Senior Awards Night is Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7p.m. in the RSHS Theater. All seniors are invited to attend. Some students might receive a letter encouraging them to attend. Students will be recognized for Bright Flight status, A+ completion, academic honors (cum laude), and local scholarships will be presented. Each student will have an opportunity to walk across the stage and be recognized for their honor cords and scholarships that they have received (as reported to the Counseling Office before May 10th). Students will be given their honor cords at Senior Awards Night. If you are unable to attend Senior Awards Night on 5/15 seniors will be given their honor cords at graduation rehearsal on 5/19. The deadline to include scholarship and college plans in thegraduation program has passed. Students can complete the Scholarship Inventory form and return it to the Counseling Office by May 10th to have information included in Senior Awards Night.
Send your Final Transcript to the college you plan to attend. Even your military recruiter will want a copy of your final transcript. You can complete the attached Final Transcript Request and turn it in to the Counseling Office before graduation rehearsal. Final Transcripts will be sent by mid-June. They will include the A+ stamp of certification (if applicable).
A+ will be automatically applied at the participating A+ instution after they have received the final transcript with the A+ certification, the FAFSA has been completed, and students have enrolled and signed a financial agreement. More information on A+ and St. Louis Community College can be found here: http://www.stlcc.edu/Programs/A_Plus_Program/index.html.
How do I send AP scores to colleges? Log into your CollegeBoard AP Online account and request to have your scores sent directly to the college(s) you plan to attend. This is usually done after AP scores are released in the summer. If you didn’t take an AP course senior year you can request your scores be sent before summer. More information on sending your AP scores can be found online:https://apscore.collegeboard.org/scores/score-reporting//.
How do I send my UMSL transcript to colleges? If you took a class at RSHS and you also paid for and registered to receive credit through UMSL’s Advanced Credit Program you will need to send your UMSL transcript in addition to your final RSHS transcript to the college of your choice. You can request a transcript online from UMSL (there will be a fee): https://www.umsl.edu/~registration/Transcript%20Request.html
Senior Final Exam Schedule - Wednesday May 17 - Friday, May 19
Seniors are able to exempt ALL final exams in which they have earned an A. Seniors will be expected to attend all classes unless excused by a parent. May 17th - 19th will be normal school hours 8:16 - 3:05.
Wednesday, May 17th - Seniors will attend 1st - 5th hour, final exams in 6th and 7th hour
Thursday, May 18th - Seniors attend 1st and 2nd hour, final exams 3rd, 4th, and 5th, attend 6th and 7th.
Friday, May 19th - Finals 1st and 2nd hour, graduation rehearsal 3rd and 4th hour (mandatory attendance)
Mandatory Graduation Rehearsal - Friday, May 19th
After 2nd hour final (or 10:00 if exempting) Seniors will be required to attend the mandatorygraduation rehearsal. The rehearsal will be at Summit in the main gym. Students will be dismissed at 12:00 to leave for the day. There will be no bus transportation until dismissal at 3:05. Students remaining on campus will report to their 5th thru 7th hours.
Elementary Graduate Celebration - Friday, May 19th
Our elementary schools will be hosting a celebration for 2017 graduates. Seniors are asked to arrive at their former elementary school in cap and gown at 1:30 to be honored by staff and students. This is an optional event. Students will be responsible for their own transportation.
Graduation Ceremony - Thursday, May 25th
Students are asked to arrive by 6:00 pm. Graduation ceremony will begin at 7:00 pm. Tickets are NOT required for graduation. Graduates may have as many guests as they wish. Additional information in attachment.
Professional Graduation Photography
Families can purchase photos of students receiving their diplomas on stage through Inter-State Studios. Information/Order form attached.
ROCKWOOD SUMMIT - For School.pdf
Graduation Ceremony Slide Show Pics
Senior parents are creating a slideshow to play prior to the graduation ceremony. They want to include all graduates. Please send pictures of your senior to firstname.lastname@example.org or seniors can drop them off in the senior office. Please send 5 individual pictures and any additional group photos you want to send. Deadline is May 5th.
Senior Slam - Thursday, May 25th
This is an overnight celebration for students post-graduation held at Rockwood Summit. Check in begins at 10pm and students will be dismissed between 5:00 - 6:00 am. Students can still purchase tickets in the Senior Office for $40. Seniors must turn in the permission slip with their money.
Stop by the Senior Office if you have any questions on the above information.