We’re so tired from this school year that we had to abbreviate “Everything You Need To Know About” to just EYNTKA to finish telling you about the last days of the 2018-2019 school year. So let’s do it.

SAFETY AND SECURITY PROCEDURES FOR THE FINAL DAYS OF SCHOOL

Safety and security are one of the campus’ major priorities, but according to Keller ISD administration, “due to previous disorderly incidents, both in Keller ISD as well as in other areas, the high school principals have established procedures and expectations specific to the final week of the year.”

That means things are a little different starting Friday, May 17, 2019. Here’s the rules:

1.  No backpacks, athletics bags or duffle bags will be allowed on campus after May 17.
2.  No lockers will be available for usage after May 17.
3.  Textbooks will be collected from May 15 to May 23.
4.  Extra personnel have been assigned to each campus, including 24-hour security.
5.  Extra security cameras are available on campuses.
6.  Students must leave the building immediately at the 3:45 p.m. bell beginning May 20. There will be limited scheduled activities on campuses after 3:45 p.m.

What happens to students that “disrupt the learning environment” during this time? Keller ISD detailed the consquences in a letter to families:

“Students who disrupt the learning environment will be subject to suspension and further disciplinary action per the Keller ISD Student Code of Conduct. Seniors who involve themselves in such disruptions will also be suspended from walking in the graduation ceremony, according to Policy FMH Local. For students who are not seniors, involvement in disruption of the learning environment may be punishable up to and including DAEP placement for 60 days to include next school year.”

FINAL DAYS OF SCHOOL CALENDAR

The final week of school starts Monday, May 20 with a traditional A Day school day. It’s the last normal schedule of the school year.

On Tuesday, May 21, students will have 1st and 5th Period finals, with an adjusted B Day schedule. See below:

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 (Exam 1st and 5th)
1st 8:30 -9:46 (76) Exam
2B 9:52 – 11:02 (70) Normal Class
3B 11:08- 1:13 Class
4B 1:19 – 2:23 (64) Normal Class
5th 2:29 – 3:45 (76) Exam

On Wednesday, May 22, students will have A Day Final exams and then conclude school at 12:30 p.m. for early release. See below:

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 (Exam 2A, 3A, 4A)
2A 8:30 – 9:46 (76) Exam
3A 9:52 – 11:08 (76) Exam
4A 11:14 – 12:30 (76) Exam

May 23 is the last day of classes for the 2018-2019 Keller ISD school year.

On Thursday, May 23, students will have B Day Final exams and then conclude school at 12:30 p.m. for early release. See below:

Thursday, May 23, 2019 (Exam 2B, 3B, 4B)
2B 8:30 – 9:46 (76) Exam
3B 9:52 – 11:08 (76) Exam
4B 11:14 – 12:30 (76) Exam

SENIOR EXEMPTIONS FOR FINALS

The Class of 2019 Seniors may speak with their teachers for information on how to be exempt from their final exams. Teachers will notify students about exemptions by May 20, 2019. Here’s some more info: https://www.timbercreektalon.com/2019/04/seniors-offered-exemptions-from-spring-semester-exams/

GRADUATION REHEARSAL

Seniors must attend the mandatory Graduation Rehearsal on May 24. Find all the information about Graduation by clicking this link: HEY, THIS IS THE LINK FOR GRADUATION INFORMATION.

This article is very likely to be updated as we get through the end of the 2018-2019 school year. Check regularly.

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