James Hubert Blake High School Back to School Resources

Welcome to our new, online summer resource bank.  This page is designed to provide our new and returning families with all of the information needed to get the school year off to a great start.  

Blake HS Information 

Welcome Letter from Mr. Sinclair  
Regular Bell Schedules
First Week of School Schedule
Cafeteria Information
New Online Free / Reduced Meals Application Form
Calendar
Homeroom Assignments
Parking Permit Information
School Supplies
James Hubert Blake High School does not have overall school supply lists, however, specific courses may have different needs that students will learn about during the first week of school.  Students should come to school on the first day prepared with paper, pens, pencils.  Teachers will review classroom material needs on the first day of school.
Student Emergency Contact Information Updates 
8/16/18- The online portal is up and running.  Parents can go in NOW and update student emergency information.  You can find more information on the parent portal here, get information on how to update your student's emergency information here and you can log into the portal here.
Student Service Learning Hours (SSL)
Montgomery County Public Schools has changed the dates for submitting SSL forms.  Please click here to see more information.
Transportation Letter
Bus Arrival Schedule- UPDATED 08/27/18
Bus Departure Schedule- UPDATED 08/31/18 

Activity Bus Routes

Fall Dates   

 
  • August 30- New Student Orientation, 7:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. (see below)
  • August 30- Incoming 9th Grade Parent Meeting, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. (see below)
  • September 4- First Day of School
  • September 5, 6, 7- Underclassmen Pictures
  • September 10- No School for Students
  • September 13- Back to School Night
  • September 18 - PTSA Meeting, 7:00 p.m. (Media Center)
  • September 19- No School for Students
  • October 3- Talent Show
  • October 5- Early Release Day
  • October 8-12- Spirit Week
  • October 10- PSAT Day
  • October 10- Powder Puff Game
  • October 11- Hallway Decorating
  • October 12- Homecoming Football Game vs. Churchill
  • October 13- Homecoming Dance
  • October 17- NEC Open House
 

9th Grade Parent and Student Orientation 

 
New Student Half Day Orientation
  • What:  An opportunity for incoming 9th graders, and students who are new to the school to get to see the school, meet staff, learn about Blake, and meet their new classmates.
  • Who: First time 9th graders and students new to Blake
  • When: Thursday, August 30th, 7:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
  • How: Students should come to school using the method they will during the school year.  Buses will run at the regular pick up times and will run home after the day is over.
   
 Incoming 9th Grade Parent meeting
  • Thursday, August 30, 2018- 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • 9th grade parents are invited to attend and learn about the 9th grade year as well as high school life at Blake HS.
   

Notices

Asbestos Information
Parent-Child Reunification Authorization Form Pesticide Information (will be sent home as well)
 
Protection of Pupil Rights (Directory Withholding- will be sent home as well) Reporting Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation

PTSA Information

There is a tendency to think once we get to high school, the PTSA is no longer relevant.  We are ready to be done buying wrapping paper and being Room Parents.  But the truth is, our high school students, teachers and community need us more than ever.  The stakes are much higher so we are not done yet.  The Blake PTSA is the ONLY organization that helps all students and the stronger our PTSA, the more powerful our collective voice. 

Please take a moment to join the PTSA.  The cost is just $35 per family and your contribution will help support critical programs like: 
  • High School 101 (for incoming freshmen)
  • Sources of Strength (suicide prevention for all students)
  • Student Recognition
  • PTSA Scholarships
  • Staff Appreciation
  • AfterProm
  • NAACP Parent Council      
Join Our PTSA Today 
And if you’d like to volunteer, please contact President@blakeptsa.org         
 

 

Senior Class Information

Senior Class Key Dates
  • July 11 - 13, 2018- Senior Portraits (see below)
  • May 17, 2019- Senior Prom
  • May 24, 2019- Last Day of School for Seniors, Senior Clearance Day
  • June TBD, 2019- Graduation
   
Senior Portrait Information- DID YOU MISS YOUR SENIOR PORTRAITS?  Go to https://vosphoto.com/seniors/
  • Senior portraits are being done at Blake HS July 11-13
  • Seniors should be receiving information in the mail, please click here to see what this information looks like
  • You can click here to view the brochure of options for your photo session
  • For additional information please visit vosphoto.com/seniors
   
Student Service Learning (SSL) Hours (Do you have your 75 hours?)    

Sports Information

Fall sports are scheduled to begin August 8th.  Students who wish to participate should visit the information page here to make sure they have all of the information and paperwork needed.

 

The George B. Thomas Learning Academy "Saturday School"

 

 

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