College 101 – May 22, 2019

Attention Students and Parents,

MTHS is pleased to offer College 101!  This informative workshop will tell you what you need to know, but were afraid to ask! Understand the entire college process from applying to move-in day!  Join school counselor, Garry Finch and two of his daughters as the share their personal college selection process experience. Join us Wednesday, May 22 from 6:30 to 8 PM in our school auditorium to hear about the entire college selection process.

Old Settler’s Days – June 19-22, 2019

Make sure to mark your calendar to attend the Metamora Old Settler’s Days (June 19 – 22, 2019). Carnival rides, art shows, nightly entertainment and many wonderful vendors will make it a family fun event. To view the Old Settlers Days Schedule and also view the 47th Annual Lincoln-Douglas Run (June 22, 2019) Application click the links below.

Old Settler’s Days Schedule of Activities

47th Annual Lincoln-Douglas Run

2019 Summer School – Credit Recovery

Attention Students: If you failed a required core class you have the opportunity to make up the class via credit recovery at summer school. Summer School is only 4 weeks long, from Monday, June 3, 2019 to Friday, June 28, 2019. Applications are available outside the Guidance Department or you may print out the application with the link below. The deadline to submit your application is May 24, 2019 before 3:15. If you have any questions or are uncertain if you need to attend summer school, please contact your Guidance Counselor.

2019 Summer School – Credit Recovery

Seniors! Order your final transcript now!

Seniors, do you know where you will be sending your transcript when your final grades are in?  If the answer is yes, then place your order now through Parchment.  When placing your order for your final transcript, please select hold for grades.  Colleges require a copy of your final year transcript to ensure that you have graduated and successfully passed all courses.  It is your responsibility to place your order through parchment.com before you graduate.  Please go to www.parchment.com to order your final transcript.  If you have any questions, please contact the guidance office.

Pass/Fail Option Agreement Forms Available

Any Junior or Senior may take up to a total of one elective class per semester OR one elective double period class for one semester as PASS/FAIL per year with stipulations that are designated on the pass/fail option agreement form.

  1. Courses designated as required for graduation, or courses designated by any department are not available for the PASS/FAIL option may not be taken as such.
  2. Any student taking a course PASS/FAIL must have first completed the graduation requirements for courses in that department or be concurrently enrolled in a required class.
  3. Credit only will be awarded for a pass in this course.  There will be no grade calculated in the student’s grade point average (GPA) for this course.  If a student takes a class Pass/Fail, and earns a D- or better, a “P”(PASS) goes on the transcript.  The “P” does not affect the student’s GPA in any way. If a student takes a class Pass/Fail and earns an F, a “NC”(no credit) goes on the transcript.  This NC does not affect the student’s GPA in any way.
  4. The student is required to complete all papers/projects/tests/quizzes for this course.

Any student wishing to take a course PASS/FAIL must turn in the form to the Guidance Office.  SENIORS:  This form must be turned in to the Guidance Office no later than Tuesday, May 14th before 3:30 p.m.  JUNIORS:  This form must be turned in to the Guidance Office no later than Monday, June 3rd before 3:30 pm.

This must be done with the formal agreement signed by student, parent and a guidance counselor. The grade will not be changed to Pass/Fail until after the end of the grading period. This will enable the parents to see the actual grade earned. Forms are available by clicking on the link and are located in the Guidance Office.  2019 Pass Fail Option Agreement Form

47th Annual Lincoln-Douglas Run – June 22th

Register now to participate in the 47th Annual Lincoln – Douglas 3 mile & 8 mile runs and a half mile kids fun run on Saturday, June 22, 2019.  Packet pickup is at the Metamora High School between 6:30 am and 7:15 am.  The 3 mile & 8 mile runs start in front of MTCO at 7:30 am and finish at the Historic Metamora Courthouse.  The kids fun run starts at 8:00 am and is free for all participants.  To learn more about specific races times and fees please access the link at 47th Annual Lincoln- Douglas Run. For a paper copy of the registration form, please click on this link to access the 2019 Lincoln Douglas Entry Form .

MTHS Students Visit Spain During Spring Break!

A group of MTHS students will be visiting Spain during Spring Break. The students will be writing in both Spanish and English to talk about their daily activities. Take a look and follow their travel and adventures on their blog.  The students will be fully immersed in the culture while traveling to many cities, attending class at a Spanish school, and speaking Spanish from the moment they wake til their tired heads hit the pillow.

Blog Link:  http://spaintripmths.edublogs.org/

 

Prom – The Crystal Ball (May 4, 2019)

Prom What You Need to Know!  The Crystal Ball is May 4, 2019 from 6 pm to 11 pm at the Embassy Suites by Hilton.

Prom tickets will be on sale for two weeks following Spring Break (April 1-12, 2019). To purchase prom tickets, please pick up a form from Mrs. Foster in the Assistant Principal’s office during the purchase timeframe. For groups attending prom together, ONE PERSON from the group (up to) 10 should pick up a form, which needs to be filled out by everyone in the group. For individuals attending alone or with only a few, leave a portion of the form blank and the prom committee will seat you. Money needs to be put in the envelope attached to the prom purchase form. Once ALL the money is collected, turn-in the completed form with money to Mrs. Foster. The earlier the completed forms are turned-in, the better chance of getting the group’s selected seating choice. Forms turned-in toward the end of the two weeks, are not guaranteed of getting their selected seating choice.

Please remember that students who are inviting a guest (a non-MTHS student) to prom MUST complete a Date Request Form and submit it to the Assistant Principal’s office a week prior to prom.  Date Request Form are also available in the Assistant Principal’s Office.