The school design encompasses a large commons area that will serve multiple purposes. Part of the commons area will be used for the library and will include mobile media storage shelving that will hold approximately 9,000 books.
In addition to the library space, there will be various areas for study and collaboration. The media center/commons area is the main spine of the school and will include a student support desk area for media staff to assist students and supervise. There will also be an area designated for technology support.
There is a full stage with proscenium, curtains, lighting, rigging, etc. The stage dimensions are shown on the drawing below. There will be two retractable levels with 250 seats on each level. The space will have enough seating for 500 people.
Starting with the graduating class of 2025, the District shall make the following recognitions at the graduation ceremony.
Each student who has a final class rank GPA of 4.0 or above will be considered an “Honor Graduate” and have an asterisk (*) next to the student’s name in the printed program.
Students in the top 10 percent of their graduating class will be considered “Graduates with Distinction” and will be seated alphabetically in a separate section. They will also be corded and recognized in the printed program according to the tiers below.
Cum Laude—Top 10 percent of the graduating class
Magna Cum Laude—Top 6 percent of the graduating class
Summa Cum Laude—Top 3 percent of the graduating class
The students who are named the valedictorian and salutatorian will be seated on the stage with other speakers and distinguished guests.
For calculation of the top 10 percent for graduation honors, the class size will be set by the number of students in the senior class (12th grade) as of the fall PEIMS snapshot date (last Friday in October).
On September 19, 2022, the Board of Trustees approved modifications to the transfer policy. The new policy will take effect in the 23-24 school year. To view the updated policy, click on the link below: