Apollo School Expectations
Ron Traut Benefit June 2
Ron Traut is an Apollo parent who in mid March was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease that affects the lungs and kidneys. He is currently receiving dialysis and may require a kidney transplant. The Apollo Hockey Booster Club is putting on a benefit at the Eagles Club on June 2 from 2:00-8:00pm. Please view the flyer for more information. Tickets can be purchased through Todd Bissett at the MAC, Apollo Activities Office, Eagles Club, and from Apollo parent Al Keller (320-980-4588). If anyone would like to contribute silent auction items, Todd is happy to take those as well at the MAC. If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Todd.
Orchestra Concert May 22
The Apollo Orchestra will perform at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday May 22, following the Senior Award and Scholarship event.
Senior Scholarship Awards Night
Scholarship night honoring seniors will be held on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Apollo Performing Arts Center.
Apollo Recognized For Creating a Positive Learning Environment
On April 18, the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) recognized 16 schools for their successful efforts to create positive learning environments for students. Apollo High School is the only comprehensive, 9 -12 schools in MN to receive the designation. Click here to read the press release.
Dress Code/Personal Appearance Board Policy 504
Students are encouraged to take pride in their attire as it relates to their educational setting. Students should dress in a manner that, in addition to the following guidelines, should take into consideration the education environment, safety, health, and welfare of self and others. Please remember that the question of acceptability is left up to the teacher and administration. This time of year please pay special attention to the following articles. These items that are not appropriate in school and may be subject to disciplinary action:
· T-shirts, which promote “Senior Skip,” or similar T-shirts are not to be sold, distributed, or worn during school hours or at school functions.
· Low slung pants, halter-tops, tube tops, shirts with one sleeve, spaghetti straps, muscle shirts, low cut shirts, exposed midriffs, and visible undergarments are all examples of dress that are unacceptable in an educational setting. Very short skirts and shorts are also unacceptable. Skirts, skorts, and shorts must come to mid-thigh or two to three inches above the knee.
Youth/Novice Crash Avoidance & Parent Awareness Course
Did you know that automobile crashes are the number one killer of teens ages 15-17 in the state of Minnesota? This course is targeted at reducing the number and severity of these crashes it is offered to students ages 15-18 and their parents. After a brief classroom presentation, teens will be coached and challenged with advanced driving maneuvers in the MHSRC (Minnesota Highway Safety & Research Center) squad car. This is a fun learning environment that will target: speed selection, collision/obstacle avoidance, off road recovery, inattentive driving, hazard recognition and skid control. For more information and registration view the flyer
Inclusive Decison Making Policy
The Board of Education is implementing an Inclusive Decision Making process for important decisions. Currently, District 742 needs to determine whether an additional site should be considered for the Spanish Immersion program. This Inclusive Decision Making process asks for feedback from interested staff, parents and community members. The feedback received will assist the Board of Education in coming to a decision. Click HERE to provide your input. Feedback will be received through April 30th. Be sure to regularly check the Inclusive Decision Making page for future topics that will utilize Inclusive Decision Making.
School Library Exchange
You can now donate new or gently used books to the Apollo High School Resource Center through the website School Library Exchange. This allows the library to increase the collection, enhancing the curriculum and encouraging leisure reading.
Advanced Placement Courses Offered
Apollo High School offers a wide variety of options for students to consider in Advanced Placement. Participation in AP classes will prepare students for the higher rigor expected in college coursework. To find out what Apollo has to offer visit the Advanced Placement Program