Jasper High School Announces Back to School Information

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JASPER (NNDC) – Jasper High School has released back to school information for the 2015-2016 school year. Registration packets can be picked up August 6 and 7, classes will begin Thursday, August 13.

The school’s complete release on all of the back to school information is as follows:

JASPER HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016 INFORMATION

The first day of school for students is Thursday, August 13 beginning at 8:00 a.m. Students will be released at the normal time of 3:00 p.m. These are the hours of every normal school day. Please do not call requesting schedule changes. These will resume after school begins. Teachers will inform students of necessary supplies the first day of school. The Welcome Back Dance will take place Saturday, August 15th from 7:00 pm to 10 pm in the high school cafeteria. Student dress is casual. There are no “themes” allowed this year.

Registration

Packets should be picked up at the main entrance of Jasper High School between 7 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 6th and Friday, August 7th. If unable to be here, you may request that a friend or relative pick up your packet. Registration/Book Rental takes place on Monday, August 10th between 12 noon and 6 p.m. and Tuesday, August 11th between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. We appreciate you doing your absolute best to be here during these scheduled times. Checks made out to Jasper High School or cash will be accepted for textbook rental and fees. Families requesting textbook assistance are required to complete a form each year. You may call and request a form be mailed to your residence if you have not already received one this summer. If you have students attending more than one school, it is only necessary to turn in one form for the family at any of the attended schools.

New Students

Students new to Greater Jasper Consolidated Schools should call to schedule a time to enroll. The best time to call is between 8 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. August 6th and 7th. Incoming freshmen completing the 2014-2015 school year at Jasper Middle School or Holy Family need not schedule an appointment. New students to GJCS should attend an orientation on Tuesday, August 11th from 10 am – noon.

Meet the Teacher Night

Meet the Teacher Night is scheduled for Tuesday, August 18th beginning at 6:30 pm. We will meet in the gym this year. We will share more information about the electronic devices students will receive this year to enhance the learning experience. Parents will receive information in their registration packet as well. We hope parents will sign and turn these in at registration. If they need more information before doing so, they may sign them on this night as they meet with their student’s homeroom teacher. Students with signed usage agreements will receive their 2 in 1 device during homeroom on Wednesday, August 19th. After the initial meeting in the gym, parents will go thru their student’s schedule, beginning in homeroom. We expect the evening to conclude by 8:30 but this will depend in part on how many questions there may be regarding the devices.

Staff

Principal: Brian Wilson; Asst. Principal: Glenn Buechlein; Athletic Director: Andy Noblitt; Guidance: Sean Jochum and Brian Uebelhor; Social Worker: Holly Hughes; Nurse: Jamie Hutton

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