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April 7, 2017 message:

Please join us tomorrow evening, Saturday, April 8th for the Theatre Department’s twentieth edition of “Scenes with Teens.”  The show will begin at 7pm in the school’s auditorium; the doors will open at 6:30.  Tickets are $3.00 per person at the door.  We hope many of you will attend.

Don’t forget tomorrow morning is our Community Yard Sale from 8am thru 1pm in the school’s parking lot.  It’s not too late to rent a spot. $20 dollars will get you two parking spaces, $25.00 three spaces and $10 for each additional space after that.  So come on out and clear out your old or unused items.  Or just come out and find a treasure or two.

Thank you for listening and have a great evening!

April 9, 2017 message:

The Yearbook Staff has extended the deadline to pre-order the 2017 yearbook until Sunday, April 30. This will be the last chance to be guaranteed a book before the books are delivered.  Order at www.yearbookforever.com.

Jostens will be at Jack Britt on Wednesday, April 12th for senior deliveries.  Make sure you have paid any fees owed before that date.

Spring break is April 14th through April 21st for all students.  The school will be closed on those dates. Students return Monday, April 24th.

 

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Published by Elsa McBride on April 8, 2017

        


Good evening, this is Jack Britt high school calling.

Jack Britt’s Got Talent Show is this Tuesday, April 4th, in the auditorium at 6:30pm. The entrance fee is only 2 Canned Food items. So please come on out and enjoy an evening of singing, dancing and other special talents, sponsored by out Tri-M Music Honors Society.

There will be an Athletic Booster Meeting Wednesday, April 5th at 6:00 pm in the Atrium. All parents and guardians are invited to attend.

Report cards will be sent home with all students on Friday, April 7th.

It’s time for some spring cleaning, clean out the garage and attic and bring your unused items down to Jack Britt for our annual community yard sale, which will be held on Saturday, April 8th from 8am until 1pm in the school’s parking lot. Reservations for spaces will be taken now through April 8th! Please call the school if you have any questions at 429-2800.

Registration is currently underway for our 3rd annual color run, Color Me Buc! This fun event serves as a fundraiser for jack Britt athletics and our charity partner Gold Star Adventures. Gold Star Teen Adventures is an amazing program that provides adventure camps to the surviving teenage youth of fallen special operations personnel. Please join us on April 29th in the Boneyard to carry on our tradition of paint covered excellence. Registration is available through Active.com or forms can be printed off the Jack Britt website and turned into Mrs. Steinhauser in D104. The 5K is $25 and the 1 mile is $5. We hope to see you there.

Thank you for listening and have a good evening!

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Published by Elsa McBride on April 1, 2017

        


Our spring parent/teacher conferences are scheduled for tomorrow, March 13th, from 5:00-7:00 pm.  All parents and guardians are invited to attend.  This is a wonderful opportunity for you to discuss your student’s progress this semester with each of his or her teachers.  We hope many of you will attend!

Our next Parent Support Meeting will be held this Tuesday, March 14th, beginning at 6pm in the school’s auditorium.  The meeting is geared for rising freshmen.

The last day to pre-order a jack Britt yearbook to guarantee a copy is March 30th.  Order your book at www.yearbookforever.com.

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Published by Elsa McBride on March 11, 2017

        


Hello students, families, and friends of the Integrated Technology Academy.  Please join us at the ISTA Family Night, March 7th from 5:30 to 7:30 pm.  There will be demonstrations, problem solvers and a raffle.  Prizes include two Amazon Echo Dots along with many other wonderful prizes.  We hope to see you there.

This is just a reminder; all students will bring home report cards on Wednesday, March 8th.  Please check with your child to see the progress they have made this grading period.

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Published by Elsa McBride on March 6, 2017

        


Thursday, February 16: 

Attention Parents: Your student received information for the 2017-2018 school year today.  They should have brought home a course catalog, registration planning document, and a course list.  The planning document should be used as a planning tool for you and your child.  It is only to help guide your child and their counselor when they meet.  Your child will be sitting down with their counselor, on a one on one basis, sometime between February 21, and March 3

On February 22nd, all juniors will complete the pretest portion of the ACT.  This will include verifying their address for mailing of their score reports as well as their opportunity to have 4 scores sent to colleges or Universities of their choice for free.  Please reference the pink ACT sheet that was sent home with the last report cards for more information.  We ask that your child be present on February 22nd, as there will be little time to do a make-up pretest session.

