Awards Day - Parkland will hold two Awards Day celebrations on the morning of Friday, May 27. The Freshman Awards Day will be held in the auditorium. The Senior Awards Day will be in the gymnasium. Sophomores and Juniors will report to Success Academy Friday morning prior to attending the Senior Awards celebration.
Spring Fling 2016 during 4th period THIS Friday, May 27! Our Student Leadership Council (SLC) is sponsoring an afternoon of fun activities, games, and food to support Parkland's clubs! For more information, ask a SLC member or listen to afternoon announcements. There is a charge for food and some activities, so please come prepared.
Ultimate Frisbee * Corn Hole Tournament * Professional Magician * Photo Booth * Face Painting * Temp Tattoos * Dunking Booth * Kickball * Soccer Tournament * 3-on-3 basketball * Gelato * Icees * Muddy Buddies * Popcorn * Crepes * "Get Me Out of Jail"
Prom Tickets - Parkland's Junior/Senior Prom is THIS Saturday, May 28 from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at BB&T Ballpark (home of the Dash). Students who plan to attend must purchase tickets by Thursday, May 26. Tickets are on sale before school on Tuesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 26. The tickets include admission to prom, dinner, and pictures. Prom tickets are now $70 per person or $120 per couple.
Prom Queen and Prom King will be voted on and announced during Prom on May 28.
Order Your Yearbook Now! The Spectatus staff has put together a fantastic book of memories of the 2015-16 school year. Yearbooks are $50, and you get a "FREE" digital copy with purchase! There are two ways to order a yearbook: With cash or check (payable to Parkland HS). Deliver to Ms. R. Johnson in room 619 OR with Credit card on the Parkland page of the Herff Jones website. Parkland's school code # is 10594.
Make Up Days - Don't forget to mark your calendar with the make-up days. Students will now have school on: Monday, February 15; Thursday, March 24 (last day of 3rd quarter); Monday, April 11; Thursday, June 9; and Friday, June 10 (last day of school).
School Meals: The prices of high school meals for the 2015-16 school year are $2.10 (breakfast) and $2.85 (lunch). Students who qualify for reduced meals will pay 40 cents for lunch with no charge for breakfast.
Grading Scale & Course Weight Changes - 10-point Grading Scale - Starting with this school year, all NC high school students will be graded on a 10-point scale: A = 90 & above, B = 80-89, C = 70-79, D = 60-69, F = 59 & below.