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“Soar to New Horizons” 2021-2022 School Theme

Monday, May 16, 2022

Dear Aviators,

This email has lots of information for the end of the school year. Please read to the end, especially graduation information for Seniors. It is hard to believe we are down to only one more Friday left before school is out. This is the home stretch for getting to the end of the year. Please continue to check skyward and encourage your students to communicate with their teachers if they have questions on assignments.

1. Summer School

CVHS will offer limited summer school offerings this summer: English 9,10, & 11 Secondary Math 1 & 2. The CVHS Summer School schedule can be found here. Students may also attend Lehi HS which will offer a variety of subjects. You can find the Lehi HS Summer schedule here. To register students must pay the $25/class to our Finance Office before the last day of school. For any questions please reach out to your student’s counselor.

2. Graduation Information Update:

We wanted to give you a few reminders about our upcoming graduation that will take place at the BYU Marriott Center on Thursday, May 26, 2022.

Graduation Practice/Yearbook Distribution & Lunch:

All graduates need to attend the graduation practice on Monday, May 23rd from 8:00 – 10:00 am in the CVHS Auditorium. Important information regarding the graduation process will be discussed. Following the practice, those seniors that have purchased a yearbook will be able to pick them up. Tyson Foods will be providing the seniors with a BBQ lunch after the yearbook distribution. Thank you Tyson Foods!!!!

Important times to be aware of:

Graduates are expected to arrive at the BYU Marriott Center “Check In” table at the northwest corner by 11:30 a.m.

Processional begins at 12:15 p.m.

Commencement Exercises begin promptly at 12:30 p.m.

Graduation Guidelines & Map:

These guidelines and map will help assist you in your preparation for graduation. Guidelines & Map

Clear Bag Policy: The Marriott Center at BYU has a clear bag policy. Please make sure that you abide by their policy.

Livestream Link: The graduation commencement ceremony will be live streamed. Here is the link to view it: Livestream Link

Seating at the Marriott Center:

No tickets are needed and there is not a limit of the amount of family/friends that are allowed for the Commencement Ceremony. Guests are to sit on the south side of the Marriott Center between portals F-L.

After the graduation, please meet your graduates on the south side of the Marriott Center.

ACE AWARDS:

Aviator Celebration of Excellence (ACE Awards) will be held this Wednesday, May 18th from 6-7:30 pm in the CVHS Auditorium. We will be recognizing our seniors for their academic achievements. Best dress encouraged. Refreshments will be served.

Graduate Photo Opportunity:

Prior to the ACE Awards, our seniors will have the opportunity to take pictures with the Fuselage, ACE the Aviator and other locations in the commons area from 4:00 – 5:45 at the school on May 18th. (Photographer not provided)

Graduation Cultural Expression Update:

The Alpine district sent out an email regarding the district’s decision to allow cultural expression at graduation. Students may wear objects that represent their ancestral heritage. We received additional information from the district noting guidelines etc. Please note the following:

a.. The cap and gown issued by the school represent the uniform for ASD graduation. They should be worn appropriately and not altered.

b. The recently passed HB30 expanded the graduation uniform, allowing cultural expressions for cultural regalia and objects of “religious and cultural significance” for our qualified Native students and inclusive of other cultures. (i.e., Pacific Islander formal Ta’ovala, leis, feather, flowers in moderation, necklaces, etc.)

c. Additions to the cap and gown should reflect culturally significant objects to the students, families, and their communities. These are not limited to only one. These objects should not include representations of drugs, violence, political speech, flags, or other non-religious or non-culturally significant objects.

d. Students must obtain administrative pre-approval for adjustments to graduation wear. Pre-approval should allow for appropriate cultural expressions without causing last-minute misunderstandings and frustrations. Please make an appointment to meet before May 24, 2022 at 3:00 P.M.

Pre-approval process:

1. Students (parents are welcome) must bring in the objects of “religious and cultural significance” to their administrator. Only items approved will be allowed at graduation.

Please reach out via email to the Administrator who oversees your child based on their last name if you would like an appointment to get items approval:

A-Cook Scott Mansfield [email protected]

Coola-Hat Daren Ward [email protected]

Hau-Mei Kimberly Moore [email protected]

Mej-See Pat Fossat [email protected]

Sef-Z Kenyon Christen [email protected]

3. Senior Activities

Seniors (and Parents of Seniors), it’s time to get your tickets for Senior Events! Tickets are available on myschoolfees.com or at the finance window. Please note that Lagoon Tickets cannot be purchased until your Chromebook has been turned in, and must be paid for at the finance office window to ensure that all fees and fines and Chromebooks are clear. All other tickets are already available on myschoolfees. Event tickets can be purchased separately or all at the same time and include

Senior Dinner Dance: Thursday, May 19, Provo City Library Ballroom 6:30-10:30 pm, $28

Senior Sunset: Friday, May 20, CVHS Stadium, time TBA, No Charge

Senior Clearance: Friday, May 20, Credits will be finalized to clear for graduation

May 23rd:

Graduation Practice in Auditorium 8-10 A.M.

Final Cap & Gown distribution in lobby 10-11 A.M.

Senior only yearbook distribution on stage 10-11 A.M.

Signing Social in commons 7-9-P.M.

Senior Lagoon Day: Tuesday, May 24, Tickets @ Finance window after Chromebook turn-in, $50

Graduation: BYU Marriott Center 12:30 P.M. with a processional at 12:10 P.M. Students arrive at 11:30

Senior All-Night Grad Party: Thursday, May 26, All-Star Bowling, 10:30 P.M. -4:00 A.M., $40

Diploma Certificate Pick Up: May 31- June 17th.

If your student would like to get reminders and announcements about Senior events, have them sign up for our ‘CVHS 2022 Seniors’ group on BAND

https://band.us/n/adad7fIaqbk3S

4. Chromebook Update

Parents, we apologize for the email blast last week. Remember, Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors will keep their Chromebooks over the summer, but they still need to be checked for any problems. At this point all Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors who have not had their Chromebooks checked will be assessed a fine. They can report to the front office to have it checked and that fine will be cleared. All Seniors or any students not attending Cedar Valley High School next year will need to return their Chromebooks by Thursday, May 19 to avoid a fine. Students will return their device to the end of D-Terminal. Questions about Chromebooks can be directed to Pat Fossat at [email protected]

5. Summer Drivers Education

Cedar Valley is now enrolling students for Summer ONLINE Driver’s Ed. Students can sign up for either June or July and will take a range within that specific month. There are a total of 80 spots for June and 160 spots for July. These are on a first come first serve basis. If interested please sign up on the Google Form on the Cedar Valley Driver’s Ed Website. https://cvhs.alpineschools.org/drivers-education/

If you have any questions please let me know at [email protected]

6. Finance Office Message

School Fees that have not been paid by June 15th will be sent to collections.. **The finance office will be closed on May 20th to assess fines**

Yearbook

We are Sold Out of Yearbooks. Students who purchased a yearbook will be able to pick them up next week. Seniors will be able to pick up their yearbooks after the Graduation Practice on Monday 5/23. All other students will be able to pick up their yearbook at the signing party on Monday 5/23 at 7:00. If you did not purchase a yearbook you could call the Finance office and ask to be put on a list in case any more yearbooks become available.

7. School Lunch 2022-2023 school year

If you qualify for free and reduced lunch, please fill out the form starting in late July or early August. Updated Free and Reduced Lunch Flie

8. Upcoming Dates to Remember:

Link here for all activities and events at CVHS

2-week calendar

Have a fantastic week!

Courtney Johnson,

Principal CVHS