East Campus News
Mid-Year Review and Exam Schedules
Mid-Year Review Days will be held January 11 - 13
Exams will be held January 17 - 20
Important IB Dates
- IAPGs due to the IB office by March 17
(you will be supplied with electronic marksheets by March 1).
- Mock exams due to the IB office March 28.
- Mock exams April 4-7
- Selected IA Samples for moderation due April 10.
- IB exams begin April 28.
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS! YEARBOOKS NOW ON SALE!
The earlier you buy, the better as prices will go up later in the fall.
Purchase a Yearbook Recognition Ad!
Yearbook Recognition Ads allow you to create a lasting message and memory for your soon to be graduate. They will be published in the 2016-2017 Yearbook. Order and design an ad by following this link
Share an image for the yearbook
Do you have great photos of school events that you want to share?
Upload images to the yearbook staff site here.
Images may be used in the 2017 yearbook and will be shared digitally with each student who purchases a yearbook, to enjoy for years to come!
Community Art with Sturgis Charter School
Check out the video created by Sara Mannal of Barnstable Today for a great recap of the community art sailboard project. The sailboard, found discarded on a local beach, was repurposed into artwork by Sturgis art students. “The hand painted/decoupaged underwater scene serves as a whimsical yet thoughtful reminder of the vital importance of our surrounding waters and enhances the “sense of place” one feels while on Cape Cod,” said Ben Hughes, Creative Economy Projects Manager for Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce.
CCRTA Changes Student Passes
US News and World Report
U.S. News & World Report announced the 2016 Best High Schools rankings, featuring top-performing schools at the national and state level.
The Best High Schools rankings evaluate data on more than 21,500 public high schools to identify which schools are best at preparing students for college and careers. Sturgis received a gold medal and is ranked #1 high school in MA, #11 charter school in US, and #33 high school in US.
Congratulations to Sturgis faculty and students for achieving this recognition of excellence!
For more information, see: US News Best High Schools in Massachusetts 2016
The Washington Post once again recognizes Sturgis
The Washington Post recently announced the 2016 High School Challenge Index based on its review of 2015 data from high schools across the U.S. Once again, Sturgis was ranked the #1 public school in MA. Sturgis was also ranked #10 among all high schools in the Northeast and #134 in the U.S.
- WP Sturgis' Ranking.
- WP America's Most Challenging High Schools List
- WP Article: How the "America's Most Challenging High Schools" list works.
Charter Bus from Plymouth for the 2016-17 School Year
The Bridge Bus Sturgis Parent's Group has secured a charter bus for students in the Plymouth area for the 2016-17 school year.
Please be aware that the school is not responsible for providing transportation and that this bus is not in contract with the school, but with the Parent Association.
We DO have a bus contract for next year with a dedicated bus and driver. The proposal came from First Student in Plymouth. We need 47 students to sign up for a yearly pass to make it happen. The run is as follows
6:55am – Plymouth Park & Ride @ Exit 5
7:20am – Sagamore Park & Ride
7:55am – Pope John Paul
8:00am – Sturgis East
8:05am – Sturgis West
3:20pm – Sturgis West
3:25pm – Pope John Paul
3:30pm – Sturgis East
4:05pm – Sagamore Park & Ride
4:30pm – Plymouth Park & Ride @ Exit 5
Million Page Read Challenge
Sturgis students, faculty, and administrators are challenged to read 1,000,000 pages during the 2015-16 school year!!
StormWatch, the Sturgis East Student Newspaper
Massachusetts Laws, Instructions and Forms for obtaining a student work permit can be downloaded HERE.
The CurrentSturgis is proud to announce the completion of the fall issue of The Current. Student editors have been hard at work compiling student and faculty art, photography, and writing into 32 pages of creativity! Check out our arts magazine in the library or the front office. Buy a copy for just a dollar at lunch in front of the main stairwell. Read all submissions artwork, writing, and photography on our blog: sturgiscurrent.blogspot.com!
New text/email reminder system:
We are piloting a new service, remind.com. This allows us to send text reminders to you about events at Sturgis East. This system will not replace our current method of weekly emails home. It will be used for more specific messages such as "School Photo Day- Thursday, Sept. 25". The system will not show actual phone numbers and can't be used for one-on-one communication. If you would like to receive such texts from the main office, please follow the link below to join:
You will be asked to select phone (must be cell phone), smartphone app or email address to receive messages on.
Student Insurance Available
Register online through K&K Insurance Group or pick up a registration form at the main office.
Support Sturgis by Registering your Stop&Shop Card
Every time you shop, you can be earning money for the school. Click HERE for more information.
Public transportation to Sturgis via CCRTA
Click HERE for student pass details.
List of routes is available at http://www.capecodrta.org/