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Thibodaux Career and Technical High School


Dear DTSMA Students and Parents:

It is imperative for you and your child to attend your designated orientation session. During this time we will discuss school processes, the registration packet, scheduling, and review student expectations.  ID, Planner, and Grade Level Fees will be collected.   We are requesting that you bring copies of the following pieces of information to allow for paperwork to be completed. 

·        Social Security Card

·        Immunization Records

·        Current Utility Bill with Parent/Guard Name

·        Child Custody Papers (if acceptable)

·        Please be sure that you have turned in a copy of your child’s Birth Certificate and Social Security Card.

Registration/Scheduling and Orientation/Senior Retreat schedule is below:

Middle School

July 31,  2017

High School

August 1, 2017

Dual Enrolled (SLCC/ULL)

August 8, 2017

6th grade  orientation

8:00 am. – 10:00 am

9th grade  – orientation

8:00 am – 10:00 am

11th and 12th grades – orientation

9:00 am – 12:00 noon

7th and 8th grades

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

10th, 11, and 12th grades – orientation

11:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

 

12th grade – Senior Retreat

1:30 – 5:30 pm

 

It is important that our students keep an active mind during summer break.  Students are expected to complete summer reading and math assignments.  Copies are available at school, and we welcome you to come by the front office.

During orientation, topics of discussion will include (i) the dress code policy for middle school and high school; (ii) uniforms for physical education; (iii) suggested school supplies (a suggested list for the start of school will be distributed – additional materials may be requested by individual teachers); (iv) our Summer Reading List and Math Summer Support Program.   

ID/PLANNER FEES (will be collected during ORIENTATION)  

ID Fees   $6.00 Fees cover the cost of the student ID;  Planner Fees $4.00 Fees cover the cost of the student Agenda.

GRADE LEVEL FEES (will be collected during ORIENTATION)

A.      Middle School Grade Level Fee 6th – 8th Grade – $10.00  Middle school will have activities throughout the school year, including a field day during the last week of school.  Fees will also cover the cost for end of year awards for students. 

 B.    High School Grade Level Fees

  • Freshman – $25.00 The freshman class will sponsor a Winter Dance and Spring Lock-in.   Fees will also cover the cost for end of year awards for students.  Any monies remaining at the end of the year will follow the class to the next grade level.
  • Sophomore – $25.00 The sophomore class will sponsor a Homecoming Dance and possibly other events to be determined at a later date.  Fees will also cover the cost for end of year awards for students.  Any monies remaining at the end of the year will follow the class to the next grade level.
  • Junior – $50.00 The junior class will sponsor a Ring Ceremony and Junior-Senior Prom.  Fees will also cover the cost for end of year awards for students.  Any monies remaining at the end of the year will follow the class to the next grade level.
  • Senior – $75.00 The senior class will sponsor a Junior/Senior Prom, Graduate Honors Program, and Graduation Ceremony and Reception.  Fees will also cover the cost for end of year awards for students. The class of 2018 will determine an appropriate school gift to be purchased with any remaining funds.
**Attendance of grade level sponsored events is contingent upon ALL fees paid each year.  **

Again, welcome to David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy.  We are excited to empower your learning experience through self-discovery in STEM education.

Jeff Debetaz, Principal