WELCOME! HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BASIC HIGH SCHOOL!
END OF COURSE (EOC) TESTING – The End of Course (EOC) Testing for all 9th and 10th grade students enrolled in certain courses will take place Monday, May 18th through Thursday, May 21st. Testing will run from 1st through 4th period on each of those days. The tests are as follows: Monday 5/18 (ELA I), Tuesday 5/19 (ELA II), Wednesday 5/20 (Math I) and Thursday 5/21 (Math II). The EOC Tests are the tests that are replacing the Nevada High School Proficiency Exam in the core subject areas. All teachers have been provided a list of those students who are testing and students can check with their teachers to see what day(s) they will be testing.
STATE CHAMPION – Congratulations to Basic High School's own Frank Harris who won the Mens Division I State Track & Field Championship in the high jump event. His winning jump was 6 feet 8 inches. Congratulations Frank!
NEW BELL SCHEDULE – Basic High School will be transitioning to an 8-period block schedule beginning with the 2015-16 school year this coming August. CLICK HERE to view/download a copy of the new bell schedule. The 2015-16 school year will begin on Monday, August 24th and is scheduled to end on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016. CCSD 15-16 CALENDAR
YEARBOOKS HAVE ARRIVED – The 2015 El Lobo Yearbooks have arrived and will be distributed during 7th period and lunch. If you have already purchased your yearbook, you can stop by the back entrance to the Library near the 300 hallways to pick up your book (have your receipt handy). If you have not purchased a yearbook, you can do so at the School Bank for $90.
PAST YEARBOOKS AVAILABLE – The El Lobo staff has leftover copies of yearbooks from the years 2006 through 2012. Any alumni interested in purchasing a copy of their yearbook from those years can come by the school and purchase a copy from Ms. Gasbarrino for just $60. They are available during schools hours (6:30am - 2:30pm) and the bank accetps cash or credit cards only.
DANCE PACK AUDITIONS - The Dance Pack will be holding auditions for next year's team on May 26th through 29th in the Dance Room from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Auditions are open to all incoming freshmen and current Basic students. All interested students must bring a completed athletic packet with them to tryouts. Please email Coach Hendry at firstname.lastname@example.org for the tryout packet and visit the Dance Pack on Twitter and Instagram (@BHSDancePack) for up to date information.
CCSD ANNUAL SURVEY – The annual Districtwide Survey for students, parents and staff is now available through June 4th. This is your chance to provide feedback to District leaders about our schools and what can be improved. Please make your voice heard. SURVEY LINK | SURVEY FAQS
OPERATION RESPECT ANNUAL SURVEY – Parents, students and staff are encouraged to participate in the Annual Survey for the Operation Respect program. The annual data obtained from these surveys is a very imporant part of this project and helps our school track our progress during its' three year implementation process. Survey links will remain active through the end of May. To participate in this critical step of the program, please click on the appropriate link. STUDENT SURVEY | ADULT SURVEY (ENGLISH) | ADULT SURVEY (SPANISH)
POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL – Any Junior or Senior girl interested in playing Powder Puff Flag Football needs to see Ms. Peveler after school or can pick up their packet at the first practice from the coaches. Seniors will hold their first practice on Monday, May 18th at 1:15 on the football field. The Juniors will hold their first practice on May 18th from 4:00 to 5:30pm. The Powder Puff Football game is set for Friday, May 29th at 1:30pm.
AUDITIONS – Auditions for Basic High School's Color Guard (one of Nevada's CHAMPIONSHIP guards!) are coming up later this month. Color Guard Camp will be held from May 18th through 20th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm nightly in the Auxiliary Gym. No experience is necessary and we will teach you everything you need to know at the camp. Be sure to wear athletic attire and tennis shoes. You can even earn a PE II waiver by participating in Color Guard. See Mr. Skembos in the Band room with any questions.
CHOIR FUNDRAISER - Based on outstanding performances and ratings in previous competitions, the Basic High School Chamber Singers have been invited to attend a Festival of Gold competition. These are highly prestigious events held in major U.S. cities such as Chicago and San Francisco. The funding required to send the approximately 45 students to this event is a substansial amount and they are asking for your help. The Chamber Singers have set up a account with "Go Fund Me", an online fundraising site where individuals and groups post their stories and ask the world for their support. Use the links to find out more or to make a donation. CHAMBER SINGERS DONATION PAGE | MORE ABOUT GO FUND ME
CLASS OF 2015 GRAD WALK – Any Senior who wishes to participate in this year's Grad Walk will now be required to complete their FAFSA application. Once complete, Seniors will need to print out the first page of their SAR report and submit it to their counselor. INFO FLYER
INFORMATION WORKSHEET – Parents & students are encouraged to download the FAFSA on the Web Worksheet to help them with the application process. This worksheet is designed to help parents & students gather the information that they will need when filingl out and completing the actual application online. ENGLISH | ESPANOL
SPRING SPORTS AWARDS – The Spring Sports Awards Night will take place on Tuesday, May 26th at 6:00pm in the Main Gym. This is our opportunity to recognize the best of our Spring athletes for their accomplishments on and off the field. Following the main event in the gym, each sport will break off to hand out their own program awards. More details about this event are forthcoming.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY – Harris Personal Injury Lawyers, Inc. understands the difficult process of recovery after you've been seriously injured. They are offering a scholarship for college-bound students who have suffered a serious injury and are committed to demonstrating a determination to rebuild their lives by attending college. The scholarship deadline is May 31st, 2015 and $1,000 will be awarded to the winning applicant for the Fall 2015 semester. APPLICATION LINK
FAFSA FAQS – For parents and students who are wondering why the Counseling Office is requiring the completion of a FAFSA application in order to participate in this year's Grad Walk, please refer to the following FAFSA FAQS.
2015-16 COURSE CATALOG – The Course Catalog for the 2015-16 school year has been updated and posted to our website. Parents and students should refer to the catalog when selecting courses for next year. The catalog provides a wealth of information regarding course descriptions, course requirements, fees, graduation requirements and much more. VIEW THE CATALOG
SPRING COLLEGE VISITS – The list of college visits for the spring semester has been posted! Students must sign up in the counseling office or career center to receive a pass to attend. Students must also receive permission from their teachers to attend. SEE THE LIST.
INFO UPDATED – Updated college and scholarship information is posted to our website on a weekly basis. For those parents and students who wish to keep up, please visit the College Info and Scholarship Info pages on our website.