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Thomas Edison High School

701 Santa Monica
San Antonio, Texas  78212

Phone: (210) 738-9720
Fax: (210) 738-2408


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2015 Graduation

June 6, 2015

NEW 4:30pm-6pm

@ Alamodome

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Senior Prom

May 22nd 
Prom Ticket $60 
Turtle Creek @
IH10 & Wurzbach

 

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Battle of Flowers

Holiday April 24th


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Memorial Day 

Holiday-May 25th

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Last Day of School

June 4, 2015

 

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Juniors-11th grade-CLASS of 2016

 

Cici's Pizza Night November 20th from 4pm-9pm.


 

15% of sales this night will go to the Edison Junior Class


     Class sponsor is:  Mrs. Madore, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Current Balance:  $5,760.00

 as of 4/3/2015

 

This year's fundraisers: 

As of 4/3, we have $5,760 in the Class of 2016 account-even after buying the shirts for $1154.  Start saving for your senior packet that will be sold at the August registration until Sept.11th for $50.  It will include the $60 prom ticket, $10 spirit week ticket, $5 off the Go B16 or Go Home shirt, $10 bash ticket (senior party)-for a savings of $35.  Other things you need to save for your senior year are cap & gown $50 (approximately), yearbook $50, homecoming and prom wear, class ring (if you want one-$80-$500), $10 senior picture sitting fees for formal and graduation photos.

 

Senior year fundraisers:

1. Senior Spirit Week ticket sales fall 2015 (special for seniors to dress up for a week).

2. Possible prom fashion show and/or talent show: $3-$5 per ticket.

3. Prom Packet:  approx. $50 a packet to include one prom ticket, one senior spirit week ticket, $5 off senior shirt coupon.  Individual prom tickets will be $60 if purchased after packet sales-thus a savings of $25--not transferable).

 

Events we fundraiser for:

1. Senior Prom in the spring of 2016.

2. Senior Bash (the last Friday of the school year): catered on campus, DJ, dance, security, games, prizes, photo booth.

 

For input or concerns, feel free to email Mrs. Madore at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

More updates to follow.

CONGRATULATIONS !YOU ARE NOW ON YOUR WAY
As a Junior it is a good idea to get a heads up on what you  will be facing your
Senior year.

IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO KNOW

1. Understand College admissions and what you need to send the college admissions counselor.

2. Research colleges of interest, both public and private.
Visit campuses.

3. Research scholarships.

4. Prepare and Take the ACT and SAT. (test preparation
web site is www.CollegeForTexans.com

5. Determine if you need to retake the ACT and SAT
in the 12th grade.

6. Keep a good relationship with teachers. Keeping in mind that you will need to have letters of reference written.

7. Explore topics for college application essays.

8. STUDY! STUDY! STUDY!

9. Know your GPA. Work on weak spots.

10. After colleges look at your cumulative GPA they focus
on your Junior and Senior year grades and courses and the degree difficulty of your courses. Visit your counselor and discuss where your course of study stands.

11. Study for and take AP exams.

12. Consider who you would like to ask for letters of recommendations.
Be sure you choose people who for recommendations know you and what your goals are.

 

UNDERSTANDING THE PROCESS

Keep a log and a Calendar
Now is the time to get all the leg work done so your senior year will proceed smoothly and be more enjoyable.
Get familar with
*Financial aid applications
*College admission applications,
*Housing applications
*College enterence qualificaitions

College search
*Highly selective colleges,
*Selective Colleges,
*Open admissions Colleges.
*Community Colleges (2 year).
*Narrow your college choices

The more familiar you are with the paper work the easier it will be to complete it successfully when you are a senior.

SCHOLARSHIPS!
*There are numerous scholarship search sites.
*Some scholarships all you need to do is apply
*It is well worth your time to pursue this avenue.
*Some scholarships require you to write an essay.
*Let instructors, and fellow student who's opinion your value
read your essays and ask for honest feedback.
*There are also Scholarships that are
**Gender specific,
**Ethnic specific,
**Major specific
Have all the knowledge about applications and the process of selection you can find. It will leave more time for you to enjoy your very busy Senior year .

In the career GO CENTER you can
*Career search
*Take practice SAT and ACT test
*College search
*Sholarship search
*Get familiar with the FASA

Take advantage of the practice testing. The more prepared
you are the better your score will be, and with that the more

choice college choices you will have.