Semester tests for high school and middle school students will be held Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22. Students with questions about schedules or exemptions should check with their teachers before school begins Tuesday. Exemption forms for high school students should be turned in to the front office before the first test begins at 8:30 am.
Commencement exercises were held Saturday, May 18, at 10:00 a.m. in the Stegall-Long Field House. Valedictorian for the Class of 2019 is Julissa Martinez and salutatorian is Samantha Paukei. Members of the Class of 2019 are: Angelene Bates, Jaycie Bates, Aliyah Bidwell, Darian Birdshead, Oscar Birdshead, Jr., Brandy Buchanan, Logan Buchanan, Marco Buchanan, John Coppage, Angel Espinoza, Tristen Holt, Kevin Johnston, Patrick Leflore, Jr., Jacee Lewis, Dayna Lime, Christian Martinez, Julissa Martinez, Chase Merkey, Cassidy Moore, Logan Owings, and Samantha Paukei. Class sponsors are Amie Shackleford and Matt Kennedy. Serving as Junior Marshalls were Jose Briseno, Katie Baker, Max Glasgow, and Gabe Kiener.
Senior Chase Merkey will wrestle in the 2019 All-Star by Class Wrestling Duals Tuesday, March 21, at the Newcastle High School gym. Chase will wrestle for the 3A West team on Mat 1 starting at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $5.00 for parents and spectators. Wrestling fans are encouraged to attend and see Chase wrestle for the last time as a high school student.
The May calendar of activities is a busy one as the 2018-19 school year draws to an end. Notable events are listed below: May 7 - Band and Elementary music concert, Field House, 6:00 p.m. May 9 - Community Spring Clean-Up Day (morning) Elementary Bison Pride assembly at 2:00 p.m. Sports banquet at Field House, 6:00 p.m. May 10 - No school May 14 - FFA banquet, Field House, 6:30 p.m. . . .