Elgin High School Students and Families,
The 2016-17 school year is moving at an extremely fast pace. Scheduling for the 2017-18 school year is moving forward, preparations for end of year activities are being completed, and testing for End of Course assessments begins shortly. The following is important information for students, parents and staff for the remainder of this school year and the upcoming new year.
As we move closer to the final nine weeks of the 2016-17 school year, there are many items to think about. Seniors are preparing for graduation, and anticipating the next phase of their high school career or life after high school. With this come many awards nights, banquets and wrap up activities. It is very important to view the current Elgin High School webpage for important information and dates. The webpage will be updated on a continuous basis to give you the latest details of times and dates. It will also be a valuable tool to use this summer for all-important information that may directly impact your student.
Testing for End of Course assessments begins the first of April and will continue through May. Juniors will be taking the ACT on March 21, free of charge. All students will be Job Shadowing on April 3, which is also a 2-hour delay day. It will be a very busy Spring at Elgin High School.
Students in all grades will be administered the AIR tests during the spring. The following are dates for each grade level and subject that will be assessed.
Seniors – April 26 and 27 - Government
Juniors – March 21 – ACT, April 19 – ACT make-ups, April 26 and 27 - Government
Sophomores – April 5 and 10 – English, April 26 and 27 – American History, May 4 and 5 – Geometry, April 24 and 25 – Biology
Freshman – April 4 and 6 – English, April 26 and 27 - Math
District Calendar and High School Calendar- Please review our District and High School Calendars with the following links. These calendars will provide you with important dates as we complete the 2016-17 school year and will also provided necessary information for the 2017-18 school year.
District Calendar –
District Calendar - includes dates for district events.
High School Calendar –
High School Calendar - includes dates for High School Activities.
We encourage parents and students to monitor the academic progress through Power Grade. If you encounter any problems with your access password, please notify the High School office at 740-223-4300.
Preparation for the 2017-18 School Year
Over the summer, students and families will prepare for the 2017-18 school year. There will be many items that need to be addressed. Please refer to the Elgin Communicator and the Elgin High School website to give guidance on the following items: Fees, Classroom Supplies, Dress Code, Attendance, and Expectations for the New School Year. Information and dates will be updated on a continuous basis.
We look forward to the continued support of the parents and community of the Elgin Local School System. Thank you for all that you do for your students! Feel free to stop in or call if you have any questions or concerns.
Mr. Chad Cunningham