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Today's Announcements

Thursday
05/24/18

 


Academics


FINANCIAL AID AWARDS, ETC.
FINANCIAL AID AWARDS, PLACEMENT TESTING & HOUSING
If you haven't already, please submit your most recent financial aid award letter to Ms. Kerr

You should know whether you college requires you to take a placement test
... See Ms. Kerr if you're unsure

For students living on campus
--- You should've submitted your housing contract along with your chosen meal plan



COLLEGE ENROLLMENT FEES?
HAVE YOU PAID YOUR ENROLLMENT FEE? (aka ORIENTATION FEE)
You should have paid your ENROLLMENT FEE when you accepted your spot in your chosen 4-year college's upcoming freshman class

Fee could range from $100-$400 on average

Failure to pay your ENROLLMENT FEE by your college's deadline could result in you forfeiting your spot in the class



CHANGE YOUR SPEER EMAIL
SENIORS: COLLEGES & FSA ID - UPDATE TO YOUR PERSONAL EMAIL
You used your @speeracademy.org email when you applied to colleges & when you created your FSA ID (for your FAFSA)

Your Speer email address will NO LONGER be active once you graduate

You must therefore UPDATE your college email along with your FSA with your PERSONAL email address

Otherwise, you won't be able to recover your login info if you forget your username or password

(Note: Click on the "Demographics" or "Profile" link in your college's portal + change your FSA ID within the "Manage Your FSA ID" option)



JUNIOR PARENT MEETING CANCELED
JUNIOR PARENT MEETING CANCELED

Today's Junior Parent Meeting is canceled. Please check your email for more information. We apologize for the inconvenience.




Athletics


Track and Field
Congrats to our Girls Track and Field team on a great showing at the State Championship this past weekend. They were fast, strong, competitive, and most importantly, professional in their representation of our school. I want to give a big shout out to the following athletes:

Maria Nunez
Eriana Dubose
Mia Harris
Gianna Torres
Laura Reyes

***Special shout out to Speer's first All State Athlete; Nya Jackson, who finished 5th in the State Finals***


Thanks ladies for your dedication and commitment this season!




Clubs


FINAL GIRLS CLUB DATES
Remaining GIRLS Club May Dates:
- Thursday, May 24th
- Thursday, May 31st

If you have any questions, see Ms. Garcia or Ms. Holland




School Wide


Pride Summer Camp
Speer will be offering a Summer Camp, filled with fun and creative activities from July 9th-27th for grades 1-8! All campers will receive breakfast, lunch, snacks and a free T-shirt and Book Bag! Please tell your friends, neighbors and family!

Registration information is on our school website, the Main Office and our upcoming Flier!



Paid Internship Opportunity
How would you like to get paid during the Summer?

Speer’s Pride Summer Camp is looking for responsible, energetic and outgoing students to help teachers support campers (grades 1-8) both on the field and in the classroom.

-July 5th-July 27th

-MUST be 16 years old or above!

-Those who fill the positions must be flexible!

Please see Mr. Sanabria in Room 225 on how to apply!



Senior Calendar
***Wednesday, May 23rd
Noble Network Send Off: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

***Friday, May 25th
No school for seniors that have met all graduation requirements

***Tuesday, May 29th
Last Day of Classes for seniors

***Wednesday, May 30th-Thursday, May 31st
Senior Finals: Dismissal @ 1:17 p.m. DO NOT MISS FINALS! The make-up day for missed final exams is June 1st, which means you will not be able to go on Sr. Trip because you will be at school, making up missed finals!

***Friday, June 1st
Make-Up Finals (8:07-1:17pm)

***Friday, June 1st
Senior Field Trip: Dave & Busters (9am-3pm)

***Saturday, June 2nd
Senior Prom: Swissotel 7:00-11:00 p.m.

***Tuesday, June 5th
Senior Awards Luncheon: Carnivale at 12:00 p.m.

***Wednesday-Friday, June 6-8th
Graduation Rehearsal: 9:00 a.m-12:00 p.m.

***Saturday, June 9th
Graduation Day: Seniors to arrive at Speer at 7:30 a.m. Commencement ceremony: 10AM-12PM