Hey, ‘Canes!

Students will be able to pick up grade cards on May 22 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.. We will be following the same traffic pattern we used for computer drop off. Students are asked to remain in their vehicles, and a staff member will bring your grade card to your car upon arrival.

Class of 2020, today the counseling department and administration of Morristown East High School would have hosted the annual Honor’s Night Banquet. While we are deeply saddened this will not take place, we still want to honor those who have earned graduation recognitions. With the help of Mr. Scott Ezell and Ms. Heather Rouse, we will present local and full tuition scholarship awards and recognized those who have achieved honors, distinction, work ethic diploma, AP scholars, and Who’s Who. We will also name the Student of the Year. Join us via Facebook and YouTube live Thursday, May 28 at 7 p.m. as we proudly celebrate you.

Senior laptop announcement:

Senior computer transfer of ownership process: all senior laptops decommissions will take place on the East High campus. For East High students, it will be Monday May 18 and Wednesday May 20 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Designated areas on East High’s campus will be used by seniors to complete this process. These included the front parking lot, the cafeteria parking lot, and the teachers parking lot beside the front sign. Student laptop transfer of ownership and restore instructions have been sent to each senior in Office 365 to guide students through this process. There will be instructions placed in labeled bins set up in the designated areas for students that have difficulty accessing instructions online. The process will take around 40 minutes to complete. Tech support will be provided each day in the cafeteria from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for any students who has problems completing the process. The process must be completed, or the computer will not function after 120 days.

The 2019-2020 junior class students have the opportunity to take the ACT for free on July 18 at East High School. Students wishing to take the test may come to the school Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. to pick up their testing voucher. The last day to register for the June 19; the test is July 18.

Summer school will be available online this summer beginning May 26. Any students needing to make up credits should contact their high school guidance counselors to make sure they get enrolled. Fees for seniors have been waived and all other students will be able to access summer school for half price. For more details and answers to questions contact your assigned guidance counselor.

Just released: Fantastic offer from Wilderness for our Hamblen County students. The Wilderness of The Smokies is now hiring. They are hiring lifeguards, no experience necessary and now offering a $300 sign on bonus. They will be hiring via virtual Zoom interviews. Apply online at www.wildernessatthesmokies.com/employment/ and search for lifeguards-Hamblen County CTE program-participants only.

TN Ppromise update:

Seniors, if you have not completed the mandatory meeting, check tnAchieves website for the 37-minute virtual meeting. This is a requirement to remain eligible for TN Promise. Due to COVID-19 crisis, tnAchieves recognizes completing community service hours for the July 1 deadline may be challenging. As an additional resource, they have recorded virtual opportunity for you to complete community service hours. By watching webinars, you will accumulate community service hours. Each video will account for one hour of community service, so feel free to watch multiple episodes. These webinars/interviews will provide you with insight to career paths, college success and general life skills. Duplicate viewings of the same webinar will not be counted as an hour of community service. You may only receive credit for viewing each webinar once.

Have a great week!