Don’t forget Monday, February 20th is a student holiday. Students return Tuesday, February 21st.

 

Monday, February 20:

 

Attention Parents: Your child will be sitting down with their counselor, on a one on one basis, between February 21, 2017 and March 3, 2017 to choose their course for the next school year. Once all students have been seen, we will send home a document of the courses your student chose so that you can go over it with your child.  The document we send home must be signed by the parent and returned to the school.

Our counselors look forward to sitting down with each student on their case load!  They also look forward to being an imperative part of your child’s registration process this year!  Please email your child’s counselor if you have any further questions.

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Published by Elsa McBride on February 17, 2017

        


Senior Cap and Gown Pictures will be Thursday, February 16 for the girls and Friday, February 17th for the boys. These pictures are only for purchasing purposes. They do NOT go in the yearbook.  There’s a mandatory sitting fee of $5 due at your scheduled photo time. Ordering packages occurs after you see proofs in 2 to 4 weeks. Caps, gowns, tassels and Beta honors (only to those eligible) will be provided.  Announcements will not be made throughout the day, on picture days.  Please report at your designated time. If you have a FTCC class, go at an earlier time before you leaving campus.

We will administer the ACT to all juniors on February 28th.  Juniors will be registered for the test by Jack Britt and take the ACT on the 28th. Students received a letter on pink paper with their report card February 3rd about registering for their ACT account and choosing 4 colleges to send their score to for free.  Please see the Jack Britt website for more detail and resources.

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and we want to remind all parents and students that we do not accept flowers, balloons, gifts or any other delivery items for students at Jack Britt.  Students should also refrain from bringing any of these items on campus.  We thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Progress Reports will be sent home with all students on Monday, February 13.  Please check with your student to see the progress they have made this semester.

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Published by Elsa McBride on February 11, 2017

        


This is a reminder that WorkKeys testing for CTE Concentrators will be from Monday, February 6 – Friday, February 10. Students received pink passes in November and will receive passes in 1st Period the day before testing and need to report to the room on the pass on the date listed by 8:30.  Please bring an approved calculator, your testing pass and a photo ID.  Leave everything else in your locker. You are required to take this test, so please attend on your scheduled test date.  If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Hodges in A106.

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Published by Elsa McBride on February 3, 2017

        


Students are reminded they should report to homeroom 1st thing tomorrow morning to receive their 2nd semester schedule.

Have you ordered the 2017 Jack Britt Yearbook? The price will increase Wednesday, February 1st! So order now at www.yearbookforever.com.

There will be an Athletic Booster Meeting Wednesday February 1st at 6:00 pm in the Atrium. All parents and guardians are invited to attend.

We would like to invite everyone to attend our Second Semester Open House on Monday, February 6th from 5:30 through 7:00 pm. There will be a floating schedule, so you may visit your student’s teachers at your convenience. We hope all of you will attend!

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Published by Elsa McBride on January 31, 2017

        


Tomorrow, January 30th is a Student holiday. Students do not return to school until Tuesday, January 31st. Students will report to homeroom that morning to receive their 2nd semester schedule.

Have you ordered the 2017 Jack Britt Yearbook? The price will increase on Wednesday, February 1st! Order now at www.yearbookforever.com.

Report Cards will be sent home with all students Friday, February 3rd.

Hey Buccaneer family, we are doing a fundraiser for a former Buccaneer, Nick Nosbisch, a 2007 graduate, and currently a teacher and coach in Holly Springs. Nick has an aggressive form of cancer but is eligible for a new but expensive treatment from the Mayo Clinic. We are trying to help him and his family byt raising money to help him afford this much needed treatment.

We will hold a fundraiser Thursday, February 2nd. Students will be allowed to wear hats and/or wear PJ pants for $1 each or $2 for both. PJ pants must not be see-through and must conform to all other applicable dress code rules. Onesie pajamas are acceptable but must adhere to the same rules. Participants will make their donations to the administration as they enter the front doors and will receive a sticker to show they have paid. Students who do not display the sticker will be considered in violation of the dress code.

We hope all of you will participate in this event so we can maximize our help for this member of our Buccaneer family.

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Published by Elsa McBride on January 28, 2017

        


This image says class-of-2017IMPORTANT SENIOR INFORMATION FOR CLASS OF 2017

Due to Hurricane Matthew we missed several meetings.  At this month’s Parent Support Group Meeting we were going to discuss information geared to our seniors. This is the Important Senior Night Information

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Published by Elsa McBride on January 26, 2017

        


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