Senior Information

Class of 2021 - Senior Information

Welcome seniors and parents!


Important Communication Tools

Class of 2021 Google Classroom: lhoj6i6 (make sure you have classroom notifications turned on)

Order You Cap & Gown (required)

This is required to participate in the VRHS graduation ceremony; order online from Balfour.
The deadline to order your cap and gown before the price goes up is February 8th.

Upcoming Senior Events

**Dates will be added to list as they get scheduled**
TBD = To be determined

January 28th: Senior Student and Parent Webinar at 11:30 am and/or 6:30 pm. The webinar will also be recorded and link will be added here and on the front page of the website.


WEBINAR LINKS:

When: Jan 28, 2021 11:30 AM (Central Time)

Topic: VRHS Senior Webinar

https://leanderisd.zoom.us/j/83191827450

Passcode: Rangers


When: Jan 28, 2021 06:30 PM (Central Time)

Topic: VRHS Senior Webinar

https://leanderisd.zoom.us/j/83928929250

Passcode: Rangers

April 22: Deadline to report Senior Scholarships for Senior Awards Ceremony.
Scholarship Reporting Form (2020-2021) and College Acceptance & Military Enlistment Reporting Form (2020-2021)
May 8, 2021: Vista Ridge Prom 8:00 - 10:00 pm - Renaissance Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Blvd, Austin, TX 78759
May 18th: Senior Awards Ceremony - In Person or Virtual Ceremony will be determined closer to time.
TBD: Baccalaureate Service led by FCA & CARE (open to all Seniors and their families)
May 26th: Mandatory Graduation Practice at 9am ~ In Person or Virtual Assembly will be determined closer to time.
TBD:
Senior Parade last week of school in the evening - more information coming soon.
May 28th at 8:00 pm: Graduation at Gupton Stadium; TBD where and when students will report.

Please visit the district graduation website for future details.

TBD: Project Graduation - It is still to be determined if we will have an in person project graduation. Regardless, we will still have the opportunity to celebrate our seniors virtually by entering their names in a drawing for prizes.

TBD: Senior Panoramic Photo during Ranger Time on the Band Pad
Pictures may be purchased the following day during ALL lunches in the Cafeteria (Cash, Check or Money Order is accepted. Checks made out to Goldbeck Company and must include a phone number on checks)
$25.00 1 large Panoramic, $35 for 1 large and 1 medium size panoramic, $45 for 1 large, 1 medium & 1 medium '21 formation

Senior Walks at Elementary Schools ~ wear cap & gown
Cox Elementary ~ TBD
Faubion Elementary ~ TBD
Reagan Elementary ~ TBD
Rutledge Elementary ~ TBD
Naumann Elementary ~ TBD
Westside Elementary ~ TBD

Graduation Day Information

May 28th at 8:00 pm: Graduation at Gupton Stadium; TBD where and when students will report.

Reporting Future Plan

May 18th ~ Senior Awards
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Parents/Guardians of students being recognized will receive an invitation to Senior Awards.*
The Class of 2021's achievements will be recognized during Senior Awards. Several awards will be presented, including awards for scholarship offers & military enlistments. In order for a Military Enlistment or Scholarship to be recognized, students must provide verification by completing one of the forms listed below.
You will be asked to upload copies of the scholarship offers (i.e. letters, emails, screen shots, etc) or signed enlistment in the Google Form.
Class of 2021 Military Enlistment Reporting Form (2020-2021) & Class of 2021 Scholarship Reporting Form (2020-2021)
Please complete a new form for
each scholarship offer that you receive.

Get on the "College Wall"

Wondering how you can be recognized and added to the VRHS College Wall?
Please complete the College Acceptance Reporting Form (2020-2021)
After completing this form, please stop by the counseling office to sign a pennant and post it on the College Wall.
As you receive multiple acceptance offers, please complete additional forms.

Requesting Test Scores
ACT - Available through ACT Website
SAT - Available through College Board Website
AP Scores - Available through College Board Website
TSI - Request your TSI scores from Accuplacer

Requesting Transcripts
High School - Available through Parchment
ACC - Available through ACC

Requesting Immunization Records
If you need a copy of your immunization records send an email to student.records@leanderisd.org
Please include the following in your email:
Student's Name
DOB
Student ID Number
Last School Attended
Photo ID of person requesting (parent if student is 17 yrs or less)

Vista Ridge High School CEEB Code: 441176




PAST DATES / INFORMATION

You are required to meet with your counselor in September to discuss this school year and post-graduation plans. This is an excellent opportunity to learn the steps required for college, career, & military planning and how counselors can support you through the process.
You can also view these slides for more information and then fill out this google form. When the form is submitted, you will receive a confirmation and steps to schedule the meeting.

Cool Week
*Week 1: TBD
*Week 2: TBD
Cool Week is structured, week-long, work-based learning experience for qualified 12th grade students in Leander ISD. Students are placed in a business or agency for a few days or a full week in a career field that they may otherwise not necessarily have access to observe. For more information on COOL Week, please visit the COOL Week Website (2019-2020)
*Students may only participate in up to 1 week of COOL Week. All COOL Week days must fall within the same week and can't be split between the 2 weeks.

September 22nd-24th: Photo Texas on campus for Senior Yearbook Pics. Click here (2020-2021) for more information
November 20th: Deadline to take senior pics for the yearbook. Click here (2020-2021) for more information

I Applied Day Celebration- Students who have submitted a college application by TBD and have submitted proof will be invited to join us for the "I Applied Day" celebration on TBD in the lecture hall at 8:00 AM. Documentation must be uploaded to the "I Applied" Celebration form by TBD.