Senior Information

Class of 2020 - Senior Information
Welcome seniors and parents! 

Important Communication Tools
Class of 2020 Google Classroom: uobdx8 (make sure you have classroom notifications turned on)
Class of 2020 Remind:  text the code @vrhsclas to 81010 

Senior Summit ~ October 30, 2019
Students will register in advance for sessions through a Google Form.  Any student who does not register by Friday, October 11th at 4pm will be assigned to sessions, which must be adhered to for attendance purposes.  For more information on potential sessions, please see the Senior Summit Website.

Cool Week 
*Week 1:  February 24th-28th
*Week 2:  March 2nd - 6th
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.
*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.

Upcoming Senior Events
**Dates will be added to list as they get scheduled**
October 30th: 
Senior Summit at 8:40 am
November 5th 5:00 - 7:00 pm: 
Balfour at Vista Ridge for Cap & Gown orders by front office
November 6th and 7th: Balfour at Vista Ridge during all lunches for Cap & Gown orders
November 9th: I Applied Day CelebrationStudents who have submitted a college application by Thursday, November 1st and have submitted proof will be invited to join us for the "I Applied Day" celebration on Friday, November 9th in the lecture hall at 8:00 AM. â€‹Documentation must be uploaded to the "I Applied" Celebration form by November 5th at 4:00 PM. 
November 12-15: 
Photo Texas on campus for Senior Yearbook Pics.  Click here for more info
November 20: 
Deadline to take senior pics for the yearbook.  Click here for more info
March 25th:  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 include a phone # on checks)
$25.00 1 lrg. Panoramic, $35 for 1 lrg. and 1 medium size panoramic, $45 for 1 lrg., 1 medium & 1 medium '19 formation
TBD:
Deadline to report Senior Scholarships for Senior Awards Ceremony
May 16th:
Vista Ridge Prom at the Renaissance Austin Hotel, 9721 Arboretum Blvd, TX 78759
TBD:  Balfour in Cafeteria during all 3 lunches to deliver cap and gowns
TBD: Senior Sail
TBD:
 Senior Awards Ceremony 
TBD: Baccalaureate Service 
TBD: Senior Final Exams
TBD: Mandatory Graduation Practice 
May 30th: Graduation 4:00 pm at HEB Center at Cedar Park; students report to VRHS prior
 to Graduation (more detailed info regarding time and place to come)
 Please visit the district graduation website for future details.
TBD: Project Graduation ( June 1st  at VRHS Cafeteria after Graduation)
     
Senior Walks at Elementary Schools ~ wear cap & gown
Cox Elementary ~ TBD
Faubion Elementary ~ TBD  
Reagan Elementary  ~ TBD
Rutledge Elementary ~ TBD
Westside Elementary ~ TBD

Graduation Day Information
H-E-B Center LISD Graduation Ceremony Information Packet 
Click HERE to see detailed information for Graduation Day including transportation, what to bring and not bring on the bus, parent/guest seating, parking at HEB Center, etc.
Click HERE to see information regarding some important Graduation Do's & Don'ts

Order Your Cap & Gown 
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 Jan. 31st.

Reporting Future Plan


Senior Awards ~ TBD
Parents/Guardians of students being recognized will receive an invitation to Senior Awards.
The Class of 2020'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 the Senior Scholarships Reporting Form in the VRHS Class of 2020 Google Classroom.  (Google Classroom:  uobdx8)
You also must submit a copy of the scholarship award letter or enlistment papers.
**Please complete a separate form in the VRHS Class of 2020 Google Classroom for EACH scholarship offered to you, whether or not you are accepting the offer.**


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 that is available in the Class of 2020 Google Classroom.  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 - If you need to request access to your TSI test scores, please visit the College & Career Center website TSI page to fill out a request form.

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

Vista Ridge High School CEEB Code 441176