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Posted On: Monday, October 28, 2019

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Class of 2014 Operation Sequoyah visit to Dean Rusk MS:

January 2020 (Thursday, 1/9/20 at 9:15 a.m.)

Mr. Van Alstyne will visit DRMS with students from the Class of 2020 & Class of 2021 to bring Rally Rags and talk with students about the Operation Sequoyah initiative.


Class of 2024 Counselor Visits to Dean Rusk MS:

January 2020 (Friday, 1/10/20, Social Studies Classes)

SHS counselors will visit DRMS 8th grade students in their Social Studies classes and offer an introduction to high school expectations and requirements for success. Also, counselors will provide students the opportunity to get answers to their questions related to transition, schedules, electives, sports, and clubs.


Class of 2024 “Be Our Guest” at SHS Varsity Basketball Game:

January 2020 (Tuesday, 1/14/20)  

The Sequoyah Chiefs will play South Cobb that evening with the Varsity Girls tipping off at 6:00 p.m. and the Varsity Boys immediately to follow.  Both games are in the Main Gym.  All students in the class of 2024 get in FREE with their Rally Rag!  Parents, relatives, siblings, etc. will pay the regular game admission ($5.00 for adults & $3.00 for children).


Class of 2024 Parent Meeting – High School Curriculum & Scheduling: DRMS Cafeteria: 

January 2020 (Wednesday, 1/15/20, 6:30 p.m.)

         SHS Administrators and Department Chairs will share basic placement and scheduling information/guidelines.  Core courses and promotion requirements will be outlined.


Class of 2024 Air Force Junior ROTC Orientation Events:

2 Nov:  Free Aircraft Flights!! to first ten students signed up by their parents.  Contact Lieutenant Colonel Whittle at 478-284-9948.

        6 Nov:  JROTC Cadets and instructors visit 8th graders at lunch.

       19 Nov, 12 Dec, 16 Jan, 6 Feb:  On these dates, students/parents are invited to visit the unit at Sequoyah East Campus, Rm 129 (5 to 8 PM) to meet cadets, enjoy a meal, and participate in some ROTC activities.  Call Lt Col Whittle at 478-284-9948 to RSVP.  Participate in three activities above to earn higher rank and ribbon.


Class of 2024 Parent Welcome Meeting & Elective Fair: SHS Auditorium:  January 2020 (Tuesday, 1/21/20, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.)

SHS Administrators, Counselors and Teachers welcome the Class of 2024.  Following general discussion, teachers of elective programs & academic elective classes will be available to rising 9th grade students and families to provide an overview of these various elective courses.


Class of 2024 Elective Registration at Dean Rusk MS:

February 2020 (Monday, 2/10/20, 9:15 a.m.)

A team of counselors and teachers from Sequoyah will meet with students at Dean Rusk MS to input their selected options for elective classes for the 2020-21 school year.  Students should bring their completed electives form to this meeting.


Class of 2024 Chief Walk: Dean Rusk to Sequoyah High School

May 2020 (time TBD)

On the last day of the 2019-20 school year, students walk from DRMS to SHS symbolizing their transition from Dean Rusk Chiefs to Sequoyah Chiefs!


Class of 2024 New Student Meet & Greet: SHS Main & East Campus

July 2020 (time TBD)

Parents and students will follow their student’s fall semester schedule and will have the opportunity to meet each of their child’s teachers and familiarize each student with classroom locations.


PTSA Open House & Curriculum Night: SHS Main Campus

September 2020 (time TBD)

Parents will follow their student’s schedule.  They will meet each classroom teacher and hear a brief overview of class expectations.  School Council elections will be held that evening as well.


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