What's Happening in Boise School District
2017 High School Graduation Ceremonies

May 22:  Borah High School graduation ceremony, Taco Bell Arena at Boise State University, 7:00 p.m. Live video streaming available. Borah High School Graduation Program.

May 23:  Capital High School graduation ceremony,  Taco Bell Arena at Boise State University, 7:00 p.m. Live video streaming available. Capital High School Graduation Program. 

May 25:  Booth-Marian Pritchett School graduation ceremony, 6:30 p.m., Timberline High Auditorium. 

May 26:  Timberline High School graduation ceremony, Taco Bell Arena at Boise State University, 7:00 p.m. Live video streaming available. Timberline High School Graduation Program

May 30:  Boise High School graduation ceremony,  Taco Bell Arena at Boise State University, 7:00 p.m. Live video streaming available. Boise High School Graduation Program.

June 1:  Frank Church High School spring graduation ceremony, Morrison Center, 7:00 p.m.

June 12 -15:  Capital High School will present it's Boy's Basketball Camp for grades 3-8 this June. Learn more...

Be sure to share your graduation photos on social media using #BSD2017Grad

Please note: For your safety, all guests entering Taco Bell Arena are subject to a metal-detector screening, visual inspection, and bag inspection conducted by Arena security personnel. Prohibited items include anything that can be deemed a threat to public safety. Please remove your cell phone and larger metal objects from your pockets. Belts and belt buckles do not need to be removed. If you have a medical condition that prevents you from being able to go through the metal detection process please use the Accessible entry lane on the far right side and notify staff.

May 26:   Early Release K-6

May 29:   Memorial Day - No school K-12. 

May 31 & June 1-2:  Secondary end of semester testing. Early release 7-12.

June 2:  Last day of school - Early release K-12.  

June 5-30:  Secondary Summer School - Semester 1.

July 4:  Independence Day Holiday - No Summer School. 

July 5 - 28: Secondary Summer School - Semester 2. 

August 22:  First day of school - Early release K-12


Boise School District Summer School: Boise School District offers a wide variety of summer school classes for elementary, secondary and alternative secondary students to enhance their educational experiences beginning June 5th. Further information can be found on the 2017 Summer School website . In addition, the District offers a Summer Music Education program  that allows students to "jump start" or continue their music education during the summer months. Also, the District offers a Summer Driver Education program for students. 

Half of Idaho's 2017 Spring Sports 5A Academic State Champions from Boise District High Schools : The Idaho High School Activities Association is pleased to announce the 2017 Spring Sports Academic State Champions. This award is presented to the varsity team in each classification that achieves the highest cumulative grade point average. The IHSAA and its official sponsor, The United Dairymen of Idaho, congratulate these student-athletes for their outstanding academic achievement and commitment to excellence through athletics.

Of the eight teams selected statewide from the 5A classification, four of the teams are from Boise School District high schools. The four Boise District high school teams selected are as follows:
Boise High Boys Track Team - 3.637 GPA


Boise High Boys Golf Team - 3.891 GPA


Borah High Girls Tennis Team - 3.926 GPA


Timberline High Girls Golf Team - 3.877 GPA

Students To Be Honored at Carnegie Hall:   The following students from Boise High will travel to Carnegie Hall in June for their National Scholastic Gold Key Awards .  Elizabeth Lee (pictured) won a Gold Key for her Senior Portfolio, earning a $10,000 Scholarship.  Lee is one of sixteen high school seniors who received the program's highest national honor, the Gold Medal Portfolio. Carly Werdel (pictured) won a Gold Medal and the American Voices Award for Humor, which also represents a "Best in Region" award.  The awards are from the non-profit Alliance for Young Artists & Writers as part of the 2017 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards , the nation's longest-running and most prestigious recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12.  

Elizabeth Lee
Senior
Boise High School

Carly Werdel
Junior
Boise High School


S
TEM Revolution Summer Camps:

Designed by Stanford and MIT graduates, STEM Revolution Camps (formerly known as STEMbusUSA) provide students with fun and engaging opportunities to explore science and technology with no experience needed.  Each camp is filled with exciting, hands-on experiences designed to build interest, knowledge, and technical skills the campers can take with them into the classroom and beyond.  The camps will run June - July 2017, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  For more information, visit www.stemrevolution.com/camps

STEM Related Summer Learning Opportunties:  Following is a list of STEM related summer learning opportunities for students:
JFK Now Enrolling:  Boise School District's Just for Kids childcare program is now taking enrollment for Summer 2017. Click here to learn more. 


Free Summer Meals:   Boise School District will once again participate in the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program.  Summer meals will be provided to children ages 1 through 18 at a number of school sites without charge. Breakfast and lunch are served Monday through Friday beginning June 5th through August 4th.    Click here to learn more.  

Summer Jobs with the Boise School District:   It's that time of year again! Every summer the Boise School District employs students for a summer position as a summer laborer. Click here  for more information on applying. 

JFK Now Hiring:  Boise School District's Just For Kids childcare program is hiring for summer. Applicants 17 years old will be considered for summer employment. Click here to apply for these classified positions.       

Parents -  Sign-Up for Emergency Text Messaging:  The Boise School District offers emergency text messaging for parents/guardians.  Click  here to learn more and sign-up.

Non-Parents - Mobile App Available:   Boise School District has a mobile app to improve communication to you. The app is available in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.  

Note:  Should you no longer wish to receive Constant Contact emails from the District, you may click on the SafeUnsubscribe link located at the bottom of this email.    

News Media Contact:
Dan Hollar
Public Affairs Administrator
Boise School District  
(208) 854-4064
dan.hollar@boiseschools.org  

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