Reception
Friday, June 8: All School Meeting: Achievement Celebration
Saturday, June 9: ACT Exam for Juniors, JHHS