See Counselor Frazier for information about college application and ACT fee waivers if you qualify for free lunch.
Senior Portraits for Class of 2019
If you missed the on-campus photography date, you may schedule an appointment at the studio by calling 423-892-1332 or 1-800-736-4775. Senior portraits must be made by December 1st. All seniors will need both a formal and a casual photo.
There will be one more on-campus photography date, October 23rd.
Seniors: All seniors must have a formal and a casual photo taken by Lifetouch to be in the yearbook. There is a sitting fee to have the yearbook shots taken. The last chance to have a photo made at school will be Tuesday, October 23rd. If you need an appointment time, see Mrs. Anderson. If you need to go to the studio to have a portrait taken, call Lifetouch in 423-892-1332.
After receiving portrait proofs, seniors must call Lifetouch to select one casual and one formal pose for the yearbook. Call either 1-800-736-4775 or 1-423-892-1332. You may also submit the proof number of your choice to Mrs. Anderson.
Check the calendar on the home page for upcoming senior events!
Check Ms. Byrum's website for scholarship and FAFSA info! www.idercounselor.weebly.com
Senior year is an exciting but busy time. To try to make your year go smoothly, please keep the following deadlines and photo dates in mind. You will be having a monthly senior meeting as needed to discuss any new business and to make you aware of things that come up during the year. Pay attention to morning announcements as they often include information for seniors. There is also a section on the school website (iderschool.weebly.com) that has information for seniors.
Senior Portraits -- Seniors must have a formal and a casual portrait made by Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch in order to be included in the yearbook. If you did not keep your appointment at the school in July, you must contact Lifetouch to set up a studio appointment.
(423) 892-1332. You should have your senior portraits photographed by December 1st.
*Lifetouch will make limited photos at school on October 23rd. This will be not be a full senior photo session.
ACT -- Remember some colleges have early deadlines for applications and scholarships. If you want to retake your ACT, you need to test at one of the early testing dates.
Register online at actstudent.org or see Ms. Byrum.
School and Library Fees -- If you owe a fee to the school, please pay Mrs. Frazier as soon as possible. If you owe a library fee or lost a library book, see Mrs. Thomas.You will not be allowed to graduate until all fees are paid.
Senior Ads -- Senior ads will be sold from September 1st until March 31. Senior ads must be purchased and created online at balfour.com.
full page -- $150
½ page -- $100
¼ page -- $75
1/8 page -- $35
Scholarships -- Listen to morning announcements, check the board outside Ms. Byrum’s office, and check Ms. Byrum’s website for scholarship deadlines. Update your resume (check in your Google Docs account) to use for scholarship applications. If you receive a scholarship or special award, please tell Ms. Byrum so you can be recognized at Senior Night.
Fall Pictures -- Fall pictures will be made August 28 with a make up day on October 23rd. Please have a fall photo taken even though you will have the senior portrait in the yearbook. The school day photos are used with our computer systems for your transcript and for your lunch account.
2019 Yearbooks -- Yearbooks will be sold at school in October and in February. Yearbooks are $50 or $55 with a name on the cover. You may also order your yearbook online from September through March at balfour.com.
Baby Pictures -- Please bring one baby picture to Mrs. Anderson by October 1st. Remember, all photos must be suitable for publication in the yearbook.
Spring Pictures -- Spring pictures will be made March 19th. These photos are optional for seniors.
Graduation Fees -- $70 -- should be paid by February -- see Mrs. White
Graduation Attire -- Guys -- black dress pants, white shirt, dark tie, black or dark brown dress
shoes (no sandals or athletic shoes)
Girls -- dark dress or skirt, black dress heels or flats. (You may want to purchase these during the winter since black shoes are hard to find in the warmer months.
Girls, make sure you have sewn the white collar into your gown
BEFORE cap and gown picture day. The sticky tabs included in the
package will not hold it.
Cap and Gown Pictures -- Cap and gown photos will be made April 9th. You should be prepared to wear the same attire you will wear for graduation.
Senior DVD -- There will be a DVD of senior events from throughout the year available. Mrs. Freeman will take orders for the Senior DVD in May.