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Class of 2017

2016-2017 Senior Class Officers and Representatives

Senior Class President – Allexus Phillips

Senior Class Vice President – Brook Moore

 

Senior Class Representatives

 Dalton Anderson

Kate Ballard

Sara Hunnicutt

Rylee Jones

Yvette Kidd

Baylie Lowery

Caitlyn McTier

Levi Parker

Makayla Rowell

Anna Tankersley

Payton Torgerson

Jack Wilbanks

 

Seniors and Parents

Your senior year of high school is a culmination of 12 years of growth and maturity.  The next 9 months will launch you into an exciting era where life will lead you to a two-year or four-year college, the military, or the workforce.  It is the hope of the SHS family that you work to achieve all your goals to make that next step into your future successful and rewarding.  This year will be memorable; therefore, take advantage of all that is offered to you during this part of your educational journey. 

Seniors, please complete the Senior Awards Program scholarship form as you receive scholarships.  Be very thorough with the information provided (name of scholarship, exact name of college, organization, or agency awarding it, and the amount).  Complete a form for EACH scholarship you receive, whether you intend to use it or not!

Visit this webpage often to catch the latest news and information related specifically to you.

Please refer to www.balfour.com  for information to plan your expenses for graduation needs.  

Sylacauga High School does NOT organize or sponsor a senior trip!!  If you hear of plans or meetings for one, please find out who is in charge and contact them if you wish to be included.


 

 

Baby and Senior Memory Pictures

The SHS Journalism Class creates a Senior Memory and Baby Video in honor of the Senior Class.  Please send your pictures to the emails below:

Senior Baby Pictures by March 1
shsseniorbabypictures@gmail.com
Senior Memory Pictures by April 1
shsseniormemorypictures@gmail.com
   

Graduation Cords

Career and Technical Education Cord Requirement

Students meeting the eligibility requirements for the National Technical Honor Society will be recognized at the Senior Awards Ceremony and may wear the Career and Technical Education cord at graduation exercises. These eligibility requirements are validated by the Alabama State Department of Education as an indication of achievement, over and above the requirements to earn a high school diploma. To be eligible for this recognition, a student must meet the following standards.

  • Complete a sequence of 3 CTE courses in a pathway; Business, Health Science, Human Services, Engineering, or Technical Dual Enrollment
  • Maintain a 3.5 GPA in those CTE courses 
  • Be a member of a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO), which correlates to the three courses in a pathway, at least three out of the four years of high school with one of the years being senior year.

 Aggie Vols, Work-based Learning, Senior Project, or Internship may count for the third course in the series if the work matches the pathway. Only one credit of each of these classes may be used to complete a series.(Multimedia Publications may count as 2 credits toward the series.)



Schedule of Fees

Your senior year can become very expensive; therefore, we want to give you a schedule of fees early in the year to allow you time to   prepare for these events and obligations.   Also included are important dates and deadlines.

August- October                            

Senior Portrait Orders                                             

prices vary

September-December                                                                                 

2016 Syhiscan

(price of the 2016 Syhiscan increases as follows:

January-March 17 $55; March 27-April 14 $65)

$45

October 18                      

Balfour Graduation Info Meeting and Cap and Gown Measurements

 

November 2

Deposit due to Balfour for graduation expenses  $50 or $100 (depending on order)

·  graduation announcements - approx. $190 and up

·  graduation supply cost (includes cap, gown, tassel, diploma and diploma cover) - $80

January 11        

Balfour Collection Date

 

March  

Cap and Gown pictures                                           

$30-$50

March 8

Final Balfour Collection Date     

(late fees will apply on unpaid balance after this date)      

Balance Paid in Full (varies)

April                                                                            

Prom picture packages

Prom portriats                                                      

                            

$15-$45

$40

May

All debt obligations must be paid before noon on May 13   in order to graduate.

May 18

Graduation Day Pictures                                         

$15-$45

May 18

Graduation                                                                

7:00 pm

Hopefully, this information will help you plan expenses   for your senior year. Please read the   announcements for updates and reminders regarding senior obligations.

 

Visit the school website (www.sylacauga.k12.al.us) under Senior Class News for additional information relating to graduation supplies and costs available through Balfour.