August 5th: Begin Staff Planning
August 8th: Open House
August 12th: First Day of School
September 2nd: Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
September 23rd: Picture Day
October 10th: End of 1st Grading Period
October 11th: Staff Planning day - NO SCHOOL
October 14th: Parent/Teacher Conferences
October 21st: Picture Retakes
November 25th-29th: THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
December 17th-19th: Semester Exams High School Students - NOON DISMISSAL
December 20th: End of 2nd Grading Period and Semester 1
December 23rd - 31st: Winter Vacation - NO SCHOOL
January 1st-3rd: Winter Vacation - NO SCHOOL
January 6th: Staff Planning - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
January 7th: School Reopens
January 13th: ASVAB
January 20th: Martin Luther King Jr. Day - SCHOOL CLOSED
February 17th: President's Day - SCHOOL CLOSED
March 5th: End of 3rd Grading Period
March 6th: Staff Planning - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
March 10th: PSAT 10
March 16th-20th: SPRING BREAK - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
April 10th: Parent/Teacher Conferences - NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS
May 11th-13th: Semester Exams - High School Seniors ONLY
May 16th: SENIOR GRADUATION
May 19th-21st: Semester Exams - Remaining High School Students
May 22nd: Last Day for Students - NOON DISMISSAL
PLEASE BE SURE TO READ DRESS CODE REGULATIONS!
7 Interesting Facts about Phoenix Bird
1. Even in present times, a person who makes a comeback after undergoing a great trauma or a great defeat is called a ‘phoenix’.
2. The phoenix was a popular bird; there is a mention of the phoenix even in the Persian, Roman and Chinese mythologies.
3. Some people say that each phoenix lived for 97,200 years!
4. According to some accounts, the phoenix could also change itself into human beings.
5. People believed that the phoenix had spirit of fire.
6. You also saw this bird in the Harry Potter movie ‘Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix’. The phoenix shown in the Harry Potter series was called ‘Fawkes’ and it was a pet and protector of Albus Dumbledore. This bird was also shown in the movie ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’.
7. Owing to the phoenix’s mysterious ability to be reborn, this bird is a very popular symbol used on flags. The cities of Atlanta, Georgia, and San Francisco, California, have a symbol of the phoenix rising from the ashes depicted on their flags.