Wednesday Update

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

2017 Honors Assembly

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Last Friday, Seton Keough honored students' outstanding academic achievements for the year. You may view a complete list of awards with photos here: Honors Assembly

Many thanks to Mr. Barney Gomez for his photographic support.

Athletic Awards Night

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Last Thursday Seton Keough's student-athletes were honored for their achievements. Each spring the school awards several senior and end-of-year awards:

  • Coach of the Year: Kaitlyn Solloway
  • Gator of the Year:
    • Freshmen: Kathryn Dickerson
    • Sophomore: Abigail Sullivan
    • Junior: Shamerra McCoy
    • Senior: Kaitlyn Whipp
  • C. Markland Kelly Award: Kayla Bacon
  • Megan Puls Award: Imani Dawson
  • Gator Award: Victoria Amah
  • Scholar Athlete: Kes Johnson
  • Athlete of the Year: Sydney Mitchell

Graduation for the Class of 2017

Seton Keough High School will bid farewell to the Class of 2017 on Friday, May 26 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. The commencement exercises will consist of a liturgy and graduation.

The school is closed on Friday. All school offices will be closed on Friday as all faculty and staff will be attending the liturgy and commencement exercises. Any freshman, sophomore or junior participating in the graduation liturgy and commencement should report directly to the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen by 9 a.m.

PE Credits

If your daughter is eligible for PE Credit completion through sports or dance. Please ask her to pick up a form outside of the guidance office and turn in the form by June 1st.

Community Service Hours

The last day Mrs. Boyle will be tracking and accepting Service Hour forms will be on Thursday, May 25th. After that date students can take the forms to their new schools next school year. If you have any questions, please email Mrs. Boyle at mboyle@setonkeough.com.

The SWAMP is Open Tomorrow

The Swamp will be open tomorrow, Thursday-May 25th from 1 pm-5:30 pm. Our last in school open date will be next Wednesday, May 31st from 2:30-5:30 pm.  We will also be open during the Alumni Farewell Celebration from 3:30pm-7:30pm.  Please contact Dana Harzer with any questions at skswampmom@gmail.com and check out our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/setonkeoughhighschoolswamp) for pictures of items still available.

Last Parents' Club Meeting: Tuesday, May 30

The event was scheduled for Tuesday, May 23 but many families are attending an event for incoming students at IND. The Parents' Club will have our last meeting/year-end party on Tuesday, May 30 at 5:30 pm in the teacher's lounge. This event will be potluck. Please feel free to stop by and bring your favorite dish to share. Contact Ms. Erika Parker with questions: erikasparker@aol.com.

From the Guidance Department

George Washington University is offering various Summer Programs for this upcoming summer. All programs are open to rising Juniors and Seniors and some Immersion programs are open to Rising Sophomores as well. Rising Juniors and Seniors can earn up to 8 college credits upon successful completion of GWU’s 3-6 week College Intensive Program, which allows students to take undergraduate courses and live on campus for 3-6 weeks during the summer. To learn more about course offerings, costs, and application/academic requirements, please visit precollege.gwu.edu or see Ms. Rickards in Guidance for more information.
 
Duke Summer Programs: They are now accepting applications starting TODAY for your unforgettable summer at Duke University! Students are invited to Duke Summer College for High School Students (grades 10 & 11) to earn academic credit or Duke Summer Academy for High School Students (grades 9-12) to enroll in personal enrichment courses with a global perspective. Make friends from all over the world as you learn in a classroom environment that is intimate enough to gain the individual attention you need to thrive.
*If you are a sophomore or junior interested in the Summer College, please find more information here: http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/summer-college-for-high-school-students
 
*If you are interested in the Summer Academy, please find more information here:
http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students/duke-summer-academy
 
Terp Young Scholars – A pre-college program for seniors, juniors, and sophomores at the University of Maryland. This program gives qualified students a chance to pursue academic interests, investigate careers and explore campus life while earning three college credits. For more information visit ysp.umd.edu or email ysp@umd.edu.
 
New York University High School Academy Edge Program:
This summer, the NYU School of Professional Studies will offer high school students the opportunity to live and learn in the heart of NYC.  One week, professional oriented intensive programs of study allow you to explore career options and to gain the competitive edge when applying for college.  You can attend one session or multiple sessions. If you are interested, please visit http://sps.nyu.edu/hsacademycareeredge17 for more information.
 
Interested in a career in Biology or Marine Science? Sea World Orlando is offering a camp this summer for those interested in careers working with animals or biology.  You would get to swim with dolphins, snorkel with sharks and even touch a stingray while learning about animal training and their habitats.  If you are interested visit http://seaworldorlando.com/education for more information.

PSAT Scores are available to students and parents through the students CollegeBoard account. If you have any issues accessing the information, please see Ms. Rickards.
 
If you need to request transcripts for school next year, please use the Transcript Release Form to request the information. Guidance cannot accept phone requests or emails from parents.

If you have concerns or questions and wish to contact your daughter’s counselor, you may do so at the information below:

    Purchase Your Yearbook

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    Purchase your yearbook from the 2016-17 school year online from Jostens. Jostens is going to ship the yearbooks out to anyone who buys one this year - should be late summer 2017. 

    » Purchase a yearbook from Jostens

    Abundance Catering

    Seton Keough offers hot lunch and á la carte items each day offered by Abundance Catering.

    » May 2017 Lunch Menus

    Support Seton Keough When You Shop

    Shop With Scrip
    To register for Scrip please do the following:
    Go to https://www.shopwithscrip.com/
    Click on Register in the upper right hand corner
    Type in the enrollment code: C7B1578486L3
    It will then ask you to fill out a form with all your information. Once that is completed you’ll immediately get a confirmation email and you can begin shopping!
     
    Amazon Smile
    http://smile.amazon.com
    Simply fill in our name where you can select your own charity and it will take you right through to Amazon. A pop up screen will confirm with you that you are shopping to benefit Seton Keough.

    The SWAMP Bookstore

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    The Swamp is currently open on Wednesday afternoon from 2:30 pm - 5 pm. We will also be open during many school events. Please contact Donna Harzer (Jessica Harzer SK ’18) at skswampmom@gmail.com with any questions.

    Events

    Mon May 29

    Memorial Day

    SCHOOL CLOSED

    Tue May 30

    B DAY

    Auditors

    Location: BOARD ROOM
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    Parents' Club Meeting-Dinner

    Location: Faculty Lounge
    5:30 PM
    Wed May 31

    C DAY

    Auditors

    Location: BOARD ROOM
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Thu Jun 01

    D DAY

    Auditors

    Location: BOARD ROOM
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    End of School Year Liturgy: Alt. #2

    Location: AUDITORIUM
    9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Fri Jun 02

    E DAY

    Auditors

    Location: BOARD ROOM
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Sat Jun 03

    SAT Testing

    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Mon Jun 05

    EXAMS

    Period 5: 8:00AM-9:15AM

    Follett Virtual Campus

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    Follett is Seton Keough High School’s official source for textbooks. Follett partners with our faculty each year to ensure you have access to official booklist, with textbooks from the right authors in the correct editions.
     
    Visit www.setonkeough.bkstr.com and choose from money-saving used and digital textbooks.
     
    Join the bookstore email list to receive direct notifications about upcoming promotions, buyback events, book availability and more! Sign up at www.setonkeough.bkstr.com/email.