Top Ten Percent photos will take place on Thursday, March 12 during blocks one and two. Seniors who are in the top ten percent will receive a notice of time and location for photos on Monday, March 9, during the lunch meeting in the lecture hall.
All seniors have cap and gown photos on Friday, March 13. Students will receive times in their English classes. Seniors not currently enrolled in English should check the bulletin boards on all floors for their times.
Early grads may come to the mezzanine at 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., or 1:30 p.m.for their cap and gown photos on Friday. Bring a photo ID and check in with the main office before coming to the mezzanine.
No money is due at the time of photos, and caps and gowns are provided. Girls should wear collarless shirts. Boys should wear a button-down solid colored shirt and a tie.PAUL VAUGHN STUDIOS will be at the main entrance on Sunday, March 15 from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm and Monday, March 16 from 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
Monday, March 16th thru Friday March 27th - Spring Break
Monday, March 30th - Austin Peay representative will be in the commons during lunch.
COKE SALE: Due to the forecast of 100% chance of rain for the remainder of the week, the truckload coke sale scheduled for March 10th has now been postponed until after Spring Break. The new delivery date will be Thursday, April 2nd from 2-5 pm at the tennis courts. Should you have questions, please feel free to call Cindy Winchester at Cookeville High School at 520-2173.
Thursday, April 2nd - Report Cards #3
Friday, April 3 - Good Friday Holiday
Tuesday, April 14th - Registration Begins
Saturday, April 25th - Prom
Monday, May 25th - Memorial Day Holiday
Thursday, May 28th - Teacher Work Day
Friday, May 29th - End 2nd Semester
SPRING TESTING DATES:
Due to the weather conditions and the State ACT on Tuesday, we will begin the 11th grade Writing Assessment on Thursday, March 5th and we will complete it on March 10th. (More information to be announced)
Tuesday, March 3rd - ACT (ALL 11th Grade Students)
Thursday, April 9th - TIMSS (selected 12th grade students)
Monday, April 27th through Friday, May 1 - US History Pilot
Monday, May 4th - English III & Chemistry
Tuesday, May 5th - English I & Biology
Wednesday, May 6th - English II
Thursday, May 7th - Make-Ups
Do you know a bright student pursuing a higher education who can benefit from some funding? #Scholarship opportunities are now available through The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee. By filling out only ONE application, a student could be eligible for more than one of the 85+ scholarship funds if criteria are met. Learn more and/or apply now: http://goo.gl/X1Fde6Attention Seniors! We have two new scholarship opportunities! The Upper Cumberland Education Foundation Scholarship is provided to Cookeville Campus Nashville State students. If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please see your counselor. Applications are available in the second floor Counseling Center. Deadline March 1st.
Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship: Must have a 3.0 unweighted GPA. This scholarship is available for any full time student attending a four year university whose family adjusted gross income does not exceed $60,000. Applications are available in the 2nd Floor Counseling Center. Deadline March 31st.
Lipscomb University's Summer Scholars program will be July 5-14 on the Lipscomb campus. Course offerings include Fundamentals of Biology, Introduction to Psychology, Foundations of business, Introduction to Communication, Fundamentals of Photography and Freshmen Seminar on the Humanities. Summer Scholars is a selective program and only students who have scored a 24 or better on the ACT will be considered for admission. More information is available at admissions.lipscomb.edu/summerscholars.
SENIORS: You do not have to wait till a Jostens representative comes to CHS. You may place your order anytime, 24/7 at www.jostens.com
Yearbooks may be ordered online at www.smart-pay.com now through mid-February. If you'd prefer to order at CHS, bring the full payment and completed order form to room 227. Order forms are online and in the CHS main office. Beginning partial payments are no longer being accepted. Only payments previously begun may continue with partial payments.
Cookeville High School Parking Info 2015-16 School Year
Students and Parents – We will begin issuing parking spaces for the 2015-16 academic year at CHS beginning the week of March 2nd. Mrs. Winchester will be set up during lunch in the commons office to sell parking spaces. We will have announcements each day as to what grade level will be offered the chance to purchase a parking space. We will begin with rising seniors and then after each senior has been accommodated, we will move on to rising juniors and then rising sophomores. Although spaces will be issued, static parking stickers will not be given to the students until the beginning of the 2015-16 school year when students come in to pick up schedules. In order to receive a parking space, each student must have the following items with him/her the day of purchase (No exceptions made):
1. Tuesday, March 31st PARENT ORIENTATION/ OPEN HOUSE - Two sessions offered: 4:30 pm OR 6:00 pm starting in the CHS Cafeteria: Choose one time to attend. This should last approximately one hour depending on how many focus areas you would like to visit.
****Students are encouraged to come this night if possible but are NOT required. Counselors and Administration will talk about graduation requirements, Freshman Academy, and parents & students will be able to check out the different elective focus options we have available at CHS.
2. Wednesday & Thursday, April 1st & 2nd- Counselors will hand out registration materials/ curriculum guides and talk to the students about similar things that will be discussed at the Parent Orientation the previous evening
Wednesday, April 1st @ 9am -AMS @1:00 pm- ATMS
Thursday, April 2nd @ 1:00 pm- PSMS
3. Monday, April 6th & Thursday, April 9th: both evenings 4:00- 7:00 pm- Advisement Nights (Parents & students will choose ONE evening to attend.) No appointments are assigned, just come to the CHS Cafeteria between 4:00- 7:00 pm either day! During this time, students and parents will talk with an advisor, hear what academic classes they are being recommended for, and sign up for electives to complete the 9th grade registration process.
Smoking is prohibited on all campus property at Cookeville High School, both indoors and outdoors, and in privately-owned vehicles parked on campus property. All uses of tobacco and tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco, electronic cigarettes and associated paraphernalia are prohibited in all of the Putnam County school district's buildings
Purpose: To provide a healthy environment that promotes the health, well-being, and safety of students, faculty, staff, and visitors at Cookeville High School by minimizing the negative effects of secondhand smoke; to improve fire safety; and to encourage a more sustainable environment.
Scope: This policy applies to any individual on campus property, including but not limited to students, faculty, staff, other employees, contractors, subcontractors, volunteers, visitors and members of the public, and is applicable twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days a week.
This is in accordance to PCBOE Policy 1.803
Congratulations to CHS Faculty, Staff, & Student Body!
We appreciate your cooperation in this matter.