Wednesday Update

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ash Wednesday Liturgy

All are welcome as we begin Lent. Join us for our Ash Wednesday Liturgy on Wednesday, March 1 in the school auditorium at 9 am.

The SWAMP is Closed Today

The Swamp will be closed today but will be open next Wednesday, March 1 from 2:30 pm-6:30 pm - come check out all our spirit wear. Items have been restocked!  If you pre-ordered any item(s) - your order is on hold and ready for pickup. Check out our Facebook page - "Seton Keough High School - The Swamp"(www.facebook.com/setonkeoughhighschoolswamp/).   Please contact Dana Harzer at skswampmom@gmail.com with any questions.

Galeone Photographers

Galeone Photographers will be on campus photographing several upcoming school events including the Sophomore Pin Ceremony and the NHS Induction Ceremony. You may purchase photos from school event from their website: Galeone Photographers

Seton Keough High School Ring Orders are Due Feb. 23

Any freshman or sophomore who wishes to purchase a Seton Keough High School ring should bring in an order form with a deposit to lunch on Thursday, February 23. J. Jenkins and Sons will have a representative in the cafeteria to collect the order forms and deposits. Deposits are $75 for gold rings and $50 for sterling and Duralite rings.

Download an order form:
» Seton Keough School Ring Order Form

Contact Ms. Karen Montoya with questions: kmontoya@setonkeough.com.

Walk for Hope T-Shirt Orders

Walk for Hope T-shirt Order Form: Orders due by Wednesday, March 1
We are now taking orders for the 2017 Walk for Hope t-shirt. This year, we are selling both long-sleeve and short sleeve t-shirts (download order form for color options and designs). Short-sleeve t-shirts cost $15.00 per Small – XL  and $17 per 2X-3X, and long-sleeve t-shirts cost $20.00 per Small - XL and $22 per 2X-3X. A portion of the sales will be donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of our fundraising efforts for the 2017 Walk for Hope. The more t-shirts sold, the more money we are able to donate to St. Jude! Please download the order form here. Payment can be made by cash or check (made payable to Seton Keough High School). All orders must be submitted to the front office by Wednesday, March 1. Please contact Walk for Hope Coordinator Jennifer Casey (jcasey@setonkeough.com) with any questions.

Spring Sports Parent Meeting

Parent Meeting- 2/28 at 6:30 pm: All parents of spring athletes are asked to attend a meeting on February 28 at 6:30 in the cafeteria.  We ask that each athlete has at least one parent or guardian in attendance. If you have any questions, please email Ms. Krebbel at kkrebbel@setonkeough.com.

Prom Deposits are Due February 24

Prom is May 5 at the Great Room at Savage Mill in Savage, MD. A $65 prom deposit is due by February 24. Each prom ticket is $65. Seniors and Juniors must purchase their own prom ticket. Date tickets (an additional $65) can only be used for non-SKHS students. If any date is over 21, you must see Mr. LaTona. Cash or check should be taken to Ms. Manuel in the library. If you are bringing a date, that ticket must be purchased by April 7.

Spring Play: Antigone, March 17 to 19

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Seton Keough's Theatre Department Presents Antigone: Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, March 19 at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 each, in advance, and $12 at the door. Videos of the performance are also available for $20. Purchase your tickets and video online today:
» Purchase Tickets and Videos for Antigone

From the Guidance Department

Baltimore County Public Schools and CCBC College Fair: CCBC and BCPS are co-sponsoring a college fair in March where they will be showcasing over 100 universities, colleges, trade schools, and military schools. They will have the fair on Tuesday, March 7th from 6-8 at their Essex Campus in the Athletic center and another fair on Wednesday, March 8th, from 6-8 at their Catonsville Campus in the Athletic center.  No RSVP required to attend. 

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.
 
For those taking the SAT at SKHS on March 11th, please make sure you arrive to school by 7:45, if you are late we cannot admit you to the testing location.  Please make sure you have your admission ticket, photo ID, 2 pencils, and a calculator to use during the exam.  Please do not bring other materials with you as you will not be allowed to have them near you during testing.  Please be advised that all electronics will also be kept by your test proctor until the exam is over if you choose to bring them into the testing room with you.  This policy is required by Collegeboard and cannot be negotiated.  If you have any questions please contact Ms. Rickards.
 
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 form found on the Seton Keough website to request the information. Guidance cannot accept phone requests or emails from parents.
 
Seniors: Please remember to bring in all college acceptance letters and scholarship award letters as you receive them.

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

Books

Our etexts and print texts (including workbooks for foreign language courses and vocabulary texts for English classes) can be purchased online through Follett Virtual Bookstores by visiting www.setonkeough.bkstr.com. To purchase print texts from Follett, you will need to know our three-digit course number, which is listed on your daughter’s schedule in the column labeled CRS.
» Download a booklist for 2016-17

    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.

    » February 2017 Lunch Menus
    » March 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

    Wed Feb 22

    A DAY

    Washington's Birthday

    Black History Month Practice

    Location: Auditorium
    2:50 PM - 4:30 PM
    Thu Feb 23

    B DAY

    Community Homeroom PM: Black History Month

    1:50 PM
    Fri Feb 24

    C DAY

    Student Council - Winter Mixer

    Location: Cafeteria
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sat Feb 25

    CYO Basketball

    Location: Gym
    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Saturday Detention

    8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Sun Feb 26

    Sunday

    Mon Feb 27

    D DAY

    Tue Feb 28

    E DAY

    Faculty Meeting

    3:00 PM

    Spring Sports Parent Meeting

    6:30 PM
    Wed Mar 01

    Ash Wednesday

    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.