It’s the Final Countdown!

Cameron Wood, Editor

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Here it is, the last few weeks of school. From teachers to students, everyone is ready for summer, ready for the long, sunny days, lake time, snowcones, staying up late and sleeping in. It’s almost here, but until then, we have a few more things to get through.

These next few weeks, students of all ages, especially seniors, will have quite a lot of things to do on their plate. From baccalaureate to graduation, May is full of events celebrating the end of the year.

Here’s a list of upcoming events to help keep everyone on top of their game:

  • April 22-25: Pre-Enrollment; 22- Juniors, 23- Sophomores, 24- Freshman, 25- 8th Graders
  • April 26: GT field trip to the food bank and Automobile Alley
  • April 30: All seniors take U.S. History test
  • May 1: Fitness Fest
  • May 2: Band Spring Concert
  • May 5: All sports banquet
  • May 6: Shawnee News Star- Student of today, Athlete of today at Firelake Arena
  • May 7: Blood Drive and Vocal Spring Concert
  • May 8: AP English test (AM)
  • May 10: AP History test (AM)
  • May 13: AP Biology test (AM)/ High School awards assembly: 1:30-3:30
  • May 14: AP Calc Test (AM) / Senior awards assembly: 7:00 May 15/16: Semester tests (AM)
  • May 16: Graduation Practice 9:00 AM / Baccalaureate 6:00 at New Hope Baptist Church
  • May 17: Teacher Professional Day
  • May 18: Graduation!!!: 10:00 at Firelake Arena