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Welcome to Melba Jr/Sr High School

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6870 Stokes Lane
Melba ID 83641
Office #: 208-495-2221
Fax #: 208-495-2188

2014-2015 Student Handbook
2014-2015 School Calendar
School Supplies List

Calendar Section
News Section
School Fees Section
Principal's Corner

Melba Junior/Senior High School:

Calendar Events

May 11 - 16

Monday

Tuesday

School Board Meeting in the District Office - 5:00pm

Wednesday

Thursday

Breakfast in the Commons for all Spring sport athletes advancing to State - 7:50am
Parade of Athletes in the halls at Melba High School - Following Sports Breakfast
Baseball vs St. Maries in Nampa at State - 10:00am

Friday

Baseball at State - TBD
Softball vs Bear Lake in Orofino at State - 9:00am
Track & Field in Middleton at State - 9:00am

Saturday

Track & Field in Middleton at State - 9:00am
Baseball at State - TBD
Softball at State - TBD

Melba JR-SR High School News

Senior Timeline 2015

  • May 13/14 – Wed/Thurs - Senior Finals
  • May 14 - Thursday – Last day for seniors
  • May 19 – Tuesday
    • 8:30 - Senior checkout - Commons
    • 9:00 - Senior meeting - Gym
    • 9:30 - Senior breakfast - JB's
  • May 20 – Wednesday – 9:00am – Graduation Practice – Gym
  • May 21 – Thursday – 9:00am – Graduation Practice – Gym
  • May 22 – Friday
    • 11:00am – Graduation Practice – Gym
    • 5:30pm – Arrive for Graduation
    • 6:00pm – Class Picture
    • 7:00pm – Graduation –Gym

Finals Week Timeline

  • May 18 – Monday – Regular Schedule
  • May 19 – Tuesday – Finals Period 1, 6. Regular 3, 4, 5
    • Period 1 – 7:52 – 9:55
    • Period 3, 4, 5 Regular
    • Period 6 – 1:38 – 3:41
    • Period 2 and 7 – skip
  • May 20 – Wednesday – Finals Periods 2, 4, 7. Regular 5
    • Period 2 - 7:52 – 9:55
    • Period 4 - 10:03 – 12:06
    • Period 5 – Regular
    • Period 7 – 1:38 – 3:41
  • May 21 – Thursday – Half-day – Finals Periods 3 and 5
    • Period 3 – 7:52 – 9:52
    • Period 5 – 10:00 – 12:00
    • 12:00 – Grades 7-11 Checkout in commons
    • 12:20 Excuse for the summer – Busses leave

Football News

Spring Football Practice

Spring Football Practice for all HS players will begin Monday May 18th on the Elementary Field at 4pm. This is mandatory for all who want to play next season. Come ready to work in shorts, tshirts, and cleats.

Team Camps

Paperwork and money for the JV (Freshman) and Varsity summer team camps needs to be turned in ASAP. Money goes to Mrs. Jamison; paperwork to Coach Blaser. Please see attached camp paperwork for more info; JV camp (TV camp brochure), Varsity camp (RMHS camp brochure).

Varsity team camp is May 26-29th. Cost for this camp is $125 and includes a camp Tshirt, Team Activities, Transportation and some meals.

JV (Freshman) team camp is June 15-18th. Cost for this camp is $65, this includes a camp Tshirt, Transportation and some snacks.

TV Football Camp Brochure
RMHS Football Camp Brochure

Melba Students Win Scholarships

Congratulations to Kelsey Stimpson and Isaac Riley who each received $1,000 scholarships from the Nampa Realtors. They received their scholarships at a luncheon at the Civic Center on Wednesday, where they represented Melba High School very well. Way to go students!


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All-Night Graduation Party

Melba's All-Night Graduation Party is going to be a blast! All High School students are invited to attend on Friday, May 22, after graduation at the Nampa Rec Center from 11pm - 3am. There will be food and fun for all!

Seniors get in free and everyone else can purchase a ticket from the office for only $10 until next Wednesday, May 20. After that you can purchase a ticket at the door for $15.

Once you are in the door all activities are FREE including the pool area, rock climbing and black light dodge ball. If there is enough interest we may have a bus or van to transport kids to the rec center. Please let us know if you would like to have a ride.

BYU Cougarettes Hosting Dance Camp

The BYU Cougarettes are coming to Melba on Friday, June 19, to do a one-day dance camp. Anyone who will be in grades 9-12 next school year is welcome to attend. The cost is $35 per person. Please turn the money in to the High School office by Monday, May 17. Contact Cindy Hill with any questions.

Social Media Survey for Seniors

Seniors, what are your plans after high school? Earn a $10 Amazon gift card for participating in this University of Idaho survey now and $15 in September for a total of $25. See your packet for login information.

Seniors, fill out your survey soon! The survey closes May 15th. See Principal Forsgren if you don't have a packet yet.

For more information:

UI Life After High School

Graduation Photos

Idaho Recognition will be taking graduation pictures of individuals and the entire class. Graduation pictures will be available at the following link from June 1, 2015 through August 1, 2015.

