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  • School Begins Soon!

    Posted by Dave Shover at 8/7/2017

    Band Camp began today...Fall Sports officially begin on Monday...this can only mean one thing - School begins very soon. High school schedules are now available in the main office. Any student who still needs to make schedule adjustments should do so before the end of the day this Friday, Aug. 11. The first day of school for all students is Monday, August 21. Students will report directly to homeroom by 8:05 am.  I hope your son/daughter is excited for the new school year. Go Indians!! / on Twitter @6_12mlbgprinc

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 5/13/2017

    Prom Walk, Prom, & the Post-Prom Party are now behind us. This means the end of the school year is close. On Monday, May 15-Tuesday, May 16 many of our students will be taking the Keystone Algebra Exam. This will be followed by the Keystone Literature Exam on May 18-19, and the Keystone Biology Exam on May 22-23. Please be sure your son/daughter is present and on time to school the day of exams. Keep checking the website for the dates of all the end-of-the year activities. Seniors final day of classes is May 25. They begin final exams the next day. All seniors were given a copy of the final exam schedule and rehearsal schedules for rest of the year.  PLEASE NOTE that all seniors must come for Graduation Rehearsal on Saturday, June 3 at 11:00 am. This is a PDE-required day for all seniors. Failure to attend will result in an unexcused absence. As always, if you have any questions, please call the HS Office or send me an email.  

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 4/1/2017 7:00:00 AM

    It's hard to believe that we have begun the 4th marking period.  Report cards for the 3rd marking period will be distributed to students on Friday, April 7 at the end of the school day.  We are working hard to plan everything for the end of the school year.  The months of April and May will be very busy with lots of school activities, PSSA Testing, Keystone Testing, Prom, Senior Trip, and Final Exams. The school year will culminate with the Baccalaureate Service on June 4, Senior Night on June 6, and Commencement on June 8.  

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 1/27/2017 8:00:00 AM

    Report Cards for the first semester will be distributed on Monday, January 30, 2017. Students will return to homeroom at the end of the day and should be bringing report cards home after school. If you have any questions about your child's report card or progress during the first semester contact his/her teachers or give us a call in the High School Office. Parent Conferences Forms are also due on Monday, January 30, 2017. Students whould return these forms to their homeroom teachers.  

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 12/28/2016

    Happy New Year! Students will be returning to school on Tuesday, January 3. The Keystone Exams for Biology, Literature, and Algebra will be given on Wednesday, January 11 and Thursday, January 12. Mid-Term Exams will take place from Monday, January 16 - Thursday, January 19 during the block periods. Students who have a 95% or higher in a class as of January 3 can be exempt from taking the Mid-Term in that class.  Students will be briging exemption forms home the week of January 3. These forms must be signed by a parent and returned by January 6. Please encourage your child to get a good night's rest and eat a good breakfast each day during exams. 

    The second marking period ends on Thursday, January 19. Friday, January 20 is a Teacher In-Service Day--No school for students.  Monday, January 23 is the first day of the third marking period and the beginning of the second semester. Students will begin their second semester classes at this time. 

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 11/6/2016 7:00:00 AM

    Report Cards will be distributed to students today at the end of school. The Report Cards list student's 1st marking period grades. I encourage all parents to look over the report card with your children and check on their progress. It's hard to believe that we are into the 2nd marking period already. If you have any concerns about your child's grade or progress in a particular class, now is the time to schedule a parent conference with his/her teacher(s). Your son/daughter will be bringing home a form for you to schedule conferences. I encourage you to schedule conferences with your child's teachers even if they are doing well.  It's a great opportunity to speak to teachers one on one and see what is being taught in the classroom.  If you are unable to come in during conferences, please contact the high school office and we will have the teacher contact you.  Parent Conferences will be held on the evening of Monday, November 21 from 6:30-8:45 PM and Tuesday, November 22 from 8:00-2:45. 

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 9/27/2016 6:00:00 AM

    Yes, it's mid-marking period.  I can't even believe that I'm typing that. Thursday, Sept. 29 marks the mid point of the first marking period. This is a great time for parents to check the Parent Portal to see how your child is doing in school.  Teachers will be writing Progress Reports this week and we will mail them the week of Oct. 3. Senior high students will meet with advisers for the first time on Thursday, Sept. 29 to check their progress on the Community Service Project. Teacher's web pages are a good source of information for parents.  There you will also find teacher's email addresses. Email is a great way to contact teachers if you have questions. Teachers also have phones in their classrooms now. If you call the office, you can be directed to a teacher's voice mail. As always, if you have any questions about anything else, give me a call in the office. Here's to a great 7/8 of the rest of the school year!!

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 8/29/2016

    We had a great first day of school at Millersburg High School.  The members of HS Student Council formed a tunnel in front of the school and welcomed both MS and HS students to a new school year.  After a meeting in the auditorium, students followed an abbreviated schedule meeting all of their teachers. It was a great start to the new school year!  

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 8/14/2016

    Well, it's just two more weeks until the students return for another school year. The band had another successful Band Camp, and today the Fall Sports Teams all begin practicing. We are excited for the beginning of the 2016-17 school year and are eagerly preparing things in our offices and awaiting the arrival of the students for the first day of school - Monday, August 29. We will open the Parent Portal later this week. Any parents who have not signed up for a password are encouraged to do so at Back-To-School Night on Thursday, September 8. The program begins at 6:30 in the auditorium.  Enjoy the remaining days of summer.  As always, if you have any questions, please call the office.

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    Posted by Dave Shover at 6/5/2016 7:00:00 AM

    It's hard to believe, but we're just about to send the Class of 2016 on their way to the future. Please join us this week for the exciting celebrations of the this awesome senior class.  We begin tonight, June 5 with the Baccalaureate Service at 7:00 pm.  Tuesday night is Senior Awards Night at 7:00 pm.  Friday night is our Commencement Ceremony at 7:00 pm.  All events take place in the High School Auditorium. The final day for students is Friday, June 10.  Students will be dismissed at 11:42 am.  

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