WELCOME! HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING AT BASIC HIGH SCHOOL!
ATTENTION PARENTS – Progress reports (aka "unsats") for the 2nd grading period were distributed to students on Thursday, December 5th. If you didn't see your student's progress report, ask them about it! Parents can also use ParentLink to keep tabs on their student's grades at any time. Don't have your ParentLink account info? Contact the ECS, Mr. Dacko, at 799-8000 ext. 4015.
CONGRATULATIONS TO MR. LAPRATT'S AUTO CLASSES for winning a $1,000 cash prize from the Career Tech Program sponsored by Valvoline. Way to go, Wolves!
EXCUSED ABSENCE FORM NOW IN FULL EFFECT - Parents, handwritten notes excusing your student's absences are no longer accepted. Please use the quick link on the left nav bar to get the new form or you can CLICK HERE.
SENIORS! Want to be reminded of important information that pertains to this, your last year of high school? Then sign up to receive Class of 2014 text messages. Text "@basichs14" to 702-830-7439 and get in the know! It's safe and your cell phone number is protected! See any of the Senior class advisors for more info. LEARN MORE
TOYS FOR TOTS FUNDRAISER – Basic High School's award-winning MCJROTC program, along with DECA (Basic's marketing students) is conducting their annual "Toys For Tots" fundraiser now through December 13th. If you would like to donate, please bring your unwrapped toy (value of $10 or more) to DECA (room 222), ROTC (room 812) or to the Library. Everyone who donates has an opportunity to win tickets to see the Blue Man Group or passes to the Adventure Dome. Do your part to help those children less fortunate have a happy Holiday season! Donate today!
HOLIDAY GRAMS FUNDRAISER – The Lone Wolf, Henderson's oldest newspaper, is selling Holiday Grams all this week during lunch. Holiday Grams are holiday decorated mini donuts that you can attach a personal message to. At a cost of just $1 each, students can send to their friends or favorite teachers. Teachers can send to their colleagues, favorite students or student aides. Even parents can send to their own students. Stop by their table during lunch or see Ms. Poliquin in room 820.
MOVIE IN THE PARK – The Field Trip Scholarship Fund will be having another "Movie In The Park" fundraiser on Friday, December 13th out on the soccer field. Gates open at 4:00pm and the movie, "The Polar Express" will begin at sundown. Admission is free along with your first bag of popcorn from the concessions that will be sold at the event. So bring your blankets, chairs, sleeping bags and dress warmly!
WINTER WEEK CELEBRATION – Winter Week, sponsored by Student Council, will be held December 16 - 20. This year's theme is entitled "Basic Goes Nutz for the Holidays!" and will be centered around scenes from the classic holiday ballet, "The Nutcracker". All week long students can wear their holiday gear (Remember: school dress code still applies!) The dress-up days will be as follows:
|Dec 16 (M)||Toy Soldier||Christmas Camo (camo gear with a holiday flare)|
|Dec 17 (T)||The Mouse King War||Holiday Fashion Nightmare (tacky sweaters, mismatched Holiday gear, etc.)|
|Dec 18 (W)||The Snowstorm||White Out (make it white from head to toe)|
|Dec 19 (TH)||The Sugar Plum Fairy||Toddlers, Tiaras, Tutus and Tophats|
|Dec 20 (F)||Clara Wakes Up||Pajama Day|
WINTER ASSEMBLY – The Winter Assembly has been scheduled for Thursday, December 12th from 12:02 to 12:46 pm. Basic will be on a modified assembly bell schedule on that day.
CATALINA TRIP 2014 – It's time to get your spot on Basic's annual trip to that paradise in the Pacifc...Catalina Island. This year's trip will take place on March 28 – 30, 2014. The trip includes several snorkeling dives, various oceanography activities and some island hikes. Participants also are given the rare chance to dive in the ocean at night! Previous snorkeling experience is not required and all equipment and lessons are provided as part of the trip fee. See Mr. Campbell in room 830 or Mrs. Williams in room 304 if you have any questions. Click the links here for the MINI-POSTER and the TRIP PAPERWORK.
THE DECEMBER ACTIVITES CALENDAR is now posted! You can find it in the "Activities" menu.
BASIC GOES TO BOSTON! Come join us on a great trip to Boston that will carry both a historical and literary emphasis. Points of interest on this trip will include: Salem, Concord, Sleepy Hollow Cemetary and Lowell. We will also eat at famous Boston haunts and walk the Freedom Trail, all while making new friends. This trip is set for June 16 – 19, 2014 and for more information & pricing see Ms. Pohl in room 631 or LEARN MORE
MENS VOLLEYBALL WORKOUTS – Winter workouts for the upcoming Mens Volleyball season are underway! Any Basic students interested in participating should see Coach Bailey in room 751 or Coach Dacko in room 505 for a schedule. All skill levels are welcome, especially freshmen and sophomores!
WINTER SPORTS UNDERWAY! All of Basic's Winter Sports (Basketball, Bowling, Flag Football & Wrestling) have begun their seasons. Come on out and show your support for the Wolfpack! CLICK HERE or use the Athletics menu to view the Winter Sports schedules.
NOMINATE A TEACHER OF THE GAME! MGM Resorts and Runnin' Rebel Basketball have partnered with other corporate entities to create the "Teacher of the Game" recognition program. LEARN MORE about how you can nominate your favorite teacher.
ECONOMIC LEADERSHIP SUMMIT – Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Omega Psi Phi Fraternitiy Inc., and the Las Vegas Urban League Young Professionals have joined together to encourage the next generation in academic pursuits. Their annual Economic Summit and Student Conference is set for Saturday, December 14th at the College of Southern Nevada Charleston Campus (6735 W. Charleston Blvd, Building K) from 8:30am to 4:30pm. This conference is open to all 6th - 12th grade students and parents in the Las Vegas Valley free of charge. The purpose of the conference is to introduce studetns to the skills and competencies necessary to be dynamic and effective leaders in a variety of settings on campus, in the community and in organizations. SEE THE FLYER
SENIORS! The Counseling Office has put together a series of Monthly Checklists to help you stay on track with all that you need to do to prepare for graduation, college, financial aid and more. See your counselor if you have any questions. LEARN MORE