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MRHS Bulletin 6/12: GRADUATION 2020!! JUNE 16

MRHS Bulletin 6/12: GRADUATION 2020!! JUNE 16

Mount Rainier High School

Weekly Bulletin                           

June 12, 2020

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GRADUATION TUESDAY, JUNE 16!!

SENIOR CELEBRATION MONDAY JUNE 15 @ 6pm

CONGRATULATIONS CLASS OF 2020

 

GENERAL

Our Mission: 
Mount Rainier High School promotes the growth of every student and seeks to create principled, knowledgeable, and inquisitive graduates empowered to lead productive and caring lives in a global society.

 

Last Day of School: Friday,  June 19  

 

Orca Cards  Highline partners with King County Metro and WSDOT to offer a free Youth Summer ORCA Pass to students in grades 8 – 12 who qualify for free school meals. The pass gives them access to three months of unlimited transit. Students will sign up now, then receive their card once KC officials allow for safe, non-essential travel. Currently, students are not advised to take transit for any non-essential reasons.  Sign up at Youth ORCA Pass sign-up form. For more information visit the Youth ORCA Pass website.

 

Online Enrollment 2020 -2021
Online enrollment is now open to all students, including returning students and non-resident students. Parents and guardians of currently enrolled students can also update emergency contact information online.  See HighlineSchools.org or ParentVue for more information.

 

Register to Vote: will you be 18 by Nov 6th? Register to Vote @ https://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/register.aspx      

 

Mount Rainier’s school nurse, Karrin Johnson, is available for questions or concerns about student health during regular school hours, 8:00 am-4 pm Mon/Wed/Thurs/Fri at (206) 631-7007 or by email at Karrin.Johnson@Highlineschools.org. For basic questions about COVID 19 please first visit the district website https://www.highlineschools.org/coronavirus

 

School Buildings are closed.  There is no access to Mount Rainier at this time. 

Book & Materials Return (not Chromebooks, see below) for 9, 10, 11 Grades: 

FRESHMEN                                                           SOPHOMORES                                                       JUNIORS

Monday, June 15              11:00am-3:00pm               Wednesday, June 17 11:00am – 3:00pm                  Thursday, June 18            11:00am-3:00pm

 

Chromebooks:  Learning is of utmost importance.  For this reason, PK-4 and 9-11th grade students will keep their devices until September 11, 2020.  At that time, students will hand in their device(s) to be accounted for, cleaned up, repaired and redistributed.  Most of these students will be engaged in Distance Learning and/or Online programs; thus, the need for their device(s) throughout the summer.

Even if a student will not be engaged during the summer months, and may not need to tech any more, we are asking that they hold on to it until the 11th of September.

 

Student Financial Account & Payment Information:  Student accounting information including payments made and fines (not Mealtime Lunch account info) may be found online at HighlineSchools.org; “Students” drop down menu; “Online Payment”, “Touchbase” (blue box under Fines & Fees; Do Not Create an account just directly LOG IN:  User Name is Student ID # (just numerals) & Password is Last Name with First Letter of last name Capitalized.  No new fines have been posted since March 16 so you will not see fines for most current year items.  Once logged in you may see fines, payments and make payments for fines.

 

SPORTS/CLUBS

 

Drama Club: Our Spring 2020 Musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, has been postponed until May 2021. Current cast members should retain their rehearsal materials. Seniors who are graduating and who have materials will need to return those books…process TBD. If you have any questions, please reach out to Mr. Thumim at jon.thumim@highlineschools.org.

***Please note, we will hold auditions in the Winter to fill roles previously held by graduating seniors.

 

Yearbooks are coming!  You are still be able to purchase a Yearbook $ 60 Online Only.  Delivery has been delayed due to Covid issues.  We will schedule pick up days later this summer when it arrives.

Directions:  HighlineSchools.org; “Students” drop down menu; “Online Payment”, “Touchbase” (blue box under Fines & Fees; LOG IN (Do Not Create an account):  User Name is Student ID # (just numerals) & Password is Last Name with First Letter of last name Capitalized.  You will need student ID # to sign in.  Click on Student’s Name; “Items at student’s school”; “ASB Membership and Yearbook”; blue “buy” button under Yearbook; at the top you will then see “checkout” which will take you to the payment page.

 

Spring Sports:  Spring Participation Fees paid by parents will be refunded by check and mailed to your home mid-June.

 

SENIORS

 

CHANGE OF DATE & TIME

***Senior Celebration Webinar:  Monday, June 15th 6:00pm  CELEBRATE SENIORS! ***

Join Friends & Family on this Webinar Celebrating All MRHS Graduates.  https://highlineschools.zoom.us/j/91913509472

 

GRADUATION:  TUESDAY, JUNE 16

Graduation:  Mount Rainier High School Class of 2020 Graduation will be on Tuesday, June 16th

Seniors and families will be scheduled to rotate through a drive-through graduation ceremony at Mount Rainier High School on Tuesday, June 16. Wearing their cap and gown, each student will receive their diploma cover, get a professional photo taken, and be cheered on by teachers and staff with appropriate social distancing. Students will also receive senior awards, graduation programs and senior memorabilia.   See full details at:  HighlineSchools.org; Class of 2020

 

Detailed Information about Mount Rainier High School Graduation:

https://mrhs.highlineschools.org/about/news/news-details/~board/district-news/post/celebrating-our-mount-rainier-class-of-2020

Included on website:  Time to arrive; vehicle info; details of how the drive thru graduation will work and more! 

Definitely read and be prepared for this special event.

 

Graduating Seniors,

To ensure you receive your final diploma and transcript, it is time to

    Update your address – if needed https://mrhs.page.link/graduation

    Order final transcript to be sent to college (s) (same link as above)

     Pay your fines http://wa-highline.intouchreceipting.com

 

Hera are the links:  

 visit https://mrhs.page.link/graduation with your student google account to update your address and or order final transcripts to be sent to College(s) or Universities

 visit http://wa-highline.intouchreceipting.com to pay your fines,  Username= ID# Password=Last name (first initial capitalized)

Congrats C/O 2020 Rams!