|Seniors Last Day ~ May 21
Senior Picnic/Scavenger Hunt ~ May 22
Senior Chapel/Portrait ~ May 26
Senior Banquet ~ May 26
Baccalaureate ~ May 27
Graduation Practices ~ May 22, 28 & 29
Graduation ~ May 30 (Rain Date May 31)
Senior Party ~ May 30 - 10:00 p.m.
JHHS Principal Selection Timeline
A Community/Parent forum will be held on Wednesday, May 20, from 7 - 8 PM in the John Handley High School Cafeteria to gather community and parent input on the strengths and challenges of JHHS and characteristics desired in the new Principal. Input will help craft the Leadership Profile for use in selecting the new Principal of John Handley High School. In addition, we have developed a survey in order to gain feedback from our entire school community on perceptions of the desired characteristics of our new Principal. The survey feedback will be collected until May 22. Click here to view a timeline for the recruitment process.
To complete the survey: | ENGLISH | ESPAÑOL |
JHHS SOL Testing and Final Exam Schedule: May 18 - 21
End of Course tests (SOLs and Finals) in all other subjects (including seniors) will begin Monday, May 18th. Make ups and re-takes will be Friday of that week and Tuesday, after Memorial Day.
To give teachers and students as much instructional time before the End of Course test, we are using the smallest possible testing window. We will use two SOL start times each testing day 8:30 and 12:10. All history SOLs will test at 12:10 and all others at 8:30.
|Testing Schedule||Block Schedule|
|May 18, block 1||1, 4, 3, 2|
|May 19, block 2||2, 1, 4, 3|
|May 20, block 3||3 ,2, 1, 4|
|May 21, block 4||4, 3, 2, 1|
|May 22: Retakes||1, 2, 3, 4|
National Honor Society Meeting: Monday, June 1 at 6 p.m.
John Handley High School's chapter of the National Honor Society will be holding an informational meeting on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the Patsy Cline Theater. This meeting is open to the parents of all rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who would like more information about the selection criteria for National Honor Society. Please note that NHS will begin inducting sophomore students beginning next year, as well.
DECA Officer Application
If you are interested in becoming a DECA officer for the 2015-2016 school year, please complete this application. Decisions will be made by the end of the school year.
Handley High School Summer Academy 2015
Classes for Rising 10th-12th Graders
Escuela Secundaria Handley Academia de Verano 2015 Clases para los estudiantes que estarán del 10mo al 12vo grados
CLICK HERE for more INFORMATION and REGISTRATION FORMS (español)
Handley High School Summer Programs 2015
Classes for Rising Freshmen
Escuela Secundaria Handley Academia de Verano 2015 Clases para los estudiantes que empezarán 9no grado
CLICK HERE for more INFORMATION and REGISTRATION FORMS (español)
Reading Summer Camp Counselor Needed
If you are a rising 9th to 12th grade student,apply to be a Reading Summer Camp Counselor this summer at John Handley High School. For details, CLICK HERE (español). For the application form, CLICK HERE (español). Applications due by May 22.
Handley Regional Libraries Need Your Help – Middle and High School Students! (Flyer)
Handley Regional Libraries need lots of volunteer help this summer with the summer reading program, Read to the Rhythm! You will make a difference!
We need help with:
• Assist with programs
• Register children in the reading club
• Shelve books
• Create and maintain displays
• Input data in the computer
• Read books to small groups of younger children
This qualifies as Level 3 volunteering for organizations and volunteer time for Service Letter and cord. Training and orientation on Tuesday, June 2, at 6 pm at Bowman Library
For more information or questions contact Donna Hughes, Librarian, at (540) 869-9000 x215 We can only be successful with YOUR help!
Attention: Honors Summer Course Assignments
Virginia Department of Health Warnings about Electronic Nicotine Delivery System Use (ENDS)
The Virginia Department of Health has issues warnings against the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems that have become popular with teens. Please read this report.
Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Pilot Program
Students at JHHS may bring their own personal technology devices to school for educational purposes only. The student device will be able to connect to the JHHS filtered Wi-Fi.
Students are not permitted to use their own data plan to access the internet.
Parents and students should read the letter and policies carefully before signing the form.
- WPS Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
- Student Use of Personally Owned Electronic Devices
Internet Essentials Program:
Comcast has created the program, Internet Essentials for $9.95 a month. If your family has one or more of your children eligible to participate in the National School Lunch Program then your household may qualify. For more information, call 1-855-8-INTERNET (1-855-846-8376) or apply online at http://www.internetessentials.com/.
Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect: Look, Listen, Respond
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Our local Safe Kids Coalition sponsors activities to raise awareness around child abuse in our area. These include various public awareness activities, a Mayoral Proclamation, and distribution of information to daycare providers, pediatricians offices and leaders in the faith community. There are also many informative resources for parents and school staff available on the Virginia Prevent Child Abuse website, including a planning kit with handouts. Click HERE for the 2014 Virginia Campaign poster.
Eating disorders are serious health problems that usually start in childhood or adolescence and affect both girls and boys. To learn more about about this issue, please read this Parent Letter for Grades 5 - 12 (Español).
Work Permits (Employment Certificates) for Minors
The Department of Labor and Industry announces the launch of an automated, employment certificate process in accordance with the General Assembly changes to §40.1-92 of the Code of Virginia effective July 1, 2013. Children and their parents no longer need to apply for an employment certificate (work permit) at their school. The process is now fully online and parents and students are to follow the instructions at http://www.doli.virginia.gov/laborlaw/employment_certificate_instructions.html Paper applications will no longer be available at the schools.
|An Assistive Listening Device is available for your use. To reserve a receiver please contact: Todd Rosier at least 48hours prior to the scheduled event.
Tenemos un dispositivo de asistencia auditiva a su disposición. Para reservar un receptor por favor contacte a: Todd Rosier por lo menos 48 horas antes del evento programado.
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