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Announcements! Beauty, don’t be a Beast, get that Prom ticket now!

Having a Senior Moment? Get those dues paid soon!

Dates: 4/23

From: Jolly

Prom Tickets are on sale!

Beauty and the Beast

Nissan Stadium

April 29, 2017

January – March 15 – $65 single and $130 couple

March 28 – April 25 – $75 single and $150 couple

Purchase tickets online with a credit/debit card

Senior Dues

Or CASH ONLY in the ENG office (CASH ONLY)

 Dates: 3/28 – 4/21

From: Stephens

Senior dues are $75 and should be paid to Ms. Kristie in the EMMP Office.

Seniors must pay their dues to participate in Senior Activities and walk across the stage at graduation.

Seniors who have not paid their dues by April 21st, will lose out on the full complement of 10 tickets. If a senior pays after the 21st, they will be able to walk, but they will only receive 2 tickets to graduation.

 Dates: 4/8 – 4/10

From: Van Driest

The Dual Enrollment meeting has passed.  If you signed up for dual enrollment for next year you MUST see Mr. Van Driest in room 127a to get your required paperwork and instructions.

Students who do not complete their paperwork or pass the placement test by Friday, May 5th will be removed from their dual enrollment class for next year.

 Dates: 4/7 – 4/8

From: Van Driest

There will be a Dual Enrollment meeting for students who signed up for dual enrollment next year.  This includes dual enrollment students this year who would like to continue next year.

Ms. Oliver from Nashville State will be here to discuss the process and hand out the required paperwork.  Students who do not complete their paperwork or pass the placement test by Friday, May 5th will be removed from their dual enrollment class for next year.

 Meeting Date: Monday, April 8th

Meeting Time: 8:00am

Location: Cafeteria

 Dates: 4/6 – 4/18

From: Center

We are having a supplemental voter registration on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm.

 Dates: 4/6 – 4/12

From: Baker

All DECA seniors interested in buying a DECA graduation stole see Mr. Baker in room 154. The cost is $15, and the deadline to purchase a stole is April 12th.

 Dates: 4/3 – 4/19

From: Nelson, Amber

The TN Promise Scholarship Mandatory Meeting has been rescheduled at JOHS for Wednesday April 19th at 5:30 pm.  This is the LAST meeting for the TN Promise organization so if a student has an excusable conflict they must fill out the excuse form on the TN Achieves website ( and attend another school’s meeting PRIOR to the 19th.  If students do not attend this meeting or are late, they will lose the scholarship!

 Dates: 4/6 – 4/13

From: Nelson, Amber

Current Freshman and Sophomores who want to change their academy need to fill out an online request by 2 pm Thursday April 13th.  This is the link to request the change: .  Changes will be made based on space availability and are not guaranteed.  A letter will be delivered in class to confirm the change during the first week of May.

From: Ginsberg

Yearbook as available for $80. There are only about 50 left.  See Ginsberg in 185. Cash or check.  No checks after spring break. First come first serve. Once we sell out there are none left.  So far, only 40 remain!

The cover this year is thermal.  So when you touch it, it will change colors and reveal an image.

Dates: 3/31 – end of year

From: Esterline

After-school tutoring will be held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:15 to 5:00 in Portable 13. If you are not able to attend, please notify Mr. Esterline at ext. 3083.

 Dates: 3/31 – 4/28

From: Galbrith

All new candidates for National Honor Society should turn in their applications asap.  We will be holding an induction ceremony on Friday, April 28th at 1PM. If you are a senior and already a member, please plan to attend as well.

 Dates: 3/31 – 4/10

From: York

The IT Girls mentoring will be moved to Monday, April 10th during lunch at 10:00.  We will be meeting in the new library.

 Dates: – 5/26

From: Owsley

The Nashville Construction Readiness Partnership has construction training, college and certification funds available. See your School Counselor or visit

Dates: 2/21 – 5/26

From: Owsley

There is a summer opportunity to life guard!  Students may see their School Counselor.

 Dates: 4/4 – 4/28

From: Merchant

Any girl wanting to try out for Varsity Cheerleading 2017-2018 please stop by and pick up a packet in the Main Office starting tomorrow April 5th  from Mrs. Merchant-Morgan.    Tryouts are April 25-28, 2:30 to 3:30.



Dates: 4/7 – 4/13

From: Williams, S

Spring football practice begins on May 1st.  Any student wishing to play football that has not contacted Coach Williams, to let him know you are participating, needs to do so by April 13th

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