President: Brian Brigham Vice-Pres: Sarah Blake Secretary: Selena Acosta Rep: Roxana Garcia Rep: Aurora Puente Rep: Jasmine Simmons Rep: Sheroze Dawra Sponsors: Ms. Wahowski, Ms. Gonzales and Ms. Stark Admin: Ms. Paiz and Mr. Greene Senior Class Officers
Remaining fundraiser opportunities: • Mr. Spartan Contest • Saturday, March 5, 2011 • 7 p.m. • We need donations of drinks, chips and candy for concessions. Drop off in Ms. Gonzales’ room 1867 or in Admin. Silver. • All money raised goes towards prom and senior breakfast.
Fundraiser cont. • Co-ed Basketball Tournament sponsored by the Class of 2011. • Thursday, March 24th and Friday, March 25th • Anyone can play! Pick up entry form in finance office or Admin. Silver. • The winning team plays the faculty! • We need donations of drinks, chips, and candy for concessions. Drop off in Room 1867 or Admin. Silver.
Important Dates • Monday, March 28, 2011 • Graduation speech auditions: 2:45 p.m. • If chosen, you will address everyone during the ceremony on June 3rd, but you must audition in front a committee of teachers, administrators, and students on the 28th. • Pick up application with specific details in Admin. Silver and work on speech over spring break!
Important Dates cont. • March 31, 2011-- last day to order cap/gown. Go to balfourgrad.com to order. • April 19, 2011– Panoramic picture 7:45 a.m. at Cy Lakes. All seniors should wear the shirt that lists graduates’ names! Shirts will be ordered after spring break. • Must have parental release for video and picture appearance. Your class sponsors will contact you after spring break, if needed.
Prom: Ancient Greece • Friday, May 20, 2011 at The Berry Center • 7:30-11:30 p.m. • Tickets: $75-$80 per person • Includes hors d’oeurves (chicken tenders, cheese sticks, dessert bar, and chocolate fountain) and drinks (iced tea, cokes, and water) • Photographer will be available to capture your special night. • Limos and party buses are welcome!
Project Prom: Party ‘til the Sun Comes Up! • Midnight-6a.m. • After the prom, change into casual clothes, and eat, drink soft drinks, and play the night away in a safe environment with your classmates! • It’z Entertainment • HWY 249 and 1960 – Willowbrook area– exact directions to be posted soon. • Tickets: TBA
Project Prom cont. • Activities: arcade games, casino tables, food, movies, carnival rides, miniature bowling, inflatables, prizes. • You do not have to: • attend Prom to go to Project Prom • have a date to go to Project Prom • dress up at Project Prom
Project Prom cont. • Mr. Spartan – Saturday night at 7:00pm, tickets $5 in advance, $8 at door. • King of the Court – May 6th – get your teams together and start practicing. • Smoothie sales – after school on Tuesday and Thursday in cafeteria. • Coca-Cola sales – order forms can be picked up from Mrs. Wolf. Delivery will be before Spring Break.
Prom & Project Prom cont. • CFISD Student Code of Conduct mandates a placement in disciplinary alternative education program (ALC) for anyone who: • The student engages in the conduct while on school property, or within 300 feet of school property, or while attending a school-sponsored or school-related activity on or off school property.
Prom & Project Prom cont. • Sells, gives, or delivers to another person an alcoholic beverage, as defined by Section 1.04, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code. • Commits a serious act or offense while under the influence of alcohol. • Possesses, uses or is under the influence of an alcoholic beverage. Think before YOU ACT!
Prom & Project Prom cont. • Be careful what pictures you post on social networking sites. • Don’t pretend to hold a bottle or pretend to take a drink!
Your last 12 weeks of school • Misbehavior at prom, project prom, and the last weeks of school can result in disciplinary actions that might keep you from participating in the graduation ceremony on June 3rd. • Misbehavior includes, but is not limited to, fights, pranks, vandalism, etc., and could result in suspension from school and/or an ALC placement.
Cont. (Last 12 Weeks) • Attendance is important! Credit is lost after 9 absences, so EA’s must be made up. See your AP for more details. • Seniors can exempt all 7 exams with the following in each class: • 3 or less absences. • No suspensions, no U in conduct, and no ALC placements. • Average of 80 or better in each class.
The last day of school • Wednesday, June 1, 2011 • Senior Breakfast and graduation practice. • 7:45 a.m. in The Commons. • Last morning together in school! Eat and fellowship with friends and faculty, then practice in the auditorium for your big day! • You will pick up your cap/gown after practice, but must be cleared of fees and fines. See Mrs. Evans in the finance office. • Tickets will be handed out for the graduation ceremony. There will be a sign-up list if you need more than 13 tickets.
Graduation Day 2011 • Friday, June 3, 2011 • 7 p.m. at The Berry Center • Arrive 1 hour early, but plan for heavy traffic to The Berry Center. • Pictures will be taken when you shake hands with Mrs. Harty and when you leave the stage. • Ceremony will last 2 hours. • Sunday dress required.
Voting items • Vote onBenediction/Invocation • Do you want a prayer before and after the ceremony? • Check yes or no on your ballot. • Vote on Name Readers • List two faculty members who you would like to read the list of graduates’ names. Does not have to be a senior teacher, and can be from any grade level, or can be a faculty or staff member.
Favorites • Write in ideas for Class Favorites on the back of your ballot. • Class Song ex. “The Time of My Life” by The Black Eyed Peas, “I Hope You Dance” by LeAnn Womack, “Graduation” by Vitamin C. • Class Quote/Saying/Motto ex. “Don’t live down to expectations. Go out there and do something remarkable.” • Class Colors ex. Black, Gold and Silver • Flower ex. Red Rose