Graduation Photos Ordering

Melba Student Wins Congressional Art Competition

Lancey Robbins has just won the Congressional Art Competition for the Idaho entry. This nation-wide high school art competition has been around since 1982 where a winner from each state is flown to Washington DC in June for an awards ceremony and then their art displayed for one year in the US Capitol. Lancey's painting, "Oasis in the Owyhees", was painted from a photograph taken from our local Owyhee mountains using oils on canvas. This was Lancey's first time using oils.

Lancey is a part-time student at Melba High School, where she takes art and seminary. The rest of her schooling is done online at Another Choice Charter School. She does online schooling so she and her family can travel without worrying about absences. Her travels have allowed her to visit multiple art museums in Paris, Rome, Venice, and Munich, including the Louvre and Musee d'Orsav. Lancey has a deep love for art and will continue taking art classes at Melba High School from the Incredible Mrs. Myers.


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Melba College and Career Readiness Pathways

Melba JR/SR High School has organized the College and Career Readiness Pathways Plan for all students who are interested in earning college credits towards specific career certifications or college opportunities. Each Pathway shows parents and students what classes need to be taken year by year to earn these credits and receive the training towards career certifications.

College and Career Readiness Pathways

Computers For Kids

Parents and Students: Would you like to recieve a computer?
Follow this link for details on how you can get one for free or at a discounted price:

Computers for Kids Idaho

Students of the Month

Congratulations to the Students of the Month at Melba Jr/Sr High School -- Emily Frank and Justin Hunter.

Emily is an 8th Grader. She enjoys history and says that her hardest class is Science. Emily would like to become an elementary teacher. Emily strives to succeed in class and is always looking to help other people.

Justin is an 11th Grader. His favorite subject is Medical Terminology because he plans on going into the medicine field after school. Justin says that he also enjoys one of his harder classes, Chemistry, because he learns so much. Justin works hard to excel in the classroom and is a positive influence to those around him.

Way to go students!


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Congratulations to our Students of the Month – Brandon Badzic and Jose Vargas!

Brandonn Badzic is a new student in Melba. He came in October and has been a great addition to our student body. He is a good student and is very polite. His teachers commented that he is always willing to help others and keeps the classroom rules. Brandon commented that he really enjoys attending Melba because everyone is friendly and there aren't any cliques. "You can talk to anyone!" We are looking for great things from Mr. Badzic.

Jose Vargas is a Junior at Melba High School. He participates in wrestling and is artistic. Jose has a fun-loving personality and is friendly to everyone. He knows how to work hard and his good attitude makes him successful in his classes. Mrs. Jamison said "He is a great office aide! He's always willing to do whatever I ask of him." Congratulations Jose!


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Melba Junior/Senior High School
2014-2015 Student Fees
Item Fee
Class Dues:
Senior (includes Cap/Gown) $35
Junior $20
Sophomore $15
Freshman $10
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High School Yearbook $55
Junior High Yearbook $25
JR/SR High School Activity Card$25
Technology Fee$5
Art Fee - Per Semester $20
Lock - $3 credit upon return in usable condition $5
Pay to Participate:
HS Athletics - per sport $50
JR High Athletics - per sport $25
School Lunch
Student Meal: $1.85
Adult Meal: $3.50

Melba JR/SR High School
Bell Schedule 2014-2015

7th -8th grade

 

9th -12th grade

 

1st    7:52-8:52

 

1st    7:52-8:52

 

2nd   8:55-9:55

 

2nd   8:55-9:55

 

9:55-10:03

Break

9:55-10:03

Break

3rd    10:03-11:03

 

3rd   10:03-11:03

 

4th    11:06-12:06

 

4th   11:06-12:06

 

12:06-12:35

Lunch

5B   12:09-1:09

 

5A   12:35-1:35

 

1:09-1:38

Lunch

6th    1:38-2:38

 

6th    1:38-2:38

 

7th    2:41-3:41

 

7th    2:41-3:41

 



Principal's Corner

March 2015

I want to take this opportunity to invite each parent to attend Parent/Teacher Conferences this week. Conferences will be held on Thursday, March 19th from 4:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday, March 20th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please come and meet with your student's teachers and hear how they are progressing in class. You can find out so much more about your child's progress by speaking with the teacher than you can simply checking Powerschool.

This year there are a couple other reasons to come to Conferences as well. Learn more about the Green Dot program. Green Dot is an anti-bullying, anti-violence program that Melba Jr/Sr High School has implemented into part of who we are. Information sessions will be offered at 6:00, 6:30, and 7:00. We will also be conducting pre-registration for the 2015-16 school year. Come use the time as an opportunity to find out about Vo-Tech programs, dual-credit opportunities, electives, and all class offerings for next year. Take the opportunity to speak directly with the teachers and directors of these programs and find out what is available for your student.

I hope to see you all here Thursday or Friday!

Go Mustangs!

Eric Forsgren
Principal MHS